Duration: 7 days/ 6 nights
Small group bus tour
Dates 2020: 6 May; 3 June; 1 July; 5 August; 2 September
Let yourself be carried away into a world of medieval cities, ancient castles, beautiful legends, and breathtaking landscapes. Visit five countries and their capitals and discover them in attractions of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus, and Ukraine.
During this tour you will:
7-day Baltic States – Belarus –Ukraine (price in Euro per person)
Accommodation (6 nights, BB):
Day 1 Estonia: Tallinn
Our tour starts in the capital of Estonia, the city of Tallinn. After arriving in Tallinn Airport or Tallinn Port, you will meet our guide and have a fascinating city tour.
Tallinn is considered as one of the best-preserved medieval cities in Europe; the historical part of Tallinn is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The city boasts hundreds of churches and cathedrals, architectural, historical monuments, and museums. During the tour, you will visit Tallinn Old Town, which history goes back to the 13th century, and discover its ancient City Wall with gorgeous towers; you will enjoy the panoramic views of Tallinn from the Toompea Hill and visit its unique Town Hall, built in the Gothic style.
In your free time, it’s worth to visit one of the cozy Tallinn cafes or restaurants to enjoy Estonian hospitality and delicious cuisine.
Overnight in Tallinn.
Day 2 Estonia: 300 km
This day we’ll visit one of the most popular tourist destinations in Estonia – Saaremaa island. We’ll discover the best sights of Saaremaa and get acquainted with its major city Kuressaare.
Kuressaare is a beautiful cozy city which was founded in the 13th century and has preserved many ancient buildings.During the walking city tour, you will visit the main tourist attractions, including the BaroqueTown Hall and a true gem of European medieval architecture – Kuressaare Castle. The castle was founded in the late 14th century and nowadays it’s one of the best-preserved medieval fortresses in Estonia.
Another astonishing building placed in Linnaka village and known as Karja Church(13th century). The interior of the church is richly decorated with impressive medieval stone sculptures and mural paintings.
We’ll also visit Kaali Lake, placed on the bottom of Kaali meteorite crater which was formed 3500 years ago as a result of meteorite impact.
A pleasant stroll in Angla Windmill Park will be a perfect end of this eventful day.
Overnight in Kuressaare
Day 3. Estonia – Latvia
After breakfast, we’ll travel to our next destination country, Latvia, and visit its capital, Riga.
On our way to Riga, we’ll have a stop in a cozy Estonian city Parnu, placed on the shore of the Gulf of Riga. This “summer capital” of Estonia and one of the most popular sea resorts will charm you with its sandy beaches and spectacular views.
Riga is the largest city of Baltic States, it’s a bustling and modern megapolis with rich cultural heritage and vibrant nightlife.
During Riga Old town walking tour, you will get acquainted with the main city’s attractions including Riga Castle, Town Hall Square, Dome Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church,etc. And, of course, you will enjoy the magnificent Art Nouveau buildings, which are the most recognizable symbols of Riga.
After the end of the tour, you will have free time for shopping and a pleasant stroll around the city.
Overnight in Riga.
Day 4. Latvia – Lithuania
Following breakfast, we’ll continue our adventure and take a trip to Vilnius, one of the most beautiful Baltic cities.
On the way to Vilnius,we’ll visit Bauska Castle and Rundale Palace, which are not far from Riga.
Bauska Castle is an outstanding Livonian Order fortress of the 15th century, located in picturesque place between Musa and Memele rivers.
Rundale Palace, built in the middle of the 17th century, is a perfect sample of the Baroque style. This majestic palace was used as a summer residence of Duke of Courland. Nowadays you can enjoy its splendid architecture, richly decorated interiors, and beautiful park.
On arriving in Vilnius, we’ll have Vilnius old town walking tour end experience the city’s most beautiful sights. Vilnius Old Town included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
You’ll visit Pilies Street, which is considered the oldest street of Vilnius, enjoy the beautiful architecture of St. Anne’s Church, visit the Cathedral, Gate of Dawn, Gediminas Castle Tower etc.
After the end of the excursion, you can visit Vilnius souvenir shops or spend the evening at one of the city’s cafe.
Overnight in Vilnius.
Day 5.Lithuania – Belarus
Breakfast in the hotel.
This day we’ll visit one of the most remarkable sites of Lithuania – Trakai Castle, and travel to the capital of Belarus, the city of Minsk.
Trakai Castle is the largest and well-preserved medieval fortress in Lithuania placed on the scenic island in the middle of Galve Lake. Created in the 14th century by Grand Dukes of Lithuania, the castle played an important strategic and defense role.
Upon arrival in Minsk, we’ll have a fascinating Minsk city tour and discover the city’s main landmarks. The visit card of the Minsk is its remarkable Soviet-era buildings, created after WWII in Stalin’s Empire style. We’ll visit Independence Avenue, which considered the longest one in Europe, Independence and Victory Squares; see an impressive House of Government and the statue of Lenin. We’ll also get acquainted with the historical part of the city – Upper Town and Trinity Suburb and enjoy its beautiful architecture.
Overnight in Minsk.
Day 6. Belarus – Ukraine
Following breakfast, we’ll continue our trip and cross the border with Ukraine.
This day we’ll discover one of the most ancient Ukrainian cities – Chernihiv, which history goes back to the time of Kyiv Rus. This cozy and charming city is full of historical places and ancient monuments. During Chernihiv City tour you will visit the most beautiful and the most ancient part of Chernihiv – Dytynets, experience St. Borys and Glib Cathedral(12th century), Pyatnytska Church(17th century) and other historical landmarks.
After the end of the tour, we’ll go to Kyiv, which is about 2 hour drive away.
Overnight in Kyiv.
Day 7. Ukraine: Kyiv
After breakfast, you have Kyiv city tour and discover the best of Kyiv with a professional local guide. You will enjoy its beautiful parks, scenic views of the Dnipro River and get acquainted with the main landmarks such as Golden Gates, St. Sofia Cathedral, Andriyivsky Descent, Khreshchatyk street and the Independence Square.
You will also have a tour to Kyiv Pechersk Lavra which is a prominent Orthodox shrine and a large complex with cloister, churches, cathedrals and museums. Kyiv Pechersk Lavra is mainly known for the unique Cave Monastery of the 11th century, which is opened for visitors.
After the end of our fascinating tour, you can stay in Kyiv or our driver can bring you to Kyiv Airport.
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