Turkmenistan Tour 7

Turkmenistan: Tour 7, Turkmenistan tours 

Turkmenistan: Tour 7 
Days of tour: 6
Country: Turkmenistan
Places: Ashgabat - Kow Ata - Nokhur - Kerki - Koytendag - Turkmenabat - Ashgabat

Day 1: Ashgabat
Meet your guide at the airport and travel you to Ashgabat city. On arrival, we will drive to Gokdepe village and visit one of the biggest mosques of the Central Asia, Turkmenbashy Ruhy Mosque which can take more than 10,000 people. Later on we will drive to Gokdepe horse farm and see the attractive Akhal Teke horses. The tour will be continued visiting the Independence Park and the Palace of Happiness. Transfer to a hotel.   

Day 2: Ashgabat - Kow Ata - Nokhur
In the morning you will drive to the Kow Ata underground lake and Bakharden cave. The lake name is translated as "father of the caves" and famous due to healing properties of water. In the afternoon you will drive to Kopet Dag range. This region is established by mountain tribes of Nokhur that have for centuries well-kept-up their culture, traditional crafts and architecture.  Overnight is in a homestay. 

Day 3: Nokhur - Ashgabat - Kerki
Today we will drive back to Ashgabat and visit the monument complex containing of three memorials dedicated to 1948 earthquake, fighters who died in WWII and those killed in other Turkmen clashes. The next destination is the Russian Market built in the period of 1972-1982 by the project of the Russian architect Vladimir Visotin included in the "Ashgabat Reconstruction Program of 1970-1980." The building was done in the Soviet style and adorned by the Turkmen sculptor Klych Yarmamedov. In the evening we will drive to the train station to go to the Kerki town. Night is in the train. 

Day 4: Kerki - Koytendag
After breakfast, we will travel to the Koytendag mountain. You will be impressed by attractive mountains are Kugitangtau, also called Koytendag. They are located in the very east of Turkmenistan and means "mountains of deep canyons". You will see bottomless canyons with steep cliffs, which make the sky occasionally seen only in a form of slim strip over the head. See the deepest lakes, the longest caves and the Dinosaur Plateau. You will see the highest point of Turkmenistan - Mount Ayrybaba (3,139 m). The Koytendag Mountains are household to the country's deepest lake as Kattakol. Overnight is in a camp.

Day 5: Koytendag - Turkmenabat - Ashgabat
In the morning drive to the Turkmenabad airport for flight to Ashgabat. Transfer to a hotel.

Day 6: Flight
In the morning is transfer to the airport. Flight for the next destination.


Transport:
02 pax - Sedan
04-08 pax - Minibus
10 pax - Bus


Price per person:
02 pax - 710 $
04 pax - 570 $
06 pax - 465 $
08 pax - 415 $
10 pax - 380 $
Single - 70 $

Half board - 40 $
Full board - 75 $

Ashgabat - Kerki night train - 25 $

Turkmenabad - Ashgabat flight - from 85 $ 


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Ashgabat - "Menzil" Hotel 3*
Nokhur - Home stay
Koitendag - Tents
- Visa support
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour

Service does not include:
- Visa
- Full board
- Single rooms             
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Migration tax (12
- Fee for using cameras on monuments

Note: Each Traveler should have 2 photos (5×6) to be presented at the points of entry.