Trip to Aral Sea
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Arrival to Nukus, transfer to hotel and accommodation in hotel.
Lunch on self arrangement.
Nukus - Aral Sea
Lunch en route. (lunch box)
Aral Sea - Moynak - Nukus
Lunch en route
End of our service...
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Tour price includes:
- Double accommodation
- Accommodation in Tents
- Meals according to the programme
- All transport services
- Escort guide
- Visa support
Tour price excludes:
- Airfare international and local
- Medical insurance
- Entrance fees
- Additional meals out of ordered menu and alcohol
- Video and photo shootings charge on the spots
- Lost, damaged, stolen luggage
- Cancellation fee
- Tips to driver, guides
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Being a unique phenomenon of twentieth century, Aral Sea, which is still considered as one of the little-investigated, attracts many visitors with the harsh, wild and "Martian" beauty. Aral Kum desert that formed as an evidence of tragedy of this dying sea became impressive monument of human madness.
During trip to Aral Sea you will have immense chance to discover this unequalled ghost of the sea in desert.
Video about trip to Aral Sea from Peopletravel
Tour to Aral begins from Nukus city which is particularly famous for the Savitsky Art Museum. This museum that is located in the capital of Karakapakstan, the Nukus city, possesses the second largest and most valuable Russian avant-garde collection in the world. Booking Aral Sea tour offered by Peopletravel you will also obtain excellent opportunity to visit ship cemetery, the museum of local lore, the ruins of ancient light house and Sudochie Lake, as well as ghost port of Muynak.
Trip to Aral Sea itself is made by 4x4 SUV's. Upon arrival to the shoreline, we settle down tent camp for overnight and have our dinner around the fire. The Aral Travel ends in Nukus and upon your request it can be continued by visiting other cities of Uzbekistan as Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva and etc., which we highly recommend.
For many years this lake was considered quite safe, being the 4th biggest in the world and occupying the area of about 67,800 square km with the length of 427 km and width of 284 km. The harbinger of future trouble was a large-scale construction of irrigation systems, primarily for cotton plantations started in the 60s of the last century.
The area of plantations increased rapidly, respectively grew volume of water consumed, which is taken from the two main suppliers of the Aral Sea the Amu Darya and Syr Darya. At the bottom of the Aral Sea the archaeologists have found the ruins of mosques and cemeteries that dated back to the 13th century. Now Aral becomes a unique monument of the past that amazes with its contradictive beauty. Travel to Aral will leave a unique feeling that will forever remain in your memory.
Trip to Aral enables you to see the huge salt fields resembling snow themselves and the breaks like in the Grand Canyon. Certainly, this disaster adds flair and sad appeal without stunning landscapes, sunsets and sunrises, anhydrous, growing every year barren desert.
However Travel to Aral Sea attracts more tourists who want to enjoy the incredible scenery and contrasting beauty of this region.
Expedition to Aral could become one of the most inconceivable experiences in your life that gives a mixture of delight from the incredible beauty of desert landscapes and Aral Kum desert with involuntary sadness from participation in the tragedy of the dying sea.