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Motorcycle Tour in Russia

Experience a wonderful tour to two stunningly beautiful capitals of Russia. Featuring small groups, experienced English speaking guides, well-planed and safe routes, this tour will take you to various highlights of the country, such as Palace Square and the Hermitage, Peterhof Palace, Russian banya (sauna), and more.

Key information

  • Terrain: 95% asphalt roads
  • Bike: personal or rental bike (BMW F800GS / F700GS, BMW R1200GS, BMW G650GS, Ural Gear Up, HD Road King Classic 14 ABS, HD Electra Glide Ultra Limited 14 ABS)
  • Mileage: 2,300 kilometers / 1429 miles
  • Daily rides: 220 - 440 kilometers / 137 - 273 miles
  • Riding gear: Not included, please bring your own gear
  • Meals: Breakfasts, lunches, dinners (without alcohol)

Meet the guides

Yuri
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Highlights

  • Starts and ends in Moscow
  • Ride to Saint Petersburg, "Russian Venice"
  • Visit Palace Square and the Hermitage, Peterhof Palace
  • Moscow tourist hotspots: Kremlin, Red Square, GUM, subway and Arbat street
  • Ride to Uglich, one of the most ancient Russian towns
  • Head to Vologda and its wooden architecture
  • Seliger Lake and barbecue
  • 10 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Intermediate

Styles


7 riding days in English
The organizer also speaks: Italian, Russian, Spanish
Group size: 2-12 participants
Airport transfer included: Sheremetyevo International Airport
Airport transfer included: Vnukovo International Airport
Airport transfer included: Domodedovo International Airport
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Accommodation

Check-in Time:
14:00
Check-out Time:
00:00

Accommodation for this tour will be in various selected hotels (three to four-star), such as art-hotels, forest eco-hotels, traditional Russian lodgings, and country hotels.

Program

Day 1 & 2: Arriving in Moscow

Transfer to the hotel, then enjoy welcome dinner. Afterward, there will be a Moscow sightseeing. Walking sightseeing tour (or bus tour) around Moscow: Kremlin, Red Square, GUM, subway and Arbat street.

Day 3: Moscow - Uglich (240 kilometers / 149 miles)

After leaving Moscow, you head to a very interesting place that is famous due to its religious and historical background, Troitse-Sergiev Lavra in Sergiev Posad. It took its beginning in the ХIV century and since then it has been an Orthodox religious center of Russia.

The aim of the trip is Uglich which is an old stunning town that was founded in 937 AD. It is famous for the architecture, mostly the one from XIX century and Russian leaders especially the times of ruling of Ivan the Terrible.

Day 4: Uglich - Vologda (300 kilometers / 186 miles)

The road will lead along the banks of the Volga River leading up to Yaroslavl until your lunchtime. You will take a walk through the park to the monument which was built as a gift to the city for 1000 years anniversary. Later, you will head to Vologda which is considered to be one of the most historical and rich with heritage cities of Russia. The city attracts tourists due to its wooden statutes and laces factory.

Day 5: Vologda - Tikhvin (440 kilometers / 273 miles)

During this day, you will have a very long ride through the Russian provinces. The best of this tour is the fact that it combines both innovative cities like Moscow and St Petersburg and homey and romantic provinces of Russia. Having an opportunity to enjoy the secondary roads, you will see the real province life which is usually hidden from ordinary tourists.

Day 6: Tikhvin - Saint Petersburg (220 kilometers / 137 miles)

Today you are getting to the second Russian capital which is called "Russian Venice". During this day you will get acquainted with St Petersburg having a walk through Palace Square and museum of Hermitage. It is one of the most famous museums in the world which is a must pace when visiting St Petersburg.

Day 7: Saint Petersburg

Day 7 will see you on to a city excursion and after a full lunch visit to Peterhof. This is a palace park complex that was built in the early beginning of the XVIII century by ruler Peter the Great and became one of the most beautiful summer residencies of Tsar and his family and the symbol of Russian access to the Baltic Sea.

Day 8: Saint Petersburg - Pskov (290 kilometers / 180 miles)

Today you will begin your journey from early morning and aim at riding through Russian province villages by the secondary roads finishing at the city-fortress Pskov. It became the city on Russian borderline and was always the first one to face any attack.

Day 9: Pskov - Seliger Lake (430 kilometers / 267 miles)

Day 9 consists of a long riding day using mixed types of roads- gravel, asphalt and secondary. And, of course, after such a long day, you will have a rest at Russian Banya (Russian type of Sauna) finishing the day with a tasty barbecue for supper. The clean air will help you fully relax and enjoy the sceneries.

Day 10: Seliger Lake - Moscow (380 kilometers / 236 miles)

The last day of the ride will mostly be through the secondary roads reaching Moscow where you will eventually leave your motorcycles and finish the day with a farewell dinner.

Day 11: Departure home

This is the end of your holiday in Russia. Today you will head home with beautiful memories of the trip.

Skill level(s) required for this tour: intermediate

Intermediate:

  • can ride for 3-4 hours
  • average riding experience
  • little assistance required
  • comfortable with extreme curves and leans
  • average experience with unsurfaced roads
  • steep ascents and descents

Included excursions

Excursions to Kremlin, Troitse-Sergiev Lavra, Ermitazh Museum, Peterhof Palace, Tikhvin Monastery, Russian fortress-city of Pskov, and more.

Guides

Yuri Kalika

Location

This guided motorcycle tour takes place in Russia. Starting from Moscow, you will head to Uglich, Vologda, Tikhvin, Saint Petersburg, Pskov, Seliger Lake, then back to Moscow.

Food

Your package includes breakfast (every day), lunch, and dinner (during riding days). Without alcohol. UVENTURE can cater to vegan-friendly and halal-friendly food.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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

  • Vegan
  • Hallal
  • Fruitarian
  • Other dietary requirements on request
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What's included

  • 10 nights accommodation in various selected hotels
  • Breakfasts, lunches, and dinners (without alcohol)
  • Sightseeing excursions to Kremlin, Troitse-Sergiev Lavra, Ermitazh Museum, Peterhof Palace, Tikhvin Monastery, Russian fortress city of Pskov
  • Service of an English-speaking guide
  • Gasoline for all riders
  • Visa assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Support vehicle
  • Professional mechanic
  • Private transfers airport - hotel - airport

What's not included

  • Airfare
  • Medical insurance
  • Motorcycle gear
  • Personal expenses
  • GPS rental (150 EUR)
  • Tips
  • Bike rental deposit (1000 - 2000 EUR depending on the bike model)

How to get there

Recommended Airports

Airport: Sheremetyevo International Airport Airport transfer included: Sheremetyevo International Airport No additional charges. You can request this in the next step.
Airport: Vnukovo International Airport Airport transfer included: Vnukovo International Airport No additional charges. You can request this in the next step.
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 non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
11 days / 10 nights
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Minimum group size

This trip requires a minimum of 2 participants

Sunday September 12, 2021
(11 days / 10 nights)

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