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Mary & Merv Tours & Holidays

Mary & Merv Small Group Tours & Tailor-Made Holidays

Mary is Turkmenistan's fourth largest city and is of historical and economic importance. It was developed by the Soviets into a centre for cotton production and natural gas reserves have been found nearby. However, Mary's main claim on travellers is that it is a great place from which to visit the spectacular and ancient city of Merv. Listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, this area is famous for the diverse cultures and political systems that once inhabited this strategically important city. ...

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OUR FAVOURITE PLACES TO STAY

Mary Hotel

Mary Hotel is a three-star hotel located in the heart of Mary, ideally situated opposite the town's bazaar. The hotel is made up of 175 spacious rooms decorated in luxurious colours of beige, cream and…

TOURS FEATURING Mary & Merv

TAILOR-MADE

Classic Turkmenistan

Travel through this little-explored country taking in all its quirky gems and unique highlights with this classic itinerary. Expect an eclectic mixture of unbelievable history and rare, natural (and man-made) wonders
8 days from $3,073
TAILOR-MADE

Undiscovered Turkmenistan

Calling all those with a truly adventurous spirit! Expect a few long travel days and simple lodging to go where others rarely do on this trip that mixes historic ruins and sites with natural attractions and landscapes
10 days from $4,053
TAILOR-MADE

Classic Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan

One for the history buffs, this itinerary focuses on the rich past of two of the countries. Expect a lot of ancient buildings, ruined cities and antique relics from the Silk Road, the Bronze and Medieval ages and beyond
11 days from $4,466
TAILOR-MADE

Complete 'Stans of Central Asia

Travel to all five 'Stans' of Central Asia in this epic journey through these neighbouring countries that share so much of their culture and history; and be pleasantly surprised by the different experiences they offer.
24 days from $8,232