Turkmenistan

Day 1 — Ashgabat

Arrival in the Ashgabat International Airport Meeting of the group. Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.

 

Day 2 — Ashgabat

08:00-09:00 — Breakfast.

09:00-10:00 — Visiting Memorial Complex in Kypchak.

10:00-11:30 — Tour to “Old Nisa”.

11:30-13:00 — Visiting Akhalteke Horse Stables.

13:00-14:00 — Lunch.

14:00-15:30 — Visiting National Museum.

15:30-18:00 — Ashgabat city tour.

18:00-19:00 — Dinner.

 

Day 3 — Ashgabat-Turkmenbashy-Yangikala-Avaza

06:00-07:00 — Breakfast.

07:00-07:15 — Transfer to the Ashgabat International Airport. Flight T5-241 to Turkmenbashy at 08:30. Arrival at 09:30.

10:00-14:00 — Transfer to Yangi-Kala Canyon.

14:00-15:00 — Explore the canyon.

15:00-15:30 — Lunch.

15:30-19:00 — Transfer to Avaza – National Resort Area.

19:00-19:30 — Accommodation in hotel.

19:30-20:30 — Dinner.

 

Day 4 — Avaza-Turkmenbashy-Ashgabat

07:00-10:00 — Breakfast.

10:00-12:30 — Time on your own.

18:30-19:15 — Transfer to Turkmenbashy Airport. Flight T5-249 to Ashgabat at 20:45. Arrival- 21:40.

22:00-22:30 — Transfer to hotel. Accommodation.

 

Day 5 — Ashgabat-Darvaza-Ashgabat

07:00-10:00 — Breakfast.

10:00-13:00 — Time on your own.

13:00-14:00 — Lunch in local cafe.

14:00-18:00 — Transfer to the “Gas Crater” in Darvaza.

18:00-20:00 — Explore the place. Dinner. BBQ.

20:00-00:00 — Transfer to the hotel.

 

Day 6 — Ashgabat-Mary-Merv-Ashgabat

 

07:00-08:00 — Breakfast.

08:00-08:30 — Transfer to the Ashgabat Airport. Morning flight T5-129 to Mary at 09:40. Arrival at 10:20.

11:00-12:30 — Excursion to Mary History Museum.

12:30-13:30 — Lunch.

13:30-17:30 — Visiting the ruins of the “Ancient Merv”- State Historical Reserve (UNESCO site).

17:30-18:00 — Transfer to Mary Airport. Flight T5-132 to Ashgabat at 18:55. Arrival at 19:35.

20:00-21:00 — Dinner.

21:00-21:30 — Transfer to Hotel.

 

Day 7 — Ashgabat

08:00-09:00 — Breakfast.

09:00-10:30 — Visiting Turkmen Carpet Museum.

10:00-13:30 — Visiting local bazar and shopping centers.

13:30-14:00 — Lunch.

14:00-18:00 — Time on Your own.

18:00-19:00 — Dinner.

 

Day 8 — Ashgabat

00:00 — Check out.

00:00-00:30 — Transfer to the Ashgabat International Airport. Farewell.


Day 1 — Uzbek-Turkmen border “Alat/Farap” – Turkmenabat – Bayramaly — Mary

10:00-11:00 — Meeting of the group on the Uzbek-Turkmen border at “Alat/Farap”.

11:00-12:00 — Drive to Turkmenabat.

12:00-13:00 — Lunch.

13:00-16:00 — Drive to Bayramaly city to visit “Ancient Merv” State Historical reserve.

16:00-18:00 — Tour around “Ancient Merv” State Historical Reserve (UNESCO site).

18:00-20:00 — Continue driving to Mary. Dinner.

20:00-20:30 — Transfer to hotel. Accommodation.

 

Day 2 — Mary – Gonurdepe (Margush) – Mary – Merv – Mary

07:00-08:00 — Breakfast.

08:00-15:00 — Visiting the archaeological site – the capital of the ancient land Margiana – Gonurdepe (modern name).

15:00-16:30 — Mary History Museum.

16:30-19:00 — Time on your own.

19:00-20:00 — Dinner.

 

Day 3 — Mary – Ashgabat – Bagyr – Kypchak – Ashgabat

06:00-06:30 — Check out.

06:30-07:00 — Transfer to Mary Airport. Flight T5-129 to Ashgabat at 07:50. Arrival at 08:30.

09:00-10:00 — Transfer to hotel. Breakfast.

10:00-12:30 — Ashgabat city tour — visiting Bagt Koshgi Wedding Palace, Arch of Neutrality, Monument of Independence.

12:30-13:30 — Lunch.

13:30-15:00 — Tour to “Nisa” State Historical Reserve (UNESCO site).

15:00-16:00 — Visit to the Memorial Complex in Kypchak village.

16:00-17:00 — Visiting local bazaar.

17:00-18:00 — Transfer to hotel. Accommodation.

18:00-19:00 — Dinner.

 

Day 4 — Ashgabat – Geokdere – Ashgabat – Ichoguz (Darvaza)

08:00-09:00 — Breakfast.

09:00-10:00 — Visiting National Museum of Turkmenistan.

10:00-11:30 — Drive to Akhalteke Horse Stable.

11:30-13:00 — Visiting local bazars.

13:00-14:00 — Lunch.

14:00-18:00 — Transfer to Ashgabat via Yerbent village and water & mud gas “craters”.

18:00-21:00 — Explore the place. Dinner. Barbeque — smoked veggies & meat. Overnight in tent camp.

 

Day 5 — Ichoguz (Darvaza) – Kunyaurgench-Turkmen-Uzbek border “Kunyaurgench/Hodjaeli”

06:00-07:00 — Breakfast.

07:00-12:00 — Drive to Kunyaurgench.

12:00-13:00 — Tour around “Ancient Kunyaurgench” – the State Historical Reserve (UNESCO site).

12:30-13:30 — Lunch.

13:30-16:00 — Transfer to Turkmen-Uzbek border “Kunyaurgench”-“Hojaeli” or “Dashoguz”-“Shavat”. Passing Customs procedures. Farewell.