With Ateshgah & Yanardag Tour, you will explore ancient historical and architectural monuments in Absheron Peninsula. Discover this land of culture, history and heritage.If you don’t know what to do on your visit to our country, check out the program itinerary and learn tour details.
What is included/excluded
Professional Licensed English Speaking Guide
Comfortable Air Conditioned Car
Professional Driver service
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Touristic Destinations Mentioned Above
Food and drinks
Entry/Admission - Ateshgah - Fire Temple
Entry/Admission - Yanar Dag
Entry/Admission - Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center
Departure & Return
Traveler pickup is offered
Starting Point: We pick up the our guests from any hotel inside of the Baku City for this tour.
What to Expect
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Ateshgah - Fire Temple, Сураханский район, Baku Azerbaijan
With Private Fire Temple and Fire Mountain Tour you will find out why actually Azerbaijan is called land of fire with visiting 17th century fire temple and hill that literally burning 4 millenniums.
Driver and Guide will pick you up from the hotel in specified time and directly drive to the Fire Temple. The temple is located in the south-eastern part of the Surakhani settlement of the Absheron peninsula, 30 km away from Baku. Ateshgah is a fire temple built in the 17th-18th centuries in the place of the eternal flames of natural gas. The earliest building of the temple belongs to the 1713 year, and the central temple was built in 1810 by merchant Kanchanagara funds.It was sanctified by Zoroastrians, Hindus, and Sikhs at different times.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stop At: Yanar Dag, Binagadi-Balakhany Highway Absheron Peninsula - Village of Mammadli, Baku 0125 Azerbaijan
After The Fire temple, your last destination will be the Fire Mountain. This natural burning flame became as a result of the emergence of natural gas at the foot of the hill. A hill that burning approximately 4 millenniums nonstop even in times of raining and snowing roots of the gas going as far as to Caspian Sea.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center, Heydar Aliyev Avenue, 1/1, Baku 1033 Azerbaijan
On the way back to hotel you will stop in Haydar Aliyev Cultural Center for the photos from outside. You can take a nice picture front of the "I LOVE BAKU" sign. The iconic Heydar Aliyev Cultural Centre was designed by Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid and is famous for its distinctive flowing, curved style that eschews sharp angles. As a brilliant piece of post-modern architecture, the building’s shape is an eternal cycle, connecting the past with the present. The building houses a conference hall, gallery halls, museums and more and seeks to unite people of diverse backgrounds in a place of shared ideas. The building won the London Design Museum award in 2014.
Duration: 20 minutes
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.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Near public transportation
Most travelers can participate
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate