Aral Sea Tour
Day 1: Arrival in Tashkent.
Meet at Tashkent International Airport and transfer to hotel. Check-in at after 12 noon. At your leisure, visit the Amir Temur Square (1993), Independence Square (1991). Spend your free time by taking a walk in the city center and visit Broadway area with lots of artists, portrait and local souvenir counters. Explore Alisher Navoi Opera and Ballet Theatre areas with Musical and Light fountain (seasonal operation)
Overnight in Tashkent.
Day 2: Tashkent – Nukus
Transfer to Tashkent Domestic airport for a morning flight to Nukus (1255 km, 2 h. 45 min.). Arrive in Nukus, transfer to hotel. Check-in at after 12 noon. At your leisure, visit the Savitsky Karakalpakstan Art Museum. The museum hosts the world's second largest collection of Russian avant-garde art and exposition of Karakalpak applied arts items. Spend your free time by taking a walk in the city center to see the statue of Karakalpak poet Berdakh, Nukus City Hall, and Drama Theatre.
Overnight in Nukus.
Day 3: Nukus – Kungrad – Usturt Plateau – Sudochie lake – Aral Sea
After breakfast full day trip to Aral Sea through Usturt Plateau with local Guide & Driver. The distance till the water line of Aral Sea is 450 km and it takes approximately 8-9 hours to cover it. Drive through Kungrad district, which used to be one of the trading centers on the Silk Road. On the way, see remains of a lighthouse; pass by the ruins of abandoned settlement Urga. Photo stop at the Lake Sudochie. Lunch on the way. Continue driving on the huge Usturt Plateau. Arrive at the Aral Sea late in the afternoon. Set up the tent. Camp-style dinner.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Overnight in tent.
Day 4: Aral Sea – Muynak – Mizdakhan – Gyaur-Kala – Nukus – Tashkent
Early wake up to take sun rise photos. After breakfast drive back to Nukus. Stop to take photos of beautiful canyons and the collapsed land. Drive on the dried bottom of the sea. Stop in Muynak to have a look at the former port with abandoned ships in the sand – “Cemetery of ships”. In Muynak, visit Local History Museum. Lunch on the way as picnic-style. On the way to Nukus, stop at Mizdakhan memorial complex and Gyaur-Kala Fortress. Arrive in Nukus. Transfer to local airport. Departure to Tashkent. Arrive in Tashkent and dinner at local restaurant. Transfer to hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight in Tashkent.
Day 5: Tashkent Shopping tour-Departure.
After breakfast Check out formalities and transfer to Charsu bazaar for shopping. Charsu is one of Tashkent’s old bazaars where you can find nearly everything both in food stuff and garments sections. Lunch in bazaar with local Tashkent food. After lunch transfer to Alay bazaar for local sweets and dry fruits. Mega Planet & Samarkand Darvaza malls are optional places for visiting at own wish and like.
Transfer to Tashkent International Airport for Departure flight.