.....         

Top NamePhotosDescription

Kamchatka

FIRE TOP AND RIVER RAFTING

Scroll down or click here to start the journey

FIRE TOP AND RIVER RAFTING

 
Itinerary
Overview
Schedule
Fees
Fees include
Fees exclude
Travel tips
Map
Comments
Suggested extensions
Optional Excursions
Weather
🖶 to PDF
Book now

Tour Itinerary

An excellent program for active travel to see Kamchatka in all its glory – volcanoes, consequences of catastrophic eruptions, ocean, fishing, hot springs. On this tour you will visit the most famous and most beautiful volcanoes of Kamchatka: Tolbachik, Mutnovsky and admire the craters of Gorely volcano. During the rafting on the picturesque Bystraya river, you will observe the inhabitants of the wild nature of Kamchatka bears, and you will be able to fish on char. Visit a variety of natural thermal springs: Dachnye, Verkhne-Paratunsky, Malkinsky. Take a boat trip along the Avacha Bay, and if you wish and the weather permits, visit the famous Valley of Geysers.
The optimal balance of activity and quiet rest.



Day 1. Paratunka
Meeting at the airport in Elizovo, transfer to the hotel. Accommodation in a SPA hotel in the thermal resort area of ​​Paratunka (check-in to the rooms from 14:00). Meeting with a company representative, discussion of tour details.


Day 2. Paratunka – Boat trip (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
In the morning we go on a boat trip on a comfortable boat along Avacha Bay with access to the Pacific Ocean (5-6 hours) to Russkaya Bay, where you can see Kamchatka from the sea , get acquainted with sea animals, go fishing for pleasure and taste seafood – freshly caught Kamchatka crabs and sea urchins . On the way we will visit the cliffs. We will come as close as possible to Cape Dangerous, Cape Kekurny, in order to observe sea otters and sea lions at the rookery near the La Perouse stones. It is possible to meet with killer whales and humpback whales. Every year they enter our water area and often accompany pleasure boats. A sea voyage to the Russkaya Bay will allow you to fully experience the beauty of the ocean! Lunch on the boat – fish soup from Kamchatka fish. The boat will cross the Avacha Bay, round the main attraction – a unique natural monument – rock, which is home to a great variety of birds included in the Red Book of Kamchatka Krai. Inspection of bird colonies. On the reefs around the island, there are seals and Anthur seal seals. The boat will pass by the Sentinel stone and the Finger (Sentinel) rock – one more unique natural formations in the sea.
Return to the port. Transfer to the hotel.


Day 3. Vilyuchinsky pass – Country springs – Calm waterfall (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
After breakfast, load into the car and drive to the region of the Mutnovsko-Gorely group of volcanoes. On the way, stop at the observation deck at the Vilyuchinsky pass. Dacha springs.
Walk with small ascents and descents to Dachny springs (about 1.5 km one way). Red-hot steam roars right out of the ground, enveloping the yellow-red stones and green slopes of the valley. Everything is hissing, whistling, bubbling. There are also seething gray puddles with viscous boiling water, fountains of hot springs, tunnels. At Dacha Springs, there are more than 100 thermal manifestations – boiling boilers, hot springs, large and small steam-gas jets. Dacha springs are sometimes called the Small Valley of Geysers.
Lunch – snack, hot tea. Moving to the parking lot, setting up a tent camp. Walk to the 16-meter waterfall on the Spokoiny stream.
Return to the camp. Dinner, rest.


Day 4. Mutnovsky volcano – Dangerous canyon (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
We drive to the Mutnovsky volcano along a difficult road. We begin our ascent (the height of the volcano is 2323 m, ascent to 1650 m, about 1.5-2 hours). Rather, this ascent can be called a walk through very picturesque places, which are a kind of " visiting card '' Kamchatka.
Mutnovsky Volcano is a natural monument, which is located partly on the territory of the South Kamchatka Natural Park, which was included in 1996 in the list of the World Natural and Cultural Heritage of UNESCO in the nomination " Volcanoes of Kamchatka ''. Two hours on foot along the trail without steep elevation changes, at the end of which you will have the opportunity to look into the smoking crater of the volcano and, what is important, sit " on horseback '' on its edge. Unlike rafting, there will be a lot of people here, you may even have to stand a little to get to the edge of the crater. in the queue.
Mutnovsky Volcano – the most popular volcano because of the easy ascent accessible to people of all ages and the interesting vivid spectacular views during the ascent. The crater of the Mutnovsky volcano itself is quite deep, with high walls, but from the north-west it has a rift, where the Vulkannaya River flows. The river is hidden by a glacier, along which the trail passes. If we are lucky, we will meet real faults – deep cracks in the ice. Along the path to the crater, we will see a lot of fumaroles smoking from crevices and small cones of native sulfur, a seething mud pot, boiling and gushing geysers. And from the eastern walls of the crater, a glacier descends to the very bottom, pushing against the fumarole field – here there is a struggle between the elements of ice and fire. In terms of beauty and uniqueness, this place is in no way inferior to the famous Valley of Geysers!
On the way back, another spectacle awaits us: the Vulkannaya River falls from a height of 80 meters into the Dangerous canyon with a powerful waterfall.
Return to the camp.


Day 5. Gorely volcano (breakfast, lunch)
After breakfast we leave to the Gorely volcano. The way to the summit usually takes no more than 2.5-3 hours, the height of the volcano is 1829 m, the ascent starts from about 1000 m). The path to the top is a little more difficult than on the Mutnovsky volcano, but here a completely different landscape opens up before the traveler, formed by black slag and flows of black lava, for their color the volcano got its name.
Gorely has several craters, of which the most impressive – – these are the craters Blue Lake and Active. Both craters are funnels with steep walls. The first crater is the largest and lives up to its name – – at the bottom there is a lake of bright blue color. In Aktivny crater there is a small acidic lake of turquoise color with a greenish tint, along the shores of which they " smoke '' powerful fumaroles. After examining the craters, we go down to the car.
Return to the camp.
Gathering the camp.
Moving to the village of Paratunka. Hotel accommodation. Rest.
Overnight at the hotel.


Day 6. Free day (breakfast)
Free time.
Optional excursions (for an additional fee, click on the button " Optional Excursions ''):
-Helicopter excursion to Kuril Lake; (6-7 hours). Observing brown bear and salmon spawning i. On the way back – landing in the caldera of the Ksudach volcano and at the Khodutkinsky hot springs (lunch, swimming).
-Helicopter excursion to the Valley of Geysers and the Uzon volcano caldera (6-7 hours) with a fly-over of the active crater of the Karymsky and Maly Semyachik volcanoes. Walking tours to geysers and mud pots . On the way back – landing in the Nalychevo Valley – lunch, bathing in hot springs.
Overnight at the hotel.


Day 7. Klyuchevskaya group of volcanoes (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Check-out from the hotel with things ( extra things can be left for storage).
Departure in a car equipped for tourists (" shift '') to the area of ​​the Klyuchevskaya group of volcanoes (about 500 km).
The Klyuchevskaya group consists of 14 active and extinct volcanoes, including the famous Klyuchevskaya Sopka, Shiveluch, Bezymyanny, Tolbachik and others. This is the largest group of volcanoes in Russia.
On the way – lunch in a cafe in the village of Milkovo.
Crossing the bridge over the largest river of the peninsula – Kamchatka.
Arrival in Kozyrevsk in the evening. Accommodation in guest houses for 2-4 people, single occupancy is not provided – the last civilization remained 500 km away from us, there is wild nature ahead and this is the first staging point of the route, from here tomorrow morning our journey through the Klyuchevskoy natural park will begin. The hospitable hosts will prepare a bathhouse for us to relax after the road.


Day 8. Northern Outburst of the 1975 eruption – Dead Forest – lava caves (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Transfer to the foot of Plosky Tolbachik volcano (about 4 hours along a forest road).
Briefing. Excursion to the cones of the Northern Breakthrough (2 hours).
Tolbachik – an amazing and powerful place in its energy! 1975-1976 here there was a catastrophic eruption – the largest in the 20th century, the Great Tolbachik Fissure Eruption (GTFE). For a year and a half, an incomparable and grandiose element raged. Millions of tons of ash and slag burst out of the formed cracks and covered all living things around for many tens of kilometers.
Climbing one of the cones of the Northern Breakthrough – Gorshkov's cone (about 300 m, 30-40 minutes), from where a breathtaking view of the Tolbachinsky valley opens.
Lunch – snack, hot tea. Moving to the " Dead Forest '', destroyed by the eruption of the 70s dov.
The once rich pastures and all vegetation within a radius of several kilometers were destroyed. These places are given the gloomy name of the Dead Forest, where the dried tops of trees can be seen from under a 7-meter layer of slag.
Stop near the crash site of the helicopter, where a fragment of it still lies, making this place even more dramatic. Excursion to the crater " Star '' on lava caves (1 -1.5 hours). You will have the opportunity to go down into the frozen lava flow, through which a red-hot river of volcanic lava once flowed.
Setting up a campground in the Dead Forest area. Rest.
The common property and property of tourists is transported by car, you do not need to carry anything on yourself. Tents are double, with a vestibule, new tents are purchased for the season, which are given out at the camp site along with a rug. The dining room is set up by the staff in a separate large full-length tent, a large table is set with local traditional dishes, the food is prepared by the chefs, and they wash the dishes. Toilet – in a special tent. In the evening – common fire. An additional bonus for spending the night in a tent – an opportunity to see an unusually beautiful sunset in Kamchatka in the evening.


Day 9. New fissure eruption 2012 – Plosky Tolbachik volcano (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Ascent and descent take about 10-12 hours.
Approach to the Kleshnya hill – from here begins the trail through the new lava flows of the 2012-2013 eruption.
Briefing. Climbing the Plosky Tolbachik volcano (the height of the volcano is 3140 m, ascent to 2850 m, about 5 – 7 hours).
Fissure eruptions are characterized by the outpouring of large amounts of lava. They are also called 'tourist'. eruptions, due to the relative safety and photogenicity of flowing lava rivers. So it was in 2012: huge lava flows passed through the valley, covered two scientific and tourist centers, streams with drinking water, roads and the nearby forest.
Return to the camp in the evening.


Day 10. Malki village (breakfast, dinner)
Gathering the camp.
Transfer in the village of Malki (430 km). On the way – lunch in a cafe in the village of Milkovo.
On the way – lunch in a cafe in the village of Milkovo (at own expense).
In the evening, arrival in the village of Malki. Accommodation in a private guest house " Goryachy Klyuch '' with its own thermal pool.
This is the second transfer point on the route. Civilization is still far away, but there is an opportunity to soak in the pool and put yourself in order after a tent life and a tiring road, because today we drove through half of Kamchatka! The house has 2-bed rooms, a cottage with 3-, 4-bed rooms, bathrooms, a dining room and a swimming pool, single occupancy is not provided. Relaxation, swimming in the pool with thermal water. Dinner.


Day 11. Rafting on the Bystraya river (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
In the morning we go to the Bystraya (Malkinskaya) river to the place where the rafting starts, the guides prepare rafts, equipment and start rafting down one of the largest rivers of Kamchatka with its picturesque banks. Loach fishing (spinning rod and boots will be given to those who wish). Off-road vehicle 'Shift' will make his way through an impenetrable forest thicket to the river bank, we will load personal belongings into boats.
The river is calm, the rafting is not sports, an ordinary river walk, and everyone, including children, can do it, and a couple of small rapids will only add impressions.
And, most importantly, we sail through completely wild places with pristine nature, where there are no roads or villages, but only bear trails. Throughout the entire rafting, not a single person, not a single car or even a hunting lodge will be encountered. You will only occasionally see individual bears or bears with cubs , admire how skillfully they catch fish and swim across the river. The guides have the skills and equipment to scare off wild animals.
Overnight in tents on the river bank. The tents are always new (change for every season), guides will help you set up your tent and make a fire. For dinner, a large tent will be set up, where the chefs will prepare fish soup and set a large table with pancakes with caviar and red fish. Evening gatherings by the fire. These evenings in the wilderness in good company with delicious food hundreds of kilometers from civilization will be remembered for a lifetime.
Night in tents.


Day 12. Rafting on Bystraya river – Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (breakfast, lunch)
Gathering the camp.
Continuation of rafting with fishing.
Lunch – snack, hot tea.
Departure to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
Return in the evening. Hotel accommodation. Recreation. Overnight at the hotel.


Day 13. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (breakfast)
Check-out from the hotel before 12 noon. Transfer to the airport.
Along the way – visiting the fish market, souvenir shops.

Overview

Itinerary: Paratunka–Boat trip–Vilyuchinsky pass–Country springs–Calm waterfall–volcano Mutnovsky–canyon and waterfall Dangerous–volcano Gorely–Lake Kurilskoe / Valley of Geysers (optional)–Northern Breakthrough–Dead Forest–Lava caves–volcano Plosky Tolbachik-Malki–rafting on the Bystraya river (ride on a rubber boat)–Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Days: 13 days / 12 nights

Group: от. 1 pax, max. 14 pax

Accommodation: 3 и a hotel at the hot spring

Difficulty level: medium

Comfort level: medium

Accommodation: 5 nights in a hotel, 2 nights in a guesthouse, 5 nights in tents

An excellent program for active travel to see Kamchatka in its classic form – volcanoes, ocean, fishing, hot springs and anything else, on a personal request. The optimal balance of activity and relaxation.
In this tour we are waiting for:
- 3 days among the Klyuchevskoy group of volcanoes – the largest in Russia, a place where recently volcanic lava was boiling, spilling over several kilometers;
- rest at mineral springs – Malkah;
- river fishing on a 2-day rafting and sea fishing on a walk in the Pacific Ocean with tasting seafood;
- climbing the trail inside the Mutnovsky volcano fault, which will lead us to the very center of its activity;
- acquaintance with the Gorely volcano and its many craters.
On a free day, we will have the opportunity to visit the world-famous Valley of Geysers or the Kuril spawning lake with many brown bears, as well as try the novelty of 2021 – sightseeing plane tour over Kamchatka volcanoes.

Accommodation for the tour:
The first 2 nights we will spend in a comfortable SPA hotel in the Paratunka thermal zone, immersed in the Kamchatka forest. And from the very first day we will be able to plunge into the atmosphere of silence and relaxation from the bustle of the city.
Further on the route we will have to leave civilization – We will have 1-2 nights lodging in tent camps, but between them there will be transfer points in guest houses, where you can put yourself in order and recharge your gadgets.
In the middle of the tour, we will return to the SPA hotel again. And the final night of the tour will be provided in a city hotel USD 3 * USD in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.

Climbing:
Mutnovsky volcano (2323 m) – South Kamchatka Natural Park;
Gorely volcano (1829 m) – South Kamchatka Natural Park; Plosky Tolbachik volcano (3140 m, rise up to 2000 m) – Klyuchevskaya group of volcanoes.

Rafting:
Along the Bystraya river – 2 days, the length of the rafting is about 80 km.

Excursions:
New fissure eruption at Tolbachik in 2012 – frozen lava flows, lava caves, slag fields, Dead Forest;
Boat trip to Russkaya Bay – 10 hours – whales, bird colonies, fishing, seafood delicacies.
Excursions in the valley of Dachny springs.

Free time:
Day of arrival;
Day 6 – for optional excursions.

The program is within the power of any physically active person, even a child, because between ascents there is time for rest and recuperation.

Visa: citizens of 58 states that hold all types of passports are eligible for visa-free entrance to Russia for a period up to 14 days (you can see the list on the official website), citizens of the 52 countries will be able to obtain a single e-visa of up to 16 days (you can see the list on the official website)




Schedule


Available departure dates in 2022: Jul 12 – Jul 24, Jul 20 – Aug 01, Jul 27 – Aug 08, Aug 04 – Aug 16, Aug 11 – Aug 23, Aug 19 – Aug 31, Aug 26 – Sep 07 


Fees

The price of the tour per pax (without airfare), USD:

½DBL (double occupancy) 1'950
SNGL (single occupancy) 2'130

Payment schedule: 5% – at booking, 95% – 15 or 30 days prior to arrival.

Payment methods:
- bank transfer in USD, EUR, GBP, JPY, AED, ILS, CNY, DKK etc.
- credit/debit card online on our website

Fees include

– accommodation in a hotel in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and in Paratunka with breakfast:
in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky – hotel « Petropavlovsk », « Geyser », « Dolchevita »;
in Paratunka – « Flamingo », « BelKamTour », « Gudgeon », « Antarius »;

– accommodation in a guest house in the village of Kozyrevsk (double occupancy);

– accommodation at a recreation center in the village of Malki (double occupancy);

– guide services – conductors;

– cook services;

– meals according to the program;

– excursions according to the program;

– transfers according to the program;

– equipment and supplies (tents, rugs, rubber boots, kitchen equipment, dishes, fishing tackle, life jackets, etc.);

– medical insurance (for active recreation);

– necessary permits to visit specially protected natural areas;

- the language of excursions is Russian but the guides speak English.

The place of residence is determined by the Travel Company, taking into account the wishes of the tourist, subject to the availability of free places in the indicated accommodation places or in similar ones.

Fees exclude

– airfare to Kamchatka and return (the cost is specified at the time of booking or purchased independently), airport taxes, as well as other payments related to flights;

– additional transfer (earlier or later than the tour dates);

– optional excursions on a free day;

– additional hotel accommodation (before and after the trip);

– other additional services;

– personal spending, alcoholic beverages;

– individual transfer from / to the airport, if the dates of arrival / departure do not coincide with the dates of the tour;

– insurance of the risk of cancellation or interruption of the trip, including Covid-19 and quarantine (we have about 3% of the cost of the contract, if you wish).

- personal English/Spanish guide: 100 USD per required day.

Travel tips

Please bring:

- backpack for climbing (30-45 liters);

- sleeping bag (for comfort temperatures from -5 to -10).
Bedrooms for rent: Alexika, Rock Empire, Campus. The cost of renting a sleeping bag – RUB 500 / day from the date of receipt to the day of return. We recommend taking your own sleeping bag as a personal item. If you rent a sleeping bag, we recommend that you bring your sleeping bag liner with you;

- comfortable hiking clothing;

- trekking boots with a firm grooved sole and impregnation from getting wet;

- sneakers;

- warm wind-, waterproof jacket with a hood;

- warm wind and waterproof pants;

- warm sweater (fleece);

- warm socks;

- warm gloves / mittens;

- warm header;

- light headgear;

- bath and bathing accessories;

- trekking poles. Trekking poles are also available for rent and cost 7 USD. per day, therefore, for long tours, we recommend buying them (cost about 17 USD). You can also buy in Kamchatka, for example, on the day of arrival. On day trips, it makes sense to rent trekking poles;

- seat for sitting on stones and slag;

- headlamp;

- personal first aid kit;

- sunglasses;

- sunscreens;

- mosquito and midge repellent;

- passport and its copy in a sealed package.

Clothing and equipment
Tourists should pay attention to the preparation of personal equipment (clothing and shoes), as on large sections of the climbing routes to the craters volcanoes, passes and volcanic plateaus during the entire summer period snowfields can persist and, in case of prolonged bad weather, the air temperature at altitudes above 1000 m can drop.
Tourists carry (when loading / unloading the car and setting up the camp) and are responsible for personal equipment (backpack, sleeping bag) on ​​their own.
Tourists help, to the best of their ability, the staff during the installation and assembly of the camp.
Tourists are NOT involved in cooking.

Map

Optional Excursions

HELICOPTER TOUR TO KURILSKOYE LAKE

Excursion Kuril Lake – volcano Ksudach – Khodutkinsky hot springs (6-7 hours):
1. Transfer from the hotel to the airport
2. Flight to Kuril Lake (1 hour 10 min.).
3. Excursion on the Kuril Lake, visiting the barrier structure of the TINRO scientific station. Observation of spawning salmon and bears (1 hour 30 min.).
4. Flight to the caldera of the Ksudach volcano (20 min.). Excursion to the Ksudach volcano caldera, sightseeing of the vicinity of Klyuchevoy Lake, located in the caldera of the volcano and its hot springs.
5. Lunch (depending on weather conditions, it can be carried out at the Khodutkinsky hot springs) (1 hour).
6. Flight to the Khodutkinsky hot springs (20 min.). Swimming in hot springs (30 min.).
7. Return to the airport (40 min.). Transfer to the hotel.
Price is 700 USD per pax

Departure to the Kuril Lake, landing at Cape Travyanoy or the source of the Ozernaya River, walking tour, observation of salmon, bear fishing.
The largest Kuril Lake – the second largest freshwater lake in Kamchatka, but it has no equal in importance and beauty. The depth of the lake – 316 meters. It was formed more than eight thousand years ago as a result of a powerful eruption, the beginning of which was the emission of white lapillian pumice. It can still be found in abundance on the shore of the lake in the form of balls.
The panorama of the lake is unique. It is surrounded on all sides by the majestic cones of volcanoes. The shores and underwater slopes are steep and rocky. Ancient lake terraces are visible on the slopes of the volcanoes. Islands in the form of peaks rise from the bottom, one of the islands, the triangular rock Alaid. The lake is fed by numerous mountain streams mixed with hot spring waters. One weakly freezing river Ozernaya flows out of it. The largest stock of sockeye salmon in Eurasia enters the lake for spawning. At the height of spawning, at the end of summer, the highest concentration of brown bears in the world is observed in the vicinity of the lake. Other animals willingly eat salmon – fox, river otter.
Flight to Ksudach volcano, landing in the crater of the volcano, excursion.
The entire upper part of Ksudach volcano (1080 m) is occupied by a vast oval-shaped caldera 7x9 km, formed by the strongest eruptions, as a result of which a building was formed of several overlapping intermediate calderas.
Above opens a beautiful panorama that is rare even for Kamchatka, which is rich in scenic views: a kind of caldera with steep rocky slopes sparkles with multicolored rocks – dark, reddish, light yellow.
The bottom of the caldera has a two-stage structure. Dividing into two almost equal parts – the western one is higher, and the eastern one is occupied by lakes. On the border between them, forming a barrier and a ledge at the same time are located: a small, dark-colored massif Lava dome, next to the same massif of light-colored – The soaring ridge and the Shtiubel crater, extreme from the south.
The entire eastern part of the caldera is occupied by two lakes – Key and Stubel. The key has an oblong shape, 4x2 km in size. It is surrounded on almost all sides by steep walls up to 500 meters high. The lake has no open flow, and the water is filtered through a cofferdam separating it from the Shtubelya lake, which is about 2 km long. From this lake, cutting through the caldera ridge, flows the Teplaya River, which forms a waterfall about 10 meters high a kilometer from the source. At the foot of the Soaring Ridge, on the narrow sandy shore of the lake, streams of the Shtiubelevsky hot springs are beating out. Outcrops of oxen with temperatures up to 70 ° C stretch along the coast for 250 m. Ksudach – one of the most exotic objects in Kamchatka, declared a natural monument of landscape and geological nature.
Flight to the Khodutkinsky springs, lunch, swimming in a hot river.
They are located in a vast meadow surrounded by forest. From scattered griffin funnels, hot water is collected in a stream. Strong streams are also beating out at its bottom and along the banks, and the stream turns into a real river about 30 m wide and up to 1.5 m deep. The water temperature in the griffins reaches 80 ° C, but decreases as it flows. A few hundred meters beyond the clearing, the river flows through a birch forest, beautifully framing its slightly soaring surface with green walls. The temperature in the deepest, but already slightly cooled part of the river is about 42-43 ° C in summer. Khodutka springs are a natural monument.
According to its chemical composition, the water is hydrocarbonate-chloride-sodium with high mineralization (0.5 g / l) and with a silicic acid content of up to 90 mg / l.
Return to Elizovo.
Departure for the excursion is carried out from the Avachinsky airport (Elizovo), located 30 km from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.

HELICOPTER TOUR TO THE VALLEY OF GEYSERS

Helicopter excursion to the Valley of Geysers and Uzon Volcano (6-7 hours):
1. Transfer from the hotel to the airport. Departure from the airport, flying around the active volcanoes Karymsky and Maly Semyachik (flight time – 1 h. 10 min.).
2. Excursion to the Valley of Geysers (1 h. 30 min.). Observation of the eruption of geysers, inspection of the mud pots and pulsating springs of the Valley.
3. Flight to the caldera of the Uzon volcano (10 min.).
4. Excursion to the caldera of the Uzon volcano (1 hour). Inspection of fumarole fields, acid and hot lakes, mud pots and volcanoes of the Eastern thermal field of the caldera.
5. Flight to the Nalychevskaya valley. Dinner. Swimming in the wild hot springs of the Nalychevo Valley (1 hour).
6. Return to the airport (20 min.). Transfer to the hotel.
Price is 700 USD per pax

The world famous Valley of Geysers is located in the center of the Kronotsky Nature Reserve in a deep mountain canyon. This unique natural site was discovered in 1941 by geologist T.I. Ustinova. The Valley got its name in honor of 40 geysers and numerous hot springs pouring into the river for 8 kilometers. Each of the geysers is unique and unique. They all have their own names and characteristic features. All known forms of hydrothermal manifestations in nature can be observed in the Valley of Geysers: hot lakes, pulsating boiling springs, steam and gas jets, mud pots and geysers.
The helicopter route to the Valley of Geysers runs over picturesque mountain ranges and gullies, tundra, volcanoes, rivers and lakes, tourists can watch the eruption of the Karymsky volcano and admire the beauty of the turquoise lake of the Maly Semyachik volcano.
A person who first came to the Valley of Geysers is stunned by the fantastic nature of what he saw. The world of the valley is so unreal that it seems that there cannot be anything like it on earth, that all this is happening on some unknown planet. Colors absolutely not typical of earthly landscapes: against the background of bright greenery of dwarf cedar and foliage of trees – brown, red, purple, the color of burnt clay earth. The air is saturated to the limit with steam and the smell of sulfur.
Everything is bubbling, hissing and bubbling around!
In the Valley of Geysers, the guide will acquaint visitors with the rules of conduct on the territory of the reserve. The tour continues along wooden decking paths to the main viewing platforms. The steepest slopes have railings. From the observation platforms, tourists will be able to see and photograph all stages of the eruption of the largest geysers (Giant, Bolshoi, etc.), look into the " Gates of Hell '', admire the cauldrons with red boiling clay.
After 2 hours excursions in the Valley flight to the caldera of the Uzon volcano.
Another unique natural object of the Kronotsky reserve – the caldera of the Uzon volcano is a huge bowl-shaped basin measuring 9 x 12 km, formed on the site of a destroyed volcano 40 thousand years ago.
Uzon amazes with the richness and form of volcanic manifestations – more than a thousand thermal springs of various sizes, shapes and compositions are concentrated here, including hot lakes and boiling boilers.
The total area of ​​thermal fields is 61 thousand square meters. m.
Unlike the Valley of Geysers, the Uzon caldera with numerous hot springs and fumaroles has been known to the local population for a long time. Among the Kamchadals, this unique natural creation was called the " Burning Valley '', the " Floating Land. ''
There are a large number of warm and non-freezing lakes here. The largest of them – warm non-freezing lake Fumarolnoe and cold Central lake, the attraction is the Dalneye maar lake.
As a result of the landslide on 03.06.2007, new touches in the landscape appeared in the Valley: a dammed lake, a bunch of boulders and stones.
carried out from the Avachinsky airport; (Elizovo), located 30 km from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Yelizovo

Paratunka