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‘Best of’ Kamchatka Adventure Tour

Overview

As far as nature and wildlife tours go, nothing can prepare you for the untouched natural beauty found at Kamchatka. From UNESCO protected volcanos and geysers to a huge diversity of bears, fish and birds that cannot be found anywhere else in the world, Kamchatka has it all. If you are looking for an extreme nature and wildlife tour, then this is one to tell your friends about. This 8-day Kamchatka tour will include a boat trip off Avacha Bay, a visit to the Malkinskie hot springs, rafting on the mountain river, a tour of several of the Kamchatka volcano hotspots.

  • Bear-Watching at Kurilskoe Lake (optional on day 2)

  • Boat Trip in Avachinsky Bay

  • Exploring the Valley of Geysers (optional on day 2)

  • Rafting Experience on the Bystraya River

  • Relaxing in the Dachnye thermal springs

  • Walking tour around the Avacha volcano

Itinerary

Kamchatka

Situated to the Far East of Russia, the Kamchatka Peninsula is a natural reserve teeming with wildlife, natural landmarks, lakes, geysers and breathtaking landscapes. The peninsula is best known as the home of the UNESCO-protected Volcanoes of Kamchatka, a collection of around 300 volcanoes of which 29 are still active. The region is also the home to the Kamchatka brown bear.

Day 1

Arrival in Kamchatka

Welcome to Kamchatka! Your driver will meet you at the airport and take you on the 30-40-minute journey to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.

  • Arrival Transfer

  • Free Time

  • Scenic Surrounds

Day 2

Free time around Kamchatka

Today you will have free time to spend exploring the Kamchatka peninsula. If you are stuck for things to do, we also have two spectacular optional excursions to choose from at an additional cost.

A

Valley of Geysers, Uzon Volcano and Nalychev Hot Springs

Enjoy your first flying experience over the Valley of Geysers, Karymsky and Maly Semyachik volcanoes before touching down in the valley.


B

Kurilskoe Lake Bear Watching, Ksudach Volcano and Khodutki Hot Springs

Your first flight of the day will be to Kurilskoe Lake landing at Travyanoy Cape or the Delta of the Ozernaya River. Here, you will meet your guide who will take you on a walking tour of the area where you will get to see the popular salmon lakes, the perfect place for bear watching.

  • Breakfast & Lunch

  • Free Time

  • Optional excursions

  • Prominent Landscape

  • Scenic Surrounds

Day 3

Drive to the Volcanic Plateau at Mutnovsky Volcano

In the morning you will begin a 3-hour drive by truck to a plateau at the foot of Mutnovsky Volcano. On arrival you will set off on a 2-hour hiking tour into a fumerole field of Dachnye thermal springs.

  • Breakfast & Lunch

  • Mutnovsky Volcano

  • Hiking experience

  • Dachnye thermal springs

  • Swimming in thermal bath

  • Prominent Landscape

  • Scenic Surrounds

  • Free Time

Day 4

Rafting Experience on the Bystraya River

After an early morning start, you will on the 2-3-hour drive to the Malki settlement before continuing your drive to the Bystraya River. Enjoy a 3 ½ hours of rafting on the river surrounded by the spectacular scenery of the Kamchatka before taking a dip in the Malkinskie natural hot springs.

  • Breakfast & Lunch

  • Bystraya River

  • Rafting experience

  • Prominent Landscape

  • Malkinskie hot springs

  • Scenic Surrounds

  • Expert Guide

Day 5

Drive to the Avacha Volcano

In the morning you will set out on the 2-3-hour drive to the Avacha Volcano plateau. Enjoy a 4-5-hour walking tour between the Avacha and Koryaksky volcanoes and along the ‘Camel’ hill.

  • Breakfast & Lunch

  • Avacha Volcano

  • Koryaksky volcano

  • Prominent Landscape

  • Hiking experience

  • ‘Camel’ hill

  • Scenic Surrounds

  • Free Time

Day 6

Boat Trip in Avacha Bay

In the morning you will depart from the moorage and set out on a boat tour of the picturesque Avacha Bay before venturing into the Pacific Ocean.

  • Breakfast & Lunch

  • Avachinsky Bay

  • Boat Trip

  • Expert Guide

  • Private Tour

  • Prominent Landscape

  • Sea fishing experience

  • Pacific Ocean

  • Scenic Surrounds

Day 7

City Tour of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

For the last day of your Kamchatka experience, you will embark on a full city tour where you will get to visit the local Lore Museum before getting some time to go shopping for souvenirs.

  • Breakfast

  • City Tour

  • Expert Guide

  • Guided Museum Tour

  • Kamchatka Regional Museum of Local Lore

  • Free Time

  • Scenic Surrounds

  • Souvenir Shopping

Day 8

Departure from Kamchatka

After breakfast, you will check out of your hotel in Kamchatka. Your driver will pick you up from the hotel and take you to the airport.

  • Breakfast

  • Free Time

  • Scenic Surrounds

  • Departure Transfer

Where you can stay

A hotel can be the make or break of any experience, and we understand that choosing the right hotel is important to our travellers. Check out our range of hotels ahead of time, and learn more about our standard 3-star options and the luxury 5-star upgrades that are available in the destinations you will be visiting.

Please note that the selection of hotels included here are examples of where you may stay on your tour, we will pick the best option for you based on your travel requirements.

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