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Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania Hiking tour

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Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania Hiking tour
10 days hiking tour to discover nature and history of all three Baltic States
Tallinn - Cesis - Vilnius - Klaipeda - Riga – Tallinn

Day 1: Arrival Tallinn
Arrival in Tallinn, transfer to the hotel, check-in. Optional evening dinner. Overnight in Tallinn.
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Day 2: Tallinn-Cesis
Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast we drive to the Lahemaa National Park, where we embark on a walking tour through the park (2 hours, medium). We continue to Tartu, the University Town, where Estonian gained its statehood. We see the charming Old Town and the University founded in 1632. From Tartu we drive onwards into Latvia to Cesis, a Hanseatic city with winding streets, castle ruins and beautiful gardens. Check-in at the hotel. Optional evening dinner. Overnight in Cesis.
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Day 3: Cesis-Vilnius
Breakfast at the hotel. Today we drive through the Gauja National Park to Ligatne Wild-Life Park. We enjoy a walking tour through the park, where bears, deer, elks and other wild animals live in a fenced-off enclosure of natural habitat (2 hours, medium). After a visit to Sigulda, a popular holiday resort, we drive around Riga to hit the highway down to Vilnius. En route we reach the magnificent Rundale Palace, the former summer residence of the Duke of Courland. Following a guided tour of the palace we travel through Lithuania to reach Vilnius late afternoon. Check in at the hotel. Optional evening dinner. Overnight in Vilnius.
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Day 4: Vilnius-Klaipeda
Breakfast at the hotel. Vilnius is known for its more than 1.200 medieval buildings and 48 churches. The morning sightseeing tour includes a panoramic tour of the city and a walking tour of the Old Town with Vilnius Cathedral, Gediminas Tower, Peter and Paul Church, St. Anna’s Church, Old University and the Gates of Dawn. After the tour we continue to Trakai, the medieval capital of Lithuania, where do a walking tour in the area around the well preserved Trakai Castle, beautifully located on an island in Lake Galve (2 hours, light). The balance of the day is spent en route to Klaipeda, where we arrive late afternoon. Check-in at the hotel. Optional evening dinner. Overnight in Klaipeda.
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Day 5: Klaipeda
Breakfast at the hotel. The day is reserved for a full-day tour to the Curonian Spit, a thin, 100 km stretch of land between the Baltic Sea and the Curonian Lagoon with small fishing villages, pine forests and endless sand dunes. Our first stop is at the Hill of Witches in Juodkrante. After that we continue to Nida and embark on a walking tour around the High Dunes (3 hours medium) and get acquainted with the charming resort town before we drive back to Klaipeda. Optional evening dinner. Overnight in Klaipeda.
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Day 6: Klaipeda-Riga
Breakfast at the hotel. Klaipeda first became a part of Lithuania in 1923 and had a long history as a German town called Memel. A short sightseeing tour takes us to the Old Town with its narrow, cobblestone streets and old guild houses and we visit the Theatre Square and the Aennchen von Tharau Fountain. We now continue to the Samogitia National Park, where we enjoy a walking tour around the picturesque Lake Plateliai (2 hours, medium). After that we continue to Siauliai and Cross Hills, one of the holiest sites of Catholic Lithuania. We head North into Latvia and reach Riga in the afternoon. Check-in at the hotel. The evening offers an optional organ concert at the Dome Cathedral. Optional evening dinner. Overnight in Riga.
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Day 7: Riga
Breakfast at the hotel. Riga founded in 1201 by the German bishop Albert is the largest of the 3 Baltic capitals and boasts a true kaleidoscope of various architectural styles. The walking tour of the Old Town includes Riga Castle, Dome Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church, Swedish Gates, Three Brothers, Large and Small Guild House and the Freedom Monument. The afternoon is reserved for visit to Jurmala, the vibrant Latvian sea resort, famous for its wooden architecture and sandy beaches. We do a walking tour on the sandy beaches from Pumpuri to Bulduri (3 hours, light). Optional evening dinner. Overnight in Riga.
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Day 8: Riga-Tallinn
Breakfast at the hotel. The tour continues along the coastal highway to the Estonian summer resort of Parnu. We do a short tour of the resort before we continue through the North Estonian land of forests and arrive in Tallinn early afternoon, check-in at the hotel. Optional evening dinner. Overnight in Tallinn.
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Day 9: Tallinn
Breakfast at the hotel. Tallinn is a charming blend of medieval tranquility and modern urban life. The medieval Old Town is a busy place in the summer with its many shops, galleries, souvenir markets, outdoor cafés and restaurants. The sightseeing tour takes us around the old medieval city walls and into the Old Town where we see Toompea Castle, the Dome Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and medieval Old Town Hall. In the afternoon we do a walking tour though the Kadriorg Park and the area surrounding the Kadriorg. Palace. Optional evening dinner. Overnight in Tallinn.
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Day 10: Tallinn departure
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport.
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Price per person:
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Depends on your group size for individual and group tours (starting with 1 person). The tour is fully customizable (tour lengh, route and etc.).
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