One day tourThe Blue Lakes

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Duration12 hours
Price8 500 RUB ?

Meals: half board: lunch and dinner

Difficulty: average, required an average level of physical training

Period: June – September

Meeting of participants: at our office 20 minutes before departure

Trasnfer: for an additional fee we can arrange transfer from the hotel, ask for details when booking the tour

The Blue lakes are a system of three mountain lakes located at different heights in the glacial valley. It's a real natural park, tourists and locals come here to relax. The way to the lakes is not so long: 38 km drive from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and 15 km walk along a forest trail.

The place got its name because of the interesting optical phenomena: sunbeams are reflected from the purest water and ice at the bottom of the lake in such way that people standing on the shore see the water bright blue or even violet.

Tour program


Meeting of participants

We meet at the appointed place with the rest of the group, check the gear and take the journey. For an additional fee we can arrange transfer from the hotel, ask for details when booking the tour.

Our goal is Moroznaya hill. In winter it is a popular ski resort, and in summer — a starting point of the walking route to the Blue lakes.


The way from Moroznaya hill to the base camp

We reach the base camp through the forest ecological trail. Go out to a large valley of the Polovinka river. The river, rough in this place, originates in one of the Blue lakes, flowing out of it with a small brook. Here we rest, have a snack, go down to the river and explore the area.


Trekking to the Blue lakes

We leave the meadow and set off to our goal, the Blue lakes. Start the way through the birch forest, overcome the rocky terrain and go to the vast gorge. There are three lakes located: "Faith", "Hope" and "Love." Walking around the neighborhood we get acquainted with the local ecosystem. On the banks of the lakes there is alder and creeping cedar growing, in the meadows and slopes there are rhododendrons, irises, saxifrage, and various types of buttercup blooming. From the ridge in front of the lakes a beautiful view opens up: ice circuses of the Vachkazhets volcano and lakes in the valley of the Bystraya river.


Back to the camp

We return the same way. A hot dinner is waiting for us in the meadow. We relax after trekking and share impressions.


Trekking from the camp to Moroznaya hill
Departure to the city

Время в пути — 1 час.

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