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Baku: Gobustan, Mud Volcano, Fire Temple & Burning Mountain

Baku: Gobustan, Mud Volcano, Fire Temple & Burning Mountain

Get picked up from your Baku hotel and head to your first destination, the Gobustan Settlement. Spend about an hour exploring the ancient rock carvings, some dating back over 20,000 years. As you stroll, learn about the area's long history. Next, visit the famous Mud Volcanoes of Gobustan. Learn why Azerbaijan has more mud volcanoes than any other country and spend about 45 minutes exploring this area. Next visit Bibi Haybet mosque 15 minute and today is the spiritual center for the Muslims of the region and one of the major monuments of Islamic architecture in Azerbaijan. Next visit is First Oil Well. The world's first-ever mechanically drilled oil well (World's First Oil Well) in 1846, located in the Bibi-Heybat settlement 10 kilometers west of Baku. Stop at Ateshgah, the Zoroastrian Fire Temple. Spend an hour visiting this sacred place, admiring the eternal flame, and finding inner peace. Next, continue to the Yanardag State Historical, Cultural, and Natural Reserve and the village of Mammadli. Spend 45 minutes exploring with your guide. Finish your tour with a 30-minute stop outside the Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center and learn about the area's rich cultural traditions before returning to your hotel in Baku.

Gobustan and Absheron Private Tour

Gobustan and Absheron Private Tour

Embark on a captivating journey through the Gobustan and Absheron regions of Azerbaijan with our exclusive Gobustan and Absheron Private Tour. Immerse yourself in the rich history, breathtaking landscapes, and cultural treasures of this fascinating area. The tour begins with a visit to the renowned Gobustan National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Marvel at the ancient rock art and petroglyphs that adorn the rocky outcrops, providing a unique glimpse into the lives and beliefs of our ancestors. Your knowledgeable guide will unravel the stories behind these intricate carvings, offering valuable insights into Azerbaijan's rich cultural heritage. Next, venture to the mesmerizing Mud Volcanoes, a natural wonder unique to this region. Witness the surreal landscape as mud eruptions create small volcanoes that constantly evolve, creating a truly unforgettable sight. Learn about the geological significance and ecological importance of these intriguing formations. Continuing the journey, explore the historical and religious site of Ateshgah Fire Temple. Discover the ancient fire-worshipping rituals of the Zoroastrian culture and marvel at the temple's distinctive architecture. Your guide will share intriguing tales and historical facts, immersing you in the spiritual and cultural significance of this site. Finally, the tour takes you to the beautiful Absheron Peninsula, known for its scenic beauty and historical landmarks. Enjoy panoramic views of the Caspian Sea and visit attractions such as Yanar Dag, the "Burning Mountain," where natural gas flames perpetually dance on the surface, creating a captivating spectacle. Throughout the tour, you will be accompanied by a professional guide who will share their extensive knowledge and ensure an enriching experience. Travel in comfort and style with our exceptional transportation, featuring air-conditioned vehicles and a skilled driver. Join us on this remarkable journey through Gobustan and Absheron, where history, nature, and culture converge in a truly immersive adventure. Discover the wonders of Azerbaijan, from ancient rock art to fiery natural phenomena, and create lasting memories on our Gobustan and Absheron Private Tour.

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