10-Day Walking Tour of Lithuania

10-Day Walking Tour of Lithuania

10-Day Walking Tour of Lithuania

Prices

From $1,225USD

Difficulty

Guided, Self-guided

Hotels, Guesthouses

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Highlights

Take 10 days to explore Lithuania from capital to coast

Spend some time in the city and some time reconnecting with nature on this balanced tour.

Marvel at the medieval castle in the middle of the lake at Trakai.

Walk along white-sand beaches on the Baltic coastline as you explore the Curonian Spit.

Relax in tiny fishing villages that have grown into fantastic seaside destinations.

Lithuania has more to discover than most people know, and the 10-Day Walking Tour of Lithuania allows you either the freedom of a self-guided tour or the structure of a guided tour to see it for yourself. This tour takes you from the historic capital of Vilnius to the Baltic Sea.

Explore medieval castles and fortresses, sip coffee in charming cafes, walk the streets of quaint fishing towns, and dip your feet in the welcoming Baltic Sea- all in one tour! This 10-day experience is a snapshot of life in many corners of Lithuania, and you just might not want to leave at the end. Come discover the 10-Day Walking Tour of Lithuania!

10-Day Walking Tour of Lithuania Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Vilnius

Once you arrive in Vilnius, you’ll be taken to your hotel to settle in. Take a walk around the old town, or enjoy a welcome drink with your guide if you chose the guided tour.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Vilnius
Distance
None
Meals
None

Day 2 Pavilniai Regional Park

Good morning! After breakfast, head out to explore a regional park in Vilnius. You’ll ride the trail to Pavilniai Regional Park, a protected area that includes a 65m rock formation in the river valley. Rock formations 20,000 years old can be seen here on an easy hike.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Vilnius
Distance
4 hours, 10km
Meals
Breakfast

Day 3 Day Trip and Hikes in Trakai

Start the day with a short train ride to the cozy medieval town of Trakai, surrounded by picturesque lakes and forests. Trakai is the historical capital of Lithuania and its beauty is renowned the country over.

Long hike: 5 hours, 15km

Overnight Location
Hotel in Vilnius
Distance
Short hike: 2 hours, 7km
Meals
Breakfast

Day 4 West to Klaipeda

Head west today towards Klaipeda, getting a glimpse into rural Lithuanian life on the train ride. Once you arrive, you can enjoy a welcome drink and some time to unwind.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Klaipeda
Distance
None
Meals
Breakfast

Day 5 Explore the Curonian Spit

Begin your adventures today with a ferry ride to Smiltyne, where you’ll walk a loop around the northernmost part of the Curonian Spit. Pass fishermen’s shops, farmsteads, and old shipping ports. You can stop into the sea museum or aquarium if you’d like before crossing over to the lagoon side of the spit.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Klaipeda
Distance
3 hours, 8km
Meals
Breakfast

Day 6 Hiking in Juodkrante

After breakfast, drive to Juodkrante for another hiking day. You’ll walk around Amber Bay, learning about the local flora and fauna and seeing the craftsmanship of local artists in the weathervane gallery.

Walk through a glorious old forest, cresting the Hill of Witches to learn about the folklore of this place. Watch for the cormorant colony here- it’s the largest in Europe! In the evening, you can relax at the local beach.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Juodkrante
Distance
6 hours, 13.5km
Meals
Breakfast

Day 7 Grey Dune Adventure

This morning, you’ll be taken to the Grey Dunes, a picturesque trail in the Nagliai Nature Reserve. Hike south along the Curonian lagoon to Preila, where you can eat a picnic lunch under a gorgeous lighthouse.

Overnight Location
Hotel or guesthouse in Preila
Distance
6 hours, 15km
Meals
None

Day 8 Hiking the Hills to Nida

Today you’ll walk from Preila to Nida, visiting Vecekrugas, the highest dune in the Curonian spit, for panoramic views. There are lots of other hills you can hike up for views along the way if you’d like to.

When you arrive in Nida, check out the civil airfield, where you can walk on the runway.

Overnight Location
Hotel or guesthouse in Nida
Distance
6 hours, 13km
Meals
None

Day 9 The Beauty of Nida

For your final walking day, you’ll enjoy the beauty of Nida at a leisurely pace. Visit the town centre, the Parnidis dune, and the stunning lighthouse. When you’re done walking, you’ll be able to lay back by the Baltic Sea and soak up some sun.

Overnight Location
Hotel or guesthouse in Nida
Distance
6 hours, 8.5km
Meals
None

Day 10 Departure

Getting up off the sand in Nida is going to be hard, but it’s your final day of the tour. You can opt for a transfer back to Vilnius or Klaipeda, or book some additional days here if you’d like more time.

Overnight Location
None
Distance
None
Meals
None

10-Day Walking Tour of Lithuania Price and Dates

This guided or self-guided walking tour in Lithuania is run as a private tour for your group and the price depends on the number of participants and whether you book with a guide or not.

Prices below are per person, sharing a double or a triple room.

Guided Tour:

  • Groups of 4: $1,950USD* per person

Self-Guided Tour:

  • Groups of 4: $1,225USD* per person

* - Pricing changes depending on your group size.

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Accommodation on the 10-Day Walking Tour of Lithuania

This tour is based in hotels and guesthouses. Hotels will generally be 3-star and offer modern amenities to keep you comfortable.

In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
You can upgrade to a single room for a supplement when travelling with a group, however, additional supplements might apply for those travelling solo. Please contact us for more details.

Night 1-3

3-Star Hotel in Vilnius

Stay right in the heart of the action in a central hotel in Vilnius, where you’ll be only steps away from the cafes, restaurants, and historical sites of the city.

Night 4-5

3-Star Hotel in Klaipeda

You’ll enjoy a 3-star hotel centrally located in Klaipeda, giving you easy access to restaurants and shops.

Night 6-9

Guesthouses on the Curonian Spit

Rest up in welcoming guesthouses near the sea or lagoon on the Curonian Spit. You’ll be nice and close to the beaches and towns!

Hotels on Standard Tour

What’s Included in the 10-Day Walking Tour of Lithuania?

Meals

5 breakfasts are included. Some guesthouses in Curonian Split may additionally serve complimentary breakfast, but some may charge a fee.

Accommodations

Accommodations for 9 nights are included on this tour. Additional nights before or after the tour can be booked as a supplement.

Transportation during the Tour

Transfers upon arrival or for departure are not included but can be added as a supplement. The train tickets from Vilnius to Klaipeda and from Nida to Vilnius are included. Additional train tickets or private car transfers during the tour can be purchased as a supplement.

Also Included

  • Entrance fee to Nagliai Nature Reserve
  • Welcome drink (guided tour)
  • Walking maps and route notes (self-guided tour)
  • Guide services (guided tour)

Not included

  • Flights
  • Meals, drinks, or snacks
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional excursions
  • Visas if required
  • Anything not mentioned as included

Optional Extras

  • Optional car transfers
  • Additional nights before or after the tour
  • Day tours in each location
  • Sauna on Baltic coast

Frequenty Asked Questions about 10-Day Walking Tour of Lithuania

How hard is the 10-Day Walking Tour of Lithuania?

We rate this tour as a 3/5. You should be comfortable walking between 8 and 15km per day for several consecutive days to enjoy this tour, but the hikes often include only mild elevation gain and you can take them at your own pace.

Do I need a visa to travel to Lithuania?

Check with your local country about visa requirements. You could also try this website, though you should verify with your government.

Are meals included on the 10-Day Walking Tour of Lithuania?

5 breakfasts are included.

Do I need insurance?

Yes, it is mandatory to have health and medical insurance to join this trip. Please verify that your insurance covers the included activities on this tour. Get your Travel Insurance.

How do I get to Vilnius to start this tour?

You can fly into the Vilnius Airport (VNO) and either take a taxi to your hotel or book a transfer as a supplement.

Is the 10-Day Walking Tour of Lithuania guided?

You can book this tour as either a guided or self-guided tour. Please let us know your preference at the time of inquiry.

I’ve never been on a self-guided trip! How does it work?

Self-guided travelling is not difficult! For many, it is a preferred type of travel, since you are in charge of your own time and pace. You are provided with all the information you’ll need to follow the route each day and often have access to phone support or other kinds of assistance. However, self-guided travelling requires good navigation skills and those who don’t feel confident in unknown places should consider booking guided tours.

Where does the 10-Day Walking Tour of Lithuania end?

The tour ends in Nida. You can book a transfer back to Vilnius as a supplement or fly out of another airport, like Kaunas (KUN).

Do I need special vaccines to travel to Lithuania?

Check with your family doctor.

Are there any travel restrictions for Lithuania?

Please check with your local government about travel restrictions before you book your tour. This map from the US Department of State provides an overview of the current status in countries around the globe. The UK‘s Foreign Office and Government of Canada also provide advice on foreign travel. Note that the travel advice may change depending on your nationality.

When is the best time to travel to Lithuania for this tour?

The best time to visit Lithuania for this tour is late spring through late summer (June-September) when the weather tends to be warm.

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Tour Difficulty

We rate this tour as a 3/5. You should be comfortable walking between 8 and 15km per day for several consecutive days to enjoy this tour, but the hikes often include only mild elevation gain and you can take them at your own pace.


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