Discover Turkmenistan Tour 7

Discover Turkmenistan: Tour 7, Turkmenistan tours 

Discover Turkmenistan: Tour 7
Destination: Turkmenistan
Duration: 6 days
Places to visit: Ashgabat - Turkmenbashy - Yangykala - Ashgabat

Day 1: Ashgabat
You will meet the group at the international airport and have free time to sightsee Ashgabat city.

Day 2: Ashgabat - Turkmenbashy
In the morning we will travel from the Nisa the antique settlement of Parthians. When Parthian Empire was a world power, Old Nisa was called as Mitridatkert after the name of king Mitridate I (171-138 BC) who well-ordered to build this city. Later on, the capital was transported to Asia Minor, but a special attitude to Old Nisa was reserved: there situated tombs of the ruling Arsacids dynasty members, the kings came to Nisa to have big centenaries and place present sacrifices. After Nisa our tour will continue by visiting the Ertugrul Gazi mosque. The Mosque is the largest one in Ashgabat and can occupy to 5,000 people at the same time. It was built in Turkish style and dedicated to oguzkhan Ertogrul - Osman I, the father of Osman Empire first ruler. Lunch time. Then visit carpet museum where you can see the assortment of carpets of different periods. Then we will drive to the Russian market then take a train to the Turkmenbashy region. Overnight is in a train.

Day 3: Turkmenbashy - Yangykala
In the morning we will travel to the Yangykala fire fortress. We will enjoy the beautiful view. It has 60-100meters colored with pink, red and yellow colors appeared more than 5.5 million years ago, when the red cliffs wall you know see, where submerged limestone walls full of big coral reefs from the pre-historical Parathetys Sea. We will enjoy the view of the Yangykala. Then we will travel to the Gozli Ata pilgrimage place. Transfer to a hotel.

Day 4: Turkmenbashi - Ashgabat
Today we will travel to the Kamil Ata pilgrimage and enjoy seeing the huge stones. The Huge stones repeats you the Giants. Then we will return to the city. Take a train to Ashgabat. Overnight is in a train.

Day 5: Ashgabat
On arrival we will have a tour where we can travel to horse farm and see Ahal Teke Horses. The world today is home to more than 250 breeds of horses cultured by man over many centuries. The Akhalteke breed stands separately as the patriarch of horse-breeding. It took more than three millenia to produce them. It was the favorite horse of Alexander the Great, was Akhal Teke. In the Gokdepe village we will travel to the Gokdepe fortress where was the great war between Russian army and Turkmen tribes. We will return to the city and visit the Cultural and entertainment center Alem. Rest is in a hotel.

Day 6: Flight
Transfer to the Ashgabat International Airport.

02 pax - Sedan
04-08 pax - Minibus
10 pax - Bus

Price per person:
02 pax - 820 $
04 pax - 610 $
06 pax - 500 $
08 pax - 445 $
10 pax - 410 $
Single - 110 $

Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 50 $ 

Half board - 45 $
Full board - 80 $

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Ashgabat - "Menzil" Hotel 3*
Yangykala - Guest house
- Visa support
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
- Tickets for train-Ashgabat-Turkmenbashy-Ashgabat

Service does not include:
- Visa
- Full board
- Single rooms             
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Migration tax (12$)
- Fee for using cameras on monuments 

Note: Each Traveler should have 2 photos (5×6) to be presented at the points of entry.