Tour «BL5 Treasures of Belarusian History»
Route: Minsk - Mir - Nesvizh - Brest - Belovezhskaya Pushcha
1 DAY: Minsk
Let us introduce the program of New Year'sexcursion across Belarus.
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 tor across the capital of Belarus - Minsk.
In animation and theatrical tour you will see all of the main monuments and sights of Minsk:
During the tour, 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*.
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. 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. 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
The excursion with the visit to the castles in Mir and Nesvizh.
Breakfast. Entrance tickets to the castles 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. 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 of oir excursion is Mir and Mirsky castle.
Moving (~ 90 km.) to Mir. Book New Year's excursion, and here you can stroll along the shady avenues of Radziwill's parks, appreciate the power of the Mir Castle, touch its ancient walls and feel the spirit of past eras.
The sights of Nesvizh and Nesvizhsky castle wait for you.
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 - Belovezhskaya Pushcha
Brest and Belovezhskaya Pushcha
Breakfast. Inspection of the bus of the historical center of Brest with the accompanying. Join our Brest sightseeing tour, and you will see all the sights of Brest:
Visit to the heroic Brest Fortress.
You will see:
- the monument "Thirst",
- the main complex,
- the Kholm Gate.
The excursion to Belovezhskaya pushcha wait for you.
Moving to Belovezhskaya Pushcha is the last relic forest of Europe, a national park, which combines a rich flora and amazing landscapes. It is here that the mighty bison dwell. Dinner*. For those wishing for an additional fee, visit the museum of nature and animal enclosures*. Sightseeing excursion in Belovezhskaya Pushcha. Transfer to the railway station, departure by evening train.
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.