We have created the best possible itineraries to maximise your stay in Turkmenistan, covering a wide variety of places such as the stunning city of Ashgabat, the Caspian sea port city of Turkmenbashi and the nearby ‘Turkmen Dubai’ of Avaza, the far Northern Dashoguz area with its Uzbek peoples and culture, the flaming gas crater of Darvaza as well as much more. Visit the tallest Minaret in central Asia, the region’s largest Mosque, the world's largest Bazaar and so much more, an unforgettable experience is absolutely guaranteed! Read on for more information on what you need to know about Turkmenistan. Contact Guidepost Tours for tour details.
Our first tour of 2012 hits all the highlights of Ashgabat, the marble-clad prestige ‘city of love’ and capital of the republic; a fascinating place with a very unusual history, fascinating collection of architecture from throughout the 20th century, and much much more. We will also head to the Caspian sea coast to visit the sleepy city of Turkmenbashi and the bizarre experimental Awaza Touristic Zone. Of course we will drive into the desert to camp overnight at the Darvaza Gas Crater; simply one of the most fascinating places it is possible to visit anywhere in the world. Go now while it is still open! this promises to be a remarkable tour! Contact Guidepost Tours. (Gpt-Koryo)
Second tour of the year takes place in late October and we will be taking in all the highlights of the country and offering a taste of Contemporary, Soviet, and Ancient Turkmenistan. See how the country has adapted and changed and how things are today, a fascinating journey in the company of a well travelled and worldly group. This tour visits the capital, the Northern city of Dashoguz and the ruins of Konye Urgench, as well as an overnight desert trip to the Darvaza flaming gas crater and the ever-popular underground sulphur lake. Contact Guidepost Discovery Tours. (Gpt-Koryo)