Visit Sakhalin – the wonderful place with amazing capes, quiet bays and mysterious lighthouses. Taste sea delicacies and conquer mountain peaks. Everybody would be able to accomplish a feat or make a discovery here.
The uniqueness of Sakhalin is, first of all, its remoteness from central regions of Russia, thus visiting Sakhalin is quite an achievement.
This is hard to find someone who was disappointed after meeting this enchanting piece of land. The island is famous for its huge variety of plants, rare animals, birds and fish. Not mentioning the especial charming atmosphere that is impossible to be captured even with the best and brightest photos and videos.
Sakhalin – mysterious and unpredictable world
During the travel tourists will find about Japanese period in the life of Sakhalin people and military events that took place on its territory. The guests will also see the main attractions of the island.
Velikan and Ptichiy Capes
The strong winds and sea waves created a whole composition of huge rocks at the East coast. Colonies of birds inhabit stone arcs and caverns. Velikan Cape, similar to bogatyr’s profile, and its neighbor Ptichiy Cape correspond a magnificent view and amazing quiet place for walks at the Okhotsk sea coastline.
The bay, which shores are covered with rare herbs and flowers, was named Tikhaya by famous seaman Ivan Fyodorovich Kruzenshtern. This is a rocky inaccessible island, inhabited primarily by loud sea gulls. Only their calls break a drowsy silence of this corner of paradise.
Devil's and Witch's bridges
Devil’s bridge is a unique engineering project of complicated construction. It was built during Karafuto period by colonized Koreans. The bridge was used for the train route between Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk and Kholmsk. The train made a spiral through the 900-meter long tunnel and then went across the bridge, that was located 38 meters high above the ground.
This region would leave its mark on your soul forever. Book the tour to Sakhalin - get an opportunity to make marvellous discoveries!
Lyagushka (Frog) butte
The legend says that the place, where Vestochka settlement and Lyagushka butte are located now, used to be a Temple of Wisdom of ancient Ainu. They came here to communicate with spirits and stay alone with the nature. This place, even nowadays, attracts magicians and ufologists. Mysterious and unexplainable events, that tempt the minds of scientists and psychics, occur here.
Excursion to Aniva Cape lighthouse
Lighthouse at the far away Aniva Cape is the most inaccessible one at Sakhalin seaside. This stately structure, standing in its proud solitude, awakes the thoughts of the mysterious stories of Agatha Christie in tourists’ minds.
The lighthouse is located on a 9-meter high cliff with the unusual name Sivuch’ya.
The lighthouse tower looks so inaccessible and not fitting into the surrounding landscape, so you might think that this is a creation of nature itself. The sea here is mostly chopping, like the nature prevents everybody from reaching this place full of the mysteries of the past.