Our Dear Guests and Adventure Seekers!
Welcome to Kamchatka – the land of abundant possibilities!
Travel Period: August.
Tour type: Vehicle and trekking.
Tour duration: 9 days/8 nights.
Accommodation: Twin-size accommodation with breakfast included.
Group size: 8-16 people.
Day 1. Arrival.
Meeting at the Elizovo Airport. Transfer to the hotel in Petropavlovsk Kamchatskiy. Rest. Dinner. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2. Avachinskaya Bay boat cruise with an outing into the Pacific Ocean.
Breakfast. Departing from the hotel towards the pier in Petropavlovsk.
9.00 Loading onto the boat, cruising out into the bay. Tea, lunch (fish soup) fishing, diver bringing up sea crabs and sea urchins. Cruising along the coast of Avachinskaya bay, past the “Three Brothers” rocks, cruising out into the Pacific ocean and around Starichkov island. Possibly observing whales, killer whales, sea lions. Fishingforflounder, halibut, goby, lenok.
15.00 Returning to the pier. City tour (monuments, city lookout, market). Dinner at the restaurant
21.00 Returning to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Note: The boat cruise may either start at 9am or 3pm, depending on the weather conditions.
Day 3. Visiting the Vachkazhets volcano falls.
Breakfast. Driving towards the ancient Vachkazhets volcano. The Vachkazhets mountain range and its surroundings are some of the most beautiful spots of untouched nature of Kamchatka. In ancient times, Vachkazhets used to be one large volcano, but as a result of an explosion it separated into three distinct parts: mt. Letnyaya Poperechnaya (1417m), mt. Vachkazhets (1556m) and Vachkazhets itself (1631m). Walking to the beautiful waterfall. Lunch “lunch-boxes” by the Takhktalych lake. Returning to thehotel. Dinner. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 4. Rafting down Bystraya river.
Breakfast. Departing towards Bystraya river (150km, 3 hours). Meeting the crew, safety instructions. Rafting (3 hours). Fishing gear is available for all tour participants. Our rafting trip takes place along the calmer part of the river, allowing you to enjoy the surrounding scenery. Lunch on the river bank (freshly caught fish). Arrival at the end point of our rafting trip. Loading onto the bus, visiting the Malkinskiye hot pools. Transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel
Day 5. Climbing the Avachinskiy volcano
Breakfast. Departing towards the base of Avachinskiy volcano on our off-road vehicles. Walking up the Avachinskiy volcano. Snack (lunch boxes) at a 2000m height. Ascending to the top. Viewing the crater and enjoying the surrounding scenery. Returning to the base of the volcano. Snack, tea, coffee. Returning to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 6. Geyser Valley Helicopter Tour.
Breakfast. Departing towards the helidrome. Flying into the Geyser Valley. Full trip duration is 5-6 hours. Flying around Karymskiy volcano (active) and the crater filled with an acid lake of the Malyi Semyachik volcano. Geyser Valley tour – 1.5 hours. Flying over into the caldera of the Uzon volcano (10 min). Caldera tour (1 hour). Flying over to the Nalychevskaya valley. Lunch, hotnaturalpools, rest. Return to the helidrome. Transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 7. Day for any additional optional tours of your choice.
Day 8. Day for any additional optional tours of your choice.
Day 9. Airport departure.
Breakfast. Visiting the fish market and the souvenir shop. Transfer to the airport. Departure.
Tour price includes:
- Twin-size accommodation (incl. breakfast) in the Paratunka resort zone;
- Three daily meals on each day of the tour;
- Transport services as per the tour program;
- English speaking guide;
- Services of mountain and river guides;
- Services of a cook;
- Use of all group tourist equipment and inventory
What is NOT included:
- Any additional tours;
- Alcoholic beverages.
Recommended personal equipment:
- Backpack for personal equipment (20-30 litres);
- Trekking shoes;
- Hooded wind or rain jacket;
- Set of warm clothes (sweater/fleece jacket, pants, socks, hat, gloves);
- Cap or panama hat;
- Personal hygiene accessories;
- Swimming togs/shorts, swimsuit;
- Anti-mosquito cream/spray;
- Sunburn cream/spray;
- Photo and video equipment.
- The tour program is subject to change based on weather conditions, overall group experience level and other external factors. The decision on any changes is made by the guide on the spot.
WISHING YOU MANY NEW DISCOVERIES AND A PLEASANT HOLIDAY
WITH “RED RIVERS” TOUR COMPANY