Day Trip in Absheron, Gobustan & Mud Volcanoes, Fire temple (lunch included)

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Day Trip in Absheron, Gobustan & Mud Volcanoes, Fire temple (lunch included)

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Stop At: Mud Volcanoes, Dasgil Hill, Qobustan 3700 Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan has the most mud volcanoes of any country, spread broadly across the country. 350 of the 800 volcanoes of the world are in the Azerbaijani Republic. Local people call them “yanardagh” (burning mountain), “pilpila” (terrace), “gaynacha” (boiling water) and “bozdag” (grey mountain) alongside its geographical name – mud volcanoes.

Underground and submarine mud volcanoes are also famed in Azerbaijan. There are more than 140 submarine volcanoes in the Caspian Sea. Eight islands in the Baku Archipelago are mud volcanoes by origination. The other kind of mud volcanoes are wells. Their activity can be observed among strata of various ages. According to the information, mud volcanoes initially began their activity in the territory of Azerbaijan 25 million years ago

About 200 eruptions have occurred in 50 volcanoes in the territory of Azerbaijani Republic since 1810. Eruption of mud volcanoes is accompanied by strong explosions and underground rumbling. Gasses come out from the deepest layers of the earth and immediately ignite. A height of a flame over volcano reaches 1000 meters (Garasu volcano). Toragay volcano erupted 6 times from 1841 to 1950.

Mud volcanoes are associated with oilfields. Rich oil and gas fields are found in the territories of mud volcanoes (Lokbatan, Garadgh, Neft Dashlari, Mishovdagh and others). In addition, lava, mud and liquid erupted by mud volcanoes are used as raw materials in chemical and construction industries and also in pharmacology.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Gobustan Rock Art, 60 km South of Baku, Baku Azerbaijan

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. The site also features the remains of inhabited caves, settlements and burials, all reflecting an intensive human use by the inhabitants of the area during the wet period that followed the last Ice Age, from the Upper Paleolithic to the Middle Ages. The site, which covers an area of 537 ha, is part of the larger protected Gobustan Reservation.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Yanar Dag, Binagadi-Balakhany Highway, Baku 0125 Azerbaijan

Yanardag – (Azerbaijani: Yanar Dağ, meaning "burning mountain") is a natural gas fire, which blazes continuously on a hillside on the Absheron Peninsula on the Caspian Sea near Baku, in Mahammadi village. Sometimes flames in Yanardag jet into the air 10-15 meters. The fire in the area has started since the ancient times of the history. The Yanar Dag fire is never extinguished. Around this open fireplace the atmosphere is filled with the smell of gas. The flames emanate from vents in sandstone formations and rise to a height of 10 metres.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Atashgah Zoroastrian Fire Temple, Baku, Azerbaijan

The Baku Ateshgah, often called the "Fire Temple of Baku" is a castle-like religious temple in Surakhani town, a suburb in Baku, Azerbaijan. Based on Persian inscriptions, the temple was used as a Hindu, Sikh, and Zoroastrian place of worship. "Atash" is the Persian word for fire

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Heydar Aliyev Centre, 1 Heydər Əliyev prospekti, Bakı 1033, Azerbaijan

Many of those who happened to see the design of the Heydar Aliyev Center for the first time had hard times to believe that such a project might ever come true.In fact,even in theory ,the erection of the building of a such extraordinary design looked far from being anyhow realistic.

Construction of the Center’s facility was launched in 2007 and completed on May 10, 2012, to celebrate the National Leader’s 89th anniversary. Recognized as one of the world’s masterpieces in architecture, the Heydar Aliyev Center has immediately grown into a signature architectural landmark of modern Baku. Zaha Hadid, the author of the building's design, is a worldwide recognized architect and the winner of the prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize.

Not a single straight line was used in the Center’s design.

The overall shape of the building resembles a wave-like ascension from the ground towards the sky followed by gradual descent down to the earth. This is not only a tribute to post-modern architecture, but also a portrayal of an eternal cycle.



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers"



Hora de Inicio: 6/11/2019 - 6/19/2019
Monday:10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Tuesday:10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Wednesday:10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Thursday:10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Friday:10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Saturday:10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sunday:10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
6/20/2019 - 3/1/2021
Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Duración: 5 To 6 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Gosha Gala Gapisi, Əziz Əliyev küçəsi, Bakı, Azerbaijan

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Incluye

  • Bottled water
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Mud Volcanoes
  • Entry/Admission - Gobustan Rock Art
  • Entry/Admission - Yanar Dag
  • Entry/Admission - Atashgah Zoroastrian Fire Temple

No Incluye

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