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The Baltic Capitals Elite

The Baltic Capitals Elite

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 7 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 16 people
Destination(s): Estonia   Latvia   Lithuania  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey   Sightseeing  
Season: June - August
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 755 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1119 Euro (EUR)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Vilnius. Arrival in Vilnius. Individual transfer to the hotel (not included). Check-in at the hotel. 7:00 p.m. welcome meeting at the hotel with tour guide. Overnight: Vilnius. Hotel: Summit Hotel Narutis or similar.

Day 2: Vilnius/ Trakai/ Vilnius (50 km). 9:00 a.m. a city tour of Vilnius, capital of Lithuania for more than 600 years. The tour includes: St.Peter and Paul’s Church, Gediminas Castle, Cathedral Square, St.Ann and Bernardines’ Church, the Gates of Dawn with a holy image of the Virgin Mary, Russian Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit, Town Hall Square and Vilnius University (founded in 1579) with St. John’s Church. Afternoon trip to Trakai (25 km from Vilnius), the former capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. Visit to the insular castle of the 14th century, erected on a small island in the lake Galve. Return to Vilnius. In the evening optional: dinner at Lithuanian restaurant 'Lokys' or similar. Overnight: Vilnius. Hotel: Summit Hotel Narutis or similar.

Day 3: Vilnius/ Hill of Crosses/ Rundale/ Riga (380 km). 9:00 a.m. departure by coach to Riga, the capital of Latvia. Stop at the Hill of Crosses (16 km from Siauliai), the unforgettable place with thousands of crosses on two small hills. A further drive to Riga. Stop in Rundale. Visit to Rundale Palace of the 18th century, a beautiful late baroque palace in Latvia. It is a splendid example of the early work of famous Italian architect F.B.Rastrelli. Arrival in Riga, check-in at the hotel. Overnight: Riga. Hotel: Europa Royale Riga or similar.

Day 4: Riga. 9:00 a.m. a city tour of Riga, visiting medieval Hanseatic town, Riga Castle, St. Peter’s Church, Dome Cathedral, the Old Guild Houses. Afternoon optional: excursion to Jurmala. In the evening optional: dinner at Latvian restaurant 'Rozengrals' or similar. Overnight: Riga. Hotel: Europa Royale Riga or similar.

Day 5: Riga/ Parnu/ Tallinn (300 km). 9:00 a.m. departure for Tallinn with a stop in Pärnu, Estonian 'Summer Capital'. This little town has been known as a summer health resort since the first spa opened here in the 1830s. A further drive to Tallinn. Arrival in Tallinn, check-in at the hotel. Overnight: Tallinn. Hotel: Summit Hotel St. Peterbourg or similar.

Day 6: Tallinn. 9:00 a.m. a city tour of Tallinn, visiting the Old Town of Tallinn - an example of Gothic architecture in the Baltic and Nordic countries. The tour includes Toompea Castle fortifications, the Dome Church (13th century), the Russian Orthodox Cathedral of Alexander Nevsky (19th century), Town Hall Square (15th century), the Old Guild, St.Olaf’s Church. Afternoon optional: excursion to Kadriorg Park and visit to Kadriorg Palace. In the evening optional: dinner at medieval restaurant 'Peppersack' or similar. Overnight: Tallinn. Hotel: Summit Hotel St. Peterbourg or similar.

Day 7: Tallinn. Breakfast. End of the tour.

Notes for Cost:
- Arrival transfer in Vilnius:
* Car (1-2 person): 35 EUR per vehicle
* Minivan (3-6 person): 55 EUR per vehicle
- Additional night in Vilnius, Hotel Artis or similar:
* Single supplement: 110 EUR per room per night, including breakfast
* Double occupancy: 140 EUR per room per night, including breakfast
- Lithuanian dinner at restaurant 'Lokys' or similar in Vilnius: 35 EUR p/p
- Excursion (4 hours) to Jurmala: 40 EUR p/p
- Latvian dinner at restaurant 'Rozengrals' or similar in Riga: 40 EUR p/p
- Excursion (3 hours) to Kadriorg Park and visit to Kadriorg Palace: 40 EUR p/p
- Medieval dinner at restaurant 'Peppersack' or similar in Tallinn - 40 EUR p/p
- Additional night in Tallinn, Hotel Meriton Grand Hotel Tallinn or similar:
* Single supplement: 150 EUR per room per night, including breakfast
* Double occupancy: 170 EUR per room per night, including breakfast.
- Departure transfer in Tallinn :
* Car (1-2 person): 35 EUR per vehicle
* Minivan (3-6 person): 55 EUR per vehicle
* Half board at hotels (6 x dinners 3 course menu + tea/coffee): 220 EUR p/p.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Prices:
- Single supplement: 1119 EUR
- Double occupancy: 755 EUR.

Price Includes:
- 6 nights at the 5/4 star hotels
- All hotel taxes
- Buffet breakfast daily
- Welcome cocktail in Vilnius
- Transportation by air-conditioned coach or minivan as per itinerary on days 2-6
- English and German speaking guide escort on days 2-6
- Excursions as per itinerary
- Entrances to: Vilnius University and St. Peter and Paul’s Church in Vilnius, Trakai castle, Rundale Palace, the Dome Church in Riga, the Dome Church In Tallinn
- Individual information package (city guides and program)
- Porterage at hotels.

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