Russia is the largest country in the world and its geography has everything for nature lovers.
Why when visit to Russia keep in mind that it is a country that has the second largest natural reserve in the world called “Kronotski Nature Reserve".
This natural area is located in the far east of Russia and is reserved almost exclusively for research and the study of natural sciences.
Kronotsky region It is considered a nature reserve since the year 1934 with an area of 10.990 km2 extension.
Its tourist attractions are many, see everything you can do when traveling to Russia with eco-tourism plans.
Attractions of the “Kronotski Nature Reserve”:
The Valley of the Geysers
Geysers are volcanic openings in the earth's crust where steam, gases and very hot water are regularly expelled in intermittent periods of time. They were discovered by the Russian scientist Tatyana Ustinova, in 1941.
In the "Kronotsky Nature Reserve" there are at least 20 geysers being the only field that owns a basin in all Eurasia.
But not only geysers are tourist attraction, also in this same area there are hot springs located in the volcanic Kamchatka Peninsula.
Its sulfur-rich waters are ideal for medicinal treatment in people who suffer from joint pain and provides benefits to treat any disease.
Active and extinct volcanoes
The Kamchatka Peninsula It is characterized by having the largest volcanic activity in the area. In it there are approximately 120 volcanoes of which 23 are in normal activity.
It is considered that the amount of inactive volcanoes exceeds the amount of active volcanoes after one of them entered into exercise after 250 years of rest.
In the guided visits to these places, you can hear the creak of the earth coming from inside the volcanoes.
The highest volcanic cone is the one that reaches 4750 meters above sea level and is considered a reference in the visit.
Landscaping and varied fauna
While you walk through the volcanic ashes you can admire the 100% natural volcanic landscape where you can appreciate a varied fauna among which marmots, prairie dogs, foxes, a large number of birds and hopefully you can see bears.
The scenic beauty of Kronotsky is so impressive that he was allowed to be included as Natural Patrimony of Humanity by UNESCO from 1997.
If you have a travel logbook, the visit to the Kronotski Nature Reserve is a mandatory stop.
In the Kronotsky Nature Reserve, the images are worth a thousand words and if one day you are lucky enough to be there, you cannot pronounce them. It is a place that leaves you paralyzed.
Kronotski Nature Reserve (Video)
Dear Russian Lover, you won't be afraid of bears, right?