Chimgan Mountains and Charvak mountain reservoir are favorite places of the locals and guests of Tashkent for suburban leisure time. You will find yourself at the edge of civilization and unexplored wilderness in two hour ride. People love to return there to relax from the bustle of big city, to breathe clean mountain air, to sunbathe and hike surrounded by picturesque mountains. Discover the most interesting places around Tashkent with an easy one-day Chimgan and Charvak tour. At the end of the trip you will enjoy a delicious lunch in the shade of century-old plane trees.
In the morning, depart to Chimgan Mountains (80 km, ~2 h.). You will be driving the road lying in picturesque surroundings full of local villages, gardens, and streams. If the cableway is functioning take 3 km long ride in Beldersay gorge to Kumbel peak (2400) where the longest ski track has its start. Have a walk in mountain area.
Continue to the shore of Charvak reservoir, surrounded by green mountain flanks. With numerous resorts, beaches, and children summer camps, Charvak Lake is a favorite place of locals and foreigners to enjoy summer days outside the city.
Drive down serpentine road to Chinara’s restaurant to have lunch under the shade of four giant plane trees. On the territory of restaurant, there are unique petroglyphs, rock carvings made by prehistoric people, preserved for the future.
Return to Tashkent after lunch. Drop off at the hotel.