Classic Turkmenistan

Classic Turkmenistan

Classic Turkmenistan, Turkmenistan tours.

Tour’s name: Classic Turkmenistan 

Duration: 8 days 

Day 1: Ashgabat
Welcome to Turkmenistan! Today you will get acquainted with the local guide at the Ashgabat International Airport. Today you are going to explore the Horse-farm; there you will be inspired by fabulous beauty of Akhal- Teke horse. Turkmen people are very proud by this wonderful animal.  You will have traditional tea break, then you will contemplate short Akhal-Teke horse show program and you will have a chance to observe the racks of horses. You will drive back to Ashgabat. Upon arrival you will visit the prominent sights of the city. You will spend the night in the hotel. 

Day 2: Ashgabat – Dashoguz – Darwaza
In the morning you will departure to domestic airport and fly to Dashoguz, the capital of the Dashoguz velayat. Upon arrival you will transfer Kunya-Urgench. You will explore Kunya-Urgenchan architectural reserve that is the ancient capital of Northern Khorezm, mentioned in Chinese sources as early as the first century AD. You will visit there following attractions: Nejameddin Kubra Mausoleum, Sultan Ali Mausoleum, TurabegKhanym complex, Sayid Ahmed Mausoleum, Gutlug Timur Minaret, Sultan Tekesh Mausoleum, II-Arslan Mausoleum, Mamun II Minaret. Then you will direct to the Gas Crater – Darvaza aka "gate to hell", aka "door to hell" is the most unusual attraction in Turkmenistan. You will make a stop in a small nomadic village and in the evening, you will have an oportunity to overlook the fabulous and wonderful picture of the gas crater. Night will be spent at the tent. 

Day 3: Darwaza – Ashgabat
This day you will return to Ashgabat. En route you will explore village named “Bahardok”, where you will have an opportunity to see rural life of Turkmen people. Further you will direct to “Old Nisa”- the capital of the once-powerful Parthian Kingdom.(UNESCO site). After you will visit “Gypjak” Mosque and Mausoleumof the late President of Turkmenistan. You will proceed your tour with visiting the State Museum of History. A special place is occupied by an impressive collection of ancient Turkmen carpets and floor mats, with exquisite hand-made artistic images. There you will have a chance to observe ancient artifacts found at the excavations of the settlements Nisa, Merv and Gonurdepe, collection of vintage Turkmen carpets, rare examples of national clothing, jewelries, and antique weapons. The 9 halls display figurines of Athens, Eros, silver gilded griffin, horn-shaped ivory vessels-rhytons of the Parthian era, gold jewelries, medallions-stamps from Margiana and Buddhist artifacts. You will spend the night in the hotel. 

Day 4: Ashgabat – Mary
You are going to drive today to Mary. On the way you will visit one of the best sites of Turkmenistan great Seyitjemaleddin Mosque, and unique Abiverd historical place. Mary is a city in the South of Turkmenistan, named after the ancient city of Merv, the center of the Mary velayat (region). The fourth largest city in Turkmenistan. Upon arrival to Mary you will explore an ancient Merv. Merv is the oldest known city of Central Asia, which stood on the Bank of the Murgab River in the South-Eastern part of Turkmenistan, 30 km east of the modern city of Mary. The capital of the Persian satrapy of Margian and the Seljuk state. You will visit: Gyz Gala and Oğlanqala., askhabs complex, Gyaur-Gala, Gala-Erk, Soltan Gala, Sultan Sanjar mausoleum, IbnZeid Mausoleum. After dinner take a train to Ashgabat. You will spend the night in the train.  

Day 5: Mary – Ashgabat – Turkmenbashi
Today early morning after breakfast at the train we will take change other train to go Turkmenbashi. After arrive check in hotel, take a rest. Night you will spend in the hotel. 

Day 6: Turkmenbashi – Avaza
In the morning you will transfer to Avaza. Upon arrival you will check in hotel. You will have a chance to take a rest on the shores of the Caspian Sea. Avaza is this is a modern tourist Paradise with many white marble hotels, high-class hotels and recreation centers, complexes of cottages for families, boarding houses, sanatoriums and health resorts for children and adults. The territory of the sea resort is full of various objects of rich infrastructure. Overnight will be at the hotel.

Day 7: Avaza – Turkmenbashi - Ashgabat
Today you will chek out of the hotel. Relax on the lake’s shore, enjoy spending amazing time here. After that you will transfer to Turkmenbashi airport fly to Ashgabat. After arrive evening Ashgabat. Night will be spent in the hotel. 

Day 8: Flight
Transfer to Ashgabat International airport.

01-02 pax – Sedan
04-08 pax – Minibus 14 seats
10 pax – Bus (20 seats) 

Price per person:
02 pax – 1 175 $
04 pax – 1 010 $
06 pax – 855 $
08 pax – 780 $
10 pax – 725 $
Single – 110 $

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

Half board – 65 $
Full board – 125 $


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
      Ashgabat – “Menzil” Hotel 3*
      Darwaza – Tents with dinner
      Turkmenbashi – “Sport” Hotel 3*
      Awaza – “Hazina” Hotel 5*
- Visa support
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
- Domestic flights:
      Ashgabat - Dashoguz
      Turkmenbashi – Asgabat
-Train: Mary – Ashgabat - Turkmenbashi                                            

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.

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