Itinerary: Tashkent - Ugam-Chatkal National Park, Aksakata river - Beldersay gorge - Tashkent
Region: Ugam-Chatkal National Park, Western Tien Shan, Uzbekistan
Tour duration: 2 days/1 night
Season: May - October
Horse riding distance: 25,5 km
Two days horse riding inside the national park. At first day a horse riding upstream the mountain river, and the second day up to the mountain range with sightseeing of the ancient petrogliphs, then down to the ski track through the picturesque gorge.
Riders can sightseeing a different mountain landscapes, a snow peaked mountains, a wealthy flora and fauna of the national park, rivers and waterfalls with pure water, enjoy the meal round the fireplace on camping, and get the information about the area from the experienced guide.
Horse riding program:
Transfer from Tashkent to Ugam-Chatkal national park, to the ranger's house located on the bank of Aksakata river (L=70 km, T=2 h, H=1127m). Horse riding through the confluence of Aksakata and Nurekata rivers upstream the Nurekata river. Camping on the confluence of Nurekata and Berekata rivers. Dinner round the fireplace and overnight under the tents.
1 day route map
Horse riding start altitude - 1127 m
Horse riding up to Kumbel pass. Sightseeing of the petrogliphs (L=4 km, H=2396m). Continue horse riding to Beldersay gorge, to the down chair-cable lift station (L=8 km, H=1500m). Transfer to Tashkent (L=90 km, T=2 h).
2 day route map
Horse riding highest altitude - 2402 m
- transfer Tashkent - Ugam-Chatkal national park – Tashkent;
- Ugam-Chatkal national park’s ecological fee;
- camping outfit: tents, sleeping bags and mattresses, plates & dishes, first aid kit, etc.
- FB meal: breakfast, lunches & dinner in accordance to the program;
- English speaking guide;
- horse riding instructor & cook service;
- registration and touristic tax.
1. trekking boots;
2. trekking trousers;
4. thermo-underwear (spring/autumn season);
7. personal first aid-kit;
8. toilet set;
Recommended UV protection:
2. sun block cream and sun glasses.
*The weight carried in horses' bags are critical, therefore the riders have to keep the weight of personal clothing and other stuff to a maximum of 10 kg or lighter.