Ashgabat Tours

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Ashgabat City Tour Ashgabat City Tour
1 Day | All year round | Old Nisa, Turkmenbashi Ruhy Mosque, Arch of Neutrality, Independence Park etc.
The Ashgabat City Tour is the perfect way to explore Turkmenistan’s capital, known for such unforgettable sites as the Arch of Neutrality, Gulistan Bazaar, Old Nissa and Turkmenbashi Ruhy Mosque. This tour affords you the convenience of seeing the city’s diverse highlights without having to arrange your own transportation or worry with communication barriers, as your experienced local guide will provide a unique perspective on each location’s history and answer all of your questions along the way.
From Ashgabat to the Gates of Hell Tour From Ashgabat to the Gates of Hell Tour
from US$ 450
2 Days | April-October | Kunya-Urgench, Darvaza, Karakum Desert
From Ashgabat to the Gates of Hell Tour is a once-in-a-lifetime overnight voyage that begins in Turkmenistan’s modern capital and ends at the fiery cusp of Darvaza Gas Crater in the formidable Karakum Desert, with a stopover in historic Kunya-Urgench along the way. Between traversing sand dunes in a 4WD, visiting a desert nomadic village and staring into the flames of the ‘Gates of Hell’, this trip is bound to be a camping experience like no other!
Discover Turkmenistan Tour Discover Turkmenistan
from US$ 820
4 Days | All year around | Ashgabat, Merv, Mary
Our Discover Turkmenistan Tour will acquaint you with some of Turkmenistan’s key historical sites at Old Nisa, Merv and Mary without compromising on adequate time spent in Ashgabat to see its eccentric landmarks firsthand. As you visit one of the least-visited countries on earth, you’ll have accommodation in hotels each night and be accompanied on your city tours by a local guide eager to answer your questions along the way.
Ashgabat-Darvaza Gas Crater Tour: Darvaza and White Marble City Marble City and Desert Tour
from US$ 750
4 Days | All year round | Ashgabat, Darvaza, Kunya Urgench
The Marble City and Desert Tour will lead you through Turkmenistan’s most contrasting sights: start in marble-coated Ashgabat in the south before driving through no-man’s land to the Darvaza Gas Crater, finishing with a tour of the ruins of Kunya-Urgench in Turkmenistan’s northernmost city. This tour package includes an unforgettable campout in the desert, airport pickup in Ashgabat and transportation to the Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan border near Kunya-Urgench.
Silk Road in Turkmenistan Tour Silk Road in Turkmenistan Tour
from US$ 800
4 Days | All year round | Ashgabat, Mary, Merv
Turkmenistan was once host to some of the greatest destinations along the Great Silk Road, and on the Silk Road in Turkmenistan Tour you’ll retrace the steps of countless merchants and explorers who passed through Turkmenistan’s barren lands in days of old. Explore Ashgabat to experience firsthand how the city has developed through the centuries; wander among the ruins of Nisa, capital of the mighty Parthian Empire; and allow the somber stillness of Merv’s expansive ruins to transport your imagination to its days of Silk Road splendor.
Best of Turkmenistan Tour Best of Turkmenistan
from US$ 1,100
5 Days | All year around | Ashgabat, Mary, Merv, Darvaza Gas Crater, Kunya-Urgench
The Best of Turkmenistan Tour delivers precisely what it promises, an adventure-packed trek into Turkmenistan’s most acclaimed and must-see locales. Perfect for travelers passing through on a transit visa or tourists who wish to combine Turkmenistan with onward travels into wider Central Asia, it combines trips to Mary, Merv, Ashgabat, Darvaza and Kunya-Urgench with personalized tours of each destination and well-organized transport for an unforgettable, 5-day experience of this desert land.
Ancient Cities of Turkmenistan Tour Ancient Cities of Turkmenistan
from US$ 1,250
6 Days | All year round | Ashgabat, Merv, Kunya Urgench, Darvaza Gas Crater
The Ancient Cities of Turkmenistan Tour is an intriguing glimpse into the ancient and modern history of this nation, a 6-day journey through its key historical sites that will educate and fascinate visitors. Roam the ancient cities of Merv, Old Nisa and Kunya-Urgench; visit a nomadic village where traditions have been passed down for centuries; see the development of the nation in futuristic Ashgabat; and camp out at the famed Darvaza Gas Crater, surrounded by the same desert sands that have weathered the rise and fall of civilizations for millennia.
Turkmenistan Highlights Tour Turkmenistan Highlights Tour
from US$ 1,350
7 Days | All year around | Ashgabat, Darvaza, Kunya Urgench, Merv
The Turkmenistan Highlights Tour is a carefully crafted trip based on the favorite experiences and recommended routes of past travelers, with guided excursions to Ashgabat, Merv, Kunya-Urgench and Darwaza Gas Crater in the Karakum Desert. This tour also includes special stops at the Anau and Abiverd ruins, historically significant cities visited by very few tourists, and extra free time in the capital city for the rare opportunity to explore Turkmenistan independently.
Explore Turkmenistan Tour Explore Turkmenistan Tour
from US$ 1,700
8 Days | All year round | Ashgabat, Mary, Merv, Gonur Tepe, Darvaza, Turkmenbashi, Yangykala
Explore Turkmenistan Tour is the ultimate escapade across this peculiar nation, an adventurous blend of history, culture, nature and beachside resort. This travel package includes tours of Turkmenistan’s most popular destinations – Ashgabat, Merv and Darvaza – plus a trip out west to swim in the Caspian Sea, wander through Yangykala Canyon, visit an underground lake, experience small-town Turkmenistan and drive through the rugged Kopet Dag Mountains.
11-Day Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan Tour 11-Day Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan Tour
11 Days | March-November | Ashgabat, Mary, Merv, Kunya-Urgench, Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand, Tashkent
On the 11-Day Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan Tour you’ll traverse the boundless desert by train and car as you travel to historical Nissa, Merv, Kunya-Urgench and Mary, whose spellbinding remains invite exploration and discovery. Meanwhile Bukhara, Khiva and Samarkand offer dazzling medieval architecture, narrow Old City alleyways and Uzbek culture at its finest. Begin and end your trip in capital cities Ashgabat and Tashkent, whose lush parks, fine restaurants and clean, shady streets will refresh your body and soul.
12-Day Uzbekistan-Turkmenistan Tour 12-Day Uzbekistan-Turkmenistan Tour
12 Days | April-October | Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara, Merv, Mary, Ashgabat, Kunya-Urgench, Khiva
Join us on the 12-Day Uzbekistan-Turkmenistan Tour to travel by plane, train, car and foot through boundless deserts outposts and the glories of well-preserved masterpieces in Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva. Roam the enduring bazaars of Ashgabat and Tashkent in search of tasty fruits and handcrafted souvenirs. Stand mesmerized by the forlorn remains of Merv and Kunya-Urgench and the fiery depths of Darvaza Gas Crater. Yet the greatest treasure to be discovered in these lands is the enduring, heartfelt hospitality of its citizens.