Program (Iran – Turkmenistan – Uzbekistan) 7-day tour – Howdan-Farap

 

 

Program (Iran – Turkmenistan – Uzbekistan)

 

Day Itinerary Time Program Transport Guide Meals Accomm.
Day 1 Ashgabat   Meeting of the group on the border at “Howdan”.

Transfer to “Ak Altyn” Hotel. Accommodation.

4WD for a guide English “Aziya” Hotel

(Bed only)

Day 2 Ashgabat-Darvaza 09:00-10:00 Breakfast. 4WD for a guide English Dinner: Barbeque or common dinner in chaikhana Tent camp in Darvaza

or in chaikhana (10km form Darvaza)

10:00-11:00 Visiting of Memorial Complex in Kypchak village.
11:00-12:00 Tour to “Old Nisa” – the State Historical Reserve (UNESCO site).
12:00-13:00 Visiting National Museum of Turkmenistan.
13:00-14:00 Lunch.
14:00-15:00 Ashgabat city tour.
15:00-18:30 Drive to the “Gas Crater” in Darvaza (250km) via Yerbent village.
18:00-19:30 Explore the place.
19:30-20:30 Dinner. Barbeque. Overnight in the desert (in tent camp or rooming yurt or chaikhana).
Day 3 Darvaza-Ashgabat 07:00-08:00 Breakfast. 4WD for a guide English B: Darvaza “Aziya” Hotel

(Bed only)

08:00-12:00 Back to Ashgabat.
12:00- Accommodation. Time on your own.
Day 4 Ashgabat-Baharly-Archabil-Ashgabat 08:00-09:00 Breakfast. 4WD for a guide English “Aziya” Hotel

(Bed only)

09:00-12:00 Drive to and visiting underground lake “Kov-Ata” in Baharly (100km).

Along the way visiting Memorial Complex with mosque in Gypchak villageand mosque Saparmurat Haji in Gekdepe village.

12:00-13:00 Lunch outdoor at the place (barbeque).
13:00-14:30 Back to Ashgabat via the mountain gorges in Gekdere and Archabil.
14:30- Time on your own.
Day 5 Ashgabat-Mary 08:00-10:00 Breakfast. 4WD for a guide English “Margush” Hotel

(Bed only)

10:00-14:00 Drive to Mary (360km).
14:00- Accommodation in the hotel. Your own time.
Day 6 Mary – Merv – Turkmenabat 08:00-09:00 Breakfast. 4WD for a guide English “Jeyhun” Hotel

(Bed & Breakfast)

09:00-10:00 Excursion to Mary History Museum.
10:00-11:30 Visiting the ruins of the “Ancient Merv”- the State Historical Reserve (UNESCO site).
11:30-15:00 Drive to Turkmenabat (280km, along the high way, 3 hours).
15:00- Accommodation in a hotel. Time on your own.
Day 7 Turkmenabat-Farap 07:00-08:00

Breakfast.

4WD for a guide English B: hotel
08:00-09:30 Drive to the border check point Farap/Alat. (50km).

Crossing the Amuderya bridge. (pay for each vehicle).

09:30-11:00 Go through the Customs procedures. Farewell.

 

THE COST OF THE TOUR(Twin/DBL base accommodation) – $3440:

Number of pax 4
Cost per person $

Single supplement – $.

 

The tour package includes:

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

2.     Twin base accommodation in hotels, single base in tent camp in Darvaza.

3.     Transport – sedan/4WD for a guide

4.     Sights’ entry fees(as per the program)

5.     Guide services (English-speaking)

6.     Meals (mentioned in the program)

The tour package does not include:

1.     Insurance

2.     Visa to Turkmenistan

3.     Immigration fee

4.     Photo and video camera fee at sightseeing places

5.     Meals, not mentioned in the program

6.     Amuderya River bridge crossing charge (as per 2016 25$ per motorbike)