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Riga–Tallinn Sightseeing Tour Bus

(260 reviews)
12h
Up to 8 people
€69
€65 pp

Explore the very best of North-Latvian & South-Estonian countryside on your way to Tallinn.

Highlights

A fun day exploring the Latvian and Estonian countryside and small towns
Climb the Soviet era Bobsleigh track in Sigulda
Discover the medieval Old Town of Cēsis and its picturesque castle ruins
Hike by the sandy cliffs of Sietiņiezis in the Gauja National Park (may not be available during low season)
Visit Estonian history and military museum in Valga
Explore the romantic town of Viljandi and its crumbling crusader castle

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About the tour

Departs: Every day at 9:00 a.m. (in English)
Duration: 12 hours
Group size: Up to 8 people
Private tours are available in: English (See the pricing for private tours)
Prices for private tours
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Join our entertaining trip from Riga to Tallinn through the picturesque towns of Sigulda, Cēsis, Valga, and Viljandi. We’ll bring you to places you would not find on your own and help you discover two countries in one day.

Our knowledgeable local guides take a small group, maximum of 8 people, for a fun filled 12 hour road trip from Riga to Tallinn (click here to book this tour the other way – from Tallinn to Riga). Learn about the diverse and interesting history of both Latvia and Estonia from your knowledgeable local guide. We’ll take you from small towns and medieval castle ruins to quirky local sights and through the beautiful countryside.

First we’ll stop in Sigulda to climb up the only Bobsleigh Track in the Baltics for a great views of the area. You’ll see the romantic Old Town of Cēsis and the beautiful castle ruins at the heart of it. We’ll visit the Gauja National Park where you can hike along the picturesque sand cliffs in Sietiņiezis. Learn about the history of Latvia and Estonia in Valga the border town between the two countries. Before we reach Tallinn we’ll stop in Viljandi, one of the loveliest towns in Estonia, and roam its castle hills and discover how the crusader castle became to be ruined.

In Valga we also stop for a lunch at a local restaurant. Kindly let our guides know if you have any special dietary needs that we should take in account. Location of the lunch is subject to availability and the meal is not included in the price of the tour.

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What's included & not included

One-way transfer from Riga to Tallinn
Knowledgeable local guide
Transport in an air-conditioned minivan
Bottled still water
Entry to the history and military museum in Valga
Entry to the Sigulda Bobsleigh Track
Room for reasonable amount of luggage
Lunch
Hotel pick-up and drop-off (available on private group tours)
Gratuities (optional)

Additional info

Discounted prices are valid until March 31, 2020.
Confirmation will be received within 24 hours of booking.
All tours are subject to availability.
Minimum numbers for group size apply. There is a possibility of cancellation even after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative tour or full refund.
Paper free confirmation accepted, just bring an electronic voucher or ID.
A moderate amount of walking is involved, please wear flat shoes suitable for walking.
The tour operates in all weather conditions, please dress according to the weather and wear proper shoes for walking (waterproof would be great in winter). In summer there is an option to swim in a bog lake.
The visited spots might differ depending on the season and weather conditions.
Infant seats are available on request during the booking.
All our public group tours are in ENGLISH. Private tours are available in different languages.

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Thousands of Happy Customers

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"fun way to travel over land"

well organised, some stops less interesting, like the last castle / walls.

"Truly the way to travel to Tallinn or Riga"

We had a great time on the trip. You can really see and enjoy the country side. We loved the bobsled track and the forest hike along with the other stops, except for maybe the military museum. I think that took a little bit away from the trip in truth. They would do better to skip it.

"Exactly what I hoped it would be"

I wanted to see a bit more of the Baltic states, while travelling between the capitals. This was the perfect way to do that. The guide gave interesting background information and we had cool stops along the way. Also the place where we could have lunch was very tasty.

"Exceptional tour guide"

A very well organized tour/travel from Riga to Tallin with knowledgable and perfect-english speaking guide. And he drives the van very well, carefully and comfortably. Places visited gave a really good impression of both Latvia and Estonia and the history of both countries.

"A very enjoyable trip"

I really enjoyed this tour. Weather apart (it was raining heavily most of the time) I had the chance to see some spectacular autumn landscapes of rare beauty. We also visited an old town and a small museum - this last one was a bit outdated, but our guide Andres explained lots of interesting facts about Estonian history. I felt like I really learnt something, as I don't normally like the mere passive sightseeing, knowledge is important too! A big thank to Andres who is a great guide and a person who I really enjoyed to talk with.

"A very enjoyable trip"

I really enjoyed this tour. Weather apart (it was raining heavily most of the time) I had the chance to see some spectacular autumn landscapes of rare beauty. We also visited an old town and a small museum - this last one was a bit outdated, but our guide Andres explained lots of interesting facts about Estonian history. I felt like I really learnt something, as I don't normally like the mere passive sightseeing, knowledge is important too! A big thank to Andres who is a great guide and a person who I really enjoyed to talk with.

Meeting Point

Riga-Tallinn and Riga-Vilnius tour buses leave in front of Riga Old Town Hostel, Vaļņu iela 43, Riga.

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