12 days in Turkmenistan Itinerary

12 days in Turkmenistan Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  13 h 30 min
1
Kunya-Urgench
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Darvaza
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Ashgabat
— 5 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Mumbai

3
nights
Kunya-Urgench

Kunya-Urgench ©
Konye-Urgench, also known as Kunya-Urgench, Old Urgench or Urganj, is a municipality of about 30,000 inhabitants in north Turkmenistan, just south from its border with Uzbekistan. Kunya-Urgench is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Kunya-Urgench, make a trip to Seyit Ahmet, and delve into the distant past at Gate of the Caravanserai.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kunya-Urgench travel route app.

Mumbai, India to Kunya-Urgench is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Kunya-Urgench. Traveling from Mumbai in May, you will find days in Kunya-Urgench are a bit cooler (35°C), and nights are much colder (18°C). On the 21st (Thu), you'll travel to Darvaza.

Things to do in Kunya-Urgench

Historic Sites
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Kunya-Urgench ©
Kunya-Urgench
Kutlug Timur Minaret ©
Kutlug Timur Minaret
Konye Urgenc ©
Konye Urgenc

2
nights
Darvaza

Darvaza ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Darvaza Water Crater. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Darvaza Gas Crater.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Darvaza holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Kunya-Urgench to Darvaza takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. On the 23rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ashgabat.

Things to do in Darvaza

Nature Parks
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Darvaza Gas Crater ©
Darvaza Gas Crater
Darvaza Water Crater ©
Darvaza Water Crater

5
nights
Ashgabat

Ashgabat ©
A Soviet-like grid of opulent marble edifices in the center of the desert, Ashgabat paints an unusual picture.
Ashgabat is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Parthian Settlement of Nisa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ertugrul Gazi Mosque, appreciate the history behind Independence Monument, and take an in-depth tour of Ashgabat National Museum of History.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ashgabat day trip app.

You can drive from Darvaza to Ashgabat in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in May, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ashgabat

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Parthian Settlement of Nisa ©
Parthian Settlement of Nisa
Turkmen Carpet Museum ©
Turkmen Carpet Museum
Independence Monument ©
Independence Monument

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