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Classical Baltic Circle Tour from Riga

9 days
8 nights

Rates

Dates

Rates:

 Per person:

$ 995.00 (double occupancy)
$ 1,430.00 (single occupancy)

Supplement for Jul 09 - Jul 15:
$ 25.00 (double occupancy)
$ 25.00 (single occupancy)

Supplement for Jul 16 - Jul 20:
$ 40.00 (double occupancy)
$ 40.00 (single occupancy)

Dates:

May 14, 2017 - May 22, 2017 
May 21, 2017 - May 29, 2017 
May 28, 2017 - Jun 05, 2017 
Jun 04, 2017 - Jun 12, 2017 
Jun 11, 2017 - Jun 19, 2017 
Jun 18, 2017 - Jun 26, 2017 
Jun 25, 2017 - Jul 03, 2017 
Jul 02, 2017 - Jul 10, 2017 
Jul 09, 2017 - Jul 17, 2017 C09R/EN
Jul 16, 2017 - Jul 24, 2017 C10R/EN
Jul 23, 2017 - Jul 31, 2017 
Jul 30, 2017 - Aug 07, 2017 
Aug 06, 2017 - Aug 14, 2017 
Aug 13, 2017 - Aug 21, 2017 
Aug 20, 2017 - Aug 28, 2017 
Aug 27, 2017 - Sep 04, 2017 
Sep 03, 2017 - Sep 11, 2017 

Hotels:

Riga - "Radisson Blu Latvia" or similar
Tallinn - "Sokos Viru" or similar
Sigulda - "Segevold" or similar
Vilnius - "Novotel Vilnius Centre" or similar

Included:

8 nights at the 4- star hotels
Buffet breakfast daily
Welcome cocktail at hotel in Riga
Transportation by air-conditioned coach or minivan as per itinerary on days 2-8
English-German speaking guide escort on days 2-8
Excursions as per itinerary
Entrances to: the Dome Church and Riga Central Market, the Dome Church and Orthodox Cathedral of Alexander Nevsky in
Tallinn, Turaida Castle, Sigulda Castle, St. Peter and Paul’s Church, Bernadine Garden , Vilnius University with St. John’s
Church, St. Stanislaw Cathedral, Amber gallery- museum and Russian Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit in Vilnius, Trakai
Castle, Rundale Palace
Individual information package (city guides and program)

Optional Services:

Arrival/ departure transfer (ow) in Riga:
Car (1-2 persons) - $48 per vehicle
Minivan (3-6 persons) - $72 per vehicle
Additional night in Riga:
Hotel RADISSON BLU LATVIJA or similar
SGL $120 per room per night, including breakfast
DBL $132 per room per night, including breakfast
Prices for the additional night after the tour C09R/EN and for the additional night before the tour C10R/EN only upon request.
Excursion (4 hours) to Jurmala - $48 
Latvian dinner at restaurant ”Key to Riga” or similar in Riga – $42 
Excursion (3 hours) to Kadriorg Park and visit to Kadriorg Palace – $54 
Dinner at restaurant “Pepersack” or similar in Tallinn – $42
Lithuanian dinner at restaurant “Lokys” or similar in Vilnius – $36 
Half board at hotels ( 8 x dinners: 3 course menu + tea/coffee) – $288

Itinerary:

Day 1  : RIGA

Welcome! Your exciting Baltic tour starts today in Riga. Individual transfer to your hotel (not included). Check-in at the hotel. 7:00 p.m. welcome meeting at the hotel with tour guide.

Day 2  : RIGA

9:00 a.m. a city tour of Riga, A combined coach and walking tour encompasses the most significant sights of Riga: driving along the central boulevards of Riga, enjoying the view of the City Canal Parks, the Bastion Hill, the Powder Tower, the Latvian National Theatre, the Fine Arts Museum, the Art Nouveau Buildings of the beginning of the 20th century, the Freedom Monument, University of Latvia, Latvian National Opera House and the Daugava River. During the walking part of the tour you will enjoy the beauty of the ancient Hanseatic City: picturesque streets of the Old Town, the Dome Cathedral, the Church of St.Peter, the old Guild Houses, the Swedish Gate, St.Jacob’s Church, St. Mary Magdalene's Church,  the Parliament House, Old Riga Castle. Following the visit of the famous market halls of Riga. Afternoon optional: excursion to Jurmala. In the evening optional:  dinner at Latvian restaurant “ Rozengrals ” or similar.

Day 3  : RIGA - PARNU - TALLINN (188 mi)

9:00 a.m. departure for Tallinn with a stop in Pärnu, Estonia “Summer Capital”. This little town has been known as a summer health resort since the first spa opened here in the 1830s. Further drive to Tallinn. Arrival in Tallinn, check-in at the hotel.

Day 4  : 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), St. Catherine's Passage, where artists of St. Catherine guild present their work, St. Olaf’s Church. Afternoon optional: excursion to Kadriorg Park and visit to Kadriorg Palace. In the evening optional: dinner at restaurant “Pepersack” or similar.

Day 5  : TALLINN - TARTU - SIGULDA (238 mi)

9:00 a.m. departure for Sigulda. Stopover in Tartu, the second largest town in Estonia. A city tour of Tartu, including Tartu University, Toome Hill Park with its monuments, sculptures, bridges and ruins of gothic Church, panoramic view of the town with Jaani Church and Town Hall Square. Further drive to Sigulda (Latvia). Short stop in a small an­cient town of Cesis for a walk in Castle Park. Arrival in Sigulda, check-in at the hotel.

Day 6  : SIGULDA -VILNIUS (219 mi)

9:00 a.m.  walk in Gauja National Park, including visit to Turaida Castle and the ruins of the 13th century Crusader Castle in Sigulda. A further drive to Vilnius. Arrival in Vilnius, check-in at the hotel.

Day 7  : VILNIUS-TRAKAI-VILNIUS (31 mi)

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  with St. Stanislaw Cathedral and Bell tower, St.Ann and Bernardines’ Church, Amber gallery-museum,  Uzupis -one of the oldest districts of Vilnius, mentioned in the historical sources as far back as the 16th century, novo days the artists’ “republic”, which has its own constitution, national anthem, calendar and map,   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.

Day 8  : VILNIUS - HILL OF CROSSES - RUNDALE - RIGA (238 mi)

9:00 a.m. departure by coach to Riga, the capital of Latvia. Stop at the Hill of Crosses (16 km from Šiauliai), 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.

Day 9  : RIGA

We hope you've enjoyed your trip to the Baltics! Your tour ends today after breakfast. You will transfer to the airport to catch your flight home.

Notes:

Group size: min-2 pax, max-35 pax

Tour Code: AMCBR