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Gobustan & Mud Volcanoes Tour

5 to 6 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup available
Offered in: English
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Overview

In the State Historical-Artistic Reserve Gobustan, one can also see the sites of the first people, remnants of a large prehistoric cromlech and other testimonies about the inhabitants of the region of the Stone Age and subsequent periods. Mud volcanoes are closely associated with hydrocarbon and petrochemical stores underground, hence the gas trying to escape to the surface.
Gobustan & Mud Volcanoes Tour
Gobustan & Mud Volcanoes Tour
Gobustan & Mud Volcanoes Tour
Gobustan & Mud Volcanoes Tour
Gobustan & Mud Volcanoes Tour
Gobustan & Mud Volcanoes Tour
Gobustan & Mud Volcanoes Tour
Gobustan & Mud Volcanoes Tour
Gobustan & Mud Volcanoes Tour
Gobustan & Mud Volcanoes Tour
Gobustan & Mud Volcanoes Tour
Gobustan & Mud Volcanoes Tour
Gobustan & Mud Volcanoes Tour
Gobustan & Mud Volcanoes Tour
Gobustan & Mud Volcanoes Tour
Gobustan & Mud Volcanoes Tour
  • What is included/excluded

    Hotel pick up & drop-off
    Professional Licensed Guide
    Touristic Destinations Mentioned Above
    Air-conditioned vehicle
    Professional driver

    Excluded
    Personal expenses
    Meals
    Entry/Admission - Gobustan Rock Art
    Entry/Admission - Mud Volcanoes
  • Departure & Return

    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick you up from any hotel located in the city center.
    Please contact us for pick-up details.

    1/25/2020 - 7/6/2021
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 11:30 PM
  • What to Expect

    Itinerary
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Gobustan Rock Art, Gobustan Settlement - Garadagh District 60 km South of Baku, Qobustan 1080 Azerbaijan

    Gobustan - a trip to the Stone Age.The State Historical-Artistic Reserve Gobustan, located 60 km south of Baku, is a unique monument of world significance, in 2007 included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. In the State Historical-Artistic Reserve Gobustan, one can also see the sites of the first people, remnants of a large prehistoric cromlech and other testimonies about the inhabitants of the region of the Stone Age and subsequent periods. The museum's collection contains over 100 thousand archaeological materials. Many unique artifacts, tools relating to the Paleolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic, animated representations, video materials allow tourists to see the extent of natural changes in Gobustan, the geography of human settlements, to get acquainted with the culture and ideas of ancient people.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Mud Volcanoes, Dasgil Hill, Qobustan 3700 Azerbaijan

    Azerbaijan and its Caspian coastline are home to nearly 400 Mud Volcanoes, more than half the total throughout the world. In 2001, one mud volcano 15 kilometers from Baku made world headlines when it suddenly started ejecting flames 15 meters high. Mud volcanoes are closely associated with hydrocarbon and petrochemical stores underground, hence the gas trying to escape to the surface.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Bibi-Heybat Mosque, Baku Azerbaijan

    The Bibi-Heybat Mosque is a historical mosque in Baku, Azerbaijan. The existing structure, built in the 1990s, is a recreation of the mosque with the same name built in the 13th century by Shirvanshah Farrukhzad II Ibn Ahsitan II, which was completely destroyed by the Bolsheviks in 1936.The Bibi-Heybat Mosque includes the tomb of Ukeyma Khanum (a descendant of Muhammad), and today is the spiritual center for the Muslims of the region and one of the major monuments of Islamic architecture in Azerbaijan. It is locally known as "the mosque of Fatima", which is what Alexandre Dumas called it when he described the mosque during his visit in the 1840s.

    Duration: 20 minutes

  • Hotel Pickup

    Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
  • Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
  • Additional info

    Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    Not wheelchair accessible
    Most travelers can participate
    This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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