Arrive in Riga, the capital of Latvia. Optional transfer to the hotel Konventa Seta*** or similar, check-in.
19:00 welcome meeting at the hotel with the tour guide.
Optional dinner at the hotel.
Overnight in Riga.
Morning transfer to the Estonian border. After cycling on picturesque road along the Baltic Sea Coast transfer to Haapsalu. En route stop in Pärnu, the Estonian “Summer Capital”.
Arrive in Haapsalu famous for its Bishop’s Castle, healing mud baths and the longest railway station in Estonia built to accommodate the arrival of the Russian royal family’s train in the 19thC.
Check-in at the hotel Promenaadi*** or similar, optional dinner at the hotel.
Overnight in Haapsalu.
Early morning transfer to Rohuküla to catch a ferry to the beautiful Estonian island of Hiiumaa known as a nature lovers’ paradise.
Take a cycle ride along the Baltic coast; en route explore several famous lighthouses – from Tahkuna and Ristna designed by French architect Eiffel to Kopu lighthouse, one of the oldest still operating lighthouses in the world (1531).
Check-in at the hotel Lookese*** or similar, dinner at the hotel (included).
Overnight in Kaina (Hiiuma).
Enjoy a morning ride across Hiiumaa Island’s wild beauty before crossing a road bridge onto Kassari. In keeping with local tradition, add your stone to the tip of Saaretirp before the final ride.
After visiting a local family wool factory transfer by coach back to the ferry going to the mainland.
In the afternoon arrive in Tallinn, check-in at the hotel Bern**** or similar.
Guided tour of Tallinn Old Town.
Optional dinner in local restaurant.
Overnight in Tallinn.
The morning is free to explore Tallinn.
After short transfer cycling through National Park Lahemaa, which is one of the last unspoiled regions of the Baltic coast. Its nature is rich and unique. Here we shall observe thick woods, marshes, lakes and waterfalls. Here is the realm of mooses, wild boars and over 220 bird species.
Check-in at the hotel Sagadi*** or similar, dinner at the hotel (included).
Overnight in Lahemaa.
Morning transfer to Mustvee. There we start a pleasant bicycle trip along Peipsi Lake shore to Varnja. Peipsi is 4th largest lake in Europe, divided in two by the Russian border. On the road, we pass many fishing villages.
We reach our hotel after coach transfer to Tartu, a famous university town where Estonia gained its statehood. Arrival in Tartu followed by a night walk around the Old Town and its university founded in 1632.
Check-in at the hotel Hansa*** or similar, optional dinner at the hotel.
Overnight in Tartu.
After short transfer to Otepää, a lovely place with many lakes, start cycling through the so-called „Estonian Switzerland” and admire the environment. Finish the tour in Sangaste, famous for its 19th century romantic castle built following the example of Windsor Palace, and transfer to Sigulda (Latvia) with a stop in Cesis.
Arrival in Sigulda, the most popular resort in Latvia, in the Gauja River Valley.
Check-in at the hotel Santa*** or similar, dinner at the hotel (included).
Overnight in Sigulda.
Morning circular tour through Gauja National Park, en route enjoy spectacular views of Gauja River valleys with Gutmana and Devil’s Caves, ruins of the 13thC Crusaders Castle in Sigulda and Turaida Castle.
In the afternoon transfer to Riga.
Check-in at the hotel Konventa Seta*** or similar.
Guided city tour of Riga Old Town, the medieval Hanseatic town famous for its Art Nouveau buildings.
Optional dinner at the hotel.
Overnight in Riga.
Optional transfer to Riga airport.
Package prices per person:
EUR 955.00 (double occupancy)
EUR 195.00 (single supplement)
THE TOUR INCLUDES:
– 8 nights stay in hotels, including all taxes
– All hotel taxes
– Breakfast daily
– Welcome meeting with a glass of beer or wine
– 3 x dinners (3 courses with coffee/tea; 1x Hiiumaa, 1x Sagadi & 1x Sigulda)
– Mineral water at your disposal on cycling days
– Guide escort on days 2-8
– Rent of trekking bicycle with waterproof pannier (+ helmet on request)
– Transfers as per itinerary by air-conditioned coach /minibus
– Luggage transport as per itinerary
– Excursions as shown in itinerary
– Ferry ticket to Hiiumaa Island
– Entrance to: Kopu lighthouse & Kassari folk museum in Hiiumaa, Manor House in Lahemaa, Turaida Castle.
– Individual information package (city guides, maps and program)
– Single person arrival or departure transfer – 30 EUR per person
– Arrival or departure transfer for a party of 2 persons – 15 EUR per person
– supplement for an E-bike/Pedelec with a waterproof pannier – 140 EUR per person
– 5 dinners package (3 courses with coffee/tea) – 94 EUR per person
D. PRE/POST TOUR ACCOMMODATION:
Hotel in Riga KONVENTA SETA*** or similar
SGL 59 EUR per room per night, including breakfast
DBL 69 EUR per room per night, including breakfast
Minimum group size – 2 pax.