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Full Day Baku Layover Tour

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Baku, AZ
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Full Day Baku Layover Tour

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Baku, AZ
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Experience the best of Baku in just one day with the Full Day Baku Layover Tour. This 10-hour guided tour takes you through the ancient city, where you will discover its history, facts, and legends from a local English-speaking tour guide. Visit major attractions including the Old Town, Palace of the Shirvanshahs, Maiden Tower, Ateshgah Fire Temple, Yanardag Burning Mountain, and more. Enjoy a tea break in the Old Town and dinner in Nizami street, energizing you for the rest of the tour. Walk along Baku Boulevard and take a short ride on a funicular to see the city from a hilltop perspective. Marvel at the unique architectural design of the Flame Towers and visit Martyrs' Alley to learn about Azerbaijanis' courage against Soviet occupation. Conclude your tour at Dagustu Park where you can admire the stunning night view of the bright city. Book this tour for a memorable and comprehensive experience of Baku's highlights.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Admission Included
  • 10 hours
  • Suitable for 1-15 Participants
  • Private Tour, Small Group Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Explore the ancient Old Town of Baku
  • Visit the fascinating Palace of the Shirvanshahs
  • Discover the iconic Maiden Tower
  • Learn about the history and culture at Ateshgah Fire Temple
  • Experience the natural wonder of the Burning Mountain at Yanardag
  • Local professional guide
  • 0.5 Lt bottled water
  • Dinner
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (can be requested on checkout on "special requirements)

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Introduction

Discover the captivating beauty of Baku, the capital city of Azerbaijan, with the Full Day Baku Layover Tour. This immersive tour allows you to experience the rich history, legends, and attractions that make Baku a must-visit destination. Led by a knowledgeable English-speaking guide, you'll embark on a 10-hour adventure filled with fascinating stories and breathtaking sights. Whether you're on a layover or simply have a day to spare, this tour provides an ideal opportunity to explore the major highlights of Baku.

What to expect?

During the tour, you can expect to visit some of Baku's most iconic landmarks and historical sites. Immerse yourself in the charm of the Old Town, known as Icharishahar, as you wander through its narrow streets and discover its architectural marvels. Step back in time as you enter the Palace of the Shirvanshahs, the ancient residence of Azerbaijani kings. Marvel at the enigmatic Maiden Tower, a symbol of Baku's uniqueness. Explore Ateshgah, the Fire Temple, and learn about its intriguing history and natural gas outlets. Experience the wonders of Yanar Dag, the Burning Mountain, and witness the eternal flame that burns on its slopes. Enjoy a tea break in the Old Town and savor the delicious flavors of Azerbaijani cuisine. Take in the stunning sea view from Baku Boulevard and enjoy a short funicular ride to see the city from a different perspective. Admire the architectural masterpiece of Flame Towers and pay your respects at Martyrs' Alley, a tribute to Azerbaijan's struggle for independence. Finally, visit Dagustu Park and marvel at the breathtaking night view of Baku.

Who is this for?

The Full Day Baku Layover Tour caters to a wide range of travelers. If you have a layover in Baku, this tour is the perfect way to make the most of your limited time and explore the city's highlights. It is also suitable for tourists who want to immerse themselves in the history and culture of Azerbaijan's capital. History enthusiasts will find the rich past of Baku particularly intriguing, while architecture lovers will be fascinated by the diverse styles showcased in the city. This tour is ideal for solo travelers, couples, families, groups of friends, or anyone looking for an enriching and exciting day trip.

Why book this?

Booking the Full Day Baku Layover Tour guarantees an unforgettable experience exploring the best of Baku. With the guidance of a knowledgeable local tour guide, you'll gain insights into the city's history, culture, and legends, making your visit truly enriching. The carefully planned itinerary ensures that you visit the most significant attractions, allowing you to make the most of your time in Baku. From the ancient charm of the Old Town to the modern marvels of Flame Towers, this tour offers a comprehensive exploration of the city's past and present. With convenient transportation and drop-off options, you can seamlessly continue your journey or return to your accommodation. Don't miss the chance to fully immerse yourself in the wonders of Baku with this captivating tour.

Good to know

While on the tour, it is important to follow the guidance of the tour guide and adhere to any safety instructions. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing as there will be some walking involved. Don't forget your camera to capture the stunning sights of Baku. The tour includes a tea break in the Old Town, providing a perfect opportunity to relax and savor authentic Azerbaijani tea. It is worth noting that the tour duration is approximately 10 hours, so be prepared for a full day of exploration. The tour is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of Baku, but if you have any specific interests or preferences, feel free to discuss them with your guide.

Reviews

Travelers who have experienced the Full Day Baku Layover Tour rave about the depth of knowledge and passion displayed by the tour guides. They appreciate the well-organized itinerary, leading them to the most significant attractions in Baku. Visitors are particularly impressed by the historical sites such as the Palace of the Shirvanshahs and the Maiden Tower, which provide insights into Azerbaijan's rich heritage. The visit to Yanar Dag, the Burning Mountain, leaves a lasting impression with its unique natural phenomenon. Travelers also applaud the tea break in the Old Town, where they can mingle with locals and get a taste of Azerbaijani culture. The tour receives high praise for its seamless logistics, professional guides, and overall satisfaction in providing a comprehensive and captivating exploration of Baku.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

Baku Old City

Our first stop will be Icharishahar, the Old Town of Baku city.

Palace of the Shirvanshahs

First museum we will enter is the Shirvanshahs’ Palace, the central part of ancient Shiranshahs kingdom. You will get to know the history of the palace and visit the mausoleums that witnessed many troubles for the past two centuries.

Admission Included

Maiden Tower

Second place we will visit is the most remarkable and mysterious monument – the Maiden Tower, built in the south-east part of the Old Town. Once you immerse yourself into the experience of discovering such extraordinary building, you will know why it is considered as the symbol of Baku.

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Ateshgah - Fire Temple

We'll also pay a visit to Ateshgah temple, which was once inhabited by Indian travelers and merchants. During your visit to the Fire Temple, you will learn a lot about the temple from your guide, particularly, more about unique natural phenomenon as burning natural gas outlets.

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Yanardag State Historical, Cultural and Natural Reserve

In the second part of visit, after visiting the temple you will directly go to the Yanar Dag ("Burning Mountain"), which is not far from Surakhani temple. It is the most famous and popular tourist site of the “eternal flame” in Azerbaijan. Yanar Dag, the burning mountain, will reveal the earthly wonders of the land of fire.

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Baku Old City

We will have a tea break in the Old Town after our visit to the Burning Mountain. Ever wondered how Azerbaijanis drink tea? :)

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Nizami str. /Tarqovi

Dinner time in Nizami street will energize you more to continue our tour inside the city center.

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Baku Boulevard

We'll walk to boulevard to enjoy the sea view.

Baku Funicular

Short ride on a funicular, will be a nice break for you to see the whole city from the hilly parts of Baku.

Admission Included

Flame Towers

Right by the Martyrs' Lane, you will see the Flame Towers, famous for their unique architectural design.

Martyrs' Lane

Martyrs' Alley is an exhibition of Azerbaijanis' courage against Soviet occupation. Get a glimpse of the end of totalitarian Soviet regime during our visit of Martyrs' Alley.

Dagustu Park (Upland Park)

At the Uphill Park, you will get a chance to see stunning night view of the bright city. Great spot for selfies to show off your visit to Azerbaijan! :)

Reviews

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mr_baku_travel

Enjoy Baku with @mr_baku_travel to discover art and food tourism of baku. Carpet art was one of strange and lovely.
Collected by Evendo, Tripadvisor & Viator
2024-04-12 20:59