You will visit the area of the Greater Baku and amazing historical and natural sights in its surroundings during this Absheron peninsula and Gobustan tour. One-day trip will divulge you the Museum of petroglyphs, Gobustan mud volcanoes, you will also discover Yanardag Mount often called as "eternal flame mountain" and get acquainted with famous fire temple of Ateshgah.
Baku – Absheron Peninsula – Gobustan – Baku
You will visit the area of the Greater Baku and Absheron peninsula. Start with Gobustan National Park. Pay a visit to the Petroglyphs Museum and explore petroglyphs dating back to 10,000 BC. Continue to mud volcanoes in Gobustan Reserve. Gobustan is home to almost half of world’s mud volcanoes. Later drive to Ateshgah – temple of fire worshippers located in Surakhany village. Zoroastrians from India travelled thousands of kilometers to Ateshgah to worship fire coming out of the earth. Continue to Yanardag Mountain with natural gas burning for several thousands of years. The excursion to Absheron Peninsula and Gobustan will be finalized with a drop off at your place.
Duration: 7-8 hours
- All transfers;
- Sightseeing tour program with local guide;
- Entrance fees to sights as per itinerary.