Kamchatka: where the Earth bares its soul

Rafting Bystraya River

The "Fire Ring" route

Bystraya river situated in the central part of Kamchatka is the second longest river on the peninsula. Its width range is 20-40 m, current speed is 1-4 m/s, temperature + 5-8 C. The river flows through a very wild territory rich of wild berries, pink and king  salmon, wild ducks and brown bears. Rapids of grade III and picturesque landscape will make our rafting journey unforgettable.

4 days, 3 nights

Grade of difficultymoderate

Land cost:  $600 per person in a group of 6.

The price includes: transfers from /to hotel, rent of life jackets, helmets, rafts, life begs, service of English-speaking guide-instructors, kitchen crew, all the meals, camping stuff and tents.

Domestic flight (if any) airfare, Russian visa, accommodation in the city, personal expenses, tips and medical insurance are not included.


  • grade II - III river rafting,
  • angling pink salmon and king salmon,
  • 3 days "no human settlements" journey,
  • fishing brown bears watching.


Day 1. Arrival to the river at village Milkovo from P.-K. (2 hours drive). After lunch start rafting - 3 hours. Overnight in tents in the wilderness.

Day 2. Rafting down to the river Azhitza junction - 4 hours. Lunch. Rafting down to the river Stepanova junction. Overnight in tents at the camping ground.
Day 3. Rafting down to Kamyshovaya river junction -3 hours. Lunch. Start big rapids (grade III) - 3 hours, 5 rapids. Overnight in tents near the Japanese bridge.
Day 4. Rafting down to the junction with the highway Bolsheretzk - P.-K.- 7 hours. Drive back to P.-K. - 4 hours. Late evening arrival to P.-K. Tour ends.
General information
Getting there
The Fire Ring
Bears and  Volcanoes
Trekking to the Nalychevo Valley
Rafting Bystraya River
Kamchatka Odyssey
Tour to Karymsky volcano
Komandorsky Islands Adventure


Crater of the Gorely volcano with the lake in it

"Jaqusi" in a waterfall

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Saint Petersburg, Fontanka embankment, 59

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