Iturup is the largest island in the Kuril Archipelago, and many others believe that it is the most beautiful.

On this tour, you will appreciate the beauty of the local nature, visit volcanoes and boiling lakes, bizarre rocks and picturesque bays of the Pacific Ocean.

Location

Russia, Sakhalin region, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
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Duration
4 Days
3 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 1 – 4 Oct
    • 15 – 18 Oct
    • 22 – 25 Oct
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Accommodation
  • Hotel
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 25 people
Minimum age
6 years old
Group meet at
Russia, Sakhalin region, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
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Tour highlights

On the way to the volcanoes
We will see real active volcanoes and boiling lakes!
Yankito Plateau
Let's be inspired by the extraordinary landscapes and make out mysterious silhouettes in the fog
White and Black rocks
We will visit a wild beach in white and black watercolor, where the water is azure in color, and volcanoes are visible on the horizon

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Departure to Kurilsk

    Gathering of the group at the Gagarin Hotel.

    The meeting time depends on the departure time of the flight and may change. It was reported the day before.

    Transfer to the airport. 

    Departure to Kurilsk.

    Arrival on the island Iturup (Kurilsk). 

    Meeting at the airport and transfer to the hotel, accommodation.

    A trip to the Volcano "Baransky" (1134 m), which is named after the geographer N. N. Baransky.

    The crater is about 650 m in diameter.

    It is interesting with an abundance of hot springs, picturesque mud pots, fumarole outlets.

    Departure to the route by car, 20 km on the way.

    A visit to the boiling small lakes "Blue eyes", which give rise to the sulfuric acid river "Boiling".

    The baths of the Baransky volcano on the Boiling River are a stunningly beautiful place, an oasis among volcanoes and taiga.

    Baths with a water temperature from 42° to 70 °, it is possible to enjoy them while standing under a hot waterfall.

    Rest, swimming.

    Return to the city in the evening. Dinner at the hotel cafe.

    Free time.

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  • Day 2 - "White Rocks", "Black Rocks", "Prostor" bay
  • Day 3 - Kasatka Bay
  • Day 4 - Departure to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale

The tour includes accommodation in the Ostrov or Camellia Hotel on the island. Iturup.

The cost of the tour:

  • double occupancy — 66,000 rubles/person.;
  • the surcharge for single occupancy is 8,500 rubles/person.
The Ostrov Hotel or Camellia Hotel 3 nights
The Ostrov Hotel

The Ostrov Hotel is located in Kurilsk, a 5-minute walk from the Sea of Okhotsk.It offers 11 rooms of different price categories. The hotel provides paid Internet, free parking.

Nearby there is a grocery store, a savings bank, a church, a gym with a tennis court, hot springs. The classic-style rooms feature TVs, work desks and refrigerators. The private bathrooms are equipped with bathrobes, a hairdryer and free toiletries.

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Another option
Camellia Hotel

A small hotel on the banks of the city's Kurilka River, a ten-minute walk from the city center. For the convenience of guests, there is a cafe and a snack vending machine on the territory of the hotel. There is a small parking lot. A few meters from the hotel there is a sandy beach on the shore of the Sea of Okhotsk.

Infrastructure:

  • cafe;
  • laundry;
  • self-service kitchen;
  • shower cabins;
  • ironing room.
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Tour conditions

Group
up to 25 tourists
Minimum age
6 years old
Duration
4 days 3 nights
Group meets at
Russia, Sakhalin region, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Included in price

  • transfers according to the program in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk;
  • transfers according to the program in Kurilsk (O. Iturup);
  • accommodation in the Ostrov or Camellia Hotel;
  • meals in Kurilsk included in the tour program (Iturup island);
  • entrance tickets to the thermal springs complex (Hot waters, Baths);
  • transportation services according to the program;
  • accompanied by instructors/guides/guides;
  • registration of a border pass on the island Iturup.

Paid extra

  • flight to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk and back;
  • flight Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk — Kurilsk — Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (baggage included, we purchase for you on our own, non—refundable tickets) - 14,800 rubles;
  • meals not included in the tour program;
  • thermal springs on the volcano "Baransky";
  • accommodation in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk;
  • personal expenses (alcohol, seafood).

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • Headdress;
  • sports sandals;
  • comfortable sports sandals in which you can walk on water and rocks;
  • trekking shoes with fluted soles, as well as replaceable dry shoes;
  • trekking poles;
  • towel;
  • sunscreen (SPF) of at least 30 units;
  • backpack;
  • a small backpack for day trips (hands should be free!);
  • windbreaker;
  • comfortable wind- and moisture-proof jacket;
  • bathing accessories;
  • mosquito and tick repellents;
  • gloves;
  • long sleeve shirt or sweatshirt;
  • individual first aid kit;
  • personal hygiene items.
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Is it possible to change the program?

Dates and Prices

  • from US$ 751
    1 – 4 Oct 4 days 3 nights
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  • from US$ 751
    15 – 18 Oct 4 days 3 nights
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  • from US$ 751
    22 – 25 Oct 4 days 3 nights
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