Tours to Turkmenistan

Tour Packages and Private Turkmenistan Tours

 

Despite the complex procedure of obtaining Turkmenistan visa, this country ranks as one of the most popular tourist destinations in Central Asia. Turkmen rugs, horses Akhal-Teke, Sunday bazaars, splendid natural landscapes and innumerable ancient monuments are what make travel to Turkmenistan so attractive.

Present-day Turkmenistan was once the territory of two ancient cultural regions, Khorezm and Margiana, which were situated at the junction of the caravan routes of the Great Silk Road. There you can find a great number of unique monuments of ancient civilizations and ruins of antique fortresses and Buddhist monasteries, while the Caspian Sea provided with all necessary infrastructure, unique natural attractions of Turkmenistan and original pieces of modern architecture enhance the country’s popularity among tourists.

Best Places to Visit in Turkmenistan and the main tourist attractions:

Ancient Merv - an enormous archaeological park 60 km2 in area, which includes ruins of Iron- and Bronze-Age fortresses and a large number of later constructions. The Merv Oasis is also the home of famous Teke carpets.
Kunya-Urgench - a national historical and cultural museum and reserve located near the former bed of the Amudarya River, where the capital of Khorezm was situated in the 9th-16th centuries.
Nisa (founded in the 3rd century BC) - an archaeological site and location of the fortress of Parthia’s king.
Karakum desert - an enormous desert 350,000 km2 in area.
Yangikala Canyons or ‘fire fortresses’ - a network of incredibly beautiful many-coloured canyons.
Darvaza - a burning crater in the Karakum Desert, in which gas has been burning uninterruptedly since 1971, and hence its name, ‘Gates of the Hell’.
Awaza and recreation on the shore of the Caspian Sea: a wide choice of high-grade hotels, family cottages, sanatoria and health resorts for children and adults will make your Turkmenistan holidays unforgettable.
Main cities: Ashgabat, Dashoguz, Mary and Turkmenabat.
Ashgabat - the capital of Turkmenistan. Main places of interest in Ashgabat: Monument of Independence including a gilded statue of the country’s first president Saparmurat Niyazov and Spiritual Mosque of Turkmenbashi of white marble, which is the largest mosque in Central Asia and the largest single-dome mosque in the world.

Visit Turkmenistan and enjoy authentic insight into Turkmenia's natural and cultural treasures!

 

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