Tour to Kunya-Urgench (from Khiva), Turkmenistan1 Day | Mausoleums of Turabek-Khanum, Sultan Tekesh, Sultan Il Arslan, Najmuddin-Kubra, Sultan Ali, Kutlug-Timur Minaret, Kyrk Molla Hill

Tour to Kunya-Urgench, Turkmenistan

Kunya-Urgench is an ancient city that was once located on the crossroad of trade routes which connected China and Europe over several centuries. The city reached its full flourish in X-XIII centuries, when it was the capital of the huge and prosperous Khorezmshakh State. Life was bustling there with bazaars full of foreign merchandise, mosques and madrasahs attracting scholars from all over the Islamic world. Later, the city was less fortunate: it experienced a terrible invasion of Genghiz Khan Army, conquest of Tamerlane, and became deserted in XVI century due to the change of Amu-Darya River watercourse. Despite these adversities many examples of unique medieval Islamic architecture are still preserved in the city. This tour offers you an insight to the rich history of Kunya-Urgench which is included in the UNESCO World Heritage list.

Tour itinerary:

Day 1: Khiva – Kunya-Urgench – Khiva 
In the morning drive 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). Meet your Turkmenistan guide and drive to Kunya-Urgench (100 km, 1 h. 30 min.).

Visit mausoleums of Turabek-Khanum, Sultan Tekesh, Sultan Il Arslan, Najmuddin-Kubra, Sultan Ali. Discover the Kutlug-Timur Minaret and Kyrk Molla Hill. Lunch. In the afternoon return to border point Dashoguz-Shavat. Cross the border, meet your driver and continue to Khiva. End of the tour.

Prices:

Number of travellers

1

2

3

4

Price per person, in USD (without guide)

345

225 200 195

Price per person, in USD
(English, Russian speaking guide)

480

305

270

255

Price per person, in USD
(Japanese, German, French speaking guide)

580

425

390

375

 

Prices include:

  1. All transfers;
  2. Guided sightseeing tour program in Kunya-Urgench;
  3. Entrance fees to the sights, museums, mausoleums;
  4. Visa support letter for Turkmenistan tourist visa;
  5. Lunch in Turkmenistan.

Prices do not include:

  1. Tour leader to accompany travellers for the whole period of the tour;
  2. Consular fees for Turkmenistan tourist visa;
  3. Travel insurance.

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