Travel in Turkmenistan: Tour 7


Travel in Turkmenistan: Tour 7, Turkmenistan.

Travel in Turkmenistan: Tour 7
Duration: 7 days
Places to visit: Ashgabat - Kow Ata - Nokhur - Balkanabat - Yangykala - Gozli Ata - Turkmenbashy - Awaza - Darwaza - Ashgabat

Day 1: Ashgabat
You will be met at the international airport and drive to Ashgabat. On arrival you will have a city tour Ertugrul Gazi mosque. The Azadi Mosque is the biggest one in Ashgabat and can accommodate up 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. We will visit Russian bazar. The Russian Bazaar or Gulistan in Ashgabat is one of the largest and oldest enclosed markets in the Turkmenistan. It is located in the centre of the city. The "Russian Bazaar" was built at the time of 1972-1982 by the design of the Russian architect Vladimir Visotin amid other buildings that were comprised in the "Ashgabat Reconstruction Program of 1970-1980." Night is in a hotel.

Day 2: Ashgabat - Kow Ata - Nokhur - Balkanabat
Today we will travel to the Kow Ata underground lake. This hollow is situated 100 kilometers far from Ashgabat. You will see a lake the depth of 60 meters from entry into the cave. Extensive steps with 350 stairs lead to it. Then we will drive to the Nohur village. It will take four hours from Ashgabat in the west of Kopet Dag range there is a region established by Turkmens of the mountain tribe Nokhur that have for centuries conserved their culture, traditional crafts and architecture. Nokhur or Nohur is in the list of 100 the dreamiest places of the world. Attractive villages Old and New Nokhur on the mountain plateau are beauty of two-store houses of exclusive architecture that are on the mountain cliffs among vines, almond and pomegranate trees. Afterwards we will drive to the Balkanabat region. Night is in a hotel.

Day 3: Balkanabat - Yangykala - Gozli Ata - Turkmenbashy - Awaza
The tour will start the Yangykala canyon. You will see rock landscape with rock walls as tall as 60-100meters colored with pink, red and yellow colors. A scenery that was shaped more than 5.5 million years ago, when the red cliffs wall you know see, where submerged limestone walls full of massive coral reefs from the pre-historical Parathetys Sea. Afterwards we will drive to the Gozli Ata and then to Turkmenbashy and Awaza. Rest is in a hotel.

Day 4: Awaza - Turkmenbashy - Ashgabat
In the morning you will enjoy Awaza. It is a touristic zone in Turkmenistan, located at the east side of Caspian Sea. Then we will drive to Turkmenbashy and take a flight in Ashgabat. Night is in a hotel.

Day 5: Ashgabat - Darwaza
In the morning in Ashgabat we will visit the carpet museum and drive to the Darvwza gas crater. You can witness the remarkable and captivating view of the gas crater. Overnight is in a tent.

Day 6: Darwaza - Ashgabat
In the morning we will travel to the Ashgabat city. On arrival you will visit the memorial complex related the period of the time of the war the "Second World War (1941-1945). After seeing the memorial complex, you will drive to the Alem cultural and entertaining place. Then visit the Palace of Happiness. Transfer to a hotel for sleep.

Day 7: Flight
In the morning is transfer to the airport.

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

Price per person:
02 pax - 940 $
04 pax - 820 $
06 pax - 695 $
08 pax - 630 $
10 pax - 590 $
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: Turkmenbashi-Ashgabat 90 $

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.