During the six-day trekking in the Western Tien Shan mountains of Uzbekistan you will be able to visit the stunning mountain valleys, enjoy the fresh air and the beautiful nature of the mountain peaks of Big Chimgan. In the hikes you can meet friendly shepherds who will gladly show you a beautiful panoramic view of the mountains.
Trekking starts from the village of Gidjal, which is 1.5 hours drive from Tashkent, and ends in the ski resort Beldersay. A total of 74 km of distance will be crossed in 6 days. During the entire hike, the highest point will be Chimgan peak (3309 m above sea level). During the six-day tour you will witness spectacular phenomena: you will see incredible mountain scenery, fabulous gardens and stunning highland plains. Tracking is designed for experienced participants.Best time:
Interesting moments of trip: the Top of The big Chimgan > > Aksakata Valley > > Beldersay Petroglyphs > > View of the mysterious Pulatkhan plateau.Route plan:
village of Gidjal - valley of Aksakata (15 km / 7 hours)
Transfer by car from Tashkent in the village of Gidjal where you will be trekking. Start climbing the ridge to the left of which is the river Aksakata in the end of the path you reach the height of 1400 m, Then descend into the valley Aksakata. When he reached the confluence of the rivers Aksakata and Nurekata, stop for lunch. After lunch continue your journey through the valley Aksakata to the confluence of Aksakata and Kashkasu, where we will camp.
Day 2: Aksakata river valley (16 km / 8 hours)Day 3
Continuation of the campaign in the valley of Aksakata. Enjoying the picturesque scenery, lush vegetation, and abundance of fresh water, continue the hike along the river bed, passing the summer huts of shepherds and a waterfall. On the way you can find many mountain springs and various lush trees growing along the trail. Overnight in the camp, broken in the valley of Aksakata.
: pass Aksakata (10 km / 6 hours)
Return to the hike route and continue climbing in the valley to the pass Aksakata (2200 M). To descend to another valley, climb the ridge to a height of 2300 m. In the end, go up through the valley to 2700 m in height, reaching High Karangur river. Next, turning to the other side, will be in the next valley, will put the camp near the river Karangusay.Day 4:
Mingjilki mountain range (10 km / 4 hours)
From the camp you start to go towards the Mingjilki mountain range, continuing to move North to the great Chimgan. Passing the sources of the river Karaarcha, head towards the pass Takhta. The hike will give you the opportunity to see panoramic views of the valley and the grandeur of the surrounding mountains. Also in the East you will see views of the Pulatkhan plateau. Reach the area near the pass Takhta for camping. Overnight at Mingjilki mountain range.
Day 5: the top of the big Chimgan (10 km / 7 hours)
From the camp you head along the ridge to the top of The big Chimgan (3309 m). To get to the top means to pass the road lasting 3 hours, but reaching the peak you will see a magnificent view of the Charvak reservoir and the distant ridges of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. Before lunch at the top you can enjoy the beautiful mountain nature, then the descent to the pass Takhta. After lunch, keep the way to the West to the pass Kumbel (2350 m), there and overnight.Day 6:
Beldersay Valley to Charvak reservoir (13 km / 5 hours)
From the camp on Kumbel go along the trail that leads to the pass Chet Kumbel, which divides the valley Beldersay and Nurekata. Further along the Beldersay valley go down towards the ski resort, where you will meet a driver who will take you to Tashkent through Charvak reservoir.Price and service
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Camping equipment (2 tents, bags, mattresses)
Transport: Tashkent-Shuldak, Beldersay-Tashkent
Food during the trekking
Mountain guide (speaks basic English)
Cook (for groups up to 5 people, meals are prepared by a mountain guide)
Gas stove, gas and utensils
Horses / donkeys to carry Luggage
Permission for trekking
Registration for the time of trekkingNot included
Items of a personal nature, like sun cream
Personal Travel Insurance