Tour «BR5 Vitebsk etudes»
1 DAY: Minsk
Weekend tour and excursions across Belarus.
We present to your attention an excellent variant of rest in Belarus - a sightseeing tour to the sights of Minsk and Vitebsk.
Arrival in Minsk by train. The guide meets tourists at the 7th train 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). Transfer to the hotel. Early settlement. Breakfast.
Minsk sightseeing bus and walking excursion.
Book our combined bus tour across Belarus, and 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"*. Book combined bus tour across Belarus with the visit to Dudutki, and 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.
2 DAY: Minsk - Khatyn - Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve
Khatyn and Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve
Excursion to the memorial complex Khatyn.
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 program of the excursion across Belarus with the departure fr om Minsk includes a visit the memorial, which 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 beauty of Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve wait for you.
Transfer to the Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve (90 km.). Lunch *. Join our combined bus tour across Belarus, and you will see this 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.
3 DAY: Vitebsk
Vitebsk sightseeing tour wait for you on the last day of the excursion.
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*. Book our bus tour across Belarus, and 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*.
Free time. Departure to Moscow (Recommended train No. 039Б. Departure from Vitebsk at 20:45, Arrival in Moscow at 05:19).
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.