Golden Ring (all-inclusive tour)

Tour dates: 01.05.2019 - 11.05.2019
Amount of days: 11 days
Start: Moscow
Finish: Moscow
Difficulty level: easy
Number of participants: 6-10
Country: Russia
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Moscow — Ryazan' — Souzdal — Nizhniy Novgorod — Plyos — Yaroslavl — Uglich — Moscow

tour description

The basis of this all-inclusive tour is famous selection of Russian Province towns well-known as Golden Ring. This is a trip for bikers who have interest to history, culture and architecture. Typical Russian towns with Monasteries, Churches, Kremlins, small wooden houses, very calm and cozy, which were built in middle centuries and still have the same atmosphere. 

Day 1. Moscow arrival

Time for leisure. In the evening welcome dinner.

Day 2. Moscow

Moscow city tour in the morning. Briefing, motorcycles pick up and paperwork in the afternoon.

Day 3. Moscow – Kolomna – Ryazan’, 180 km

Early in the morning we leave Moscow to Kolomna, one of the oldest Russian towns, there we visit fortress built in 16th century and see interesting show of worriers, who will teach you how to behave like ancient Russian worrier. After that we ride to Ryazan’ for overnight.

Day 4. Ryazan’ – Vladimir – Souzdal, 270 km

Today we visit two pearls of our route Vladimir and Souzdal, which carefully keep their history and old architecture. There are a lot of myths and legends around. We overnight in Souzdal – a picturesque green town, where you can at the same time feel the Russian country life and enjoy walks around fairy tale dome convents. Atmosphere in Souzdal is as if nothing had changed since the nineteenth century – goats, chicken and cows graze freely next to the kremlin and monasteries. Walking tour around the town.

Day 5. Souzdal - Nizhniy Novgorod, 435 km

Enjoy riding through small villages and towns, crossing Volga river by ferry. Arrival to Nizhniy Novgorod, accommodation at the hotel for 2 nights.

Day 6. Nizhniy Novgorod 

Relax and explore! City tour in the morning, afternoon is for leisure. 

Day 7. Nizhniy Novgorod – Ivanovo – Plyos, 180 km

Ivanovo, which we visit this day is considered to be a town of brides, as in Soviet times there was a biggest textile factory and woman from every part of our country came there to get a job. But the final destination of our day is Plyos. We visit one of the smallest towns of Golden Ring, but also enjoy a pleasant atmosphere of calmness and harmony. It lies on a picturesque bank of Volga river and draws attention of famous Russian artists, who came and still come here for a holiday.

Day 8. Plyos – Kostroma – Yaroslavl, 150 km

On our way to Yaroslavl we visit an elk farm. Yaroslavl, 11th century, played a great role in Russian history. There are many ancient buildings, which keep its historical secrets. Here we visit the acting Monastery and see a real life of nuns. In the evening we have a short walking tour around the town.

Day 9. Yaroslavl – Myshkin – Uglich, 170 km

Myshkin (town of mice) – our next stop point. There are a lot of interesting museums. Of course the Museum of Mouse, but besides, the Museum of Russian merchant, Museum of Wooden Architecture, Museum of Russian vodka, Museum of Handicrafts. After such great museums tour we ride to Uglich, the town where all Volga cruiser ships stop for overnight and excursions. Uglich also has a lot of interesting museums, and if we have time and possibility we will also visit them.

Day 10. Uglch – Pereslavl – Moscow, 270 km.

On our back way to Moscow we stop in Pereslavl, favorite town of Peter the Great. Coming to Moscow we drop-off motorcycles and enjoy life in full. In the evening we have farewell dinner.

Day 11. Departure

We have rights to make some changes in the route depending on the road and weather conditions. 

If you wish, you could prolong your stay in Russia, we will recommend you some nice place to visit with a great pleasure.

Price:

BMW G650 GS — 3280 euro
BMW F800GS — 3610 euro
BMW R1200GS — 3740 euro 
Single room supplement — 250 euro
Passenger double sharing — 1500 euro 

What's Included

- Motorcycle, third part liability insurance, unlimited mileage
- Accommodation 4&5* hotels 
 
- Breakfasts, lunch, dinner. Snacks and drinks during the riding days. 
- Private transfers airport — hotel — airport
- Professional tour guide 
- Support vehicle 
- Professional mechanic 
- All possible excursions according to the program, entrance tickets. 
- Fuel
- Souvenirs from our company
- Personal care and assistance 

What is not included

- 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)

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