Duration: 4 day / 3 night
Route: Farap border –Turkmenabat – Ashagabat - Darvaza - Ashgabat
1 day Farap Turkmenabat
Morning meeting at Farap border. Arriving. Customs procedure.
Transfer to Turkmenabat
Departure to the Ashgabat by train
Overnight in train
2 day. Ashgabat - Darvaza
Morning arrival to Ashgabat
Have an excursion to 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.
Drive to Underground lake Kov-ata
On the way back visit the Mosque of Turkmenbashi Ruhy
Have a lunch
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 dinner in Darvaza
Overnight in tents.
3 day. Darvaza – Ashgabat - Turkmenabat
Breakfast at the Gas crater on the open air.
Drive from Darvaza Gas crater back to Ashgabat
Lunch at the local restaurant
Departure to the Turkmenabat by train
Overnight in the train
4 day. Turkmenabat – Farap border
Arrival to Turkmenabat
Transfer to the border Farap
End of the tour
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.
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.