LATVIA – ADVENTURE TOUR ALONG THE GAUJA RIVER

The Gauja River is the only large river of Latvia that begins and ends its flow in Latvia. Its length is 460 kilometres, of which 1/5 or 93.5 kilometres are in the Gauja National Park.

Day 1

Arrival to Riga airport. Private transfer to the hotel, check-in at the Rixwell Konventa Seta Hotel or similar in Riga. Time at leisure.

Day 2

Breakfast at the hotel. City tour of Riga old town with an English-speaking guide, 2 hours. Later, catch the train to Valmiera. Check-in at the Wolmar Hotel or similar. Discover the charming town of Valmiera on your own.

Day 3

Breakfast at the hotel. Bicycle rental in route Valmiera – Cesis (32 kilometres). Luggage transportation included. Check-in at the Cesis Hotel or similar. Free time to renew your energy levels.

Day 4

Breakfast at the hotel. Walking tour with an English-speaking guide in the picturesque town of Cesis, 2 hours. You will visit the Cesis medieval castle which entails one of the most impressive ruins in Latvia. Later, canoe boat rental in route Cesis – Ligatne (20 kilometres). Luggage transportation included.

Check-in at the Ligatne Homestay or similar in Ligatne. Evening at leisure.

Day 5

Breakfast at the hotel. Continue your boat trip in route Ligatne – Sigulda (25 kilometres). Luggage transportation included. Check-in at the Ezeri SPA guest house or similar in Sigulda. Evening at leisure.

Day 6

Breakfast at the hotel. Sigulda cycling tour with an English-speaking guide, 4 hours. During the tour you will see the medieval, red-brick Turaida castle and explore the Livonian castle ruins.

Day 7

Breakfast at the hotel. Hop in on a train Sigulda – Riga. Check-in at the Rixwell Konventa Seta Hotel or similar in Riga. Free time in the capital of Latvia.

Day 8

Breakfast at the hotel. Private departure transfer to Riga airport.

Programme includes:

         Private arrival transfer from Riga airport to the Rixwell Konventa Seta Hotel

         1-night accommodation at the Rixwell Konventa Seta Hotel in Riga with breakfast

         Riga city tour with a private English-speaking guide, 2 hours

         Train tickets Riga-Valmiera

         1-night accommodation at the Wolmar Hotel in Valmiera with breakfast

         Bicycle rental with basic equipment on route Valmiera-Cesis

         1-night accommodation at the Cesis Hotel in Cesis with breakfast

         Cesis city tour with a private English-speaking guide, 2 hours, including entrance tickets

to Cesis medieval castle

         Canoe rental in route Cesis-Ligatne on the Gauja River

         1-night accommodation at the Ligatne Homestay in Ligatne with breakfast

         Canoe rental in route Ligatne-Sigulda on the Gauja River

         2-night accommodation at the Ezeri SPA Hotel in Sigulda with breakfast

         Sigulda cycling tour with a private English-speaking guide, 4 hours, including bicycle  rental

and entrance tickets to Turaida and Livonian  castles

         Train tickets Sigulda-Riga

         1-night accommodation at the Rixwell Konventa Seta Hotel in Riga with breakfast

         Private departure transfer from the Rixwell Konventa Seta Hotel to Riga airport

         Luggage transportation where necessary

Note:

Hotel selection may change depending on the standard of hotel requested and hotel availability.

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