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

Tour to Absheron Peninsula and Old Baku

One-day tour to Absheron peninsula, where Greater Baku along with Baku city itself are situated on. The whole territory of ​​the peninsula is connected with one history, culture and economy. You will visit the Temple of Fire Worshippers – Ateshgah, historical and ethnographic open-air museum - Gala and burning mountain Yanar Dag.


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. Drop-off at the hotel/your place.

Duration: 7-8 hours


Number of travellers
Price per person, USD

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;
  2. Visa support letter.


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