Moscow - Saint-Petersburg Motorcycle Tour: Never Ending Classic

Book the tour — 01 Jun - 10 Jun

Ideal tour for the first visit to Russia – you will see both Russia capitals, beautiful Moscow with the Red Square and Kremlin and fascinating Saint-Petersburg with Peterhof and Hermitage. Plus there will be plenty of small towns and villages, local cuisine and Russian nature


Motorcycle tour from Moscow to Saint-Petersburg: Classic

  • Dates - 1st of June, 1st of July and 1st of August
  • Duration – 10 days (5 riding days + 3 rest days + 2 days arrival/departure)
  • Total mileage – 2000 km
  • 99% of the roads are asphalt (gravel segments can be added upon request)
  • Price for the rider – 2750-2950 EUR (includes F700/F800GS, for R1200GS extra 350 EUR)
  • Price if you ride your own bike – 1950 EUR  
  • Price for the passenger – 1550 EUR
  • Single room supplement – 550 EUR

Price includes:

  • Motorcycle rental (F700/F800GS, extra charge for R1200GS)
  • Fuel
  • Accommodation in 3-4* hotels (based on sharing a double / twin room)
  • English-speaking guide on a motorcycle (support VAN for big groups) 
  • Breakfasts (all days)
  • Meals during the riding days (lunch and dinner)
  • Entrance fees to main attractions (museums, Russian sauna, wine testing, etc.)
  • Russian banya, BBQ, fishing, etc.
  • Visa support

Not included in the tour price:

  • Air tickets to Russia
  • Visa counsel fee and personal medical insurance 
  • All not mentioned above

Route: where we would go

Moscow – Valday – Saint-Petersburg – Pskov – Moscow

Tour program:

Day 1

Arriving in Moscow

Today you arrive in Moscow. After some rest, there will be a kick off meeting regarding the tour. We will brief you on the details, an itinerary, and give some advice about rules and customs in Russia. After the kick off we will go for a walk and explore Moscow, as well as have a dinner in a nice restaurant near the Kremlin with the Russian cuisine.

Day 2

Moscow

This day we have an excursion around the city. Starting with Kremlin and Red Square, we will see GUM (The main shopping mall) and Saint Basil’s Cathedral. Later on we will explore the subway (Metro) and have a walk on Arbat, which is the most famous pedestrian street in Moscow, where you can buy authentic Russian souvenirs.

 

BMW GS on Red Square

Day 3

Moscow – Valday, 400 km

In the morning we will go to the Red Square to make photos with the bikes. After that, we leave Moscow and head to Valday. We will have lunch somewhere in the middle of the day, most probably in Tver. Also we visit Valdaisky Iversky Svyatoozersky Bogoroditsky Monastery, one of the most praised places for Orthodox Russians. This night we will spend in the cozy hotel on the territory of the Valdai National Park. Here you will see the authentic household with meat and dairy products and have a chance to take Russian baths. 

Day 4

Valday – Saint-Petersburg, 400 km

Today we ride through several small towns and villages. One of the cities along our way is Novgorod – one of the oldest and most famous cities in Russia. It celebrated the 1155th anniversary in 2014. The old Kremlin and Monastery preserved in the heart of the city. We also stop in Gatchina and take a look at the Castle and a Park, and have a coffee and catch our breath back. After that, we go straight to Saint Petersburg, check-in in the hotel and have a dinner in the Museum of Russian Vodka.

2th day of tour: Valday

Church in Gatchina: the third day of tourRoute to Sain Petersburg: 4th day of tour

Day 5

Saint-Petersburg

Today we have a sightseeing tour around the city. In the morning we go to Peterhof, where you see dozens of fountains in the Lower Garden - funny and pompous, simple and complex – they have delighted guests for the past two and a half centuries. From Peterhof we come back to the city center and after lunch continue with  the Palace Square, Nevskiy Prospect and other places of interest. 

Day 6

Saint-Petersburg

Today we go to Hermitage, one of the best museum in the world. It was calculated that to see all exhibits of the Hermitage you need at least a week. We don't have so much time, but trust us, even half a day walk will impress you. In the second half of the day we see St. Isaac's Cathedral and the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. In the evening its free time.

Day 7

Saint-Petersburg – Pechory, 350 km

Our plan for today is to visit Pskov and stay for night at Pechory. Along with Novgorod, Pskov its one of the oldest Russian cities. The very old church remained untouched in the very center, in Kremlin. We have a short sightseeing tour around the city and then head to Pechory. Its a small town where we will stay in private house with old Russian interior and real home-made food. After big cities it will be pure relax and joy. We can visit banya, make Russian BBQ or ride along the old sights that are located around the city. 

Mototravelers and russian breadTour final day: Moscow

Day 8

Pechory – Derbovezh, 430 km

Derbovezh is a lake where you can experience fishing, boat tours on the lake and real Russian baths (sauna) – if you are ready for it. There are some other activities available: volleyball, sunbathing on the beach, swimming in the crystal clear water, etc. The dinner will be made by a local chief, and in the evening we will hear some more stories about Russia, our culture and history.

Day 9

Derbovezh – Moscow, 375 km

The is our last riding day. In the morning we take a 100 km segment of the highway and after we go to secondary roads. We will finish the day in the best beer restaurant in Moscow with a farewell party!

Day 10

Moscow, departure

Motorcyclists and motorbikes on Red Square

Book the tour — 01 Jun - 10 Jun