36 days in Lithuania Itinerary

36 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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36 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Start: Karachi
Fly:  18​h
1
Vilnius
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Druskininkai
— 5 nights
Bus:  2​h
3
Kaunas
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Palanga
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Nida
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  3​h
6
Siauliai
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Anyksciai
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Ignalina
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Karachi

6
nights
Vilnius

Vilnius ©
The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, boasts an impressive medieval quarter--one of the continent's largest and a World Heritage Site with almost 2,000 historical buildings.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vilnius: Trakai (Uzutrakis Manor Estate (The Tyszkiewicz Palace) & Trakai Island Castle Museum). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church Of St Peter And St Paul, wander the streets of Uzupis, and appreciate the history behind Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika).

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Vilnius route maker app .

Karachi, Pakistan to Vilnius is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Karachi to Vilnius, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Druskininkai.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Trakai
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Trakai Island Castle Museum ©
Trakai Island Castle Museum
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) ©
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower

5
nights
Druskininkai

Druskininkai ©
Near the borders of Belarus and Poland, Druskininkai serves as Lithuania's premiere spa town.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Druskininkai: Alytus (White Rose Bridge, Sv. Angelu sargu baznycia, & more). Next up on the itinerary: cool off at Druskininkai Aquapark, walk around Antanas Cesnulis Sculpture Park, don't miss a visit to Musical Fountain, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Icon of Mother of God of All the Afflicted.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Druskininkai trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Vilnius to Druskininkai takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Vilnius to Druskininkai is 1 hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Kaunas.

Things to do in Druskininkai

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Alytus, Merkine
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Grutas Park ©
Grutas Park
Musical Fountain ©
Musical Fountain
Church of Saint Mary's Scapular ©
Church of Saint Mary's Scapular

7
nights
Kaunas

Kaunas ©
Situated between the Neris and Nemunas rivers, Kaunas is known for its old town, which, though smaller than the capital's, is in much better condition.
Get out of town with these interesting Kaunas side-trips: Kedainiai Old Town (in Kedainiai) and Panemunes Castle (in Pilis). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Kaunas Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pazaislis Monastery, take a stroll through Old Town Kaunas, and see the interesting displays at National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kaunas trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by bus from Druskininkai to Kaunas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Druskininkai to Kaunas. January in Kaunas sees daily highs of -2°C and lows of -8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Palanga.

Things to do in Kaunas

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Raudondvaris Dvaras, Panemunes Castle, Kedainiai Old Town
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National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum ©
Ninth Fort ©
Ninth Fort
Old Town Kaunas ©
Old Town Kaunas

4
nights
Palanga

Palanga ©
Palanga is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Palanga: Zemaitija National Park (in Plateliai), St. Jacob Apostle (in Sveksna) and Klaipeda (Sculpture The Kiss (Bucinys), Sculpture The Black Ghost, & more). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Birute Park, take in the awesome beauty at Birute's Hill, don't miss a visit to Sculpture Fisherman's Daughters, and take in the architecture and design of Klaipeda University.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Palanga trip maker .

Traveling by car from Kaunas to Palanga takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Palanga are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Nida.

Things to do in Palanga

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Klaipeda, Vinetu Kaimas, Zemaitija National Park, St. Jacob Apostle, Kretinga Museum
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Birute Park ©
Birute Park
Palanga Amber Museum ©
Palanga Amber Museum
Zemaitija National Park ©
Zemaitija National Park

3
nights
Nida

Nida ©
Nida is a resort town in Lithuania, the administrative centre of Neringa municipality. Take a break from Nida with a short trip to Lithuanian Sea Museum in Klaipeda, about 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Curonian Spit National Park, make a trip to Sun Clock, get outside with Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches), and stroll the grounds of Nida Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Nida travel planner.

Traveling by car from Palanga to Nida takes 2 hours. In January, daytime highs in Nida are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Siauliai.

Things to do in Nida

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Juodkrante, Klaipeda, The Dead Dunes, Sun Clock
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Curonian Spit National Park ©
Curonian Spit National Park
Lithuanian Sea Museum ©
Lithuanian Sea Museum
Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches) ©
Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches)

3
nights
Siauliai

Siauliai ©
Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 133,900. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Siauliai: Birzai (Rinkuskiai Brewery & Birzai Castle) and Panevezys (Panevezio Krastotyros Muziejus & Senvage). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George's Church, examine the collection at Siauliai Ausros Museum, and look for gifts at Akropolis.

To see reviews and other tourist information, go to the Siauliai trip planning tool .

Getting from Nida to Siauliai by combination of car and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nida in January, Siauliai is little chillier at night with lows of -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Anyksciai.

Things to do in Siauliai

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Panevezys, Birzai
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Birzai Castle ©
Birzai Castle
Chaimas Frenkelis Vila ©
Chaimas Frenkelis Vila
The Angel Museum ©
The Angel Museum

3
nights
Anyksciai

Anyksciai ©
Anykščiai is a ski resort town in Lithuania, 20mi west of Utena. Explore Anyksciai's surroundings by going to Rokiskis Regional Museum (in Rokiskis), Utena (Kristaus Zengimo i dangU baznycia, Dauniskio Park, & more) and Catholic Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (in Zarasai). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Narrow-Gauge Railway Museum, make a trip to The Treetop Walking Path, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Apostle Evangelist St. Matthew, and pause for some photo ops at Laimes ziburys.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Anyksciai trip builder site .

You can drive from Siauliai to Anyksciai in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ignalina.

Things to do in Anyksciai

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Utena, Catholic Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Rokiskis Regional Museum
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Narrow-Gauge Railway Museum ©
Narrow-Gauge Railway Museum
Dauniskio Park ©
Dauniskio Park
VestuviU Kalnas ©
VestuviU Kalnas

2
nights
Ignalina

Ignalina ©
Ignalina is a city in eastern Lithuania, famous for the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant in nearby Visaginas. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Sculpture for Ignas and Lina, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paluse St. Joseph's Church, take in the dramatic natural features at Ladakalnis, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Ancient Beekeeping, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from The observation deck on the lake Zarasas.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ignalina road trip app .

Traveling by car from Anyksciai to Ignalina takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ignalina

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Church of the Holy Cross, Paluse St. Joseph's Church, The observation deck on the lake Zarasas
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Paluse St. Joseph's Church ©
Paluse St. Joseph's Church
Ladakalnis ©
Ladakalnis
Museum of Ancient Beekeeping ©
Museum of Ancient Beekeeping

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