Tour's name: Clandestine land
The tour route: Ashagbat- Dahoguz- Darwaza- Mary- Turkmenbashi- Avaza
Day 1: Ashgabat
This day you will be picked up by your guide at the Ashgabat International Airport. You will discover today the Horse-farm. This place will show one of the best gems of Turkmenistan Akhal-Teke horses. This is one of the most ancient breeds of horses on earth, which is distinguished by its insane beauty and endurance. You will have a traditional tea and contemplate short show program of Akhal-Teke horse, you will also observe the races of horses. Then you will drive to Ashgabat. After arrival you will have a sightseeing tour where you will visit main tourists' attraction. You will spend the night in the hotel.
Day 2: Ashgabat - Dashoguz - Darwaza
This day you will drive to the airport and departure to Dashoguz. After landing you will direct to explore Kunya-Urgench.In course of the tour you will discover following sights: Nejameddin Kubra Mausoleum, Sultan Ali Mausoleum. Lunch. Continue Kunya-Urgench Tour: Visit TurabegKhanym complex, Sayid Ahmed Mausoleum, Gutlug Timur Minaret, Sultan Tekesh Mausoleum, II-Arslan Mausoleum, Mamun II Minaret. Afterwards you will drive to magical Gas Crater - Darwaza. Located in the heart of the Karakum desert, it has been attracting great attention of tourists for 40 years. You have a unique opportunity to see breathtaking pictures. The night you will have at the tent.
Day 3: Darwaza - Ashgabat
The day is devoted for driving to Ashgabat, where on the way you will stop to experience village named "Bahardok". There you can see way of life of Turkmen people, it will be fascinating and interesting. Then you will explore the amazing site of ancient times, that was included in the list of UNESCO "Old Nisa", you will also explore "Gypjak" Mosque and Mausoleum of the late President of Turkmenistan. After you will discover the State Museum of History, where you will look upon amazing exhibits: collection of vintage Turkmen carpets, rare examples of national clothing, jewelries, and antique weapons. There is also 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 also see fossilized piece of wood of the Paleozoic period, aged 270,000,000, dinosaurs' footprints, an 820-kg meteorite fallen in Kunya-Urgench in 1998 and a lot more. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4: Ashgabat - Mary
This day you will transfer to Mary. A city in southern Turkmenistan named after the ancient city of Merv. According the route tour you will observe Seyitjemaleddin Mosque valuable remains of 15 centuary, and Abiverd historical place, ancient city of the Sassanid era. Upon arrival to Mary you will explore an ancient Merv, the oldest known city in Central Asia, standing on the Bank of the Murghab river in the South-Eastern part of Turkmenistan. There you will have a sightseeing tour exploring: Gyz Gala and Oğlanqala, Askhabs complex, Gyaur-Gala, Gala-Erk, Soltan Gala, Sultan Sanjar mausoleum, IbnZeid Mausoleum. Then you will catch a train to Ashgabat. You will spend the night in the train.
Day 5: Mary - Ashgabat - Turkmenbashi
After breakfast you will have to change other train to go Turkmenbashi. It the largest city-port of Turkmenistan, located on the picturesque coast of the Caspian sea. Upon arrival you will check in the hotel and have free time. You will spend the night in the hotel.
Day 6: Turkmenbashi - Avaza
The day starts with transferring to resort Avaza. After arrival you will check in the hotel. You will have a chance to enjoy the rest on the shores of the Caspian Sea. According to the author's plan, the sanatorium-resort area was to become a launching pad for many tourists who want to get acquainted with Turkmenistan. Arouse interest in other health resorts and resort areas of the country; give an opportunity to get acquainted with historical and archaeological sites, culture and art of the Turkmen people. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7: Avaza - Turkmenbashi - Ashgabat
In the mornig you will check out of hotel. And have time to relax on the beaches, swim, and just relax on the Caspian Sea. After that you will transfer to Turkmenbashi airport and have a flight to Ashgabat. You will come to Ashgabat in the evening. Your night will be in the hotel.
Day 8: Flight
Transfer to Ashgabat International airport.
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 $
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:
- 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.