Absheron Peninsula and Old Baku Tour1 Day | Ateshgah temple, Gala Museum Complex, Yanar Dag Mountain

Tour to Absheron Peninsula and Old Baku

Book one-day Absheron Peninsula and Old Baku tour to discover historical, cultural and economic centre of Azerbaijan. During the excursion you will visit the Temple of Fire Worshippers – Ateshgah, historical and ethnographic open-air museum – Gala, burning mountain Yanar Dag and many more.

 

 

Tour itinerary:

Baku Old Town – Absheron Peninsula
You will be met by your guide and driver at your hotel in Baku to begin city tour in Icheri Sheher – the old part of the Azerbaijan capital. Visit Maiden Tower, Shirvan Shahs’ Palace, Caravanserai, and market square with numerous art studios and souvenir stalls. Continue to the Memory Alley Shehidler Khiyabany that opens up a great panoramic view of Baku city.
Drive out of the city to Absheron peninsula. First stop is Ateshgah – temple of fire worshippers located in Suraxani village. Zoroastrians from India travelled thousands of kilometers to Ateshgah to worship fire coming out of the earth. Continue to Gala Museum Complex where you can discover archaeological artifacts and explore elements of traditional living style. An excellent round-up of the city tour will be a visit to Yanar Dag Mountain with natural gas burning for several thousands of years. Return to Baku. The excursion to Absheron Peninsula and Old Baku will be rounded up with a drop-off at the hotel/your place.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 7-8 hours

Prices:

Number of travellers
1
2
3
4
Price per person, USD
245
140
100
90

 

Price includes:

  1. All transfers;
  2. Sightseeing tour program with local guide;
  3. Entrance fees to sights as per itinerary.

Price does not include:

  1. Meals.

 


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