Altay, trekking and climbing in Ukok Plateau, 15days

Price: by request €
Period: July-September
Activity: Climb, Trekking

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Arrival to Barnaul airport. Transfer 660km, 9-10h by Chuisky trakt to Aktash village, 1600m. BLD have during the way in café. Take permits in frontier post. Night in Taduyarik yurt camp. 

Taduyarik yurt camp D

Transfer 200km, 5-6h to Kosh-Agach and after by natural road to Djazator village. Night in the guest house in Djazator. Evening time stuff preparing , have a dinner and national Russian sauna – banya.

Djazator  BLD

All common stuff put on the horses. Trekking 12km along Djazator river. Great view to the South Chuiskiy ridge and mt.Iiktu, 3941m. Tent camp near forest line.

Tent BLD

Crossing the Sudobay pass,2800m we are reach valley of Karabulak river. First great view to whole Tabyn-Bogdo-Ola ridge. Tent camp. Trekking part 17km.

Tent BLD

Trekking 15km to along Karabulak river crossing Ak-Alaha river by horses and reach good place for tent camp near Kalgutai river. Evening time visit to famous Bertek petroglyphs.



Trekking 20 km to main ridge direction. Reach the place for winter camp of Kazakh nomads – Argamji. There are many small lakes around and few old burial mounds near our tent camp.

Tent BLD
7 Trekking 12km to along Argamji river. Reach the moraine and put the Base Camp, 3000m. Some acclimatization hike little bit higher. Tent camp. Tent BLD
8 Ascension day to peak Tabyn-Bogdo-Ola, 4082m and if we will have enough time to peak mt.Russian Top, 4177m. Great view from the saddle to higherst point mt.Nairamdal, 4372m. Base camp. Tent BLD
9 Extra day for bad weather or rest Tent BLD
10 Descent along Argamji river to Kalguti river. Trekking 22km. Tent camp. Tent BLD
11 Trekking 11km by Kalguti valley and crossing Karsulu pass. Night in the camp. Tent BLD
12 Trekking 18km to Ildigem river direction. Crossing the pass Bugimuiz, 2843m. Night in the tent. Tent BLD

Trekking 4km thru the forest to Djazator river and after till the road and 26km by car. Night in guest house. Firewall dinner and banya.

Djazator  BLD
14-15 Transfer 840km by the car to the Barnaul. Arriving at 2-3 am at 15th day.   B

Included in price:

  • All necessary transfers required for carrying out the trip;
  • Accommodation and meals according with the program;
  • Expeditionary Maintenance: guide, cook, horseman;
  • Rental group equipment and pack horses (to carry common equipment);
  • Necessary formality (visa support, passport registration, permits).

Not included in price:

  • Flight to / from Barnaul;
  • The use of satellite communications;
  • Unexpected preliminary evacuation cost;
  • Insurance;
  • Personal expenses, alcohol;
  • Visa costs.

Weather Conditions:

July-August-September is a good time for the ascent. Weather is stable and sunny. Daytime temperatures on the track +20+23˚C and +13 +15˚C in the night. The temperature at the altitude of 2,000m or more is +11+18˚C, in the night may drop to zero temperature.


The expedition will be led by experienced guides. But do not forget about individual physical shape. Help with daily bivouac works would be an asset. Food is cooked on a fire and a gas stove. Given the mountainous area, you must first consult with your doctor. Vaccination against tick-borne encephalitis is obligatory. Ascension part of expedition is implicit neglect of comfort.

Attention: For visiting of Ukok region (border zone) you will need to file a documents for permits not less than 3 months before visit.

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