A big hike in Kamchatka: Tolbachik and volcanoes of the South

We invite you to an unforgettable trip to Kamchatka – a real Kamchatka intensive!

This trip is an autonomous route through the Klyuchevskaya group of volcanoes. You will climb 3 active volcanoes and see in the immediate vicinity the highest active stratovolcano in Eurasia – Klyuchevskaya Sopka (4754 m).

Location

Russia, Kamchatka Territory, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
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Duration
16 Days
15 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
or
Accommodation
  • Tent
    10 nights
  • Camp Site
    2 nights
  • Guest House
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Basic
  • Basic+
Difficulty
Challenging
Does not require special skills, but tourists must be physically fit: expeditions, long rafting, etc.
Group
Up to 18 people
Minimum age
14 years old
Group meet at
Russia, Kamchatka Territory, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
Contact the tour coordinator
Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Complete relaxation
Let's relax body and soul at the hot springs
The power of the ocean
We will feel the power of the cold Pacific Ocean, and if desired, we will swim in it
Gastronomic delight
Let's enjoy crabs, fish and red caviar!
The wonders of nature
We will explore lava tunnels, pass through fumarole emissions and a Small valley of geysers
Unusual neighbors
We will meet a variety of animals near our parking lots
Climbing volcanoes
We will climb three active volcanoes of Kamchatka: Plosky Tolbachik (3140 m), Mutnovsky (2322 m) and Gorely (1829 m)

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

    Arrival of the participants in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

    Accommodation in a guest house/hostel. 

    On this day, you can walk around the center of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky on your own, go to the embankment, climb Nikolskaya Sopka, visit the Maksutov battery and other objects of the historical part of the city 

    At 19:00 meeting with the guide at the guest house / hostel, discussion of the program. 

    Overnight stay is included in the price of the tour.

    Meals: lunch and dinner on your own on this day.

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  • Day 2 - Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky – Mishennaya sopka – Khalaktyrsky beach
  • Day 3 - Halaktyrsky beach – Kozyrevsk – Kopyto parking lot
  • Day 4 - Kopyto Parking Lot – Edelweiss Glade
  • Day 5 - Edelweiss Glade – Field of Mars
  • Day 6 - The day
  • Day 7 - Field of Mars – Tolud parking lot
  • Day 8 - Parking lot Tolud – cordon Claw
  • Day 9 - Cordon Pincer – Flat Tolbachik – Cordon Pincer
  • Day 10 - Cordon of Claws – Northern breakthrough – Dead Forest – Esso village
  • Day 11 - The day
  • Day 12 - The village of Esso is a parking lot near the Gorely volcano
  • Day 13 - Parking near Gorely volcano – Mutnovsky volcano – parking near Gorely volcano
  • Day 14 - Parking near Gorely volcano – Gorely volcano – Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
  • Day 15 - Free day
  • Day 16 - Departure
Difficulty
Does not require special skills, but tourists must be physically fit: expeditions, long rafting, etc.
Tour organizer's comments

The tour is suitable for people from 14 to 60 years old.

You need a fairly good physical shape and an idea of what a backpacking trip is. 

The average weight of a backpack with public equipment and groceries for men is from 18 to 25 kg, for women — from 15 to 20 kg. 

The final weight will depend on the number of personal items. 

The weight of the public module is about 5-7 kg.

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Tent
    10 nights
  • Camp Site
    2 nights
  • Guest House
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Basic
  • Basic+

The tour provides accommodation in tents, at a campsite and in a guest house or hostel.

Tent camp 10 nights

Accommodation in 3-4-bed tents (if desired, you can take your own tent and stay individually).

Campsite in the village of Esso 2 nights
Guest house or hostel in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky 3 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 18 tourists
Minimum age
14 years old
Duration
16 days 15 nights
Group meets at
Russia, Kamchatka Territory, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Included in price

  • all transfers according to the program by bus and all-terrain vehicle;
  • 1 overnight stay in a guest house/hostel in PK before the start of the trip;
  • 2 overnight stays at the recreation center in the village of Esso after the autonomous part of the route;
  • 2 overnight stays in a guest house/hostel in PK at the end of the trip;
  • meals on the active part of the route (hot breakfast and dinner, lunch snacks);
  • breakfast and dinner at the campsite in Esso;
  • recreational fees for visiting the Volcanoes of Kamchatka Nature Park;
  • registration with the Ministry of Emergency Situations;
  • the work of instructors;
  • group equipment (tents, boilers, burners, gas);
  • group first aid kit;
  • means of communication and navigation;
  • bear repellents (rocket launcher, flare);
  • advice on ticket purchase, insurance (on request);
  • a signature buff.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and back;
  • taxi in the city, from the airport and to the airport (1,000-2,000 rubles);
  • meals at the PC, lunches at Esso, on the way to Tolbachik and back (12-13 hours one way), as well as on the way to Gorely and back (4 hours one way);
  • insurance against n/a;
  • additional excursions (boat trip 11,000- 12,000 rubles);
  • tips for guides.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

Equipment:

  • trekking poles;
  • elastic band seat (hob);
  • backpack 60-90 l;
  • a cape for a backpack from the rain;
  • travel mat;
  • sleeping bag (comfort temperature -5).

Clothing and shoes:

  • trekking boots;
  • storm jacket and trousers (windproof, better waterproof and windproof);
  • The raincoat is good;
  • insulated jacket (puffer jacket);
  • panama hat, fleece hat, cotton gloves;
  • insulated jacket (fleece);
  • trekking socks (2-3 pairs, synthetic), warm socks;
  • 1-2 synthetic T-shirts;
  • lightweight running pants, you can also use shorts;
  • a set of thermal underwear;
  • sports sandals or slates;
  • gaiters / "lanterns" (worn over boots);
  • bathing accessories + light towel (for visiting hot springs);
  • a mosquito net (required!).

What else to take:

  • plate, spoon, mug (not ceramic), knife, matches in hermetically sealed;
  • personal first aid kit, in case of chronic diseases (the instructor will have a public first aid kit with a standard set of medicines) + elastic bandage, sterile bandage - 2 pcs., hydrogen peroxide, a wide tissue-based roll patch;
  • personal hygiene products (toothpaste, brush, soap, lipstick, toilet paper (wet or hermetically packed), accessories for girls, etc.);
  • thermos flask (0.5-1 liter);
  • pocket snack (nuts, dried fruits, bars);
  • sunglasses that do not pass ultraviolet light;
  • flashlight (headlamp) + battery pack;
  • mosquito repellent cream/spray;
  • water bottle/hydrator 1 l;
  • whistle on a string (to indicate presence on the spot, in order to avoid bear attacks);
  • a set of threads with a needle;
  • 5 m rope with a diameter of 5 mm (for drying clothes, repairs);
  • a camera (video camera).

Documents:

  • passport;
  • money for additional expenses (10,000 -20,000 rubles).
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Is insurance included in the price of the tour?

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