The Katun river is beautiful any season.
River changes it colour throughout the year from unique turquoise shade to the colour of fresh milk.
You'll see from the top: boiling rapids, rocky slopes, a dam of Chemalsky hydroelectric power station, "Dragon teeth" rocks in the middle of the river, The Blue lakes, picturesque valley of Katun runs through taiga and ridges.
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Sightseeing flight to Belukha mountain
Belukha is the highest point of Siberia. Sacred place of the Altai mountains, covered with snow! It offers beautiful views of the ridges of the Altai mountains.
During the flight you will see the confluence of the rivers Katun and Akkem, Katun ridge, Akkem and Kucherla lake.
Parking (up to 3 hours) at the foot of Belukha on the Akkem lake (height above sea level 2050 m). Here you can visit Orthodox chapel and have picnic.
The reverse route is going through The Kalbak-Tash (famous petroglyphs), then along The Katun river.
3 h. 30 m.
Fishing on the lake Talimena
Lake Telmen is the largest in the upper reaches of the Katun. It is located in the Western part of the Katun range at an altitude of 1,570 m.
Lake placed far away from civilization (distance to settlements 100-150 km). It's allows you to enjoy the privacy, peace and untouched nature of the wild Altai.
This very beautiful lake stretches for 5 420 m in length.
There is an opportunity to relax in a house on the shore, spend the night, take a steam bath and, of course, go fishing (in the lake is found grayling).
2 h. 40 m.
Flight over lake Teletskoye and the Chulyshman river
Fly over waterfalls, mountain peaks and rivers in the area of lake Teletskoye.
See from a bird's eye view of Uchar waterfall - the Largest one in Siberia (160 m), the valley of the Chulyshman river, Akkurum hollow (the famous valley of stone mushrooms).
In the valley of Chulyshman you can make Parking (up to 3 hours) and have a picnic.