Kamchatka travel holding "Krai-Purga"

E.02. The Valley of Geysers - the Caldera of the Uzon volcano - fishing on the Zhupanova river

Period: the second half of June – the end of September
Duration: 6 – 7 hours
Transport: Flights are made by helicopters Mi 8T
Number of people in a group: min 18 – max 20
Staff: guide, cook



    Visiting one of seven wonders of Russia - the Valley of geysers and no less astonishing site of the Kronotskiy reserve - the Caldera of the Uzon volcano. We offer you to become witnesses of unique natural phenomena - geyser eruptions and sense unity with nature. In the caldera one can observe development of volcanism, the formation of minerals and ores, thermal and acid lakes, and even spills of the youngest oil on the planet. It is here, in these two places, that shooting of the film "Sannikov's land" took place.


  • Take off from the airport to the Valley of Geysers (flying around Karymsky and Maly Semyachik volcanoes) – flight time 1 hour 15 min.
  • Landing at the Valley of Geysers. Observation of the landslide from the first look-out point.  2-hour walking excursion along the wooden path in center of the Valley of Geysers with a guide. From the first observation point tourists will see the consequences of the landslide: the overflow of the river Geysernaya, the submerged griffon of the Geyser Maly(Small geyser), the Geysernoye Lake. Tourists are guaranteed to see the eruption of the Bolshoy geyser (the Big geyser). From the next observation point tourists will see pulsating springs Malakhitovy Grot (Malachite grotto), Avery; eruptions of geysers: Shchel (Crack), Novy Fontan (New Fountain), Fontan (Fountain), Nepostoyanny (Unsteady), Dvoinoy (Double), Shchel (Slot). The luckiest can witness the eruption of the geysers Velikan (Giant), Zhemchuzhny (Pearly), Jubilee Grotto. The cycle of these geysers is rather long: Giant (once in 4-10 hours), Pearly (once in 4-5 hours); as to Geyser Grot (Grotto), it erupts once in several years. 
  • Flight to the caldera of the Uzon volcano. Walking-tour along the Eastern thermal field (1 hour). Bannoye Lake (which has sulfur in its composition), cauldrons with hot water, springs with colonies of carbothionic bacteria (that take part in the process of sulfuric acid formation). Khloridnoye Lake (consists of chloride and sodium, includes sulfuric beach), clayey volcanoes, mud cauldrons.
  • Flight to the river Zhupanova (flight time 40 minutes), lunch, bathing in the hot spring. fishing on the river.
  • Flight to Yelizovo. (flight time 35 minutes)

    Changes in program are possible because of bad weather conditions.  


 Cost per one person (in the group of 18 - 20) – 37 000 roubles.


  • Meals: Standard lunch (hot meals)
  • Insurance
  • Items recommended to have: windproof clothes , casual boots, camera, video camera, personal hygienic items and first aid kit, sunglasses, mosquito repellent, sunscreen cream.
    All other items - just up to you.