Name of the tour: Paradise Tour of Turkmenistan
The best attractions: Ashgabat, Kow-Ata, Nokhur, Kerki, Koytendag
Length of the tour: 5 days
Day 1: Ashgabat
After arrival you will meet the guide and after transfer to the capital of Turkmenistan- Ashgabat. In the tours you will be able to explore that the name of the city of Ashgabat comes from "eshg", which means love, and "Abad" - the city. The city itself began to exist in 1881. After that you will travel to Gokdepe village where you will have a chance to overlook fabulous mosque Turkmenbashy Ruhy. T considers the largest mosque in Central Asia. You will know that the total area of the mosque covers about 18,000 m2. The capacity of the mosque is about 10000 people. After that you will transfer to Gokdepe horse farm. Here you will have a chance to overlook the glorious breed of horse Akhal-Teke horses. It dates back approximately 5,000 years. The Akhal-Teke horse is one of the strongest and most beautiful representatives of such animals. They are known for their speed and endurance, intelligence, and distinctive metallic luster. After that you will visit the amazing attractions such as Independence Park and the Palace of Happiness. This day you will have a chance to explore the fascinating sites, and discover the facts. The night you will rest in the hotel.
Day 2: Ashgabat – Kow Ata – Nokhur
This day you will transfer to Kow-Ata underground lake and the Bakharden cave. The water temperature in the lake is the same all year round-33-38 degrees Celsius. During the tour, you will be able to explore that this is a natural underground lake. Translated, the lake means "father of caves". It is located on the territory of Turkmenistan, in the Baharden cave. You will be able to explore that the lake contains about 38 chemical elements that are very useful for health. The lake is also the world's largest underground lake. This attraction is protected by the state. After that you will travel to Kopet Dag range. You are going to transfer to Nokhur village. Here you will explore the nature and discover Nokhur tribes. They could preserve the unique traditions and customs and traditional crafts and fascinating architecture. This night you will rest in the homestay.
Day 3: Nokhur – Ashgabat – Kerki
After the breakfast you will travel to Ashgabat. In course of the tour you will discover the memorial complex where you will see a landmark that was erected in honor of the 1948 earthquake, the soldiers, the people who gave their lives for the Motherland in the Second and Third World War, and who died in other battles. Here you can explore the earthquake memorial, which features a bull holding a baby, a bull, and a globe. After that you will transfer to Russian Market that people also call it Gulistan. Guests of Turkmenistan will be able to explore that it was founded in 1972-1982, which was designed by architect Vladimir Vysotin. As well as other structures included in the "program of reconstruction of Ashgabat for 1970-1980". Tourists on tours to explore the beautiful sites buy products such as milk, Souvenirs from Turkmenistan, clothes and households products. Then you will travel to the train station to transfer to Kerki town. The overnight will be in the train.
Day 4: Kerki – Koytendag
This day you will departure to the glorious Koytendag Mountain. It is one of the most tunning objects of Turkmenistan. Today you will also explore the amazing lake that is the deepest lake in the country– Cattakol. While visiting Turkmenistan, you will be able to explore a beautiful place like Kugitangtau, which is also called Koytendag. It is located in the east of Turkmenistan. During the tours, you will notice that there is a green oasis around Koytendag, which is surrounded by arid plains. Tourists will be able to enjoy the beautiful corners of nature, and explore the richness of flora and fauna. Tourists on tours will be amazed by the scenery and views. There are also dinosaur plateaus with archaeological finds and deep lakes. Mount Ayrybaba (3139m) is the highest point of this mountain system. You are going to stay this day in the Koytendag in the camp.
Day 5: Koitendag – Farap border
In the morning is transfer to the border.
02 pax – Sedan
04-10 pax – Minibus 14 seats
Price per person:
02 pax – 640 $
04 pax – 535 $
06 pax – 435 $
08 pax – 385 $
10 pax – 350 $
Single – 45 $
Half board – 35 $
Full board – 70 $
Ashgabat – Kerki night train – 25 $
Ashgabat – “Menzil” Hotel 3*
Nokhur – Home stay
Koitendag – Tents
- 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.