MINSK - BREST, 4 days | Туристическая фирма "Грандтур" - Весь мир как на ладони! Отдых - лучший, экскурсии - супер!
 

MINSK - BREST, 4 days

 
Краткое описание: 

Minsk – Dudutki – Khatyn - Mir – Brest – Belovezhskaya Pushcha (Belarus tours: regular group tours)

4 days / 3 nights (Thursday - Sunday)

Welcome toBelarusfor a weekend!

You will be offered a varied program of sightseeing and entertainment – sightseeing in Minsk and Brest, visiting a majestic Castle in Mir, crafts museum in Dudutki and world-known memorials in Khatyn and the Brest Fortress, acquaintance with “reserved melody” of Belovezhskaya Pushcha and picturesque estate of Father Frost. You don’t have to pay extra — our tour includes everything You need: meeting each tourist at the railroad car and transfer to the hotel with early check-in, tickets to Dudutki and all museums and castles, buffet breakfast and restaurant lunch, waterpark swimming and samogon (home-made vodka) taste test. You will stay in the best three-star hotels in the center ofMinskandBrest: inMinsk– new “BELARUS***” hotel with a waterpark, inBrest– “VESTA***” or “BELARUS***” hotel.

The tour price includes:

Meeting at the railroad car at the station, transfer to the hotel, check-in from 00.10.

Rooms: double rooms with all modern conveniences and a TV set

  • Accommodation inMinsk: “BELARUS***” hotel with a waterpark, center of the city.
  • Accommodation inBrest: “VESTA***” or “BELARUS***”, center of the city.

Meals: 4 buffet breakfasts + 4 lunches + 4 taste tests in Dudutki.

Transportation: transfer to the hotel; sightseeing tours by tourist class coach

Excursions with museum tickets:

  • Minskgeneral sightseeing tour, Trinity Suburb
  • Organ recital
  • Excursion to the City Hall
  • Excursion to the Museum complex of ancient crafts and technologies Dudutki
  • 4 taste tests in Dudutki: at samogon still, in bakery, at mill, from bee keeper
  • Horse cab riding in Dudutki
  • Excursion to Khatyn Memorial complex and the Mound of Glory
  • Excursion to theMirCastle(viewing from outside and courtyard, without visiting the museum)
  • Excursion to Belovezhskaya Pushcha
  • Visit to the museum of nature, open-air cages
  • Visit to the estate of Father Frost
  • Brestgeneral sightseeing tour
  • Excursion to the Brest Fortress, visit to the museum

Waterpark in “BELARUS***” hotel,Minsk, 1 hour

Information package: travel advisory, tourist maps ofMinskandBrest

Brand name souvenirs

Стоимость тура: BYR 4 745 000 (RUR 16 650) USD 280
 
Подробное описание:



Thursday – Arrival in Minsk, meeting at the station at the railroad car No. 5 of Your train with yellow plate "тур БЕЛАЯ РУСЬ", transfer to the hotel, check-in (from 00.10). Information package handout (travel advisory with a detailed program description andMinskmap). Buffet breakfast.

10 a.m. Excursion to the Museum complex of ancient crafts and technologies DUDUTKI www.du­dutki.by (about 5.5 hours). You will have a wonderful trip: a serious tour with non-serious adventures: samogon tasting, horse cab riding, miller’s treatment. Dudutki is a Skansen-type museum. Being created in 1995 through the efforts of enthusiasts headed by E. Budinas this ethnographic museum is now one of the most visited places inBelarus! During the visit You will have a chance to see folk artifacts and acting workshops of the XIX century Belarusian farmstead. You will see the only acting wind mill in Belarus and try some tasty food from the miller; You will find yourself in the pottery and see the master working at the throwing will and showing his craftsmanship right in front of Your eyes; visit the ancient XIX century blacksmith shop and will be able to hammer a horseshoe for Your luck… Another place You will be able to see is a traditional joiner’s shop with astonishing tools of old masters; a picturesque bakery which will tell You a history of bread baking; old-fashioned automobiles exhibition… And You will find yourself in the center of ethnographic environment and interactive action wherever You are. In addition, You will see Orlov Trotters in the stable, ostriches, wild boars and other animals. You will also have a ride in ancient horse carriages and CABS; You will visit a picturesque picnic area and experience szlachta estate. During the visit you will have 4 TASTE TESTS:

  • at samogon still (samogon, bread, pickled cucumbers, honey)
  • in the bakery (hot bread, 3 types of cheese, butter, tea)
  • at mill (country bread with salo (pork fat))
  • from the bee keeper (honey)

Here you can buy fine souvenirs and take wonderful photos.

Belarusian folk-style LUNCH. Return toMinskabout 3.30 p.m. Walks around the city. Night inMinsk.

Friday - Buffet breakfast.

10 a.m. GENERAL SIGHTSEEING TOUR ofMinsk(4 hours). During the tour You will get to know the city’s past within a wide historical framework. The Principality of Polotsk, the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, thePolish-LithuanianCommonwealth, the Russian Empire, the Soviet Belorussia and theRepublicofBelarus— that is the wayMinskhas passed throughout the centuries... You will see Saint Peter and Paul’s Cathedral of the early ХVII century and the "Red" Church of the early ХХ century; the earliest Nemiga Street which was started from earth-timber fortress — the Minsk Castle, and the picturesque Upper Town the life of Minsk has been associated with throughout five centuries. TheUpperTownpreserves monuments of the XVII — early XX century architecture. On its main square — Ploschad Svobody (Freedom Square) — You will see the city hall, bazaar, shopping arcade, series of monasteries (Bernardian, Basilian, Jesuit). Here You will visit the most valuable city’s monuments of architecture — orthodox and catholic cathedrals of the ХVII century. In the catholic cathedral You will enjoy ORGAN RECITAL. During the visit to the CITY HALL You will get acquainted with the city’s magistrate functioning, the Magdeburg Law traditions and pre-revolutionaryMinsklife. Tragedy of the city residents during the World War II; modern, rapidly growing Minsk at the turn of the ХХ-ХХI centuries will also be reflected in the tour. Majestic ensembles of the main squares and avenues ofMinsk, monumental buildings of Constructivism period, modern public and sport facilities — innovative National Library and grand Minsk Arena — will burst upon Your eye… The city’s history, its great personalities will miraculously come alive in the guide’s story and keep on telling their stories during the walk along the TRINITY SUBURB where the city’s life was pulsing in the century before last and where the guests are attracted today by museums, gift shops, cubby cafes, taverns and many other things. This walk will finish the tour around the capital ofBelarusin terms of time and space. LUNCH.

Excursion to the KHATYN Memorial complex. It is dedicated to the events of the Great Patriotic War (World War II) and three long years ofBelarusoccupation. On the day of vernal equinox March 22,1943 atragedy happened there which became a symbol of civilian population suffering in the years of the Great Patriotic War. Khatyn village lost in the woods was burnt to the ground together with 149 villagers. At the place of the tragedy a majestic architectural statuary complex was erected designed as thevillageofKhatyn– with streets and houses. At the places where the houses were situated 26 symbolic log buildings with scorched stove chimneys were brought up with sorrowful chime above the whole place. The world’s only cemetery of villages, Memory wall with the names of death camps and death toll are found here. Strong emotional impact is achieved by harmonious unity with nature, sound accompaniment, expressiveness of architecture and plasticity. At the end of the excursion you will visit and top the Mound of Glory – monument to the liberators ofMinsk. Return toMinskapprox. 7 p.m.

Free time, walks around the city — everything at Your hand! Night inMinsk.

 

Saturday - Buffet breakfast, check–out.

8 a.m. Transfer from Minskto Belovezhskaya Pushcha. Most beautiful landscapes and history of numerous populated places on the way to Brestwill leave lively recollections. After two hours - a stop in the MirCastlefor 30 minutes. Excursion around the Castle, viewing the Castle from outside (without visiting the museum – unfortunately, no time – Brestis waiting for us…). The majestic MirCastle(www.mirzamak.by) was erected in the first quarter of the XVI century. The striking architectural look, thick walls and towers, stone-paved courtyard leave an unforgettable impression supported by tour of the permanent MUSEUM EXHIBITION in the Northern part of the Castle. Dipping into atmosphere of the live of its owners begins from basements where food provisions were kept and wine cellars were located and ends with the Ball Room drowning in rococo splendor… Near the castle You can see a modern-style burial vault church for the last titled castle owners — the Sviatopolk-Mirskiy princes.

Transfer to Brest. LUNCH. Tour of the BREST FORTRESS (built in 1842). The Fortress twice came down in the history: in 1918 when the Soviet Russia made peace with Germanyin the WhitePalace; and in the first days of the Great Patriotic War when its garrison heroically held the line. Viewing the stately memorial of the Brest Hero-Fortress (www.brest-fortress.by), including forts, bastions, barracks, statuary compositions. Tour of theMUSEUM OFTHE BREST FORTRESS DEFENSE, accommodated in an old barrack on the central island of the fortress – Citadel.

Accommodation in the hotel. Free time, walking around the city, shopping… At sunset you can enjoy the daily ceremony of lighting retro street-lamps by a lamplighter in the uniform of Peter the Great time in the main pedestrian street. You can take photos with him for luck! Night inBrest.

 

Sunday - Buffet breakfast. Check-out. BREST GENERAL SIGHTSEEING TOUR.Brestis an ancient city on the border ofBelarusandPoland(first mentioned in 1019!). The city has an ancient history, rich in the events: it was one of the first to be granted the Magdeburg Law; here in 1596 the Union of Brest was signed, which united the eastern and western branches of Christianity; many outstanding people were born in this town. In 1921Brestwas merged inPolandand in September of 1939 – in theUSSR. You will see the cultural heritage of this city, its ancient and modern monuments: Saint Simeon Cathedral,NikolayevskyBrethrenChurch, mansions of the XIX – early XX centuries. You will walk along the picturesque main street of the town. Excursion to BELOVEZHSKAYA PUSHCHA entered in the UNESCO List of World Heritage Sites. Nowadays it is a National park combining rich plant kingdom and amazing landscapes. The world’s most lofty fir tree, powerful European bisons and surprising variety of wild fauna can be found in the Pushcha. Many great names of history are connected with this land: from Tyshkevich brothers and the Tysengauzes to Napoleon and Nikolai II… In the Pushcha you will visit theNatureMuseumthe rich exhibition of which represents the full range ofBelarusfauna and flora. Visiting FATHER FROST ESTATE – a fabulous place with numerous buildings and surprises… The estate is located deep in the Pushcha where feed-troughs for bisons are installed. Here You can find the huts of Father Frost and the snow maiden Snegurochka, “Skarbnitsa” - the depositary of Father Frost presents and a flour mill. Tour of OPEN-AIR CAGES FOR ANIMALS. Free time for taking photos and buying souvenirs made of wood, clay, straw. Transfer toBrestaccompanied by the song “Belovezhskaya Pushcha”. On the way toBrestin the town ofKamenetsyou will see a grand tower donjon30 metershigh erected in the late XIII century. LUNCH. Free time, walking around. Transfer to the railway station by 4.30 p.m., or return toMinskby bus and departure toMoscowfromMinskafter 11 p.m. Wish you a safe trip!

Attention: it is possible to arrange transfer from Belovezhskaya Pushcha to the railway station for Brest – St. Petersburg train, departure at 2.05 p.m. Transfer cost: from EUR 35 per car. The cost of lunch is returned.

 

 

Tour price per 1 person:

 

 

1 person in double room

Minsk– TWIN and DOUBLE rooms

BYR 4 745 000

Brest– TWIN rooms

RUR 16 650

 

Children 6-16 years old, standard bed – minus RUR 1 500.

Children 6-16 years old, extra bed (“Belarus” (Minsk) – except TWIN rooms;

(“Belarus” (Brest) – all rooms; “VESTA” - in two-roomed SUITES – minus 20% of adult price

Children without lodging – RUR 9 300 (excursions, breakfasts and lunches, bus seat)

 

If it is not your first tour with our company you may enjoy the following discounts:

  • On Thursday: excursion to Dudutki (lunch included) – MINUS RUR 1 550.
 TUT.BY WOlist.ru -   Rating All.BY   TIGA.BY,    , , ,    Svich.Com .:
,   - bynet.it-belarus.net