Travel to Turkmenistan: Tour 1

Travel to Turkmenistan, Travel to Turkmenistan: Tour 1. 

Travel to Turkmenistan: Tour 1
Destination:
Turkmenistan
Duration: 7 days
Places to visit: Ashgabat - Turkmenbashi - Yangikala - Ashgabat - Darwaza - Kone Urgench - Ashgabat - Nisa - Gypchak - Ashgabat

Day 1: Ashgabat
We are glad to welcome you in the marvelous tour. Upon arrival to airport you will be met and transferred to the capital of Turkmenistan to start your travel. First destination will be the place where the pride of Turkmen people (Akhal-Teke horses) can be seen, Horse-farm. In course of the tour you will enjoy traditional tea break as well as observe the Akhal-Teke horse show program and the opportunity to see horse racks. Return to Ashgabat foe evening city rtour. Night is in the hotel.

Day 2: Ashgabat - Turkmenbashi
The day of the tour will start with visiting the Turkmenbashi. The road to it will take about 7 hours. Due4ingf the tour you will learn that it had another name, the Krasnovodsk. Moreover by being the largest port in Central Asia it was a link to European countries. Surrounded by crescent of low mountains in the east, in the west it looks into the turquoise-blue waters of the Caspian Sea. The impressive scenery that resembles the moon landscape will mesmerize you. Usually excursions to the mountains and coastal resort towns start with this dusty and even somewhat drowsy city. After having resting time the night you will spend in the hotel. 

Day 3: Turkmenbashi - Yangikala - Ashgabat
In course of the tour you will travel to the breathtaking place that is known as Yangikala (about 6 hours). The name of it can be translated as "fire fortresses". During the travel you will see that the name is perfectly fits to it due to the cliffs of white, yellow, ocher, purple and red colors. All this spectacular view was made by winds and rains. Nowadays you will see the sights that are very similar to the stone castles from a fairy tale. But the most breathtaking view will open during sunset when the canyon becomes red. Drive back to Turkmenbashi for a local flight Turkmenbashi - Ashgabat after 6 o'clock. Night is in the hotel.

Day 4: Ashgabat - Darwaza
Today you will head on to the most popular and famous sight in tours to Turkmenistan, the Darwaza gas carter. On the way you will have a stop to Driving 4 hour at Damla village (100 km or 2-3 hours). You will find this village in the middle of Karakum desert in Turkmenistan. This sight is know is the place where you can fully observe the traditional Turkmen life. Do not miss the chance to enjoy different activities as dog hunting, hunting, viewing passerine hawks and listening to traditional music on dutar. Overnight is in the tent. 

Day 5: Darwaza - Kone Urgench - Ashgabat
Old Urgench is your destination for today. Here you will explore the monuments of X-XII centuries. By being the capital of Khorezmand this city possesses the great number of architecture sights like Mausoleum of Najm al-Din al-Kubra, TyurabekKhanum, Il-Arslan, Tekesh Ibn Hadzhibey, the highest minaret in Central Asia KutlygTimur. Then drive to Dashoguz where you will gave a city tour. Evening flight to the capital of Turkmenistan.  Night is in the hotel.

Day 6: Ashgabat - Nisa - Gypchak - Ashgabat
Today you will have a great time while exploring the famous Old Nisa. Moreover it is also known as the Sanctuary of Parhian Kings that was added to the UNESCO World Heritage site. After it you will have an excursion in "Gypjak" Mosque and Mausoleum of the late President of Turkmenistan. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 7: Flight
In the morning transfer to airport.

 

Transport:
02 pax - Sedan
04-08 pax - Minibus
10 pax - Bus

 

Price per person: 
02 pax - 1 120 $
04 pax - 850 $
06 pax - 730 $
08 pax - 670 $
10 pax - 700 $
Single -140 $

Early check-in - 60 $
Single early check-in - 45 $ 

Half board -70 $
Full board -130 $

 

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Ashgabat - "Menzil" Hotel 3*
Turkmenbashi - "Turkmenbashi" Hotel 5*
Darwaza - Tents with dinner
- Visa support
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
- Domestic flights Turkmenbashi-Ashgabat, Dashoguz-Ashgabat                                            

Service does not include:
- Visa
- Full board
- Single rooms             
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Migration tax (12$)
- Fee for using cameras on monuments

Note: Each Traveler should have 2 photos (5×6) to be presented at the points of entry.