Come with us on a journey to the biggest country on earth! A tour of superlatives: 25 days. 10,000 km. 8 time zones. Two continents. The highlights: Moscow, Novosibirsk, Ural Mountains, Taiga, Lake Baikal, Far East. Everyone should do this tour at least once in their life.
|per person in single room standard, rider with own bike:||€6,500.00 $7,230.98 ?|
|per person in single room standard, rider incl. BMW F700GS:||€9,950.00 $11,068.96 ?|
|per person in single room standard, rider incl. BMW F800GS:||€9,950.00 $11,068.96 ?|
|per person in single room standard, rider incl. BMW R1200GS||€10,450.00 $11,625.19 ?|
|per pillion passenger in shared twin/double room (pillion passengers cannot book without an accompanying rider)||€4,990.00 $5,551.17 ?|
|Overnight stays in 3 - 4* hotels or 2* hotels in Siberia, incl. breakfast, lunch and dinner on driving days.|
|Motorcycle rental BMW F700GS / F800GS / R1200GS|
|Fully comprehensive with € 1.000 deductible (R1200GS € 1.500 SB)|
|Petrol for rental motorcycles|
|Tour guide on motorbike, English speaking|
|Admissions Attractions according to tour description|
|Support in obtaining visas|
|Flights: We are happy to offer these optionally|
|Motorcycle clothing and protective equipment|
|Expenditure on personal needs|
|Deposit for motorcycles (€ 1000/1200/1500 for F700GS/F800GS/R1200GS)|
|Lunch and dinner (except on riding days)|
|Also not included, but highly recommended: Travel insurance with cancellation protection. (Foreign health insurance prescribed for Russia!)|
|all services which are not expressly listed as included services|
|Individual appointments on request possible. Also in German.|
|25 days total duration, including 17 riding days, 6 rest days and 2 days arrival/departure|
|Minimum number of participants: 4 persons. If the minimum number of participants is not reached, the tour operator reserves the right to cancel the trip up to four weeks before the start of the trip.|
|Language: This offer is usually suitable for English and/or German speaking participants. We will gladly provide binding information upon request.|
|Mobility: The offer is not suitable for people with reduced mobility. Please contact us for more information.|
Our exclusive travel program
Day 01 Arrival in Moscow
Once the plane has landed safely in Moscow and you have arrived safely at the hotel in the centre of the city, you can acclimatise a little in your rooms before the first tour meeting takes place. Here you can get details about the itinerary, the itinerary and general information about rules and customs in Russia. Afterwards we will explore Moscow on foot and get a first impression of Russian cuisine in a nice restaurant near the Kremlin.
Day 02 Moscow
A first immersion in Russian life and culture is on the agenda. We start our excursion to the city with the Kremlin and the Red Square, visit the GUM (Main Shopping Centre) and the Basilius Cathedral. Today we have time to change money, get local Sim cards if needed and prepare the motorcycles for the trip.
Day 03 Moscow - Nizhny Novgorod580 km
In the morning we ride directly to Red Square to take some pictures of us with the motorcycles. Then we leave Moscow and head east. Along the Volga we will make several stops in cities of the "Golden Ring". In Vladimir we visit the Cathedral of the Assumption, an architectural wonder of the 12th century. In Nizhni Novgorod we will take a walk along the Volga dike, visit the Kremlin of Novgorod and enjoy dinner in a local restaurant.
Day 04 Nizhny Novgorod - Kazan 460 km
In the morning we visit the National Museum in Kozmodemyansk before we reach our place of overnight stay. Kazan is, along with Moscow and St. Petersburg, one of the three capitals of Russia. We will visit the local Kremlin, which is the second largest Kremlin in Russia after Moscow and dates back to the 10th century. In the evening we have a delicious dinner from the regional cuisine.
Day 05 Kazan - Izvhevsk540 km
We ride to Izvhevsk, the capital of the Republic of Udmurtia, via well-developed side roads and short sections with unpaved roads. The city is best known as the birthplace of Mikhail Timofeyevich Kalashnikov. This is where the AK-47 rifles are produced. We visit a weapons museum with a shooting range and anyone who wants can try an AK-47. You will stay in a "very local" hotel with interesting and delicious local food.
Day 06 Izvhevsk - Yekaterinburg770 km
Today will be a long riding day with many picturesque streets. We pass oil production plants and agricultural cultivation areas. After a second breakfast from a regional shop with wild berries, apples and other fruits, a glass of vodka is served in the evening in Yekaterinburg.
Day 07 Yekaterinburg
Rest day. We sleep well and enjoy the free time in the morning. In the afternoon we will take a walk through the city with a local guide. We will visit the square 1905, the October square, the cathedral on the blood, the historical square, the rock garden and the obelisk at the border between Europe and Asia.
Day 08 Yekaterinburg - Tyumen400 km
In the morning we visit the Ganina mine, where the last Russian emperor was buried. Today it is a memorial and a monastery. In Irbit, the place of origin of the Russian "Ural" motorcycles we visit the Ural factory and the museum and do a test ride with the Ural motorcycles, surely a great memory. After lunch we ride to Tyumen, which we reach in the early evening. We will check in, park our motorcycles in the parking lot and explore Tyumen on foot. On the dyke and the pedestrian bridge we will walk across the river Tura and visit the Znamenskiy Cathedral. We will also take a bath in the hot springs in the city centre and then have dinner in a nearby restaurant.
Day 09 Tyumen - Omsk630 km
On this day a quiet road to Omsk awaits us. On our way we visit Ishim, a small town with well-preserved 19th century architecture. In Omsk we take a walk through the city and visit the most important sights.
Day 10 Omsk - Novosibirsk650 km
A peaceful and beautiful road awaits us to Novosibirsk, the largest city on the Trans-Siberian route. Today Novosibirsk is the third largest city in Russia, the cultural and scientific capital of Siberia and houses the largest open-air railway museum in the world. Every traveller on the Trans-Siberian Route must have seen this museum.
Day 11 Novosibirsk - Kemerovo300 km
A short riding day is about to start, filled with interesting places and people. Today we visit our friends in Urga, a small town in the centre of Siberia. Here we stay for lunch and explore the surroundings. In the afternoon we reach our overnight resort Kemerovo, the centre of the Russian coal industry. We visit one or the other museum and spend the evening in a country hotel in the forest. Tomorrow is a long day, so we take our time to relax.
Day 12 Kemerovo - Krasnoyarsk630 km
We are again on the Trans-Siberian route and ride to Krasnoyarsk, another Siberian city. Krasnoyarsk lies on the Yenisei, one of the longest rivers in the world. We move into our hotel and explore the city centre on foot.
Day 13 Krasnoyarsk
Rest day. Our motorcycles are serviced and we take a trip to the Krasnoyarsk National Park "Stolby". We spend at least half a day hiking and climbing in the hills and mountains and get a deep impression of the Russian taiga. Our dinner in the cosy restaurant with local cuisine will surely taste very special to us.
Day 14 Krasnoyarsk - Tulun650 km
On the way to Tulun we see many small villages and make some stops. We spend the night in a country hotel with Russian Banya on the banks of the river.
Day 15 Tulun - Listvyanka450 km
The last 450 km before our arrival at the big Lake Baikal we ride on day 15.
Day 16 and day 17 Listvyanka (Baikal)
We spend the next two days at Lake Baikal. The first day we will do a sightseeing tour and explore the unique area around Lake Baikal. In the morning we start into the Baikal Museum. Also the Wooden Art Museum, a visit to the market and a boat tour are on the program.
Day 18 Listvyanka - Ulan-Ude540 km
The road to Ulan-Ude leads along the shore of Lake Baikal. Ulan-Ude was a Mongolian city a long time ago and today belongs to Russia. It is home to numerous peoples: Buryats, Barguusin Jews, Evenks, Mestizos. There are many Buddhist temples in the city. In the restaurants we will have the opportunity to taste traditional local dishes and "Baikal-Omul".
Day 19 Ulan-Ude - Chita640 km
In the next five days the road to Vladivostok lies ahead of us. The first city on our route is Chita, to which the Decembrists (also: decembrists - aristocratic revolutionaries) were deported after the attempted uprising of 1825.
Day 20 Chita - Yerofey Pavlovitch780 km
The city is named after the famous Russian entrepreneur, traveler and researcher Yerofey Pavlovitch. In the 17th century he mapped the river Amur and built a fortress nearby, which unfortunately has not been preserved.
Day 21 Yerofey Pavlovich - Blagoveshchensk560 km
Blagoveshchensk is the fifth largest city in the Far East. It was founded in the middle of the 19th century to protect the borders of the Russian Empire. The Amur is the border between Russia and China. The locals often travel to China to drink Chinese beer, buy souvenirs and have a leisurely lunch. After all, China is only half an hour away.
Day 22 Blagoveshchensk - Khabarovsk700 km
Khabarovsk is probably the most beautiful city in the Asian part of the Trans-Siberian route. The Amur reaches one of its widest points, the hills are beautiful and there is an abundance of forests. There are many Chinese markets and restaurants in the city and we have the opportunity to try them out.
Day 23 Khabarovsk - Vladivostok750 km
The last stage of our journey lies ahead of us. Vladivostok lies at the southern end of the Muravyov-Amursky peninsula and is surrounded by the sea on three sides. At the end of the day there is a dinner and a massage.
Day 24 Vladivostok
Rest day. We sleep comfortably and start afterwards to the city sightseeing. We visit the seaport, the dyke, the bridge to Russkiy Island, the local pedestrian zone and many other interesting places.
Day 25 Journey home
After a very special journey, the time has come to say goodbye and all participants set off home.
We hope that you were so enthusiastic about Russia and the legend "Trans-Siberia" that one day you will come back for another tour and say to yourself:
"Do svidaniya" - goodbye - in Russia.