July – September
MUTNOVSKY AND GORELY VOLCANOES
(2 DAYS / 1 NIGHTS)


Meeting point
Petropavlovsk Hotel
Time
2 days / 1 night.
Price
USD 320 per person
Group
6-20 people
Children 10+
The Mutnovskiy volcano is one of the most active volcanoes in Kamchatka. As the shape of it is unusual, everyone can make an ascent to the crater of the volcano and see all volcanic activity with your own eyes. Fumaroles, steam, mud kettles. The fantastic volcanic landscape will impress everyone who makes an ascent to it.


The Goreliy volcano is difficult to distinguish from the mountain massif at first sight, but so-called "collection" of its various craters is considered to be unique. Each crater on the volcano top has its own characteristic and together they create a unique range. The Goreliy volcano caldera is a natural geological monument. At the end of the ascent, you will be impressed by the largest and most beautiful crater of the volcano, filled with an unusually beautiful acid lake of turquoise colour.

Tour itinerary

1
07:00 Departure from the "Petropavlovsk" hotel to the volcanic plateau at the foot of the Mutnovsky volcano (4 hours).
Departure from the "Petropavlovsk" hotel to the volcanic plateau at the foot of the Mutnovsky volcano (4 hours). Short stop at the top of a mountain serpentine, where you may enjoy a magnificent view of one of the most beautiful volcanoes of the Pacific Ring – Vilyuchinskiy volcano.
2
11:00 Upon arrival at the foot of the volcano, setting up the tent camp. Snack (tea, coffee, sandwiches, sweets). Preparation for the ascent, check of equipment.
3
14:00 Start of the climb.
The Mutnovsky volcano impresses by the fact that the ascending takes place along the crack inside the volcano. The crater of the volcano is of a special interest, because of mud volcanoes, acid pools, hissing fumaroles, surrounded by bright yellow collars of sulfur crystals, hot gurgling mud boilers, boiling lakes.The ascent is not too difficult. Total distance is 900 meters which takes about 3 hours to get to the top. The tourist path passes through lava flows and cinder fields. One of the fascinating aspects of the ascent is "kekurniki" – hardened lava outcrops of various shapes. We will have a snack on the top of the volcano after which the main craters will be explored. The same path leads back to the vehicle. Total route time is 6 – 7 hours.
4
20:00 Return to the camp, lunch-dinner. Rest and free time. Overnight in tents.
5
DAY 2 . THE GORELY VOLCANO ASCENDING
07:00 Breakfast, then transfer to Gorely Volcano
6
11:00 Tea and sandwiches. Preparation for the ascent.
The beginning of the Goreliy volcano ascending is about 12:00. Ascending to the volcano is not so hard the track passes through the old lava flows and slag fields. Kekurniki – frozen lava columns of various shapes are very interesting. The ascent takes about 3 hours. The height difference is about 900 m. You will have a snack on the volcano top. Exploring the main craters of the volcano. Return to the camp by the same way.
7

16:00 Return to the car and dinner. Packing the equipment and the way back to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
Necessary equipment:
  • Backpack (10 liters) for personal belongings;
  • Trekking footwear;
  • Wind jacket, hat (e.g. beanie) or cap;
  • Fleece jacket, warm gloves;
  • Sunblock cream;
  • Sunglasses;
  • Camera/video camera.
  • Personal first-aid kit
Additional Information:

The route or the route schedule can be changed according to the weather conditions, the training level of the group, other external factors. The decision to change the route may be taken by the guide on the place.
Tour price includes:
  • Transport services
    ( «Petropavlovsk» hotel – Mutnovskiy volcano – Goreliy volcano –«Petropavlovsk» hotel);
  • English-speaking interpreter;
  • Guides services on the routes;
  • Use of group touristic equipment (tents, mats, etc.);
  • Cook services;
  • Accident insurance.
Tour price does not include:
  • Additional tours and services above the program;
  • Interpreter service;
  • Tobacco and alcohol beverages.
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