Rafting and Fishing in Opala river detailed itinerary

Day 1. Departure from Moscow

Arrive in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski. Transfer to Paratunka – thermal waters resort area not far from the city. Overnight at a hotel with a thermal open air swimming pool.

Day 2. Petropavlovsk Kamchatski

Bus excursion to Petropavlovsk. It is possible to visit special shops for fishing on the way. Overnight at the same hotel in Paratunka.

Day 3. Flight to Opala river

By helicopter to the Left Opala river to the beginning of rafting. Preparation for rafting. 3 km radial walk to the springs though the stone birch forest. Natural thermal bath with sandy bottom and 40-45 C hot water. Bathing. Fishing. Dinner. Camp.

Day 4. Rafting

Rafting down 15-20 km. Camp.

Day 5. Rafting

Rafting down to Opala Volcano caldera (20-25 km). Left Opala river merges Middle Opala river and further on forms Opala river itself. Good fishing. Camp.

Day 6. Rafting. Hot springs.

Rafting down to Lower Opalinskiye hot springs (15-20km). Hot springs stetch along the left river bank for 100m. Hot mineral water flows down from 6 meters hight painting the slope into different colors. 3 km radial walk to the waterfalls and mineral water lake with water "boiling" with gas coming up from its bottom. Camp at the river bank.

Day 7. Rafting.

Rafting across the caldera (15-20km). The river becomes wide and slow. At the edge of caldera there are rapids looking like a group of stones in the river stretching for 50m long.

Day 8. Rafting. Savan river.

Rafting to the river Savan and further down (25-30km). The flow becomes slower and the river forms numerous stretches. Very good fishing. Camp by the helicopter meeting site.

Day 9. Petropavlovsk Kamchatcki

Fishing. Rest. Meeting helicopter, flight back to Petropavlovsk. Hotel in Paratunka. Thermal swimming pool.

Day 10. Departure to Moscow

Transfer to the airport. Fly home.

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