||Transfer for SS to Kunay-Urgench (180 km). Short stop at Uzbek-Turkmen
border at Tashauz takes 30-40 minutes. You will get acquainted with
the history of ancient capital Kunay-Urgench and Gurganj state, visit
monuments, such as Turabek Khanum mausoleum, Sultan Tekesh mausoleum
and Il Arshan Tomb, the highest minaret Kutlug Timur (62 m). After
lunch transfer back to Tashauz (100 km) for evening flight to Ashgabad.
Upon arrival transfer to the hotel.
|| Early in the morning SS to Sunday bazaar near Ashgabad, it is famous
for its hand made carpets. After lunch SS in the city with visit of
the museum of History and Arts.
||Early in the morning transfer to Mary (380 km). After lunch SS to
ancient Merv, situated 15 km to the North from Mary. Ancient Merv
occupies 130 square km and includes five different towns, surrounded
by the walls, belonged to five different epochs. The most ancient
- Erk Kala, belonged to the 6th century B. C. You will visit unique
Sultan Sanjar mausoleum, 38 metered dome, which was said to be visible
a day's march away and also mausoleum Mahammed Ibn Said and ruins
of Kys Kala palace.
||Transfer to Bukhara. The road goes through the sands of Kara-Kum.
On this day you will cross one of the greatest rivers of Central Asia-Amu
-Dariay (Oxus) by panton bridge. Arrival in Bukhara in the evening.