Group Tour Saint Petersburg ~Kamchatka
6 nights / 7 days
Arrival in St. Petersburg. Transfer to the hotel. Check in at hotel.
Discover St. Petersburg’s iconic highlights on this 3-hour tour with our professional guide. You will travel around the city in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle, making photo stops by major attractions, including the Peter and Paul Fortress, Palace Square, St. Isaac’s Cathedral and the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. Enjoy the sweeping views that open from the Spit of Vasilievsky Island, and see the Winter Palace, Nevsky Prospect, and other world-renowned sights, as your guide recounts the bewildering events that shaped Russia’s history and culture. Visit the State Hermitage, one of the largest museums in the world that houses an outstanding collection of three million objects of Western European, Oriental, Ancient Roman, Greek, and Egyptian art. Overnight at the hotel.
Arrival in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Transfer to the Pacific Ocean coast. Walk on the Halaktyrsky beach, covered with black volcanic sand, a rare phenomenon caused by constant volcanic eruptions on the peninsula. Flows of lava and slags pour out and freeze on the slopes and neighboring area. Rapid rivers originating from glaciers are constantly eroding this mineral-rich rock and carry it to the ocean, and with each wave, small particles of volcanic origin are carried out and remain on the coast. Dinner on the beach. Transfer to the hotel.
Meeting the guide in the lobby. Optional tour: Helicopter excursion to Kurile Lake. Transfer to the helicopter pad. Helicopter excursion to Kurile Lake, Ksudach volcano and Khodutka hot springs with lunch. Departure to the Kurile Lake with landing in the crater of the extinct volcano Ksudach (flight time 1 hour 10 minutes). Landing on the Kurile Lake. A walking tour to observe local bears. Lunch. Flight back. Landing at Khodutkinskiye hot springs, swimming. Return to the helipad. Transfer to the hotel. Dinner.
Meeting the guide in the lobby. Transfer to Mutnosky volcano. Mutnovsky volcano is a phenomenon of world significance, with the absolute height of 2323 m.
Trekking. Lunch (lunchbox) on the way. Transfer to the Opasny waterfall, short trekking. Return to the hotel. Dinner. Overnight at the hotel.
Meeting the guide in the lobby. Avachinsky volcano foothill. Transfer to the Avachinsky volcano area. Avachinsky volcano (2751m) is one of the most active in Kamchatka. It is often called a “home” volcano because of its proximity to the city. Trekking towards Mount Camel. Mount Camel is a volcanic extrusion rising on the pass between two volcanoes, Koryaksky and Avachinsky. The mountain is 1381 m high. Lunch on Avachinsky base camp. Transfer to the hotel. Dinner. Overnight at the hotel.
Meeting the guide in the lobby. Transfer to the airport. Departure.
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