Jeep tour of Altai with trekking to Uchar waterfall

Altai is a surprisingly interesting region of Russia. It attracts with its mystery, antiquity, nature and remoteness. The highest mountains, snow–white glaciers, incredibly beautiful lakes, spacious valleys, mountain passes - all this is Altai. In this tour, we have combined wildlife and reasonable comfort. In 8 days Altai will forever remain in your heart.

Location

Gorno-Altaysk
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US$ 1 535
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Duration
8 Days
7 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 21 – 28 Jul
    • 28 Jul – 4 Aug
    • 4 – 11 Aug
    • 11 – 18 Aug
    • 18 – 25 Aug
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Accommodation
  • Camp Site
    7 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
  • Midscale
Difficulty
Moderate
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers
Group
Up to 15 people
Minimum age
10 years old
Group meet at
Gorno-Altaysk
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Local traditions and history
We will get acquainted with the traditional housing of the indigenous Altaians, as well as see the largest collection of petroglyphs in Siberia
A miracle of nature
We will see the unreal landscapes of Altai Mars and the turquoise Geyser Lake
A real off-road adventure
We will make a jeep ascent to an altitude of more than 3,000 meters above sea level. There are stunning views from the top
Hiking to Uchar Waterfall
Uchar is waiting for us – the largest cascading waterfall in the Altai Mountains, its fall height is about 160 meters
Getting to know Lake Teletskoye
We will take a ferry ride with cars from the south to the north of Lake Teletskoye.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Gorno-Altaisk – Chibit

    Meeting with guides at Gorno-Altaisk airport at 10:00.

    Transfer to the village of Chibit.

    On the way, we will visit the Karakol Nature Park "Uch Enmek".

    Let's get acquainted with the traditional dwelling of the Altai people – the village.

    During the tour, you will get acquainted with various types of traditional housing of the Altai indigenous people, as well as its internal material and spiritual components.

    After that, we will go to the largest collection of petroglyphs in Siberia, Kalbak-tash.

    The whole way of life of ancient people is shown on the rocks.

    The age is 1000-5000 years old.

    We will also make a stop at the confluence of the Chuya and Katun rivers.

    Length: auto – 325 km.
    Meals included: dinner. Meals on the way – on your own, at your own expense.

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  • Day 2 - Chibit – Mars – Chibit
  • Day 3 - Chibit – Aktau repeater – Chibit
  • Day 4 - Chulyshman
  • Day 5 - Trekking to Uchar Waterfall
  • Day 6 - Stone mushrooms – Teletskoye Lake – Artybash
  • Day 7 - Artybash – Chemal
  • Day 8 - Chemal – Gorno-Altaysk
Difficulty
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers
Tour organizer's comments

The length of the active part: 1545 km by car, 27 km (on foot).

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Camp Site
    7 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
  • Midscale

The tour provides 2-bed accommodation in hotels in rooms with in-room amenities (5 nights), and at camp sites in cabins with on-site amenities (2 nights) (along the route: Chemal, Chibit/Aktash, Chulyshman Valley, Artybash).

Surcharge for single occupancy: 24,500 rubles/person;

Hotels/camp sites along the route 7 nights

Approximate placement options or similar:

  • in Chibit/The actor is a nomad, or Rasul, or the hotel "Like at home";
  • In the Chulyshman valley – camping Stone Mushrooms or Chulyshman;
  • in Artybash there is a mountain lake, Altyn-Kel;
  • In Chemale – Royal Comfort, Chemale farmstead.
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Tour conditions

Group
up to 15 tourists
Minimum age
10 years old
Duration
8 days 7 nights
Group meets at
Gorno-Altaysk

Included in price

  • meals specified in the program (welcome dinner on day 1, breakfast from day 2);
  • program maintenance;
  • services of guide drivers;
  • accommodation in hotels in rooms with in-room amenities (5 nights), and at camp sites in cabins with on-site amenities (2 nights) 2-bed accommodation;
  • entrance tickets to museums, excursions, etc.;
  • recreational fees;
  • Land Cruiser 100 car rental;
  • the cost of gasoline.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Gorno-Altaysk and back;
  • meals not specified in the tour program;
  • tips for guides;
  • bathhouse.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • a warm jacket;
  • waterproof clothing (raincoat, jacket, trousers);
  • trekking boots;
  • open sandals for trekking (depending on the weather);
  • sneakers and slates (light slippers);
  • trekking poles (optional);
  • boots (preferably made of polyurethane foam, depending on the weather);
  • a warm tracksuit and a warm hat;
  • cotton gloves;
  • T-shirts 2-3 pcs.;
  • shorts;
  • wool socks;
  • socks are thin 3-4 pairs;
  • a sun hat;
  • sunglasses and cream;
  • swimsuit / swimming trunks;
  • towel;
  • lantern;
  • personal hygiene items;
  • medicines: corn patches, bandage, elastic bandage, iodine, painkillers, for colds.
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Dates and Prices

  • Individual dates available on request
    1 Jun – 30 Aug
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  • US$ 1 535
    21 – 28 Jul 8 days 7 nights
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  • US$ 1 535
    28 Jul – 4 Aug 8 days 7 nights
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  • US$ 1 535
    4 – 11 Aug 8 days 7 nights
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  • US$ 1 535
    11 – 18 Aug 8 days 7 nights
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  • US$ 1 535
    18 – 25 Aug 8 days 7 nights
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