Turkmenistan

Tour Turkmenistan

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Turkmenistan is a landlocked country in Central Asia that offers visitors plenty of natural beauty to enjoy. From the stunning Kopet Dag mountain range and desert landscapes, to the pristine beaches on the Caspian Sea, there’s something for everyone to appreciate in Turkmenistan. Here are some of the highlights of Turkmenistan’s natural beauty:

The Kopet Dag mountain range forms a dramatic backdrop to the landscape of Turkmenistan. This range is home to snow-capped peaks and glaciers, as well as lush valleys and river systems. Visitors can enjoy hiking and camping in the Kopet Dag mountains, or simply admire the views from one of the many scenic overlooks.

The Karakum Desert is another highlight of Turkmenistan’s natural scenery. This vast and arid desert is home to sand dunes, canyons, and oases. Visitors can experience the desert landscape by driving through it, or by hiking and camping in the remote areas.

Turkmenistan also has a long coastline on the Caspian Sea. This large and beautiful body of water offers visitors opportunities for swimming, fishing, and sailing. The beaches near Turkmenistan’s cities are popular for sunbathing, while the more remote areas offer a quieter and more peaceful setting.

Overall, Turkmenistan is a fascinating country with plenty of natural beauty to enjoy. Whether you’re interested in mountains, deserts, or beaches, you’ll find something to love in Turkmenistan. So why not visit this unique and under-explored destination?

Total land area (km2)
469,930
Total land area (km2)
Population (as of 2020)
6,031,200
Population (as of 2020)
Capital city
Ashgabat
Capital city
Currency
Turkmen manat (TMT)
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Geeky Facts about Turkmenistan

Fact 1

Just over 70% of Turkmenistan is covered in desert. The Karakum Desert – or Black Sands.

Fact 2

Turkmenistan is the only country in Central Asia where you can’t get some horse to eat.

Fact 3

Turkmenistan is home to several Silk Road cities (and UNESCO sites).

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