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Kamchatka VIP tour

Kamchatka VIP tour is a great chance to see unique Kamchatka and to travel comfortably at the same time!

During this VIP tour you will see volcano Tolbachik, places of Tolbachik volcano eruption, “Dead forest”, bathing in hot springs, two helicopter excursions, as well as a sea cruise with access to the Pacific Ocean. Unbelievable! All in one tour!

Type: Small Group Tours
Duration: 12 days

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Day 1:

The VIP tour starts from meeting tourist at the Yelizovo airport  of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky city. Tourists met by a guide-interpreter. Moving into the restaurant. Lunch. After lunch, transfer to the hotel. Hotel accommodation. At the evening moving for the city tour of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Visiting of the observation deck, city center, monuments, fish market.

If necessary – check in to shops to buy things needed for the journey to the area of Tolbachik volcano. Dinner in the city restaurant. Return to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2:

08:00 Breakfast. Moving into Esso village (500 km) on the shift bus KAMAZ. The journey takes 10 hours. On the way stop for lunch at Milkovo village in a cafe.

Arrival in Esso village. Accommodation in a hotel at the hot springs. Recreation. Dinner.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3:

08:00 Breakfast. Departure to the heliport. Flying at the helicopter Mi-8 around Kliuchevskoi volcano, volcano Tolbachik, places of Tolbachik volcano eruption (1 hour). Landing at the base camp at the foot of Tolbachik volcano. VIP tour includes walking in the places of eruptions and lava flows. Lunch and dinner at base camp.

Overnight in tents.

Day 4:

08:00 Breakfast. Departure to the the North break and the Star cone eruption of 1974-1975 year on the off-road buses Kamaz (6WD). Walk through the cones of the Northern break, lava caves, Deadwood. Lunch. Return to base camp.

Dinner. Overnight in tents.

Day 5:

08:00 Breakfast. Departure in Esso village. Visiting Evenk cultural center “Menedek”. Getting to know the life of the indigenous population of Kamchatka. Lunch. Accommodation in a hotel at the hot springs. Recreation. Swimming in the pool. Russian sauna. 

Dinner. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 6:

08:00 Breakfast. Visiting the ethnographic museum of Esso. Getting to know the culture and lifestyle of the local population. Transfer to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (500 km, 10 h). Lunch. Hotel accommodation. 

Dinner. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 7:

08:00 Breakfast. Transfer to the heliport. Departures to the Valley of the Geysers and the caldera Uzon (200 kilometers from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky). Tour of the Valley of the Geysers and the caldera Uzon (1.5 hours). Lunch. After the Valley of Geysers helicopter flies in Nalychevo valley, bathing in natural hot springs. Return to the heliport. Transfer to the hotel. 

Dinner. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 8: Sea cruise with access to the Pacific Ocean

Sea cruise is one of the favorite parts of the Kamchatka VIP tour. At 7:00 Breakfast. Departure from the hotel to the dock port. Cruise includes viewing of Avacha Bay, the rocks “Three Brothers”, grottoes, “Granny stone”, “Devil’s finger” and other beautiful places in the bay, access to the Pacific Ocean and extending along the Kamchatka coast, near the island Starichkov passing several bays.

Watching sea lions rookery. Including fishing in one of the quietest places on the route. Lunch on board. The ship has a diver who lifts the live crabs and sea urchins. Tasting of crab and sea urchin caviar. Boat trip takes 9-10 hours.

Return to the port. Transfer to the hotel. Dinner. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 9:

08:00 Breakfast. Departure on the off-road KAMAZ bus to the volcano Goreliy (3 hours). Climbing the volcano Goreliy takes about 3 hours. At the top of the volcano viewing three of the eleven craters. In one of them there is a lake, in the other – the output of gases (fumarole). Admiring the views of volcanoes Vilyuchinsky, Mutnovsky, Mutnovsky plateau and Viljuchinsky pass. From here opens view on the southern part of the peninsula. Hot lunch at the car after the descent from the volcano. Return to the hotel.

Dinner. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 10: Helicopter tour to observe bears

08:00 Breakfast. Transfer to the heliport. Departure by helicopter to the south of Kamchatka on Kuril Lake. The lake is well known that during the spawning of red salmon dozens of bears come to the shores of Lake Kuril to fish. Here you can see a female with cubs and multiple adult bears engaged in fishing and do not pay any attention to the tourists.

It is always an armed ranger with a group and location of people is surrounded by electric shock wire. Walk with a ranger along the shore of the lake. A half-hour ride on a motor boat to the bears fishing places. Lunch – VIP catering at the Kuril Lake. A helicopter transfer to Lake Khodutkinskiye to natural hot springs. Bathing in springs. Return to the heliport.

Transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 11:

Reserve day in case of bad weather. If all helicopter flights were carried out successfully, the tourists can book an extra day trip as you wish. Catalog day trips provided by the company. Lunch is included into all day trips.

After the tour – a farewell dinner with the program.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 12:

08:00 Breakfast. Transfer to the airport with a stop at the fish market and buy souvenirs. Departure.

What's included

  • Accommodation in a double room with breakfast in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and Esso village
  • Accommodation in tents on the route
  • 3 hot meals a day nutrition throughout the tour
  • Transport services
  • Freight ship for a cruise
  • Services of a guide-interpreter
  • Services of a guides on the route and divers on the board
  • Services of cooks on the route
  • Use of a hiking gear and inventory
  • Medical insurance
  • The company provides a sleeping bag, camping mat, headlamp flashlight and trekking poles for the trip to the volcano Tolbachik
Not included in the price
  • Flight to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
  • Flights from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
  • Alcohol
  • Optional excursions and services
  • Cost of services of helicopter company (paid separately)
Additional info

Recommended personal equipment:

  • Backpack
  • Trekking shoes
  • Hooded Jacket, windbreaker or a cheater
  • Set of warm clothes (sweater or fleece jacket, pants, socks, hat, gloves)
  • Cap or panama from the sun
  • Sunglasses
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Towel
  • Hair Accessories
  • Spray or cream against mosquitoes
  • Means of protection from sunburn
  • Photo-video equipment

The route or timetable on the route can be corrected based on the weather conditions, the level of training group, other external factors. The decision to change the route is taken by the guides.

Price

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Visa

Russian visa support (Russian visa invitation letter) is included.

Sights included in program

To get acquainted with the culture, customs, traditions and history of the peoples of Kamchatka, a tourist should visit the ethnographic museum, which is located in the Bystrinsky national district in the village of Esso. Read more
Kamchatka : Gorely volcano
The body of an active Gorely volcano gives a truly breathtaking sight! In the past, the upper part of a big ancient shield volcano lowered, forming a 13 kilometers caldera, from its bottom by chain of craters intensive eruptions started. Read more
Kamchatka : Kurilskoe lake
The lake is located in the east part of the Pauzhetskaya depression and fills a deep caldera which was formed after the extra depression of the bottom. It was caused by the magmatic chamber exhaustion after the Ilyinsky and the Wild ridge volcanoes eruptions. Read more
Kamchatka : Mutnovsky volcano
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Kamchatka : Tolbachik volcano
There are two joined volcanoes in the south-west part of the Klyuchevskoye plateau - the active PloskyTolbachik (the Flat Tolbachik) and the extinct OstryTolbachik (the Sharp Tolbachik). They are so close that the sharp top of one volcano towers above the flat top of another one and joins to it. Read more
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Our flexible payment options allow you to pay 20% of a deposit first and the remaining 80% in 14 days prior to your tour date - payment can be done both online or over the phone. This gives you the peace of mind knowing your spaces are booked on the tours and that you do not miss out on making the most of your time in Russia.

Also you get the best, top-rated and most experienced and knowledgeable hand-picked tour guide appointed on a priority basis.
In our experience, exceptional travel experiences are almost always delivered by exceptional people. With that in mind, we utilize a comprehensive approach to select and employ the best tour guides only. Multilingual and well travelled, each possesses deep insight into the diverse attractions and cultural patterns throughout the region. With us guides undergo a rigorous selection process, achieving outstanding knowledge of local culture and language. Rest assured that the best tour guides only will be working on the tours to give you excellent opportunity to explore the best of the sights during both short and long-term stay in Russia.

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