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  25. • Tiger Place (Khabarovsk region)
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Place of power: Shantar islands (Khabarovsk region) | Other tours of this place of power

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Photogallery. Okhotskoe sea cruise to Shantar islands
Photogallery. Okhotskoe sea cruise to Shantar islands

The Shantars are a unique nature complex of 15 islands that form a circle round Shantar Sea.

They are to become national park in 2013. They are home to a big population of endemic bear, shantar panda and black bear –grizzly ,to 4 seal species, cowfish, sable, a lot of birds, including the legendary white sea eagle and a variety of plants.

There are capes here with finger shape cliffs, kekury, which made of basalt, marble, as well as of rose, red and green jasper.

A rock ridge divides Opasniy strait into two parts, so the water rushes eastwards and westwards on different sides of it with 37 km/h speed. Two currents form a billow of 2m high. When they merge in the Longa strait they form an enormous roaming crater with a half km diameter and 30 m deep.

A magnetic anomaly is registered here. Compass needle is rotating clockwise non-stop.

Two of the 15 islands - Arka on the west and Lev on the north part of the archipelago have a through passage.

mini cost:180000 руб
maxi cost:220000 руб
dates of arrival:01/06/2012 - 01/09/2012
Day 1

Meeting at the aiport in Khbarovsk. Sightseeing. Shopping. Dinner in a Korean restaurant.

Day 2

Air transfer to Ongachan bay.

Day 3

Trip to the lake, fishing, trip to Abrek bay on the Maliy Shantar in the afternoon to watch whale and bear. Dinner in Ongachan bay.

Day 4

Sea trip to Our bay of Big Shantar. Stops at Maliy Shantar. Lunch. Possibility to watch bears fishing.

Day 5

Sea trip to Feklistov island, excursions to several bays: Red cliffs, White cliffs and Swan mouth, and to Arka island. Lunch . Fishing. Return to Our bay (Nasha bay).

Day 6

Sea transfer to Pankov bay with a stop at the old light-house, pink cliffs and round trip about Lion Jaws Island. Watching breeding sites of cormorant and seal rookery on the sea shore and cliffs. Lunch.

Day 7-8

Lake fishing on the Solyenoye, trip to Prokofyev Island in the afternoon. Photo tour to cliffs, waterfalls, bird colony on the seashore, seal rookery, Kamchatka crab places, possible encounters with fox and bear. Lunch. Night camp in Pankov bay.

Day 9

Sea transfer to Big Anaur bay. Lunch. Evening fishing. Opportunity to watch cowfish.

Day 10

Sea trip to duck island, seal rookery, bird colony, Lunch.

Day 11

Ongachan bay. Whale and bear watching in the evening, optional north deer hunting.

Day 12 

Recreation day. Russian bath, hunting, whale seal and bear watching.

Day 13

Air transfer to Khabarovsk from Ongachan bay, farewell dinner.

Day 14 Transfer to the airport.          


  Necessary  to take warm clothes-Polar fleece jacket, pants, underwear (2 sets) and waterproof jacket, hiking clothing made from natural fabrics,good shoes,high boots. Trekking stick.
Basin, spoon, cup, knife, water bottle and a folding chair (or smth to sit)
sunscreen and chapping cream,  mosquito cream and flashlight.Sporting gun and flare gun.