Travel to Turkmenistan: Tour 6

Travel to Turkmenistan, Travel to Turkmenistan: Tour 6. 

Travel to Turkmenistan: Tour 6
Destination:
Turkmenistan
Duration: 8 days
Places to visit: Ashgabat - Merv - Turkmenbashi - Yaginkala - Darwaza - Kunya Urgench - Dashoguz - Ashgabat

Day 1: Ashgabat
The team of our company is happy to see you in Turkmenistan. When you arrive at the airport, the guide will meet you and transfer to a city for a guided tour. We will walk to the parks and squares of the capital, Ertogrul Ghazi mosque, the archeological site "Nisa. It shelters the traces of Parthian civilization, where collective the traditional art and culture with Hellenistic and Roman elements. Visit Turkmenbashy spiritual mosque in Kipchak. Night is in a hotel. 

Day 2: Ashgabat - Merv - Ashgabat
This day of a tour will start by travelling to Mary city. We will have a break at the Annau, the ruins of the 15th century Seyit Jamal-ad Din Mosque, Abiward or Abi-ward. It is an ancient Sassanid city in modern-day Turkmenistan. The ancient city of Abiward have been made in the last century to about 8 km west of the Kahka station in an area of 12,000 m2. The central tell is 60 feet high and 700 feet round. The tour continues to Mary city to visit an Ancient Merv (UNESCO World Heritage Site) as one of the main archaeological sites of Central Asia, Merv played a significant part in the growth of the Silk Road for more than 2 000 years. The grand XII centuries as mausoleums of Sultan Sanjar and Muhammed ibn Zeyd, showing exquisite Seljuk period brickwork and architectural style. In the end of day is local airport transfer to Ashgabat. Night is in a hotel. 

Day 3: Ashgabat - Turkmenbashi
After breakfast we will travel to Turkmenbashi. On the path we will visit Kow Ata. In the afternoon we will drive to Turkmenbashy. We will have a chance to enjoy the travel zone of Awaza. Relax on the shore of the Caspian Sea and drive back to Turkmenbashi for about 30 min. Rest is in a hotel.

Day 4: Turkmenbashi - Yaginkala - Ashgabat
Today we will drive to Yangykala or "fire fortresses". On arrival to this amazing place we will visit Yangikala canyon, Gozli Ata pilgrimage place. Then drive back to Turkmenbashi domestic airport for a flight to Ashgabat. Night is in a hotel. 

Day 5: Ashgabat - Darwaza - Kunya Urgench - Dashoguz
In the morning we will travel to the north of Ashgabat to the village Erbent where can be acquainted with life of the Turkmen people. The next destination is visiting the town Darwaza. In the afternoon we will drive to Kunya Urgench, visit an architectural monument of Old Urgench, Khorezm capital X-XII centuries. During the tour, visit the Mausoleum of Najm al Din al Kubra, Tyurabek Khanum, Il Arslan, Tekesh Ibn Hadzhibey, the highest minaret in Central Asia Kutlyg Timur. We will return to Dashoguz. Night is in a hotel. 

Day 6: Dashoguz - Ashgabat
The morning will start by driving to Dashoguz local airport and flight to Ashgabat. Then we will drive to Oriental Bazaar "Altyn Asyr" in order to admire the the beauty of Turkmen carpets and silver jewelry, Souvenirs. Then visit the local horse farm to see the Akhal Teke horses where we can see horse racks. Rest is in a hotel. 

Day 7: Ashgabat
Today we will visit local attractions as The Ark of Neutrality, Independence Park, monument of Akhalteke horses the memorial devoted to the earthquake, the National Museum, independence period parks and monuments. Night is in a hotel. 

Day 8: Flight
In the morning transfer to the Ashgabat International Airport.

 

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

 

Price per person:
02 pax - 1 215 $
04 pax - 1 070 $
06 pax - 915 $
08 pax - 835 $
10 pax - 785 $
Single - 145 $

Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 50 $ 

Half board - 75 $
Full board - 145 $

 

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Ashgabat - "Menzil" Hotel 3*
Turkmenbashi - "Sport" Hotel 3*
Dashoguz - "Shavat" Hotel 3*
- Visa support
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
- Domestic flights:
       Mary-Ashgabat
       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.