➤Meet and greet at Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky airport
➤Transfer to your eco lodge
➤Check in an time for lunch
➤Tour to Itelmen village
➤Return to the lodge
Most flights arrive in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky in the morning. Your Discovery Russia's dedicated tour guide will meet you at the airport and transfer to the hotel. “Mystery Kamchatka” is a quiet place for guests who prefer a vacation far away from civilization. “Mystery Kamchatka” Hotel & Restaurant is located in the resort area of Paratunka village, famous for its natural geothermal sources. Guesthouses are located in a closed secure area. There is a bathroom with shower, TV, safe, hairdryer, personal hygiene products, tea and coffee sets in the rooms. The hotel offers 24-hour reception, free Wi-Fi, a big swimming pool with thermal water on the open air and on-site parking. The interior design wonderfully consist of rustic and classic styles.
With only 7 premium villas and 5 rooms deluxe room in the main building, the resort is all about privacy and guests' comfort. Local natural stone and wood are used in interiors. Each villa has a sleeping room, a lounge room with a fireplace, and a private thermal pool. List of activities includes American pool, bowling, hunting, fishing, a private beach, Russian banya, SPA, quads.
In the afternoon, we travel to the local settlement of Itelmen people, to the real one, not a sort of tourist attraction! Everything you see today is not a performance, but a way of life which is still preserved here, at the Far East of Asia, at a volcano’s base. You will be carried through an ancient "purification" ceremony by the Chief, then 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 "circulation on coals" and walk to the ancient Valley of Spirits. Traditional Itelmen dinner will be served: fish soup, meat, herbal teas and cowberry pies. Real Middle Ages in a Kamchatka way!