What you need to know about driving the scenic coastal 64H-1 road in Sakhalin

Explore the breathtaking landscapes of Sakhalin Island on the adventurous Road 64H-1. A journey filled with stunning views and the thrill of discovery awaits on this scenic drive in Russia.


Where is the 64H-1 road in Russia?

The road is located on the island of Sakhalin (Sakhalin Oblast), at the far eastern end of Russia, between the Tatar Strait and the Sea of Okhotsk, north of the Japanese island of Hokkaido. To complete the drive, you’ll need to be self-sufficient, due to its remoteness.

How long is the 64H-1 road in Russia?

The road is 623km (387 miles) long, running north-south from Nogliki (the administrative center of Nogliksky District) to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. The road is mostly paved but includes some corrugated sections. On the unpaved parts, the road has potholes, so you’ll need to keep a low speed. The drive offers stunning coastal views.