Altai circumnavigation

A juicy tour in which you will make a circle around the Golden Ring of Altai. Drive along the beautiful Chui highway, through the Katu-Yaryk pass to the Chulyshman Valley, and then take a cruise along Lake Teletskoye from south to north. We will travel by bus, then by prepared cars, by boat through the entire Teletskoye Lake and again by bus.

As part of a small friendly group, you will see stunning panoramas of the North Chui ridge with its snow-capped peaks, colorful mountains of Altai Mars, the incomparable Kurkure waterfall and a local phenomenon – Stone mushrooms constantly growing from the ground.

Picnics with wonderful views, invigorating walks, campfire gatherings and the Altai bathhouse are waiting for you.

Location

Gorno-Altaysk / Novosibirsk / Novokuznetsk / Kemerovo
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Duration
6 Days
5 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 20 – 25 Jun
    • 18 – 23 Jul
    • 8 – 13 Aug
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Accommodation
  • Camp Site
    4 nights
  • Hotel
    1 night
Comfort
  • Midscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 12 people
Minimum age
7 years old
Group meet at
Gorno-Altaysk / Novosibirsk / Novokuznetsk / Kemerovo
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Teletskoye Lake Cruise
We will take a boat cruise, swim in the waterfall of 40 sins and see the Stone Monkey
Spiritual recreation in the Altai countryside
We are waiting for a barbecue by the campfire, picnics in nature and a hot Siberian bathhouse
Mini-hike through the Tavdinsky caves
We are waiting for a small caving route, legends and humor of local guides
Martian Mountains
It's like being transported to another planet and taking fantastic photos!

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Lower Katun

    9:00 Meeting of tourists from other regions at the airport of Gorno-Altaisk.

    9:30 a.m. Breakfast at the cafe.

    Then we go on a mini-hike through the Tavda caves, where unusual views, legends and humor of local guides await us. 

    12:00 Trekking to Kamyshlinsky waterfall on the swinging bridge over the Katun River and along the eco-trail through the forest, those who wish can go back on motorboats (paid separately).

    14:00 Check-in at the store and check-in at the hotel. 

    Rest, walking. 

    19:00 barbecue, dating evening (cooking together).

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  • Day 2 - Chuisky tract and Altai Mars
  • Day 3 - Chulyshman Valley
  • Day 4 - Rest at Chulyshman or trekking to Uchar waterfall on request
  • Day 5 - Stone mushrooms and Lake Teletskoye
  • Day 6 - Mount Kokuya. Departure
Difficulty
For any person
Tour organizer's comments

The difficulty is basic, a lot of hiking, no special training is required.

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Camp Site
    4 nights
  • Hotel
    1 night
Comfort
  • Midscale

The tour provides accommodation in hotels and recreation centers.

Check the accommodation options for a specific date with the manager when booking. The possible options are presented below.

Accommodation for 2-3 people in a room. Single occupancy is not possible. Perhaps an additional one. place.

The base "Traveler of Altai" 1 night
Ready to move in: houses with a double bed, houses with single beds. Each house has a sofa.
Accommodation: 2-3 people. 
  • shower, toilet, sink;
  • fan;
  • sofa;
  • TV;
  • electric kettle;
  • Wi-Fi;
  • panoramic window;
  • a yurt with a local Turkic flavor;
  • The Katun River is 50-100 meters away.;
  • the kitchen is summer.
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Recreation center "Zeleny Kolobok" 1 night
Recreation center "Stone mushrooms" 2 nights
Altyn-Kel Hotel 1 night

Tour conditions

Group
up to 12 tourists
Minimum age
7 years old
Duration
6 days 5 nights
Group meets at
Gorno-Altaysk / Novosibirsk / Novokuznetsk / Kemerovo

Included in price

  • bus transfer;
  • transfer by cross-country vehicles;
  • boat cruise;
  • accommodation at recreation centers and hotels;
  • the whole excursion program;
  • all entrance tickets;
  • breakfast;
  • barbecue on the day of arrival (we cook together);
  • sauna for the company for 3 days;
  • accident insurance.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Gorno-Altaysk/ Novosibirsk and back;
  • lunches and dinners – the average check is 700 rubles.;
  • motor rafting on Katun – 600 rubles/person.;
  • hike to the Uchar waterfall – 3,000 rubles/person.;
  • jeep tour at dawn – 3,000 rubles/person.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • documents: passport, medical policy, tick insurance (if available);
  • a small backpack for carrying small items (water bottles, napkins, etc.);
  • trekking shoes;
  • socks, preferably cotton, at least 2-3 pairs;
  • warm clothes (sweatshirt or sweater, beanie, thermal underwear, etc.);
  • comfortable outerwear that does not restrict movement, windproof windbreaker, raincoat;
  • headdress (cap, hat, bandana, etc.);
  • sunglasses and sun protection products with a high degree of protection (UF 40-50);
  • lightweight T-shirts, T-shirts, shirts, including long sleeves;
  • personal hygiene products.
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Dates and Prices

  • US$ 613
    20 – 25 Jun 6 days 5 nights
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    18 – 23 Jul 6 days 5 nights
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  • US$ 613
    8 – 13 Aug 6 days 5 nights
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