Ergaks. The Pearl of Sayan

These are really very beautiful places and, above all, the Ergaks are amazing with their landscape. It is the landscape forms. Very expressive and unique shapes of mountain peaks, circuses, ridges and individual peaks and outliers. And add here a real taiga with cedars, firs and firs, many mountain lakes with the purest water. So it turns out that Ergaki is one of the places that you definitely need to visit.

Location

Abakan city
from
US$ 398
+ tickets to the starting point of the tour
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Duration
7 Days
6 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 30 Jun – 6 Jul, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Tent
    5 nights
  • Camp Site
    1 night
Comfort
  • Basic
Difficulty
Challenging
Does not require special skills, but tourists must be physically fit: expeditions, long rafting, etc.
Group
Up to 18 people
Minimum age
14 years old
Group meet at
Abakan city
Contact the tour coordinator
Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Itinerary

  • Day 1 - visit the Ergaki Center – Lake Svetloye

    Meeting at the railway station in the city of Abakan at 7:00 am.

    We transfer to the bus and drive 230 km to the Ergaki Nature Park.

    From here we will start our journey along the ecotrope to the tourist parking lot "Lake Svetloye".

    6 km walk (with backpacks!) it will take about 2 hours.

    We'll set up our camp here.

    After lunch, we will go on a sightseeing tour around Lake Svetloye, one of the largest alpine lakes in Ergaki Park.

    In the evening, we will get acquainted with the incredible beauty of the Sayan sky.

    Bus: 230 km. On foot: 6 km with backpacks, 8 km light. Meals: lunch, dinner.

  • Day 2 - Lake Svetloye – Jerboa Waterfall – Lake Marmara – Jerboa Waterfall – Lake Svetloye
  • Day 3 - Lake Svetloye – Bird Pass – Bird Peak(2152m) – Bird Pass – Lake Svetloye
  • Day 4 - Lake Svetloye – Jerboa Pass – Crossroads – Hanging stone – Crossroads
  • Day 5 - Crossroads – Artists' Pass(1A) – Lake.Artists – waterfall of Mountain Spirits – Lake.Mountain Spirits – oz.Artists – Artists Pass (1A) – Crossroads
  • Day 6 - Crossroads – Lake.Raduzhnoye – Krasnoyarsk Pass – Sleeping Sayan Pass – Intermediate pass(1a) – Crossroads – recreation center
  • Day 7 - Departure
Difficulty
Does not require special skills, but tourists must be physically fit: expeditions, long rafting, etc.
Tour organizer's comments

The route requires good physical training. The most significant locations are located beyond the category 1A passes, climbing skills are welcome.

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Tent
    5 nights
  • Camp Site
    1 night
Comfort
  • Basic

The tour provides accommodation in three-person tents and at the recreation center on the last night.

Tent 5 nights

accommodation in 3-bed tents

Recreation center 1 night

Tour conditions

Group
up to 18 tourists
Minimum age
14 years old
Duration
7 days 6 nights
Group meets at
Abakan city

Included in price

  • transfer Abakan – Ergaki National Park – Abakan;
  • accommodation at the recreation center on the last night;
  • meals on the route;
  • breakfast at the recreation center;
  • being on the territory of the Ergaki National Park;
  • the work of instructors;
  • group equipment rental (tents, awnings, gas burners, gas cylinders);
  • group first aid kit, communication and navigation equipment;
  • consultations on the selection of clothes, ticket purchase;
  • a signature buff.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Abakan and back;
  • meals on the road;
  • accident insurance;
  • dinner and a sauna at the recreation center.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

1. Equipment:

  • sleeping bag (comfort +5);
  • travel mat;
  • trekking poles;
  • backpack 70-90 l;
  • a cape for a backpack from the rain;
  • Hoba (sidushka, she's a podpopnik);
  • hermo bags for things.

2. Clothes and shoes:

  • trekking boots (ankle is fixed, thick sole);
  • sandals (with a fixed heel);
  • the jacket is wind and moisture proof;
  • pants are wind and moisture proof;
  • raincoat (membrane is better, the budget disposable option is polyethylene);
  • insulated jacket or vest;
  • buff, panama/cap;
  • insulated jacket (fleece);
  • T-shirt or long sleeve shirt;
  • 1-2 T-shirts (preferably synthetic);
  • trekking socks (2 pairs, synthetic) + regular socks;
  • lightweight running pants, you can also use shorts;
  • a set of moisture-wicking thermal underwear;
  • bathing accessories.

3. What else to take:

  • 1 liter of breadcrumbs (can be placed in a tetrapack of juice for 1 liter.)
  • plate, spoon, mug (not ceramic), knife, matches
  • personal first aid kit, in case of chronic diseases (the instructor will have a public first aid kit with a standard set of medicines) + elastic bandage, sterile bandage – 2 pcs., hydrogen peroxide, a wide tissue-based roll patch
  • personal hygiene products (toothpaste, brush, soap, toilet paper, accessories for girls, etc.)
  • thermos flask (0.5 – 1 liter)
  • water bottle or hydrator
  • sunglasses that do not transmit ultraviolet light
  • sunscreen SPF 20-30
  • lipstick is hygienic
  • flashlight (preferably a headlamp) + battery pack

4. Documents:

  • passport;
  • n/a insurance policy;
  • money for souvenirs and additional expenses.

5. Additionally:

  • camera (video camera);
  • a set of threads with a needle;
  • a rope of 5 m with a diameter of 5 mm (for drying clothes, repairs).
Are plane tickets included in the price of the tour?
Do you take out accident insurance?

Dates and Prices

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  • US$ 398
    30 Jun – 6 Jul, 2025 7 days 6 nights
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