Kuril Islands holiday, Russia
Description of Kuril Islands holiday, Russia
This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
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PlanetAll our activities are run with respect to the environment, making sure that the volume of participants and type of tourism we offer doesn’t have any negative impact on local conditions and infrastructure. Respecting the environment on The Kuril Islands is one of the highest priority, because of its pristine and fragile nature.
Taking into consideration that sustainable development is still a new topic in Russia, we educate our partners and suppliers about environmental responsibility of their operations and we encourage them to improve sustainability of their practices. Our clients are also asked to act as role models and to give example to Russian communities on hoe to live in respect to the environment.
We encourage our clients to limit waste produced on the tour by using reusable tea flasks, and reusable bags to collect litter. When camping, we make sure to leave no litter and any permanent traces behind.
We inform our travelers about protected areas they visit, including Kurilsky Nature Reserve, environmental issues, conservation efforts, restrictions and accepted behaviors. Travelers on this tour also visit Cape Stolbchaty, site of natural significance, inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
We are keen on recycling, energy-saving solutions and minimising litter, water and atmospheric pollution both in our office and at any specific tourism activity we provide. We recycle waste produced at our office and bring it to special collection points.
PeopleWe are a small Russian inbound tour operator based in Moscow, run and owned by young enthusiastic entrepreneurs who love Russia, its breathtaking nature, rich culture and hospitable people. As a company, we aim to contribute to the long-term future of Russia’s economic stability, environmental wellness, cultural heritage and people’s well-being by acting responsibly and implementing sustainable solutions on all levels of our operations.
This tour is exclusively operated by local suppliers, local service providers and local guides.
Many nights on this tour are spent on a camping, in nature's lap. In settlements, we place our guests at the heart of the local communities by using small and medium locally run and locally owned accommodation providers.
We invite travelers to local restaurants and canteens, not only giving them a chance to taste local delicacies but also an opportunity to small local entrepreneurs for an additional income.
We provide our customers with quality and adequate information on destinations they visit, to increase understanding of local culture, its problems and facilitate cultural exchange with local people.
We educate our customers by providing them guidelines on how to travel responsibly. Information is delivered in the pre-arrival kit, available on our tours and on our website.
We encourage our staff to act sustainably and train them on the most efficient ways to do it.
We actively participate in discussions about sustainability and responsible tourism, providing feedback and sharing our experiences.
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