Cheap flights to Turkmenistan

Reasons To Visit Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan is a country rich in history with a nomadic past, while much development has gone into the country in recent decades to give it a modern flavor in places like the capital Ashgabat. One of the most popular and fascinating attractions in the country is the Merv ruins along the Silk Road which has now become a UNESCO world heritage site. If you fancy being out in nature during your trip then Kugitang Nature Reserve is the perfect place to get away from it all and experience the stunning natural beauty of Turkmenistan up close. You will not want to miss out on a day exploring the capital Ashgabat which is famous for its white marble architecture and also offers plenty of excellent museums and art galleries. For an experience of how the locals live, visit one of the bazaars like Gulistan Market and bring home something memorable.

Where to stay: Ratings and booking information for hotels in Ashgabat for every budget

Arriving In Turkmenistan

Ashgabat International Airport is the main international airport in Turkmenistan situated just 10 km away from the capital Ashgabat. If you are looking to book flights from the UAE to Turkmenistan, it is possible to travel directly out of Dubai or Abu Dhabi. If you are based in Dubai you can make the journey with flydubai (flydubai baggage allowance and fares explained) or Turkmenistan Airlines out of Dubai International Airport. Travelers from Abu Dhabi can also travel with Turkmenistan Airlines.

Ashgabat Airport itself is housed within a single terminal complex and provides all of the amenities and services you would need. Alongside a few dining and drinking establishments, you can browse through a selection of retail shops and do some duty-free shopping during your stay. When your flight has arrived at the airport, the easiest way to get to the city is by taxi, with metered taxis available just outside of the terminal building.

Turkmenistan Travel Information

All nationals traveling to Turkmenistan will need to apply for a visa first before making the journey. In the country you can expect hot weather over the summer, although you will need to pack plenty of warm clothing with you if you visit during the winter when temperatures can drop below freezing. You will need to change up your money to the Turkmenistan manat, while the country is just one hour ahead of the UAE. Generally the prices in the country are cheaper compared to the UAE for essential things such as food and travel, so you may find your budget will last a bit longer.

* This information is correct as of January 2018

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