KICKSLED ON ICE TRIP TO KAUNAS LAGOON, PAŽAISLIS MONASTERY AND OLD TOWN
Make your winter day out more adventurous! On a day trip to Kaunas (from Vilnius) you will experience a real nordic adventure on ice and learn how to sled on it using kick- sledge, see magnificent Pažaislis monastery and will have a walk in the cozy old town of Kaunas. Appreciate the beauty of frozen nature and get familiar with its landscapes, history of the area and some winter stories. Warm up yourself with hot tea a traditional pie on the picnic break to get the most out of this winter day!
- Explore frozen Kaunas Lagoon on kick-sledge.
- See Pažaislis Monastery - jewel of baroque architecture.
- Discover Old Town of Kaunas on a cozy walk.
- Enjoy winter picnic with hot drinks and pie.
January - March
IMPORTANT: This tour is a subject to change depending on weather conditions. If the ice is not solid enough for the activity, you can cancel your booking free of charge or we can offer you regular hike, snowshoeing or sightseeing tour as an alternative.
€85,00 per person / Groups 2-8 persons
Private tour: min. 4 pax / €340,00 (max. 8 persons/€85,00 per person)
This is a small group regular tour.
Starts at 09:00 from 2019.01.02 to 2019.03.15 (advance booking required).
Duration approx. 8h incl. transfers.
Min. 2 person - Max. 8 persons.
Hotel pick up/drop off in Vilnius or Kaunas.
- Professional guide.
- Rental of kick-sledge.
- Hotel pick up/drop off and transport from/to Vilnius or Kaunas.
- Tea and pie during the tour.
- Photos of the tour made by guide will be sent afterwards.
- Entrance fee to Pažaislis Monastery €4,00 (Sundays and Mondays closed).
More about the tour:
The day starts with the pickup at your hotel in Vilnius. After driving to Kaunas (approx. 1:15hour drive) first you will visit the jewel of Italian Baroque architecture in Lithuania - Pažaislis, founded in 16th century by nobleman and Lithuanian chancellor Pac became home of Calmaldolese Order monks. Once situated on the picturesque hill and named Monte Pacis - Hill of Peace, now monastery is located on the peninsula of artificial Kaunas Lagoon - reservoir. And this is your next stop on this tour: you will explore the shores of the frozen water while using kick-sledge and sledding between the cliffs, pine forests and wide horizons of ice. At the end of the adventure you will have a chance to warm up yourself with a cup of tea and slice of pie. Last but not least comes a cozy walk in Kaunas and its Old Town. Learn about the history of this important trade and fortress city, find out about its period of being Lithuanian capital and see the famous Town Hall and gothic Perkūnas House. At the end of the tour you will have a chance to have lunch in a traditional Lithuanian restaurant (not included). Drive back to Vilnius and say good bye to your guide after drop off near your hotel.