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Guaranteed Departure Escorted Tour
Lithuanian Experience
10 days / 9 nights

Day 1
Friday


Arrival in Vilnius. Transfer in hotel.Welcome dinner at the hotel restaurant, where you will meet members of your group and your escort guide.
 

Day 2
Saturday 

Full day to explore Historic Vilnius. Tour of Historical Old Town of Vilnius by car and on foot: Vilnius Cathedral and its square, Gediminas Castle, the University campus, Pilies street with the 16-18th century historical and architectural monuments, Gothic corner of Vilnius with St Anne`s and Bernardine churches, the former Town Hall square, the Gates of Dawn with a miraculous icon of Virgin Mary, the 17th century Baroque church of St Peter and Paul. Visit to KGB museum.
 

Day 3
Sunday

Day in  2 ancient Lithuanian Capitals.  Drive to Trakai (28 km )- the ancient capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, with short en route  stop at the Parliament Building and TV Tower. Visit the 15th century Insular Trakai Castle housing an exhibition on prehistoric findings and the 17-18th century applied art, the way of life of the Lithuanian Grand Dukes, and the Karaites, brought to Lithuania from the Crimea Lunch in the castle courtyard. Later-visit to ancient capital of Lithuania Kernave  - in Kernave you will be able to climb 5 mounds and enjoy a superb breath-taking view of the river valley graced by the bends of the river Neris. Back to Vilnius for free Sunday afternoon.
 

Day 4
Monday 

Day in the tranquillity of unspoiled nature & past. Visit to Dzukija National Park located in Southern part of Lithuania, famous for wild forests, mushrooms and berries, authentic villages and friendliness of local people. You will visit ethnographic village Zervynos and see the lifestyle of locals. We also arranged the picnic at the farmstead of local people - you will have real possibility not only to enjoy unspoiled nature, but also sing and dance with local folklore band.

Later visit to Gruto Parkas – an outdoor museum of notorious Soviet political figures. Drive to Kaunas.

Day 5
Tuesday

Morning sightseeing tour of Kaunas Old Town, - second largest city and the capital of Lithuania between the World Wars. The tour includes: the Old Town of Kaunas with its St George`s church, castle ruins, Theological seminary, the Town Hall Square, the Jesuit church, the Cathedral, the Church of Vytautas and the Perkunas House. Visit Ciurlionis Art Museum. Latervisit to Convent of Pazaislis – famous for its architecture and wonderworking icon of Virgin Mary.  
Proceed to Rumsiskes – unique open air country life museum, depicting the 18-19th century architecture, traditions, crafts and the way of life of different ethnographic regions of the country.
 

Day 6
Wednesday

Drive to  the seaside by Panemune castle road with few stops and lunch along the way. Sightseeing tour of Klaipeda - Lithuania`s third biggest city - a historic seaport and resort. Old Town of Klaipeda with the Theatre square and the statue of a girl Ann from Tharau, numerous old streets and buildings, Linden street with the old post-office, Mazvydas Sculpture Park. Overnight in Klaipeda.
 

Day 7
Thursday

Full day visit to the Curonian Spit. Morning ferry to Neringa - visit to Juodkrante, climb the Hill of Witches decorated with numerous wooden sculptures based on Lithuanian legends and folk tales. Stop at a bird sanctuary. Further drive to Nida (30 km), a small old fishermen village famous for its majestic seashore sand dunes, Thomas Mann`s summerhouse, neo-gothic church and old ethnographic cemetery.  Drive for overnight to Palanga.
 

Day 8
Friday

Morning sightseeing of Palanga  offers a visit to the Amber Museum which houses very rich amber collection, a walk in the Botanical Park of Palanga with Birute`s Hill - a 22-metre-high dune, the central street full of souvenir shops, open-air cafes, and leading to the beach and the pier.  In the afternoon and evening - free time to enjoy resort life and beautiful sunset. Overnight in Palanga.
 

Day 9
Saturday

Drive to Vilnius with visit to the holy site of Catholic Pilgrimage – The Hill of Crosses. Lunch. Arrive  Vilnius, free afternoon for independent activities, last minute shoping etc. Farewell dinner with life folklore music.
 

Day 10
Sunday

End of Tour
Transfer to airport for flight home.

Package price :  1300 Eur / per person in DBL room (  250 Eur / SGL room supplement )

Package includes :

  • Accomodation : 4 nights in Vilnius, 2 nights in Kaunas, 1 night in Klaipeda, 2 nights in Palanga;  
  • 9 Buffet breakfasts &  6 lunches ;  
  • Welcome and Farewell dinners ;  
  • Picknic in farmstead ;  
  • Sightseeings as per itinerary ;  
  • Arrival and departure transfers;  
  • Car / coach and guides services ;  
  • Entrance fees ;  
  • Information package  

    Hotels :centraly located, standard tourist class

    Optional services :    
    Pre/post tour accomodation at special prices. 

    One full day may be set up for roots research  

    Abrevations :              D  -dinner, L – lunch, P – picnic    

Vilnius-Kaunas-Klaipeda-Vilnius


Day 1           
Fri

Arrival in Vilnius.  Transfer to the hotel and accommodation.
Vilnius Old Town - one of the largest and most beautiful in Central and East Europe is included into UNESCO Heritage list. Tour of Vilnius features essential sights of the city:  St. Anne`s Church, Pilies street, the Gates of Dawn, University campus, St Peter and Paul’s Church.

Day 3           
Sun

Departure to Kaunas - the second largest city in Lithuania (100 km)
Visit to the Rumsiskes Open-air Ethnographic Museumnear Kaunas.
Tour of Kaunas includes the Old Town, visit to Ciurlionis Art Gallery. Overnight in Kaunas

Day 4           
Mon

After breakfast drive to Klaipeda (200 km), Lithuania`s gateway to the Baltic Sea and the world.          
En route visit to the Hill of Crosses near Siauliai.
Afternoon city tour of Klaipeda. Hotel accommodation

Day 5           
Tues

Full day sightseeing in Neringa, (included into UNESCO World Heritage List as valuable cultural landscape) the  Spit between the Curonian Lagoon and the Baltic Sea, with the biggest sand dunes in Europe.Visit to the Hill of Witches in Juodkrante. Tour of Nida, the Lithuanian sea resort includes a climb up the Great Dune to see breathtaking view.  Overnight in Klaipeda.

Day 6           
Wed

Morning drive to the most popular sea resort  - Palanga (25 km from Klaipeda). Visit to the Amber Museum, the            best place to see the Baltic gold – Amber, and to learn its history.
Afternoon drive to Vilniusenjoying charming views of Nemunas valley with three historic castles.
Hotel accommodation in Vilnius

Day 7           
Thurs

After breakfast free morning to enjoy Vilnius.
Departure.

 

Package price in EURO per person based on double occupancy

Tour features:

  • Car/minibus transfers on arrival / departure
  •  Accommodation with breakfast in hotel of selected category   
  • Sightseeing tours with car/minibus and English (or other requested language) speaking guide as per itinerary
  • Admission fees
  • Info package

Price:

Superior class

2 persons

3 persons

4 persons

5 persons

Single room supplement

990

930

815

740

300

Standard class

2 persons

3 persons

4 persons

5 persons

Single room supplement

890

825

710

635

145

Economy class

2 persons

3 persons

4 persons

5 persons

Single room supplement

805

750

635

545

135