EXTREME PROGRAM TO THE HEART OF KARAKUM DESERT
Tour route: Ashgabat – Serdar – Bereket – Mary – Turkmenabat – Halach– Ashgabat
Duration: 6 day/s 5 nights
Quality of persons: 20 persons maximum
Hotel type: 3-4 *
Placemen: single, twin
RECOMMENDED SEASONS: March – June/ September – November
100 km Meet the loсal guide at the Ashgabat International Airport.
Early transfer to the hotel.
Visit “Old Nisa” -The Sanctuary of Parhian Kings (UNESCO site), continue with “Gypjak” Mosque and Mausoleum of the late President of Turkmenistan.
After the lunch visit main tourists’ attraction in the capital: parks and monuments, impressive mosque, Museum of History.
Dinner local restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.
270km A trip to north direction to the center of one of the biggest deserts in the world – “Kara kum” and spend a night in tents in a place called Darwaza, in immediate proximity to our attraction – Gas crater.
In the evening we will observe the spectacular and fascinating view of the gas crater. Picnic style dinner, overnight at the tent.
100 km A trip through the most difficult parts of the Desert. Today we’ll pass 100 km to East through Unguz depressions and spend a night in Damla settlement, where we’ll stay in a yurt (home of nomads). Here you’ll taste national cuisine and feel the colour of life people of sands.
Overnight in a tent.
280km Today we’ll pass 280 km to South. 120km of them are barchan sands. On our way we’ll visit Bikuri and Kyzyl Takir villages and only late evening we’ll come back to Ashgabat.
Overnight at the hotel.
250 km Today our group will visit Sunday Bazaar – Tolkuchka, where you can buy Turkmen souvenirs, carpets, national jewelry. Lunch at a local restaurant.
Visit to a private horse farm, enjoy the afternoon tea and demonstration of skilled horse riders.
In the evening we’ll have a farewell dinner where we will discuss our impressions about our journey.
In the evening we’ll have a farewell dinner and folklore show. Overnight at the hotel.
Transfer to the Ashgabaat International Airport for the flights of Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa, Turkmen Airlines, S7. End of the Program.
|2-3 pax||$ 1355 per pax||Jeep-Sedan|
|8-9 pax||$ 880 per pax||Jeep-Minibus|
|10-12 pax||$ 810 per pax||Jeep-Minibus|
|s/s||$ 100 per pax|
|Ashgabat||«Ak Altyn» 4*|
- Tour package (LOI, Register fee., permit fee)
- Hotel stay (3 nights)
- Camping tents with sleeping bags (3 days)
- Guide (6 days)
- Transport (6 days)
- Meal (FB) during the all route
- Transfers during the all route
- Entry tickets
- Folklore show
- Transfer (Airport – Hotel – Airport)
- Daily1.5lt water
- Visa fee
- Migration tax (12$)
- Extra meal, services,
- Private expenses, gratuities
- Fee for using cameras on monuments
- Tips for driver and guide $ 5 per day per person
Note: Each Traveler should have 2 photos (5×6) to be presented at the points of entry.
- 4 starsAshgabat-Darwaza-Ashgabat-Mary- Camel Breeding Farm – Mary – Margush – Mary - Ashgabat
- 3 starsAshgabat – Serdar – Bereket - Mary – Turkmenabat - Halach– Ashgabat