Tour to Turkmenistan from Uzbekistan

Golden Age LLC

The Great Silk Route
Tour to Turkmenistan
01 Khiva – border “Dashoguz”. Turkmenistan
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Uzbekistan - Turkmenistan border point. Border formalities on both sides. Meeting group on “Shavat” border and transfer to Dashoguz city where we lead our way to KunyaUrgench. Sightseeing Tour of the historical places of "Kunya-Urgench" as Mausoleum of Sultan Tekesh, The monument of Sultan Tekesh is located in south-eastern part of KyrkMolla fortress. The sultan reigned here in XII-XIII centuries. Arslan is a monument located between Dashgala fortress and mausoleum of Tekesh. People call this monument mausoleum of Il Arslan. Mausoleum of TorebegHanum. This historical monument, built for the honor of TorebegHanum, is located in the north of ancient Gurgench. Minaret of KutlugTimur (XI-XII centuries) Minaret of KutlugTimur is located in northern and southern part of minaret of KhoresmshahTekesh. Lunch. Then driving to Derwaza (300 km). The Derwaza area is rich in natural gas. While drilling in 1971, Soviet geologists tapped into a cavern filled with natural gas. The ground beneath the drilling rig collapsed, leaving a large hole with a diameter of 70 metres. to avoid poisonous gas discharge, it was decided the best solution was to burn it off. Geologists had hoped the fire would use all the fuel in a matter of days, but the gas is still burning today. Locals have dubbed the cavern "The Door to Hell". Sighseeting famous Gas crater. Dinner. Rest & night in tents near crater.
02 Derwaza – Ashgabat
Breakfast and drive to Ashgabat (360 km). Ashgabat is the capital of Turkmenistan, it becomes more beautiful and pleases to the eye with its modern achievements of the national architecture. Here you will see that the natural oasis between sands and foot- hills are improved by man, urban environment harmoniously interact with the natural land-scape. Combination of unique architectural buildings, numerous museums, exhibition halls and theaters attracts attention of guests of the capital. Five-star hotels are at the service of the guests, service of these hotels meets world standards. Hotel accommodation and having lunch at the restaurant. Visiting National Carpet Museum. Recreational center “Alem”. Arch of Neutrality. The Neutrality monument and etc. Route excursion “Ashgabat at night”. Rest & night at hotel.
03 Ashgabat
Breakfast. One of the major historical and cultural sites inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List is Ancient Nisa. The ruins of the ancient cities of Old and New Nisa lie in the picturesque valley near Baghir settlement located 18 kilometres from Ashgabat. These ruins are a reminder of the Parthian Empire that competed with Great Rome for supremacy in the ancient world by military strength and cultural development. City tour: Old and new Nissa; Ancient capital of Parthian kings; National museum of Ethnography & history; In Nisa the archaeologists found the evidence of the ancient civilization such as coins, priceless ivory rhytons, dishware, pieces of gold and silver jewellery and marble statues, rare specimens of the Parthian wall paintings and stone architectural decorations. These artefacts are exhibited nowadays in the Main Museum of Turkmenistan.
Drive to the hotel. Dinner at the restaurant “Merdem” in the real Turkmen yurt. Overnight in Ashgabat.
04 Ashgabat – Awaza
Breakfast. After breakfast transfer to airport to take a flight to “Awaza”
(Caspean Sea Shore). Arrive in Awaza and transfer to the hotel
“Seyrana” and check – in. In Awazaypu may swim and sail on
yaghts. As well you can walk along the Sea shore breathing fresh Sea
air. After Lunch time you will visit the Museum of Ships.
Free time. Over night in the hotel.
05 Awaza – Mary
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the airport of Тurkmenbashi to take the
flightAwaza - Mary. Transfer to the hotel and check-in. Tour of the
Old Merv: Mausoleum of SoltanSanjar; Big and small Gyz Gala; Merv
as for historical value and significance, Ancient Merv is one of the
major districts. It is located in the lower riverbed of the Murgab river.
Lunch at the local restaurant. Continuation of the tour: The museum of
History and Ethnography. Free time. Dinner. Night at the hotel.
Overnight in Mary.
06 Mary – Farap border - Bukhara
Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast driving to Farapborder (around 200 km) Lebap region. Border Passing & Customs formalities. Drive to Bukhara. Bukhara, most likely paid attention to the strange "shaggy hats" on the top of minarets. These are storks` nests. And the white bird of hope can serve as a city's symbol, symbol of its firmness and stability. More than once throughout its history this rich city suffered the invasions of various enemies. The most devastating invasion was that of Mongols. But each time Bukhara revived and which is more. It always revived on the same place as if keeping loyalty to its roots. Over centuries the city was a fertile oasis in the valley of the river Zerafshan on the Great Silk Road, the leading center of science and culture. Hotel accommodation. Lunch. Free time.
Overnight in Bukhara.

The price includes:

Transportation on the route minibus or jeeps;
domestic air ticket;
Local service driver and conductor;
accommodation in these hotels 3/4 *;
Full board, additional meals,
English speaking guide services
Price does not include:

International flight ticket,
private spending, consular and visa fees,
travel insurance
Photo/video fees at historical sites and museums

6 people = 693 $ Per pax
10 people = 625 $ Per pax
18 people = 570 Per pax Double/Twin supplement

• Carpet Museum is closed on Saturday afternoons and Sundays
• National Museum is closed on Tuesdays
• Weekend Bazaar (aka Tolkuchka or AltynAsyrGundogar Bazaar) is best visited on Sundays, when there is an additional livestock section. On Mondays-Wednesdays and Fridays this bazaar is closed, but other city bazaars are open (no photography permitted)

Important notes for all travelers:
• Please bring only cash USD for your local expenses in Turkmenistan, no EURO and no credit cards
• Please be aware that a member of staff of our agency will need to take your original passport for several hours for registration
• Please be aware that there may be various vehicles and drivers used during your Tour, depending on the route section and type of transport needed on that section

Prix: 500
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