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Along 53rd Parallel

"Along 53rd Parallel"
Program:  PKC - Mutnovskiy and Gorely Volcanos - Bystraya River rafting - Valley of Geysers - PKC
11 days 10 nights

This tour includes visits to the three  most magnificent volcanoes in the southern part of Kamchatka - Avachinsky, Mutnovsky, Gorely - and rafting down the river Bystraya. This route is for the active individuals in good health condition, enjoying backpacking and rafting. The members should have the personal sleeping bags, sunglasses, repellent, waterproof shoes, raincoats, warm clothes.

Dossier of this tour here

Day Day's program Overnight Meals included
1 Day

Arrival in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky airport
Meet our guide
Transfer to the hotel in the city. Check in and rest after long way to Kamchatka.
Evening briefing with guide, talking about program, what and why questions.
Overnight in the hotel

Hotel in PKC
2 Day

Breakfast in the hotel
      Boat tour of the Avacha Bay. Transfer to the Mutnovsky and Gorely volcanoes.
Transfer to the seaport. 5-hour boat trip along the Avacha Bay, with a visit to the island of Starichkov.
The boat goes along the Avacha Bay to the rocks "Three brothers". Panorama of the Avacha range of volcanoes. Panorama of Petropavlovsk. Then sail to the island of Starichkov. The rookery, rookery of seals. Coastal landscapes and bays. Lunch on the boat. Return to the port by 15.00. 

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Departure to the volcanoes. Moving through the Vilyuchinsky pass to the Quiet stream. Setting up a tent camp on the mountain tundra, at an altitude of about 800 m. Walk to the waterfall on the Quiet stream. Supper. Overnight in tents.

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Tent camp BLD
3 Day

Early breakfast in the camp.
The ascent of The Mutnovsky volcano (2323m)
Move by transport to the foot of the Mutnovsky volcano(20 km, 1.5 hours). Ascent to volcano is without ruckzaks. Trekking to r the volcano (3 hours-12 km). Ascent. The height difference during the ascent is about 800 m. Inspection of the fumarole site. Visiting an active funnel. A volcanic glacier. Multicolored outcrops of volcanic rocks (stained glass). Mutnovsky volcano is one of the most active volcanoes in Kamchatka. In 2000, the volcano intensified its activity. There were several short-lived eruptions with the release of ash and volcanic rock. Light lunch on the way. 


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Return to the base camp by 20.00. Dinner in the camp. Overnight in tents.

Tent camp BLD
4 Day

Early breakfast in the camp.
The ascent of The Gorely volcano (1828m)
Transfer by car to Gorely volcano (1 hour-10 km). Ascent to the volcano (6 hours) without backpacks. The height difference during the ascent is about 900 m. Gorely volcano is one of the most active in the southern part of the Kamchatka Peninsula. The last eruption occurred in 2010. Visiting and observations of the craters of the volcano. One of the craters is filled with a green-blue volcanic lake. From the top of the volcano, you can see the Mutnovsky, Opala, Asacha volcanoes, and the Gorely Caldera. Descent from the volcano by 16.00. 


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Transfer to a hotel in Paratunka. Accommodation by 20.00. Thermal pool. Rest

Hotel in Paratunka BL
5 Day

Breakfast in the hotel.

Helicopter tour to the Valley of Geysers.
Transfer to the heliport. 5-hour excursion to Valley of Geysers: flight to Valley of Geysers - 1h 15 min. On the way fly around the Karymsky and Maly Semyachik volcanoes with an acid lake in the crater. Landing in the Valley of Geysers, 2-hour walking tour. Lunch. Return to the heliport.
In case of bad weather, the tour to the Valley of Geysers is postponed to one of the following days. 

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Transfer under the Avachinsky volcano (2 hours-50 km), to the Avacha shelter. The Avacha shelter is located under the Avachinsky pass at an altitude of 850m. between Avachinsky and Koryaksky volcanoes in the zone of Alpine meadows. Accommodation in a shelter. Acclimatization walks. Dinner in the Shelter. Overnight in cabins for 6-8 people.

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Shelter at Avachinsky Volcano BLD

















SEASON:   END OF JUNE - BEGINNING OF SEPTEMBER 2017

DATES: ACCORDING TO SCHEDULE OF INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS TO\FROM MOSCOW

Prices are given in EUR per pax in DBL rooms and tents.

Group of

4

6

8

10

SGL supplement
in the hotels

Package price, EUR

1 700

1 490

1 420

1 350

230

Package price, RUB

132 600

116 220

110 760

105 300

17 940

Prices do not include domestic flight Mos-PK-Mos

At the moment flight is 600-700 EUR (46 800-54 600 RUB) per pax two way.

Package price does NOT include the cost of the helicopter excursion to Valley of Geysers.

In case the weather allows to realize this excursion, payment must be done on spot in cash.

Price of Helicopter excursion is 650 EUR (50 700 RUB) per pax at the present moment.

NB: parts of program can be rearranged depending on weather conditions on spot.

Personal equipment:

tourists should have own: rucksack for personal things, trekking boots, worm clothes for climbing volcanoes, sleeping bag, care mat, waterproof coat, sport warm cap, gloves, water bottle, light, repellent against mosquitoes, personal medical kit, sunglasses. No special mountain equipment. That is very short list, which must be exactly.

OPTIONAL - additional two days - AVACHA VOLCANO CLIMBING

1 day

An excursion around city PKC.  A visit to the Regional Museum (1hour), sightseeing of the city (historical places, shops), lunch (1hour).
Departure to the base camp “Avacha” by off road truck (50 km, 2,5 hour). The base camp “Avacha” is situated under the saddle (at altitude 900 m) between Avachinsky (2 741 m) and Koryaksky (3 456 m) volcanoes in the zone of the alpine meadows.  Acclimatization hiking to the saddle (2-3 hs). Dinner is after hiking in the camp. Overnight in the tents.

2 day

Climbing the Avachinsky volcano (2 741 m, 9-10 hours). While climbing you`ll have an exiting sight of the Pacific Ocean coast, Avacha and Nalychevo Valleys, the nearby  volcanoes. At the altitude of 2 100 m you`ll have a light lunch. At the summit you'll see the recent lava flows in February 1991 and feel the warm and the heart of Earth. Then, return to the rest base in Paratunka or hotel in PK.

SEASON:   END OF JUNE - BEGINNING OF SEPTEMBER

DATES: ADDITIONALLY TO THE ABOVE PROGRAM OR SEPARATELY FROM PKC

Prices are given in EUR per pax in DBL rooms and tents.

Group of

4

6

8

10

SGL suppl

Package price, EUR

460

390

350

340

63


Package price, RUB

35 880

30 420

27 300

26 520

4 914



Programs:

Along 53rd Parallel

Dossier of the tour "Along 53rd Parallel"

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