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Sakhalin Island
SAKHALIN - KUNASHIR

SAKHALIN - KUNASHIR

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Day 1 Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk - picnic on the warm lake

Arriving in the city of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. Meeting at the airport. Transfer to the hotel, accommodation. A trip to the coast of the Sea of Okhotsk, on the way inspection lagoon lake and the lake Tunaicha variability. Picnic on the warm lake - ear, caviar, Far Eastern delicacies. Recreation and swimming in the Sea of Okhotsk. Return to the hotel. Dinner (over cost).

Day 2 Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk - Seaside - Cape Light

08:00 - Breakfast at the hotel.

09:00 - departure from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk to Seaside Village (approximate travel time - 2.5 hours, 135 km in one direction..). Arrival, stop opportunity to buy seafood (crab, shrimp) or berries (blueberries, klopovka, blueberries, etc.). Arriving at the place and access to the route. Cape Quiet and Silent bay located on the eastern coast of Sakhalin. From the west bay covered ridges of one of the most beautiful mountain ranges of Sakhalin - Zhdanko. Lagoons, caves, gorges, waterfalls, rookery seals, bird colonies, flocks of red-crowned cranes. Pure water bay allows you to see all the beauty of the underwater vegetation (kelp, sea grapes) and animal (crabs, shrimp, cancer hermit, sea urchins) in the world. Lunch at the stake: the ear, caviar, Far Eastern delicacies.19: 00-20: 00 - return to the hotel. Dinner (over cost).

Day 3 Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk - Cape Giant - Lake. Great Vavayskoe

08:00 - Breakfast at the hotel.

09:00 - departure from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (approximate journey time - 3 hours, 100 km one way, hard road..). Arrival, exit the route Cape Giant, which is a nature reserve located on the southern coast of the Sea of ​​Okhotsk. The name of the cape is very precise and wise, for it is difficult to find on Sakhalin such greatness stone arches and columns created by the wind and the sea waves. These bizarre natural sculptures stand majestically in the amazing bays, and from the coast, close to the sea, the mountains come close to the impassable taiga. And the beautiful sea: blue, blue, green, gray - always different, but always fascinating, powerful and free. Lunch at the stake: the ear, caviar, Far Eastern delicacies. Return to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. On the way stop at the lake. Big Vavayskoe. A large lake with clean fresh water and sandy beaches. Bathing.

20:00 - return to the hotel. Dinner (over cost).

Day 4 Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk - Kunashir Island (departure)

Breakfast in the hotel.

10:00 - transfer to the port of Korsakov. Registration on a boat. Accommodation in 4-bed cabins.

13:00 - Departure of the boat "Igor Farkhutdinov" (passenger ship ice-class.) On about. Kunashir (Yuzhno-Kurilsk).

The boat leaves the port of Korsakov and follows the coastline of Aniva Peninsula, along the way you will meet the rugged hills and climbing shoes, hiding in the forest. For Cape Aniva ship out into the open sea of ​​Okhotsk. Flocks of sea birds and dolphins will accompany you all the way. Lunch and dinner on the boat (over cost).

Boat "Igor Farkhutdinov"

Port of Registry - Kholmsk Sakhalin Oblast.

Gross tonnage - by 4575 registered tons.

Passenger capacity - 150 people.

Power of main engines - 3 to 200 kW.

Cruising in any climatic zones up to 2000 nautical miles.

Powered by the line "Korsakov - Kuril Islands (Kunashir, Shikotan, Etorofu) - Korsakov".

Conducted ship rescue operation "Marina Tsvetaeva".

It works since 2004.

Built in 1991.

Cabins:

4-berth cabin with no amenities, 4th deck (6 cabins): 437, 447, 438, 439, 445, 446.

4-berth cabin with private facilities, 4th deck (16 cabins): 428-436 and 448-454.

2-berth cabin studio, 5th deck (11 cabins): 510, 512, 513, 519, 524, 525, 526, 527, 528, 535-a, 535-b.

2-berth cabin 2 bedroom, 4-5 deck (5 cabins): 445, 514, 509, 520, 522.

Day 5 Kunashir Island (arriving in Yuzhno-Kurilsk)

Early in the morning on the way to the island of Kunashir on a clear day eyes the majestic volcano Daddy. Standing on the deck, enjoying its beauty, power, wisdom, and hear his breathing. Breakfast on the boat (over cost).

09:00 - arrival at Yuzhno-Kurilsk. Meeting at the sea port, transfer to the flagship hotel. Departure for a tour of the outlying village of Yuzhno-Kurilsk. Visit kekkura "Devil's finger", "Devil's Gate" on the Pacific coast. Return to the hotel. Dinner in the cafe.

Day 6: Island Kunashir - Mendeleyeva

09:00 - Breakfast at the café.

10:00 - leaving the route of average complexity "Big fumarole field Mendeleyeva". . Elevation 890 m ground transportation - up to 17 km, then trekking -. 2.5 hours one way through the bamboo.. Parking in the caldera 3 hours Lunch -. Dry. rations. Inspection and fumaroles solfataras. Mendeleyeva located on the surface of the high marine terrace. On the slopes of the volcano, there are four fumarole field. The field is covered with volcanic fumaroles - holes and cracks, which rise from the depths of the earth and out of the jet of hot volcanic gases. These jets are called solfataras they contain hydrogen sulphide and sulfur dioxide at a temperature of 100 to 300 ° C. Sulfur instantly crystallizes and forms around the gas output of beautiful, lacy, poisonous yellow collars. In addition, emissions are accompanied by powerful sound effects. Being in such places, you know - the Earth is alive, unpredictable, beautiful, and we need to protect it. Return to the hotel. Dinner in the cafe.

Day 7 Kunashir Island - Cape Stolbchaty

09:00 - Breakfast at the café.

10:00 - leaving the route of average complexity "Stolbchaty Cape" - one of the most amazing and unique places on earth. It is located under the protection of UNESCO. Locals say: "If you've been on Kunashir and did not see the Cape Bar Graph, you will not have seen anything." Once basaltic lava flows from the volcano. In some places, it formed a special temperature mode of its solidification, due to which an array of basalt divided into five hex-homogeneous parts. The formation of the Cape has had a huge impact and the sea. Strange but true: Only the height of the visible part of the columns, perfectly adjusted to each other, in some places up to 50 meters, forming a whole vertical wall. The columnar jointing - a phenomenon quite common, but in the world of isolated cases, when an array of columnar rocks converted to open on three sides of the majestic Cape of fantastic beauty. The ecological path "Stolbovskaya" hot mud sources, access to the coast. Bathing in the sea. Fishing. Lunch - dry. rations. Return to the hotel. Dinner in the cafe.

Day 8 Kunashir Island - Volcano Golovin

09:00 - Breakfast at the café.

10:00 - leaving the route of average complexity "Caldera volcano Golovnin" transport up to 42 km, trekking further 2.5 hours one way... Golovnin Volcano (541 m.) Is named after the famous Russian sailor Basil Golovnin, who made a great contribution to the development of the Kuril Islands and made in 1807-1813 gg and 1817-1819 gg round the world trip. The diameter of the caldera on the crest of more than four kilometers. In the caldera are two volcanic lake bubbling and hot. Jets of hydrogen sulfide and sulfur gases, emissions of boiling water, black sand, thick steam and constantly changing color of the water, creating an impressive picture. And swimming in the lake located in the crater of the volcano, you will definitely be remembered for a lifetime. Inspection caldera Golovnin, lakes and Boiling Hot. Swimming in the lake is hot. parking time in the caldera of 3 hours. Lunch dry. rations. Return to the hotel. Dinner in the cafe.

Day 9 Kunashir Island (departure)

08:00 - Breakfast at the café. Transfer to the port of registration of the ship. Accommodation in 4-bed cabins.

11:00 - exit the vessel. Lunch and dinner on the boat (over cost).

Day 10 Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Breakfast and lunch on the boat (over cost).

20:00 - arrival of the ship in the port of Korsakov. Meet at the port. Transfer to the hotel in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. Dinner (over cost).

Day 11 Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk - rock "Frog" - overview of the city

Breakfast in the hotel.

09:00 - departure for the route, 30 minutes (12 km.) For transport to the village. News, then departure to the route on foot. It is believed that the area of ​​News - Sakhalin Energy Center. Unique rock "Frog", which has reached the age of 70 million years, -. Unusual, energetic place. Travel time along the ecological path to the foot of the mountain takes about 20 minutes. Then a short, but steep climb to outliers "Frog", which takes 20-30 minutes. From the summit offers stunning scenery and good weather here is possible to see the Aniva Bay, lakes Tunaicha and variability. There is a sign: if you touch the most outliers "Frogs" and make a wish, it will come true!

13:00-14:00 - lunch buffet in the restaurant of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.

14:00-16:00 - city tour. Return to the hotel. Free time. On request, visit the fish market. Dinner (over cost).

Day 12 Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Breakfast, transfer to the airport.

Overview

Route: Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk - Seaside - Cape Pacific - Cape Giant - Lake. Big Vavayskoe - Yuzhno-Kurilsk - Mendeleyeva - Cape Stolbchaty - Volcano Golovin - rock "Frog" - Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Number of Days: 12 days / 11 nights

Group: min. 2 people.

Schedule

Tour dates: 03.06, 24.06, 15.07, 22.07, 09.09, 16.09

Fees

Tour price per person, USD

Hotels in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Anchor 2*+

1/2 DBL - 1`320.00

SGL - 1`370.00

Gagarin 3 *

1/2 DBL - 1`430.00

SGL - 1`600.00

Belka-Hotel 3 *

1/2 DBL - 1`500.00

SGL - 1`600.00

Mega Palace 4 *

1/2 DBL - 1`450.00

SGL - 1`620.00

* Tour price can change without prior notice.

* The operator reserves the right to substitute hotels in the program to other relevant category. The order of the excursions can also be changed.

* The guide-wire, all the services and hotels are confirmed at time of booking.

Fees include

Price included:

- Transfer airport / hotel / airport;

- Transfer Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk / Korsakov / Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk;

- Accommodation in selected hotel in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk;

- Boat tickets  Korsakov / Yuzhno-Kurilsk / Korsakov in 4-bed cabins c facilities;

- Accommodation in Yuzhno-Kurilsk in the hotel's flagship 2-bed rooms (room only sink and toilet, a shower common, on the floor);

- Bed linen on the boat;

- 3 meals a day at about. Kunashir Island, Sakhalin - according to the program;

- Transport services;

- Support for instructors or guides-conductors on the routes;

- Accident insurance;

- Execution of on check-point Kunashir;

- Laissez-passer in the Kuril reserve

Fees exclude

Additional charges:

- Flight to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk and back;

- Meals on the boat (on the menu).

Travel tips

Sports and adventure tourism routes of the Sakhalin area involves physical activity, and a number of areas (eg, climbing a volcano) require good physical fitness, as well as the availability of the right clothes, shoes and other items listed below.

Also, be sure to get vaccinated against tick-borne encephalitis!

List of needed items:

Headgear (lightweight hat for sun protection)

Sport Sandals (Daubney sports sandals, firmly seated on the leg, which can comfortably walk on water and rocks)

Trainers (trekking, with a thick corrugated soles, preferably with a water-repellent + removable dry shoes)

Towel (small travel towel various needs)

Sunscreen (SPF (the SPF) of at least 30 units).

Photographic

Backpack (small backpack for day hikes (your hands should be free!) For the transportation of water, photographic, swimwear, etc.)

Warm clothing (jacket, sweater and warm clothes like)

Jacket (wind and comfortable WATERPROOF jacket)

Bathing suit (bathing suit and swimming trunks for men)

Means from mosquitoesGloves (x / cotton gloves to protect your hands from small works).

Shirt or jacket with long sleeves (light clothing with long sleeves necessary for the ascent of the Mendeleev volcano, not to cut yourself on the bamboo and, at the same time, do not suffer in hot weather)

First-aid kit (travel kit with first aid and personal hygiene)

Fishing gear (for avid fishermen desired to have their fishing gear)