Kamchatka: killer whales and bears

Feel the full unity with the Kamchatka nature and its power, watching the wild animals of the region. You will have a rest in the company of like-minded people under the strict supervision of an experienced team.

You will get acquainted with Kamchatka: explore Russian Bay, meet sea lions and curious seals, if you are lucky — killer whales and even whales, see mountain peaks from the helicopter windows, take pictures of the main inhabitant of the peninsula — a brown bear, kayak the picturesque Tolmacheva Lake and visit the Small Valley of Geysers.

Location

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
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Duration
10 Days
9 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 25 Jul – 3 Aug
    • 3 – 12 Aug
    • 12 – 21 Aug
    • 21 – 30 Aug
    • 24 Aug – 2 Sep
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Accommodation
  • Guest House
    7 nights
  • Cabin on the boat
    1 night
  • Camp Site
    1 night
Comfort
  • Basic
  • Upscale
Difficulty
Moderate
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers
Group
Up to 10 people
Minimum age
7 years old
Group meet at
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Sea voyage
Explore Russian Bay on a sailing catamaran
Spotted seals
You will see sea lions resting on the shallows in the bay
Meeting with whales and killer whales
You will look with both eyes, because there is a high probability of meeting marine life
In search of a brown bear
Go to the wild coast, where you can see the bears who came for berries
Exciting kayaking
Go to meet the sunset on Tolmacheva Lake while kayaking
By helicopter to the mountain range
Fly to admire the Vachkajec mountain range, waterfall and mountain circus from a bird's eye view

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrival in Kamchatka, city tour, trip to the Pacific coast

    Arrival at Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky International Airport. 

    Meeting at the airport and transfer to the guest house/chalet.

    After checking into the rooms, you will have lunch, a sightseeing tour of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and a trip to Halaktyrsky beach.

    You will get acquainted with the history of the capital of the Kamchatka Territory, visit iconic places and learn about the discovery of these places by the Cossacks and during the Kamchatka expeditions of Vitus Bering.

    Halaktyrsky Beach is a beach on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, which is located near Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. It is famous for the black sand of volcanic origin and the panorama of the Koryak, Avachinsky and Kozelsky volcanoes.

    Dinner, rest at the guest house/chalet.

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  • Day 2 - Sea voyage
  • Day 3 - Kayaking
  • Day 4 - Free or spare day
  • Day 5 - Country hot springs and Dangerous Canyon
  • Day 6 - Helicopter tour to the Vachkazets mountain range
  • Day 7 - Transfer to Tolmacheva Lake
  • Day 8 - Walk along the lake, return to the city
  • Day 9 - Free (spare) day
  • Day 10 - Transfer to the airport
Difficulty
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Guest House
    7 nights
  • Cabin on the boat
    1 night
  • Camp Site
    1 night
Comfort
  • Basic
  • Upscale
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The tour provides double accommodation in the Bay House guest house or a country hotel (the accommodation option is determined by the tour organizer), as well as overnight stays in catamaran cabins and cabins on Tolmacheva Lake.

Single occupancy is not allowed on the programs, but, upon request, possible options can be discussed when booking.

Guest house "Bay House" or Country hotel (chalet) 7 nights
Guest house "Bay House"

It is located on the shore of Avacha Bay, behind which the peak of the Vilyuchinsky volcano rises majestically. At the same time, it will take no more than 15-20 minutes on foot to the center of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, as well as to the nearest fish market, where you can buy Kamchatka delicacies – red caviar, salmon and Kamchatka crabs.

It offers tourists not only cozy rooms, but also dishes of real Kamchatka cuisine, as well as a cozy sauna overlooking the bay. The price includes hearty breakfasts for the entire stay. Smoking is prohibited on site. 

In individual comfort class rooms: one double or two single beds, panoramic or attic window, mini fridge with pay bar, bedside tables, work area with WI-FI, individual lamps, wardrobe with hangers, coffee table, bath towels and bathrobe, individual bathroom with shower.

On one floor there is a recreation area with several sofas, coffee tables and a TV with Internet access, which turns into a dining area where you can cook your own food and admire the incredible beauty of the panorama of Avacha Bay. Cozy blankets, sociable and helpful staff, board games and many other pleasant things will make every evening of your stay at the guest house memorable.

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Another option
Country hotel (chalet)

The hotel is located in a forest area, 10 minutes from the center of Yelizovo.

There are several detached houses and a hotel complex on the territory.

We have provided all the amenities — a restaurant where you can enjoy breakfast and dinner from our chef, amenities in every room and tranquility away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

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Sailing catamaran "Killer whale" 1 night
Houses on Tolmacheva Lake 1 night

Tour conditions

Group
up to 10 tourists
Minimum age
7 years old
Duration
10 days 9 nights
Group meets at
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Included in price

  • meeting and seeing off at the airport;
  • all transfers according to the program;
  • support by a manager;
  • accommodation in a guest house or chalet/on a catamaran/ in a camp on the lake;
  • breakfast and dinner at the guest house/chalet;
  • snacks on hiking routes;
  • guided tours;
  • equipment rental (trekking poles).

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and back;
  • meals not specified in the tour program (lunch on free days);
  • additional services;
  • additional excursions (optional):
    • an ethnic tour and a visit to a sled dog kennel — from 6,000 rubles/person.;
    • jeep tour of the Vachkajets mountain range — from 13,000 rubles/person/1 day;
    • bathing in thermal springs — from 1,500 rubles/person.;
    • helicopter tour to the Valley of geysers — from 56,000 rubles/person/1 day;
    • helicopter tour to Kuril Lake — from 56,000 rubles/person/1 day;
  • the surcharge for English—speaking foreign citizens is 25,000 rubles/person.;
  • the surcharge for Chinese citizens is 40,000 rubles/person.;
  • the surcharge for Russian—speaking foreign citizens is 3,000 rubles/person.;
  • medical insurance.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

Since holidays in Kamchatka are active and the climate is peculiar, in addition to the usual travel items, we recommend that you carry the following additional things:

  1. Footwear:
    • waterproof trekking boots are most suitable for hiking and climbing (preferably with Gore-Tex insoles and/or with a special water-repellent impregnation); shoes should be well worn and comfortable;
    • sports slippers or sneakers.
  2. Clothes:
    • windproof waterproof membrane jacket (preferably with insulation);
    • comfortable sweatpants made of lightweight quick-drying material that can keep warm at low temperatures;
    • fleece jacket or sweater;
  • lightweight down vest/jacket;
  • a pair of T-shirts;
  • underwear, thermal underwear, including;
  • socks (several pairs);
  • headdress (cap/panama hat and hat);
  • lightweight fleece gloves;
  • a bathing suit.
  1. Backpack:
    • For day trips, you will need a small backpack for a bottle of water, spare clothes and personal belongings.
  2. Personal items:
    • sunglasses;
    • hygienic lipstick;
    • sunburn protection product;
    • individual first aid kit;
    • mittens or gloves for trekking and climbing;
    • drinking container (plastic bottle, light flask);
    • flashlight with spare batteries;
    • insect repellent with an active substance content of at least 23%;
    • photo and/or video equipment.
  3. Documents:
    • passport;
    • air ticket;
    • insurance policy;
    • a birth certificate if a child is flying with you.
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Dates and Prices

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