Uzbekistan-Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan (destination Turkmenistan) 5-day tour – Dashoguz-Farap

 

Program

Uzbekistan-Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan (destination Turkmenistan)

 

Day Itinerary Time Program Transport Guide Meals Accommo-dation
Day 1 Dashoguz-Kunyaurgench- Ichoguz-Ashgabat 10:00-12:00 Meeting tourists on the border at “Dashoguz”. 4WD English L: local restaurant

 

D: Barbeque at Gas crater

“Ak Altyn” / “Grand Turkmen” Hotel
12:00-13:00 Lunch.
13:00-14:30 Drive to Kunyaurgench.
14:30-15:00 Tour around the old city of Kunyaurgench (UNESCO site) – the capital of Khorezmshahs III-XVI cc.
15:00-19:00 Transfer to the “Gas Crater” in Darvaza.
19:00-21:00 Explore the place.

Dinner. Barbeque – smoked veggies & meat.

21:00-01:00 Drive to Ashgabat. Accommodation in hotel.
Day 2 Ashgabat 08:00-09:00 Breakfast. Bus English B: Gas crater

 

L: LR

D: Hotel

“Ak Altyn” / “Grand Turkmen” Hotel
09:00-12:30 Time on Your own.
12:30-13:00 Transfer to the restaurant.
13:00-14:00 Lunch.
14:00-15:30 Visiting the National Museum of Turkmenistan.
15:30-17:00 Tour to “Old Nisa” – the State Historical Reserve (UNESCO site).
17:00-18:30 Ashgabat city tour visiting Bagt Koshgi Wedding Palace, Arch of Neutrality, Monument of Independence.
18:30-20:00 Transfer to the hotel. Dinner.
Day 3 Ashgabat-Mary-Bayramalay (Merv)-Mary 07:00-08:30 Breakfast. Bus/  Airplane/   Bus English B: hotel

 

L: LR

 

D: LR

“Mary” Hotel
08:30-08:45 Transfer to the Ashgabat Airport.

Morning flight T5-129 to Mary at 09:50. Arrival at 10:30.

11:00-12:00 Excursion to Mary Museum.
12:00-13:00 Lunch.
13:00-16:30 Visiting the ruins of the “Ancient Merv” (UNESCO site).
16:30-17:30 Visiting Green bazaar in Mary city.
17:30-18:00 Accommodation in Hotel.
18:00-19:30 Dinner + folk performance.
Day 4 Mary – Gonurdepe (Margush) – Mary 07:00-08:00 Breakfast. 4WD English B: hotel

 

L: lunchboxes

 

D: hotel + folk show

“Mary” Hotel
08:00-16:00 Visiting the archaeological site – the capital of the ancient land Margiana – Gonurdepe (modern name).
Lunchboxes.
16:00-18:00 Time on your own.
18:00-19:30 Dinner + folk performance.
Day 5 Mary – Turkmenabat-“Farap” 08:00-09:00 Breakfast. Bus English B: hotel

 

L: LR

09:00-12:30 Drive to Turkmenabat.
12:30-13:30 Lunch.
13:30-16:00 Crossing Amudarya River through the pontoon bridge.

Transfer to “Farab” Turkmen-Uzbek border. Seeing-off the group.

 

THE COST OF THE TOUR (Double/Twin accommodation):

Number of pax 6+1 7+1 8+1 9+1 10+1 12+1 15+1 20+1
Cost per person $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $

Single supplement (per person) – $.

 

 

 

The tour package includes:

1.     Visa support letter + Turkmen visa registration (not a visa!)

2.     Twin base accommodation in “Ak Altyn” or ”Grand Turkmen”**** Hotel in Ashgabat and “Mary”**** Hotel in Mary.

3.     Transport:

4WD (AC, 3 seats) – Day 2-3 (8-9):

6+1, 7+1 pax – 3 vehicles +1 to give a dinner

8+1, 9+1 & 10+1 pax– 4 vehicles +1 to give a dinner

12+1 pax– 5 vehicles +1 to give a dinner

15+1 pax– 6 vehicles +1 to give a dinner

20+1 pax– 8 vehicles +1 to give a dinner.

Bus (AC) – Day 3-4, 6 (9-10, 12):

6+1, 7+1 pax – 15 seats

8+1, 9+1, 10+1 & 12+1 pax – 30 seats

15+1 pax & 20+1 pax – 35-40 seats.

Minivan (AC, 4 seats) – Day 5 (11):

6+1 pax – 2 vehicles

7+1, 8+1, 9+1 & 10+1 pax– 3 vehicles

12+1 pax – 4 vehicles

15+1 pax – 5 vehicles.

20+1 pax – 6 vehicles.

4.     Domestic flight airticket: Ashgabat-Mary.

5.     Sights’ entry fees:

–  “Kunyaurgench” State Historical Reserve

–  National Museum

–  “Nisa” State Historical Reserve

–  Mary Museum

–  “Ancient Merv” State Historical Reserve

–  “Margush” State Historical Reserve

6.     Guide services (English-speaking)

7.     Full board.

8.     Water on board 1ltr a day per person.

The tour package does not include:

1.   International airfare

2.   Insurance

3.   Visa to Turkmenistan

4.   Immigration fee

5.   Photo and video camera fee at sightseeing places

6.   Folk performance (240$).

7.   Tips