|Tours name||Shantar Islands|
|Tour||Adventure, eco- and expedition tourism|
|Expected clientele||Category 1. Men and women from 18 to 70, corporate clients
Category 2. Teenagers from 14 accompanied by a legal representative
|Season||July – September|
|Duration||VIP, Standard 8 days/7 nights
Economy 12 days/11 nights
|Settlements on the route||The Tuguro-Chumikansky and the Polina Osipenko municipal rayons of the Khabarovsky krai
Komsomolsk-na-Amure city, Albazino gold-mining site
|Daily tour program||VIP
Get-together at 7-8 a.m. Shopping for food for the road. Departure by helicopter from Khabarovsk to Briakan settl. (2.5-hour flight). Upon arrival under good weather the group is flying over by helicopter to the Shantar Islands. In case of unfavorable weather the group waits in the settlement for weather clearance. The flying time to the islands is about 1.5 hours. Rest at the base camp.
Day 2 – 7
Meals. Rest. Excursions to the Shantar Islands and the Sea of Okhotsk (visiting Bolshoi Shantar island, Feklistov island, Cape Rape Cape Raduzhny, Arc rock nature monument, etc.)
Under good weather a helicopter flight to Briakan settl. (1.5 hours). Refueling. Flyover to Khabarovsk (2.5 hours).
Get-together at 7 – 8 a.m. Shopping for food for the road. Departure from Khabarovsk to Komsomolsk-na-Amure (about 5 hours on the road). Lunch at the cafe on the way. Departure to Briakan settl. at about 9 p.m. Arrival. Overnight in the trailers equipped with beds.
In the morning if the weather is fine the group flies to the Shantar Islands by helicopter. In case of unfavorable weather the group waits in the settlement for weather clearance. The flying time to the Shantar Archipelago is about 1.5 hours. Rest at the camp.
Day 3 – 7
Meals. Rest. Excursions to the Shantar Islands and the Sea of Okhotsk shore (visiting Bolshoi Shantar island, Feklistov island, Cape Raduzhny, Arc rock nature monument, etc.)
Under good weather flyover to Briakan (1.5 hours). Departing for Khabarovsk by bus (14 – 16 hours).
Off road trophy to the Sea of Okhotsk shore (18 to 24 hours on the road). Lunch at Komsomolsk-na-Amure, dinner on the road (or upon arrival to the sea shore depending on the schedule);
Arrival at the sea shore, rest, acclimation, bath;
Over to Nikolai Bay - Wrangel Bay
Passage to Ongachan Bay;
Passage to Bolshoi Shantar island. Visit of the weather station;
A day’s rest, fishing, visiting the Bolshoi Anaur river;
Passage to Feklistov island, seeing Arc rock nature monument, jasper outcrops;
A day’s rest in Feklistov island;
Coming back, visiting Cape Raduzhny, Ptichy island (birds), returning to the base camp ;
Coming to Ongachan Bay along the mainland part, Maly Shantar (Small Shantar) island, Belyachy (squirrel) island, over to Wrangel Bay;
Day 12 Departure for Khabarovsk city.
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|Description||The route to the Shantar Islands will let you feel the richness of wildlife so full of energy. The Shantar Archipelago and the Sea of Okhotsk shore are a haven for fishermen and photographers: whales, killer whales, seals, bears and other inhabitants of the area are not afraid of man. The travelers will be able to go fishing and cook national fresh fish dishes and also taste salads of local plants, add local spices to any dish. There are plenty of waterfalls abruptly coming down to the sea, high tides and turbulent flows of channels, a visit to Cape Raduzhny will be the highlight of the travel. Movement on the route will be on marine class boats. The Shantar Islands are a truly different world with its own regulations!|