If you have travelled all around the world and it is not easy to amaze you, if you think that you have seen everything, then one more place is awaiting for you and you are to get there. It is here at Kamchatka, in the area of Kluchevskaya group of volcanos.A great number of volcanos concentrated there. Amazing and in the same time beautiful view one can see from Plosky Tolbachik volcano. Also it is possible to examine the consequences of the Great crack eruption of Tolbachinsky volcano, to walk through the "Dead forest". One can ascend the new cones of Tolbachik volcano, visit national village Esso, which is populated by the native people- evens. It is also interesting to go rafting in that part of Kamchatka.
This tour is available from the middle of July till the end of August.
The schedule of the tour:
1st day. Meeting at the airport. Transfer to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (20 km). Accomodation at the hotel, acquaintance with the guide. Rest.
2nd day. Transfer from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to the central part of Kamchatka, till Kozyrevsk village. It is 500km on the off-road automobile. The group moves from the South of Kanchatka to the centre of the peninsular, where one can enjoy the amazing and various landscapes and mountains of Sredinny ant Vostochny ridges. Then the you ferry Kamchatka river and see the highest volcanos of Eurasia. It is Kluchevskoy volcano, Kamen, Plosky Tolbachik, Ostry Tolbachik, Ushakovsky volcano and Krestovsky volcano.
3rd day. Transfer to the foot of Plosky Tolbachik Vlc. Setting the camp and examining the neighbourhood which strikes with its fantastic views. It is here where the first soviet moon robot underwent tests.
4th day. Ascending the top of Plosky Tolbachik volcano (3082). It takes 5 – 7 hours. The path lies across frozen lava flows and slag fields. A picturesque panorama of Kluchevskaya group of volcanos opens from the top. At the top one can see the crater 1700 metres in diameter and more than 500 mertes depth. Then descending to the camp.
5th day. Excursion to the New northern cones, a walk througth the “Dead forest”, which is the consequence of the 1975 Great crack eruption of Tolbachinsky volcano. Ascending New Tolbachinsky cones 300 metres high. Examination of well-known caves in the frozen lava streams. Return to the camp.
6th day. Transfer to Esso village in the centre of Bystrincky district. Accomodation at the hotel, rest, bathing in the thermal water pool.
7th day. Visiting the Museum of the local lore, where one can learn about the culture and the way life of the northern inhabitants. A walk around Esso village.
8th day. Transfer 400 km to Bystraya(Malkinskaya) river, setting a camp on the bank of the river, preparations for the rafting, rest, fishing.
9th day. The beginning of rafting. Salmon fishing. There is a possibility to see a brown bear while the rafting. The current of the river is not very fast, the river flows within the picturesque mountans. Residence at tents.
10th day. The end of rafting nearby Malkinsky hot springs. Bathing in the thermal springs. Transfer to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Accomodation at the hotel. Rest.
11th day. Helicopter trip to The Valley of Geysers (payment before flight, 450 euro). The excursion lasts about 7 hours. While the flight you will see Karymsky and Maly Semyachik volcanos. On the way back the helicopter lands by the hot thermal springs. Bathing. Return to the hotel at Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
12th day. Sea trip along the Avacha Bay. Going out to the Pacific ocean, sightseeing the Starichkov island, sea fishing. It is possible to see sea animals, such as killer whale, seals and sea lions.
13th day. Visiting fish-market and a souvenir shop. Transfer to the airport.
The price of the tour is 42000 rubles (1200 euro).
The price includes: transfer, all travelling expenses while the tour, work of the staff, three-time meal, expenses of the basic gear rent, admittance nature parks.
The price of the tour does not include: meals in the hotels of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, excursion to The Valley of Geysers, sea-trip, insurance, flight to Kamchatka and back, alcoholic drinks. Additional pay for one-bed room in the hotel.
The gear required at the tour:
Of. 103, 5/1 Tchubarova St., Petropavlovsk - Kamchatskiy, 686006, Russia