Toward to vanishing Aral sea

Itinerary: Nukus - Aral sea - Nukus

Tour duration: 3 days/2 nights

Short brief: Toward to vanishing seatour of ‘Asia Travel’ Co. gives you opportunity to meet closer with the mystery of famous Aral Sea. Together with experienced guides you will reach present banks of vanishing sea and will see water of the sea by your own eyes. During the tour you will also see Nukus and get many interesting information about culture and traditions of Asians.

Short program:

Day 1

Nukus - arrival

Day 2

Nukus - KhodjeyliKungrad - Sudochiye

Day 3

Muynaq - Nukus. Nukus - departure

Day-by-day program:

Day 1: Nukus-arrival

Arrival to Nukus. Cordial welcome of the tourists at airport of Nukus - the capital of Kara-Kalpak autonomic republic. Further sightseeing tour along the city (if arrival time permits):

visit the museum of Savitskiy. Museum exhibits ancient masterpieces of art of Central Asia. But museum became world-famous because of exhibition of Russian vanguard painting of 20-40 years of XX c. – second exhibition in the world with importance after Russian museum of Saint-Petersburg. Night in hotel.

Day 2: Nukus – Khodjeyli village- Kungrad (Ustyurt plateau)-Aral sea

Breakfast in hotel. Early check-in (07:00-08:00 a.m.)  to  see Khodjeyli village (35 km), where ‘Mizdakhan’ architectural complex is located. Ancient Mizdakhan located in big area of 200 ha includes Gayaur-Kala fortress, Shamun-nabi mausoleum, Mazlumkhan-saulu, Khalfa Erejep, Caravan-saray mausoleums. After excavations of the complex unique coins, utensils, glass, highly artistic items made of gold were found. Further transfer to Ustyurt plateau via Kungrad-city till desolate fisherman's Urga village and Sudochye Lake.

Then itinerary goes further to the bank of Aral Sea.

You will have walks along the bank of the sea, delicious supper around a fire at the sea bank.

Night in tents.

Day3: Aral sea - Muynaq- Nukus

Breakfast and transfer to picturesque canyons of Usturt ledge and via drain bottom of the sea further transfer to fishing Uchsai and Muynaq villages.

See ships graveyard in Muynaq village, mouth of the famous Amu Darya river, see Aral sea museum. Transfer then to Nukus. End of services.

Price of the tour is 785 per person for the group of 2 people.

Price of the tour includes:

  1. Transport services during the tour, including pick up and drop off serves;
  2. Full board during the tour;
  3. Rent of tents and sleeping-bags for the overnight close to Aral Sea;
  4. Accommodation in guest house in Nukus, in twin/double basis share, breakfast included.
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