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

 

Program

Uzbekistan-Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan (destination Turkmenistan)

Day Itinerary Time Program Transport Guide Meals Accommo-dation
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”. Bus Japanese B: –

 

 

L: hotel

 

 

D: LR

“Mary” Hotel
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. 4WD or minivans Japanese B: hotel

 

 

L: Lunchboxes

 

 

D: hotel & folk show

“Mary” Hotel
08:00-15:00 Visiting the archaeological site – the capital of the ancient land Margiana – Gonurdepe (modern name).
  Lunchboxes.
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. Airplane/  Bus Japanese B: Hotel

 

 

L: LR

 

 

D: hotel

“Ak Altyn” Hotel
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. Bus/ 4WD Japanese B: hotel

 

 

L: LR

 

 

D: Barbeque or common dinner in Darvaza

Tent camp in Darvaza
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. 4WD Japanese B: Gas crater

 

 

L: LR

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.

 

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

Number of pax 8+1 10+1 12+1 14+1 & 15+1
Cost per person $ $ $ $

Single supplement (per person) – $.

 

The tour package includes:

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

2.     Accommodation: twin base in “Mary”*** Hotel, “Ak Altyn”**** Hotel and tents in Darvaza

3.     Bus – Days 2, 4-5: 8+1 and 10+1 pax – 30 seat bus, 12+1 and 15+1 pax – 40 seat bus

4.     4WD – Day 2, 5-6: 8+1 pax and 10+1 pax – 4 vehicles, 12+1 pax – 5 vehicles, 15+1 pax – 6 vehicles

5.     Domestic airtickets: Mary-Ashgabat

6.     Sights’ entry fees:

–       “Ancient Merv” State Historical Reserve

–       “Gonurdepe” Archaeological Reserve

–       Mary Historical Museum

–       “Nisa” State Historical Reserve

–       National Museum of Turkmenistan

–       Akhalteke Stables

–       “Kunyaurgench” State Historical Reserve

7.     Guide services (English-speaking or Japanese-speaking guide)

8.     Full board

9.     Water on board 1ltr p/p per day

The tour package does not include:

1.    International airfare

2.    Insurance

3.    Visa to Turkmenistan

4.    Immigration fee

5.    Photo and video fee at sightseeing places

6.    Tips