Take the morning flight to Mary (370 km, 40 mins). Upon arrival, drive to Merv (40 km, 30 min.). Merv was a major center for trade in international goods and goods on the Silk Road. Explore the historical park with the Sultan Sanjar Mausoleum, the Great and Small Gyz Gala, Erk Kala, Gyaur Gala (medieval castles), the Keshk Fortress and other sights. In the evening transfer to the Uzbek-Turkmen border crossing (45 km, 1 hour). Upon arrival at the border crossing, go through customs and passport control on both sides. Cross 1.5 km of the neutral zone (transport may not be available). Meet your driver to drive to Bukhara (100 km, 1 hour 30 minutes). Arrival in Bukhara. Check in to the hotel. Free time in the old town. Overnight at hotel.