60 days in Belarus Itinerary

60 days in Belarus Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Belarus trip planner

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Fly to Minsk National Airport, Drive to Bobrujsk
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Bobrujsk
— 2 nights
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Gomel
— 4 nights
Drive
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Mogilev
— 5 nights
Drive
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Vitebsk
— 5 nights
Drive
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Polotsk
— 4 nights
Drive
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Naroch
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lida
— 3 nights
Drive
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Grodno
— 6 nights
Drive
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Brest
— 5 nights
Drive
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Nesvizh
— 2 nights
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Minsk
— 20 nights
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Bobrujsk

— 2 nights
On the 2nd (Thu), appreciate the history behind Tank Monument on the tomb of General B.S.Baharova, examine the collection at Bobruisk local history museum, make a trip to Monument to a Beaver, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then admire the striking features of Central Library of Bobrujsk, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monument to Shura Balaganov. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Kozel-Poklyovskih Castle, contemplate the long history of Memorial Complex on the Ground of Children's Concentration Camp, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Soldiers-Internationalists, take in the pleasant sights at Pedestrian Street Sotsialisticheskaya, then don't miss a visit to Bobruisk Fortress, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of The Immaculate Conception of The Blessed Virgin Mary.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bobrujsk trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Bobrujsk is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is minus 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Gomel.

Things to do in Bobrujsk

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Gomel

— 4 nights
Gomel is the administrative centre of Homiel Voblast and with 526,872 inhabitants (2015 census) the second-most populous city of Belarus. Step out of Gomel to go to Vetka and see Vetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarov, which is approximately 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble, take in panoramic vistas at Observation Tower, appreciate the history behind Clown Karandash, and see the interesting displays at Vetka Museum of Old Believer Faith and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarova.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Gomel trip planner.

You can drive from Bobrujsk to Gomel in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Gomel, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Mogilev.

Things to do in Gomel

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Mogilev

— 5 nights
Change things up with these side-trips from Mogilev: Orsha (Ethnographic Museum Mlyn, Jesuit College, &more), Blue Well/ Blue Krynica (in Kliny) and Gorki Agricultural Academy (in Horki).

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Mogilev journey planner.

Traveling by car from Gomel to Mogilev takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Vitebsk.

Things to do in Mogilev

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Vitebsk

— 5 nights
Vitebsk or Vitsebsk, is a city in Belarus. When in Vitebsk, make a side trip to see St. Ilya Church in Orsha, approximately Orsha away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Uspensky Cathedral, stroll around Pobediteley Park, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Alexander Nevsky, and snap pictures at Pushkinskiy Bridge.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Vitebsk trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Mogilev to Vitebsk in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Vitebsk sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Polotsk.

Things to do in Vitebsk

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Polotsk

— 4 nights
Polotsk or Polatsk is a historical city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina River. Venture out of the city with trips to The Church of the Transfiguration (in Chashniki), Lyepyel Lake (in Lyepyel') and Hlybokaye (Airplane Monument to P. Sukhomu, Trinity Church, &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Saint Sophia Cathedral, make a trip to Symeon of Polotsk Monument, appreciate the history behind Sculpture Potolsk Merchant, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Jesuit Academy of Polotsk.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Polotsk travel route planner.

Getting from Vitebsk to Polotsk by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. April in Polotsk sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Naroch.

Things to do in Polotsk

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Naroch

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): explore the striking landscape of National Park Narochansky, then make a trip to Tizengauz Palace, and then appreciate the history behind Airplane-Monument to Aviators of Pastavy. On your second day here, trek along Ecological Path Golubyye Ozyora, then explore the activities along Lake Narach, and then see the interesting displays at Ethnocultural Complex Nanosy-Novoselye.

Make your Naroch itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Polotsk to Naroch in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Polotsk to Naroch. In April, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lida.

Things to do in Naroch

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

Lida

— 3 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. Change things up with these side-trips from Lida: Kreva Castle (in Kreva), Saints Peter & Paul's Church (in Boruny) and House Museum of Adam Mitskevich (in Navahradak). There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Sculpture of Bathers Vasya, step into the grandiose world of Halshany Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, and stroll around Culture and Leisure Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Lida online tour planner.

You can drive from Naroch to Lida in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April in Lida, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Grodno.

Things to do in Lida

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Grodno

— 6 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grodno: Melovyye Kar'yery (in Karpovtsy), Wolf Monument (in Vawkavysk) and Church of St. Andrew the Apostle (in Slonim). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at The Jesuit Catholic Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Old Castle, look for gifts at Cudounia, and take in the exciting artwork at U Maystra Gallery.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Grodno travel planner.

Traveling by car from Lida to Grodno takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lida to Grodno due to the time zone difference. In April in Grodno, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Brest.

Things to do in Grodno

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Brest

— 5 nights
A sharp contrast to the capital of Minsk, Brest is a city filled with fortress ruins, old culture, and medieval history.
Venture out of the city with trips to Monument to the Founder of Kamyanyets (in Kamyanyets), Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park (in Kamianiuki) and Museum Estate Pruzhanskiy Palatsyk (in Pruzhany). There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, make a trip to Ruzhany Palace, admire the natural beauty at Zimniy Sad, and step into the grandiose world of Kosava Castle.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Brest trip app.

You can drive from Grodno to Brest in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Brest are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nesvizh.

Things to do in Brest

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Nesvizh

— 2 nights
The birthplace of many renowned poets and authors like Yakub Kolas and Kumza Chorny, Nesvizh (referred to as a memorial city), celebrates a long and rich history in the arts.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Nesvizh Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church, then explore the historical opulence of Mir Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel and Burial Vault Svyatopolk-Mirskikh. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to City Hall in Nesvizh, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh, appreciate the history behind Symon Budny Monument, then see the interesting displays at Baranovichi Museum of Railway Equipment, and finally pause for some photo ops at Sparrow Monument.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Nesvizh online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Brest to Nesvizh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Nesvizh can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Minsk.

Things to do in Nesvizh

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Minsk

— 20 nights
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Minsk: Dudutki Museum Complex (in Ptich), Maladzyechna (Pobedy Park, Central Square, &more) and Zaslawye (Transfiguration Church & Monument to Rogneda and Izyaslav). There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, get engrossed in the history at Museum Strana Mini, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and head outdoors with Trinity Hill.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Minsk vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Nesvizh to Minsk by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Minsk

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Belarus travel guide

4.5
Landmarks · Monuments · Churches
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.