25 Days Moscow to Vladivostok Challenging Motorcycle Tour Russia

Guided Motorcycle Tours Russia

Russian Moto Travel Company invites you to experience the most legendary motorcycle tour from Moscow to Vladivostok! Ride a powerful BMW motorbike for 10,000 kilometers. Experience exotic places like Red Square, Ural Mountains, Siberia, Lake Baikal and the Far East. Enjoy beautiful places, discover picturesque sceneries and interesting roads among good company. Everyone should do it in their life at least once!

Highlights

  • Ride via small villages and forests
  • Starts in Moscow and ends in Vladivostok
  • Cultural program with activities and excursions
  • Discover some of the most incredible cities in Russia
  • BMW F800GS motorcycle rental for the tour
  • Transfers to and from the airport
  • 24 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Advanced

Styles


18 riding days in English
Spoken languages: English

Airport transfer included: Domodedovo International Airport

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Accommodation

During this tour, you will stay either in a private room. You will be accommodated in comfortable three to four-star hotels.

Program

During this tour, you can ride on your own motorcycle or choose to be riding the most successful enduro and touring motorcycle on the planet, the legendary BMW GS series. You may choose from a BMW R1200GS adventure, the top of the GS model line, the most common and popular BMW R1200GS, and the F700GS, being one of the junior models but with its own performance benefits.

All models are equipped with anti-lock braking system (ABS), electronic stability control (ESC), automatic stability control (ASC), motorcycle trunks, and protection.

Overview

  • Terrain: Asphalt
  • Bike: Rental or personal bike
  • Mileage: 10,000 kilometers / 6,214 miles
  • Meals: Daily breakfast and lunch and dinner on riding days

Day 1: Arriving to Moscow

You will transfer to the hotel and meeting in the evening for a kick off before the tour and sign all documents and learning more about each other, route, schedule for the day, and more.

Day 2: Moscow, rest day

Sightseeing walking tour over Moscow. Kremlin and Red Square, GUM, metro, and many other interesting places. This day, you will also change cash, buy local sim cards, prepare bikes, buy rain suits, and other stuffs if you forgot something.

Day 3: Moscow - Nizhny Novgorod, 580 kilometers / 360.4 miles

In the morning, you will ride to Red Square to make a photo with the beginning of the tour. After you leave Moscow and with several stops along the way, you will reach one of the Golden Ring cities located on the banks of the Volga River. On your way, you will visit Vladimir, where you make a stop to see the Dormition (Assumption) Cathedral, a great architectural wonder of the 12th century. In Nizhny Novgorod, you will walk over the Volga embankment, visit Novgorod Kremlin, and have a dinner in local restaurant.

Day 4: Nizhny Novgorod - Kazan, 460 kilometers / 285.8 miles

In the first half of the day, you will visit national museum in Kozmodemyansk. After you move to Kazan, ancient city, third capital of Russia after Moscow and Saint-Petersburg.

You will visit the Kazan Kremlin, Russia's second largest Kremlin after Moscow. Its origins date back to the 10th century. In the evening, you will have a delicious dinner with local food.

Day 5: Kazan - Izvhevsk, 540 kilometers / 335.54 miles

With good secondary roads and small off-road segment, you will reach today Kalashnokov hometown. It’s a place where famous AK-47 are produced. You will visit armory museum and shooting range where you will try AK-47 on your own. After you go to very local home style hotel with interesting and delicious regional food.

Day 6: Izvhevsk - Yekaterinburg, 770 kilometers / 478.4 miles

It will be a long riding day with lots of picturesque roads, oil production plants, farm fields of Perm region, second breakfast from local food store, forest berries, apples and other fruits, and finally shot of vodka in Yekaterinburg.

Day 7: Yekaterinburg, rest day

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. You will see 1905 Square, Oktyabrskaya Square, Church on the Blood, Historical Square, Garden of Stones, and the Obelisk at the border between Europe and Asia

Day 8: Yekaterinburg - Tyumen, 400 kilometers / 248.5 miles

In the morning, you will visit Ganina Pit, a place where last Russian emperor was buried. Today, it is a memorial complex and a monastery. After you go to Irbit, motherland of Russian motorcycles Ural, you will visit factory, museum¸and take a test drive of Ural bikes. That will be a memorable experience.

After lunch in local canteen, you can take off for Tyumen and arrive at the city in the evening. You will check in, leave the bikes in the parking lot, and explore Tyumen by foot. Have a walk on the embankment and the pedestrian bridge over the Tura River, and visit Znamenskiy Cathedral. You will also take a bath in the hot springs in the city center and then have a dinner in a restaurant nearby.

Day 9: Tyumen - Omsk, 630 kilometers / 391.5 miles

A calm road to Omsk is waiting for you today. On your way, you will visit Ishim, the 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.

Day 10: Omsk - Novosibirsk, 650 kilometers / 403.9 miles

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 and next day in the morning, you will have a walk in the city center.

Day 11: Novosibirsk - Kemerovo, 300 kilometers / 186.4 miles

Short riding day but still full of interesting places and people. This day, you will visit your friends in Urga, a small city in the center of Siberia. Here, you will have a lunch, walk over this small provincial city, and have some free time. In the second half of the day, you will arrive to Kemerovo, coal industry center of Russia.

Here, you will visit several museums and spend evening in a country house hotel in the forest. Tomorrow, you will have a long ride, but today is the time to relax.

Day 12: Kemerovo - Krasnoyarsk, 630 kilometers / 391.5 miles

You are on the Trans-Siberian route again and head to Krasnoyarsk, yet another big Siberian city. The city is situated on the Yenisei River, one of the biggest rivers in the world. You will check in and explore the city center by foot.

Day 13: Krasnoyarsk, rest day

Today, you will serve 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. In the evening, you will have dinner in a cozy restaurant with local food

Day 14: Krasnoyarsk - Tulun, 650 kilometers / 403.9 miles

Road to Tulun through many small villages and stops. Among most interesting places, you are going to see is Taishet bike guesthouse with Igor Shalygin. You will spend a night in Tulun in a country hotel with Russian banya (sauna) on the banks of the river.

Day 15: Tulun - Listvyanka (Baikal), 450 kilometers / 280 miles

Final 450 kilometers to great Baikal Lake awaits you!

Day 16: Listvyanka (Baikal), rest day

After good rest and healthy breakfast, you will visit Baikal Museum, Cherskogo Peak to make photos of the lake, you will also visit local market and have a boat trip.

Day 17: Listvyanka (Baikal), rest day

Free time.

Day 18: Listvyanka - Ulan-Ude, 540 kilometers / 336 miles

The road to Ulan-Ude goes along the Baikal shore. 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.

Day 19: Ulan-Ude - Chita, 640 kilometers / 398 miles

In the next five days, you will have a road to Vladivostok. The first city on your way is Chita, that’s where the Decembrists were sent after they tried to make an uprising in 1825. The city has a Museum of the Decembrists.

Day 20: Chita - Yerofey Pavlovich, 780 kilometers / 485 miles

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.

Day 21: Yerofey Pavlovich - Blagoveshchensk, 560 kilometers / 348 miles

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.

Day 22: Blagoveshchensk - Khabarovsk, 700 kilometers / 435 miles

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 will have a chance to try it.

Day 23: Khabarovsk - Vladivostok, 750 kilometers / 466 miles

This is your destination point. The city is located at the southern extremity of the Muravyov-Amursky Peninsula and surrounded by the sea from three sides. Today, you will have a dinner and a massage.

Day 24: Vladivostok

Rest after long trip and after, you will do a sightseeing tour over the city. You will see a Sea port, an embankment, bridge to the Russkiy Island, local pedestrian street, and many other interesting places.

Day 25: Vladivostok

Departure home

Included excursions

  • Beautiful tour of the city of Urga
  • Discover Listvyanka
  • Discover the incredible Novosibirsk
  • Exciting Omsk guided tour
  • Explore Krasnoyarsk by foot
  • Explore the lovely Tyumen
  • Guided tour around Yekaterinburg
  • Sightseeing tour of Vladivostok
  • Sightseeing tour of Moscow
  • Visit the Kazan Kremlin

Guides

Alexander Nikonov
Alexander has visited many parts of the world, surfed and practiced yoga in Bali, done Muay Thai in Thailand, and met the dawns on the banks of the Bosphorus. spend plenty of time in Europe. In September 2015, He went to Milan to see the city and enjoy some vacations on Como Lake. There, he saw hundreds of bikers and decided to show everyone what an amazingly beautiful country he lives in, with many nations and cultures, with a great historical heritage, and with wonderful unspoiled nature.

Location

This motorcycle tour will be held from Moscow to Vladivostok and the far east area of Russia. You will have the opportunity to visit Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan, Izvhevsk, Yekaterinburg, Tyumen, Omsk, Novosibirsk, Kemerovo, Krasnoyarsk, Tulun, Listvyanka, Ulan-Ude, Chita, Yerofey Pavlovich, Blagoveshchensk, Khabarovsk, and Vladivostok.

Food

During this tour, you will be served one daily delicious breakfast while lunch and dinner will only be served on riding days.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

During your free time, you may explore the locations on your own, visit local places of interest, or simply relax and rest at the hotel.

What's included

  • 1 English-speaking guide on a motorcycle
  • 24 nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • Meals during the riding days (lunch and dinner)
  • Daily cultural program with activities and excursions to significant places
  • Gasoline
  • Local guides
  • Motorcycle rental (BMW F800GS) with GPS Navigation (for riders without personal bike)
  • Transfers from and to Domodedovo International Airport (DME)
  • Visa assistance

What's not included

  • Additional activities
  • Additional transportation
  • Extra charge for R1200GS at 75 EUR
  • Alcohol
  • Lunches and dinner on free days
  • International airfare
  • Taxi to the aiport
  • Medical insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa counsel fees

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

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). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Russian Moto Travel Company will pick you up from the airport.

Airport: Domodedovo International Airport Airport transfer included: Domodedovo International Airport No additional charges. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 30% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 60 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 90 days before arrival.
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