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Unknown Turkmenistan Tour 8

 Unknown Turkmenistan Tour 8, Turkmenistan tours. 

Unknown Turkmenistan Tour 8
Destination:
Turkmenistan
Duration: 6 days
In short: Ashgabat - Darwaza - Kone Urgench - Dashoguz - Ashgabat


Day 1: Ashgabat
Upon arrival to the international airport you will start your Unknown Turkmenistan Tour 8.In course of the your you will travel to the Ertugrul Gazi mosque. This prominent sights can be found in the center of the capital of Turkmenistan, in Azadi street in the 90-s of the XX century. Due to the location it has another name the Azadi Mosque. This mosque is able to accommodate more then 5 000 people simultaneously. You will be impressed to see that design of the mosque is made in Turkish style and named in honor of Oguzkhan Ertogrul - Osman I. He is known as the father of Osman Empire first ruler. After it you will head on to the palace of Happiness here you will be able to witness a lot of hotels. Upon reach this prominent sight you will see the magnificent panoramic view of the Ashgabat city. After it you will be transferred to the hotel for overnight.

Day 2: Ashgabat
Today you will have a morning drive to the Nisa ancient fortress. In course of Unknown Turkmenistan Tour 8 you will visit the Kow-Ata Underground lake. You will find it about 100 kilometers far from the capital of Turkmenistan. During the travel you will see this incredible lake of warm water in the depth of 60 meters from entrance into the cave. After going down you will see the famous medicinal water that possesses sulphur, iodine, magnesium, potassium, sodium, sulphate, aluminium, bromine, iron, stibium. In other words you can find about 38 elements here. Tours to this largest underground lake are very popular. After it you will head on to the Gypjak Village. This place is prominent due to being the birthplace off the first president of Turkmenistan. Moreover you will visit one of the biggest mosques of the central Asia. After it you will drive back to Ashgabat city. Night is in the hotel.

Day 3: Ashgabat - Darwaza
In course of the tour you will have an excursion in the Carpet Museum of the Ashgabat city. During the travel you will learn that it was opened on 24 October 1994. Here you will ebb bale to witness the largest collection of Turkmen carpets of the medieval through to the 20th century. You will witness more than 1000 carpets from the 18th and 19th centuries as well as the carpet articles, chuvals, khurjuns, torba etc. In the second part of the day you will drive to Darwaza tours to which are the one of the most interesting in Turkmenistan. Night is in the tent.

Day 4: Darvaza - Kone Urgench - Dashoguz - Ashgabat
Today you will visit the Kone-Urgench historical site that is situated in the Dashoguz region about 480 km to the north from Ashgabat. This city used to be the ancient capital of Northern Khorezm in the 1st century A.D. But as the time passed it was conquered by Arabs in the middle of the 8th century and in the year of 995 it was renamed Gurgandzh. Moreover it became the residence of Khorezm Shah as well as the second-largest city after Bukhara that used to be the capital of Samanid Empire. After it you will reach the Dashoguz by train. Overnight is in the train.

Day 5: Ashgabat
Upon reaching the capital of Turkmenistan you will be transferred to the horse farm where you will witness the famous breed of houses that is known as the Ahal-Teke Horses. Even having about 250 breeds of horses this breed is known as the patriarch of horse-breeding. It took more than three millennia to produce this breed. Even through the first appearance of Ahal-Teke breed's first appearance is not known, but earliest mentions were in the 4th-3rd century B.C. In course of the tour you will know that Bucephalus, the favorite horse of Alexander the Great, was Akhal-Teke. After it you will be transferred to Gokdepe village where you will have an excursion in the Gokdepe fortress. This place is known due to the great battle between Russian army and Turkmen tribes. After it you will drive back to Ashgabat to witness the Cultural and entertainment center Alem. Night is in the hotel.

Day 6: Flight
Transfer to the Ashgabat International Airport to board a flight to next destination.


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


Price per person:
02 pax - 820 $
04 pax - 615 $
06 pax - 505 $
08 pax - 450 $
10 pax - 415 $
Single - 110 $

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

Half board - 45 $
Full board - 85 $


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Ashgabat - "Menzil" Hotel 3*
Darwaza - Tents
- Visa support
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour

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.