Turkmenistan highlights tour
3 days / 2 nights Places to visit:
Ashgabat - Darwaza - Ashgabat
Day 1: Ashgabat
Your guide will meet you at the airport and you will start your tour in Turkmenistan. Entire day will be devoted to explore the city. Ashgabat, the capital city of Turkmenistan located close to Kopet Dag mountain, near the Iran Border. The history of foundation goes back to 1881. The name of the city from Persian language means "city of love", "eshg" means love, abad is popular suffix for populated places. City tour will include Lenin's square, Park of Independence and Arch of Neutrality. Afternoon, deep excursion in Museum of Ethnography and Museum of Fine Arts will be the highlight of the day. These museums are treasure of Turkmen culture and history. Night in a hotel.
Day 2: Ashgabat - Darwaza - Ashgabat
Today will be enjoyable tours to Karakul Desert valley. But before travelling to Darwaza, we eill visit UNESCO heritage "Old Nisa" - The Sanctuary of Parhian Kings, later "Gypjak" Mosque and Mausoleum of the late President of Turkmenistan. Then while driving to the north, we can stop at Turkmen village and see the real life of local people. After lunch, we will travel to Gas Grater. This phenomenon impress you with its size and ever burning fires. Drive back to Ashgabat an night in a hotel.
Day 3: Flight
After breakfast, transfer to the Ashgabat International Airport.