where the Earth bares its soul
Mutnovsky and Gorely volcanoes
short adventure program offers to climb three different volcanoes
around Petropavlovsk. The climb to Gorely is rather a rambling
walk for 3 hours, which gives a spectacular view to the two
crater's acid lakes. The next visit inside the Mutnovskiy
crater is an experience of a life being because of its geysers.
And at last the ascent to the just about perfect conical Avacha
is a chance to see the Pacific coast and the other countless
volcanic ranges of Kamchatka.
days, 6 nights
of difficulty: moderate
Land cost: $1880 per person in
a group of 6.
The price includes: all overland transports,
accommodations, English speaking guides services, kitchen crew,
all the meals, sightseeing tour in the city.
Domestic flight (if any) airfare, Russian visa, over
luggage if any, personal expenses, tips and medical insurance
are not included.
panorama of volcanoes from the tops of Kamchatka volcanoes,
volcano ascents just in one week,
in proximity of the Kamchatka's capital,
hot springs bathing,
of Mutnovskiy volcano,
lakes of Gorely volcano,
bears and salmon abundance.
1. Arrive to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Transfer to hotel
"Petropavlovsk". Check-in. After lunch coach sightseeing tour
around the city and the harbour (3 hours). Visit of the local
fish market. Welcome dinner.
Overnight in hotel "Petropavlovsk".
2. Off-road drive to Mutnovsky base camp - 5 hours. Accommodation
in tents. Packed lunch on the way and dinner at the BC
3. Excursion to the crater of the Mutnovsky volcano (2323
m - 8 hours. Experiencing dramatic sights in the crater - colored
geysers, fumaroles, sulphuric sediments. Overnight in tents
at the BC.
Off-road vehicle departure to the Gorely volcano - 2 hours.
Ascent to the Gorely volcano (1828 m) - 6 hours hiking. Two
unique crater's lakes with cold and hot acid waters. Lunch on
the top of the crater's rim. Transfer to the hot springs resort
“Helios” in Paratunka. Overnight in the resort.
5. Excursion to a salmon hatchery (3 hours).
Transfer to the Avacha volcano (3 hours). Overnight in
tents at the Avacha BC (850 m).
6. Climbing to the Avacha volcano (2741 m) - 9 hours. The
ascent is strenuous, but it probably gives the best view of
the Pacific coast and the nearest volcanoes. On return to the
BC transfer to Paratunka, accommodation in the "Helios" resort.
Transfer to the airport and the following departure.
of the Gorely volcano with the lake in it
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