Turkmen melody Tour 2

Turkmen melody Tour 2, Turkmenistan tours 

Turkmen melody Tour 2
Duration: 7 days
Places to visit: Ashgabat - Mary - Merv - Kowata - Nokhur village - Darwaza - Ashgabat

Day 1: Ashgabat
Guide will meet at the international airport and transfer you to the city. Here you will have an opportunity to see the night view of marble Ashgabat city. Night is in the hotel. 

Day 2: Ashgabat - Mary/Merv
Your tour will start in the morning and you are going to see the famous ancient Merv. This site is located in Mary province. It is worthy to note that the city is listed UNESCO World Heritage Site. Moreover Merv is known due to the significant influence due to the great impact of developing the Great Silk road for more than 2 000 years. This site is one of the main archaeological sites of Central Asia. Later on you will investigate the example of Mausoleums of the Sultan Sanjar and Muhammad Ibn Zayd of XII century, show exquisite Seljuk brickwork and architectural decoration. In addition you will have an excursion in the National History and Ethnology Museum after lunch.

Day 3: Mary - Ashgabat
Today you will return to Ashgabat city. During the transfer you will have an opportunity to explore Nedir Kala. Due to the order of Nadir-Shahthis fortress as erected the 18th century. Later on you will be drive to "Old Nisa"hat is also known as the capital of Parthian Empire. This great country existed for 600 years and was the greatest enemy of Rome Empire. Today you can witness it as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then you will explore Ertugrul Mosque that is considered to be one of the most beautiful Muslim mosques of Turkmenistan. It was built in the period of independency of the country. You will be amazed by the size of this building that can simultaneously accommodate up to 5000 people is Azadi Mosque. To build this rich in décor building the architecture used Turkish style. Moreover this prominent sight was named after Ozuzhan Ertogrul - Osman I, the father of the first ruler of the Osman Empire.

Day 4: Ashgabat - Kow Ata - Nokhur village - Ashgabat
In course of the tour you will travel to the Gokdepe village for seeing the Ahalteke horses. Upon arrival you will see the right way of riding as well as racing. Moreaover you will have a chance to ride it. Then you will visit the Kow Ata that is locates on 60 km to the west, is the famous Baharden Cave located with the equally famous underground lake Kou-Ata inside. The name has meaning of "father of the caves". This place is associated with its incredible beauty as well as the healing properties of water. The son released all the animals and birds there and planted the seeds that were stored in the Ark. In addition you will witness Khur Khuri waterfall, headed from several small mountain springs, escaping from a height of 53 m.

Day 5: Ashgabat - Darwaza
Toady you will have a tour to carpet museum. While exploring it you will have an opportunity to see more than 2000 ancient carpets, including a stunning wine-colored carpet with an area of more than 300 m². This incomparable carpet with impressive size was added to the Guinness Book of Records. Later on you will be transferred to the highlighted part of the tour, Gas Crater "Darwaza". Tours to this sight is very popular many tourists want to see this place full of mystery. The view in daytime and evening can't even compare. At night you will be mesmerized by its stunning beauty, while seeing thousands of fire pieces burning in the 20-meter crater. The heat of which will make you feel safe. Mostly tours to the Darwaza Crater are making in the evening, so you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the sunset, which slowly reveals the brightly blazing flames of the crater. Around the crater there are few others, one of which is filled with turquoise liquid.

Day 6: Darwaza - Ashgabat
In the morning you will head back to the capital city of Turkmenistan. Upon arrival you will have a free time to take a shower in the hotel and putting your stuff. Later on you will have a time to see the memorial complex that was opened in 2014. Here you will be able to witness three memorials dedicated to those who died during the 1948 earthquake, in World War II, in other Turkmen battles. The Earthquake Memorial is a bronze depicting a bull and a child. After it you will have free time in the city.

Day 7: Flight
In the morning is transfer to the airport.

02-04 pax - Hyundai Starex
06-08 pax - 2 cars: Hyundai Starex
10 pax - 3 cars: Hyundai Starex

Hotels 3*,
Price per person:
02 pax - 955 $
04 pax - 755 $
06 pax - 645 $
08 pax - 575 $
10 pax - 585 $
Single - 125 $

Hotels 4*,
Price per person:
02 pax - 1 090 $
04 pax - 895 $
06 pax - 785 $
08 pax - 710 $
10 pax - 720 $
Single - 185 $

Half board - 60 $
Full board - 120 $

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Ashgabat - "Menzil" Hotel 3*/ "Ak Altyn" Hotel 4*
Mary - "Margush" Hotel 3*
Darwaza - Tents
- Visa support
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
- Domestic flights and trains (if any)

Service does not include:
- Visa
- Full board
- Single rooms             
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Migration tax (12$)
- Fee for using cameras on monuments

Note: Each Traveler should have 2 photos (5×6) to be presented at the points of entry.