Altay - Above the sky: a thrilling journey to the golden land. – Day 1: Arrival on Lake Teletskoye

Start in Gorno-Altaisk, the capital of the Republic of Altai, then go to the village Artybash on the shore of Lake Teletskoye. You will get acquainted with the local culture, representatives of nationalities inhabiting this land and the history of this magical region. Then comfortable boats will take you to the luxurious hotel complex "Altai Village".
Altay - Above the sky: a thrilling journey to the golden land.
Travel distance by car: 174 km.Travel distance on foot: 0 km.Visiting: Karatash, Gorno-Altaysk, Artybash, Iogach

Trip duration: 4 days

Get in Russia

Gorno-Altaysk

The city in the south of Western Siberia of Russia, the capital and the only city in the Republic of Altai. The city district is formed by Gorno-Altaisk. [Getting a car for rent](https://gorno-altaysk.bericar.ru/)

Teletskoe Lake (Телецкое озеро)

Lakes


**Teletskoye Lake** (325 m deep) is the second largest natural fresh water reservoir in Russia. It is on the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage List as part of the Golden Mountains of Altai complex. In the local dialect it is called "Altyn Kol", which means "Golden Lake".

village of Artybash

The village in Turochak district of Altai Republic of Russia, is a part of Artybash rural settlement.

Altay Village

**Altay Village Teletskoe** is a premium resort located in the heart of Altai, on the shores of pristine Teletskoe Lake. The resort chalets are made of cedar massif and their interior combines exclusive, modern design and use of the most environmentally friendly materials. A secluded holiday surrounded by charming mountains and protected taiga. **In the evening you will have a welcome dinner in a restaurant of national cuisine**.