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Poland & the Baltic States

12 days
11 nights

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Per person

$ 2,825.00 (double occupancy)
$ 3,310.00 ( single occupancy)

Dates:

Jul 17, 2020 - Jul 28, 2020 
Aug 07, 2020 - Aug 18, 2020 

Included:

  • Transportation with an air-conditioned minibus
  • Hotel accommodation
  • An experienced driver 
  • A passionate, English-speaking tour leader 
  • Licensed city guides in Kraków, Warsaw, Kaunas, Vilnius, Riga, Tallinn 
  • Local museum guides in Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum, Trakai 
  • Entrance tickets 
  • Boat tour in Riga 
  • 18 diversified meals (11 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 6 dinners) 
  • Tour guide system

Highlights & Experience:

  • Extra small groups (up to 18 participants)
  • Kraków - the city of kings 
  • Warsaw - the phoenix city 
  • The pearls of the Podlasie region 
  • Kaunas - the essence of Lithuania 
  • Vilnius - with its stunning baroque Old Town
  • A boat cruise in Riga
  • Tallinn - with its medieval, fairytale-like atmosphere

Itinerary:

Day 1  : HELLO, KRAKÓW!

Welcome to Poland! Once you arrive in Kraków, our driver will take you to your hotel. In the evening, meet your group and tour leader during a welcome dinner.
Overnight: Kraków  (D)

Day 2  : KRACOW

In the morning, you’ll find out why Kraków is the most popular tourist destination in Poland. Feel the amazing atmosphere of this historic city as you discover the Old Town with your guide. In the afternoon, you can either explore the city on your own, or sign up for an optional excursion to the Wieliczka Salt Mine, a world-famous UNESCO Heritage Site.
Overnight: Kraków (B)

Optional activities: Wieliczka Salt Mine

Day 3  : AUSCHWITZ

Visit Auschwitz-Birkenau, the former Nazi concentration and extermination camp. Prepare for a difficult experience and a very important history lesson that will leave you full of thoughts and questions that cannot be answered. After that, continue your journey to Warsaw, the capital city of Poland. Dinner will be served at your hotel.
Overnight: Warsaw (B, D)

Day 4  : WARSAW

Warsaw is a very busy city, full of contrasts. Its eclectic architecture testifies to the turbulent history it has witnessed. Let us take you on a guided tour of the one-of-a-kind Old Town and the picturesque Łazienki Park. See the former Jewish Ghetto. In the evening you can sign up for an optional Chopin concert.
Overnight: Warsaw (B)

Optional activities: Chopin concert

Day 5  : TYKOCIN & KIERMUSY

Prepare for a long journey from Warsaw to Kaunas. Before you leave Poland, visit the synagogue in the old shtetl town of Tykocin and see the European bison in Kiermusy, where you will also have a lunch break. Arrive in Kaunas in the evening. Dinner will be served at your hotel.
Overnight: Kaunas (B, L, D)

Day 6  : KAUNAS

Kaunas is the essence of Lithuania and its turbulent history. What used to be a border town between the Teutonic State and the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, is today the heart of the country. While in Kaunas you cannot miss its marvelous Old Town with the remains of the Medieval castle. Discover the city during a guided tour.
Overnight: Kaunas (B)

Day 7  : TRAKAI

Leave Kaunas and travel to Trakai to see the marvelous castle on an island. Its history dates back to the 14th century. Continue your journey to Vilnius, a gorgeous city surrounded by forests and hills, and intact by World War II. Dinner served at your hotel.
Overnight: Vilnius (B, D)

Day 8  : VILNIUS

Vilnius is definitely a pearl of the Baltics. You can spend hours walking along the picturesque streets of the Old Town. Our goal here is to make sure you do not miss the most important sites. Not to forget the forty six years of the Soviet domination, you can sign up for an optional trip to the former KGB headquarters and prison.
Overnight: Vilnius (B)

Optional activities: former KGB headquarters

Day 9  : RIGA

In the morning, say ‘goodbye’ to Vilnius and travel to Riga. This historical Hanseatic harbor town (and today Latvia’s capital) amazes with its unique Art Nouveau architecture. Its international feeling is a natural consequence of ages of intensive trade connections with other Baltic cities. Check in to your hotel and then explore the city during a guided tour.
Overnight: Riga (B)

Day 10  : RIGA

See the stunning city of Riga from a different perspective: hop on a boat and enjoy your cruise of the Riga Canal and the Daugava River, which encircle the UNESCO-listed Old Town. In the afternoon, travel to our last destination, Tallinn - the capital city of Estonia. Have dinner together with your group.
Overnight: Tallinn (B, D)

Day 11  : TALLINN

Tallinn is a vivid, modern city, known as both business and transportation hub - you can easily reach Russia, Scandinavia and Germany on a ferry. We will however focus on the beautiful medieval part of the city with its impressive city walls. Your adventure will end during the farewell dinner in Tallinn.
Overnight: Tallinn (B, D)

Day 12  : GOODBYE, TALLINN!

It is time to say goodbye to Estonia and go back home with your suitcase full of unforgettable memories. Our driver will take you to the airport in time to catch your plane. (B)