One-way tour. We do it only two times in a year, in May we ride Sochi => Elbrus => Moscow and in September vice versa, Moscow => Elbrus => Sochi. Don't miss your chance to ride one of the best tours you can have in Russia. Very few touristic places, lots of good secondary roads, highest mountains in Europe with fantastic serpentines, a variety of local food, drinks, cultures. We will ride through 10 different regions and you will get great experience and memories
Key tour highlights: Sochi, Olympic Park, Stalin's Residence, the Black Sea, Caucasus Mountains, serpentine roads, sub-tropical climate, the highest mountain in Europe Elbrus, Russian BBQ, Russia sauna (banya), local cuisine, 10 regions, Red Square, Kremlin
Services not included:
Moscow - Skornyakovo - Veshenskaya - Volgodonsk - Stavropol - Elbrus - Dombay - Adygea - Sochi
Day 1. Moscow, arrival
Upon arrival there will be transfer to the hotel where after a short rest we will have welcome meeting, kick off and dinner. You will receive bikes and meet with other members of our journey. In the evening we will have welcome dinner. .
Day 2. Moscow, city tour
A city tour with local guide. You will see Kremlin, Red Square, metro, Arbat Street and other places of interest.
Day 3. Moscow - Skornyakovo, 440 km
Our first riding day. In the morning we make a stop at Red Square to take a photo and then leave the city. With secondary roads and plenty of interesting stops we ride to the south. One of the stops today is historical museum devoted to a large battle of the 14th century with old armories and weapons. For a night we stay in reconstructed residence of 18th century.
Day 4. Skornyakovo - Veshenskaya, 630 km
Today we ride through forests and agricultural regions of Russia further going to the south.
Day 5. Veshenskaya - Volgodonsk, 320 km
This day we reach Volgodonsk - city located on the banks of the big water reserve. There are many opportunities for fishing and doing boat tours here. Plus, Volgodonsk is a nice small town with cozy city center.
Day 6. Volgodonsk - Stavropol, 350 km
This day you will see mainly steppes and vast fields of wheat, corn, sunflowers, etc. Stavropol region is an agricultural one. We stay in its capital and walk around the city center in the evening.
Day 7. Stavropol - Elbrus , 360 km
Elbrus is the highest mountain in Europe, one of the top 7 world peaks. Today it’s all year round resort. Here we’ll stay for two nights in the eco-spa hotel with fantastic views and spa right there.
Day 8. Elbrus, rest day
In the morning we visit spa, and after lunch we go up by the cabins to the peak of 3850 meters. We will take photos on the top and drink tea there. In the evening there is a free time.
Day 9. Dombay - Elbrus, 380 km
There are two main highways that most people use while travelling from Moscow to the South. We will avoid highways and ride through small towns and villages, along rivers and forests. You will see how local people live, we make stops at old monasteries and farms, for a night we stay in a hotel on the banks of the Don river near the forest. Fishing is available upon request.
Day 10. Adygea - Dombay, 350 km
Beautiful road to the Dombay resort, which is famous for its unique Teberdinsky natural park. Plateaus, waterfall, tasty local cuisine, natural parks and lakes. We will stay in the former USSR government hotel, which has just recently become opened for visiting.
Day 11. Adygea - Sochi - 360 km
After breakfast we leave towards the Lago-Naki plateau, which is located on the height of approx. 2 km. This is a fantastic place which is mostly famous for its flowering meadows. We will stay in Dachovskaya Sloboda village and in the evening we will also have a walk to Azischskaya Cave.
Day 12. Sochi, rest day
Today we have a Sochi city tour. There are parks and palaces, old Stalin residence, city beach, botanic garden, Olympic Park and many other interesting places to see.
Day 13. Sochi, departure