A Glance to Turkmenistan

A Glance to Turkmenistan, Turkmenistan tours 

Title of tour: A Glance to Turkmenistan

Sites to visit: Ashgabat, Darwaza, Dashoguz, Kune Urgench, Khojeili border

Day 1: Ashgabat
After arrival to the airport, you guide will welcome you and take to Ashgabat, the first site of sightseeing will be Nisa Fortress. The old name of Nisa was Mitridatkert, when the Parthian Empire was powerful ever. It was named after the founder-king Mitridate I living between 171-138 BC. Later the capital of the Empire was moved to Asia Minor, however Old Nisa was returned. Here there is a tomb of dynasty members of Arsacids. After excursion to Nisa, continue to Turkmenbashy Ruhy Mosque. It can host more about 10 000 people at once. Next important place to visit is Goktepe Horse farm. The famous Turkmen horses-Akhal-Teke is breeded. After seeing graceful horses, drive back to Ashgabat for dinner. Then continue Independence Park and the Palace of Happiness to enjoy the panoramic view of the city. Overnight in a hotel.

Day 2: Ashgabat - Darwaza - Dashoguz
In the morning, depart to famous Gas Crater Darwaza. It is popular as a "Gate to hell". It is interesting to see big fire holes in the center of the desert area. It is located about 270 km from capital city. The majestic flame in the middle of nowhere is mystery for many people. Enjoy the view near the crater and have some pictures before leaving to Dashoguz. Arrive to Dashoguz and stay in a hotel.

Day 3: Dashoguz - Kune Urgench - Khojeili border
Today is time to discover historical sites in Kune Urgench. It is the architectural and archeological reserve situated 480 km from Ashgabat. First, in 1st century AD, Kune Urgench was the capital of famous Northern Khorezm State later it was invaded by Arabs. After Arab conquer, the name was changed to Gurgandzh. Then, turned into the residence of Khorezm Shah and became the second biggest city in the area.  Enjoy lunch at local restaurant. Transfer to Khojeili border.

Cost per person:                            
02 pax - 505 $
04 pax - 425 $
06 pax - 355 $
08 pax - 320 $
10 pax - 300 $
Single - 45 $

Half board - 45 $
Full board -23 $

Tour price includes:
- Transport-sedan-minibus
- Accommodation:
Ashgabat - "Menzil" Hotel 3*
- Visa support
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour                                           

Tour price 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.