3-day Darvaza Gas Crater Group Tour3 Days | Darvaza, Ashgabat, Mary

Group Tour US$ 890
  • DarvazaDarvaza
  • DarvazaDarvaza
  • DarvazaDarvaza
  • Independence ParkIndependence Park
  • Ertugrul Gazi MosqueErtugrul Gazi Mosque
  • Monument of NeutralityMonument of Neutrality
  • Gyaur GalaGyaur Gala
  • Erk GalaErk Gala
  • Keshk FortressKeshk Fortress
  • Darvaza
  • Darvaza
  • Darvaza
  • Independence Park
  • Ertugrul Gazi Mosque
  • Monument of Neutrality
  • Gyaur Gala
  • Erk Gala
  • Keshk Fortress

Set off on an exhilarating 3-day Darvaza Gas Crater group tour. Witness the surreal flames of the crater, known as the "Door to Hell," while enjoying a night of desert camping. Explore the white-marble city of Ashgabat, home to impressive mosques, grand monuments, and vibrant culture. Conclude your adventure in the ancient city of Merv, where the echoes of the Silk Road's rich history await. This group tour offers a perfect blend of breathtaking sights and shared experiences.

Tour itinerary:

Day 1: Khiva – Darvaza gas crater
 
At 09:30 drive from Khiva to Turkmenistan border point Shavat-Dashoguz (60 km, 1 h.). Go through border formalities on both checkpoints. Cross 1.5 km neutral zone (transportation may not be available). Upon arrival at the customs and passport control on both sides, kindly proceed to the exit of the border control area. At that point, our guide/driver will be waiting for you with the sign with your name. Meet your Turkmenistan guide and drive to Darvaza gas crater located in the middle of Karakym desert (270 km, 4 h.). Set up the camp. Enjoy a view of the sunset with the delicious fire-cooked meal for dinner near the burning gas crater. Overnight in tents.
Meals: dinner
Day 2: Darvaza gas crater – Ashgabat
 
After early breakfast drive to Ashgabat (280 km, 4hrs), visits mud and water craters on the way. Upon arrival start a sightseeing tour. Visit to Ertugrul Gazi Mosque, Independence Park, Neutrality Arch, National Museum, Nissa (UNESCO) and Turkmenbashi Mosque-Mausoleum. Transfer to the hotel for overnight.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 3-4 hours
Day 3: Ashgabat – Mary – Merv – Bukhara
 
Early breakfast. Transfer to the airport to take a morning flight to Mary (370 km, 40 min). Upon arrival drive to Merv (40 km, 30 min), an ancient city that was a major center of international trade and crafts located on the Silk Road. Discover historical park with Sultan Sanjar Mausoleum, Large and Small Gyz Gala, Erk Gala, Gyaur Gala, Keshk Fortress, and others. In the afternoon depart to Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan border point (45 km, 1 h). Go through border formalities on both checkpoints. Meet your driver and continue to Bukhara (100 km, 1 h 30 min). Arrival in Bukhara, check in to the hotel. Free time. Overnight at the hotel. End of 3-day Darvaza Gas Crater group tour.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 4-5 hours

Price includes:

  • All transfers;
  • Sightseeing tour program with an English-speaking guide;
  • Entrance fees to sights as per itinerary;
  • Visa support letter for Turkmenistan tourist visa;
  • Utensils and necessary equipment for staying in tents (sleeping bags, sleeping mats, pillows, dining table, chairs);
  • Camp style dinner and breakfast at Darvaza crater;
  • Air ticket Ashgabat – Mary;
  • Tour leader to accompany travelers for the whole period of the tour in Turkmenistan.

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Jun 14, Fri
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US$ 890
Jun 28, Fri
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US$ 890
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US$ 890
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US$ 890
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US$ 890
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US$ 890
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US$ 890
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US$ 890
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US$ 890
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US$ 890
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US$ 890
Single supplement: US$ 60
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US$ 890
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US$ 890
Oct 31, Fri
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US$ 890
Single supplement: US$ 60

Please note that itinerary and prices are subject to change due to airline and train schedule changes, currency fluctuations and other unforeseeable events.

We strongly recommend NOT to purchase airline tickets for 2025 tours without discussing it with your travel consultant.

Accommodation

Darvaza - 1 night
Shared yurts / optional single accommodation in tents upon request
Ashgabat - 1 night
Economy:
Ak Altyn
Comfort:
Archabil

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