Ecological tourism (ecotourism), which is one of the most attractive, economically profitable and promising sectors of the general tourism industry years has been developing rapidly in the recent years and is gaining increasing popularity in the world. At the same time, due to its natural-ecological principle and natural orientation, ecotourism is inseparably linked with natural resources and potential, which constitute the most important part of natural monuments involved in this kind of tourism. In this respect, the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan is characterized by various resources and diversity due to its unique nature and natural monuments, which constitute the basic objects of ecotourism. Based on this idea, the article provides data on the main natural monuments and gives a brief description of their importance in the development of ecotourism in the country.
ecotourism, biotic, abiotic monuments, extrusive antecedent, caldera