Along the routes of Pskem mountain range.
Tour № 17. "Along the high-mountain gorges and passes"(circular).
|Type of travel:||trekking|
|Region:||Western Tien Shan, Tashkent region|
|The best time:||July - September|
|Terms:||2-15 July, 12-25 July, 22 July-4 August, 1-14 August, 11-24 August,3-17 September|
|The extension of mountain trekking:||107 km|
|Itinerary:||Tashkent city - Karangitugay
mountain gorge - Charalma river - Jamaltor pass - Tuyuktor -
Beshtor river - Pervomayskiy pass - Kyzyltor pass - Termetash river -
Koksu river - Karangitugay mountain gorge - Tashkent. (circular)|
Travel passes on wild, remote gorge of river Koksu in the central part
Western Tien Shan in 125-170 km from capital of Uzbekistan - cities
of Tashkent. Wildness of gorge, the effective rocks steeply breaking
from 1,5 kilometer heights on a bottom of a grandiose canyon,
cause undisguised feeling of admiration in travellers.
In some places of a track is not present.
These sites are overcome on a river bed, going directly on water.
Depth of the river at the end of a summer - the beginning dawn
no more than 0,5 m. And tourists pass lakes meeting on a way
by inflatable boats. Really a fairyland of rocks!
The programme of the tour:
|Day 1 -
||Arrival in Tashkent. Meeting at the airport. Accommodation in hotel.|
|Day 2 -
||Departure to Karangitugay mountain gorge (180km, 12 hrs). Difficult mountain road. The camp is in the mouth of Charalma river on the altitude 1500 m.|
|Day 3 -
||Walking up along mountain gorge of Charalma River and its right tributary Jamaltor river. The camp is before the river canyon on the altitude 2200 m. 10km.|
|Day 4 -
||Continue of ascend along Jamaltora mountain gorge. The camp is on the altitude 3200m under the northern slope of Ayutor summirt (4065m). 7km.|
|Day 5 -
||Passing over the group of passes: Jamaltor (3780m, 1А) + Tuyuktor (3650m, 1B). Descending along Tuyuktor River to its confluence with Beshtor river. The camp is on the river confluence on the altitude 2300 m. 10km.|
|Day 6 -
||Walking along Beshtor mountain gorge to the source of Beshtor river. The camp is on the altitude 3400 m. 7km.|
|Day 7 -
||Passing over Pervomayskiy Pass (3660m, 1А). Descending along Karayanglyk river and ascend along its right tributary at the foot of Kyzyltor Pass. The camp is before pass on the altitude 3500m. 10km.|
|Day 8 -
||Passing over Kyzyltor (3860m, 1B). Descending to the head water of Kyzyltor river. The way lies near Beshtor Peak (4291m) - one of the highest in Pskem mountain range. Passing over Termetash pass (3370m, 1А). Descending along the Termetash. The camp is on the altitude 3000m. 10km. |
|Day 9 -
||Continue descending along Termetash and Koksu rivers. The camp is near "Oygaing" snow avalanche station. The camp is on the altitude 2200m. 16km. |
|Day 10 -
||Rest Day. It's possible to make a circular trekking along Eastern Ayutor River to the Southern-Eastern slopes на of Maydantal mountain range. |
|Day 11 -
||Walking down along Oygaing River Valley to Karabatkak mountain gorge. The camp is in the forest on the altitude 2000m. 20km.|
|Day 12 -
||Walking along Oygaing to the mouth of Charalma river. The camp is near "Maydantal" weather station. 17km. A bee-garden. Here it's possible to buy some mountain honey.|
|Day 13 -
||Transfer to Tashkent (180 km, 12 hrs.), Hotel. |
|Day 14 -
||Breakfast. Free time. Visiting bazaars. Shopping. Transfer to the airport. The end of the tour.|
6 and more person.
The cost of the tours includes:
Transfer from Tashkent to the starting point of the trekking
and back to Tashkent, the rent of group and special equipment,
meals - full board on the trekking, escort of mountain guides,
donkey caravan on some parts of the route,
accommodation in hotel in dbl room, interpreter,
all permits for visiting the region, ecological taxes,
meeting and seeing-off at the airport, visa support.
Additional payment for single accommodation in hotel.
The cost does not include:
air tickets and other tickets to Tashkent and back,
medical insurance and medical costs,
private expenses, alcohol drinks, meals in Tashkent.
The tourists are provided with:
sleeping-bags, sleeping-mats, big tent (like a mess-room),
necessary mountain equipment, plates and dishes,
medical-kit for common use.
Private things necessary for trekking:
rucksack, sport suit,
spare set of garments (warm garments), trekking shoes,
spare shoes, woolen little cap, rain-coat, things of private
hygiene, sun-protective cream, hand cream, personal medical-kit,
photo camera, torch.
This programme can be completed with
2-4 days sightseeing tour to Bukhara and Samarkand.