Turkmenistan trip 3
Duration of the tour: 9 days
Places to visit: Ashgabat - Old Nisa - Gypchak - Darwaza- Kunya Urgench - Dashoguz- Damla- Margush- Merv - Mary - Turkmenabad - Dayahatyn - Ashgabat
This is a fabulous and enchanting country of Central Asia, will reveal its beauties and unique antiquities. In this case, you will be able to appreciate all the incredible nature that will give its guests an unforgettable experience. A trip to this country will allow you to learn more about such an intriguing country.
Day 1: Ashgabat - Old Nisa - Gypchak - Ashgabat
Upon arrival you will be met at the Ashgabat International Airport and transferred to city. In course of the tour you will visit the most prominent sights of the city. Here you will be able to explore the one of the most famous sights that was listed to the UNESCO heritage known as the Old Nisa. It is with the best place to get acquainted the ruins of the Parthian Empire. The remains of this place existed in the III millennium BC - III millennium AD. During the travel you will visit the mosque and the mausoleum of president in Gypjak as well. The night will be organized in the hotel.
Day 2: Ashgabat - Darwaza
The day will start with the morning drive to mosque "Seyitjemaleddin". Afer it you will have a transfer to the northern parts of the country where it will be able to explore the "Bahardok" village. This place is perfect for those who want to learn more about life style of the Turkmen people. Next destination of the tour is the famous among world is the Darwaza Gas Crater. Tour to explore it the most popular.The nigh will be in tent.
Day 3: Darwaza - Kunya Urgench - Dashoguz
In course of the tour you will visit the most prominent sites of the country such as Old Urgench, Capital of Khorezm, the Mausoleum of Najm al-Din al-Kubra, Tyurabek Khanum, Il-Arslan, Tekesh Ibn Hadzhibey, the highest minaret in Central Asia KutlygTimur. You will be impressed by this interesting and wonderful sights that represent the history of his country. Then there will be the night in the hotel.
Day 4: Dashoguz - Damla
In the morning you will start your drive Damla. This is remote village that is situated in Karakum desert. Here you will have a chance to interact in the daily life of the village full of traditions and customs of Turkmen people. This place is a great choice for those who want to see and experience the local life and traditions still existing since the ancient times. Due to the location it will be possible to witness sandy dunes. Near it the city called Bekuri is situated there you will be amazed by the camels being used as the animals to carry all staff. This place is great due to the remoteness and isolation from the other sites. The night is organized in the tents.
Day 5: Damla - Mary - Margush
In the morning you will have a drive to Mary City and then excursion will continue to Margush- Gonurdepe. The oasis of Margush is considered the 5th from the entire civilization. This site was first investigated by Viktor Sarianidi who was the head of the Margiana Archeological. The expedition site Margush was identified as the "lowland". The ruins belonged to the Bronze Age. Moreover the monuments of Margiana are related ones that are in Afghanistan. It used to be the civilizations of the ancient times. The night is organized in the tents.
Day 6: Margush - Merv - Mary
In course of the tour u will be transferred to the territory of the Old Merv. This place was located in the crossroad of the Great Silk Road. Due to it this city was one of the most prosperous. Here you will be able to observe the greatness of the following places - Gyz Gala, Erk Gala, Soltan Gala, Sanjar Mausoleum, IbnZeid Mausoleum. After it you will drive to the Mary city. The night is booked in the hotel.
Day 7: Mary - Turkmenabad - Dayahatyn - Mary
Today you will explore Turkmenabat city. On the way you will have an opportunity to explore the Dayahatyn caravanserai. This site is considered to be from the medieval times. Upon arrival you will find that it is located on the banks of the Amu Darya River. It surrounds the Turkmenabat, Lebap Wilayah, also it is the border of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. During the excursion you will learn that the first purpose of this site was served as the fortress in the 9th century, but in the 11th century it started to be shelter for travelers of Great Silk Road. The Dayahatyn caravanserai will captivate you with its unique style of the architecture. The day ends with coming back to Mary city and night in the hotel.
Day 8: Mary - Ashgabat
Today the road goes back to Ashgabat city. Upon arrival to the capital of the country in course of the travel you will explore the most significant sights of it like in the National Historical museum, Gokdepe Mosque and Russian Bazaar. These tours will show the sights that have a great importance of the people of the country. The night is going to be organized in the hotel.
Day 9: Flight
Today the guests are going to be taken to the International Airport of Ashgabat in order to return back home.
Price per person:
02 pax - 1 220 $
04 pax - 935 $
06 pax - 820 $
08 pax - 725 $
10 pax - 710 $
Single - 130 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 65 $
Half board - 85 $
Full board - 170 $
Ashgabat - "Menzil" Hotel 3*
Dashoguz - "Uzboy" Hotel 3*
Darwaza - Tents
Damla - Tents
Margush - Tents
Mary - "Merw" 3*
- Visa support
- English speaking guide
- Admission tickets to all museums
- Mineral water supply
- Domestic flights and trains (if any)
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Single rooms
- Bank tax (4 $)
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Migration tax (12 $)
- Fee for using cameras on monuments
Note: We would like to identify that all who are here, in other words each holidaymaker must have 2 photos (5×6) to show at the points of entry.