Duration
9 hours
Tour Type
One day trip
Group Size
18 People
Minimal age
0+

Baku and "fiery" Absheron

Main information

This is a rich adventure, you will find a bright cycle of impressions, a Zoroastrian temple and a natural eternal flame. On a trip to the iconic places of the Absheron Peninsula, you will see the sites of primitive tribes and decipher ancient rock paintings; hear the history of the Bibi-Eibat mosque, where the direct descendants of Muhammad are buried. You will visit the places of the cult of fire worshippers and visit the world of mud volcanoes, as well as get into the world of mud volcanoes and see one of the eight pink lakes of the world.

Departure point Double Gates of The Old Town
Departure Time 09:00
Arrival Time 18:00
Pickup Available
Languages English, Russian, Arabic
Included
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup (if agreed)
  • Comfortable transport with air conditioning
  • Night Baku tour as a gift (on certain days)
Excluded
  • Lunch
  • Entrance tickets

The journey will begin with an extensive historical and artistic complex located 70 km from Baku. You will get acquainted with the main motifs of rock carvings and the symbols of petroglyphs, inspect ancient sites and burial mounds, follow the footsteps of ancient man and find out what information has been established about the primitive tribes of the Absheron Peninsula

More than a third of the planet's mud volcanoes are located in Azerbaijan. And you will see the most famous ones in the vicinity of Gobustan. Let's talk about the origin of this natural phenomenon and its connection with oil and gas fields. And the landscapes of erupting volcanoes will temporarily transport you as if into another reality.

Bibi-Eibat Mosque, located on the shore of the Baku Bay, in the village of Shikhovo. You will learn about the mosque of the same name of the 13th century, on the ruins of which a new structure was built, and you will hear about the direct descendants of Muhammad buried here.

You will see an impressive sight of the natural eternal flame, burning since ancient times and throwing out a flame ten meters wide.