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Golden Autumn of Kamchatka

Destination: Kamchatka
Easy - nothing more than normal walking while sight-seeing
Moderately Easy - 1-3 hours of physical activity daily
Moderate - 3-5 hours of physical activity daily
Challenging - 5-7 hours of challenging physical activity daily
Extreme - 7+ hours of challenging/extreme physical activity daily
Difficulty
Basic — most of nights in tents or rooms with shared WC, some nights in comfortable rooms.
Standard — most of nights in comfortable rooms, some nights in tents or rooms with shared WC.
Upgraded — all nights in comfortable rooms.
Comfort
Minimum age of the participant of this trip
7 Days
September
Highlights
  • Ascension of the active volcano - Mutnovsky
  • Avacha Bay and the diversity of its wildlife
  • The world-famous Valley of Geysers listed in the UNESCO world heritage and its more than 29 geysers
  • Bathing in different hot springs
  • The stunning landscapes in the warm colors of fall
Tour Overview

Kamchatka is a unique place that should absolutely be visited once in a lifetime. In the fall, it changes into an enchanted place sparkling with warm colours as you breathe in the cold, transparent air of September. A stunning beauty that shall charm you whoever you are: from the professional photographer to the nature lover.

During this tour, you will go for a boat trip in Avacha bay, visit the Starichkov Island and bathe in the famous hot springs of the region. Dachniye, Verkhne-Paratounskiye and Zelenovskiye, see the waterfall Kossy Veroniki (Veronika’s plaits). Also, you will ascend two volcanoes: Vachkajets – the geological nature monument and Mutnovsky – active volcano and one of the main Kamchatka’s visiting cards!

Whether you already know the peninsula and want some more, you be a nature lover or be just in need of some fresh air after a very hot summer in the city, this tour was made for you.

This year’s fall could prove to be the most beautiful thing you’ve ever seen. Get ready to see Kamchatka and experience feelings you never did before!

Tour programme
  • Day 1
    Acquaintance with the city Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
    Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
  • Day 2
    Boat trip to the Avacha Bay
    Petropavlovsk-Kamchasky
  • Day 3
    Kamchtka's hot springs and waterfalls
    Petropavlosk-Kamchatsky
  • Day 4
    Mutnovsky volcano
    Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
  • Day 5
    Ancient volcano Vachkajets
    Petropavlovsk-Kamchasky
  • Day 6
    Day at leisure
    Petropavlossk-Kamchatsky
  • Day 7
    Time to depart
    Petropavlovsk-Kamtchatski
  • 10:30
    Journey to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
    On arrival, your driver will be waiting for you and pick you up to your hotel at Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Check-in to a hotel and have some rest. *The indicated time is approximate and can be changed according to the chosen flight.
  • 13:00
    Lunch Not included
  • 14:00
    Walking city tour
    For those who don't want to stay in the hotel, it's possible to go for a walking city-tour with your guide.
  • Overnight in the hotel of the Paratunka village
Photo of the day
Route
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
Accommodation
Accommodation in the hotel "Petropavlovsk"
Twin room
  • 07:00
    Breakfast in the hotel
  • 08:00
    Transfer to the port
    Embarkation on the boat.
  • 09:00
    Boat trip
    Boat trip with fishing to the Avacha Bay (5-6 hours). Observing nesting places of sea birds, the island “Babushkin Kamen”, the rocks “Three brothers”. Moving to the island “Starichkov” in the Pacific ocean.
  • 13:00
    Lunch
    Soup with fresh fish!
  • 18:00
    Return to the city and transfer to the hotel
  • Overnight in the hotel
Photo of the day
Route
Petropavlovsk-Kamchasky
Accommodation
Accommodation in the hotel "Petropavlovsk"
Twin room
  • 08:00
    Breakfast in the hotel
  • 09:00
    Transfer to the Mutnovskaya power station
  • 12:00
    Ascension of the fumarolic field Mini Valley of Geysers
    The Mini Valley of Geysers (or Dachniye hot springs) is a fumarolic field, a unique place: curling steams, mud fumaroles and bright colours of the panoramic landscapes won't leave you indifferent!
  • 13:00
    Lunch (picnic)
  • 14:00
    Departure to the Spokoynaya river and trekking to waterfall Kossy Veroniki
    Trekking to the waterfall go through the forest (about 30 minutes). We will go up the viewing point from where you will see the cascade 16 metres high.
  • 16:00
    Bathing in the hot springs Verkhne-Paratounskiye
    Transfer by car the bottom of the Goryachaya mountain. Trekking to the hot springs (about 150 metres). Bathing in the hot springs (the temperature of the water is about +39-45°C).
  • 19:00
    Campfire dinner
    After the dinner, return to the city.
  • Overnight in the hotel
Photo of the day
Route
Petropavlosk-Kamchatsky
Accommodation
Accommodation in the hotel "Petropavlovsk"
Twin room
Note

3 h transfer  (120km)

  • 09:00
    Breakfast
  • 10:00
    Ascending to the crater of Mutnovsky volcano
    Seeing active fumaroles, mud siphons, mud pots, the crater lake. The crater of Mutnovsky volcano is one of the most wonderful volcanic phenomena of Kamchatka. Steep walls with shining glaciers surround the wide and deep crater. In case ascending is difficult it is possible to return to the camp.
  • 13:00
    Outdoor lunch
  • 14:00
    Descent and return to the city
  • 19:00
    Dinner near the fire
  • Overnight in the hotel
Photo of the day
Route
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
Accommodation
Accommodation in the hotel "Petropavlovsk"
Twin room
Note

8 h trekking  (2km)

  • 09:00
    Breakfast in the hotel
  • 10:00
    Transfer to the bottom of the Vachkajets volcano
  • 11:00
    Trekking to the volcano
    This volcano is a real natural pearl of Kamchatka. The landscapes always change: lakes, forests and ice circuses. The ascension is accessible for everybody.
  • 13:00
    Lunch (picnic)
  • 16:00
    Bathing in the Zelenovskiye hot springs
  • Overnight in the hotel
Photo of the day
Route
Petropavlovsk-Kamchasky
Accommodation
Accommodation in the hotel "Petropavlovsk"
Twin room
Note

1 h transfer  (95km)

  • 09:00
    Breakfast in the hotel
  • 11:00
    Spend your day at leisure
    Spend your day as you wish it. You can choose one of two options at extra cost ( payment by cash on site). First option: Fly by a helicopter to the Valley of Geysers . You can add an extra to this option and visit the Uzon Caldera. Fly around the Karymsky volcanoes (1486m) and Maly Semyachik (1560m), hike through the valley and a bathe in Zhupanovsky springs. Enjoy gazing upon the 20 great geysers: Velican (Giant), Zhemchuzhny (Pearly), Sakharny (Sugary), Troinoi (Triple), Konus (Cone), Fontan (Fountain), Maly (Small), Bolshoy (Big), Shchel (Split)… Some of them will erupt every 10-12 minutes, others every 4-5 hours. Your eyes shall never forget the sight of the steam jets, the boiling water fountains, the incredible colors of the luxuriant slopes running with boiling water. Second option: take a boat cruise for a 5-6 hour along Avacha Bay. Fish, watch the seabirds, see Babushkin Kamen Island and the Three Brothers Rock and set foot on the Starichkov Island in the Pacific Ocean.
  • 20:00
    Check into the hotel
  • Overnight in the hotel
Photo of the day
Route
Petropavlossk-Kamchatsky
Accommodation
Accommodation in the hotel "Petropavlovsk"
Twin room
  • 09:00
    Breakfast
  • 10:00
    Transfer to the airport
    Check-out the hotel and visit the fish-market and souvenir shop. Transfer to the airport.
Photo of the day
Route
Petropavlovsk-Kamtchatski
Detailed description
Departures
September, 01 2019
Start
-
September, 07 2019
End
Available: 4+
Status
2,204 $
Basic price per person
Price includes
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Transport as per itinerary
  • Excursions and visits as per itinerary
  • Transfer from airport / railway station on first day
  • Transfer to airport / railway station on last day
  • Letter of invitation
  • Meals according to the program
  • English-speaking guide services
  • Accident insurance
Price does not include
  • Personal expenses and tips
  • Visa fees and travel insurance
  • Airline tickets
  • Optional activities
  • Guide during free days
  • Medical insurance
For more info, please download the detailed description of the trip.
Note

The order of excursions can be changed according to the weather conditions.

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Martin
From 19 October 2018 to 24 October 2018
Destination: Kamchatka
Custom tourAutumn Tour to Kamchatka
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Many Thanks to my " personal " very good and professional Tourguide Katerina Kuzmina.
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Laurence
From 7 August 2018 to 19 August 2018
Destination: Kamchatka
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Très beau voyages, des volcans, et des ours !!
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Jean-Pierre
From 22 August 2018 to 3 April 2018
Destination: Kamchatka
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Très bien ! J'ai fait un super tour avec une très bonne organisation. A recommander !
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Cyril
From 14 July 2018 to 23 July 2018
Destination: Kamchatka
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Nous avons beaucoup aprécié ce tour, l'endroit de l'observation des ours est excellent, et c'était notre but premier. Notre guide Roman a vraiment été excellent, très attentionné, et a fait vraiment son possible pour nous rendre le tour agréable.
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Marco
From 30 July 2018 to 18 August 2018
Destination: Kamchatka
Custom tourGrand Tour to Kamchatka: Classic Kamchatka + Active Volcanoes
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Actually I'm fully satisfied and I think we will meet again in the future
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