Tour Historic Monuments of Turkmenistan 5 nights / 6 days 2017
Historical and cultural monuments are a national treasure of our country. They reflect the history of the Turkmen people and serve as a strong indication of the enormous contribution of our ancestors to the development of world civilization.
The monuments of Ancient Merv, Kunya Urgench and Nisa were included into the UNESCO World Heritage List. UNESCO World Heritage Centre in 1999, 2005 and 2007years.
1 Day. Ashgabat / Transport – Regular
Meeting at the international airport. Transfer to the hotel.
After a rest / breakfast, city tour of Ashgabat: Nisa Historical Park, Fortress Geoktepe, Mosque in Kipchak, Modern architectural structure made of marble, Cultural and entertainment center, Monument to the Constitution, the Arch of Neutrality, History Museum, Park 10 years of Independence, Ertogrul gazy Mosque, the Russian market.
Lunch and dinner in the cafe of the city. Overnight at the hotel. 115km.
2 Day. Ashgabat – Annau – Seit-jemal etdin - Abivert - Mary / Transport – Regular- Siena.
Early morning a hotel checkout. Trip to the town of Mary by vehicle from Ashgabat and on the way stop:
- Anau - archeological agricultural Neolithic culture in the south of Turkmenistan, dated V-IV millennium BC;
- The ruins of the mosque Seyit Jamal ad-Din, 12 km southeast of the city of Ashgabat - Mosaic in the form of two dragons, looking at each other at the top of the arch of the mosque;
- An ancient city Abivert;
Lunch at House Han café on the way to Mary city. Arriving in the city, Mary hotel check in. Relax time.
Dinner at the café of a city. Overnight at the hotel. 375km
3 Day. Mary – Merv - Margush / Transport - Seiena
At 9 am, a trip to Merv Historical Park
The story reflects the roots of ancient Merv, transcontinental routes on the Silk Road of the Mediterranean world, Eastern Eurasia. The ancient city of Merv heart flourished oasis, near the river Murghab in ancient times;
Park complex includes - Soltan Sanjar Mausoleum, Large and small Kyzkala, two Askhabz Mausoleum, Mausoleum of Mohammed ibn Zayed, Mosque Yusup Hamadani, Abdyla Khan;
Drive to Gonur- Depe or Margiana (in the ancient Persian name sounds like Margush) from the hotel, the journey time of 3-30 hours; Bactria-Margiana Archaeological Complex (BMAC) - refers to "Oxus civilization." The Bronze Age civilization dating from 2300-1700 BC.
Lunch at Bayramaly ‘s café. Visit Historical Museum.
Drive back to hotel. Have some rest time.
Dinner at one the café of Mary city. Overnight at the hotel. 92km.
4 Day. Mary – Dashoguz / Transport – Jeep / Siena
Hotel check out, from Mary city drive to Dashoguz city.
From Dashoguz city’s airport, drive to the Historical Park - Old Urgench.
Situated in 2,5 km in the south of the modern city Kunya Urgench. 2-30 hours’ drive from the city of Dashoguz; Park includes the ruins of Khorezm capital; part of the Achaemenid city development began with the Achaemenids dynasty and lasted for two thousand years. The complex includes the construction of the park dating from the 12th century BC - Mausoleum of Tyurabek Khanum, Kutlug Timur minaret, the mausoleum of Sultan Tekesh, Il Arslan Mausoleum, and Mausoleum Fahr- al-Din Razi, Gate Caravanserai;
Minaret Manuna, we ad-Din Kurba Mausoleum, Sultan Ali Mausoleum, Mosque - the complex of architectural monuments, located in the heart of the new town of Old Urgench;
Lunch at one of the cafes of the city Kunya Urgench.
Back in the city of Dashoguz. Hotel accommodation. Dinner in a city’s cafe. Overnight at the hotel. 644 km- 11 hours.
5 Day. Dashoguz – Ashgabat / Transport – Plane – Regular
Early morning hotel check out. Transfer to the Dashoguz’s airport
(Flight is 45 minutes, T5 101, 439km).
From Ashgabat’s Airport, visit Tolkuchka market (Animal market).
Lunch in the cafe of the city. Hotel check in. Relax time.
Akhalteke Horses show performance and Dinner at Farm.
Overnight at the hotel. 45-55km
6 Day. Ashgabat airport / Transport - Regular
Hotel check out early morning. Transfer to international airport of Ashgabat city. 9km.
Price for 5 nights / 6 days as per Tour Program in US Dollars:
1 pax - 2024; 2/5pax - 1362; 6/10pax – 1047 +tour leader
Single Supplement per person – 185; Early Hotel Check in 75;
Service includes for 5 nights / 6 days:
ü Letter of Invitation (LOI);
ü Museum of History,
ü Nisa Historical Park Entrance Fees;
ü Merv; Margiana(Gonur-Depe) Entrance Fees;
ü Konya-Urgench Entrance Fees;
ü Accommodation at Hotel of 4-5 stars (Ashgabat, Mary and Dashoguz cities);
ü Transport services (Excursions) for 6 days;
ü Tour Guide Fees for 6 days;
ü Transfers from airport to city( Ashgabat – Dashoguz);
ü Entrance tickets: Akhalteke Horses’ show;
ü Meals: Full Board (Lunch, Dinner) at local restaurants in Ashgabat, Mary, Dashoguz cities, Full Board (B,L,D) at Horse farm;
ü Tickets for Domestic flights -Dashoguz– Ashgabat;
ü Free shopping tour in Ashgabat city;
Free GS-Travel T-shirts;
Service does not include for 5 nights / 6 days:
ü International flights;
ü Turkmenistan tourist visa from105+2 USD per person, when obtained at Ashgabat’s Airport (Price for visa could be changed);
ü Turkmenistan migration tax 10+2 USD per person, to be paid at Ashgabat’s Airport (subject to be changed);
ü Medical insurance;
ü Tips for local guide and driver;
ü Souvenirs and other personal items;
ü Spa procedures;
ü Alcoholic beverages;