The Mud Volcano is the second most visited attraction in Baratang. When on a day trip to Baratang, you can cover both Limestone Caves & the Mud Volcano - given that you follow the timings suggested by your tour organizer because time management is the pivotal factor that decides how well you can cover the attractions at a place you visit.
The Mud Volcano is much defined by its name. It’s a volcano from which a mixture of mud, water and gases erupt. It looks like mud bubbling out of the landform. Did you know that the Mud Volcano present at Baratang is the only known example of its kind in India? If yes, then you have heard that right. The mud volcanic eruption in this area is still alive and has attracted tourists to it.
How to reach Mud Volcano in Baratang
Generally, when you come to Baratang, you see Limestone Caves first. So after seeing the Limestone Caves, when you come back to the Baratang harbor once again, from there you need to take local jeeps that take you from there to a footpath leading towards the gateway of Mud Volcano. So in short, reaching Mud Volcano is a combination of 10 minutes Jeep ride plus 10 minutes walk and for return, the same procedure repeats.