Northern Poland & the Baltics

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 11 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 15+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Gdansk, Poland
  • Ends Tallinn, Estonia
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Cruise the historic shipyards and sights of Gdansk on a galleonstyle ship, the perfect vessel that reveals the maritime and political history of this port city.
  • Tour the remnants of Wolf’s Lair, an important military headquarters used by Hitler during the battle for the Eastern Front in WWII.
  • Stalk along the ramparts of one of the world’s largest brick castles, Malbork, a beautifullypreserved fortress completed in 1406.
  • Discover the treasures of Riga – both historic and culinary – on a walking tour through the narrow cobbled streets of the Old Town with snack stops along the way.
The trip Northern Poland & The Baltics starts from Gdansk and ends in Tallinn. This is a sightseeing tour that takes 11 days. You will travel through Vilnius, Riga, Gdansk and 3 other destinations visiting Lithuania, Poland and 2 more countries. This is a guided small group tour. The trip includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Uncover the cultural riches and historical intrigues of four fascinating countries on an 11-day tour with stops in northern Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. Contrast the challenging stories of Westerplatte with the natural splendour of the pristine Masurian Lake District. Discover medieval architecture of castles and forts as well as the bunker known as Wolf`s Lair, the military headquarters used by Hitler. Wander the beautiful Old Town of Vilnius and discover Riga’s Art Noveau architecture. Unwind in a remote farmhouse set among evergreen forest on Saaremaa Island and finish in Estonia’s capital Tallinn. This tour blends military and political history, pristine woodlands and lakes and unique Baltic cultures – all of it lying well off the typical tourist trail.
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  • On Jan 18 2019
“Excellent”
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  • Kelly
  • From Canada
  • On Dec 03 2019
“Lots of opportunity to understand how people live in Rajistan. Our leader was very insightful.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Gdansk
  • Day 2: Gdansk
  • Day 3: Malbork Castle / Wolf's Lair / Gizycko
  • Day 4: Masurian Lakes / Gizycko
  • Day 5: Vilnius
  • Day 6: Vilnius
  • Day 7: Riga
  • Day 8: Riga
  • Day 9: Saaremaa Island
  • Day 10: Saaremaa Island / Tallinn
  • Day 11: Tallinn
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Comfortable hotel (9 nights), Farm stay (1 night)
Meals
  • 10 Breakfasts, 1 Dinner
Transport
  • Private vehicle , Boat , Ferry , Public bus , Taxi
Guide
  • An expert tour leader
Included Activities
  • Gdansk - Westerplatte and Gdansk Shipyards Boat Cruise
  • Malbork - Castle Visit
  • Wolf's Lair - Walking Tour with Local Guide
  • Wolf's Lair - Entrance
  • Masurian Lakes - Boat Tour on Niegocin Lake
  • Vilnius - Walking Tour with Local Guide
  • Riga - Foodie Walk with your Leader
  • Riga - Central Market Visit
  • Saaremaa Island - Home-Cooked Dinner
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Gdansk and from Tallinn are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Northern Poland & the Baltics tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Northern Poland & the Baltics tour. You can cancel the tour up to 24 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 23 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 14 February 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 14 February 2021, a deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 23 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Northern Poland & the Baltics tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Northern Poland & the Baltics tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Is this trip right for you:
  • In order to see as much as possible, this trip involves a few long drives. While the driving take place in a private vehicle and will be broken up with stops along the way, we recommend reading the itinerary for travel time estimates. Please note that roads in northern Poland and the Baltic states are generally good, but those in rural areas can get a bit rough. If you suffer from motion sickness, consider bringing along some medication.
  • This trip stops in at some places with dark histories. Not everyone will necessarily want to visit Westerplatte or Wolf’s Lair, so please let your group leader know if you have any hesitations.
  • While Gizycko and the nearby lakes are beautiful, they are wetlands. Mosquitos and midges can sometimes be a nuisance, so consider bringing mosquito spray and a head net.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Departures will be limited to an average group size of 10 travellers to ensure COVID-19 safety for all travellers.
  • Hygiene protocols have been adopted on this tour. Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing, physical distancing is highly encouraged, and frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected.
  • Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.
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