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Day 10
05:00 pm
14h 34m
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06:34 am
9,773 km
Day 11

Travel Tips

Surely! Russia is a place of natural and cultural wonders. Here are some pointers to help you while travelling to Novosibirsk, Barnaul, Gorno-Altaysk, and Belokurikha:

Best Time to Visit:
The ideal time to visit these cities in Russia is during the summer months of June, July, and August, when the weather is warm and pleasant.

Route and Accessibility:
Novosibirsk is accessible by plane, train, and road. Barnaul is a 3 hours journey from Novosibirsk by train. From Barnaul, Belokurikha is about a 3-hour drive, while Gorno-Altaysk can be reached by bus or taxi.

Altitude and Acclimatization:
The altitude is not much of an issue in these cities as they are not at very high elevations. However, if you plan to visit the Altai Mountains, be sure to give yourself time to acclimate to prevent altitude sickness.

Accommodation and Booking:
Book your accommodations well in advance, especially during summer months, as it is the peak tourist season. All these places offer a range of accommodations from luxury hotels to budget-friendly hostels.

Clothing and Essentials:
Pack according to the season, warm clothing for winter months (November-April) and light clothing for summer (May-October). Don't forget to pack comfortable walking shoes, a raincoat, sunscreen, and a hat.

Health and Safety:
Ensure you're covered for healthcare as medical services can be expensive. Always keep a first-aid kit handy and stay hydrated. Keep emergency contact numbers with you.

Local Etiquette and Respect:
Russians value their culture and traditions and expect visitors to respect them. Use formal language when addressing people. It's customary to bring a small gift when invited to a Russian's home. Public display of affection is not common in Russian society, particularly in more traditional regions.

Enjoy your trip and explore the rich history and natural beauty of Russia!