Tour «BV3-Pack Weekend in Minsk»
1 DAY (FRIDAY): MINSK
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 check-in. Breakfast.
Minsk sightseeing tour.
Our combined bus tours is an excellent way of spending weekends. At 10:00 the beginning of the panoramic bus and walking tour:
- Trinity suburb,
- the old town,
- the town hall square,
- the Orthodox and Catholic cathedrals,
- the hockey arena,
- obelisks of the Belarusian capital.
During the tour you can not only see the main sights, but also learn about the most important historical events from the life of the city: the battle on the Nemige River, the granting of the city the right to self-government, the wars of the XVII and XVIII centuries, the heroic underground during the Great Patriotic War and much more. Wide avenues, spacious squares, Stalinist Empire - Minsk is surprisingly harmonious and bright, and the locals are friendly and always ready to help the tourist. Dinner. Free time.
For those wishing for an extra charge, the excursion "Khatyn - Mound of Glory" * (transfer + excursion service + entrance tickets for memorials). 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 example of this village served as an occasion for the creation of a memorial complex that collected all the human grief that lost during the Great Patriotic War more than a quarter of its children. The memorial produces an incredibly strong psychological impression on everyone who stepped on his ashes strewn with ashes. Walking along the concrete paths of the deceased village, having heard the funeral ringing of the bells, seeing the silhouettes of the pipes of the burnt huts ... During the excursion you will not only learn the history of the occupation years, hear about the number of destroyed villages and the size of concentration camps, but feel the unprecedented energy of this mournful place and the size of the tragedy, Which befell ordinary people. Khatyn has become a household name - a symbol of human cruelty and insanity, which should no longer be repeated. On the way back visit to the Mound of Glory. Return to Minsk.Meeting with guide in the hotel lobby. At 20:30 the beginning of the excursion "Evening Minsk". With the onset of dusk, daylight vanishes and Minsk is transformed in the light of night lights. The elegant evening and architectural illuminations of the buildings beckon guests and residents of the capital, creating an atmosphere of excitement and celebration. Do not miss this opportunity! Take an exciting tour of evening Minsk! The city will surprise you with wide avenues and numerous parks, the newest sports facilities and modern shopping centers. The ancient residential quarter of the Troitsky suburb and the historical development of the "Upper City" will immerse you in the atmosphere of the past centuries, creating a romantic mood, and the shimmering "diamond" and the new symbol of our city - the National Library - with its unusual illumination will leave an unforgettable impression of meeting with the evening Minsk.
Overnight at the hotel.
2 DAY (SATURDAY): MINSK - DUDUTKI
Breakfast. Free time. For those who wish for an additional payment, the excursion "BELAZ: IN THE WORLD OF GIANTS" * (transfer + excursion service + visit to BelAZ + factory souvenir and treat). Want to immerse yourself in the world of gigantic machinery, see cars, from the sound of engines that shudder the earth in the careers of the harshest and most remote points of the world, try to reach the middle of the wheel of the largest truck in history, and finally climb to the cabin of the legendary BelAZ? Then we invite you to touch the legend and look into the future as part of an exciting excursion to the plant of dump trucks in Zhodzina! Return to Minsk. Dinner.
We go for a trip to Dudutki.
Then you will get acquainted with the traditional Belarusian culture, everyday life, national cuisine and the richest traditions in the museum of ancient Belarusian handicrafts "Dudutki". This is an exciting trip with an 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 noble vodka and a traditional snack on the broth, and, of course, the famous Belarusian lard with cabbage! Woodworking masters, a potter and a blacksmith 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 (SUNDAY): MINSK - MIR - NESVIZH
Excursion trip "Mir - Nesvizh".
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. You will find 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 is Mir and Mirsky castle.
Moving (~ 90 km.) to Mir. Book the fascinating excursion right now, and you can appreciate the power of the Mir Castle, see its massive towers and walls, Gothic clutches. Stone-paved patio and siege well will help to feel the breath of the past. The world is not just a castle. You will see a panorama of the ancient Belarusian town, where representatives of different faiths and peoples lived side by side for centuries. The stern defensive tower-bell tower of the church of St. Nicholas and the gilded domes of the Holy Trinity Church form the face of the shopping area. Slim civilian construction is complemented by synagogues, which in the town once was seven! Dinner.
Yoy will see Nesvizh and Nesvizhsky castle.
Moving to Nesvizh (~ 30 km.) Where, in addition to the delightful palace and park ensemble, you will also see the monuments of the XVI-XIX centuries: the Church of the Body of God - the first Baroque church in Eastern Europe, the oldest town hall in Belarus, the Slutsk Brama, Ordinary building of the town. Both castles are the property not only of Belarusian culture, but of all mankind. They are listed 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! Return to Minsk. Transfer to the railway station. Departure to Moscow by an evening train (Recommended train №028 B. Departure from Minsk 22:23 - arrival in Moscow at 08:40).
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.