Travel and tourism in Karakalpakistan - the Autonomous Republic of the western part of Uzbekistan - one of the most ancient centers of civilizations of the region, which is called "Archeological reserve". Tourpackage are consisted of a combination of historical, architectural, cultural, ethnographical and natural components.
The Khorezm oasis is located in the lower reaches of the Amu-Darya River; a blossoming area of the oasis is surrounded by desert of Karakums and Kysylkums as well as by unlimited expense of the Aral and Caspian Sea. In remote antiquity the civilization of the ancient Khoresm was born and expanded on this grateful land, currently divided between Karakalpakistan, the Khorezm Province of the Republic of Uzbekistan and Dashkhovuzskiy Viloyat of Turkmenistan.
Territory of Karakalpakistan, occupying a third part of Uzbekistan, accumulates a lot of interesting sightseeing which is attractive for travelers, archeological monuments and natural sanctuary as well as museums, reserves, landscape, a rich cultural heritage of the Karakalpaks and others. Particular interest for admirers of extreme tourism is presented by the Ustyurt plateau and coast of the Aral Sea coast. The properties that define the plateau are concluded in its unique features and canyon beddings once being witnesses of geological history, as well as the coast - a cliff of the Ustyurt, retaining strongest wave impacts of the Aral Sea during the centuries. The beauty of the plateau, relief of the site and peculiar color softness of morning and evening light rays give the opportunity to see uniqueness and beauty of this area and present particular interest for photography admirers of wildlife and landscape.
Travelers will understand and clearly observe with their own eyes the evident tragedy of the Aral Sea which could shake the whole world with its catastrophic history. Meanwhile visiting the Ustyurt plateau you can reach the sea shore. A far distance from the settlements and modern civilization made possible conservation of natural beauty of the steppe and the sea shore.
Territory of the Southern Sub-Aral, which the final part of the expedition will pass through, dissimulates in its depths a lot of outstanding art monuments belonging to this unordinary in many respects and mysterious civilization. Archeologists could not discover this civilization only but also returned the fascinating samples of ancient culture of the Khorezm region to the world; its exploration gives us the chance to restore lost extracts of history of ancient Khorezm step by step, explore its material culture and penetrate the holy of holiest of the ancient Khorezm civilization - a spiritual world of people living here thousand years ago.
The tour is designed for admirers of extreme tourism, adventurers and fans of exotic photography. Passing this itinerary, you have to be patient as the tour includes a lot of long transportation, particularly, on impassable roads. A qualified guide will accompany you, show and tell the rich story of this region, natural particularities and the tragedy of the Aral Sea.