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(Ethno 8010)  

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# 8010

Ethnic - cultural tour to Esso village + Evens' nomad camp.

Tour dates: 19,07 - 28,07
Duration: 10 days / 9 nights
Tour code: # 8010
Tour cost $ 2399 - per person

Information note:

We invite you to visit Kamchatka and make acquaintance with lifestyle, art work and rituals of native people of Kamchatka region.

You can visit settlements and museums which keep the century-old history of Kamchatka land.
We are sure you will be greatly impressed by the life of Itelmens which has not changed a lot since the times of expedition of Vitus Bering and discovery of Kamchatka land.

In the middle of the 17th and beginning of the 18th century native population was about 300.000 people. These peoples were at the stage of primeval relations. Ethnic structure included chukchies, aleuts, koriaks, eskimoses, itelmens and yukagiries.

For now visiting cards of the native people culture are folk ensembles such as "Mengo"- State Academic Koriak ensemble of dancing, "Elvel"- folk ensemble of Itelmens and many many others. They keep ancient dances full of untamed freedom and expression.

Day 1.
Arrival. Meeting in the airport by the representative of Focus Travel. Transfer to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (22km - 30 minutes by car from the airport). Accommodation. Staying overnight (hotel).
Day 2.
Drive to Malky settlement (2 hours, 180 km away from Petropavlovsk). Visiting of Fish-farming factory and mineral water producing factor. Swimming in thermal springs. Staying overnight in Malky (small dwellings).
Day 3.
Drive to Milkovo settlement (3-3.5 hours, 309km away from Petropavlovsk). Visiting local Milkovo museum. Moving to Esso. Coming to the place late at night. Accommodation. Overnight (hotel).
Day 4.
Staying in Esso. Free time. Visiting the hot springs. Rest. Overnight (hotel).
Day 5.
Staying in Esso. Visiting of Esso Museum of Regional Studies. Performance of Evens ensemble. Free time. Overnight (hotel).
Day 6.
Drive to Anavgay settlement. Helicopter delivery to Evens nomad camp (1.5 hours in one direction). Examination of Evens' nomad camp and their lifestyle. Overnight (chum).
Day 7.
Staying at Evens till noon. Returning to Anavgay settl. (helicopter). Moving to 47th km (by car) to the springs. Overnight (tents).
Day 8.
Returning to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (by car - 8 hours). Free time. Overnight (hotel).
Day 9.
Open Sea excursion along Avacha Bay (5-6 hours). Examination of "Three Brothers" rock, "Granny's Rock" island. Taking a boat and getting to the shore of Tikhaya bay. Fishing. Picnic on the sea shore with "Ukha" (Russian style fish soup). Return to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Overnight (hotel).
Day 10.
City-tour. Souvenir shopping. Transfer to the airport..

The price includes:
transportation airport - hotel - airport,
hotel accommodation (twins), helicopter charter, all permits and licenses, insurance.

on the route:hot meals three times a day + dry ration, service of the cook, guide, double accommodations in tents, over night in sleeping-bags.

The price does not include:

strong drinks.
Recommendations for the route:

This route does not require special travel skills, but it contains many natural obstacles. It is not recommended for the persons being in need of medical treatment and constant medical observation.

List of the recommended equipment:

1. Footwear: light trekking boots and gaiters are good for these routes. It is desirable to have Gore-Tex boots, or well impregnated leather boots. High hip-boots are good too. Ankle-high Gore-Tex boots. It is necessary to take high hip-boots two size larger than you have, in order you can wear them with a thick felt insole and two socks (one is thin and another is warm) or with foot binding. It is desirable to have light trainers for the walk in the bivouac and during the transfers.
2. Sleeping-bag  + rug (it's desirable)
3. Personal crockery (travel mug, bowl, spoon, fork)
4. Folding knife
5. Personal hygiene items
6. Clothing: field dress - trousers + weatherproof jacket (made of thick cloth - light tarpaulin, moisture- wind-proof cloth and so on) is preferable, because it is ventilated,
7. Moisture- wind-proof dress made of cloth like Gore-Tex or its analogues.
8. It's desirable to have a big rain-coat, covering the traveler with the rucksack. Underwear (thin flis, wool mixture and so on)
9. Underwear (thin flis or wool)
10. Trousers made of flis (wool)
11. Warm jacket made of flis (sweater)
12. Woolen (flis) cap
13. Warm gloves + moisture-wind-proof mittens (Gore-tex overmittens)
14. Socks: thin - 2 pairs, warm - 2 pairs (if you are in boots - 3 pairs). It's optimal to have socks made of wool and synthetic, "terry type", as they don't rub sore feet so much.
15. Mosquito net + insect repellent
16. Flash light (it's better if it can be warn on the forehead)
17. It's good to have warm waistcoat
18. Sun glasses
19. Flask
20. Telescope sticks (at the least 1) (it's desirable)
21. Personal first-aid set


1. On the route guides ensure the work of the primus-stove, camp-fire and helps cooking.
2. Porter service does not included in the tour cost, but can be organized.

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