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Two Capitals

Duration11
Tour distance2450km.
Tour complaxitymedium
Tour quota6-10
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2017
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Highlights

Moscow — Uglich — Vologda — Tikhvin — St.Petersburg — Pskov — Moscow

Tour description

Our tour line connects two Russian capitals—the old and the new ones, and passes through the places where the history of Russia has been made.

ROAD CONDITIONS: Road tour (with gravel part)

Day 1. Moscow. Arrival.

Welcome dinner.

Day 2. Moscow.

Morning city tour, afternoon - free time. In the evening we get motorcycles and do all paperwork.

Day 3. Moscow - Uglich, 290 km

After highway riding we arrive to one of the most famous historical and religious place – Troitse-Sergiev Lavra in Sergiev Posad. It was founded in the ÕIV century and until now remains one of the most important centers of the Russian Orthodox Church. Our tour goes on in the direction of Uglich, one of the most ancient Russian towns founded in 937 AD. The town is known for its 3 monasteries of the XIII century, typical Russian provincial architecture (mainly XIX century) and some tragic historical events dating back to the times of Ivan the Terrible…

Day 4. Uglich - Vologda, 310 km

We ride along the Volga river to Yaroslavl, where we stop for some rest and refreshment. Vologda is among the Russian cities possessing an especially valuable historical heritage. There are 224 monuments of history, architecture, culture on the territory of Vologda city.

Day 5. Vologda - Tikhvin, 430 km

Long ride through russian province. At the end of the day you could ask live-giving icon of Tikhvin (in Tikhvin monastery) about your most intimate wishes.

Day 6. Tikhvin - Saint Petersburg, 320 km

We reach our Second Capital - "Russian Venice" - city of Peter the Great.

Day 7. Saint Petersburg

Relax and Explore. In the morning we have a city tour, afternoon - free time.

Day 8. Saint Petersburg - Pskov, 300 km

We start early in the morning and ride towards old Russian fortress - Pskov, founded on a border of Russia was the first town which met conquerors all its time.

Day 9. Pskov - Seliger Lake, 420 km

Long ride with some small part of gravel road, but at the end of the day you could enjoy russian banya (sauna) and our guide cook delish russian BBQ for dinner.

Day 10. Seliger Lake - Moscow, 380 km

Ride to Moscow, motorcycle drop-off. Farewell dinner.

Day 11. Departure

We have rights to change the route depending on road and weather conditions.

If you would like to prolong your stay in Russia we could book the hotel for you and advise right places to visit

Included in our tours

- Accommodation 10 nights, 3-4* hotels or lodges, double or single occupancy, B&B basis
- BMW motorcycle, full insurance, unlimited mileage, gazoline
- Welcome and farewell dinner (without alcohol), Seliger BBQ, soft drinks during the day
- Transfers
- Professional motorcycle tour guide
- Support vehicle
- Professional mechanic
- Excursions mentioned in the program
- Souvenirs from our company

Not included in our tours

- Airtickets to/from Russia
- Meal except mentioned as included
- Personal medical insurance – compulsory
- Travel insurance – recommended
- Personal expenses
- Tips
- Riding gear and helmets (can be arrange for extra price)


Penalty

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Cost

modelsingle roomdbl room sharingpassengerdeposit
BMW - F 650 GS€3620€2990€1150€2000
BMW - F 800 GS€3770€3140€1150€2000
BMW - R 1200 GS€3920€3300€1150€2000
BMW - Your own bike€2910€2290€1150

Tour number: 2397


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