Chuiski! How many human lives for a huge amount of time to tie together, this unique twisted road. And everyone who once passed by a horse trail, or driving on the asphalt canvas left signs of his stay here in the form of cave paintings, stone sculptures, mounds, settlements, forts and settlements. Whether it is a primitive tribe, Turkic hordes of nomadic Jungar khans, the Qing pursuers or Mongolian caravans - all strictly comply with the terms of this ancient path. His story and the history of many peoples to learn in the course of this tour. Do not forget the surprisingly beautiful and diverse natural landscapes accompanied throughout the tract.
Teletskoye Lake - "The Pearl of the Altai Mountains" - reveals the secrets of his origin and tell the most wonderful stories.
The cost of living in the night before the flight is not included in the tour price. Meals: Breakfast at the place of settlement, lunch at a roadside cafe.
Meeting in Barnaul / Gorno-Altaisk. Moving in with. Barangol (car 300 km)
Moving in the natural park Uch-Enmek (car 200 km).
Journey through the ancient route of the Altai - Chuysk. Its history goes back centuries. Once the road was a pack trail, a branch of the Silk Road, "Chinese path" as it was called. Currently, it is the main traffic artery of the Altai Mountains, which has preserved many traces of the peoples living there.
Altai Tasting dishes of national cuisine. Presentation Wizard of throat singing. Secrets of sound national musical instruments.
Overnight in the natural park Uch-Enmek in the tourist complex "Karakol" hotel (shared bathroom).
Meals: Breakfast, lunch at a roadside cafe optional dinner at the place of settlement.
Tour of the park Uch-Enmek "The Mystery of the Sacred Valley" (Car 40 km).
The park is located in the picturesque valley of Karakol. It was here in Karakol valley accumulated energy of millennia, expressed in large mounds, steles, rock paintings, and in the culture of the Altai people. The Archaeological respect - this is one of the richest areas of the Altai Mountains. The earliest findings here relate to the Paleolithic era, recorded burial mounds from the Bronze Age, dedicated to the unique culture of Karakol. The basis of the complex make up a large mound of the Scythian period, belonged to the tribe and the tribal nobility. Karakol valley crowned top of Uch-Enmek. Uch-Enmek - a sacred mountain Altai, and whose name literally means "three crown". In the Altai is very revered top Uch-Enmek, believing that goes through it three times the energy of the cosmos.
Moving to the village Aktas (car 170 km).
Next on our way pass Chike-Taman ("flat foot"). The height of the saddle 1460 m, but due to their slope it seems to be considerably higher. Throughout Chui tract a lot of interesting places to explore: Katun terraces, Yalomanskoe settlement, suspension bridge Tsaplina, stone sculptures, rock paintings, burial mounds, the confluence of the Katun and Chuya, the Katun and Chui Boma sanctuary Kalbak-Tash White Bom. Legends, traditions, historical and archaeological evidence, ethnographic details in addition to the extraordinarily beautiful natural resources.
Accommodation in the camp, "Nomad" in wooden huts or ailah of 4-6. Facilities on site. It is possible to order a bath.
Meals: Breakfast, dinner at the resettlement sites, lunch at a roadside cafe.
Travel Chui and Kurai steppes open another feature of the Altai natural uniqueness. After passing a relatively small distance Chuysk manage to see the changing of natural areas and appreciate the charm of each of them.
Visit Tarhatinskogo megalithic complex, accompanied by a local resident, a native telengitki owning the knowledge necessary to visit this place. Tarhatinsky megalithic complex - one of the oldest stone structures of Altai. Unusual features of the complex geophysical and used as an ancient astrological observatory and as a cult center, a sanctuary. Locals call the complex "Rock the Cradle". To this day, this place of honor local people and uses it as a ritual of female fertility.
Accommodation at the hotel "Rasul" in s. Kosh-Agach for 2-4 people in the room (amenities in the room).
Power supply: in the place of settlement.
Acquaintance with life Chui Telengits.
A trip to the park, where the locals are economic activities: horses, sheep, sarlyks - each participant will be able to feel like a shepherd; plunge into life and understand how nature and man are harmonious in these high steppe conditions.
Return to the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast and dinner in a place of settlement, lunch, visiting shepherds.
Moving up to. Aktas with a stop in seconds. Jean-Aul (car 160 km).
In the village of Jean-Aul is a museum of the Kazakh steppe Chui, the main purpose of the opening is to study the history of the settlement of the Kazakhs in the Altai, the preservation and development of material and spiritual culture. For the museum is characterized by quite a rich interior decoration, beside antiques for religious ceremonies placed modern exhibits. Visitors are presented with unique exhibits that tell about the life, culture, traditions and customs of the Kazakh people. Of great interest is the Kazakh yurt with utensils and household articles.
Kazakh tea ceremony. Introduction to musical traditions, rituals that say about these places, people and their lives much more than most exciting story.
The meeting with the craftswomen fabrication felt carpets.
Overnight in with. Aktas hotel for 2 people in the room (shared bathroom).
Power in place of settlement.
Departure for Ulagansky pass (car 160 km).
In the village we turn to the Aktas Chui tract on Ulagansky. After 8 kilometers drive through the famous Red Gate - a rocky passage between Aygulakskim Kurai and ridges. Once it made its way to the river only Chibit River, then rock crevice widened and paved road, suitable for the movement of vehicles. The rocks have a reddish tint, giving a special flavor to the environmental movement mestnosti.Prodolzhaem Ulagan Pass, whose height is 2080 meters. From the pass panorama Eastern Altai, Kurai Ridge and Ulagan plateau.
Walk to the lake geyser, which will reveal its mysteries, and perhaps, will reveal the secrets of your future.
Overnight in the village Aktas hotel for 2 people in the room (shared bathroom). Power in place of settlement.
Moving to Seminsky pass (200km cars).
He seminsky pass - "Diyala-Menka" ("Eternal Mountain"), 1894 meters above sea level - the highest point in Chui tract. This is a unique natural complex - line the Northern and Central Altai. Seminsky pass - it is also an important strategic point in the history of nations. He overcame the Scythians and the hordes of Batu Khan. Seminsky pass an outstanding symbol of a historical event, in whose honor there is a monument dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the voluntary entry of Gorno-Altai in Russia. Pass has long been a sacred, as evidenced by the "cult of the Mountains", which manifested itself in the form of rituals and beliefs expressed by construction of the monument "about" - places of worship. Currently, there is located recreational and sports complex biathlon. Seminsky pass more famous and diverse flora and fauna. And just this amazingly beautiful place will give you a good mood and aesthetic pleasure from the beautiful surrounding landscape.
Downhill and cross-country skiing, sledding.
Accommodation in a tourist complex (shared bathroom). Meals at the location.
Moving to Teletskoye Lake (car 250 km).
Teletskoye Lake - one of the main decorations, attractions and mysteries of the Gorno-Altai. Locals call it "Altyn-Kul", which means - "Golden Lake". Do not go on the lake - so do not see the Altai Mountains.
Accommodation in a tourist complex (shared bathroom). Power in place of settlement.
Walking tour to the observation hill Tila-Tuu (741 m). The rise of the mountain and the descent from it will take a little time, but the view from the mountain top, of course, fully justify the effort. Tila-Tuu - translated from the Altai - "Snake Mountain". Why it got its name, you will find only on its top.
Accommodation in a tourist complex (shared bathroom). Meals at the location.
Moving with. Artybash - Gorno-Altaisk
En route visit a small memorial complex NU Ulagasheva. The complex includes a guest yurt, manor house, studio crafts. Nicholas Ulagashevicha compared with Homer, Alexander Pushkin, called the property of the nation. Being illiterate, he could tell poems and stories for days. He knew thirty-two poems, and more than a hundred tales. Stored in memory legends, songs, proverbs and sayings of the people, put their poems. All works of Nikolai Ulagashevich played Kai - a special kind of throat singing.
Visits proud of our Republic - the National Museum of the AV Anokhin.
It was here in the closed glass "sargofage" rests the famous mummy of the Altai Princess, found on the Ukok Plateau in 1993.
Departure to Barnaul (300 km cars).
Transfer to the airport of Gorno-Altaisk carried out the next morning. It is necessary to book additional accommodation. The cost of living in the night before the flight is not included in the tour price.
Meals: Breakfast at the place of settlement, lunch at a roadside cafe.