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Altai special

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Altai is a place with magnificent mountains, roaring rivers, snow white glaciers, where silver waterfalls,  bottomless lakes are born, and gray cliffs are covered with portraits of primitive people. One of the world’s delightful roads takes you to the heart of this region, where the marathon distance goes through descents of the “Taiga” forest and where locals’ hearts beat in accordance with Shaman’s drums. Many rich tour programs start here. You will see more wild places that not so many tourists can reach, stay in beautiful hotels, enjoy a dinner outside with the best views, have fun at night by the fire and surely feel this memorable atmosphere.

€1 454
€1 355
Early booking
until 01.05.2024
What’s included in the price? Submit request
Duration
8 Days
7 Nights
Dates
  • group dates
    • 14 Jun – 21 Jun
    • 22 Jun – 29 Jun
    • 27 Jun – 4 Jul
    • 5 Jul – 12 Jul
    • 13 Jul – 20 Jul
    • 21 Jul – 28 Jul
    • 29 Jul – 5 Aug
    • 6 Aug – 13 Aug
    • 14 Aug – 21 Aug
    • 22 Aug – 29 Aug
    • 30 Aug – 6 Sep
    • 7 Sep – 14 Sep
Complexity
Without exercise
Accommodation
  • Lodge
    6 Nights
  • Hotel
    1 Night
Comfort
Midscale
Group
Up to 12 people
Group meet at
Республика Алтай, Горно-Алтайск
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Main impressions

Thrilling helicopter trip

We will make a real flight in a helicopter over Katun river and the magnificent Altai mountain chains

Quad bike Safari

We will drive quads to the Mountain Krestovaya

Comfy jeeping

During the tour we will enjoy our trip sitting in a Toyota Land Cruiser

The Altai art of singing

Hear the concert of Altai throat singing from a famous Altai narrator of folk tales whose locals call Kaichi

Kazakh’s hospitality

We will be warmly welcomed with a sacramental Kazakh ceremony and serv national cuisine

Route

  • Day 1 — Group meeting, ethnomusic excursion

    Group meeting at the  airport in Gorno-Altaisk city.

    Breakfast.

    Today you will become an honored guest in the village of Askat craftsmen.

    This place has a special creative atmosphere and even the people here are special.

    This place attracts creative people from all over Russia.

    Here we will visit the Strela Gallery, where an interesting excursion will be awaiting us and even more we will take part in a concert as musicians playing unique instruments.

    Dating evening and overnight at the beautiful Woodpark eco-hotel.

    We will see: Chemalsky tract, medicinal pine forests, Katun, village of Askat masters, Strela gallery, ethnomusical excursion.

    Meals included: breakfast at the restaurant, lunch at the Chemalka hotel, dinner at the hotel.

    Transfer: Toyota Land Cruiser. 

    Distance: 130 km. by car, 3 km on foot.

  • Day 2 — Helicopter flight over the Katun river. Quad bike Safari

    Visiting the professional luxury spa complex with a steam room “Vosporenie”  in the first part of the day.

    It’ll  be a day of adventures and activities - a real helicopter flight over the Katun river and majestic mountain ridges.

    Quad bike safari.

    But that's not all, we will see one of the most spectacular and popular bridges of Altai - the Oroktoy bridge.

    This is a very powerful atmospheric place where you can walk across the bridge, take spectacular photos and admire the stormy Katun.

    We will see: Elandinsky rapids, Oroktoy bridge, helicopter ride, quad bike trip to Krestovaya.

    Meals included: breakfast at the hotel, lunch at a restaurant on the river bank, dinner at the hotel.

    Transfer: Toyota Land Cruiser. 

    Distance: 40 km. by car, 2 km on foot, 45 km. by helicopter, 12 km. go quad biking.

  • Day 3 — Chuisky tract, Chuya and Katun rivers

    Today you will ride along the most beautiful and significant road of Altai - the Chuisky tract.

    The track is considered one of the most spectacular in all over Russia and is one of the five most beautiful roads in the world according to National Geographic magazine.

    The Chusky tract runs through the most beautiful places that views will absolutely blow your mind

    Lunch with farm organic products, prepared especially for us.

    The Seminsky Pass, Chike-Taman, the confluence of the Chuya and Katun rivers, the Kalbak-Tash sanctuary, majestic boms, mountain rivers and the Katun terraces are waiting for you along the way.

    In the evening, upon arrival in the village. Aktash locals will await you with a solemn Kazakh ceremony of welcoming guests, acquaintance with the national dwelling - a yurt, as well as beshbarmak with baursaks and chak-chak.

    We will see: The Chuysky Tract, the Seminsky and Chike-Taman passes, the confluence of the Chuya and Katun, the Katun terraces, the White Bom, Kur-Kechu, the old Chuysky tract, the monument to Kolka Snegirev, the ancient Kalbak-Tash sanctuary.

    Meals included: breakfast at the hotel, lunch at Katyusha, dinner at the Ethnohouse Yurta.

    Transfer: Toyota Land Cruiser. 

    Distance: 320 km. by car, 2 km on foot.

  • Day 4 — Geyser lake (Aktash) and Altai Mars

    True nature’s miracle  awaits you - Geyser Lake.

    We will visit it early in the morning, when there are almost no visitors, so that you get the maximum pleasure from observing the most popular and photogenic lake.

    Your adventures won’t end there - you will also visit Mars.

    You will see how this fantastic place resembles the red planet.

    Here you get breathtaking photos, because you’ll want to capture every centimeter of this unique landscape.

    A full-fledged picnic lunch on the river bank, the Chui steppe and the bomb of our tour - Zhalgyz Tobe.

    We will see: Geyser lake, view point on the North-Chuysky ridge, Kurai steppe, Kuektanar metal-smelting furnaces, Chuya, Mars-1, Mars-2, Chui steppe, Zhalgyz Tobe.

    Meals included: breakfast at the hotel, lunch in nature, dinner at the Yurt Ethnohouse.

    Transfer: Toyota Land Cruiser. 

    Distance: 120 km by car, 4 km on foot.

  • Day 5 — Jeep Safari Adventure

    Today we are going to reach an ascent to a height of more than 2500 m and the Lake of Mountain Spirits.

    The road itself to these marvelous places is a spectacular adventure!

    A real jeep safari!

    The panorama from such an incredible height is breathtaking and we will surely have a picnic with these views on the mountains.

    We will visit Lake of Mountain Spirits and look out at the Chuya meanders.

    In the evening, you will enjoy a throat singing concert from eminent kaichi masters.

    We will see: Lake of Mountain Spirits, Chuya meanders.

    Meals included: breakfast at the hotel, lunch outside, dinner at the Yurt Ethnohouse.

    Transfer: Toyota Land Cruiser. 

    Distance: 40 km by car, 3 km on foot.Jeep Safari Adventure

  • Day 6 — Canyon Wolf's mouth, Emile High Plateau. Yuzhno-Chuysky Ridge

    We continue getting full of the new places energy!

    Next in line is our journey through the breathtaking Emile high-altitude plateau to the Akkol milk lake.

    Here, among the high  snow-covered ridges you will feel the true beauty and solitude.

    Stunning views will daze you and awake real delight and jubilation in your hearts.

    You will enjoy dinner at the end of the day by the fire under the stars.

    We will see: Wolf's Mouth Canyon, Emile High  Plateau, Yuzhno-Chuysky Ridge, Taldurinsky Abyss.

    Transfer: Jeep Land Cruiser. 

    Distance: about 280 km by car.

    Accommodation: Ethnohouse YURTA.

    Meals included: breakfast at the hotel, lunch in nature, dinner at the hotel.

  • Day 7 — The road back

    Today we will go on a leisurely path to the cozy complex "Berendeevka Village". 

    Farewell dinner. 

    Meals included: breakfast at the hotel, lunch at Katyusha, dinner at Berendeevka. 

    Transfer: Toyota Land Cruiser. 

    Distance: 220 km by car, 1 km on foot, 2.5 km on ski lift.

  • Day 8 — Departure

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Lodge
    6 Nights
  • Hotel
    1 Night
Comfort
Midscale

The tour involves double accommodation in cozy comfortable rooms Woodpark, Ethnohouse YURTA and a comfortable hotel near Gorno-Altaysk.

We select only hotels that have a toilet and a shower in the room.

The cost of the tour for single occupancy depends on the specific date of arrival. Check with the manager while booking.

    "Baza WOOD PARK"
    2 Nights
    Ethnohouse YURTA
    4 Nights
    Manzherok Resort Hotel
    1 Night

    Important to know

    • Personal equipment you need for the tour
    • Are plane tickets included in the tour price?
    • Which way are we going to travel ?
    • Will we have phone reception and internet access?
    • What is the weather like there?
    • Are there many mosquitoes?
    • How many people are in the group?
    • Are there any discounts?

    Altai special

    Duration
    8 Days
    7 Nights
    Group
    Up to people
    Complexity
    Without exercise
    Group meet at
    Республика Алтай, Горно-Алтайск

    Included in price

    • Group meeting at the airport and all transfers during the trip;
    • 3 meals a day during the tour (we take into account the preferences of each tourist);
    • twin accommodation in cozy comfortable rooms;
    • entrance tickets to all attractions and all excursions;
    • throat singing concert;
    • helicopter ride;
    • quad bikes;
    • 24/7 support from our team.

    Paid extra

    • plane and train tickets to Gorno-Altaisk and back.
    €1 454
    €1 355
    Early booking
    until 01.05.2024
    What’s included in the price? Submit request
    Duration
    8 Days
    7 Nights
    Dates
    • group dates
      • 14 Jun – 21 Jun
      • 22 Jun – 29 Jun
      • 27 Jun – 4 Jul
      • 5 Jul – 12 Jul
      • 13 Jul – 20 Jul
      • 21 Jul – 28 Jul
      • 29 Jul – 5 Aug
      • 6 Aug – 13 Aug
      • 14 Aug – 21 Aug
      • 22 Aug – 29 Aug
      • 30 Aug – 6 Sep
      • 7 Sep – 14 Sep
    Complexity
    Without exercise
    Accommodation
    • Lodge
      6 Nights
    • Hotel
      1 Night
    Comfort
    Midscale
    Group
    Up to 12 people
    Group meet at
    Республика Алтай, Горно-Алтайск
    The most profitable tickets to Russia

    Search for tickets of all airlines on Big Country Travel together with Aviasales!

    Search Airplane
    Together with Aviasales
    Aviasales logo
    €1 454
    €1 355
    Early booking
    until 01.05.2024
    What’s included in the price? Submit request
    Duration
    8 Days
    7 Nights
    Dates
    • group dates
      • 14 Jun – 21 Jun
      • 22 Jun – 29 Jun
      • 27 Jun – 4 Jul
      • 5 Jul – 12 Jul
      • 13 Jul – 20 Jul
      • 21 Jul – 28 Jul
      • 29 Jul – 5 Aug
      • 6 Aug – 13 Aug
      • 14 Aug – 21 Aug
      • 22 Aug – 29 Aug
      • 30 Aug – 6 Sep
      • 7 Sep – 14 Sep

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