Lithuania – Poland
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A wonderful opportunity to explore the borderland of Lithuania and Poland, a land of gentle hills, sandy plains, vast primeval forests, crystal clear lakes and deep river valleys.
The tour starts in the Lithuanian capital city Vilnius and finishes in the Polish capital city Warsaw, both cities famous for their Old towns designated as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. The tour program also includes Druskininkai Spa Resort and Dzūkija National Park in Lithuania, cycling around Suwalki Lakeland with Wigry and Biebrza National Parks in Poland. A wide variety of towns, villages and countryside offer an excellent introduction to the very distinct characters of these two different countries which had a common history known in the 16th -18th centuries as the Polish – Lithuanian Commonwealth.
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DAY 1 ( Friday )
Arrive in Vilnius
Arrive in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania for more than 600 years. Individual transfer to the hotel (not included) and welcome meeting at the hotel with tour guide.
Vilnius ~ Trakai (49 kms)
fter breakfast a guided tour of Vilnius Old Town. Afternoon trip to Trakai, the former capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. After a visit to the 14th century island castle built on a small island in Lake Galvė you start your first cycle ride on gentle hills around lake Galve
DAY 3 (Lithuania)
Trakai ~ Druskininkai (32kms)
Today you head to Druskininkai, one of the best wellness springs resorts in Europe. The cycle goes via Liškiava famous, for its Dominican monastery on the Nemunas River bank. On arrival in Druskininkai, you are free to relax for the afternoon free or take a circular cycle in the woods.
DAY 4 (Lithuania)
Dzūkija National Park iks the largest park in Lithuania overgrown with pine forests (90% of the territory) and one of 13 wild PAN parks in Europe. Your cycle through the woods and villages en route to to Grūtas Park, which has a unique distinction of being the place where all unwanted statues of Lenin were taken after Lithuania regained its independence from the Soviet Union!
DAY 5 ( Poland )
Suwalki Lakeland ( 48kms )
After crossing the Polish border you start cycling on rolling hills with picturesque views to beautiful lakes and Polish countryside. Wigry National park is your destination. En route you visit Suwałki, the largest town and the capital of the historical Suwałki region.
DAY 6 ( Poland )
Wigry National Park (47kms )
A wonderful circular cycle on marked trails around Wigry Lake which is the largest with 15 islands, one of the deepest (73 m) and most beautiful lakes in Podlasie region. En route explore a former monastery, built by the death-obsessed Camaldolese monks in 17th Century. The whole complex, complete with a church and 17 hermitages, is spectacularly located on a peninsula in the lake
DAY 7 (Poland)
Augustow & Biebrza National Park ( 57kms )
Morning bus transfer to Poland. Afternoon sightseeing around Augustow, a small but appealing town, the gateway to the Suwałki region at the Netta River and Augustow Canal bearing the town's name. We'll start our cycle ride from the town centre and continue cycling to Wigry National Park along several lakes and Augustow canal using an extensive network of cycle trails
DAY 8 (Poland)
Goniadz ~ Warsaw ( 39kms )
The morning is dedicated for the final cycling ride along the Royal Route (Polish: Trakt Królewski) through Biebrza National Park and then you take a transfer by coach to Warsaw, capital of Poland. This fantastic tour finishes off with a guided tour of Warsaws Old Town.
? 8 nights stay in hotels, including all taxes, plus breakfast daily
? Welcome meeting with a glass of wine or beer (Group tour)
? Bike rental (Group tour)
? 4 dinners (Group tour)
? Mineral water at your disposal on cycling days ( Group tour )
? Services of local tour guide(s) on days 2-10 ( Group tour )
? Transfers as per itinerary by air-conditioned coach /minibus
? Luggage transport
? Entrance to museums: Gr?tas Park of Soviet Sculptures & Wigry Monastery (Group tour)
? Individual information package (one per room)
? GPS tracks (self guided)
? Emergency service hotline (self guided)
Bike rental is not included in the self guided tour price. This is an additional
€80.00 Hybrid Bike (self guided),
€230.00 Electric Bike (self guided) / €150.00 (Group)
€10.00 Helmet (self guided)
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The nearest arrival airport is Vilnius Airport.
For the departure flight, we recommend Warsaw Chopin Airport or Warsaw Modlin Airport.
Transfers can be arranged to and from the airport:
- Arrival transfer from Vilnius Airport by car for 1-3 people - 45 EUR per transfer
- Arrival transfer from Vilnius Airport by minibus for 4-7 people - 70 EUR per transfer
- Departure transfer to Warsaw Chopin Airport by car for 1-3 people - 55 EUR per transfer
- Departure transfer to Warsaw Chopin Airport by minibus for 4-7 people - 70 EUR per transfer
- Departure transfer to Warsaw Modlin Airport by car for 1-3 people - 115 EUR per transfer
- Departure transfer to Warsaw Modlin Airport by minibus for 4-7 people - 140 EUR per transfer
2023 Self Guided Tour Price
€995 per person sharing
€1195 single room
2023 Group Tour Price
€1295 per person sharing
€1495 single room
Self Guided Tour Information
Self guided tours are available on the same days as the group tour dates (Friday arrival):
Other dates available with a minimum of 6 people
In Vilnius we aim to stay in COMFORT HOTEL LT***
The classic-style REGINA HOTEL*** is located in the heart of Druskininkai. Right next to the hotel - Vilnius Pedestrian Alley, Druskininkai Aqua Park, Druskininkai Health Spa, cable car. There is a play area for children.
WIGRY NATIONAL PARK
HOTEL NAD WIGRAMI *** is a facility that provides services at a high level. It is directed to people looking for picturesquely situated places among beautiful and unique landscapes, distinguished by exceptional hospitality and a unique atmosphere.
BIEBRZA NATIONAL PARK
The unique atmosphere of the BARTLOWIZNA HOTEL*** interior is created by a unique collection of clocks, paintings and porcelain. The gastronomic base consists of Bartla's Court and Bartla 's Inn with an interesting interior arrangement referring to the richness of the surrounding nature.
METROPOL HOTEL*** offers comfortable and mode rooms in central Warsaw. They are complemented by a range of facilities including free Wi-Fi and renovated restaurant, bar and lobby area. Great location.