32 days in Turkmenistan Itinerary

32 days in Turkmenistan Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  10 h 15 min
1
Kaakhka
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Mary
— 6 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  2 h 30 min
3
Kunya-Urgench
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Darvaza
— 7 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Ashgabat
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: New Delhi

6
nights
Kaakhka

Kaakhka ©
Kaka also known as Kaakhka, Kaakcha or Chaacha is a town and capital of Kaka District in the Ahal Province of Turkmenistan. Kaakhka is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Abiverd Ruins.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kaakhka online visit planner.

New Delhi, India to Kaakhka 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 New Delhi to Kaakhka. On the 21st (Sat), you're off to Mary.

Things to do in Kaakhka

Historic Sites
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Abiverd Ruins ©
Abiverd Ruins

6
nights
Mary

Mary ©
Prosperous thanks to its successful cotton growing and processing industry, Mary retains much of the Soviet-era sensibility once prevalent in this part of the world.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National History and Ethnology Museum and Gyaur Kala. There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Zelyony (Green) Bazaar, delve into the distant past at Gonur Depe, make a trip to Gurbanguly Hajji Mosque, and pause for some serene contemplation at Pokrovskaya Church.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mary travel route app.

You can drive from Kaakhka to Mary in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. December in Mary sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 0°C at night. You'll set off for Kunya-Urgench on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Mary

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Gyaur Kala ©
Gyaur Kala
National History and Ethnology Museum ©
National History and Ethnology Museum
Gonur Depe ©
Gonur Depe

6
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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kunya-Urgench and Kutlug Timur Minaret. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Turabek Khanum Mausoleum, don't miss a visit to Seyit Ahmet, and explore the ancient world of Gate of the Caravanserai.

To find where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Kunya-Urgench trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Mary to Kunya-Urgench by combination of taxi and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In December, Kunya-Urgench is little chillier than Mary - with highs of 2°C and lows of -6°C. You'll set off for Darvaza on the 2nd (Thu).

Things to do in Kunya-Urgench

Historic Sites
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Kunya-Urgench ©
Kunya-Urgench
Kutlug Timur Minaret ©
Kutlug Timur Minaret
Turabek Khanum Mausoleum ©
Turabek Khanum Mausoleum

7
nights
Darvaza

Darvaza ©
Darvaza is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Darvaza Gas Crater and don't miss a visit to Darvaza Water Crater.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Darvaza travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Kunya-Urgench to Darvaza takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. On the 9th (Thu), you're off to Ashgabat.

Things to do in Darvaza

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

6
nights
Ashgabat

Ashgabat ©
A Soviet-like grid of opulent marble edifices in the center of the desert, Ashgabat paints an unusual picture.
Get a sense of the local culture at Parthian Settlement of Nisa and Ashgabat National Museum of History. Museum-lovers will appreciate Turkmen Carpet Museum and Turkmen Museum of Fine Arts. There's lots more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Tolkuchka-Basar, have fun at Ashgabat hippodrome, make a trip to Geokdepe, and appreciate the history behind Monument Arch of Neutrality.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ashgabat online travel planner.

Getting from Darvaza to Ashgabat by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ashgabat

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Parthian Settlement of Nisa ©
Parthian Settlement of Nisa
Turkmen Carpet Museum ©
Turkmen Carpet Museum
Ashgabat National Museum of History ©
Ashgabat National Museum of History

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