Visa support (Letter of Invitation, State Registration, Travel Pass)
Road transport as per program per AC regular road vehicle
Accommodation based on twin + single hotel rooms, including breakfast
Accommodation based on shared trekking tent
BBQ dinner (in Darwaza only)
Local guide-interpreter services
Entrance fees to sites mentioned in the program
Bottled drinking water en route 1,5l pppd
Porter services en route
International and domestic air tickets
Turkmenistan tourist visa from 85+4 USD p/p, when obtained at land border
Turkmenistan migration tax 10+4 USD p/p, to be paid at land border post
Tourist fee per night, charged in the hotels at departure 2 USD p/p per night
Photo/video fees at historical parks and in museums
Tips for local guide and driver
Souvenirs and other personal items
All other charges and services not mentioned under “This includes”
WHAT TO EXPECT
Off road, long drive through mountains
History of the Great Silk Road
Day 1: Arrival Ashgabat – Kow Ata underground lake
Arrival in the early morning at Ashgabat. Transfer to the hotel. Early check in. Overnight.
Then then start city tour including visits of National Museum, Independence Park, Neutrality Arch, Ferris Wheel, Constitution Monument, Earthquake Memorial, Ertogrul Gazi Mosque, Kow Ata underground lake. Transfer back to the hotel. Overnight.
Day 2: Ashgabat – Darwaza (300 km)
After breakfast visit Nissa (UNESCO) and Turkmenbashi Mosque-Mausoleum. If have some time visit local bazaar or Sunday Market (if Thu, Sat or Sun) on the way to Darwaza. After lunch time drive to Darwaza Gaz crater via 2 small craters (mud and water). Upon arrival have a delicious BBQ dinner near the burning crater. Set up the camp. Overnight in the camp.
Day 3: Darwaza – Kunya Urgench (UNESCO) – BP Shavat (350 km)
After camp style breakfast drive back to Kunya Urgench (UNESCO) for sightseeing. Then transfer to the BP Shavat (Khiva). After migration formalities cross Turkmen-Uzbek Border.