The places you will visit during the tour:
- One of the largest mud volcanoes in the world
- Gobustan National museum
- Bibi-Heybat Mosque
- The world's 1st industrially drilled oil well
What is included/excludedComfortable Car with a/c
Professional Driver and Guide
Special Transport to the Toragay Mud Volcano
Food & Drinks
Entrance fee to the Gobustan museum
Other additional expenses during the tour
Entry/Admission - Gobustan Rock Art
Departure & ReturnTraveler pickup is offered
As this is a private tour, we pick up all travelers from the hotel/accommodation where they stay.
What to ExpectItinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Mud Volcanoes, Dasgil Hill, Qobustan 3700 Azerbaijan
After picking up the guests we head to the Gobustan area and whenever we arrive there, we will change our car to Lada car, (because the road going to there is in bad condition) and head to one of the largest Mud Volcanos in the world.
The absolute height is more than 390 m. Its crater, 500-550 m in diameter, is bordered with 8 m high bank and is broken from the west side by mud volcanic breccia flow, 1 km long and 250-300 m wide. The total size of the volcano is 3.8 by 2.9 km. The mud volcanic sheet area comes to 754 ha, the breccia average thickness is 100 m.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Gobustan Rock Art, Gobustan Settlement - Garadagh District 60 km South of Baku, Qobustan 1080 Azerbaijan
After coming back from the Mud volcano, we change cars, and take our comfortable car again and lead to Gobustan National Museum.
Gobustan State Reserve located west of the settlement of Gobustan, about 40 miles southwest of the centre of Baku was established in 1966 when the region was declared as a national historical landmark of Azerbaijan in an attempt to preserve the ancient carvings, mud volcanoes and gas-stones in the region.
Gobustan State Reserve is very rich in archeological monuments, the reserve has more than 6,000 rock carvings, which depict primitive people, animals, battle-pieces, ritual dances, bullfights, boats with armed oarsmen, warriors with lances in their hands, camel caravans, pictures of sun and stars, on the average dating back to 5,000-20,000 years.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Bibi-Heybat Mosque, Baku Azerbaijan
On the way back from Gobustan area we will pass through the Bibi-Heybat Mosque, where we will stop for a while
Duration: 15 minutes
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
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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate