28 days in Belarus Itinerary

28 days in Belarus Itinerary

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28 days in Belarus Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + bus:  14​h 30​min
1
Minsk
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Nesvizh
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Grodno
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Ruzhany
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Brest
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Pinsk
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
7
Gomel
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Bobrujsk
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Mogilev
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Vitebsk
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
11
Polotsk
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
12
Naroch
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h
End: Pune

4
nights
Minsk

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Explore hidden gems such as Chelyuskinites Park and Loshitskiy Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Minsk: Holy Trinity Church (in Mir), Mound of Glory (in Slabada) and Pobedy Park (in Maladzyechna). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Trinity Hill, walk around Park Yanki Kupaly, make a trip to Saint Elisabeth Convent, and get engrossed in the history at Money Museum Groshi.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Minsk trip itinerary tool .

Pune, India to Minsk is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Pune to Minsk, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. July in Minsk sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Nesvizh.

Things to do in Minsk

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Holy Trinity Church, Mound of Glory, Pobedy Park
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Chelyuskinites Park ©
Chelyuskinites Park
Trinity Hill ©
Trinity Hill

1
night
Nesvizh

Nesvizh ©
The birthplace of many renowned poets and authors like Yakub Kolas and Kumza Chorny, Nesvizh (referred to as a memorial city), celebrates a long and rich history in the arts.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ascension Cathedral, make a trip to Slutskiye Gates, don't miss a visit to City Hall in Nesvizh, steep yourself in history at Zamkovaya Tower, then appreciate the history behind Monument to the Heroes of the Great Patriotic War, and finally step into the grandiose world of Nesvizh Castle.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, use the Nesvizh trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Minsk to Nesvizh in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In July in Nesvizh, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Grodno.

Things to do in Nesvizh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Church of St. John The Baptist
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Ascension Cathedral ©
Ascension Cathedral
City Hall in Nesvizh ©
City Hall in Nesvizh
Nesvizh Castle ©
Nesvizh Castle

2
nights
Grodno

Grodno ©
The capital city of the region of the same name, Grodno (also called Hrodna) was built around the river flowing through it, and is known as a hub for the arts celebrating both modern and classical culture with three major theaters, a philharmonic society, and a multitude of museums.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): examine the collection at Museum of Iron, go for a walk through Sovetskaya Street, pause for some serene contemplation at The Jesuit Catholic Church, then see the interesting displays at Pharmacy Museum, then stroll around Zhiliber's Park, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Grodno Zoo. On the next day, take in the pleasant sights at Sovetskaya Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Kircha / Evangelistic Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Fraciscan Monastery and Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Intercession Cathedral, then take in the architecture and design of Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas' Church.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Grodno route tool .

Traveling by car from Nesvizh to Grodno takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Grodno are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ruzhany.

Things to do in Grodno

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

St. Nicholas' Church
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The Jesuit Catholic Church ©
The Jesuit Catholic Church
Sovetskaya Street
Sovetskaya Street
Zhiliber's Park ©
Zhiliber's Park

2
nights
Ruzhany

Ruzhany ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Carthusian Monastery, pause for some photo ops at Holocaust Memorial, browse the exhibits of Nuseum-Estate of Tadeusz Kosciuszko, then don't miss a visit to Kosava Castle, then pause for some photo ops at Urbanovich Monument, and finally make a trip to Ruzhany Palace. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Zhyrovichy Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacred Spring, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Andrew the Apostle, appreciate the history behind Tank Monument, then explore the activities along Lake Papernya, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Peter and Pavel.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ruzhany trip builder .

Getting from Grodno to Ruzhany by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Ruzhany are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Brest.

Things to do in Ruzhany

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Zhyrovichy, Kosava, Carthusian Monastery, Church of St. Andrew the Apostle, Holocaust Memorial
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Kosava Castle ©
Kosava Castle
Ruzhany Palace ©
Ruzhany Palace
Zhyrovichy Monastery ©
Zhyrovichy Monastery

2
nights
Brest

Brest ©
A sharp contrast to the capital of Minsk, Brest is a city filled with fortress ruins, old culture, and medieval history.
On the 4th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Historical and Memorial Museum Nemtsevichi Estate, then take in panoramic vistas at Tower of Kamyanyets, and then admire the striking features of Bison on Route Brest - Minsk. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Lenin Statue, see the interesting displays at War Museum - Territory of the World, explore the activities along Rowing Canal, make a trip to Gogolya Street, then make a trip to Brest Railway Station Building, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Cathedral.

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Traveling by car from Ruzhany to Brest takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Pinsk.

Things to do in Brest

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Tower of Kamyanyets
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The 5th Fort Museum ©
The 5th Fort Museum
Brest Railway Station Building ©
Brest Railway Station Building
Bison on Route Brest - Minsk ©
Bison on Route Brest - Minsk

1
night
Pinsk

Pinsk
Pinsk is a city in Belarus, in the Polesia region, traversed by the river Pina, at the confluence of the Pina and Pripyat rivers. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesuit College, don't miss a visit to Butrimovich's Palace, examine the collection at Museum of Belorussian Polesye, then pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and Monastery, and finally make a trip to Pedestrian Lenin Street.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Pinsk tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Brest to Pinsk takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Gomel.

Things to do in Pinsk

Historic Sites Museums
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2
nights
Gomel

Gomel ©
Gomel is the administrative centre of Homiel Voblast and with 526,872 inhabitants (2015 census) the second-most populous city of Belarus. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Monument to Irina Paskevich, don't miss a visit to Sculpture Itchy Feet, make a trip to The Chapel and the Burial Vault of the Paskevich, then admire the striking features of Palace of the Rumyantsevs and the Paskeviches, then don't miss a visit to Observation Tower, and finally learn about all things military at Gomel Regional Museum of Military Glory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Monument to Bogdan Khmelnitskiy, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Peter and Paul Cathedral, make a trip to Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble, then pause for some photo ops at Gulliver Statue, then appreciate the history behind Clown Karandash, and finally don't miss a visit to Bauman Bridge.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Gomel road trip website .

You can drive from Pinsk to Gomel in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Gomel can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bobrujsk.

Things to do in Gomel

Fun & Games Museums Historic Sites
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Peter and Paul Cathedral ©
Peter and Paul Cathedral

2
nights
Bobrujsk

Bobrujsk ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Kozel-Poklyovskih Castle, appreciate the history behind Memorial Complex on the Ground of Children's Concentration Camp, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George's Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Shura Balaganov, then pause for some photo ops at Monument to a Beaver, and finally don't miss a visit to Bobruisk Fortress. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: go for a walk through Pedestrian Street Sotsialisticheskaya, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Soldiers-Internationalists, see the interesting displays at Bobruisk local history museum, appreciate the history behind Tank Monument on the tomb of General B.S.Baharova, then appreciate the history behind Monument to the Victims of Unreasonable Repressions, and finally admire the striking features of Central Library of Bobrujsk.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bobrujsk day trip app .

Drive from Gomel to Bobrujsk in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Mogilev.

Things to do in Bobrujsk

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Kozel-Poklyovskih Castle, Memorial Complex on the Ground of Children's Concentration Camp
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Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Cathedral of St. Nicholas
Bobruisk Fortress ©
Bobruisk Fortress

2
nights
Mogilev

Mogilev ©
On the 11th (Sun), buy something for everyone on your list at Mall Magnit, don't miss a visit to Sculpture Station Warden, don't miss a visit to Nikolsky Women's Monastery, then don't miss a visit to Star Square, then don't miss a visit to Memorial Complex Buynichskoe Field, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stanislaus Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Leninskaya Street, view the masterpieces at History Museum of Mogilev, make a trip to Belarusian Heritage Village 19th century, then get to know the resident critters at Mogilev Zoosad, then don't miss a visit to Victory Square, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Ethnography.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, read Mogilev journey planner.

Traveling by car from Bobrujsk to Mogilev takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Vitebsk.

Things to do in Mogilev

Zoos & Aquariums Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Mogilev Zoosad
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Mogilev Zoosad ©
Mogilev Zoosad
Mogilev City Hall ©
Mogilev City Hall
Star Square ©
Star Square

2
nights
Vitebsk

Vitebsk ©
Vitebsk or Vitsebsk, is a city in Belarus. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Memorial Complex Three Bayonets, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Resurrection Church, make a trip to Monument to the Great Duke Algirdas, examine the collection at City Hall (Ratusha), then appreciate the history behind Monument to Heroes of Patriotic War 1812, and finally snap pictures at Pushkinskiy Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Sculpture Greeters, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Temple of St. Euphrosyne of Polotsk, examine the collection at Repin's country house in Zdrawneva, explore the world behind art at Marc Chagall Art Center, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Annunciation Church/ Blagoveschenskaya Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Marc Chagall Home.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Vitebsk visit planning app .

Traveling by car from Mogilev to Vitebsk takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Vitebsk can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Polotsk.

Things to do in Vitebsk

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Repin's country house in Zdrawneva
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Uspensky Cathedral ©
Uspensky Cathedral
City Hall (Ratusha) ©
City Hall (Ratusha)

2
nights
Polotsk

Polotsk ©
Polotsk or Polatsk is a historical city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina River. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Polotsk National Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve, appreciate the history behind Monument to Vseslav Charodey, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Heroes of Patriotic War 1812, admire the striking features of Saint Euphrosyne Monastery, then see the interesting displays at Saint Sophia Cathedral, and finally see the interesting displays at Belarusian Museum of Typography. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Memorial Complex Break Breakthrough, make a trip to Peter the Great's House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bogoyavlenskiy Cathedral/ Epiphany Cathedral, learn about all things military at Polotsk Museum of Medieval Knighthood, then don't miss a visit to Symeon of Polotsk Monument, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monument to Euphrosyne of Polotsk.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Polotsk itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Vitebsk to Polotsk in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. August in Polotsk sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Naroch.

Things to do in Polotsk

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Memorial Complex Break Breakthrough
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Saint Sophia Cathedral ©
Saint Sophia Cathedral
Saint Euphrosyne Monastery ©
Saint Euphrosyne Monastery
Symeon of Polotsk Monument ©
Symeon of Polotsk Monument

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nights
Naroch

Naroch ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Lake Narach and National Sanctuary of the Mother of God of Budslau. Get out of town with these interesting Naroch side-trips: Church of Holy Trinity (in Gervyaty), Transfiguration Church (in Smarhon) and Ethnocultural Complex Nanosy-Novoselye (in Nanosy).

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You can drive from Polotsk to Naroch in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Polotsk to Naroch, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August in Naroch, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naroch

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hlybokaye, Begoml, Halsany, Pastavy, Braslaw
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Lake Narach ©
Lake Narach
Braslau Lakes National Park ©
Braslau Lakes National Park
Church of Holy Trinity ©
Church of Holy Trinity

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