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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
8 Days
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, ascend the volcano Mutnovsky – active volcano and one of the main Kamchatka’s visiting cards! Also, don't miss the opportunity to visit the famous Valley of Geysers and Kuril Lake in our optional excursions.

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
    Day at leisure
    Petropavlossk-Kamchatsky
  • Day 3
    Avachinsky and Koryaksky volcanoes
    Avachinsky volcano — Petropavlovsk-Kamchasky
  • Day 4
    Discovery of the city Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
    Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
  • Day 5
    Mutnovsky volcano
    Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
  • Day 6
    Boat trip to the Avacha Bay
    Avacha bay — Petropavlovsk-Kamchasky
  • Day 7
    Day at leisure
    Petropavlosk-Kamchatsky
  • Day 8
    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 in the historical part of the city. 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
    Optional
  • 14:00
    Tea ceremony
    After lunch you will have the opportunity to go to the tea ceremony with a Kamchatka follower of shamans Valery Malakhov. A wonderful evening in good company and tasting of Kamchatka wild plants, teas, playing the jew's harp and guitar.
  • 19:00
    Dinner
    Homemade dinner
  • Overnight in the hotel
Photo of the day
Route
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
Accommodation
Accommodation in the hotel "Petropavlovsk"
Twin room
  • 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: an excursion to an ethno settlement. Possibility to get acquainted with locals. For those who prefer to stay in the city, sightseeing and visiting observation decks
  • Overnight in the hotel
Photo of the day
Route
Petropavlossk-Kamchatsky
Accommodation
Accommodation in the hotel "Petropavlovsk"
Twin room
  • 09:00
    Breakfast in the hotel
  • 10:00
    Transfer to the volcano
    Departure to the Avachinsky and Koryaksky volcanoes. They are among the most popular volcanoes in the Kamchatka Territory.
  • 11:00
    Trekking to the volcano
    Hiking to Mount Camel (200 meters high) and near the Avachinsky and Koryaksky volcanoes (2-3 hours). The natural monument is located 28 km from the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, on the territory of the Nalychevsky Natural Park, included in 1996 in the list of the World Natural and Cultural Heritage of UNESCO. Mount Camel is a small rock mass with two sharp peaks, located on the pass between the Avachinsky and Koryaksky volcanoes.
  • 13:00
    Lunch (picnic)
  • 14:00
    Exploration of local area
    You can enjoy magnificent mountain landscapes, find many mountain flowers and see gopher colonies .
  • 17:00
    Dinner
  • Overnight in the hotel
Photo of the day
Route
Avachinsky volcano — Petropavlovsk-Kamchasky
Accommodation
Accommodation in the hotel "Petropavlovsk"
Twin room
Note

1 h transfer  (45km)

  • 09:00
    Breakfast
  • 11:00
    City-tour
    You will visit the city center, Petropavlovsk History Museum and the fish market.
  • 13:00
    Lunch Not included
  • 15:00
    Discovery of Khalaktyrski beach and hot springs
    You go to the Pacific coast, Khalaktyrsky beach with black volcanic sand. Walk along the shore. Departure to the hot springs of Zelenovskie Ozerki. Bathing in thermal springs
  • 19:00
    Dinner Not included
  • Overnight in the hotel
Photo of the day
Route
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
Accommodation
Accommodation in the hotel "Petropavlovsk"
  • 09:00
    Breakfast
  • 10:00
    Trip to Mutnovsky volcano
    Mutnovsky volcano is one of the largest volcanoes in South Kamchatka with a complex structure and a long history of development. 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
    Small valley of geysers (Dachnye hot springs)
    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! On the way, you can visit the Verkhneparatunsky hot springs and see the Vilyuchinsky waterfall.
  • 19:00
    Dinner Not included
  • Overnight in the hotel
Photo of the day
Route
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
Accommodation
Accommodation in the hotel "Petropavlovsk"
Twin room
Note

2 h transfer  (110km)

  • 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. Sea fishing.
  • 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
Avacha bay — Petropavlovsk-Kamchasky
Accommodation
Accommodation in the hotel "Petropavlovsk"
Twin room
  • 08:00
    Breakfast in the hotel
  • 09:00
    Optional excursion
    Optional one-day excursion to the Kuril Lake: Lake Kurilskoe is one of the most beautiful parts of Kamchatka at any time of the year. It reproduces the largest stock of sockeye salmon in Asia. Photographers from all over the world dream of visiting this place to enjoy the amazing spectacle of fishing large numbers of brown bears at the same time.
  • 13:00
    Lunch (picnic)
  • 16:00
    Bathing in the Malkinskye hot springs
    For those who stay in the city, a trip to the Malkinskiye hot springs will be conducted. Hot springs with temperatures up to 80 ° C sprout out directly from sand and pebbles and, mixing with the cold water of the river, form several natural baths. Each bath has its own specific composition and temperature.
  • 19:00
    Dinner Not included
  • Overnight in the hotel
Photo of the day
Route
Petropavlosk-Kamchatsky
Accommodation
Accommodation in the hotel "Petropavlovsk"
Twin room
Note

3 h   (120km)

  • 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
New departures available soon
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. The price 2020 of the excursion to the Valley of Geysers - 48 000 RUB per person. The price of the excursion to the Kuril lake - 48 000 RUB per person.

Reviews
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Jenna
From 21 January 2020 to 28 January 2020
Destination: Kamchatka
Custom tourExpedition to Kamchatka
Would you like to travel with BaikalNature again? Yes!
The group had a fantastic time and we will definitely be returning to Kamchatka soon. Thank you so much for the excellent service.
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Martin
From 19 October 2018 to 24 October 2018
Destination: Kamchatka
Custom tourAutumn Tour to Kamchatka
Would you like to travel with BaikalNature again? Yes!
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
Would you like to travel with BaikalNature again? Yes!
Très beau voyages, des volcans, et des ours !!
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Jean-Pierre
From 22 August 2018 to 3 April 2018
Destination: Kamchatka
Would you like to travel with BaikalNature again? Yes!
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
Would you like to travel with BaikalNature again? Yes!
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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