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Trekking in Turkmenistan/ ADVENTUROUS TOUR 6 DAYS

ITINERARY: Turkmenbahy - Yangi-Kala - Balkanabat – Dehistan – Serdar – Garry-gala – Nohur – Ashgabat – Mary – Farap

 The Karakum desert blankets 80 percent of the territory of Turkmenistan. With its incomparable vastness and warm people populating its endless dunes, this desert bears, in every respect, the most characteristic features of Central Asia's vibrant Nomad cultures and stunning natural beauty.

1 Day: Turkmenbashi - Yangi-Kala - Balkanabat

Meet with the local guide at the Turkmenbashy International Sea port.

Drive to Yangi-Kala canyons. The natural park is most beautiful during the sunset when everything is painted hot red. Barbeque style dinner. Transfer to Balkanabat city. Check in and overnight at the hotel.

2 Day: Balkanabat – Dehistan – Serdar

After breakfast, check out from the hotel. Transfer to Dehistan - the picturesque towers of ancient settlements, its X – XII century monuments, as well as the oldest mosque of the early Islamic period on the ancient burial Mashat. Dehistan excursion. After Dehistan, drive to Serdar. Check in to the hotel, dinner. Overnight at the hotel.

3 Day: SERDAR – GARry-GALA – NOHUR – ASHGABAT

After breakfast, check out from the hotel. Transfer to amazing naturally beautiful places of the country Garry-gala and Nohur villages. Garry-gala - this is truly a gem of Turkmenistan - a garden of flowers, fruit, fantastic nature of the subtropics. Sumbar valley is famous for not only the climate of grace and "lunar" landscape of the surrounding mountains, but also the hospitality of its inhabitants. Nohur is a mountainous area in the Kopetdag mountains of Turkmenistan. Unlike many believe, Nohur is not a single village. It is a set of villages with different names. There are upper, middle and lower settlements. In total three major villages: Garry Nohur, Garagul Gala, Kone Gummez, and two satellite settlements Sowutli and Patma Yurt. Transfer to Ashgabat and check in at the hotel.

4 Day: ASHGABAT – MARY

After breakfast, Ashgabat city tour: visit main tourists’ attraction in the capital: parks and monuments, impressive mosque and other iconic building. Lunch at a local restaurant. Drive to Mary and on the way see the beautiful views of the Karakum desert and Turkmen nature. Check in and overnight at the hotel. 

5 Day: MARY

After the breakfast, visit the Ancient Merv, which was located on the Great Silk Road and was one of the largest and important cities of the ancient world. Guided tour: Gyz Gala, Erk Gala, Soltan Gala, Soltan Sanjar Mausoleum, and Ibn Zeid Mausoleum. Lunch at a Mary restaurant. Rest and overnight at the hotel.

6 Day: MARY – FARAP (TM-UZB BORDER)

After breakfast, check out from the hotel.  Mary city tour. Lunch at the local restaurant. Transfer to Farap (Turkmenistan – Uzbekistan customs border). Say bye to Turkmenistan and transfer to Uzbekistan.

End of the Program

INCLUDED:

* Invitation

* Registration

* Accommodation 

* Camping tents with sleeping bags

* Guide

* Comfortable transport

* Meal (FB) during the all route

* Entrance fee   

* All Transfer

* Daily1.5lt water

* Fee for using cameras on monuments 

* Insurance

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: * Visa fee * Migration tax (12$)
What to bring: money
Transport: SUV 4x4
Tour season:
January
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June
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.