Winter weekend in the Altai mountains

Winter in Altai is a unique time of calm nature, snow—covered taiga, snow-white mountains. Do you want to relax your soul, listen to the crackle of pine firewood in the stove, plunge into the true nature without advertising, crowds of people and gadgets?

Then we invite you to join us in this heartfelt and warm adventure!

The tour is held on any date on an individual request for groups of 5 people or more.

Location

Novosibirsk, Barnaul, Gorno-Altaysk
from
US$ 382
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Duration
5 Days
4 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 29 Dec, 2024 – 2 Jan, 2025
    • 2 – 6 Jan, 2025
    • 8 – 12 Jan, 2025
    • 15 – 19 Jan, 2025
    • 19 – 23 Jan, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Guest House
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
Difficulty
Moderate
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers
Group
Up to 15 people
Minimum age
12 years old
Maximum weight of the tourist
100 kg
Group meet at
Novosibirsk, Barnaul, Gorno-Altaysk
Contact the tour coordinator
Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Communication with Altai horses
For horse riding enthusiasts, it is a great opportunity to ride on a smooth field and enjoy the power and endurance of Altai horses
The impressive Kinderlin Cave
We will see the grotto at the very top of the Kinderl's log and will be able to see the snow-capped peaks stretching beyond the horizon
Winter swimming in blue lakes
Those who wish will be able to plunge into the emerald waters and feel the cheerfulness of the spirit, they say that it is in winter that the waters of the lakes have a miraculous power

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrival, trial departure on horseback

    The meeting in the village of Elekmonar is until 11:00, because the first horse ride is already scheduled at 12:00.

    Accommodation in a cozy guest house in the village of Elekmonar.

    A trial ride on horseback

    We will go deep into the mountains — to the observation deck, which offers a magnificent view of the temple, the surrounding mountains, the Barantal plateau, the mouth of the Elekmonar River and the prospect of the winding Katun.

    Tea drinking by the campfire.

    Photo time. Especially for our guests, we have equipped a photo zone with swings on the background of mountain peaks!

    Having saturated ourselves with plenty of sunlight and magical views, we set out on our way back.

    At home, you are already waiting for a hot bathhouse, the crackle of firewood in the stove and the instructor's stories about taiga life.

    Distance: horses, 20 km / 4-5 hours.

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  • Day 2 - Kinderlin Cave
  • Day 3 - Blue lakes of Altai
  • Day 4 - Auto tour along the Chui highway
  • Day 5 - Departure
Difficulty
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Guest House
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+

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

Festive 31.12 — 04.01 / 04.01 — 08.01

22.02 — 26.02 / 06.03 — 10.03

36 000

10.01 - 14.01 / 17.01 — 21.01 / 21.01 — 25.01

28.01 — 01.02 / 04.02 — 08.02 

11.02 — 15.02 / 18.02 — 22.02 / 28.02 — 03.03

06.03 — 10.03 / 13.03 — 17.03 

20.03 — 24.03 / 20.03 — 24.03 / 27.03 — 31.03 

34 000

Individual check–in on any date by prior request for a group of 5 people or more.

Please specify the details when booking the tour.

"Mayak of Altai" 4 nights

The tour includes accommodation in the Mayak Altai guest house (Elekmonar village).

In the guest house:

  • 5 separate rooms for accommodation;
  • shower room;
  • toilet in the house;
  • a kitchen where you can cook a masterpiece of culinary art for yourself and friends;
  • a spacious dining room where you can sit down for a meal;
  • the living room is for relaxing after a meal with the opportunity to view photos together on a large screen;
  • a huge balcony from where our guests like to watch the impending thunderstorm or the starry sky;
  • free high-speed Wi-Fi.

Private plot:

  • a sauna with a separate steam room (brooms are included);
  • double rustic bathroom;
  • a shady garden, full of ripe fruits in August;
  • A contact mini-zoo where geese, ducks, rabbits and chickens live with the younger generation.
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Tour conditions

Group
up to 15 tourists
Minimum age
12 years old
Maximum weight of the tourist
100 kg
Duration
5 days 4 nights
Group meets at
Novosibirsk, Barnaul, Gorno-Altaysk

Included in price

  • transfer from Gorno-Altaisk and back (only on the day of arrival and departure);
  • transportation service in accordance with the tour program;
  • sauna according to the tour program;
  • nutrition;
  • horse rental;
  • the work of an instructor - guide (1-3 depending on the number of participants in the group);
  • recreational fees;
  • accident insurance / medical insurance;
  • accommodation in an eco-house in rooms for 2-3 people.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Novosibirsk/Barnaul/Gorno-Altaysk and back;
  • bus tickets from Novosibirsk/Barnaul to c. Elecmonar and back.
  • additional services or specified for a fee.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

Clothes:

  • Underwear;
  • The sweater is warm;
  • The sweater is lighter;
  • warm pants for cold weather;
  • trousers made of thick fabric (camouflage is possible);
  • wool socks (more than one pair);
  • cotton socks (several pairs);
  • insulated, spacious jacket;
  • gloves;
  • a headdress.

Shoes:

  • Warm boots (preferably with a low tread).

It will be useful to:

  • A pocket or headlamp flashlight;
  • spare batteries for cameras, flashlights and other equipment;
  • wet sanitary napkins for camping;
  • medicines that you personally need;
  • personal hygiene products.

Attention! Do not take with you and use a rustling and brightly colored clothes!

Clothes should be selected based on the possible air temperature from +5 to -25.

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Dates and Prices

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  • from US$ 405
    29 Dec, 2024 – 2 Jan, 2025 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 405
    2 – 6 Jan, 2025 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 382
    8 – 12 Jan, 2025 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 382
    15 – 19 Jan, 2025 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 382
    19 – 23 Jan, 2025 5 days 4 nights
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