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Trekking in Altai, Russia

Hosted by a member of the London Hiking for Fun & Fitness Group
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Took place 3 months ago
Fri 06 Jul 09:00 - Wed 18 Jul 09:00

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If you want to return to the solitary, primary beauty of the nature and are searching for a place which is not congested with mass tourism, Altai is your place!

Far East among the boundless Asian space, in the middle of this widest continent, from the infinite Siberian wilderness - raises one of the most captivating mountains in on the Earth – Altai. Vast forests, turbulent rivers, mirror surfaced lakes, snow-capped peaks and amongst them the highest one – Belukha, sparkling masses of ice, vertical rocky walls charm the travelers. The peak itself is severe and hardly approachable but surroundings are perfect for tourism – picturesque pathways, views and…the silence and purity of one of the last virgin places on the planet, inspiration that have given the beginning of Nikolay Rerikh’s spiritual teaching.

Highlights:

♦ The ancient rock paintings by Kyulu river
♦ The milky-turquoise waters of Kucherla river
♦ Lakes Kucherla ( Protected content ) and Ak-kem ( Protected content )
♦ The spectacular view over Belukha Mountain from Kara-Tyurek pass Protected content
♦ Verhniy Uymon village - founded by religious group more than Protected content ago