Aral Sea Tour

Tour details

  • Tour route: Tashkent - Nukus - Aral Sea - Nukus - Khiva – Tashkent
  • Transport: land transport (bus), flight
  • Days: 7     Nights: 6

Day 1. Tashkent
Arrival in Tashkent international airport, transfer to the hotel and check in. Free time after flight. City tour in Tashkent: Chorsu bazaar, Kukeldash Madrasah, architectural complex Khazrati Imam, and Abulkasym Madrasah. Dinner at the local restaurant. Overnight in Tashkent.
 
Day 2.  Tashkent– Nukus 
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the Tashkent domestic airport. Morning flight to Nukus. Arrival in Nukus city, transfer to the hotel. Accommodation and rest after flight. Visit Savitsky Art Museum. Trip to Khodjeyli town to see Mizdakhan complex (Mazlumkhan Sulu and Shamun Nabig Mausoleums, Khalfa Erezhep Madrassah, White Khanaka Caravansaray and ruins of Gyaur Kala ancient fortress) where you will learn some interesting facts from Karakalpakstan's history and ancient monuments. Lunch and dinner at the local restaurants. Overnight in Nukus.
 
Day 3. Nukus –Aral Sea (about 400 km)
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning departure (8 am local time) to the Aral Sea shore. During trip visit: Kungrad town- plateau Ustyurt, desolated fishing village Urga, Sudochie Lake. Arrival in the Aral Sea.  A short walk on the shore of the Aral Sea, campfire dinner and lodging for the night under tent and in sleeping bags. Overnight in tent camp.
 
Day 4. Aral Sea – Nukus (about 400 km)
Breakfast at the hotel. Trip across Ustyurt plateau to the beauty spots of Ustyurt canyon, then across  drained seabed of Aral to fishing villages Uchsay (formerly sea port) and Muinak, visit site of rusting shipwrecks, outfall of Oxus River (Amu Darya) and Aral Sea museum. Departure to Nukus city and hotel. Dinner at the local restaurant. Overnight in Nukus.
 
Day 5. Nukus – Ayaz Kala — Khiva  (about 230 km)
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to the south, on way visit the archaeological monuments Chil'pyk (Zoroastrian dakhma III cent.) and the site of ancient fortress Toprak Kala (residence of Khorezm khans' dynasty). Visit the archaeological complex Ayaz Kala. Departure to Khiva.   Overnight in Khiva.
 
Day 6. Khiva – Urgench - Tashkent 
Breakfast at the hotel.  Visit Khiva - Ichan-Qala (the Inner Fortress), where you will see Muhammad Amin Madrasah, unfinished Minaret Kalta Minar, Kunya Ark, Pahlavan Mahmud Mausoleum, Islam Khodja complex and Friday mosque. Departure to administrative center of Khorezm region, Urgench city. Transfer to the airport. Evening flight Urgench -Tashkent. Arrival in Tashkent. Transfer and check in at the hotel. Overnight in Tashkent.
 
Day 7. Tashkent
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the International airport for departure from Tashkent.
 
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PACKAGE PRICE: from 1200 USD 

 

Package price includes:

*Prices are in USD $ per person in double-shared room (price for 1 person is based on single room)

Double or twin-shared accommodation as per above list or similar hotels with breakfasts;

All transport services by A/C vehicle during trip; off-road vehicles from Nukus to Aral sea and back

Air ticket: Tashkent – Nukus, Urgench –Tashkent;

Entrance fees for the museums and monuments indicated in the tour program;

Guide services along the tour;

Visa support fee.

Package price does not include:

International airfares;

Camera/video fees – 0,7 USD per monument;

Fees for additional services in the hotels;

Personal expenses for souvenirs etc.;

Lunches and dinners ();

Tips for guide and drivers;