Itinerary: Tashkent – Ugam-Chatkal National Park, Paltau valley – Tashkent
Region: Ugam-Chatkal National Park, Western Tien-Shan, Uzbekistan
Hiking distance: 13 km
Kinds of tulips: Tulipa kaufmanniana Regel, Tulipa greigii Regel, Tulipa tschimganica Z.Botsch, Tulipa bifloriformis Vved
Highlights: April fixed date tulips watching hiking through Paltau valley includes the sightseeing of archeological sites of the Paleolithic Age, waterfall, birch grove and the snow caped mountains surrounding the valley. There are a number of tulips in Paltau valley, which bloom in different periods of April. In those fixed date tours we offer the watching of Tulipa kaufmanniana Regel, which blooms just at the beginning of April. It is also time of snowdrops blooming.
Archeological site Obi-Rakhmat grotto – cave settlement of primitive people from the Paleolithic Age. On the place of excavations an experience guide tells about the unique archeological discoveries.
08:00 - meeting at UZBEKISTAN hotel's parking (pls see the location on the map);
08:00-10:00 - transfer Tashkent - Ugam-Chatkal National Park, Chatkal river (L=100 km, h=953 m);
Hiking upstream Paltau river and tulips watching. Sightseeing Paltau waterfall (h=25 m). Visiting of the birch grove (h=1430 m). Picnic. Sightseeing cave and grotto "Obi Rakhmat" (archeological site of the Paleolithic Age).
18:00-20:00 - transfer to Tashkent.
Price per tourist:
Price depends from the quantity of tourists in a group on a fixed date.
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The itinerary of the hiking route 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;
Map of hiking route to Paltau valley
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Hiking start & end altitude - 953 m
Hiking highest altitude - 1430 m
Hiking distance - 12,8 km
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