Aral Sea Tour - 2 Days

Yes you see it right! These ships lying on the sand today were once on the water. If you would like to witness the largest natural catastrophe on earth visit Aral Sea Area.

Tour Highlights

  • Ships Cemetary
  • Plateau Ustyurt
  • Abandoned fisherman village
  • Yurt Camping
  • Camel Milk

Time:

  • Day 1: all day driving
  • Day 2: all day driving

Day 1
Nukus-Aral Sea

Pick-up from hotel/airport in Nukus and drive to Moinak. Visit Ships Cemetary-Local Museum. Have lunch at Local Family House. Continue driving via the dried bottom of Aral Sea. Drive on the edge of Plateau Ustyurt, see and take pictures of Great Canyons. Arrival in Aral Sea, walk at the sea. Enjoy beautiful view of the sky at night. Overnight in the Yurt Camp at Aral Sea.

Day 2
Aral Sea- Nukus

Wake up early to see beautiful sunrise on the horizon of the sea. After breakfast visit “Kurgancha Kala” fortress (xiii century), Nomads Cemetery (xiii century). Stop at Komsomolsk Settlement and taste fresh camel milk “Shubat”. Stop at the Lake Sudotche and climb the hill which was used as Light House. Drive to abandanod fishermen village-“Urga”. Visit architectural complex of the xiv century “Mizdakkhan” and “Gaur Kala” ruins of the vi-iv BC. Arrival to Nukus.

The Trip Cost Includes

  • Transportation (Jeep) fee used for the whole tour
  • Entrance fees to the sightseeings
  • Yurt Camping fee
  • Meals (lunch, dinner, breakfast, lunch)
  • Local Guide Service

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • Medical and Travel Insurance
  • Visa fee for Uzbekistan consular services
  • Your international airfare
  • Local airfare, train fees
  • Hotel fees in Nukus
  • Meals in Nukus
  • Tips
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Frequently asked Questions

How to get Uzbekistan Visa?

Starting from 2018 Uzbekistan simplified its visa issuing process and citizens of 50 countries can apply for e-visa. Please check visa regulations for your country at www.mfa.uz/en/consular/visa/

Is it obligatory to be registered upon arrival to Uzbekistan?

Foreign citizens visiting Uzbekistan on temporary basis must submit documents for registration at the place of residence within 72 hours upon arrival to Uzbekistan. Registration is not necessary if you arrive to Uzbekistan during weekend or holidays or a period of your stay will not exceed three working days. During stay in a hotel your stay will be registered by hotel administration. Upon checking out you should remember of taking the registration form stamped by the hotel administration with you. If you intend to rent an apartment you should care of registration. The registration is provided by local department of internal affairs authority. If you do not stay in a specific settlement of the Republic more than three days according to your itinerary you should not submit any document for registration. However, you should remember that you should provide convincing documentary argument to passport control bodies while leaving Uzbekistan. This documentation should be presented by air- and railway tickets registered on your name and additionally attached program of your tour.

Should I carry my passport with me while I am In Uzbekistan?

Yes, it is advised to carry your passport with you while you are in Uzbekistan, especially while you are on an independent sightseeing, during the transfers between cities and places, train and bus stations etc. If you happen to walk outside the hotel, go out on your own to the local market or explore the city on your own and especially at the night time the police have the authority to check your passport which is a regular feature and you should not be worried about it. Your passport and registration card should be with you at all times.

Are credit cards accepted here?

Credit cards (Visa and Master Card) are accepted in most of the hotels and restaurants here. However it is not a very well developed system, hence it is also advised to carry a good amount of cash with you as well, so as to avoid any troublesome situation.

How do I get local currency (Soum) in exchange for USD / EUR, etc?

You can get your money exchanged in the hotel that you are staying in. You can also exchange in banks and currency exchange centers that are closely located to tourist sites. Please also note that old or damaged currency notes are not accepted, as you would not get exchange as per the applicable rate, but at a lower one.

What about internet access?

Internet can be accessed in almost all places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. Internet in Uzbekistan may not be as fast as you are used to.

How is the crime rate here? Is it safe to move out on the streets late at night?

Uzbekistan has low crime rate. It is one of the safest countries in the world with security and police network functioning at all times. The local police are very friendly, especially to travelers and are always happy to give directions, in case you feel you have lost your way. There are police patrol cars on roads and streets, and it is safe for even ladies to move around late in the night. However, for tourists’ extra safety we don’t advise to be out after 11 p.m.

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Price From USD $ 310/person
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Total $ 310 USD

Trip Facts

  • 200 US $