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Russian fishing on Kamchatka

Destination: Kamchatka
Easy - nothing more than normal walking while sight-seeing
Moderately Easy - 1-3 hours of physical activity daily
Moderate - 3-5 hours of physical activity daily
Challenging - 5-7 hours of challenging physical activity daily
Extreme - 7+ hours of challenging/extreme physical activity daily
Difficulty
Basic — most of nights in tents or rooms with shared WC, some nights in comfortable rooms.
Standard — most of nights in comfortable rooms, some nights in tents or rooms with shared WC.
Upgraded — all nights in comfortable rooms.
Comfort
Minimum age of the participant of this trip
7 Days
June
Highlights
  • Experience trophy fishing in Kamchatka
  • Sleep in a fishing village
  • Have seasoned guides accompany you throughout your trip
  • Enjoy fishing even as a beginner
  • Rest in the wild
  • See Kamchatka breathtaking landscapes
Tour Overview

Of all kind of fishing, the best one surely is trophy fishing! Go on a one week fishing trip to one of the most beautiful places of all Russia: the River Bolshaya at the junction of the Rivers Bytraya and Plotkova in the center of the Kamchatka Territory. The River Bolshaya is accessible, full of fish and, most of all, holds a treasure. A trophy fish that every angler dreams to reel: the Chinook Salmon, also called King Salmon. It can be more than 180 centimeters long (6 feet) and weigh about 40 kilograms (90 pounds).

Whether you are a beginner or an advanced angler, this fishing trip will suit you well. Our seasoned guides will help you take to this activity that tends to be a bit of a gamble at times. And if you wish to try your hand at a professional level, a contest for the best angler – or for the luckiest! – will be hold. But you can be sure of one thing – this fishing trip won’t let anybody down without a catch!

Throughout this trip, you’ll experience all the aspects of Russian fishing. In the evening you’ll rest in the wooden houses of the fishing village and relax in Russian banyas.

Get ready to visit one of the most beautiful places of all Russia and become a salmon fishing enthusiast!

Tour programme
  • Day 1
    Journey from Petropavlovsk-Kamtcharskiy to the River Bolshaya
    Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy — Grand river
  • Day 2
    Fishing along the main course of the river
    Grand river
  • Day 3
    Go back fishing
    Rivière Grande
  • Day 4
    Fish at the junction of the rivers
    Bolshaya river
  • Day 5
    Enjoy Paratunka Village and the hot springs valley
    Grand river — Paratunka village
  • Day 6
    Day at leisure
    Paratunka village — Petropavlovsk-Kamtcharskiy
  • Day 7
    Time to depart
    Petropavlovsk-Kamtchatskiy
  • 10:30
    Journey to the River Bolshaya
    On arrival, your driver and your guide welcome you and check-up for your equipment. If you do not have one or if it’s incomplete you can buy what you need on your way to the River Bolshaya.
  • 13:00
    Lunch Not included
    Have lunch in a café by the road (not included, payable in cash on site).
  • 15:00
    Transfer on boat to the resort
    See the River Bolshaya for the first time. Check into your resort (2-3 persons per room). The River Bolshaya is situated in the center of the Kamchatka Peninsula, on the western coast. It is formed by the junction of the Rivers Bystraya and Plotnikova. It is accessible and full of fish.
  • 19:00
    Dinner
  • Overnight at your resort
Photo of the day
Route
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy — Grand river
Accommodation
Accommodation on the river Grand, Kamchatka
Triple room
Note

3 h transfer  (200km)

  • 09:00
    Breakfast
  • 10:00
    Fishing on the river
    Motor to the main course of the river and enjoy fishing from the boat. Even if you’ve never fished before, you’re sure to reel a beautiful catch. In the River Bolshaya you can find many different sorts of fish: Chinook (King) Salmon, Red (Sockeye) Salmon, Pink (Humpback) Salmon, Coho Salmon, Stone Loach, Thumallus and many others.
  • 13:00
    Lunch
    Either picnic on the boat or have lunch at your resort when you return.
  • 15:00
    Go back fishing
  • 19:00
    Dinner
    Have dinner by the fireplace and share your daily experience with the others.
  • 20:00
    Russian banya
  • Overnight at your resort
Photo of the day
Pêche au Kamtchatka
Route
Grand river
Accommodation
Accommodation on the river Grand, Kamchatka
Triple room
  • 09:00
    Breakfast
  • 10:00
    Fishing on the river
    Most anglers come all the way to the River Bolshaya in search for the trophy fish, Chinook Salmon, also called King Salmon. In Kamchatka, they’re sometimes more than 180 centimeters long (6 feet).
  • 13:00
    Lunch (picnic)
  • 15:00
    Go back fishing
  • 19:00
    Dinner
  • 20:00
    Russian banya
  • Overnight at your resort
Photo of the day
Pêche sur la rivière Bolchaïa, Kamtchatka
Route
Rivière Grande
Accommodation
Accommodation on the river Grand, Kamchatka
Triple room
  • 09:00
    Breakfast
  • 10:00
    Fishing contest
    During this 3 day fishing trip, organize a contest for the largest reel. Choose a fishing spot on your own or follow your guide’s advice.
  • 13:00
    Lunch (picnic)
  • 15:00
    Go back fishing
  • 19:00
    Dinner
  • Overnight at your resort
Photo of the day
Pêche, Kamtchatka
Route
Bolshaya river
Accommodation
Accommodation on the river Grand, Kamchatka
Triple room
  • 09:00
    Breakfast
  • 10:00
    Travel to Paratunka Village
    Travel to Paratunka Village and its 106°C hot springs (223°F). Its first spa resort was opened in 1946. People go there not only for healing but also to take some rest away for the hustle and bustle of the city.
  • 13:00
    Lunch Not included
    Have lunch in a café your way to Paratunka (not included, payable in cash on site).
  • 15:00
    Enjoy Paratunka Village
    Arrive Paratunka Village and check into your resort. Have some leisure time to rest, bathe into the hot springs, enjoy the banya or the swimming pool or go to the restaurant.
  • 19:00
    Dinner Not included
  • Overnight at your resort
Photo of the day
Route
Grand river — Paratunka village
Note

5 h transfer  (230km)

  • 09:00
    Breakfast at the resort
  • 11:00
    Spend your day at leisure
    Spend your day as you wish it. You can subscribe to either of those two options at extra cost payable in cash on site. First option: Fly in a helicopter down to the bottom of the Geysers Valley. You can add an extra to this option and visit the Uzon Caldera. Fly around the Karymsky volcanoes (1486m) and Maly Semyachik (1560m), hike through the valley and a bathe in Zhupanovsky springs. Enjoy gazing upon the 20 great geysers: Velican (Giant), Zhemchuzhny (Pearly), Sakharny (Sugary), Troinoi (Triple), Konus (Cone), Fontan (Fountain), Maly (Small), Bolshoy (Big), Shchel (Split)… Some of them will erupt every 10-12 minutes, others every 4-5 hours. Your eyes shall never forget the sight of the steam jets, the boiling water fountains, the incredible colors of the luxuriant slopes running with boiling water. Second option: Board your cruise for a 5-6 hour long boat tour of Avacha Bay. Fish, watch the seabirds, see Babushkin Kamen Island and the Three Brothers Rock and set foot on the Starichkov Island in the Pacific Ocean.
  • Overnight at your resort
Photo of the day
Route
Paratunka village — Petropavlovsk-Kamtcharskiy
  • 09:00
    Breakfast
  • 11:00
    Transfer to the airport
    Checkout your hotel and visit the fish-market and souvenir shop. Transfer to the airport for your flight.
Photo of the day
Route
Petropavlovsk-Kamtchatskiy
Detailed description
Departures
June, 22 2018
Start
-
June, 28 2018
End
Available: 4+
Status
1,849 $
Basic price per person
Price includes
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Transport as per itinerary
  • Administrative registration
  • Transfer from airport / railway station on first day
  • Transfer to airport / railway station on last day
  • Letter of invitation
  • Russian-speaking guide services
  • Meals according to the program
Price does not include
  • Personal expenses and tips
  • Visa fees and travel insurance
  • Airline tickets
  • Optional activities
For more info, please download the detailed description of the trip.
Note

Single supplement for an overnight in the hotel - 7 000 roubles. Equipment rent (spinning with fishing reel, without spinner) - 1 120 roubles / for 1 day. The price is fixed and won't changed according to the group's size. During the fishing there will be 2 persons in the boat. The tour dates can be changed according to your suggestions. Please, take with you the waders or wading boots.

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Fabienne
From 7 August 2017 to 19 August 2017
Destination: Kamchatka
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joli voyage. Des choses peuvent être améliorées au niveau de l'organisation sur place, transmission d'informations sur la région de la part du guide, repas dans les hôtels (mauvais)
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Jean-Jacques
From 29 July 2017 to 11 August 2017
Destination: Kamchatka
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La principale critique porte sur l'hotel Petropavlosk dont le restaurant est très bon, mais les chambres minables: cage à lapin , mobilier délabré, moquette usée et sale. Pour le même prix j'avais réservé , pour la fin du voyage, un B and B dans Petro dans lequel nous avions une "suite" sejour avec ecran plat, salle de bain, et chambre avec lit super King size. Les petites huttes de l'avant dernier
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Je vous remercie d'avoir pris le temps de nous laisser votre avis sur le séjour. Nous l'avons bien reçu via le lien que vous avez utilisé. Je suis soulagée de savoir que l'équipe présente avec vous ait bien veillé à votre sécurité et se soit occupé de faire fuir cet ours.   Merci également pour les remarques que vous avez portées à notre attention. Concernant le logement aux hôtels à Pétropavlovsk,
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Yves
From 12 July 2017 to 20 July 2017
Destination: Kamchatka
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- Temps de trajets très, très longs - Guide ne donnant aucune info sur le pays, sur la vie des gens.... Plus un accompagnateur qu'un guide...... - Dans les points forts du voyage était noté ascension su volcan Plotski : non fait ? - Bien spécifier dans le descriptif, la présence des moustiques qui est très très importante.
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Jacky
From 12 July 2017 to 21 July 2017
Destination: Kamchatka
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Tout c'est bien déroulé. Les hébergements étaient rustiques mais nous le savions dès le départ, tout comme les moyens de transport. Le guide était un bon accompagnateur mais n'avait pas les capacités d'un guide. Heureusement, nous avions 2 personnes dans le groupe qui ont tenus le rôle de guide de façon parfaite. Les cuisinières nous ont régalés durant tout le séjour avec une bonne cuisine. Nous avons
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Etienne
From 15 August 2016 to 25 August 2016
Destination: Kamchatka
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