One way tour from the Crimea Peninsula to Sochi. Lots of serpentine roads, Caucasus Mountains in Sochi, Olympic Park, the Black Sea Coast. We start in Crimea and drop off the bikes in Sochi to fly to Moscow and spend two days in the capital on Russia. You will see a variety of places and will enjoy great experience
Not included in the tour price:
Sevastopol – Chufut-Kale – Simferopol – Ai-Petri – Sudak – Yalta – Balaklava – Kerch – Anapa - Sochi
Moscow – Simferopol - Sevastopol
We meet you at the Simferopol airport and organize a transfer to Sevastopol where we will be based for the next 5-6 days. Simferopol is the capital of Crimea. 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 – Orlinoe – Chufut Kale, 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.
Sevastopol – Ai-Petry - Yalta, 200 km
This day we will devote to Ai-Petri, one of the highest and probably most beautiful mountains of Crimea Peninsula. Road to Ai-Petri will take approx. 2 hours and that will be a real adventure due to a variety of turns and serpentines. 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.
After Ai-Petri we go to Yalta – the cultural center of Crimea. There we will have dinner on the central city embankment and listen to the live music played in the restaurant and on the embankment.
Sevastopol, 100 km
Today we are going to have a private boat tour to the Sea to see beautiful bays, swim, have some fishing or just relax on the board of the private yacht. In the afternoon we are going to visit some memorable places of the Second World War.
Sevastopol is a home to the Russian Black Sea Fleet, which is why it was considered as a separate city in Crimea of significant military importance and was therefore a closed city.
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 central part of Crimea. You will see Russian mountain trolleybuses and Belogorie – a white mountain located near the old village. We are going to ride to the peak of the mountain to see caves and caverns.
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 – Kerch, 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 Kerch. Founded 2,600 years ago as an ancient Greek colony, Kerch is considered to be one of the most ancient cities in Crimea. City and area around have some impressive architectural and historical monuments and several mud-cure spots.
Kerch – Gelendzhik, 270 km
In the morning will leave Crimea, take a ferry and continue our way to Sochi through the southern part of Krasnodar region. 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.
In the morning there will be a transfer to the airport and you will fly to Moscow. Another transfer will deliver you to the Moscow hotel. After short rest and lunch we are going to visit Red Square, Moscow Kremlin and GUM, the main shopping mall of Soviet Russia.
In the evening there will be a delicious dinner in one of the best Moscow restaurants with traditional local cuisines.
This day is fully devoted to walking around the Moscow – you will see famous Moscow underground, Arbat Street where you will buy souvenirs, Moscow Central Park, the Bolshoy Theatre, the State Tretiakov Gallery and many other places. The program for this day will be customized according to group’s interests and preferences
At the end you will enjoy a memorable farewell dinner with Rusmototravel.
Today is your last day in Moscow. Depending on your departure time, in the morning we can visit some more interesting places in Moscow or just help you with buying souvenirs. After check-out from the hotel our transfer will bring you to the airport.