One day tourDog sledding to the coast of the Pacific Ocean

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Duration3–4 hours
Price3 000 RUB ?

Meals: dinner with hot meal

Difficulty: suitable for tourists of any physical training

Period: November – May

Meeting of participants: at our office 20 minutes before departure

Trasnfer: for an additional fee we can arrange transfer from the hotel, ask for details when booking the tour


A dog sled is a traditional means of transport of the peoples of the North. Once it was the only winter means of transportation, but nowadays it’s more of exoticism. By taking part in riding a sled you’ll be able to ride true sledding dogs on frosty snow. During halts you’ll have the possibility to enjoy the beauty of surrounding nature and take pictures. Dog sledding is an unforgettable ride that will become one of the brightest memories of your holiday. Riding a sled is true art, sacrament that is available only for initiated ones. And you can learn this art.

Tour program

10:30

Gathering of the participants

We meet at the appointed place, get acquainted and drive to Zaozerny Settlement where the dog kennels is situated.

11:00

Briefing on riding a dog sled

A dog driver will acquaint you with the dogs and show you how to ride a dog sled. You shouldn’t be worry about dogs, because sledding dogs love to run forward and pull a sled. Their actions are coherent, it is a true team effort! One sled is pulled by 4 or 6 dogs, therefore the load on each dog is little. At the same time, when having no work to do, sledding dogs start to suffer from idleness.

11:10

Ride to the coast of the Pacific Ocean

At first we harness the dogs and ride to the ocean. On the way we’ll see beautiful views of snow-covered volcanoes Koryaksky, Avachinsky and Kozelsky. Then we approach the coast of the Pacific Ocean, the Khalaktirsky Beach. Even in winter the ocean doesn’t freeze, its waves expose a narrow coastal line of volcanic sand. 

We have a walk along the edge of the beach and breathe in frosty ocean air.

12:20

Return to the dog kennels
Tea-drinking

We return to the sleds and ride back to the dog kennels. There we’ll have hot tea to warm ourselves up and drive back to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.

14:00

Arrival in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

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