Day 1. Arrival to Moscow. Transfer from airport to hotel Cosmos. Lunch. In the afternoon we will have a briefing about the program of our tour.
Day 2. Flight from Sheremetyevo airport of Moscow to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky which will take 8 hrs.
From the airport you will move to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, where you will accomodate in the hotel and rest. Then you can walk around the city. You will have dinner with the guide at 8 p.m. and discuss the program.
Day 3. Boat trip to Avacha Bay
Today you will enjoy a boat trip to the Avacha Bay. You will see sea bird rookeries on Babushkin Kamen (Old Woman’s Stone) Island and Tri Brata (Three Brothers) Island. Go out to the Pacific ocean tup to Starichkov Island, where you will watch the largest sea bird rookery in Kamchatka. Most likely you will meet with the dolphins, sea lions and killer whales. You will participate in sea fishing, after which you will have a lunch.
After the sea excursion will move to the Mutnovsky volcano area. Here will set up a camp, have dinner and spend the night in tents.
Day 4 Climbing to the crater of Mutnovsky volcano
You will climb to the crater of the Mutnovsky volcano (2323 m high). Observe the active fumaroles, mud siphons, and a mountain lake. The Mutnovsky crater is the one of the most outstanding volcanic phenomena in Kamchatka. The steep slopes surround the wide and deep cavity of the crater with gleaming glaciers, crushed cracks and boiling fumaroles.
Climbing will take approximately 8 hours. Then you will return to the camp and rest.
Day 5 Climbing the volcano Gorely
Today you will visit another active volcano Gorely (1829 m high), moving past the lava flows and cinder fields, observing 3 craters with volcanic lakes.
Climbing will take approximately 6 hours, after that you will move to the Paratunka recreation base. You will check in and swim in the thermal pools.
Day 6 Optional day
On this day it is possible to go on a helicopter excursion to Geyser Valley and Uzon Caldera with walking around Geyser Valley and having lunch outdoors. Also you can visit Kuril lake watching the bears. The excursions are paid additionally.
In the evening you will go to Malka village. Setting the camp and swimming in the hot springs. Spend the night in tents.
Day 7 Volcanoes Sharp and Flat Tolbachik
After breakfast you will go to the Klyuchevskaya volcano group area. On the way there will be a stop for lunch in the cafe in Milkovo village.
Then you will move to the area of Sharp and Flat Tolbachik volcanoes. On the way in clear weather you will observe the spectacular views of the highest volcanoes of Kamchatka: Krestovsky (4 057 m), Ushkovsky (3 903 m), Klyuchevskaya (4 750 m), Stone (4 579 m), flat (3 082 m) and Sharp Tolbachik (3 672 m).
Upon arrival you will organize a tent camp, have dinner and relax.
Day 8 Observing the consequences of the 2013’s eruption
The eruption of the volcano Flat Tolbachik in 2012-2013 became one of the most powerful on Kamchatka in the last hundred years. Two fractured breakthroughs formed at the southern slope. Powerful lava flows passed through the snow-covered volcano's slopes for about 18 km.
Today you will observe the the consequences of the 2013 eruption — see the young cone, caves made by the wide lava flows, the stone sculptures and the heaps of hardened lava.
Day 9 South and North breakthrough
After breakfast you will go to the North and South breakthroughs. You climb on Tolbachinsky cones, representing the volcanoes in miniature. Their height is 100-200 meters.
After you return to the camp, spend the night in tents.
Day 10 Dead Forest and old Milkovo village
In the first half of the day you will take a walk through the Dead forest – a huge area destroyed by slag and ash eruptions in 1975.
After you will move to Milkovo village, located on the banks of the Kamchatka river. It was founded in the XVIII century on the island of Itelmen – the indigenous people of Kamchatka.
Here you will stay in the hotel, and you have free time to walk through one of the oldest settlements of the Kamchatka region. You can visit the observation point, which offers panoramic views of the village, the Kamchatka river and volcanoes.
Day 11 Rafting
After breakfast there will be an excursion to the Ethnographic museum of the Kamchatka river valley's inhabitants. You will have lunch in the cafe and then move to Malka village by car.
From here your three-day rafting on the Bystraya river will begin. You will enjoy the wildlife of Kamchatka, fishing. In the evening you will make a stop to choose a place to stay and set up camp. Have dinner, spend the night in tents on the bank of the river.
Day 12 Passage of rapids
Your rafting continues, and today you will pass two rapids. You can go fishing, pick mushrooms and berries, watch the seagulls and wild ducks. If you are lucky, you will even see a bear or a Steller's sea eagle. You will spend the night in tents on the river bank.
Day 13 Finishing of rafting
Today you will pass one more rapid and finish your rafting. Then you will go back to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky by car, where you will stay at the hotel. In the evening you will enjoy a farewell dinner.
Day 14 Homecoming
Transfer to fish market at 9 a.m. Then you will be taken to airport. Flight to Moscow. Overnight in hotel Cosmos.
Day 15. Transfer to the airport to catch your flight home
The cost is $3100 includes accommodation, flights within Russia, all other transport in Russia, photography and videoshooting of the group members.
During the journey all meals are provided. On the active part food will be cooked on a gas stove or over a fire. You will also have the option of being instructed by a chef if you wish.
In the stowed menu, there are a variety of salads, soups, oatmeal, pasta, buckwheat, rice, potatoes, vegetables, sausage, cheese, meat, mayonnaise, ketchup, tea, coffee, butter, sugar, fruits, cakes, cookies, and candy bread. The water will be taken from streams or rivers. Hiking dishes will be provided.
During the stays in hotels and recreation centers, breakfasts will be at the place of accommodation.
Lunch in the cafe at the Milkovo village is not included in the cost of the program; you will need to pay for yourself (6th and 10th days).
For the group of 3-6 people we have a wonderful discounted cost.