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When waterfalls wake up (spring'19)

When waterfalls wake up (spring'19)

When waterfalls wake up (spring'19)

When waterfalls wake up (spring'19)

When waterfalls wake up (spring'19)

When waterfalls wake up (spring'19)

When waterfalls wake up (spring'19)

When waterfalls wake up (spring'19)

When waterfalls wake up (spring'19)

When waterfalls wake up (spring'19)

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Type of tourism:
Trekking. Children from the age of 14 can join tour, but only accompanied by adult.
Duration:
10 days
Duration of active part:
8 days
Number of members:
5 - 10 person
The length of the active part:
auto (1832 km / 1362km) + on foot (80 km)
Number of guides:
1- 2 guides

In the spring people wants to be closer to nature, to see her awakening, with her scoop out the earth vitality, to feel free of all superficial and fussy. One of the most wonderful places for spring excursion is Altai - a wonderful place, the gold reserves of Russia, UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is great value for geologists and archaeologists. One of the most wonderful places for spring excursion is Altai - a wonderful place, the gold reserves of Russia, UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is great value for geologists and archaeologists. No wonder this is where were found numerous rock paintings under the age of 4 thousand years, which no longer exist today animals, fantastic stories and everyday life stories - people have chosen these places since ancient times and considered them sacred. Modern man, as well as ancient, Altai attracts harmony of nature, the mountains and the flowing river from them, sometimes forming a lake of great beauty. It is no secret that a spring - a time when even the small mountain rivers rage and foam, ferrying to the fertile valleys huge mass of water formed by melting snow and glaciers. This is the best time watch the local rivers, lakes and waterfalls.

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DAILY ITINERARY

TRANSFER NOVOSIBIRSK – UST-KOKSA.

Departure from Novosibirsk at 9:00 am. Point of departure - Sovetskaya street, 65 (local time, difference with Moscow +4 hours) or airport Tolmachevo (OVB). The road passes through the well-known Chuya Highway among rocky ridges of the Altai Mountains, followed by Kanskaya steppe in Uymonskaya valley. Arriving at Ust-Koksa village to the tourist complex. Dinner.

Travel mode

Bus/minibus

Distance

725 km

Meals

Cafe on the road (not included), cafe in the hotel (included)

Accomodation

Hotel (wooden house)

Transfer to Multa lake

09.00 Breakfast. Start. Transfer to Multa lakes. Tthe lake located at 1710 meters above the sea level. The mirror surface of the lake, length 2370 meters and a width 900 meters, in calm weather it reflects the floating clouds in the blue sky and the tops of the nearby mountains. There is grayling in the lake.

Travel mode

Minibus + GAZ-66

Distance

40 km + 13 km

Meals

Cooked on fire

Accomodation

Wooden Lodge

Trekking to the Middle Multinskoye Lake

In the morning the tourists round the Lower Multinskiye Lake and come out on the isthmus between the Lower and Middle Lakes. After lunch trekking to the Middle Multinskiye Lake and Shymi Waterfall.

Travel mode

On foot

Distance

10 km

Meals

Cooked on fire

Accomodation

Wooden Lodge

Trekking to the Kuyguk Lake

The trail is among the majestic cedar trees, next to one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the Altai - Kuyguk (25m).

Travel mode

On foot

Distance

18 km

Meals

Cooked on fire

Accomodation

Wooden Lodge

Trekking to the Krepkiye lakes

This is a wonderful unfrequented place. The lakes are at an altitude of 2000 m, in the sparkling necklace alpine lakes, are pouring in huge (30-40 meters) waterfalls.

Travel mode

On foot

Distance

18 km

Meals

Cooked on fire

Accomodation

Wooden Lodge

Trekking to the Multa-Maralnik villages

Walking down the Multa River. Transfer to Ust-Koksa. After the lunch transfer to Verhniy Uymon village. The village is one of the oldest settlements in the area and was founded by religious group of old-believers more then 300 years ago. There are two museums in Verhniy Uymon village: Ethnographical museum named after famous artist Roerich and Museum of Old-Believers’ religious traditions and culture. Overnight in Ust-Koksa hotel.

Travel mode

On foot

Distance

13 km

Meals

Cooked on fire

Accomodation

Wooden Lodge

Trekking to the Altaika mountain

Climbing about 700 meters up with a great view. After lunch walk to a place where Katun river and Koksa river come together.

Travel mode

On foot

Distance

10 km

Meals

Breakfast and dinner in cafe, lunchbox

Accomodation

Hotel (wooden house).

TOUR WITH HERBALIST

Meeting with the local herbalist Alexey and his family. A fascinating story about the healing properties of herbs of the Altai Mountains, and in the completion of the tea ceremony with tasting of fragrant herbal tea with mountain honey.

Travel mode

On foot

Distance

4 km

Meals

Cafe

Accomodation

Hotel (wooden house)

Horse riding trip

Walk on horses through the Uimon valley. Departure to Novosibirsk at 20.00.

Travel mode

Bus/minibus

Distance

725 km

Meals

Cafe

Accomodation

-

Arrival to Novosibirsk.

Arrival to Barnaul around 6.00 a.m. Novosibirsk at 9.00 a.m.

Travel mode

Bus/minibus

Distance

-

Meals

Cafe (not included)

Accomodation

-

In the spring people wants to be closer to nature, to see her awakening, with her scoop out the earth vitality, to feel free of all superficial and fussy. One of the most wonderful places for spring excursion is Altai - a wonderful place, the gold reserves of Russia, UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is great value for geologists and archaeologists. One of the most wonderful places for spring excursion is Altai - a wonderful place, the gold reserves of Russia, UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is great value for geologists and archaeologists. No wonder this is where were found numerous rock paintings under the age of 4 thousand years, which no longer exist today animals, fantastic stories and everyday life stories - people have chosen these places since ancient times and considered them sacred. Modern man, as well as ancient, Altai attracts harmony of nature, the mountains and the flowing river from them, sometimes forming a lake of great beauty. It is no secret that a spring - a time when even the small mountain rivers rage and foam, ferrying to the fertile valleys huge mass of water formed by melting snow and glaciers. This is the best time watch the local rivers, lakes and waterfalls.

One of the most attractive places for tourists is cascade of Multinskiye Lakes on the territory of Ust-Koksa district of the Altai Republic. In the headwater of the Multa River and its tributaries is a unique treasure of water, formed by ancient glaciers, which not only pits dug for the lakes, but also dragged along boulders, moraine, which after they stop and retreat was the dam for Multa River. There are rare species of plants and begins Katun Biosphere Reserve.

Cascade of Multinskije Lakes includes Lower Multinskoye Lake, Middle Multinskoye Lake, Upper Multinskoye Lake, Poperechnoye Lake, Upper Poperechnoye Lake, Kuyguk Lake and Krepkoye Lake. Lower Multinskoye Lake is the biigest one - greenish milky rectangle of length 2370 meters and width -. 700 meters. The maximum depth of the Lower Multinskoye Lake is 20 meters, the water on the surface warms up to +15,5 ° C. Along the western shore of the Lower Multinskoye Lake the path you can go to the Shumi. Shumi - is unique in its beauty of land about 150 meters from the large boulders, some places where the cedars grow. Between these boulders Shumi erupts Multa River flowing from Middle Multinskoye Lake. In fact Shumi - a boundary of the Lower and Middle lakes formed by moraine. Kuyguk Lake ending with a beautiful 30-meters Kuyguk waterfall. A spur of the Krepkiye Lakes at the Katun Range are Proezdniye Lakes which striking in their austere beauty. The largest Proezdnoye Lake surrounded by huge stones, rocks, glaciers, it is striking in its severity. The height is 2300m. The length of the lake is about one kilometer in width is about 500 meters, lake has a dark blue color. Headwater of the Proezdnaya River abound in waterfalls .

All these unique beauty of Altai pearls can be seen duruing the tour "When waterfalls wake up". The tour includes a visit to one of the oldest villages of Ust-Koksa district - Verhniy Uymon.  The village is one of the oldest settlements in the area and was founded by religious group of Old-Believers more then 300 years ago. There are two museums in Verhniy Uymon village: Ethnographical museum named after famous artist Rerih and Museum of Old-Believers’ religious traditions and cultur

   Features of the route:
- Our route specially laid on the amazing picturesque places to allow photo and video enthusiasts to take unique pictures as a memory of the visit Altai Mountains.
- Throughout the route our professional, unique and extraordinary tour guides, which are already more than 10 years accompany tourists on our routes and deserve sincere love and gratitude on the part of tourists, will take care of you and feed you delicious food cooked on fire. 
- We provide transportation service from another cities (Novosibirsk, Barnaul) to the starting point of the route .
- The route is a trekking along mountain paths, which does not require special skills but requires good physical condition. We don't recommend take this tour to people in need of constant medical supervision. Children from the age of 14 can join tour, but only accompanied by an adult, from 16 years old and older can travel alone.
- Our tour guides have a first aid kit with necessary medications in the camping set. Don't forget take specific medications you need. Plasters, bandages and cough drop also necessary.
- Food is cooked on fire or on gas (in places where there is no firewood). Our guides cook a food but you can take part of it. The menu includes: canned meat, fish, peas, maize, canned beans, oil, cereals, pasta, cheese, sausage, bacon, vegetables, fruits, cream, raisins, dried apricots, nuts, chocolate, tea, coffee, cocoa, condensed milk, sweets, biscuits, bread, crackers.
- The program can be changed due to objective reasons: weather conditions, emergency recommendations etc.

  What to pack:

- Down jacket or a warm jacket
- Waterproof clothing (raincoat, jacket, pants)
- Trekking shoes
- Sneakers and shale (light slippers)
- Personal sitting mat
- Warm sport suit and a warm hat
- Cotton gloves
- T-Shirts (2 - 3 pieces).
- Shorts
- Woolen socks (2 pairs)
- Thin socks (3-4 pairs)
- Sun cap
- Sunglasses and sunblocking cream
- Swimsuit / trunks
- Flashlight
- Jackknife
- Batteries for your devices 
- Personal set of dishes
- Personal hygiene items
- Medicine: plasters, bandages, elastic bandages, iodine, painkillers etc.

Please keep in your mind!
For entry in the Ust-Koksinsky district, foreign citizens must provide some relevant documents to cross the border zone, 60 days prior the proposed date of entry!
Foreign citizens should submit the following documents to travel agency:
- copy of passport
- address
- phone number
- information on the work site (name, address, phone number)

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