38 days in Belarus Itinerary

38 days in Belarus Itinerary

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38 days in Belarus Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Minsk
— 6 nights
2
Gomel
— 4 nights
3
Mogilev
— 4 nights
4
Vitebsk
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Polotsk
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Gervyaty
— 1 night
7
Grodno
— 5 nights
8
Brest
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Kosava
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Mir
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h
End: Hyderabad

6
nights
Minsk

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Archcathedral Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Church of Saints Simon and Helena. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kreva Castle and Loshitskiy Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Minsk: Oginsky Estate (in Zalesye), Holy Spring of St. Nicholas (in Lahojsk) and Mound of Glory (in Slabada). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of All Saints, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Mary Magdalene, brush up on your military savvy at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, and walk around Chelyuskinites Park.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Minsk trip itinerary website .

Hyderabad, India to Minsk is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Hyderabad to Minsk is minus 2 hours. In June, Minsk is much colder than Hyderabad - with highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Gomel.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Khatyn Memorial, Holy Spring of St. Nicholas, Mound of Glory, Kreva Castle, Oginsky Estate
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Khatyn Memorial ©
Khatyn Memorial
Kreva Castle ©
Kreva Castle
Loshitskiy Park ©
Loshitskiy Park

4
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. Peter and Paul Cathedral and Palace of the Rumyantsevs and the Paskeviches will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Chapel and the Burial Vault of the Paskevich and Observation Tower. Get out of town with these interesting Gomel side-trips: Kozel-Poklyovskih Castle (in Krasniy Bereg), Vetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarov (in Vetka) and Chapel of St. Euphrosyne of Polotsk (in Rechitsa). There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Gomel Regional Museum of Military Glory, see the interesting displays at Vetka Museum of Old Believer Faith and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarova, take an in-depth tour of History Museum of Gomel, and pause for some photo ops at Sculpture Itchy Feet.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Gomel online travel planner .

You can drive from Minsk to Gomel in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Mogilev.

Things to do in Gomel

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kozel-Poklyovskih Castle, Vetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarov, Chapel of St. Euphrosyne of Polotsk
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Peter and Paul Cathedral ©
Peter and Paul Cathedral

4
nights
Mogilev

Mogilev ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like St. Stanislaus Church and Star Square. Popular historic sites such as Monument to a Beaver and Mogilev City Hall are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mogilev: Bobrujsk (Tank Monument on the tomb of General B.S.Baharova & Cathedral of St. Nicholas), Gorki Agricultural Academy (in Horki) and Orsha (Ethnographic Museum Mlyn & Jesuit College).

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Mogilev online trip builder .

Drive from Gomel to Mogilev in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Vitebsk.

Things to do in Mogilev

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bobrujsk, Orsha, Gorki Agricultural Academy, Monument to Cucumber, Mogilev Zoosad
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Museum of Ethnography ©
Museum of Ethnography
St. Stanislaus Church ©
St. Stanislaus Church
Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Cathedral of St. Nicholas

4
nights
Vitebsk

Vitebsk ©
Vitebsk or Vitsebsk, is a city in Belarus. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Uspensky Cathedral and Annunciation Church/ Blagoveschenskaya Church. Your inner history buff will appreciate Marc Chagall Home and Repin's country house in Zdrawneva. Take a break from Vitebsk with a short trip to St. Ilya Church in Orsha, about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Resurrection Church, make a trip to Sculpture Greeters, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Temple of St. Euphrosyne of Polotsk, and see the interesting displays at City Hall (Ratusha).

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Vitebsk day trip website .

Getting from Mogilev to Vitebsk by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. June in Vitebsk sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Polotsk.

Things to do in Vitebsk

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Repin's country house in Zdrawneva, St. Ilya Church
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Uspensky Cathedral ©
Uspensky Cathedral
Marc Chagall Home ©
Marc Chagall Home

3
nights
Polotsk

Polotsk ©
Polotsk or Polatsk is a historical city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina River. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Saint Euphrosyne Monastery and Belarusian Museum of Typography. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Saint Sophia Cathedral and Immortality Hill. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Polotsk: Hlybokaye (Trinity Church, Nativity of the Virgin Cathedral, & more). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bogoyavlenskiy Cathedral/ Epiphany Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Heroes of Patriotic War 1812, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Andrey Baboli, and take an in-depth tour of Local Lore Museum.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Polotsk online sightseeing planner .

You can take a train from Vitebsk to Polotsk in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Gervyaty.

Things to do in Polotsk

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Hlybokaye
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Saint Euphrosyne Monastery ©
Saint Euphrosyne Monastery
Saint Sophia Cathedral ©
Saint Sophia Cathedral

1
night
Gervyaty

Gervyaty ©
On the 1st (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Holy Trinity.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Gervyaty trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Polotsk to Gervyaty takes 3 hours. Traveling from Polotsk to Gervyaty, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June in Gervyaty, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Mon) before leaving for Grodno.

Things to do in Gervyaty

Historic Sites
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Church of Holy Trinity ©
Church of Holy Trinity

5
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.
Popular historic sites such as The Jesuit Catholic Church and The Bernandine Church are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kircha / Evangelistic Church and Sovetskaya Street. Change things up with these side-trips from Grodno: Lida (Lida Castle & The Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Intercession Cathedral, admire the striking features of St. Michael's Church, see the interesting displays at Pharmacy Museum, and explore the historical opulence of The New Castle.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Grodno online trip builder .

Getting from Gervyaty to Grodno by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Gervyaty to Grodno due to the time zone difference. July in Grodno sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Brest.

Things to do in Grodno

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lida
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The Jesuit Catholic Church ©
The Jesuit Catholic Church
Kircha / Evangelistic Church ©
Kircha / Evangelistic Church
Holy Intercession Cathedral ©
Holy Intercession Cathedral

5
nights
Brest

Brest ©
A sharp contrast to the capital of Minsk, Brest is a city filled with fortress ruins, old culture, and medieval history.
Popular historic sites such as Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park and Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. Nicholas Cathedral and The 5th Fort Museum. Explore Brest's surroundings by going to Kamyanyets (Tower of Kamyanyets & St. Simeon Church) and Ruzhany Palace (in Ruzhany). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Brest Railway Station Building, admire the landmark architecture of Bison on Route Brest - Minsk, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Temple in Honor of the Tikhvin Icon of Our Lady, and examine the collection at Saved Artifacts Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Brest travel site .

Traveling by car from Grodno to Brest takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kosava.

Things to do in Brest

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Kamyanyets, Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park, Ruzhany Palace
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Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress ©
Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park ©
St. Nicholas Cathedral ©
St. Nicholas Cathedral

1
night
Kosava

Kosava ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Holocaust Memorial, admire the striking features of Holy Trinity Church, then go for a walk through Nuseum-Estate of Tadeusz Kosciuszko, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kosava Castle.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kosava tour itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Brest to Kosava in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mir.

Things to do in Kosava

Historic Sites Museums Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Holocaust Memorial
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Kosava Castle ©
Kosava Castle
Holy Trinity Church ©
Holy Trinity Church

2
nights
Mir

Mir ©
Mir is a town in Kareličy raion, Hrodna Voblast, Belarus on the banks of Miranka River, about 85 kilometers southwest of the national capital, Minsk.Prior to 1939 the town was in Poland.HistoryMir village was founded sometime prior to 1345. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Mir Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel and Burial Vault Svyatopolk-Mirskikh, then admire the landmark architecture of Nesvizh Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to City Hall in Nesvizh.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Mir day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Kosava to Mir takes 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Mir are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mir

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Nesvizh
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Mir Castle ©
Mir Castle
Nesvizh Castle ©
Nesvizh Castle
Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh ©
Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh

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