The Tumroky Base.
#701. Ski/Snowmobile tour on the hot therapeutic springs of Kamchatka

Season: March 1st - April 15th
Departure 2016: upon request

Group size - up to 12 pax.

The route will take you through some of the most attractive and remarkable sights of Central Kamchatka including the volcanoes of Kizimen, Gamchen and Komarova. The volcanic nature of the area has created many thermal springs, the best of which you will visit to take a relaxing bath in their  warm, mineral rich waters. To aid your trip, you will ride on snowmobiles with experienced guides so that you can fully enjoy the unique beauty of Kamchatka.

14 DAY ITINERARY

Day 1. Arrive in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Transfer to a hotel.
Day 2.
City tour including visits to Kraevedchesky museum, historical monuments and souvenir workshop. Prepare for the trip. Meet the guides.
Day 3. Take a 6WD bus to the Central Kamchatka area (306km from Petropavlovsk) across the Central Valley of Kamchatka which is framed by Sredinny Ridge, a ridge of numerous volcanoes. You will also visit the Malky mineral springs on the way. Accommodation in Valley Hotel or private house. Visiting a historical museum.
Day 4.
Drive to the ancient village of Tayozhny (60km from Malky), then ski and snowmobile to the Kypelye (Boiling) thermal hot springs (40km), so named because of their constantly bubbling surface which is in fact due to carbon dioxide gas. The warm lake, about 70 x 30 meters in size, is conveniently situated beside a terrace. Stay in a two storied house. The bathing temperature in the springs is a very comfortable  30-35 C°. For medical purposes, the springs are classified as carbonic and are surrounded by colorful mineral deposits.
Day 5. Snowmobile and ski to the Tumroky hot springs (28 km). Accommodation in wooden lodges which have a Banya (Russian sauna). Bath in springs.
Day 6.
Rest at springs well known for their therapeutic qualities. You will be able to enjoy the countryside, take leisurely dips in the soothing waters, or just sunbathe and read a good book.
BathingDay 7.
Ski to the Storozhevskye hot springs (20km). The valley of Storozh is surrounded by volcanoes. Stay in log cabins. Bath in the local springs.
Day 8.
Rest at the springs.
Day 9.
Ski to the Tumroky thermal springs.
Day 10.
Returning by snowmobiles and ski to the Kypelye thermal springs.
Day 11.
Reserve day in a case of bad weather (or rest at the springs).
Day 12.
Return by snowmobiles and ski to the Taezhny settlement. Drive to Milkovo the settlement. Stay at Valley Hotel or private apartments.
Day 13.
Return to PKC and spend the night at a hotel.
Day 14. Free time prior to departure.

Cost EUR 00,00 per person.

Price includes:

  • Full board
  • Double accommodation in hotel in PKC and Milkovo settlement
  • Accommodation in lodges during skiing
  • English-speaking rep at the arrival and departure in the PKC airport 
  • Transfers by coach and 6WD bus
  • Snowmobiles
  • City tour and museums fees
  • Guides, interpreter and cook services during skiing
  • Visa invitation and visa registration
  • Permits

What to wear?

Questions? Interested in booking a trip? See here for answers to frequently asked questions and here for more Kamchatka pictures, click here for booking details or ask your questions here.


#702. Skiing trip to Nalycheva National Park

Glazed forest.Season: March 1st - May 15th
Departure 2016: upon request
Group size - up to 16 pax.

One of the most interesting places in Kamchatka is the upper reaches of the Nalycheva River, located behind the volcano chain of Avacha group. It is surrounded by volcanoes Kozelsky, Avacha, Koryaksky, Arick and Aag - from the south, and Zhupanovsky, Yurievsky and Dzendzur - from the west, all of which are covered with glaciers and snowcaps, make this place a magnificent spectacle. Volcanoes with their scorching uncooled magma create very favorable conditions for hot and cold mineral water springs. The largest springs are located on the edge of a large glade, Medvezhya Tundra. Here too is a hot water river whose temperature is 40C, nearby hot springs make for delightful bathing.  Aag's Narzan is located at the foothills of the extinct Aag Volcano (Narzan is a kind of mineral water). Here, among rocks covered with a thin coating of mineral deposits small streams of cold water seep out from beneath the stones.

Taking the Snow8 DAY ITINERARY

Day 1. Arrive in PKC. Transfer to a hotel. Meeting the guides.
Day 2.
City tour with visits to a local museum and historical monuments. Preparations for the journey. Take a 30 minute MI-8 helicopter to Nalycheva Valley and survey the Avachinskaya group of volcanoes (Koryaksky, Avachinsky and Kozelsky volcanoes) while en-route. Stay at the tourist camp. Nalycheva is surrounded by many volcanoes: Dzen-Dzur, Zhupanovsky, Kupol, Aag, Aric, Vershinsky, Koryaksky, Avachinsky and Kozelsky. Rest and bath at the hot springs.
Day 3.
Ski tour to the Talovskye hot springs (12km). Stay in log cabins. Bath in the hot springs (temp up to 50 C°).
Day 4.
Ski back to the Nalycheva Valley (12 km).
Day 5.
One-day ski trip to Aag's narzan (12km). Return to Nalycheva Valley.
Day 6.
Rest and bath in the Nalycheva springs.
Day 7. Ski back to PKC (50km). Stay in a hotel.
Day 8.
Departing Kamchatka.

Cost EUR 00,00 per person.

Price includes:

  • Springs.Full board
  • Double accommodation in hotel in PKC.
  • Accommodation in lodges and cabins
  • English-speaking rep at the arrival and departure in the PKC airport 
  • Transfers by coach
  • Helicopter MI-8 service
  • City tour and museums fees
  • Guide, interpreter and cook services
  • Visa invitation and visa registration
  • Permits

What to wear?

Questions? Interested in booking a trip? See here for answers to frequently asked questions and here for more Kamchatka pictures, click here for booking details or ask your questions here.


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