To the mountains of Western Tien Shan
To the mountains of Western Tien Shan
The itinerary: Tashkent - Chimgan - Melovoy pass - Takhta-Djaylau pass - Mramornaya river - Urtakumbel pass - Beldersay Valley - Chetkumbel pass - Kumbel pass - Chirchik Valley - Nurekata Valley - Aksakata - Tashkent
The tour takes place in Ugam-Chatkal national natural park, near Tashkent citizens and visitors popular place for rest – Chimgan ski resort in 85 km from Tashkent. Amazing views, unusual elements of mountain relief, leaves rustling, spring purling and fresh mountain air will not leave you indifferent. This route is a great opportunity to rest from city problems and get a lot of positive emotions and unforgettable impressions.
BRIEF PROGRAM OF THE TOUR
|Day 1||Transfer from Tashkent to Chimgan resort. The active part of the route starts from Melovoy pass.|
|Day 2||Trekking. Chetkumbel pass. Kumbel pass. Nurekata Valley.|
|Day 3||The descent is continued along Nurekata Valley. Mountain settlement Shuldak. Tashkent.|
|Day 1||(Trekking 7km; +200m, -280m).
Transfer from Tashkent to Chimgan resort (100km;1,5-2 hours).
The active part of the route starts from Melovoy pass (1800m) near Chimgan complex Ascent along the path and here you are on Takhta-Djaylau pass (2000 m). Enjoying surrounding views. After a photo shoot you go down to Mramornaya river, excursion to the waterfall and the canyon on the way. A short ascent to Urtakumbel pass (1850 m) takes place after the lunch and a descent to Beldersay Valley.
Here on a wide glade under a huge archa (fir tree) you will have your first overnight stay (1720m).
|Day 2||(Trekking 15km; +680m, -1000m).
The route is continued getting over the ascent to Chetkumbel pass (1880m).
An amazing view to the Big Chimgan (3309m) – the dominating pick in this area. Chatkal range spurs are overtopping to the south. Ascending to Kumbel pass (2550 m), here on a range you will see another sightseeing of this district – rock paintings of the late Stone age (2400m) – it is the highest point of our route. Panoramic views of environing mountains, Chatkal Range and Chirchik Valley are seen in a distance.
The way is continued to a beautiful Nurekata Valley, the overnight staying will be on a huge glade (1400m).
|Day 3||(Trekking 15km; -300,+300,-400m).
The descent is continued along Nurekata Valley. Enjoying on the way unusual rocky exits, huge walnut trees and silver poplar with horses grazing there. You also can find a shepherd tents, you can see Pendant Bridge thrown across Nurekata River. And here is Nurekata and Aksakata rivers confluence with a beauty bridge made of huge logs. Crossing through small pass to the mountain settlement Shuldak (1050 m) where a car is waiting for you.
Packing and 30 minutes transfer along Aksakata Valley.
1,5 hour transfer and we are in Tashkent.
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|Cost includes:||Cost does not include:|
|• Transport – tourist class during the whole tour;
• Meals – full boardin mountains;
• Translator during the whole tour;
• On the trekking part of the tour: mountain guide, cook, tents, kitchen equipment, dishes,tableware, horses for loads carrying.
The tour conditions:
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 crossing is 15 km, the max altitude drop is 1000 m, and the max altitude is 2400 m a.s.l. The group is accompanied by mountain guide and a cook. Tourists’ things are being carrying by pack animals (no more than 12 kg/person) during the trekking. The age limit – 18 ages. Children (from 15 ages) can take part in the trekking accompanied by their parents.
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).