Stone torches of Kamchatka
Included in cost:
Transfer, hotel accommodation in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (double rooms with breakfast) and in Kozyrevsk settlement, transport services, guide services, cook services, meals on the route, group equipment (tents, kitchen equipment, etc.), medical insurance, boat trip on the Avacha Bay
The cost does not include:
- food in the city;
- helicopter-walking tour "Valley of Geysers - to the caldera of the Uzon volcano" - 470 €
Required personal equipment:
Backpack, sleeping bag, polyurethane mat (karemat), sturdy shoes with a knurled sole, removable shoes, windbreaker or a storm jacket, a set of warm clothes (sweater, pants, socks, hat, gloves), rain cover, light headdress, bathing accessories, personal care products, sunglasses, bloodsucking insects, sunburn, personal first-aid kit.
The route or schedule of the route can be adjusted based on weather conditions, preparedness of the group and other circumstances. The decision is made by the guide.
Transfer to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (30-40 min). Hotel accommodation. Bus tour of the city (at the request of tourists).
Departure by an off-road car to the north in the settlement of Kozyrevsk (500 km, 10 hours). On the way, stop in the village Milkovo (lunch in a cafe). Accommodation in a private hotel.
Departure to Tolbachinsky Dol (80 km, 5-6 hours). Panorama of the Klyuchevskaya group of volcanoes. The path runs through the magnificent coniferous forest, lava flows, wade through the river Tolbachik. Setting up a campground. A walk to the lava flows of the New Fissure Eruption 2012-2013
Departure to the foot of Plosky Tolbachik volcano. Climbing Plosky Tolbachik Volcano (3085 m), 10-12 hours. Inspection of the crater. Plosky Tolbachik is distinguished by a vast peak, which is occupied by a shallow caldera, 3.7 km in diameter, filled with the glacier. In its western part is the current crater. The depth of the crater is about 500 m, the diameter is about 1700 m. A circular panorama of the volcanoes of the Klyuchevskaya group and more distant, chains and a group of fifty slag cones, densely dotting one of the sections of the southern slope, opens from the top. Lunch - dry snack. Return to base camp.
Departure to the Northern and Southern Breakthroughs 1975-1976 Inspection lavokh streams, lava caves, "dead forest".
Departure to Kozyrevsk. Accommodation in a private hotel (80 km, 4 hours). Bathhouse
Departure to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky with a visit to the Malkinsky hot springs (600 km, 12 hours). Hotel accommodation.
Transfer to the helipad. Helicopter excursion to the Valley of Geysers and the caldera of the Uzon volcano (total duration 6-7 hours) with an overflight of the active crater of the Karymsky volcano and the crater lake of the Maly Semyachik volcano. Walking tours to the geysers (2 km, 2 hours) and mud pots (1 km, 1 hour). On the way back landing on the river. Zhupanova or Nalychevsky hot springs, lunch and swimming in hot springs. Return to the hote
Departure by the car on a volcanic plateau at the foot of the Mutnovsky volcano (120 km, 4 hours). On the way: visiting the country hot springs. Setting up a campground. Overnight in tents.
Walking tour to the crater Mutnovsky volcano. The deep crater is surrounded by steep cliffs. From the east to the bottom of the crater, a glacier descends from the summit of the volcano. Powerful steam and gas jets erupt to the surface through glacial cracks. At the bottom of the crater, there are a lot of mud-boiling boilers, fumarole, beautiful deposits of native sulfur. The transition to the crater 6 km, 3 hours. The Ascent of 800 m. Inspection of the crater (2 hours). Snack (dry ration). Return to base camp. On the way, a viewing of the waterfall in Opasny canyon. The duration of the tour is 7-8 hours. Overnight in tents.
Departure by car to the foot of Gorely Volcano (12 km, 0.5 hours). The ascent to the volcano is simple, it passes through terra lava flows, slag fields. The altitude difference is about 900 m. The ascent takes 3 hours. Upstairs snack. Inspection of the main craters of the volcano (1-1.5 hours). The ascent takes 6-7 hours. Return to the camp. Dinner. Departure to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. On the way visit the Upper Paratunsky sources.
Transfer to the pier. Boat trip on the Avacha Bay to the Three Brothers cliffs with access to the Pacific Ocean to the island of old men. Bird "markets", sea fishing, fish soup (5 hours).
4 pm Departure under the Avachinsky volcano to the area of the volcanic plateau, between the Avachinsky and Koryak volcanoes, located at an altitude of 900 m above sea level (50 km, 2.5-3 hours). Accommodation at the tourist shelter. Dinner. Overnight in the house (4-8 people in the room, sleeping bags)
The ascent takes place on the western slope of the volcano and the ridged ridge of an ancient stratovolcano. The steepness of the slope in the apex part reaches 30 °. From the top there is a beautiful view of the Zhupanovsky volcanoes, the Kozelsky volcano, the expanses of the Pacific Ocean, the massive cone of the Koryak volcano. At the top of the snack, inspection crater. The distance of the ascent is 8 km. Duration of ascent is 6-8 hours, descent takes 3-4 hours. Dinner. Departure to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
Visiting the fish market and souvenir shops. Airport transfer. Departure