Day 1. Tour-guide will meet you at the airport. On the first day we are going to drive and walk around Minsk. It is a real city of contrast. Had lost the 80% of all its buildings it was built anew. Stalinist neoclassicism Independence Avenue will strike your imagination. It is one of the longest streets built in one architectural style. After the sightseeing tour we will head to the DUDUTKI museum of the ancient crafts. The main rule of all museums is "do not touch". Dudutki is absolutely another type of museums. You can touch everything! Dudutki is a museum of traditional crafts and technologies. During the tour, you will get acquainted with arts and crafts, such as pottery, beekeeping, blacksmithing, cheese-making, weaving, and, of course, moonshine. Guests of Dudutki can’t only see, but also to become artisans for some period of time. Rich collection of vintage cars will not leave you indifferent. And during outdoor activities, you will try famous eco-friendly and very tasty food and national cuisine.
Day 2. On our way to Grodno we will visit Lida castle where we will witness the battle between knights of different principalities. After this catching event we are going to visit the most favorite residence of Polish kings. Grodno was founded at the beginning of the XII century. Since 1240s the city was a part of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. After the creation of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, the city became one the residence of Polish Kings. Grodno is the capital of the Belarusian Western region. City is located on the Neman river and it’s not so far from Polish and Lithuanian borders. Grodno is the only big Belarusian city, where historical center preserved after the World War II. Today it’s a real European city with the many places of interest. There are beautiful Roman Catholic temples, ancient synagogue, Protestant Lutheran Church, two castles looking at each other, 850-years Orthodox church of Boris and Gleb, magnificent parks and an intricate maze of streets. It’s a real cultural capital of Belarus. Night-stay in Grodno.
Day 3. The most relaxing day of our trip. We are going to visit Belovezha Forest. Far away from the hustle and bustle of the busy city. In 1979 the value of the national Park was noted by the international community, when the forest was included in UNESCO world heritage List. During the tour we will visit the residence of the Belarusian Santa Clause, as well zoo enclosures, where you will get acquainted with the inhabitants of the Forest. After that you will have free time. You can walk around the forest or even to take a ride on bicycle. And finally to stay for a night and enjoy fresh air.
Day 4. After a night stay in Belovezha Forest we will move to the residences of the uncrowned kings of Belarus. On this day we will see astonishing castles. Both of the castles are the World Heritage of UNESCO. Castles were built in the XVI century. The owner of castles was the Radziwills Family. The Radziwills is the richest family of Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Mir Castle was the summer residence of the Radziwills. Today this five-towers gothic castle is a real gem of Belarus. The gem with a great history and mystery legends. Nesvizh castle is magnificent palace. The castle is a fascinating palace with fortification systems. Today 400 000 tourists visit the castle every year. Every guest of Belarus should visit it. After it we will come to Minsk for a night stay.
Day 5. Transfer to the airport