Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan Combined Tour

Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan Combined Tour

This tour includes main touristic sights of two neighbour countries
Tour itinerary:
Meeting at Ashgabat international airport, check in hotel. Visit Ahal-Teke Horses and Kow-Ata underground lake, overnight at hotel.
After breakfast at hotel, sightseeing in Ashgabat: Independence square, National museum, Neutrality monument, Alem Ferris wheel, Memorial complex, Carpet museum, Lenin park, Artogrul Gazi mosque, Inspiration park. Visit Russian bazaar for gift shopping, after dinner half an hour “Ashgabat night” excursion, Overnight at hotel.
Transfer to Ashgabat airport for Ashgabat-Mary morning flight. Meeting with driver at Mary airport, drive to old Merv, visit historic mausoleums and buildings in old city. Drive to Mary city to visit bazaars. Fly back to Ashgabat in evening, transfer to the hotel for overnight.
Sightseeing in Ashgabat after breakfast: Old Nisa, Turkmenbashi mosque. After lunch visit Altyn Asyr bazaar (if bazaar open that day), and drive to Darvaza. On the way to Darvaza visit village life of Karakum Desert at Yerbent. Set up tents near the Gas Crater (or rent a yurtah), enjoy fire cooked meal, overnight in tents/yurtah.
Drive to Konurgench (250km). Visit mousoleums and building from 11th to 16th century in old city. Drive to Konurgench or Dashoguz border for passing to Uzbekistan. After passing Uzbekistan border, meet with driver and Uzbekistan guide, drive to Khiva, check in the hotel for overnight.
Start sightseeing after breakfast. Visit Ichan-Qala Fortress in Khiva that includes historical mosques, madrassahs, minarets, palaces and mausoleums. Transfer to Urgench airport for fight to Bukhara, check in the hotel in Bukhara for overnight.
Start walking sightseeing in Lyabi-Hauz center of Bukhara old city. Visit: mosques, madrasahs, trade domes, mausoleums and museums. Overnight at the hotel.
Half day sightseeing in Bukhara. Visit: Sitorai Mokhi-Khosa residence, Mausoleum of Bakhouddin Naqshbandi, Chor-Bakr Necropolis. In the afternoon depart to Samarkand by high speed train, check in the hotel in Samarkand, overnight at hotel.
After breakfast sightseeing in Samarkand, visit: Registan Square, Amir Timur mausoleum, Bibi Khanum Mosque, Siab Bazaar, Ulugbek Observatory. Overnight at hotel.
Drive to Shakhi-Zinda Necropolis in Samarkand to visit Architectural monuments and mausoleums from 14-16th century, then visit Afrasiab Museum. Drive to Konigil village to explore traditional way of making Samarkand paper from mulberry. Transfer to the railway station to take the high-speed train to the Tashkent. Check in the hotel in Tashkent for overnight.
Start sightseeing in old city of Tashkent. Visit Khast-Imam Complex that includes: Barak-Khan Madrasah, Tillya Sheykh Mosque, Saint Abu Bakr Kaffal Shashi Mausoleum and the Islamic Institute of Imam al-Bukhari. Then visit: Chorsu Bazaar, Amir Timur Square, Independence Square and Applied Arts Museum. Overnight at hotel.
Free time, transfer to the Tashkent international airport. End of the tour.

Destinations tour includes:

  • Bukhara (UNESCO) view
    – City in Uzbekistan that includes lots of historical buildings
    – Duration of visit: 1-2 days
  • Khiva (UNESCO) view
    – City in Uzbekistan that includes lots of historical buildings
    – Duration of visit: 1-2 days
  • Tashkent (UNESCO) view
    – Capital and the biggest city of Uzbekistan with many touristic sights
    – Duration of visit: 1-2 days
  • Samarkand (UNESCO) view
    – One of the main cities in Uzbekistan with many historical sights
    – Duration of visit: 1-2 days
  • Darvaza Gas Crater view
    – Burning Gas Crater over 40 years
    – 250 km from Ashgabat city
    – Duration: 1 day
  • Old Nisa (UNESCO) view
    – One of the earliest Fortress of Parthian Empire
    – Locates in Ashgabat
    – Duration: 40 minutes
  • Ancient Merv (UNESCO) view
    – Oldest and best preserved oasis-city along the Silk Road
    – 35 km from Mary city
    – Duration: 2 hours
  • Konurgench (UNESCO) view
    – Old town with monuments from 11th to 16th centuries
    – 120 km from Dashoguz
    – Duration: 2 hours
  • Ahal-Teke Horses view
    – Oldest and most beautiful horse breed in the world
    – Locates in Ashgabat
    – Duration of visit: 1 hour
  • Kow Ata view
    – Mineral water underground lake
    – 90 km from Ashgabat city
    – Duration: 1-2 hours
  • Altyn Asyr Bazaar view
    – Biggest oniental bazaar in Turkmenistan with modern structure
    – Northern Ashgabat
    – Duration: 1-2 hours
  • National Museum view
    – Main museum of Turkmenistan history and culture
    – Southern Ashgabat
    – Duration: 1-2 hours
  • Carpet Museum view
    – Museum of hand-knotted Turkmen national carpets
    – Central Ashgabat
    – Duration of visit: 1 hour
  • Independence square view
    – Monuments of Independence and historical figures
    – Southern Ashgabat
    – Duration of visit: 1 hour
  • Neutrality Monument view
    – Three legged architectural monument with beautiful city view
    – Southern Ashgabat
    – Duration: half an hour
  • Alem Ferris Wheel view
    – Entertainment Center with the biggest indoor ferris wheel in the world
    – Southern Ashgabat
    – Duration: half hour
  • Turkmenbashi Mosque view
    – The biggest mosque in Central Asia, mausoleum of S.Niyazov
    – Western Ashgabat
    – Duration: half an hour
  • Memorial Complex view
    – Commemoration monuments and museum
    – Western Ashgabat
    – Duration: 2 hours
  • Inspiration Park view
    – One of the Central parks with statues of historical figures
    – Central Ashgabat
    – Duration of visit: 1 hour
  • Lenin Park view
    – One of the oldest parks in Ashgabat city with statue of Lenin
    – Central Ashgabat
    – Duration: half an hour
  • Artogrul Gazi Mosque view
    – Mosque with historical architecture and decoration
    – Central Ashgabat
    – Duration: 20 minutes
  • Russian Bazaar view
    – One of the oldest covered markets in Turkmenistan
    – Centrat Ashgabat
    – Duration: 1 day
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