Embark on a pioneering tailor-made holidays to Turkmenistan and enjoy an in-depth glimpse of into country striving to stamp its mark on the global scene as it slowly emerges from the shadows of its Central Asian neighbours. Rich with oil and natural gas, but with many of its inhabitants still living semi-nomadic lives, this is a fascinating country where ancient cultures and modern progress spark off each other to create a distinct and refreshing travel experience.
Tours to Turkmenistan start in its vast capital city of Ashgabat. Strewn with grandiose monuments to the exalted former President Saparmat Niyazov and a plethora of superb attractions such as the sprawling Tolkuchka Bazaar and Nisa Fortress, you can easily spend a whole week here just sightseeing . Then head out into the expansive Karakum desert in a 4x4 to enchanting settlements and cities such as the semi-nomadic village of Erbent, the ancient city of Konye Urgench and the flaming desert crater of Darvaza.
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