Broaden your horizons in the timeless desert and prepare yourself for an adventure that's out of this world. Your trip will most likely begin with visiting museums and monuments in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan's capital. During the course of the tour you'll discover a combination of Tu...Broaden your horizons in the timeless desert and prepare yourself for an adventure that's out of this world. Your trip will most likely begin with visiting museums and monuments in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan's capital. During the course of the tour you'll discover a combination of Turkmenistan and China, the ancient kingdom of the Mary Region, Margoush, but also the beautiful Hongshan Park and the Xinjiang Museum, rich in Turkmenistan's millennial history. You'lll have the opportunity to be completely immersed in the world around you when visiting the Kashga sunday market. You'll pass by the Karakoroum motorway to discover Corner Lake, and Muzthag Ata and Gonger - two mountains with altitudes exceeding 7000 metres. You'll visit the kirghizs yurts, walk the footsteps of the locals, and you'll have the chance to cross the Taklamakan desert, often seeing various historical monuments. This trip offers a perfect mix of gorgeous desert landscapes and mountainous areas, from cultural discoveries to getting to know the locals. The mausoleums, ancient palaces and the Konye-Ourgentch minarets with their age-old ruins in Merv; statues, fountains and the Ashkhabad palace with its doomsday craters, your trip to Turkmenistan will lead you to the depths of a secret, untainted part of Central Asia.Continue reading
An intriguing look into ancient culture – discover history as you trek villages and deserts – from Samarkand, the Pearl of the Orient, to...
Travelling to Turkmenistan: final tips and advice
Finding it hard to fall head over heels for a long distance country with hordes of tourists? A destination as strange as it is fascinating, Turkmenistan is a real paradise for those hungry for adventure. Imagine finding yourself in the depths of Karakoum Desert, the huge crater in Darvaza, a hole undergoing constant eruptions. You'll visit the archaeological ruins in Nissa, an ancient, UNESCO awarded city, and you can try fitchis at Mary Market - turnovers stuffed with meat, vegetables and flavoured with spices. You'll discover the crucial contrast between tradition and modernity, as well as the Turkmen warmth and generosity. Fancy combining your trip to Turkmenistan with a visit to Uzbekistan? Do you dream of wondering the deserts on foot, climbing the country's highest heights or integrating with the daily lives of the locals? The team at Evaneos.com puts you in contact with an English-speaking local agent passionate about Turkmenistan. Tell them exactly what kind of trip you'd like, your expectations and excursions that seem the most appealing to you, and your agent will take care of the rest! What you'll end up with is a tailor-made holiday, based solely on what you want to do.
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