Day 2: Path goes along Chuya highway, Seminskyi pass, and Chike-Taman Pass. Descent to the Katun River Valley opens fascinating view the Altai Mountains. In Inya Village you can see local sight, bridge which was built without nails. Finally path goes to the Chuya River shores.
Day 3: Today we move to upper Oroi stream, passing by rage waterfall, trails goes up on deciduous forest.
Day 4: Trekking to Oroi Pass (2040 meters height) and to Eshtykel, a confluence of the Shavla River and the Shabaga River. Ascent the pass is mainly flat, going along forest and rarely crossing small swamps. Then crossing small swampy plateau we go down the Eshtykel River where stay overnight.
Day 5: We start moving to confluence of the right Shavla and the left Shavla, finally path goes steep passing by huge stone moraine which has formed the Shavlinskoe Lake. Hold your cameras on to capture amazing view of turquoise water of Lake rounded high snow peaks. Overnight on the shores of the Lake.
Day 6: Relaxing day. 7 km hiking. Fishing. Hiking to Top Shavlinskoe Lake, to glacier or picturesque outskirts.
Day 7: Settling camp above forest zone which is lack of vegetation, rounded by rocks, stones and mountain birches.
Day 8: Mountaineering on Nizhneshavlinskyi Pass of 1B Level of complexity. Crossing glaciers using rappelling gear. Overnight on the glacier in forest zone.
Day 9: Short hiking to Karakabak River mouth. Relaxing day.
Day 10: Today we move to Karakabak gorge, a valley of small mountain Lakes. Photo day.
Day 11: Descent along the valley to confluence of the Mazhoi River and the Chuya River. Last Overnight in the valley.
Day 12: Back to civilization. Relax. Bath. Departure. We can assist you in getting the airport or any place you want. Barnaul airport (320 km), Novosibirsk airport (450 km) or Gorno-Altaysk airport (10 km). Transfer to airport is not included into price.
- guide, translator, cook
- transport from Airport
- burden horse
- full board (except the first day and the last day)
- recreational taxes.
- transport to airport.
- meals from airport to start route point
- Russian bath
- local activities
- transport to airport.
- Arriving to cities for your choice: Barnaul, Novosibirsk, Gorno-Altaysk
- tour requires good physical conditions, moral fibre and technical skills;
- weather condition can be a cause of changing the active part of a route, which is determined by a guide of tour.
- outdoor living for 10 day;
- Age: 18 +
Adjustable, depends on group size.
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