RESERVED ALTAI - 7 days
A tour of the most remote areas of Altai, in the sacred Altai territories, you will find a real immersion in the protected world of Altai, its traditions and customs, preserved for centuries by local residents.
You will receive a visit not only to the most beautiful Altai places and natural monuments, but also places with positive energy, real “places of power”
The tour is accompanied by a local resident, and who better than the Altaians themselves will be able to convey to travelers not only the beauty of nature, but the beauty of the soul of the Great Altai?
Departure of the group from Novosibirsk at 22:00. Local time, ahead of Moscow by 4 hours.
For tourists who order a transfer from Barnaul, departure on the first day of the tour at 8.00.
Arrival at the Gorno-Altaisk airport on the first day of the tour (meeting at the hotel)
Arrive at the hotel. Accommodation (2-x 3-bed rooms, amenities on the territory). Relaxation.
Excursion in with. Chemal (car + pedestrian). You will visit the picturesque temple on the island of Patmos, where you will touch the history of the founding of a Christian mission in Altai. You will walk along the narrow “goat” path, you will see the “Sartakpay Gate” - a panorama of the confluence of the Chemal and Katun rivers, the Chemal hydroelectric station - the first hydroelectric power station in Altai, built back in 1935.
At leisure, it is possible to order other excursions (optional, for extra. Fee):
Today we are starting “immersion” in sacred Altai. S. Ust-Sema - with. Chagan-Uzun (420 km). Excursion along the Chuisky road - the route included in the top five most beautiful roads in the world. We will drive through two of the most beautiful high-mountain passes, Seminsky and Chike-Taman, we’ll stop at all viewing platforms, from where we can see scenic views of the r. Katun Visit the confluence of the rivers Chuya and Katun (natural park "Chui-Oozy"). Excursion to the archaeological complex "Kalbak-Tash" - the most famous pisanitsa Gorny Altai, on the flat rocks of the boma collected a collection of about 3000 rock paintings from the Neolithic Age (6-4 thousand years BC) to the ancient Turkic era (1000-700 years BC.). Rock drawings show all the life of ancient people, ranging from mythology and ending with everyday problems of everyday life.
Overnight at the guest house in with. Chagan-Uzun. (2-storey house: 3 rooms with the possibility of 2 and triple accommodation, amenities on the territory).
S. Chagan-Uzun - Lake Chazyn Kel (car + walk). Keep the path to the valley. Elangash. Here is the most famous and rich cluster of rock paintings. The opinion is expressed that their number can reach 90 thousand, and the oldest of them are more than 11 thousand years old!
We will see the sacred mountain Irbistu - the territory of snow leopards.
After lunch (dry ration), we leave the car in the Elangash gorge, then a hiking trip to the Lake of the ancient shaman is a great place for meditation, we will see mountain glaciers
Overnight in a guest house on the lake Chazyn-Kul (3 bunk beds and a sofa in one room, convenience in the territory, sleeping bags), if desired, it is possible to spend the night in tents.
Oz Chazyn-Kel - with. Chagan-Uzun. In the morning we are heading to Mars 3, to the Kyzyl-Chin valley (by car). Kyzyl-Chin valley amazes with its fantastic landscape. In this area, a very powerful weathering crust of red, white, and yellow flowers is developed. In it temporary gully and steep canyons are cut by temporary streams. Formed almost Martian landscape. Along the way - excursion program. In the eyes of a superb view in the gorge of Mars.
After lunch, visit the "Shonkor" Visitor Center. Here you can get acquainted with the products of folk masters of Kosh-Agach district, take pictures in a national costume, try to shoot a bow and play on national musical instruments.
Accommodation in a guest house in with. Chagan-Uzun. Bathhouse
Tour of the valley Kutekanar. (car + foot). Kuektanar lakes are located in a chain from north to south in the western part of the Kurai Range, near the foot of the city of Kuektanar, in Kosh-Agachsky region at an altitude of 2163 meters above sea level. This is a whole system of lakes in the picturesque valley Kutekanar, interconnected: the lakes flow into one another.
Overnight on the lake in the vault - Altai national dwelling at the hearth (3 double beds - bed, sleeping bags, also, if desired, it is possible to spend the night in a tent).
Walk through the sacred places of Ildugem - eel heme, places filled with spirits. (ascent to the pass about 2 km on foot). These are places with positive energy. Return to Chagan - Uzun. Overnight in the guest house. Bathhouse
We say goodbye to the hospitable hosts and go back, on the Chui road to Gorno-Altaisk.
On the way we will visit with a guided tour the ethno-natural park “Uch-Enmek”, the sacred Karakol valley. You will be met with the specially protected natural territory of Altai - the Karakol Valley, which since ancient times has sacred significance for the indigenous population. During the excursion, travelers will get in touch with the history of Altai, get acquainted with the archaeological complexes of the ancient Pazyryk culture, and rock paintings.
For those leaving the next morning, stay at a hotel in the Lower Katun area or in Gorno-Altaisk.
Attention! Hotel, please book and pay in advance!
End of the tour. Departure to Novosibirsk / Barnaul (in accordance with the ordered transfer). Order a taxi to the port of Gorno-Altaisk at the hotel administrator
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.