Arrive in Novosibirsk. Meet&Greet at the airport and depart drive to Barnaul. Breakfast at a cafe. On arrival in Barnaul, transfer to a local restaurant for lunch. After lunch, start the panoramic city tour of Barnaul and then visit the Altay State Museum of Regional Study and then Regional Museum of the History of Literature, Art and Altai Culture. Dinner in a local restaurant. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Barnaul – Biysk – Chemal
After breakfast at hotel, depart for Biysk. On arrival, panoramic city tour of Biysk and visit the Etnographia Museum. Lunch in a local restaurant. After lunch, drive to Chemal over the Katun River along the Chemal Trakt to the little town of Chemal. The route is an ancient one and many ethnic groups passed this way through the mountains, leaving behind rock carvings and kurgans. Dinner and overnight at tourist camp.
Day 3: Chemal – Gorno Altaysk – Teletskoye Lake
After breakfast at hotel, start the tour of Patmos Island & Monastery and then visit the Altai Etnographia Museum. Drive to Gorno Altaysk and lunch in a local restaurant. Depart for Teletskoye Lake for dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Teletskoye Lake – Chulishman Valley
After breakfast at camp, today is dedicated to an exploration around Teletskoe Lake. Set out on the lake by boat, taking in Stone Bay and the beautiful Korbu Waterfall. Disembark the boat on the lake’s northern shore. Drive to Culishman Valley. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 5: Chulishman Valley – Kochevnik
After breakfast, depart for Kochevnik throughout the Chulishman River with an off-road trip. Onroute observing Pazaryk burial mounds and some grave ruins. Picnic Lunch. Arrive in Kochevnik. After dinner at camp, experience a traditional Russian banya at the camp. Overnight at camp.
Day 6: Kochevnik – Karakol Valley
After breakfast at camp, departure to Karakol Valley. Onroute, pause to inspect the petroglyphs at Kalbak-Tash. Visit the national park Uch-Enmek. After lunch at park, private ceremony of Ekemen Epishkin. Departure further via the Chiket Aman Pass to Karakol valley.
Day 7: Chemal – Gorno – Altaysk – Barnaul
After breakfast at hotel, depart for Barnaul. Stop at the Arjan-Su for a break. Continue to Gorno Altaysk and visit the Anohin National Museum. Lunch in a local restaurant in Gorno – Altaysk. Drive to Barnaul. Dinner in a local restaurant. Overnight at hotel.
Day 8: Barnaul – Moscow – Istanbul
After early breakfast at hotel, transfer to the airport and depart for Moscow. Arrive in Moscow. Meet&Greet at the airport and start for a panoramic city tour of Moscow. Transfer to the Vnukovo Airport and depart for Istanbul.
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