Address: Bokhnyaka St.10, office 15, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky,
Kamchatka Krai, Russia, 683031
Phone / Fax: (41522) 5-10-21, mobile.: 8-909-835-3530

Kamchatka hot springs and volcanoes

Duration:12 days / 11 night
Type of travel:trekking
Tour operates:July 1 – September 15

Cost EURO for 1 person.

Day 1

Meeting at the airport. Arrival transfer to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (40 minutes). Accommodation in double rooms in the hotel. Rest.

Day 2

Drive to Pinachevo settlement (55 km or 34 mi, 1.5 hours). Trekking: Pinachevo settlement - the upper reaches of the Pinachevskaya river – Semyonov’s Cordon 22 km (13,67 mi), 6 hours.

Day 3

Trekking: Semyonov’s Cordon – Sedlo (Saddle) Pass – Kitkhoisky Pass – Nalychevo hot springs, 24 km (14,91 mi), 8 hours.

Day 4

Nalychevo central base. Rest. Orientation excursion in Bear Tundra to Goryacherechensky (hot river) and Zheltorechensky (yellow river) hot springs, Kotel (Pot) thermal group. Observing expositions in the Ecology Education and Tourism Center. Bathing in the hot springs.

Day 5

Trekking: Nalychevo central base – Talovskie hot springs, 12 km (7,46 mi), 4 hours.). The path lays in the Zheltaya and Shaibnaya river valleys, over the small pass called Malysh (Babe) 500 meters (1,640 feet). On the way you will see bright-orange travertine cones of Kraevedcheskie springs. Bathing in Talovskie hot springs.

Day 6

Radial rout – ascent to the fumarole field in the crater of Dzendzur volcano (ascend from to 1485 meters (1,968 – 4,872 feet)), 26 km (16,16 mi), 10 hours. The path is in a narrow picturesque crevice of Zhelob stream in a hardened lava flow. Numerous outlets, eddies, small waterfalls. Then, on the crest of the lava flow, the path goes to the fumarole site located under the wall of the caldera. At the northern edge of the site, from boulders fumarole jets with a loud sound and forms a fountain of 1-2 meters (3-7 feet) high. Returning to Talovskie springs.

Day 7

Trekking: Talovskie hot springs – Nalychevo central base (12 km or 7,46 mi). 4 hours. Rest. Bathing in the hot springs.

Day 8

Trekking to the Sedlovina river. Overnight in the tents.

Day 9

Trekking to Three Volcanoes tourist shelter, 18 km (11,18 mi). Overnight in cabins (4-6 persons in a room).

Day 10

Ascent Avacha volcano (2,741 m or 8,993 ft). The path lays in slag fields, crosses a deep crevice of the Sukhaya river and goes to a volcanic crest. Ascent on the western slope of the volcano and range like crest of the ancient strato volcano. The remains of the ancient volcano round the young cone as "a collar”. Dry snacks on 2,000 meters (6,561 feet), then tourists start ascend on a young cone of the volcano to the top. Angle of the slope in pre-top part is 30°. Snacks on the top, observation of the crater. Return to the base camp at the same way. The ascent distance is 8 km (4,97 mi). Ascent will take 6-8 hours, descent about 3-4. Dinner. Overnight in the cabin of the tourist shelter.

Day 11

Drive on the truck to Mutnovsky volcano 2,323 m (7,621 ft), 160 km (99,42 mi). Visiting Vilyuchinsky waterfall on the way. Tent camping. Overnight in the tents.

Day 12

Foot excursion to the crater of Mutnovsky volcano. The path to the crater goes over the Pemzovy (Pumice) ridge. Ascend to the ridge is not very steep and takes about 1 hour. From the ridge, moving on snow field to the volcano, with a little ascend, tourist get into the crevice of the Vulkannaya river which flows from the crater though a fracture. In the crevice the river is closed by the glacier. Passage to the crater is not complex. The deep crater is surrounded with cliffs. From the eastern side to the very bottom of the crater a glacier descends from the top. Mighty jets of steam and gas are released through glacier cracks. There is a lot of boiling mud pots, fumaroles, and beautiful deposits of burnstone on the crater bottom. Trekking to the crater 3 hours. Ascend 800 meters (2,625 feet). Observation of the crater 2 hours. Dry snacks. The distance of the way back 12 km (7,46 mi). It will take 7-8 hours. Return to the base camp at the same way. Observing of a waterfall in Opasny (dangerous) canyon on the way. Overnight in the tents.

Day 13

Ascend Gorely volcano 1,829 m (6,000 ft). Ascent on the volcano is not complex. Old lava flows, slag fields. Kekurniks – hardened lava remains of various shapes are very interesting. Ascend takes 2-3 hours. Level difference is about 900 meters (2,953 feet). Snacks on the top. Observation of main craters of the volcano. Ascend takes 6-7 hours. Return to the camp at the same way. Trekking to the truck 8 km (4,97 mi). Drive to Petropavlovsk- Kamchatsky. Accommodation in a holiday camp in Paratunka.

Day 14

Free day. If weather is good, for those who wish, heli excursion to the Valley of Geysers or a sea trip in Avacha bay.


Transfer, accommodation, transportation, guide’s service, cook’s service, interpreter’s service, full pension meals, group equipment (tents, kitchen equipment, etc.), nature park recreation fee and fee for using park’s cabins, visa invitation and visa registration.

Not Included:

Excursions in Day 14, porter's service.

For the trip you will need:

  • a rucksack,
  • a sleeping bag,
  • a sleeping mat,
  • trekking boots,
  • raingear,
  • warm clothes (a sweater, a hat, trousers, socks, warm gloves),
  • wind block jacket,
  • spare shoes,
  • a cap,
  • sun glasses,
  • gloves,
  • personal articles,
  • mosquitoes remedy,
  • sunburns protecting remedy.
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