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Skornyakovo-Archangelskoe: a nobility estate, Galitschya mountain, Elets, Don river and many more

Southern Russia tour where majestic Don river, small and cozy towns Elets and Zadonsk, staying in refurbished former nobility estate, swimming, BBQ and healthy sleep are waiting for You
  • Dates: 2021 dates will be released later
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Total mileage: 1100 km
  • Difficulty: light
  • Roads: 99% asphalt
  • Price: 850 EUR (includes BMW F750/F850GS rent, extra charge for R1200/1250GS - 100 EUR)
  • Comprehensive motorcycle insurance: 350 EUR (no deposit needed, full coverage)
  • Deposit for the motorcycle: 1000/1200/1500 EUR for F750GS/F850GS/R1200/1250GS (Read more...)
  • Minimum number of participants: 6 persons
  • Price if you ride your own motorcycle: 500 EUR  
  • Price for the passenger: 350 EUR
  • Single room supplement: 100 EUR

Key tour highlights: Skornyakovo Estate, Zaraisk Kremlin, Kulikovo Pole, Don River, Zadonsk Monastery, fishing and swimming (in the August tour only), Galicia Gora

Included services:

  • Motorcycle rental (BMW F750/F850GS, extra charge for R1200/1250GS 100 Euro)
  • Petrol (for rented motorcycle only)
  • Accommodation in 3-4* hotels (based on sharing a double / twin room)
  • Breakfasts
  • English-speaking guide on a motorcycle
  • Entry tickets to places of interest
  • Souvenir pack (t-shirt, paper maps, etc)   
  • Technical support

Services not included:       

  • Lunches and dinners
  • Medical insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • All services not mentioned as included

Route: where we will go

Moscow – Skornyakovo-Archangelskoe – Moscow

Day 1.  Moscow – Skornyakovo-Archangelskoe, 480 km

We are leaving Moscow with MA highway, after a while we will exit to the direction South via picturesque roads in Lipetsk district. In the evening we will reach Skornyakovo-Archangelskoe, a former nobility estate which is now turned into a modern hotel. This place managed to preserve its heritage and history. In a local restaurant they serve tasty food and liqueurs made according to traditional recipes and authentic recipes.

Highlight of the day: Skornyakovo Estate

Day 2.  Skornyakovo-Archangelskoe and its neighborhood, 170 km

During this day we will ride in the neighborhood. First we will see lots of churches and monasteries in a beautiful town Zadonsk and after that we will take secondary roads and ride to Kudykina Gora, a theme park in the Lipetsk region. In the evening we will get back to our estate where will grill fresh fish or make BBQ at the lake shore.

Highlight of the day: Zadonsk Monastery

Day 3.  Skornyakovo-Archangelskoe – Moscow, 460 km

On the way back to Moscow we will visit Galitschya mountain, a unique nature reserve where You will see variety of plants that are not common for this climatic zone. Also here they have a birds of prey park which is worth visiting. After having a cup of coffee in Elets we will drive back to Moscow.

Highlight of the day: Nursery of birds of prey Galicia Gora

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