ITINERARY

7 days / 6 nights

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky – Valley of Geysers or Kuril lake – Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky – Coast of Pacific Ocean – Tour inside of the nature, Tour with Herbalist  – Avachinsky Volcano (Camel Rock) -Avacha Bay and Starichkov Island – Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Experiences: 1

Ages: 0 – 75+

Starting Point: Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Ending Point: Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Introduction

This tour is worked out for tourists who like comfortable travel – without long driving and climbing, without hard trekking and spending overnights in tents. At the same time, you will get acquainted with the most interesting tourist objects of Kamchatka and every night you will spend in hotel. During the trip You will get a unique chance to see one of the main Pearls of Kamchatka: The Valley of the geysers or the Kuril Lake – The Kingdom of brown bear. You will walk along the Pacific coast and feel it’s mighty and severe breath. You will have an opportunity to taste the delicious dishes made with local herbs. We guarantee that during your trip You will receive unforgettable emotions – from surprise and admiration to a sense of complete unity with nature and harmony with yourself.

DAY

Arrival in PKC. Meeting with English-speaking guide. Short city-tour. Transfer to hotel. Check in. Rest.

A day for optional* helicopter excursions. Option 1: Transfer to heliport. Helicopter excursion to the Valley of Geysers – Uzon caldera – Nalychevo thermal springs. Duration of the excursion is 6-7 hours. On the way: overflight of the active volcanoes Karymskiy & Maly Semyachik. Time of the flight to the Valley of Geysers – 1 h 10 min. Trekking excursion in the Valley of Geysers – 1 h. 30 min. The route is equipped with wooden broad walks and is available for people of any physical training. Flight to Uzon caldera – 5-10 min. Trekking excursion across the Eastern field – 50 min. Flight to Nalychevo Nature Park - 40 min. Bathing in thermal springs. Lunch - served as part of the excursion. Flight back to the heliport – 20 min. Transfer to hotel. Option 2: Transfer to heliport. Helicopter excursion to the Kuril lake – the Kingdom of brown bear. Duration of the excursion is 6-7 hours. On the way, you will pass the volcanoes Vilyuchinsky, Mutnovsky, Gorely, Opala, Asacha, Khodutka. Time of the flight to the Kuril lake – 1 h. If weather permit helicopter will land at the crater of the Ksudach volcano. Then - a short flight to the Kuril Lake – 15 min. Walking excursion around the lake. Bear and salmon spawning watching – 1 h. 30 min. On the way back stop for a bathing in thermal springs of the Khodutka River. Lunch - served as part of the excursion. Arrival to the heliport. Transfer to hotel.

Breakfast in hotel. Transfer to the State Kamchatka Joined museum or interactive museum “Volcanarium”. Excursion with lecture in museum. Sightseeing tour: Lenin Square, St.Peter & St.Paul monument, Nikolskaya hill, V.Bering monument. Lunch in city café (independent). Souvenir shopping and fish market. Transfer to coast of Pacific Ocean. Walking excursion along the black sand shore. Admiring the waves. Visit the first surf camp in Far East of Russia. Drive back to hotel.

Breakfast in hotel. Transfer to a river bank. Easy lunch. Beginning of floating with fishing. You will see high rocks coming close to the river banks, thick forests of dwarf cedar, stone birch and shrubbery of giant grasses. Keep your eyes open to catch a glimpse of a bear or soaring in the sky white eagles. Lunch at the riverside with Russian fish soup “Ukha”. In the evening - drive to the local herbalist. Excursion program with dinner. Learn about the plants of Kamchatka and their useful properties with tasting homemade liquors, teas & honey. Dinner, including local vegetables, smoked salmon & caviar. Folk ballades, stories about bears.

Breakfast in hotel. Transfer to the foot of Avachinsky volcano by ATV 4/6 WD (2,5 hrs.). Arrival to a tourist base located at attitude 750 m above sea level. Easy lunch. Walking excursion to Camel mountain (1151 m, 3 hrs. round way). The mountain appeared after the eruption of Avachinsky volcano (2741 m), during which hot lava was flowing out of the giant crack in the earth-crust and formed the mountain. Take photos of natural landscapes. Enjoy view of surrounding mountains peaks, imposing Koryaksky volcano and the coast of Pacific ocean from the top of Camel Mtn. Here you will also see a lot of marmots (locals usually call them “tarbagans”), which often asks some nuts from tourist. Return to the tourist base. Hot lunch. Drive back to the hotel.

Breakfast in hotel. Transfer to seaport for boat excursion around Avacha Bay and the waters of the Pacific Ocean. You'll see the “Three Brothers” rocks - a visit card of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky city and the Starichkov Island (without coming ashore). In summertime picturesque shores of the Starichkov Island attract a lot of tourists and divers. If you’re lucky, besides the bird colonies, you will be able to see some sea mammals, including sea otters, seals, and even whales. In the sea, not far from the shore of the island there are Karaulny and Chasovoy kekurs (sea rocks which were formed by marine sediments). A pair of sea eagles registered in the “Red Book of Russian Federation” (the book of rare species) lives on the Karaulny kekur. On board you will be offered a lunch from sea delicacies. Return to the city. Transfer to ethnic center with kennel of sled dogs and deer. Program with folklore show and farewell dinner. Drive back to the hotel.

Breakfast in hotel. Transfer to airport. Check-in. Departure.

What's included

  • Accommodation

    According to the itinerary

  • Meals

    Meals at the hotel and en route according to the program

  • Transport

    Transport services according to the program

  • Excursions

    Interesting sightseeing tours with professional English-speaking guides
    Entrances fees

  • Visa

    Visa support service (invitation)
    All permits and licenses

  • Support

    Emergency line support during the trip

  • Other

    All taxes and fees
    FSB coordination

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

  • Flight

    International and domestic flights

  • Meals

    Other meals what not include in the program

  • Drinks

    All beverages not included in the program

  • Insurance

    Your insurance

  • Transport

    Additional transport what not include in the program

  • Optional Excursions

    Optional tours and services
    Helicopter excursions

  • Other

    All personal expenses

AVAILABILITY

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    status: seats left 2
    price: € 2396
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    price: € 1020
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    price: € 950

Optional Costs

Helicopter excursion to the Valley of Geysers 44.000 Rub. Helicopter excursion to the Kuril Lake 42.000 Rub.

The company reserves the right to change the order of excursions within the framework of the itinerary in case of extreme weather conditions!

Equipment to take with:

• backpack for your personal staff;

• comfortable trekking shoes / trekking boots with high tops;

• gaiters;

• light shoes to change;

• warm hat;

• gloves;

• windproof (fleece) jacket;

• waterproof jacket or raincoat;

• trekking poles (if necessary);

• sunglasses, sunburnt treatment cream;

• personal hygiene products, towel;

• bathing suit;

• mosquito spray;

• individual medical kit;

• head torch.

GALLERY