Turkmenistan holidays 2021 (2 days)

Trip code: WTE-1689

Trip Facts

  • Car
  • 1-10
  • Camp
  • 5
  • BP Shavat
  • BP Shavat
  • Spring, summer, autumn
  • Cultural, traditional, excursion, ecological tour
  • Half board
  • English, German, Spanish, Russian, Turkish


Tour of Turkmenistan in 2 days, an excellent way to introduce you to the history, traditions, culture and nature of the Turkmen people in an accelerated mode.


In the morning drive to Turkmenistan border post Shavat. After border formalities and meeting with guide, drive to Kunya Urgench (UNESCO) for excursion. Explore historical park with Kutlug Timur minaret, Mausoleum Turabek Khanum, Mausoleum Tekesh, Mausoleum Il Arslan, Caravan-saray gateway and etc. After excursion, drive to Darvaza Gas crater located in the middle of Karakum desert Empire. Arrive at the crater, set up the camp. Enjoy a delicious fire-cooked meal for dinner near the burning Gas crater. Overnight in tents. BBQ dinner in the evening.
After camp style breakfast, drive to BP Shavat via Dashoguz. Arrival at border post before lunch time. Cross the border.


  • Visa support (Letter of Invitation, State Registration, Travel Pass)
  • Road transport as per program per AC regular road vehicle(s) or 4WD vehicles, as terrain requires, as per table above
  • Accommodation based on shared trekking tent (incl. sleeping mat, sleeping bag, pillow), including breakfast and BBQ dinner
  • Entrance fees to sites mentioned in the program
  • Guide interpreter services
  • Bottled drinking water en route (long transfers) 1,5l pppd
  • Porter services en route


  • Turkmenistan visa 55+4 USD per person, when obtained at Shavat border (subject to change)
  • Turkmenistan migration tax 10+4 USD per person, to be paid at Shavat border (subject to change)
  • Photo/video fees at historical parks and in museums
  • Tips for local guide and driver
  • Souvenirs and other personal items
  • All other charges and services not mentioned under “Include”

Please bring only cash USD for your local expenses in Turkmenistan, no EURO and no credit cards

Please be aware that a member of staff of our agency will need to take your original passport for several hours for registration

Please be aware that there may be various vehicles and drivers used during your tour, depending on the route section and type of transport needed on that section

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