Turkmenistan is bordered by Kazakhstan to the northwest, Uzbekistan to the north and east, Afghanistan to the south east, Iran to the south and southwest, and the Caspian Sea to the west.
Start Turkmenistan travel. Look the Turkmenistan map. In the medieval times Turkmenistan has been as a center of civilizations as Uzbekistan. Its ancient cities are Dashoguz, Konye-Urgench, Nisa, Merv, Mary were most important place on the Silk Road, a caravan route used for Trade with China. Wildlife areas in the desert Karakum – nature reserve and also offers exotic holiday destinations.
It became independent in 1991, its capital is Ashgabat. Major part of the country is covered by the desert (Kara-Kum Desert) black sand and one of the driest deserts in the world. The country possesses the world’s forth-largest reserves of Natural Gas. By the way, gas production is the most dynamic and promising sector of the national economy. Turkmenistan is the most mysterious and unexplored country of Central Asia for the traveler. There are many possibilities to do cultural, safari and adventure tours, the options are endless. Darvaza gas crater and the capital city of Ashgabat is one of the most visited places by tourists.
The best touristic place in Turkmenistan
“Door to Hell” Gas Deposit;
Parthian Settlement of Nisa;
Monument Arch of Neutrality;
Ashgabat National Museum of History;
Turkmen Carpet Museum;
You can visit the tours below to check which places are recommended for visiting in Turkmenistan.