Central Asia tour (Turkmenistan part)
Duration: Days:4, Nights:3
Best time to travel: March – November
Day 1: Khojeili – Kunya Urgench (Uzbekistan/Turkmenistan)
After border formalities, meet the tourists at 09:00 at the border. Excursion in Kunya Urgench. Sightseeing tour in Kunya Urgench: visit Portal of Caravansaray, Mamur Minaret, II Arslan Mausoleum, Sultan Tekesh Mausoleum, Academy of Horezm, kutlug Timur Minaret, Turabek Hanum Mausoleum. Drive to Gas Crater (280km) dubbed by locals as "The Door to Hell". The Derweze area is rich in natural gas. Dinner at Gas Crater. Overnight in a camp.
Day 2: Gas Crater - Ashgabat – 270 km (Turkmenistan)
Picnic style breakfast. Drive back to Ashgabat. Check in to the hotel. After lunch, excursion to Nissa located 30 km from Ashgabat: visit Old Nisa ruins, Turkmenbashy Spiritual Mosque. Drive back to Ashgabat that was included Gunnies Book of records as a white marbled city on the world at 25.05.2013 city. Visit Ruhyyet Palace, Wedding Palace, Arch of Neutrality, Monument and park of Independence and other beauty sights of Ashgabat. You will be also taken to grandiose Square of Revival (Galkynysh) - a new administrative, business and cultural center of Ashgabat. Have a stroll along Ylham (Inspiration) Park. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Ashgabat – Merv – Mary - Ashgabat (Turkmenistan):
Morning flight to Mary. Arrival and transfer to ancient Merv for excursion. Sightseeing of Merv: visit Gyz Gala& Oglan Gala, Complex of Askhabs, Gyaur Gala, Erk Gala, Sotla Gala, Sotlan Sanjar Mausoleum etc. After excursion, transfer to Mary for flight to Ashgabat. Upon arrival transfer to hotel.
Day 4: Ashgabat, Monday (Turkmenistan)
Transfer to airport for flight to your destination.
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Accommodation at TWIN rooms:
Grand Turkmen Hotel 4* BB – 2 8nights
-Tent Stay at Derweze – 1 night
Transport services: 1
st and 2nd days 4WD car,
ordinary and Minivan
Escort English speaking guide service
Entrance fee to: Kunya Urgench, Nissa fortress, Ancient
Domestic flights: Ashgabat-Mary-Ashgabat
Meals: dinner and breakfast at Gas Crater
1,5 L water per person per day
Payment for photo and video
Tips for guide and driver
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