Kow Ata tour 6
Duration of tour: 7 days
Highlights: Ashgabat - Darwaza - Kow Ata - Ashgabat - Turkmenbashi - Yangikala - Awaza - Turkmenbashi - Asgabat
Day 1: Ashgabat
We are glad to meet you in course of Kow Ata tour 6. Upon arrival guide will meet and transfer you for sightseeing. The tour will start with visiting the interacting place that is known as the Horse-farm. Here you can enjoy the magnificent view of the famous Akhal-Teke horses. In course of the tour you will have traditional tea break, short Akhal-Teke horse show program and can see the racks of horses. Driving back to the capital of Turkmenistan where you will explore the most interesting sights in the evening. Night will be in a hotel.
Day 2: Ashgabat - Darwaza
In the morning you will have to travel to "Seyitjemaleddin" Mosque. After seeing its beauty as well as deep history you will return to the city and further to the North of Turkmenistan. There you will have a stop in Bahardok villag. Here you will be able to see the Turkmen people and the traditions as well. Later on you will visit the place tours to which are incredibly popular the Darwaza. You will find this place to the North of Ashgabat where on the route you will have a break in the small village. The gas crater will fascinate you with its fabulous look. Overnight is at the tent.
Day 3: Darwaza - Ashgabat
In the morning you will drive back to Ashgabat and farther to visit "Old Nisa". This prominent sights is also known as The Sanctuary of Parhian Kings and considered to be in UNESCO site. Then you will head to "Gypjak" Mosque and Mausoleumof the late President of Turkmenistan. In addition you will an excursion in the State Museum of History. Here you will be able to see the collections that were found in the settlements of Nisa, Merv and Gonurdepe like collection of vintage Turkmen carpets, rare examples of national clothing, jewelries, and antique weapons. Each of 9 halls display figurines of Athens, Eros, silver gilded griffin, horn-shaped ivory vessels-rhytons of the Parthian era, gold jewelries, medallions-stamps from Margiana and Buddhist artifacts. Moreover you will see the fossilized piece of wood of the Paleozoic period, aged 270,000,000, dinosaurs' footprints, an 820-kg meteorite fallen in Kunya Urgench in 1998 and a lot more.
Day 4: Ashgabat - Kow Ata - Ashgabat - Turkmenbashi
In course of the travel you will drive back to Ashgabat. On the route to it y7ou will have a stop in Kow-Ata. If you translate it you will learn name of it that means "Father of caves". This lake is will impress you by the magnificent auditorium. The size of it is 230 m, its height reaches 20 m, and its width is at some points 57 m. The bottom of the cave is covered with lumps of dissolved limestone (stalagmites), and its warm and gushing water is clear and emerald colored. Later on you will drive to Gokdepe rail station to take a train to Turkmenbashi. Night will be in a train.
Day 5: Turkmenbashi - Yaginkala - Awaza
Upon arrival you will have a tour in the one of the most breathtaking sights of Turkmenistan the Yangykala. The meaning of the name is "fire fortresses". You will be impressed by the suitable name of this site that became crimson red in the sunset. The sheer cliffs of white, yellow, ocher, purple and red colors, fancily carved by winds and rains will resemble the castle of the fairy tale. In the evening you will drive to explore the "Gozli Ata", the one of most popular pilgrimage place. Then drive to see town Awaza. Night is in a hotel.
Day 6: Awaza - Turkmenbashi - Ashgabat
Today you will be transferred to rest on the shore of the Caspian Sea then drive to Turkmenbashi airport fly to Ashgabat. After arrive evening Ashgabat. Night will be in a hotel.
Day 7: Flight
In the morning transfer to Ashgabat International airport.
Price per person:
02 pax - 995 $
04 pax - 840 $
06 pax - 700 $
08 pax - 625 $
10 pax - 585 $
Single - 125 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 50 $
Half board - 65 $
Full board - 125 $
Ashgabat - "Menzil" Hotel 3*
Darwaza - Tents with dinner
Awaza - Hazina Hotel 5*
- Visa support
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
-Train Ashgabat- Turkmenbashi
- Domestic flights Turkmenbashi - Ashgabat
Service does not include:
- 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.