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87-105 Chatham Road South,
Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong.

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Turkmenistan: 7-Day Tour

Turkmenistan: 7-Day Tour

Day 1 : Arrival

 

  1. Airport – Ashgabat / or arrive from Iran

  2. Transfer to hotel Check in after at 12:00. Free program

  3. After sunset, drive around Ashgabat to take panoramic photos of the capital at night

  4. Night in Ashgabat

 

Day 2: Ashgabat

  1. Ashgabat - Nohur - Ashgabat

  2. Drive to Kopetdag mountains

  3. Visit along the route: Turkmenbashy mosque in Gypjak, the Geok Depe mosque, Ahal Teke private horse farm 

  4. Drive in mountains

  5. Arrive at Nohur village (one of the Turkmen tribes)

  6. Visit village and natural sites around

  7. Return to Ashgabat. Visit on return route, the archeological site Old Nisa

  8. Night in Ashgabat

 

Day 3: Mary       

 

  1. Ashgabat- Mary - Merv - Mary

  2. 08:00 Flight to Mary

  3. Drive to Merv historical site

  4. Sightseeing: Alexandria Margiana (Erk Kala), Antiochia Margiana (Gyaur Kala) remains, Sultan Kala, Sultan Ahmad Sanjar mausoleum, Yusuf Hamadany shrine, Mohammed ibn Zaid mausoleum, Gyz Kala castles 

  5. Overnight in Mary

 

Day 4: Gonur         

 

  1. Mary- Gonur- Ashgabat

  2. Drive to Gonur archeological site. Arrival and discover the archeological excavations

  3. The road comes through agricultural area of Mary region and finally enter the Karakum desert

  4. Drive to Mary

  5. Flight to Ashgabat

  6. Night in Ashgabat

 

Day 5: Free Day           

 

  1. Ashgabat

  2. Free program in Ashgabat

  3. Night in Ashgabat

 

 

Day 6: 'Gates to Hell'             

 

  1. Ashgabat- Darvaza/ 260 km

  2. Visit Anau mosque ruins. Start drive to Darvaza. Stop for photos at Yerbent village

  3. Arrive at Darvaza & start to visit gas craters (first – full of water, second – muddy, in both gas is seen bubbling outside)

  4. Venture in the desert and arrive at Darvaza fire gas crater. See it after sunset

  5. Camping overnight in tent

 

Day 7 : Departure

 

  1. Darvaza- Kunya Urgench- border Kunya Urgench (direction to Nukus) *or to Khiva via Dashoguz border

  2. Return on road and drive to Kunya Uregnch.

  3. Sightseeing in Kunya Urgench UNESCO heritage site 

  4. Drive to the border crossing or airport

  5. End of program in Turkmenistan

Included:

 

  • Letter of invitation

  • Registration

  • A/C car service as per program

  • Local flight tickets Dashoguz -Mary- Ashgabat (based on current Turkmen Air prices)

  • DBL/ TWIN sharing room B&B, hotels and home stays

  • Accommodations

 

Excluded:

  • Visa consular fee (cost depends on place to obtain / at airport $87)

  • Migration tax at border ($12 per person, paid once at entrance)

  • Gratuities

  • Personal items 

  • Any other services missing above – are NOT included in quotes

Separate prices / optional services:

  • Meals (7 lunches & 7 dinners)                                       

  • English speaking guide services for whole program (including guide salary, meals, accommodation, flight tickets)

  • Site entrance fees at History museum (former National history museum) $20 per ticket, Nisa $8 per ticket, Kunya Urgench $4 per ticket, Merv $4 per ticket, Gonur $4 per ticket, Kov Ata cave lake $10 per ticket.

Included

  • Letter of invitation

  • Registration

  • A/C car service as per program

  • Local flight tickets Dashoguz -Mary- Ashgabat (based on current Turkmen Air prices)

  • DBL/ TWIN sharing room B&B, hotels and home stays

  • Accommodations

Not Included

  • International Flights

  • Insurance

  • Meals not listed

  • Visa consular fee (cost depends on place to obtain / at airport 87 USD)

  • Migration tax at border (12 USD per person, paid once at entrance)

  • Gratuities

  • Personal items 

  • Any other services missing above – are NOT included in quotes

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