Crossing point of three borders: Russia, China and North Korea
- Duration: 1 day
Know before you go: Please note that there will be a lot of walking so recommend to wear comfortable shoes
6:00 - departure from Vladivostok on 4X4 off-road transport (about 5 hours on the way). Delivery to the Khasansky county, to a unique place where is crossing point of three borders: Russia, China, and North Korea. It is located near the Khasan village. The Tumannaya River or Tumangan, as Koreans call it, divides the three countries. Borders converge on a small river island. You will visit a viewpoint where you can take photos of both North Korea and China in the background. It is extremely interesting to visit and being able to see these countries only a few kilometers away.
Next, you will transfer to the seashore, to the longest sandy beach in the Primorsky Region! Only the sea, the wind, the birds and the "ship cemetery" ... North Korean boats are washed ashore ... It seems that time has stopped here ... Therefore, this place is called - "the sand spit of a mind change".
- Lunch picnic at the seashore. Time to have a rest and enjoy of fantastic nature. Then continue the excursion.
In the very south of the Khasansky county, at the border of three countries, is the piece of the protected Russian land, where the southernmost section of the Far Eastern Marine State Reserve is located. Remoteness, inaccessibility, sparseness, and uniqueness - determined the preservation and great diversity of flora and fauna. The clear sea, numerous bird markets and “Red Book” species of plants, beautiful coastal cliffs and a variety of beaches - will not leave you indifferent. You will get unforgettable feelings, memories and photos for a lifetime!
The coast here is a 17-kilometer sand spit to the border river Tumannaya. In the area of the cordon, the yellow sand of the spit is contrastingly replaced by the white columnar cliffs of Fake Ostrovok (island) Cape. On the way, you can admire the natural monuments - the “Pigeon Cliff” hill and the Sudari hill. See amazing lagoons along which gray herons proudly pace in search of food. Get to know the familiar and unique representatives of the coastal marine flora. You will see thousands of bird flocks returning to their homeland if you will go here in spring. It is the time of bird migration from warm countries to nesting sites.
21:00 – approximate time of arrival to Vladivostok after such a long and interesting journey.