Aral Sea tour Uzbekistan. Private Aral Sea tour from Nukus for adventurers & exotic photography enthusiasts. Make a safari for Visiting the Aral Sea in Uzbekistan. Combine your Uzbekistan Aral Sea trip with tours to Samarkand, Bukhara & Khiva. Easy booking private budget tours to Uzbekistan with local Uzbekistan tour operators.
The tour is designed for admirers of extreme tourism, adventurers and fans of exotic photography. Passing this itinerary, you have to be patient as the tour includes a lot of long transportation, particularly, on impassable roads. A qualified guide will accompany you, show and tell the rich story of this region, natural particularities and the tragedy of the Aral Sea. Post & Pre extensions to the tour are available!
Day 1: Tashkent- Nukus
Transfer to the Domestic Airport to take morning flight to Nukus. Upon arrival start city tour of Nukus, which includes visits of Mausoleum Mazlumkhan Sulgu (14th c.), Mausoleum of Shamun Nabig (12-13th c.), Madrassah Halika Erjep (9-13th c.), old town 'Ali Belgisiz' (Ali Unnamed) (16-17th c). Check-in hotel after 14:00. Overnight at Jipek Joli Hotel or similar. (No meals).
Day 2: Nukus - Kungrad - Usturt Plateau - Sudochie Lake-Aral Sea (450 km – 8 hrs)
Departure from Nukus to discover the Usturt Plateau and the Aral Sea life. Pass via Kungrad district, which used to be one of the trading centers on the Silk Road. Continue to the Usturt Plateau. Stop at the Lake Sudochie, have lunch at fishermen's house. Continue the way to the Aral Sea. On the way visit the former Light House, see the settlement of the gas plant. Stop to take pictures of beautiful Canyons and the collapsed land. Arrive in the Aral Sea. Overnight in tents. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner).
Day 3: Aral-Sea - Muynak – Mizdakhan - Gaur Kala – Nukus
Early wake up to take pictures of sun rise. Transfer to Muynak village, which is known as "cemetery of ships" nowadays. Drive on the dried bottom of the sea, pass the gas towers, arrive in Uchsai, the Gas Plant. Lunch. On the way to Nukus stop at Mizdak-khan architectural complex of the 14th century and Gaur kala that was destroyed by Genghis-khan. Arrive in Nukus. Overnight at Jipek Joli Hotel or similar. (Breakfast/Lunch).
Day 4: Nukus - Ellikkala - Khiva
Visit Savitskiy Museum, the gem of Central Asian Museums. Depart Nukus to the land of ancient civilization, Ellik Kala region, visit Toprak Kala, Kizil Kala, Ayaz Kala. Afternoon drive to Khiva, an ancient capital of Khorezm (Khwarazma - "The Land of the Sun"). (Breakfast/Lunch).
All our tours are 100% personalised and can be modified following your interests and wishes!!!
* We recommend you to purchase Tashkent-Nukus air ticket together with your international air tickets if you are flying to/from Uzbekistan with Uzbekistan Airways.
Accommodation in tents with sleeping bags and double/twin/single hotel room;
Breakfasts at hotel;
3 lunches from Day 2 till Day 4 and 1 dinner on Day 2;
Pick up & drop off to the Airport;
Jeep(s) on Day 2 & 3;
Sedan car up to 2 pax and minivan up to 4 pax on Day 1 & 4;
English speaking local guides every day;
Entrance fees for the museums and monuments indicated in the program;
Drinking water (2 half liter bottle per person a day);
Air ticket: Tashkent-Nukus – USD 109 per person (price can vary);
Lunches & dinners which are not indicated in the program;
Fees for additional services in the hotels;
Personal expenses for souvenirs etc., tips to local staff;
Camera/ video fees;