➤Check out and tranfer to Black Sand Beach
➤Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky city tour
➤Time for lunch
➤Visit Itelmen people village
➤Shaman ceremony & "walking on coals"
➤National Itelmen dinner in the village
➤Return to the city and overnight in a hotel
Aftter breakfast, we check out and travel to Petropavlovsk Kamchatsky for a city tour. The most eastern Russian city, it was visited by such famous seafares as John Cook, Vitus Bering and others and have many secrets to tell despite being so yound, just a few hundred years old. Short city tour in Petropavlovsk Kamchatsky.
In the afternoon, we travel to the local settlement of the Itelmen people. Everything you see today is not a performance, but a way of life which is still preserved, passed on from generation to generation in the far east of Asia, at the base of a volcano. You will be carried through an ancient "purification" ceremony by the Chief, where you will learn about the Itelmens way of life, traditions, legends, and enjoy national dances and songs.
And there is more, if you are interested in mystical aspects of old cultures, you will be able to see an ancient ceremony of shamans, such as "walking on coals" and walk to the ancient Valley of Spirits. Traditional Itelmen dinner will be served: fish soup, meat, herbal teas and cowberry pies.