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"Realm of Amur Tiger"
The Amur Tiger is one of the most beautiful animals on our planet. At present there are only around 200 species left, and with this custom trip to Siberia we offer you a unique chance to see this gorgeous wild cat in its natural habitat. This is a fully customizable guided Siberia travel package.
Price: $ 3251
Arrival in Vladivostok
Welcome to Vladivostok - the easternmost city of Russia and its largest port on the Pacific Ocean informally known as "Russia’s San Francisco" due to its numerous bays and beautiful bridges. Your driver meets you at the airport / train station and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free to relax in your cozy room, dine in one of the nearby restaurants or start exploring the amazing city center on your own. No meals included.
Vladivostok City Tour & Visit to Russky Island
Following breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and enjoy an exciting 4-hour sightseeing tour around the most popular city attractions, that includes visits to the Vladivostok Railway Station, Central Square, Svetlanskaya Street, the Nikolai Triumph Arch, the famous S-56 Submarine Museum and the highly regarded Arseniev Museum where you see interesting exhibits dedicated to the region’s rich flora and fauna as well as the culture and history of the Vladivostok area. After lunch at a local restaurant you enjoy a guided tour to Russky Island by new bridges to explore the Voroshilovskaya Battery situated on the territory of an actual military base and visit other fortification at the Island.
Optional tour: Russky Island cruise.Following dinner at a sea food restaurant at Russky Island, you are transferred back to your hotel for overnight. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.
Transfer to Sikhote-Alin Reserve
In the morning after breakfast you check out from your hotel and your driver transfers you to the Sikhote-Alin Reserve located 680 km from Vladivostok (travel time is about 8 hours). Upon arrival you are transferred to your hotel for check-in. In the evening you enjoy dinner and traditional Russian banya at your hotel. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.
| 4 Day
|| Lake Blagodatnoe & Northern Cape Walking Tour
Today you enjoy an exciting walking tour to the picturesque Lake Blagodatnoe that is one of the largest lakes of the lagoon type and is the only lake on the Russian shore of the Japanese Sea included into the Natural Reserve. You have the unique opportunity to take a relaxing walk on the lake shore, follow tracks of numerous wild animals, including roe deer, bear and tigers, and even find a beautiful rare flower of Palibin's Edelweiss at the nearby meadow. After lunch you walk to Northern Cape that is one of the rare places on the shore of the Japanese Sea where you can watch the life of Larga seals. In summer and during the autumn-winter migrations you can see up to 400 seals lying on the rocks. This is a truly unforgettable experience! Later you return to your hotel by foot along the scenic Japanese Sea coast. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.
Walking Tour of Yasnaya River Surroundings
Following breakfast your driver takes you through Ternei Village to the Cordon Yasniy where you leave your private car and enjoy a 4-hour walking tour of the Yasnaya River surroundings. During the tour you have the chance to follow tracks of musk deer, the typical inhabitant of Taiga, and see different types of forests from broad-leaved forest to cedar ones, that are home to such rare plants as Japanese Yew, Manchu Aralia, Eleuterococcus and many others. After lunch at a local cafe in Ternei you meet the scientists of the Russian-American Siberian Tiger project to learn more about their activity in Siberia and participate in radio tracking of Amur tigers. In the evening you are transferred back to your hotel and enjoy dinner and traditional Russian banya. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.
In the morning after breakfast you meet your driver and have a full day ride back to Vladivostok. Upon arrival you are transferred to your hotel for overnight. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included..
Visit to the National Park "Land of the Leopard”
Today your driver transfers you 130 km east of Vladivostok to the National Park "Land of the Leopard” that protects critically endangered Amur tigers and the world’s rarest big cat - the Far Eastern leopard. During the tour along the eco path you’ll get acquainted with the life of leopard and the modern methods of animals’ registration such as tracking and using of trail camera, and have the chance to watch tracks of wild animals. Following lunch at a local cafe you are transferred back to your hotel in Vladivostok and have the rest of the day at leisure. Breakfast and lunch are included.
Following breakfast you meet your driver who takes you to the famous Safari Park situated 60 km from Vladivostok city. Founded as a reserve for injured and ill wild animals to keep them safe, today this park provides a unique opportunity to see diverse flora and fauna of the region in close to wild nature conditions. This park is home to over 30 kinds of birds, plant-eating animals and predators, including Siberian tiger, wild boar, brown and black bear, wolf, fox and other wild animals. Here visitors may not only watch wild animals in their natural habitat, but even feed and touch some of them! After the tour around the park you enjoy lunch at a local cafe and your driver transfers you back to your hotel in Vladivostok. The rest of the day is at your leisure.Breakfast and lunch are included.
Departure from Vladivostok
This is the final day of your amazing tour around Vladivostok natural reserves! Following breakfast you check out from your hotel and your driver takes you to the airport for your flight back home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips! Breakfast is included.
Dates of the tour and other additional information you can check with the
managers of the company ITS - Tour
Realm of Amur Tiger
|Lotte Hotel, Vladivostok
|Friends Trip: 4+ travelers
||1/2 double room
|Two travelers: double occupancy
||1/2 double room
Accommodation at remarkable hotel in Vladivostok and at a local cordon at Sikhote-Alin Reserve;
Breakfasts at the hotels;
Other meals according to the itinerary;
Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary with private drivers;
Rich sightseeing tours with professional English-speaking guides;
Full Russian visa processing service for US, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand citizens and visa support service (invitation) for customers from all other countries;
Emergency line support during the trip.
multiple arrival/departure transfers,
other meals not mentioned in the program,
optional tours and services,
all personal expenses.
- Customizable day-by-day itinerary
- Professional local guides
- Vladivostok sightseeing tour
- Local experiences such as Russian banya
- Time spent in a natural reserve in the Russian Far East
- Radio tracking of Amur tigers, trip to Land of the Leopard National Park, and Visiting the Safari Park
- Included Russian visa processing
What To Know
The currency used in Russia is the Russian Ruble. Although debit cards are widely accepted, it is good to have some cash on you for minor purchases.
Make sure to pack comfortable walking shoes as you'll spend many hours exploring attractions on foot.