10 Day trip. Season : July - September
You will have an opportunity, by trying yourself, to effect ascents and look into the craters of active volcanoes: Avacha (2741 m), Mutnovsky (2322 m) and Gorely (1829 m). Avacha Volcano is one of the most active of Kamchatka volcanoes. Last eruption with lava flows was in 1991. Today, hardened lava has filled the huge cup of the volcano's crater and high fumarole activity continues. Mutnovsky Volcano's crater is noticeable for the most powerful in Kamchatka fumarole fields with large sulphur deposits, mud pots and pulsating springs. In the spring of 2000 occurred the last eruption with a formation of an acid lake in the volcano's crater. Gorely Volcano has 11 craters. Its last eruption with large ash fallout was in 1980. Marine excursion through Avacha Bay, bird rookeries on the offshore rocks. You will experience the most exciting rapids on the Bystraya River - one of the most beautiful rivers on the peninsula, enjoy wonderful sceneries and fishing .
DATES 2017 : 02.07, 05.07, 09.07, 12.07, 16.07, 19.07, 23.07, 26.07, 30.07, 02.08, 06.08, 09.08, 13.08, 16.08, 20.08, 23.08, 30.08, 03.09, 06.09, 10.09, 13.09.
Day 1. Arrival in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Transfer from the airport to your hotel. Overnight .
Day 2. Citytour. You will be invited to the voyage around Avacha Bay (6 hours) to picnic with tasting a traditional Russian ukha (fish-soup). You will see Petropavlovsk and its surroundings, sea birds and their colonies, you will land on the beach for a hike. Overnight in a hotel.
Day 3. Drive to the plateau of Mutnovsky volcano.Bathe in the Verhne-Paratunsky thermal springs.This is an unique place where the thermal water river falls down the hill Goryachaya.Drive to the Viluchinsky volcano and visit a place of salmon spawning in the Paratunka river. Relax and lunch. Taste ukha (fish soup) at the Viluchinsky waterfall. Further way to the Mutnovsky volcano.This is an unique place of nature. Overnight in base "Nadegda".
Day 4. Breakfast. Hike to the crater of Mutnovsky volcano. Crater of Mutnovsky volcano is known as one of widest and biggest Mutnovsky is an active volcano. Mutnovsky Volcano's crater is noticeable for the most powerful in Kamchatkafumarole fields with large sulphur deposits, mud pots and pulsating springs. In the spring of 2000 occurred the last eruption with a formation of an acid lake in the volcano's crater. Here a halt and light snacks be offered. Then a further hike along the narrow canyon to the crater.Steep slopes form a wide and deep volcano cavity which is filled with sparkling glaciers, cracks and fumaroles.Excursion to the fumaroles fields (800 m > 1560 m) and a stream Opasny. Return to the hotel. It takes 11 hours for the whole hiking to volcano crater.
Day 5. Breakfast. Drive to the Gorely volcano. Ascend the volcano and view craters of the volcano. Halt and lunch.Drive to the hotel with a pool with thermal water. Overnight in base "Nadegda".
Day 6. After lunch you will travel to the Avacha volcano plateau. Establish base camp and make evening excursions. Overnight in a wood lodge.
Day 7. Ascend Avacha volcano (2741m). Ascension to a crater of Avacha Volcano, (900 m > 2741 m). Excursion around the crater to fumarole fields. Have lunch at the crater of an active volcano where its summit commands a picturesque view of a typical Kamchatka landscape: snowy mountain peaks glittering in the sun, and the blue of the boundless ocean. Overnight in a wood lodge.
Day 8. After breakfast we drive to Bystraya river and float down the river to the pick up site. Fishing and Kamchatka ukha (fish soup) will fill up your impressions. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 9. This is a day of rest and leisure to be spent anyway you might, except that this day may be used to re-schedule previously described events and excursion due to weather cancellations.Instead of this you can take a tour to the Valley of the Geysers. Overnight in a hotel.
Day 10. After breakfast transfer from your hotel to the airport. Depart for home.
Price :Via bank account-1490€ / cash-1190€