Belarus

GO WEST BELARUSIAN ADVENTURE - VICTORY DAY & INDEPENDENCE DAY

Belarus

”Go west with Brutal Tours on a train journey through Belarus tumultuous past and present. “

Join Brutal Tours , in partnership with Iron Curtain Tours,  on a train journey through Belarus tumultuous past and present.

Next Tours dates :

– Victory Day tour – 5th to 12th of May 2019

– Independence Day tour – 1rst to 7th of July 2019

Program :

 

Day 1  – Minsk – Brest

Meet up with the group in Front of the Minsk-Passajyrski train station for an evening departure by train to the western city of Brest, Belarus (345 km). Check-in at 3-star hotel in Brest.

Day 2  –  Brest

Breakfast in stylish Belarusian café. Guided visit to the city of Brest with local guide. Lunch break with suggestion to traditional restaurant by our guide.
Visit to the famous Russian 19th-century stronghold fortress of Brest, a strategic key point of the Soviet line of defence during the Germany’s Barbarossa operation. Brest fortress attack by the Reich war machine buried the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact on June 22nd, 1941. Comprises the old barracks and the massive concrete monument to Courage.
Evening departure by sleeper train to the city of Gomel, Belarus (530 km).

Day 3 –  Gomel – Belarusian Chernobyl  Exclusion Zone ( Polesie State Radioecological Reserve (PSRER) )

Early dawn arrival at Gomel. Breakfast in typical canteen/café in the main avenue.
Free time to buy supplies for lunch.
Full day tour in Polesie State Radioecological Reserve (PSRER) AKA  the Belarusian Exclusion Zone, the “Other side” of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.
We will explore the unsettled villages deserted after the nuclear disaster (April 26th, 1986), on our way through the exclusion zone we will also make a stop at a feeding station for European bison, where we will be able to observe the majestic and wild animals in their now reclaim natural habitat. Lunch is not provided.
Check-in at two-star hotel in Gomel.

Day 4  – Gomel

Breakfast in typical canteen/café in the main avenue. Visit of the city of Gomel, the second in population and one of the oldest of Belarus. Lunch break with suggestion to traditional restaurant by our guide. Free time to buy supplies for train ride. Evening departure to Minsk, Belarus by train (443Km). Check-in at two-star hotel in Minsk city centre.

Day 5 – Victory Day / Independance Day in Minsk

Breakfast in typical canteen/café in the main avenue (not included in the price).
Victory day celebrations in Minsk. A more detailed program will be published once available.
Night at hotel in Minsk

Day 6 – Minsk

reakfast in typical canteen/café. Guided Minsk City tour: We will explore the neighbourhood of independence avenue, from the KGB building, to the Lenin statue of Independence Square, standing in front of the Supreme Soviet of Belarus.
Lunch break with suggestion to traditional restaurant by our guide.
Visit of the Stalin Line an open-air military complex focused in the “re-enactment” of Soviet military stretching from WW2 to cold war area.
Dinner and Evening out in the capital
Night at hotel in Minsk

Day 7 – Minsk

Breakfast in typical canteen/café.
Visit to of the Museum of Great Patriotic War, one of the largest depositories of historical documents and relics from WW2 (1941-1945).
Visit at the Museum of Azgur studio memorial, the tiny, but impressive, museum dedicated to the Belarusian artist and his work is famous for its many sculptures of Soviet leaders and historical figures.
Farewell dinner in one of Belarus best restaurants. Night out in Minsk.
Night at hotel in Minsk

Night in hotel belarus (Minsk )

Day 8  – Minsk

End of the Tour

Tours dates :

– Victory Day tour – 5th to 12th of May 2019

– Independence Day tour – 1rst to 7th of July 2019

 Price:
– 845€
Price Inclusive of :
– Private guide by Brutal Tours & Iron Curtain Tours for more personalized experience
– Accommodation on TWIN sharing basis or Sleeper Train
– All Transportation
Price Exclusive of :
– Any personal expenses
– International air tickets
– Meals and snacks ( around 20 Euro/day )
– Visa Fees
Hack your tour :
– We can arrange extra pick up services and booking
– Other dates can be arranged on demand, contact us !

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