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2100 EUR 15 days
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The route of this tour runs along the most famous sights of Kamchatka: the highest active volcano of Eurasia – Klyuchevskaya Sopka (4750 m), the second in height volcano on the peninsula – Kamen (4575 m), one of the most active volcanoes on the continent – Bezymyanny (2882 m) and other active volcanoes: Plosky Tolbachik (3085 m), Avachinsky (2740 m) and Mutnovsky (2323 m).

Within this tour, you have an opportunity to see the unique natural objects of the Klyuchevskoy Nature Park: Dead Forest, bright red volcanic cones and lava fields, resulting from grandiose eruptions of 1975-76 and 2012-13, Barany’ Rocks, Studyenaya river canyon and edelweiss meadow.

You also acquaint with the peculiarities of way of life, customs and culture of indigenous population of Kamchatka in visiting of national Even settlement Esso.

Day 1: Paratunka

Meeting at the airport of Elizovo. Transfer and accommodation at the recreation base of Paratunka or hotel of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Overnight staying – hotel. Meal: -/-/-

Day 2: Paratunka - Kozyrevsk Settlement

Transfer (8-10 hours) by a cross-country automobile to Kozyrevsk. Accommodation at the guesthouse of the settlement. Overnight staying – huts. B/L/D

Day 3: Kozyrevsk – North Break – Dead forest

Transfer (5 hours) to the southern part of the foot of the Tolbachik volcano. Viewing the cones of the North Break and Dead Forest, destroyed by burning hot ashes outburst resulting from the powerful eruption of 1975-76. Accommodation at our base in Dead Forest. Overnight staying – huts. B/L/D

Day 4: Plosky Tolbachik volcano

Transfer about 40 min to the Sopka Kleshnya. The ascent to the crater of Plosky Tolbachik takes about 6 hours. The descent to Sopka Kleshnya – 4-5 hours. Along the way viewing the lava flows of 2012-13. Returning to the base in Dead Forest. Overnight staying – huts. B/L/D

*Depending on the group desires, this day may be used only for excursion (4-5 hours) of the lava flows, new cones and caves formed in the result of the grandiose eruption of 2012-13

Day 5: Dead forest – Kozyrevsk Settlement

Transfer and accommodation at the guesthouse of the settlement. Overnight staying – huts. B/L/D

Day 6: Kozyrevsk Settlement – Sopka Kopyto

Transfer (3 hours) to the Sopka Kopyto which is located in the northern part of the foot of the volcano Tolbachik. Walking about 4 km in the direction of the rivulet Barany. Tent camp setting (Camp 1). Viewing the vicinity. Overnight staying – tents. B/L/D
When the weather is good, a magnificent panorama with the view of volcanoes Klyuchevskaya Sopka, Kamen, Bezymyanny, Ushkovsky, Ovalnaya Zimina and Tolbachik.

Day 7: STUDYENAYA RIVER CANYON. EDELWEISS MEADOW. Barany’ Rocks

Radial walk (one-way 6-8 km) to the Studyenaya river canyon, edelweiss meadow and Barany’ Rocks that is composed of separate basaltic posts. Returning to Camp 1. Overnight staying – tents. B/L/D

DAY 8: Sopka Kopyto – ESSO settlement

Transfer (5 hours) to the national Kamchatka settlement Esso – the national settlement in the middle of Kamchatka is the best place to get acquainted with the life of Kamchatka native residents. Accommodation at the guesthouse of the settlement. Rest in the pool with thermal water.
Overnight staying – huts. B/L/D

DAY 9: ESSO settlement

Observing excursion* in Esso, visiting of national village and ethnic museum.
Overnight staying – huts. B/L/D

*Depending on the group desires, this day may be used for rafting (about 5-6 hours) on the Bystraya-Esso river and fishing.

DAY 10: ESSO settlement – Nachiki

Transfer (8-9 hours) and accommodation at the hotel Nachiki. Rest in the pool with thermal water. Overnight staying – hotel. B/L/D

Day 11: Nachiki – Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky – AVACHINSKY VOLCANO

Transfer (1.5 hours) and sightseeing tour around Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, souvenir shop and fish market. This day may be used for helicopter excursion the to the Kuril lake or Valley of Geysers. Evening transfer (about 1,5 hours) by a cross-country automobile to the area of the volcanic plateau between the volcanoes Avachinsky and Кoryaksky. Accommodation at the Base Three Volcanoes.
Overnight staying – huts. B/-/D

DAY 12: AVACHINSKY VOLCANO

The ascent to Avachinsky volcano takes 5-6 hours. Viewing the crater – 1 hour. The descent – 3-4 hours.
Overnight staying – huts. B/L/D

*Depending on the group desires, this day may be used for walk (3-4 hours) to the Verblyud mountain

Day 13: AVACHINSKY VOLCANO – Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Transfer (1,5 hours) and accommodation at the hotel of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Sightseeing tour around Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, souvenir shop and fish market. This day may be used for boot tour to the Starichkov Island. Overnight staying – hotel. B/-/-

Day 14: Mutnovsky volcano

Transfer (4-5 hours) by a cross-country automobile to the foot of Mutnovsky volcano. The ascent to craters of the volcano takes about 2 hours. Viewing fumarole grounds and craters – 2 hours. The descent – 1 hour. Viewing the Opasny canyon, into which 80-meter’s waterfall falls down. Evening returning to the hotel of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Overnight staying – hotel. B/L/-

Day 15: Transfer to the airport

2 700 EUR – for one person for group of 6 people

2 100 EUR – for one person for group of 9 people

The tour includes the following expenses:

  • accommodation in hotels und huts
  • automobile movement along the entire route
  • meal: Breakfast (B) / Lunch (L) / Dinner (D)
  • group support services on the route (english-speaking guide, guide assistant and cook)
  • providing of all camping gear (tents, kitchen equipment, etc)
  • visa support

The tour price does not include helicopter excursions to the Valley of Geysers, Kuril lake, Starichkov Island and rafting on the Bystraya-Esso river.

During the walking from the Sopka Kopyto to the Camp 1 (day 6) the participants of the tour carry not only personal belongings but also food products and tents. The weight of common load does not exceed 4 kilograms per person.

Approaching the foot of Mutnovskiy volcano on the automobile is possible as a rule from the end of July. And before that the ascent is performed with the pedestrian passage from Mutnovskaya Geothermal PP to the foot of the volcano and back, it is 10 km one way.

We kindly ask you to take a closer look at the section Important information which describes the peculiarities of travelling through Kamchatka, tour categories and necessary personal equipment.

In addition we inform you that route’s schedule may be modified because of the weather and/or unforeseen consequence. In this case the guide makes modification.

Day Itinerary
Typ of
movement
Distance
(km)
Time
(h)
Climb
(m)
Descent
(m)
1 AirportParatunka by vehicle 35 0,5 - -
2 ParatunkaKozyrevsk by vehicle 490 8÷10 450 450
3 KozyrevskNorth Break (990 m) by vehicle 56 4,5 1080 80
North BreakCone 2 (1220 m) on foot 3 1,5 230 230
North BreakBase in Dead Forest (700 m) by vehicle 8 0,25 - 280
4 Base in Dead ForestSopka Kleshnya (1400 m) by vehicle 17 0,75 700 -
Sopka KleshnyaCrater of Tolbachik (2820 m) on foot 22 10÷12 1460 1460
Sopka KleshnyaBase in Dead Forest by vehicle 17 0,75 - 700
5 Base in Dead ForestKozyrevsk by vehicle 64
5 360 1080
6 KozyrevskSopka Kopyto (1160 m) by vehicle 34 3,5 1180 30
Sopka KopytoCamp 1 (1240 m) on foot 4 1,5 140 60
7 Camp 1Studyenaya river canyon & Barany’ Rocks on foot 16 6÷8 410 410
8 Camp 1Sopka Kopyto (1160 m) on foot 4 1,5 60 140
Sopka KopytoEsso (460 m) by vehicle 136 5÷6 500 1180
9 Esso on foot - - - -
10 EssoNachike by vehicle 410 7÷8 450 510
11 NachikiPetropavlovsk-Kamchatsky by vehicle 98 1,5 - 410
P.KamchatskyBase near vol. Avacha (880 m) by vehicle 55 1,5 840 -
12 Base near vol. AvachaCrater of Avacha (2740 m) on foot 16 9÷11 1920 1920
13 Base near vol. AvachaP. Kamchatsky by vehicle 55 1,5 - 840
14 P. KamchatskyThe foot of Mutnovsky (1250 m) by vehicle 124 4÷5 1540 320
Foot of MutnovskyCraters of Mutnovsky (1640m) on foot 8 5÷6 420 420
The foot of MutnovskyP. Kamchatsky by vehicle 124 4÷5 320 1540
15 Petropavlovsk-KamchatskyAirport by vehicle 35 0,5 - -
Total on foot 73 - 4640 4640
by vehicle 1758 - 7420 7420
Level of difficulty
Moderate
Moderate
Accommodation
Hotels
Hotels – 4 nights
Huts
Huts – 8 nights
Tents
Tents – 2 nights
Number of participants
Tents
more 9 persons
Transportation
By vehicle
By vehicle
Ascent to volcanoes
Volcanoes ascension