Mystic Altai 4x4 SUV tour
12 days and 1900 km circle offroad trip through magnificent Altai mountains: hidden valleys with yurts and camels, lush subalpine meadows, snowy peaks, and rapid rivers.
Our route passes by Chuiski trakt (road) toward Mongolia along turquoise water Katun river and then Chuya river (road) to the mysterious remote Ukok plateau with ancient graves and lofty Tavan-Bogdo-Ula massif. 4 countries borderline: Russia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, and China. This is the place where mummified remains of the Siberian Ice Maiden or Princess of Ukok were discovered in 1993.
We'll visit picturesque valleys of Djasater, Argut, and Chulyshman rivers and cross by ferryboat famous Teletskoe lake, the gem of Altai.
- Chuiski trakt (road);
- 3 days on Ukok plateau with daily hiking;
- Djasater, Argut valleys;
- Altai and Kazakh nomads summer shepherd’s hut/camps;
- Archeological sites of Pazyryk mounds;
- Chulyshman valley with "Stony mushrooms" and Uchar waterfall;
- Teletskoe lake crossing
Season: June - September;
Logistics: Barnaul - start/finish point. About 1900 km driving, 70 km of boating across Teletskoe lake. Daily hiking 4-6 hours (optional);
Transportation: SUV 4x4 or (and) 6x6 bus truck;
Accommodation: daily tent camps, yurt camping, guesthouses;
Staff: English-speaking tour leader, local guide, cook, drivers;
Food: We provide 3 meals daily: breakfast, dinner at camps plus a snack for lunch. Our highly professional cook offers healthy delicious meals of Russian and Asian cuisine;
Communication: Our trips are secured by satellite GPS navigation, inter vehicles radiocommunication. The gasoline-powered generator allows daily charging your gadgets;
Medical supplies: We provide all basic medicaments for first aid and simple treatment;
Price is indicated per 1 pers in a group of 3 tourists minimum.
For individual or 2 pers quotation, please, contact.
Please, feel free to contact for more details.
For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.
Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.