Level : Medium
Vladivostok - Terney - river Kema - Malaya Kema - Ussuriysk - Vanino port - Kholmsk - Korsakov - Aniva lighthouse - Korsakov - Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
The southern side of the Sikhote-Alin mountain range and Sakhalin island. We shall raft down the Kema River through the autumnal forests of the Primorye going towards the shore of the Sea of Japan—this was the route of the legendary trek undertaken by Arsenyev and Dersu Uzala. We shall go by train from Vladivostok to Vanino, all across the Primorye. Then we shall take the ferry to Sakhalin. And follow the tracks of the abandoned Japanese railway. Our hiking trail along the Aniva Bay shall take us to the legendary Aniva lighthouse.
Cost per person: 1000 EUR
Route mileage: 75 km
Number of days: 13
Meeting point: Vladivostok
Number of participants: 8-10 people
Club members' discount - 7%
Founder of Wolfin Survival School and Travel Club. Organized hundreds hike tours and expeditions in almost all continents of our Planet. Visited more than 100 countries. Degreed in anthropology and survival skills.
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Rafting down the Kema River
We go from Vladivostok to Terney village and then on to the headwater of Kema river. Trekking to Amgu Waterfalls. 70 km of rafting towards the shore of the Sea of Japan.
Riding through Primorye
From Vladivosotok through the Sikhote-Alin we reach Khabarovsk, Komsomolsk-on-Amur, and Vanino port then.
In the open sea
We take a ferry to Sakhalin.
From Kholmsk we follow the tracks of the abandoned Japanese railway.
From Korsakov we trek to the Aniva lighthouse.
We finish our trip in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.
* Trek program can be changed due the weather conditions, physical conditions of participants, other reasons