This six-day tour offers the perfect introduction to one of the least-visited and most mysterious of all the Central Asian countries, Turkmenistan. Spend three action-packed days getting to grips with the fascinating capital, Ashgabat, before embarking on an epic overland journey across this little-known region. Your expert tour guide will take you to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Merv before exploring all the historical ruins of nearby Mary. After making your way back to the capital, there’s chance to witness local life in the quaint countryside village of Bokurdak, where farming, baking and embroidery practices have barely changed over centuries. Finally, head to one of the real cultural jewels of Turkmenistan, Kunya-Urgench, the former capital of the Khorezmshah Empire.
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