Rafting and fishing in Opala river
Type of travel: rafting and fishing
Arrive in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski. Transfer to Paratunka – thermal waters resort area not far from the city. Overnight at a hotel with thermal open air swimming pool.
Bus excursion to Petropavlovsk. It is possible to visit special shops for fishing on the way. Overnight at the same hotel in Paratunka.
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.
Rafting down 15-20 km. Camp.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fishing. Rest. Meeting helicopter, flight back to Petropavlovsk. Hotel in Paratunka. Thermal swimming pool.
Transfer to the airport. Fly home.
Transfer, accommodation, transportation, guide’s service, cook’s service, interpreter’s service, full pension meals, group equipment (tents, kitchen equipment, etc.), visa invitation and visa registration.
For the trip you will need: