In the ethnographic plan the Chuya steppe is interesting as symbolical border between the Altai settlements and the Kazakh villages which begin in the village Kosh-Agach. In the small modern village of Jean Aul of the traveler the meeting with the kept and restored traditions of the Kazakh culture waits. Here the museum, a memory complex, a mosque in madrasah are open.
Ust-kansky area. The area is rich with historical and archaeological nature sanctuaries. In the village of Mendur-Sokkon there is a museum of local lore of the Altai culture, near the building of the museum there is Altai ait.
Today we perceive tourism as the most mass phenomenon of the XX century, as one of the brightest phenomena of our time which really gets into all spheres of our life and changes world around and a landscape. Tourism became one of the most important factors of economy therefore we consider it not simply as a trip or rest. This concept much more widely also represents set of the relations and unity of communications and the phenomena which accompany the person on travel.
The Chuya steppe is rich with archaeological monuments - barrows, stone sculptures, rock paintings (in the neighborhood of villages Kosh-Agach, Tashant. By quantity of monuments it can be compared only to ancient painting of Sahara or the southwest of the USA.
In vicinities of Lake Teletskoye it is provided some tourist routes which are not demanding special sports preparation, including climbing Tyalan-Tuu's mountain, excursion to the third small river in the gulf Stone, on Corbu's falls. Rest on the equipped tourist bases is offered to services of tourists.
Tourism belongs to a services sector and is one of the largest and dynamic branches of economy. High rates of its development, large volumes of currency receipts actively influence various sectors of economy that promotes formation of own tourist industry.
Choysky area. The area has no important and considerable tourist objects, has no recreation facilities and special sights. But, despite it, in the area the rural type of tourism actively develops (reception of tourists on houses, food, accommodation, excursions, rest). To many tourists visiting the area, locals can offer rest in the form of hunting for a large and small animal, fishings.
At locals in the village of Artybash it is possible to get products from a stone, roots of trees. In the village some remarkable artists producing souvenirs from roots of trees, a cedar, stones live and work.