Tour Program

Day
1
Arrival Ashgabat
Itinerary
Arrival by flight xxx (depending on airline used). Transfer to hotel. Check-in from 1300h. Rest day at leisure. Overnight in hotel.
Meals
- - -
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
2
Ashgabat - Turkmenbashi
Itinerary
0900h Departure from hotel lobby for city tour, including visits of Sunday Bazaar, Independence Park, Neutrality Arch, Ferris Wheel, Wedding Palace Viewpoint and Turkmenbashi Mosque-Mausoleum. Transfer to airport for evening flight to Turkmenbashi. Transfer to hotel. Overnight in hotel.
Meals
B - -
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
3
Turkmenbashi-Yangisuw
Itinerary
Drive to Yangisuw Canyon. Rest day to explore Yangisuw area on foot. Picnic lunch on the way. Camp dinner and overnight in tents in Yangisuw area.
Meals
B L D
Accomodation
Camp
Day
4
Yangisuw-Gozli Ata
Itinerary
Drive from Yangisuw to Yangikala Canyon. Time to explore the canyon area. Picnic lunch on the way. Late afternoon transfer to Gozli Ata pilgrim site. Dinner and overnight in common gender-shared rooms at pilgrim house.
Meals
B L D
Accomodation
Camp
Day
5
Gozli Ata-Serdar
Itinerary
Drive to Serdar Town via Balkanabad Town and with visit of Parau Bibi pilgrim site on the way. Overnight in motel.
Meals
B - -
Accomodation
Motel
Day
6
Serdar-Western Karakum
Itinerary
Drive through Karakum Desert to Balishem desert village, partly along the ancient Uzboy River bed, and with visit of Ygdykala Parthian fortress remains on the way. Picnic lunch on the way. Camp dinner and overnight in tents near Balishem settlement.
Meals
B L D
Accomodation
Camp
Day
7
Western Karakum-Darwaza
Itinerary
Drive through Karakum Desert to Darwaza gas crater. Picnic lunch on the way. Camp dinner and overnight in tents at Darwaza.
Meals
B L D
Accomodation
Camp
Day
8
Darwaza-Central Karakum
Itinerary
Drive through Karakum Desert to Murzachirla desert village, with visit of Damla village on the way. Picnic lunch on the way. Camp dinner and overnight in tents near Murzachirla village.
Meals
B L D
Accomodation
Camp
Day
9
Central Karakum-Gonur Depe
Itinerary
Drive through Karakum Desert to Gonur Depe archeological site. Picnic lunch on the way. Camp dinner and overnight in tents just outside the archeological park area.
Meals
B L D
Accomodation
Camp
Day
10
Gonur Depe-Mary
Itinerary
Drive to Mary town. Afternoon at leisure to visit town center, bazaar, history museum. Overnight in hotel.
Meals
B - -
Accomodation
Camp
Day
11
Mary - Ashgabat
Itinerary
Morning visit of Merw (UNESCO) historical Silk Road park. Afternoon flight to Ashgabat. Transfer to city. Overnight in hotel.
Meals
B - -
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
12
Departure Ashgabat
Itinerary
Transfer to airport. Departure by flight xxx (depending on airline used).
Meals
- - -
Accomodation
- - -