Highlights

  • Kayaking in tranquil and natural lake areas of Trakai National Park
  • Enjoy views of Island Castle and Uzutrakis Manor
  • Taste traditional Karaim cuisine at the picnic lunch
  • Learn about history and nature of Trakai with experienced tour guide

Level and requirements

Easy trip suitable for beginners. Paddling distance approx. 11 km. You’ll get instructions before the tour. Swimming skills are required.

Trakai Half-Day Kayak Tour

From 40€/person

Price

€40,00/person (€50,00/person incl. return transfers from Vilnius)

Availability

Available in April – November 2019

This is a regular guided kayak tour (min. 2pax).

Start of the tour is 11:00

Duration approx. 4h (approx. 5,5h incl. transfers).

Small groups 2 – 12 pax

Inclusions
  • Experienced local guide
  • Equipment (tandem touring kayaks including ruder, life vests, dry bags, and spray decks to keep you warm and dry). Limited number of single kayaks are available for an additional fee €5,00/person
  • Picnic lunch incl. 1x traditional pasty, local pie and coffee/tea
  • 1 x 0,5l water bottle
  • Pick-up and drop off in Vilnius (if option with transfers is selected)
  • Photos taken by guide will be sent afterwards (takes up to 7 days, depending on the season)
  • This was my favorite activity during our trip to Lithuania. Our guide, Tomas, was very friendly and knowledgeable and the whole trip was brilliant. We were a small group and we got to kayak on four lakes and through a secret route to a beautiful pond of waterlilies. The bank where we stopped for our picnic lunch was stunning and we had it completely to ourselves for a swim in the sunshine! I  would 100% recommend this trip.

    Amanda (USA) on Trip Advisor
  • This was the highlight of our weekend to Vilnius. Tomas (our guide) was so lovely and friendly -- he was very knowledgeable about the sights we saw and spoke excellent English. He seemed like a very genuine guy, and really made the trip special for us. He picked us up promptly from our hotel and even brought a little red chequered tablecloth for our picnic! The traditional Lithuanian pastries we had for lunch were delicious -- particularly the apple pie! Tomas took lots of photos of us as well, and these were a lovely memento from the trip. Overall, we found it to be great value for money -superb scenery, a wonderful tour guide and all round great fun. Could not recommend highly enough!

    Laura (UK) on Trip Advisor

More About the Tour

Explore famous medieval Island Castle and Trakai National Park on our classic half-day kayak tour. Meet our guide at the boat house in Trakai or book a ride from Vilnius with us – either way it takes just a short ride to reach crystal clear lakes of the national park. Paddle through serene landscapes, navigate around numerous islands on the lake and see the landmarks of Trakai such as Island Castle, Užutrakis Mansion or ruins of Peninsular Castle. Have a tasty picnic lunch on a remote island or cozy campsite and a chance for a great afternoon swim. Learn some about Lithuania’s history and hear insider stories from the local guide. We will take you on a cozy adventure and provide you with the right gear to make you feel comfortable whether it’s blooming spring, lush summer or colourful fall.
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