Tour in Turkmenistan: Tour 8
Duration: 7 days
Places to visit: Ashgabat - Kow Ata - Nokhur - Kerki - Koytendag - Turkmenabad -Turkmenbashy - Yangykala - Balkanabat - Ashgabat
Day 1: Ashgabat
We are happy to see you in Turkmenistan. The guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to Ashgabat city. Afterwards we will drive to Gokdepe village in order to visit one of the richest mosques of the Central Asia, Turkmenbashy Ruhy Mosque. It is worth noting that it occupies more than 10,000 people. The tour continues to Gokdepe horse farm where you can see the famous Ahal Teke horses. Late on we will drive back to the capital and visit the Independence Park and the Palace of Happiness. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 2: Ashgabat - Kow Ata - Nokhur
In the morning you will travel to the Kow Ata dissident lake and the well-known Bakharden cave. It is also called "father of the caves". It has healing properties of water, than the prettiness of this alternative nature. Then we will drive to Kopet Dag range, where there is a region settled by mountain tribes of Nokhur that have for centuries preserved their celestial culture and traditional crafts Night is in a homestay.
Day 3: Nokhur - Ashgabat - Kerki
We will drive back to Ashgabat and visit the memorial complex containing of three memorials dedicated to those who died in the 1948 earthquake, in WWII and in other Turkmen battles. The Earthquake Memorial landscapes a bombastic bronze interpreting of a bull and child. In the afternoon we will drive to the Russian Market. It was built in the period of 1972-1982 by the design of the Russian architect Vladimir Visotin among other structures that were encompassed in the "Ashgabat Reconstruction Program of 1970-1980." The structure was done in the Soviet Modernism style and adorned by the Turkmen sculptor Klych Yarmamedov who revered the building with a splendid abstract sculpture placed in one of the building's corners. Then we will drive to the train station to go to the Kerki town. Night is in a train.
Day 4: Kerki - Koytendag
On arrival to the Kerki, you will have rest and drive to the Koytendag mountain. The country's most beautiful mountains are Kugitangtau or Koytendag. They are situated in the very east of Turkmenistan. It means "mountains of deep canyons". It has canyons with vertical cliffs, which make the sky to be in a shape of thin strip over the head. There are the deepest lakes, the longest caves as well as the Dinosaur Plateau. It is this mountain system where the highest point of Turkmenistan - Mount Ayrybaba (3,139 m) is situated. In addition, Koytendag Mountains are home of the deepest lake - Kattakol. Night is in a camp.
Day 5: Koitendag - Turkmenabad - Ashgabat
In the morning we will drive to the Turkmenabad city. After excursion we will be transferred to train station. Night is in a train.
Day 6: Ashgabat - Turkmenbashy - Yangykala - Balkanabat - Ashgabat
Upon arrival we will have flight to Turkmenbashy and then drive to the Yangykala Canyon to enjoy the outstanding view of the canyon and drive to the Balkanabat city. In the end of day is transfer to Ashgabat city. Night is in a hotel.
Day 7: Flight
In the morning is transfer to the airport.
02 pax - Sedan
04-08 pax - Minibus
10 pax - Bus
Price per person:
02 pax - 805 $
04 pax - 680 $
06 pax - 550 $
08 pax - 480 $
10 pax - 440 $
Single - 60 $
Half board - 45 $
Full board - 90 $
Air ticket - Ashgabat-Turkmenbashi - 95 $
Train ticket - Ashgabat-Kerki-Ashgabat - 50 $
Ashgabat - "Menzil" Hotel 3*
Nokhur - Home stay
- Visa support
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Migration tax (12$)
- Fee for using cameras on monuments
Note: Each Traveler should have 2 photos (5×6) to be presented at the points of entry.