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.  

9 Days

Route Map

Tour program

  • Day 1 - 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
  • Day 4 - 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 - Ashgabat

    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


Services included in the price of the tour

  • Airport transfers
  • Double room accommodation + Breakfast
  • Lunches and Dinners
  • Local Flights
  • Transport for all transfers and excursions
  • Mineral water during the tour
  • Full-time service of your English speaking guide-interpreter
  • Entry fees to museums

Not included in the list of services

  • Single room accommodation
  • Personal travel insurance
  • International flight tickets

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