Katun Vacation Packages
Journeying in this part of the Russian Federation is about seeking adventure, so set aside some time to take a road trip and explore some of the other cities, towns and villages in the vicinity of Katun. Examples of places within a relatively short distance of Katun are Urluaspak, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northwest, and Cheposh, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the north.
Altai Republic offers travelers some significant churches and other places of worship, ideal places to get a taste of the region's gentler side.
If you love the company of like-minded travelers, Katun offers plenty of specialized tours such as wildlife spotting tours and guided nature walks. Altai Republic offers a number of relaxing pursuits, such as wildlife watching and picnicking.
Long-time travelers realize that a great way to get the most from a tour is to prepare a few interesting phrases in the local language. "Xotite potancevat?" is a good one to try. It means "Would you like to dance with me?" "Where are you from?" is also useful, so try getting your mouth around "Otkuda ty?"
When the time comes to leave Katun, say goodbye the way Russian's do, with a heartfelt "Poka!."