Turkmenistan Travel Guide
Plan your perfect trip to Turkmenistan with the help of our travel guide. Discover the best places to visit and the best time to visit them. Find out how to get your visa and learn about the currency, cuisine and more with our top travel tips.
Top tips for those wanting to know about the currency, cuisine and more in Turkmenistan
- Love me Turkmenistan
by Nicolas Righetti
- Tribal Nation: The Making of Soviet Turkmenistan
by Adrienne Lynn Edgar
- The Tale of Aypi
by Ak Welsapar
Facts about Turkmenistan
- Turkmenistan is 70% desert, with the majority of the country covered by the vast Karakum Desert.
- The name Turkmenistan was derived from the Persian language, and it translates to mean 'Land of the Turkmen.'
- Ashgabat, the capital city, is in the Guinness Book of World Records for having the highest density of marble buildings in the world.
Turkmenistan Travel Advice
We keep updated with the latest travel guidance for Turkmenistan and follow advice as set out by the British Foreign Office. Our travellers' safety is of the upmost importance and we recommend that you check for the latest travel updates from the relevant advisory body in your country.