Embark on an unforgettable two-day Baku tour exploring the cultural and natural wonders of Baku and the Absheron Peninsula. On this tour, you'll delve into the history and beauty of both ancient and modern Baku, marvel at the prehistoric petroglyphs of Gobustan, and witness the fascinating natural phenomena of the region, such as the mud volcanoes and the eternal flames of Yanardag Mountain. Experience the blend of tradition and modernity that makes Azerbaijan truly unique, and create lasting memories on this captivating adventure.
At noon, start sightseeing tour in Baku. Visit Martyrs Lane, known as ‘Shehidler Khiyabany’ among locals. When you walk through the Alley of the Martyrs, you will find a beautiful view overlooking Baku’s coastline. Move to Icheri Sheher, the old part of the city. Visit Shirvan Shahs’ Palace, Caravanserai, Maiden Tower, and the main market square, which has numerous art studios and souvenir stalls. Continue touring new Baku by exploring Nizami Street and Fountain Square. An excellent round-up to the city tour will be visit to the iconic Heydar Aliyev center. Overnight at the hotel.
Today you will visit the area of the Greater Baku and Absheron peninsula. The first stop is at Gobustan National Park. Pay a visit to the Petroglyphs Museum and explore petroglyphs dating back to 10,000 BC. Weather permitting, drive to mud volcanoes in Gobustan Reserve (possible change of vehicle). Gobustan is home to almost half of the world’s mud volcanoes.
Continue to Yanardag Mountain, where natural gas has been burning for hundreds of years. Continue to Ateshgah, a temple for fire worshippers located in the village of Surakhany. Zoroastrians from India travel thousands of kilometers to Ateshgah to worship the fire coming out of the earth.
Transfer to airport. Departure. End of 2-day Baku Tour.
- All transfers (1-2 pax by sedan, 3-4 pax by Mercedes Vito or similar, 5-10 pax by Mercedes Sprinter passenger van);
- Accommodation based on double/twin room sharing, breakfasts included;
- Sightseeing tour program with local English-speaking guide;
- Entrance tickets to sights as per itinerary;
- Mineral water;
- Azerbaijan e-visa.
- Full board (lunches and dinners);
- Hotel charges for additional services;
- Personal travel insurance.