Moscow - Vladivostok. Trans-Siberian Tour on Motorcycles, 10000 km, once in a lifetime adventure

Book the tour — 20 May - 16 Jun

A legendary tour from Moscow to Vladivostok. 10,000 km, 28 days. You will see Altai, Baikal, Siberia and the Far East. Everyone should do it in their life at least once


Trans-Siberian Route by Motorcycle

  • Tour dates – 20th of May and 20th of July
  • Duration –  28 days 
  • Total mileage – approx. 10,000 km
  • 95% asphalt roads
  • Price – 9950 EUR (includes BMW F700/F800GS)
  • Extra charge for R1200GS - 750 EUR
  • Price if you ride your own bike – 6500 EUR  
  • Price for the passenger – 6500 EUR
  • The price includes:
    • Transfers to/from the airport
    • Motorcycle rental (BMW F800GS) with GPS Navigation
    • Gasoline
    • Accommodation in 2-4* hotels (single room)
    • English-speaking guide on a motorcycle
    • Breakfasts
    • Cultural program with Russian baths, BBQ, Trans-Siberian Train Express, local guides, excursions
    • Visa assistance
    • Support VAN for big groups
  • The price doesn’t include:
    • Dinners and alcohol
    • Visa fee and medical insurance
    • All other expenses not listed above 

Route: where we would go

Moscow – Nizhny Novogorod – Kazan – Ekaterinburg – Tyumen – Omsk – Novosibirsk – Kemerovo – Krasnoyarsk – Tulun – Lake Baikal – Ulan-Ude – Chita – Yerofey Pavlovich – Blagoveshchensk – Khabarovsk – Vladivostok

Day 1

Arriving to Moscow

Transfer to the hotel and meeting in the evening for a kick off before the tour. Signing all documents and learning more about each other, route, schedule for the day, etc.

Day 2

Moscow

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

Day 3

Moscow

One more day we spend in the capital of Russia.There are still plenty of interesting places to visit. There are beautiful museums, cathedrals, central Gorky Park, local market, the Sparrow Hills with probably best view of the city and Night Wolves motorcycle clubhouse. You must see it with your own eyes. In the evening we pack bikes and discuss final details about the tour. 

Day 4

Moscow - Nizhny Novgorod, 580 km

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

Day 5

Nizhny Novgorod – Kazan, 460 km

In the fist half of the day we visit national museum in Kozmodemyansk. After we move to Kazan, ancient city, third capital of Russia after Moscow and Saint-Petersburg. We will visit the Kazan Kremlin, Russia's second largest Kremlin after Moscow. Its origins date back to the 10th century. In the evening we will have a delicious dinner with local food.

Day 6

Kazan – Izvhevsk, 540 km 

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

Day 7

Izvhevsk – Yekaterinburg, 780 km

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 8

Yekaterinburg

Day off in Yekaterinburg. We sleep well, have some free time in the morning and in the second half of the day we take a local guide and walk around the city. We 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 9

Yekaterinburg - Tumen, 400 km

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

After lunch in local canteen we take off for Tyumen and arrive at the city in the evening. We 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. We also bath in the hot springs in the city center and then have a dinner in a restaurant nearby.

Day 10

Тyumen  – Omsk, 630 km

A calm road to Omsk is waiting for us today. On our way we visit Ishim, the small city which preserved the ancient architecture of the 19th century. In Omsk we have a walking tour over the city and visit main places of interest.

Day 11

Omsk – Novosibirsk, 650 km

We have a peaceful and beautiful road to Novosibirsk, the biggest city on the Trans-Siberian route. Today this is the 3rd largest city in Russia, a cultural and scientific capital of Siberia. We have a walk in the city center and rest after a long trip. Here is located the largest in Russia and in the world open-air railway museum with lots of trains. This is a must visit place for every traveler other the Trans-Siberian Route.

Day 12
Novosibirsk

We continue exploring Novosibirsk, have a walk on the Mikhaylovskaya embankment of the Ob River, in the city park, and we will see the old part of the bridge which was the first railway bridge on the Trans-Siberian route. A metro-bridge, a longest in the world, is situated nearby. If you wish, we can also visit some interesting places not far from the city, e.g. Russian Railways Museum, Park near Obskoye, Novosibirsk Academgorodok (the very heart of the science in the region), and ride to the dam on the Novosibirskaya hydropower plant.

Day 13

Novosibirsk – Kemerovo, 300 km

Short riding day, but still full of interesting places and people. This day we will visit our friends in Urga, a small city in the center of Siberia. Here we have a lunch, walk over this small provincial city, have some free time. In the second half of the day we arrive to Kemerovo, coal industry center of Russia. Here we will visit several museums and spend evening in a country house hotel in the forest. Tomorrow we have a long ride, but today its time to relax.

Day 14

Kemerovo – Krasnoyarsk, 630 km

We 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. We check in and explore the city center by foot.

Day 15

Krasnoyarsk

Today we serve 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 we have dinner in a cozy restaurant with local food

 

 

Day 16

Krasnoyarsk – Tulun, 650 km

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

Day 17

Tulun – Listvyanka, 450 km

Final 450 km to great Baikal Lake awaits us!

Day 18

Listvyanka, rest on the Baikal

After breakfast we have a walk on the embankment and visit the main market, where you can buy souvenirs and taste the legendary Baikal fish called omul. Then we use the cableway to get to the Cherskogo Peak, where we have a chance to see the Baikal from the height of 728 m. After lunch in Listvyanka, we go to the nerpa show. Nerpa is a freshwater seal, very friendly and easy-to-train animal. At the end of the day we have a dinner in the hotel.

Day 19

Listvyanka, rest on the Baikal

Today we have railway ride over the segment of the Trans-Siberian Railwa, its actually its most complicated segment that runs right along the lake shore. 

 

Day 20

Listvyanka – Ulan-Ude, 540 km

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 we have a chance to try the traditional local food and Baikal omul.

Day 21

Ulan-Ude – Chita, 640 km

In the next five days we have a road to Vladivostok. The first city on our 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 22

Chita – Yerofey Pavlovich, 780 km

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 23

Yerofey Pavlovich - Blagoveshchensk, 560 km

Blagoveshchensk is the 5th 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 24

Blagoveshchensk – Khabarovsk, 700 km

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 we have a chance to try it.

Day 25

Khabarovsk – Vladivostok, 750 km

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

Day 26

Vladivostok

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

Day 27

Vladivostok

Rest day, packing things, making photos, buying souvenirs. In the evening we visit local seafood restaurant where you can try real ocean crab.

Day 28

Vladivostok, Departure home

Book the tour — 20 May - 16 Jun