Isolated, uncrowded and strikingly beautiful—the Russian Far East is just about as remote and rewarding as travel destinations come. Sparsely populated but teeming with wildlife, this is a vast expanse of pristine wilderness and dramatic landscapes.
Encompassing the Russian High Arctic, the Kamchatka Peninsula and a lengthy chain of volcanic islands that forms part of Russia’s ‘Ring of Fire’, the Russian Far East is superbly suited to expedition cruising.
Join us as we cruise north to visit the World Heritage listed Wrangel and Herald Islands—known as the as the Polar Bear ‘maternity ward’ and one the final frontiers of Arctic wilderness. Cruise south along the Kamchatka Peninsula, discovering a wild volcanic coastline of rugged landforms and exploring the Kuril & Commander Islands via thrilling zodiac, kayak and hiking excursions.
Experience the hospitality and generosity of the Chukchi people who have long called the harsh Arctic tundra home, and spend your days spotting abundant wildlife including the Kamchatka Brown Bear, Arctic and Red Fox, reindeer, whales, walrus, sea lions and a plenitude of marine birds.
Take a look at our unique Arctic itineraries and be one of the few travellers to discover the striking landforms, unique cultures and rich wildlife of the Russian Far East!