• Anton Agarkov, Kamchatka


The Kamchatka Peninsula, nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Okhotsk, is a 780-mile-long peninsula located in the Russian Far East. Famous for its large and plentiful brown bears, the region's volcanoes constitute a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Anton Agarkov, Kamchatka

How to get there

Kamchatka is only accessible by air or sea. There are no roads, railway lines or ground-based connections with Eurasia. Kamchatka's main airport is located 20km from its largest city, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. All travellers to Kamchatka require a Russian visa; you’ll need to start the application process at least four months before departure.

Russian High Arctic

Your Next Steps

View our Russia safaris, or talk to one of our specialists for more details on travelling to Russia. Please note we recommend a budget of from £7,000 / $10,000 USD per person for our style of trip to this destination.