Turkmenistan tour - May 2020 - 5 days

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thrille
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Turkmenistan tour - May 2020 - 5 days

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Hey

I'm Janelle and I'm from Sydney, Australia. My partner (Zach) and I are looking for people to join a five day tour in Turkmenistan in May 2020. The tour is with guide Guvanch Annakuliyev who we found through Caravanistan.

The tour is five days from Thursday, 14 May to Monday, 18 May, although we will be arriving in Ashgabat on Wednesday, 13 May. The tour starts in Ashgabat and ends at the Turkmenistan - Uzbekistan / Alat border. Here's the itinerary:

Day One
Ashgabat city tour
• Neutrality Arch
• Monument of Independence
• National Museum
• Old Nissa (UNESCO) world heritage site
• Spiritual mosque of Turkmenbashy
• Overnight at the hotel.

Day Two
Ashgabat to Darvaza/gas crater
• Visiting Russian Bazaar to do shopping.
• Drive from Ashgabat to Darvaza/Gas crater "Door to hell" (285 km/ 4h).
• Stop at water gas crater and mud gas crater on the way.
• Special dinner at the Gas crater (barbeque)
• Overnight at the tent.

Day Three
Darvaza/gas crater to Ashgabat
• Morning drive from Gas crater to Ashgabat (285 km 4h).
• Akhal Teke horse stable
• Ferris Wheel
• Constitution monument
• Wedding palace
• “Halk Hakydasy” memorial complex
• Overnight at the hotel.

Day Four
Ashgabat to Mary
• Morning drive from Ashgabat to Mary (350 km / 4 hours)
• Visit Seyitjemaladdin Mosque (XV A.D.) and “Abiver” fortress (VIII A.D.).
• Visit historical sites of Ancient Merv (UNESCO 1999):
• Sultan Kala IX AD,Sultan Sanjar Mausoleum XII C
• Muhammet Ibn Zaid Mausoleum
• Yusuf Hamadani Mausoleum
• Mausoleum of Askhabs, Erk-Kala VI BC-V BC, Gyaur-Kala III BC-III AD, Shahriar Ark XI-XII AD,Small Sultan Kala XI-XII AD, Abdulla Khan Kala XV AD, Bayramali Khan Kala XVIII AD
• Visiting Mary provincial and historical museum.
• Overnight at the hotel.

Day Five
Mary to Farap border/Alat border (Bukhara)
• Morning drive from Mary to Farap border (280 km / 4 hours)/ Turkmenistan – Uzbekistan / Alat border. Border formalities. The end of tour.

Cost is 980 USD per person for just the two of us. Not sure how much the price changes with more people but can find out if anyone is interested.

The cost includes visa support (letter of invitation, state registration and travel pass), entrance fees to all sites mentioned, all meals.

Not included is the visa fee, migration tax and tips.

Let me know if you're interested!
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sagostin
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Re: Turkmenistan tour - May 2020 - 5 days

Post by sagostin »

Hello! Hopefully you're still looking for people to share this tour with. I'm Sarah from the US and I'll be heading to Uzbekistan around May 2020. I'd love to join you guys if it's within my budget. Could you please find out what the cost would be for an extra person?
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seoulable
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Re: Turkmenistan tour - May 2020 - 5 days

Post by seoulable »

Hi,
I'm May from Malaysia, interested to join if you are still looking for share buddies. Thanks
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haryia
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Re: Turkmenistan tour - May 2020 - 5 days

Post by haryia »

hi im looking for june..
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