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28.05.2013 |

Open Doors Day in Belarusian country homestays

This time country homestays open their doors to hundreds of tourists, showed their houses, described the services offered, attractions around their B&Bs and of course offered something special to taste. The action involved local tourism administration, craftsmen, folklore groups. more info
05.05.2013 |

The term ‘quest’ is now familiar to homestay owners

In the beginning of May Vidomlya rural settlement hosted an unusual training . The participants got acquainted with an innovative and quiet popular tourist product – questing. Quests are a sort of educational and informative getting one's bearings. After theoretical introduction training participants implemented their knowledge on practical experience: while walking around Vidomlya they defined the key points for a quest, tips and hints, directions. One can say that at the end of the day Vidomlya dwellers already had the first version of quest. more info

The Neman Way

This travel is intended for those who have an inquiring mind, who like active leisure activities and want to see Belarus from different view. You will go to the village Dokudovo, where you will get acquainted with the rural way of life, taste traditional Belarusian cuisine, learn the meaning of old customs and the secrets of old crafts. Also you will have the walking-tour to the river Neman, where you will visit the beaver kingdom, you will be impressed by the great variety of flowers in one of the numerous small ponds in the former riverbed of Neman  and you will see the sites of the primitive people (4-2 thousand years B.C.). So let’s start the journey.

The first day – arrival to Minsk. Accommodation in the hotel. Sightseeing tour around Minsk.

The second day -  Departure to the farmstead Dokudovo, Lida region. Accommodation in the farmstead. The farmstead owners – Yuri and Svetlana Ogarko – have gathered an ethnographical collection of tradition-al Belarusian household items. The farm host will show you the whole process of making bread: from making flour by millstones to baking. The hostess will tell you about the traditional weaving craft. At the farm you can taste cottage cheese, milk, honey and traditional Belarusian meals.  Also you can have an opportunity of learning to milk a cow, to ride a horse.

The third day – the walking tour to the river Neman. The travel will lead you to the Saint Nativity of the Virgin Mary Church built in the Russian style.
From there your way continues to a beaver kingdom.
The next point of your travel is one of the numerous small aside ponds created in the former riverbed of the Neman. You will be impressed by a great variety of flowers there.
Then you will come very close to the sites of the primitive people (IV-II thousand years B.C.)And we turn again in the beaver kingdom. Our route crosses beaver paths. Also during the tour you will see the pill-boxes and fortifications of the First World War.
The fourth day – fishing on the rivers of Ditva, Neman, Gavya or one of the numerous small aside ponds. We guarantee a good catch! And then with the host’s help you can boil a fish-soup. Do you feel its smell?

The fifth day- excursion to Lida castle, a peculiar fortification of the 14th century. To prevent further penetration of the knights in the depth of the Great Dutch of Lithuania and to block the road, the Grand Duke Gedimin in 1323 ordered to lay down a stone-built castle in Lida.If you wish so, we can arrange medieval knight tournament – special for you!
The sixth day – departure to Minsk.

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