• Anton Agarkov, Kamchatka

Location

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.

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Russian High Arctic

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