Special Gobustan tour is especially organized for tourists and visitors who are interested in Stone Age period of humanity, Unesco’s World Heritage and history of Zoroastrianism in Azerbaijan
Description of Gobustan Tour
First stop during the Gobustan tour will be Bibi Heybat mosque which is considered as one of the most historic mosque in Azerbaijan. The world’s first industrialized oil will be visited as well. The journey will continue to Gobustan Museum of Petroglyphs (Indoor and outdoor museums) located approximately 70 km from Baku. Prehistoric rock drawings – petroglyphs – are an art “archive” of the human evolution on Earth. Right after Gobustan you will be taken to famous Mud Volcanoes. Over a thousand mud volcanoes are known to exist in the world, and some 400 of those are in the coastal area of Azerbaijan. After having lunch at Traditional Restaurant tasting delicious Azerbaijani foods we will be heading towards Ateshgah Temple of fire worshippers. Second stop will be Yanardag (burning mountain). It is one of the most famous and popular tourist places of the “eternal flame” in Azerbaijan.