ADVANTURE OF KARAKUM DESERT

The Karakum Desert is a vast arid land expanse located in Central Asia mainly situated in Turkmenistan covering more than 80% of this country

“With route of ancient civilization” 5 days\4 nights

Tourist itinerary includes visiting of Ancient Nisa – residence of Parthian Kingdom (III century B.C.), ancient city Abiverd (14th century), ensemble of “Seyitjemaletdin” mosque (15th century “Beauty house”) famous with it’s original portal, unusual for Turkmen – two interlaced snakes, “Maru-Shahujahan” (“Abode of Kings”), ancient Merv (Margiana Alexandrine 1st century BC – 18th). In ancient Merv presented various architectural monuments:
– Castle of Large and Small Gyz-kala (6-8th century)
– Mausoleum of Gyz-bibi (9-10th century)
– Mausoleum of Ibn-Zeid (12th century)
– Ensemble of Askhab’s tomb (15th century)
– Mosque of Yusuf Hamedani (16th century)
– Mausoleum of Sultan Sanjar (12th century)
– Ancient settlement Erk-gala (5th cent.) with magnificent temple of Zoroastrism, as in legends where located “Gates into Paradise”
Tour to the excavations of Margiana (ancient country was Margush) will carry you to the 21th century B.C.
Margush – is the ancient country, as it was proved as a new hearth of civilization on a level with Mesopotamia, Egypt, India and China.