Baltic Nature Explorer 10 days - Small group departure

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Day 1: ARRIVAL VILNIUS

Pass By: Vilnius, Vilnius, Vilnius County
Arrival in Vilnius, optional transfer to the hotel, check-in hotel Algirdas**** or similar. Welcome meeting.

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Hotel Algirdas **** or similar

Day 2: VILNIUS - TRAKAI -VILNIUS

Stop At: Vilnius Old Town, Vilnius 01129 Lithuania
Vilnius is known for its more than 1.200 medieval buildings and 48 churches. The morning sightseeing tour includes a panoramic tour of...
Itinerary

Day 1: ARRIVAL VILNIUS

Pass By: Vilnius, Vilnius, Vilnius County
Arrival in Vilnius, optional transfer to the hotel, check-in hotel Algirdas**** or similar. Welcome meeting.

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Hotel Algirdas **** or similar

Day 2: VILNIUS - TRAKAI -VILNIUS

Stop At: Vilnius Old Town, Vilnius 01129 Lithuania
Vilnius is known for its more than 1.200 medieval buildings and 48 churches. The morning sightseeing tour includes a panoramic tour of the city and a walking tour of the Old Town with Vilnius Cathedral, Gediminas Tower, Peter and Paul Church, St. Anna’s Church, Old University and the Gates of Dawn.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Trakai, Trakai, Vilnius County
For the afternoon we have a guided tour in the Trakai Castle, which is beautifully located on an island in Lake Galve. To tour around the medieval castle museum with a the local guide. Get to know history and culture of Lithuania. And the secrets of local communities and cultures such as Karaims and Russian Old Believers. After that you can enjoy the charming small town Trakai or join a optional Trakai kayak tour. And paddle through serene landscapes, navigate around numerous islands on the lake and see the landmarks of Trakai such as Island Castle, Užutrakis Mansion or ruins of Peninsular Castle. And a chance for a great swim before retuning to Vilnius.
Duration: 5 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Check-in hotel Algirdas**** or similar

Day 3: VILNIUS – KERNAVE (HIKE~5KM) – KLAIPEDA

Stop At: Kernave Museum-Reserve, Kernave, Sirvintu region about 35 km NW of Vilnius, Kernave 4115 Lithuania
Our morning we start with just a short drive (~40 km) from Vilnius to Kernave. You will hike a 5-km trail. You will see the picturesque backcountry outdoors and visit historical sites. We explore an ancient oak forest and deep river valleys in Neris Regional Park. Discover mysterious fort hills and traces of ancient settlements dating back to 9000 years B.C. Walkthrough UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site Kernavė and learn about the first medieval capital of Lithuania.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Klaipeda, Klaipeda, Klaipeda County
Afternoon we drive (~300) across Lithuania to the coastal city Klaipeda. Klaipeda first became a part of Lithuania in 1923 and has a long history as a German town called Memel. The sightseeing tour takes us to the Old Town with its narrow cobblestone streets and old guild houses and we visit the Theatre Square and the Aennchen von Tharau.
Duration: 4 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Check-in Bohema Art Hotel*** or similar.

Day 4: CURONIAN SPIT (BIKE~60KM)

Stop At: Curonian Spit / Kursiu Nerija National Park, 98 Km Peninsula, Klaipeda - Lesnoye Visitor’s Centre - Smiltynes st., 11, Klaipeda 93100 Lithuania
Curonian Spit is a thin stretch of land between the Baltic Sea and the Curonian Lagoon. After crossing the lagoon we do Curonian Spit biking tour where we see small fishing villages, pine forests and endless sand dunes. Leisurely stroling the cycling path you can spend your day at the beach, visiting fisherman’s settelments and late afternoon make the way back to your hotel with bike. Cycling distance Klaipeda - Juodkrante ~60km or Klaipeda – Nida 100km.
Duration: 8 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Bohema Art Hotel***

Day 5: KLAIPEDA - SAMOGITIA - RIGA

Stop At: Zemaitija National Park, Zemaitija National Park, Telsiai County
From Klaipeda we now continue to the Samogitia National Park in Lithuanian is called „Žemaitija” (lowlands), to see the picturesque Lake Plateliai. Almost half of the park is covered by forest and only 7% by lakes. It wouldn’t be Lithuania without marshlands and swamps, Samogitia National Park is not an exception. We have a walkthrough bog on walking on a wooden path and climb a viewpoint.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas, Siauliai 81439 Lithuania
Siauliai and Hill of Crosses, one of the holiest sites of Catholic Lithuania where till nowadays are erected hundreds of thousands of crosses. And after that, we head North into Latvia and reach Riga in the late afternoon.
Duration: 4 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Check-in hotel Garden Palace **** or similar.

Day 6: RIGA - JURMALA - RIGA (BIKE~30KM)

Stop At: Riga, Riga, Riga Region
Founded in 1201 by the German bishop Albert, Riga is the largest of the three Baltic capitals and boasts a real kaleidoscope of architectural styles. Riga walking tour of the Old Town includes Riga Castle, the Dome Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church, the Swedish Gate, the Three Brothers, the Large and Small Guilds and the Freedom Monument.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Jurmala, Jurmala, Riga Region
Afternoon we take local train Riga – Majori to have bike tour in the vibrant seaside town Jurmala. When in the mid-19th century holidaymakers began escaping the city to relax in Jurmala it developed as a resort. Often called the  Ņorthen Riviera” Jurmala where we will cycle along a pine-covered dune. See expressive wooden arhitecture, modern villas and endless sandy beach. We stop for a swim at one of the 11 established swimming areas before we take the train back to Riga
Duration: 4 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Garden Palace **** or similar.

Day 7: RIGA - GAUJA NATIONAL PARK (KAYAK ~8KM) - CĒSIS

Stop At: Cable Car Across Gaya, Poruka St. 14, Sigulda 2150 Latvia
We take the cable car to enjoy picturesque views over the Gauja Valley
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Cesis, Cesis, Vidzeme Region
Afternoon we continue to a small charming town Cēsis. We get acquainted with its old town and medieval castle on a walking tour
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Gauja National Park, Ausekla iela 6, 2150 Latvia
Or we offer you an optional kayaking tour in the river Gauja to see the sandstone cliffs and outcrops.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Ligatne Winery, Sporta iela 22 Augsligatne, Ligatne 4108 Latvia
After, we offer an optional local food and wine degustation from Lígatne winery and visit “Anfabrika” rocks and cellars, they are 17 m high, beautiful reddish cliffs. There are several rectangular holes in the foot – these were cellars that were abandoned long time ago.
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Check-in hotel Cēsis *** or similar

Day 8: CĒSIS - SOOMAA NATIONAL PARK (HIKE ~5KM) - TALLINN

Stop At: Soomaa National Park, Viljandi Estonia
The tour continues from Cēsis to Estonia and we drive (~150 km)  to Soomaa National park. The wetlands of Estonia, where we stop by the historical Riisa Study Trail. We walk the great swamp on the wooden path (~5km).
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Tallinn, Tallinn, Harju County
Tallinn is a charming blend of medieval tranquillity and modern urban life.Tallinn sightseeing tour takes us around the old medieval city walls and into the Old Town where we see Toompea Castle, Dome Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, medieval Old Town Hall and Great Guild Hall.
Duration: 4 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Check-in hotel Braavo Spa*** or similar.

Day 9: LAHEMAA NATIONAL PARK (HIKE ~4KM)

Stop At: Lahemaa National Park, Lahemaa National Park
On our last day we tour the amazing Lahemaa National Park. Explore the Estonian countryside that is home to towering pine forests, picturesque coastline, and mysterious bogs. We will take you to the biggest natural waterfall in Estonia. Also we see the hidden old manor houses of Sagadi and visit the Forest museum, where is been displayed the role that nature plays in local lifes.  We visit romantic little coastal villages like Käsmu and Altja. Hike through the Viru bog on a 3,5 km wooden trail over the wetland. And return back to Tallinn late afternoon.
Duration: 7 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Hotel Braavo Spa*** or similar.

Day 10: DEPARTURE

Pass By: Tallinn, Tallinn, Harju County
Optional transfer to the airport

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Details

Included
  • Sigulda cable car ticket
  • Train ticket Riga – Jurmala – Riga
  • Entry/Admission - Kernave Museum-Reserve
  • Use of bicycle
  • Private transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Soomaa National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Cable Car Across Gaya
  • Entry/Admission - Curonian Spit / Kursiu Nerija National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Vilnius Old Town
  • Accommodation included: 9 nights
Not Included
  • Transfer to hotel or airport: EUR 35.00 for private car (1-3 persons)
  • Transfer to hotel or airport EUR 55.00 for private van (4-7 persons)
  • Entry/Admission - Ligatne Winery
  • Entry/Admission - Gauja National Park
  • Trakai kayak tour, 50 EUR per person
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
For pre-booked arrival transfers drivers will be waiting guests with name board in the arrival hall of the airport, harbor or coach terminal. Waiting time is 1 hour. In case of any irregularity with arrival due to delayed flight, ferry or coach, guests are expected to use provided emergency numbers to reconfirm estimated arrival time, thus assuring prolongation of waiting time.

Airports

  • Vilnius International Airport, Rodūnios kl. 10A, Vilnius 02189, Lithuania


Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 7/15/2020 - 8/11/2020
Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.