Cities Covered: Warsaw, Gdansk, Torun, Poznan, Jasna Gora, Krakow, Auschwitz
Duration: 08 nights / 09 days
Category: Group Tour / Fixed Departure
Day 1, Warsaw
Arrive in Warsaw, capital of Poland that stands on the Vistula River. You are required to reach Hotel on your own (OR you may request us to arrange the same at an extra cost). You will be at leisure for rest of the day so that you can relax after your long haul flight. In the evening, you will have an opportunity to meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers.
Day 2, Warsaw – Gdansk
Enjoy a city tour to familiarize yourself with the capital city that is spread across a broad area with diverse architecture: restored Gothic, communist concrete, modern glass and steel. Later, proceed to Gdansk, a port city on the Baltic coast of Poland and an important industrial centre.
Day 3, Gdansk
One of the most important shipping ports in Northern Europe, Gdansk is the birthplace of “Solidarity,” the Polish trade union that revolutionized Polish modern politics. During the city tour you will learn about the city’s past and present. Balance day is free at leisure.
Day 4, Gdansk – Torun – Poznan
Proceed to Torun, a magnificently walled Gothic town on the banks of Vistula River is a birthplace of renaissance astronomer Copernicus and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy a guided tour including the Starowka Old Town with the ruins of a 13th-century Teutonic Knights’ castle as well as many samples of gothic architecture. Later, proceed to Poznan, once the capital of Poland the city carries many ages of tradition, reaching all the way back to the 10th century. Upon arrival, enjoy a city tour of Poznam.
Day 5, Poznan – Jasna Gora – Krakow
Travel to Jasna Góra near Czestochowa for a guided visit of the Monastery that withstood the repeated onslaughts of overwhelming Swedish forces during the religious wars of the 17th century. Since then, its Black Madonna has been venerated as the “Queen of Poland” and has become the country’s national symbol. Later, proceed to Krakow.
Day 6, Krakow
The former Polish capital is a historic and visual gem. Enjoy a guided tour that shows off ancient Krakow, for centuries the residence of Polish kings. See the Market Square, the Jewish Quarter, Wawel Hill, and St. Mary’s Church.
Day 7, Krakow – Auschwitz – Warsaw
Auschwitz concentration camp was a network of German Nazi concentration camps and extermination camps built and operated by Nazi Germany in annexed Polish areas during World War II. Today you will have an opportunity to visit the camp for better understanding the history. Later, return to Warsaw.
Day 8, Warsaw
The full day is free at leisure to explore the city on your own.
Day 9, Warsaw – International Flight
Your exploration ends with the morning breakfast. You are required to reach Airport on your own (OR you may request us to arrange the same at an extra cost).
The tour is available from Mid-April to September. Contact us for price, inclusions and other details such as optional excursions.