Mystic Ateshgah and Yanar Dag Tour


3 hours (Approx.)
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket

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.

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

What to expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

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, Binagadi-Balakhany Highway Absheron Peninsula - Village of Mammadli, Baku 0125 Azerbaijan

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, Uzeyir Hajibeyov St In Front Of Akhundov National Library, Baku Azerbaijan

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

Meeting point

Sahil st., Zarifa Aliyeva, Bakı, Azerbaijan
Traveler pickup is offered
If you'd like a hotel pickup, please specify your accommodation address during checkout.

Additional information

  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

Exclusions

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

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
Chris V
December 2019

The driver and his companion dropped us at the two sites and left us with local good English speaking guides

simstarsandhu
November 2019

I landed in Baku without a plan and these guys saved my entire trip. I booked two tours - one for Yanardag and the other for Gobustan. My guides were Shahin and Seymur. These two guys were excellent guides. I was comfortable and well taken care of the entire trip. Communication was great. Discuss...

Dinar012
July 2019

There is nothing to watch at yanardag. only little fire below hill and ateshgah fire is artifical has little muesum to see

Discover16257788876
June 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 int...

Vytautas_S
June 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

burgzvi2016
May 2018

Ateshgah is a fascinating historical site. It was a Zoroastrian temple and rest stop in the Caucasus, on the historic silk road, especially for Indian travellers. Indian motifs can be seen on some of the structures. It is located on a gas field and the natural gas flames add to its intrigue. Yan...

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