The best time for the tour: from July 1 to September 15.
Dates of the races in 2009: July 13, August 3, August 10, August 19
During the route you will cross Kamchatka from the South to the North and, moving from one climatic zone to another, you will get to Central Kamchatka, to the location of the largest volcanoes of Eurasia. Visit one of the most interesting places for tourists in Kamchatka - Klyuchevskaya group of volcanoes, which includes the highest and famous volcano - Klyuchevskaya Sopka (4750m) .... This is the area of the most intense manifestation of volcanism in the territory of Russia. You will be able to climb the southernmost volcano of the group - the volcano Plosky Tolbachik (3085m.), As well as the new volcanoes - the cone (299m and 278m) of the Northern breakthrough in 1975. You will walk along the "Dead Forest", which was destroyed during the eruption in a vast territory. You will see the settlement of Esso - the center of the Even district and the Bystrinsky national park, sometimes called "Kamchatka Switzerland". This place of concentration of traditions of life and life of the indigenous population of Kamchatka. During the rafting along the Bystraya River, which passes among the majestic mountains of the middle ridge, there will be an opportunity to fish and watch the wild nature of Kamchatka: birds, the course of salmon on the rivers, and possibly brown bears. And also, you will visit unique places in Kamchatka - active volcanoes Mutnovsky and Gorely, which are one of the most beautiful volcanoes of Kamchatka. During the tour, you can swim several times in hot natural springs and swimming pools with thermal waters.
Meeting at the airport, transfer to the resort zone "Paratunka" (40 km.)., Accommodation to the hotel (DBL). Rest, swimming in the pool with thermal water.
Free day. Those interested can make a helicopter excursion to the Valley of Geysers with a flyby of Karymsky volcanoes (1486m.) And Maly Semyachik (1560m.), A walking tour of the Valley of Geysers. Lunch in the Valley of Geysers.
Departure by a motor vehicle with increased terrain to the Klyuchevskaya group of volcanoes (550 km), Lunch in the village of Milkovo. Transfer by ferry across the river Kamchatka, the largest river in Kamchatka. Installation of a tent camp in the area of the village. Kozyrevsk. In clear weather this region offers a view of the highest volcanoes of Kamchatka: Krestovsky (4057m.), Ushkovsky (3903m.), Klyuchevskaya (4750m.), Stone (4579m.), Plosky Tolbachik (3,082m.) And Ostry Tolbachik (3672m.) . Overnight in tents.
The entrance to the foot of a beautiful volcanic massif formed by the volcanoes Ostry and Plosky Tolbachik. Ascent to the new Tolbachik cones, which are volcanoes in miniature, their height is 100-200 meters. All this and much more are the consequences of the famous Big Tolbachin Rift eruption in 1975. The surrounding of the lunar landscape will leave an unforgettable impression. The location of the camp is known as "Lunokhodchikov Base". Overnight in tents.
The ascent to the Flat Tolbachik Volcano (3085m) along the slag fields and old lava flows, occupying 7-8 hours, does not present a technical difficulty, but gives an opportunity to survey the entire Klyuchevskaya group of volcanoes. At the top of the volcano is a giant crater with a width of 1.8 km and a depth of more than 500 meters. Return to the camp. Overnight in tents.
Transfer to the settlement of Esso (150 km, 5 hours). Accommodation in a private hotel, in rooms for 2-4 people. Rest, swimming in the pool with thermal water. Visiting the museum of local lore.
Trip to the village of Anavgai in Eveni (30 km). Visiting the Aboriginal camp. Ethnographic program in Anavgai. In the evening return to the hotel in Esso.
Visit to the workshops of folk crafts and souvenirs. Drive by car to the village of Malki. (400 km., 7 hours), with a stop for lunch in the village. Milkovo. The beginning of the rafting along the river. Fast. Overnight on the river bank in tents
Continuation of the alloy, with the passage of two thresholds. Along the way, you can go fishing, pick mushrooms and berries, watch gulls and wild ducks, and if lucky, you can see a bear or a Steller's sea eagle. All this makes the rafting along the river interesting and fascinating. Overnight in tents.
Finish the alloy, with the passage of one threshold. Moving by car (180 km.) To the recreation center in the resort area "Paratunka". Accommodation, rest, swimming in the pool with thermal water.
Moving on an off-road vehicle to the Mutnovsky volcano. Breakdown of the camp. Excursion walk to the waterfall (90m.) To the canyon "Dangerous". Overnight in tents.
Driving into the crater of Mutnovsky volcano (2323m.). Inspection of existing fumaroles, mud siphons, mountain lake. The crater of the Mutnovsky volcano is one of the brightest volcanic phenomena in Kamchatka. Steep walls surround the wide and deep crater basin with glistening glaciers, fractured cracks and attacks of boiling fumaroles (the ascent lasts 8 hours). Overnight in tents.
Mounting on the Gorely volcano (1829m.), Movement along the lava flow, slag fields, inspection of 8 craters with lakes (the tour lasts 6 hours). In the evening transfer to an off-road vehicle by a motor vehicle. Accommodation, rest, swimming in the pool with thermal water.
Sea trip on the boat on Avacha Bay. Inspection of nesting seabirds of the island "Grandmother's Stone" and the island of "Three Brothers". Exit to the Pacific Ocean. Tour of the city and the museum.
Visiting the fish market. Delivery to the airport, seeing off.
The cost of the tour includes:
- 3 meals a day throughout the tour.
- guide services, throughout the tour.
- services of the cook, throughout the tour.
- basic equipment (tents, rafts, etc.)
- transport services (bus, off-road vehicle, helicopter, boat).
- accommodation in a hotel and at a recreation center.
The tour price does not include:
- purchase of alcoholic beverages, cigarettes.
- purchase of souvenirs.
- a backpack or travel bag,
- sleeping bag, tourist rug,
- tourist boots or rubber boots,
- removable shoes (sneakers),
- personal hygiene items, bathing accessories,
- jacket with a hood,
- sweater ...... fleece,
- telescopic sticks,
- personal first aid kit,
- mosquito spray.