Tours in Lithuania
VILNIUS AND DZUKIJA NATIONAL PARK (4 days/ 3 nights*)
Day 1 VILNIUS
Arrival in Vilnius. Transfer to the hotel. Welcome meeting.
In the afternoon guided walking tour in the Old Town of Vilnius - one of the largest and most interesting historical city centres among the Eastern European capitals. This tour includes: the Cathedral and the Cathedral Square, Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, Presidential Palace, Vilnius University, Amber Museum - Gallery, gothic corner with St. Anne‘s Church and Bernardines, the Gate of Dawn and more.
In the evening optional traditional Lithuanian dinner at a cosy restaurant in the Old Town of Vilnius or a visit to the TV tower of Vilnius and dinner at its panoramic restaurant 165 m above the ground.
Overnight in Vilnius.
Day 2 VILNIUS - STAKLISKES - BIRSTONAS - DZUKIJA NATIONAL PARK - DRUSKININKAI (~ 220 km)
Breakfast followed by a tour devoted to enjoying and admiring what the southern Lithuania has to offer in terms of nature and traditions. First en route stop in Stakliskes where the representatives of mead producing company Lithuanian Mead, will introduce you to the history of one of the oldest alcoholic beverages in the world and invite you for a degustation round. Afterwards a short visit to Birstonas including a boat trip on the largest Lithuanian river Nemunas**.
In the afternoon visit to Dzukija National Park and exploring its nature, visiting ethnographical villages and tasting traditional local dishes. In the evening arrival in Druskininkai, a year-round resort endowed with a beautiful nature that offers a wide range of health treatment services among other activities.
Overnight in Druskininkai.
Day 3 DRUSKININKAI - GRUTAS PARK - VILNIUS (~ 130 km)
Breakfast. Free time for independent activities in Druskininkai.
In the early afternoon departure to Vilnius with en route visit to Grutas Park that holds a unique Soviet relics exhibition intended to disclose the content of the Soviet ideology and its impact on the value system. Arrival in Vilnius in the evening.
Overnight in Vilnius.
Day 4 VILNIUS DEPARTURE
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport.
Optional activities available during the extended stay:
**Depending on the season and weather conditions.