Historical places in Turkmenistan

Historical places in Turkmenistan

Name of the tour:
Historical places in Turkmenistan
Itinerary duration: 7 days & 6 nights

Day 1: Ashgabat
At first you will be met by the loņal guide at the Ashgabat International Airport. En route you will visit the Horse-farm to observe and admire the pride of the Turkmen people - Akhal-Teke horses, which is famous worldwide. After you will have a chance to overlook at a short impressive  Akhal-Teke horse show presentation and then you can observe the racks of horses. After returning back to Ashgabat. In the end you will have an evening city tour - you will explore main tourists' highlights. Night will be spent in a hotel.

Day 2: Ashgabat - Darwaza
In the tour you will visit "Seyitjemaleddin" Mosque after the breakfast. After you go back to Ashgabat city. In the afternoon 15:00 you will head on to the North of Turkmenistan, village has the name "Bahardok" to have full immersion of Turkmen people life and head on directly to the Gas Crater - Darvaza that is situated to the North of Ashgabat, you will have a stop in a small nomadic settlement. In the evening on the tour you observe the picturesque and wonderful panorama of the gas crater. Night will be at the tent.

Day 3: Darwaza - Ashgabat
Today you will come back to Ashgabat after breakfast. After you are going to explore "Old Nisa"-The Sanctuary of Parhian Kings (UNESCO site), you will go on "Gypjak" Mosque and Mausoleum of the late President of Turkmenistan.  Further you are going to explore the State Museum of History. This museum preserved ancient artifacts found at the excavations of the villages Nisa, Merv and Gonurdepe, collection of vintage Turkmen carpets, unique examples of national clothing, jewelries, and antique weapons. The Nine halls represents statuettes of Athens, Eros, silver gilded griffin, horn-shaped ivory vessels-rhytons of the Parthian era, gold jewelries, medallions-stamps from Margiana and Buddhist artifacts. There are also a lot of stoned parts of wood of the Paleozoic period, dinosaurs' footprints, aged 270,000,000, in 1998 an 820-kg meteorite fallen in Kunya-Urgench and a lot more.

Day 4: Ashgabat - Kov Ata - Ashgabat - Turkmenbashi
Today in the morning after breakfast, check out of hotel. Then you departure to Ashgabat. On the road you will visit  one of the most touching places Kow-Ata. Kow-Ata the Turkmen name has meaning "Father of caves". At first when you will see, this underground territory arises like a majestic coverage: the full length of the cave is 230 m, height reaches 20 m, and its breadth is at some points 57 m. The foot of the cave is filled with lumps of melted limestone (stalagmites), and its tepid and effusive water is transparent and blue colored. In course of the tour you will come back to Ashgabat or Gokdepe rail station and to take a train to Turkmenbashi. Spend night will be in a train. 

Day 5: Turkmenbashi - Yaginkala - Avaza
In the morning in tour after breakfast yyou are going to arrive to Turkmenbashi then straightly head on to Yangykala. "Yangikala" the word is interpreted from Turkmen - "fire fortresses". Actually, the clear rocks of white, yellow, ocher, purple and red colors, fancily carved by rains and winds, they seem stone palace from fantastic films. During sunset you can observe the most charming panorama of canyons, when everything is colored in a red-hot color. After in the end of the tour in evening time you will visit "Gozli Ata" palmers place. Further you will head on to explore town Avaza. Overnight will be in a local hotel. 

Day 6: Avaza - Turkmenbashi - Asgabat 
In the course of the tour after breakfast, you are going to check out of hotel. You will have a chance to relax on the shore of the Caspian Sea and then you will departure to Turkmenbashi airport and  your tour ends with flight to Ashgabat. On arrival in the evening Ashgabat, check in hotel and overnight.

Day 7: Flight
In the morning transfer to Ashgabat International airport.