Tours to Ashgabat (Turkmenistan). Rest in Ashgabat: photos, tours

Tours to Ashgabat

Tours to Ashgabat

Ashgabat is called the white marble capital not only by the residents of Turkmenistan, but also by the founders of the Guinness Book of Records. In the capital of Turkmenistan, more than five hundred architectural objects are faced with this noble stone, which turns the city into a worthy tourist attraction. However, during the tour to Ashgabat there is something to see in addition to the marble palaces. The Book of Records keeps records of the world's largest fountain complex and the tallest flagpole. The closed Ferris wheel and the architectural embodiment of the star on the TV tower are also second to none in any city on the planet..

History with geography

Ashgabat has not always been so brilliant. At the end of the 19th century, adobe huts predominated in the new border military settlement that appeared on the map of the Russian Empire. Then the city received the status of the administrative center of the Transcaspian region, and in 1925 it became the capital of the Turkmen SSR.
The city is located in the south of the country, just 25 kilometers from the Iranian border. The valley where Ashgabat lies is bounded by the Karakum desert and the Kopetdag mountains and is an oasis to which the Karakum canal is connected from the Amu Darya river.

Briefly about the important

  • Participants of tours to Ashgabat should study the rules for entering the country. Russian residents will have to obtain a visa either directly at the border, which is significantly more expensive, or at the embassy. At the airport, it is important to have all the necessary documents for obtaining a visa with you, otherwise the authorities will carry out the department at the expense of the traveler.
  • When choosing the time for a tour to Ashgabat, it is important to remember that the capital of Turkmenistan is one of the hottest cities in the world. In summer, thermometers usually show +45 and above, and temperatures above +40 are typical for the period from April to October. In winter, it is cool here and thermometer values ​​around +5 are not uncommon for Ashgabat..
  • The main souvenir, which is bought by the absolute majority of the participants of tours to Ashgabat, is the famous Turkmen carpet. It is best to choose a work of art made of wool or silk in the oriental bazaar "Altyn Asyr". Firstly, the choice here can surprise even the Turkmens themselves, and secondly, you can bargain on the market and significantly reduce the initial cost of the masterpiece you like..
  • Direct flight from Russia to Ashgabat is carried out by several airlines, the travel time is about four hours. You can get around the city by buses or bicycles. Cycle paths equipped for fans of a healthy lifestyle in the capital of Turkmenistan.


  • Tours to Ashgabat
  • Tours to Ashgabat