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Riga–Vilnius Sightseeing Tour Bus

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

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

Highlights

A fun day exploring the Latvian and Lithuanian countryside
Visit the Salaspils Memorial to victims of Fascism
Discover the most beautiful palace in the Baltics - Rundāle palace
Walk around the Hill of Crosses, a famous pilgrimage site in Lithuania
Roam around charming Kaunas, the city at the heart of Lithuania

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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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Important: Tour duration from October 15th to April 1st is 10 hours.

Take a trip from Riga to Vilnius and on the way learn about the history and people of two countries. Our knowledgeable local guides take a small group, maximum of 8 people, for a fun filled 12 hour road trip through Latvia and Lithuania (click here to book this tour the other way – from Vilnius to Riga).

Visit the monumental Salaspils Memorial Ensemble to victims of Fascism near Riga to learn about the II World War in the Baltic countries. Be amazed by the Rundāle Palace that is considered the grandest stately home in the Baltics and a true gem of Baroque architecture and of South-Latvian countryside.

Once in Lithuania we’ll visit the Hill of Crosses that is a famous pilgrimage destination and a site of resistance against Soviet occupation. Walk the streets of Kaunas, the once capital of Lithuania and a city that is rich with history and culture. See the beautiful riverside and the many lovely churches in the Kaunas Old Town.

On the way we’ll make a stop for lunch so that you can try some of the local food. 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.

Please note! Based on our customer's feedback, we realised that people want to rush less and spend more time at the spectacular sights of Rundale Palace and the Hill of Crosses which are quite hard to reach. Due to that we've decided to leave Trakai village out from the tour to be able to spend extra time at other stops. Trakai is only 30 kilometres from Vilnius and is very easy to get by public transport.

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What's included & not included

One-way transfer from Riga to Vilnius
Knowledgeable local guide
Transport in an air-conditioned minivan
Bottled still water
Entry to Rundāle Palace Garden
Room for reasonable amount of luggage
Lunch
Hotel pick-up and drop-off (available on private group tours)
Gratuities (optional)

Additional info

The discounted price is valid for departures 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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"Great choice to travel from one city to another"

Laura was super kind and she gave us a lot of information. The ride was very comfortable with a great selection of music :). The restaurant where we had lunch was very nice with tasty food. On sight seeing stops we had enough time to explore. I would absolutely recommend this tour.

"Fantastic Tour for Time-Pressed Travellers"

I only had that much time to experience Latvia and Lithuania, so this tour is perfect for me to see the countryside and visit out-of-the-city attractions while heading to Vilnius. Kamile was energetic from the get go, informative about the two countries, and the journey was smooth all the way. Aciu for the memorable times!

"I will recommend to anyone!"

Great, energetic, funny, enthusiastic, young, prepared tourist guide. Excellent driver and ... even singer with a good playlist! The this trip seems perfect, good schedulation between every spot in Latvia and Lithuania. I would have been liked also Trakai castle but it could be too much in a day :)

"Rīga to Vilnius "

Laura was our tour leader - she was great. Great tour would recommend as it’s difficult to get to the hill of crosses and the palace otherwise.

"Awesome trip!"

We had a great time with Kamile and it was a very good way to spend the day and commute from Riga to Vilnius. The sites we visited were all so different and interesting, and Kamile made it better with her explanation of the history and stories. Time management was good, and we had reasonable amounts of time to spend at each location. Her driving skills were excellent too!

"Excellent view of the countryside"

Beautiful places and excellent food

Meeting Point

The tour starts in front of Riga Old Town Hostel, Vaļņu iela 43, Riga. Our guide will meet you at the marked meeting point.

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