Tour X-012 Heliski in mountains of the Turkestan range

Specialization– Mountain skiing


Location: This tour is held on Zaamin, Turkestan range, Djizak region, Republic of Uzbekistan.


Durationis 7 days


Best timeto travel is January the 10th to March the 30th


Group size.This adventure travel holiday is generally limited to a maximum 14 people, not including any trek leaders or journalists. We feel that larger group sizes have an adverse for the natural environments and cultures.


The way to Zaamin from the capital of Uzbekistan, the city of Tashkent, lies to the south along large Uzbek highway about 260 km. Geographical location of Zaamin – Nortern slops of the Turkestan range of the Pamiro – Alay circuit. Extent and steepness of these slops are different, from extreme steep slopes to slopes of medium steepness turning to plateau. Our guides will find you suitable ways for descents in different parts of Turkestanskiy range in regard to snowy cover, and level of you preparation. Short flights under the circumstances of choosing descents will save your money and time. A helicopter will drop you to summits of 3.5 to 4.5 km over the sea level. The extent of your descents will be three to five km. You will make 7-10 descents on virgin snow a day, flying from one area to another. You will stay at Zaamin Hotel, situated in Zaamin gorge, 80 km from administrative Djizak city, on the altitude of 1700 m. Helicopter platform is 100 meters from Hotel.



Day 1.Arrive Tashkent. Met at the international airport. Transfer to the high mountain tourist centre “Zaamin” with the hotel of the same name. Accommodation in this mountain hotel. Preparation of the equipment necessary for skiing in the mountains.

Days 2-5.Mountain-skiing descents along the slopes of different steepness, difficulty and extent. Ascents on summits, mountain ranges by a helicopter MI-8 MTV.  

Day 6.Skiing until noon. Afternoon transfer to Tashkent. Check in a hotel. Dinner.

Day 7.Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the international airport. Depart Tashkent.



Tashkent– Zaamin and back – on a comfortable bus



Tashkent– a hotel

Zaamin – the hotel



3 meals a day in the city

on days of skiing  – additional dry ration and soft drinks.


The price quoted for this programme includes the following:

transfers to and from airports, A/C transportation

double/twin sharing accommodation on B&B basis with private bath or shower in each hotel of different category  

All meals (FB)

national guide (escort) speaking your native language and accompanying you for the entire itinerary

visa invitation letter (visa authorisation letter)

license fees

guides for skiing to accompany group within descents

radio communication

13 hrs. of taking a helicopter MI8MTV according to the programme

operation of a petrol tanker

parking and guarding of the helicopter


Fitness– This adventure travel holiday is suitable for anyone who is in good health and enjoys a fair level of fitness. A little adventures. Sports spirit. Experience in skiing on virgin snow is required.


The price excludes the following:


Single supplement charge

Travel Insurance


Items of a personal nature, such as laundry, drinks, etc.