Ukok Princess returns home

The mummy of “Altay Princess,” a young woman from the Pazyryk culture, found by archaeologists on the Siberian Ukok Plateau in 1993, will be transported in a glass sarcophagus to the Anokhin

GOTO Altay participated in ITB-2012

The exhibition was held from 7 to March 11, 2012. Annual Exhibition ITB Berlin is the largest international event in the tourism industry, during which various workshops, seminars, meetings with experts, round

To the ice peaks of Belukha

The absolute height of a two-headed Belukha is 4,506m above the sea level (it`s the height of its eastern top), the western top is a bit shorter: “only” 4,440m. The slopes of

Legend of Altay: old shaman

Many years ago an old and wise shaman used to live in blue and white Altai. Great was his power: he knew how to ask Sevensky Ulgen for prosperity and welfare of

Who is Kaichi? Altaian throat singing

A Kaychi is a Taleswapper, a man who tells legends – epic tales, heroic national epos. But the story is told in a special way, in a Kai way – by throat

El-Oiyn festival – Altaian Olympic games

El–Oiyn is a national holiday, which gathers together all Altai people and even guests from abroad. Translating from the Altai language, “el” means “people” and “oiyn” means “game, competition”, literally the holiday

Legend of Altay: Mistress Katun

When the mountains were younger and the land was richer a big and wealthy tribe lived in Altay. People were beautiful and strong and a generous land and water gifted them their…