Chimgan is a ski resort located in a mountain range named Tian Shan, near Chirchiq, Uzbekistan.
The tourist skiing complex Chimgan is located 85 km (52.8 mi) away from Tashkent, in the spurs of Chatkal Range on the height of 1,600 metres (5,249 ft), in the Western Tien Shan mountains, surrounding Tashkent from the East. There are hotel complexes and cottages in this ski center.
The main peak of the entire mountain area – Greater Chimgan (3,309 m – 10,856 ft) – looks like a peak of giant star from which, the rays of slopes, adorned by cliffy peaks disperse in all directions.
Rising higher than to 3,000 metres (9,842 ft) above the sea level, the Tien Shan mountains have the eternal blanket of snow that comes down to the mountain foot in winter.
The mountain skiing season starts in December and lasts until mid of March.
Reservoir Charvak located nearby with Chimgan mountains. Lake Charvak is a popular resort in Tashkent region and thousands of holiday makers from all over Uzbekistan and neighbouring countries visit the reservoir. Villages on the banks of Charvak such as Yusufhona, Brichmulla, Nanay, Sidjak and their surroundings offer wide range of hotels, dachas, houses and tapchans to accommodate tourists. Yusufhona is also a popular place among paragladers and provides facilities for professionals and newbies in this sport.