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Absheron Peninsula history tour

6 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup available
Offered in: English
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Overview

The tour gives chance to see many of Baku's prominent landmarks in one run and relativeley short time. This option would also fit tourists who have short visit in Baku and want to see a lot. Also, excellent option for people interested in history.
Absheron Peninsula history tour
Absheron Peninsula history tour
Absheron Peninsula history tour
Absheron Peninsula history tour
Absheron Peninsula history tour
Absheron Peninsula history tour
  • What is included/excluded

    Bottled water
    Air-conditioned vehicle
    Tour guide

    Excluded
    Entrance fees to museums / historic places (when applicable)
    Lunch - Tour operator can make a short 30 minutes stop in case if guests want to have a lunch break.
    Local guide at museums / historic places
    Entry/Admission - Yanar Dag
    Entry/Admission - Ateshgah - Fire Temple
    Entry/Admission - Qala Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum Complex
  • Departure & Return

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick-up from hotels & accommodation within Baku city is included to final price. Pick-up out of Baku / Absheron peninsula or other regions of Azerbaijan will be charged separately.

  • What to Expect

    Itinerary
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Yanar Dag, Binagadi-Balakhany Highway, Baku 0125 Azerbaijan

    Guests will start the tour with visit of Yanar Dagh. Name is translated as "Burning mountain". This is a small part of the hill, which is burning, due to natural gas coming out of the ground. Interesting place to see, sit and have some rest and also take pictures.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Ateshgah - Fire Temple, Сураханский район, Baku Azerbaijan

    Tour will continue to Surakhani village. The travel will take 30-40 minutes. At Ateshgah fire temple the guests can hire guide to get broad information about the temple and it's history. Guests expected to spend at the temple around 1 hour. They will also have

    a chance to make very interesting photos.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Mardakan Castle, Mardakan AZ1044 Azerbaijan

    After appr. 20 minutes trip, our guests will reach Mardakan Castle. This small castle belongs to 14th century. Guests will visit the castle and get information about it's history, purpose. They can climb up to 22 m. high castle and have nice aerial view.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Qala Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum Complex, Mira St., 5 Qala district, Baku Azerbaijan

    After another 20 minutes drive, guests will arrive to Gala State Historical Ethnographic Reserve. Inside there are three different museums: Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography (open-air), Castle Museum (partly open-air), and the Museum of Antiques. Nice authentic area left from Middle Ages of Azerbaijan. Interesting historic artifacts, castles. Guests can hire local guide to provide information in English, Russian, German or French.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

  • Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
  • Additional info

    Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    Not wheelchair accessible
    Stroller accessible
    Service animals allowed
    Infants must sit on laps
    Most travelers can participate
    This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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