Day 1: Tashkent – Nukus
Transfer to the airport at 5.30 a.m. and departure to Nukus at 7.10 a.m. Arrive in Nukus at 9.55, transfer to the hotel, check in. Sightseeing tour around Nukus and visit to the State Art Museum named after I.V.Savitskiy. It hosts the world’s second largest collection of Russian avant-garde art and one of the largest collections of applied art items of Central Asia. Free time. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 2. Nukus – Kungrad – Usturt Plateau – Sudochie lake – Aral sea
(450 km – 8 hrs)
Departure from Nukus at 8 a.m., 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. Set up the tent. Dinner. Overnight in the tent.
Day 3. Aral sea – Muynak – Mizdakhan of 14th cent. – Gaur kala – Nukus – Tashkent
Early wake up to take pictures of sun rise. Have breakfast. Transfer to Muynak village (250 km – 4 hrs) 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 Mizdakhan architectural complex of the 14th century and Gaur kala that was destroyed by Genghis-khan. Arrive in Nukus. Transfer to the airport at 7.30 p.m. and departure to Tashkent at 09.05 p.m. Arrive in Tashkent at 11.20 p.m. End of the tour.
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