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Ateshgah & Yanardag Tour

3 to 4 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup available
Offered in: English
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Overview

The Fire Temple is well familiar across the different countries of the world. Originally it is located 30 km from the center of City Baku in the Surakhany Suburb.The Fire Mountain is covered with tongues of eternal fire, is a favorite destination of tourists from different countries. But especially Yanar Dag is beautiful in the evening! The beauty and power of nature appears in front of the people, looking at this magnificent process. After this tour you will realize the true reason of calling Azerbaijan “The Land of Fire"!
The natural flames of Azerbaijan can be attributed to its enormous gas reserves.
Ateshgah & Yanardag Tour
Ateshgah & Yanardag Tour
Ateshgah & Yanardag Tour
Ateshgah & Yanardag Tour
Ateshgah & Yanardag Tour
Ateshgah & Yanardag Tour
Ateshgah & Yanardag Tour
Ateshgah & Yanardag Tour
Ateshgah & Yanardag Tour
Ateshgah & Yanardag Tour
Ateshgah & Yanardag Tour
Ateshgah & Yanardag Tour
Ateshgah & Yanardag Tour
Ateshgah & Yanardag Tour
Ateshgah & Yanardag Tour
Ateshgah & Yanardag Tour
Ateshgah & Yanardag Tour
Ateshgah & Yanardag Tour
  • What is included/excluded

    Hotel pickup and drop-off
    English (upon request) Speaking Guide
    Professional driver
    Air-conditioned vehicle

    Excluded
    Personal Expenses
    Lunch & Dinner
    Entry/Admission - Ateshgah temple
    Entry/Admission - Yanar Dag
    Entry/Admission - Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center
  • Departure & Return

    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick you up from any hotel located in the city center.

  • What to Expect

    Itinerary
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Ateshgah temple, Baku, Azerbaijan

    Drive to Fire Worshippers’ Temple-(80 km from Gobustan).The most famous fire temple is the well-preserved temple Ateshgah (“the Fire Place”) in Surakhany, The temple was built over a pocket of natural gas that fuelled a vent providing an ‘eternal’ fire. This kind of use of fire in Zoroastrian temples led to the followers of Zoroaster (Zarathustra) (XVII-XVIII centuries).

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Yanar Dag, Binagadi-Balakhany Highway Absheron Peninsula - Village of Mammadli, Baku 0125 Azerbaijan

    Trip to “Fire Mountain “-“Yanardag” – ( 25 km from Fire Temple) is a mountain on Absheron peninsula, 25 km from north of Baku.Literally, word “Yanardag” means “Blazing mountain”. Blazing bodies of flame dance on stones and floor. Yanar dag is a natural gas fire which blazes continuously on a hillside on the Absheron Peninsula on the Caspian Sea near Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, which itself is known as the “land of fire.” Flames jet into the air 3 metres (9.8 ft) from a thin, porous sandstone layer.Unlike mud volcanoes, the Yanar Dag flame burns fairly steadily, as it involves a steady seep of gas from the subsurface.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center, Heydar Aliyev Avenue, 1/1, Baku 1033 Azerbaijan

    Heydar Aliyev Center (outside)
    The center of Heydar Aliyev is a cultural center built on Heydar Aliyev Avenue in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. Center is a complex structure, which includes an auditorium (congress center), a museum, exhibition halls and administrative offices. It is named after the third president of Azerbaijan Republic – Heydar Aliyev. The project of the center was developed in 2007 by the architect Zaha Hadid. The cultural center of Heydar Aliyev is considered as one of the symbols of modern Baku.


    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Hotel Pickup

    Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
  • 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
    Most travelers can participate
    This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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