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Mystic Ateshgah and Yanar Dag Tour

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

Mystic Ateshgah and Yanar Dag (Burning Mountain) 3-hour tour combines the full-day exploration of two ancient and historical places. These two attractions of Baku have been tied by culture and history for centuries. With your local guide, you will learn about history and further interesting facts and legends related to Ateshgah and Yanar Dag. Ateshgah, the fire temple of Indian fire-worshipers, is one of the most interesting and peculiar historical monuments located near Baku.
Mystic Ateshgah and Yanar Dag Tour
Mystic Ateshgah and Yanar Dag Tour
Mystic Ateshgah and Yanar Dag Tour
Mystic Ateshgah and Yanar Dag Tour
Mystic Ateshgah and Yanar Dag Tour
Mystic Ateshgah and Yanar Dag Tour
Mystic Ateshgah and Yanar Dag Tour
Mystic Ateshgah and Yanar Dag Tour
Mystic Ateshgah and Yanar Dag Tour
Mystic Ateshgah and Yanar Dag Tour
Mystic Ateshgah and Yanar Dag Tour
Mystic Ateshgah and Yanar Dag Tour
  • What is included/excluded

    Local professional English speaking guide
    Transportation to Ateshgah, Burning Mountain (Yanar Dagh) and back to the starting point
    All Fees and Taxes
    Entrance tickets
    Entry/Admission - Ateshgah - Fire Temple
    Entry/Admission - Yanar Dag

    Excluded
    Food and drinks
    Hotel pickup and drop-off (if not requested beforehand)
  • Departure & Return

    Sahil st., Zarifa Aliyeva, Bakı, Azerbaijan

    Traveler pickup is offered
    If you'd like a hotel pickup, please specify your accommodation address during checkout.

  • What to Expect

    Itinerary
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

    The guide will pick you up either from Sahil or your accommodation (according to your preferences) and start heading to the ancient zoroastrian temple "Ateshgah" which is considered as an authentic Azerbaijani exotic site to visit. It is located approximately 30 km from the center of Baku in the suburb of Surakhany. You will learn a lot about the temple from your guide, particularly, more about the history of creation of such a temple in Baku and unique natural phenomenon of burning natural gas outlets.

    Duration: 1 hour

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

    In the second part of visit, after visiting the temple you will go directly to "Yanar Dag" (Burning Mountain) which is not far from Ateshgah temple. It is the most famous and popular tourist site of the “eternal flame” in Azerbaijan. Actually, it is rather a hill than a mountain, with natural gas burning on its slope from ancient times.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Sahil Park, Uzeyir Hajibeyov St In Front Of Akhundov National Library, Baku Azerbaijan

    The tour ends at the pickup point. Your guide will provide you with all assistance and practical information to get the best out of your experience while in Baku.

    Duration: 5 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
    Near public transportation
    Infant seats available
    Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

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