Gorny Altai. A trip to the edge of Russia

Martian mountains, panoramic landscapes and excursions to the most remote corners of Altai are only a small part of the impressions that can be obtained by visiting this incredible land. We offer you to go on an amazing journey that will surely remain in your memory for many years to come.

The tour is also available on any dates on request for groups of 7 people or more.

Location

Altai Republic, Gorno-Altaysk airport
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US$ 896
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Duration
8 Days
7 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 8 – 15 Jul
    • 29 Jul – 5 Aug
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
  • Camp Site
    5 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
Difficulty
Moderate
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers
Group
Up to 12 people
Minimum age
10 years old
Group meet at
Altai Republic, Gorno-Altaysk airport
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Alien landscapes of the Martian Mountains
Let's admire the most famous landmark of Altai – the mountains, as if transferred from some fantastic movie or even from another planet
Mysterious Geyser Lake
We will make wishes on the shore of the lake with an incredible painted pattern and take the most beautiful pictures
Fascinating Chuya meanders
Let's watch the amazing bends of the Chuya River, a silver ribbon bordering wooded hills and mountains
Horseback riding in the Alpine meadow
A real relaxation walk through a picturesque location accompanied by an experienced instructor
Fresh breath of the North Chui ridge
A piece of winter right in the middle of summer – where else will you see such an amazing combination?
Ethnographic tour with dinner
Let's get acquainted with the Telengit family, learn about the life and culture of local residents and taste the delicious national cuisine

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Moving along the Chui highway

    Meeting at the airport, gathering the group. 

    Let's go to a cafe for breakfast and get acquainted (not included in the price). 

    Today we are going to make a long trip along the most beautiful Chui highway.

    The path is long and very interesting. 

    We will use it to return back. 

    Therefore, if we do not look at something on this day, then on the last day there will be a lot of time to visit the most picturesque places.

    We will drive through two mountain passes, make stops for lunch at a trusted cafe (not included in the price).  

    We reach the hotel in the village of Kosh-Agach.

    Accommodation in comfortable rooms with amenities and with a shower. 

    Dinner and rest.

  • Day 2 - Excursion to the Tarkhatinsky megalithic complex
  • Day 3 - A journey through the highlands — passes and canyons
  • Day 4 - Outdoor recreation and horseback riding
  • Day 5 - From the Martian Mountains to the Chui Meanders and Geyser Lake
  • Day 6 - Katu-Yaryk Pass. Chulyshmanskaya valley. Ulagan Pass
  • Day 7 - The Chui tract and the confluence of the Chui and Katun rivers
  • Day 8 - Departure
Difficulty
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
  • Camp Site
    5 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale

The tour provides accommodation in comfortable rooms (3 nights), cozy houses on the riverbank among the mountains (3 nights), in a hotel in Gorno-Altaysk (1 night).

The cost of the tour for 1 person, depending on the accommodation, RUB.:

Double roomSingle roomDet. additional place
80 30097 30074 000
Hotel in Kosh-Agach village 1 night

Accommodation in comfortable rooms with amenities and with a shower.

Tourist complex in the village of Jazator 3 nights
Camp site in the village of Aktash 2 nights
Hotel in Gorno-Altaysk 1 night

Tour conditions

Group
up to 12 tourists
Minimum age
10 years old
Duration
8 days 7 nights
Group meets at
Altai Republic, Gorno-Altaysk airport

Included in price

  • accommodation in comfortable rooms (3 nights) and in cozy houses on the riverbank among the mountains (3 nights), hotel in Gorno-Altaisk (1 night);
  • meals (except lunch on the first, sixth and seventh days);
  • excursions and transfers;
  • picnics in nature;
  • ethnographic tour with dinner;
  • tour guide and information support 24/7;
  • sauna (2, 3, 4 days);
  • horse riding for 2 hours (day 4).

Paid extra

  • flights to Gorno-Altaisk and back;
  • additional days of hotel accommodation (before and after the tour);
  • meals on the first and last day of the trip;
  • additional services;
  • entrances to sightseeing sites.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • Comfortable clothes and shoes, bathing accessories, sunscreens. It is advisable to have trekking shoes.
  • The journey along the Chui tract is long, and the scenery is beautiful. Therefore, it is worth charging the cameras, preparing the necessary things, medicines, and water with you in the bus cabin.
  • If you want to stay in a single room or a superior room, you need to inform the manager about this.
  • If you want to complement your vacation with wellness at the resort, you can additionally order an appropriate voucher.
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Dates and Prices

  • Individual dates available on request
    1 Jun – 31 Aug
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  • US$ 896
    8 – 15 Jul 8 days 7 nights
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  • US$ 896
    29 Jul – 5 Aug 8 days 7 nights
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