||2-8 May 2022
accommodations - lodges
meals in lodge
|Excludes:||visa issues, flights, meals in cafe
accommodation in Barnaul
1400km by car, 40km on foot
Start from ||Tomsk|
List of equipment
Birdwatching tour to Altai mountains allows us to enjoy picturesque surroundings with birding activities.
There are mountain ranges with altitudes of 2000-4000 meters. We will see different landscapes - forests, steppes, semi-deserted areas and snow-capped mountains.
Hiking distances are roughly 10-15km per day.
Our birding trip
to Altai in May
- trekking shoes
- rain jacket, pants, fleece pullover, thermal underwear, socks (2 pairs of cotton and 1 pairs of warm trekking socks), cap, raincoat
- the dishes (mug, spoon, bowl and knife)
- forehead lamp
- matches, personal first-aid kit, dental paste with tooth brush, tissue
Tomsk - Barnaul.
Pine forests and fields. There are common jay, tree sparrows, bluefinch.
Barnaul - Onguday.
Fields, poplar forests, mountains covered with coniferous forest. Road is stretched along blue-green Katun river.
Onguday - Aktash.
Variety of mountain views, crossing two passes.
Points of interest: confluence of Chuya and Katun rivers, White Bom mountain. North-Chuensis mountain range towers just near the road with highest poing of Aktru (4044m)
Aktash - Kosh-Agach - Beltyr.
Impressive views of South-Chuensis range.
We will set up a camp into valley of Chagan-Uzun river with tent with stove.
Beltyr area - Kosh Agach - Onguday. Vast open areas of Chuya steppe with mountains in the background.
Onguday - Barnaul.