Day 1: Arrival at the airport, transfer to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (20km). Accommodation at a hotel (DBL), rest. Strolls along the city.
Day 2: Sea-trip along Avacha Bay. Seeing the sea birds nests on the islands “Babushkin Kamen (Granny’s Stone)” and “Tree Brata (Three Brothers)”. Short trip in the Pacific Ocean to the island “Starichkov”. Sea fishing, seeing the seal rookery. Opportunity to meet whales, dolphins. Lunch, fresh fish soup.
After the boattrip driving to Mutnovsky volcano by “off road” car (100km). Setting up the camp. Spending the night in tents.
Day 3: Ascent to the crater of Mutnovsky volcano (2323m). Seeing active fumaroles, mud siphons, mud craters, mountain lake. The crater of volcano Mutnovsky is one of the most wonderful volcanic phenomenon of Kamchatka. Steep walls surround wide and deep crater, with shining glaciers. Ascending takes 8 hours. If it is difficult for somebody to ascend it’s possible to return to the camp. Spending the night in tents.
Day 4: Excursion to Gorely volcano (1829m), walk along the coulee (hardened lava-stream), slag fields, seeing of 3 craters with lakes in it. The excursion takes 8 hours. Driving to the recreation department in the resort area “Paratunka”. Accommodation (DBL), rest, bathing in swimming-pools with hot thermal water (hot springs).
Day 5: Free day. If you want, for the additional cost we can arrange a helicopter excursion to the Valley of Geysers: flight around Karymsky (1486m) and Maly Semyachik (1560m) volcanoes, walk excursion at the Valley. This valley cannot be compared with any other unique objects in the world. There are more than 20 big geysers in the valley: Velican (Giant), Zhemchuzhny (Pearly), Sakharny (Sugary), Troinoi (Triple), Konus (Cone), Fontan (Fountain), Maly (Small), Bolshoy (Big), Shchel (Split) – here are some names.
There are geysers that gush forth every 10-12 minutes, while others may erupt once in 4-5 hours. The wreathes of steam, fountains of boiling water, incredible colours of slopes, hot water streaming along them and profuse greenery of grasses and trees create an enchanting spectacle. Lunch is served at the Valley. In the evening driving to Avachinsky volcano by “off road” car (45km). Accomodation at the tour basis. Accommodation for a night in houses, in rooms on 4 - 10 person.
Day 6: Ascent to Avachinsky volcano (2749m). Walk to the young cone of volcano. From the edge of the volcano a stunning view could be seen: Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski, Elizovo, valley of Avacha river and Avacha Bay; Vilyuchinsky, Mutnovsky and Gorely volcanoes - to the south; the valley of the Nalychevo river, Zhupanovsky & Dzenzur volcanoes – to the north. The massive cone of Koryak volcano is seen to the west. Ascent takes about 6-8 hours If the climbing up is difficult for somebody, it’s possible to return to the camp. Accommodation for a night in guest houses.
Day 7: Excursion walk on the slopes of Koryaksky volcano and to the mountain under the name “Camel” (4-5 hours). Driving to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Accommodation at a hotel (DBL), rest.
Day 8: Driving to the Bystraya river (120 km). Beginning of rafting on floatable rafts. It takes place among grand mountain ranges along the river with some rapids. The nature is virtually unspoilt. The diner at the fire, fish-soup. Spending the night in tents.
Day 9: Rafting along the Bystraya river (2 rapids). During rafting you can fish, pick some mushrooms and berries, and watch birds and wild ducks, and many other animals.If you are lucky enough, you’ll see a bear or a Steller’s sea eagle. All those things make the rafting very interesting. Spending the night in tents.
Day 10: Rafting along the Bystraya river (1 rapid). End of rafting. Driving to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (180km). Accommodation at a hotel, rest.
Day 11: Visiting the fish market. Shopping. Souvenirs. Departure to the airport.
You can join any of the compaund groups of toursits of our company, the cost per person is $1500. The tour with a compound group runs every 3 days during July and August starting from 4th July.
If you want us to arrange an individual tour on any other dates, the cost of the tour:
in a group of 4 people is $2000 per person,
in the group of 2 is $2400 per person.
Additional payment for single accommodation at hotels in the city and in the resort area is $200.
( except for accommodation at the Alp camp "Avachinsky" ).
The helicopter excursion to Valley of Geysers and Uzon caldera is held under favorable weather conditions and paid separately $700 per person.
The helicopter excursion to Kuril Lake is held under favorable weather conditions and paid separately, $700 per person.
Included in the cost:
3 meals a day during the whole tour.
Guide services during the whole tour.
Cook services during the whole tour.
English speaking guide during the whole tour.
Base equipment (tents, rafts etc).
Transport services (bus, “off-road” car).
Accommodation, hotels and resorts.
Visa support and registration.
Boat trip to Starichkov island
Not included in the cost:
Purchase of alcoholic drinks, beer, cigarettes.
Purchase of souvenirs.
Flight to and from Kamchatka