Silk Way Rally
The Silk Way Rally, which has Dakar Series status, is one of the major events in international motorsports. Drivers from 28 countries take part in this exacting challenge to cover the 2,500 miles from Moscow to Sochi. The race begins from Red Square in the heart of Moscow and takes in many notable sights including Astrakhan.
Visitors hoping to enjoy the route of the Silk Way Rally from a hotel in Astrakha
n will be well placed at the Park Inn by Radisson Astrakhan Hotel. This modern hotel is adjacent to the principle railway and bus stations allowing easy access to the race sites.
Silk Way Rally Route
The Silk Way Rally takes in the vastness of the Russian wilderness including forests, fields, steppes, desert and mountains. This challenging rally includes a section where competitors must cross the dunes of Astrakhan, testing these tough sportsmen to their limits.
For those hardy enough to survive the dunes the route then winds on to Stavropol and Maykop before ending in Sochi – home of the 2014 winter Olympics.
Accommodation in Astrakhan
Visitors looking to visit Astrakhan as part of a trip following the Silk Way Route will enjoy the comfortable well-appointed guest rooms and suites of the Park Inn by Radisson Astrakhan Hotel. Rooms feature a flat-screen TV with satellite and pay channels as well as high-speed wireless internet access.