Private tour: Gobustan, Mud Volcano, Fire temple, Yanardag

Gobustan National Park - Gobustan has outstanding universal value for the quality and density of its rock art engravings, for the substantial evidence the collection of rock art images presents for hunting, fauna, flora and lifestyles in pre-historic times and for the cultural continuity between prehistoric and mediaeval times that the site reflects. Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape covers three areas of a plateau of rocky boulders rising out of the semi-desert of central Azerbaijan, with an outstanding collection of more than 6,000 rock engravings bearing testimony to 40,000 years of rock art.

Mud Volcanoes - With its unique nature in the world Azerbaijan is distinguished by its mud volcanoes. Over 300 mud volcanoes in the world are located in Azerbaijan. Most of these volcanoes are located in Baku and Absheron peninsula. One of the most interesting facts is that the NASA geologists compare Azerbaijan's mud volcanoes to the Mars planet. According to them, the structure of the mud volcanoes in Azerbaijan are similar to the heights of Mars.

Ateshgah - According to historical resources "Ateshgah" is a sacred sanctuary built on the site of eternal flames where the natural gas exits throughout the centuries. The earliest building of the temple is dated to about 1713 AD. The earliest building of the temple is dated to about 1713 AD. But the central temple was built in 1810 by the Indian merchant Kanchanagara. According to some researchers, the construction of the Temple is dated to the pre-era. At present there are only two places in the world - Northern India and Azerbaijan. The most prominent worshiper temple is the Surakhani Ateshgah in Azerbaijan.


Yanardagh (Burning Mountain) - is a historical monument in the Absheron peninsula, on the coast of the Caspian Sea. This mountain got fired as a result of the release of natural gas leaks at the foot of the mountain. Many sources investigating the early Middle Ages give us an interesting information about the year of Baku's burning lands, even burning water, on the shores of the Caspian Sea. The area was named “Atesh-i Baquan”. One of the first sources  which gives information about the "eternal fire" in the area and its daily burning character is the Byzantine diplomat - Priscus of Panium.

Number of days: 1
Covered regions:
Absheron-Baku
Ganja-Qazakh
Shaki-Zaqatala
Lankaran
Quba-Khachmaz
Arana
Yukhari-Karabakh
Kalbajar-Lachin
Daglig-Shirvan
Nakhchivan
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