ESN Lithuania Poland Highlights

Join our trip to Poland you will see the best of the country and spend a great time travelling with your friends and other students! Visit Cracow with its spendid Old Town and the famous Kazimierz district, then take a half day trip to Auschwitz concentration camp – the largest of its kind established by the Nazi regime. We continue with Warsaw – the lively city with numerous sight and vivid nightlife! Finally we visit Gdansk – one of the oldest cities in Poland, with its history going back a thousand years. One trip – 3 awesome cities and of course, great time with your friends and other students!
 
Departure: 10-15 Oct. 2017
Duration: 6 days/ 5 nights
Price: 185 Eur
Departure place: Vilnius/Kaunas

Included

  • Bus transportation throughout the trip 
  • Hostel accommodation on shared room basis (4 nights) 
  • 1 breakfast (upon arrival in Cracow) 
  • Guided city walks in Crakow, Warsaw and Gdansk
  • Tour manager services

Not included

  • Optional visit to Auschwitz with entrance and guided tour in the museum
  • Possible entrance fees to museums 
  • Meals (except the ones listed above)

Accommodation

Accommodation is included in the price. We will be staying in hostels - shared rooms (4-8 beds) and common facilities. Our hostels are centrally located, have cooking facilities and free wifi.
 

Optional

Optional half-day trip to sadly-famous Nazi concentration camp – Auschwitz. It is the largest of its kind built in Europe, and now functions and memorial and museum. The guided tour in museum is included. Total duration is around 5h. Price: 15 Eur.
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Tour Program: Poland Highlights

Day 1, Departure from Lithuania
We depart from Lithuania in the evening and start travelling to Cracow. On the bus we have plenty of time to get to know our travel mates, play games and watch some movies. We will travel during the night and arrive in Cracow early morning.

Day 2, Cracow
We arrive in Cracow early morning. We enjoy nice breakfast all together and then get ready to explore the city. We go for the guided walk around the Old Town, and after that we can check in to our hostel. Afternoon is free for you to explore the city on your own. We suggest you to visit Wawel Castle and Kazimierz (the Jewesh district) to learn more about history of Cracow Jews. In the evening we meet again and go out for some drinks in local bars.

Day 3, Cracow (Optional half day trip to Auschwitz)
Today is a free day for you in Cracow. We recommend everyone to join our optional half-day trip to sadly-famous Nazi concentration camp – Auschwitz. It is the largest of its kind built in Europe, and now functions and memorial and museum. The optional trip includes entrance to the museum and guided tour there. We will be back in the city late afternoon. Good idea to have a dinner together and enjoy the last night in Cracow.

Day 4, Cracow – Warsaw
We depart from Cracow early morning and head to the capital city – Warsaw, where we arrive in the afternoon. We enjoy the city walk and then have some free time for dinner and other activities.
In the evening we meet up and get ready to taste the vivid nightlife of the Poland capital!

Day 5, Warsaw – Gdansk
Morning is free time in Warsaw. In the afternoon we depart towards Gdansk - a large port and one of the oldest cities in Poland. We check-in to our hostel, and evening is free to go out for dinner and some drinks in local bars.

Day 6, Gdansk - Lithuania
We start the day exploring Gdansk! We take a guided walk around the city and then enjoy some free time. In the afternoon we get on the bus and start driving back home. We arrive in Lithuania late evening.