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Trip to Turkmenistan: Tour 5


 Trip to Turkmenistan: Tour 5

Trip to Turkmenistan: Tour 5

Day 1: Ashgabat   
The local guide will meet you at the Ashgabat International Airport and transfer to a hotel. In the second part of day we will have a city tour and visit Ashgabat city tour and visit parks, monuments, inspiring mosque and other buildings. Then visit "Old Nisa". It is The Sanctuary of Parhian Kings (UNESCO site). Later on, visit "Gypjak" Mosque and Mausoleum of the late President of Turkmenistan. Rest is in a hotel.

Day 2: Ashgabat - Darwaza  
In the morning we will drive to visit the Ertugrul Gazi Mosque. The mosque was built in the heart of Ashgabat, in Azadi street in the 90-s of the XX century. Then we will drive to The Russian Bazaar or Gulistan. It is one of the largest and oldest  in the Turkmenistan. Then we will drive to the Darwaza. In 1971 in the Karakum desert, near the Darwaza village that is translated from Turkmen as ‘gate', Soviet geologists began to borer at the site where they appointed into a cavern filled with natural gas. Throughout the instructing a calamity happened, equipment and transport fell down in a big hole and gas came out of the hole. It was expected that the fire would use all the fuel within few days, but weeks, months and years passed, and it is still burning up to date. Night is in tents.

Day 3: Darwaza - Kune Urgench - Shawat border
We will drive to the Dashoguz region. Dashoguz is placed in the northern part of Turkmenistan. The next point of the tour will be ancient Kone Urgench which was the capital of the great Khorezm empire. The name of the city of Urgench is specified in the history of Central Asia with gold letters. In the end of the 10th century Urgench (before Gurgandzh) was the capital of the massive and flourishing Khorezmshakh state which engaged the whole area of the Amu Darya delta in northern Turkmenistan and western Uzbekistan. We will drive to the Dashoguz city and reach there in afternoon. Afterwards we will drive to the Shavat border.

 

Transport:
02 pax - Sedan
04-08 pax - Minibus
10 pax - Bus


Price per person:
02 pax - 565 $
04 pax - 455 $
06 pax - 385 $
08 pax - 345 $
10 pax - 330 $
Single - 70 $

Early check-in - 30 $
Single early check-in - 45 $  

Half board - 30 $
Full board - 60 $

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Ashgabat - "Menzil" Hotel 3*
Darwaza - Tents with dinner
- Visa support
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
- Domestic flights and trains (if any)                                            

Service does not include:
- Visa
- Full board
- Single rooms       
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Migration tax (12$)
- Fee for using cameras on monuments