37 days in Belarus Itinerary

37 days in Belarus Itinerary

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Fly to Minsk National Airport, Drive to Mir
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Mir
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lida
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grodno
— 5 nights
Drive
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Brest
— 5 nights
Drive
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Gomel
— 3 nights
Drive
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Mogilev
— 4 nights
Drive
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Vitebsk
— 3 nights
Drive
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Polotsk
— 3 nights
Drive
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Minsk
— 9 nights
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Mir

— 2 nights
Mir is a town in Kareličy raion, Hrodna Voblast, Belarus on the banks of Miranka River, about 85 kilometers southwest of the national capital, Minsk.Prior to 1939 the town was in Poland.HistoryMir village was founded sometime prior to 1345. On the 26th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Mir Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, and then walk around Sula History Park-Museum. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh, then admire the landmark architecture of National Historical and Cultural Museum and Reserve Niasvizh, and then stroll around Niasvizh Park.

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Cairo, Egypt to Mir is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Mir. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Cairo in September; daily highs in Mir reach 20°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lida.

Things to do in Mir

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Lida

— 2 nights
Lida is a city in western Belarus in Hrodna Voblast, situated 160km west of Minsk.EtymologyThe name Lida is derived from the name of the river Lidzeya. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Sun Clock, step into the grandiose world of Lida Castle, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Manor Sviatopolk-Chetvertinskih, stroll around Culture and Leisure Park, and then pause for some photo ops at Sculpture of Bathers Vasya.

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Drive from Mir to Lida in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Mir to Lida. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Grodno.

Things to do in Lida

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Grodno

— 5 nights
The capital city of the region of the same name, Grodno (also called Hrodna) was built around the river flowing through it, and is known as a hub for the arts celebrating both modern and classical culture with three major theaters, a philharmonic society, and a multitude of museums.
Grodno is known for historic sites, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at The Jesuit Catholic Church, see the interesting displays at Grodno Gates, admire the striking features of Sovetskaya Street, and stroll around Zhiliber's Park.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Grodno sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Lida to Grodno takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Lida to Grodno, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. September in Grodno sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Brest.

Things to do in Grodno

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Brest

— 5 nights
A sharp contrast to the capital of Minsk, Brest is a city filled with fortress ruins, old culture, and medieval history.
Step out of Brest to go to Kamianiuki and see Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park, which is approximately 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, examine the collection at Brest Railway Museum, make a trip to Lights Alley, and take in nature's colorful creations at Zimniy Sad.

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You can drive from Grodno to Brest in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Gomel.

Things to do in Brest

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Gomel

— 3 nights
Gomel is the administrative centre of Homiel Voblast and with 526,872 inhabitants (2015 census) the second-most populous city of Belarus. Change things up with a short trip to Vetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarov in Vetka (about 50 minutes away). The adventure continues: make a trip to Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble, take an in-depth tour of Gomel Regional Museum of Military Glory, admire the landmark architecture of Palace of the Rumyantsevs and the Paskeviches, and pause for some photo ops at Clown Karandash.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Gomel vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Brest to Gomel takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Gomel are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Mogilev.

Things to do in Gomel

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Mogilev

— 4 nights
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mogilev: Bobrujsk (Central Library of Bobrujsk & Monument to a Beaver).

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Getting from Gomel to Mogilev by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Vitebsk.

Things to do in Mogilev

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vitebsk

— 3 nights
Vitebsk or Vitsebsk, is a city in Belarus. Vitebsk is known for historic sites, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uspensky Cathedral, make a trip to Memorial Complex Three Bayonets, stroll through Pobediteley Park, and pause for some photo ops at Monument to Alexander Nevsky.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Vitebsk online trip builder.

You can drive from Mogilev to Vitebsk in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Vitebsk sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Polotsk.

Things to do in Vitebsk

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Polotsk

— 3 nights
Polotsk or Polatsk is a historical city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina River. Venture out of the city with trips to Hlybokaye (Nativity of the Virgin Cathedral & Trinity Church). There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Saint Sophia Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Belarusian Museum of Typography, take in the architecture and design of Jesuit Academy of Polotsk, and appreciate the history behind Sculpture Potolsk Merchant.

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Drive from Vitebsk to Polotsk in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Polotsk sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Minsk.

Things to do in Polotsk

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Minsk

— 9 nights
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Private Tour Guide in Belarus Katya Makarevich has been added to your itinerary. Explore Minsk's surroundings by going to Dudutki Museum Complex (in Ptich), Mound of Glory (in Slabada) and Stalin's Line (in Zaslawye). There's much more to do: get your bearings at National Library of Belarus, steep yourself in history at Khatyn Memorial, get engrossed in the history at Museum Strana Mini, and get in on the family fun at Gorky Central Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Minsk vacation app.

Traveling by car from Polotsk to Minsk takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Belarus travel guide

4.4
Landmarks · Churches · History Museums
Explore the idyllic cornflower fields, vast forests, and charming villages of , a country that blends modern progress with its rich history. Tour the financially prosperous and socially progressive capital city, traipse through national parks, and catch sight of the continent's largest mammal, the European bison. Visit ancient castles, and view demonstrations of ceramic making and blacksmithing. Learn how World War II impacted this Eastern European nation by visiting one of the many monuments and memorials that pay homage to those who served. Because of its isolation from the rest of the region, visitors to the country are often approached with curiosity, but warmly greeted by the locals. Known for its rich cultural heritage, the nation hosts a plethora of festivals throughout the year, allowing visitors and locals alike to enjoy the arts.