Ateshgah & Yanardag Tour

4 hr

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The Fire Temple is well familiar across the different countries of the world. Originally it is located 30 km from the center of City Baku in the Surakhany Suburb.The Fire Mountain is covered with tongues of eternal fire, is a favorite destination of tourists from different countries. But especially Yanar Dag is beautiful in the evening! The beauty and power of nature appears in front of the people, looking at this magnificent process. After this...
The Fire Temple is well familiar across the different countries of the world. Originally it is located 30 km from the center of City Baku in the Surakhany Suburb.The Fire Mountain is covered with tongues of eternal fire, is a favorite destination of tourists from different countries. But especially Yanar Dag is beautiful in the evening! The beauty and power of nature appears in front of the people, looking at this magnificent process. After this tour you will realize the true reason of calling Azerbaijan “The Land of Fire"!
The natural flames of Azerbaijan can be attributed to its enormous gas reserves.
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Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Ateshgah temple, Baku, Azerbaijan

Drive to Fire Worshippers’ Temple-(80 km from Gobustan).The most famous fire temple is the well-preserved temple Ateshgah (“the Fire Place”) in Surakhany, The temple was built over a pocket of natural gas that fuelled a vent providing an ‘eternal’ fire. This kind of use of fire in Zoroastrian temples led to the followers of Zoroaster (Zarathustra) (XVII-XVIII centuries).

Duration: 1 hour

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

Trip to “Fire Mountain “-“Yanardag” – ( 25 km from Fire Temple) is a mountain on Absheron peninsula, 25 km from north of Baku.Literally, word “Yanardag” means “Blazing mountain”. Blazing bodies of flame dance on stones and floor. Yanar dag is a natural gas fire which blazes continuously on a hillside on the Absheron Peninsula on the Caspian Sea near Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Ateshgah temple, Baku, Azerbaijan

Drive to Fire Worshippers’ Temple-(80 km from Gobustan).The most famous fire temple is the well-preserved temple Ateshgah (“the Fire Place”) in Surakhany, The temple was built over a pocket of natural gas that fuelled a vent providing an ‘eternal’ fire. This kind of use of fire in Zoroastrian temples led to the followers of Zoroaster (Zarathustra) (XVII-XVIII centuries).

Duration: 1 hour

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

Trip to “Fire Mountain “-“Yanardag” – ( 25 km from Fire Temple) is a mountain on Absheron peninsula, 25 km from north of Baku.Literally, word “Yanardag” means “Blazing mountain”. Blazing bodies of flame dance on stones and floor. Yanar dag is a natural gas fire which blazes continuously on a hillside on the Absheron Peninsula on the Caspian Sea near Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, which itself is known as the “land of fire.” Flames jet into the air 3 metres (9.8 ft) from a thin, porous sandstone layer.Unlike mud volcanoes, the Yanar Dag flame burns fairly steadily, as it involves a steady seep of gas from the subsurface.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center, Heydar Aliyev Avenue, 1/1, Baku 1033 Azerbaijan

Heydar Aliyev Center (outside)
The center of Heydar Aliyev is a cultural center built on Heydar Aliyev Avenue in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. Center is a complex structure, which includes an auditorium (congress center), a museum, exhibition halls and administrative offices. It is named after the third president of Azerbaijan Republic – Heydar Aliyev. The project of the center was developed in 2007 by the architect Zaha Hadid. The cultural center of Heydar Aliyev is considered as one of the symbols of modern Baku.


Duration: 30 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • English (upon request) Speaking Guide
  • Professional driver
Not Included
  • Entry/Admission - Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center
  • Entry/Admission - Ateshgah temple
  • Personal Expenses
  • Lunch & Dinner
  • Entry/Admission - Yanar Dag
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick you up from any hotel located in the city center.

Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.