Tours in Turkmenistan: Tour 5

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Tours in Turkmenistan: Tour 5
7 days

Day 1: Ashgabat
In Turkmenistan, the local guide will meet you at the Ashgabat International Airport. We will travel to Horse farm for sightseeing the pride of the Turkmen people as Akhal Teke horses. You will be presented by Traditional tea break, short Akhal Teke horse show program as well as racks of horses. We will return to Ashgabat and have a city tour. Rest is in a hotel. 

Day 2: Ashgabat - Darwaza
In the morning we will visit "Seyitjemaleddin" Mosque. Afterwards we will back to Ashgabat city. In the afternoon we will travel to the North of Turkmenistan to visit "Bahardok" village. Learn more about Turkmen people and then drive to the Gas Crater - Darwaza. It is located to the North of Ashgabat. We will have a small nomadic village and in the evening, to witness the remarkable and charming view of the gas crater. Overnight is in a tent.

Day 3: Darwaza - Ashgabat
The tour will start by travelling to Ashgabat. We will visit "Old Nisa" as The Sanctuary of Parhian Kings (UNESCO site) and continue with "Gypjak" Mosque and Mausoleumof the late President of Turkmenistan. We will visit the State Museum of History. It contains ancient artifacts of the settlements Nisa, Merv and Gonurdepe, assortment of vintage Turkmen carpets, rare examples of national clothing, jewelries, and antique weapons. There are 9 halls presentation collectibles of Athens, Eros, silver gilded griffin, horn-shaped ivory vessels-rhytons of the Parthian era, gold jewelries, medallions-stamps from Margiana and Buddhist artifacts. See solidified piece of wood of the Paleozoic period, aged 270,000,000, dinosaurs' footprints, an 820-kg meteorite fallen in Kunya Urgench in 1998. Night is in a hotel.

Day 4: Ashgabat - Kow Ata - Ashgabat - Turkmenbashi
We will drive to Ashgabat. On the way we will visit Kow Ata. The Turkmen name Kow Ata means "Father of caves". It is subversive area seems like a splendid auditorium: the overall length of the cave is 230 m, its height reaches 20 m, and its width is at some points 57 m. The bottom of the cave is enclosed with lumps of dissolved limestone (stalagmites), and its warm and flowing water is clear and bright green. Then we will drive back to Ashgabat or Gokdepe rail station to take a train to Turkmenbashi. Night is in a train. 

Day 5: Turkmenbashi - Yaginkala - Avaza
We will arrive to Turkmenbashi then directly drive to Yangykala. The word "yangikala" means "fire fortresses". See the sheer cliffs of white, yellow, ocher, purple and red colors, imprinted by winds and rains, they look like stone castles from bizarre movies. The most attractive view of canyons you can see during sunset, when the whole thing is dyed in a red-hot color. In the evening we will visit "Gozli Ata" pilgrimage place and drive to see town Avaza. Rest is in a hotel. 

Day 6: Avaza - Turkmenbashi - Asgabat 
In the morning we will take a rest on the shore of the Caspian Sea then drive to Turkmenbashi airport fly to Ashgabat. In the evening we will arrive to Ashgabat. Night is in a hotel. 

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

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

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 $

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
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:
- 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.