45 days in Turkmenistan Itinerary

45 days in Turkmenistan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ashgabat
— 6 nights
2
Mary
— 7 nights
3
Kaakhka
— 6 nights
4
Bamy
— 5 nights
5
Balkanabat
— 7 nights
6
Dasoguz Province
— 6 nights
7
Darvaza
— 7 nights

6
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, see the interesting displays at Turkmen Carpet Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ertugrul Gazi Mosque, and appreciate the history behind Monument Arch of Neutrality.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ashgabat trip planner.

Rome, Italy to Ashgabat is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Rome to Ashgabat, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rome in September, expect Ashgabat to be a bit warmer, temps between 38°C and 22°C. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Mary.

Things to do in Ashgabat

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Parthian Settlement of Nisa ©
Parthian Settlement of Nisa
Monument Arch of Neutrality ©
Monument Arch of Neutrality
Independence Monument ©
Independence Monument

7
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: delve into the distant past at Gyaur Kala, get engrossed in the history at National History and Ethnology Museum, make a trip to Gurbanguly Hajji Mosque, and pause for some serene contemplation at Pokrovskaya Church.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Mary trip planner.

You can drive from Ashgabat to Mary in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Mary when traveling from Ashgabat in September, with lows around 19°C. On the 14th (Mon), you're off to Kaakhka.

Things to do in Mary

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Gyaur Kala ©
Gyaur Kala
Gurbanguly Hajji Mosque ©
Gurbanguly Hajji Mosque
National History and Ethnology Museum ©
National History and Ethnology Museum

6
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.

Make your Kaakhka itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Mary to Kaakhka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. On the 20th (Sun), you'll travel to Bamy.

Things to do in Kaakhka

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Abiverd Ruins ©
Abiverd Ruins

5
nights
Bamy

Bamy
Bamy is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating underground world of Bahardenskaya Cave.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bamy trip planner.

Drive from Kaakhka to Bamy in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. On the 25th (Fri), you're off to Balkanabat.

Things to do in Bamy

Nature · Parks

7
nights
Balkanabat

Balkanabat ©
Balkanabat, formerly Nebit Dag, is a city in western Turkmenistan, and the capital of Balkan Province, the largest province in the country. Balkanabat is known for nature and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Yangykala Canyon, don't miss a visit to Gozli Ata Mausoleum, and appreciate the history behind The Monument to the Desert Explorers.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Balkanabat trip builder website.

You can drive from Bamy to Balkanabat in 4 hours. Another option is to take a train. On the 2nd (Fri), you're off to Dasoguz Province.

Things to do in Balkanabat

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Yangykala Canyon ©
Yangykala Canyon

6
nights
Dasoguz Province

Dasoguz Province ©
Dasoguz Province is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Kutlug Timur Minaret, contemplate the long history of Seyit Ahmet, and explore the ancient world of Il Arslan Mausoleum.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Dasoguz Province trip planning tool.

Drive from Balkanabat to Dasoguz Province in 11.5 hours. On the 8th (Thu), you're off to Darvaza.

Things to do in Dasoguz Province

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kutlug Timur Minaret ©
Kutlug Timur Minaret
Turabek Khanum Mausoleum ©
Turabek Khanum Mausoleum
Il Arslan Mausoleum ©
Il Arslan Mausoleum

7
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.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Darvaza trip tool.

Getting from Dasoguz Province to Darvaza by car takes about 2 hours. You'll set off for home on the 15th (Thu).

Things to do in Darvaza

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Darvaza Gas Crater ©
Darvaza Gas Crater
Darvaza Water Crater ©
Darvaza Water Crater