Tour itinerary: Khiva - Dashoguz - Ashgabat - Mary - Bukhara
Season: all the year round
Days: 3Nights: 2
Price: from $510 per person
This tour is the best option for those who travels in Uzbekistan by themselves and wants to visit Turkmenistan also. The program is intense and allows to visit the main tourist sites of Turkmenistan for only 3 days!
Khiva - Dashoguz - Ashgabat
Morning arrival at border post.
Moving to Kunya-Urgench. Start sightseeing tour with visiting: the founder mausoleum of Sufi sects "Kubra" Nadzhimetdin Kubra (XII-XIII centuries); the mausoleum of Mongolian princess Torebeg-Hanym (XII-XIV centuries); minaret Mamun (X-XI centuries); minaret Kutlug-Timur (XII-XIV c, the highest minaret in Central Asia - 67m height); mausoleum Kyrkmolla (II in BC - III A.D.); mausoleum Arslan II (the oldest building in the city - date of its bookmark is roughly estimated by XI century).
Transfer to the airport
20:00 depart Dashoguz by flight
20:50 arrival in Ashgabat
Meeting, transfer to the hotel, check-in.
Breakfast in the hotel.
Start city tour with visits to Ertogrul Gazy Mosque, Independence Park with Monument of Independence (it's a 118m column that consider the highest building in the country), Neutrality Arch - an unique composition that rotates slowly after the sun. Visiting National Museum, where you can see more than 166 unique exposition from Ancient Merv and Nissa.
A trip to ancient Nissa (18km from Ashgabad) that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the ruins of the ancient city (the date of foundation of the I millennium BC - I millennium BC). Return back to Ashgabad. Visit en-route Turkmenbashi Mosque-Mausoleum. It's considered the biggest in Central Asia (10 thousands of people). There're beautiful garden and fountains near the mosque.
Transfer to the hotel. Overnight.
Ashgabat - Mary - Bukhara
Transfer to the airport.
08:00 Departure Ashgabat by flight
08:40 Arrival in Mary.
Moving to Ancient Merv (UNESCO). Discover historical park with: Sultan Sanjar Mausoleum, Mohammed bin Said Mausoleum, medieval castles – “Kesk” fortresses (6-7 centuries) and others. Return to Mary. Visit the History museum of Merv region.
Transfer to the border post for border crossing. (Check point Farab).
The end of the tour.
|Group of tourists ||Price per 1 person |
|2 persons ||$670 |
|4 persons ||$550 |
|6 persons ||$510 |
|Single supplement ||$80 |
Tour Price include services:
- Visa support (Letter of Invitation, State Registration, Travel Pass)
- Road transport in private air-conditioned vehicles
- Accommodation based on shared double hotel room, including breakfast
- English-speaking guide-interpreter services
- Entrance fees to sites mentioned in the program
- Bottled water 1,5 ltr pppd
- Porter services
Tour Price not include:
- Domestic airline ticket:
Dashoguz - Ashgabat 70 USD per person
Ashgabat - Mary 70 USD per person
- Meals (lunches, dinners)
- Turkmenistan tourist visa from 55+2 USD per person, when obtained at land borders (subject to change; nationality dependent)
- Turkmenistan migration tax 10+2 USD per person, to be paid at land borders (subject to change)
- Photo/video fees at historical sites and museums
- Any service in Uzbekistan