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ASCENT OF MT. BELUKHA
(16 days variant, Normal Route from South)

Period of the programme: June - September

Variant of the programme:
day 1 - arrival in Barnaul (in the morning); drive Barnaul - Seminskiy Pass (~400 km); camping accommodation; (B, L, D)
day 2 - drive Seminskiy Pass - Tyungur Village (~350 km); camping accommodation; (B, L, D)
day 3 - hike Tyungur Village - Kucherla Village - Kuzuyak Pass (~1340 m) - Akkem Valley; (B)
day 4 - hike up along the Akkem Valley to the Akkem Lake (~2050 m)
day 5 - rest day
day 6 - hike up Akkem Lake - Tomsk Bivouac
day 7 - climb up Tomsk Bivouac - Delone Pass (~3400 m) - Mensu Glacier
day 8 - climb up Mensu Glacier - TKT Pass (~4115 m)
day 9 - climb TKT Pass - summit of Mt. Belukha (4506 m) - TKT Pass
day 10 - climb down TKT Pass - Delone Pass - Tomsk Bivouac
day 11 - hike down Tomsk Bivouac - Akkem Lake
day 12 - reserve day for the bad weather
day 13 - hike Akkem Lake - Karatyurek Pass (~3060 m) - Kucherla Valley
day 14 - hike down along the Kucherla Valley to Tyungur Village; camping accommodation; (D)
day 15 - drive Tyungur Village - Barnaul; hotel accommodation; (B, L, D)
day 16 - transfer hotel - airport; departure from Barnaul (in the morning); (B)

Programme prices: see our trips and expeditions summary

Services and expenses included in the programme price:
  • All necessary formalities: Russian visa invitations, registration in Russia, permission to enter the border region, Altay visit fees and charges
  • Bus for the transportation Barnaul - Tyungur Village - and back
  • Horses for the luggage transportation Tyungur Village - Akkem Lake and back (20 kg per pax)
  • Transfer hotel - airport in Barnaul
  • Camping accommodation on the Seminskiy Pass (camping tents or cottages) for 1 night
  • Camping accommodation in Tyungur Village (camping tents or cottages) for 2 nights
  • Hotel accommodation in Barnaul (double rooms) for 1 night
  • Meals on the way Barnaul - Tyungur - Barnaul, in Tyungur and Barnaul: 5 breakfasts (B), 3 lunches (L), 4 dinners (D)
  • Food for trekking and climbing for 12 days
  • Two mountain guides (three mountain guides for the group of 9 pax and more)
  • Organizing and overhead expenses of Ersh Travels
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