Gas crater tour extension
3 days / 2 nights Places to visit:
Ashgabat - Darwaza - Kunya Urgench - Shavat border
Day 1: Ashgabat
Local guide will meet you at the airport and accompany you to the city tour. The capital city Ashgabat is famous with its marble-faces public buildings. Just imagine yourself in a white city like Ashgabat. It was established in 1881 on the foothills of the mountain, near Iran border. Guided tour will take you to the Lenin's square, Park of Independence and Arch of Neutrality. Afternoon, Museum of Ethnography and Museum of Fine Arts will provide you unforgettable experience into the cultural heritage of Turkmen people. Night in a hotel.
Day 2: Ashgabat - Darwaza
In the morning, before starting your tours to Darwaza, we will take you to other sites of Ashgabat. One of the UNESCO sites "Old Nisa" - The Sanctuary of Parhian Kings, "Gypjak" Mosque and Mausoleum of the late President of Turkmenistan. Then we will have an opportunity to see the life of Turkmen people, driving to the closest village. Afternoon, continue travelling to Darwaza, located to the north of Ashgabat. This natural phenomenon will charm you with its everlasting fire. The night sky is full of stars here. Night in a tent.
Day 3: Darwaza - Kunya Urgench - Shavat border
Today's morning is dedicated to travel architectural and archeological sites of the North province of Turkmenistan. Here you will see Old Urgench, the capital city of Khorezm in X-XII centuries. In addition to the Mausoleum of Najm al-Din al-Kubra, Tyurabek Khanum, Il-Arslan, Tekesh Ibn Hadzhibey, you will visit the tallest minaret of Central Asia, Kutlyg Timur. Transfer to Shavat, Turkmen-Uzbek border.