Azerbaijan is unique because it has all kinds of mud volcanoes, making it possible to study various aspects of mud eruptions. There are active, dormant, buried and subsea volcanoes in Azerbaijan, as well as those on islands and spewing oil.Mud volcanoes are also of great interest to those fond of nature.
What is included/excluded
Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Professional Personal Driver
Entry/Admission - Bibi-Heybat Mosque
Entry/Admission - Gobustan Rock Art
Entry/Admission - Mud Volcanoes
Departure & Return
Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup time and location to be agreed 24 hours prior to the tour start date.
What to Expect
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 occupies the south-eastern spur of the Great Caucasian Range and lies west of the Apsheron Peninsula.Today Gobustan is the most popular state reserve and is an invaluable treasure-house of Azerbaijan.Apart from petroglyphs, there is also this musical gemstone known as Gaval Dash. The Gaval Dash have been formed due the combination of unique climate, oil and gas which can be found in the region of Azerbaijan and can only be found in Gobustan.
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. It’s estimated that 300 of the planet’s estimated 700 mud volcanoes sit Gobustan, Azerbaijan and the Caspian Sea.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Bibi-Heybat Mosque, Baku Azerbaijan
Bibi-Heybat Mosque, one of the most beautiful modern buildings in Baku, very quickly entered the list of monuments that invariably attract tourists.The magnificent landmark of Azerbaijan is a model of classical Shirvan architecture. The best architects have tried to use all the canonical foundations of this direction: its chequered light and shade, scale and so on.
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.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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