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Gobustan and Mud Volcano Tour

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OVERVIEW

The Gobustan Museum of Petroglyphsis locates towards the south-east of the Great Caucasus mountain range. The museum exhibits rarest prehistoric rock drawings, petroglyphs, on the mountain ridge. It significantly allows you to get acquainted with life-style and activities of people from late Ice Age through representation of stone carvings. Additional to the museum, there are mud volcanoes. It is commonly accepted Azerbaijan bears significant number (some argue half of the total mud volcano in the world) of mud volcanoes exists in the world. The most significant feature of the Gobustan mud volcanoes is that mud/clay and sometimes mixed with methane gas erupts continuously over a long period of time. The specifically under-pressurized eruption allows visitors observe eruption of volcano in a closer distance right at the top of mud cone.

 

ATTRACTIONS

Gobustan Museum of Petroglyphsis and Gobustan Mud volcano are the attractions to visit. These locate in about 70km distance from Baku. It takes an hour and twenty minutes to reach them from city centre.

DURATION

Overall duration of the tour is about 6 hours.

 

PACKAGE INCLUDES

  • Pick up and drop off in the city centre
  • Private car service
  • Sightseeing program with a local guide
  • Local guide fee
  • Entrance tickets to sights as per itinerary

 

PRICE

  • 1 person: 130 azn
  • 2 people: 80 azn/per person
  • 3 people: 70 azn/per person
  • 4 people: 60 azn/per person
  • 5-6 people: 55 azn/per person

ADDITIONAL INFO

  • Gobustan Mud Volcanoes are inaccessible in a rainy day.

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