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Discover Azerbaijan’s Rich History on the Full-Day Gobustan & Absheron Tour Special Gobustan tour is specially organized for tourists and visitors who are interested in the Stone Age period of humanity, Unesco’s World Heritage and the history of Zoroastrianism in Azerbaijan
The Full Day Gobustan & Absheron Tour is the perfect opportunity to explore the rich history and culture of Azerbaijan. Baku, the capital city of Azerbaijan, is home to many historical sites and natural wonders, including the Gobustan National Park. This tour offers a comprehensive look at the best of what Azerbaijan has to offer, from its historic mosques and oil industry to its unique geological formations and cultural heritage.
Bibi Heybat Mosque: Your First Stop Your journey begins with a visit to the historic Bibi Heybat Mosque, one of the most important and well-preserved mosques in Azerbaijan. This mosque is a symbol of the country’s rich history and cultural heritage and provides a glimpse into the religious beliefs and traditions of the Azerbaijani people.
Explore the Birthplace of the Oil Industry Next, you will visit the birthplace of the world’s first industrialized oil. This site is not only significant to the history of Azerbaijan, but also to the world as a whole. Learn about the history of the oil industry and how it has shaped the country and the world.
The Gobustan Museum of Petroglyphs is the next stop on your tour. This museum showcases prehistoric rock drawings, or petroglyphs, that provide a glimpse into the past and the evolution of humanity. The indoor and outdoor museums are a testament to the rich cultural heritage of Azerbaijan.
After visiting the museum, you will be taken to the famous Mud Volcanoes. With over 400 mud volcanoes located in the coastal area of Azerbaijan, you will be amazed by the unique geological formations. Learn about the geological processes that formed these wonders and admire the beauty of Azerbaijan’s diverse landscape.
Taste Delicious Azerbaijani Cuisine at a Traditional Restaurant Before visiting the Ateshgah Temple, a site of fire worship, you will have the opportunity to indulge in the delicious Azerbaijani cuisine at a traditional restaurant. Taste the local flavours and learn about the food culture of Azerbaijan.
Worshippers The Ateshgah Temple is a site of fire worship and a testament to the religious beliefs of the people of Azerbaijan. This temple is a unique and fascinating cultural heritage site that provides insight into the country’s rich history and cultural traditions.
The tour concludes with a visit to Yanardag, one of the most popular tourist destinations known for its “eternal flame.” Admire the stunning landscapes of Azerbaijan and see the famous “eternal flame” that has made Yanardag a must-visit tourist destination.
Book your Full Day Gobustan & Absheron Tour today and experience the rich history and culture of Azerbaijan. From historic mosques and oil industry sites to unique geological formations and cultural heritage sites, this tour offers a comprehensive look at the best of what Azerbaijan has to offer. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to discover Azerbaijan’s rich history and culture with the Gobustan tour.
A historic mosque is considered one of the most important in Azerbaijan. Admission is free
Pass by the birthplace of the oil industry and learn about its history.
Stop 60 minutes at Gobustan National Park. 2 museums will be covered. See prehistoric rock drawings and immerse yourself in the art "archive" of human evolution. + Admission included
Transportation will be changed to a Soviet SUV Lada (for private option) to reach the mud volcanoes. For the Group option guests will visit Volcanoes with the same Van they arrived. Admire the unique geological formations and learn about the geological processes that formed them. + Admission is included
After having a lunch break at Surakahni village Next Stop will be Ateshgah Fire Temple. Visit a site of fire worship and learn about the religious beliefs of the people of Azerbaijan. + Admission is included
The last stop for the tour is Yanar dag. See the famous "eternal flame" and admire the stunning landscapes of Azerbaijan. + Admission is included