The unique Ateshgah Fire Temple - is one of Azerbaijan’s most remarkable sight. According to historical sources, before the construction of the Indian Temple Of Fire in Surakhani at the end of the 17th, the local people also worshiped at this site because of the “seven holes with burning flame”.
Afterward, we will keep going to the mysterious Yanar Dag ( Burning Mountain). It is a natural gas fire which blazes continuously on a hillside on the Absheron Peninsula on the Caspian Sea near Baku. Yanar Dag is one of the most popular tourist places of Azerbaijan. The historical name of the country which is the land of fire comes from these holy centers of Baku.
What is included/excludedBottled water
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Fridge Magnets (2 pieces per each)
Departure & ReturnYour accommodation10:00 AM
What to ExpectWe will pick up you from your accommodation with our comfortable transport.
First we will go to Ateshgah Fire Temple. You will get information about Indian Temple of 17th century. The Baku Ateshgah was a pilgrimage and philosophical centre of Zoroastrians from Northwestern Indian Subcontinent, who were involved in trade with the Caspian area via the famous "Grand Trunk Road".
After the museum you will be escorted to the Fire Mountain. It is a natural gas fire which blazes continuously on a hillside on the Absheron Peninsula on the Caspian Sea near Baku.
At the end of tour you will be drop off to your accommodation.
All entrance fees will be covered by your driver/guide.
Tour will last about 3-4 hours. You will get free magnetic souvenirs 2 per each person.
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
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate