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Travel to the country of White Water (summer'19)

Travel to the country of White Water (summer'19)

Travel to the country of White Water (summer'19)

Travel to the country of White Water (summer'19)

Travel to the country of White Water (summer'19)

Travel to the country of White Water (summer'19)

Travel to the country of White Water (summer'19)

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Activities:
trekking, rafting, speleology
Tour duration:
10 days
Group size:
6 - 10 persons
Total trekking length:
82 km trekking, 0,85 km speleology, 35 km rafting
Guides’ assistance:
1-2 guides
Difficulty:
easy to medium, no need of special skill or gear (kids from 10 to 16 years old are allowed with adults).

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).

616$ (38200)

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DAILY ITINERARY

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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 mirror-like 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

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

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 Ust-Koksinsky 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

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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

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Dates & Prices

 

Departure time from Novosibirsk – 08.00 p.m. local time   
Place of departure: 65, Sovetskaya st.
Departure time from Barnaul – 11.50 p.m.
Place of departure: Hotel Centralnaya

Arrival time in Novosibirsk – about 10.00 a.m. local time
Arrival time in Barnaul – about 07.00 a.m. local time

 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

 

- warm jacket
- rain gear
- trekking boots, trainers and slippers
- track-suit and warm hat
- 2 - 3 T-shirts, shorts
- 4 pairs of simple socks and 2 pairs of warm ones
- cap and sun-glasses
- bathing suit
- flashlight, knife, matches, electric batteries
- personal tableware
- personal hygiene utensils

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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