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Travel to the country of White Water

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 10 day(s)
Group Size: 3 - 12 people
Destination(s): Russia  
Specialty Categories: Multi-activity  
Season: June - August
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 650 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 650 US Dollar (USD)

The Mountain Altai was the cradle for many nations. Tribes of Scythes, Huns and Turks starting from that area spread around the endless territories of Eurasia. Many archaeological objects were found here and these discoveries on their historical and cultural values occupy an important part in the World Cultural Heritage. Ancient barrows and rock paintings, interesting legends, mountain lakes with clean water, speedy mountain streams and snow peaks are waiting for the traveler on this route. Making acquaintance of the unique cultural traditions of Altai people allows the traveler to get a deep insight into the past to feel the connections between times and to understand the beauty of the presence. The way from Novosibirsk to Verkhiy Uymon village is similar to the route of the Central Asia expedition of Nikolay Rerikh (1925 - 1928).

Itinerary:
1 day Transfer Novosibirsk / Barnaul - Denisov
caves.
Departure from Novosibisk, 65 Sovetskaya street
at 11.00 a.m. local time Departure from Barnaul
at 15:00 p.m. Arrival in the base camp next to
Denisov caves at 20.00
Mode of travel: coach or minibus
Distance: 620 km 384 km
Meals: ---

2 day Tour to caves
The caves are named after a hermit Dennis who
lived here in XVIII century. This cave contains the
most ancient archeological findings in the region
and consists of more than 20 cultural layers from
different periods of Human History. The cave is
included into the UNESCO World Heritage list. A
visit to the "Museum" cave is a good opportunity
to get acquainted with the mysterious
subterranean world and to see the sculptural
masterpieces made of stalactites and stalagmites.
The traveler can get a touch of complete darkness
and silence and immerse into the great realm of
subterranean grottos and enigmatic labyrinths.
Mode of travel: on foot minibus on foot speleology
Distance: 3 km 12 km 4 km 0,85 km
Meals: cooking on fire
Accomodation: wooden lodge

3 day Radial excursion to Shinok waterfall that is a
system of several waterfalls ranging from 3
to 60 meters.
Pressed into the narrow gorge the Shinok river
finds its way through the rocky barriers and
rushes down, creating an enchanting sight of
stooping streams and sparkling mist of water
drops.
Mode of travel: auto,on foot
Distance: 18 km 9 km 15 km
Meals: cooking on fire
Accomodation: wooden lodge

4 day Transfer to Ust-Koksa village.
Visit to the Ust Kan cave on the way. Here an
ancient site of a stone age man was found. These
archeological findings are kept in the Hermitage
museum now. A captivating excursion to the
Ethnographical museum in the Mendur-Sokkon
village. The travelers learn about the religious and
cultural traditions of Altai people. Banya (for extra
payment).
Mode of travel: auto, on foot
Distance: 313 км 1 км
Meals: Cooking on fire
Accomodation: wooden lodge

5 day Rafting Koksa river
The Koksa River is surrounded by beautiful
mountains covered with dense forest. The rafting
begins from the village Tyuguryuk and ends in the
village Ust-Koksa. Raging Shiver, majestic
mountains, the place where the On the rafting
lunch is organized, you can relax on the river
bank, enjoy the beautiful views, and to swim.
Mode of travel: auto, rafting
Distance: 30 km, 40 km
Meals: breakfast and dinner in cafe, lunchbox
Accomodation: wooden lodge

6 day Tour to the Red Mountain
Spectacular views of the mountains, alpine
meadows, 3 mountain lakes - the lower, middle
and upper. Lower and middle lake connected by a
beautiful waterfall. Picnic on the bottom lake.
Mode of travel: auto/on foot
Distance: 60 km/3-5 km
Meals: breakfast and dinner in cafe, lunchbox
Accomodation: wooden lodge
7 day Multinskiye lakes
Transfer to Multa-Maralnik. Travelers go by
GAZ-66 along Multa river. They come up to Lower
Multa Lake with extremely clean water and a
pebble shore. When the weather is still, the mirrorlike
surface of the lake reflects clouds drifting in
the blue sky and the peaks of surrounding
mountains. Situated at the altitude of 1710
meters the Lower Multa Lake favors the traveler
with the clean mountain air, calmness and the
touch of nature.
Mode of travel: GAZ-66
Distance: 53 km
Meals: Breakfast in cafe, lunch and dinner -
cooking on fire
Accomodation: wooden lodge

8 day Radial excursion to the mountain lake
Kyuguk
with milky-white water which like a mirror reflects
the surrounding rocky peaks. Relaxation under
the centuries-old, grand cedars next to the
beautiful and majestic Kyuguk waterfall (25
meters).
Mode of travel: on foot
Distance: 20 km
Meals: Cooking on fire
Accomodation: wooden lodge

9 day Returning to Multa-Maralnik village. Moving
to Ust-Koksa village.
By the way to Ust-Koksa we will visit Verhniy
Uimon village-one of the oldest villages of UstKoksinsky
district, where are still remained Old
Believers traditions. There are two museums in
the village:The Local History Museum named after
Roerich and The Old Believers museum.
Departure to Novosibirsk / Barnaul at 17:00.
Mode of travel: Gaz-66, auto
Distance: 53 km
Meals: Cooking on fire and dinner in a cafe
Accomodation: -

10 day Arriving to Barnaul/Novosibirsk
Approximately arrival to Barnaul – 07:00, to
Novosibirsk - 10:00. (local time, Moscow time +4
hours).
Mode of travel: auto
Distance: 640 km 825 km
Meals: -

Supplemental Tour Information:
Tour price is Included:
- full board (except the meal during the transfer)
- excursions per program with entrance fees
- transfer from Novosibirsk/Barnaul to the starting point of the route and back to Novosibirsk/Barnaul
- guides/interpreters- special equipment (tent, sleeping bag, mat, backpack, equipment for camp-fire)
- insurance
- invitation letter for Russian visa
- pack-horses rental ( 5-th and 8-th days)
Tour price is not included:
- airtickets
- consular fees for visa
For extra payment:
- meeting at the airport
- accommodation in hotels in Novosibirsk or Barnaul
- meeting at the airport
- accommodation in hotels in Novosibirsk

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

About This Supplier
Location: Russia
Joined InfoHub: Dec 2018

Altair Tour Company is tour operator in Russian Siberia, Kamchatka, Mongolia and China. The company has been working for 15 years now and got a good experience in organizing tours of any kind in the area of trekking, expeditions, adventure and combined programs. Our trekking tours to Altai Mountains are very popular...

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