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5 days in Turkmenistan Itinerary
Fly: 14 h 45 min
Ashgabat— 3 nights
Fly: 14 h 45 min
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A Soviet-like grid of opulent marble edifices in the center of the desert, Ashgabat paints an unusual picture.Parthian Settlement of Nisa and Geokdepe will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Turkmen Carpet Museum and Ertugrul Gazi Mosque. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Ashgabat National Museum of History, appreciate the history behind Independence Monument, examine the collection at Turkmen Museum of Fine Arts, and head outdoors with Turkmen Akhalteke Horse Trekkings.
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Athens, Greece to Ashgabat is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Athens to Ashgabat, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Athens in March since evenings lows in Ashgabat dip to 7°C. You will leave for home on the 5th (Thu).
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