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Bakı, Azerbaijan
Baku Day Trip

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icon7 to 8 hours  (Approx.)
Pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 1 more

Overview

Discover all that Baku and its surroundings have to offer on this full-day tour. See the prehistoric petroglyphs at Gobustan National Park, learn about the mud volcanoes and their healing properties, visit the Zoroastrian fire temple of Ateshgah, explore the fire mountain of Yanardag, and admire the architecture of Baku's modern city center. A tour guide and transportation to all of the sights from your hotel are included.
  • Discover Baku and its surroundings on this full-day tour
  • Visit Gobustan, Ateshgah, Yanardag, the city center, and more
  • Learn about the history of each sight and Azerbaijan from your guide
  • Enjoy complimentary round-trip transportation from your Baku hotel
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Professional guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Lunch
Entrance fees (total 21 AZN)

Departure Point

Sabir street 25, N:1, Icherisheher, Bakı 1095, Azerbaijan

If to enter to Old City Baku from Double Gates, take the 1st turn to right, and after 15 meters there is another turn to left. You will see the office of TES Tour office in green colours.

Departure Time

10:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Departure Point

Əziz Əliyev küçəsi, Bakı, Azerbaijan

The main entrance to Old City Baku. It is from the Fountain Square's side.

Departure Time

10:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • OPERATED BY TESTOUR LLC
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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  • "This is a trip worth taking if you have limited time in Baku and you want to see as much as possible in one day." See review

Reviews

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Baku Day Trip
steve g
, Oct 2019
I am a seasoned traveler so I may have higher expectations than some other people. However, seasoned or not, I took a new traveler with me and both of us thought the tour was a bust/waste of time and money. The first stop was for a bathroom break and refreshments. The place was a total dump. Bathroom was nothing short of nasty. Much nicer and cleaner places were near by. The rock wall with carvings was a non-event. Had to use your imagination to even come close to getting anything from this. The mud volcanoes was not any better. Nothing but a little mud bubbling out of the surface. Don't eat before going as the road was a long bumpy pothole. Getting sick is a real possibility. Lunch was in a "local" type place. The food was cold and did not have much taste. Price was cheap and you got what you paid for. The location was near the Ateshgah Temple which would have been OK if you could understand the tour guide. Yanardag Fire Mountain was another non event. Due to excess gas coming out of the ground, they set the gas on fire so you basically had some flames coming from the soil. Not real exciting. The tour was pretty cheap and lasted most of the day but I felt it was a day wasted. Tour guide was very nice but needs to speak much slower and a tour guide who speaks English better would have helped. Do not recommend this tour.
star-5
Beautiful experience
MrHyde77
, Oct 2019
Everything was perfect, I booked the day before and everything was perfect. They picked me up from the hotel, the bus was clean and modern. The guide was amazing and prepared. The tour was interested, some places were very amazing. I suggest that tour.
star-4
A day trip with a lot to offer
zizu282019
, Oct 2019
I liked Gobustan. They could use boards to make it easier to spot artwork on uneven rocks. The mud volcanos are small in real life, and make a funny bubbly sound. We had lunch quite late, but we stopped at a supermarket on the road before. Lunch was in an all you can eat local food place. Good value for money. The fire temple has descriptions on the religion. And the burning gas looks incredible. Heydar Aliyev Center is a work of Zaha Hadid, really impressive. All in all its a good trip to see attractions out of the city.
star-5
Wonderful tour
952emanm
, Oct 2019
Day trip Baku, was wonderful, Mr. Yaqoub was professional, funny and knowledgeable. Recommend the company and operator.
star-5
Amazing day in baku
lamakhaled83
, Aug 2019
We had a wonderful time learning about the history of azarbaijan. Our tour guide elcam made the tour experience even more lovely. A must
star-5
Very interesting day in Baku surroundings
478elinaa
, May 2019
The trip was really nice as we got out of the city and could see the surroundings and the small villages on the way. The natural phenomens with mud volcanoes and fire mountains. Gobustans history is also very interesting. Our guide Huseyn spoke really good English and explained everything in a way so that we still remember most of it. He also explained other things related to the lifestyle, culture, etc...
star-1
Do not use this tour company
Fred1948
, May 2019
Tour vehicle air conditioning not working. Flies in the vehicle. Tour guide moved too fast. gave explanation before half the group caught up to him. lunch was horrible . took us to a cafeteria. All food was cold and the bathrooms smelled terrible. The long trip to the mud volcanos was ridiculous. Over unpaved dirt roads with continuous potholes. Vehicle constantly rocking back and forth. Fire mountain was a joke. A few small fires at the base of a hill. Waste of time. Do not take this tour
star-4
A real bargain and diverse but..
Ann v
, Apr 2019
The itinerary was ambitious and the price was very good. The lunch was a great buffet of traditional offerings. My only regret is the guide spoke a broken English and very quickly, so I missed too much. In town, the driver announced he was finished, it was cold and I didn't know the way to walk to my hotel.
star-4
Highly recommended
HaneenAlAbbasi
, Sep 2018
It’s perfect! You see everything in one day. The guide Samir was friendly, funny and informative. However, the van was very uncomfortable. Plus, the entrance fees are not included, we had to queue each time to buy tickets.
star-4
This is a trip worth taking if you...
romienbenson
, Aug 2018
This is a trip worth taking if you have limited time in Baku and you want to see as much as possible in one day. Otherwise it would be better to split the trip up over 2 days. We went to the Mud Volcanoes first: what an experience! Then we visited the Gobustan State Reserve to see all the rock-paintings. After a divine buffet lunch at a national restaurant only 5.80 p.p. we visited the Fire Temple and the Burning Mountain and on our way back we stopped at the Heydar Aliyev Center, a symbol of modern Azerbaijan. The bus we were traveling in was okay, but for some of us who need more space, the seats are a bit small. It would be great if the tour group would make immediate contact when a booking is made online, either by email or WhatsApp. We made the booking the Thursday and had to walk to the tour group's office on Saturday night as nobody has contacted us by then to arrange for hotel pickup as we have requested online for the next morning, only to hear that we are expected to walk the few hundred meters from the hotel to the office for departure, so I assume the hotel pick-ups are only when you stay outside Baku Old City. This should preferably be communicated ahead of time. But thanks, although administration was not the best, the trip itself was great.

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