Gobustan & Absheron Trip is the best offer to know about our country. In a few hours, you will go back to the thousands of years and then see the first drilled oil well which is from the 19th century. Great chance to see mud volcanoes and Azerbaijan is number 1 country amongst other countries in the world. After the lunch break at 50 coins restaurant which offers us a lot of options to eat delicious Azerbaijani meals and drink fizzy or natural drinks. Our tour is going to finish with 2 interesting places like Fire Temple which used by Hindu & Persians during 15 - 19th centuries and obviously Burning Hill area where the flame all 365 days are active. The last place of the tour will give you a full understanding of why we call our beautiful country - Land of Fire!!!
What is included/excluded
All Fees and Taxes
Entry/Admission - Mud Volcanoes
Entry/Admission - Bibi-Heybat Mosque
Entry/Admission - Baku Boulevard
Coffee and/or Tea
Entrance fees to museums
Entry/Admission - Gobustan Rock Art
Entry/Admission - Ateshgah - Fire Temple
Entry/Admission - Yanar Dag
Departure & Return
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up all guests from that place where they stay.
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
State Historical-Artistic Reserve Gobustan is a unique monument of world importance and in the year 2007 has been included to the UNESCO World Heritage List. There is an area of 537 hectares of concentrated testimonies of the inhabitants of the region of the Stone Age era and subsequent periods with rock paintings, the human lot, tombstones, etc.
Gobustan National Park: The archaeological side of Gobustan is very in with monuments. The reserve has more than 6,000 rock engravings dating back between 5,000 – 40,000 years. Visitors also view the remains of inhabited caves.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Mud Volcanoes, Dasgil Hill, Qobustan 3700 Azerbaijan
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Bibi-Heybat Mosque, Baku Azerbaijan
On the way back of the route: Bibi-Heybat Mosque
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Baku Boulevard, Neftchilar avenue, Baku Azerbaijan
The first industrially drilled oil well in the world (1846)
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Ateshgah - Fire Temple, Сураханский район, Baku Azerbaijan
Ateshgah Temple – The temple of fire worshippers Ateshgah is located at the Apsheron peninsula at the outskirts of Surakhani village in 30 km from the center of Baku and was revered in different times by Zoroastrians, Hindus, and Sikhs. This territory is known for such unique natural phenomenon as burning natural gas outlets (underground gas coming onto surface contacts oxygen and lights up). The temple in its present state was constructed in the 17th-18th centuries. It was built by the Baku-based Hindu community related to Sikhs. The pentagonal complex has an open courtyard with temple-altar in the center which was the place of pilgrimage for worshippers.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Yanar Dag, Binagadi-Balakhany Highway Absheron Peninsula - Village of Mammadli, Baku 0125 Azerbaijan
Yanardag – One of the most famous and popular tourist places of the “eternal flame” in Azerbaijan is the mountain of Yanar Dag. Actually, it is rather a hill than a mountain, with natural gas burning on its slope from ancient times. Meter-long tongues of fire are licking the stratified earth approximately for 10 m in width, searing those who approached too close. People occupy the benches to watch the blazing hill in the evening when its sight is most effective. Yanar Dag has located 25 km to the north from Baku. From the year 2007 Yanar Dag is declared a state-protected conservation area.
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
Near public transportation
Infants must sit on laps
Not recommended for travelers with back problems
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
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