Best tours in turkmenistan
Full Turkmenistan overview(9 days)
Turkmenistan-with its beautiful nature favorable seasonal climate distinctive national values as well as alluring customs and traditions various historic sites and beauty spots, moreover its open-hearted and hospitable people- is one of the most ancient states . Even above mentioned destinations present certain reasons of visiting Turkmenistan for many travellers coming from the world’s all corners.
Start the day with a sightseeing tour in Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan that has recently been noted by the Guinness Book of World Records as having more white marble buildings than any other city in the world. During the city tour, you will explore an archaeological site of Old Nisa included in UNESCO World Heritage list and Turkmenbashi Mosque-Mausoleum, one of the biggest mosques in Central Asia. You will visit the National Museum of History, the Monument of Neutrality, ErtugrulGazi Mosque, newly built Independence Park and (Sunday) bazaar. The intense and interesting excursion also includes a stopover at the Akhalteke horse stables. Overnight at the hotel
After breakfast free time.In the afternoon drive to Darvaza gas crater located in the middle of the Karakum desert (280 km, 4h.). On the way stop at Erbent village to witness the life of locals surrounded by desert. Arrive at the crater, set up the camp. Enjoy a delicious fire-cooked meal for dinner near the burning gas crater. Overnight in tents.
In the morning depart Gas crater and drive to Kunya-Urgenchlisted by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site that was a major center of international trade and crafts located on the Silk Road. Visit mausoleums of Turabek-Khanym, Sultan Tekesh, Sultan IlArslan, Najmuddin-Kubra, Sultan Ali. Discover the KutlugTimur Minaret and KyrkMolla Hill. Transfer to the airport for evening flight to Turkmenbashycity andTransfer to the hotel .
After breakfast tour in the Avaza National touristic zone and after lunch drive to the Kanyon and on the way stop on the Gozliata pilgrim site and Kemalata religion place and a pile of stone. After that continue to the Canyon and set up the tent, enjoy a delicious fire-cooked meal on the top of the Canyon.
In the morning depart to Balkanabat city and drive to Akpatlavuk mud volcano and after that return to Ekerem city for overnight.
After breakfast drive to Gokpatlavuk mud volcano and continue to MashadMisserian historical place make an excurtionafter that drive to Serdar city for overnight in Chynar hotel.
After breakfast drive to Nokhur unusual village and continue to Kovata underground lakethe depth of 37meters, and then go to Ashgabat city. Transfer to the hotel.
Meet with your group in the morning and transfer to domestic airport for the morning flight Mary (40 min). Explore the ancient city of Merv, listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site that was a major center of international trade and crafts located on the Silk Road. Return to Mary. Visit the History museum of the region. transfer to the airport for an evening flight to Ashgabat.
Transfer to the hotel for overnight.
After breakfast drive to the local bazaar for buying presents and after that free time. After dinner transfer to the International airport.
City – Serdar city “Chynar”hotel, Ashgabat -“Grand-Turkmen” Hotel / “AkAltyn” Hotel , city Turkmenbashy-“Seyrana” hotel
Ekerem- Geust house
Yangygala Canyon- tent
-Dinner and breakfast at the Darvaza,Yangygala
- Visa support
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
- Cost of Turkmen Visa w/border
- Full board
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
-Migration tax (14$)
- Fee for using cameras on monuments
- Tips of guide and drivers