TOUR: ARAL SEA DISCOVERY
Duration: 2 days - 1 nights
Departure from Nukus at 8 o'clock in the morning, to discover the Ustyurt Plateau and Aral sea life. Pass via Kungrad district - which is used to be one of the trading centers on the Silk Road. Continue to the Ustyurt Plateau. Stop at the Lake Sudochie, have a picnic lunch.
Visit the fishermen's house. Old fish factory Urga. On teh way visit the former Light House, see the settlement of the gas plant. Visit airport on Ustyurt Plateau. Stop to take pictures of beautiful Canyons and the collapsed land. Arrive to the Aral Sa. Have a walk (1 hour) from the camping ground to nearby Kurganch-Kala - an old caravan sarai hidden in the hills of the Ustyurt.
Set up the tent. Dinner. Overnight in the tent.
Early wake up to take pictures of sunrise. After breakfast transfer to Muynak village - which is know as "cemetry of ships" nowadays. Drive on the dried bottom of the sea, pass the gas towers, arrive to Uchsai- Gas Plant.
Lunch at the guesthouse in Muynak. Visit the Ships' Graveyard, local museum, watch the short video about Muynak life at the museum. Drive to Khodjeyli to visit Mizdakhan architectural complex of the XIV century and Gyaur Kala ruin that was destroyed by Chingiz-khan.
Arrive in Nukus around 5 PM.