Trekking the Volcanoes
of the Kamchatka Peninsula
is a unique corner of the Earth which has always attracted travelers
and explorers. It is a far-away land of 160 menacing volcanoes (about
30 of which are active). It is a natural volcanic park with a territory
of 180+ thousand square miles where you may see smoking calderas,
hot geothermal springs, white snow peaks with clouds of smoke above
the crater. It's fast transparent rivers are jumping with salmon,
and are surrounded by huge Kamchatkan bears.
The natural environment of Kamchatka
is unique and diverse. Its landscapes are breathtaking. This sparsely
populated region is still a mysterious and magical land to the people
of Asia. Many of Kamchatka's miracles, including the only Eurasia
Geyser Valley, are out there to be explored by you on our trek.
Welcome to the Land of the Fire and Ice.
Meeting at the Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy Airport.
Transfer to the
settlement of Paratunka where we will stay the night in a lodge.
to Mutnovskiy Volcano and hike to the hot springs. We will camp
at the foot of the Mutnovskiy Volcano.
Ascend to the crater of the Mutnovskiy Volcano.
Ascend the Gorelyy Volcano. Return to the lodge
Helicopter flight to the Geyser Valley and
hike around the valley. Helicopter flight to the Mil’kovo
and transfer to the Tolbachik Volcano.
Continue our way to Ploskiy Tolbachik Volcano
where we will camp at itsbase.
Ascend the Ploskiy Tolbachik where we will
have a great view of the highest active volcano, the Klyuchevskaya
Sopka from the summit.
Transfer to the northern site of the Great
Tolbachik eruption and hike along the volcanic cones and dead forest.
Trek to the Southern eruption site.
Transfer to the Esso – national center
of Kamchatka indigenous population – the Evens. We will spend
the night at a lodge with hot springs.
Sightseeing in Esso. Departure to Petropavlovsk
- Kamchatskiy where we will camp near hot springs.
Spend the night in a hotel in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy
and visit a fish market.
Depart to the airport.
scheduled transfers throughout Kamchatka
speaking trekking guides
night accommodation in Petropavlovsk
on route and breakfasts in the hotel and lodges
Scheduled trip dates: August 18 - 30, 2005 and September 3 to
We can run a Volcanoes of Kamchatka Trekking trip at any time
of the season with a minimum of eight participants. If a specific
trip date has fewer than eight participants the tour price may be
Meals to and from the trip beginning and end are not included
in the tour price.