Oguz Kent

Expectations: large and luxurious rooms, king size beds with big set of pillows, comfortable, hospital service, very good park in front of hotel. 10-15 min drive to airport

Nusay

Fully renovated deluxe hotel since May 2011, former Nissa hotel. Standard rooms starting from deluxe category. Professional and friendly staff, very good manager. Central location, nearby – University of Makhtumkuly and complex of Presidential Palaces.

Grand Turkmen

Decent rooms, wifi and TV, moderate service. Very good location, with Russian bazar across the street, together with choice of restaurants, café, pubs (British Pub, Asuda Nusay restaurant, City pub, Gunesh pub, Sha Coffee café), a couple of big shopping buildings, good parks around, easy public transportation service (public buses or taxi)

AkAltyn

Since 1994 popular AkAltyn Sheraton Plaza but after 2002 Sheraton left Turkmenistan and it became AkAltyn under the local management. It is old hotel but very good choice for travelers looking for the combination of price, room, facilities.

Asia

It can be choice for travelers on tour, having car service included. The facilities have been recently renovated

Paytagt

Old hotel in the center of Ashgabat. The location is one of the best available. Budget option compare to other hotels in town.

Margush

Since 2004. Former best hotel option in Mary until 2015 when Mary hotel has been build. Location is 1 mile from center. Nearby Mourgab river, history museum, Gyzyl Gum restaurant. Now, it is more budget option to travel through Mary

Avaza. Caspian Sea

Hotels have been built as part of National resort project, at Caspian sea coastline in Avaza. It is 15 km from Turkmenbashy town

Nebitchi

Balkanabat is small town on the way to Caspian Sea. If you plan to visit Yangy Kala canyon, before to get in Turkmenbashy, easier to stop in Balkanabat for overnight. The only Western hotel in town is Nebitchi. Round, three floors building offering decent stay. Well-equipped rooms with comfortable beds, bathroom, hot water, air con, TV set with some channels mainly in Russian and Turkmen. Garden (with some selections of birds) circle the building. Park across the hotel where possible to walk around in the evening. Location not far from center. Decent meals in the restaurant.

Uzboy

Since 2009. Former best available hotel option in Dashoguz until 2015 when Dashoguz hotel has been build. Location is 1,5 mile from center. Nearby, Coffee House Dashoguz, Hun Berger, Café Datlyja, Halil Market. Now, it is more budget option to travel through Dashoguz

Jeyhun

Hotel in Turkmenabat. If you visit Koytendag/ Kugitang reserve or have car travel to Dashoguz via Dayahatyn caravanserai, it is good to stay there before to continue your trip

Yyldyz

Expectations: large luxurious and spacious rooms, king size beds with big set of pillows, comfortable, hospital and good service, set of pools with SPA, amazing view to town and Kopet Dag mountains, 25 min drive to airport

Dashoguz

Since 2015 new hotel in Dashoguz, rich decor and furniture, spacious rooms, comfortable beds, clean bathrooms (big bath, hot water, thick towels, bathrobes, slippers). Safe, flat screen TV, kettle and fridge in the rooms. Swimming pool, sauna, restaurant, bar. Far from downtown, on the way to airport 10-15 min drive. Decent meals in the hotel restaurant. Staff is helpful. Best available hotel in Dashoguz

Mary

Still new hotel in Mary, since 2015, rich décor and furniture, spacious rooms, comfortable beds, clean bathrooms. Swimming pool, sauna, restaurant, bar. Location is in the center. Nearby local bazaar, central mosque, history museum, park, good Aladdin restaurant (take road behind hotel). Best available hotel in Mary

Archibil hotel

Fully renovated 5* hotel (former President hotel), 16th floor building at the foothill of Kope Dag mountains, 10 km from downtown. Have Lobby Bar and restaurant, 16th floor restaurant and bar, SPA complex - Hamam, Sauna, Steam bath, Snow Shower, Therapy, Massage rooms, Gym, Swimming pools, Beauty care

Olimpia

The new hotel in Sport Olympic complex built for Indoor Asian Games 2017 in Ashgabat. All are brand new and high quality, spacious and modern rooms, furniture, and luxurious décor, swimming pool, spa complex, wi-fi Good location, 5 min walk to Berkarar shopping mall (biggest in Turkmenistan: market, variety shopping, entertainment, cafe and restaurants, children area). 15-20 min drive to airport

Sport

The new hotel in Sport Olympic complex built for Indoor Asian Games 2017 in Ashgabat. Large and modern rooms, furniture, and luxurious décor, swimming pool, spa complex, Wi-Fi, Chinese restaurant on the top Good location, just cross the street to Berkarar shopping mall (biggest in Turkmenistan: market, variety shopping,

Bagt Koshgi

Ashgabat’s palace for wedding registration and celebration. The big complex, together with marriage registration halls, restaurants and local hotel designed for wedding guests to stay for overnight there. Location is up on the hills, 10 km from center. Nearby is generally empty, in the same area Ashgabat hotel, Kopet Dag stadium for government events celebrations, Yyldyz hotel

Ashgabat

New big hotel on the hill, above the town, 10 km from the center. Large rooms and comfortable beds. Swimming pool and SPA available. Good view to Ashgabat and Kopet Dag mountains

Chinar hotel

Expectation: The best solution for overnight stop between Caspian Sea and Ashgabat. The hotel is in Serdar town (former Gyzylarbat), some 230 km before Ashgabat. The hotel is still new. Large rooms with wardrobe and bathroom, moderate beds, hot water. Café in the same building

Travel to Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan

 

 

Travel and make friends. Our services based on the conception that you can visit the region only once. Therefore, we look for the customized idea of the trip, what wonders you to arrive here. Before to get in the remote part of the world, you do an expensive investment to plan holiday off the work, buy flight ticket. As every investment, it has risks and expectations to get bonuses in the country. See the new landscapes of the nature, feel the unexpected culture and traditions, link the history traces to our period, expect adventure therapy to the mood of everyday life, make new friends, look with smiles the photos you do.

 

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How to travel to Turkmenistan? Frequently Asked Questions
 
 

Turkmen tourist visa travel– as first step to realize a visit. It requires the approved letter of invitation (LOI)

Turkmen State Migration Service approves LOI at request of licensed travel agent in Turkmenistan. The process takes around 2 weeks (but better to be prepared for 3 weeks when there are national holidays or state events in the country).

When LOI approved, travel agent e-mail scanned copy. Having LOI copy you can apply for visa at any Turkmenistan embassy, consulate abroad the country, where it is convenient you.

You can choose also to obtain visa directly at certain borders: Dashoguz, Kunya Urgench, Turkmenbashy, Howdan, Ashgabat airport, Farap   (at Bekdash, Gidrolium, Serakhs and other borders the visa obtain service not available, you should have it before arrival).

 

Visa cost is different between embassies, borders or at airport.

 

Important to finalize an itinerary in the country before to apply for a LOI. As Turkmenistan have many border zones and if you go there or come through it, it should be on your LOI to get visa correctly. Missing border zone on visa - put at risk your travel planning. As to put a border zone after visa issuance, makes it pay double for visa.

 

If you change passport after LOI approval. It is possible to correct LOI. This process requires a couple of days and some extra cost. You should wait a corrected LOI before to apply for visa.

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 Early Spring Expedition in Turkmenistan

Once a year, on March 21, you have the chance to visit open air museum, Nowruz Holiday celebrations. Where artists from all over the country represent all Turkmen tribes, their crafts, customs, dances and welcome New Year Spring. Visit the landmarks in Ashgabat, Nohur, Yangykala, Darvaza. Merv, Margiana extension upon request.

Dates: March 19-28, 2021

groups 5 - 2 persons 988 EUR... 1133 EUR

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 Uzbekistan + Turkmenistan Nowruz tour

Trip planning option for Nowruz celebration in Uzbekistan and in Turkmenistan, March 21. Visit Samarkand, Bukhara and have travel program in Turkmenistan. Program is flexible and other period is ok to plan starting from March to November. 11 day/ 10 nights

Trip period: March - November, 2020-2021

Groups 5 - 2 persons, 1220 USD... 1673 USD

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Uzbekistan + Turkmenistan Silk Road Landmarks. Aral Sea Excursion

Main Interest: History, Culture, Nature

Route: Tashkent – Samarkand - Bukhara –Farap – Merv- Mary- Ashgabat- Darvaza – Kunya Urgench – Khodjeili - Nukus- Aral Sea-Khiva-Tashkent

Dates: March- October, 2020

Group 5... 2 persons,  1974 EUR... 2193 EUR p/p

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Ashgabat, Darvaza, Kunya Urgench in Turkmenistan. History and Culture in Uzbekistan

Have sightseeing in Ashgabat and continue in the Karakum desert to visit Darvaza gas craters, Kunya Urgench UNESCO park in Turkmenistan and have rich tour program in Uzbekistan. 13 days / 12 nights

 
 

Dates: March - November, 2020

Groups 5 - 2 persons,  1199 USD.....1335 USD

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Travel to Uzbekistan, with short trip to Darvaza gas craters in Turkmenistan

Sightseeing in Khiva, Samarkand, Bukhara. See the Uzbekistan history and culture. Have short trip in Turkmenistan to visit Darvaza gas craters in Karakum desert and Kunya Urgench UNESCO History Park 

 

 

 

Period: from March to November, 2020

Groups 5 - 2 persons,

999 USD..........1120 USD

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 Adventure Therapy of Karakum desert

Chance to leave modern world behind. 

Dive into sands of Karakum desert. See the traces of nomad warriors, life of Oguz and Yomud ancient tribes. Forget the civilazation for few days and hide between the wonders of the desert and dancing night sky. Feel calm hot breath of the earth. 

 

Period: April - October, 2020

Groups 6- 4 persons,

892 USD......900 USD

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