Explore Kyrgyzstan to Turkmenistan

Explore Kyrgyzstan to Turkmenistan - Intrepid Travel
Explore Kyrgyzstan to Turkmenistan - Intrepid Travel
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Start in Bishkek and end in Ashgabat! With the discovery tour Explore Kyrgyzstan to Turkmenistan, you have a 26 day tour package taking you from Bishkek to Ashgabat and through Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan and 16 other destinations in Asia. Explore Kyrgyzstan to Turkmenistan is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Hotel, Home-stay, Camping, Guesthouse
Max Group Size
Train & Rail, Local Transport, Private Vehicle, Plane
Travel style
Discovery, Adventure, Coach / Bus
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Bishkek
  2. Day 2: Chychkan/Toktogul/Kok Bel
  3. Day 3: Osh
  4. Day 4: Sary Tash
  5. Day 5: Kyrgyzstan/Tajkistan Border Crossing – Murgab
  6. Day 6: Langar
  7. Day 7: Ptup
  8. Day 8: Khorog
  9. Day 9: Khorog
  10. Day 10: Kala-i Khum
  11. Day 11: Dushanbe
  12. Day 12: Dushanbe
  13. Day 13: Penjikent
  14. Day 14: Tajikistan/Uzbekistan Border Crossing – Samarkand
  15. Day 15: Samarkand
  16. Day 16: Tashkent
  17. Day 17: Tashkent
  18. Day 18: Khiva
  19. Day 19: Khiva
  20. Day 20: Konye-Urgench – Darvaza
  21. Day 21: Yerbent – Ashgabat
  22. Day 22: Ashgabat
  23. Day 23: Mary
  24. Day 24: Merv – Mary
  25. Day 25: Ashgabat
  26. Day 26: Ashgabat

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

  • Glenn Mosher's review about another Intrepid Travel tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    Great trip! Saw great sights, stayed in very nice hotels (in general), and had great guides. My only negative comment is that there were a couple of days where they try to fit too much into the itinerary, so that we didn't eat dinner until very late... Read more

  • Michael Lubetsky's review about another Intrepid Travel tour
    4.0 - Good

    Some aspects of the trip were exceptional, others were, frankly, problematic. The overarching theme is that Intrepid, frankly, seems to have very little understanding of what is actually happening on the ground with its local operators. Starting with the... Read more

  • MARTIN VUONG's review about another Intrepid Travel tour
    4.0 - Good

    The trip delivered its promise.

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    • Do I need a visa for this tour?

      Visa requirements are always changing so it is best to contact your local embassy or consulate for the most up-to-date information.

    • Is travel insurance recommended?

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    • Is there a guide?

      A guide will accompany you on the tour.

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    Explore Kyrgyzstan to Turkmenistan

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    About the countries

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    Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan

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    Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan and TurkmenistanTajikistan and UzbekistanTurkmenistan


    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Recommended for Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Recommended for Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    Recommended for Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    Yellow fever
    Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Kyrgyzstan. Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Afghanistan. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    Recommended for Tajikistan and Afghanistan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Tick-borne encephalitis
    Recommended for Tajikistan. Ideally 3 months before travel.


    Bishkek is the starting point and Ashgabat is the endpoint.
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    For any tour departing before 20 January 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 20 January 2020, a minimum payment of $400 is required to confirm your booking with Intrepid Travel. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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    Covering a total distance of approx 3,565 km.
    • Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan)
    • 165 km
    • Chychkan Gorge (Kyrgyzstan)
    • 20 km
    • Toktogul (Kyrgyzstan)
    • 152 km
    • Osh (Kyrgyzstan)
    • 95 km
    • Sary Tash (Kyrgyzstan)
    • 184 km
    • Murgab (Tajikistan)
    • 239 km
    • Langar (Afghanistan)
    • 89 km
    • Khorog (Tajikistan)
    • 271 km
    • Dushanbe (Tajikistan)
    • 145 km
    • Penjikent (Tajikistan)
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