Vilnius to the Coast Cycle

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5 Based on 1 Review
  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 18-99 yrs
  • max group size 15
  • guiding method Self-guided
  • Tour Code BM-31088
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Ends Klaipeda, lithuania
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Discovering the varied landscapes, enchanting folklore and rich traditions of this proud Baltic nation
  • Immersing yourself in Lithuania as you cycle from the vibrant capital to the coast.
  • Experiencing a completely different side of Europe, with its interesting mix of old and new
Starting in Vilnius and ending in Klaipeda, the trip "Vilnius To The Coast Cycle" is a self-guided bicycle tour that takes 9 days. You will be traveling through Šilutė, Klaipeda, Vilnius and 5 other destinations in Lithuania and lithuania. "Vilnius To The Coast Cycle" is a private trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others. Please see the package includes section for further details.

A self guided cycle from the Lithuanian Capital to the Baltic Sea coast. An immersive cycle journey tracing the history of Lithuania from the vibrant capital to the coast. Following low traffic roads and dedicated cycle paths, the trip will showcase the rich birdlife, diverse cultures, World Heritage sites and largely flat landscapes that make travelling in this region so different to anywhere else in Europe. Highlights abound as you cycle with time to experience the sights including Trakai and its 14th Century castle and the former capital of Kaunas. Enter the previously off-limits Curonian Spit with its 'Dead Dunes' and abundant birdlife and pedal past 16th Century castles, follow the Nemunas River and through pine forest host to the White Stork, Lithuania's national bird. Enjoy the challenge of crossing this fascinating country by pedal power.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1 : Arrive Vilnius (Lithuania)
  • Day 2 : Optional guided bike tour of Vilnius, afternoon cycle to Trakai (14+39km /9+24mi)
  • Day 3 : Cycle around Lake Galve and to Elektrenai, transfer to Kaunas (45 or 60km/28 or 37.5mi)
  • Day 4 : Cycle along the Nemunas River enroute to Panemune Castle (76km/47mi)
  • Day 5 : Continue along the river to Jurbarkas then Smalininkai, transfer to Silute (37km/23mi)
  • Day 6 : Ride to Vente Horn, cross the Curonian Lagoon by boat to Nida (33km/20.5mi)
  • Day 7 : Free day to explore Nida
  • Day 8 : Cycle the Curonian Spit to Klaipeda (58km/36.3mi)
  • Day 9 : Trip concludes
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • 7 nights in 3-4 star hotels on a twin share basis with ensuite facilities, 1 night guesthouse in twin room with private facilities
  • Hotel taxes
Meals
  • 8 breakfasts
Transport
  • Bus tickets Elektrenai to Kaunas & Smalininkai to Šilute (or minibus transfers if a larger group)
Guide
  • 2 hour guided bike tour of Vilnius on Day 2
Others
  • Hybrid bike rental with helmet, waterproof handlebar bag with a map/smart phone holder, one tachometer per two bikes, waterproof panniers. (E-bike available - supplement applies)
  • Information pack with route notes and map (one set per room), GPS tracks provided
  • Luggage Transfer, 1 piece 20kg and 1 small daypack, supplement applies for excess
  • Boat trip across Curonian Lagoon
  • Emergency hotline
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Travel to Vilnius and from Klaipeda
  • Meals not listed as included, drinks
  • Optional dinner package available for 6 nights - supplement applies
  • Travel insurance - mandatory
  • Guide - this is a self guided cycling holiday
  • A single supplement will apply if you are booked in a single room
  • Bike Hire security deposit. Euro 100 for hybrid bikes / Euro 200 for E-bikes or Gravel bikes
  • Local ferries in Vilkija and Klaipeda
  • Entrance fees not listed included
  • Excess luggage
  • Transfers not listed included
  • Transfers by taxi or public transport if you need to skip a stage
  • Items of a personal nature
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
5 - Excellent
Based on 1 review
  • Anonymous
  • On Jul 19 2022
5 - Excellent
Excellent
The experience was great--loved the riding and the hotels. Travelling by bike is the way to go. The local help was lovely too!
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Vilnius to the Coast Cycle tour. You can cancel the tour up to 72 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 71 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 27 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 27 August 2024, a deposit of 190 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 71 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Vilnius to the Coast Cycle tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this Vilnius to the Coast Cycle 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 traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure.
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