Adventures in Altai. An abbreviated program

This tour combines invigorating hiking trips to the natural attractions of Altai, a rich excursion program, a refreshing boat trip on Lake Teletskoye and a three-day horseback riding tour of the Ulagan Highlands.

You will visit the unique valley of the Chulyshman River, take a walking tour to the Chulchinsky waterfall, better known as Uchar, and also get acquainted with the history of ancient Altai.

The extended version of the tour can be found at the link.

Location

Manzherok village
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US$ 742
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Duration
8 Days
7 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 21 – 28 Jun
    • 28 Jun – 5 Jul
    • 5 – 12 Jul
    • 12 – 19 Jul
    • 19 – 26 Jul
or
Accommodation
  • Tent
    6 nights
  • Camp Site
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Basic
Difficulty
Moderate
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers
Group
Up to 16 people
Minimum age
14 years old
Maximum weight of the tourist
100 kg
Group meet at
Manzherok village
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Hiking romance
Let's relax where there are field conditions, real tourism, campfire food and magnificent sunsets
Horse riding
Let's go on a three-day horse riding trip through the beautiful Altai
By boat on Lake Teletskoye
Let's take a ride with the breeze through the most beautiful pond
Along the Chuisky highway
We will drive along the most beautiful road in Russia and enjoy the Altai views from the window

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Taezhnik Tourist Complex

    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.For a 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.

    the car is 30 km away.

  • Day 2 - Transfer to the valley of the Chulyshman River
  • Day 3 - Walking tour to the largest cascading waterfall Uchar
  • Day 4 - Excursion to the Pazyryk mounds. Katu-Yaryk Pass
  • Day 5 - Horseback riding to Sorolukel Lake
  • Day 6 - A day's rest. Radial exit to the observation point of the Aigulak ridge
  • Day 7 - The way back to the Altai-Erine parking lot. Ulagan pass. The Red Gate
  • Day 8 - Departure
Difficulty
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers
Tour organizer's comments

The route is simple, suitable for families with children from 10 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
    6 nights
  • Camp Site
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Basic

The tour includes accommodation in tents and yurts.

For single accommodation in a tent, the cost of the tour is 68,500 rubles/person. Single occupancy in yurts is not allowed.

Tent camp 6 nights

Overnight stays in tents on the territories of tourist complexes along the route (on-site amenities) and in the field, real tourism, hiking romance and magnificent sunsets.

Yurts on the territory of the eco-hotel "Taezhnik" 2 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 16 tourists
Minimum age
14 years old
Maximum weight of the tourist
100 kg
Duration
8 days 7 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;
  • the work of instructors;
  • payment of fees for visiting sightseeing sites (in accordance with the tour program);
  • horse rental;
  • dropping off things on a UAZ car (to the lake. Sorolukel and back)
  • rental of equipment for the horse and water part (tent, travel mat, sleeping bag, raincoat). Rafting equipment: life jacket, wetsuit, water socks, helmet, paddle, dryback (waterproof bag for personal belongings).
  • accident insurance and medical insurance.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Novosibirsk/Barnaul/Gorno-Altaisk and back;
  • transfer to the Taezhnik tourist complex and back, except for a group transfer from Gorno-Altaisk airport;
  • tick insurance, the cost of insurance is 400 rubles, the validity period is 1 year.;
  • 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. A 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. Toiletries and hygiene products. 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.

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Dates and Prices

  • US$ 742
    21 – 28 Jun 8 days 7 nights
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  • US$ 742
    28 Jun – 5 Jul 8 days 7 nights
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  • US$ 742
    5 – 12 Jul 8 days 7 nights
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  • US$ 742
    12 – 19 Jul 8 days 7 nights
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  • US$ 742
    19 – 26 Jul 8 days 7 nights
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