• 0 комментарии

Azerbaijan: the land of burning flames

3 to 4 hours (Прибл.) или (Около)
Доступный трансфер отеля
Предлагается в:
Забронировать

Обзор

We provide Land of Burning flames tour on Absheron Peninsula. Start time is 10:00. Duration usually takes 3-5 hrs. You will see Fire temple and burning mountain and will learn many facts about Azerbaijan and traditions.
Azerbaijan: the land of burning flames
Azerbaijan: the land of burning flames
Azerbaijan: the land of burning flames
Azerbaijan: the land of burning flames
Azerbaijan: the land of burning flames
Azerbaijan: the land of burning flames
Azerbaijan: the land of burning flames
Azerbaijan: the land of burning flames
Azerbaijan: the land of burning flames
Azerbaijan: the land of burning flames
Azerbaijan: the land of burning flames
Azerbaijan: the land of burning flames
  • What is included/excluded

    Fuel surcharge
    Professional guide
    Hotel pickup and drop-off

    Excluded
    Food and drinks
    Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    Entrance tickets
    Entry/Admission - Cactus Tours Azerbaijan
    Entry/Admission - Ateshgah - Fire Temple
    Entry/Admission - Yanar Dag
  • Departure & Return

    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from any hotel in Baku

    10:00 AM
  • What to Expect

    Itinerary
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Cactus Tours Azerbaijan, 151 Neftchilar Ave. Colab at Port Baku Towers, Baku 1010 Azerbaijan

    Our accredited tour guide and professional driver will pick you from your hotel or apartment and take you to the Ateshgah Fire Temple and Yanardag Burning Mountain

    Duration: 1 minute

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

    Ateshgah often called the "Fire Temple of Baku" is a castle-like religious temple in Surakhani town, a suburb in Baku. 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 Baku Ateshgah was a pilgrimage and philosophical center of Zoroastrians from Northwestern Indian Subcontinent, who were involved in trade with the Caspian area via the famous "Grand Trunk Road". The Temple of Fire "Ateshgah" was nominated for List of World Heritage Sites, UNESCO in 1998

    Duration: 50 minutes

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

    Yanardag is natural gas fire which blazes continuously on a hillside on the Absheron Peninsula on the Caspian Sea near Baku. Flames jet into the air 3 metres (9.8 ft) from a thin, porous sandstone layer. The reason offered for the Yanar Dag fires is the result of hydrocarbon gases emanating from below the earth's surface. Alexandre Dumas, during one of his visits to the area, described a similar fire he saw in the region inside one of the Zoroastrian fire temples built around it. Only a handful of fire mountains exist today in the world, and most are located in Azerbaijan. Due to the large concentration of natural gas under the Absheron Peninsula, natural flames burned there throughout antiquity and were reported on by historical writers such as Marco Polo.

    People often go there to see these dancing flames which never get extinguished and enjoy a cup of tea at the nearby café. It's a fascinating phenomenon to watch, especially at dusk. It's easy to understand how such eternal fires, fueled from the earth itself, became objects of worship.The appearance of the Zoroastrians in Azerbaijan almost 2,000 years ago is closely connected with these geological phenomena, and, according to one theory, the name "Azerbaijan" itself was derived from the word for "fire" in Persian. The cult of fire worship was paramount throughout the history of pre-Islam in this region.


    Duration: 50 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
    Please kindly contact before booking
    Stroller accessible
    Infant seats available
    Most travelers can participate
    This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

similartours

Enjoy Baku highlights Full Day Private tour - Solo/Small/Group
Баку

Enjoy Baku highlights Full Day Private tour - Solo/Small/Group

от $80.77
8 hours (Прибл.) или (Около)
Бесплатная отмена в течение 24 часов
Baku City Tour
Баку

Baku City Tour

от $21.80
3 to 4 hours (Прибл.) или (Около)
Бесплатная отмена в течение 24 часов
Quba and Khinalig tour (All inclusive)
Губа

Quba and Khinalig tour (All inclusive)

от $72.39
12 to 13 hours (Прибл.) или (Около)
Бесплатная отмена в течение 24 часов
Completely Free Baku City Walking Tour
Баку

Completely Free Baku City Walking Tour

от $1.35
2 hours (Прибл.) или (Около)
Бесплатная отмена в течение 24 часов
Half Day Absheron Tour
Баку

Half Day Absheron Tour

от $30.77
3 hours (Прибл.) или (Около)
Бесплатная отмена в течение 24 часов
Old and Modern Baku City Tour
Баку

Old and Modern Baku City Tour

от $37.95
4 hours (Прибл.) или (Около)
Бесплатная отмена в течение 24 часов
Sanatorium Galaalti (Shabran)
Баку

Sanatorium Galaalti (Shabran)

от $100.00
9 hours (Прибл.) или (Около)
Бесплатная отмена в течение 24 часов
Garanohur lake hike
Исмаиллы

Garanohur lake hike

от $112.83
12 hours (Прибл.) или (Около)
Бесплатная отмена в течение 24 часов

подпишитесь на нашу рассылку