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Turkmenistan travel 3

Turkmenistan travel 3, Turkmenistan tours. 

Turkmenistan travel 3
Duration: 9 days

Day 1: Ashgabat
Welcome to see you on Turkmenistan travel 3. The guide will meet you and transfer to hotel for rest.

Day 2: Ashgabat - Turkmenbashi
The tour will start flight in Turkmenbashi. On arrival, you will drive to Yangykala canyon. It will take 170 km and 3 hours. The word Yangykala means "fire fortresses" from Turkmen. You will enjoy its wonderful sheer cliffs of white, yellow, ocher, purple and red colors, fancily carved by winds and rains, are very comparable to the stone castles. It is better to stay over there and meet sunset which has red hot color. In the evening return to the Turkmenbashi city. Night is in a hotel.

Day 3: Turkmenbashi - Mary
In the morning you will have flight to Ashgabat. Afterwards you will travel to Gokdepe village. Afterwards you will see the horse farm and see the pride of Turkmen people - Ahalteke horses. You will try your skills in riding. Then you will drive to Ashgabat in order to see Mary province. Here you can see Abiverd fortress as eight historical reserves of Turkmenistan with Kunya-Urgench, Nisa, Merv, Dehistan and others. Rest is in a hotel.

Day 4: Mary - Merv - Mary
We are glad to present the next day of visiting the ancient Merv which was found in Avestian chronicles of the 8th -6th centuries B.C. Chroniclers have rich epithets, naming it "the soul of the king, the mother of the cities of Khorasan and the city in which the world is placed. The famous people as Omar Khayyam, Samani, Imamaddin-Isfahani are lived here. Being here you will find five ancient settlements as Erk-Kala, Gyaur-Kala, Sultan-Kala, Abdullahan-Kala and Bayramalikhan-Kala. They are considered to the most unique historical monuments. On arrival, you will see the national museum of Mary city, and the local market. Transfer to hotel for sleep. 

Day 5: Mary - Margush - Ashgabat
You will drive to Margush, located in Mary region. It was found 5 000 years ago. On arrival, you will meet locals who are very hospitable and open for travelers. They even have their own language. The historian showed the existence of this center of ancient civilization as India, Egypt, Mesopotamia and China. In the evening you will back to Ashgabat for rest. 

Day 6: Ashgabat - Kone Urgench - Darwaza
You will have flight to Dashoguz region then travel to ancient Kone-Urgench. Kone-Urgench is famous for its architectural masterpieces, including the minaret of past times. It is also called Gurganj and located in the Dashoguz velayat in north-western Turkmenistan, on the left bank of the former Amyderya River. Gurganj was the capital of the Khorezm region in the 6th- 7th centuries BC and the early Achaemenid period. It had caravan routes from west to east from Europe to China and from the south to the northwest to the Volga River. Afterwards we will travel to Gas Crater or Gate of the Hell and see wonderful view of burning frame. Don't miss to take photos on tours. The site is located in 266km to the north of Ashgabat city. Night is in a tent.

Day 7: Darwaza -Ashgabat
In the morning we will drive to Ashgabat. On arrival, visit Old Nisa. It is located in 18 km west of Ashgabat. Before it was the capital of ancient Parthia, longed from the 1st millennium BC and the 1st millennium AD. In the III century BC New Nisa was the capital of Parthia and had rich residence. In the afternoon, you will visit Russian Bazaar. It was built in the period of 1972-1982 by the design of the Russian architect Vladimir Visotin. Later on included in the "Ashgabat Reconstruction Program of 1970-1980." It has Soviet Modernism style and ornamented by the Turkmen sculptor Klych Yarmamedov who revered the building with a great abstract sculpture. This bazaar is very famous by foreign delegations and travelers on tours. It is important to note that in 2001 it was reconstructed by the Turkish company Ekol. Night is in a hotel.

Day 8: Ashgabat - Jygyldyk bazaar - Seyitjemaleddin Mosque - Ashgabat
In the morning you will visit the Jygyldyk bazaar. The colorful shape of this market will not leave anyone indifferent. Here you will find Turkmen carpets created by Turkmen women with different style. In the afternoon we will travel to Anev to visit the mausoleum of Seyitzhemallleddin. The mosque here was placed due to inscriptions on it in 1456, when Abu l-Kasim Baber Bahadurkhan governed in Khorasan (1446-1457). It was constructed by the vizier of Bahadurkhan Muhammad Khudaydot, next to the grave of his father, Sheikh Jamaleddin, a native of Anau never mentioned in Sufi sources of the 15th century. Researcher G.A. Pugachenkova explored the inscriptions on the wall of the mosque and offered that the vague nature of the language, the writer of the lines achieved to continue her father. He used the first part of his father's name - "Jemal" (beauty) and took it in the phrase "Dor-ul-Jamal". It has two meanings: "house of beauty" and "cloister of Jemal". Transfer to hotel for rest. 

Day 9: Flight
End of Turkmenistan 3. Flight for next destination!


02 pax - Sedan
04-08 pax - Minibus
10 pax - Bus


Price per person:
02 pax -1 500 $
04 pax - 1 225 $
06 pax - 1 095 $
08 pax - 1 050 $
10 pax - 1 025 $
Single - 160 $

Early check-in - 60 $
Single early check-in - 150 $ 

Half board - 90 $
Full board - 170 $


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Ashgabat - "Menzil" Hotel 3*
Turkmenbashi - "Turkmenbashi" Hotel 5*
Mary - "Merv" Hotel 3*
Darwaza - Tents with dinner
- Visa support
- Domestic flights
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour                                            

Service does not include:
- Visa
- 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.