Experience an exciting ride on a legendary route, totaling almost 10,000 kilometers in 25 days, 20 regions of Russia, two parts of the continent - Asia and Europe. You will see Far East, Lake Baikal, Siberia, Ural Mountains, and Red Square. This will be an amazing journey through the largest country in the world!
You will be accommodated in comfortable two to four-star hotels.
Transfer to the hotel and kick off meeting. The guide will brief you with the details, an itinerary, and give some advice about rules and customs in Russia. You will receive bikes and can make some final preparations. After that, you will go for a dinner to the local seafood restaurant. Russian Moto Travel Company promises you will enjoy crab and other seafood from the Pacific Sea.
In the morning, you will we go for the city tour. You will see a sea port, an embankment, bridge to the Russkiy Island, local pedestrian street, and many other interesting places. This day you also change cash, buy local sim cards, prepare bikes, buy rain suits and other staff if you forgot something.
Khabarovsk is probably the most beautiful city in the Asian part of the Trans-Siberian route. The Amur River is wide here, hills are beautiful, plentiful of forests. The city has lots of Chinese markets and restaurants, and you have a chance to try it. The city is located at the southern extremity of the Muravyov-Amursky Peninsula and surrounded by the sea from three sides.
Blagoveshchensk is the fifth biggest city in the Far East. It was established in the middle of 19th century to guard the borders of the Russian Empire. The Amur River is a borderline between Russia and China. Locals often visit China to drink Chinese beer, buy souvenirs, and have a nice lunch. The journey to China takes only half an hour.
The town is called after the famous Russian entrepreneur, traveler, and explorer Yerofey Pavlovich. In the 17th century he charted the Amur River and built a fortress somewhere nearby. Unfortunately it didn’t preserve.
Chita is the city where the Decembrists were sent after they tried to make an uprising in 1825. The city has a Museum of the Decembrists.
Rest day in Chita.
A long time ago, Ulan-Ude was a Mongolian city, now it’s Russian one. Lots of nationalities live here: Buryats, Barguzin Jews, Evenks, Mestizo. There are many Buddhist temples in the city. In the restaurants, you will have a chance to try the traditional local food and Baikal omul.
The road goes along the Baikal shore. Today you will see the biggest and one of the most purest lakes in the world.
After breakfast, you will visit Baikal Museum, the Cherskogo Peak, where you have a chance to see the Baikal from the height of 728 meters and make great photos and visit local market. After that, you'll have boat trip over the lake.
The ride to Tulun will be through many small villages and stops. Among the most interesting places you are going to see is Taishet bike guesthouse with Igor Shalygin. You'll spend a night in Tulun in a country hotel with Russian banya (sauna) on the banks of the river.
Krasnoyarsk is situated on the Yenisei River, one of the biggest rivers in the world. In the evening, you will walk around the center and have a dinner in local restaurant. Then, go to sleep early. Tomorrow will be a long walking day.
Today, you will save the bikes, take some rest, and visit Krasnoyarsk National Park "Stolby", a place where you will see taiga nature. It will be at least a half day walk with climbing hills and mountains. After that, you can have a walking tour over the city or take some rest. In the evening, you will have dinner in a cozy restaurant with local food.
Today, you will stay for a night in Kemerovo. It is the industrial city, although it is tidy and quiet. In the city center, you will see a beautiful embankment of the Tom River and lots of monuments.
You will have a peaceful and beautiful road to Novosibirsk, the biggest city on the Trans-Siberian route. Today this is the third largest city in Russia, a cultural and scientific capital of Siberia. In the evening, you will have a walk in the city center.
A calm road to Omsk is waiting for you today. On the way, you will visit Ishim, a small city which preserved the ancient architecture of the 19th century. In Omsk, you will have a walking tour over the city and visit main places of interest.
You will arrive at the city in the evening, check in, leave the bikes in the parking lot, and explore Tyumen on foot. Have a walk on the embankment and the pedestrian bridge over the Tura River, and visit Znamenskiy Cathedral. You will also bathe in the hot springs in the city center and then have a dinner in a restaurant nearby.
Today you will go north towards Yekaterinburg. You will pass the town of Karabash with its Martian scenery, hills, and ditches, and the town of Kyshtym, a small town surrounded by rocky mountains and blue lakes. Stop in Yekaterinburg, have a lunch and a walk around the city.
Day off in Yekaterinburg. You will sleep well, have some free time in the morning, and in the second half of the day you will take a local guide and walk around the city.
It will be a long riding day with lots of picturesque roads, oil production plants, farm fields of Perm region. In Izvhevsk, you will stay in a very local home-style hotel with interesting and delicious regional food.
With good secondary roads and small off road segment, you will reach today Kazan, the Muslim capital of Russia and probably one of the most beautiful cities in Russia. You will visit the Kazan Kremlin, Russia's second largest Kremlin after Moscow. Its origins date back to the 10th century.
One of the last riding days. On the way, you will stop at Kozmodemyansk to visit local ethnographic museum. In Nizhny Novgorod, you will stop in the city center near the Volga embankment and Novgorod Kremlin.
Today, through Vladimir and Suzdal, you will ride to Moscow. In Vladimir, you will make a stop to see the Dormition (Assumption) Cathedral, a great architectural wonder of the 12th century.
A sightseeing tour through Moscow: visiting the Red Square, Cathedral of Christ the Savior, the Kremlin, Moscow subway (sometimes called "the underground museum"), Arbat Street (often called "Old Arbat"), and other attractions.
Today is the last day in Moscow. Depending on your departure time, in the morning you can visit some more interesting places in Moscow or the staff can help you with buying souvenirs.
This motorcycle tour will be held from Vladivostok to Moscow and the far east area of Russia. The route will cover Vladivostok, Khabarovsk, Blagoveshchensk, Yerofey Pavlovich, Chita, Ulan-Ude, Lake Baikal, Tulun, Krasnoyarsk, Kemerovo, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tyumen, Ekaterinburg, Kazan, and Moscow.
During this tour, you will be served daily delicious breakfast. Lunch and dinners are provided during riding days only.
You may choose to explore the places you stop on your own. There are also opportunities to have a sauna session in one of the hotels you will stay.
Please book your flight to arrive at any of these three airports, Domodedovo International Airport (DME), Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO), or Vnukovo International Airport (VKO). For more information on how to reach the meeting point from the airport, please send Russian Moto Travel Company an inquiry.
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