In this tour you will visit with comfortable car the important historical monuments of the country and learn about the history, nature and people of Azerbaijan. These are the places we will visit; Mud volcanoes, Gobustan, Gala Open air museum, Fire temple (Ateshgah), Burning hill
We will pass also Bibiheybat mosque and Elite Horse Club on the way and we will stop if wanted.
What is included/excludedPick up & Drop off
Friendly Elglish speaking guide and driver
Transport "euro 5"
Food & Drink
Entrance fees (Gobustan museum, Fire temple, Gala museum, Burning hill, Elite Horse Club)
Entry/Admission - Gobustan Rock Art
Entry/Admission - Qala Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum Complex
Entry/Admission - Ateshgah - Fire Temple
Entry/Admission - Yanar Dag
Departure & ReturnTraveler pickup is offered
We can pick you up from any address inside Baku city
What to ExpectItinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Mud Volcanoes, Dasgil Hill, Qobustan 3700 Azerbaijan
Our first destination will be Mud volcanoes. Off-road driving will be finished by climbing the mountain by car to reach the volcanoes. Once you are here you will be surprised that:
- This area is look like a moon landscape
- The volcanoes are extremely cold
After exploring the territory, taking the pictures, observing how bubbles of mud comes out we will head to Gobustan museum.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Gobustan Rock Art, Gobustan Settlement - Garadagh District 60 km South of Baku, Qobustan 1080 Azerbaijan
At arrival to Gobustan you will be surprised with brand new, modern and very informative museum building. After visiting the museum we will drive the actual petroglyphs of Gobustan. We can proudly say that this is going to be the oldest thing that you have ever seen in your life.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Qala Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum Complex, Mira St., 5 Qala district, Baku Azerbaijan
Our next destination will be Gala open air museum complex. Here you will see a huge complex with 3 museums in it - open air ethnographic museum, defensive castle of 12th century and museum of art from waste to art . There are ancient dwellings ,stone and clay houses, movable tents made of animal skins, old bakery, market, pottery and other interesting medieval buildings. You can also feed the camels, horses and donkeys peacefully resting in the stalls.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Pass By: Elite Horse Club, Mardakyanskoye Hwy., Baku Azerbaijan
On the comeback we will pass by Elite Horse Club. Here you can see the horses from all over the world and ride them if you want. There is a restaurant you can sit and enjoy the good meals.
Stop At: Ateshgah - Fire Temple, Сураханский район, Baku Azerbaijan
At the arrival to a pentagonal complex Temple of fire in Surakhani,you will see a courtyard surrounded by cells for monks and castle-like religious temple-altar in the middle. Based on Persian and Indian inscriptions, temple was used as a Hindu and Zoroastrian place of worship. The name refers to the fact that the site is situated atop a now-exhausted natural gas field, which once caused natural fires to spontaneously burn there as the gas emerged from seven natural surface vents. Today, the fires in the complex are fed by gas piped in from Baku.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Yanar Dag, Binagadi-Balakhany Highway Absheron Peninsula - Village of Mammadli, Baku 0125 Azerbaijan
Our next destination will be Burning hills. Enjoying the interesting passage from highway to village roads and from village around oil derricks we will arrive the fascinating place in Mahammadi village, where the hill has been burning non stop for 16 centuries! Natural gases comes out a hill set on fire...It has especially great view during the night time.
Duration: 30 minutes
Pass By: Bibi-Heybat Mosque, Baku Azerbaijan
We will pass by beautiful Bibi Heybat mosque which is the holy place for Muslims here. We can stop here for a little while if needed
Hotel PickupHotel 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 PolicyFor a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Additional infoConfirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Service animals allowed
Infant seats available
Most travelers can participate
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized