Cover thousands of years of Azerbaijani history on this guided visit to two of the country’s most unique attractions, Gobustan National Park and the UNESCO-listed Mud Volcanos. Follow in the footsteps of ancient cavemen, getting a close-up peek at ancient animal paintings and archaeological excavations. Then, tour the squelchy natural attractions in a vintage Lada car, with the option to bring home a bag of souvenir mud.
A double-duty private tour of Gobustan National Park and the Mud Volcanos
Cover two only-in-Azerbaijan attractions in a single outing, with free hotel pickup
Tours include an additional stop at stunning Bibiheybet Mosque, at no extra cost
Bring a plastic bag to collect mud from the volcanoes to use as a beauty product at home
Your tour will start with the car picking you up from the hotel. First destination will be the Gobustan- The Archeological monument is located in 56 km from the capital city, Baku. The artifacts and rock carvings were discovered in 1939 – 1940 years. As a result of the researchers, more than 3,500 human and animal paintings and various markings – petroglyphs were recorded and 20 suburban shelters have been identified in this place. Mesolithic monuments (medieval stone) are mostly exhibited in the reserve. There are many caves, springs, carved by primitive men on walls of caves, rocks, and stony lumps. First you will visit the Gobustan Museum to get the better insights to the history of the area then you will go by car to the Rock Mountain to see the real carvings.
After the Rock Mountain, you will visit the Mud Volcanoes. That is why the Transportation will be changed to the Soviet Lada Cars. Whoever wants can bring some strong plastic bags with them to collect some of the mud from there which has been said is good for the skin. Spending 10 minutes around Volcanoes you will be transferred back to your car.
On the way to the Hotel you will also visit the Bibiheybet Mosque, with magnificent green internal decorative beauty and the First Industrial Oil Well on the Earth that was opened for use in 1846. Car will drop you in the hotel or any desired place in the City.