Turkmenistan is an interesting country to visit. With 80% of the land dominated by deserts and 20 % of it occupied with mountains, the country attracts tourists towards its invaluable archeological sites and historical monuments. Turkmenistan is renowned throughout the World for its traditional handicrafts and Turkmen carpets. The ancient cities of Merv, Dekhistan and Konye-Urgench located along the ancient Silk Road are well-known for housing several tourist attractions.
Ashgabat, the capital city of Turkmenistan is a fine blend of modern architecture and rich Turkmen culture. The fertile plains of Eastern Turkmenistan and several historical sited located in this region add to the excitement of touring the country. The lingering beauty of Karakum Desert followed by the natural marvel of colored canyons, burning gas craters and dinosaur footprints rank Turkmenistan amongst the most sought after travel and tourism destinations in Central Asia.