💧 Tap Water
It’s generally unsafe to drink tap water in Turkmenistan. Bottled water is the safest solution for all tourists; however, boiled water can be recommended.
While tipping isn’t customary in Turkmenistan, but a small gratuity is mostly welcomed in restaurants. 8-17% of your bill is common.
Turkmen is the official language, along with Russian as the widely spoken language in Turkmenistan. Uzbek, Turkish, and some English are other languages used here.
The manat is the national currency in Turkmenistan. Euro and US Dollars are easily changed. Visa card is not commonly used in Turkmenistan; MasterCard and Maestro are almost useless. In Turkmenistan, ATMs don’t accept foreign cards.
Open clothing is strongly avoided by visiting religious places. Light cotton clothes and natural fabrics well suit the hot climate. Dress codes are stricter for women than men. Sleeveless tops are inappropriate in religious places.
Turkmenistan is a country suffering from poor internet infrastructure where only a small fraction of people can access. Some luxury hotels, cafes, shopping malls, parks, and airports provide free public Wi-Fi access.
🔒 Banned Websites
Internet restriction and censorship are largely seen in Turkmenistan. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp, YouTube, and Bingo Sites are banned.
Turkmenistan runs on 220V. You’ll find plug types C and F, where the former has two round pins, and the latter enjoys two round pins and two earth clips on the side.
Turkmenistan is a safe destination as long as you observe the law. Stepping out of line will cause you trouble. Despite the official statement of no crime in Turkmenistan, watch out for petty thefts, mugging, and pickpocketing.
Traveling with a small group of passengers, divides mutual costs such as tour guide cost, transportation, entry fees, etc. between few passengers and makes your tour more affordable. The members of small group tour could be your own family or friends, or other savvy travelers that you will meet and share a journey.
Your time is priceless and we don’t want you to spend your travel time on planning for your vacation day by day. Booking a multi-day tour to a specific destinations makes it easier for you to focus on what you love, instead of going through hundreds of different daily itineraries and plan for each day individually. Simply choose your tour based on the desired duration.
For many destinations, having a local tour guide is a necessity. A professional tour guide helps you to get the most of your travel experience, plan your tours, answers to your questions, teach you the basics of the language, and manage the timings for you and other travelers. All the tour guide fees are included in your tour package.
We carefully handpick all the tours to make sure we offer the most convenient ones that covers everything you need. This includes affordable hotels, local transports, meals, and entry ticket. We make sure to include all the main costs into our itineraries so that you pay for the whole package once, and enjoy your all inclusive tour.