From EURO 927 pp*

From - To

Vilnius - Helsinki

Duration :

10 Days

Inclusions :

– 02 nights accommodation in Vilnius, 03 nights in Riga, 02 nights in Tallinn, 02 nights in Helsinki
– Daily breakfast; Welcome meeting with champagne-cocktail or juice
– Personalised welcome package
– All Transfer by Motor Coaches or Mini Vans with English speaking tour escort
– Entrances to Old University in Vilnius, Rundale Palace, medieval Great Guild Hall in Tallinn and Church-in-the-Rock in Helsinki
– Ferry ticket Tallinn-Helsinki OW (2nd class)
– Portage at hotels

Riga Castle, Riga

Itinerary :

Day 1: Vilnius (Sun): Arrival in Vilnius, transfer on your own to the hotel. After check-in, welcome meeting. Overnight stay in Vilnius.

Day 2: Vilnius (Mon): Today after breakfast, you will leave for your city tour. 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. Anne’s Church, Old University and the Gates of Dawn. The afternoon offers an optional excursion to Trakai (not included), the medieval capital of Lithuania, with the well preserved Trakai Castle, beautifully located on an island in Lake Galve. Overnight stay in Vilnius. (B)

Day 3: Vilnius – Riga (Tue): After breakfast today, you will check out of your hotel and depart for Riga. Heading for Riga, the first stop is the Hill of Crosses, one of the most holy sites of Catholic Lithuania. After crossing into Latvia you soon reach the magnificent Rundale Palace, the former summer residence of the Duke of Courland. Following a guided tour of the palace, you travel through the rolling hills of Southern Latvia to reach Riga late afternoon, check-in to your hotel. Overnight stay in Riga. (B)

Day 4: Riga (Wed): Today after breakfast, you will leave for the city tour. Founded in 1201 by the German bishop Albert, Riga is the largest of the three Baltic capitals and boasts a real kaleidoscope of architectural styles. The walking tour of the Old Town includes Riga Castle, the Dome Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church, the Swedish Gate, the Three Brothers, the Large and Small Guilds and the Freedom Monument. Rest of the afternoon is free for you to explore the city on your own. Overnight stay in Riga. (B)

Day 5: Riga (Thu): Today after breakfast, the entire day is at leisure. You can opt for an optional tour to discover medieval Latvia. This tour for this morning takes you to the stunning scenery of the Gauja National Park and the town of Sigulda. Listen to the medieval Latvian legend of the Rose of Turaida and see the ruins of the Episcopal Castle and of the Castle of the Knights of the Sword before you return to Riga. Overnight stay in Riga. (B)

Day 6: Riga – Tallinn (Fri): Check out of your hotel after breakfast, and continue your journey to Tallinn. The tour continues along the coastal highway to the Estonian summer resort of Parnu. You will do a short tour of the resort before we continue through the North Estonian land of forests and arrive in Tallinn early afternoon. Overnight stay in Tallinn. (B)

Day 7: Tallinn (Sat): After breakfast, leave for your city tour. Tallinn is a charming blend of medieval tranquillity 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 you around the old medieval city walls and into the Old Town where we see Toompea Castle, Dome Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, medieval Old Town Hall and Great Guild Hall. Overnight stay in Tallinn. (B)

Day 8: Tallinn – Helsinki (Sun): Today after breakfast, the day is at leisure till afternoon. Check out of your hotel and depart to take the ferry to Helsinki and enjoy a refreshing tour through the Finnish archipelago before arriving in Helsinki. Upon arrival, you are transferred to our hotel in Helsinki. Overnight stay in Helsinki. (B)

Day 9: Helsinki (Mon): After breakfast, leave for your city tour. Helsinki is truly located at the crossroads of Western and Eastern culture and this is reflected everywhere in the green and lively Finnish capital. The sightseeing tour takes you around the harbours and the Senate Square with the Lutheran Cathedral, up central Mannerheim Street and by the Parliament Building, the Finlandia Hall, and the Sibelius Monument and for a visit at the famous Church-in-the-Rock. The afternoon offers an optional excursion to Suomenlinna Fortress (not included), a cultural treasure which construction was started in the 18th century as a sea fortress. Located on an island, the fortress is a unique attraction for visitors. Overnight stay in Helsinki. (B)

Day 10: Depart Helsinki (Tue): Breakfast at the hotel. Free time till departure. Transfer to the airport on your own. (B)

Rates Per Person in EURO
HOTELS VALIDITY 2019 DBL SGL SUPPL.
Vilnius: Hotel Radisson Blu Lietuva**** or similar
Riga: Hotel Mercure Riga**** or similar
Tallinn: Hotel Radisson Blu Olympia**** or similar
Helsinki: Hotel Glo Art**** or similar
01May-30Sep 927 362
Recommended Tours – Rates per person in Euro
Description Adult
Half Day excursion to Trakai and visit to Trakai Castle 37
Half Day excursion to the Open Air Museum 37
Half Day excursion to Jurmala 37
Half day excursion to Kadriorg Park and visit to KUMU 37
Half Day excursion to Gauja National Park 46
Half Day excursion with water bus to the Suomenlinna Fortress 55
Half board at hotels (9 x 3 course dinner with coffee/tea) 240

Meal Plan & Specification :

B- Breakfast

Departures:

Departure Dates: 2019 (Sunday)
May: 19, 26; Jun: 02, 09, 16, 23, 30; Jul: 07, 14, 21, 28; Aug: 04, 11, 18, 25; Sep: 01, 08.

Additional Cost:

Private Transfers – Rates per car per way in Euro:
Description                     Car (01-03Pax)          Minivan (04-07Pax)
Airport to Hotel                          32                                    50
Hotel to Airport                          73                                    91

Child Policy :

Child rates will be advised at the time of reservation.

Remarks :

Rates & Itinerary are subject to change without prior notice. Any change with an increase in fuel charges or increase in entrance fees will change the above rates which will be advised at the time of booking. No refund on any unutilised services.

Cancellation Policy :

In the event of any cancellations following charges will be applicable:
More than 38 days prior to arrival: EURO 100 per person
Within 37-18 days prior to arrival: 50% of the package cost.
Within 17-10 days prior to arrival: 75% of the package cost.
Within 9 days prior to arrival OR No Show: 100% of the package cost.