Turkmenistan miracle: Tour 4 Destination: Turkmenistan Duration: 3 days Places to visit: Ashgabat - Mary - Merv - Farap
Day 1: Ashgabat Turkmenistan miracle: Tour 4 will start with arrival to the international airport. Guide will meet and accompany you to the capital of Turkmenistan. You will visit the famous "Nisa" which is a part of UNESCO World Heritage since 2007. The tour will allow you to visit the ruins of the famous capital of the Parthian Empire, a major power between the III millennium BC - III millennium AD. Later on you will explore the mosque and mausoleum of the late President of Turkmenistan in Gypjak. Night is in a hotel.
Day 2: Ashgabat - Mary/ Merv In course of the Turkmenistan miracle: Tour 4 you will travel to the National Museum of History. Later on you will head on to Mary city. During the tour you will have a break at Annau, the ruins of the 15th century Seyit Jamal-ad-Din Mosque. Abiward or Abi-ward, was an ancient Sassanid city that located on the modern Turkmenistan. This prominent city was found in last century to about 8 km west of the Kahka station in an area of 12,000 m2. The central tell is 60 feet high and 700 feet round. Continue your way to Mary city for overnight in a hotel.
Day 3: Farap Today you will have a morning drive to Ancient Merv that is also a part of UNESCO World Heritage Site. During the Greta Silk Road his city had significant influence for the development of the Silk Road for more than 2 000 years in the Central Asia. Here you will visit the XII c. mausoleums of Sultan Sanjar and Muhammed ibn-Zeyd that show the great skills of Seljuk period brickwork and architectural décor. Drive to Turkmenabat city and farther to the Turkmen-Uzbek border Farap/Alat (Uzbekistan).