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Surrounded by volcanoes
Surrounded by volcanoes

Photo tour in Kamchatka

Surrounded by volcanoes
Difficulty
Difficulty levels
Easy. Passive relaxation and sightseeing — cruises for example. No physical activities. Good for older people.
Normal. Active tours. You don’t have to be a sportsman, but you need to be strong enough to ride a snowmobile or go hiking in the mountains.
Advanced. Get ready for a challenge — long trekking with a heavy backpack on the shoulders, rafting along mountain rivers.
Hard. Professional training and perfect physical fitness are required. The level involves climbing to the tops of the mountains (above 3000 meters), freeriding and North Pole diving.
Group size
to 12 person
Duration
13 days

Accommodation during the trip

6 nights
1 night
5 nights

Languages

EN
guide
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Frozen lava floods, dead forest with charred trees, black deserts, ice caves and clouds of steam on fumarole fields…Photos from Kamchatka look like images from another planet. Come here together with famous travel-photographers, learn how to use maximum of functions of your camera and take shots that will get hundreds of likes in networks. 

Surrounded by volcanoes
Difficulty
Difficulty levels
Easy. Passive relaxation and sightseeing — cruises for example. No physical activities. Good for older people.
Normal. Active tours. You don’t have to be a sportsman, but you need to be strong enough to ride a snowmobile or go hiking in the mountains.
Advanced. Get ready for a challenge — long trekking with a heavy backpack on the shoulders, rafting along mountain rivers.
Hard. Professional training and perfect physical fitness are required. The level involves climbing to the tops of the mountains (above 3000 meters), freeriding and North Pole diving.
Group size
to 12 person
Duration
13 days

Accommodation during the trip

6 nights
1 night
5 nights

Languages

EN
guide
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Experiences you'll have

Journey to Kamchatka

In this trip you will visit the most picturesque locations of Kamchatka — the itinerary is created so that in the end of the journey you will have photos with various views. Tour leaders will be travel-phototgraphers from Germany — Daniel Ernst and Max Muench.  

 

Your first direction will be Klyuchevskoy volcano group. One of them is Klyuchevskaya Sopka — the highest active volcano in Eurasia. Then, you will see huge lava fields near Tolbachik volcano, left after its' eruption. You will also make a stop in a dead forest. There is a hiking to Tolbachik volcano in the program.

The dead forest is taiga that was burnt while a big eruption. Landscapes here look like shots from a fantastic movie

While hiking to Mutnovsky volcano you will see fumarole fields. 1000-meter-high vapor column coming from the main crater can be observed here quite often. Next stop for exploring will be Vilyuchik volcano, where it is possible to come into lava caves in case they are not covered with snow. One of sunrises you will meet on Gorely volcano —morning light will be perfect for shooting landscapes around.

In a cruise along shores of the peninsula you will have a chance to take photos of sea lions, orcas and whales

The photo leaders of the tour — Daniel Ernst and Max Muench from Germany.  They will help you to express the beauty of Kamchatka.

 

Daniel Ernst is a 29-year-old self-taught freelance photographer from Frankfurt, Germany.His work as a photo-creator and story-teller takes him to many remote places around the world, always reflecting his passions. Inspired by nature, his work focuses on the outdoors, adventure and lifestyle. 'With my photography and stories, I want to inspire people, causing a desire, a motivation to leave the rush behind, escape routine, go outdoors, explore and experience nature. We are fortunate to be presented with many opportunities in this world, it's just about making them into reality.’

 

Max Muench is 26-year-old Berlin based photographer specialized in outdoor, landscape and adventure. By following his passion to travel, he captures the beauty and diversity of our planet, always looking for a fresh perspective and a unique story. His photography works as the key link between an engaged community and progressive companies as well as modern brands & tourism boards. Max Muench is also project manager of German Roamers, Europe's biggest outdoor community on Instagram.

 

The cover photo of the tour is taken by kuhnmi. The author of photos used in the gallery is @chistoprudov

Itinerary

The journey begins with a meeting at the airport of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, which you should travel to on your own. We are ready to assist you with the purchase of tickets. If necessary, leave a comment on the application.

Day 1 Beginning of the trip

You will be met in the airport and transferred to a guesthouse in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (30 km). Along the way you will make stops near the monument and on a viewing point in the city. If needed, you will have some shopping on a fish market.

 

If desired, you will visit hot thermal springs (extra charge).

 

In the evening you will accommodate in a guesthouse. After dinner, you will have briefing about the journey.

Day 2 Moving to Klyuchevskoy volcano group

Early in the morning you will start a trip to the central part of the peninsula — in the end of the travel you will reach Klyuchevskoy volcano group (490 km on asphalt road and 70 km on a road in woods). This is a zone of active volcanism.

 

In the evening you will set up tents near a lake and will shoot sunset.

Day 3 Lake near Klyuchevskoy volcano group

This day is a reserve day in case of bad weather. You will shoot landscapes at dawn and sunset.

Day 4 Dead forest

Today you will go to the place of Tolbachik eruption that happened in 2012-2013. On the road you will make a stop in a dead forest.

 

The route is going through coniferous woods and a volcanic desert. This night you will stay in tents.

Day 5 Tolbachik volcano

This day you will have a hiking route on Tolbachik volcano. You will reach the crater of the volcano, will see lava flows and lava caves.

Day 6 Coming back to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Today you will return to the city (560 km, 300 km — gravel road). The road will take 9 hours.

 

In the evening you will accommodate in a guesthouse, will have dinner and rest.

Day 7 A reserve day

This is a reserve day in case of bad weather. You will have a chance to have rest and recharge before continuation of the trip.

Day 8 Cruise with catamarans

After breakfast, you will start the cruise with catamarans. Before sailing you will meet with the crew and will have a safety briefing. If the weather is good, you will have a night photoshoot.

Day 9 Sea inhabitants

This day you will explore shores of Kamchatka looking for sea animals — orcas, whales and sea lions. There will be a chance to take photos of beautiful bays and сapes. Then, you will get back to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.

 

In the evening you will have dinner and accommodate in a guesthouse.

Day 10 A reserve day

This is a reserve day in case of bad weather. You will have rest today.

Day 11 Mutnovsky, Vilyuchinsky and Gorely volcanoes

Today you will have a trip to the volcanoes in the south of peninsula — Mutnovsky, Vilyuchinsky and Gorely. Also, you will visit canyon Opasny and a waterfall with the same name.

 

You will climb Mutnovsky volcano and walk on a fumarole field. If a road to an ice cave is free from snow, you will take photots of the place.

 

Tonight you will stay in tents.

Day 12 Hiking to Gorely volcano

Early in the morning you will climb Gorely volcano. It will take 2-3 hours. You will explore lava caves as well, if there is no snow on the road.

 

In the evening you will come back to a guesthouse in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.  

Day 13 Coming back home

Today is the last day of the journey. You will be transferred to the airport, from where you will have flights back home.

Surrounded by volcanoes
Difficulty
Difficulty levels
Easy. Passive relaxation and sightseeing — cruises for example. No physical activities. Good for older people.
Normal. Active tours. You don’t have to be a sportsman, but you need to be strong enough to ride a snowmobile or go hiking in the mountains.
Advanced. Get ready for a challenge — long trekking with a heavy backpack on the shoulders, rafting along mountain rivers.
Hard. Professional training and perfect physical fitness are required. The level involves climbing to the tops of the mountains (above 3000 meters), freeriding and North Pole diving.
Group size
to 12 person
Duration
13 days

Accommodation during the trip

6 nights
1 night
5 nights

Languages

EN
guide
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Accommodation during the trip

In Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky you will live in a guesthouse "Bay House" or host-hotel "Tri Lizhy".

 

Guesthouse "Bay House" is locates 10 minutes away from the city center. There is reception that works 24 hours a day, laundry and free Wi-Fi. Rooms are with facilities. 

 

Host-hotel "Tri lizhy" is located not far away from the city center. There is a kitchen and canteen here, and a living room. In every room there is a working place with Wi-Fi, a wardrobe and a mini-fridge. There are also hostel-type rooms in the guesthouse. Rooms are with facilities. 

 

Day 8 and 9 you will spend on a catamaran "Kosatka".

 

Other days during trips to volcanoes you will stay in tents.

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Booking

Surrounded by volcanoes

Difficulty
Difficulty levels
Easy. Passive relaxation and sightseeing — cruises for example. No physical activities. Good for older people.
Normal. Active tours. You don’t have to be a sportsman, but you need to be strong enough to ride a snowmobile or go hiking in the mountains.
Advanced. Get ready for a challenge — long trekking with a heavy backpack on the shoulders, rafting along mountain rivers.
Hard. Professional training and perfect physical fitness are required. The level involves climbing to the tops of the mountains (above 3000 meters), freeriding and North Pole diving.
Group size
to 12 person
Duration
13 days

Accommodation during the trip

6 nights
1 night
5 nights

Languages

EN
guide
269 469 RUB
What's included in the price:
  • Accommodation in double rooms in a guesthouse in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (6 nights)

  • Accommodation on catamaran (1 night)

  • Breakfasts and dinners in the city, three meals per day during the cruise and trips to volcanoes

  • Transfers as per program

  • Service of guides, cooks and curator of the group

  • Service of crew on catamaran — skipper, ship mate, cook and guide

  • Equipment of the catamaran — two speedy boats, sea kayaks, standup peddleboards, equipment for fishing

  • Transport services

Extra charge:
In the price:
Included Extra charge
  • Accommodation in double rooms in a guesthouse in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (6 nights)

  • Accommodation on catamaran (1 night)

  • Breakfasts and dinners in the city, three meals per day during the cruise and trips to volcanoes

  • Transfers as per program

  • Service of guides, cooks and curator of the group

  • Service of crew on catamaran — skipper, ship mate, cook and guide

  • Equipment of the catamaran — two speedy boats, sea kayaks, standup peddleboards, equipment for fishing

  • Transport services

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