May in Altai. Car tour

Spring in Altai is a wonderful time. Nature wakes up, the maralnik blooms, the air is filled with freshness and a sense of euphoria, and it is a crime to stay at home during the May holidays. We invite you to an unforgettable adventure through the Altai expanses. In 5 days by jeep you will visit the most cherished and picturesque areas of the Altai Mountains – Ulagan, Kosh-Agachinsky Teletskoye Lake. Every turn of the Chuisky highway will lead you into a fairy-tale world from childhood.

Location

Gorno-Altaysk
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Duration
5 Days
4 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 28 Apr – 2 May, 2025
    • 8 – 12 May, 2025
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Accommodation
  • Guest House
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 12 people
Minimum age
7 years old
Group meet at
Gorno-Altaysk
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Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Gallery of rock paintings
We will go to the gallery of rock paintings in the open air – the Kalbak-Tash tract
Altai Mars
Fantastic landscapes excite with their cosmic colors
A unique Geyser lake
Let's look at the only Geyser lake in Altai, which tirelessly paints surreal pictures
The Pearl of Altai
A boat tour of the entire Teletskoye Lake awaits us
Stone mushrooms
Let's go out to the stone giants of Altai

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Gorno-Altaysk – village of Aktash

    Already today you will see slopes covered with maralnik, spacious valleys, cedar forests.

    The Chuisky tract will open up fantastic landscapes for you.

    On the way, we will have time to stop, admire, take pictures of the blooming maralnik.

    We will drive about 250 km, look at the Altai mountains from the Seminsky (1717 m) and Chike-Taman (1460 m) passes. 

    We will go to the gallery of rock paintings in the open air — the Kalbak-Tash tract.

    In the afternoon, the non-melting squirrels of the North Chui Ridge and the Kurkure ridge will open in front of you.

    Overnight in a cozy hotel in the village of Aktash.

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  • Day 2 - Aktash village – Chaganburgazy Visit Center
  • Day 3 - Chaganburgazy – Bayanchagan – Sarzhematy – village of Kosh-Agach
  • Day 4 - Kosh-Agach village – Aktash village – Ulagan pass – Katu-Yaryk pass – Chulyshman River valley
  • Day 5 - The valley of the Chulyshman River – Lake. Teletskoye – S. Artybash – Gorno-Altaysk
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Guest House
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale

The tour provides accommodation in warm houses and villages at camp sites along the way.

Accommodation along the route 4 nights

Placement:

  • at the hotel in the village of Aktash (1 night: 1st day);
  • on the cordon of Sailugem Park, in warm villages (1 night: 2nd day);
  • at the Kosh-Agach village hotel (1 night: 3rd day);
  • in the valley of the Chulushman river, in a warm camping (small houses with a stove) (1 night: 4th day).

Accommodation without amenities (toilet on the street, you can wash in the sauna for an additional fee.payment).

The settlement depends on the composition of the group, during the high season, the settlement takes place on a gender basis. Couples, families, etc. are taken into account whenever possible.

Individual preferences and accommodation options with partial amenities are possible when booking an individual tour. Please specify additional details when booking the tour.

Tour conditions

Group
up to 12 tourists
Minimum age
7 years old
Duration
5 days 4 nights
Group meets at
Gorno-Altaysk

Included in price

  • all transfers according to the program;
  • accommodation in warm houses and villages;
  • three meals a day;
  • guide and driver services;
  • recreational fees;
  • accident insurance and medical insurance.

Paid extra

  • ava- and railway tickets to Gorno-Altaysk and back;
  • accommodation before and after the tour;
  • meals in the cafe;
  • additional excursions not included in the program;
  • alcohol and souvenirs;
  • bathhouse.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

We provide all the necessary travel equipment, so you only need to take your personal belongings with you.

Sample list:

  • a sintepon jacket or a down jacket, even better if it is a windproof ski suit;
  • a cap;
  • pullover (warm fleece jacket);
  • track suit;
  • raincoat;
  • 3-4 pairs of socks (a pair of woolen or insulated);
  • shoes (these can be sneakers with thick hard soles or trekking boots and lighter camp shoes);
  • T-shirt (2-4 pcs.);
  • personal hygiene items;
  • photo camera;
  • video camera;
  • lantern;
  • hoba (a small karimat on an elastic band, in the vernacular a podpopnik).

It will be more convenient if you pack all this in a backpack, but if you have a suitcase, then it's not scary.

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Dates and Prices

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  • US$ 775
    28 Apr – 2 May, 2025 5 days 4 nights
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  • US$ 775
    8 – 12 May, 2025 5 days 4 nights
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