Classic Kamchatka Adventure
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Classic Kamchatka Adventure ( CK12 )

Welcome to Far Eastern Russia! Step outside your comfort zone and embrace the vast, unspoiled wilderness of Kamchatka on this 13 day tour. 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.

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Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky is a main touristic base where adventure tours and expeditions to Kamchatka begin from. The city offers stunning views as it is located on the shores of Avacha bay among five volcanoes: two active ones, Avachinsky and Koryaksky, smoking Mutnovsky and Gorely, and Vilyuchinsky.

Avachinskaya Bay
Avachinskaya Bay

At the beautiful Avachinskaya Bay you can view the nesting place of many of Petropavlovsk sea birds at Grandmother’s Rock Island and Starichkov Island in the open Pacific Ocean. Nearby is the majestic Mutnovsky volcano.

Valley of Geysers
Valley of Geysers

Valley of Geysers is hidden in one of deep canyons in the Kronotsky Reserve. 25 geysers stretch here at a distance of about 5 km along the Geysernaya River stream. A trail on the terrace above the valley floor provides views down onto the Fountain Platform. Unique opportunities to bath in thermal waters are available here.

Kluchevskaya Volcano
Kluchevskaya Volcano

Discover the legacy of the 2013 volcanic eruption in Kluchevskaya where fresh lava flows. You can contemplate the majestic beauty of the volcano and see natural stone sculptures from where the lava has hardened.

Plosky and Ostry Tolbachik Formation
Plosky and Ostry Tolbachik Formation

The Tolbachik massif is composed of two overlapping, but morphologically dissimilar volcanoes - Ostry Tolbachik and Plosky Tolbachik, two of the highest in Kamchatka. The awe-inspiring view of the formation is guaranteed to take your breath away.

Kozyrevsk
Kozyrevsk

Kozyrevsk settlement, located on the shores of the Kamchatka River where you can take a walk to one of the oldest villages in Kamchatka and stock up on souvenirs in the local shop. A visit to the viewing platform will give you breathtaking panoramic views of the settlement, Kamchatka river and, of course, volcanoes. It's a treat to stay over in a log cabin and relax in a classic Russian banya.

Day 1

Arrive in Petropavlovsk where you transfer to the hotel. Later on meet with your guide for an evening meal and discuss the trip. Meal included: Dinner. 

Day 2

kamchatka 06Take a boat trip in the beautiful Avachinskaya Bay where you can view the nesting place of many of Petropavlovsk sea birds at Grandmother’s Rock Island and Starichkov Island in the open Pacific Ocean. Enjoy an evening trip to Mutnovsky volcano (100km) to set up camp and spend the night in a tent under the stars. Meal Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

 

 

Day 3

kamchatka 07Take in the awe-inspiring scenery as you ascend to the crater of the Mutnovsky volcano (2323m). Here you can see active boiling fumaroles, mud siphons and steep slopes made of gleaming glacier. 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. Meal Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 4

Today, climb the Gorely volcano (1829m), hiking past flowing lava and cinder fields until you reach craters which house volcanic lakes. In the evening, relax with a swim in thermal pools. Meal Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 5

kamchatka 03Relax or take an optional excursion to Valley of Geysers by helicopter (this tour is dependent on weather conditions and is payable locally). Fly 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 moving to the area of settlement Malka (130 km) on the vehicle (4WD). Setting the camp. Swimming in the hot springs. Night in tents. Meal Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 6

Today, travel onwards to the Kluchevskaya volcanoes (460km), stopping en route for lunch in the settlement Milkovo (payable locally). If you are lucky to visit this area when the weather is relatively good, you are likely to have a fantastic panoramic view of some of the highest volcanoes in Kamchatka: 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. Meal Included: Breakfast, Dinner.

Day 7

Discover the legacy of the 2013 volcanic eruption in Kleuchevskaya where fresh lava flows. You can also see natural stone sculptures from where the lava has hardened. Afterwards, head back to camp for a night of relaxation. Meal Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 8

kamchatka 04Transfer by car to the North Breakthrough to climb the Tolbachik cones which resemble miniature volcanoes standing at 100-200 metres tall. From here, move on to the Southern Breakthrough to walk across the “dead wood” area of slag and ash from an eruption in 1975. Meal Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

 

 

Day 9

Walking to the “Dead forest”, a forest which was destroyed by hot volcanic ash in 1975. Moving to Milkovo settlement (230 km). Accommodation at hotel Geolog. Meal Included: Breakfast, Dinner.

Day 10

Today transfer to Malka Village in an all-terrain vehicle (180km), stopping en route for lunch in a cafe and a visit to the Ethnography Museum (lunch is payable locally). Once you reach Malka you will begin rafting along Bystraya River! The evening is spent in tents beside the river. Meal Included: Breakfast, Dinner.

Day 11

Continue rafting along the Bystraya River, taking in the surrounding nature. You might even see bears or sea eagles! Enjoy some fishing before spending the evening in tents. Meal Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 12

Make the most of your final day rafting on the Bystraya River before being transferred to Petropavlovsk for your final night in the Russian Far East. Meal Included: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 13

Visit the local fish market and take the chance to go shopping and purchase some final souvenirs. You are then transferred to the airport. Meal Included: Breakfast.

Classic Kamchatka Adventure


 Flight details:

  Please speak with us to get the best prices on flights added to your tour

 Please note:

  We use live currency update, price may slightly fluctuate daily

  IntoRussia Ltd reserves the right to change hotels to similar ones of the same standard and change the order of

      excursions

 Extras:

  If you are a group and want to add extra days or excursions, or you are looking for more independence, contact our

      Destination Experts for a tailor-made package

 

Departure 2019 prices

13 days/12 nights, excluding flights

Prices per person sharing Twin room Single room supplement, per person

 8 to 20 July From   2090 £ From   306 £
11 to 23 July From   2090 £ From   306 £
16 to 29 July (SPECIAL OFFER 14 days!) From   2090 £ From   306 £
 19 to 31 July From   2090 £ From   306 £
22 July to 3 August  From   2090 £ From   306 £
27 July to 9 August (SPECIAL OFFER 14 days!) From   2090 £ From   306 £
 30 July to 11 August From   2090 £ From   306 £
 2 August to 14 August From   2090 £ From   306 £
 7 August to 20 August (SPECIAL OFFER 14 days!) From   2090 £ From   306 £
 10 August to 22 August From   2090 £ From   306 £
 13 August to 25 August From   2090 £ From   306 £
18 August to 31 August (SPECIAL OFFER 14 days!) From   2090 £ From   306 £
21 August to 2 September From   2090 £ From   306 £
24 August to 5 September From   2090 £ From   306 £
29 August to 11 September(SPECIAL OFFER 14 days!) From   2090 £ From   306 £
1 September to 13 September From   2090 £ From   306 £

Included in price:

•  TWN accommodation at the hotel, in the recreation centre

•  full board except lunch at cafe in Milkovo

•  all necessary transfers including arrival and departure

•  all necessary equipment (tents, dishes, rafts etc. except sleeping bags)

•  all excursions per program with entrance fees (except optional tours)

•  local English speaking guides-interpreters

•  subsidiary crew when it is needed

•  Russian visa support service

Package Does Not Include:

•  flights (please speak with us to get the best prices on flights added to your tour)

•  optional activities and excursions to be paid on spot

•  insurance

•  Russian visa processing charges

•  lunch in Milkovo (RUB 300 to pay on spot)

Supplements:

•  Helicopter excursion to Valley of Geysers with Uzon Caldera (to pay on spot): around 750 EUR per person.

•  Helicopter excursion to the Kurilskoye lake around 710 EUR per person.

Note: Helicopter excursions are paid separately and on the day of excursion. The flights to Valley of Geysers and to Kurilskoye lake are realized only if the weather is nice and the group has enough people.

Recommended equipement:

•  backpack or traveling bag

•  sleeping bag and sleeping mat

•  hiking or trekking boots

•  change of footwear (sneakers)

•  personal care items

•  swimming accessories

•  anorak + lightweight down vest

•  sweater

•  raincoat

•  sunglasses

•  headgear

•  headlamp

•  gloves

•  telescopic stick

•  personal first aid kit

•  spray for mosquitoes

Classic Kamchatka Adventure CK12

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