30 days in Belarus Itinerary

30 days in Belarus Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Belarus journey planner
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Fly
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Minsk
— 5 nights
Bus
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Mir
— 2 nights
Bus to Gorodeia, Train to Brest
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Brest
— 3 nights
Bus
4
Grodno
— 3 nights
Train
5
Polotsk
— 1 night
Train
6
Mogilev
— 3 nights
Train
7
Vitebsk
— 4 nights
Bus
8
Gomel
— 2 nights
Train
9
Bobrujsk
— 1 night
Drive to Minsk National Airport, Fly to Kolkata (Calcutta)

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Minsk — 5 nights

As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Change things up with a short trip to Mound of Glory in Slabada (about 30 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: browse the collection at National Library of Belarus, appreciate the extensive heritage of Loshitskiy Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Spirit Cathedral, and brush up on your military savvy at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Minsk trip maker website.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Minsk is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time is minus 2.5 hours. In December, Minsk is cooler than Kolkata (Calcutta) - with highs of 0°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Mir.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
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Find places to stay Dec 1 — 6:

Mir — 2 nights

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. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church, and then explore the historical opulence of Mir Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to City Hall in Nesvizh, admire the landmark architecture of National Historical and Cultural Museum and Reserve Niasvizh, and then pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Heroes of the Great Patriotic War.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Mir sightseeing app.

Getting from Minsk to Mir by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. December in Mir sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Brest.
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Find places to stay Dec 6 — 8:

Brest — 3 nights

A sharp contrast to the capital of Minsk, Brest is a city filled with fortress ruins, old culture, and medieval history.
Go for a jaunt from Brest to Kamianiuki to see Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park about 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, don't miss a visit to Brest Railway Station Building, examine the collection at Brest Railway Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nicholas Cathedral.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Brest trip maker app.

Getting from Mir to Brest by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December in Brest, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Grodno.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 12:

Grodno — 3 nights

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.
Grodno is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Jesuit Catholic Church, explore the ancient world of The Old Castle, and see the interesting displays at Pharmacy Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Grodno tour itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Brest to Grodno in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Polotsk.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 16:

Polotsk — 1 night

Polotsk or Polatsk is a historical city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina River. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): examine the collection at Saint Sophia Cathedral, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Jesuit Academy of Polotsk, and then admire the striking features of Saint Euphrosyne Monastery. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Geographical Midpoint of Europe, then learn about all things military at Polotsk Museum of Medieval Knighthood, and then appreciate the history behind Symeon of Polotsk Monument.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Polotsk planner.

Getting from Grodno to Polotsk by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Grodno in December, expect slightly colder with lows of -5°C in Polotsk. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Mogilev.
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Find places to stay Dec 16 — 18:

Mogilev — 3 nights

Mogilev is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Star Square, explore the world behind art at Mogilev Fine Arts Museum of Maslenikov, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stanislaus Church, and examine the collection at Museum of Ethnography.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Mogilev trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Polotsk to Mogilev takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Vitebsk.
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Find places to stay Dec 18 — 21:

Vitebsk — 4 nights

Vitebsk or Vitsebsk, is a city in Belarus. Vitebsk is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uspensky Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Alexander Nevsky, make a trip to Pushkinskiy Bridge, and explore the world behind art at Museum of the History of Vitebsk Folk Art School.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Vitebsk itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Mogilev to Vitebsk takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Vitebsk sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Gomel.
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Find places to stay Dec 21 — 25:

Gomel — 2 nights

Gomel is the administrative centre of Homiel Voblast and with 526,872 inhabitants (2015 census) the second-most populous city of Belarus. Step out of Gomel to go to Vetka and see Vetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarov, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Palace of the Rumyantsevs and the Paskeviches, take in panoramic vistas at Observation Tower, see the interesting displays at Vetka Museum of Old Believer Faith and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarova, and make a trip to The Chapel and the Burial Vault of the Paskevich.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Gomel trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Vitebsk to Gomel by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bobrujsk.
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Find places to stay Dec 25 — 28:

Bobrujsk — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): admire the striking features of Central Library of Bobrujsk, then appreciate the history behind Monument to a Beaver, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bobrujsk trip site.

You can drive from Gomel to Bobrujsk in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.
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Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 29:
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Belarus travel guide

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Landmarks · Monuments · Churches
Explore the idyllic cornflower fields, vast forests, and charming villages of , a country that blends modern progress with its rich history. Tour the financially prosperous and socially progressive capital city, traipse through national parks, and catch sight of the continent's largest mammal, the European bison. Visit ancient castles, and view demonstrations of ceramic making and blacksmithing. Learn how World War II impacted this Eastern European nation by visiting one of the many monuments and memorials that pay homage to those who served. Because of its isolation from the rest of the region, visitors to the country are often approached with curiosity, but warmly greeted by the locals. Known for its rich cultural heritage, the nation hosts a plethora of festivals throughout the year, allowing visitors and locals alike to enjoy the arts.
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