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Turkmenistan itineraries

Turkmenistan location

Central Asia

Located

Land borders

Afghanistan

Iran

Kazakhstan

Uzbekistan

Turkmenistan at a glance

Manat (TMT)

Currency

Turkmen

Language

Average (3 of 5)

Level of costs

undefined (3 of 5)

Tourism trend change

Safe (61 / 100)

Safety index

Underdeveloped (71 / 100)

Human development index

Best itineraries

The itinerary starts in Central Asia, more precisely Turkmenistan. After that the itinerary proceeds Uzbekistan. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities.
The itinerary visits mainly small cities. Many cities are cold in April. As a
Austria (more about Austria) citizen you must get the valid visa before for Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. During your travel you have to speak Turkmen and Uzbek . And if you speak only english it could be an adventure. There are one flight connection. These are Bukhara - Ashgabat. Manat and Som are the currencies.
The itinerary brings you at the beginning to Central Asia, more precisely Turkmenistan. Uzbekistan are the next countries. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities.
Mainly small cities are destinations. As a
Austria (visit Austria itineraries) citizen you must get the valid visa before for Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. The climate is snowy. Manat and Som are the currencies. During your travel you have to speak Turkmen and Uzbek . And if you speak only english it could be an adventure. These flight connections are taken during this itinerary: Mary - Urgench and Nukus - Ashgabat.

Top Turkmenistan destinations

Things to do

Out of all the countries I have been to, Turkmenistan is the weirdest one. It is one of the least visited countries in the world a

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Not very worth going if it’s not on the way though. The monuments are also very spaced out and it’s quite a distance to cover by f

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The important cities are Dasoguz, Turkmenbashi, Mary, and Balkanabat. Apart from these cities, there are many other tourist attrac

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Eat & drink

YES! Like, seriously, extremely safe. Unfortunately, the general population sees Central Asia as a dangerous region thanks to the

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Plenty of restaurants and food stalls to choose from in Ashgabat. There are several small restaurants at the Ashgabat train statio

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General

Turkmenistan, a mysterious country, and also one of the most secluded countries in the world. My experiences in Ashgabat I started

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, we dismissed Turkmenistan mainly due to Audrey's impressions of the place. She envisioned a dark, totalitarian state where peopl

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Turkmenistan: Not Sure What to Expect

4 thoughts on “Reflections: Expectations and Delivery in Turkmenistan”

What's Next for Turkmenistan?

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We did not get a SIM card ourselves, but we know of other travelers who had no problem getting an MTN Sim card while in Turkmenaba

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Important Facts for the Transit Visa Turkmenistan

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Itinerary

Crossing into new Central Asia destinations, we visited Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, before going to Iran. Given the policies of the

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. lasts 10 days, including the arrival and departure days. Even though we saw a lot of places on this trip, the itinerary was pre

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If you opted for a tourist visa, the tour company will arrange everything for you. If you opted for a transit visa, I think that g

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Accommodation

As a splurge, and also, because some of us had their birthday, we decided to upgrade to Yyldyz hotel. ...

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Turkmenistan Ashgabat hotels are not for the budget travelers, as many tend to be on the expensive side for limited amenities and

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Sanjar Hotel

Hotels in Mary

Kuwwat Hotel

Myhmanhana Hotel

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