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Tour To Darvaza, Koneurgench And Dashoguz

Tour To Darvaza, Koneurgench And Dashoguz Packages
Country: Turkmenistan
City: Koneurgench
Duration: 3 Day(s) - 2 Night(s)
Tour Category: Full Day Tours

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Package Itinerary

Day 1: Ashgabat – Darvaza (by 4WD car)

Pick up at your hotel. Afternoon drive to Darvaza. En route stopover to visit Yerbent Nomadic village where you can enjoy seeing the local life in the desert - Turkmen yurts, dromedaries, tamdyr (mud oven) and many others. Arrive at Darvaza, explore the gas craters, first full of water, and second the sulfur - muddy. Leave the road and venture in the desert to see the flaming gas crater. Arrive at site of flaming gas crater. Having dinner (barbecue). Explore the flaming gas crater at sunset. Overnight in tents.

Day 2: Darvaza – Koneurgench – Dashoguz (by 4WD car)

In the morning drive to Koneurgench - the capital of Khorezmshahs (3-16th cc.) inscribed into the World Heritage Book of UNESCO.Koneurgench (known as Gurganch in the past) is the largest historical and archaeological park in the north of Turkmenistan. It is a large reserve with numerous ruins and monuments on the territory of modern Kunyaurgench. Such great Muslim scholars as al-Biruni, al-Khorezmi and Avicenna once worked here.

Sightseeing of the old city: Portal of Caravansaray (11-14th cc.), Il Arslan Mausoleum (12th c.), Mausoleum of Khorezm shahSultan Tekesh (13th c.), Academy of Horezm (3-13th cc.), Mausoleum of TurabekHanum, Minaret of KutlugTimur (14th c.) - one of the tallest minarets in Central Asia, Najmeddin Kubra (13th c.) and Soltan Ali (15th c.) Mausoleums.

After sightseeing of Kone Urgench drive to Dashoguz. Arrival & check in Dashoguz hotel. Overnight.

Day 3: Dashoguz – Ashgabat (by flight).

Morning drive to Dashoguz airport for a flight to Ashgabat. Arrival and transfer to your hotel.

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