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Sakhalin + Kunashir 17.06.2020 15:39

Tour program «SAKHALIN + KUNASHIR»

(7 days / 6 nights)

12-18 August 2020









Meeting at the airport of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.   

Transfer to hotel.

City tour around the city of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk:   

Local history Museum, Slavy square, Pobedy square, Mountain air.

Dinner (on your own)




Breakfast at the hotel.

Airport transfer.  Check-in. Flight to Kunashir Island.

Hotel accommodation

Lunch (on your own)

A visit to Cape Stolbchaty and a walk along the ecological trail "Stolbovskaya"  (the walk will take place at an early arrival on Kunashir island and can be rescheduled for a reserve day)


Here you can see a unique old-growth forest, giant trees that cannot be grasped alone, dense thickets of bamboo and grasses taller than human growth. In total, more than 200 species of plants are described on the trail - mosses, lichens, ferns, shrubs and trees, of which 30 species are listed in the Red Book of Russia. 


There are hot springs of volcanic origin along the trail. The springs are classified as weakly acidic, moderately mineralized, sulfate-chloride, sodium terms. Swimming in hot springs is also possible. 


Cape Stolbchaty – is a unique object formed as a result of slow squeezing out of viscous lava, followed by solidification. By visiting these places, you can see Japan with your own eyes. 


*Length of the route in both directions - 10 km, travel time 4-6 hours

Dinner (on your own)

Free time, rest




Breakfast (on your own) Transfer to the beginning of the trail.

Caldera of the Golovnin volcano. Visiting Kipyashcheye Lake and Goryacheye Lake. Lunch - lunch in nature


A dirt road leads to the caldera, on which there are many different types of trees, along the slopes of the hills there are fields of bamboo. On the crest of the volcano there is an observation deck from which a view of the caldera opens - a circus-shaped depression at the top of the volcano with steep walls and a flat bottom. At the bottom of the caldera there are 2 lakes - Kipyashcheye and Goryacheye (swimming is possible). The observation deck also overlooks the mountain ranges of the Shiretoko Peninsula (Japan).


*Length of the route in both directions - 14 km (on foot), travel time 6-8 hours. Transfer to the Hotel. Free time, rest Dinner (on your own)




Breakfast (on your own)

Transfer to the beginning of the hiking trail

Fumarole fields of Mendeleev volcano. Swimming in wild hot springs.  Lunch in nature


Mendeleev Volcano – is an active volcano in the southern part of Kunashir Island. Named in honor of the outstanding Russian chemist D.I.Mendeleev in 1946. The volcano's cone has a height of 890 m. There are many fumaroles and hot springs on the slopes of the volcano.


Fumarola – is a source of hot gases and steam located in craters, on the slopes and at the foot of volcanoes. In addition to water, carbon dioxide, all kinds of sulfur oxides, hydrogen sulfide and other chemical compounds are released from fumarole.


In addition to fumaroles, a Kislyy stream is born on the solfatara field of Mendeleev volcano. There are geothermal springs along the stream with a water temperature of 90 degrees. The water in the springs is siliceous, highly acidic, and sulfate-chloride.


Locals also call the volcano «sleeping beauty», because if you look at it from a certain side, its silhouette resembles the image of a lying girl. 

*Length of the route in both directions - 6 km (on foot), travel time 6-7 hours. Transfer to the Hotel. Free time, rest

Dinner (on your own)



Breakfast (on your own)

Visit to the hot springs in the village Goryachiy Plyazh

Transfer to the airport Yuzhno-Kurilsk «Mendeleevo». Check-in Departure to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk airport im. A.P. Chekhov. Arrival. 

Group transfer to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.  Free time at the hotel.



SAKHALIN.  River fishing from the shore.

Dolinsky district. Rivers Bakhura, Anna, Sima.

Breakfast in the hotel. 


Hot picnic lunch.


Return to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.  Transfer to the hotel.



Breakfast at the hotel.

Group gathering in the hotel lobby. Departure.  

Airport transfer. Departure.  Вылет.

 The excursion program depends on the weather conditions. Subject to change!


Included in the price:

  • transfers from / to the airport, transfers according to the program;
  • air flight Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk - Yuzhno-Kurilsk and back;
  • accommodation in the village. Yuzhno-Kurilsk in a hotel for 8-bed room ;
  • accommodation in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk in a hotel with a 2-bed room (hotels to choose from);
  • breakfasts in hotels in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk; 
  • meals according to the program;
  • tour guide on excursions in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk;
  • 2 guides-instructors to Kunashir;
  • registration of a border pass (Kunashir island);
  • Obtaining a permit to visit the Kurilskiy reserve
  • insurance;
  • entrance tickets according to the program;

The price does not include:

  • expenses not marked in the program;
  • meals not included in the program;
  • flights to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

You can find out the cost of the tour from our managers  


Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, 106 Mira Ave., shopping center "Dom Torgovli", 2nd floor
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