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Active tours to Altai

Active tours to Altai – this offer is for romantics, for those who are not interested in a beach holiday, for those who want to hike to test yourself and see how it blooms the Edelweiss, both because of the snow-covered ranges the sun rises, as is sparkling water in a mountain lake. The company “Nomad tour” is ready to provide you a unique opportunity to climb with a backpack to places where no SUV is to overcome the turbulent rapids of the Altai rivers. And you will have unique photos, addresses, new friends and an overwhelming desire to come back again.

Water tours

The Altai rivers are unique – there could be alloys of any category, from the most complex, available only for athletes and watermen, to children’s, safe water tours, equally interesting and exciting. Chuya, Katun, Argut, Bashkaus, Biya – the best campaigns of any length and complexity of your choice from the “Nomad tour”.

Walking-sailing tours

The most impressions in one campaign! You will discover unique places where most tourists can’t reach it, overnight in tents, clean mountain air, the difficulties and the joys of Hiking and then rafting along one of the rivers of Gorny Altai. A journey on two elements – earth and water Continue reading

Near Biysk dies a unique lake that has preserved relic plants

A real gift to the residents of Biysk once gave the river Katun. Changing his direction, she left the old woman, named by the discoverers of the lake a Gunboat . According to broadcasting company the REEF, referring to associate Professor of biology and chemistry of BPGW Galina Does . this lake is unique. There are rare plants, endangered species. Such as Chillum — the water chestnuts, the Salvinia natans . which aquatic fern. It is a unique relic plants, remaining only here since prehistoric times.

In addition, you can meet rare plants listed in the Red book of the Altai territory. Including — yellow Pods . Here grew the white Lily . You can find a lot of rare plants on the shore.

Since 1961, studies of lake a gunboat was put on a scientific basis teachers then Biysk State Pedagogical Institute, are regularly checked against the results of new observations with data from previous years.

But the current preliminary results are not encouraging. The pond dies. Guess what now ordinary citizens. Continue reading

The Teletskoye lake is a place where time has stopped

In the Altai, in the foothills of the Western Sayan mountains, is lake Teletskoe – beautiful lake region.

The lake is small, a width of on average about 3 km, it stretches for 77 km in length. Teletskoye lake is filled with fresh water, situated in a glacial tectonic depression at 436 m above sea level. The lake is deep, in the deepest part – up to 325 m, with an amazingly blue transparent, more than 15 m deep, water.

Lake the lake was named by Russian Cossacks-pioneers, more than 400 years ago mastered the vast expanses of Western Siberia. According to one version this name ascends to the name of local people, Teleuts, local peoples call it in Turkish manners Altyn-Kol, the Golden lake.

On photographs taken from space, the lake has the shape of the letter “T” with a short right part of the crossbar. One part of it freezes in winter, covered with transparent ice, through which at depths up to 6 m perfectly visible bottom, some of it rarely freezes. And summer – water in the southern part of the lake is warmer than in the North.

Teletskoye lake – the great object for tourist recreation, on the banks of it there are hostels and campsites. Going on vacation in the Altai region, read the reviews about the sanatoriums of the Altai. There is also pedestrian and cycle Continue reading

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