Day 1, Gdańsk
Arrival to Gdańsk. Meeting with licensed guide assistant. Hotel check–in and overnight.
Day 2, Gdańsk
Buffet breakfast. Sightseeing of the Tri-City – Gdańsk - Sopot - Gdynia. Sightseeing in Gdańsk. Next drive to Oliwa – also a recommendable place due to the charming Oliwa Cathedral where magnificent organ concerts take place. Then visiting of Sopot with the longest sea pier and Gdynia. Return to hotel for overnight.
Recommend optional possibilities:
Dinner with music, folklore and cuisine of Kaszuby in a local restaurant
Dinner (fish–menu) at the famous „Pod Łososiem” restaurant in Gdańsk
Day 3, Gdańsk – Malbork – Elbląg Canal
Buffet breakfast. Full day excursion including visit to the castle in Malbork (UNESCO – List). In Malbork is the largest Gothic castle in Europe which is located on the banks of the Nogat River and the tributary of the Vistula River. The guided tour in Malbork. Then boat-cruise from Buczyniec on the Elbląg Canal. The 80 kilometers long Elbląg Canal is known as a wonder of hydraulic engineering technology. Coming to Elbląg, sightseeing of the town. Return to Gdańsk for overnight at hotel.
Day 4, Gdansk –The Masurian Lakes
Buffet breakfast and departure to the Great Masurian Lakes via Frombork and Lidzbark Warmiński. Frombork located on the Vistula Lagoon is known as the city of Nicolas Copernicus. The city sightseeing with among others the massive Cathedral. Visit to the bishops’ Palace in Lidzbark Warmiński - a residence of the Warmia bishops until mid 19th c. Short sightseeing of Olsztyn. Overnight in hotel.
Day 5, The Great Masurian Lakes
Buffet breakfast. Full day excursion including the famous Baroque Basilica of Święta Lipka and organ concert, visit to the Wolf’s Lair – Hitler’s headquarters at Gierłoż, the bishops’ castle in Reszel, Giżycko and Mikołajki - in summer the capital of The Great Masurian Lakes. Overnight at your hotel.
Optionally less formal dinner: barbecue with regional dishes, beer and music.
Day 6, The Great Masurian Lakes
Breakfast. Full day excursion including visit Old Believer’s monastery in Wojnowo and the Krutynia River - the most beautiful kayaking route in Poland. Then the boat-cruise from Ruciane to Mikołajki along the biggest of Masurian Lakes – Śniardwy.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 7, Masurian Lakes - Białystok - Białowieża
Buffet breakfast. Departure to Bialystok. City is located in Northeastern Poland near the Byelorussia and Lithuanian borders. The city is also famous for its brand of Żubrówka (Bison Grass) Vodka, and the district which is still home to many bison not far from. Before World War II, Bialystok’s population was more than 60 percent Jewish, giving it the highest concentration of Jews of any city in the world. Sightseeing of the city. Overnight at hotel.
Day 8, The forest land of Bison
Buffet breakfast. Travel to highlights of the forest land. Białowieża National Park (UNESCO – List) is a very interesting place, situated in the eastern part of Poland, just by the border with Byelorussia. It’s the last natural, low–lying forest and kingdom of the biggest mammal – bison. You can see there bisons, deers, wolves and elks. The Special Protection Area there is unique since its tree formations have been growing without human interference. It is a forest which has never been cut down in its entire history and no human hand has planted any tree in it. Overnight at hotel.
Day 9, Warsaw
Buffet breakfast and travel to Warsaw. Half day guided sightseeing tour of Warsaw including Old Town (UNESCO – List), Royal Route, Church of the Holy Cross, the Ghetto Memorial and Łazienki Park.Overnight at hotel.
Optionally: Folklore dinner in a restaurant
Day 10, departure
Buffet breakfast. Departure.