It was a unique source of knowledge from 10,000 BC to the Middle Ages, covering the fields of history, culture, art, and archaeology. The next destination is one of the world’s natural wonders, the Gobustan mud volcanoes, followed by a short lunch break.
During the tour, we’ll also visit a holy place for Zoroastrians: the Ateshgah Fire Temple. It has attracted fire worshippers for several centuries.
Our final stop will be the Mardakan Castle, which has withstood several attacks. Here, you’ll feel as if you’ve stepped into the Middle Ages.
What is included/excludedParking Fees
Guide & Driver
Fridge magnets (2 per peach)
Entry/Admission - Gobustan Rock Art
Entry/Admission - Mud Volcanoes
Entry/Admission - Ateshgah - Fire Temple
Entry/Admission - Mardakan Castle
Departure & ReturnTraveler pickup is offered
We pick up the guests from all hotels or any other accommodations in Baku within a radius of 15 km to the city center.
What to ExpectItinerary
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
Qobustan it is an ancient place of habitants which live in these areas on the dates of 5,000-40,000 years ago. It is located about about 60 km far from Baku city center. This location included to the UNESCO Heritage list.
Qobustan National Museum will help you to feel the history of first immigrants of these lands. The reserve has more than 6,000 rock engravings dating back between 5,000-40,000 years.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Mud Volcanoes, Dasgil Hill, Qobustan 3700 Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan also famous with its Mud Vulcanos which is very rear in the world. We will have a chance to see these Vulcanos which are near to Qobustan Museum. As the road to Mud Vulcano is so bad, we will change our car to Soviet cars with brand name Lada. It will be another Safari adventure for you. ;)
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Ateshgah - Fire Temple, Сураханский район, Baku Azerbaijan
Is one of Azerbaijan’s most remarkable sight. According to historical sources, before the construction of the Indian Temple Of Fire in Surakhani at the end of the 17th, the local people also worshiped at this site because of the “seven holes with burning flame”.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Mardakan Castle, Mashadi Azizbayov, Mardakan AZ1044 Azerbaijan
The castle was built in the middle of the 12th century by Akhsitan I, son of the Manuchihr III. The castle was used as a shelter and observation point of feudal.
The castle was built in a quadrangular form. It is divided into 5 tiers. The castle consists of 6 rooms. There are 76 stairs in the castle.
Duration: 1 hour
Hotel PickupHotel 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 PolicyFor a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Additional infoConfirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Infants must sit on laps
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate