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9 - Day Self - Guided Cycling in Lithuania - from the Capital to the Seaside

offered by supplier M19790 (read about supplier)

Key Information:
Tour Duration: 9 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 10 people
Destination(s): Lithuania  
Specialty Categories: Bicycle Touring  
Season: May - September
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 599 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1294 Euro (EUR)

This tour is available with min. 4 people on any other dates July-August, also in June with a start in Vilnius on Thursday or Sunday; and for extra €40/person on any other dates May-June & September.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Vilnius. Arrival in Vilnius. Individual transfer to your hotel (not included). Information meeting & delivery of rental bikes at the hotel. Overnight in Vilnius: TILTO Hotel or similar.

Day 2: Vilnius & Trakai Castle, ~30 km/19 mi. Morning free to explore Vilnius. Then cycling to Trakai, a former capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, famous for its 14thC island castle. Overnight in Trakai: TRASALIS or similar.

Day 3: Trakai – Kaišiadorys – Kaunas, ~60 km/38 mi. Cycling on a picturesque, rolling road through the land of lakes and hills, pass Elektrėnai and finish in Žąsliai, where you'll take a train (not included) for a half-hour ride to Kaunas, the second largest city and former Lithuanian capital from 1919-1939. where take a train (30 min, not included). Overnight in Kaunas: SANTAKA Hotel or similar.

Day 4: Along the Nemunas River to impressive Panemunė castle, ~75 km/49 mi. Morning free to explore the Old Town of Kaunas, then cycling to Mikytai, where take a ferry across the Nemunas river to Vilkija. Continue cycling along the river to impressive Panemunė Castle (16-17th C). Overnight in Pilis I: BEST BALTIC PANEMUNE Hotel.

Day 5: Panemunė – Jurbarkas – Tauragė, ~59 km/37 mi. Continue cycling along the river to Jurbarkas. Then cycle through the woods towards Tauragė, passing the Viešvilė Nature Reserve. Overnight in Tauragė: BANGA or similar.

Day 6: Tauragė – Žemaičių Naumiestis – Šilutė, ~62 km/39 mi. Cycling on local, country roads to Šilutė, passing small villages and settlements. Overnight in Šilutė: GILIJA or similar.

Day 7: Šilutė – Kintai – Ventė – Nida, ~48 km/30 mi. Cycle to Ventė Cape (19thC lighthouse & Ornithological Station). Cross the Curonian Lagoon by boat to Nida, one of the most beautiful resorts in Lithuania, located on the Curonian Spit. Overnight in Nida: NERIJA or NIDOS BANGA or similar.

Day 8: Along the Curonian Spit to Klaipėda, ~60 km/38 mi. Explore Nida. Then cycle on an asphalt bike path through woods along the Curonian Spit to Klaipeda (en route the Dead Dunes, a colony of grey herons & cormorants, the Hill of Witches). Overnight in Klaipėda: Old Mill Hotel or similar.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- 8 nights stay at the hotels (rooms with WC/shower)
- 8 x breakfast
- Boat trips across the Curonian Lagoon to Nida
- Luggage transport
- 24 hours service hotline
- Individual information package (one per room)

- Arrival/departure transfer by car (up to 3 people) – 30 EUR/transfer (Vilnius Airport) or 48 EUR/transfer (Palanga Airport);
- Rental of hybrid trekking bicycle + handlebar bag + map holder (Ortlieb) – 99 EUR per person (Day 2-8)
- Rental E-bike/Pedelec – 245 EUR per person
- 8 dinners package – 155 EUR per person.

About This Supplier
Location: Lithuania
Joined InfoHub: Oct 2009

M19790 is the only incoming tour operator in Lithuania specializing in cycling holidays. We are experts on cycling in the Baltic States (Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia) and Russia (Kaliningrad District) since 2001. Besides guaranteed departure, escorted and self-guided cycling tours, we provide a full range of services for...

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