Travel Brochure

One week in Turkmenistan. All main sightseeing included


Day 1  airport- Ashgabat

Meet at airport in the morning. Start sightseeing of Ashgabat's main sites including Tolkuchka bazaar, Independence Park and Independence Monument, the Monument to the Constitution, the Arch of Neutrality, Lenin Park, Ertogrul Ghazi Mosque and the Alem Centre/ the Wheel of Enlightenment.

 

P.M Drive to Nisa, a UNESCO site which was once the capital of the Parthian Empire.

Continue on to Kipchak to see the resplendent Turkmenbashy Mosque. Return to Ashgabat.

 

 

Day 2  Ashgabat- Nohur – SERDAR, 230 km

09:00 Drive to the outskirts of Ashgabat to Kow Ata. Visit the cave and swim in the underground lake.

P.M Drive west into the Kopetdag mountains to Nokhur, a traditional tribal village. Sightseeing in Nohur

Drive to Serdar town, 110 km. Stay at hotel.

 

 

Day 3  Serdar- Turkmenbashy, 330 km

09:00 Drive 450 km west to Avaza. Stops along the route for lunch and photos

Arrive in Turkmenbashy. Visit the bazaar to buy snacks and lunch for the following day's trip to Yangykala Canyon. Free program. Overnight at hotel.

 

 

Day 4 Turkmenbashy - Yangy Kala- Turkmenbashy, 330 km

09:00 Drive to Yangykala Canyon. Arrive. Sightseeing. Return to Turkmenbashy. O/N at htl

 

 

Day 5  Turkmenbashy- Ashgabat               drive Ashgabat- Darvaza

08h30 A.M transfer to airport. 10h30 flight to Ashgabat. 11h30 arrive. Transfer to town. Free program.  

 

Drive 250km to Darvaza gas crater in 4WD's. Stop en-route at Erbent. Pass through the ruins of Darvaza village.

Visit two other craters – one full of mud, one full of water.

Traverse the sand dunes of the Karakum Desert to get to Darvaza. Watch the sunset over the fiery crater

Return to our tents which have been set up for us in the area and camp near the fiery crater.

 

 

Day 6  Darvaza- Ashgabat

A.M Drive back towards Ashgabat.  

P.M Arrive in Ashgabat. Check in htl                 

 

 

Day 7  Ashgabat- airport

Transfer to airport as per next destination flight

 

 

 

Group 2 persons                   815 USD per person

Group 4 persons                   715 USD per person

 

 

Included services for the tour:

  • LOI, registration
  • A/C transportation service/ 4 WD cars for off roads parts - 4 passengers in a car
  • Flight tickets Turkmenbashy- Ashgabat
  • DBL rooms at hotels and other arangements:

 

Hotel

Number of nights/City

AkAltyn ****, breakfast included

Total 2/ Ashgabat/ Check in at 13:00 on first day

 

Chinar/ breakfast included

1/ Serdar

Turkmenbashy***/ breakfast included

2/Turkmenbashy

Camping/ breakfast included

1/ Darvaza

 

*water on board- complimentary

 

 

 

 

 

EXCLUDED services:

visa consular fee (at airport around 87 USD p/p)

migration tax at border (14 USD p/person)

daily government travel tax 2 USD per day ( collected at hotels)

entrance tickets, photo/video fees

English guide (55 USD per day)

meals L D

transportation outside of the program

extra night at AkAltyn SGL 70/ DBL 105 USD

excess luggage, gratuities, personal items, porterage, other services not included above