Museum-estate of G.I. Choros-Gurkin, Anos village
G.I. Choros-Gurkin was the founder of the fine arts of Gorny Altai, from 1903 to 1937. he lived and worked in Anos, where he built a house on his own money. It consisted of a house, an art studio, a hexagonal ail, a large garden and a pond.
The estate Golovan has its own gallery, in this family Vasiliy and his daughter Daria draw. Vasiliy and Daria are not professional artists, they are nuggets. Daria writes Altai landscapes not only on paper but on silk as well. Vasiliy works with oil on canvas, burlap, wood, and also, he is engaged in rootplastik, plays Indian pipes, composes poems, he is fond of landscape design. The family showroom is open from May to October. The hosts conduct excursions themselves, tell about the history of the village, about local legends, show flower-gardens in which rare plants for these places are grown, play musical instruments to the guests. Golovan estate is decorated with natural stones and roots of a bizarre shape.
Cultural and Exhibition Center "The arrow of Sartakpaya"
In this center, the most interesting is the unusual exhibition space with elements of traditional Altai dwelling. The walls of ail are cut from pine and larch and have a hexagonal shape. There is a hitching post in front of entrance, symbolizing the World tree, a symbol of good luck, strength. The exposition at "Ail of crafts" presents the original works of over 40 artists.
The route of the walk passes through the picturesque coast of the river Katun. There is a stop at the Askatskiy bridge, it is made to inspect local attractions, including: the mountain Obzornaya, Seligur mountain, Askatskaya riffle, quaint islands in the riverbed. In the last third of the way, vacationers move along a pathway along the mountain river Askatki to a silver spring.
One of the most popular tourist places of Chemalskiy district. The island is located in the middle of the Katun river on the outskirts of Chemal village. It connects to a large land with a suspended pedestrian bridge. On the island there is a nunnery and the church of St. John the Evangelist. Admission is free for everyone.
The waterfall is in the gorges of Mountain Spirits. Chech-Kysh is not large, the height of the fall of the water is three and a half meters. Splitting into two streams, the river's water falling from a rocky ledge, forms a strong clatter. Even in spite of its relatively small "growth", the waterfall Chech-Kish is very popular among tourists in Altai. On hot days, not only adults, but also children bathe in its cool water with great pleasure.
There are two or three lakes, depending on the water level in Katun. The water in the lakes flows from the lake to the lake and then flows into the river. Lakes appear at the end of August at a low water level in Katun and exist as lakes all winter until the second decade of April. Lakes are fed by springs, and the water in the lakes begin to ice only at temperatures below -30. In spring, the full-flowing Katun fills the lakes, which become the sleeve of the river, enveloping a small island. The water in the lakes has the amazing turquoise color. On the island, on the weekends, a frame bath is heated, so that you can swim and warm yourself.
Mancherons chair lift + observation deck
It is one of the man-made sights of Gorny Altai. Guests admire the surrounding nature slowly moving over the slope of the mountain for half an hour. The slopes of the mountain are covered with a mixed forest. The rocks are adorned with a blossoming Rhododendron ledebourii in the spring, a dog rose, glades of orange lights. When descending from the mountain, you can see the lake of Manzherok. The length of the whole chair lift is 2389 m. The height at which the viewing platform is located is 1012 m., but this is not yet the peak of the Malaya Sinyuha mountain. The summit of Malaya Sinyuha is 1196 meters above sea level, it can be reached from the upper observation platform, where the trees are tied with ribbons.
Visiting the maral farm, where you can see for yourself how the content of these beautiful animals is going on, make a lot of beautiful pictures.
It is the excursion to Cherginsky bison nursery, where you can see the real Belovezhsk bisons.
In three floors of the museum, finds from Pazyryk mounds are collected, Turkic armors, paintings by N. Roerich, G. Choros-Gurkin, there is a department of nature.
* You can get the price from the animator of the center at the first organizational meeting. The price includes delivery to and from the place, the price of the entrance ticket (if necessary), escort of the guide and one of the doctors of the center