Private Full Day Trip Baku

Cultural & Theme Tours in Baku

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With booking Private Full Day Trip Baku you will be able to visit all major historical sites around Baku such as Gobustan Rock Carvings, Mud Volcanos, Fire Temple and Fire Mountain.
With this tour are going to discover amazing areas surrounding Baku City. Your tour will start with the car picking you up from the hotel. First destination will be the Gobustan- The Archeological monument is located in 56 km from the capital city, Baku. The artifacts and rock carvings were discovered in 1939 – 1940 years. As a result of the researchers, more than 3,500 human and animal paintings and various markings – petroglyphs were recorded and 20 suburban shelters have been identified in this place. Mesolithic monuments (medieval stone) are mostly exhibited in the reserve. There are many caves, springs, carved by primitive men on walls of caves, rocks, and stony lumps. First you will visit the Gobustan Museumto get the better insights to the history of the area then you will go by car to the Rock Mountain to see the real carvings. After the Rock Mountain, you will visit the Mud Volcanoes. That is why the Transportation will be changed to the Soviet Lada Cars. Whoever wants can bring some strong plastic bags with them to collect some of the mud from there which has been said is good for the skin. Spending 10 minutes around Volcanoes you will be transferred back to your car. The next major destination after the mud Volcanoes will be the Fire Temple.  As it is a Private tour, you can choose to have a 1 hour break for Lunch before going to the Fire Temple. On the way to the Temple you will also visit the Bibiheybet Mosque, with magnificent green internal decorative beauty and the First Industrial Oil Well on the Earth that was opened for use in 1846. The temple is located in the south-eastern part of the Surakhani settlement of the Absheron peninsula, 30 km away from Baku. Ateshgah is a fire temple built in the 17th-18th centuries in the place of the eternal flames of natural gas. The earliest building of the temple belongs to the 1713 year, and the central temple was built in 1810 by merchant Kanchanagara funds.It was sanctified by Zoroastrians, Hindus, and Sikhs at different times. . After The Fire temple, your last destination will be the Fire Mountain. This natural burning flame became as a result of the emergence of natural gas at the foot of the hill. A hill that burning approximately 4 millenniums nonstop even in times of raining and snowing roots of the gas going as far as to Caspian Sea. After the Fire Mountain you will be dropped to your hotel.

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Driver/guide
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Soviet Cars to Mud Volcanoes

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Personal Expenses
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