Chimgan entered the top 10 most popular ski resorts in the CIS
Chimgan ski resort was included in the top 10 most popular ski areas for Russians in the CIS countries, which are available to everyone who wants to spend their holidays actively! The rating was compiled on the basis of information from RoomGuru.ru service, with the help of which Russian tourists book hotels and apartments. Reservation data is based on the period of New Year holidays from December 30, 2018 to January 8, 2019.
Chimgan ski resort took the 8th line in the ranking. And according to the skiers themselves it is in Chimgan the most slippery snow coating, which provides excellent sliding.
For information: Chimgan ski resort is located 85 km from the capital of Uzbekistan – Tashkent, on the spur of Chatkal Ridge of Tien Shan Mountains at the height of 1600 m. The highest point of the slope is at an altitude of 3309 m. There are easy ski tracks for both beginners and skilled skiers. Skiing season lasts from mid-December to mid-March. The slopes are equipped with rope tows and chairlifts, as well as ski tows. According to the rating, the daily budget for staying in Chimgan is $48 (this includes the average price for a night in a hotel or an apartment, dinner at a local cafe, and a ski pass).
I should say that people come to Chimgan not only to go skiing, but also just to relax, because the mountain air is useful to all. In addition to the fact that the resort area is well equipped for skiers, it is also famous for its surroundings. Not far from the resort there is a place called Hodjikent, where you can visit the old teahouse, situated in the shade of ancient immense plane-trees, you can go to a place where there are ancient rock paintings, etc.
And of course, the lovers of outdoor activities at the ski resort can combine their activities with the cultural rest, to see the ancient cities of Uzbekistan, such as Bukhara and Samarkand, the more that the railway service, improved recently in Uzbekistan, in a few hours will take you from Tashkent to any of these cities, which certainly have something to see, what to taste (excellent Uzbek cuisine), what to buy (products of traditional craftsmen of Uzbekistan) and much more!
By the way, here you can find New Year’s tour to Uzbekistan, which will satisfy every traveler’s holiday mood, to which we can add a stay at Chimgan skiing area!