Horse riding tour "Swiss landscapes of Siberian Shavla lakes", 11 days/10 nights, 750 euro

Tour item: BG/HBR0001

Tour type: Horseback riding tour

Tour duration: 11 days/10 nights

Number of people: from 5 people in a group

Dates: 08, August - 18, August, 2013

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Tour price: 638 euro / 865 dollars / 29800 rubles

Price included:

  • Transfer in a comfortable bus VOLVO
  • Meals according to the program (on the horse route). Meals is prepared on the fire by instructors
  • Lunch-boxes with water in the bus
  • Camping gear rental (a tent, a water-proof mat, a sleeping bag, an archemak - a transport bag that is placed over a horse)
  • Horses rental
  • Accomodation in TRPL-tents
  • Services of the English-speaking guide-instructor

Extra expenses:

  • Insuarance - 1270 RUB/33 euro
  • Russian bathes (~ 300 RUB/8 euro/per person)
  • Accommodation at comfortable houses (optional - 600 RUB/16 euro/per person/per night)
  • Visa support (optional) - 2800 RUB/70 euro
  • Registration in migration cards - 1000 RUB/25 euro


Tour description

Shavlinskie (shavla) lakes are the most famous ones in Altay.  Ancient cedars come close to the very surface of the water, creating an unforgettable fairy contrast bright blue color…You will discover the beauty of the pristine alpine lakes, mountain peaks, snow-capped peaks, whose names speak for themselves - Dream, Beauty and the Fairy Tale.

Tour program

1-2 days: Bus transfer from Novosibirsk to Chuysky highway till the camping White Bom (route - 741 km) (the camping has got its name in honor of the multi-meter white rock that breaks down to the river Chuya). Night transfer. 11.00 - arrival at the camping White Bom. Accommodation in the tents on the territory of the camping. Lunch prepared on the fire. Optional - lunch at a local cafe "Ak-Bom". Recreation time. Night in the tents near the bank of the river Chuya. (Accommodation in comfortable rooms and cottages for extra fee is possible).

3 day: Breakfast. Horse riding till the Karakol' lake ('Black lake'). Night in the tents.

4 day: Horse trekking route "Lake Karakol - Shabaga river". NIght in the tents.

5 day: Horse trekking route "Shabaga river - Shavla river - Lower Shavla lake (1983 m above the sea level). Night in the tents.

6 day: Recreation day. Walking tour to the Upper Shavla lake to the Zelinsky glacier. Alpine fishing for grayling in the Lower Shavla lake or the river Shavla.  Night in the tents. Russian sauna (optional).  

7 day: Horse trekking route down to the valley of the river Shavla, night in the tents.

8-9 days: Horse trekking route back to the starting point - camping White Bom. (Accommodation in more comfortable rooms and Russian sauna for extra fee is possible). 

10 day: Late breakfast. Optional - a walking tour up to the mountain White Bom and sightseing of the White Bom cave. Russian sauna and night  on the territory of the ail. 

11 day: Early departure for Novosibirsk (route - 741 km). Arrival at about 21:00.


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