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Gobustan and Mud Volcano Tour

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OVERVIEW

Our first stop is Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape Reserve to see museum of prehistoric rock carvings. The museum locates on Boyukdash (Böyükdaş – trans. Greater Mountain) Mountain with areal view towards the Caspian Sea. It significantly allows you to get acquainted with life-style and activities of people from late Ice Age. The next stop is mud volcanoes which locate in close vicinity of Gobustan. Mud Volcanoes is one of the strangest experiences that you can have. This natural phenomenon called mud eruptions continuously causes mesmerizing explosions and underground rumbling over a long period of time. Our third stop is newly built Bibi Heybat Mosque which is an historic mosque constructed in XIII century but demolished in 1936 by Soviet regime.

 ATTRACTIONS ARE COVERED

Gobustan Museum of PetroglyphsisGobustan Mud volcanoes in Dashgil and Bibi Heybat Mosque are the attractions to visit.

DURATION

Overall duration of the tour is about 5 and half hours. It starts at 9 AM.

 

PACKAGE INCLUDES

  • Hotel Pick up and drop off
  • Transport service (7-seater Van or 4-seater Sedan)
  • Private sightseeing program with a local guide
  • Local guide fee
  • Entrance tickets to sights as per itinerary

 

PRICE

  • 1 person: 160 azn
  • 2 people: 85 azn/per person
  • 3 people: 75 azn/per person
  • 4 people: 65 azn/per person
  • 5-6 people: 60 azn/per person

ADDITIONAL INFO

  • Gobustan Mud Volcanoes are inaccessible in a rainy day.
  • At least two people required to run the tour
  • Subject to availability

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Group Tour to Gobustan and Absheron

OVERVIEW

Visit UNESCO World Heritage site at Gobustan National  Park to eyewitness culture of prehistoric humans depicted on Rock as rock-art representation, and Gobustan Mud volcanoes in Dashgil to explore surface similar to one on the Moon as anomalic geological processes in exuding mud volcanoes and Bibi Heybat Mosque, a historic mosque with cultural and social value.

Afterwards we visit a castle-like hindu-zoroastrian pilgrimage site of Ateshgah (Fire) Temple from XVIII-XIX century, Oil fields and ‘nodding donkey’ (oil pump) of Ramana village and Ramana castle from XII-XIV century, ever-lasting fire at Yanardag and later 15 minutes photo-shooting of Heydar Aliyev Centre.

 ATTRACTIONS ARE COVERED

Gobustan Museum of PetroglyphsisGobustan Mud volcanoes in Dashgil and Bibi Heybat Mosque, Ateshgah and Yanardag are the attractions to visit.

DURATION

Overall duration of the tour is about 8-9 hours. It strats at 9 AM.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • Pick up and drop off in the city centre/hotel
  • Transport service with AC
  • Private sightseeing program with a local guide
  • Local guide fee
  • Entrance tickets to sights as per itinerary
  • Lunch
  • 0.5L bottled water
  • NOTE:  Mud Volcanoes are inaccessible in a rainy day.

TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • Entry to Heydar Aliyev Center
  • Alcoholic Beverages

PRICE FOR PER PERSON IN GROUPS

  • 1 person: 250 azn
  • 2 people: 150 azn/per person
  • 3 people: 120 azn/per person
  • 4 people: 110 azn/per person
  • 5-9 people: 80 azn/per person
  • 10 and more: 70 azn/per person