Ski tour of the necklace of hot springs

Ski tour of the necklace of hot springs

The period is from April 15 to May 20.

The trek is designed for tourists with good physical preparation: about 6 hours a day with a backpack of 10-15 kg.

During the hike you will visit five different hot springs, a mountain landscape. Go skiing and sunbathing. There will be an opportunity to observe the wild nature of Kamchatka.

1 day. Meeting at the airport, transfer to the recreation center (30 km.). Accommodation, rest, swimming in the pool with thermal water.
2 day. Moving on a motor vehicle with cross-country capability to Verkhnee-Paratunsky hot springs (60 km). Ski transition (7 km.) To Karymshinskiye hot springs. The springs are represented by several outlets of thermal waters on a small heated glade in a valley sandwiched between two high mountain ranges. Bathing in the springs. Overnight in tents.
3 day. Skiing up the valley of the Karymshin River along the picturesque birch forest to the Tolsty Cape Mount (20 km). Overnight in tents.
4 day. Crossing skiing through the Tolsty Cape pass (1050m.) In the upper reaches of the Karymchyna River (18km.). From the pass a beautiful view of the volcanoes Vilyuchinsky, Gorely. Overnight in tents.
5 day. Ski transition to Karymchinsky hot springs (10km). Bathing. Recreation. Excursion to the sources. Karymchinsky hot springs are located in a narrow valley, surrounded by high rocky peaks of ridges. These are numerous outflows along the river for 4 km of water with a temperature of up to 65`С and a very small runoff. Hot water flows from the low coastal cliff, forming a beautiful fragile multicolored, overgrown with heat-loving algae, flowing. Overnight in tents.
6 day. Skiing on the Small Bath hot springs (20 km.) Through the pass Chop (900m.). Rest, bathing in hot springs. Sources are on the right bank of the Malyi Klyuch River. Outlets of hot water with a temperature of up to 76 ° C are concentrated on a small area (about 36 m2), where a warm stream begins. At the outlets of thermal water on pebbles, deposits of white salts (sulfates and geyserite) are formed, and around the exits are ordinary thermophilic algae. Overnight in tents.
7 day. Crossing to the Big Bath hot springs (5km.). Bathing in hot springs and in the pool with thermal water. More-Bath sources are represented by 24 groups on a thermal area of ​​about 1.5 km. There are more than 550 boiling, bubbling, spouting, sometimes with a geyser regime of thermal waters, and also mud boilers. The walls of individual griffins and the area around them are covered with geyserite. The former activities of these sources are evidenced by powerful geyserite plates, which are exposed above the water's edge in the Bannoy River. Overnight in a house.
8 day. Day of rest. Bathing in hot springs. Inspection of mud siphons, fumarolic sites. Climbing the mountain Chest. Overnight in a house.
Day 9. Cross-country skiing through the pass Tabouretka to the mountain lake Yagodnoe (16 km.). Ascent to the pass takes about 3 hours. From the pass in clear weather, a magnificent view of Lake Nachikinskoe, the volcano Vachkazhets, opens. Descent on skis from it is long and leaves a lot of pleasant impressions. Overnight in tents.
The 10th day. Skiing to Nachiki village along the birch forest and through the frozen Nachikinskoe lake (18 km.). Transfer by car to the recreation center (90 km.). Accommodation, rest, swimming in the pool with thermal water.
11-12 day. Spare days (snow days) are added to the period of the ski trip, in case of unfavorable weather - blizzards, when movement is extremely difficult. Under favorable weather conditions, the group rests on spare days at the Great Bath Hot Springs.
Day 13. City Tour. Visit to the museum of local lore. Visiting the fish market. Buying souvenirs from Kamchatka.
The 14th day. Delivery to the airport, seeing off.

Included in the price:

  • 3 meals a day throughout the tour.
  • guide services, throughout the tour.
  • services of the cook, throughout the tour.
  • basic equipment. (tents, etc.)
  • transport services (bus, helicopter).
  • accommodation in a recreation center and in cottages.

The price does not include:

  • purchase of alcoholic beverages, cigarettes.
  • purchase of souvenirs.
All their equipment and food tourists carry on their own. If necessary, it is possible to use porters (porters) and satellite phone for an additional fee.

Each participant of the tour must have: a backpack, a sleeping bag, a rug, warm shoes, skis, personal hygiene items, bathing accessories, sunglasses.

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