We invite you to spend your New Year holidays in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk and Iturup Island, where you will hear the noise of the winter sea and see the icefalls!

In the program you will find: snowmobiling and dog sledding through the snow-covered forest, swimming in pools with thermal water under falling snow at the foot of volcanoes and endless snow-covered expanses.

You can also try yourself in winter ice fishing and enjoy the delicacies of Sakhalin cuisine. 

Flights from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk to Iturup Island and back are already included in the price.

Location

Sakhalin region, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
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US$ 1 550
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Duration
9 Days
8 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 1 – 9 Jan, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    8 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Upscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 12 people
Minimum age
5 years old
Group meet at
Sakhalin region, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Let's fly to Iturup Island
We will fly to Iturup Island and take part in a tour of Kurilsk, where we will visit Olya Bay
We will visit the Baransky volcano
Let's go on a trip to the foot of the Baransky volcano on a comfortable two-story snowmobile
We will visit the Pacific coast
We will take part in a tour of Kasatka Bay and see the caves of the Devil's Rock
Visiting hot springs
We will have the opportunity to swim in hot springs and relax in hot tubs 
Dog sledding and snowmobiling
We will ride snowmobiles and climb to the very top of the Mitsuli ridge, as well as have fun dog sledding
Gastronomic pleasure
We are waiting for hot lunches and delicacies of Sakhalin cuisine from the freshest seafood

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Guided tour of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. Evening buffet

    Arrival day.

    Accommodation in a hotel in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. 

    Sightseeing tour of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.

    We will visit the Victory Memorial Complex, the Cathedral of the Nativity of Christ and the observation deck "Mountain Air" (we will climb the funicular if it works). 

    The sightseeing tour will end with an enchanting buffet with caviar and champagne overlooking the evening city.

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  • Day 2 - Iturup: Kurilsk city tour and hot spring bathing
  • Day 3 - To the Baransky volcano on a snowmobile!
  • Day 4 - Pacific Ocean coast — Kasatka Bay, caves and hot tubs
  • Day 5 - The Yankito lava plateau or a visit to the hot springs
  • Day 6 - Snowmobiling
  • Day 7 - Dog sledding and hot lunch in the yurt
  • Day 8 - Ice fishing and lunch from a freshly caught catch
  • Day 9 - A free day. Departure
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    8 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Upscale

The tour includes accommodation in a hotel.

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

  • 139 000 rubles/person. for double occupancy;
  • 175 000 rubles/person. for single occupancy.
The Commander Hotel or Mira Sakhalin Hotel or 6 nights
The Commander Hotel

Guests are offered accommodation in cozy rooms equipped with necessary furniture and appliances. All rooms are equipped with flat-screen TVs, refrigerators, air conditioners and kettles, hair dryers, and private bathrooms. The rooms are decorated in bright colors. Guests are offered access to Wi-Fi.

The Piratos restaurant is located in the hotel, with a wide range of dishes and drinks of European cuisine. The interior is designed in a nautical style.

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Another option
Mira Sakhalin Hotel

The rooms have a beautiful modern renovation. The interior contains everything you need for a comfortable stay: a soft bed, sound insulation, blackout curtains for a good night's sleep, TV, Wi-Fi, and a private bathroom. There is a safe for valuables.

A buffet is provided for guests, children can ask for a children's menu. There is also a kitchen with a fridge, an electric kettle and a tea set.

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Another option
Belka Hotel

Each room is equipped with comfortable furniture, so that even a long stay would be as comfortable as possible. Also, each room has its own bathroom and shower.

Breakfast is served every morning in the on-site restaurant. Lunch and dinner can be ordered by residents for an additional fee, or they can eat in nearby cafes and public catering places.

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Kamelia Hotel, Kurilsk 2 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 12 tourists
Minimum age
5 years old
Duration
9 days 8 nights
Group meets at
Sakhalin region, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Included in price

  • accommodation in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk and on the island of Iturup;
  • transfers for excursions on Sakhalin, to the airport for departure, to the island. Iturup, upon arrival from fr. Iturupa;
  • meals: breakfast in hotels in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk and on the island. Iturup, welcome buffet, dinners on the island Iturup, on excursions "Dog sledding", "Ice fishing";
  • flight Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk ― O. Iturup and back;
  • daily interesting excursions;
  • escorts and transportation along the routes;
  • insurance.

Paid extra

  • tickets to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk and back;
  • early check-in and late check-out;
  • visiting the springs on the island Iturup (there may be medical contraindications);
  • dinners;
  • personal expenses (seafood, souvenirs, etc.).

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

Do not forget a swimsuit, a towel for the springs, clothes and shoes according to the weather.

Is it possible to change the program?
Are plane tickets included in the price of the tour?
Cancellation of booking

Dates and Prices

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    1 – 9 Jan, 2025 9 days 8 nights
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