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Kayaking trip in Aukštaitija 8 days / 7 nights From April to September Vilnius - Ginuciai - Paluse - Kaltanėnai
Day 1: Arrival Welcome to Vilnius. Check into the hotel. Overnight: double room in Vilnius Downtown Forest Hostel & Camping or similar. Day 2: Discover Vilnius Spend the morning on a guided walking tour of the Old Town, the medieval heart of Vilnius. The highlight of Vilnius is the Cathedral Square. The Cathedral was consecrated in 1783. It is Lithuania's premier Roman-Catholic church. Moreover, its mausoleum is the final resting place for some notable figures throughout the history, including grand dukes of Lithuania and even King Alexander of Poland.  On the tour you will see the Gediminas Tower, the 15th-century St. Anne's Church, Vilnius University, the oldest university in the Baltics, the Gate of Dawn, and the city's medieval defensive fortification, built around a chapel that remains a major catholic pilgrimage site in Lithuania.  Free time in the evening. Overnight: double room in Vilnius Downtown Forest Hostel & Camping or similar. Day 3: Vilnius – Trakai (paddling distance approx. 11 km) – Ginučiai (drive to Aukštaitija National Park approx. 140 km) After breakfast, drive to Trakai. Join a guided kayak tour on the Lake Galve. The tour will bring you around the medieval Trakai Castle, the landmark of the area. Afterwards you will visit this impressive gothic fortification, built in the second half of the 14th century out of red brick and stone. Next, continue to Aukštaitija National Park and stay at the rural guest house in Ginučiai. Overnight: double room in Ginučiai Watermill guesthouse or similar. Day 4: River Būka – Ginučiai (Paddling distance approx. 20 km) Start the self-guided tour on the River Būka. It is one of the most picturesque rivers in Aukštaitija National Park. You will pass some remote traditional villages and enjoy the tranquility of the lush woods. Find an inner pond located on one little island of Lake Baluošas before you reach Ginučiai. In the afternoon stop paddling at the Ginučiai watermill and return back to your guesthouse. Overnight: double room in Ginučiai Watermill guesthouse or similar. Day 5: Ginučiai – Palūšė (Paddling distance approx. 18km) In the morning from Ginučiai paddle through the heart of Aukštaitija National Park and enjoy the journey through several chain lakes. On the way climb the ancient Ginučiai hillfort and enjoy the view over 6 lakes from Ladakalnis hill. Late afternoon you arrive in Palūšė and at the guesthouse. Explore the surroundings of the nearby village Palūšė. Visit the iconic wooden church of Palūšė from the early 18th century. Overnight: double room in Karolio guesthouse or similar. Day 6: Meironys – Kaltanėnai (Paddling distance approx. 16 km) In the morning start paddling from Meironys. Explore picturesque lakes Lūšiai, Šakarvai and Žeimenys. Enter the Žeimena river and see the picturesque peninsula where Kaltanėnai is located. Paddle to the guesthouse Žeimenos vingis that is right next to the Žeimena river in Kaltanėnai. After you have settled in, visit the Kaltanėnai village and its Manor Site with the only remaining building - granary. Overnight: guesthouse Žeimenos vingis or similar. Day 7: Kaltanėnai – Švenčionėliai – Vilnius (Paddling distance approx. 18 km) Enjoy your last day of kayaking and start paddling at down one of the most popular rivers in Lithuania – Žeimena. Our guide will pick you up at the beach next to the bridge in Švenčionėliai and bring you back to Vilnius, the Park Inn hotel at Vilnius Airport. Overnight: double room in Vilnius Downtown Forest Hostel & Camping or similar. DAY 8: Departure Check out from the hotel and Departure from Vilnius.
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Services included: Double kayak with all necessary equipment (paddles, dry bags, safety gear); 3 night in Vilnius Downtown Forest Hostel & Camping; 2 nights in the double room Ginčunai Watermill guesthouse or similar; 1 night in Karolio guesthouse or similar; 1 night in Žeimenos vingis guesthouse or similar; Transfer Vilnius – Trakai – Aukštaitija National Park – Vilnius; Guided tour in Vilnius Old town; Guided Kayaking tour in Trakai; For day 4. Kayaking trip transport to the start Not included: Any meals; GPS navigation Price: In double occupancy: 2 persons traveling is 615 EUR per person 4 persons traveling is 500 EUR per person 6 persons traveling is 450 EUR per person Single supplement: For 270 EUR per person For 55 EUR per person paddle in a single kayak on the self guided tour in Aukštaitija National Park starting on day 4. Physical rate from 1 to 10: 5 Level of difficulty: The currents in the rivers and lakes are slow and safe to kayak without any previous experience. Bookings: Bookings are on the request and should be made at least one week before the departure date. The itinerary can be modified according to the client’s wants and needs.
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Day 1: Arrival Welcome to Vilnius. Check into the hotel. Overnight: double room in Vilnius Downtown Forest Hostel & Camping or similar. Day 2: Discover Vilnius Spend the morning on a guided walking tour of the Old Town, the medieval heart of Vilnius. The highlight of Vilnius is the Cathedral Square. The Cathedral was consecrated in 1783. It is Lithuania's premier Roman- Catholic church. Moreover, its mausoleum is the final resting place for some notable figures throughout the history, including grand dukes of Lithuania and even King Alexander of Poland.  On the tour you will see the Gediminas Tower, the 15th- century St. Anne's Church, Vilnius University, the oldest university in the Baltics, the Gate of Dawn, and the city's medieval defensive fortification, built around a chapel that remains a major catholic pilgrimage site in Lithuania.  Free time in the evening. Overnight: double room in Vilnius Downtown Forest Hostel & Camping or similar. Day 3: Vilnius – Trakai (paddling distance approx. 11 km) – Ginučiai (drive to Aukštaitija National Park approx. 140 km) After breakfast, drive to Trakai. Join a guided kayak tour on the Lake Galve. The tour will bring you around the medieval Trakai Castle, the landmark of the area. Afterwards you will visit this impressive gothic fortification, built in the second half of the 14th century out of red brick and stone. Next, continue to Aukštaitija National Park and stay at the rural guest house in Ginučiai. Overnight: double room in Ginučiai Watermill guesthouse or similar. Day 4: River Būka – Ginučiai (Paddling distance approx. 20 km) Start the self-guided tour on the River Būka. It is one of the most picturesque rivers in Aukštaitija National Park. You will pass some remote traditional villages and enjoy the tranquility of the lush woods. Find an inner pond located on one little island of Lake Baluošas before you reach Ginučiai. In the afternoon stop paddling at the Ginučiai watermill and return back to your guesthouse. Overnight: double room in Ginučiai Watermill guesthouse or similar. Day 5: Ginučiai – Palūšė (Paddling distance approx. 18km) In the morning from Ginučiai paddle through the heart of Aukštaitija National Park and enjoy the journey through several chain lakes. On the way climb the ancient Ginučiai hillfort and enjoy the view over 6 lakes from Ladakalnis hill. Late afternoon you arrive in Palūšė and at the guesthouse. Explore the surroundings of the nearby village Palūšė. Visit the iconic wooden church of Palūšė from the early 18th century. Overnight: double room in Karolio guesthouse or similar. Day 6: Meironys – Kaltanėnai (Paddling distance approx. 16 km) In the morning start paddling from Meironys. Explore picturesque lakes Lūšiai, Šakarvai and Žeimenys. Enter the Žeimena river and see the picturesque peninsula where Kaltanėnai is located. Paddle to the guesthouse Žeimenos vingis that is right next to the Žeimena river in Kaltanėnai. After you have settled in, visit the Kaltanėnai village and its Manor Site with the only remaining building - granary. Overnight: guesthouse Žeimenos vingis or similar. Day 7: Kaltanėnai – Švenčionėliai – Vilnius (Paddling distance approx. 18 km) Enjoy your last day of kayaking and start paddling at down one of the most popular rivers in Lithuania – Žeimena. Our guide will pick you up at the beach next to the bridge in Švenčionėliai and bring you back to Vilnius, the Park Inn hotel at Vilnius Airport. Overnight: double room in Vilnius Downtown Forest Hostel & Camping or similar. DAY 8: Departure Check out from the hotel and Departure from Vilnius.
Services included: Double kayak with all necessary equipment (paddles, dry bags, safety gear); 3 night in Vilnius Downtown Forest Hostel & Camping; 2 nights in the double room Ginčunai Watermill guesthouse or similar; 1 night in Karolio guesthouse or similar; 1 night in Žeimenos vingis guesthouse or similar; Transfer Vilnius – Trakai – Aukštaitija National Park – Vilnius; Guided tour in Vilnius Old town; Guided Kayaking tour in Trakai; For day 4. Kayaking trip transport to the start Not included: Any meals; GPS navigation Price: In double occupancy: 2 persons traveling is 615 EUR per person 4 persons traveling is 500 EUR per person 6 persons traveling is 450 EUR per person Single supplement: For 270 EUR per person For 55 EUR per person paddle in a single kayak on the self guided tour in Aukštaitija National Park starting on day 4. Physical rate from 1 to 10: 5 Level of difficulty: The currents in the rivers and lakes are slow and safe to kayak without any previous experience. Bookings: Bookings are on the request and should be made at least one week before the departure date. The itinerary can be modified according to the client’s wants and needs.
Kayaking trip in Aukštaitija 8 days / 7 nights From April to September Vilnius - Ginuciai - Paluse - Kaltanėnai
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