• We had a really good time in Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kashgar. All guides, drivers, accommodation and food was fantastic! We had plenty of positive experiences. The program worked perfectly and we are your happy customers.
    Assoc Prof Regine Wagner
    Visiting Fellow Flexible Learning Institute Charles Sturt University

  • We have had many guides in the course of our world travels, but never ever one any better than the guide from Roxana Tour He worked tirelessly for us night and day. His efforts for us were far beyond what would have been "good".
    Dr. Paul Hettinger
    Orlando, FL, USA 32818

  • I have been coming to Uzbekistan for 32 years and as a Tour leader for different companies, I can say that Roxana Tours is the best travel company in Uzbekistan I had in 32 years.
    Gary Wintz, LA
    Tour leader from ZOE and Mountain Sabeck

  • I wanted to drop you a quick e-mail thanking you for the outstanding tour you provided. From the time we arrived at Tashkent until we left, we had no problems and everything was first class.
    Richard L. Wolfel, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Geography
    United States Military Academy
    West Point, NY 10996

  • I am indeed impressed and would like to Thank you from the bottom of my heart, in fact you have not only gained my respect and admiration, I salute your efficiency, not to say the least, I am grateful I am sure I would not be traveling again to Uzbekistan without you definitely involved in my itinerary.
    Saud A.Al Jaidah
    CEO/ Al Jaidah Intl. Doha, Qatar

GAS CRATERS IN TURKMENISTAN

If you want to do something more than just visiting the historical places of Turkmenistan, we have an excellent option for you: a program that includes an adventure in one of the most unusual places in Central Asia see - the Natural Gas Craters – which is sometimes called as a “Gates of Hell”. Gas is the main source of the economy of Turkmenistan and this is evident in the wonders of this crater. On the way, you will enjoy the chance to meet local Turkmens and get to see their lifestyle a cozy mountain village known as Nokhuur. 

 

 

Day1

Ashgabat
As soon as you arrive at the Ashgabat International Airport, our outstanding support staff will meet you and whose duty is to help you with all border formalities and assistance in collecting your baggage. They are very helpful, especially if you are traveling with your family or with a big group since airports and formalities can be a challenge.
Once you have cleared customs, you will be met by a representative of our company who will welcome you to Turkmenistan and escort you to your hotel. Of course, they are there to assist you with your hotel accommodations and answer any questions you have. Depending on your flight arrival time you can have a rest or take a short city tour with your guide

Day 2
Ashgabat
Today you will have a full day to explore one of the most developed and fascinating capital in Central Asia.  We will visit
Turkmenbashy Ruhy Mosque: The Biggest Mosque in Central Asia & Mausoleum of Turkmenbashy, Old Nissa (UNESCO), Museum of Turkmen Carpets, City Monuments, Local Mosque, Parks, & etc. By evening we will return for overnight.

Day 3
Mary&Merv
Morning flight to Mary and full day of sightseeing in Mary and Old Merv. (UNESCO)
Also we will visit Local United Museum of Mary
We will return back to Ashgabat by our evening flight and will be transfered to our hotel

 

Day4
Nokhur Mountain Village
We start our day by driving 120 km to a nice village by a 4WD. Couple of places we can visit en route such as Saparmyrat Khadji Mosque built in Geokdepe Fortress &Kow Ata Underground Lake. As soon as we arrive we will visit some of the attractions of Nokhur like a waterfall, pilgrimage site & great tree. In the evening we will have introduction with local silk textile hand weaving process. Accommodation in Nokhur

 

Day 5
Derweze via Garagum Desert - A desert of black sand

It will be a long drive day of 400 km across the famous black desert of Turkmenistan which is 70% of the territory of the whole county. We shall visit a local family house, meet with the family members and see traditional activities: embroidery, pichme (traditional bakery), baking bread and cooking
ishlekli (meat pies). We will then observe how felts are made and the process of milking camels (March-April & October-November). You will then be offered a cup of tea or fresh camel milk and learn the significance of the amulets and protective Alaja strings used in the everyday life of Turkmen semi-nomads. We shall then have our traditional Turkmen lunch with local family. In the afternoon we will drive further north, to Darvaza flaming crater, en-route we shall visit two other craters, mud and water bubbling with gas coming out from the underground and spare a night in the nomad’s tent next to the flaming crater

Day 6
Dashoguz

Morning proceed the way by 4WD ~300 kmto Dashoguz across the desert. En route stop to visit: Ruins of amazing & hidden from tourists Ancient Fortresses & a popular Pilgrimage Site. Upon arrival accommodation & rest.

 

Day 7
Koneurgench

Morning drive of 100 km and sightseeingof Koneurgench-the capital of Khorezmshahs (III-XVI cc) inscribed into the World Heritage Book of UNESCO & Local Museum of Koneurgench. Evening flight to Ashgabat.

    
Day 8
Today we will have a short morning sightseeing tour around Ashgabat and have a visit to famouse local market Tolkuchka and the rest of the day will be on your own for leisier or shopping for famouse Turkmenistan carpets.

 

Day 9
Ashgabat-Home

Transfer to the Airport for flight back home
End of Service.

Services included in main tour price:   Services excluded in main tour price:
- Airport transfers
- Transport for all transfers and excursions
- Double room accommodation + Breakfast
- Mineral water during the tour
- Lunches and Dinners
- Full-time service of your English speaking guide-interpreter
- Local Flights
- Entry fees to museums
  - Single room accommodation
- International flight tickets
- Personal travel insurance

 

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