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Aukštaitija National Park: Wild Nature Hiking

1. Aukštaitija National Park: Wild Nature Hiking

If visiting Lithuania, be sure to take a day out in the Aukštaitija National Park to fully appreciate Lithuanian beauty. Hear the whispering wind in the crowns of trees, inhale the tangy smell of pines, give your eyes and mind an opportunity to unwind and refuel. Enjoy the healing powers of the surrounding nature, and experience a deluxe feeling of calmness. Aukštaitija National Park can be reached by train or coach from Vilnius in 1.5 to 2-hours. Once you are at the meeting point, a short 15 minute transfer will take you to a small village Puziniškis, where the tour will start. From there, a local guide will lead you on a 10 kilometer hike. Expect to hear about edible herbs and berries, which you can pick along the trail, hear stories about the local forest and lake formation and possibly spot some wildlife. There will also be a stop for lunch, during which your guide will show you how to prepare a traditional lunch over a campfire. This will also an opportunity to take a refreshing swim in the wild lake. The tour will end at the same spot as it started, Puziniškis village. The transfer will take you back to Ignalina where you can catch a return train or bus to Vilnius. Families with children and dogs are welcome on this tour.

Vilnius: Hall Market Tour with Wine and Cheese Tasting

2. Vilnius: Hall Market Tour with Wine and Cheese Tasting

Meet your guide next to the main entrance to Hales Market - one of the oldest market in Vilnius. Enjoy a short tour around the market area as your informative guide entertains you with the history of the farmers market and railway station district. After your trip across the farmers market, get ready for an exciting cultural experience by tasting a variety of Lithuanian cheeses. From fresh to cured, soft to hard, white to blue and black, indulge in a variety of cheeses perfect for any palette. As you sample various Lithuanian cheeses your guide will also help you pair them with a variety of wines of apple, red currant, quince and nettle flavored profiles.

Local Guide of Vilnius Nightlife

3. Local Guide of Vilnius Nightlife

Looking for something unusual and interesting? Do not miss the opportunity to see Vilnius at night! If you have already seen places of interest in the daytime, you will receive a very different impression of Vilnius at night. Brightly illuminated streets, squares, majestic buildings of Vilnius will create a pleasant environment for an evening walk. Do you want to know where to find the most delicious food, drinks, clubs? Also, You want to know where is the cheapest taxi or the best hotels of Vilnius? You guide will give You some advice! We will introduce you to the most interesting places of Vilnius. You will spend your time with a responsible person who will be with you as long as you want.

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Lovely day trip in Aukštaitija Nationalpark

Directly after booking and the official booking confirmation I received another email from Anastassia (the tour company) directly. WOW, that's quite a service!! Asking me, where we should meet, or to pick me up wherever I am. As we are in the first days of June, the high season hasn't started yet. So I was lucky to be the only guest. Andrius, the tour guide picked me up exactly on time in the morning. We have been hiking then for two hours before Andrius prepared a campfire and a perfect picknick for lunch on the shore of a lake. After swimming in the lake we kept on hiking again. It was such a beautiful tour with great views from hills and a watch tower over so many lakes, that I lost track. I can highly recommend this tour for all people who love the nature and love to be outdoors. You can find a detailed report of this tour (in German language) and with a lot of photos on my travel blog: alla-on-tour.de/wandertour-im-aukstaitija-Nationalpark. Ačiū, Andruis, for a great tour and lo

Nice, uncomplicated, spontaneous

We booked the trip in Octobre when it was cold and a bit rainy but nevertheless we really enjoyed the beautiful nature. Anton was a very nice guide and even able to light the fire with wet wood. We asked for veggie food and got delicious veggies and also hot coffee and tea which was perfect for the cold weather. We were accompanied by his young dog and we loved that he asked before if we are ok with dogs. Unfortunately at this time there were no more herbs and berries to explore, but so we had a longer walk and always the decision where we want to go. That's why at the end we actually had a longer trip than planned. We can higly recommend the tour with Anton!

Having a tour with Anton was just an amazing experience. We came without knowing what to expect and it was far above any other hikes we did. Anton showed us wonderful places, had prepared everything for us and shared stories. What else could we say than time flies when you are hiking in such a beautiful place with such a nice person. We would definitely recommend and do it again :)