During this two-day tour of the Aral sea and Western Karakalpakstan you can witness the most terrible ecological catastrophe of the planet - the drying up of the Aral sea. Despite the drying of the Aral sea, the area has acquired an indescribable natural beauty: white salt desert Aralkum and millions of shells will give an unforgettable experience. During the tour you can visit the cemetery of ships, a small Museum in Muynak, and see the architectural and religious complex Mizdahan near Nukus, which is rich in historical legends and secrets.Best time:
spring and autumn
The main route of the trip: lake Sudochie and the former Soviet GULAG "Urga" > > the Aral sea and the impressive canyons of Ustyurt >> Cemetery of ships in Muynak >>Mizdakhan Complex.
Day 1: Tashkent-Nukus – Sudochye lake – Aral Sea
A trip through the Ustyurt plateau to the Aral sea. On the way we will visit lake Sudochie and the former Soviet GULAG "Urga". We arrive on the shore of the Aral sea and set up camp.
Day 2: Aral Sea – Muynak – Nukus
A trip through Muynak to Nukus. We will visit the cemetery of ships in Muynak and a small local Museum. On the way to Nukus stop in Khujayli and visiting Mizdakhan complex. Arrival in Nukus.
Price and Service (for groups of more than 3 people-price on request)
|Number of persons||Price per person|
|Camping equipment (2 tents, bags, mattresses);||Accommodation before and after the tour in Nukus;|
|1 Breakfast, 2 Lunches, 1 Dinner;||Additional tours and activities in your free time;|
|2 days English speaking guide;||Personal Travel Insurance.|
|Transport throughout the tour;|
|Entrance tickets on the route.|