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Excursion around Gobustan


How are paintings evaluated?
One of the main criteria for evaluating paintings is the date of their creation.

How much would you rate a painting painted in the 10th century BC?
You can answer this question by going to Gobustan!

Don't forget to take your camera with you when you go on a trip to the Stone Age, because there is something to capture there!



  • Walks along the sites of ancient people

  • A unique opportunity to play the Gavaldash (one of the most ancient musical instruments on the planet)

  • Panoramic views, Massive rocks, Caves

  • Over 6,000 rock paintings and 100,000 artefacts




09:30 – 10:15 Transfer to Gobustan (65 km from Baku city)



Seaside Park (Baku Boulevard)
Passing by one of the main sights of Baku, a favorite place of rest for Baku residents and guests of the city. In 2009, the park celebrated its 100th anniversary.


Azerbaijan Carpet Museum (in transit)
Passing by a unique building in the form of a carpet, which stores a rich collection (more than 14,000 exhibits) of the material culture of Azerbaijan and, above all, carpets - the most valuable heritage of the Azerbaijani people

Aquatic Palace
Drive past the Baku Water Sports Palace, a huge sports facility built by order of the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev for the first European Games in Baku

10:15 – 11:15  Modern Interactive Museum

In the museum you will find superbly selected expositions using the most modern technology that will help you learn the meaning of petroglyphs (rock paintings). In 11 exhibition halls (Halls are equipped with 3D panoramas, touch screens) there is a huge collection of priceless historical exhibits, interesting for both adults and children.

11:15 – 12:15 Open Air Museum

You will be able to see the rock paintings with your own eyes, which will tell you about the culture, economy, worldview, customs and traditions of the people who already settled this fertile corner of Azerbaijan at that distant time. Once upon a time, the sea splashed right at the foot of these mountains, but then receded, leaving characteristic relief traces on the polished rocks. After accidentally, in the 30s of the 20th century, unusual drawings were discovered on the rocks, more than 6 thousand of them have been “discovered” (on 1000 rocks). Also found were ancient primitive dwellings - caves and parking lots, more than 100 thousand objects of material culture. Gobustan petroglyphs belong to different eras. They were made between the 10th and 18th millennium BC. until the Middle Ages AD.

12:15 – 13:00 Transfer to Baku


Cost per tour (in US dollars):

Prices are for the entire tour, not per person.

  • Tour duration: 3-4 hours

  • Route: Baku-Gobustan-Baku

  • Route length: about 65 km (one way)

  • Meeting point: Your hotel or specified address, within the city of Baku

  • Tour type: individual

  • Russian language

  • Optional: Mud Volcanoes

VIP package - A choice of luxury cars(Mercedes S-class, E-class, V-class, etc.)

1-2 people                               3-6 people                              7 or more people

115 $                                       $135                                       on request

VIP package

1-2 people                               3-6 people                              7 or more people

 on request                        upon request                               on request



  • Russian speaking tour guide

  • Personal driver, air-conditioned car

  • Tour starts and ends at your hotel


  • Entry tickets

  • Nutrition

  • Personal expenses

  • Insurance

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