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3days Koneurgench - Darvaza- Ashgabat

 Duration: 3 days / 2 night

Itinerary: Dashoguz - Koneurgench – Darvaza - Ashgabat

Meeting at the border “Dashoguz” or “Koneurgench”.

 Day 1 

Meeting at the border “Dashoguz”( 10:00 a.m.) 20 km till city center or “Koneurgench” (10:00 a.m) 20 km till city center. Arriving. Customs procedure (app. 1 hour).

Early lunch at the local restaurant (11:30)

13:00 Drive through the Karakum desert to Darvaza gas crater (280 km - app. 4 hours)

17:00 Arriving in Darvaza

Darvaza - the most famous place in Turkmenistan. Gas crater burning in the Karakum desert

Sightseeing tour and a walk around the Spark of Karakum (1 hour)

18:00 Traditional dinner in Darvaza

21:00 (after sunset) Drive from Darvaza  Gas crater back to Ashgabat (267 km- app. 3.5 hours)

 00:30 Arrive to Ashgabat

Check-in and overnight in  hotel

 Day 2 

08:00 Have a breakfast at the hotel.

09:00 Leave from the hotel

10 :00 Visit a private horse farm (55 km – 1 hour)

Excursion at the horse farm (2 hours)

12:00 Drive back to Ashgabat (55 km – 1 hour)

13:00 Have lunch at local restaurant

14:30 Start sightseeing of the monuments in Ashgabat

18:30 Dinner at the local restaurant

20:00 Arrive to the hotel

Free time

Overnight in the hotel

 Day 3 

08:00 Have a breakfast at the hotel.

09:00 Leave from the hotel

Drive to Nisa (18 km – 20 min)

09:30 Have an excursion to Old Nisa

10:30 On the way back visit the Mosque of Turkmenbashi Ruhy

11:30 Drive back to hotel and free time till lunch

13:30 Have lunch at local restaurant

15:00 City-tour in Ashgabat: Serdar yoly (Health path)

19:00 Have dinner at local restaurant

21:00 Evening city tour

22:00 Transfer to the international airport for departure

End of the tour

Covered regions:
Ashgabat
Ahal region
Balkan region
Daşoguz region
Lebap region
Mary region
Number of days: 3
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: meals, visa fee
What to bring: cap, glasses, sun cream, scarf
Transport: SUV 4x4
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