The Aral Sea is lying between Kazakhstan (Aktobe and Kyzylorda Regions) in the north and Uzbekistan (Karakalpakstan autonomous region) in the south. The word Aral means island. In the past it was one of the four largest lakes in the world with an area of 68,000 km2 (26,300 sq mi).
Navruz tour is a fixed special tour, which is organized during the Navruz festival at the mid of March every year. Navruz is one of the main holidays in Central Asia. It is the Muslim New Year. It means nature is awakening after a long winter. Everybody goes out to celebrate this event.