Quite reserved and less visited destination of Central Asia is waiting for you to be explored. It is one of the post-Soviet countries located mainly in the desert of Kara Kum by the shore of the beautiful Caspian Sea. It has borders with Iran, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and Afghanistan. It is divided into 6 administrative units. The capital city is Ashgabat. Turkmenistan is the fourth country in the world by natural gas reserves. The largest of them is the reserve Galkynysh. According to the Constitution, Turkmenistan is a secular state. The form of government is a presidential republic. The territory of Turkmenistan served homes for such ancient civilizations as Margiana Empire, Persian kingdoms of Achaemenid, and of Alexander the Great. The te land was conquered by the tribes of ephthalates, protoTurkic tribes and Arabs. In the 11th century The Oghuz tribes came from Mongolia and mixed with local population and thus formed Turkmen ethnicity. Turkmen people have a very interesting culture and traditions that they kepp from generation to generation. Tourism is developing fast in the last few years. Especially intensive – curative tours are quite popular. First of all, this is due to the creation of the Avaza tourist zone on the coast of the Caspian Sea. If you travel to Turkmenistan, your sighsteeing tours must include the following historical sights of Tashauz, Kunya-Urgench, Ashgabat, Nisa, Merv, Mary, beach tours to Avaza and medical tours and rest in Mollakar, Yily Suva, and Archman.