Hike West Expedition. Sightseeing in the Kopetdag mountains, around Caspian Sea basin, and Central Karakum desert

Day 1, Arrive in Ashgabat

Arrive in Ashgabat. Meet at airport. Sightseeing in the town. 13h00 Check in hotel. Free program. After sunset, the night tour around Ashgabat, to see the town in lights. Overnight at htl

Day 2 Ashgabat - Nohur, 145km, Highway, Good Roads, Mountain Track

Sightseeing in the Nisa fortress, Geok Depe mosque, Akhal Teke horse farm, Kow Ata cave. Drive to Nokhur valley. Stay home

Day 3 Nohur Mountain Valley, 20km, Mountain Tracks, Hike

Hiking in the mountains. Return in the village for overnight

Day 4 Nohur Mountain Valley - KaraKala, 60km, Mountain Tracks, Hike

Drive in the direction of KaraKala. Continue trekking in the mountains. Camp on the route or overnight in Kara Kala

Day 5 KaraKala - Dehistan - Okarem, 350km, Asphalt Roads, Mud Tracks

Drive along the 'lunar' landscapes. Leave the road. Drive in the Messerian plain. Arrive at Dehistan history site. Sightseeing. Drive to Okarem. Overnight at guesthouse

Day 6 Caspian Sea shore, 20km, Sand Tracks, Hike

Hiking along the Caspian Sea shore. Visit the mud volcanoes. Guesthouse stay

Day 7 Okarem - Balkanabat, 190km, Asphalt Roads

Drive to Balkanabat. Visit the Mollakara salt water beach. Stay at hotel

Day 8 Balkanabat - YangKala canyon, 170km, Asphalt Roads, Canyon Tracks, Hike

Drive to Yangy Kala canyon, the ancient floor of the Tethys Sea. Arrive and sightseeing, see it from different places. Wild Camping

Day 9 YangyKala - Turkmenbashy 170km, Old Asphalt Bumpy Roads, Flight to Ashgabat

Drive to Turkmenbashy. Flight to Ashgabat. Stay at hotel

Day 10 Ashgabat - Darvaza, 260km, Highway, Sand Tracks

Drive to Darvaza. Arrive. Continue in the Karakum sands, arrive at fiery gas crater. Wild Camping

Day 11 Darvaza- Ashgabat, 260km, Sand Tracks, Highway

Return to Ashgabat. Stay at hotel. Free program

Day 12 Ashgabat - airport

Transfer to airport as per next destination flight

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