Rating in Russia
$ 2168

Classic Kamchatka

min $ 2168
Per person
Tour details
Destinations: Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Mutnovsky
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 2168
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Tour Overview

This is a general tour which grants the best opportunity to get acquainted with all main attractions of Kamchatka: active volcanoes, hot springs, wild nature and traditional culture of native peoples without expensive helicopter flights. Nevertheless you also have an option to take a helicopter excursion to the world famous Valley of Geysers.

You'll visit the Tolbachik volcano area in the Central Kamchatka 500 km from Petropavlovsk, where the Great Tolbachik Fissure Eruption took place in 1975-76 and has left impressive after-effects: new volcanic cones with hot summits, huge ash fields, hardened lava flows, ash-burned forest.  Tops of the new cones are still blazing. The first Soviet lunar vehicles were tested in this area.

You'll visit the crater of  Mutnovsky Volcano with intensive powerful gas and steam spurts and boiling mud cauldrons.  Mutnovsky is considered as the most impressive Kamchatka volcano now because it is always active.

You'll cross taiga and mountains areas rafting down the Bystraya River with good chances to see brown bears and fish salmon.

You'll visit national villages of native people - the Evens and get acquainted with their history, culture and present life. You'll also have a chance to see their national holiday The Aborigine's Day if come  in proper time.

You'll also have some time for relaxation at Paratunka Hot Springs resort.

DayDiscovery of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky cityPetropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
DayBoat trip to the Avacha BayPetropavlovsk-Kamchatsky — Mutnovsky volcano
DayMutnovsky volcanoMutnovsky volcano
DayAscending Gorely volcanoMutnovsky volcano — Paratunka village
DayFree dayParatunka village
DayKlyuchevskaya group of volcanoesParatunka village — Klyuchevskaya group of volcanoes
DayFollowing consequences of the volcano’s eruptionKlyuchevskaya group of volcanoes
DayNorthern and Southern breakKlyuchevskaya group of volcanoes
DayAncient village of KamchatkaKlyuchevskaya group of volcanoes — Kozyrevsk village
DayStart of the raftingKozyrevsk village — Bystraya River
DayContinuation of the navigationBystraya River
DayReturn to PetropavlovskBystraya River — Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
DaySouvenirs and end of the programmePetropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of BAIKALNATURE
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 Have you seen the movie Gladiator? If not, go and watch right now. Those who have seen in will be glad to know that Sahara is the location where the most prominent scenes of the movie were shot. You can start with capturing the velvet dunes and taking photos of the snake charmers and mighty camels proudly swaying as they carry bedouins on their back. Once in a province, you will get a chance to capture and even participate in the traditional tea ceremony as well as to see the locals playing gnawa music performed on goatskin drums. The beauty of the sunset in Sahara is just a cherry on the top of a cake you cannot miss out on.