Travel in Turkmenistan: Tour 4

 

Travel in Turkmenistan: Tour 4, Turkmenistan.

Travel in Turkmenistan: Tour 4
Destination:
Turkmenistan
Duration: 5 days
Places to visit: Ashgabat - Kow-Ata - Nokhur - Balkanabat - Yangykala - Gozli Ata - Turkmenbashy - Awaza - Ashgabat


Day 1: Ashgabat
Turkmenistan awaits you! On arrival, the guide will meet you and transfer to the capital. We will have a city tour and visit Ertogrul Ghazi mosque, the archeological site "Nisa" (The traces have mud brick remnants of fortifications and palaces, temples, ceremony hall, treasury building. It covers the remains of Parthian civilization, what joint the traditional art and culture with Hellenistic and Roman elements. We will visit Turkmenbashy spiritual mosque in Kipchak. Night is in a hotel.

Day 2: Ashgabat - Kow Ata - Nokhur - Balkanabat
In the morning you will travel to Kow Ata - Underground Lake. The Turkmen name Kow Ata means Father of caves. The overall length of the cave is 230 m, its height reaches 20 m, and its width is at some points 57 m. The bottom of the cave is enclosed with bumps of melted limestone (stalagmites), and its warm and gushing water is clear and bright green colored. The water has an endless temperature of 33-37°C. Then we will drive to Nokhur (120km - 2 /3 hours). The village is located in a small depression valley in the mountains of the Kopet Dag Range with dwellings and narrow streets. The Nohkuri people who populate this remote mountain village are different to other Turkmen tribes. They live in the mountainous border area spanning Turkmenistan and Iran. Nokhur is the largest village with just a thousand or maybe two thousand people. We will continue our way to Balkanabat. Night is in a hotel.

Day 3: Balkanabat - Yangykala - Gozli Ata - Turkmenbashy - Awaza
In the morning we will drive to Yangykala. The word "yangikala" is translated from Turkmen as "fire fortresses". See the sheer cliffs of white, yellow, ocher, purple and red colors, carved by winds and rains. The most attractive view of canyons you can see during sunset, when everything is tinted in a red-hot color. In the evening you will visit "Gozli Ata" pilgrimage place and then travel to Turkmenbashy. Here we will visit tourist zone Awaza and enjoy on the shore of the Caspian Sea. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 4: Awaza - Ashgabat
In the morning we will have a rest on the shore of the Caspian Sea. In the second part of day is transfer to Turkmenbashy airport to have a flight to Ashgabat city. On arrival is evening city tour in Ashgabat. Night is in a hotel.

Day 5: Flight
In the morning is transfer to the airport.


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


Price per person:
02 pax - 665 $
04 pax - 575 $
06 pax - 470 $
08 pax - 420 $
10 pax - 385 $
Single -120 $

Early check-in - 30 $
Single early check-in - 45 $

Half board - 40 $
Full board - 80 $


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Ashgabat - "Menzil" Hotel 3*
Balkanabat - "Sport" Hotel 3*
Awaza - "Hazina" Hotel 5*
- Visa support
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
- Domestic flights and trains (if any)

Service does not include:
- Visa
- Full board
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Migration tax (12$)
- Fee for using cameras on monuments
- Domestic flights: Turkmenbashi-Ashgabat 90 $

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