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Silk Route between Istanbul and Ashgabat via Iran

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Silk Route between Istanbul and Ashgabat via Iran - Dragoman
Silk Route between Istanbul and Ashgabat via Iran - Dragoman
Starts
Istanbul
Destinations
+15
Ends
Ashgabat
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Highlights

  • Explore the partially-ruined Tarikhuneh Mosque
  • See ruins of the ancient Persian capital of Persepolis
  • Enjoy the streets and architecure of Yazd
  • Discover the ancient desert town of Khoor
  • Stay at the Safavid-era circular caravanserai
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Hotel, Home-stay, Camping
Travel style
In-depth Cultural
Start in Istanbul and end in Ashgabat! With the in-depth cultural tour Silk Route between Istanbul and Ashgabat via Iran, you have a 26 day tour package taking you through Istanbul, Turkey and 16 other destinations. Silk Route between Istanbul and Ashgabat via Iran includes accommodation in a hotel as well as more.

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Ashgabat
  2. Day 2: Ashgabat
  3. Day 3: Shirvan
  4. Day 4: Damghan
  5. Day 5: Khoor
  6. Days 6 to 7: Yazd
  7. Day 8: Zein-o-din-Yazd
  8. Day 9: Persepolis-Shiraz
  9. Day 10: Shiraz
  10. Days 11 to 13: Esfahan
  11. Day 14: Tehran
  12. Day 15: Tehran
  13. Day 16: Zanjan
  14. Day 17: Tabriz
  15. Day 18: Doğubayazıt
  16. Days 19 to 20: Erzurum-Sivas
  17. Day 21: Göreme
  18. Days 22 to 23: Göreme
  19. Day 24: Istanbul
  20. Day 25: Istanbul
  21. Day 26: Istanbul

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Videos

  • Main Page Video
  • What Is Overlanding?
  • Dragoman - 2017
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  • Amanda15th May 2018
    Booking was really easy! The options were displayed clearly and I was able to filter. I especially liked that they recommended a travel insurer because I've never had to get travel insurance. No hassle experience and now I'm ready for my tour!

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About the countries

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Currencies

Lira
Turkey
Rial
Iran
ман
Manat
Turkmenistan

Plugs & Adapters

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Visa

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.

Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for Turkey, Iran and Turkmenistan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Turkey, Iran and Turkmenistan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Turkey, Iran and Turkmenistan. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Cholera
Recommended for Iran. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Iran 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 Iran. Ideally 10 days before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Turkmenistan. Ideally 3 months before travel.

Policies

Location
Istanbul is the starting point and Ashgabat is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Dragoman to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 10% to confirm this Dragoman booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 16 October 2018 the full payment of $3,000 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $3000 for Silk Route between Istanbul and Ashgabat via Iran, but the deposit of 10% is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Dragoman tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 5,018 km.
  • Istanbul (Turkey)
  • 565 km
  • Goreme (Turkey)
  • 225 km
  • Sivas (Turkey)
  • 364 km
  • Erzurum (Turkey)
  • 243 km
  • Dogubayazit (Turkey)
  • 252 km
  • Tabriz (Iran)
  • 249 km
  • Zanjan (Iran)
  • 285 km
  • Tehran (Iran)
  • 339 km
  • Esfahan (Iran)
  • 347 km
  • Shiraz (Iran)
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