Desert dunes, expansive ancient cities, bizarre natural wonders and a quirky capital - those familiar with Turkmenistan can attest to its signature trademarks that stamp it as a truly one-of-a-kind nation. Visitors with limited time in their schedule need not worry, as you can still get an excellent feel for the country by visiting its most popular cultural and historical destinations.
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 unique land.
Arrive at the crater in the evening to enjoy a spectacular sunset view before admiring the crater’s flames accentuated by a pitch-black sky. The fire crater is about 80m in diameter and 30m deep, and staring into this ‘Door to Hell’ with your own eyes is an experience like no other. Set up camp and enjoy a meal cooked over the fire as you lounge near the burning crater.Overnight in tents or a yurt.