Gobustan, Mud Volcanoes & Absheron Peninsula Tour


45 EUR

Journey out on a day tour to Gobustan and Absheron Peninsula to discover the remains of the Stone Age. Experience the plenty of Mud Volcanoes and learn about the ancient history of Zoroastrianism at Fire Temple and see the fire burning steadily for many centuries in Burning Hill.

Duration: 8 hours
    Available in
  • English,
  • Russian
Azer was a great guide during our day out.

He was very accommodating to our requests, and very friendly.

He made sure that we had a good experience and went (quite literally) the extra mile for it. He was also very knowledgeable as a guide about the history of his country and brought interesting opinions and perspectives on the table.

Finally he was very helpful before and after the trip.

I highly recommend going with him on a tour!
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  • Explore the remains of Stone Age- Gobustan Rocks
  • Discover plenty of Mud Volcanoes
  • Learn about the history of Zoroastrianism in Fire Temple
  • Witness the natural fire burning steadily for many centuries in Burning Hill
  • Visit the ancient Bibiheybat Mosque
  • Get information about the word's first industrially drilled oil rig
  • Take a chance and see the unique modern style building- Heydar Aliyev center

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The tour starts at 09:00 after picking up the guests from their hotel.
First we lead to the Gobustan area to explore the Mud Volcanoes and Gobustan rocks. When we reach to Gobustan area we will switch to the lada car (russian car) in order to get to the Mud Volcanoes because the way going to there is in bad condition, and after coming back from there we will again take our comfortable car and head to Gobustan rocks. There we will visit closed museum and then head to rocks (open air museum).
After that we will head back to Baku city, and on the way we will have 2 stops, first we will stop at Bibiheybat Mosque and after spending about 15 minutes there we will go to our next destination- The World's 1st Industrially Drilled Oil Rig.
After that we will have a lunch stop (Depending on the guest wish we can go to national restaurant or any other)
After lunch we continue our trip going to Fire Temple where we will approximately spend 40-50 minutes, and from there we will lead to Burning Hill.
As our last destination will be Heydar Aliyev center, where we will stop on the way back to city. After that the guests will be dropped at their hotel.

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What’s included & not included

  • Comfortable car and professional driver
  • Professional Guide
  • Special Transport to the Mud Volcanoes
  • Pick up/Drop off
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fee to these museums: Gobustan museum, Fire Temple, Burning Hill
  • Other additional expenses

Meeting point

The pick up/drop off is organised from the hotel where the guest stay

Reviews from travellers (5)


A brilliant day out!
Today we had a full day tour of the ancient and historical sites surrounding Baku. It was amazing! Our guide Cameron was perfect. We had booked a private tour for the 4 of us and it could not have been any better. A great way to see the sites surrounding Baku.
A definite must see
We had private tour for two people with our guide Hamran. He was excellent from start to finish. He had a great knowledge of the places we visited but was also happy to chat with us about his country and its history, culture etc. The rock art is really good but the mud volcanoes were awesome.
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Tour operated by: Best Baku Tours