Around the Tolbachiks. Hiking and rafting

One of the most interesting hikes in Kamchatka, taking place among the highest volcanoes of Eurasia — the volcanoes of the Klyuchevskaya group. 

The hike is comparable in beauty to the famous trekking around Annapurna. The route starts at the foot of the Klyuchevskaya Sopka and Kamen volcanoes, which makes it possible to observe the highest volcanoes very closely. And at the end of the tour, you will find hot springs in Esso and rafting on a beautiful and interesting rapids river.

The tour is conducted with the gathering of a group of 7 people or more. Leave a request to find out how many participants there are at the moment.


US$ 798
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14 Days
13 Nights
  • Group departures
    • 28 Jul – 10 Aug
  • Tent
    10 nights
  • Guest House
    2 nights
  • Hotel
    1 night
  • Basic
Does not require special skills, but tourists must be physically fit: expeditions, long rafting, etc.
Up to 20 people
Minimum age
12 years old
Group meet at
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Magnificent nature
We will admire the lunar landscapes of endless slag and lava fields, alpine meadows, mountain streams and waterfalls
Complete relaxation
Take a dip in the delightful hot springs
The highest volcanoes
We will see the highest volcanoes of Eurasia up close, including Klyuchevskaya Sopka
Active leisure
We will climb volcanoes and feel the heat of active volcanism
Route variety
We will cross Kamchatka from north to south and wander along the black sand of the Pacific Ocean


  • Day 1 - Airport — Halaktyrsky beach

    Meeting at the airport.

    Transfer from the airport with a stop at the monument "Here begins Russia":

    • flight from Moscow 1730 arriving at 10:10, flight from Novosibirsk 5249 arriving at 10:30;
    • flight 1734 from Moscow arriving at 13:10;
    • flight 1732 from Moscow arriving at 15:30.

    The arrival time of flights can be changed by airlines.
    Arrivals at other times can join these transfers.
    The cancellation of the transfer is not compensated.

    On this day we will go to Halaktyrsky beach, where huge waves of the open Pacific Ocean await us, the black sand of an infinitely long beach, where the feeling that you are at the edge of the earth, where Russia begins, does not leave.

    The water in the ocean is not warm, but you can always wet your feet, but the bravest can swim.

    Here, in a convenient clearing among the coastal forest tundra, we stay overnight.

    Overnight in tents.

    At dawn, with favorable weather, you can see how the sun rises from the horizon of the water surface of the endless ocean.

    Dinner on the ocean (lunch, if necessary, on your own at your own expense).

  • Day 2 - Moving to the Hoof cordon
  • Day 3 - Crossing to Baraniy Creek
  • Day 4 - Transfer to the Field of Mars
  • Day 5 - Climbing the shoulder of the Ovalnaya Zimina volcano
  • Day 6 - Reserve day
  • Day 7 - Crossing the Tolbachinsky pass
  • Day 8 - Transfer to the Tolud cordon
  • Day 9 - Crossing to the Pincer cordon
  • Day 10 - Climbing the Flat Tolbachik
  • Day 11 - Tolbachinsky Valley — Esso
  • Day 12 - Rafting on the Bystraya Essovskaya River
  • Day 13 - Transfer to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
  • Day 14 - Departure
Does not require special skills, but tourists must be physically fit: expeditions, long rafting, etc.
Tour organizer's comments

The difficulty of the route is average compared to other hiking trips in Kamchatka. Day trips with a backpack of 10-20 km, the total mileage together with the radiators is about 85 km. Accommodation on the active part of the route in tents.


  • Tent
    10 nights
  • Guest House
    2 nights
  • Hotel
    1 night
  • Basic

The tour includes:

  • accommodation in 2-3-bed tourist tents — 10 nights;
  • accommodation in a private hostel in Esso — 2 nights;
  • double accommodation at the hotel (at the end of the tour) — 1 night.

Discount for children up to and including 14 years old — 10%.

Tent camp 10 nights
Private hostel in Esso 2 nights
Hotel in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky 1 night

Tour conditions

up to 20 tourists
Minimum age
12 years old
14 days 13 nights
Group meets at

Included in price

  • transportation services under the program;
  • double hotel accommodation (1 night at the end of the tour);
  • accommodation in a private hostel in Esso (2 nights);
  • meals on the active part of the route;
  • guide-instructor services;
  • group equipment (tents, kitchen equipment, etc.);
  • permission to visit the nature park;
  • rafting on the Bystraya Essovskaya River.

Paid extra

  • flights to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and back;
  • meals in the city;
  • lunch in the dining room of the village. Milkovo (day 2 and day 13);
  • travel insurance;
  • private transfer;
  • personal expenses (alcoholic beverages, fish, souvenirs).

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  1. a backpack with a volume of 75 liters (it is better to have a larger volume, and for men it is better from 90 liters);
  2. mat (foam, karemat);
  3. foam seat — optional;
  4. sleeping bag;
  5. sturdy waterproof trekking boots;
  6. replacement shoes (sturdy sneakers);
  7. trekking poles (own, no rental);
  8. hiking pants (synthetic, cotton is highly undesirable);
  9. membrane storm pants — against wind and rain (optional if hiking pants will combine the function of storm pants);
  10. windbreaker jacket (membrane and hooded) — against wind and rain;
  11. a raincoat or raincoat suit for the camp;
  12. thermal underwear is optional, it is replaced by fleece items;
  13. warm fleece or wool sweater;
  14. fleece pants — wear under hiking/storm pants (not needed if thermal underwear is available);
  15. change of clothes for sleeping and camping;
  16. lightweight hat, gloves;
  17. thermal socks (2 pairs);
  18. sunglasses;
  19. sunscreen;
  20. bathing accessories;
  21. personal unbreakable tableware (mug, bowl, spoon);
  22. personal first aid kit;
  23. personal hygiene items;
  24. a mosquito repellent is a sprinkler and preferably a mosquito hat;
  25. the flashlight is a headlamp.
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Dates and Prices

  • US$ 798
    28 Jul – 10 Aug 14 days 13 nights
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