Kunashir is the "black" island of the Kuril Ridge

The Kuril Islands are one of the most inaccessible places in Russia, and Kunashir is a highlight on the map of the Kuril Islands. 

You will have a hiking trip to Golovnin volcano, a bath in the thermal stream of the Mendeleev volcano and a lunch of fresh Kuril delicacies on the seashore. 

After visiting this amazing island, you will love it forever! 

Location

Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
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Duration
4 Days
3 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 29 Jul – 1 Aug
    • 19 – 22 Aug
    • 16 – 19 Sep
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
Difficulty
Moderate
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers
Group
Up to 16 people
Minimum age
8 years old
Group meet at
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Golovnin Volcano
We will go trekking to the amazing volcano, where we will see two lakes in the caldera: Boiling and Hot
Fumarole field
We will see a spacious field where large and small fumaroles of the Mendeleev volcano "breathe" in pairs
Cape Columnar
Let's admire the beauty of the bizarre rocks, in which we will hear the sound of organ music, true thousand-year-old monuments
Far Eastern delights
Let's enjoy the taste of fresh Kuril delicacies by the sea
Thermal springs
We will definitely soak in the lake with thermal mud and rinse with mineral water from the stream

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Departure to Kunashir Island. A walk along the coast

    Meeting at the airport. The start of check-in for the flight. 

    Departure to Yuzhno-Kurilsk. 

    Arrival in Yuzhno-Kurilsk

    Transfer to the hotel.

    Walking along the coast, sightseeing along the coast, kekura Damn Finger and Damn Gate.

    Dinner at the hotel cafe.

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  • Day 2 - The fumarole field of the Mendeleev volcano
  • Day 3 - The caldera of the Golovnin volcano. The Lake Is Boiling. The lake is hot
  • Day 4 - Excursion to Cape Columnar. Departure to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
Difficulty
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale

The tour provides accommodation in hotels along the route.

The cost of the tour for 1 person, depending on the accommodation, RUB.:

For double occupancySurcharge for single occupancyChild under 12 years old in double or triple occupancy
62 519 4 500 59 519
The Iceberg-1 Hotel 3 nights

The Iceberg-1 Hotel is a two–storey hotel. The shower and toilet go to a block of two rooms (2-bed and single).

On the ground floor: one block of 2-bed and single rooms, as well as a small cafe, gym. On the second floor there is a suite and three blocks of their 2-bed and single rooms.

All rooms have a view of the seaport.

Number of rooms:

  • four single rooms (facilities per block);
  • four 2-bed rooms (facilities per block);
  • one suite (one large bed and a pull-out sofa).
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Tour conditions

Group
up to 16 tourists
Minimum age
8 years old
Duration
4 days 3 nights
Group meets at
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Included in price

  • guided tours according to the program;
  • transfers according to the program;
  • accommodation on Kunashir Island in the Iceberg Hotel, building 1, standard rooms with amenities per block;
  • meals according to the program;
  • transportation services on the routes;
  • escort by a guide to Kunashir Island;
  • registration of permits for staying in the border area of Kunashir island;
  • accident insurance, insurance coverage up to 100,000 rubles.;
  • raincoat.

Paid extra

  • flights to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk and back;
  • dinners on Kunashir Island, indicated in the program marked "independently";
  • air ticket on the route Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk — Yuzhno-Kurilsk — Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (surcharge when booking the tour):
    • adult — 14,800 rubles.;
    • child (2-12 years old) — 7,900 rubles.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

Camping equipment:

  • clothes:
    • a warm sweater;
    • warm wool socks;
    • windbreaker;
    • windproof and waterproof jacket;
    • raincoat;
    • thermal underwear;
    • t-shirts;
    • shorts;
    • bathing suit;
  • headdress, accessories:
    • a panama hat or a cap;
    • knitted hat;
    • sunglasses;
    • cotton gloves;
  • shoes:
    • comfortable sneakers, worn, with a tenacious sole or trekking boots, waterproof sneakers;
    • sandals for walking on water, slates.

A raincoat and raincoats for shoes will be issued before the start of the tour.

On each route, you must have a change of clothes and shoes with you.

Documents:

  • passport, voucher;
  • medical insurance policy;
  • insurance policy;
  • birth certificate (if a child is flying with you).
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Dates and Prices

  • US$ 702
    29 Jul – 1 Aug 4 days 3 nights
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  • US$ 702
    19 – 22 Aug 4 days 3 nights
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  • US$ 702
    16 – 19 Sep 4 days 3 nights
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