Code of the program: TST-Kamchatka-D09
Arrival at the airport of Elizovo (33 km from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky). Transfer.
Accommodation at a hotel in the resort area of Paratunsky thermal springs (48 km from the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky) / or a hotel in the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Overnight.
Boat trip by Avachinskaya Bay to Starichkov Island. You can see the nesting birds on the coastal cliffs. Starichkov Island – declared a natural monument. Here you can observe nesting colonies of ten species of marine colonial birds, two species of which – the red-faced cormorant and the old man – are listed in the Red Book of the North-East of Russia and in the Red Book of Kamchatka. The old man (the island is named after this bird) forms here the largest colony off the eastern coast of Kamchatka. The diver will get from the bottom of the sea delicacies (crabs and sea urchins), which you can try at dinner. Then, accompanied by a guide, you will take a tour of the historical center of the city and drop into the observation deck to admire the surroundings of the city and the beauty of the mountain necklace that borders the Avachinskaya Bay from the tops of hills.
Back to Hotel.
After breakfast, you will transfer to the Pacific coast and get acquainted with the black volcanic sand of the titanium-magnetite composition of the Halaktyr beach.
Then transfer to the area of Vilyuchinsky volcano and evening swimming in the Verkhne-Paratunsky natural hot thermal springs after accommodation at the camp.
After breakfast, transfer to the caldera of Gorely volcano (1829 m.). There will be a stop along the way so that you can see the Vilyuchinsky volcano waterfalls and photograph the amazing landscapes of the southern group of volcanoes. At the top of Gorely volcano, there are 11 craters in which historical eruptions occurred. They have a well-shaped structure and are filled with acid lakes. Climbing usually takes 3-4 hours. After observing the gas-vapor eruption in the crater, you go down to the car, and, having lunch, return to the base.
After breakfast, transfer to the foot of the active Mutnovsky volcano (2323). The steep walls surrounding the vast and deep cavity of the crater are filled with shiny turquoise glaciers, fragmented cracks and trickles of steam, squelching and gurgling fumaroles.
After a snack in the crater, you will go down to admire the 80-meter waterfall of the Dangerous Canyon on the Vulkannaya River. The river flows from the crater, remaining lifeless for many kilometers downstream, as it contains mercury, arsenic, antimony. Return to the base again in the evening and you can relieve fatigue by the thermal waters of the pool.
After breakfast, you can relax and swim in the thermal pool until lunch.
Further, moving (55 km) to the foot of the Avachinsky volcano.
After accommodation in the houses of a tourist shelter, accompanied by a guide, take an excursion to the mountain formation from the camel lava. Back to base.
Early in the morning, after breakfast, you will begin climbing the active Avachinsky volcano (900m> 2741 m) to the crater and to the fumarole fields. Avachinsky volcano is one of the most active volcanoes in Kamchatka. The last eruption with emissions of lava flows was in 1991. Today, frozen lava has filled a huge bowl of the crater of the volcano, and high fumarole activity continues today. Dine in the crater, here you can enjoy a picturesque picture of a typical Kamchatka landscape: snowy peaks glistening in the sun, the blue of a limitless ocean, ash emissions of the crater of the volcano Zhupanovsky are visible in the distance.
After breakfast, you leave the tourist base to make a rafting on the river. Bystroy is one of the most beautiful rivers on the peninsula, which will give you pleasure with picturesque landscapes and fishing.
After the rafting, transfer to Malki, where you take an excursion to the thermal site, take a dip in the natural baths of Malka sources. Water with a temperature of up to 84°C is knocked out of several griffins, but when mixed with the cold waters of a mountain river, it becomes comfortable for swimming.
In the evening, return to the city and check into a hotel.
Breakfast. Transfer to airport.