Welcome to Kamchatka!
Kamchatka is a striking peninsula in northeastern Russia. It is a geologically very active region and at the same time, it is one of the most aesthetically richest places on the planet. The nature of Kamchatka is a national and world heritage; therefore, it is legally protected. The most significant sites are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Harmony of ice and fire
The diversity of Kamchatka landscape is breathtaking. Smoky vents of active volcanoes, glaciers in extinct craters, fast mountain rivers forming impressive waterfalls, mountain pines and stone-birch forests, alpine meadows full of bright flowers, fields with hot healing springs, geysers running high out of the ground and steam vents — all this sits comfortably alongside, fancifully combining and creating a beautiful picture. The fruitful power of nature created harmony out of contrasts here.
Look into the mouth of the volcano in Kamchatka
Kamchatka is the territory of active volcanoes. Whichever way you look, you will certainly see the mountains. They have a very ancient origin, survived a lot of powerful eruptions until they froze, forming a majestic picture. Nearly three dozen volcanoes remain active to this day. Because of constant eruptions and earthquakes, the landscape of Kamchatka is changing.
Tourists who come here have a unique opportunity to climb volcanoes, look into their craters, see glaciers and mountain lakes, and, while walking along the slope, feel the living breath of the fiery mountain. The routes are worked out in such a way that an ordinary person could easily climb within a few hours. Moreover, you can admire volcanoes from the air. During the helicopter tours, you will have an amazing chance to look into the mouth of an active volcano.
Coastal ocean waters are Kamchatka treasury
Surrounded by the Sea of Okhotsk on the west side and by the Pacific Ocean on the east, Kamchatka experiences the strong influence of such a neighborhood. The ocean determines the climate and weather on the peninsula. It gives people their wealth, as well. Kamchatka coastal waters are a strikingly interesting place for tourism. During boat tours, you can see the most beautiful bays, visit the picturesque islands, and admire the bird bazaars and the rookeries of seals, sea lions, and walruses.
People lived in Kamchatka since ancient times. Indigenous peoples poetized their native land, filling almost every corner with legends and myths. Legends surround the islands located in Avacha Bay, as well. Recognizing them, you will better understand the soul of Kamchatka.
Kamchatka fulfills fishing lovers' dreams
The fish wealth of the region can amaze even a sophisticated person. Hundreds and thousands of salmon are striving to spawn in the clean fresh lakes. In addition, in the seas and lakes, other species of valuable fish constantly inhabit. Therefore, fishing enthusiasts have everything they need here. Having obtained a license, at the time allowed, the angler can fully betake himself to the hobby. The catch, obtained in the thick of stunning nature, is unforgettable. The “catch-release” fishing method is the most popular among tourists who want to preserve the ecological balance.
Kamchatka is a bear paradise
Kamchatka Bear is a real host here. Meeting with a taliped here is an ordinary event. However, it is better to admire the animal from a distance, so when a bear approaches, you need to create more noise. You can observe the habits of these large animals from a safe distance during spawning when the great bearish salmon hunt begins.
Choose Kamchatka tour for your taste
The tourist environment and services are constantly developing in Kamchatka. Guests can choose out of many routes suited to every fancy. Air, boat, and jeep tours, hiking, visiting such amazing places as the Valley of Geysers and the outskirts of the Kurile Lake, climbing volcanoes and much more — all this awaits tourists at any time of the year. However, the most popular season is from July to October.
Welcome to Kamchatka! We are glad to see you!