Turkmen melody Tour 8
Duration: 7 days
Places to visit: Ashgabat - Kow Ata - Nokhur - Kerki - Koytendag - Turkmenabad -Turkmenbashy - Yangykala - Balkanabat - Ashgabat
Day 1: Ashgabat
We are happy to see our visitors on Turkmen melody Tour 8. On arrival, you will be met by guide and transfer you to Ashgabat city. Today will drive to Gokdepe village and see one of the biggest mosques of the Central Asia, Turkmenbashy Ruhy Mosque. It can accommodate up to 10,000 people. Afterwards we will visit Gokdepe horse farm and take a ride on the unique Akhal Teke horses. In addition, we will visit the Independence Park and the Palace of Happiness and capture the panoramic view of the Ashgabat city. Transfer to a hotel.
Day 2: Ashgabat - Kow Ata - Nokhur
This tour will start by driving to the Kow Ata underground lake and Bakharden cave. This lake means "father of the caves". This place is famous for the healing properties of water. Then you will drive to Kopet Dag range and see mountain tribes of Nokhur people with their unique culture, traditional crafts and architecture. Rest is in a homestay.
Day 3: Nokhur - Ashgabat - Kerki
In the morning we will drive back to Ashgabat and visit the memorial complex involving of three memorials dedicated to the 1948 earthquake, soldiers who died in WWII and those killed in other Turkmen battles. The Earthquake Memorial features has a bronze with a bull and child. Visit the Russian Market built in the period of 1972-1982 by the design of the Russian architect Vladimir Visotin included in the "Ashgabat Reconstruction Program of 1970-1980" and has the of Soviet Modernism adorned by the Turkmen sculptor Klych Yarmamedov. Will drive to the train station to go to the Kerki town. Overnight is on the train.
Day 4: Kerki - Koytendag
In the Kerki you will have time for breakfast and drive to the Koytendag mountain which is located in the very east of Turkmenistan and means "mountains of deep canyons". The nature of deep canyons with steep cliffs made in a form of narrow strip over the head which will inspire everyone on tours. In addition, you will see the deepest lakes, the longest caves and even the Dinosaur Plateau. The highest point of Turkmenistan - Mount Ayrybaba (3,139 m). Today you will spend night in a camp.
Day 5: Koytendag - Turkmenabad - Ashgabat
The morning will start by driving to the Turkmenabad city. In the afternoon you will be transferred to train station. Night is on a train.
Day 6: Ashgabat - Turkmenbashy - Yangykala - Balkanabat - Ashgabat
On arrival you will have a free time for breakfast. Afterwards is a flight to Turkmenbashy. Upon arrival you will drive to the Yangykala Canyon to relish the view of the canyon and drive to the Balkanabat city and further transfer to Ashgabat city. Rest is in a hotel.
Day 7: Flight
In the morning is transfer to the airport. We are grateful for Turkmen melody Tour 8. Hope you enjoyed on tours.
02 pax - Sedan
04-08 pax - Minibus
10 pax - Bus
Price per person:
02 pax - 805 $
04 pax - 680 $
06 pax - 550 $
08 pax - 480 $
10 pax - 440 $
Single - 60 $
Half board - 45 $
Full board - 90 $
Air ticket - Ashgabat-Turkmenbashi - 95 $
Train ticket - Ashgabat-Kerki-Ashgabat - 50 $
Ashgabat - "Menzil" Hotel 3*
Nokhur - Home stay
- Visa support
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- 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.