Guided tours in Baku city 

Baku city and Absheron Peninsula has very interesting ancient and modern museums. Please find below information for guided tours in Baku and Absheron Peninsula

Baku City Tour and Old City “İcheri Sheher”

Start explore Baku city. The city tour to Baku will bring you unforgettable impressions. Sometimes people compare it with another ancient city – Naples. Baku is situated on Absheron Peninsula. It’s not only a big port in the country, but also a city of winds on beautiful bank of Caspian Sea. www.azerbaijanadventures.comThis name is connected with that fact that in Baku strong winds blow rather often. The most outstanding place of the city is Baku boulevard. Sometimes we could hear another mane of it – a local national park. This place is more than 100 years. During many years local government planted here many trees and flowers. Walking further the tourists could find themselves in Old City with many historical monuments. During the strife for independence many innocent people were killed. Now the memory about them is kept in the alley of martyrs. Here we could read the names not only local heroes, but also the names of soldiers from Turkey and Britain. Many of them were only 20 and even less. You’ll also find much joy visiting fountain square. Near this place many shops and cafes can be found. This square attracted many city residents through years ago. The square was also used for parades and was regarded to be a real social center of Baku. Try to discover these outstanding places with our tours. Baku called the «city of lights». He successfully combines the elements of ultra-modern of skyscrapers and hotels, and ancient forts and mosques. Baku is the capital and largest city of Azerbaijan, as well as the largest city on the Caspian Sea And of the Caucasus region. Baku is located 28 metres (92 ft) below sea level, which makes it the lowest lying national capital in the world and also the largest city in the world located below sea level. It is located on the southern shore of the Absheron Peninsula, which projects into the Caspian Sea. The city consists of two principal parts: the downtown area and the old Inner City. At the beginning of 2009, Baku’s urban population was estimated at just over two million people.Officially, about 25 percent of all inhabitants of the country live in Baku’s metropolitan area. City tour: Panorama of the city, provided with the height of the Sermon at the television tower. The city has the shape of an amphitheater, descending down to the Caspian Sea.

To touch the history of the country people must investigate its oldest places. Start the excursion through Baku from Icheri sheher-the inner city. There is an opinion that Old City with Maiden Tower was built in 12th century. Other scientists say that this monumental complex was created not earlier as 7th century. Nobody know exactly how old these pieces of architecture are, but they remain the main part of modern Baku. This place has two gates. Having a walk about this territory you can notice Shirvanshah’s Palace – a rather clear evidence of the past time in Baku city. It takes us back in time when Shirvanshahs dynasty ruled here. A magnificent look of this Palace impresses modern tourists. Karavansaray will help you to know Eastern architecture as it is an important example of it.

In ancient times all eastern cities had several caravanserais. They were traditionally built on trade routes between two different parts of Eurasian continent – Europe and Asia. It was a place where merchants and travelers could stay for rest. In Inner City tourists could also observe pagan temples that render the atmosphere of far gone days. A museum in Maiden Tower helps to learn some facts from historical evolution of Baku. This Tower looks like a cylindrical structure with eight stores.

Price of the tour:

Number of persons Price per person
1 person 192 USD
2 person 110 USD
4 person 67 USD
6 person 48 USD
8 person 40 USD
10 person 36 USD
15 person 26 USD
20 person 23 USD
25 person 23 USD
30 person 22 USD
35 person 21 USD
40 person 21 USD
45 person 20 USD
50 person 20 USD
55 person 20 USD

Temple of Fire Ateshgah in Surakhani

Ateshgah — is a very especial place full of mystery. It bears the evidences of worship to Zoroaster. Here in these walls ancient monotheistic religion started to develop. This great temple is located on unique territory. Hindu community who inhabited Baku created a great monumeateshagh2nt devoted to their God. Time changed many things but nowadays tourists still could see real phenomenon embodied in natural gas burning. Because of this wonder, sometimes this temple is called “burning mountain”.  After Islam became an official religion, this temple was broken. But merchants from India wished to renew this monument. These well-known chapels and caravanserai appeared again. Today temple looks like long ago.Burning gas is still in this place like in past times. It emphasizes unusual atmosphere. Near Ateshgah each can observe a big hole. Tourists could see a body of Hindus in it.  You should ride a little distance from the Baku city to get here. Many tourists come here on excursions. Here you could feel especial atmosphere. You’ll save your memories about this visit for long time. Ateshgah impresses with its long history. Know more about this place with our company. Make your holidays more interesting.

Price of the tour:

 

Number of the persons Price per person
1 person 213 USD
2 person 115 USD
4 person 63 USD
6 person 43 USD
8 person 39 USD
10 person 31 USD
15 person 22 USD
20 person 17 USD
25 person 17 USD
30 person 17 USD
35 person 16 USD
40 person 15 USD
45 person 14 USD
50 person 14 USD
55 person 14 USD

 

Ethnographic museum Gala

Gala village is located about 40 minutes from Baku. Before him , few people knew and thought , but in recent years the popularity of this small village has begala2come huge. And the reason is simple — someone came up with a great idea to do an archaeological site museum under the open sky. Coming to the museum , you feel caught in the olden days. Historical significance landmarks confirm that these places were ancient human settlements. » Bairamali hamam » was known in ancient times as » Hamam Bay .» Attributable to XII-XIV centuries this hamam in 1881 was also reconstructed person named Bayram . » Gum hamam » ( «Sand Bath» ) , located on a high hill , a long attention was not given proper attention . Attributable to XII-XIV centuries » Gum hamam » was discovered during archaeological excavations . » Gum hamam » ( «Sand Bath» ) was so named because of what was under the ground. Of particular interest is the » Shore hamam » ( «Salt Bath» )

 

Price of the tour:

 

Number of persons Price per person
1 person 220 USD
2 person 122 USD
4 person 68 USD
6 person 49 USD
8 person 44 USD
10 person 37 USD
15 person 27 USD
20 person 23 USD
25 person 23 USD
30 person 23 USD
35 person 22 USD
40 person 22 USD
45 person 21 USD
50 person 20 USD
55 person 20 USD

 

 

Rock Art museum Gobustan

Excursion on historical-art reserve “Gobustan”, where rock paintings have perfectly remained, barrows angobustan1d housing objects dated from X-XIII millennial BC to the middle ages. There are certificates of inhabitants of region of an epoch of the stone age and the subsequent periods in “Gobustan” — Rock drawings, person parking, gravestone monuments, are concentrated there. Nearby is “Gaval Chalan” — original stone- tambourine, representing flat wise established huge plate. It is possible to hear rhythmic accurate motives by knocking on it. It is considered that these sounds accompanied ritual dances and ceremonies. Visiting of “Gobustan” will transfer you to other world, the world of last mankind and will allow you to feel the atmosphere of thousand – year history of this place.

Visit to Mud volcano in Gobustan

Price of the tour:

 

Number of persons Price per person
1 person 245 USD
2 Person 135 USD
4 Person 67 USD
6 Person 50 USD
8 person 44 USD
10 person 36 USD
15 person 25 USD
20 person 20 USD
25 person 20 USD
30 person 19 USD
35 person 18 USD
40 person 18 USD

 

Burning Fire Yanardagh

There is a place where nature gas always burns. Visit Apsheron Peninsula and you’ll see there a beautiful burning rock that make people come here and look at this mysterious phenomenon. This place is located near Baku so having your excursion there use an opportunity to visit Yanar Dag. Long ago this peninsula was a center of Zoroastrianism religion. The flames of this rock could rise above on 10 feet. People call this peninsula “land of fire”. This fire rock impresses more when sun goes down. Its fire blazes light the darkness and we you could feel a real magic atmosphere as gods descend to earth from heavens. Even when it rains or snows the fire continues to burn. Tourists who came here call this phenomenon like “torches from nowhere”. This place attracted many famous travelers. Marco Polo and even Dyuma came here to have a look at this burning rock.

Price of the tour:

 

Number of persons Price per person
1 person 213 USD
2 Person 115 USD
4 Person 63 USD
6 person 43 USD
8 person 39 USD
10 person 31 USD
15 person 22 USD
20 person 17 USD
25 person 17 USD
30 person 17 USD
35 person 16 USD
40 person 15 USD
45 person 14 USD
50 person 14 USD
55 person 14 USD

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Transportation service

Guide service

Entry fees to the museums

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Fees for photo camera

Note: In case of connecting several rounds, the cost is reduced on request.