One way tour from the Crimea Peninsula to Moscow. Lots of serpentine roads, the Caucasus Mountains, Olympic Park, the Black Sea Coast and finally Moscow. You will see a variety of places and receive unique experience
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Sevastopol – Sudak – Gelendzhik – Sochi – Krasnodar – Rostov – Voronezh – Moscow
You arrive to Crimea (flight from Moscow). We meet you at the Simferopol airport and organize a transfer to Sevastopol where we will be based for the next two days. In the evening we have a kick off meeting and you receive bikes. Also there would be a welcome dinner to meet each other. We will give a detailed information and answer all the questions about the trip.
Sevastopol – Bahchisaray – Ai-Petri – Sevastopol, 200 km
In the first half of the day we will travel to Orlinoe village, located in the center of the peninsula and surrounded by mountains. During our ride there and traveling over Orlinoe you will have time to get used to the motorcycles and serpentine roads in Crimea. In Orlinoe we will visit local biker for a coffee break, traditional Russian tea degustation and soulful conversation.
After that, we are going further to Chufut-Kale, a medieval city in the Bahchisaray region located on the top of the mountains. Scientists say that the city dates back to the 5-6th century. When we reach the city, you will see the picturesque scenery of the island with breathtaking view spots. And also you will feel the spirit of this place, so unique and so marvelous.
After we go to Ai-Petri, one of the highest and probably most beautiful mountains of Crimea Peninsula. On a massive plateau on the top of Ai-Petry we will make a short break to have some rest and drink local tea before taking a walking tour to the scallops through the ancient forest. The Ai-Petri scallops consist of 4-5 large (60-80 meters high) and several small, that appeared because of the wind and weak special surface. On the top you will be able to walk over the off-the-ground bridge at the height of 100 meters. A real challenge for strong people.
Sevastopol – Sudak – Noviy Svet, 270 km
In the morning we ride over to Sudak, where we stay for overnight. Our route goes over most beautiful roads of the seacost of Crimea. You will see famous palaces and sights from National Geographic World Top-20 must see places.
In the evening we will reach Sudak where we try local Champaign from the Russian emperor's wine house Noviy Svet. It was established in 1878 by prince Lev Golitsin. It is produced according to the old French technology, every bottle is manually placed into the basement warehouse.
Noviy Svet – Gelendzhik, 200 km
Program for the morning today is to visit old city fortress – a unique fortification facility located on the territory of 30 ha. For many hundred years it was protecting the city from alien forces.
Afterward, we go to Gelendzhik. During the day we are going to visit several interesting places – Anapa, Abray-Durso, Novorossiysk and finally we will reach Gelendzhik, our final destination point for today.
The city is located in a bay with two capes on the left and right sides on the bay. The population is just approx. 70,000 people. Here we are going to walk over this small city, taste local food, have some rest before our final ride to Sochi tomorrow.
Gelendzhik – Sochi, 250 km
This day will be devoted to riding. More than 200 km of serpentine roads are awaiting for us, so focus on the road, free your mind, turn on the music and enjoy the ride.
We will arrive in Sochi in the late afternoon, tired, but inspired by what we have seen and learned during the tour. We leave our motorbikes and go for a walk around the city to see the Singing Fountains, Sochi's dazzling Olympic Park, and the Formula 1 race track.
Relaxing, swimming and studying Sochi: we will visit the observation deck on the mountain Big Akhun, and then go down to the Bolshaya Akhunskaya Cave, the largest of 30 caves on the slopes of Akhun Mountain. After that, if you wish, we can make a walking tour to the Orlinye (Eagle) Rocks and Waterfalls Agursky.
At the central market, we will buy local popular infused drinks, fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as sweets.
Sochi – Krasnodar, 300 km
This day the road to Krasnodar awaits us. It will be a long serpentine with nice turns and picturesque view spots. In the late afternoon, tired, but inspired by what we have seen and learnt during the tour, we arrive to Krasnodar.
In Krasnodar we will walk over the main central street to see main city sights and learn more about the history and culture of that city and region.
Krasnodar – Rostov-on-Don, 330 км
This day is devoted to Don Cossacks and their chief towns - Rostov-on-Don and Novocherkassk. In Novocherkask we visit the Museum of the History of the Don Cossacks, the Ataman Palace, and the third largest Ascension Cathedral in Russia (Voznesensky Sobor). At the city market of we will buy homemade Don Wines, and we will have a special local barbeque meat prepared by real cossack for a dinner.
Rostov-on-Don – Divnogorie, 450 km
Today we are going to reach Divnogorie, a wonderful place that has everything that the southern forest-steppe is famous for: striking blue rivers, green floodplain meadows, pristine white chalk cliffs, and silver feather grass steppes. In the midst of this landscape there are vertical chalk pillars called divas (named the whole area Divnogorie) piercing the sky, and on the river’s steep slopes dark entrances of man-made caves can be seen.
We are going to stop for a night in cozy guest house in Divnogorie. You will experience how people leave in Russia in rural areas, try their food. There will be fishing and a dinner prepared at the fireplace in the evening. What is more important, today you will learn how the real Russian nature looks and feels like – you will experience it’s calm and peaceful consistency
Divnogorie – Moscow, 650 km
In the morning we will have a several hours walking tour over Divnogorie.
After lunch we leave for Voronezh. Short stop to walk over the center embarkment and we go on to Elets, ancient Russian city, famous for its 33 monasteries and hard struggles during the second world. Next stop is Tula, where we will attend State Arms Museum and the museum-estate “Yasnaya Polyana”, a place where Leo Tolstoy was born, grew up and was buried. In Yasnaya Polyana, Leo Tolstoy wrote his most famous works: "War and Peace" and "Anna Karenina". We will visit the grave of the great Russian writer and take a walk along the paths, where he walked once.
In the evening we are going to have a delicious dinner in one of the best Moscow restaurants with traditional local cuisine.