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5 Days Architecture tour itinerary for Ashgabat, Khiva & Dasoguz: Feed Your Wanderlust In This Intriguing Country

Ashgabat, Khiva, Dasoguz

Architecture
Architecture Tour
Camping
Camping Tour
Desert
Desert Tour
Feed your wanderlust in this Intriguing country

Meet with villagers in Erbent

Ashgabat-Turkmenistan

Get fascinated by one os the secluded countries in the world as you travel between the cities. See the modern white marble city, visit the Karakum desert to witness the Burning Gas Crater in Darvaza, experience old minarets, mausoleums, madrassas of Kanyu Urgench and many more.

DAY 01

Arrival at Ashgabat

  • Get picked up by your Ashgabat tour guide from the airport.

  • Head to the hotel in a car.

Overnight in the hotel.

DAY 02

Ashgabat tour

  • Have breakfast at the hotel and drive to Nisa fortress, the Sanctuary of Parthian Kings and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • In the afternoon, tour Ashgabat city also called white marbled city, head to see the Presidential Palace, Ruhyyet Palace, Wedding Palace, a modern Yildiz Hotel, Ferries Wheel, Constitution Monument, Arch of Neutrality, Monument and park of Independence, Ertogrul Gazy Mosque, Ashgabat Sports and Housing facilities, monuments of victims of World War II.

  • Later, drive to the east of Ashgabat to the desert to visit the stables of Akhalteke horses, the pride of Turkmen people.

  • Return to Ashgabat and spend the night here.

DAY 03

Ashgabat – Darvaza

  • Have breakfast at the hotel and spend the morning lazily.

  • In the afternoon, drive to Darwaza burning gas crater which will take 3.5 hours. Locals call it "The Door to Hell."

  • Enroute to Darwaza, cross the Karakum desert and stop in a small desert village, Erbent.

  • In the evening, watch the spectacular view of the gas crater as you enjoy a barbeque dinner and make camp near the gas crater.

Overnight in camp.

DAY 04

Darwaza – Koneurgench – Dashoguz

  • Have a picnic breakfast and drive to Kunyu Urgench.

  • Visit the Portal of Caravansaray, Mamun Minaret, II Arslan Mausoleum, Sultan Tekesh Mausoleum, Academy of Horezm, Kutlug Timur Minaret, Turabek Hanum Mausoleum.

  • Drive to Dashoguz.

Overnight in a hotel in Dashoguz.


DAY 05

Dashoguz – Shovot - Khiva

  • Start your day with an early morning breakfast.

  • Drive to Khiva and explore the city.

  • 1182 USD Per Adult
  • Invitation.

  • Registration.

  • Accommodation (twin or double).

  • Camping tents with sleeping bags.

  • Turkmenistan tour Guide.

  • Comfortable transport.

  • Meals.

  • Entrance fee.

  • All transfers.

  • Daily1.5lt water.

  • Fee for using cameras on monuments.

  • Insurance.

  • Visa fee.

  • Migration tax (12$ + 2$).

  • Nisa is described as one of the first capital of the Parthians. It was founded by Arsaces I (reigned c. 250 BC – 211BC), and reputedly the royal necropolis of the Parthian Kings, although it has neither been established that the fortress at Nisa was a royal residence or a mausoleum.

  • 5000 years ago, Turkmens begin to breed Akhalteke horses. The World’s unique breed was never mixed with other breeds. Illustrious Emperors like Alexander the Great, Darius I desired to own Ahalteke horses. Per superstition, a sick person who touches an Ahalteke horse will get well soon.

  • The Darwaza area is rich in natural gas. While drilling in 1971, Soviet geologists tapped into a cavern filled with natural gas. The ground beneath the drilling rig collapsed, leaving a large hole with a diameter of 70 meters. To avoid poisonous gas discharge, it was decided to burn it off. Geologists had hoped the fire would use all the fuel in a matter of days, but the gas is still burning today

Ashgabat, Khiva, Dasoguz

Architecture
Architecture Tour
Camping
Camping Tour
Desert
Desert Tour
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