Route «To Emurla waterfall»
8 days – 110 km

Mountains, horses, tents, strong men and fragile women – an ideal atmosphere for a high-grade rest, finding a true friendship and romantic relations! 

It is not necessary to have any special skills, ideal for beginners.

 Schedule   Distance
 1st day. Arrival to Chemal village. We will meet you and transfer to the tourist camping "Itkaya" crossing the Katun river by 6-seater boat.
During this day you will become acquainted with your horse, get complete information about safety precautions, driving and seddling a horse. After that you will make a trial trip and adjust ammunition. In the evening you will be waited with a hot Russian bath facing an icy Blue lake where you can swim if you wish.
You spend a night in 4-seater campings.
 2d day. Start a route. Almost immediately you will overcome the Bertka notch where the beauty Katun can be observed from height of the bird's flight.

Descent from the notch is done on foot. Upon overcoming a small meadow you will rise along a mountain river Bertka. You shall have on the way: 23 fords, the most beautiful canyon along which this small rapid river flows. Then you will turn to Kandub canyon and will rise about 2 hours.

You spend a night at Kandub in tents.
20 km,
4 hours on horseback
 3d day. Rise to the Vertagash notch. Driving down Kara-Kem hill. Up to the rocks called «Brothers» (by feet)- these are 2 steep rocks from the top of which there is a wonderful view of 360 degrees! Descending to Kara-Kem place. You spend a night in tents. 22 km,
4 hours on horseback
 4th day. Overcoming a rock notch «Kysyl-Dyt». Descending to the Telakh place where you stop for two nights. Upon making tents you will take a radial excursion to the Tellakh caves that have several entries and exits. But they are quite safe even for children. 18 km,
3 hours on horseback
 5th day. Radial trip to the Emurla waterfall. Emurla waterfall is located in a riverhead of Emurla river (the left inflow of Katun) and is unique in its beauty. Water stream is crashed into many rillets that run down over stones and multi-coloured moss. On the return way there is a possibility of galloping without having horse bags on. Excursion -
25 km
7 hours
 6th day. Descending down the Altai village called Verkh-Ayula. Driving down Altai meadows, climbing to the Terguchkon notch.
Night at Terguchkon narrow.
25 km,
4-5 hours on horseback
 7th day. You go between the rocks called «Red Gates» then start raising to the top of Idyp mountain where you can see the Katun valley from a height of a bird’s flight. After short stop - a serpentine descent leading to the Tolguyok valley and coming back to the touristic camping «Itkaya».
Russian sauna. Farewell fire.
15 km,
3,5 hours on horseback
 8th day. Breakfast. Departure to bus station.  

Total distance 110 km
Maximum level above sea up to 1,700 m
Day routes up to 3-5 hours
Group is accompanied by 1 instructor, 1 guide.
Number of tourists in the group - over 6 persons.
Age over 12 years old

You should obligatory have with you: sport trousers (not shorts!!!), training shoes or any high shoes (better rubber ones), warm clothing, long-sleeved overclothes.

Cost: 14900 Rub/person

- inner travels within the trip;
- meal 3 times per day;
- 2 times sauna;
– camping equipment and special ammunition;
– service of guides;
- insurance

Schedule for 2010:
June: 11, 18, 25
July: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
August: 6, 13, 20, 27

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