Dear friends, As you are well aware, the situation in the world is not good at the moment due to the Coronavirus crisis.Almost no country allows to enter and travel, Russia is no exception for that. Current restrictions to enter Russia are in place till 1st of May....read more
The idea of designing a winter tour to Altai has been in our minds for a long time, and finally we made some progress. Not only we discussed a lot about it, but we actually went out there and a few days ago we returned from a FAM trip to Altai. We explored guest...read more
Chaga Bayram is a traditional national holiday of Altaians. “Chaga Bayram” is translated as White Holiday and is considered as the start of the new year. The date is determined by the lunar calendar (usually in the period from the end of January till early March) and...read more
From January 1, 2021, an electronic visa will be introduced for the entry of foreign citizens to all regions of Russia. Nowadays it is possible to use e-visa only for a visit to 3 regions – Saint Petersburg, Kaliningrad and Far East territories - for a period not more...read more
The biggest event for the global travel world is coming - ITB Berlin! We are happy to share that Kaichi Travel will once again exhibit at the fair together with the delegation from the Altai region. You will find us at the booth of the Russian Federation № 610 in Hall...read more
Are you considering going to Siberia, maybe you think it is a long and expensive way to get there.
Specially for you we have made an ultimate guide, how to get to the cities where our trips start – Gorno-Altaisk and Barnaul. We’ve described all possibilities – from fast and comfortable to cheap but rather exhausting. It is up to you to choose your way of travelling and join our trips.
Dear friends! Merry Christmas and a Happy New year!read more
Although we are currently in the very flat Netherlands, our heart and minds are still in the beautiful and impressive Altai mountains. Especially on 11th of December on the international mountain day! Last summer we spend a lot of time among the very friendly and...read more
Siberia is a paradise for true nature lovers. With its area of about 10 mln sq.km it contains all kinds of landscapes – arctic ice shores and semi-deserts, high snowy mountains and tundra lowlands, thousands of rivers and lakes, glaciers and caves. In some areas for...read more
We put our new itinerary "Altai: breathtaking valleys & lakes" on the website. Again a wonderful journey to the most beautiful places of our amazing Altai mountains. Altai is well known for its fresh water reserves, so we thought you would like it to see all this...read more
As every year, the season comes to an end. We are back in the city (with some mixed feelings about that) and can look back on a great summer travel season! We had 7 trips this year, 6 groups again from different countries like Germany, Austria, Great Britain, The US,...read more
As most people know, travelling in the mountains is never without risks. Of course, we take precautions before we go on trips deep into the mountains. Our cars get regular maintenance, we take spare tyres, a second battery, tools, a small air compressor, and a...read more