Valley of Geysers
Located in the center of Kamchatka is Eurasia's world-famous Geyser Valley, known for having the second largest concentration of geysers in the world. The area is part of Kronotsky nature reserve and can only be reached by helicopter, it has around ninety geysers and many hot springs.
Found in the southern part of Kamchatka peninsula, Kuril Lake is an ancient crater existing in its current form from around 6460-6414BC. The lake is a popular tourist destination on the Kamchatka peninsula and has the highest density of brown bears and is a major nursery for Sockeye salmon. The lake is difficult to get to and is only accessible by helicopter.
Volcanos of Kamchatka
Koryaksky Volcano Kamchatka
The most well known of all the sites in Kamchatka, the volcanoes of Kamchatka are a UNESCO World Heritage Site that consist of some of the largest and most picturesque volcanoes on the planet. The highest volcano is Klyuchevskaya Sopka standing almost 16,000ft and is the largest active volcano in the Northern Hemisphere, while many volcanologists believe that Kronotsky is a candidate for the world’s most beautiful.
The volcanoes have plenty to offer tourists throughout the year, with guides running snowmobile rides to Avachinsky volcano in Winter, and helicopter tours taking place to Ploskii Tolbachik volcano in good climate conditions.
Wildlife spotting and whale watching
Grey Whale Watching Olga Bay
Wildlife spotting is a popular activity in Kamchatka and offers the chance to see many elusive animals throughout the year from brown bears to Steller’s sea eagles which are known to have a breeding ground on the peninsula. Whale watching is particularly popular in the Okhotsk sea and the Pacific around the 34,000ft-deep Kuril-Kamchatka Trench with a chance to see orca, humpback whales and the critically endangered North Pacific right whale.