Hiking through Gulkam canyon
Region: Ugam-Chatcal National Park, Chatcal range, Western Tien-Shan, Uzbekistan
Tour duration: 1 day
Season: May - October
Tour type: trekking
Itinerary: Tashkent – Ugam-Chatcal National Park, Chimgan - Charvak – Tashkent
Tour highlights: A day trekking tour in the mountains of Ugam-Chatcal national park including rock climbing at the bottleneck of the canyon.
09:00-11:00 – transfer Tashkent – Ugam-Chatcal National Park, Chimgan (100 km, 1575 m);11:00
12:00 – ascend to Gulkam pass (1826 m). There is a panoramic view to Chimgansay river valley from the top of the pass;
12:00-13:00 – descend down through the birch grove to Gulkam river;
13:00-14:00 - picnic at picturesque place near the Gulkam river;
14:00-15:00 – climb by rope down to the bottom of the canyon and sightseeing a 5 meters high waterfall;
15:00-17:00 – trekking downstream the Gulkam river to Charvak lake;
17:00-19:00 – transfer to Tashkent city along the beautiful Charvak lake shore.
*It is recommended to start the program at 07:00 a.m. during summer time.
- transfer Tashkent – Ugam-Chatcal National Park, Chimgan, Charvak lake - Tashkent;
- service of English speaking mountain guide;
- picnic (lunch box: sandwiches, dry fruits, fruits, sweets, water, tea).
1. trekking boots;
2. trekking trousers;
Map of trekking route through Gulkam canyon
Trekking start point - 1575 m
Trekking top point - 1826 m
Trekking end point - 1177 m
Trekking distance - 6 km