Mountain Tourism

“Stone Forest” in the Djarkuduk Tract

The interesting trips to the objects of the geological history of the Earth are waiting for you in the “Stone forests” in the Dzharakuduk tract (Karakalpakstan). The ancient place is located in the area of Mingbulak basin near the Uchkuduk  – Nukus  motorway. It is a unique paleontological monument of world importance. “Stone forests” are...
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Mountain forest Omonquton

They are creations of both human hands and the mother nature. One of these places is a mountain forest Omonquton that located in the Samarkand region. This heavenly oasis is located at 40 kilometers south-west of the city of Samarkand. Its territory makes more than 2,150 hectares. Particularly noteworthy is a grove of pure pine...
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Eastern Chink of Ustyurt Plateau

Another unique object of geotourism is in the Aral sea region (Karakalpakstan). This is the Eastern chink of the Ustyurt plateau, where as a result of the destruction of water and large reservoirs, various “sculptural compositions” have formed, forming unique, almost fabulous landscapes. According to scientists, the Ustyurt plateau is the bottom of the dried...
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Kitab State Geological Reserve

Kitab state geological reserve  – one of the most unique natural zone in mountainy Uzbekistan. It is located in the south-western spurs of the Zarafshan range, on the left coast of the Jindydarya river in the Kitab district of Kashkadarya region. Tourists, once in this amazing, fabulous place, can learn about the secrets of the...
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Swinging stones of Sangijuman

Nature is the best sculptor and its creations are always mysterious and unique. Among the so-called “wonders of nature” in Uzbekistan are unique swinging stone compositions in Sangijuman village, situated in Navoi region. The amazing stones have risen above the ground and have unusual shapes. Some of these boulders have big size through-holes. Because of...
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Ancient rock paintings discovered in Chatkal mounatains

In the north-west of Uzbekistan, on the slopes of the high-mountain valley Kyzyl-Dara  discovered ancient rock paintings , the age of which has several thousands of years. Photo by: scienceinpoland.pl This discovery was first published on the science and education portal Science of Poland under the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Poland. For...
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The South-Western Spurs of the Gissar Range

Uzbekistan has many unique geological sites, such as the south-western spurs of the Hissar range, where you can see unique geological sections of deposits of Jurassic, Cretaceous, Paleogene and Neogene ages (199 – 1.8 million years). They are like a gallery located behind each other and each of them is unique.
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