If to go from Moscow
The capital Noumea combines modern newly reconstructed Federal highway M4 "don". It pass through the territory of Moscow, Tula, Lipetsk, Voronezh, Rostov areas and Krasnodar Territory. From Krasnodar it will take you first to Novorossiysk, and from there to Noumea just 25 km away from Those who are sent to sea from St. Petersburg and other Northern territories of the Central part of the country, it makes sense first to get to Moscow and then travel South on the M4.
Of course, the holiday season is a busy road particularly large, and many of the campers complain about the many traffic jams in the Rostov region. Seasoned travelers recommend to calculate the travel time to pass Rostov night, in this case, in the morning you will be in Krasnodar and by the middle of the day to reach Noumea where along the Central street intermediaries that offer housing. But of course, it is better to pre-book a place to stay because is not the fact that you will be able to easily remove something suitable, especially in August, in the midst of the holiday season.
How to get from the Volga
In the case where your route begins in the Eastern regions of Russia, to go to Moscow makes no sense. It is best in this case to use a proven route Syzran—Saratov—Volgograd—Salsk—Krasnodar— Hot Key - Dzhubga—Sochi. However, the caravaners say not a very good road from Syzran to Saratov and a large number of trucks from Saratov to Volgograd, which of course affects the speed of movement. Note that the stretch of road from Volgograd to Moscow cannot be called busy, so fill the car and to eat better themselves in Volgograd. A large number of cops you can find in the area of the fork with the route M27 – "the Caucasus" which will take you to the Krasnodar, therefore, even though the track here is wide, follow the traffic rules.
The distance to Gelendzhik
From Moscow to Gelendzhik 1520 km and travel time is 26 hours; from Saint Petersburg to go 2289 km and 40 hours; from Izhevsk – 2370 km and 42 hours; from Omsk – 3573 and 62 hours; Ufa – 2246 km and 39 hours; from Kazan – 1973 km and 36 hours; from Saratov – 1303 km and 23 hours, from Novosibirsk – 4241 miles and 74 hours; from Chelyabinsk – 2635 km and 45 hours; from Perm – 2693 km and 48 hours; from Nizhny Novgorod – 1706 km and 31 hours. The journey time is specified taking into account the fact that your car has two drivers, who alternate with each other, and you go without arranging excursions to the cities that are passing.