Travels

Land of Fire & Ice: Kamchatka (18D17N)

Located in the Russian Far East, lies a spectacular landscape of active volcanoes and glaciers bound to dazzle any photographer with its artistry grandeur while the adorable brown bears are sure to have visitors squealing over its cuteness.

This photo-trip is led by Joseph Mak, award-winning photographer and founder of Unusual Expedition Pte Ltd.

SGD $13,800 /pax based on twin sharing 
SGD $15,000 /pax opt for single room 

Upon registration, you will be advised on how to make payment directly to our license tour agent for this trip - Unusual Expedition (TA 02513)

Please email to cia@canon.com.sg for registration.

Kindly indicate the following.

- Name:

- Contact:

- Camera model:

- Title of photography trip:

  • Transportation in a Kamaz 6 wheel drive
  • All meals included as stated
  • 17 Nights in hotels and campgrounds
  • English speaking photography guide
  • Crew of 2 local guides, 1 driver & 1 cook
  • Park Entrance Fees
  • Special Permit for camp stay
  • Helicopter Return Flight to Lake Kuril and Uzon (In event of no fly due to bad weather, we will arrange for alternative program)
  • Return International Air Ticket
  • Visa Fees if Applicable
  • Personal Travel Insurance (Compulsory – Self Purchased)
  • Personal Expenses
  • Additional Beverages / Alcohol
  • Guide and Driver Gratuity – Est:USD15/RUB1000 per day per pax

DAY 1 – KAMCHATKA AIRPORT TO HOTEL (L,D)
Arrival at airport followed by 40 minutes transfer to hotel “Antarius”. Check-in, discussion of route and instructions.

Hotel Antarius: accommodation in double rooms, 2 thermal pools and a Jacuzzi available. In-room amenities include TV, telephone, refrigerator with mini-bar, wardrobe, bathroom with shower.

DAY 2 to 5 – LAKE KURIL CAMP (B, L, D)
Departure to Lake Kuril via Helicopter. Arrival & setup at campgrounds. Photography of bears.
Photography locations will depend on weather conditions.

Lake Kuril Camp: Electric fence surrounds the entire campground. Accommodation in individual clamshell tents. Dining rooms are located beside the tents. Mobility outside of campgrounds are to be accompanied by inspectors.

DAY 6 – HOTEL (B, L, D)
Check in at 3/4 stars hotel for 1 night stay.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7 TO 8 – WATER POND WITH VOLCANOES (CAMP 1) (B, L, D)
Arrival at Camp 1. Setting up at campgrounds. Photography of water pond and volcanoes.
Photography locations will depend on weather conditions.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Camp 1: Accommodation in double tents. Shower and WC tents will be located nearby with electric portable showerheads. Separate dining tent and electric generator available.

DAY 9 TO 11 – DEAD FOREST & LAVA FIELD (CAMP 2)
Arrival at southern plateau of Tolbachik Volcano. Setting up at campgrounds. Photography for Day 9 will focus on Dead Forest and Day 10 on Lava Field.
Photography locations will depend on weather conditions.

Camp 2: Accommodation in double tents. Shower and WC tents will be located nearby with electric portable showerheads. Separate dining tent and electric generator available.

DAY 12 – HOTEL (B, L, D)
Check in at 3/4 stars hotel for 1 night stay.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 13 TO 14 – UZON (Special Permit Issued) (B, L, D)
Departure to Uzon via helicopter. Arrival & setup at campgrounds. Landscape photography.
Photography locations will depend on weather conditions.

Uzon camp : Accommodation in double tents. Shower and WC tents will be located nearby with electric portable showerheads. Separate dining tent and electric generator available.

DAY 15 – HOTEL (B, L, D)
Check in at 3/4 stars hotel for 1 night stay.

DAY 16 – MUTNOVSKY VOLCANO (CAMP 3) (B, L, D)
Arrival at Camp 3. Setting up at campgrounds. Photography of ice/snow caves.
Photography locations will depend on weather conditions.

Camp 3: Accommodation in double tents. Shower and WC tents will be located nearby with electric portable showerheads. Separate dining tent and electric generator available.

DAY 17 – HOTEL (B, L, D)
Check in at 3/4 stars hotel for 1 night stay.

DAY 18 – TRANSFER TO AIRPORT (B)
Free and Easy in Kamchatka City Area till flight out.

International and Domestic flights fares are excluded in the tour fees.

Meeting Place:
Kamchatka Airport

International Flight Arrival on First Day – Before 10am
International Flight Departure on Last Day – After 12pm


Suggested Flight Details:

Departure Flight:
Recommended flights
Flight
Singapore to Kamchatka via S7
To be advised.

Unusual Expedition Pte Ltd

TA license no: TA02513

Intake: Kamchatka 2017
Start : 31 Aug 2017 / 1:22 AM - 1:22 AM
Exclusive : 17 Sep 2017 / 1:22 AM - 1:22 AM
  • Workshop is OPEN to the general public.
  • Tour package is quoted based on a minimum of 6 participants. Should there be a decrease in the group size, a new price will be advised.
  • Tour price is quoted without checking on the availability of hotel rooms and air seats.
  • Tour price is stipulated to change should there be any increase land costs and fluctuation in exchange rates.
  • Registration must be via this website and seats will only be confirmed upon full payment on a first-come-first-served basis. No reservation would be considered.
  • Payment must be made directly to our license tour operator for this trip - Unusual Expedition Pte Ltd. TA License: 02513, on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • Payment details will be advised once we have received your online registration.
  • Participants must follow the designated itinerary strictly, during the official programme hours. The detailed itinerary will be sent to you upon confirmation of your participation.
  • Participants must bring their own cameras. As reviews and critiques of the shots can only be carried out in digital format, all participants are encouraged to bring a digital camera.
  • Participants are required to observe the laws and regulations of the host country.
  • Canon Singapore Pte. Ltd. shall not be held responsible for any infringements of the law by any participant attending the workshop.
  • Participants would be required to sign an indemnity form for the workshop.
  • Participants who are below 18 years must get parental/ guardian consent to attend the workshop.
  • Should the workshop be cancelled in the event of unexpected circumstances, Canon Singapore Pte. Ltd. will make a refund to all confirmed participants.
  • Canon Singapore Pte. Ltd. reserves the right to make any other amendments without prior notice.
  • For enquiry, please email us at cia@canon.com.sg
  • We seek your understanding that all emails will be correspond within the next business day. If you have any further enquiry, please contact our Customer Service hotline at 6799 8686 during office hours from Monday - Friday 8:30am-5:30pm.