Mud Volcanoes, Qobustan

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Watch mud bubbling out of the earth at Mud Volcanoes, strange geological formations bursting warm liquid set against a backdrop of mountains in Gobustan National Park. Fizzy, snorting bubbles and an occasional sound of snoring make a mesmerizing spectacle. The gurgling mud coming out at 1.2 m (4 ft) high spurts like mini volcanoes but is not hot; you can touch it or bring it home for skin treatment. The landscape here features cracked mud and several piles of hardened mud spewing muddy water. It can be difficult to find, as there are no signs marking the volcanoes. Mud Volcanoes is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Qobustan Edition.
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  • Travelled in an old Russian made taxi upto the volcanoes. The drive reminded me of the Indiana Jones movies. We were chased by Caucasian shepherd dogs. Stunning view of the sunset turning orange & red...  more »
  • The mud volcanoes were wonderful! The scenery needs to be experienced to be believed and the active lava-like mud is fascinating to watch. The trip up the hill in an old Soviet Lada car added to the e...  more »
  • Once we decided to go to the town of Qobustan, where is one of the most prominent fields of mud volcanoes. and pebbles interesting
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  • Great experience. Good place to visit
  • Great place...stunning views
  • Mud volcanoes look like Moon or Mars on the Earth. It is so charming and unbelievable. The mud is cold and you have to be careful not to get into mud. I have a personal experience with that, it is so hard to get the mud from your clothes.
  • Road is realy dry already installed may, bit still youtube neked a cár which van Deák with bumpy Road. Many vulcanoes, few of them has multi Way out, some has big tube. Varries a lot.
  • Okay but not worth the hassle and the dirt road to reach
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