Enjoy your visit to the prehistoric period of Azerbaijan, Fire temple and Burning mountain (Yanardag). In 6-8 hours you will visit Gobustan Rock Art Electronic Museum, Gobustan Rock Art Natural Park, Atesgah - Fire temple of Zoroastrians, Yanardag - Burning mountain. Interesting stories that you will hear from our local guides are going to make tour more and more interesting.
Are you in Baku for a short trip? You have seen he central city and try to cover other suburban places in one day? Then it is amazing chance for you.
The tour will start at 10 am from your hotel. Our guide will come to pick you up from hotel.
During the tour you will have chance to see 3 main sightseeing of Baku which have world or country importance but do not locate in the center or nearby. They are - GOBUSTAN (QOBUSTAN), ATESHGAH, and YANARDAG.
Qobustan - a prehistoric land in Baku.
- Which is the main place where settled first ever inhabitants of Azerbaijan? How did they come to Baku? What is Qobustan territory? Why is it that much special?
If you want to find an answer for all of these question JOIN US. Qobustan is the place with amazing landscape where homo sapiens found shelters for themselves about 40.000 BC. They lived, created and spent whole their life here. Qobustan will impress you with its history and stories which will be told by our guide.Ateshgah - a temple of Fire Worshippers
Azerbaijan is the land of religions. Hundreds of years, people belonging different beliefs have found home for themselves and their families in this land. Zoroastrianism - one of the oldest religions in the world has deep roots in Azerbaijan - Land of Fire. Ateshgah was their main side in Baku which locates more than 100 km away from Gobustan settlement and approximately 30 km away from city center. If you want to learn what is fire worshipping, their pray, their daily life, their beliefs, you can JOIN US and find answer for these questions by the help of our guide.
Cuisine, local food is the one of the main factors of travelling. So, now lets have a rest and taste some delicious examples of national cuisine in the very nearby Atesgah restaurant. Lunch included into the price.
Kebabs, Gutabs, Dolmas and etc depending on your wish, mouth-taste, health conditions (Alcoholic drinks are not included into the price).
After lunch, it is time to go to the last destination of our tour. Yanardag - burning mountain
The main question here is:
- WHY IS AZERBAIJAN CALLED "LAND OF FIRE"?
Dear guests, Welcome to Land of Fire, do not miss the chance to explore all these territories with the stories of our guide and you will be amazed how this country is rich with history and culture. Tour will finish approximately at 4 or 6 pm (depending on traffic conditions or our duration to stay on destionations). At the end of the tour, our guide will take you to your hotel.