Uzbekistan-Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan

Day 1 – Dashoguz-Kunyaurgench- Ichoguz-Ashgabat

10:00-12:00 – Meeting tourists on the border at “Dashoguz”.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.