Uzbekistan Adventure Travel: Trekking
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Trekking: The Turquoise Necklet of Uzbekistan

 Trekking in Uzbekistan
Western Tien-Shan, Pskem and Ugam ridges, Pskem river
  • DURATION: 11 DAYS / 10 NIGHTS
The trekking part of the active tour includes 8 days and 7 nights.
The route runs around unique in its beauty mountain landscapes, where the nature is rich with scattered matters of turquoise lakes hidden into grand rocky bastions of Pskem and Ugam ridges.
Having finished the route the group has a rest on a coast of the Charvak reservoir in the “Charvak Oromgohy” hotel.
 
 
 
DAY 1: Arrival in Tashkent.
Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.
Lunch in hotel restaurant. Sightseeing around Tashkent.
Dinner. Overnight.

DAY 2:
Breakfast in hotel restuarant.
Transfer from Tashkent by highway Tashkent — Khojikent — to Urungach river gorge. Rest. Lunch.
Preparation to the acclimatization hike.
Walk up along the Urungach river to the Up lake.
Firstly path runs in the gorge somewhere by rocky-scree slopes and leads the group to the turquoise Down lake, which is fed to the spring — summer period and becomes empty to the end of summer. After this lake following by good path the group overcomes stony splinter obstruction. Then it’s left to go very short distance till the Up lake of the Urungach river. Here, on a bank of this nice blue lake, being surrounded with summits of the Ugam ridge, the group has a rest.
Pitch Camp 1. Dinner.

DAY 3: Breakfast. Walk to the uppers of the Urungach river.
Path leads to the uppers of the Urungach river along rocky spurs of the Ugam ridge. One of the highest summits (with 3615m of height) of the S-W ending of the Ugam ridge meets the travelers with its steep towers.
Passage to the spot of Camp 1. Rest. Lunch.
Passage from Camp 1 down along the Urungach river to the downs of the Badaksay river — the left tributary of the full water Pskem river.
On picturesque glade of the bank — pitch Camp 2. Dinner.
Preparation to the trek.

DAY 4: Breakfast. Passage up along the gorge of the Badaksay river to the Badak lake. Lunch is on the way.
Wide fields change to the slopes of the Pskem ridge spurs step by step. Good path runs somewhere by rocky-scree slopes and then, having passed by two small mountain lakes leads the group to the beautiful Badak lake — the lake of crystal purity and of all tints of turquoise.
This is the place for overnight.
On the bank — pitch Camp 3. Dinner. 
Trekking in Uzbekistan
 

 
Trekking in Uzbekistan
 
 

Trekking in Uzbekistan

Trekking in Uzbekistan


Trekking in Uzbekistan


Trekking in Uzbekistan


Trekking in Uzbekistan
DAY 5: Breakfast. Passage from the Badak lake down along the Badaksay river gorge to its downs. The group goes down to the downs of the Badaksay river, where lunch and short rest are planned. Passage to the downs of the Semisazsay river to its left tributary.
On the bank – pitch Camp 4. Dinner.

DAY 6: Breakfast. Passage from the Camp 4 up by path in the direction of the main bed of the Semisazsay river and then – to the middle stream of the Ikhnachsay upper the narrow pass. Lunch is on the way.
The group moves by northern spurs of the Pskem ridge. There is mixed mountain landscape can be observed – green valleys change to gentle slopes which transform gradually to strong rocky bastions. Birch groves and “archa trees” (kind of juniper) and also big variety of grasses are can be met here. From the left side of the route direction grand canyon of the Ichnachsay river is left behind.
On the left side of the river – pitch Camp 5. Dinner.

DAY 7: Breakfast. Passage from the Camp 5 up along the Ichnachsay river
gorge to the Ichnachkul lake. Lunch is on the way.
Path leads tourists along the beautiful gorge with plenty of tributaries of the Ikhnach-say river to the wonderful corner of the Pskem ridge – the Ikhnachkul lake. Firstly the group is met by Down lake, the bed of which is funnel-shaped with 10m of depth.
Being full of water it has 500m length and 180m width and it’s fed from up lake – the Ikhnachkul lake, which is almost trebly more then the down lake (about 1,2km of length and more then 200m of width). Both lakes have pureness water and change their colour from emerald to milky-turquoise at different lightening.
On a bank of the Ichnachkul lake – pitch Camp 6. Dinner.

DAY 9: Breakfast. Passage from the Camp 7 to the Semisazsay river gorge down to the bridge across the Pskem river and then to the Pskem village, lunch is on the way.
Giant counterforts of the Pskem ridge are left behind. And gentle littoral valley of the stormy Pskem river is opened. There are plenty of garden-trees and kinds of grasses.
Transfer from the Pskem village to the coast of the Charvak reservoir to the “Charvak oromgohy” hotel.
Accommodation at hotel. Lunch is at hotel restaurant. Rest. Free time.
Dinner in hotel restaurant.

DAY 10: Breakfast is at hotel restaurant. Free time.
12.00 – transfer to Tashkent. Accommodation at hotel.
Lunch in hotel restaurant.
Free time.
Dinner in hotel restaurant.

DAY 11: Early breakfast.
Transfer to Tashkent airport. Departure.

Additional important information:
  • Total distance of the trekking part of the your is 110 km
  • There is no any mobile link in the region of trekking
  • The action period of the active tour The Turquoise Necklet of Uzbekistan is from May 15 till October 15
  • The category of difficulty of this route is middle

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