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Classic Kamchatka Tour

Russian Far East and Siberia
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Very replete and informative tour of the most interesting areas of Kamchatka modern active volcanic in the Far East of Russia.
Tour duration: 14 days

Classic Kamchatka tour dates:

  • from 12-07-2018 to 24-07-2018
  • from 26-07-2018 to 07-08-2018
  • from 08-08-2018 to 20-08-2018
  • from 23-08-2018 to 04-09-2018
  • from 09-09-2018 to 21-09-2018

During the tour you will visit unique places of Kamchatka – active volcanoes Mutnovskiy and Gorely, which are some of the most beautiful volcanoes of Kamchatka.

You will cross Kamchatka from the South to the North and moving from one climate zone to another, you will go to the central Kamchatka, to the location of the largest volcanoes in Eurasia. You will visit one of the most interesting places for tourists in Kamchatka – Kluchevskaya group of volcanoes, in which there is the highest and the famous volcano – Kluchevskoy (4,750 m). This is the area of the most intense volcanism in Russia.

You can look and see the most interesting objects by the eruption of the volcano Tolbachinsky 2013 (“young” cone, vast lava fields, caves – “lavovody”, and much more). You will climb the volcanoes – the cone (299m and 278m) of Northern burst in 1975. You will walk through the “Dead Wood”, which was destroyed during the eruption of the vast territory.

While rafting on the river Bystraya, which runs through stately mountain range, you will be able to fish and watch the wildlife of Kamchatka: birds, salmon runs in the rivers, and possibly brown bears.

And also, during the tour, you can swim in the natural hot springs and pools with thermal waters.

DAILY ITINERARY

Day 1

MEETING IN THE AIRPORT, MOVING TO PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY (25 KM)

Accommodation in the hotel (DBL), rest, walking to the city. You will have the dinner with the guide at 20:00, discussion the program..

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation in the hotel (DBL)

Day 2

BOAT TRIP WITH FISHING TO THE AVACHA BAY (5-6 HOURS)

Observing nesting places of sea birds, the island “Babushkin Kamen”, the rocks “Three brothers”.Moving to the Pacific ocean to the island “Starichkov”. In the end moving to the volcano Mutnovsky on the vehicle (4WD) (100 km).Setting the camp.Night in tents.

ACCOMMODATION

Night in tents.

Day 3

ASCENT TO THE CRATER OF THE VOLCANO MUTNOVSKY (2323 M)

Observing active fumaroles, mud siphons, mountain lake. The Mutnovsky crater is the one of the most outstanding volcanic phenomenon in Kamchatka.The steep slopes surrounded the wide and deep cavity of the crater with gleaming glaciers, crushed cracks and lunges boiling fumaroles (ascent lasts for approximately 8 hours).Night in tents.

ACCOMMODATION

Night in tents.

Day 4

ASCENT TO THE VOLCANO GORELY (1829 M)

Ascent to the volcano Gorely (1829 m), moving by lava flows and cinder fields, observing 3 craters with volcanic lakes (it lasts for approximately 6 hours).In the evening moving to the recreation center on the vehicle (4WD).Accommodation, rest, swimming in the pools with thermal water.

ACCOMMODATION

Wooden houses

Day 5

EXCURSION TO GEYSER VALLEY AND UZON CALDERA, WALKING EXCURSION ROUND GEYSER VALLEY

Optional. On this day it is possible to go on a helicopter excursion to Geyser Valley and Uzon Caldera, Walking excursion round Geyser Valley.Lunch is at Geyser Valley. In the evening moving to the area of settlement Malka (130 km) on the vehicle (4WD).Setting the camp.Swimming in the hot springs.Night in tents.

ACCOMMODATION

Night in tents.

Day 6

MOVING TO THE AREA OF KLUCHEVSKAYA VOLCANOES GROUP ON THE VEHICLE (460 KM)

Lunch in the settlement Milkovo (in cafe you pay yourself).Moving to the foot of the beautiful volcano massif formed by the volcanoes Plosky and Ostry Tolbachik. By the road in a clear weather you will see the panorama to the volcanoes Krestovsky (4057 m), Ushkovsky (3903 m), Kluchevskaya Sopka (4750 m), Kamen (4579 m), Plosky Tolbachik (3082 m) and Ostry Tolbachik (3672 m).Night in tents.

ACCOMMODATION

Night in tents.

Day 7

THE YOUNG CONE, THE WIDE FRESH LAVA FLOWS, CAVES – “LAVOVODY”, THE STONE SCULPTURES AND THE HEAPS OF HARDENED LAVA

Observing the consequences of the 2013’s eruption (the young cone, the wide fresh lava flows, caves – “lavovody”, the stone sculptures and the heaps of hardened lava).

Day 8

MOVING BY CAR TO THE NORTH BREAKTHROUGH

Climbing to Tolbachik cones, which are volcanoes in miniature, their height of 100-200 meters.Moving to the South breakthrough (15 km.).Visit the Southern cone break, a walk in the “dead wood”, crushed slag and ash eruptions in 1975. Return to camp.Overnight in tents.

ACCOMMODATION

Overnight in tents.

Day 9

WALK IN THE

Crushed slag and ash eruptions in 1975. Moving to the settlement Milkovo, which is situated on the shore of the River Kamchatka (230 km, 4 hours). Accommodation in hotel «Geolog».

ACCOMMODATION

Hotel

Day 10

EXCURSION TO THE ETHNOGRAPHY MUSEUM OF THE KAMCHATKA RIVER’S ABORIGENES

Lunch in café (you pay yourself), and moving to the settlement Malka (180 km) on the vehicle (4WD) Starting rafting down the river Bystraya. Nights on the shore in tents.

ACCOMMODATION

Tents

Day 11

RAFTING ON THE BYSTRAYA RIVER

Moving to the settlement Malka (130 km) on the vehicle (4WD) with the stop in the settlement Milkovo for lunch (in cafe you pay yourself) and for the excursion to the Ethnography Museum of the Kamchatka river’s aborigenes. Nights on the shore in tents

ACCOMMODATION

Nights on the shore in tents

Day 12

RAFTING ON THE BYSTRAYA RIVER

Passage of 2 rapids, there is high probability to see bears and salmon. Fishing. Camping for the night.

ACCOMMODATION

Tents

Day 13

END OF RAFTING WITH PASSAGE OF THE RAPIDS

Driving back (180 km) to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.Accommodation in hotel (DBL), rest.

ACCOMMODATION

Hotel (DBL)

Day 14

TRANSFER TO FISH MARKET

Transfer to fish market at 9:00.Transfer to airport.

Inclusions:
  • 3 times per day meal on the whole tour except lunch in café Milkovo
  • Guide service on the whole tour
  • Cook service on the whole tour
  • Necessary equipment (tents, dishes, rafts etc. except sleeping bag)
  • Transport service
  • DBL accommodation in the hotel and in the recreation center
  • The Boat trip
Exclusions
  • International flight tickets
  • Visas
  • Personal travel insurances
  • Lunches in Milkovo (5 US$)
  • Optional excursions: The helicopter excursion to Geyser Valley

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