Winter jeep tour of Altai

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 are an unusual and fascinating sight of the winter Altai. In this tour, we have combined wildlife and reasonable comfort. In 8 days Altai will forever remain in your heart.

Location

Gorno-Altaysk
from
US$ 1 559
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Duration
8 Days
7 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 23 – 30 Nov
    • 30 Nov – 7 Dec
    • 7 – 14 Dec
    • 14 – 21 Dec
    • 11 – 18 Jan, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    5 nights
  • or
    Hotel, Guest House
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 9 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

Amazing places of Altai
We will visit Patmos Island, the Church of the Apostle John the Theologian, the Karakol nature Park "Uch Enmek", the Uymon valley, the Turgunda tract and much more
Mysterious ancient culture
We will see the petroglyphs of the Kalbak-Tash tract and visit the museums of the Old Believers in the village of Verh-Uymon and N.K. Roerich
Sledging adventures
We will transfer to snowmobiles with sleds and go to Nizhnemultinsky Lake

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Gorno-Altaysk – Swan Lake – Ust-Koksa

    Meeting with guides at the airport of Gorno-Altaisk, check-in at a cafe for breakfast. 

    Next, we will drive to Lake Svetloye, where the Swan Reserve is located. 

    This is one of the unique phenomena that can be observed only in winter – huge flocks of swans arriving for the winter to a non-freezing lake in the Altai Territory. 

    You can listen to the continuous chirping of swans, try to understand what they are talking about, and at the same time feed them. 

    Then we go to Ust-Koksa. 

    Along the way, we will overcome 4 mountain passes: Chiket-Aman, Yabogan, Kirlyk and Gromotukhinsky, stop for lunch in the village of Ust-Kan, and in the evening we will reach the final point – the village of Ust-Koksa. 

    Overnight at the hotel.

    Length: by car – 570 km, on foot – 1.5 km.

    Meals: dinner.

  • Day 2 - Tour of the Uimon Valley to Turgunda
  • Day 3 - The Multin Lakes
  • Day 4 - Aktash. Uch-Enmek
  • Day 5 - Red Gate, Geyser Lake and Altai Mars/Katu-Yaryk
  • Day 6 - S. Chemal. Bison nursery
  • Day 7 - O. Patmos. Katun's Blue Eyes. Cuffs
  • Day 8 - Departure
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    5 nights
  • or
    Hotel, Guest House
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+

According to the program, 2-bed accommodation in hotels is planned.

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

  • for a group of 2 people or more – 137,100 rubles.;
  • The surcharge for single occupancy is 21,700 rubles.

The route is designed for a driver guide and 2-3 passengers in the car.

Mini-hotel "Chemalskoye podvorye" 1 night

It is located in the village of Chemal. It offers a terrace, a restaurant, a tour desk and free Wi-Fi in all areas. Room service is available. Guests can book family rooms.

Each room here will provide you with a wardrobe, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom.

A la carte breakfast is served daily at the Chemalskoye Podvorye Mini-Hotel.

An array of activities can be enjoyed in Chemal Village and its surroundings, including hiking.

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Rasul Hotel or Guest house "Like at home" 2 nights
Altair Eco-Hotel 3 nights
Mini-hotel "Lyubimiy" 1 night

Tour conditions

Group
up to 9 tourists
Minimum age
10 years old
Duration
8 days 7 nights
Group meets at
Gorno-Altaysk

Included in price

  • meals: breakfast, welcome dinner on the day of arrival, picnic lunch on the 3rd day;
  • program maintenance;
  • services of guide drivers;
  • accommodation in hotels and camp sites according to the program in 2-bed rooms with amenities;
  • entrance tickets to museums;
  • guided tours according to the program;
  • recreational fees;
  • Land Cruiser 100 car rental;
  • gasoline costs;
  • rent a snowmobile with a sleigh.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Gorno-Altaysk and back;
  • meals not specified in the program;
  • lunches at the cafe on the way, dinners;
  • tips for guides;
  • bathhouse.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • PASSPORT!
  • down jacket 
  • valenki or other warm shoes
  • insulated ski suit
  • a set of warm thermal underwear
  • thermos
  • a small backpack for radial exits
  • a warm hat
  • cotton gloves and warm mittens- gloves
  • wool sweater
  • T-shirts 2-3 pieces
  • wool socks 2 pairs
  • socks are thin 3-4 pairs
  • personal hygiene items
  • medicines: corn patches, bandage, elastic bandage, iodine, painkillers, for colds
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Dates and Prices

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  • from US$ 1 559
    23 – 30 Nov 8 days 7 nights
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  • from US$ 1 559
    30 Nov – 7 Dec 8 days 7 nights
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    7 – 14 Dec 8 days 7 nights
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  • from US$ 1 559
    14 – 21 Dec 8 days 7 nights
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  • from US$ 1 559
    11 – 18 Jan, 2025 8 days 7 nights
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