Escorted Tour-Land Only
8 Days/ 7 Nights
July 7, 14, 21 and 28
August 4, 11 and 18
Price per Person:
Price per person in a double room $1479
Single supplement $479
7 nights accommodation at superior tourist class and first class hotels all with private facilities
Round trip airport transfers
Breakfast each morning
3 dinners-drinks not included
English speaking tour escort
Transportation between cities
Sightseeing as per itinerary
Luggage handling at hotels-1 piece per person
Hotel taxes and service charges
Day 1 Krakow
Upon arrival in Krakow you will be transferred do your centrally located hotel. Remainder of the day is at leisure to begin your exploration of Krakow. Overnight at the Hotel Novotel Krakow Centrum or similar.
Day 2 Krakow
For half a millennium Krakow was the royal capital of Poland and for centuries the city walls have guarded its traditions and secrets. The morning sightseeing tour takes you to the Old Town with the St. Mary’s Church, the Jagiellonian University, the Cloth Halls and Wawel with the Wawel Castle and the Wawel Cathedral. The afternoon offers an excursion to the famous Wieliczka Salt Mine, an amazing labyrinth of tunnels going down as far as 327 meters. The evening enjoy a Polish dinner at the Restaurant Hawelka. Overnight at the Hotel Novotel Krakow Centrum or similar.
Day 3 Krakow-Warsaw
Depart for Czestochowa, the spiritual heart of Poland, where you visit the Jasna Gora Monastery with the Black Madonna. Through the flat low-laying plain of Central Poland reach Warsaw in the early afternoon. Overnight at the Hotel Mercure Centrum Warsaw or similar.
Day 4 Warsaw
Warsaw is essentially a post-war city with a meticulously reconstructed Old Town. The morning sightseeing tour includes the Royal Route and the Old Town with the Royal Castle, St John’s Cathedral, the Old Town Market Square and the Barbican. In the afternoon enjoy an excursion to the Royal Lazienki Park with the Palace on the Water. This evening enjoy a Polish dinner at the Restaurant Dawne Smaki. Overnight at the Hotel Mercure Centrum Warsaw or similar.
Day 5 Warsaw-Olsztyn
Continue through the well forested North Poland into the Masurian Lake Land, a myriad of postglacial lakes representing some of the most beautiful nature in the whole of Poland. The afternoon excursion of the Masurian Lakeland takes you to the town of Gizycko, surrounded on all sides by the lakes, further to the beautiful Baroque church in Swieta Lipka and to the picture postcard town of Mragowo. Finally reach Olsztyn for overnight at the Hotel Przystan or similar.
Day 6 Olsztyn-Malbork Castle-Gdansk
Leaving the Masurian Lakeland behind travel further North. Your first stop is at Elblag, a town with a bitter-sweet past and a seemingly bright future. After a short visit of the Old Town with the red bricked St. Nicolas Cathedral continue to pay a visit to Malbork Castle a massive fortress founded by the Teutonic knights in the 13th century and sits beautifully on the banks of the Nogat River. From Malbork reach Gdansk in just one hour. Overnight at the Hotel Mercure Gdansk or similar.
Day 7 Gdansk
Like a mini-state all to itself, Gdansk has a unique feel, cultured, wealthy and cosmopolitan, that sets it apart from all other cities in Poland. During your morning old town walking tour see the Dlugi Targ, or Long Market, St. Mary’s Church, St.Bridget’s Church, Artus Court and the Gdansk Town Hall. In the afternoon enjoy a tour of the so-called Tri-City a conurbation uniting Gdansk with the lively coastal towns of Sopot and Gdynia. The tour along the 35 km gulf of Gdansk includes a visit to the famous pier in Sopot and a lovely organ concert in the Oliwa Church. In the evening enjoy a farewell dinner at the prestigious Restaurant Pod Lososiem. Overnight at the Hotel Mercure Gdansk or similar.
Day 8 Gdansk-End of Tour
After breakfast you will be taken to the airport. You can extend your stay in lovey Gdansk or continue to Vilnius or return to Warsaw.
Additional nights in Krakow and/or Gdansk available.