Mystic Ateshgah and Yanar Dag Tour

Summary

Meet your guide and group at the exit to the Sahil metro station in Baku at 12 p.m. on the day of your tour. Head for the day's first stop, the ancient Zoroastrian temple of Ateshgah, located about 18 miles from the Baku city center, in the suburb of Surakhany. As you travel, learn about the temple and its unique burning natural gas outlets. Explore the temple to learn about the fire religion and its history in the Caucasus.  Move on to Yanar Dag, the most famous 'eternal flame' in Azerbaijan; it was lit in the 1950s by a shepherd on the side of the hill. It is one of the few fire mountains that exist today the world over.  After your 3-hour tour, return to your original departure point for drop-off.

Tour info

Duration
3 hours
Group Size
Pricing (From)
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Meeting Point
Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

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.

What’s included?

  • 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

  • Food and drinks

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

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Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 3h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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