Adventures in Altai

In this tour, you will try your hand at various types of recreation, break away from civilization and choose which type of tourism suits you best. 

On the water part of the route, you will have a boat trip on Lake Teletskoye and excursions to beautiful waterfalls, as well as an exciting rafting trip. And on foot you will go to the amazing Stone mushrooms and the largest waterfall in Altai.

The equestrian section will give you the opportunity to try yourself in equestrian tourism by making radial exits to the most beautiful lakes and to the observation peaks.

In combination with active recreation, the tour has a rich excursion program, gorgeous panoramas of Altai and ancient burial mounds.

Location

Manzherok village
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Duration
10 Days
9 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 14 – 23 Jun
    • 21 – 30 Jun
    • 28 Jun – 7 Jul
    • 5 – 14 Jul
    • 12 – 21 Jul
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Accommodation
  • Tent
    9 nights
Comfort
  • Basic
  • Basic+
Difficulty
Challenging
Does not require special skills, but tourists must be physically fit: expeditions, long rafting, etc.
Group
Up to 15 people
Minimum age
14 years old
Maximum weight of the tourist
100 kg
Group meet at
Manzherok village
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Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

A refreshing boat trip
We will take a water-powered tour of Lake Teletskoye
The largest waterfall in Altai
We will take a walking tour to the Uchar waterfall
Horseback riding
We will take a three-day horse riding tour of the Ulagan Highlands
Rafting
We will become conquerors of white water by passing the middle section of the Katun River with rapids up to the 4th category of difficulty

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Tourist complex "Taezhnik" – S.Artybash

    Check-in at the Taezhnik eco-hotel.

    For those who have chosen Gorno-Altaysk, the capital of our Republic, as the arrival city, there is a meeting at the airport (group transfer, for an additional fee.you can order an individual fee, or use a taxi service). 

    Breakfast in the restaurant of the eco-hotel Taezhnik for those who arrive before 10:45. 

    Check-in in yurts located on the territory of the eco-hotel Taezhnik for 2-3 people, shower and toilet on site (single-bed accommodation in yurts is not provided). 

    For an additional fee, you can stay in the rooms of the eco-hotel Taezhnik, upon their availability. 

    Gathering of the group, including those who arrived after 11:00.

    At 13:00 – lunch at the restaurant of the eco-hotel Taezhnik. 

    After lunch, a walking tour to Mount Cherepan, which is located above the eco-hotel and on the banks of the Katun River to the monument to Shishkov. 

    Rest, free time. 

    Dinner at the restaurant of the eco-hotel Taezhnik from 19:00 to 20:00.

    After dinner, an evening of acquaintances around the campfire.

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  • Day 2 - Water-powered tour of Lake Teletskoye. Excursion to the Korbu waterfall. Stone mushrooms
  • Day 3 - Walking tour to the largest cascading waterfall Uchar
  • Day 4 - Excursion to the Pazyryk mounds. Ascent to the Ulagan pass
  • Day 5 - Horseback riding to Sorolukel Lake
  • Day 6 - Equestrian radial exit to the observation peak of the Aigulak ridge
  • Day 7 - The way back to the Altai-Erine parking lot. Ulagan pass. The Red Gate
  • Day 8 - Rafting R.B.Yaloman – Ilgumen threshold – Generalskaya Polyana
  • Day 9 - Generalskaya Polyana – The mouth of the Kayancha River
  • Day 10 - Kayancha - Kuyus river rafting. Transfer to the Taezhnik railway station. Exit
Difficulty
Does not require special skills, but tourists must be physically fit: expeditions, long rafting, etc.
Tour organizer's comments

The route is of medium difficulty, for people with good physical fitness, suitable for family holidays with children from 14 years old, age restrictions up to 60 years old, exceptions are possible on an individual basis when providing a doctor's certificate with permission to engage in active sports.

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Tent
    9 nights
Comfort
  • Basic
  • Basic+

The tour provides accommodation in tents along the route.

For single accommodation in a tent, the cost of the tour is 83,000 rubles.

Tents 9 nights

The tour provides accommodation in tents along the route and in tents on the territories of camp sites.

Tour conditions

Group
up to 15 tourists
Minimum age
14 years old
Maximum weight of the tourist
100 kg
Duration
10 days 9 nights
Group meets at
Manzherok village

Included in price

  • three meals a day (in a cafe, plus a snack at the radial exits, on the active part of the route (horse and water), hot meals are prepared by guides at the campfire);
  • transportation, according to the tour program;
  • payment for tent camps;
  • sauna according to the tour program;
  • boat rental on Lake Teletskoye;
  • the work of instructors;
  • the work of water tourism instructors;
  • payment of fees for visiting sightseeing sites (in accordance with the tour program);
  • horse rental;
  • dropping off things on a UAZ car (to Lake.Sorolukel and back);
  • equipment rental (tent , travel mat, sleeping bag, UGC raincoat. Rafting equipment: life jacket, wetsuit, water socks, helmet, paddle, dry bag(waterproof bag for personal belongings);
  • accident insurance and medical insurance.

Paid extra

  • air-railway tickets to Novosibirsk, Barnaul, Gorno-Altaysk and back;
  • delivery to the Taezhnik tourist complex and back, except for group transfer from Gorno-Altaisk airport;
  • tick insurance, the cost of insurance is 400.00 rubles, the validity period is 1 year. it is issued and paid in advance;
  • accommodation before and after the start of the tour.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

1. A backpack (up to 40 liters), a suitcase or a large travel bag, that is, something in which it is convenient to carry things to the base, special means are issued on the route for transporting things – an archimak (saddlebag) and a drive bag.
2. Hiking shoes, preferably boots, which can be leather, rubber, or birch, the main thing is that they do not get wet and cover the boot from rubbing against the stirrup strap (putlishche) or high boots.
3. Running shoes or trekking boots for radial exits. Avoid new shoes that are not worn out.
4. Replacement shoes for camping (slates).
5. Comfortable clothing for horse crossings and radial pedestrian crossings – sweatpants that do not restrict movement, made of lightweight quick-drying material, without rough internal seams, a shirt or a long-sleeve T-shirt. A windbreaker made of thick material. A suit for hunters or fishermen, or something similar, is suitable, the main thing is that it is comfortable and does not rustle.
6. A set of clothes for recreation in the camp – trousers, shirt, shorts, T-shirt.
7. A warm sweater.
8. Warm jacket (synthetic or down jacket).
9. A warm hat (fleece or wool).
10. Cap or panama hat.
11. Gloves (even simple cotton ones will do).
12. Socks – 2-3 pairs of cotton or linen, 2 pairs of wool.
13. A waterproof raincoat or suit that can withstand heavy rain. On the equestrian route, an UGC (Combined Arms Protective Kit) is issued to protect against rain – a long rubber raincoat with a hood.
14. Bathing suit.
15. Toilet and hygiene supplies. Including hygienic lipstick and sunscreen with a high protection factor.
16. Sunglasses that protect the eyes from ultraviolet rays in the mountains.
17. A small flashlight (headlamp).
18. Individual medicines.
19. A small water flask. You can use a plastic bottle with a capacity of 0.5 liters.
20. A camera or video camera (optional) with hermetically sealed packaging.
21. Tourist seat (hob).
22. Personal tableware (plate, spoon, mug).

For the convenience of packaging, it is recommended to have small bags or garbage bags, and for additional splash protection of things and protection from dirt in archimacs, we recommend having dense plastic bags with a volume of 160-180 liters in the amount of 4 pieces.

Towel.

Additionally for the water part:

  1. Sneakers, sneakers (one size larger for hydro socks) or special alloy shoes;
  2. Thermal underwear or khb T-shirt and shorts under a wetsuit.

The camera and movie camera must have special sealed boxes or sealed packaging.

The requirement for a set of personal items. Nothing superfluous or sharp (without appropriate packages that can damage the hermetic packaging). For the convenience of packaging and additional splash protection, we recommend having plastic bags.

On the water route, the following are issued: sleeping bag, tent, wetsuit, splash-proof suit, water socks, life jacket, helmet.

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Dates and Prices

  • US$ 887
    14 – 23 Jun 10 days 9 nights
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    21 – 30 Jun 10 days 9 nights
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    28 Jun – 7 Jul 10 days 9 nights
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    12 – 21 Jul 10 days 9 nights
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