This tour perfectly suits people who would like to see everything at once! We will see diverse Altai during this itinerary! We will visit steppe lands and will go through the steepest passes Chike-Taman, Ulagansky, Katu-Yarykand etc. We will go along the main waterways of Altai – the Katun, the Chuya, the Chulyshman. You will see the biggest lake – Teletskoe and the most powerful waterfalls Chulchinsky and Curcuru. You will learn a culture and a way of life of natives. We’ll visit the homeland of V.M. Shukshin in the Altai region. You’ll see mysteries of dungeon of Denis’s cave. Tourists will have a look at ancient rock engravings of natural boundary Kalbaktash and many different historical sites. You’ll admire ice of the North-Chuyskiy range in Alpine camp Aktru. After this journey you will have something to remember after years pass!
We go by off road cars Mitsubishi Delica D5 (leather interior, two TV sets, two air conditioners etc) and Toyota Land Cruiser cars. Horse riding, rafting on the rivers Chuya, Chulyshman, Bashkaus and climbing are optional. You can also learn more about culture of native Attains.
This tour is the best choice for photographic and video outdoor shooting. The equipment allows to charge batteries and electronics. Besides the itinerary is flexible and can be changed any moment.
Professional guides and cooks are provided.
Группу сопровождают гиды и профессиональный повар.
|The 1st day
|Meeting at the airport or at the railroad station. Transportation Barnaul – Cherny Anuy, distance is 350 km. Break for lunch in Srostki village, homeland of V. Shukshin. Excursion in Denis’s cave. Local sightseeing. Dinner. Camping on a bank of the Anuy river.
|The 2nd day
|The Anuy river – Chibit village (370km). We go further after a breakfast along an earth-road, then along the federal highway M52 (Chuyskiy highway). We acan admire different sights along all the itinerary. We will see the most beautiful pass Chike-Taman, take some photos near confluence of the Chuya and the Katun. Camping in the evening on a bank of the Chuya. Accommodation at tour base is optional. Rafting on the Chuya is optional.
|The 3d day
|Transportation to a valley of the Aktru river. Breakfast. Moving to the next stop in the Aktru valley, then changing to UAZ or URAL and transportation to Alpine camp. Visit of a mountain glacier - Maly Aktru.
|The 4th day
|Breakfast. Trekking to Goluboe lake (Blue Lake) 5-6 hours. The path goes through glacier in some places. Returning in Kurai.
|The 5th day
|Transportation to the Chuyskaya steppe. Visit of Beltir village which was destroyed by earthquake in 2003. Transportation to the epicentrum of earth quake in a valley of the Taldura river. Big camel herds live here. Transportation to Kosh-Agach. Overnight. Dinner.
|The 6th day
|Transportation to a valley of the Chulyshman. This exciting trip to the Ulagansky high plateau through the Red Gate, Dead lakes, alpine meadows, through Ulagansky pass, will take all day. You will see the Pazyryk burial mounds, the Katu-Yaryk pass. Rise height of the mountain pass is more than 800 meters from the river Chulyshman. You will admire a magnificent view of the Chulyshman river valley. Overnight on the river banks in tents
|The 7th day
|Excursion to the Kurkure waterfall (5 km). Transportation to the mouth of the Chulcha. Excursion to the mushroom rocks. Overnight in tents.
|The 8th day
|Trekking to the Chulcha waterfall, 16 km, 8 hours. It is one of the most beautiful cascade waterfalls in Altai. The Chulcha, which cascades are about 160 meters, falls down and beats against the huge stones in the mouth of the Chlcha river. Trekking distances 8 km one way and 8 km back. Breaks for lunch. Transportation to the Southern part of the Teletskoe lake. Overnight in tents. Accommodation at tourist camp is optional. Dinner.
|The 9th day
|Transportation by a motor boat to the Northern part of the Teletskoe lake (70km). Visit of the Korbu waterfall on the way. Accommodation at tourist camp. Farewell dinner.
|The 10th day
|Transportation in Barnaul
100 000 rub (not less than 4 people)
Prepayment 20% not later than 30 days before beginning of the tour. The full amount is due on the first day of the tour at the latest
In case of refusal from the tour within 7 days before its beginning, the deposit won’t be returned
The length of the tour
- Auto – 2000 km
- Motor boat – 70 km
The temperature +10- +30 precipitations are possible
Tour Price includes
- Transport: all transfers according to the program
- a 3-course meal
- Professional guides, cookers
- Motor boat lease
- Transportation over the Chulyshman river
- Lease of places for the tents at the tour bases
- Medical insurance
Tour Price doesn’t include
- Alcohol drinks
- Accommodation in hotel and tourists complexes
- Personal expenses
Each participant should have sports bag, shoes and wetsuit, windproof suit, jogging suit, raincoat, a couple of T-shirts, thermal underwear, sweater, jogging shoes, three - four pairs of socks, caps, sunglasses, swimsuit, shorts or tights, personal hygiene items, cameras, torch, specific medications, etc.
- Professional Cooking is provided. Only fresh vegetables are used.
- Equipment, setting of camps (fire pits, tents, tables) are provided by guides.
- The schedule of the tour can be changed in accordance with group requests before the beginning of the tour