Ashgabat - Merv - Koytendag (Kugitangu) 6 day/ 5night

For 1 pax - 1150 USD

       2 pax - 1500 USD


Day 1. Arrival Ashgabat & Old Nissa excursion

  • Early morning Meeting guest at the international airport of Ashgabat.
  • Check in hotel 3*
  • 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.
  • Have a lunch at a local restaurant
  • Drive back to Ashgabat
  • On the way back visit the Mosque of Turkmenbashi Ruhy - 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.
  • Dinner at the local restaurant.
  • Overnight at the hotel


Day 2. City Tour

  • Have a breakfast
  • Ashgabat city tour: Wedding palace, Arch of Neutrality, Independence Park, Ferries Wheel, Ertogrul Gazi Mosque and etc.
  • Have a lunch at a local restaurant   
  • Visit the city bazaars
  • Transfer to railway station
  • Have a dinner at the locale restaurant
  • 21:00 train departure Ashgabat – Serhedabat (Mary)
  • Overnight on the train


Day 3. Ancient Merv & Margush

  • Arrival in Mary 05:00 and have a breakfast in local restaurant or guesthouse
  • Drive to ancient Merv (in Mary)
  • Have a lunch
  • Transfer to Margush
  • Then return to Mary city
  • Relax time
  • Have a dinner
  • 22:00 train departure Mary-Amydarya
  • Overnight on the train


Day 4. Koytendag Tour

  • Arrival in Amyderya 8:35 and have a breakfast in locale restaurant
  • Drive to Koytendag
  • Have a lunch at guesthouse
  • We will go on an excursion to the village of Khojapil to climb the Dinosaur plateau and in reality see the traces of ancient reptiles, visit the local waterfall located in a surprisingly beautiful gorge. We will visit the “40 girls” gorge, the holy place of the Turkmens, where pilgrims arrive daily to conduct the rite of sacrifice and collective meals.
  • Have a traditional dinner in guesthouse
  • Overnight in guesthouse


Day 5. Koytendag-Amyderya

  • ∣Have a breakfast at guesthouse
  • A small tour of the rest of the Koytendag.
  • Transfer to Amyderya city
  • Have a lunch at a local restaurant
  • 15:00 train departure Amyderya - Ashgabat
  • Have a dinner on the train
  • Overnight on the train


Day 6. Ashgabat International Airport

  • Arrival time in Ashgabat 08:57
  • Have a breakfast at a local restaurant
  • Transfer to Ashgabat international airport
  • End of tour


Price Includes:

  • Visa support (Letter of Invitation, State Registration, Travel Pass)
  • Accommodation based on (if one pax on single) twin-shared hotel room, including breakfast
  • Hotel Mizan 3* (Ashgabat)
  • All transfers and all other overland transport
  • Guide-interpreter tour leader accompanying the group through the country
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Traditional dinner in Koytendag
  • Photo camera fees at sites/ museums
  • All entry fees as per itinerary
  • All train tickets
  • Guesthouse in Koytendag


Price does not include:

  • Turkmenistan tourist visa
  • Migration duty – $12 per person (must be paid at the border on arrival)
  • Meals (lunches and dinners)
  • Travel insurance policy
  • Hotel charges for additional services
  • Personal expenses (e.g. souvenirs etc)
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Tips for guides and drivers
  • International flights to and from Turkmenistan
  • Cancellation changes

*In case of cancellation of the trip, the party who booked the tour must pay a fine of 50 USD for  the bank account details.

Covered regions:
Ahal region
Balkan region
Daşoguz region
Lebap region
Mary region
Number of days: 6
Included services:
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
Transport: SUV 4x4
Tour season:
Tour categories:
Private tours
Cultural tours
Adventure tours
Offroad tours
Sightseeing tours
Winter tours
Special Event tours
Wildlife tours
Highlight tours
Photo tours
Hiking tours
Horseback riding tours
Circle tours
Short tours
Budget tours
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.