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Volcano Mutnovsky

Southern Part of Kamchatka Peninsula, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia
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Well worth the difficult hike !

Hiking up the Mutnovsky is quite an experience! In August the slopes still have snow and the (so... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2018
agrant1942
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Los Angeles, California
Glacier walk a must

Mutnovsky is one of the most accessible of the many volcanoes on Kamchatka. It is located in the... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
Andrew M
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Southern Part of Kamchatka Peninsula, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

Hiking up the Mutnovsky is quite an experience! In August the slopes still have snow and the (so called) trail is often slippery and not very clear. Actually, there is no real single trail but several options, parallel and criss-crossing on the way to the...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Mutnovsky is one of the most accessible of the many volcanoes on Kamchatka. It is located in the Yuzhno-Kamchatsky Nature Park and is accessible all year. The name Mutnovsky, translated into english, is "the cloudy", which relates to the unpredictable weather in this area.It is...More

1  Thank Andrew M
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Its not an easy hike up Volcano Mutnovsky, but its all worth the effort. The calderas are so gorgeous.

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

After crossing a snow field and a couple of ridges, you start smelling the sulfur in the air. The hike is not long, but is rather strenuous; make sure you have your trekking sticks, and, above all, stay with your group. When you finally reach...More

1  Thank ExpatriateInGermany
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

If you are looking for some of the most amazing geothermal activity on the planet this is your place. Hike was about 14 km. The hike over the snow proved to be pretty difficult. But the ascent levels off quite often so you can rest....More

1  Thank iamarugger
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

There was still a lot of snow. We had hours of jeep on a bad road full of holes and stones to then take snowmobiles to arrive to the feet Of the volcano. Then a hard walk of several kilometers on a steep hill to...More

Thank LaurenCe M
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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I was told be locals that is the best volcano day trip to make. It isn't gorely and certainly Abanchevsky are better. It is very beautiful but still not the best

Thank Olga T
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

The trip took place in August 2016 and comprehended the ascend of 4 volcanoes: Tolbachik, Goreli, Mutnovsky and Avacha. Tolbachik is the farthest to the north and it took us over a day to reach. The terrain surrounding it is impressive as it consists of...More

6  Thank brigitte235
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

Volcanos Mutnovky and Gorely, fumaroles, small geysers, waterfalls, etc. Exciting place. Be aware about bears.

1  Thank Alexey D
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Reviewed 10 July 2016

Not easy to get to, but the best way is by helicopter. The helicopter did two passes, one for each side so passengers didn't have to fight for a window. Quite spectacular.

Thank Reginald Dougla... K
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May B
16 February 2017|
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Response from Alexey D | Reviewed this property |
Definitely yes. One of the most well known is mountain ski. It is mostly free ride when helicopter drops you on the top of some volcano and you can ride down for an hour or two. You can have several rides a day. There are... More
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Pamela F
25 January 2016|
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Response from SvenPayerbach | Reviewed this property |
Hi Pamela, Kamchatka region has a lot to see. Recomended areas are "geysir valley" in the north and Mutnovsky volcano in the south. in this area gorely voulcano is also possible by day trip. And if you have possibility take... More
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TovaRanana
8 March 2015|
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Response from Igor N | Reviewed this property |
Well, I would say that most of the tours will take more than 4 hours. My experience was in March though. Maybe in May when snow mostly melts, you'll be able to have a quick tour to the Pacific ocean side with black volcanic... More
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