Mystic Ateshgah And Yanar Dag Tour - Baku

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    12pm
  • Departure Details :
    Sahil st., Zarifa Aliyeva, Bakı, Azerbaijan
    Traveler pickup is offered
    If you'd like a hotel pickup, please specify your accommodation address during checkout.
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Mystic Ateshgah and Yanar dag (Burning Mountain) 3-hour tour combines the full-day exploration of two ancient and historical places. These two attractions of Baku have been tied by culture and history for centuries. With your local guide, you will learn about history and further interesting facts and legends related to Ateshgah and Yanar dag. Ateshgah, the Fire temple of Indian fire-worshipers, is one of the most interesting and peculiar historical monuments located near Baku.

Highlights

  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Excellent value for money
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Ateshgah - Fire temple, Baku, Absheron Region

The guide will pick you up either from Sahil or your accommodation (according to your preferences) and start heading to the ancient zoroastrian temple "Ateshgah" which is considered as an authentic Azerbaijani exotic site to visit. It is located approximately 30 km from the center of Baku in the suburb of Surakhany. You will learn a lot about the temple from your guide, particularly, more about the history of creation of such a temple in Baku and unique natural phenomenon of burning natural gas outlets.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Yanar dag, Baku, Absheron Region

In the second part of visit, after visiting the temple you will go directly to "Yanar Dag" (Burning Mountain) which is not far from Ateshgah temple. It is the most famous and popular tourist site of the eternal flame in Azerbaijan. Actually, it is rather a hill than a mountain, with natural gas burning on its slope from ancient times.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Sahil Park, Baku, Absheron Region

The tour ends at the pickup point. Your guide will provide you with all assistance and practical information to get the best out of your experience while in Baku.

Duration: 5 minutes

Inclusions

Local professional English speaking guide

Transportation to Ateshgah, Burning Mountain (Yanar Dagh) and back to the starting point

All Fees and Taxes

Entrance tickets

Entry/Admission - Ateshgah - Fire Temple

Entry/Admission - Yanar Dag

Exclusions

Food and drinks

Hotel pickup and drop-off (if not requested beforehand)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Near public transportation

Infant seats available

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

Traveler Reviews

  • 03-Jul-2019

    The guide was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable and really keen to showcase the best of Azerbaijan. The temple complex was set out in a way that demonstrated aspects of Zoroastrianism and the fire mountain was incredible for its uniqueness.
    The driver was good and also highlighted points of interest (e.g. the car rally and celebrations for VE Day).

  • 03-Jul-2019

    Very quick and imformative trip to 2 interesting places. Yanar Dag - way worth of visit!!! Never seen such place in my life! ;)
    Thank you

  • 20-May-2017

    This tour is an absolute waste of money and it lasts 1hr 30 minutes maximum. Save you money and get a taxi driver to take you there and wait for you. This is the first time that i have ever had anything negative to say about tours on Viator.

  • 28-Apr-2017

    I was very lucky to have Aydan as my tourguide and she really went out of her way to make this day as beautiful as it was. She picked me up at my hotel in the morning and both Ateshgah and Yanar Dag were very interesting places. Aydan has a lot of knowledge about these places and about Azerbeidzjan in general. Very intelligent, sweet girl and speaks good English. The driver was friendly, but didn't speak any English. At the end of the day he wasn't in a good mood anymore and when I tipped him he was complaining it wasn't enough and I felt very uncomfortable.. gave him way too much money. A guide like Aydan deserves a much nicer driver to work with. Thank you for everything Aydan. If I ever visit Baku again.. I will def contact you.

  • 21-Nov-2016

    This is a great half day tour to explore the past history of Azerbaijan culture. The day started on time as scheduled and our tour guide though she was very young but full of knowledge for the local custom, culture and any question we asked her. The Fire Temple of Ateshgah itself has been renovated and rebuilt from the original one and the whole complex is very clean and tidy. There is a plush restaurant on site that serve the delicious Azeri cuisine.

  • 03-Jul-2016

    very well trained guide, verry well informed, good english speaker, verry kind and attentive

  • 30-Jun-2016

    A 4hr tour that lasted barely 2.75hr. This tour is overpriced.

  • 09-Mar-2016

    A new company and a welcome addition as there are few escorted tours available.