Turkmenistan: Classic Tour
(5 days/4 nights)

Day 1: Arrival to Ashgabat
Meeting at the airport by our assistant and driver. Transfer to the Hotel. Accommodation. (Standard check-in tame after 14:00. Earlier check-in is not included and subject to be paid in case of arrival earlier. Free time at the hotel. Overnight in Ashgabat Lunch and dinner independent (good place to eat will be recommended) *Service: meeting at the Ashgabat airport by our assistant and driver, Hotel in Ashgabat.

Day 2: Met our guide and driver at the hotel. Excursions in Ashgabat in groups:
-Sightseeing tour of Ashgabat: Touring to include: Arch of Neutrality, Independence Monument, Presidential Square (without stop and without making photos), Presidential Palace (without stop and without making photos), Akhalteke Horses Park, Ertogrul Gazi Mosque (Shevchenko Street), Lenin Monument, Mgtymguly Monument. Lunch independent (our guide will recommend good restaurants to eat) – Excursion to “Ancient Nisa”: Old Nisa, the capital of the Parthian Empire (25 km from Ashgabat), mentioned in the Zend-Avesta – holy book of Zoroastrianism. In the 4th century B.C., Parthia was a part of Alexander the Great’s Empire. Then it became an independent state. It was a large city and the family residence of kings. The peak of Parthia’s military success and political might was achieved in the second and first centuries B.C. Its territory stretched from Syria to India. The Parthian army defeated the army led by the Roman commander Crassus, famous for his defeat of a slaves’ revolt headed by Spartacus. Now you can see the remains of the royal fortress. Drive to hotel. Dinner independent (our guide will recommend good restaurants to eat) Overnight in Ashgabat. * Service: Transportation for excursions, guide’s service for excursions, entry fees to Ancient Nisa, hotel in Ashgabat.

Day 3: Morning: Met our guide and driver at the hotel. Drive to Mary
Arrival to Mary, Lunch independent (our guide will recommend good restaurants to eat) – Excursion to Ancient Merv: Merv is by far Turkmenistan’s most recognized heritage site. It impresses in its vastness of 2,000 ha including five different city-sites from three millennia and with numerous monuments and shrines remaining from the Muslim period. Merv has recently been included into the UN List of World Heritage Monuments. The important architectural monuments include Sultan Sanjar Mausoleum and Gyz Gala Fortress. Accommodation at Mary Hotel, overnight. Dinner independent * Service: Transfer Ashgabat-Mary, Guide’s service, hotel in Mary, excursions to Ancient Merv, Entry fee to Ancient Merv.

Day 4: Met our guide and driver at the hotel
– Sightseeing tour of Mary: City Park, Orthodox Church, etc. Lunch independent (our guide will recommend good places to eat) Drive to Ashgabat. On the road: Excursion to Ancient Anau: The ancient city of Anau (20 km from Ashgabat) existed here during the Parthian period (around 500B.C.). The fortress was founded by the Sasanian King Khosrov Anushirvan (6th century A.D.). A remarkable architectural ensemble was built here, one which continued to attract visitors up to 1948 when it was destroyed by an earthquake. Even today, we can still admire the ruins of a magnificent mosque and imagine what it was like five centuries ago. Arrival in Ashgabat. Accommodation at “Ak Altyn” Hotel in Ashgabat. Overnight in Ashgabat. Dinner independent. * Services: excursions in Mary, entry fee to Mary Museum, transportation for excursions, guide’s service, transfer Mary – Ashgabat, Hotel in Ashgabat.

Day 5: Depart Ashgabat
By 12:00, checkout. WARNING: The hotel is booked till 12:00 (noon). In case if tourists wish to prolong the staying at the hotel then extra payment will be charged. Met our assistant and driver at the hotel’s lobby. Departure transfer to Ashgabat airport with our assistance’s accompaniment. Depart Ashgabat: Depart Ashgabat. Completion of our services. * Services: transfer to Ashgabat airport with our driver and assistant

Rates are in USD per person sharing DBL Room
PAX2 pax4 pax6 pax 8 pax
TOTAL (USD, per person):$840$700$600$550
Single supplement (USD, per 1 pax/room):$65$65$65$65

Rates include:
  • Visa invitation letter;
  • Registration at the migration service;
  • Accommodation in 3 Star hotels – double/twin rooms with breakfast – according to the program;
  • Transportation and transfers according to the program;
  • Guide’s service according to the program;
  • Excursions and entry fees according to the program;
  • Travel tax per person per every night at the hotels.