Renaissance romance

13 Nights / 14 Days

  • Poland being an integral part of Europe. it still convinces you of its untouched and unseen beauty. Historically relevant, Poland has gone through massive changes in the previous decade. For having been the main gateway to eastern Europe, it has seen violent history with the Soviet parties. Now, it has been quoted as the most underrated destination to explore. Poland is that classic European country with medival age history, neo-classical architecture and an underlying gothic culture that brings out so many facets. Explore Poland and its bustling lifestyle, set out to immerse yourself into its dire history which leave you breathless, discover all the ancient medival structures and their hidden gothic stories, lose yourself in the unchartered rolling hills of Tatra ranges and its snow capped mountains giving you thrilling adventures you seek, sit out at quaint little cafes or Milk bars enjoying great native food and fresh brewed beer. Feel the Victorian era unfold while you saunter around the Polish alleys.Poland has to offer all this and so much more!

    Weather

    Summers: 20^C to 35^C Winter: 0^C to -7^C, with heavy snow falls.Spring: 20^C and very pleasant.

    Nearest Airport

    You will need to arrive in Warsaw. Your tour will start from there.

    Nearest Railway

    N/A.

    Best Time to visit

    You can see the best of Poland all year round except for winters as the temperatures drop to -7^C coupled with heavy snowfall.

  • Day 01 :
    Warsaw Tour. Warsaw arrival and transfer to the hotel by our guide. Afterwards sightseeing capital of Poland – fascinating city, the seats of Poland`s goverment since the 16th century, destroyed during II World War and rebuilt with great attention to details. City full of energy, business, political and cultural heart of Poland. Group will visit the most interesting and important sites of Warsaw: the New Town, Old Town, Royal Castle, Uprising Monument, Krakowskie Przedmieście Street and Lazienki Park, After the tour guests have free time. Overnight in Warsaw.

    Day 02 :
    Gdansk tour. Warsaw departure and transfer to Gdansk. The group will visit the Poland`s principal seaport, the capital of amber and the birthplace of “Solidarnosc”, which played a major role in bringing end of the communism. During the tour participants will see Neptun Monument, St Mary’s Basilica and Zuraw Gdanski. Afterwards transfer to Oliwa where guests will admire Gothic Cathedral and listen to the baroque organ concert. Overnight in Gdansk.

    Day 03 :
    Gdansk departure and transfer to Malbork. Sightseeing of Malbork Castle – world`s largest brick Gothic castle built in XIII century inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List. After sightseeing transfer to Gdansk and rest at the seaside. Overnight in Gdansk. Day 04 :
    Gdansk departure and transfer to Torun, which is outstanding example of medieval gothic town, an UNESCO heritage place, called one of Seven Wonders of Poland. City is known from Copernicus – great Polish astronomer and the only one in Europe gingerbread museum. Group will visit the Old Town, New Town and Nicolaus Copernicus Museum. Overnight in Torun.

    Day 05 :
    After breakfast, transfer to Gniezno – the historic capital of Poland. On the way stop in Biskupin to visit one of the oldest archeological sites in Poland – an open-air museum nowadays. Group will see fully reconstructed settlement dated from 750 B.C. Next, drive to Gniezno and visit to the Cathedral. There will be also a short time for experiencing the city on your own. Afterwards transfer to Poznan. Dinner and an overnight at a hotel in Poznan.

    Day 06 :
    After breakfast, Poznan guided tour. Among many famous places we are going to see the impressive Town Hall and the country’s oldest cathedral with the tombs of the first Polish rulers. In the afternoon the group will start their trip to Czestochowa. They will be able to celebrate an evening mass at the Black Madonna Monastery. Dinner and an overnight at a hotel in Czestochowa.

    Day 07 :
    Czestochowa sightseeing. After breakfast the group will visit a city, which is known for the famous Pauline Monastery of Jasna Góra. Monastery is the home of the Black Madonna painting – Jasna Góra’s most precious treasure. Jasna Góra is the country’s greatest place of pilgrimage. Important attraction are votive objects connected to John Paul II e.g. golden rose given to the Monastery in 1979 or a part of cassock stained with blood with a hole after assassination attempt in 1981. After Czestochowa sightseeing, transfer to Auschwitz Nazi Camp in Oswiecim- a primary symbol of the Holocaust. It was concentration and extermination camp built and operated by Third Reich in Polish areas annexed by Nazi Germany during World War II. The collection of the museum contains original documents, suitcases, shoes and other belongings of murdered prisoners. The camp is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Transfer to the hotel in Oswiecim.

    Day 08 :
    After breakfast the group will be transferred to Wadowice – the birthplace of Karol Wojtyla (Pope John Paul II) with the Basilica of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary on the market square and the Museum of John Paul II . After sighseeing participants will taste famous cakes called “kremowki” (cream puff cakes), which were Pope’s favorite cakes. Next they will continue ride to the Pieniny National Park for famous Dunajec River rafting with Uplander’s rafts. The group will also enjoy a view of the two beautiful castles of Niedzica and Czorsztyn, before them enter the deep gorge, surrounded by white limestone peaks. Arriving in Zakopane in the evening. Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel in Zakopane.

    Day 09 :
    Zakopane tour. After breakfast the group will visit this small town at the foot of the Tatra Mountains, a center of Goral (Polish highlanders) culture and known informally as “the winter capital of Poland”. Programme includes the most interesting parts of the city – “Krupowki”. Then “Gubalowka” mountain tour by funicular railway. From this point guests will admire the panorama of Tatra mountains (Tatra National Park is the most often visited Polish national park). After sightseeing they have free time for shopping on “Krupowki” street full of hand-made, art-craft products or a 2 h walk in one of valleys of the Tatra National Park with our guide. Overnight in Zakopan.

    Day 10 :
    Zakopane tour. After breakfast the group will visit this small town at the foot of the Tatra Mountains, a center of Goral (Polish highlanders) culture and known informally as “the winter capital of Poland”. Programme includes the most interesting parts of the city – “Krupowki”. Then “Gubalowka” mountain tour by funicular railway. From this point guests will admire the panorama of Tatra mountains (Tatra National Park is the most often visited Polish national park). After sightseeing they have free time for shopping on “Krupowki” street full of hand-made, art-craft products or a 2 h walk in one of valleys of the Tatra National Park with our guide. Overnight in Zakopan.

    Day 11 :
    Krakow sightseeing. After breakfast the group begins city tour. Our programme includes: Main Market in Europe, renaissance major centre of international trade – Sukiennice, Mariacki Church, Krakow Barbican, Colegium Maius and Wawel Hill, where Wawel Cathedral and Royal Castle are located. That was very important historic place where royal weddings, funerals or coronations took places. On Wawel participants can find also a real masterpiece – painting of Leonardo da Vinci – Lady with an Ermine. o In the evening free time or guided tour of Kazimierz – former Jewish district. Dinner and night at a hotel in Krakow.

    Day 12 :
    Come back to Warsaw directly for returned flight or transfer to Sandomierz in Central Poland. On the way stop in Zalipie – famous as a “painted village”. Guests will visit a small museum, located in the old house, painted in- and outside, with a colorful, decorative paterns. The local guide, the village inhabitant, will tell more about local traditions, and describe the real life of Polish village hundred years ago. Next, participants will follow the Vistula river valley to Sandomierz. Check-in at hotel, and an afternoon tour of the city, a fine example of the Renaissance architecture. The visit includes a walk through the streets of the Old Town, a visit to the castle and the Underground Tourist Route. Dinner and an overnight stay at the hotel.

    Day 13 :
    Check-out from hotel and drive to nearby Kazimierz Dolny, a picturesque old town on the River Vistula, called a “city of artists”. Panoramic tour with local guide, including visit to the Old Town, the Goldsmith Museum and the Franciscan Monastery, famous from a picturesque panorama of the city. One hour tourist cruise, along the Vistula river will end your tour of Kazimierz Dolny region. Later that afternoon a direct transfer to Warsaw, where the group comes after 2 h ride. Check – in at a hotel. Farewell dinner at one of the best Warsaw’s restaurants. Overnight in Warsaw.

    Day 14:
    Check-out from the hotel and transfer by our driver to the Warsaw airport for your flight, according to your flight schedule.

  • PER PERSON COST: INR 1,80,171 /- onwards.
    (Additional 9% of the tour cost would be charged as service tax).

    COST INCLUDES:

    • Full board twin sharing accommodation including Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
    • All applicable taxes.
    • On field guidance.
    • Driver and guide fees.
    • All entry fees (If any), accommodation on a twin sharing basis and taxes.

    COST EXCLUDES:

    • Any Airfare or Train fare from Home/Base locations or returns.
    • Travel Insurance.
    • Any medical expenses in case of emergencies.
    • Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, telephone, laundry bills etc.
    • Any type of personal insurance.
    • Any medical emergencies.
    • Anything not mentioned above in the cost include section.

     

  • Payment Terms

    • Indian nationals: 100% payment on or before 60 days of travel.
    • Foreign Nationals:100% payment on or before 90 days of travel.

    Cancellation Policy

    • 50% refund if cancelled before 50 days of travel.
    • 20% refund if cancelled 30 days before travel.
    • No refund if cancelled after above mentioned days.

    Additional terms

    • This tour requires a general fitness among individuals.
    • A medical certificate will be needed to be produced giving a basic stats of your vitals.Indeminity bond needs to be signed prior to the tour.
    • Beyond roads travel and photography Pvt. Ltd will not be held responsible for any damages or mishaps to the property etc. undertaken by the customer.
    • Beyond roads travel and photography Pvt. Ltd will not be responsible for any loss or theft. Although, it is advisable not to keep an eye out on a general note.
    • If you have any medical condition, it did be advisable to inform us about it. This ensures an extra care and support for you from our side.
    • Beyond roads travel and photography Pvt. Ltd can cancel any tours for any unseen or unfavourable conditions which can prove risky for you to travel there. In such a case, a full refund will be amde to you.
    • It is advisable to follow a set rules, especially in mentored tours. This ensures your safety.
    • There are guidlines and advise on what to carry in your clothes baggage. This ensures you are comfortable throughout your journey. Any medical emergencies will not be borne by Beyond roads Travel and Photography Pvt. Although, care and assitance will be given to you throughout any unforeseen circumstances.
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