FANTASTIC 6 DAYS TOUR IN 2 BALTIC COUNTRIES

VILNIUS-TRAKAI-KERNAVE-KAUNAS-PAŽAISLIS-PANEMUNES CASTLES-MINGE-KLAIPĖDA-KURŠIŲ NERIJA-ŠIAULIAI-RUNDALE-RIGA

WHY THIS TOUR?

  • Sightseeing of 2 countries very comprehensively;
  • Various program balance not to get bored: towns, villages and breathtaking landscapes;
  • Diversity of transport types: bus and ship.
  • Accommodation in excellent 4* hotels;
  • Welcome meeting with special gifts for you;
  • Entrances to the objects;
  • 4 traditional meals and 1 folklore performance;
  • Service of your country language speaking tour escort on all tours;
  • Service of 1st class motor coaches.

Day 1: Arrival to Vilnius. Accommodation in a hotel 4*.

Day 2: Morning city tour of Vilnius includes the Historical Old Town with Vilnius Cathedral and its square, the complex of Vilnius University, Pilies street with historical and architectural monuments dating back to 16-18th century, Gothic corner of Vilnius with St. Anne’s and Bernardine churches, the former Town Hall square, the Dawn/Aušros Gate with a miraculous icon of Virgin Mary, 17th century Baroque church of St. Peter and Paul where inside everything is in white color.

Afternoon tour to Trakai with lunch degustating traditional cuisine of Karaites. Trakai is the ancient capital of Lithuania located 28 km from Vilnius. This place is famous of beautiful 14-15th castle surrounded by lakes and housing an exhibition on prehistoric findings and the 17th-18th century art, the way of life of the Lithuanian Grand Dukes and Karaites, a Judaistic sect brought by Grand Duke Vytautas from Crimea and Kernave – the first capital of Lithuania. Night in a 4* hotel in Vilnius.

Day 3: Departure from Vilnius to Kaunas and Pazaislis monastery. Pažaislis monastery is the pearl of all Eastern Europe barroque. Kaunas is the Interwar period capital of Lithuania and its cozy old with of 14-17th century. To know better Lithuanians you will participate in folkore performance with dinner in traditional Lithuanian restaurant. Later on you will have free afternoon for sounvenirs and relaxation. Night in a 4* hotel in Kaunas.

Day 4: Leave Kaunas for Klaipeda and Kursiu Nerija, the landscape of it is in UNESCO’s World Heritage List. The route goes all the time by Nemunas river and it makes all time to feel like seing Travel channel. You will see faboulous castles and palaces. In the afternoon arrival to Minges village to have traditional fishermen lunch and then sailing a boat to Kursiu Nerija/Curonian Split that are included in UNESCO heritage. The Curonian Spit is a 98 km long, thin, curved sand-dune spit that separates the Curonian Lagoon from the Baltic Sea coast. All the way you will see old type authentic fishermen houses. Tour in Nida and Juodkrante – little fishermen villages and very popular holiday destination for Lituhuanians and foreigners. Late afternoon excursion in Klaipeda. Night in 4* hotel in Kursiu Nerija or Klaipeda.

Day 5: Departure to Riga with en route stops at the Hill of Crosses, a unique place of national pilgrimage, and after crossing the border of Latvia, the impressive Baroque Rundale Palace created by the Italian architect B. Rastrelli. Close to Rundale you will try traditional Latvian cuisine in the farmstead. Afternoon excursion of the Old Town of Riga features it’s most famous architectural monuments: 13th century St. Peter’s Church, St. George’s Church, St. John’s Church, 14th century Riga Castle, Big and Small Guild houses, medieval dwelling houses “Three Brothers” and the Dome Square with its famous Dome Cathedral boasting one of the biggest organs in Europe. Medieval lunch in the 13th century restaurant in 4 meters depth in Riga. Accomodation in Riga 4* hotel.

Day 6: Transfer to airport for the flight

Total km during all tour in 6 days – ~1000 km.

Included:

  • pick-up and drop off to Vilnius/Riga airport.
  • bus;
  • boat Minge-Nida;
  • English or any other language you need speaking guide.
  • 5 nights in 4* hotel with breakfast.
  • 4 traditional meals and 1 folklore performance;
  • Entrance fees to Trakai castle, Pazaislis monastery and Rundale Palace.

Not included:

  • Insurance;
  • Flight tickets.