The best of Turkmenistan

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Daily Tour 5 days, 4 nights Availability: 2020-06-01
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The first signs of life in the territory of modern Turkmenistan were discovered thousands of years ago! Welcome to the lands of history.


ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE CITY
Hotel in Khiva / Border point Shavat (Google Map)

ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE TIME
08:00 our driver will meet you at the hotel


INCLUDED
  • 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

NOT INCLUDED
  • 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
  • Unique Culture
  • Off road, long drive through mountains
  • History of the Great Silk Road
  • Ancient cities
  • Special hospitality
Day 1: BP Shavat – Kunya Urgench (UNESCO) – Darwaza (350 km)
Arrival at border post Shavat, drive to Ancient Kynya Urgench (UNESCO) for an excursion. Lunch in local restaurant.
After lunch, drive to Darwaza gas crater in the Karakum desert. Arrival in Darwaza gaz crater before sunset (~1800h). BBQ dinner, discover the burning gas crater by nighttime. Overnight in tents near the crater.
Day 2: Darwaza – Ashgabat (300 km)
In the morning, after breakfast, depart Darwaza gaz crater and drive to Ashgabat, visit mud and water craters on the way.. Transfer to hotel upon arrival. Check in hotel. Lunch in local restaurant. City tour with visits National museum, Neutrality Arch, Independence Park, Earthquake Memorial, Wedding Palace viewpoint. Dinner. Overnight in the hotel
Day 3: Ashgabat
After breakfast, drive to Carpet Museum and Horses Monument. Lunch in local restaurant. After lunch, drive to Anau Mosque Ruins and Akhal Teke horse stables. Return to Ashgabat. Visit Earthquake Memorial and Wedding Palace viewpoint. Dinner in local restaurant. Overnight in hotel.
Day 4: Ashgabat – Mary (flight)
Breakfast, visit Sunday Market. Lunch. After lunch, drive to Darwaza gas crater in the Karakum desert, visit mud and water craters on the way. Arrival in Darwaza gaz crater before sunset (~1800h). BBQ dinner, discover the burning gas crater by nighttime. Overnight in tents near the crater.
Day 5: Mary – Merv (UNESCO) – BP Farap
In the early morning, after breakfast, Visit Russian Orthodox church, Juma Mosque and Central Bazaar. After drive to Turkmenabat via MERV (UNESCO) for an excursion. Upon arrival have a lunch in Turkmenabat. After lunch transfer to BP Farap. Cross Turkmen-Uzbek Border Post.

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