Ascent to Gorely volcano - where is home of clouds
Here it is, a great Kamchatka. How many wonderful places, and how many discoveries you can do! Could you imagine that you will climb to a real active volcano? Is it possible! The tour to Gorely volcano, which takes 1-2 days, can be compared with a year of life!
Yes, this tour takes only a day or two! Is it few? This time is enough to have a fascinating adventure. Choose any day from mid-June to mid-September, to open new horizons of Kamchatka.
Way will be interesting, you should take only a backpack with packed lunch and spare clothing.
We should focus on the program of the tour:
8:00. The whole group heads to car for going to the volcanic plateau, which is right at the Gorely volcano. Along the way are beautiful views - you have 3 hours to enjoy it. And while are you going,you will see throuhg the window Paratunskaya area, Mutnovsky and Vilyuchinsky volcanoes...
11:00 - it's time to climb the volcano Gorely. Tea with sandwiches give you some energy!
At noon we start! Ascent is not difficult, you will go through the places where earlier flowed lava flows, forming a comfortable path. On the way we meet kekurs - frozen lava remnants of diverse forms. 3 hours fly by, and during that time we will overcome the height difference of 900 meters, and then you can eat something again!
The most interesting that you have to explore with enthusiasm and help of an experienced guide all the craters of the volcano. Then we go to the camp, filled with emotions and being delighted with what we saw!
19:00 tired but happy we'll back by the car to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
Tour to Gorely volcano is for everyone
The advantage of this tour to Gorely volcano couldn’t be counted, and one of them is the price. This is already included in the price:
Meal on the route.
Provide group inventory and equipment for everyone.
Help of the guide.
It is remarkable that this tour is universal, There exist even tours for children. Parents can take their children to show them how great and beautiful our world, and may be the road to the summit of the volcano will become for them an impulse to further study of the beauties of the planet Earth.
Who is this giant?
The volcano that is indeed a giant. Its height is 1829 meters. He found his home at the 80 km south of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. By the way, he has a second name - Burnt Ridge.
If you are told that there are volcanoes higher that Gorely and it is not so attractive - do not believe them! It is really beautiful, and to know its "inner world" you can by looking at craters on its top. Yes, you will have a difficult path, but it's worth it!
Just imagine the picture - over land stands the impressive mountain range, which begins straight from the bottom of the caldera in the form of an ellipse. Volcano had seen a lot in its life, changing, adapting to the whims of nature. Earlier Gorely volcano was a shield-like, the diameter of the foot was 30 km, but the central part went down, and there was a caldera from 9 to 14 km. When was the eruption the lava looked for a way through a number of craters at the bottom of the caldera. Growing cones merged together. The years passed, then centuries, and now we can see the mountain range, which cannot be confused with any other.
Ask the volcano
Turns out volcanoes can talk. Their language understood by few people. All that we can see is a description of the harsh world that is living its own life.
This is not high mountain range, and these are remnants of an old volcano.
And here is the craters at the top of Gorely. They are like people - each has its own personality, different from each other, creating a friendly group, which you can see by climbing the volcano Gorely.
Excursion to Gorely volcano
But why should we wait for the ascent, if you can watch the impressive craters right now: “Active” crater does not get tired to surprise - and it is still full of energy.
It’s a zinger with a funnel of regular shape and a diameter of about 250 meters, and its depth is 200! There is a place for an acid lake. Do you want a firework? It will be - and it’s fumaroles that hit along the bottom and the walls of the crater.
Do not forget to visit "Blue Lake". By its beauty and size it could be compared any one of the craters. Its house is located on the eastern part, irregularly shaped crater surrounded by impregnable steep walls, guarding the lake of gentle blue color, decorated with ice floes ...
And that's not all craters. Excursion to Gorely volcano will allow you to get acquainted with most of them and keep them in your heart and memory.
Our team is waiting for you!
We invite you to make a choice in favor of the wonderful tour, which enjoys by stable demand every year. It will give you an incredible day, which you will want to repeat more than once!
Do you have questions? We will be happy to get a free consultation, because we work for you and we are full of enthusiasm to show you the Kamchatka Peninsula, which we love and appreciate!