Yangikala tour 2
Duration: 7 days
Highlights: Ashgabat - Turkmenbashi - Yangikala - Ashgabat - Darwaza - Kone Urgench - Ashgabat - Nisa - Gypchak - Ashgabat
Day 1: Ashgabat
The driver will meet and accompany you the city. Upon arrival you will have tour in course of which you will be transferred to horse farm. There you will have an opportunity to meet the greatest breed of the horse which the Turkmen people are proud of. While enjoying the traditional tea you will have a chance to witness the show program of Akhal-Teke horse and the opportunity to see horse racks. After it you will drive to Ashgabat, where you will have evening city tour. Overnight is in the hotel.
Day 2: Ashgabat - Turkmenbashi
In the morning you will be transferred to Turkmenbashi. The road to reach it takes 7 hours. This city had another name - Krasnovodsk. This port city was the largest in whole Central Asia. It was the main link to European countries. In the east of this city is located crescent of low mountains and the beautiful surface of Caspian Sea in the west. All this scenery resemble moon landscape. Usually excursions to the mountains and coastal resort towns start with this dusty and even somewhat drowsy city. Night is in the hotel.
Day 3: Turkmenbashi - Yangikala - Ashgabat
Today in course of the travel you will visit Yangikala. The meaning of his name is "fire fortresses". And this name is absolutely suitable to it. While travelling here you will enjoy the view of sheer cliffs of white, yellow, ocher, purple and red colors, fancily carved by winds and rains, that resemble the to the stone castles from cartoons. During the sunset you will be bewitched by the color of the canyon. Transfer to airport for a local flight Turkmenbashi - Ashgabat after 6 o'clock. Night is in the hotel.
Day 4: Ashgabat - Darwaza
Toad you will have a tour in famous Darwaza. On the way to it you will have a break to explore Damla village. The road to reach this place takes 100 km and 2-3 hours. This village is situated in the middle of huge Karakum desert in Turkmenistan. Here you will have a great opportunity to learn more about life of Turkmen people in this small isolated village. During tours you will have opportunities to enjoy different activities as dog hunting, hunting, viewing passerine hawks and listening to traditional music on dutar. Overnight is in the tent.
Day 5: Darwaza - Kone Urgench - Ashgabat
Today you road goes to Old Urgench. This site is famous and popular due to large architectural monuments of X-XII centuries. Moreover this city used to be the capital of Khorezmand and has a lot of attractions as Mausoleum of Najm al-Din al-Kubra, TyurabekKhanum, Il-Arslan, Tekesh Ibn Hadzhibey, the highest minaret in Central Asia KutlygTimur. Then drive to Dashoguz where you will gave a city tour. In the evening you will have a local flight Dashoguz - Ashgabat. Night is in the hotel.
Day 6: Ashgabat - Nisa - Gypchak - Ashgabat
In course of the tour you will explore the city that has a great history - Old Nisa. It is also famous as The Sanctuary of Parhian Kings. It should be noted that it is the part of UNESCO World Heritage site. Then you will continue your tour by visiting "Gypjak" Mosque and Mausoleum of the late President of Turkmenistan. After dinner rest time and overnight at the hotel.
Day 7: Flight
In the morning transfer to airport.
Price per person:
02 pax - 1 120 $
04 pax - 850 $
06 pax - 730 $
08 pax - 670 $
10 pax - 700 $
Single -140 $
Early check-in - 60 $
Single early check-in - 45 $
Half board -70 $
Full board -130 $
Ashgabat - "Menzil" Hotel 3*
Turkmenbashi - "Turkmenbashi" Hotel 5*
Darwaza - Tents with dinner
- Visa support
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
- Domestic flights Turkmenbashi-Ashgabat, Dashoguz-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.