Bolshoy (Big) Chimgan Peak (3309 m)
Bolshoy (Big) Chimgan Peak (3309 m)
Type of tour: trekking, mountaineering, expeditions
Season: May - September
Duration: 2 days
The itinerary: Tashkent- Chimgan - Charvak - Tashkent
Bolshoy (Big) Chimgan Peak is a dominating peak of Ugam-Chatkal national natural park, which rises above Tashkent citizens and visitors popular place for rest – Chimgan ski resort in 85 km from Tashkent. Amazing views opening up from Bolshoy (Big) Chimgan (3309m), will make up for ascent expended efforts. This route is a great opportunity to rest from city problems and get a lot of positive emotions and unforgettable impressions. The ascending is available almost for each fit person.
BRIEF PROGRAM OF THE TOUR
|Day 1||Transfer from Tashkent to Chimgan ski resort. Walking. Overnight in tents in Aksai gorge.|
|Day 2||Ascending to Big Chimgan. Descent. Transfer to Charvak reservoir beach and back to Tashkent.|
Transfer from Tashkent to popular Chimgan ski resort – 1660 km (90 km; 2 hours). The active part of the route starts from Chimgan complex (1660m). A gentle ascent along earth road and here we are in Aksay gorge (1km; +110m). Here on a specious green glade is a place for Base camp location for spring alpiniad in May.
Accommodation is in tent camp on a picturesque green field in Aksai gorge.
(Hiking 4km; +330m, -330m; 2-3 hrs). Walking up along the gorge to Black Waterfall and to the Birch grove (2100m).Come back to the camp. Optional, it is possible the excursion to Kyzyldjar panoramic top, where during the sunset wonderful views open to Big and Small Chimgan tops and Charvak reservoir. (Hiking 6km; +350m, -350m; 3-4 hrs).
Overnight in tents in Aksai gorge (1770m).
(Ascending 14km; +1540m, -1650m). Start the program very early. A long ascent starts from here along good path to Western range of Big Chimgan. The surrounding views are amazing, under us Chimgan Valley is stretched out in a view. Alpine vegetation is everywhere. Exit to rocky zone and going to grotto. Here is a peak – 3309m. Usually it is windy here, but very beautiful. You can see Okhotnihiy peak, a legendary Pulatkhan with kilometer-long water escaping, weather station in Beldersay range, blue water of Charvak reservoir and snowy ranges of the Western Tyan-Shan - Ugam, Pskem and Karjantay.
After photo session - the descent to Aksai gorge. Near Chimgan complex our transport is waiting for you. Packing and in 20 minutes of transfer you will find yourselves on a Charvak reservoir beach. It is so much pleasure to swim at sunset when the water changes its blue color into orange.
2 hours transfer and you are in Tashkent again.
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|Cost includes:||Cost does not include:|
• Touristic-class transportation for all the program;|
• Meals – full board in mountains;
• In trekking part of the tour: mountain guide, cook, tents, kitchen equipment, tableware.
Terms of the program:
The itinerary does not have a sport class of difficulty and is available for all tourists who are in good physical form. The weather at the trekking time usually is stable, warm, sunny, but sometimes it is windy and rainy. The temperature in a daytime depends on an altitude and starts form 10 till 30 degrees Celsius. Day crossings are 10-14 km, the max altitude drop is 1550 m, and the max altitude is 3309 m a.s.l.
The group is accompanied by mountain guide and a cook. The age limit – 18 ages.
Mountain guide is a leadership of a group and plenipotentiary representative of our company on the itinerary. The guide has a right to change a “string” of the itinerary in connection with weather or other conditions, threatening tourists’ safety.
The tour equipment: ”Asia Adventures” provides the following equipment for trekking: 2-3-seater tents, equipment for food intake and preparing, first-aid set. Every participant should have: rucksack, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, warm clothes, comfortable footwear for trekking, running shoes, water- and windproof overcoats, flashlight, protection cream, sun glasses, head-dress (panama, cap, and little cap). It’s possible a rent of rucksack, sleeping bags, sleeping pads.
Meals: food while trekking is made by «Asia Adventures” cook (the tourists help is welcomed).