SHANTAR ARCHIPELAGUS - the pearl of the Sea of Okhotsk

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SHANTAR ARCHIPELAGUS - the pearl of the Sea of Okhotsk

1. Theme

NATURE & WILDLIFE

CRUISES & WATER TRIP

ACTIVITIES ADVENTURES EXTREME

2. Region, city, itinerary

Khabarovsk Territory, Khabarovsk, Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Nikolay Bay, Shantar Islands.

3. Seasonality

June -August

4. The complexity, style of the tour

Comfortable extreme

Soft adventure

Wildlife watching and trekking

Helicopter / Mini cruise

5. Accommodation

Tourist base, aboard the boat

6. Number of days

3-5 days

7. Number of people

Up to 12 people

8. Booking conditions

3-5 weeks before the tour start

The Shantar Islands is an archipelago located in the Sea of ​​Okhotsk at the entrance to the Academy Bay, Tugursky Bay and Udskaya Bay. It consists of many rocks and kekurs, as well as fifteen large and small islands: Diomede Stones, South, Medium, North, Sukhotina, Steller Sea Stones, Prokofiev, Kusov, Sugar Loaf, Utichy, Bird, Bear, Squirrel, Small Shantar, Feklistova and Big Shantar. The total area of ​​the archipelago is about 2,500 square kilometers. The islands were discovered in 1718-1719 by the expedition of Yakov Yelchin.

During a trip to the Shantar Islands, you will stay at an well-equipped base, watch breaching (jumping out of the water) and tail-slapping whales and killer whales, admire pinniped rookeries, fish, cook some amazing delicacies from a fresh catch on fire, enjoy amazing natural phenomena: sunsets, sunrises, a foggy rainbow, raging and stern then calm again the Sea of ​​Okhotsk, picturesque cliffs and kekurs and travel along the coastline of the Shantar Islands.

Okhotsk Sea - the home of whales - where you can even watch the whale kindergarten.

The Shantar archipelago and the coast of the Sea of ​​Okhotsk is a paradise for fishermen and photographers. Whales, killer whales, seals, bears and other inhabitants of these places are not afraid of humans. The unusual flora of the islands and the coast will not leave you indifferent.

You will take pictures against the background of rocks made of semi-precious stones, or the endless sea, where sea lions and other pinnipeds are warming in the waves, sparkling in the sun, killer whales, whales, amazing birds flying and swimming. These photos will decorate your photo album, and memories of the trip will be the brightest and most romantic memories ever. You will taste the real, freshly obtained Okhotsk Sea delicacies: crabs, various types of fish, salads from local plants, hot beverages made with coastal medicinal herbs. Our cooks are true professionals and will be able to impress you with the Far Eastern cuisine.


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