Europe -Tashkent – River Aksakata – Aksakata pass(2450m) – Plato Pulatkhan – River Karaarcha-say -Skolzkiy pass(2690m) – Takhta pass (2620m) – Nurekata River – Kombel pass (2550m) – Chetkoumbel pass (1880m) – gorge Beldersay (110km) – Tashkent – Samarkand – Bukhara – Tashkent – Europe.
Day 1: Europe-Tashkent
International flight to Tashkent
Day 2: Tashkent
Arrival to Tashkent. Meeting at the airport and transfer to the hotel and check-in. Lunch at a local restaurant. Start city tour of Tashkent by visiting “Chorsu” bazaar, Khasti Imam complex, the Independence Square, Amir Timour Square and Tashkent metro. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3: Tashkent – Aksakata (65 km drive)
Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast transfer to the trek starting point, i.e Chimgan mountains by the gorge destination Aksak-Ata (65km, 2 hrs. driving). Arrangements with an accomodation in the camp at the altitude of 1650 m. Picnic and preparation to trekking. Dinner by the campfire.
Day 4: Aksakata – Karangur (15 km, walking)
Early in the morning ascent to the gorge Aksak-Ata. Majestic panorama of Ugam, Pskem and Koksu ranges, go along he shore of rivers and climbing the Col Aksakata. Set up a camp at the altitude of 2942m on the Karangur peak. Picnic, dinner around the campfire.
Day 5: Pulat-khan plateau (15 km / a day walking)
Ascent to the hightest point of Pulatkhan. We will have a splendid view of mountains like Tien Shan, Tereklisay and Akbulak opens up from this point. Picnic, dinner around the campfire.
Day 6: Karaarchasay (15 km, walking)
Going up to the gorge Kara Archasay then ascent to Skolzkiy peak (2690m). Arrangements with an accomodation at camp on the highest point of Jar (2936m). Picnic, dinner around the campfire.
Day 7: Takhta (15 km, walking)
Going up by a good path to the neck Takhta (2620m), walking along the river Nurekata. Arrangements with an accomodation at camp on the footsteps of Koumbel range. Picnic, dinner around the campfire.
Day 8: Koumbel – Beldersay – Tashkent – Samarkand (18 km, walking)
Early morning walking tour through the Koumbel peak (2550m) and Tchetkoumbel (1880m) to experience for a spectacular sunrise over the Greater Chimgan. Descent to gorge Beldersay (4 km from Chimgan). Departure by car to Tashkent along the Charvak artificial lake.The walking tours around the lake and we will discover the village life. Arrive to Tashkent and transfer to train station. Leave for Samarkand by the night train. Arrival to Samarkand and transfer to the hotel. Dinner is at the restaurant.
Day 9: Samarkand
09:00 Full day Samarkand city tour.
Start Samarkand city tour by visiting the mausoleum of Guri Emir, the Registan Ensemble. Lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch cintinue city tour by paying a visit to Ulug-bek Observatory, Museum of Afrosiyab, the impressive Bibi-Khanum mosque, Siyab bazaar, Chakh-i-Zinda Necropolis. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 10: Samarkand – Bukhara
Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out and transfer to train station. Departure to Bukhara at 09:15. Arrival to Bukhara at 10:30 and transfer to the hotel. Begin city tour by visiting the mausoleum of Ismail Samanid, Chachma Ayoub, Citadel-Ark and Bolo Hauz mosque. Lunch at a local restaurant. After the lunch continue city tour by visiting Poyi Kalyan, which comprises three monuments: Madrassah of Miri Arab, the Grand Mosque and minaret Kalyan/ We also have a look Ulugbek Madrasah, Abdul Aziz Khan Madrasah and Lyabi Hauz Ensemble together with its madrasahs Kukeldash, Nadir Divanbegi madrasah and a large Khanaka, the Magoki-Attari mosque, the medieval bazaars Zargaron Toki, Toki Sarrafon, Toki Telpak furushon, the Tim Abdullakhan. Dinner at a local restaurant and overnight stay at the hotel .
Day 11: Bukhara-Tashkent
Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy your free time. Check-out and lunch at alocal restaurant. Transfer to train station at 14:30. Arrival to Tashkent at 20:30. Meeting at the train station and transfer to the airport.
End of the program
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