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Private Absheron Sightseeing and Gobustan tour

6 to 8 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup available
Offered in: English
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Overview

“Ateshgah the Fire Worshippers Temple” was built in 17th and 18th centuries is the most fascinating place in Absheron peninsula. The temple ceased to be a place of worship after 1883 with the installation of petroleum plants at Surakhany. The complex was turned into a museum in 1975. The annual number of visitors to the museum is 15,000.

You will learn legends about Burning Mountain - Yanardag, the most famous 'eternal flame' in Azerbaijan; it was lit in the 1950s by a shepherd on the side of the hill. It is one of the few fire mountains that exist today. Yanardag Mountain with natural gas burning for several thousands of years.

We’ll continue our tour to Gobustan National Park - officially Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape is a hill and mountain site occupying the southeast end of the Greater Caucasus mountain ridge. It is located west of the settlement of Gobustan, about 40 miles (64 km) southwest of Baku city center on the west bank of the Caspian Sea.
Private Absheron Sightseeing and Gobustan tour
Private Absheron Sightseeing and Gobustan tour
Private Absheron Sightseeing and Gobustan tour
Private Absheron Sightseeing and Gobustan tour
Private Absheron Sightseeing and Gobustan tour
Private Absheron Sightseeing and Gobustan tour
Private Absheron Sightseeing and Gobustan tour
Private Absheron Sightseeing and Gobustan tour
Private Absheron Sightseeing and Gobustan tour
Private Absheron Sightseeing and Gobustan tour
  • What is included/excluded

    Transfer
    Sightseeing Tour
    Entrance tickets and fees to the Sights
    Professional private driver
    Fruits and beverage
    Air-conditioned vehicle
    Entry/Admission - Gobustan Rock Art
    Entry/Admission - Ateshgah - Fire Temple
    Entry/Admission - Yanar Dag

    Excluded
    Accomodation
    Meal
  • Departure & Return

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Any address within Baku city

    9:00 AM
  • What to Expect

    Itinerary
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Gobustan Rock Art, 60 km South of Baku, Qobustan Azerbaijan

    Start of the Excursion to Gobustan National Park - rock paintings, drawings, inscriptions and pictograms at the mountain Beyokdash - Parking of the primitive man of the Neolithic period, tombstones - A stone slab with an inscription in Latin, left by the Roman army of Domitian (emperor) - A tambourine, which participated in ritual dances and rituals, held in the territory of Gobustan.

    Duration: 3 hours

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

    Excursion to Ateshgah Fire Temple - in the past centuries Zoroastrians who were related to ancient fire worshiping religion considered the natural gas vents as a highest level of their ceremonies.

    Duration: 1 hour

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

    Burning Mountain – “Yanardag”

    Yanar Dag is the most well-known and popular tourist site which is often called the “eternal flame” of Azerbaijan. When you visit the site, you’ll see that it is rather a hill than a mountain. the fire blames continuously from burning natural gas deposits in the hillside from ancient times.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • 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
    Near public transportation
    Infants must sit on laps
    Infant seats available
    Most travelers can participate
    This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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