|This track is interesting as it
allows to be in different, completely unlike to each other regions,
belonged to two gigantic mountainous systems - Tien -Shan and Pamiro-Alai.
The first part of the trecking is in picturesque
part of West Tien-Shan, region of famous Sarichelek, where you can
admire unique and a little bit mysterious beauty of Chatkal valley,
fairy canyon Southern Aflatun, most beautiful lakes Sarichlek and
Karakamish, and also immense fir forests Uaylma and unimaginable
variety of rich flora and fauna.
The second part is in the land of lakes and clouded
peaks and interesting legends - Fan mountains. Picturesque valleys
of Zindan and Archimaidan, beauty of Bolshoi Allo lake, squeezed
in the grips of vertical rocks, unique chain of Kulikalonskiy and
Alaudinskiy lakes, fairy beautiful and attracting Chimtarga and
Mirali Peaks, Bolshaiy and Malaiy Ganza, Chandara and Bodhona will
not let you be indifferent. During intervals between treckings you
will visit such pearls of Orient as Bukhara and Samarkand with their
architectural monuments, culture and history, and colourful oriental
||Arrival to Tashkent. Hotel.
||Transfer by bus on the territory of Kazakhstan to Karabura pass
(7 hrs). Camping in the mountainous canyon.
||Passage over pass (3250 m) to river Chatkal's valley (4 hrs). Lunch
in a birch grove. Start of trecking. On the suspension bridge passage
to another side of Chatkal river. Passage on the immense Chatkal valley.
The most beautiful panorama of Chatkal range with its highest point
- Chatkal Peak (4503 m).
||Passage on Aflautunskiy canyon (6-7 hrs). On the way you can admire
two small, but very picturesque lakes. One of them is squeezed by
long rock walls in the center of canyon, the other is located in the
upper valley of Aflatun river.
||Passage over Ashuu-Tor pass (3360 m, 7 hrs). Descent to the valley
of Aflautun Southern river, then to Uyzlma river's valley. On the
way acquaintance with the customs and traditions of Kirgiz chabans.
||Passage over Uyalma pass (2550 m) and Kuldambes (2750 m, 7 hrs).
Fairy, virgin nature, fir forests, variety of animals and rich flora
and fauna. Beautiful panoramas for taking pictures. Camping at the
bank of Sarichelek. Swimming.
||Passage over Makmal pass (2654 m, 6 hrs). On the way wonderful view
of the whole Sarichelek lake is revealed. Descent to Karasu river's
||Passage along Karasu river's valley to Kizil-kel village (6 hrs).
On the way stop at Karakamish lake. Visit national Kirgiz urts, acquain
- tance with the customs, tasting. Swimming. Visit beautiful water-fall.
||Transfer through Ferghana valley along Great Silk Road to Margilan
(180 km, 6 hrs). Visit oriental bazaar in Margilan. Departure by night
train to Bukhara (12 hrs.)
||Arrival in Bukhara. City tour.
||City tour. P. M. transfer to Samarkand.
||City tour till lunch, then transfer Samarkand-alp camp
2200m. (110 km, 5 hrs). Preparation for trecking. Night to base.
||After Breakfast passage to Kulikaloskie lakes (3 hrs). Scattering
of turquoise lakes surrounded unique Kulikaloskaya wall, juniper groves,
beautiful peaks-Mirali and Maria. Camping at the shore of Dushoha
||Passage over Alaudinskiy Pass (3700 m) with the lakes of the same
name (5 hrs). From the pass splendid chain of the lakes of different
colours beginning from lilac to turquoise contrasted with severe walls
of Chandara is revealed.
||Passage to Mutnoi Lake (4-5 hrs). View of the most beautiful peaks
Kaznok, Chimtarga, Energy, Zamok (Castle). Camping at the shore of
the lake. By wish acclimatizing radial exit to Kaznok pass (4000 m).
||Ascent till Chimtarga pass (6-7 hrs). One of the most difficult
days of trecking, rewarded by unforgettable views of Zerafhsanskiy
and Gissarsky ranges. Camping at the altitude of 4500 m.
||Exit to Chimtarga pass (4700 m) and descent to Bolshoe Allo (7 hrs).
Canyon along which descent to Aosib lake passes is called Zindan,
that means or, because of its inaccessible rock walls. Camping
at the shore of the lake.
||Day of rest. Swimming. Radial exit to Upper Lake lake - 5 hrs. On
the way view of picturesque water-fall.
||Descent to Archimaidan river's valley (5-6 hrs). Passage over three
gigantic blocks. View of Lower Allo, tasting of yougurt and delicious
tea at Tajik chaban's house. Camping. Farewell bonfire.
||Transfer to Tashkent (400 km, 7 hrs). Lunch in Samarkand. Hotel.