Dates of tour in 2018: 19.06 - 30.06., 09-20.09.18
The tour will be guaranteed organized in all announced dates.
It is possible to join only for a part of the tour with individually program.
The group consists of 16 people.
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.
|| (19/06): 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.
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. – (for those will not to the Valley of Geysers, we will make trips on observation decks, museum and historical sights. Optionally, You can take excursion in ethno - settlement).
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 evening (16.00) moving to the area of settlement Malka (130 km) on the vehicle (4WD). Setting the camp. Swimming in the hot springs. Night in tents.
|| Moving to the area of Kluchevskaya volcanoes group on the vehicle (460 km). Lunch in the settlement Milkovo (in café 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.
|| 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).
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
|| Moving to the settlement Kozyrevsk, which is situated on the shore of the River Kamchatka (90 km, 3 hours). Accommodation in the private tourist shelter, in the wooden houses on the special equipped place. Classic Russian bath. Walking excursion on the one of oldest Kamchatka settlements, founded on the burg of Itelmens – aboriginals of Kamchatka in the 18-th century. Visiting the souvenir shop of local craftsmen. Visiting the viewing platform, which open the panorama on the whole settlement and river Kamchatka and volcanoes.
|| Moving (60 km, 3 hours) to giant mountain circus to the foot of volcanoes Ushkovsky (3903 m), Kamen (4579 m), Krestovsky (4057 m), Bezyimyanny (2870 m). Setting the camp. Walking to alpine hihglands till the river Studyonaya’s canyon the deep of which is 450 meters (3-4 hours). Nights in tents.
| 9 day
|| One-day radial walk to the field of Edelweiss flowers (7-8 hours). This place open the lower panorama of the Kluchevskaya volcano group.
Radial walk (1.5 - 2 hours) to the lateral crater "Begemot” of volcano Ushkovsky.
This place open the upper panorama of the Kluchevskaya volcano group. After lunch moving to the settlement Milkovo, which is situated on the shore of the River Kamchatka (200 km, 4 hours). Accommodation in hotel «Geolog».
| 11 day
|| Excursion to the Ethnography Museum of the Kamchatka river’s aborigenes.
Lunch in café (you pay yourself), and moving (300 km) to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Accommodation in hotel (DBL), dinner, rest.
| (30/06): Breakfast. Transfer to fish market at 9:00. Transfer to airport.
The sequence of the tour passage can be changed.
The cost in combined for tour on 19.06 – 30.06.2018, 09-20.09.18 per person is 1400$.
Extra payment for accommodation in a single room –170$.
- 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 610 rubles per person.
The cost includes:
- 3 times a 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, in the recreation center.
- Boat trip
The cost doesn’t include:
- Lunches in Milkovo (150 – 300 runles).
- Additional excursions (for example, excursion to the Valley of Geysers)
1) backpack or travelling bag
2) sleeping bag
3) hiking or trekking boots
4) change of footwear (sneakers)
5) personal care items
6) swimming accessories
7) anorak + lightweight down vest
14) telescopic stick
15) personal first aid kit,
16) spray for mosquitoes