Darvaza Camp

Darvaza, Turkmenistan

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  • Once in a lift time experience to see the 'Door to Hell' up-close

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Turkmenistan has a continental desert climate. Spring (March-April) and Autumn (October-November) are the most ideal time to visit Turkmenistan. It is best to avoid summer months between June and August when daily temperatures may hit as high as 40-50°C. Winters are generally mild and dry, but may get chilly in the open desert and Northern areas of the country.

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Adventurous but unforgettable, Darvaza camping provides the opportunity to visit the perpetually burning gas crater, know n as 'The Gates to Hell' at night. Camping includes a tent, sleeping bag, mattress, pillows and basic toilet facilities.

Adventurous camping is presently the only possible option to experience the beauty of Darvaza’s burning gas crater at night. The camping arrangement includes tent, sleeping bags, mattresses, little pillows. Basic toilet facilities with cabin is provided, no shower facilities are available. Tables and chairs will be provided to serve dinner and breakfast.

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  • Door to Hell: Darvaza Gas Crater

    Known locally as "Door to Hell", Darvaza is a collapsed natural gas field popular with campers. Camp overnight to have the best view of the burning crater over dark skies.

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Darvaza, Turkmenistan

Near to the heart of the burning natural gas crater. For those who would like to see more, a visit to nearby mud and water craters can also be arranged.

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