Travel along the shores of the Caspian Sea to the volcanic desert of Gobustan, where rocks showcasing more than 4,000 rock drawings left by artists of the Neolithic period stand amid the mountains. Explore the Absheron Peninsula, home to Yanardag (Flaming Mountain) and Ateshgah - Fire Temple of the fire worshippers.
What is included/excluded
Entrance fees to Museums
Professional Licensed Guide
Touristic Destinations Mentioned Above
Hotel pick up & drop-off
Entry/Admission - Gobustan Rock Art
Entry/Admission - Mud Volcanoes
Entry/Admission - Ateshgah - Fire Temple
Entry/Admission - Yanar Dag
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.
What to Expect
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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: 40 minutes
Stop At: Ateshgah - Fire Temple, Сураханский район, Baku Azerbaijan
Ateshgah (Fire Temple) - the fire-worshipping Zoroastrians left their mark at Ateshgah, where the Fire Temple amazes visitors with its spouts of flame. The present temple only dates from the 17-19th century, though, as the site was adopted by the Hindu merchants trading in nearby Baku.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Yanar Dag, Binagadi-Balakhany Highway Absheron Peninsula - Village of Mammadli, Baku 0125 Azerbaijan
Yanardag (Fire Mountain) - just 20 minutes drive from Ateshgah you might notice a strange orange glow rising from the hillside near the low pass. That’s because the hill itself is on fire. Gas escaping from subterranean flues has been burning incessantly for decades and now attracts the curious from all over the world.
Duration: 40 minutes
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 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.
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