Darvaza gas crater Karakum desert camping 2 pax 2 days

Tour Program Ashgabat – Darvaza gas crater

Duration: 2 days / 1 night

Itinerary: Ashgabat

Meeting at the international airport in Ashgabat

 Day 1.

Meeting at the international airport of Ashgabat.

Ancient Nisa tour

Visit Turkmenbashy Ruhy Mosque in Gypjak

Ashgabat city tour: Wedding palace, Arch of Neutrality, Independence Park, Ferries Wheel, Ertogrul Gazi Mosque

Lunch at a local restaurant.

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

Arriving in Darvaza

Darvaza - the most famous place in Turkmenistan (280 km from Ashgabat). Gas crater burning in the Karakum desert

Sightseeing tour and a walk around the Spark of Karakum

Traditional dinner in Darvaza

Overnight in tents.

 Day 2.

Breakfast at the Gas crater on the open air.

Drive from Darvaza  Gas crater to Koneurgench (265 km / 4 hours).

Visit Old Kunya Urgench,

Excursion at the historical sites of Kunya Urgench (UNESCO 2005): Turabek Hanum Mausoleum XIV C, Minaret of Kutlug Timur XIV C, Sultan Tekesh Mausoleum XII C, Fahraddin Razi Mausoleum XII C.

Lunch at the local restaurant.

Drive from Kunya Urgench to Dashoguz (100 km/ 1:30 h).

Transfer from Dashoguz Shavat border Turkmenistan – Uzbekistan.

 Border formalities.

The end of tour.

 Tour price: 315 USD per person

 Includes: 

Transfer and transport   

Guide-translator                                                        

Visa support (LOI)      

Entrance fees        

Excursions per program

Overnight at Darvaza in tents

Full board (Meals)

Excludes: 

visa fees by arrival 

international air fare

photo and video charges

Covered regions:
Ashgabat
Ahal region
Balkan region
Daşoguz region
Lebap region
Mary region
Number of days: 2
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 airfare, visa fees
Transport: SUV 4x4
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February
March
April
May
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July
August
September
October
November
December
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Payment Method

For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.