Kamchatka Winter Adventure

Kamchatka — the world of snow-capped volcanoes
Culture of sled dogs
Snowshoeing in hidden places of natural parks
average temperatures:
0°C in the afternoon,
-3°C in the night
  • Activity
  • Culture
  • Comfort
If you have already been to Kamchatka in summer and think that there is nothing to surprise you, we invite you to get a completely new experience in this incredibly attractive land of volcanoes covered with snow in this time. And if you haven't been there yet, then you will get to know Kamchatka in the most unusual way.
A real winter adventure on the edge of the Earth, the famous Kamchatka, is an introduction to the world of snow covered volcanoes. Deep immersion in the culture of sled dogs, visiting a shelter and making your own ride, snowshoeing in the most hidden places of natural parks in Kamchatka, spending the night in wooden houses heated by a stove... All of these awaits you in Kamchatka Winter Adventure!
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  • Languages: English
  • Avaliable: March — April
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Group: from 4 people
  • Border permits: included
  • Accomodation: hotel 3*, chum, warm off-grid house
  • City sightseeing
  • Ethno
  • Hiking
  • Husky sleds riding
  • Snowshoeing
What's the plan?
Day 1
Departure to Moscow. Transfer in Moscow, departure to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
Day 2
Arrival. Meeting at the airport. Transfer to the hotel (the distance between the airport and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky — 30 km). Check in. A visit to the museum "Vulcanarium". Walking around the city. Visit to the port where we have chance to see sea lions. Then little hiking to the Love hill with the beautiful panoramic view to the the bay of Avacha. Overnight at the hotel. Walking tour and visited places depend on the time of arrival in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Important: in case of late arrival some of activities could be moved to the Day 9 after the transfer.
Day 3
Breakfast. Departure. A visit to the kennel of sled dogs. Excursion to the kennel, acquaintance with its owners, entertainment (ethno-dances), lunch in the local dinning room. Dog sledding training on a prepared track around the kennel — 2-3 pax/sled — duration or distance will be decided on sight, approximately 10-20 km, 3-4 hours max. Dinner and overnight at the guest house of the “Snow Dogs” kennel.
Day 4
Breakfast. Dog sledding to the foot of the Avachinsky volcano, to the “Kamchatintur” mountain shelter on the Avachinsky pass (900 m). Snowshoeing on Mount Camel (1100 m) — max altitude of the trek. Return to the shelter. Dinner. Return to the city by vehicle. Overnight at the hotel. The Avachinsky Pass area is the leader in attendance at any time of the year. Due to the relative proximity of volcanoes to the central settlements of the region, tourists get there without any difficulty. In summer, lovers of hiking, botanical excursions and volcano ascents go to the pass. In the area of the shelter, tourists are greeted by funny Kamchatka gophers — evrazki. They are absolutely not afraid of people and ask for goodies right from the hands. The Avachinsky Pass is decorated with a picturesque natural monument — the extrusion “Camel”.
Day 5
Breakfast. Departure to the collection point on the “Pinachevsky” cordon. Relocating by snowmobile to the Central cordon of the Nalychevo Valley through the Pinachevsky pass (1150 m). Dinner. Tour of the territory of the cordon. Ivanov’s gryphon, travertine shield. Bathing in hot springs. Dinner. Overnight at the guest house. Specialists of the natural park developed a network of fascinating tourist routes in the central part of the park. Tourists are invited to make hiking trips to the Aag Narzans and a waterfall on the Shumnaya River, Vershinsky Lake and Vershinsky Mineral Springs, Talovsky Hot Springs and Dzendzur Volcano.
Day 6
Snowshoeing to Talovskiye and Kraevedcheskiye hot springs. Overnight at the inspector's house. Necessary luggage is taken by snowmobile. Tal (Talov) springs are located 6 km from the Nalychevsky on the left side of the valley by the the river Porozhystaya. The yields are traceable over 1 km, their temperature is 37-38 ° С, the total visible flow rate is 6 l / s. Hidden unloading in alluvium is installed. The main outputs of the springs - the so-called "Talovy cauldron" — are located in a clearing in a dense birch forest. Here, at the foot of the hill, two bright orange travertine cones with a diameter of 45 m and a height of 13 m have been formed. Warm streams flow down the surface of the travertines. The water from thawed springs is of the same hydrochemical type as the Nalychevskys, but the content of sulfate and bicarbonate in it is slightly higher. In travertines of thawed sources, in addition, there is more arsenic sediment. Unlike the water of Nalychevo springs, thawed water tastes good.
Day 7
Return to the Central Cordon. Overnight at the guest house. Bathing in hot springs.
Day 8
Radial snowshoeing on Lake Vershinskoye (the way will be decided by the guide depending on the snow cover, weather conditions, etc). Overnight at the guest house. The route introduces tourists to the mountain tundra of the Vershinsky Pass. The length of the trail in one direction is 10 km (from the cordon Central Nature Park "Nalychevo"). Tourists go through the pass to the north to Lake Vershinsky. The lake offers a beautiful panoramic view of the valley of the Nalycheva River and the Dzenzur-Zhupanovskaya group of volcanoes. A trained group can take a ring route — visit the Vershinsky mineral cold springs (3 km from the lake) and return to the central part of the park, passing near the top of the “Kupol” volcano.
Day 9
Return to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky on snowmobiles. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 10
A visit to the fish market, souvenir shop. Airport transfer. Departure.
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18/03/2022 - 27/03/2022
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25/03/2022 - 03/04/2022
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