Explore Siberia: Altay-Tuva-Khakassia. Scout Tour in 2019

Book the tour — 09 Jul - 24 Jul

Motorcycle tour over the central part of Siberia. Starting from 2020 tours over the Altay and Sayan Mountains will be in our regular calendar, but in 2019 it’s a scout tour. We invite 5-6 adventure riders to join us in this for sure exciting ride. Chuysky highway (road from Altay to Mongolia) is one of the World Top-10 most beautiful roads. And in Tuva and Khakassia there are Sayan Mountains, almost unknown gems of Siberia. No tourism, very little population for huge area, Siberian rivers, untouched nature and fantastic roads


  • Dates - 9-24 of July 2019
  • Duration – 15 days (11 riding days + 2 rest days + 2 days arrival/departure Novosibirsk Airport)
  • Total mileage – 3100 km
  • Roads 80% asphalt and 20% gravel roads 
  • Price is 3350 EUR (includes BMW F700/F800GS rent, extra charge for R1200GS - 400 EUR)
  • Deposit for the motorcycle 1000/1200/1500 Euro for F700GS/F800GS/R1200GS
  • Price if you ride your own bike – 1850 EUR  
  • Single room supplement – 400 EUR

Key tour highlights: Siberia, Altay, Chuya Highway, local causine, gravel roads, Yenisei River, Stolby National Park, Russian banya

Price includes:

  • Motorcycle rental (BMW F700/F800GS, extra charge for R1200GS 400 Euro)
  • Petrol (for rented motorcycle only, if you ride your own motorcycle petrol is not included)
  • Accommodation in 3-4* hotels (based on sharing a double / twin room)
  • English-speaking guide on a motorcycle
  • Breakfasts (during all days)
  • Meals (lunch and dinner during riding days)
  • Motorcycle insurance
  • Entry tickets to places of interest 

Price does not include:

  • Air tickets to Russia
  • Medical insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Extra motorcycle insurance (extra 350 Euro, no deposit needed, full coverage)
  • Visa counsel fee

Route: where we will go

Novosibirsk – Biysk – Gorno-Altaisk – Kosh-Agach– Tsaagan Nur (Mongolia) – Ulaangom (Mongolia) – Chadan – Abaza – Abakan – Krasnoyarsk – Tomsk – Novosibirsk

Day 1. Novosibirsk, arrival

Getting bikes, meeting team, making final arrangements and welcome dinner in the evening.

Day 2. Novosibirsk - Biysk, 350 km

First day we ride with main asphalted road in the direction of mountains. In Biysk we stop by Black African Bike Post, a legendary place for all who want to explore Altay Region.

Day 3. Biysk - Gorno-Altaisk, 200 km 

With lots of small secondary roads we explore interesting places and for the night we arrive to Gorno-Altaysk.

Day 4. Gorno-Altaisk - Kosh-Agach, 460 km

One of the most interesting parts of the Chyisky Highway, hundreds of turns, almost no cars, fantastic views. Today you will enjoy your ride.

Day 5. Kosh-Agach - Mongolia (Tsaagan Nur), 110 km

Border crossing and first day in Mongolia.

Day 6. Mongolia (Tsaagan Nur) - Mongolia (Ulaangom), 240 km

Riding a bit of Mongolia. This country deserves separate tour and we will introduce it soon.

Day 7. Mongolia (Ulaangom), rest day

Free time.

Day 8. Mongolia (Ulaangom) - Russia (Chadan), 210 km

Crossing the border to get back to Russia.

Day 9. Ak-Dovurak - Abaza, 250 km

Gravel roads and picturesque views of the Sayan Mountains.

Day 10. Abaza, rest day

Free time. Riding around the hotel upon request.

Day 11. Abaza - Abakan, 350 km

Riding to the capital of Khakassia region. We finally get back to the asphalt roads. City tour in the evening.

Day 12. Abakan - Krasnoyarsk, 410 km

Nice road to the largest region of Russia. Krasnoyarsk is located in the middle of Siberia on the Enisey River, one of the largest rivers in Siberia. Short city tour in the evening.

Day 13. Krasnoyarsk - Tomsk, 590 km

Tomsk is one of the oldest Siberian cities.

Day 14. Tomsk- Novosibirsk, 260 km

Last riding day, easy road and farewell dinner in the evening.

Day 15. Novosibirsk, departure

Book the tour — 09 Jul - 24 Jul
Tour map

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