Tour «BLR Belaya Rus: Voyage from the Dnieper to the Dvina»
Route: Moscow - Mogilev - Minsk (Dudutki) - Khatyn - Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve - Vitebsk (Zdravnevo *) - Polotsk - Molodechno (Herviaty, Golshany, Krevo) - Orsha - Moscow
1 DAY: MOSCOW - MOGILEV
The program of excursion to the sights of Belarus with departure from Moscow.
Departure by bus from Moscow: at 10:00 meeting, departure at 10:30 from the museum "Borodino panorama" (metro station Park Pobedy). Tourists are met by an accompanying guide with a sign "White Russia: A Voyage from the Dnieper to the Dvina". Accommodation in the bus according to the reserved places. Introduction of the group, introductory information from the guide-escort. Transfer by bus on the territory of Russia (~ 500 km), with stops and time for meals. Symbolic crossing of the Russian-Belarusian border - without visas, border and passport control! Dinner*.
Mogilev sightseeing tour wait for you at the first day of the excursion.
Moving to Mogilev is one of the oldest Belarusian cities. Book an exciting sightseeing tour right now, and evening walk, exploring the historic part of the city wait for you. Acquaintance with the Town Hall - a symbol of the free city, the Glory Square, the Government House of the BSSR of the 1930s, the Cathedral of the Three Saints, the square of the stars and the monument to the astrologer. Overnight at the hotel.
2 DAY: MINSK
Minsk sightseeing tour wait for you.
Breakfast. Transfer to Minsk (~ 200 km). Join our tour to Belarus from Moscow, and during sightseeing and pedestrian tour you will see the main monuments and sights of Minsk:
- the old town,
- the town hall square,
- the Orthodox and Catholic cathedrals,
- the hockey arena,
- obelisks of the Belarusian capital.
Free time. Dinner*.
For those wishing for an extra fee: a thematic trip to the museum of ancient Belarusian handicrafts "Dudutki" *.
We recommend to join the excursion to the Dudutki museum! 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, potter and blacksmiths will share the secrets of their craftsmanship and conduct real master classes. In the end, everyone can ride in the car. Return to Minsk. Overnight at the hotel.
3 DAY: MINSK - KHATYN - BEREZINSKY BIOSPHERE RESERVE
The excursion to Khatyn and Berezinsky biosphere reserve.
Breakfast. Book your trip around Belarus with departure fr om Moscow, and the excursion to Khatyn will wait for you (50 km). In the history of mankind there are a number of tragic events, the memory of which must live forever, that would serve as edification to succeeding generations. The tragedy of the Belarusian village Khatyn is related to such gloomy, but instructive moments in history. The memorial produces an incredibly strong psychological impression on everyone who stepped on his ashes strewn with ashes. Khatyn has become a household name - a symbol of human cruelty and insanity, which should no longer be repeated.
The excursion to the Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve wait for you.
Transfer to the Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve (90 km.). Dinner*. This is a unique place in Europe, wh ere in one territory in the wild conditions there is a big European five of large mammals - moose, bison, bear, wolf and lynx. You will visit the wonderful Nature Museum, and also see wild animals in the Forest Zoo. Moving to Vitebsk (~ 150 km) is a city that is called the cultural capital of Belarus. On the way you will hear the history of the ancient land, get acquainted with the picturesque Belarusian nature and learn the peculiarities of the Poozerie region. Overnight at the hotel.
4 DAY: VITEBSK
You will see main sights of Vitebsk.
Breakfast. Tour of Vitebsk with the accompanying:
Free time, excursion "Vitebsk etudes": visiting the house-museum of Marc Chagall and the art museum of Vitebsk *. You will visit the house in which the artist spent his youth. It presents household items of the turn of the 19th - early 20th centuries. 20 centuries, as well as copies of archival documents and works of the artist, telling about the life of Marc Chagall. The exposition of the art museum will acquaint you with the masterpieces of Belarusian and world art. Dinner*.
Return to Vitebsk. Free time. Overnight at the hotel.
5 DAY: POLOTSK - GLUBOKOE
The sights of Polotsk and Glubokoe wait for you.
Breakfast. Moving to the ancient city of Polotsk - the capital of the first principality in the territory of modern Belarus (~ 100 km). The program of our team bus excursion with departure from Moscow includes a visit to the Savior-Euphrosyne Monastery - an architectural monument of the 12th century, which is one of the main places of pilgrimage. In the monastery are the relics of the heavenly intercessor of Belarus St. Euphrosyne of Polotsk. The main sights of Polotsk wait for you:
Dinner*. Moving to Glubokoe - the birthplace of the famous Belarusian condensed milk. Visit the historic center of the city. Moving along the lakes of Belarus (~ 175 km) to the hotel. Night in the hotel on the route.
6 DAY: KREVO - GOLSHANS - THE GERVYATY
The historical sights of Belarus wait for you.
Excursion tour around the castles and churches of Belarus.
Book our combined bus tour, and you will plunge into the world of the Belarusian Middle Ages with animated sketches.
The first point of our excursion is Krevo.
Transfer to Krevo (~ 70 km). Inspection of the place with the accompanying: architectural fragments of the legendary Krevsky castle of the 14th century and medieval surprises in the middle of the castle yard.
Then the tourist route conducts us to Boruni.
Moving to Boruni (~ 15 km), where in the dungeons of the Basilian church beats a miraculous source. On the way you will see a monument to the crew of the legendary bombardment "Ilya Muromets" from the times of the First World War.
Visit the most mystical place in the country - Golshany.
Book our combined bus tour, and you will see picturesque ruins of the "Black Castle", a mysterious monastery of the Order of the Franciscans. Dinner*.
Finally - Gerviaty and the Trinity Church are waiting for you for excursion.
Moving to Hervety (~ 65 km) - a survey of the majestic Neo-Gothic church of the Holy Trinityand a delightful arboretum. Return to the hotel (~ 70 km). Night in the hotel on the route.
Orsha sightseeing tour wait for you.Breakfast. Book a combined bus tour across Belarus on our website, and you will see the historical center of the city with the accompanying, the memorial complex "Katyusha". Dinner*. Transfer to Moscow (~ 580 km), arrival in the evening (ca. 22.00), landing at the metro station "Park Pobedy".
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.
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