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Cross -country skiing in the Valley of Nalychevo, National Park

Type of the trip: skiing-trekking
Days: 12 days/11 nights
Time: March 15th - May 10th
Price – negotiated price

Nalychevo Nature Park is included in UNESCO's World Heritage List. Nalychevo has a complex geological construction and fascinating history of volcanic and hydrothermal activity. The thermal springs have healthful internals. Nalychevo is famous for the surrounding snow-capped volcanoes, rivers full of salmon, mineral and thermal springs, rich vegetation and abundant wildlife. The best time for this type of tour is March and April when the days become longer and the temperatures are warmer, allowing for more skiing and perfect sun-tan. The route passes through a picturesque scenery of surrounding volcanoes, stone birch forests and variety of mineral springs, both cold and thermal. The valley of Nalychevo river suddenly opens your eyes a bright, wide and calm view. All these give you a great emotional power and energy. This tour for those who likes active rest and skiing, who wants to learn Kamchatka.

Day 1. Meeting at the airport Elizovo. Transfer to the recreation base in Partunka, lodging in the rooms for 2 persons of the double block with common toilet room.  Accommodation, resting and swimming in the pool with hot thermal water. 

Day 2. Travel to Pinachevo village by bus. Today we ski through the river Pinachevo Valley to the Promezhutochniy Priyut. It needs about 3,5 hours. Tourists bring only their personal things, all equipments and food are transported by  snowmobile. After dinner in Promezhutochniy Priyut we go along the river Pinachevki. The Semyonov Cordon locates on 600m high. The whole trek is    21 km. Overnight in a hut.

Nalychevo Nature ParkDay 3. Trekking through Pinachevo Pass (1160m) skis to Nalychevo valley. The whole trek is  22 km. Overnight in a hut.

Day 4. This is a day of rest on thermal springs. The volcanic activity gives rise to formation of tremendous geothermal  and cold mineral springs. Nalychevskie are the only known example in the world with such carbonaceous, arsenic and boric concentrations. Nalychevo valley is covered from all sides by mountainous and volcanoes which produced microclimatic conditions. Not far from it Goryacherechenskie and others  5 groups thermal springs are located, equipped wooden lodges.

Day 5. Day trip to the Talovskiye hot-springs (12 km). They located on the foot of Dzenzur volcano. The trek isn't difficult, it takes 3 hours. The path is light  and easy. Take a dip in the hot springs or even a mud bath. Dinner. Trekking back to Nalychevsky Priyut. Day trek is 24 km both way. Overnight in a wooden lodge.

Day 6.. Rest in the Nalychevsky Priyut. Skiing, swimming

Day 7. Return to the Semyonovsky cordon trough Pinachevsky Pass (1160 m). From above you will enjoy a stunning panorama of Zhupanovsky, Yurievsky and Koryaksky volcanoes. Back way on ski without snowmobile. Day trek is 22 km. Spend the night in a wooden lodge.

Nalychevo Nature ParkDay 8. Ski back to Pinachevo settlement and return by bus to the recreation base in Paratunka, lodging in the rooms for 2 persons of the double block with common toilet room.  Accommodation, resting and swimming in the pool with hot thermal water. 

Day 9-10. Reserve days in case of bad weather.

Day 11.  Excursion along Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, places of interests, Museum of Regional Studies, fishing market. Free time.

Day 12. Drive to the airport for your departure home.

The following is included:

  • all transportation
  • services of the attending personal (a guide, a cook, an interpreter)
  • accommodation in the recreation base
  • admission  fee in Nalychevo Nature Park
  • camping gear except sleeping bag and mat
  • full board en route
  • a satellite phone on he route

Additional information:

Each tourist is necessary  to haveski equipment, rucksack, sleeping bag and sleeping mat; socks, duvet (downy coat with the hood) thick sweater/fleece jacket, wool or polarfleece hat and sunhat/visor, gloves,  sunglasses/sun protection/sunblock,  your personal belongings, swimming suit.

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Our address:
683006 Russia
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatky, Abelya Street 8/1, 71
Mob. Phone +7 914 786 87 18

e-mail: driftig@yandex.ru

General director – Alexsey  Gavrilov
Vice director – Victor Lisienko