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Baku “Land of Fire” 4 Day Tour

Immerse yourself into the fabulous world of the East, visit the pearl of Azerbaijan, the city of Baku! Its picturesque restaurants will surprise you with the variety and please you with delicious food, and the warm sun and the hospitality of the local people will make your holiday unforgettable! 

City tour begins with a visit to the Upland Park. Upland Park is located on a hill in the western part of the city. This is the best place to see the city and the Baku Bay. Later the tour proceeds along the waterfront promenade and a visit to the Old City which is also a fortress. Tourists will see the main attractions of the Old City, including the Palace of the Shirvan Shahs Palace, Maiden Tower, Karvansaray etc. 

Boat trip on the Baku Bay. This favorite vacation spot of Baku citizens and guests of the capital is also one of the attractions of the city, which in 2009 celebrated its 100 anniversary.

Gobustan Rocks are not just the brightest witnesses of the prehistoric period of human existence. They reflect the history of this region for nearly 15,000 years - since the end of the era of the Upper Paleolithic till the Middle Ages.

Temple of Fire Worshippers - "Ateshgah" and the fiery mountain "Yanardagh" . Azerbaijan is one of the few places on earth, where even today one can observe elements of preserved fire cult and the ancient Zoroastrianism religion. These places where oil oozes from the earth, and natural gas breaks out like flaming torches have always attracted fire worshipers from around the world. Baku, its oil, its "burning earth" have been known far beyond its borders since ancient times. The official religion of the ancient states that emerged in the VII century BC, such as Mann and Midia was Zoroastrianism. The spread of Zoroastrianism in the territory of the modern Azerbaijan was due to spontaneously flammable sources of oil and gas. Therefore, in this area such a monument as the temple Ateshgah has survived. 

Fire Temple Ateshgah (literally Fire House) is located in 30 kilometers from the center of Baku, in the south-eastern outskirts of the Absheron Peninsula.

Ethnographic Open-Air Museum "Gala" is about a 40-minute drive from Baku. The museum is created on an archaeological site. The village is five thousand years, nevertheless there are still some neighborhoods that have survived to the present day. During the tour you will get acquainted with the ancient dwellings, with the life of that time, traditions, with methods of farming. Participants will be told about the way of living of people who lived here many centuries ago, you will see the real objects of that time.

The word "Yanar" in Azeri language means "burning", and "Dagh" - "mountain". And this is real a burning mountain - not metaphorically, but literally. Once in Absheron it had been a lot of places where natural gas coming out from the earth to the surface ignited spontaneously, but with the start of mass extraction of oil and gas in Absheron these places started to disappear. At present, it is the only place of this unique natural phenomenon - the output of natural gas to the surface.

Day 1: Arrival in Baku:

  • Check-in at the hotel (from14:00) 
  • Free day
  • Overnight in the hotel  

Day 2: Sightseeing tour around Baku:

  • 09:00 Breakfast at the hotel 
  • 10:00 Departure for excursion on Baku
  • Free time in the evening
  • Overnight in the hotel 

Day 3: Sightseeing tour around Absheron peninsula:

  • 09:00 Breakfast at the hotel 
  • 10:00 Departure for excursion to the nature reserve "Gobustan" 
  • 14:00 – 15:30 Excursion to the Temple of Fire Worshippers - "Ateshgah" and the fiery mountain "Yanardagh" 
  • 15:30 – 18:30 Ethnographic Open-Air Museum "Gala"
  • 19:00 Transfer to the hotel 
  • Free time
  • Overnight at the hotel

Day 4: Check-out from the hotel – departure:

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Free time. 
  • 12:00 leave from the rooms, check-out. 

(In case of a late departure you can leave luggage at the hotel) 

What's included

  • Accommodation in 3 * hotel in double room
  • Breakfasts
  • Comfortable transport during the excursions 
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entry fees to the museums
  • 1 bottle of water per person per day

What's not included

  • Air tickets
  • Transfers: Airport – Hotel – Airport
  • E-visa
  • Medical insurance
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Alcohol beverages
  • Extras in the hotel and during the excursions

Important information

Tour price per person in 3* hotel in DBL accommodation sharing.

Hotel check-out and check-in rules:

  • For the convenience of the tourists it is kindly asked to inform about the early check-in or late check-out of your guests.
  • Depending on the hotel guests additional price can be charged for early check-in or late check-out.
  • Check-in after 06:00 am but before 2:00 pm a surcharge of 50% of the daily rate.
  • All reservations must be made in written form, with the exact spelling of guests’ name and dates of their births.

The company reserves the right to change the order of excursions and sights’ visits, preserving their amount.

The company reserves the right to change the hotels pre-declared in the tour on similar ones or the hotels of higher category.

Price for transfer Airport- Hotel: 35 USD for a car up to 3 seats. Select as "Additional offer

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Hotel name and address in Baku will be provided prior arrival.

From EUR 215 per person

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Opening/operating hours:

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

4 days

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  • Family friendly:
  • Offer type: Shared
  • Fitness level: Medium

Cancellation policy

7 days or more prior to arrival: full refund. 7 to 3 days prior arrival: 50% refund. Less than 3 days prior arrival: no refund.

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Offer ID: 1283

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