"Healing power of altaian Maral", health and recreation tour, 12 days/11 nights

Tour item: 0004

Tour type: Health, recreation and cultural expolration tour

Tour duration: 12 days/11 nights

Number of people: from 6 people in a group

Dates: May - October, 2013

Price: On demand

Price includes:

All transfers according to the program, three meals daily,  accommodation at a tourist complex, doctor's consultastions, recreation procedures according to the program, guide-translator's services, medical insurance for 12 days.

Extra expences:

  • Russian sauna's services;
  • Meal at a road cafes on the way to and back from Altay;
  • Individual transfers by private car (optional);
  • Souvenirs;
  • Hot beverages;
  • Extra services not included into the program;
  • Visa support - 70 euro/per person.

Tour description

Altay is the perfect place for rehabilitation and treatment. There is alpine climate, more than 300 sunny days a year, healing hot springs, growing in the wild herbs, healing mud of steppe lakes here. It was here that on the basis of mountain deer antlers the methods have been developed and products have been manufactured which extend the human life and create an unusually wide range of treatment and rehabilitation.


Day 1: Arrival in Barnaul. Breakfast at the cafe. Departure to the Altay Mountains (350 km, travel time 4-5 hours). Arriving in the tourist area Chemal. Accommodation at the tourist complex. Meeting with the doctor. Deciding on the number and set of procedures (antler baths, phyto-barrels, massages). Walk around the neighborhood. Rise to the observation hill. National program in Russian style or acquaintance with Altay traditions and customs. Tasting of national dishes.
Day 2: Health-improving program:  antler baths. Rest. Trip to Chemal - the first Altay mountain resort. Excursions:  Chemal HPP, a female monastery on the island of Patmos, "Cry-rock" and Sartykpay Gates. Evening procedures prescribed by the doctor. Dinner is grilled. Evening of bard songs at the campfire.
Day 3: Early departure. Trip to the mountain passovers “"In the footsteps of the nomadic tribes" (15 hours). On the Chujski highway, through passovers Seminsky and Chike-Taman, to the legendary monuments of the Tract Kalbak-Tash. You will see a statue of a stone warrior, cave paintings - petroglyphs, ancient burial tombs.
Day 4: Health-improving program: antler baths. Rest. Excursion by car along the steep bank of the Katun River (7 hours). Visit the ancient burial tombs, cave paintings-hieroglyphics around Elanda river and Edigan. Lunch - a picnic on the riverbank. Return to the tourist complex. Evening procedures prescribed by a doctor.

Day 5: Health-improving program: antler baths. Rest. Short rafting on the mountain river under the guidance of experienced instructors. Boat trip or horse ride to the only available in the area waterfall. Return to the tourist complex. Evening procedures prescribed by the doctor. Gala - dinner at the restaurant.
Day 6: Visit the popular tourist area of Turquoise Katun. Visit the unique Tavdinsky caves and Archaeological Museum under the open sky "Crossroad of the Worlds". Arrive in the area of the lake Teletskoye. Placing. Walk around the neighborhood. View of the lake. Rise to the observation hill Tyalan-Tuu (height 741 m, 3 km, 2 hours).
Day 7: Excursion program for the whole day on the water area of Lake Teletskoye from north to south, to Cape Kyrsay. On the way - visit Korbu waterfall (height 12.5 m). Southern Cape Kyrsay is the warmest place of the lake. The main tributary - a river Chulyshman flows in the lake here. You can swim. Lunch - a picnic of freshly caught fish. On returning to the tourist complex you will have bath.
Day 8: Departure to the resort Belokurikha with visit on the way the popular tourist region where the warm mountain lake Aya is located. Observation peak – Devil’s finger or catamarans and swimming. Arrival in the resort Belokurikha. Accommodation. Visit one of the aqua-parks and thermal zones.
Day 9: Health-improving program. Meeting with the doctor. Deciding on the number and set of procedures. Walk around the resort. Rise to the observation hill "Tserkovka" (cable-chair lift). Walk to the rocks “Tserkovka, "" Two Brothers "," Four Sisters ". Evening procedure - visit one of the fitness centers, swimming pool complexes.
Day 10: Health-improving program. Procedures. Excursions: ride on quad bikes to the Forest Zaimka with visit the famous rocks “Four brothers”. Evening procedures: visit one of the recreation centers and pool complex.
Day 11: Leaving Belokurikha for Barnaul. Excursions: acquaintance with homeland of V.M. Shukshin – a famous actor, director and writer. Visit the memorial complex in the village of Srostki. Rise to the mountain of Picket where the Shukshin meetings take place. Arrival in Barnaul. Accommodation at the hotel. Walk around the old merchant city. Dinner at the restaurant.
Day 12: Breakfast and transfer to the airport.

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