Legendary tour since 1996. World’s top 50 riding experiences (RideOn)
The bike tour is designed for international cyclists, and it will introduce you to the real Russia! Bicycling is an ideal way to explore this fascinating country. Our informal tour is comfortably paced and you will enjoy biking in the quiet Russian countryside. You are not our customers – you are the guests of our club. In addition to cycling, we offer a special culture program. We visit a lot of museums and exhibitions (some of them are little known). You will meet friendly village dwellers and see how Russians really live. The menu promises to give you the opportunity to taste authentic Russian food that is unlike anything you’ve tasted before!
The Golden Ring of Russia (the region northeast of Moscow) is the most famous tourist route in the heart of Russia. It goes through numerous picturesque and ancient Russian towns: Vladimir, Suzdal (UNESCO world heritage), Yaroslavl (UNESCO world heritage), Kostroma, Uglich (the Church of Dmitry on Blood is in the list of the world's most beautiful churches) , Rostov, and others known for their ancient history and inspiring architecture. The conception of the Golden Ring was created by art critic and writer Yuri Bychkov in 1967.
We will see the beautiful Russian countryside and Volga River, magnificent Orthodox churches and monasteries. The bicycling part starts in Rostov (north of Moscow) and ends in Vladimir 10 days later.
The tour starts in Moscow, where you have a guided downtown excursion. At the end of the tour, you can stay longer in Moscow on your own or make a trip to St. Petersburg by train.
During the day you can cycle at your own pace, and a car will wait for you at appointed places along the route. Experienced guides will look after you in case of any difficulties. If you are tired you can always take the car for part of the route. Even non-riding spouses or friends are welcome to join the tour and they can follow the group in the car.