Hiking up the Kaniza mud volcano

Qobustan, Azerbaijan

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Javad Efendi
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Jan 22, 2017
Group size: 15 - 34
Hiking up the Kaniza mud volcano
Qobustan, Azerbaijan

Javad Efendi
  • Email address verified

Jan 22, 2017
Group size: 15 - 34

About this trip

Gobustan is a home to several mud volcano sites that feature some hundreds active craters. Some of them even burn due to a natural gas!

Majority of mud volcanoes are only a few meters high, but two major still-active volcanoes - Kaniza and Toraghay - are 373 and 400+ meters high respectively.

The hike up is pleasant and full of possibilities to learn more about local fauna, geology, and even past Soviet military presence.

Craters of both: Kaniza and Toraghay are 300 meters wide natural panoramic terraces featuring stunning views!

What’s included

Transfer

Tickets to the Petroglyph Museum

Guided tour through the Middle terrace of Boyukdash

Hot tea at the top of the volcano

Dinner and tea by the bonfire


Itinerary

Hiking up the Kaniza mud volcano
7 hrs
We will get to the Gobustan National Park, visit the Petroglyph museum, hike up the Kaniza, explore the crater, then go back to Boyukdash mountain's Middle terrace, then have a picnic by the bonfire.

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