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Lufthansa City Center

Telephone: +375 17 226 83 92 or +375 29 682 70 38
Email:
reception@vokrugsveta.by

Internatsionalnaya 31,
220030 Minsk
Belarus
VS Global

Day 1

  • Arrival in Minsk
  • Transfer to the hotel
  • Check-in
  • Dinner in the local restaurant

Day 2

  • Buffet breakfast at the hotel
  • Minsk city-tour (3 hours)

The capital city of Belarus is situated in a picturesque place on the banks of the Svisloch river. Minsk was first settled over 900 years ago in 1067. Not many real ancient monuments have remained in Minsk, much of old Minsk was razed to the ground during World War II. The city Minsk of today is the city of wide streets, modern and old architectural ensembles, fountains, shady parks and green boulevards. The city tour gives a good opportunity to enjoy a special hospitable atmosphere of Minsk, to admire its surprisingly clean, and beautiful streets and avenues, to get to learn the history, culture and traditions of the Belarusian people.

  • Musical program “The colors of Russia” (after lunch time)

The program “The colors of Russia” includes the beloved masterpieces of Russian classical music, which is appreciated throughout the world for its unusually beautiful melody and harmony.
Composers were able to connect a free Russian song with classic European forms of composition.
The program includes an acquaintance with the work of Russian composers and the performance of works from the cycle "Seasons" by Tchaikovsky, Glinka, Alyabyev, Gurilev's romances. Rachmaninov’s “Vocalization” and other brilliant works from the 18th century to the present day.
LIVE SOUND (PIANO, VOCAL) + on request additional instruments are possible.

  • Free time

Day 3

  • Buffet breakfast at the hotel
  • 8:45 Transfer to Nesvizh. (121 km, 1.5 hours) 
  • 10:30 Excursion in Nesvizh castle (1,5 hours)

This tour is one of the most popular in the country. You will visit medieval Nesvizh and Mir which have been included by UNESCO into the World Cultural Heritage. The small town of Nesvizh founded in the 13th century, is home to the 16th century Radziville Renaissance family castle, the former residence of the ancient Belarusian-Lithuanian family of Prince Radziville. Now it’s a sanatorium for kolkhoz farmers, but the grounds and courtyard are open to the public.

  • 12:30 Trasfer to Mir (30 km, 28 min) 
  • 13:00 Lunch at restaurant Doroga zamkov (Castle road) in Mir Restaurant is stylized to a classic Belarusian village house, provides with home-cooked dinners and traditional Belarusian cuisine
  • 14:00 Excursion in Mir castles (1,5 hours)

In Mir town you`ll see the pearl of Belarusian architecture - the Mir Castle - the 1st monument of national culture, included in UNESCO World Heritage List. The construction of this castle was started in the 1520s by Duke Ilinich. In 1568 the castle came into the hands of Mikolay Radziwil, who used it as his hunting castle and completed it in Renaissance style. A three-storey palace was built along the eastern and northern walls of the castle which had forty fretted rooms. Earth walls were built around the castle with bastions at the corners, surrounded by a water moat.

  • 16:00 Transfer to Minsk (98 km, 1 hour 20 min)
  • Free time and night at the hotel

Day 4

  • Buffet breakfast at the hotel
  • 10:00 Transfer to Dudutki museum (45 km from Minsk) 
  • 11:00 Excursion to Dudutki museum (2,5 hours)

Founded in 1993, covers the territory of 160 hectares. Former inhabitants of Dudutki estate in the 19th century, the Jelsky’s Family - the representatives of an old Belarusian dynasty, owned it for 130 years. They turned Dudutki to one of the centres of cultural life in Belarus. This is the most popular interactive excursion! A wonderful reconstruction of household traditions and crafts of 19th and early 20th centuries. You will see an old mansion, try home-made cheese and butter, bake your own loaf of bread, try your abilities as a potter and become a blacksmith or a miller. Climb the old wind-mill and make taste Belarusian samogon (home-made vodka) made in a real country home-brew with Belarusian traditional snacks.

You can have nice, very delicious lunch in “Korchma” café (for extra charge), cooked of products manufactured in Dudutki farm in full accordance with old Belarusian traditions. Visit this nice farm with many animals and birds - real fun! Here you will have the best choice of souvenirs and gifts to buy.

  • 13:30 Lunch at restaurant Korchma in Dudutki. Serves traditional Belarusian cuisine.
  • 15:30 Arrival in Minsk. Free time

 

 

  • Visit to the opera and ballet theater for a night performance.

Day 5

  • Buffet breakfast at the hotel 
  • Free time Musical program “VIP Classics” (evening time)

Allow yourself an elite evening! Classic is always fashionable and modern! We will rush through eras, from Baroque to Impressionism, meet the brightest composers and works, learn various interesting facts from their lives and listen to wonderful music performed by Artyom Shaplyko, a professional pianist, soloist of the Belarusian State Philharmonic Society, founder of a private music school.

The program is built in a dialogue format - the listeners are not just present at the meeting, but are actively participating in the discussion, speculating and learning little-known facts about the famous masterpieces of classical music!
LIVE SOUND (PIANO)

Day 6

  • Buffet breakfast at the hotel
  • 11:30 Transfer to Stalin Line (28 km, 30 min)
  • 12:00 Excursion in Stalin Line (1,5 hours)


Stalin Line was a line of defensive installations dispersed from one to six kilometers with different artificial obstacles. The main task of the fortified region was to protect Minsk from the attack of fascist’s army in 1941.
- The exposition was created so that a visitor could feel the spirit of the times. The historical and cultural complex opens up a look to antitank “hedgehogs”, obstacles, pillboxes, caponiers. The opportunity to be absorbed in history is one of the distinctive features of the museum. The basis of the exposition is original pillboxes. These real witnesses of battles create a special atmosphere, do not leave a single visitor indifferent to the feat of the Red Army soldiers
- There is also a park of military equipment of different years in the complex: caterpillar and wheels equipment, cars, antitank guns, airplanes and helicopters. It is one of the most complete expositions of artillery and military equipment in the Republic of Belarus. For some extra amount of money guests can try famous “Soldier’s porridge” and “100 gram” (100 ml of vodka, that soldiers got free before they start for the attack), drive on a tank or shoot from an antitank rifle.

  • 13:30 Transfer to Ganka manor (Interaction + lunch) 

(35 km from Minsk), 4-4,5 hours

 

Ganka Farmstead is situated in a restful picturesque place on the edges of Epimahi village. It is surrounded by beautiful garden and endless fields. Silence, soul harmony and coziness will be companions of your rest.
Hospitable family of Anatoly Ganets will greet you near their cottage with accordion, bread and a shot glass of moonshine (home-made vodka). They will tell the story how to make and how to drink this product in the right way. Guests will have the tour of the house and other premises of the Manor, see different birds and animals living there.
The apogee of this holiday will be the most delicious lunch cooked by Anatoly’s wife and daughter. All ingredients are grown here, in the Manor.
Fantastic folk band will play music while you are having a meal. After the lunch you will have chance to take part in Slavonic dances master class.

  • Return to the hotel
  • Free time

Day 7

  • Buffet breakfast at the hotel
  • Excursion to Zorka jewelry factory

We suggest you to visit a tour of the ZORKA jewelery factory. ZORKA's pioneering spirit inspires innovation that features new technologies and modern, efficient equipment from Italy, Germany and Japan. 

During the tour you will get acquainted with the history of the factory, which was founded in 1992 in Minsk and visit the show-room, where you can please yourself with beautiful jewelry.

  • Excursion to chocolate factory + master-class

Our guests will get acquainted with the main technological processes of chocolate production, learn a story about the main properties of chocolate, make their own collection of handmade chocolate using traditional Belarusian berries, take part in a blind tasting of unusual chocolate flavors with closed eyes. At the end of the tour all guests will receive a chocolate card with any photo of their choice.

  • Return to the hotel

Day 8

  • Buffet breakfast at the hotel
  • Check-out 
  • Transfer to the MSQ airport