Kamchatka Peninsula, Kamchatka Krai

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Explore the largest active volcano in the Northern Hemisphere at Kamchatka Peninsula. The river and surrounding valleys of the peninsula are bordered by volcanic belts, including approximately 160 volcanoes, 29 of which are active. The peninsula is known for its volcanic calderas, range of plant forms, variable climates including temperate and subarctic, and for the number and size of brown bears and other animals such as the tundra wolf, arctic fox, and East Siberian lynx. Visit the mineral hot springs and geysers scattered throughout the region, and climb volcanoes for panoramic views of the peninsula. Walk through the native villages, visit the stone sculpture parks, go whale watching, take a cruise around the edges of the peninsula, and peruse the markets in town. The peninsula is notorious for its unpredictable weather, so dress accordingly in layers. Make Kamchatka Peninsula a part of your Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky vacation plans using our Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky tour itinerary planning website .
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  • August 17, 2017
    It is time to visit it, as not to control incipient tourism will eventually destroyed its appeal. As a result there is much tourist infrastructure
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  • August 16, 2017
    Just spent two weeks in Kamchatka with Lost World Tours on the "Treasures of Kamchatka tour". I had a superb trip run by a very efficient outfit. The 16 of us on tour were all impressed by the four su...  more »
  • August 4, 2017
    This peninsula is so far away from everything that you might think there's nothing there at all, but it has just a great amount of combination between the soviet looking city Petropavlovsk that provid...  more »

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