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АLBARUTHENIA: Brest - Belovezha Forest, 2 days
Route SB-D.11.2: Brest (overnight stop) - Kamenets - Belovezha Forest - Father Christmas' Estate
2 days/1 night
This tour is conducted in RUSSIAN with museum audio guides in English.
You will see wonderful forest reserve Bialowieza Forest, picturesque Father Christmas' Residence, the world famous monument in Brest Fortress await you in this journey. Our tour includes a rich excursion program. You will have the opportunity to have a good rest, and so much to see and learn.

The tour price includes:
Comfortable coach travel
Accommodation in Hotel Vesta*** in TWIN or SINGLE
Meals: 1 buffet breakfast + 2 lunches
Russian-speaking guide
Museum audio guides in English
Excursions (all entrance tickets included):
    • Brest Sightseeing Tour
    • Visit of the Brest Fortress
    • Excursion to Bialowieza Forest
    • Visit of the Museum of Nature
    • Visit of the Father Frost's Estate
Viapol souvenirs and relevant city maps
Help of our friendly guides☺
TOUR PROGRAMME
This tour will start from the Belarus Hotel*** - Minsk, 15 Storozhovskaya str.
DAY 1 - Drive from Minsk to Brest. Arrival in Brest. LUNCH at the restaurant. BREST SIGHTSEEING TOUR. Brest is the old city in Belarus at the border with Poland (first it was mentioned in the Primary Chronicle in 1019!). The city has long and rich history: it was Brest to be granted the Magdeburg Law the first of all the Belarusian towns; there the Union of Brest was contracted in 1596, according to which the Roman-Catholic Church and Eastern Orthodox Church were united; a lot of outstanding people lived there. In 1921 Brest was annexed to the Polish Republic, in 1939 it became part of the USSR. You will see the cultural heritage of this city, its old and modern monuments and temples, walk down its main street. Then You will visit THE BREST FORTRESS (built in 1942) which left its mark in history twice: in 1918, the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk was signed in the White Palace of the Brest fortress, ending the war between Soviet Russia and Germany; and it is the place where the brave soldiers held the fort during the first days of the Great Patriotic War. The Memorial Complex "Brest Hero-Fortress" includes forts, bastions, barracks and sculptural compositions. You will visit the MUSEUM OF THE FORTRESS (www.brest-fortress.by) located in the Citadel - the old barrack in the centre of the fortress. Hotel check-in. Free time. In the evening you will get a chance to see how a lamplighter dressed in the form of Peter the Great's time lights retro-lamps, you can make a picture with him - for luck. Overnight stay in Brest.

DAY 2 - Buffet breakfast. Hotel check-out. On the way to Bialowieza Forest we will make a break in KAMENETS where the magnificent 30-meter high Tower of Kamyanyets built in 1276 is located. BIALOWIEZA FOREST listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site is a National reservation, where rich plant life and amazing landscape are combined. Here grows the highest fir-tree in Europe, here live powerful aurochs and a great number of animal species. A lot of famous people are associated with this place - brothers Tyszkiewicz and Tyzenhaus, Napoleon and Nicholas II… You will visit the MUSEUM OF NATURE with its amazing exhibitions, FATHER FROST'S ESTATE with numerous buildings and surprises… The Estate is located deep in Bialowieza Forest, where the feedboxes for aurochs are settled. Here you will find the mansions of Father Frost and Snow Maiden, the storage of Father Frost's presents "Skarbnitsa" and a mill. You will visit open-air cages with animals and after that you will have free time when you can make some pictures or buy some souvenirs made of wood, clay or straw. LUNCH at the restaurant. Return to Minsk ~10 p.m.
Price per person:
  In TWINIn SINGLE
Standard (TWIN and SINGLE) 90 EUR
200 BYN
99 EUR
220 BYN
LUX 103 EUR
230 BYN
 
Discount for children - 10%

Hotel Vesta ***, Brest, st. Krupskaya 16, 5 floors. The hotel was built in 1991, the best three-star hotel in Brest. The hotel is located in a convenient location in the center of Brest, has a pedestrian connection with the main street of the city - Masherov Avenue and the pedestrian street. Soviet; in close proximity are the cultural and historical monuments of Brest. The single rooms TWIN and SINGLE contain all the necessary amenities - 2 beds (SINGLE room - 1 bed and a sofa), toilet-bathroom, telephone, TV, refrigerator. The LUX rooms have 2 rooms - a bedroom with a double bed and a living room with a sofa bed, air conditioning. Breakfast buffet. See also the hotel website.
Hotel infrastructure is quite developed:
  • restaurant & bar
  • sauna
  • hairdresser
  • massage room, solarium
  • parking
  • newsstand
  • billiards Russian
  • luggage storage
  • conference hall

Distance: Minsk-Brest 350 km, Brest-Bialowiezha Forest 60 km

Starting point: 8.00, Belarus Hotel*** - Minsk, 15 Storozhovskaya str.
End of tour: Belarus Hotel***