The most convenient way to get to capital of Kamchatka is to take a direct Moscow —Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky flight. The best money-saving option is to purchase a round-trip ticket. Flights arrive at Yelizovo International Airport, located 29 kilometres from the city centre (flight duration: about 9 hours). Please note that the best airfares to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky usually sell out quickly, so we strongly recommend booking tickets in advance.
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky is the capital of charmingly beautiful Kamchatka. Surrounded by volcanoes, the city is situated on the coast of Avacha Bay of the Pacific Ocean and is the main departure point for all extreme activities: ascents, kayaking and diving. Travelers from all over the world come here to enjoy breathtaking views.
The climate is rather harsh, although the winters here are far milder than in Siberia, and similar to Moscow and Saint Petersburg. Yet, the summers are much cooler, with an average temperature in the warmest month (August) of 13°C. Plan your trip depending on your preferences — there are plenty of activities during any season in Kamchatka.