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 in the Far East of Russia.
Tour duration: 8 days
Kamchatka – Active Volcanoes tour dates:
- from 13-07-2018 to 20-07-2018
- from 22-07-2018 to 29-07-2018
- from 31-07-2018 to 07-08-2018
- from 09-08-2018 to 16-08-2018
- from 18-08-2018 to 25-08-2018
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. You will see Kozirevsk – the original settlement of hunters, fishermen and loggers, located on the shore of the River Kamchatka. And also, during the tour, you can swim in the natural hot springs and pools with thermal waters.
ARRIVAL IN PETROPAVLOVSK, MEETING AT THE AIRPORT
Transfer to hotel. Free time. Rest after flight, or walks around the city. At 20.00 a dinner with the guide, program discussion.
Accommodation in the hotel (DBL)
BOAT TRIP AROUND AVACHA BAY
Watching sea bird colonies of Babushkin Kamen Island, Three Brothers Rocks. Going out into the Pacific Ocean to Starichkov Island. Watching the sea birds colony (incl. the white-shouldered eagle) which is the biggest in Kamchatka. Sea fishing. Salmon lunch. In the afternoon (after 16.00), joining of group and driving to Mutnovsky volcano by “off road” car (100km). Setting up the camp. Spending the night in tents.
Night in tents.
EARLY BREAKFAST. ASCENSION IN A CRATER OF MUTNOVSKY VOLCANO
Survey of active crater, fumarols, mud geysers and boiling coppers. For many of our guests this natural object seemed the brightest on Kamchatka. (Duration and complexity of ascension depends on the period of carrying out and condition of road. So in July because of snow it is impossible to drive up close to the ascension beginning, it can take 10-11 hours. And in August, all foot part will take 4 – 6 hours). In the evening return to camp. Dinner and rest in a dining tent.
Night in tents
EARLY BREAKFAST. EASE ASCENSION TO GORELY VOLCANO ACROSS LAVA FIELDS
Takes 4 – 5 hours. Survey of three craters with active fumarol, glacier and lake. Return in camp, dinner. Tents picking and moving to Paratunk’s resort zone. Placement on recreation facility with the thermal pool. Rest, bathing, dinner. In the evening moving to the recreation center on the vehicle (4WD).Accommodation, rest, swimming in the pools with thermal water.
Optional. On this day it is possible to go on a helicopter excursion to Geyser Valley and Uzon Caldera. In the evening driving to saddle between Koryaksky and Avachinsky volcano by “off road” car (45km). Accomodation at the tour basis «Three volcanoes». Accommodation for a night in houses, in rooms on 4 – 10 person.
EARLY BREAKFAST. ASCENSION ON THE AVACHINSKY VOLCANO
Extent of track is 12 km, gather height – 1700 meters. Middle time of ascension of 8-9 hours. In the evening return to camp. Dinner. (It is possible to order a bath for the evening).
EXCURSION WALK TO THE MOUNTAIN
Photography of mountain flowers and gophers. After dinner driving to Petropavlovsk. Accommodation in hotel, rest, walks around the city. Dinner.
VISITING THE FISH MARKET
Shopping. Souvenirs. Departure to the airport. Visiting the national crafts workshop, souvenir shop of local craftsmen. Visiting the viewing platform, which open the panorama on the whole settlement and river Kamchatka and volcanoes.
- 3 times per day meal on the whole tour
- Guide services during the whole tour
- Cook services during the whole tour
- Base equipment (tents, rafts etc)
- Transport services (bus, “off-road” car, cutter)
- Hotel and resort accommodation
- International flight tickets
- Personal travel insurances
- Personal expenditures
It’s possible to use porters and satellite phone for extra fee.
The extra pay for single accommodation apply (10000 roubles or 170 US$), not in a camp between Koryaksky and Avachinsky.
The helicopter excursion to Geyser Valley and Uzon caldera is held under favorable weather conditions and paid separately. In the tour season of 2018 the cost 42000 rubles or 670 US$ per person.
Please contact us today if you wish to book the Classic Kamchatka Tour.