Easter Grand Tour 2023 April 8- 15 / April 15 – 20 (program id: saiga00222)

Group A:

April 8 (DAY1), arrive in Ashgabat, check in hotel at 13:00

Meet at the airport as per flight times /Meet at the borders as per request. 09:00 A.M. Start sightseeing in Ashgabat. Visit the Independence park and its monuments, the monument of Constitution, the Neutrality tower, Lenin Park, the Alem Ferris Wheel, Berkarar Shopping Centre.

P.M. Visit bookshop. Return to the hotel. Time at leisure. Overnight at hotel

April 9 (DAY2), SUN, Ashgabat

Sightseeing at Old Nisa Fortress (Third Capital of the Parthian Empire). See the remains of the fortress, the archaeological works results. Drive to Kipchak and visit the Turkmenbashy mosque. Return in town and drive up the hills for panoramic view. Stop at Wedding Palace. Return in the hotel.

Continue with the night tour in Ashgabat to see the town in lights. Overnight in hotel

April 10 (DAY3), Ashgabat-Nohur-Serdar, 225km, Highway, Asphalt Roads, Mountain Track

Drive to KovAta cave. Explore the cave and swim in the underground lake. Lunch at the site. Continue to the Nohur village into Kopetdag mountains. Sightseeing in the village. Return on the road and final drive to Serdar small town. Overnight at local hotel

April 11 (DAY4), Serdar - Turkmenbashy, 335km, Highway

Drive to the Caspian Sea. Arrive at Awaza resort. Free time at the Caspian Sea resort. Drive to Turkmenbashy, 15km. Check in hotel and overnight

April 12 (DAY5), Turkmenbashy-YangyKala-Turkmenbashy, Old Bumpy Roads, return 320km

Drive to YangyKala canyon. The ancient floor of the Tethys Sea, rich in colours and the spectacular view. Sightseeing from different points. Walk for photos. Afternoon drive back to Turkmenbashy. Arrive. Overnight at hotel

April 13 (DAY6), Turkmenbashy-Ashgabat, Flight 1 hr / Ashgabat-Darvaza gas crater, 257km, Highway, Sand Tracks

Flight back to Ashgabat.

P.M. Drive to Darvaza, in the Karakum desert. Stop for photos along the route. Arrive at Darvaza. Start to visit the gas craters. Leave the road and arrive at fiery gas crater. Camping in the area. Overnight in tent

April 14 (DAY7), Darvaza-Ashgabat, 257km

A.M. return drive to Ashgabat

P.M. check in the hotel. Free program. Overnight at hotel

April 15 (DAY8), Ashgabat – airport, GROUP A ends the TOUR

Transfers to airport as per flight times

GROUP A included services:

  • Letter of invitation, entry travel pass, registration
  • A/C transportation service as per itinerary, 4WD cars where required by roads – 4 passengers in a car
  • Speaking English Guide, 7days
  • One dinner in Darvaza, Day 6
  • Flight tickets Turkmenbashy - Ashgabat
  • Stay at AkAltyn hotel*** in Ashgabat 3 nights, Chinar htl* in Serdar 1 night, Turkmenbashy htl** in Turkmenbashy 2 nights, Camping in Darvaza 1 night (tent, sleeping bag, mat provided), all breakfasts, bottled water en route – complimentary

Single room supplement +90USD per SGL room

Group B starts

April 15 (DAY8), SAT, Ashgabat-Kerki, Flight 1hr20min / Kerki-Koyten drive, Asphalt Roads

Flight to Kerki. Arrive and sightseeing the Astana Baba mausoleum, and Alamberdar mausoleum. Stop at local chaykhana.

Drive to Koten. Stay at the local tourist lodge. Overnight

April 16 (DAY9), Koyten-Kugitang-Koyten

Explore the Kugitang mountains, the gorges, the waterfall, have time at leisure. Overnight at the tourist lodge

April 17 (DAY10), Kugitang

Explore the dinosaur plateau, the largest repository of dinosaur footprints. Visit the Kyrk Gyz cave. Return to the tourist lodge for overnight

April 18 (DAY11), Koyten – Turkmenabat drive / Turkmenabat-Ashgabat, Flight 50min

A.M. Drive to Turkmenabat town.

Flight to Ashgabat. Check in hotel. Free program. Overnight at hotel

April 19 (DAY12), Ashgabat

Day in Ashgabat. TV tower, Serdar Yoly Walk of Health, Cable Car ride. Free program. Overnight

April 20 (DAY13), Ashgabat-airport

Airport transfers as per flight times. End of the tour

GROUP B included services:

  • A/C transportation service as per itinerary, 4WD cars where required by roads – 4 passengers in a car
  • Speaking English Guide, 5 days
  • One dinner in Darvaza, Day 10
  • Flight tickets Ashgabat-Kerki
  • Flight tickets Turkmenabat-Ashgabat
  • Stay at AkAltyn hotel*** in Ashgabat 2 nights, Koyten Tourist Lodge 3 nights, all breakfasts, bottled water en route – complimentary

Single room supplement +40USD per SGL room

This tour have the fixed prices as per the program above, for the main or extensions sections. In addition we offer the flexible basis where you can select yourself the services and get your tour price. These are the hotels in Ashgabat, Turkmenbashy (Awaza resort), airport transfer as per your flights, meals options, and you can define the entrance tickets as per the group interest. At the bottom, there is option for extra night(s) in Ashgabat. Play with the different options and get your group price. To confirm the result you like: Pls copy the price and services result section at the bottom and send us as usual email message

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