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Imperial Harbour - sea gates of Khabarovsky Kray

Type of tourism: cultural-educative tourism, ecologic tourism, the intended target audience: pupils from 13 years old and older, season: September-March, tour duration: 2 days/1 night, populated areas on the route: Vanino settlement, Sovetskaya Gavan city, Lososina settlement, Zavety Il’icha settlement, Vanino settlement


Day 1, Vanino settlement - Sovetskaya Gavan city:

08:14 Arriving at Vanino, transfer to Sovetskaya Gavan

09:00 Hotel check-in. Preparation for the journey on foot.

9:30 Breakfast in the city cafe. Meeting, getting acquainted with the instructor, briefing.

10:00-10:15 Stroll along the “Following Arsenyev’s steps” ecologic and touristic path. Distance from city to the path is 5 km (1 hour). Earth-road wiith a slight slope.

After that stroll along the path to the “Blooming meadow” (3 km) (3 hours with stops), “Berendey’s forest”, “Shaman’s chum” in “Witch ring”.

13:30-14:30 Field lunch in “Blooming meadow” of Bazarnaya bay (in case the weather is windless) or in “Alpinists bivouac” (in case the weather is windy)

14:30-16:00 Reaching the Red Partisan Cusp, Red Partisan Lighthouse: memorial desk dedicated to Arsenyev V.K., memorial sign dedicated to keepers of the Lighthouse who were exterminated by the White Guards.

16:00-18:00 Arrival in Situan bay: memorial sign dedicated to inhabitats of Situan settlement who fell on the fields of the Great Patriotic War, Gorny garden: Monument to sea soldiers of 365th separate battalion of the Northern Pacific fleet.

18:30-19:00 Transfer to the hotel.

19:00- 20:00 Dinner (“Sovetskaya Gavan” reustarant or Chinese cuisine). Leisure time. Stroll along the city streets. Rest.

 Day 2

08:00-9:30 Visit to the swimming pool (1 session: 45 minutes) (15-20 minutes on foot). Check-out.

09:30-10:00 Breakfast in the city cafe.

10:10-10:50 Guided tour to the Museum of Local Lore named after N. K. Boshnyak

11:00-12:20 Visit to memorable places of Sovetsko-Gavansky district: Anastasia cape, Lososina settlement (memorable sign in honour of discoverers of Imperial (Soviet) Harbour, memrial sign in honor of “Sovgavan” fish factory fishermen perished during the Great Patriotic War, Port Administration’s viewing platform - panoramic view of Sovetskaya Gavan bay, memorial desk dedicated to military topographers), Sovetskaya Gavan city (memorial desk in honor of N. K. Boshnyak, the discoverer of Imperial (Soviet) Harbour

12:30-13:30 Lunch in “Sushi vesla” tavern

13:30-14:10 Transfer to Byaude military pier.

14:10-15:00 Visit to the military ship of separate auxiliary fleet of the Russian Federation Navy.

15:00-16:00 Transfer to Zavety Il’icha settlement

Zavety Il’icha settlement, Postovaya bay (burial place of sailors who participated in first wintering of the Konstantinovsky Post (1853-1854), memorial desk dedicated to winterers. Burial places of 1853-1854, monument-chapel in honor of sailors perished during the wintering of Konstantinovsky Post (1853-1854), place of shipwreck of “Pallada” frigate (31.01.1856), memorable sign dedicated to sailors of C-117 submarine, wrecked in the Tartar strait on 15.12.1952, memorable sign in honor of admiral Ye.V. Putyatin.

Zavety Il’icha settlement (a narrow neck of land between the Tratar strait and Sovetskaya Gavan bay, the place where in 1853 N. Boshnyak discovered the harbour, which was named after the Emperor Nicholas I, memorial desk in honor of Gennady Ivanovich Nevelsky)

16:10-16:30 Transfer to Vanino settlement.

16:40-17:20 Dinner in “Berzka” cafe.

17:50-18:00 Completion of the itinerary. Getting on train. Trvelling to Komsomolsk-On-Amur/ Khabarovsk by train.

Cost includes: Dining all along the route (breakfast, lunch, dinner), accommodation: “Sovetskaya Gavan” hotel, accommodation: economy rooms for 4-10 people (bunkbeds, combination bathroom, shower in the room, excursion program, transport service, medical insurance).

Tour types

Ecological tours



Contact information

tel: 8(4217) 546-171, 547-505, 540-794, 215-864,,