Full Day Baku Layover Tour

Baku Layover Tour encompasses the major sightseeing points of Baku. Your local English speaking tour guide will present you the history, facts and legends of the ancient city, while walking and driving through the attractions you’ll visit. The tour length is 10 hours and it’s the best guided tour if you want to see major attractions of capital of Azerbaijan in one day. Especially recommended for travelers who are in Baku for a layover or stopover.

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10 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • 0.5 Lt bottled water
    • Local professional guide
    • Lunch, tea and dinner (F&B included option has to be chosen when booking)
    • Entry/Admission - Palace of the Shirvanshahs
    • Entry/Admission - Maiden Tower
    • Entry/Admission - Ateshgah - Fire Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Yanar Dag
    • Entry/Admission - Baku Old City
    • Entry/Admission - Nizami str. /Tarqovi
    • Entry/Admission - Baku Funicular
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (can be requested on checkout on "special requirements)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Baku Old City, Neftchilar Ave, Baku 1000 Azerbaijan

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

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Palace of the Shirvanshahs, Zamkovskaya Side-street, 76 Icherisheher, Baku 1000 Azerbaijan

    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.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Maiden Tower, Downtown Baku Old City, Baku 1000 Azerbaijan

    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.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Ateshgah - Fire Temple, Сураханский район, Baku Azerbaijan

    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.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Yanar Dag, Binagadi-Balakhany Highway Absheron Peninsula - Village of Mammadli, Baku 0125 Azerbaijan

    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.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Baku Old City, Neftchilar Ave, Baku 1000 Azerbaijan

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

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Nizami str. /Tarqovi, Nizami street, Baku Azerbaijan

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

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Baku Boulevard, Neftchilar avenue, Baku Azerbaijan

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

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Baku Funicular, Baku Azerbaijan

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

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Flame Towers, 1A, Mehdi Huseyn, Baku Azerbaijan

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

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Martyrs' Lane, Mehdi Huseyn Street Dagustu Park, Baku 1006 Azerbaijan

    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.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Dagustu Park (Upland Park), Mehdi Huseyn Street Near Martyrs' Lane, Baku 1006 Azerbaijan

    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! :)

    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Icherisheher st., Baku, Azerbaijan
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Depending on the number of people joining, we will meet you earlier or at the exact time mentioned in your ticket. Please check your TripAdvisor/Viator messages to get updated and detailed information from us.
    Return Detail :
    Sahil st., Zarifa Aliyeva, Bakı, Azerbaijan
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Baku Explorer

Activity ID: V-13710P14

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