Tour to Ashgabat

Day 1.

Meeting guest at the international airport of Ashgabad.

Check in hotel “Lachyn” hotel 4*

Breakfast

Nisa tour.

Lunch at a local restaurant.

Visit the Mosque of Turkmenbashi Ruhy

Free time for shopping in Gulistan market (“Russian” bazaar)

Dinner at a local restaurant.

Overnight at the hotel.

Old Nisa - included in the UNESCO World Heritage List, is one of the first capitals of the Parthian Empire (III century BC - III century AD), which is among the largest state entities of the ancient world.   

The Turkmenbashi Ruhi Mosque is the main mosque in Turkmenistan, the largest single-domed mosque in the world and the largest in Central Asia, where 20,000 people can pray at one time.

 

Day 2.

Breakfast in the hotel.

 Visiting Eastern bazaar "Altyn Asyr" (Tolkuchka).

 Lunch at a local restaurant.

Visit the underground lake Kov-ata.

Excursion in the evening Ashgabad. Panoramic view of the city from the Wedding Palace.

Dinner at a local restaurant.

Overnight at the hotel.

Kow-ata, Bakharden Lake - a natural underground lake. The name translated from Turkmen means “father of caves”. Located 100 kilometers from Ashgabat. The water temperature is from +33 to +38 ° C all year round.                      

The Eastern Bazaar "Altyn Asyr" (Tolkuchka) is the first largest market in Ashgabat and Turkmenistan, and the 5th in Central Asia, there are 2,155 stores. It was built in the shape of a carpet-like pattern of the Akhal velayat, a vast territory of 154 hectares.

 

Day 3

 Breakfast at the hotel.

 Excursion to the Carpet Museum and the National Historical Museum.

 Lunch at a local restaurant.

Ashgabat city tour:

- Park of Independence
- Arch of Neutrality

- Panoramic view of the city from the Wedding Palace

Dinner at a local restaurant.

Overnight at the hotel.

Carpet Museum - The museum exhibits about 2000 carpet exhibits, including rare ones. The museum has the world's largest handmade carpet with a total area of ​​301 m², which in 2003 was included in the Guinness Book of Records.

State Historical Museum - Over 130 thousand exhibits have been collected in the museum. The museum contains thousands of archaeological sites from the old Nisa and Ancient Merv. The museum houses collections of old Turkmen carpets, rare samples of national clothes and fabrics, items of traditional life, items made of precious metals, weapons, and awards.

 

Day 4

 Breakfast at the hotel.

 Drive through the Karakum desert to Darvaza gas crater (280 km)

Arriving in Darvaza

Sightseeing tour and a walk around the Spark of Karakum

Traditional lunch in Darvaza

Drive back to Ashgabat

Dinner at a local restaurant.

Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 5

Breakfast at the hotel.

Drive to the Horse Farm in Gokdepe.

Exploring the area and get familiar with famous Akhalteke horses.

Lunch at a local restaurant.

Visit modern “Berkarar” shopping center

Dinner at a local restaurant.

Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 6

Breakfast

Free time

Lunch

Free time

Dinner

Transfer to the airport for departure

Covered regions:
Ashgabat
Ahal region
Balkan region
Daşoguz region
Lebap region
Mary region
Number of days: 6
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Not included: international aitfare, visa fees
Transport: Bus/Minibus
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