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Last Minute Travel Deals: Kamchatka Tour/Air Packages

  LAST MINUTE TRAVEL DEALS: KAMCHATKA TOUR/AIR PACKAGES Book packages with these select tour operators and receive up to 10% off tour prices and 10% off airfares. Join Kamchatintour, the premier ground operator for foreign groups visiting Kamchatka. LAST MINUTE DEAL: 10% off one-week Amazing Kamchatka tour to visit famous Valley of Geysers, climb an active volcano, participate in a rafting …

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Adventures in The Russian Far East: Interview with Vadim Mamontov, Director & Founder of RussiaDiscovery Travel Company

Yakutia Airlinesʼ direct summer flights from Anchorage to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky on the Kamchatka Peninsula and to Yakutsk in the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic open up more opportunities for Americans to visit the Russian Far East’s most exotic places, with endless opportunities to discover and explore dramatic landscapes, unique wildlife, indigenous cultures and Russian hospitality. RussiaDiscovery is an adventure tour operator based in …

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Where Earth Meets Sky: Kamchatka Skyrunning

CELEBRATE KAMCHATKA’S VOLCANOES THIS AUGUST. REGISTER TO PARTICIPATE IN AN AVACHA VOLCANO SKYRUNNING RACE AND EARN A 10% DISCOUNT OFF YOUR AIRFARE! Every August, Kamchatka welcomes visitors to join in a celebration of the peninsula’s volcanoes with festivities and sporting events. Watch for these events in August. SKYRUNNING CHAMPIONSHIP, AVACHA VOLCANO, AUGUST 12-13, 2017. Experience where the earth meets the …

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Yakutia, Land of Extremes

Yakutia Airlines is operating seasonal summer flights on the routing Anchorage – Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky – Yakutsk (the layover in Kamchatka is just a few hours in each direction) which makes travel to and from Yakutsk convenient and comfortable. Yakutia, or Sakha Republic, is a vast unexplored region of Siberia. Yakutia occupies one-fifth of the territory of Russia. Yakutia is rich in …

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My First Trip to Kamchatka, by Saule Richardson

I had always dreamed about visiting Kamchatka sometime. From the time I began working on salmon conservation in 2011 I thought it would be fascinating to see the frigid, volcano-studded land that according to Kamchatka people only has two seasons in a year: “white winter” and “green winter.” Kamchatka is famous for more than 30 volcanoes, but also, geysers, rivers …

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My Kamchatka Photo Trip

The article is written by Yanai Bonneh and republished here with permission from 56th Parallel. “My name is Yanai Bonneh. I live in Ein HaBesor, a cooperative Israeli settlement in the Negev Desert. Few months ago I watched TV at home and saw a movie about Kamchatka on NG channel. I was amazed from the first moment and promise myself …

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International Date Line. Flight from Kamchatka to Alaska over the Pacific Ocean. Author: Photographer Slava Stepanov

Article was published with permission from author, photographer Slava Stepanov. Source: http://gelio.livejournal.com/217950.html We are used to treat the time zones practically – they are important in traveling and long journeys. Forgetting about the time zone, you can be late for the flight and simply “lost in time”. We count time zones starting from the Greenwich – conventional zero line, “plus” to …

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Alaskan’s Adventures in Kamchatka: Interview with Scott McMurren

Yakutia Airlines’ direct summer flights from Anchorage to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky on the Kamchatka Peninsula opens up more opportunities for Alaskans to visit Russia’s most exotic places with endless opportunities to explore dramatic landscapes, unique wildlife, native cultures and hospitality. We are interviewing Alaska travel expert and travel blogger Scott McMurren, who shares his recent experience traveling to Kamchatka. Q: Tell our …

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Kamchatka Celebrates Its ‘Volcano Day’

Volcano Day in Kamchatka, August 19-21, 2016 Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula hosts 300 volcanoes, 30 of which are active. The Day of the Volcano is an official holiday in Kamchatka gathering annually several thousand locals and visitors at the foot of Avacha Volcano. The main event is the climb to the top of the Avacha volcano (2700 meters/6562 feet). Approximate time …