WINTER WONDERLAND

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WINTER WONDERLAND

1. Theme

SIGHTSEEING & FIRST SIGHT

ACTIVITIES ADVENTURES EXTREME

NATURE & SNOW EMPIRE

EHTNOS & LOCAL MINORITIES

2. Region, cities, Itinerary of travel

Kamchatka

3. Seasonality

JANUARY - APRIL

5. The complexity, style of the tour

Moderate

Trekking, snow mobile

Wildlife watching and trekking

Winter Adventure

6. Accommodation

Hotel

7. Number of days

7 days

8. Number of people

Starting from 2 persons

9. Booking conditions

1,5-2 month in advance

10. Price range

 

11. Summary of the program

 

A city tour of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky which includes a visit to the Museum of Local Lore, the observation deck, different monuments. During the tour you will learn a lot of interesting things about the history of the discovery and exploration of Kamchatka, its aboriginal people and modern life. After lunch at one of the city’s restaurants, you will visit the gift shop and the market.

 

Trip to the Mayachniy cape by snowmobile.

From the Mayachniy cape you will see the panorama of the Pacific ocean, the Avacha bay surrounding by volcanos and Tri Brata rocks.

 

Excursion to the Ethnic Style Village - sledge dogs’ kennel.

The ethnic style village- sledge dogs’ kennel introduces you to the culture of indigenous people of Kamchatka (Koryak, Itelmens, Evens). The guests will hear the history of sled dog racing in Kamchatka, which is closely connected with the culture and traditions of local aboriginal people, watch traditional dances and learn some of the dancing moves.

You can also take pictures in traditional clothes, learn about the Kamchatka natives’ lifestyle and enjoy flavored hot fish soup (ukha) in the fresh air.

Program: Tour of the sledge dogs’ kennel, meeting the dogs, training the basic skills of driving a dog sled. Dog sledding in turns. After that – ethnic excursion, taking photos in traditional clothes of the indigenous peoples of the north, a hot lunch. Transfer to the recreation center in the village of Paratunka, bathing in the pool with hot thermal water.

 

Excursion to Avacha foothill by snowmobile or snowcat

Avacha Volcano is one of the most active volcanos in Kamchatka (2 751 m.) and is often called the "Home Volcano" because of its proximity to the city. Its crater is filled with solidified lava, over which fumarole vapors often rise.

Mount Verblyud is a volcanic extrusion rising up at the pass between Avacha and Koryakskiy volcanoes. Its height is about

1200 m. From the top of the mountain you can see the beautiful valley of the Avacha river, Avacha bay and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.

Program: Transfer by car to the place where you get on the snowmobile or a snowcat. Snowcat /snowmobile boarding. Transfer to the tourist base at the bottom of Avacha Volcano (about 1 hour). Tea with sandwiches in a warm dining room. Excursion by snowcat / snowmobile (in sledges) to Mount Verblyud with an exceptional view of the Nalychevo Valley, Koryaksky and Avachinsky volcanoes. Return to the tourist base. Hot tea, snacks. Return to the hotel, resting.


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