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Scenic Snowshoe Hike in Trakai From Vilnius

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    What to Expect
    After hotel pick up and meeting your guide, you will head towards Trakai - a small town with about 5000 residents. Once a significant and powerful town, nowadays Trakai is enjoying tranquillity. The town is located next to Vilnius  which is 15-miles (about 25-km) surrounded by several beautiful lakes, woods and hilly landscapes. The main attraction is the Island castle finished in the early 15th Century by Lithuanian Grand Duke Vytautas.

    The snowshoe hike starts in Varnikai forest and you can explore a true winter wonderland while walking on the natural trails. Pass idyllic village of Varnikai before you will reach the lakes. Walk on ice to the castle (walking on ice - subject of change if the ice is not thick enough) where you will learn some medieval history.

    Enjoy hot tea during the tour and traditional Karaim pie at the end to complete your impressions about Trakai before going back to Vilnius.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Any hotel/address of your stay in Vilnius.
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Duration
    4h
    Inclusions
    • Professional guide
    • Snowshoes, poles and gaiters rental
    • Hotel pick up/drop off and transportation from/to Vilnius
    • Hot tea and traditional pie
    • Photos will be sent afterwards
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Operates in winter conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 14 January 2019

    We had the best day spent with our guide Tomas. He picked us up from our accommodation in Vilnius and drove us to Trakai where we went for a 2 hour snowshoe hike. Tomas was fantastic, moving at our pace and stopping to give us...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    1  Thank MaddieHarmer
    simasp2015, Owner at North North East, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2019

    Hi Maddie, Thank you for coming to our tour and for such a great review! So happy to hear you have enjoyed every detail of this trip :) Welcome back anytime! Best regards, Simas / NNE

    Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

    I led a group of college student on a study abroad trip with a few planned excursions before the start of the course. North North West was an absolute pleasure. Simas, the director, was very helpful with my planning. Tomas, the guide, was world-class. My...More

    1  Thank jpetula
    simasp2015, Owner at North North East, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2019

    Hello Jason, Thank you so much for such an amazing review! We are so happy to hear that you had a great experience in Trakai with us. You are always welcome back :) Best regards, Simas / NNE

    Reviewed 5 March 2018

    So close to Vilnius and still feeling in the woods and fields. We made the tour during light snowfall and cold weather, but still had a great time. Simas is a great guide, experienced in hiking as well as in the history and culture of...More

    Date of experience: March 2018
    Thank job s
    Simas P, Owner at North North East, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

    Hello Job, Thank you so much for coming to our snowshoe hike and such a great review! It was a really tough winter that day and I'm so glad to hear that you still have enjoyed this trip! We are looking forward to see you...More

    Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

    This was an excellent experience from beginning to end - we were a group of 8 friends visiting Vilnius and this was a highlight of our trip. Simas is fantastic, knowledgeable and interesting and the trip was perfect for us - beautiful scenery and a...More

    1  Thank 22polly22
    Simas P, Owner at North North East, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

    Hello Polly, Thank you for your kind words! I'm happy to hear you have enjoyed the snowshoe hike! Hope to see you in Lithuania again. Best regards, Simas

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