-You will see more closely the rock art created by the first ancient people in Azerbaijan, Gobustan.
- Unlike other types of mud volcanoes, Gobustan mud volcanoes will attract you by its own structure
-You will recognize the rare creatures of the Azerbaijani wild nature which mentioned in Red Book and preserved in Shirvan National Park;
Watching calmly their natural movements, reflexes in their living spaces - in nature will give you peace of mind You will be surprised;
Semi-desert landscape, water basin, , mud volcanoes, and the beautiful rare creatures that make this strange trio spectacular;
What is included/excludedWiFi on board
English speaking driver and guide
Entry/Admission - Gobustan Rock Art
Entry/Admission - Mud Volcanoes
Entry/Admission - Shirvan National Park
Departure & ReturnTraveler pickup is offered
We can pick you up from any address inside Baku city
What to ExpectItinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Gobustan Rock Art, 60 km South of Baku, Qobustan Azerbaijan
You will be picked up from your place early in the morning. While enjoying ride to mud volcanoes in our comfortable “euro5” standard transport with air-conditioning and all seat belts, our English speaking driver and guide at the same time will tell you interesting stories about city and cite.
At arrival to Gobustan you will be surprised with brand new, modern and very informative museum.
After visiting the museum you will see the actual petroglyphs of Gobustan. We can proudly say that this is going to be the oldest thing that you’ve ever seen in your life. Walking in arid nature, exploring petroglyph sites and enjoying the beautiful scenery.
After walking we’ll head for mud volcanoes.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Mud Volcanoes, Dasgil Hill, Qobustan 3700 Azerbaijan
Once you are here you’ll be surprised that:
- This is look like a moon landscape
-The volcanoes are extremely cold
After exploring the territory, taking the pictures, observing how bubbles of mud comes out from the ground and flowing down, we’ll head back to the Shirvan National Park
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Shirvan National Park, Salyan 10110, Azerbaijan
Would you like to see closer the beautiful creatures of Azerbaijan's wonderful nature?
Then we offer you the possibility to be nested with them in the middle of internal in the Shirvan National Park.
The main attraction in Salyan is the Shirvan National Park, created in 2003 on the basis of a nature reserve that existed here since 1969. Park covers a territory of 55 hectares
The entrance to Shirvan National Park is located on the Baku-Alat-Astara highway, approximately 100 km south of the capital Baku. The park, which is about 20 to 27 meters below sea level, is located in flat semi-deserts interrupted only by a few artificial channels, a semi-artificial lake and a few mud volcanoes. Hot and dry summers and cool and dry winters observed in the park’s area. Most of the park has semi-desert landscape.
Get acquainted with the mysterious composition of the reserve:
Goitered gazelle: İt was founded to preserve the local flora and fauna, especially the goitered gazelle which is listed in the Azerbaijani Red Book of rare and endangered wildlife.
Birds: The park is one of the best places in Azerbaijan for bird watching; There are 34 species of birds in the reserve, 14 of which listed in the Red Book. In autumn and winter flocks of flamingos gather at Flamingo Lake.
Other mammals: Besides gazelles and birds , other mammals such as foxes, jackals, hares and wolves, wild and jungle cats, lizards, snakes, badgers, beavers, jerboas, long-eared hedgehogs, bats, and turtles may encountered at the park.
Moreover: Mud volcanoes. There are three mud volcanoes in the Shirvan National Park, which are rich in terms of their high bulging craters.The difference of mud volcanoes in the area are their excretion of liquid mud and oil instead of fiery lava. Bandovan Mountain is the most famous mud volcano in the park.
Dont miss the oportinity of a quiet oasis which is well worth the approximately one-hour drive from Baku !
Duration: 1 day
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
Service animals allowed
Near public transportation
Infants must sit on laps
Infant seats available
Most travelers can participate
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers