Trekking routes through thickets of Kuril bamboo, fumarole fields and thermal springs of volcanoes, lighthouses on steep headlands and the endless Pacific Ocean are waiting for us!

We will go on a sea trip to two Kuril Islands — Kunashir and Shikotan and visit their top locations!

Location

Russia, Sakhalin region, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
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Duration
10 Days
9 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 25 Jun – 4 Jul
    • 9 – 18 Jul
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Accommodation
  • Hotel
    7 nights
  • Cabin on the boat
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
Difficulty
Moderate
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers
Group
Up to 25 people
Minimum age
6 years old
Group meet at
Russia, Sakhalin region, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
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Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Boat trip
We will go along the Sea of Okhotsk to the Kuril Islands
The Breath of the Earth
Take a walk through the fumarole fields with Martian landscapes
Cape Columnar
We will see basalt lava, which has frozen in the form of 5-6-sided columns
Golovnin Volcano Lakes
We will reach the caldera of the volcano, admiring the fields of cedar elfin, see a Boiling lake and swim in the Hot Lake
A visit to the Edge of the World
We will find ourselves in the South-Easternmost place of Russia — many travelers dream of visiting here!
Picturesque bays of Shikotan
Enjoy the views of the islands and panoramas of Bezymyannaya Bay and Aivazovsky Bay

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Departure to Kunashir

    09:00 Gathering of the group.

    Transfer to the seaport of Korsakov.

    10:00 Registration on the ship.

    After checking the tickets and documents, we board the ship and get to the lobby, where the check-in desk is located and the staff checks passengers into the appropriate cabins.

    12:00 Departure of the ship to Yuzhno-Kurilsk (O. Kunashir).

    Lunch and dinner on the ship (independently). 

  • Day 2 - Arrival on Kunashir. Pacific ocean. South Kuril Cape
  • Day 3 - The fumarole field of the Mendeleev volcano
  • Day 4 - Golovninsky cliff. The caldera of the Golovnin volcano. The Lakes are Boiling and Hot
  • Day 5 - Cape Columnar. Thermal springs
  • Day 6 - Departure to Shikotan
  • Day 7 - The cape is the Edge of the World. Nameless Bay
  • Day 8 - Aivazovsky Bay (Church)
  • Day 9 - Departure to Sakhalin
  • Day 10 - Arrival to Sakhalin
Difficulty
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers
Tour organizer's comments

The tour includes hiking, crosswalks and routes of medium difficulty (3-7 km one way)

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    7 nights
  • Cabin on the boat
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+

The tour provides accommodation in hotels on Kunashir Island and Shikotan Island, in the cabins of the ship.

Double occupancy — 125,000 rubles/person.

The surcharge for single occupancy is 13,500 rubles/person.

In summer, all cabins on ships are quadruple.

Hotel in Yuzhno-Kurilsk 4 nights

The number of rooms on Kunashir Island is very limited. 

Accommodation depends on the availability of a block of places in a particular hotel at the time of booking the tour, as well as the type of room (with one or two beds).

Basic accommodation on the tour: hotels of the Municipal Unitary Enterprise Docker ("House of Friendship", "Representative Center", "Breeze"). If there are no places in these hotels on the selected date of the tour, accommodation in other hotels without additional charges.

Please note that in most hotels the facilities are located on the floor.

The Imperial Hotel 3 nights
The cabin of the ship 2 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 25 tourists
Minimum age
6 years old
Duration
10 days 9 nights
Group meets at
Russia, Sakhalin region, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Included in price

  • transfers according to the program;
  • services of tour guides;
  • hotel accommodation in Yuzhno-Kurilsk;
  • hotel accommodation in Malokurilsky;
  • meals specified in the program;
  • transportation services on the routes;
  • accompanied by instructors and guides;
  • registration of a border permit.

Paid extra

  • flights to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk and back;
  • a ticket for the ship on the route port Korsakov — Yuzhno-Kurilsk — Malokurilskoye — Korsakov (cabin of the second category, 4-bed accommodation with amenities; we purchase for you independently) — 13,500 rubles /person.;
  • meals at the cafe on the ship.

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;
  • a small backpack for day trips (hands should be free!);
  • 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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Dates and Prices

  • US$ 1 386
    25 Jun – 4 Jul 10 days 9 nights
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    9 – 18 Jul 10 days 9 nights
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