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Burning Mountain&Fire Temple Tour

4 hours 30 minutes (Approx.)
Hotel pickup available
Offered in: English
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Overview

This is an all-included tour you will pay once and after you will not be charged throughout the tour. This is a half-day tour with a lunch in an open-buffet included.
Burning Mountain&Fire Temple Tour
Burning Mountain&Fire Temple Tour
Burning Mountain&Fire Temple Tour
Burning Mountain&Fire Temple Tour
Burning Mountain&Fire Temple Tour
Burning Mountain&Fire Temple Tour
Burning Mountain&Fire Temple Tour
Burning Mountain&Fire Temple Tour
Burning Mountain&Fire Temple Tour
Burning Mountain&Fire Temple Tour
Burning Mountain&Fire Temple Tour
Burning Mountain&Fire Temple Tour
  • What is included/excluded

    Air-conditioned vehicle
    Bottled water
    Lunch - You will have lunch in a restaurant with a open buffet. Vegetarian and Vegan options are also available.
    WiFi on board
    Entry/Admission - Yanar Dag
    Entry/Admission - Ramana Castle
    Entry/Admission - Ateshgah - Fire Temple
  • Departure & Return

    Gosha Gala Gapisi, Əziz Əliyev küçəsi, Bakı, Azerbaijan
    9:00 AM
  • What to Expect

    Itinerary
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

    Yanar Dag (Azerbaijani: Yanar Dağ, meaning "burning mountain") 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 (a country 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. Administratively, Yanar Dag belongs to Absheron District of Azerbaijan.

    Unlike mud volcanoes, the Yanar Dag flame burns fairly steadily, as it involves a steady seep of gas from the subsurface. It is claimed that the Yanar Dag flame was only noted when accidentally lit by a shepherd in the 1950s. There is no seepage of mud or liquid, which distinguishes it from the nearby mud volcanoes of Lökbatan or Gobustan.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Ramana Castle, Baku 1037 Azerbaijan

    Ramana Tower (Azerbaijani: Ramana qalası) – is a tower in Ramana village of Baku and dated back to the 12th century. Height of the tower is 15 metres (49 ft). Exact construction date of the tower, which is built of white stone, is not known. It is considered that the tower was built for the purpose of defense and used as a castle during the Shirvanshahs’ reign.

    Duration: 15 minutes

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

    The Baku Ateshgah (from Persian: آتشگاه‎, Atashgāh, Azerbaijani: Atəşgah), often called the "Fire Temple of Baku" is a castle-like religious temple in Surakhani town (in Suraxanı raion), a suburb in Baku, Azerbaijan.

    Based on Persian inscriptions, the temple was used as a Hindu, Sikh, and Zoroastrian place of worship. "Atash" (آتش) is the Persian word for fire. The pentagonal complex, which has a courtyard surrounded by cells for monks and a tetrapillar-altar in the middle, was built during the 17th and 18th centuries. It was abandoned in the late 19th century, probably due to the dwindling of the Indian population in the area. The natural eternal flame went out in 1969, after nearly a century of exploitation of petroleum and gas in the area, but is now lit by gas piped from the nearby city.

    Duration: 40 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
    Infants must sit on laps
    Near public transportation
    Not wheelchair accessible
    Most travelers can participate
    This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers

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