This is an easy and relaxed tour, but even this short meeting with Kamchatka will allow you to appreciate the main her dignity, to see the best – Valley of Geysers or Kuril Lake; try her treats – seafood delicacies; soak up her arms – hot springs; feel the hot breath of volcanoes.Easy walks up to 3 km, on which you can admire the views of Kamchatka, bypass geysers and look into the steaming fumaroles, cross the famous Avacha Bay on a boat and go to the Pacific Ocean, swim past the Three Brothers cliff, enjoying the taste of freshly caught crabs and sea urchins, get acquainted with Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
Day 1. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky – Paratunka
Citytour of the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
Meeting at the airport in Yelizovo. Group transfer to the hotel. Accommodation (from 14:00).
16:00 sightseeing tour of the city, "acquaintance" with Kamchatka. Walking tour of the historic city center with a guide: central square, embankment, observation deck.Visiting an exhibition of Kamchatka producers – fish, caviar and other delicacies and local products.
Transfer to the hotel. Recreation.
Day 2. Ethnographic village (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Free time after breakfast until 17:00.
Optional excursions (see the "Optional Excursions" tab):
- helicopter excursion to Kuril Lake (7 hours). Watching brown bear and salmon spawning. 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 caldera of the Uzon volcano (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.
17:00 Visit to the community of indigenous small-numbered peoples of Kamchatka "Eyvet". An interactive entertainment program with the participation of a folk ensemble. Ethnographic excursion about the peculiarities of the culture and life of the Kamchatka indigenous peoples. Photo session in national costumes. Cynological excursion to the kennel of sled dogs – the winners of the annual international dog sled race "Beringia" (those who wish can ride a summer sled dog).Dinner with Kamchatka national flavor and delicacies (for example, seal lard, yukola, etc.).
Transfer to the hotel.
Day 3. Khalaktyr – Avachinsky volcano – Mount Camel (breakfast, lunch)
Breakfast. Drive an off-road vehicle to the Pacific Ocean coast to Khalaktyrsky beach. Walking along the "black beach" and berry field, watching the surf. The sand on Kamchatka beaches is of volcanic origin, so it has a dark gray color. On the berry along the coastline, you can pick up shiksha, blueberries, scribes.Transfer to the foot of the Koryaksky and Avachinsky volcanoes (50 km, 3 hours).Lunch at the hostel. The fire-breathing guardian of the city – Avachinsky volcano is one of the most active in Kamchatka. The life of the volcano does not stop for a day: constantly puffing fumaroles, yellow sulfur, clouds of gas and steam.Avachinsky volcano arose several tens of thousands of years ago, and its regular cone was much higher than the Koryaksky volcano. But gigantic catastrophic explosions blew away its upper part and formed a caldera with a diameter of almost 4 km. About 5 thousand years ago, a new cone began to rise from the bottom of the caldera. The absolute height of the present day cone is 2751 m, relative 400–1000 m. The summit is crowned with a crater. During the last eruption in 1991, the crater funnel was almost completely filled with lava.Walk to the mountain extrusion "Camel" with a small climb. Botanical excursion to the alpine vegetation of the Avachinsky pass. Flowering here begins immediately after the snow melts and continues until new snows. There are rare species of plants listed in the Red Book. Near the hostel, you can hand feed and take pictures of Kamchatka ground squirrels – gophers. Return to the hotel in the evening.
Day 4. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky – Boat trip (breakfast, lunch)
In the morning we go on a sea trip on a comfortable boat along Avacha Bay with access to the Pacific Ocean (5-6 hours) to Starichkov Island where you can see Kamchatka from the sea side, get acquainted with sea animals, go fishing for pleasure and taste seafood – freshly caught Kamchatka crabs and sea urchins . Lunch on the boat – fish soup from Kamchatka fish. The boat will cross the Avacha Bay, round the main attraction – a unique natural monument – Three Brothers rock, will go out into the vastness of the ocean and head to the Starichkov island, 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 Anthura seal seals. The boat will pass by the Sentry stone and the Finger rock (Sentinel) – some more are unique e natural formations in the sea.
Return to the port.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5. Summer cottage thermal springs – Calm waterfall (breakfast, lunch)
Breakfast. A trip by off-road vehicle to Natural hot springs through the Vilyuchinsky pass, the plateau of the Gorely volcano, to the region of the Mutnovsky volcano.Walk with small ascents and descents to Natural hot 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 Dachny 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 – lunch, hot tea. On the way back, visit a 16-meter waterfall on the Spokoiny stream.Return to the hotel in the evening. This is the most physically active excursion of the entire program.Comfortable shoes with thick grooved soles are required.
Day 6. Paratunka (breakfast)
Check-out from the hotel before 12 noon.
Transfer to the airport.
Along the way – visiting the fish market, souvenir shops.
OverviewItinerary: Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky–Ethnographic village–Khalaktyr–Avachinsky volcano–Mount Camel–Boat trip–Summer cottage thermal springs–Calm waterfall–Paratunka
Days: 6 days / 5 nights
Group: от. 1 pax, max. 14 pax
Accommodation: a hotel at the hot spring
Tour peculiarity – lack of overnight stays in tents. You will be accommodated in a cozy hotel, from where all the radial excursions will take place.
Difficulty level : low
Comfort level: high
Accommodation: all nights in the hotel / recreation center
Placement: Standard placement according to the program – in hotels of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and / or in hotels of the resort area of Paratunka settlement (50 km from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky).
Double rooms with conveniences, breakfast at the hotel.
In Paratunka settlement – «Solnechnay», «BelKamTour», «Laguna», «Sputnik» etc.
The specific location is determined by the TOUR OPERATOR, depending on the accommodation of the rest of the tourists in the group and availability of rooms in hotels.
The TOURIST can be provided with accommodation of his choice, if possible, with the recalculation of the cost of the tour. Your wishes should be indicated in the application when booking. In case of non-standard accommodation, an additional payment for an individual transfer from / to the airport may be charged.
Single tourists are booked with an additional payment for single accommodation in the hotel.
Connection is possible if there is a couple. In this case, no additional payment for single occupancy will be charged.
Please note! Some hotels may take a deposit for the room. The deposit is left by the TOURIST. It will be refunded upon departure.
Arrivals / departures earlier or later than the tour dates may incur a surcharge for an individual transfer from / to the airport. Resort area " Paratunka '' located 50 km from the cities of Petropavlovsk and Elizovo. Regular buses run between these points throughout the day. All hotels in Paratunka have open-air hot thermal pools with healing properties. There are grocery stores and cafes nearby.
Number of tourists in the combined group : we guarantee that the booked tour will take place, even if one person is recruited!
Standard group of 12-14 people.
A boat trip along the Avacha Bay (sea boat) is performed as part of a combined group of up to 12 people.
Helicopter (optional) excursions – as part of a combined group of up to 24 people.
volcanoes: we will get acquainted with active volcanic activity at Dachny springs in the area of Mutnovsky volcano (South Kamchatka natural park). We will also visit the foothills of the " home '' volcanoes – Koryaksky and Avachinsky, which are located in close proximity to the city (Natural Park " Nalychevo '').
Citytour of the main city of the peninsula. A fascinating interactive excursion to the ethno-village of the indigenous peoples of Kamchatka with a concert and excursion to the sled dog kennel.
Sea voyage along the picturesque shores of the peninsula to the Russkaya Bay. We will see bird colonies, if we are lucky – killer whales and sea lions, enjoy freshly caught seafood. Let's try our hand at sea fishing.
Walk along the shores of the Pacific Ocean on a beach with black sand.
Free time: Day of arrival; Day 2 – for additional excursions.
On a free day you will have the opportunity to take a helicopter flight to the famous Valley of Geysers or to Lake Kuril – the largest spawning ground for salmon sockeye, where the largest population of Brown Bears (up to 400 individuals!) gathers. If this is not enough for you, you can take a few extra days, and We will organize additional amazing excursions for you.
The program is suitable for tourists of all ages and physical activity.
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)
Available departure dates in 2023:
FeesThe price of the tour per pax (without airfare), USD:
|½DBL (double accommodation)||91,900||100,100||106,400|
|SNGL (single accommodation)||98,800||115,300||125,500|
Payment schedule: 5% – at booking, 95% – 15 or 30 days prior to arrival.
- bank transfer in USD, EUR, GBP, JPY, AED, ILS, DKK etc.
- credit/debit card online on our website
- hotel accommodation in Paratunka village (double occupancy, breakfast):
economy – recreation center « Solnechnay »
standard – recreation center « BelKamTour », « Lagoon »
comfort – recreation center « Sputnik 4★ » .
- guide services – conductors;
- meals according to the program;
- excursions according to the program;
- group transfers according to the program;
- additional group transfer hotel-airport-hotel earlier or later than the tour dates from accommodation in Paratunka or Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky within the central square;
- group equipment and inventory (dishes, camping furniture, etc.);
- medical insurance (for active recreation);
- necessary permits to visit specially protected natural areas.
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.
- the language of excursions is Russian but the guides speak English.
- airfare to Kamchatka and return
- meals during your stay at the hotel (meals on the day of arrival, dinners on all days)
- optional excursions on a free day
- additional hotel accommodation (before and after the trip)
- other additional services
- personal spending, alcoholic beverages
- transfer from / to the airport, if the dates of arrival / departure do not coincide with the dates of the tour, an additional charge is paid: 30 USD one way
- personal English/Spanish guide: 90 USD per required day.
Personal equipment required for this route:
– a small backpack for personal belongings on the route;
- comfortable hiking clothes;
- trekking boots with a firm grooved sole and impregnation from getting wet;
- trekking poles are also available for rent and cost 7 USD. in a day. 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;
- warm waterproof jacket with a hood;
- warm waterproof pants;
- warm sweater;
- wool socks;
- gloves, warm mittens;
- warm hat;
- bath and bathing accessories;
- a seat for sitting on stones and slag;
- individual first aid kit;
- sunscreen and after sun cream;
- cream for mosquitoes and midges;
- photo and video camera;
- copies of all documents in a sealed package.
Clothing and equipment: Tourists should pay attention to the preparation of personal equipment (clothing and footwear), since on large sections of climbing routes to the craters of volcanoes, passes and volcanic plateaus during the entire summer period snowfields and, in case of prolonged bad weather, the temperature in the air at altitudes above 1000 m may decrease.
Tourists carry (when loading / unloading a car and setting up a camp) and are responsible for personal equipment (backpack) on their own.
Tourists, to the best of their physical capabilities, help the staff with setting up and assembling the camp.
Tourists are NOT involved in cooking.