UZBEKISTAN HIKING & HOMESTAY IN UGAM-CHATKAL NATIONAL PARK
Itinerary: Tashkent – Ugam-Chatkal national park – Tashkent
Region: Ugam-Chatkal National Park, Western Tien-Shan, Uzbekistan
Season: March - November
Tour type: hiking
Group: 2-6 tourists
Accommodation: homestay in Burchimullo mountain village
Tulips blooming season: April
Tour highlights: Four days hiking tour in Ugam-Chatkal national park, which includes homestay in the mountain village Burchimullo located on the shore of Charvak lake. The tour package designed for spring-autumn season (also for the tourists who prefer more comfortable accommodation then camping) and very popular among the tourists who like to combine a hiking in the mountains and homestay. The homestaying alows tourists to enjoy the hospitality, try national cuisine and see the authentic life of locals. The hiking trails locates close to the village and each route has its own zest. During four hikings tourists will pass through a canyon, ascend to the top of the mountain, visit an archeological site, sightsee the lakes, rivers, waterfalls and caves.
Day 1: Tashkent - Ugam-Chatkal national park. Hiking through Gulkam canyon
Transfer from Tashkent to Ugam-Chatkal national park, Chimgan gorge (85 km, 1.5 h). Ascend to Pesochny pass (1550 – 1830 m). Descend down through the birch grove to Gulkam river. Picnic on the bank of the river. Descent to the canyon on the rope and sightseeing the Gulkam waterfall. Hiking through the canyon to the T-junction of Gulkam and Mazarsay rivers. Transfer to the village Burchimullo (4 km). Accommodation and dinner in the local house. Overnight in the village located on the shore of Charvak lake.
Hiking distance: 5 km
Map and photo reports of hiking through Gulkam canyon
Day 2: Ugam-Chatkal national park: Mt.Patandazboshi (1823 m)
Breakfast. Transfer to Chatkal river (3 km). Ascend to the top of the mountain. Picnic on the top of the mountain (1823 m). Enjoying the picturesque scenery and eagles’ flying from the top of the mountain. Descend down to the river. Transfer to the village Burchimullo (4 km). Dinner in the house. Overnight in the village.
Hiking distance: 10 km
Map and photo reports of hiking to Mt.Patandazboshi
Day 3: Ugam-Chatkal national park: Hiking to Paltau valley
Breakfast. Transfer to Paltau river. Hiking upstream the Paltau river. Sightseeing of Paltau river waterfall (H=25 m). Hiking to the birch grove. Picnic lunch in the birch grove. Visiting of the archeological site – grotto “Obi-Rakhmat”. Hiking to Chatkal river. Transfer to the village Burchimullo (3 km). Dinner in the house. Overnight in the village.
Hiking distance: 13 km
Map and photo reports of hiking to Paltau valley
Day 4: Ugam-Chatkal national park - Tashkent
Hiking to Aksarsay waterfall and sightseeing auto tour round Charvak lake
Breakfast. Transfer to Pskem river round Charvak lake shore (10 km). Hiking upstream Aksarsay river (950-1000m). Sightseeing the waterfall. Picnic near the waterfall. Hiking to Pskem river. Transfer to Tashkent (100 km, 2 h).
Hiking distance: 15 km
Map and photo reports of hiking to Aksarsay waterfall
Price per tourist: upon request
- All transfers in accordance to the program 4WD NIVA LADA;
- Half Board accommodation (breakfast and dinner) at the local house in the village Burchimullo;
- swimming pool in the guesthouse (20 May-15 October);
- service of English speaking certified mountain guide;
- picnics during hikings (sandwiches, vegetables, fruits, sweets, bonbons, tea, water);
- *permit to Paltau valley;
- ecological fees of Ugam-Chatkal national park;
- registration and touristic tax.
The itinerary of the hiking route to Paltau valley passes through the nature conservation area where the special permit demands. The scanned copy of passport should be submitted for a getting of permission in 15 days before the tour.
1. trekking boots;
2. trekking trousers;
Recommended UV protection:
2. sun block cream;
3. sun glasses.
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