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2300 EUR. 3 days
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The Kurile lake is a unique natural object because the greatest population of brown bear inhabits the area of the lake. Nowadays the total number of the population is 1000 animals. The unique ecosystem of the Kurile lake was formed and is still preserved because of the reproduction of the greatest herds of the valuable Pacific salmon – the red salmon. Every year 3-10 million spawners come to the Kurile lake. This abundance of fish attracts a lot of predators, including bears.

Day 1: Paratunka – Kurile Lake

Automobile transfer (about 20 min) from hotel to the heliport. Helicopter transfer (about 1 h) to the Kurile lake. Viewing bears and spawning salmon. Accommodation in a specially tent camp that is protected by electric fence. Overnight staying - tents.

Day 2: Kurile Lake

Viewing bears and spawning salmon. A walk along the bank and excursion (about 30 minutes) in the boats over the lake. Returning to the camp. Overnight staying - tents.

Day 3: Kurile Lake – Paratunka

Viewing bears and spawning salmon. Flying (20 min) to the caldera of Ksudach volcano (landing is made only in case of good weather conditions). Excursion in the caldera, then Flying (10 min) to Khodutkinskie hot springs. Bathing in the hot springs. Flying (30 min) to the heliport, then transfer and accommodation at the recreation base of Paratunka.

2 300 EUR – for one person for group of 4 people

The tour price includes the following expenses:

  • transfer hotel-heliport-hotel;
  • helicopter transfer to the Kurile Lake and back;
  • the Kronotsky preserve dues for the rendered services (visiting, accompanying, information ensuring, a guide, accommodation, boat excursion);
  • meal;
  • accompanying service and the common camping outfit;
  • visa support.

Additional costs relating to transportation, food and accommodation arising from the unforeseen consequence are not included in the cost.

Please note that delivery to the Kronotsky Nature Reserve and back is performed by a helicopter and directly depends upon weather conditions. Flight may be delayed for several hours or even several days. That’s why we recommend you to provide several reserve days for the case of non-flying weather or to plan your participation in this tour in the beginning of your journey over Kamchatka.

As the tour’s participants are going to walk through the especially preserved territory they must follow the behavior rules on the reserved territory and safety instructions which will be given to them by the preserve’s keepers and a guide.

We kindly ask You to take a closer look at the section Important information which describes the peculiarities of travelling through Kamchatka, tour categories and necessary personal equipment.

Level of difficulty
Easy
Easy
Accommodation
Hotels
Hotels – 0 days
Huts
Huts – 0 days
Tents
Tents – 2 days
Number of participants
Tents
more 4 persons
Transportation
Helicopter
Helicopter
Ascent to volcanoes
Volcanoes ascension
no