AROUND TOLBACHIK VOLCANO TO KLUCHI SETTLEMENT. TREK ROUTE (16 DAYS / 15 NIGHTS)

Day 1.

Arrival at Elizovo airport. Transfer to the hotel. Rest. Discussing the details of the tour program with the guide. Dinner. Overnight stay at the hotel.

 

Day 2.

Breakfast. Transfer to the Kozyrevsk settlement (550km, 10 hours). Lunch in Milkovo settlement. Arriving in Kozyrevsk. Dinner. Checking into a private tourist hostel.

 

Day 3.

Breakfast. Departing Kozyrevsk towards Tolbachik valley (80km, 4 hours). Visiting the “Dead Forest”. Transfer to the Southern rupture. Dinner. Setting up base camp. Overnight stay in tents.

 

Day 4.

Breakfast. Exploring the caves and lava flows of Southern rupture. Lunch. Dinner. Overnight stay in tents.

 

Day 5.

Breakfast. Exploring the cones of the Southern rupture. Dinner. Overnight stay in tents.

 

Day 6.

Breakfast. Hiking from Southern rupture through the Northern rupture towards “Claw” hill (25km). Lunch. Dinner.  Setting up the base camp. Overnight stay in tents.

 

Day 7.

Breakfast. Climbing the Flat Tolbachik volcano (3085m). Exploring the 1.7km wide 500m deep crater.  Passing by the lava flows and the cone of the latest eruption (2012-2013). Return to base camp. Dinner. Overnight stay in tents.

 

Day 8.

Breakfast. Trekking around the Tolbachik volcano. Lunch. Crossing the Tolud pass. Dinner. Overnight stay in tents.

 

Day 9.

Breakfast. Continuing on the route around the volcano. Lunch. Crossing the Tolbachinskiy pass between Ovalnaya Zimina and Tolbachik volcanoes. Dinner. Overnight stay in tents.

 

Day 10.

Breakfast. Trekking towards “Bezymyannyi” volcano base. Lunch. Viewing the natural monument – “Polennitsa”, resembling neatly stacked rows of pentagon shape stone blocks. Exploring the surroundings. Dinner. Overnight stay in tents.

 

Day 11.

This day is an extra day, saved for the event of unfavorable weather conditions in any of the previous days. If the weather has been favorable, this day will be dedicated to the area of the 1956 eruption of “Bezymyannyi” volcano. Lunch. Breathtaking views towards Klyuchevskaya Sopka and Klyuchevskaya group of volcanoes. Dinner. Overnight stay in tents.

 

Day 12.

This day is an extra day, saved for the event of unfavorable weather conditions in any of the previous days. If the weather has been favorable, this day will be dedicated to exploring the Studenaya river canyon. Lunch. The special thing about the canyon is that it is dry in the morning, and only fills up with water from the melting glaciers in the afternoon. Dinner. Overnight stay in tents near the “Studenaya” river.

 

Day 13.

Breakfast. Walking to the “Apahonchich” volcanologist station. Bus transfer to Kozyrevsk. Dinner. Sauna. Overnight stay in the private tourist hostel of Kozyrevsk.

 

Day 14.

Breakfast. Transfer from Kozyrevsk to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy (550km, 10 hours). Lunch in Milkovo settlement. Arriving in Petropavlovsk. Hotel check-in. Dinner.

 

Day 15.

Free day for any optional tours. Overnight stay at the hotel.

 

Day 16.

Breakfast. Visiting the fish market. Transfer to the airport.

 

 

Tour price includes:

  • Visa support;
  • Meet-and-greet at the airport, transfers;
  • Twin-size accommodation at the hotel and private hostel;
  • English speaking guide;
  • All transportation as per the tour program;
  • Services of a guide;
  • Medical insurance.

Tour price DOES NOT include:

  • Alcohol (including beer);
  • Any additional tours on a “free day”.

Recommended personal gear:

  • Backpack;
  • Tent;
  • Sleeping bag;
  • Tourist mat;
  • Trekking shoes;
  • Hooded wind/rain jacket;
  • Set of warm clothing (sweater or fleece jacket, pants, socks, hat, gloves);
  • Cap or hat (for sunny days);
  • Sunglasses;
  • Head torch;
  • Telescopic trekking poles;
  • Personal hygiene accessories;
  • Towel;
  • Swimming gear (togs/shorts/swimsuit);
  • Mosquito repellent spray/cream;
  • Sunblock;
  • Sunburn treatment cream/spray;
  • Photo-video equipment.

We do have tourist mats and sleeping bags available for rent if necessary.

 

 WISHING YOU MANY NEW DISCOVERIES AND A PLEASANT HOLIDAY

WITH “RED RIVERS” TOUR COMPANY

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