16 days in Ashgabat & Kaakhka Itinerary

16 days in Ashgabat & Kaakhka Itinerary

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16 days in Ashgabat & Kaakhka Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Ashgabat
— 8 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
2
Kaakhka
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Stockholm

8
nights
Ashgabat

Ashgabat ©
A Soviet-like grid of opulent marble edifices in the center of the desert, Ashgabat paints an unusual picture.
For shopping fun, head to Russian Bazaar or Tolkuchka-Basar. Appreciate the collections at Turkmen Carpet Museum and Turkmen Museum of Fine Arts. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Kow Ata Underground Lake, try to win big at Ashgabat hippodrome, get engrossed in the history at Ashgabat National Museum of History, and pause for some serene contemplation at Hezreti Osman Mosque.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ashgabat day trip site .

Stockholm, Sweden to Ashgabat is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Turkmenistan Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Stockholm in June, with highs in Ashgabat at 43°C and lows at 27°C. On the 10th (Wed), you're off toKaakhka.

Things to do in Ashgabat

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Kow Ata Underground Lake ©
Kow Ata Underground Lake
Geokdepe ©
Geokdepe
Hezreti Osman Mosque ©
Hezreti Osman Mosque

6
nights
Kaakhka

Kaakhka ©
Kaakhka is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Abiverd Ruins.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kaakhka tour builder site .

Take a train from Ashgabat to Kaakhka in 3.5 hours. On the 16th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Kaakhka

Historic Sites
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Abiverd Ruins ©
Abiverd Ruins