Meeting participants at the airport. We meet, pick up our luggage and start our journey. We are going to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, after checking into the hotel we arrange an introductory tour of the capital of Kamchatka. We can dine at one of the city's restaurants if desired.
Today we will get to know the Pacific Ocean. Breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the port and meeting with the yacht crew. Today we will visit the Three Brothers rocks near the exit from Avacha Bay, Starichkov Island with a large rookery of seals (spotted seals) and bird colonies, Vilyuchinskaya Bay with a large colony of sea otters (sea otters). In the evening we will enter the Russkaya Bay and anchor. Overnight on a yacht. Today we will get to know the Pacific Ocean. Breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the port and meeting with the yacht crew. Today we will visit the Three Brothers rocks near the exit from Avacha Bay, Starichkov Island with a large rookery of seals (spotted seals) and bird colonies, Vilyuchinskaya Bay with a large colony of sea otters (sea otters). In the evening we will enter the Russkaya Bay and anchor. Overnight stay on the yacht.
In the morning we will have breakfast on the yacht and set off to explore the Russian Bay. Observation of salmon spawning in the Russkaya River, which flows into the bay. All summer several species of fish enter this river to give offspring. Fishing on the river bank, lunch of freshly caught fish. After lunch we go out into the ocean to the rookery of sea lions (sea lions) at Cape Kekurny. Then we will go to search for killer whales along the coast of Kamchatka. In the evening we will return to the Russkaya Bay. Overnight stay on the yacht.
After breakfast on the yacht, we will go towards the Bechevinskaya Bay. We will walk along the eastern coast of Kamchatka overlooking the home volcanoes: Avachinsky, Kozelsky, Koryaksky and Zhupanovsky. We will pass by Krasheninnikov Island with large bird colonies. In the evening we will enter the Bechevinskaya Bay and anchor. Overnight stay on the yacht.
After breakfast on the yacht, we will go on an excursion to the abandoned village of Bechevinka. The military village of Bechevinka (the official name is Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky-54) was created in the 1960s as a base for diesel submarines that guarded the entrance to Avacha Bay. In the 90s, the population was removed, and the village ceased to exist. We will visit an abandoned school, hospital, residential buildings, and find ourselves on a submarine pier. In the evening we will return to the yacht and sail along the coast to the Morzhovaya Bay. Overnight stay on the yacht.
After breakfast on the yacht, we will go down to the shore. Morzhovaya Bay is one of the most picturesque bays in Kamchatka, protected from all winds. We will walk along the shore and climb the existing lighthouse. We'll fish in a spawning river and cook lunch on the shore. Those interested can take a walk on an abandoned Japanese ship. In the evening we will return to the yacht. Overnight stay on the yacht.
Early departure along the coast of Kamchatka towards Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. After breakfast we will take a look at Cape Shipunsky to the fur seal rookery, near which you can meet a family of orcas. By lunchtime we will return to Avacha Bay. Check in at the hotel and dinner at the restaurant.
Moving to the north of Kamchatka. In the morning we will take an off-road vehicle to the village of Esso, on the way we will stop for lunch at a roadside cafe. Esso is located on the territory of the Bystrinsky Natural Park, surrounded on all sides by a relict forest and mountains. The village is located in the foothills of the Sredinny Range and is famous for its hot springs. We will stay overnight in guest houses and take a dip in hot springs. Day travel - 530 km.
In the morning we leave towards the Tolbachik volcano. On this day, we will go by SUV to the traces of the Great Tolbachik Fissure Eruption (GTFE) in 1975. We will climb the cones of the Northern Breakthrough (1100 m), which have not cooled for more than forty years. Let's cook lunch in the crater of the volcano. We will stop for the night in the Dead Forest, which died as a result of the catastrophic eruption of 1975. Overnight in tents. Day trip - 4 km. Day trip - 60 km.
In the morning we will drive an off-road vehicle to the tourist base Kleshnya and to the lava fields of 2012. In 2012, the last eruption of Tolbachik volcano occurred, as a result of which solidified lava flows appeared on the surface. On this day we will visit lava caves, walk along the lava, climb the cone from which the eruption began. On the way back, we will visit the family of Berengi gophers - gophers, who are not afraid of humans and enjoy themselves right from their hands. In the evening we will return to the tent camp. Day trip - 12 km. Day travel - 30 km.
In the morning we collect the camp and go to the old crater Zvezda. We visit lava caves, which are almost 300 years old. We return to civilization, have lunch by the Studenaya river overlooking the Klyuchevskoy volcano. In the evening we will stay in the village of Kozyrevsk in guest houses and take a bath. Day hike - 2 km. Day travel - 50 km.
We will spend the whole day on the way back to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. In the evening we will stay at the hotel. Joint farewell dinner in the city. Day travel - 480 km.
The final day. Before departure, we will visit the fish market, where we will tell you which caviar and red fish are best to bring to your friends. We leave for the airport and say goodbye.
Attention!! At sea, much will depend on the weather, so our program is subject to change. Strong excitement and wind can delay us in one place or another of our journey. In any case, we will make our trip as interesting as possible for the participants.