Tour «BG6 Royal Hunt»
1 DAY: Minsk
Arrival in Minsk by train. The guide meets tourists at the 7th car of your train. (For full execution of the program, it is recommended to purchase tickets for trains arriving in Minsk no later than 7:30). Breakfast.
Meeting with the guide in the hotel lobby at 8:30.
Sightseeing bus and pedestrian excursion across Minsk.
An animation and theatrical tour of the main monuments and sights wail for you: Trinity suburb, the old town, the town hall square, the Orthodox and Catholic cathedrals, the hockey arena, avenues, squares and obelisks of the Belarusian capital. Book the tour on our website, and you can become direct participants in the most important historical events from the life of the city: near the Town Hall the mayor will read to you, as once the inhabitants of Minsk in 1499, the decree on giving the city the right to self-government, the mischievous nobleman will tell about all the hardships of the difficult life in the XVII century. In the Commonwealth, and an obliging economist from the house of the artist Vankovich acquainted with Minsk at the turn of the XVIII and XIX centuries. You will find out not only how the Minsk aristocrats spent their evenings, but also how ordinary townspeople had been entertained for centuries! Free time. Dinner*.
Excursion tour to Dudutki wait for you!
For those wishing for an extra fee: a thematic trip to the museum of ancient Belarusian handicrafts "Dudutki" *. You will find a fascinating journey with interesting excursion content and attractions, including tasting dishes and drinks. You can taste fresh homemade bread with rustic oil and herbal tea from the baker and miller, try the honey from the hunter, you will get a shlyaket vodka and a traditional snack on the broth, and of course the famous Belarusian bacon and cabbage! Woodworking masters, a potter and a blacksmith will share the secrets of their craftsmanship and conduct real master classes. Thanks to our excursion, which you can book on our website, in the end everyone can ride in the car.
In the evening for those who want a trip for an additional fee, "Belarusian National Supper" *. The event takes place at a hospitable country estate far from the city noise and fuss (~ 30 km from Minsk). Here you can not only relax, but also get acquainted with the folk culture, because one of the most pleasant, tasty and useful ways to understand the soul of the people is to get acquainted with its national cuisine. A pleasant addition will be the acquaintance with one of the oldest among the traditional Belarusian crafts - beekeeping. Book our combined bus tour with departure from Minsk, and you will learn to "understand" in honey, learn about its various forms and all the useful properties. Return to Minsk. Overnight at the hotel.
2 DAY: Mir - Nesvizh
Excursion tour with the visit to castles of Mir and Nesvizh.
Entrance tickets to locks are paid separately *.
This day will amaze the majesty and power of the most legendary aristocratic family of the Commonwealth, raise the veil of secrecy over ancient secrets and mystical incidents. Book the excursion on our website, and you will see a majestic medieval Mir Castle, and in Nesvizh - a magnificent palace complex of the XVI-XIX centuries. - the residence of the princes of the Radziwills.
The first point of our excursion - Mir and Mirsky castle.
Moving (~ 90 km.) In Mir you can appreciate the power of the Mir Castle, touch its ancient walls and feel the spirit of past eras.
Then you will see the beauty of Nesvizh and Nesvizhsky castle.
Transfer to Nesvizh (~ 30 km.) Where, in addition to the delightful palace and park ensemble, you will also see the Church of the Body of God - the first Baroque church in Eastern Europe, where the tomb of the owners of the castle is located, the second largest in Europe after the tomb of the Habsburgs! Dinner*. Both castles are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. An unprecedented tragedy, passion, courage, self-sacrifice and, of course, an exciting story of eternal love will come to life in the form of beautiful architectural creations and fascinating legends! Transfer to Brest (~ 250 km). Overnight at the hotel.
3 DAY: Brest - Belovezskaya forest
You will see Brest and Belovezhskaya pushcha.
Breakfast. Inspection of the bus of the historical center of Brest with the accompanying: St. Simeon's Cathedral, the boulevard of literary lanterns, the city greenhouse in the neo-modern style, the monument "Millennium of Brest", the brotherly church of St. Nicholas in memory of the Russo-Japanese War, the retrospective Cross Exaltation Church.
Visit to the heroic Brest Fortress.
Book the combined bus tour across Belarus, and you will see the monument "Thirst", the main complex, the Kholm Gate.
Then we go to Belovezhskaya Pushcha.
Moving to Belovezhskaya Pushcha is the last relic forest of Europe, a national park, which combines a rich plant world and amazing landscapes. It is here that the mighty bison dwell. Dinner*. Sightseeing excursion in Belovezhskaya Pushcha. For those wishing for an additional fee, visit the museum of nature and animal enclosures *. Transfer to Grodno (~ 185 km). Overnight at the hotel.
Grodno sightseeing bus and walking tour.Buy the combined bus tour across Belarus, and you will see all the sights of Grodno:
- the mighty Old Castle and the elegant New Palace,
- the Catholic monasteries of the Brigite and the Bernardine,
- the majestic St. Francis Xavierian church and the oldest pharmacy,
- the picturesque Neman embankments and the 12th-century Kalozhskaya church are a perfectly preserved example of the West Russian Orthodox culture.
Departure by train. We recommend to buy train tickets with departure from Grodno not earlier than 17:00.
The organizers have the right to make some changes in the tour program without reducing the volume and quality of services: the replacement of the hotel is equivalent, provision of lunches in restaurants and cafes on the route depending on their loading, to make changes in the excursion program depending on objective circumstances.
One cannot express in words the beauty of Grodno Farny Catholic Church! And photos as well will hardly be able to display all the monumentalit...