Turkmenistan Tour 8

Turkmenistan: Tour 8, Turkmenistan tours 

Turkmenistan: Tour 8
Days of tour: 7
Country: Turkmenistan
Places: Ashgabat - Kow Ata - Nokhur Kerki - Koytendag - Turkmenabad - Turkmenbashy - Yangykala - Balkanabat - Ashgabat

Day 1: Ashgabat
Our company is glad to see our travelers in Turkmenistan. The guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to Ashgabat city. Then we will drive to Gokdepe village to visit one of the largest mosques of the Central Asia - Turkmenbashy Ruhy Mosque which can lodge more than 10,000 people. Later on we will visit Gokdepe horse farm. On arrival, you will get inspiration of Akhal Teke horses. We will return to the city and visit the Independence Park and the Palace of Happiness. This is another place to admire the magnificent view of Ashgabat city. Night is in a hotel.  

Day 2: Ashgabat - Kow Ata - Nokhur  
This tour will start by travelling to the Kow Ata underground lake as well as Bakharden cave which means "father of the caves". This place is famous for healing properties of water. In the afternoon we will drive to Kopet Dag range, where the area is settled by mountain tribes of Nokhur. You will learn more about their culture. Rest is in a homestay.

Day 3: Nokhur - Ashgabat - Kerki   
Today we will travel to see the memorial complex entailing of three memorials glorification to those that died in the 1948 earthquake, soldiers who lost their lives in WWII and those murdered in other Turkmen battles. Then we will see the Russian Market built in the period of 1972-1982 by the enterprise of the Russian architect Vladimir Visotin and placed in the "Ashgabat Reconstruction Program of 1970-1980." The site was built in the Soviet style and decked by the Turkmen sculptor Klych Yarmamedov. Then you will be transferred to the train station to go to the Kerki town. Night is in the train.

Day 4: Kerki - Koytendag
On this tour you will drive to the Koytendag mountain and see the most stunning mountains are Kugitangtau, also called Koytendag, are placed in the east of Turkmenistan. Their name is translated from Turkmen as "mountains of deep canyons". Here you can see canyons with vertical cliffs, which make the sky from time to time seen only in a form of slender strip over the head. In addition, you will see the deepest lakes, the longest caves as well as the Dinosaur Plateau. Don't miss to see the highest point of Turkmenistan - Mount Ayrybaba (3,139 m). Koytendag Mountains are home to the country's deepest lake as Kattakol. Night is in a camp style.

Day 5: Koytendag - Turkmenabad - Ashgabat
In the morning we will travel to the Turkmenabad city and then transfer to train station. Night is in a train.

Day 6: Ashgabat - Turkmenbashy - Yangykala - Balkanabat - Ashgabat
After breakfast you will have a flight to Turkmenbashy. On arrival, you will drive to the Yangykala Canyon to relish the view of the canyon and drive to the Balkanabat city. Afterwards is transfer to Ashgabat city. Night is in a hotel.

Day 7: Flight
Morning transfer to the airport.


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


Price per person:
02 pax - 805 $
04 pax - 680 $
06 pax - 550 $
08 pax - 480 $
10 pax - 440 $
Single - 60 $

Half board - 45 $
Full board - 90 $

Air ticket - Ashgabat-Turkmenbashi - 95 $

Train ticket - Ashgabat-Kerki-Ashgabat - 50 $


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.