Every Tuesday and Friday
Minimal number of participants are two persons
Bibi Heybət Mosque, Şixov Beach, Old oil pumps, Qobustan Museum, Mud Volcano
One of the most popular half day trips from Baku takes visitors to the mud volcanoes and petroglyphs around Qobustan, 60km south of the capital. Qobustan tour is an ideal place to discover that Azerbaijan is one of the ancient human settlements then you will chance to enjoy Mud Volcanos near Qobustan.
On the way to Gobustan you will see the Bibi Heybət Mosque, a fascinating view of Şixov Beach, old oil pumps, dazzling seascapes, and intriguing semi-deserts.
The Gobustan State Reserve is full of archaeological monuments and has over 600,000 cave painting. Here you will see ancient human bones, work tools used in back to thousand years ago during the Mesolithic period. Then, you will advance to the mountain in order to see real rock paintings in the open air museum. Distinctive, highly stylized thousand images showing of early man, animals, battles, ritual dances, bulls, warriors with spears in hand, camel caravan, and depictions of the sun and heavens, called petroglyphs, distinguishes Gobustan art. Most of these images were made by pecking, grinding, or scratching and carved a design into a rock’s surface and dating back between 5-20,000 years left by the hunter-gatherer people who populated this region in times past.
This is one of the largest known concentrations of petroglyphs and is located on the Gobustan State Preserve. Rock art provides a window into the past rituals, beliefs, and artistic abilities of its creators. Because of its scientific, aesthetic, and religious significance, Gobustan become most popular state park and a valuable mine of Azerbaijan. People interested in visiting the petroglyphs can take our half day tours to Gobustan all year long.
Later on the tour will continue to the Mud Volcano which is not far from the Gobustan National Museum. Azerbaijan keeps the first place in the world for the number of mud volcanoes. About 300 mud volcanoes are to be found in Azerbaijan – at the shore, in the sea and on islands. During this trip you will get a great chance to see these amazing active volcanoes from very close distance. Your tour will end in the same location where it has started. You need to have a love of volcanoes to fully understand the magic that this place gives off and the sensation you get when you’re here.
Half day tour in Baku, Private tours and excursions in Baku
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