Trips around Kamchatka
Kamchatka tours & travel with "DILIGANS" Tourism Company
The Kamchatka peninsula is situated in the noth-east part of Russia . It is washed by the Pacific Ocean , the Okhotsk sea and the Bering sea . Kamchatka Region includes the Koryak Autonomy Region, Commander and Karaginsky Islands .
The total area of Kamchatka peninsula is 472,300 sq.km. Altogether Kamchatka could easily include England , Portugal , Belgium and Luxemburg.
There are 2 big Reserves in Kamchatka: the Kronotsky Reserve and Commander Reserve and a lot of Parks and Protecting areas.
The relief is mostly mountainous. There are 141 extinct volcanoes and 28 active volcanoes . The most active are Kluchevskoy, Shiveluch, Mytnovsky, Avachinsky, Karymsky. The highest volcano is Kluchevskoy (4848m.) it is also the highest volcano in Eurasia .
The Kamchatka peninsula is very rich with mineral waters . Here the treatment and prophylaxis of all imaginable diseases are possible.In Kamchatka there are 274 groups of mineral waters. The most known are Tymonovskiye hot springs, Khodutkinskiye hot springs , Malky, Banniye hot springs , Paratunka.
Vegetation world of Kamchatka is beautiful and unique and numerous.
Kamchatka is the place where many species of marine mammals coexist, also there are a lot of birds, different species of fish. And of course, there is great interest in the brown bear, one of the biggest bear species in the world.