The program is designed for favorable weather conditions. The tour program may be changed – for example, it may include an unscheduled overnight stop, or the goal of the program may not be achieved etc.
10:00 Arrival to the Elizovo City Airport (30 km from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky city). Transfer by Ural bus truck to heliport (about 30 minutes). Helicopter transfer to Snow Valley Mountain Lodge (the foot of Vilyuchinsky volcano).
13:00 Arrival, accommodation.
14:00 Getting acquainted with guides and discussion of the program in terms of weather forecast.
15:00 Flight to the south-eastern coast of Kamchatka to the Kekurny Cape. Motorboat trip to the rookery of the sea lions.
Dinner ashore cooked from freshly-caught seafood delicacies (crab, sea urchin).
18:00 Back flight.
Time off, bathing in the swimming pool with thermal water.
09:30 Helicopter flight to the south of Kamchatka to the Kurilskoye lake. Seeing the local sights, observation of fishing bears, boat tour around the lake.
13:00 Flight to the Ozernaya river and landing in the southernmost airport of Kamchatka for helicopter tanking.
Flight to currently uninhabited Onekotan island. Landing at the Chernoye lake near the foot of Nemo volcano. Dinner. Flight to Alaid volcano (2,339 m), the northernmost and highest volcano of the Kuril Islands. Arrival, general sightseeing tour around the crater of Alaid volcano with the helicopter waiting for the group at the foot. Flight to Khodutka volcano and bathing in hot springs. At the midcourse, flying around the picturesque Ksudach volcano with a huge lake inside its crater and landing on its edge.
15:00 Arrival to the Khodutkinskiye hot springs, dinner, bathing in hot springs.
17:00 Flight to the Nizhne-Opalinskiye narzans and the Opala river, fishing.
19:00 Return to Snow Valley Mountain Lodge.
20:00 Supper, meeting with guides and discussion of the program for the next day, identification and checkout of equipment.
Time off. Optionally, we can heat the Russian-style bathhouse.
09:00 Helicopter flight to the caldera of Uzon volcano with on-the-way flying around the most active volcanoes throwing columns of ash and smoke – Karymsky and Maly Semyachik volcanoes (landing near the crater is possible).
Arrival, one-hour excursion around the caldera of Uzon volcano.
Flight to the Valley of Geysers, two-hour excursion around the valley.
Flight to the Tumrokskiye springs with on-the-way flying around Kizimen volcano and picturesque lakes.
Accommodation in the cottage at Tumroki Mountain Lodge, supper. Evening fishing on the Storozh river is possible. Time off and bathing in thermal springs.
Evening fishing on the Storozh river is possible. Time off and bathing in thermal springs.
Flight on the route, flying around Klyuchevskaya Sopka volcano – the highest active volcano in Eurasia (4,750 m).
Flight to active Tolbachik volcano in the area of the Great Fissure eruption. Landing at the Northern hot cones.
Walk to the cone, observation of dead wood panorama, cinder cones and volcanic landscape.
Trekking around lava solidified after 2013 eruption. Visiting volcanic caves.
Visiting volcanic caves.
Flight to the canyon of the Studenaya river and Polennitsa /Woodpile – TN/ natural monument.
Flight to Esso settlement, visiting the herd of Kamchatka reindeer.
Return to Tumroki Mountain Lodge.
Supper, relaxation in the swimming pool with thermal water.
Flight to the Zhupanova river. Rafting and camping equipment will be delivered to the river in advance and made ready by the time the group arrives.
Beginning of rafting with on-the-way fishing.
Dinner at the midcourse, fish soup cooked from fresh-caught fish.
Continuation of rafting, looking for the place for overnight stop.
Setting up a campsite, supper.
Staying overnight in the tents.
10:00 Fishing at the riverbank, packing of tents. Group pickup by the helicopter at the river, flight to the Morzhovaya bay.
Dinner at the riverbank cooked from fresh-caught seafood delicacies (crab, sea urchin).
Subject to having the diver’s certificate, crab-hunting diving with a professional diver is possible.
Return to Snow Valley Mountain Lodge with on-the-way flight around the domestic Avachinsky volcano, landing at the crater.
Time-off, bathing in the swimming pool with thermal water.
10:00 Helicopter transfer to the Russkaya bay. Boat transfer to the marine vessel.
Transfer to the Starichkov island with marine fishing on the way.
Dinner aboard the vessel cooked from fresh-caught seafood delicacies.
On a motorboat, one can get very close to the relaxing ringed seals and colonies of birds.
Fascinating views during the transfer to the port of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
Transfer to Dolce Vita Hotel.
Supper at Da Vinchi Restaurant.
Transfer to the airport.
Back flight to Moscow.
Program cost includes:
• Accommodation at Snow Valley Mountain Lodge located in the valley of Verkhne-Paratunskiye thermal springs: Pinea cottage (6 bedrooms);
Accommodation at Tumroki Mountain Lodge (2 days);
Helicopter 1: 20 hours of helicopter time (helicopter Mi-8MTV);
Helicopter 2 (cargo): 3 hours of helicopter time (helicopter Мi-8);
Rent of cruise vessel “Omega” (1 day);
Overnight stop with the accommodation in the tents on the relevant days of program;
Three meals a day;
All transfers within the program; all additionally requested transport will be charged extra;
Rent of rafting equipment;
Rent of boats within the program;
Rent of tourist and fishing gear;
Licenses to catch fish at the Zhupanova river;
Excursions within the program: the Valley of Geysers and the caldera of Uzon volcano, the Kurilskoye lake;
Escort by professional guides on all routes;
Professional diver’s services;
Rent of dry diving suit (1 pc./1 day);
Cook on all routes;
Program cost does not include:
Airfare to the place of beginning/end of the program, all airport charges;
Cost of emergency evacuation;
Cost of visa and consulate services;
Dishes and drinks not included in the cost of group menu;
Any extra charges incurred as a result of bad weather, changes in air flights schedule, breakdown of equipment, illness or any other force majeure circumstances;
Payment for excess baggage;
Rent of diving gear;
• Rent of equipment and gear for any programs not included into the tour.