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Turkmen horse riding


Tour program / Tour quotes

 

Period: April-early May, September- early October

Dear amateurs and experienced riders! It is one choice of Ahal Teke equestrian tours we offer in Turkmenistan. The route starts at Geokdepe private horse farm and continue in Karakum desert. It is the joy to have experience to ride free rein Ahalteke horse at vast expanses of desert. Number of days can be changed per request. Horse riding or stay at horse farm can be also added in another tour you have in Turkmenistan

 

Tour program

Day 1             airport – Ashgabat

Arrive at night. Transfer to htl. Check in htl. O/N

Free program in Ashgabat. O/N at htl.

 

Day 2              Ashgabat- Geok Tepe horse farm, 50 km

Drive to Geok Tepe private horse farm. Arrive at horse farm, start 3-4 hours horse riding for final choice of the horses. O/N in Turkmen yurta.

(*You will be kindly offered the pure Ahal Teke horses for this tour. The choice and preparation of horses will be started 40 days before your arrival. The details about your lhorse riding skills and weight are required)

Day 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10       Geok Depe – KaraKum desert – Geok Depe horse farm

(Total around 320 km of horse riding)

Start horseback tour. Horse riding each day, changing pace, trot or gallop. Discover Karakum steppe & sands, its flora and fauna. O/N in tent. (Karakum desert to the north from Geok Tepe, the itinerary comes in circle always in desert).

* Total distance per day 40-45 km (6 hours: 3 hrs before lunch and 3 hrs hours in late afternoon), but finally it would depends on your level in horse riding skills and wish.

*Fishing is available in one of the lakes

Return ride to horse farm on Day 10. Farewell dinner at horse farm. O/N in Turkmen yurta.

(Total 8 days horse riding on tour, around 320 km, and plus one horse riding day – on Day 2 )

 

Day 11                        Geok Depe -Ashgabat-airport

Return to Ashgabat. Check in htl. Free program.

As flight time, transfer to airport. Next destination flight

(Visit to choice: Transportation to Kov Ata cave lake, Kipchak mosque – complimentary)

 

Tour quotes:

Group 2 persons     2908 USD p/person
Group 3 persons     2797 USD p/person
Group 4 persons     2548 USD p/person
Group 5 persons     2393 USD p/person
Group 6 persons     2289 USD p/person

 

Including services:

  • Letter of invitation
  • A/C transportation service, airport transfers pursuant to the program (Days 1,2, 11)
  • Support cargo cars in desert, during tour Days 3-10
  • Ahal Teke horses on Days 2,3,4,5,6,7,8, 9, 10 (one horse per person (horse riding equipment included/ it is going to be engaged horse farm team up to 7-8 persons)
  • English speaking guide for Days 2-11 period
  • Full board meals during tour Days 2-10 (breakfasts, lunches, dinners)
  • Lodging in TWN shared room, Turkmen yurta, tent. Pls. look bellow

Hotel

Number of nights/City

Notes

Ak Altyn****

3/ Ashgabat

Breakfast included

Turkmen yurta

2/ Geok Tepe horse farm

FB Meals on tour

Tent/ sleeping bag

7/ on tour

Shared tent and sleeping bags included/ FB Meals on tour

 

Water on board – complimentary, Kov Ata lake cave transportation- complimentary.