Ural Expeditions &smp; Tours

The Ural Odyssey (adventure)_


The dates:
At any time (from the end of May till September)
please check the existing inquiries on the schedule page here
Start/Finish points: Ekaterinburg
Duration: 10 day vacation, 7 day riding
Tour route: total distance 1300 km, daily rides 130 - 200 km, asphalt with lots of gravel and sand roads + off roads.
Accommodation: typical regional middle class hotels and tourist centers.
Special features: Russian Ural sidecar motorcycles, visiting the "birthplace" of Urals - Irbit Motorcycle Plant and the motorcycle museum in the town Irbit. Ekaterinburg - the third largest city in Russia, the border Europe/Asia.

Price of tour (Euros/per person):

twin, duo

twin, solo



twin = twin or double room,
duo = riding two up, solo = riding solo

Included in the Price: Rental-fee for motorcycles, fuel for bikes, overnight-stays in the hotels - according to program, meals during the tour - according to the program, entrees to the museums, camping equipment, support-vehicle including service-crew.
Not included: flight, travel insurance (optional), care deposit, alcohol drinks.

Please take into account that you place a sum of 1000 Euros upon Care Deposit. This deposit will not be refundable if the motorbike is broken due to the fault of you. The sum of money is intended to cover all expenses on motorbike’s repairs. You’ll get the deposit back after the end of the tour, if nothing wrong happens with your motorbike.

The Ural Odyssey tour in details:





Additional information


Arrival in the city of Ekaterinburg

Transfer to the hotel "Iset" from airport (railway station). Accommodation.
Excursion program in historical center of the city in the afternoon
Free time


Motorbikes are near a hotel


The city Ekaterinburg – the lake Uvildy

Breakfast in hotel
On the way:  Polevskoi, Verkhnij Ufalej (quarries, museum, lunch in cafe), Sugomakskaya cave, motordrome.
Accommodation at the tourist base "Rainbow"
Dinner – hand made


Motorbikes are accompanied by the police car up to the suburbs
Roads: asphalt, gravel roads
Russian Baths is possible at the base in the evening


The lake Uvildy – the town Zlatoust



Breakfast at the base – hand made
On the way: lake Uvildy, the town Karabash, the town Miass, the lake Turgoyak. Lunch in cafe "Turgoyak"
Accommodation in the hotel "Taganai"
Dinner in the hotel


Roads: asphalt, gravel roads and if the weather will good – free riding around the lake sometimes absolutely without a road


The town Zlatoust – Zyuratkul lake

Breakfast in the hotel "Taganai"
In the touwn Zlatoust - the Gun Factory or the museum of history & nature - morning excursion at a choice
On the way: National Park "Taganai" - view from the pass; the settlement Magnitka - acquaintance with Russian countryside life; the town Kusa (1754 year) – excursion to the stone-cutting enterprise; the village Medvedevka; the settlement Kuvashi
Lunch in cafe "Yamschik" (main road) Accommodation at the tourist base "Zyuratkul" on the territory of the National Park "Zyuratkul".
Dinner – restaurant in the base camp "Zyuratkul".


Roads: asphalt, gravel roads
On the way between the settlement Magnitka and the town Zlatoust is possible to visit an overview place "Chernaya skala" ("The Black Rock")
Russian Baths and free-riding is possible at the base in the evening


Zyuratkul lake – the town Yuryuzan

Breakfast in the base camp "Zyuratkul" (standard)
On the way: the town Satka; the town Bakal; the settlement Meseda; Iremel Mt. (1582 m) - the second top of the Southern Ural
Lunch in Tyuluk village – in the base "Windrose"; the town Yuryuzan – typical Russian provincial town
Accommodation in the hotel "Sinegorie"
Dinner in the hotel


Roads: asphalt, gravel roads


The town Yuruzan – the village Porogi

Breakfast in the hotel (standard)
On the way: the settlement  Serpievka – visiting the cave complex (5 caves + cave "Ignatiyevskaya" - on the bank of the river Sim - one of biggest on the Urals); Lunch in café on the main road + visiting Russian bazaar (local market); Kropachevo village; Lakly village; the valley of the river Ai - free riding + view point "Big Pritesy"
Accommodation in the hotel "Porogi"
Dinner in the hotel


Roads: asphalt, gravel roads, free riding.
Excursion to the Dumb (old power station which is still working) in the evening.
Russian Baths is possible in the evening.


The village Porogi – the town Chebarkul (lake Yelovoe)

Breakfast in the hotel (standard)
On the way: Berdiyaush village - visiting  Russian secondary school; the border of Europe and Asia (monument); the town Miass (1773 year) – Lunch in the hotel "Neptun" (restaurant) and excursion to the Ural Truck Factory (one of biggest Russian Truck Plants)
Accommodation in the base "Uralskiye Zori" near the lake "Yelovoe".
Dinner in the "Uralskiye Zori" (restaurant)


Roads: asphalt, gravel roads
It is possible visit also the museum of Ilmenskii Mineralogical Reserve in the town Miass
Russian Baths is possible at the base in the evening


The lake Yelovoe  – the town Sysert – the city of Ekaterinburg

Breakfast in the base (standard)
On the way: the town Chebarkul, lake Argazi, the town Kyshtym (lunch in cafe), the villages (about 10 ones), the town Sysert - the base «Sova» ("Owl").
Transfer from the base to the city Ekaterinburg by minibus
Accommodation in the hotel "Iset"
Free time
Dinner in cafe


Roads: asphalt, gravel roads
Motorbikes are left in the town Sysert


The city Ekaterinburg – the town Irbit – the city Ekaterinburg

Breakfast in the hotel
Transfer to the town Irbit by minibus.
On the way: the town Rezh
Lunch in cafe 
Excursion in the Irbit Motorcycles Plant, museum of motorcycles
Return to the Ekaterinburg
Accommodation in the hotel
Farewell dinner in cafe



During the excursion you will get acquainted with process of assembly and models of Russian sidecar motorcycles



Departure of tourists

Breakfast in the hotel
Transfer to the airport Koltsovo


Total = 1200–1600 km + free riding

minimal amount of participants of this tour – 2 people. 
To check availability of this tour please visit the tour schedule page. Please send us your inquiries for a complete setting of the group if this tour is available - write us or just click here.

IMPORTANT: Please be aware that although we will do our best to adhere to this itinerary occasionally events out of our control may prevent us from following the exact schedule. Please be assured that the clients' best interests will be foremost in any changes that may occur. A degree of flexibility is essential in traveling on such holidays!

Video of the Ural sidecar motorcycles in action

Special offer 1 (visit of Ekaterinburg's motorcycles show) 
Special offer 2 (visit of Irbit's motorcycles show) 

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