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Altai Mountains

Altai Republic, Russia
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Ranked #32 of 1,213 Attractions in Siberian District
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Owner description: Strictly protected area in southern Siberia has deep mountain valleys, numerous rivers and boreal...
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Owner description: Strictly protected area in southern Siberia has deep mountain valleys, numerous rivers and boreal forest sheltering 70 species of mammals and 300 species of birds.
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Ipoh, Malaysia
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129 reviews 129 reviews
24 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

An impromptu train journey from Moscow took me to Barnaul after 36 hours.I was nearly cursing myself on my stupid impulsive decision,when I met Aleksander,my tour guide from Nomad Tour(Kochevnik Tour).He was to be my guide,driver and friend for next 5 magical days in Siberia.Our first stop was at a lovely campsite in Seminsky and from there we began our... More 

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Krasnoyarsk, Russia
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

What is Altai? Average Russian kid will tell you it’s mountains somewhere in Siberia. Many tourists even happened to be there. The thing is that there’s some kind of tourist area over there in Altai where man may feel well enough to stop seeking for more deep knowing of this place. Which is a pity!!! Because non-touristic Altai is a... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2010

After a long but exciting journey from London, my partner and I arrived in Tungur at the Visodnik Camp. Met by the most friendly and helpful Russian owners, who hailed from St Petersburg, we felt most welcome. The next day we took our horses and local guide, Andre who guided us all the way to the Ak-em Lake and our... More 

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