To the Alla Askyr Lake

Lake Alla-Askyr is one of the most beautiful, mysterious and picturesque wonders of the Altai Mountains! Our way will pass through the picturesque valleys of Kuyguk and Akchan, and returning, we will admire Lake Kyrgyz, located on a high-altitude plateau. The pristine Altai nature, fresh mountain air, new friends and an indescribable sense of freedom are waiting for you. Active crossings and panoramic views from the passes will leave unforgettable impressions, and the exciting panoramas of the Katun ridge and the clear blue waters of Lake Alla-Askyr will forever remain in your heart!

Location

Novosibirsk, Barnaul
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Duration
12 Days
11 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 12 – 23 Jul
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Accommodation
  • Tent
    9 nights
Comfort
  • Basic
Difficulty
Challenging
Does not require special skills, but tourists must be physically fit: expeditions, long rafting, etc.
Group
Up to 17 people
Minimum age
12 years old
Group meet at
Novosibirsk, Barnaul
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Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

An indescribable feeling of freedom
Swimming in crystal clear mountain lakes, evenings around the campfire, new friends and new landscapes every day
Fabulous panoramas of Altai
We will admire the snowy mountains of Altai and breathe the purest mountain air
Turquoise Lake Valleys
Lakes of the Akchan Valley, the Yeshtu Valley with 30 mountain lakes, the famous Kuyguk Lake and many others

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - The beginning of the path

    Departure from Novosibirsk/Barnaul in the village of Ust-Koksa.

    Departure from Novosibirsk at 20:00.

    The place of departure is 64 Shamshin Family Street.

    Departure from Barnaul at 23:50 (local time, Moscow time +4).

    Length: by car – 875 km from Novosibirsk / 640 km from Barnaul.
    Food: on the road at your own expense.

  • Day 2 - Ust-Koksa
  • Day 3 - Kuyguk Valley
  • Day 4 - Kuyguk Pass
  • Day 5 - Spare day
  • Day 6 - The pass is harsh
  • Day 7 - Lake Alla-Askyr
  • Day 8 - Kyrgyz Lake
  • Day 9 - Akchan River
  • Day 10 - Equestrian Pass
  • Day 11 - Departure
  • Day 12 - End of the program
Difficulty
Does not require special skills, but tourists must be physically fit: expeditions, long rafting, etc.

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Tent
    9 nights
Comfort
  • Basic

The tour provides accommodation on the camping site in the village. Ust-Koksa before and after the hike (overnight in tents), as well as overnight stays in 4-person tourist tents on the active part of the route.

Tent camp 9 nights

On the camping site in the village. Ust-Koksa before and after the hike (overnight in tents), as well as overnight stays in 4-person tourist tents on the active part of the route.

Tour conditions

Group
up to 17 tourists
Minimum age
12 years old
Duration
12 days 11 nights
Group meets at
Novosibirsk, Barnaul

Included in price

  • camping equipment (tents, sleeping bags, backpacks, mats, campfire equipment, awning, first aid kit, etc.);
  • meals on the route and at the tourist complex;
  • accommodation at the tourist complex in Ust-Koksa village before and after the hike;
  • instructor-guide services;
  • packhorses for transporting food, tents and public equipment wherever possible;
  • transfer on the route, 86 km (Ust-Koksa – Multa – Maralnik – Multa – Ust-Koksa);
  • insurance with the possibility of evacuation by helicopter in case of an emergency;
  • first aid kit;
  • recreational fees.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Novosibirsk/Barnaul and back;
  • transport delivery Novosibirsk – Ust-Koksa – Novosibirsk – 8,900 rubles.;
  • transport delivery Barnaul – Ust-Koksa – Barnaul – 8,700 rubles.;
  • meals during transport delivery from Novosibirsk/Barnaul and back;
  • sauna at the tourist complex in Ust-Koksa.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  1. Documents – passport, medical policy.
  2. The money is for additional expenses (meals on the road, a sauna, souvenirs, etc.).
  3. Clothes:
    • Warm clothes: a jacket or down jacket, warm trousers (for example, with fleece lining), a warm sweater (made of wool or fleece), warm socks, gloves, a hat.
    • Raincoat or waterproof storm jacket. A fabric raincoat with taped seams or a membrane jacket will do. If you decide to take an inexpensive, oilcloth raincoat, take several pieces at once (with a margin).
    • Waterproof/windproof pants. Fabric trousers with taped seams from the "jacket/pants" kits, which are sold in hunting, fishing, tourism stores, or membrane trousers, will be suitable.
    • The main set of clothes: lightweight sweatpants for transitions, several T-shirts, underwear, several pairs of socks, a sun hat.
    • Sleepwear: a set of thermal underwear or a thin knitted set (T-shirt with sleeves and tights). A separate pair of warm socks.
  4. Shoes:
    • Trekking boots (you can wear well-worn "boots" or other high boots with a solid sole).
    • Sneakers or sneakers.
    • Slates.
  5. Personal first aid kit:
    • Medicines for specific diseases.
    • Elastic bandage.
    • Adhesive plaster (plain, white, 3-4 cm wide).
    • A sterile bandage.
    • Cold remedies.
    • Activated carbon.
  6. Miscellaneous:
    • Personal hygiene items.
    • A personal set of dishes (mug, spoon, bowl).
    • Knife.
    • Matches.
    • Lantern.
    • Dark glasses.
    • Sunscreen.
    • The "sidushka" from karimat.
  7. Optional:
    • Own sleeping bag. (the comfort temperature is not higher than -5).
    • Own backpack. (with a volume of at least 80 liters).
    • My own tent.
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Dates and Prices

  • US$ 546
    12 – 23 Jul 12 days 11 nights
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