37 days in Belarus Itinerary

37 days in Belarus Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Belarus travel route planner
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Fly to Minsk National Airport, Drive to Ptich
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Ptich
— 2 nights
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Gomel
— 4 nights
Drive
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Mogilev
— 4 nights
Drive
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Vitebsk
— 5 nights
Drive
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Lahojsk
— 2 nights
Drive
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Minsk
— 6 nights
Drive
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Brest
— 5 nights
Drive
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Grodno
— 5 nights
Drive
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Mir
— 3 nights
Drive to Minsk National Airport, Fly to Tripoli

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Ptich — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): walk around Chapskih Estate and Park and then see the interesting displays at Dudutki Museum Complex. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Prilepsky Reserve.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ptich itinerary planner.

Tripoli, Libya to Ptich is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Tripoli to Ptich, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Tripoli in November: high temperatures in Ptich hover around 4°C and lows are around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Gomel.
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Gomel — 4 nights

Gomel is the administrative centre of Homiel Voblast and with 526,872 inhabitants (2015 census) the second-most populous city of Belarus. Change things up with these side-trips from Gomel: Vetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarov (in Vetka) and Archangel Michael Cathedral (in Mazyr). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Palace of the Rumyantsevs and the Paskeviches, take in panoramic vistas at Observation Tower, pause for some photo ops at Memorial Sign of Concentration Camp Prisoners, and learn about all things military at Gomel Regional Museum of Military Glory.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Gomel route builder app.

Getting from Ptich to Gomel by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In November in Gomel, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Mogilev.
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Mogilev — 4 nights

Change things up with a short trip to Blue Well/ Blue Krynica in Kliny (about 1h 25 min away).

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mogilev vacation builder site.

You can drive from Gomel to Mogilev in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Vitebsk.
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Vitebsk — 5 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, admire the masterpieces at Museum of the History of Vitebsk Folk Art School, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Alexander Nevsky, and see the interesting displays at City Hall (Ratusha).

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Vitebsk trip planner.

You can drive from Mogilev to Vitebsk in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Lahojsk.
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Lahojsk — 2 nights

Lahoysk is a city in the Minsk Region of Belarus and the administrative center of the Lahoysk Raion.HistoryFirst chronicled in 1078, Lahoysk was the center of a small 12th-century principality, later absorbed into the Principality of Polotsk. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): steep yourself in history at Khatyn Memorial and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Casimir's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Logoisk Ski Complex, then pause for some photo ops at Mound of Glory, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Spring of St. Nicholas.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Lahojsk road trip planner.

Drive from Vitebsk to Lahojsk in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Minsk.
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Minsk — 6 nights

As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Take a break from Minsk with a short trip to Stalin's Line in Zaslawye, about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get your bearings at National Library of Belarus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saints Simon and Helena, take an in-depth tour of Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Loshitskiy Park.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Minsk trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Lahojsk to Minsk takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Brest.
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Brest — 5 nights

A sharp contrast to the capital of Minsk, Brest is a city filled with fortress ruins, old culture, and medieval history.
Take a break from Brest with a short trip to Bielaviežskaja pušča National Park in Kamianiuki, about 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Cathedral, see the interesting displays at The 5th Fort Museum, and make a trip to Brest Railway Station Building.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Brest day trip planning app.

You can drive from Minsk to Brest in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Grodno.
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Grodno — 5 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 historic sites, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalozha Church Boris-Gleb Church, look for gifts at Cudounia, examine the collection at Grodno Gates, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Jesuit Catholic Church.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Grodno day trip website.

Traveling by car from Brest to Grodno takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Mir.
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Mir — 3 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. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph's Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel and Burial Vault Svyatopolk-Mirskikh, and then step into the grandiose world of Mir Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: 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 serene contemplation at Corpus Christi Church in Nesvizh.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Mir trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Grodno to Mir in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Mir when traveling from Grodno in December, with lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.
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Belarus travel guide

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Landmarks · Churches · Monuments
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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