Highlights of Turkmenistan

Highlights of Turkmenistan, Turkmenistan tours 

Title of tour: Highlights of Turkmenistan

Sites to visit: Ashgabat, Goktepe village, Nokhur, Kow Ata

Day 1: Ashgabat
Your local guide will welcome you at the airport. First, you will drive to Goktepe village,where you will visit the largest mosque in Central Asia. It is Mosque of Turkmenbashy Ruhy, can host more than 10 000 people. Then have excursion to Goktepe horsefarm, where there are famous Akhal-Teke Horses. After learning interesting facts about horses, drive back to Ashgabat. After dinner, take a short tour to Independent Park. Then have a panoramic view in the Palace of Happiness. Spend night in a hotel.

Day 2: Ashgabat - Nokhur  
After having breakfast, depart to Nokhur village. The four-hour drive from Ashgabat will take you to the settlement among the Kopet Dag range. The Nokhur tribe inhabit this place and they preserved their old traditions and customs. Learn more about lifestyle, traditional art and architecture. Overnight is in a homestay.

Day 3: Nokhur - Kow Ata - Ashgabat 
Today, visit interesting place of nature. The first site will be Kow-Ata Lake. It is underground lake popular with curative water proprieties. In translation, it means "father of the caves". Afternoon, continue to memorial complex, where there is three monuments: First, for the honor of casualties in 1948 earthquake. Second, for soldiers died in WWII and the third for killed in Turkmen fights. Then visit Russian Bazaar in the center of Ashgabat. It was constructed between 1972-1982 under the Russian architect Vladimir Visotin. It was one of the architecture of the program "Ashgabat Reconstruction Program of 1970-1980." Next will be mosques like Azadi and Ertugrul.  Azadi is the largest in Ashgabat, hosting about 5000 people at once. After having dinner, have free time in the city. You can take a nice walk in parks or visit other places of interest. Overnight in a hotel.

Day 4: Flight
After having breakfast, drive to airport.

Price per person:
02 pax - 540 $
04 pax - 455 $
06 pax - 375 $
08 pax - 335 $
10 pax - 310 $
Single - 45 $

Half board - 25 $
Full board - 45 $

Tour price includes:
- Transportation
- Accommodation:
Ashgabat - "Menzil" Hotel 3*
Nokhur - Home stay
- 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.