Map from Baku to Gobustan Mud Volcano - Distance.
Baku’s mud volcano Othman-Bozdag on Sunday sent flames and smoke as high as 200-300 meters in two consecutive bursts. A statement by the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources said the rare event was still in full swing.
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This volcano can be considered as the most active volcanoes in Azerbaijan. The volcano is located 65 km away from the capital. Many eruptions are accompanied by underground explosions and huge flames. Height of the volcano reaches 190 meters. First eruptions are dated 1964 up to 1990. Near the volcano, 800m length cracks can be found. Breccia.
You will drive around 70 km to the southern part of Baku till Qobustan settlement. After we reach there, the car will have to be changed. The other cars probably will be Soviet style old cars. Roads to Mud volcanos are not available to go by any transportation. Please note that Mud volcanos are not available to go in rainy day because of safety issues. In such cases we will have total 15%.
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Mud Volcano Erupts in Baku Late Sunday night in Baku’s Haradag district, mud volcano Otman-Bozdagh erupted for the fifth time in the last two years. The eruption blasted black smoke and flames 300 meters into the air, and officials from Azerbaijan's Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources say they discovered cracks in the area up to 40 meters deep.
Explore Gobustan museum, ancient petroglyphs and mud volcanoes in a 4-hour tour with a local guide. Gobustan National Park is one of Azerbaijan’s most popular sights attracting thousands of tourists annually. It is included in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list. Throughout your journey, you will be guided by local and friendly English speaking tour guide. You will learn about the history.