New Year's trip to Altai

Let's celebrate the most unforgettable New Year in the geo dome in the snowy Altai Mountains! A chamber atmosphere, a small friendly company, a Christmas tree decorated right in the forest, fragrant mulled wine, a wish fulfillment ceremony by a blazing campfire, hundreds of shooting stars and a hot bath. 

You will find: frozen waterfalls, blue lakes, ancient sanctuaries, a trip to the legendary Katu-Yaryk pass and the Chui tract, acquaintance with rock paintings, visiting places of power, ethnography of Altai.

Location

Altai Republic, Gorno-Altaisk
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Duration
5 Days
4 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 30 Dec, 2024 – 3 Jan, 2025
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Accommodation
  • Hotel
    5 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 18 people
Minimum age
8 years old
Group meet at
Altai Republic, Gorno-Altaisk
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Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Bison Reserve
We will see these majestic animals very close and treat them to apples
A Place of Power
We will visit the confluence and confrontation of two stormy rivers – Chuya and Katuni
From the Stone Age to the present day
We will take a tour of the Kalbak-Tash rock art complex, where over 5,000 petroglyphs have been preserved
Cozy New Year in nature
We will decorate the Altai forest Christmas tree and arrange a barbecue in the forest with warming mulled wine, exchange gifts

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Meeting. The bison reserve. The Seminsky pass. Chike-Taman Pass. Ilgumen rapids

    08:35-09:30 Meeting at the airport of Gorno-Altaisk. 

    09:30-10:30 Transfer. 

    10:30-11:30 Stop for breakfast at a cafe. 

    Today we are moving to the Ulagan district of Altai. 

    On the way, you will visit the Bison Sanctuary, where 48 bison live (this animal species is on the verge of extinction). 

    You will be able to see these majestic animals and treat them to apples. 

    Next, our road will lie through the Seminsky Pass (1717 m), where the Olympic Reserve biathlon base and a large souvenir market are located.

    Lunch (extra charge). 

    Visit the charming Chike-Taman pass. 

    A walk to the Ilgumen rapids. 

    Check-in at the campsite "River lands" or similar.

    Dinner at the cafe. 

    • Excursions: 1. Bison reserve; 2. Ilgumen rapids.
    • Accommodation: hotel "River lands", double room, shower and toilet in the room.
    • Meals included: breakfast, dinner.
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  • Day 2 - Shirlak Waterfall. The Kalbak-Tash rock art complex. New Year's Eve celebration in geokupol
  • Day 3 - Geyser lake. Panorama of the North Chui ridge
  • Day 4 - The Pazyryk mounds. Chulyshman River Valley
  • Day 5 - The Chuisky tract. Uch Enmek Nature Park. Arrival in Gorno-Altaysk
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    5 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale

The tour includes accommodation at the Riverlands Hotel or similar.

The surcharge for single room accommodation is 15,000 rubles.

The possible placement options are presented below. Please specify the name of the campsite when booking.

Hotel "River Lands" or similar 4 nights

The River Lands Hotel is located in the village of Aktash.

All conditions for a comfortable stay are created here — there is a refrigerator, a hairdryer, a terrace.

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Igman Hotel 1 night

Tour conditions

Group
up to 18 tourists
Minimum age
8 years old
Duration
5 days 4 nights
Group meets at
Altai Republic, Gorno-Altaisk

Included in price

  • transfer from the meeting city and back;
  • meals – 4 breakfasts, 4 dinners;
  • accommodation at the hotel "River Lands" – 4 nights.
  • accommodation at the Igman Hotel – 1 night
  • guided tours according to the tour program + entrance tickets;
  • the work of guides and organizers.

Paid extra

  • flights to Gorno-Altaisk and back;
  • meals (lunches) – the average check is 750-1200 rubles.;
  • banquet dinner – 4,000 rubles.

It's important to know

Are plane tickets included in the tour price?

Air and railway tickets are not included in the price of the tour. You can purchase them yourself or contact us for help.

Is insurance included in the price of the tour?
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Dates and Prices

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  • US$ 608
    30 Dec, 2024 – 3 Jan, 2025 5 days 4 nights
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