Group size: 5 hunters per camp, two camps are available.
Dates: October 28 - November 10.
Duration: 14 days / 13 nights.
Tour cost: $ 11400 - per person.
"Kamchatka Outfitters" invites you to Kamchatka Moose Hunt. Moose is a huge ungulate animal. The body's length is about 9.5 ft. The withers height is about 6.7 ft. The average weight of the animal is about 1760 lb. It inhabits the northern part with a population of about 2500 animals & the central part of Kamchatka peninsula approx. 2000 animals. Every year harvest is up to 100-200 animals in the north of Kamchatka peninsula.
There are two periods of moose hunting in Kamchatka: from September, 15 (during rut season) on call & from November,10 till December,20 in snow. In September the hunting takes place early in the morning and in the evening. In November-December the bulls move in-groups. There is usually snow at this time and the tracks are visible. Snowmobiles may be used for tracking.
Arrival to Petropavlovsk. Meeting at the airport. Customs formalities. Jet flight to Tilichiki village (approx. 2 hours). Helicopter flight from Tilichiki to the hunting camp. Accommodation (weather proof tents).
Day 2 - 12. 11 days pure hunt. Overnight (tents, Dbl).
Day 13. Helicopter flight to Tilichiki village. Jet flight to Petropavlovsk. Preparing for the departure. Overnight (hotel, Dbl).
Day 14. Breakfast. Departure.
The price includes:
All transportation, all necessary permits and paper work, insurance, satellite phone access, one night in local hotels in Kamchatka. On the route: hot meal, dry ration, all necessary equipment, service of the cook, guide, double accommodations in tents, over night in sleeping-bags.
The price does not include:
Any airfare, visa fees (150$), optional trip cancellation insurance (airline cancellations, medical/personal emergencies that preclude your participation, etc.), satellite phone use (except urgent emergency calls),
alcoholic beverages, and gratuities.
Viluyskaya str. 79-38 Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Kamchatka, Russia 683003
TEL. +7 (4152) 484-963 (in Russia)
FAX. +7 (4152) 475-0-75 (in Russia)
TEL. +1 (347) 414-8-414 (USA, N.Y.N.Y)
1. Footwear: light trekking boots and gaiters are good.
It is desirable to have Gore-Tex boots, or well impregnated leather boots.
High hip-boots are good too. It is necessary to take high hip-boots two size larger than you have, in order you can wear them with a
thick felt insole and two socks (one is thin and another is warm) or with foot binding.
It is desirable to have light trainers for the walk in the bivouac and during the transfers.
2. Sleeping-bag + rug (it's desirable)
3. Personal crockery (travel mug, bowl, spoon, fork)
4. Folding knife
5. Personal hygiene items
6. Clothing: field dress - trousers
+ weatherproof jacket (made of thick cloth - light tarpaulin,
moisture- wind-proof cloth and so on) is preferable, because it is ventilated,
7. Moisture- wind-proof dress made of cloth like Gore-Tex or its analogues.
8. It's desirable to have a big rain-coat, covering the traveler with the rucksack. Underwear (thin flis, wool mixture and so on)
9. Underwear (thin flis or wool)
10. Trousers made of flis (wool)
11. Warm jacket made of flis (sweater)
12. Woolen (flis) cap
13. Warm gloves + moisture-wind-proof mittens (Gore-tex overmittens)
14. Socks: thin - 2 pairs, warm - 2 pairs (if you are in boots - 3 pairs). It's optimal to have socks made of wool and synthetic, "terry type", as they don't rub sore feet so much.
15. Flash light (it's better if it can be warn on the forehead)
16. It's good to have warm waistcoat
17. Sun glasses
18. Sun screen lotion
20. Personal first-aid set
21. Fishing gear
1. Porter service is not included in the tour cost, but can be organized.