Set sail on a truly unforgettable journey to the Ring of Fire in Russia’s Far East. Board your vessel in the capital of the Kamchatka region, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, before heading out from what some people consider as the best natural harbour in the world. With a combination of numerous shore landings and zodiac excursions, you will gaze upon incredible rugged landscapes and distinctive wildlife, including sea otters, orcas, Stellar’s sea eagles, brown bears and more. From uncovering the spectacular marine life of the Pacific Ocean to searching for brown bears in dense cedar forests, the Kamchatka region of Russia is a new frontier for hikers, birders, photographers and adventurers alike.
What makes this trip extraordinary
- Discover one of the world’s most wild and remote destinations.
- Experience the best of the natural and cultural history of the Kuril Islands and Commander Islands.
- Explore the volcanic highlands of Iturup Island, where thermal hot pools await.
- Witness bird colonies in their thousands overhead, as well as cetaceans in the high seas.