Turkmen tour 2

Turkmen Tour 2, Turkmenistan tours. 

Turkmen Tour 2
Duration of tour:
6 days
Destination: Turkmenistan
Highlights: Ashgabat - Darwaza - Mary - Gonurdepe - Ashgabat

Day 1: Ashgabat
Upon arrival to international airport a driver will meet and accompany you to city to have a city tour. In the course of Turkmen tour 2 you will start with to visit such interesting sites as famous "Old Nisa" that was listed in UNESCO World Heritage since 2007. You will have a wonderful time while exploring one of the most significant cities that used to be the capital of the Parthian Empire ruled between the III millennium BC - III millennium AD. Then you will have an opportunity to visit a mosque and mausoleum of the late President of Turkmenistan in Gypjak. Night is in the hotel.

Day 2: Ashgabat - Darwaza - Ashgabat
Today in the course of the Turkmen tour 2 you will explore the National Museum of History and Museum Carpet. After it you will drive to the most famous and highlighted site in Turkmenistan Darwaza Gas crater that is situated at 240km from Ashgabat. On the way you will have an opportunity to meet local people due to the break in a small nomadic village Erbent. You call learn more about culture and traditions of the Turkmen people. Upon arrival the fairy view will wait you. Transfer back to Ashgabat. Night is in the hotel.

Day 3: Ashgabat - Mary - Gonurdepe
Today you will travel to the one of the ancient and most prominent sites - Margush/ Gonurdepe that was existed in 5th center. This Bronze Age civilization is well known as Margush or from the Greek name of Margiana. Professor Viktor Sarianidi found this significant sight in the early 1970s. He was the leader of Margiana Archaeological Expedition. Moreover this place of Bronze Age was found beyond the northern edge of the modern oasis, where you can find the desert. Due to the climatic changes made this place uninhabited and due to it the ruins of the Bronze Age were well-preserved underneath the desert soils. The prominent site also has relation to that at Bactria that now situated in northern Afghanistan. Due to it can be said that the Bactria- Margiana complex was the main center of ancient civilization. In addition there is a theory that   Margiana was the place where Zoroastrianism appeared. Later on you will visit the National History and Ethnology Museum. Overnight is in the hotel.

Day 4: Mary - Merv - Ashgabat
In the course of the tour you will drive to Ancient Merv. It can be said that ancient Merv was one of the largest and most prominent city of the ancient world due to its location at the Great Silk Road. Moreover in addition it was one of the significant capitals of Islam along with Baghdad, Cairo and Damascus. You will have a guided tour to Gyz Gala, Erk Gala, Soltan Gala, SoltanSanjar Mausoleum, IbnZeid Mausoleum in Turkmenistan. The drive to Mary will continue. After it you will return to Ashgabat. Night is in the hotel.

Day 5: Ashgabat
Today you will be transferred to the horse farm to see the pride of the Turkmen people - famous Ahalteke horses. Here you will enjoy the horse riding master class. After spending some time with horses you will drive to explore the memorial complex and the Russian market. While visiting Russian market you will immerse in that atmosphere as well as large variety of design and goods as well as the mix of Russian and Turkmen traditional ornaments. Here you will be able to make a lot of interesting and colorful photo.

Day 6: Flight
The tour program in Turkmenistan is over. Flight to the next destination.

 

Price per person:
02 pax - 945 $
04 pax - 695 $
06 pax - 600 $
08 pax - 555 $
10 pax - 560 $
Single - 65 $

Early check-in - 40 $
Single early check-in - 65 $  

Half board - 65 $
Full board - 120 $ 

 

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Ashgabat - "Menzil" Hotel 3*
Darwaza - Tents with dinner
Mary - "Merv" Hotel 3*
- Visa support
- English speaking guide
- Museum admissions
- Mineral water supply
- 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

Note: Availability of 2 photos (5×6) for each traveller to be presented at the points of entry.

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