On the beach of the Caspian Sea

 

 
On the beach of Caspian Sea

 

 

Name of the tour: On the beach of the Caspian Sea
Duration: 8 days

Day 1: Ashgabat
Meet the loal guide at the Ashgabat International airport. Tour starts of visiting the Horse-farm for exploring the pride of the Turkmen folks - Akhal-Teke horses. National coffee break, short Akhal-Teke horse show program and may see the racks of horses. Come back to Ashgabat. Evening town tour - visit main tourists'attraction. Night is in the hotel.

Day 2: Ashgabat - Dashoguz - Darwaza
After the breakfast transfer to native airport fly to Dashoguz, once arrive drive to Kunya-Urgench. Proceed Kunya-Urgench: Nejameddin Kubra burial chamber, ruler Ali tomb. Lunch. Continue Kunya-Urgench Tour: Visit TurabegKhanym complex, Sayid Ahmed tomb, Gutlug ruler tower, ruler Tekesh tomb, II-Arslan tomb, Mamun II tower. Continue move to the Gas Crater - Darvaza what is set to the North of Ashgabat, stop by a tiny local village and within the evening, to look at the spectacular and interesting view of the gas crater. Night will be at the tent.

Day 3: Darwaza - Ashgabat
After breakfast, return to Ashgabat, on the road we will visit village named "Bahardok" to examine village lifestyle of Turkmen folks. After lunch visit "Old Nisa"-The Sanctuary of Parhian Kings (UNESCO site), continue with "Gypjak" house of prayer and Mausoleumof the late President of Turkmenistan. Afterwards visit the State museum of History. It stores ancient artifacts found at the excavations of the settlements Nisa, Merv and Gonurdepe, assortment of vintage Turkmen carpets, rare samples of national article of clothing, jewelries, and antique weapons. The nine halls show figurines of Athens, Eros, silver gilded mythical monster, horn-shaped ivory vessels-rhytons of the Parthian era, gold jewelries, medallions-stamps from Margiana and Buddhist artifacts. There are a great deal of inflexible piece of wood of the Paleozoic era amount, aged 270,000,000, dinosaurs' footprints, Associate in Nursing 820-kg meteoroid fallen in Kunya-Urgench in 1998 and a great deal additional. Night is in the hotel.

Day 4: Ashgabat - Mary
Today you may drive to Mary. on the way visit Seyitjemaleddin house of worship, and Abiverd historical place. Arrive in Mary. Lunch. After lunch you may visit the old town of Mery. Excursion: Gyz Gala and Oğlanqala., Gyaur-Gala, Gala-Erk, Soltan Gala, ruler Sanjar sepulcher, Ibn Zeid sepulcher. After dinner take a train to Ashgabat. Night are during a train.

Day 5: Mary - Ashgabat - Turkmenbashi
Early morning after breakfast, take a train to Turkmenbashi. Take some rest upon arrival. Night is in the hotel.

Day 6: Turkmenbashi - Avaza
After breakfast, drive to Avaza. Check in the hotel upon arrival. Afterwards, you will have some time to have a rest on the shote of the Caspian Sea. During the day you will also have a short city-tour which will introduce you to the city. Night is in the hotel.

Day 7: Avaza - Turkmenbashi - Ashgabat
After breakfast, you will have some more time on the shore of the sea before taking a flight back to Ashgabat. Night is in the hotel. 

Day 8: Flight
Transfer to Ashgabat International airport.