Turkmenistan is known for its 3 World Heritage Sites, resorts, museums and wildlife in the desert areas. The sea resorts along the Caspian Sea is one of the more popular tourist destinations in the country. Another top site for tourists is the desert fauna of Karakum which is the home of many rare animals. The country has the sixth-largest reserves of natural gas resources.
Turkmenistan is currently ranked seventh on the list of least visited countries in the world. The country receives about 7,000 visitors yearly.
Foreign men who engage in relationships with local women will be fined and deported from the country.