The Great Silk Road Tour to Turkmenistan
Duration: 7 days/6 nights
Itinerary: Ashgabat-Darwaza-Kone Urgench-Dashoguz-Ashgabat-Mary-Margush-Merv-Farap/Alat
Language: Russian, English, German, French, Chineese, Korean, Japan
Number of persons on tour: up to 25 people
Cost of the tour: from $886 per person
Day 1: ...-Ashgabat
Transfer to the hotel
13:00 Visit Old Nisa fortress that once was a residences of the Parthian Empire, stretching from the Kopetdag all the way across to the Persian Gulf and Anatolia. En-route make a stop to visit an impressive complex in Kipchak, consisting of the largest mosque in Turkmenistan and the family mausoleum of the first president of the country.
19:00 Return to the hotel. Dinner
Day 2: Ashgabat-Bahardok-Gas Crater
09:00 Drive to the North of Turkmenistan, village named “Bahardok” to see the village life of Turkmen people
14:00 Drive to the Gas Crater (by locals nicknamed as The Door to Hell) which is located to the North of Ashgabat, stop in a small nomadic village and in the evening we will observe the spectacular and fascinating view of the gas crater. Picnic style dinner (Barbecue). Overnight at the tent
Day 3: Gas Crater-Old Urgench-Dashoguz-Ashgabat
08:30 Drive to the North province of Turkmenistan, to the architectural monuments of Old Urgench, Capital of Khorezm in X-XII centuries. Visit the Mausoleum of Najm al-Din al-Kubra, Tyurabek Khanum, Il-Arslan, Tekesh Ibn Hadzhibey, the highest minaret in Central Asia Kutlyg Timur
13:00 Lunch at the local restaurant
15:00 Drive to Dashouguz
18:00 Flight to Ashgabat
18:50 Arrive in Ashgabat. Dinner
Day 4: Ashgabat-Akhal-Teke horses farm-Ashgabat
09:00 Visit eastern bazaar of Turkmenistan “Tolkuchka”. Visit the oriental bazaar, where in reality can experience the beauty of Turkmen carpets and oriental silver jewelries, and buy souvenirs
14:00 Drive to the horse-farm for exploring the pride of the Turkmen people - Akhal-Teke horses. Also Traditional Tea party, short Akhal-Tekehorse show program and can see the racks of horses
18:00 Return back to Ashgabat. Dinner
Day 5: Ashgabat-Mary
09:00 Visit The National Museum History
12:30 Lunch. Free time
15:30 Transfer to the Airport. Flitgh to Mary. Check in. Dinner
Day 6: Mary
09:00 Visit the 5th center of civilization - Ancient country of Margush in the Karakum desert
13:00 Lunch at the local restaurant.
14:00 Drive to Mary. Sightseeing in Mary
19:00 Dinner at the local restaurant. Overnight in Mary
Day 7: Mary-Turkmen-Uzbek border Farap/Alat
09:00 Excursion to Old Merv – Merv was located at the road crossing of the Great Silk Road and quickly became one of the largest and biggest cities of the ancient world. Visit Gyz Gala, Erk Gala, Soltan Gala, Sanjar Mausoleum, Ibn Zeid Mausoleum
12:30 Drive to Turkmenabat city, Lunch at the local restaurant
14:00 Drive to the Turkmen-Uzbek border Farap/Alat
The cost of the tour 2018 in USD for 1 person:
4-Star Hotel "Аk Altyn"
4-Star Hotel "Margush"
or similar in Mary
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