30 days in Turkmenistan Itinerary

30 days in Turkmenistan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tallinn
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Ashgabat
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Darvaza
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Kunya-Urgench
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Mary
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Kaakhka
— 9 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h 45 min
End: Tallinn

3
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, don't miss a visit to Monument Arch of Neutrality, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ertugrul Gazi Mosque, and see the interesting displays at Turkmen Museum of Fine Arts.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ashgabat road trip site.

Tallinn, Estonia to Ashgabat is an approximately 15- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Tallinn to Ashgabat. While traveling from Tallinn, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Ashgabat, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Darvaza.

Things to do in Ashgabat

Fun & Games Theme Parks Museums
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Ashgabat hippodrome ©
Ashgabat hippodrome
Parthian Settlement of Nisa ©
Parthian Settlement of Nisa
Ashgabat National Museum of History ©
Ashgabat National Museum of History

5
nights
Darvaza

Darvaza ©
Darvaza is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Darvaza Gas Crater and don't miss a visit to Darvaza Water Crater.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Darvaza holiday planner.

Drive from Ashgabat to Darvaza in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. You will leave for Kunya-Urgench on the 10th (Wed).

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

5
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: contemplate the long history of Kunya-Urgench, delve into the distant past at Gate of the Caravanserai, and don't miss a visit to Konye Urgenc Museum.

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You can drive from Darvaza to Kunya-Urgench in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. April in Kunya-Urgench sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. You will leave for Mary on the 15th (Mon).

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

5
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.
Mary is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Gyaur Kala, don't miss a visit to Gurbanguly Hajji Mosque, get a taste of the local shopping with Zelyony (Green) Bazaar, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pokrovskaya Church.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Mary online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Kunya-Urgench to Mary by combination of taxi and flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Kunya-Urgench in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Mary: highs are around 28°C and lows about 13°C. On the 20th (Sat), you'll travel to Kaakhka.

Things to do in Mary

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Gyaur Kala ©
Gyaur Kala
Gurbanguly Hajji Mosque ©
Gurbanguly Hajji Mosque
National History and Ethnology Museum ©
National History and Ethnology Museum

9
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: delve into the distant past at Abiverd Ruins.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kaakhka itinerary builder.

You can drive from Mary to Kaakhka in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. You will leave for home on the 29th (Mon).

Things to do in Kaakhka

Historic Sites
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Abiverd Ruins ©
Abiverd Ruins

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