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Picturesque

Lovely place to visit. Much wilderness, lakes, rivers, villages, hotels, good roads and... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Tim S
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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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Amazing trip which you will NEVER forget

It was a breath taking trek in midsummer from the village of Tyungur to the Belucha mountain which... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2015
David K
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Strictly protected area in southern Siberia has deep mountain valleys, numerous rivers and boreal forest sheltering 70 species of mammals and 300 species of birds.
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13 Sep 2016
“Picturesque ”
29 Aug 2015
“Amazing trip which you will NEVER forget”
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely place to visit. Much wilderness, lakes, rivers, villages, hotels, good roads and development. The sad thing is that the development is increasing so much it is in danger of destroying the reason people go there. However, at the moment it is still a fabulous...More

2  Thank Tim S
Reviewed 29 August 2015

It was a breath taking trek in midsummer from the village of Tyungur to the Belucha mountain which is located on the China-Mongolia-Russia border. Best to be done in groups of more than 6 people with local guides all the way and professional advise for...More

3  Thank David K
Reviewed 29 July 2015

This is where I wish I could write Russian , stayed in a resort at the bottom of the Altai mountains . In a log cabin for 4 days , absolutely amazing views, the smell and taste of the air unbelievable. You have to be...More

3  Thank julie f
Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

It was first rafting in my life. I was surprised adrenaline River, beautiful mountains around, clean air, Russian bath. We were on water 5 days. I don't know what tell more. I advise everyone and if you have questions ask.

1  Thank Ivan I
Reviewed 15 November 2012

An impromptu train journey from Moscow took me to Barnaul after 36 hours.I was nearly cursing myself on my stupid impulsive decision,when I met Aleksander,my tour guide from Nomad Tour(Kochevnik Tour).He was to be my guide,driver and friend for next 5 magical days in Siberia.Our...More

20  Thank svetlanabaghawan
Reviewed 16 January 2012

What is Altai? Average Russian kid will tell you it’s mountains somewhere in Siberia. Many tourists even happened to be there. The thing is that there’s some kind of tourist area over there in Altai where man may feel well enough to stop seeking for...More

17  Thank Dmitriy L
Reviewed 9 October 2010

After a long but exciting journey from London, my partner and I arrived in Tungur at the Visodnik Camp. Met by the most friendly and helpful Russian owners, who hailed from St Petersburg, we felt most welcome. The next day we took our horses and...More

16  Thank contentedsole
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