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Welcome to Turkmenistan!

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General Information

The official language of Turkmenistan is Turkmen.

The national currency of Turkmenistan is Turkmen new manat (TMT).

1 TMT equals  .
equals  TMT.

Location

Turkmenistan

The distance from to Turkmenistan is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Turkmenistan. Exercise normal precautions when traveling to Turkmenistan. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

Dial 112 to call the police in Turkmenistan.

LGBT

Turkmenistan has a score of -9 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Turkmenistan ranks #179 worldwide.

Same-sex sexual contact between men is illegal and carries criminal penalties. Social norms in Turkmenistan are extremely conservative, and harassment, detention, and prison sentences are possible.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Turkmenistan should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Turkmenistan:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Turkmenistan to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Turkmenistan differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Turkmenistan, the standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type B
  • Type C
  • Type F
Weather

The temperature difference between Turkmenistan and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

No precipitation throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 37–65°F  /  3–18°C 39% 1%
Sat November 09 38–69°F  /  3–20°C 30% 0%
Sun November 10 35–70°F  /  2–21°C 32% 0%
Mon November 11 36–65°F  /  2–18°C 55% 3%
Tue November 12 32–64°F  /  -0–18°C 43% 1%
Wed November 13 30–65°F  /  -1–18°C 40% 0%
Thu November 14 30–65°F  /  -1–18°C 43% 0%
Fri November 15 32–64°F  /  -0–18°C 40% 2%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 07:39 am and sets at 05:56 pm. This equates to 10.3 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Turkmenistan, it is in . When the sun sets in Turkmenistan, it is in .

Taxi

Sorry, we do not have any information on taxi prices in Turkmenistan.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Turkmenistan.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 1.00 TMT in Turkmenistan.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 26.34 TMT.

The legal drinking age in Turkmenistan is 18. This is also the minimum age to purchase alcohol.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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