Turkmenistan packing list

1. Travel Documents

  • Passport;
  • Travel Insurance;
  • Visa;
  • Doctor’s prescription if you are carrying medicines;

For safekeeping and emergency situations, we ask you to keep a few photocopies of your documents

2. Money

  • Take enough cash for your trip and keep it separately from your main funds;
  • USD is the best choice of currency for taking cash in Turkmenistan;

3. Getting Around

  • Download Yandex Go App for booking taxis in Ashgabat;
  • Download 2GIS App the finest digital and guide map for Turkmenistan;

4. Electronic Devices and Entertainment on the Way

  • Power Bank;
  • Charger plugs are the same as in the EU;
  • Prepare good movies, music, audio books or books to read or to listen for the road and enjoy splendid views of Turkmenistan nature;
  • Some light travel games;

5. Camera to Capture the Exquisite Architecture

  • Camera and lenses;
  • Tripod stand;
  • Camera charger;
  • Extra memory cards;

7. Cloths and Shoes

  • Comfortable footwear;
  • Long dresses for the mosques;
  • Sunglasses;
  • Hats;
  • Cotton scarfs;

8. Personal Hygiene Kits and Sun Protection

  • Sunscreen (SPF 50+);
  • Body lotion;
  • Hand sanitizer;
  • Face mask;
  • Lip balm;
  • Tampons for women;


If you would like to bring something from your homeland to give people that you meet on the road – bring postcards or picture books. It can be a nice way to share your story, to show pictures of where you come from and give a little souvenir.


Daypacks and light backpacks are perfect for day trips and city tours to carry around your hand sanitizer, sunscreen, and water on hot days.

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