Istanbul to Ashgabat (44 days) Caucasus and Persia Explorer

Company : Oasis Overland
Countries: Iran / Turkey
Duration: 6 weeks to 2 months
Approx Costs: 2500 to 3000+ £ Pound (UK)

Join this overland adventure through Turkey, the Caucasus states of Georgia and Armenia before travelling through Iran and ending in the isolated desert country of Turkmenistan.  

From Istanbul to Ashgabat, this trip is full of fascinating and varied history, demonstrating the contested and often turbulent past of this relatively unknown region.  Those who do travel here are rewarded with breathtaking scenery from stunning snowy mountains to seemingly endless desert, ancient and medieval sites that rival and often outdo any found in Europe, and a wide array of eclectic cultures, with consistently friendly and welcoming locals.


Countries Visited:

  • Turkey, Georgia, Armenia, Iran, Turkmenistan


What’s Included

  • Gallipoli Tour (Turkey)
  • Pamukkale Travertines (Turkey)
  • Cappadoccia Region (Turkey)
  • Batumi (Georgia)
  • Gori and Uplistsikhe (Georgia)
  • Telavi (Georgia)
  • Tbilisi (Georgia)
  • Yerevan (Armenia)
  • Esfahan - explore this historic and beautiful city (Iran)
  • Tehran (Iran)
  • Persepolis - ancient ruins partly destroyed by Alexander the Great (Iran)
  • Shiraz & Yazd (Iran)
  • Dasht e Kavir Desert (Iran)
  • Mashad - home to the stunning Imam Reza Mosque (Iran)
  • Turkmenistan Letter of Invitation support and fees
  • Ashgabat (Turkmenistan)
  • Accommodation fees (60% camping & 40% in simple hotels & hostels)
  • Meals provided or prepared by group (approx 50%)
  • Fully equipped Oasis Expedition Truck
  • All road tolls and ferry crossings
  • Camping and Cooking gear
  • Services of Oasis Crew
  • What’s Not Included
  • Visas (US $200 to $300, depending on nationality)
  • Meals while in hotels
  • Optional Excursions as listed
  • Airport Taxes & Transfers
  • Travel Insurance
  • Drinks
  • Flights 
  • Tips


Trip Price:

From £2075.00
Local Payment From US$1,270.00


Start Date

  • April/May

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