EQUESTRIAN TOUR : 9 Days / 9 Nights

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Ashgabat – Geokdepe/ Horse Farm – Base camp 1 – Camp 2 – Camp 3 – Camp 4 – Camp 5 – Geokdepe/Horse Farm – Ashgabat
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  • Duration:9 Days / 9 Nights
  • Max:12people
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EQUESTRIAN TOUR.

Duration: 9 Days / 9 Nights
ITINERARY: Ashgabat – Geokdepe/ Horse Farm Base camp 1 – Camp 2  – Camp 3Camp 4Camp 5 – Geokdepe/Horse Farm – Ashgabat

 

Day 1 Ashgabat

Meet tourist/s at the Ashgabat International Airport. Transfer and accommodation at the hotel.

9:00 Visit local attractions: the Ark of Neutrality, Independence Park, monument of Akhalteke horses the memorial dedicated to the earthquake, the National Museum, independence period parks and monuments and an impressive Ertoghrul Ghazi mosque. Lunch at a local restaurant.

In the afternoon visit historical site of Old Nisa (UNESCO site), an ancient capital of Parthia, III century BC – III century AD (18 km). Continue the tour by visiting Gypjak Mosque and Mausoleum of the late

President of Turkmenistan Saparmyrat Niyazov. Return to Ashgabat. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2 Ashgabat – Horse farm – Base Camp 1

09:00 Drive to the Horse Farm (55 km).

Meet the local equestrian professionals. Choose the horse, depending on your level of training. Horseback riding to the Base Camp No. 1 (24 km)  

Day 3 Base Camp 1 – Camp 2: Kamli district (22 km

Horseback riding to Camp 2 (32 km).

Day 4 Camp 2 – Camp 3: Nepes district (20 km)

Horseback riding to Camp 3 (29 km).

Day 5 : Camp 3 – Camp 4 – Tummekli village (20 km)

Horseback riding to Camp 4 (27 km).

Day 6 Camp 4 – Camp 5 – Chakryk village (23 km)

Horseback riding to Camp 5 (24 km).

Day 7 Camp 5 – Return to the Horse Farm (25 km) - Ashgabat

Horseback riding back to the stables (17 km). Return to Ashgabat.

Day 8 Ashgabat: Hippodrome or International Akhalteke Equestrian Complex

09:00 Akhalteke Festival at the International Akhalteke Equestrian Complex.

Attend various festivities, such as races, contests, ceremonies of awards of the best Akhalteke horses.

Afternoon – free time. Farewell dinner.

Day 9 Ashgabat: Departure to Europe

Early transfer to the Ashgabat International Airport to board a flight to Europe (Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, Turkmen Airlines). End of the Tour.

 

IMPORTANT NOTE:

This horseback riding trip is for travelers who has riding experience and first-time riders in an outdoor environment. The offered equestrian route is not technically complicated and takes traveler through a mostly flat desert terrain; the riding requires good stamina.

A local instructor who makes sure that traveler gets to know the characteristic traits of Akhalteke horses and helps to choose the horse that best matches skills will conduct the first day of adaptation. The correct choice, will allow traveler to have a pleasant stay.

During this trek, a local equestrian professional who knows the horses well and who manages of all the specific issues of Akhalteke horses will always accompany traveler.

An English or French speaking guide will also accompany the group.

The cargo carrier vehicles will transport travel’s belongings, equipment, food and beverages are needed during this trek.

 Require bringing for a traveler – own sun hat, boots, gloves, and riding helmet.

Provide a specific insurance (extreme sport) covering stay on site and communicate it to travel agency before arrival. Especially the emergency number.

The group consists of a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 12 people to maintain the best quality required by agency for pleasant stay.

 

PRICE:
Groups: Cost Transportation
04 pax $ 1549 per pax TOYOTA – 14 seats
06 pax $ 1428 per pax TOYOTA –  14 seats
08 pax $ 1371 per pax TOYOTA – 14 seats
10 pax $ 1366 per pax BUS – 20 – 40 seats
12 pax $ 1337 per pax BUS – 20-40 seats
S/s $ 135 per pax

 

Cities Hotel
Ashgabat  “Senagatchy” 3*
   

* Tour package  (LOI, Registr. fee, permit fee)
* Hotel stay + shared Turkmen yurt + tents and sleeping bags  (10 nights (incl. the night of arrival)
* Guide (9 days)
* Transport (9 days)
* Cargo carrier vehicle in the desert during the tour
* Akhalteke horses and riding equipment on days 2-7 (1 horse/1 pax, incl. riding equipment).
* Meal (FB) during the all route
Entry tickets  (Old Nisa, History and Carpet museums)
* Transfers (Airport – Hotel – Airport)
* Daily1.5lt water

Visa fee
* Migration tax (12$)
* Extra meal, services, Folklore concerts and show
* Private expenses, gratuities
* Insurance
* Fee for using cameras on monuments
* Trips for house instructor, driver and guide   $ 3-5 per person per day
Note: Each Traveler should have 2 photos (5×6) to be presented at the points of entry.

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