Central Asia

Design Your Own Trip to Turkmenistan

Plot Your Own Path


Traveling privately on a custom itinerary means flexibility – flexibility to immerse yourself in your own exclusive experience, to craft an itinerary around your interests, and to travel when it’s right for you.

Want to sail along the Caspian Sea coast in a private yatch? How about a visit to striated Yangykala Canyon – a bizarre, beautiful desert moonscape colored with vivd minerals? Need suggestions?

To get started planning a Turkmenistan itinerary, take a look at our suggested Private Journeys to the region – Essential Turkmenistan and Essential Central Asia – or read more about how to design your own trip.

Also keep in mind that you can customize any of our small group tours to match your preferred dates of travel. Get in touch, we’re here to help.

Signature Experiences

Below are just a few examples of the signature experiences that MIR can arrange for you in Turkmenistan. Let them be a source of inspiration, then get in touch with one of our Private Journey Specialists to craft an itinerary that’s uniquely suited to your travel goals, budget, and style.

  • Take an exclusive curator-led private tour of the gorgeous National Museum of Turkmen Carpets
  • Visit a ranch outside Ashgabat where renowned Akhal-Tekke horses, arguably the oldest cultured breed in the world, are bred and raised
  • Visit the remains of Nisa at sunset with a local archaeologist
  • Spend a night in a private tent camp set up on the cusp of the flaming Darvaza Gas Crater

Private Itineraries

Whether you’re looking for a compact trip that hits the highlights or something more in depth, MIR offers private itineraries that can be adapted to your choice of dates. Our itinerary, your dates – it’s a great option whether you’re traveling solo, as a couple, or in a small group.

Explore trips: Essential Turkmenistan, Essential Central Asia


Turkmenistan Country Map

Traveler Reviews

  • "Turkmenistan was an absolute eye-opener. The trip was very educational and overall it was great!"

    P. Scanlon

    Bisbee, AZ

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