Winter ski camp. Backcountry in Kamchatka

Spend active New Year's holidays in Kamchatka. Skiing in the puffy snow, chatting with like-minded people, incredible views of Kamchatka and delicious seafood dishes. 

In addition to skiing, the program includes an educational block. First of all, it will be useful for those who either have no backcountry experience at all, or it is minimal, as well as for those who want to learn how to relax comfortably in the mountains and see the unique edge of the Russian Far East — Kamchatka.

Location

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
from
US$ 1 820
+ tickets to the starting point of the tour
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Duration
7 Days
6 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 26 Dec, 2024 – 1 Jan, 2025
    • 1 – 7 Jan, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Guest House
    6 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
Difficulty
Challenging
Does not require special skills, but tourists must be physically fit: expeditions, long rafting, etc.
Group
Up to 10 people
Minimum age
6 years old
Group meet at
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
Contact the tour coordinator
Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

A surge of adrenaline
Let's go skiing or snowboarding
Thermal waters
Enjoy a swim in the thermal pool
Pacific ocean
We will visit the Pacific coast and admire the local scenery

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrival in Kamchatka, a trip to the Pacific coast

    We will meet you at the international airport in Moscow. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. 

    Our shuttle service will take you to the guest house at any time, so the arrival time does not matter. 

    After checking into the guest house rooms, you will have lunch with a view of Avacha Bay and volcanoes and a trip to Halaktyrsky beach

    This is a beach on the Pacific Ocean, which is located near the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. 

    It is famous for the black sand of volcanic origin and the panorama of Koryak, Avacha and Kozelsky volcanoes

    Upon returning to the guest house, you will have dinner, meet the guides, get avalanche equipment and listen to a lecture on how to use it.

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  • Day 2 - Skiing on and off pistes
  • Day 3 - Ski tour/backcountry
  • Day 4 - Helicopter tour to the volcano crater
  • Day 5 - Ski tour/backcountry
  • Day 6 - Freeride descents to the ocean
  • Day 7 - Departure
Difficulty
Does not require special skills, but tourists must be physically fit: expeditions, long rafting, etc.

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Guest House
    6 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+

The tour provides accommodation in the guest house "Bay House" or in a country hotel.

The distribution of program participants by hotel is determined by the organizers.

If you are interested in single room accommodation, please inform the manager at the time of booking.

Guest house "Bay House" or Country Hotel 6 nights
Guest house "Bay House"

It is located on the shore of Avacha Bay, behind which the peak of the Vilyuchinsky volcano rises majestically. At the same time, it will take no more than 15-20 minutes on foot to the center of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, as well as to the nearest fish market, where you can buy Kamchatka delicacies – red caviar, salmon and Kamchatka crabs.

It offers tourists not only cozy rooms, but also dishes of real Kamchatka cuisine, as well as a cozy sauna overlooking the bay. The price includes hearty breakfasts for the entire stay. Smoking is prohibited on site. 

In individual comfort class rooms: one double or two single beds, panoramic or attic window, mini fridge with pay bar, bedside tables, work area with WI-FI, individual lamps, wardrobe with hangers, coffee table, bath towels and bathrobe, individual bathroom with shower.

On one floor there is a recreation area with several sofas, coffee tables and a TV with Internet access, which turns into a dining area where you can cook your own food and admire the incredible beauty of the panorama of Avacha Bay. Cozy blankets, sociable and helpful staff, board games and many other pleasant things will make every evening of your stay at the guest house memorable.

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Another option
Country Hotel

The hotel is located in a forest area, 10 minutes from the center of Yelizovo.

There are several detached houses and a hotel complex on the territory.

We have provided all the amenities — a restaurant where you can enjoy breakfast and dinner from our chef, amenities in every room and tranquility away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 10 tourists
Minimum age
6 years old
Duration
7 days 6 nights
Group meets at
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Included in price

  • meeting and seeing off at the airport;
  • transfers according to the program;
  • support by a manager;
  • habitation;
  • breakfasts and dinners;
  • snacks on the routes, lunch on the day of arrival;
  • guided tours;
  • work of a photographer and/or videographer on routes (2-3 days);
  • avalanche equipment rental (beeper, dipstick, shovel);
  • the use of snowmobiles and a helicopter.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and back;
  • equipment rental (cost for the entire program):
    • Freeride rental (without boots): skis + poles or snowboard — 8,000 rubles.;
    • Ski tour rental (without boots): skis+poles+camus — 12,000 rubles.;
    • boots — 3,500 rubles.;
    • helmet — 2,000 rubles.;
    • backpack — 1,000 rubles.;
  • lunches;
  • additional services;
  • ski lift and thermal pool tickets;
  • the surcharge for English—speaking foreign citizens is 25,000 rubles/person.;
  • the surcharge for Chinese citizens is 40,000 rubles/person.;
  • the surcharge for Russian—speaking foreign citizens is 3,000 rubles/person.;
  • medical insurance (required).

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

You must have the program with you:

  • documents:
    • identification documents;
    • compulsory medical insurance policy;
    • life and health insurance policy and additional risks associated with the excursion program;
  • shoes:
    • winter city boots;
    • rubber slippers for visiting thermal springs and pools;
    • slippers as a change of shoes in the guest house/host hotel;
  • windproof waterproof insulated membrane jacket and trousers for skiing and excursions;
  • fleece (POLARTEC) jacket or sweater;
  • a warm vest;
  • a pair of T-shirts;
  • underwear, thermal underwear, including;
  • headdress (hat);
  • socks (several pairs);
  • insulated gloves (2 pairs);
  • bathing suit;
  • toilet and hygiene supplies;
  • individual first aid kit;
  • a medium-sized backpack with a volume of up to 30 liters for personal belongings, snacks.

For rolling tourists:

  • skating tracksuit;
  • skating equipment (snowboard/skis; boots; camus; poles; snowshoes);
  • gloves/mittens (2 pairs);
  • helmet and additional protection;
  • mask.
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Dates and Prices

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  • US$ 1 820
    26 Dec, 2024 – 1 Jan, 2025 7 days 6 nights
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  • US$ 1 820
    1 – 7 Jan, 2025 7 days 6 nights
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