Best of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan

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4 Based on 3 Reviews
  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 13 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 12-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-18969
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • Ends Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
  • +6
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Bargain your way through traditional bazaars.
  • Stay overnight in a local yurt camp.
  • Visit the desert community of Erbent.
  • Marvel at the Darvaza crater (known as the "Door to Hell").
  • See the city treasures of Ashgabat
Starting in Tashkent and ending in Ashgabat, the trip "Best Of Uzbekistan And Turkmenistan" is a guided cultural, religious and historic sites trip that takes 13 days. You will be traveling through Bukhara, Aydar Kŭl, Ashgabat and 5 other destinations in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. "Best Of Uzbekistan And Turkmenistan" is a small group trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others. Please see the package includes section for further details.

Cross two 'stans off your travel map with a 13-day tour through Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. This well-rounded tour takes you through bustling bazaars and beautiful city mosques in Samarkand and Bukhara, as well as bucket-list natural landscapes like the Darvaza gas crater known affectionately as the Door to Hell. Destinations less-ventured can be challenging to visit on your own, but with a skilled Chief Experience Officer (CEO) leading the way, you'll have incredible experiences without sacrificing safety or your sense of adventure.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Tashkent
  • Day 2: Tashkent/Samarkand
  • Day 3: Samarkand
  • Day 4: Samarkand/Aydar Kŭl Camp
  • Day 5: Aydar Kŭl Camp/Bukhara
  • Day 6: Bukhara
  • Day 7: Bukhara/Khiva
  • Day 8: Khiva
  • Day 9: Khiva/Dashoguz
  • Day 10: Dashoguz/Darvaza
  • Day 11: Darvaza/Ashgabat
  • Day 12: Ashgabat
  • Day 13: Ashgabat
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotels (10 nts), yurt (2 nts, multishare up to 4 people per yurt).
Meals
  • 12 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
    Note: Allow USD295-385 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Private vehicle, walking.
Guide
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout.
Included activities
  • Your Welcome Moment: Welcome Moment - Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your Local Living Moment: Overnight in a Yurt, Aydar Kŭl Camp
  • Orientation walk (Samarkand)
  • City tour including a Registan visit
  • Nurata Shrine visit
  • Alexander the Great fortress visit
  • Guided walking tour (half-day, Bukhara)
  • Walking tours (Khiva)
  • Kunya Urgench visit
  • Derweze crater visit
  • City tour (Ashgabat)
  • Transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Departure Transfer
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Tashkent and from Ashgabat are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Best of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
4 - Very Good
Based on 3 reviews
  • Angelo Torrisi
  • From Italy
  • On Sep 11 2023
5 - Excellent
Trip in central Asia
I have visited 45 countries alone or with various tour agencies and I have found this travel specialist to be the best for : organization, services, hotels transports, guides.
  • Antonio Perry
  • From Portugal
  • On Jun 23 2023
4 - Very Good
Very Good
Very Good
  • Antonio R.
  • On Jun 22 2023
4 - Very Good
Very Good
I loved the experience. Great travel buddies and good guides
REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Best of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 14 September 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 14 September 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Best of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this Best of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on this tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Physical Grading : 3 - Average Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
  • 2. Trip Type : Small Group Group trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.
  • 3. Service Level : Standard Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
  • 4. Travel Style : Classic All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
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