11 December – International Mountain Day

Mountains… always beautiful, majestic, impressive and sometimes dangerous. You can hardly meet a...

Which birds of prey can you meet in Altai? Part 1. Eagles

  Altai is home to significant populations of birds of prey. Many of them are in the Red List of...

How we built the UAZ. Backstage

  In spring 2017 we decided to buy an UAZ 452 Buhanka as our business is growing and we didn’t...

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11 December – International Mountain Day

Mountains… always beautiful, majestic, impressive and sometimes dangerous. You can hardly meet a person who will stay indifferent looking at a mountain landscape. Once you visit the mountains, you just fall in love and dream when you return. Local people, living in...

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How we built the UAZ. Backstage

  In spring 2017 we decided to buy an UAZ 452 Buhanka as our business is growing and we didn’t want to depend on rental cars. UAZ is a Russian 4WD van which has very good off-road characteristics but usually a bit poor and not comfortable interior. So, the idea was to...

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Welcome to our renewed site!

The main goal of our improvements was to make the site faster, more visually inviting and user-friendly! We re-designed it by adding more space and light and it’s got a new and fresher look. We uploaded more pictures from our trips, so you can find the images on every...

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October 23 – International Snow Leopard Day!

This day is committed to raise awareness for the plight of these elusive cats. Snow leopards inhabit primarily remote mountain terrains in 12 countries. The total population in the wild is estimated to be from 4500 to 6000 animals. So, snow leopards are among the most...

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Happy World Tourism Day!

Dear friends!
We congratulate you on World Tourism Day!
We wish you trips full of fantastic emotions and impressions, bright adventures and unforgettable discoveries!

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Getting acquainted with local Altaian culture

Usually on the second day of our trips, we get better acquainted with the local culture enjoying a kaichi concert. A kaichi is a story-teller who tells epic legends and an Altai’s heroic epos using throat singing and national musical instruments. You can learn more...

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Schedule for the trips to Russian Altai 2018

We are happy to announce that our schedule for the trips to Russian Altai 2018 is ready. As our trips proved to be successful in 2016 and 2017, we will continue travelling these routes in 2018. We just added some small changes and improvements in order to make the...

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Watching one of the biggest and rarest birds of prey

This year in our trip “Explore Altai” we were lucky to meet one of the largest and one of the rarest raptors in Europe – the bearded vulture. And we not just saw it flying in the sky but even were camping close to its nest. To be honest not really close because the...

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Our lucky trips 2017

We just returned from our trips 2017 and happy to say that we were very lucky. Lucky with the weather. We had some rains but they were just in time and didn’t disturb us. For example, the dark clouds in the background together with the sun made the coloured mountains...

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With the gratitude to a ground squirrel

In our last trip we were much impressed while visiting an unusual monument in the Karakol valley - the monument to a ground squirrel. It was built on the eve of the Victory Day this year with the gratitude to the small animal which saved people from starvation during...

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Exploring new possibilities

We were really lucky with the weather in our trip to Altai in the end of May. We enjoyed sunny warm days, not too hot, not too cold. As this trip was not strictly tightened up with the schedule, we had the possibility to look around and stop where we noticed something...

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