From Baku: Full-Day Guided Tour of Gobustan and Absheron

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63 reviews

Activity provider: Baku Tours

From Baku: Full-Day Guided Tour of Gobustan and Absheron

Activity provider: Baku Tours
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Journey out on a day tour to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Gobustan National Park and Absheron Peninsula to discover the remains of the Stone Age and the ancient history of Zoroastrianism.

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Duration 6 - 7 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Live tour guide
English, Russian
Pickup included
Meet your guide at the lobby of the hotel. The activity provider will reach out to you a day before the tour to confirm the pickup time.
Private or small groups available


  • Visit the first industrialized oil well in the world
  • Marvel at the ancient rock drawings and petroglyphs in Gobustan
  • Watch the eruption of mud volcanoes
  • Visit the fire temple and burning mountain
Full description
Following a morning pickup from your accommodation in Baku, head in direction of Gobustan. Make a stop to visit an industrialized oil well close to the Bibi-Heybat Mosque. The journey continues to the Gobustan Museum of Petroglyphs, an indoor and outdoor museum located approximately 70 kilometers from Baku. Marvel at prehistoric rock drawings and petroglyphs which were carved by primitive men on walls of caves and on rocks, reflecting the culture, economy, and world outlook of the ancient Azeri people. Then, head to the coastal area of Azerbaijan, home to 400 mud volcanoes. Stop for lunch at a local restaurant savoring delicious Azerbaijani dishes. After lunch, visit the ancient Zoroastrian Ateshgah Temple, a former holy place for fire-worshippers. Round off the day with a visit to Yanardag, a natural gas fire that blazes continuously on a hillside on the Absheron Peninsula.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Museum tickets and entrance fees
  • Professional guide
  • Transportation
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Lunch (There is a stop at a buffet-style restaurant where you can purchase lunch for 8-12 USD)

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Important information

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  • On rainy days the tour to the mud volcanoes will be skipped for safety reasons
Customer reviews

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4.7 /5

based on 63 reviews

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Don 't miss this trip. It is a must do if you arrive to baku.we had a wonderful pick from the hotel. Driver and guide very friendly.We missed the mosque as for road problem we got to the other places comfortably. The restsurant we visited was authentic and the food very nice.

December 20, 2022

Tour was extremely well planned. Our tour guide Arif is very professional, knowledgeable and energetic. Overall all expectations were met. Its also we hard to find group tours in Baku but this company is one of the tour operator that got groups for mentioned areas. Mud volcanoes part was very unique experience we had.

November 23, 2019

Very professional company and staff is very kind. We had a small group tour to Gobustan National Park. it was fun to switch our minivan to old soviet Lada and crazy drive to Mud volcanoes. Drivers are very professional. This tour is highly recommended on your visit to Baku. Thanks to our guide Arif. He is definitely the best guide.

October 29, 2019

Product ID: 289875