Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania Discovery

7 days from $1,575 per person*
  • See the best of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania in one trip.
  • Explore the beautiful Rundale Palace with private guide.
  • Embark on a private guided city tour of the highlights of Tallinn.
  • Private transfers throughout.
  • Featuring expertly selected hotels.
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The modern world will fall away as you experience the essence of 18th-century opulence at one of the most beautiful Baroque palaces in all of the Baltic nations.

Rundale Palace was built between 1736 and 1740 as the summer residence of the Duke of Courland and your private driver will transport you to this Latvian royal playground enroute from Riga to Vilnius. Arriving in Vilnius, you’ll soon realize that the Lithuanian capital is home to perhaps the most significant and interesting collection of architecture anywhere in the world as you marvel at its many Classical, Renaissance and Baroque masterpieces. Elsewhere, tour the remarkable 11th-century old town at Tallinn and pause to ponder the distinctive onion domes of Alexander Nevsky Cathedral; wander the maze of cobblestone alleys in old Riga; and listen to the music of one of the largest organs in the world at the 13th-century Dome Cathedral.

With its proud maritime tradition, Soviet legacy and modern western influence, the Baltic nations hold a unique character that your team of private guides will slowly unravel. Private transfers between cities also provide added flexibility to stop in quaint countryside villages of your choice, and accommodation is in a range of luxurious four-star properties that span fashionable city hotels, Art Nouveau retreats and boutique old-town villas. ... Show More »

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Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Tallinn
    Tallinn
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver(2)
    • Baltics - Welcome Package(2)
  • Day 2 Tallinn
    Tallinn
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day City Tour with Old Town (3hrs) - Vehicle/Guide(2)
  • Day 3 Tallinn to Riga
    Tallinn to Riga
    • Tallinn - Riga [via Parnu ] - Vehicle/Driver(2)
    Breakfast
  • Day 4 Riga
    Riga
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day Walking Tour - Guide(10)
    Breakfast
  • Day 5 Riga to Vilnius
    Riga to Vilnius
    • Riga - Vilnius [via Rundale Palace and Hill Of Crosses ] - Vehicle/Local Guide/Driver(2)
    Breakfast
  • Day 6 Vilnius
    Vilnius
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day Walking Tour (3 hrs) - Guide(10)
    Breakfast
  • Day 7 Vilnius
    Vilnius
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver(2)
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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Day 1: Tallinn

A transfer between the airport and the city or your hotel with a private vehicle and driver is provided.

A welcome package with a city map, and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel on your trip.

Accommodation: Nordic Hotel Forum (4*)

The new, modern Nordic Hotel Forum awaits you in the heart of Tallinn on Viru Square, just a short stroll from business, shopping and entertainment venues. Tallinn’s picturesque Old Town is just 150 meters from the hotel's front door, making the hotel the perfect lodging for recreational stays. All guest rooms are spacious and elegantly furnished, with every detail carefully considered to ensure your vacation is truly fantastic. The Monaco restaurant and its enticing menu await you on the first floor of the hotel. Guests can also relax with a refreshing cocktail in the hotel’s lobby bar. Guests can unwind and refresh the body and mind in the relaxation center. 

Tallinn
Tallinn
Nordic Hotel Forum
Nordic Hotel Forum

Day 2: Tallinn

Stating your private city tour at St. Charles Cathedral, you will explore Tallinn’s highlights, while your private guide provides you with exclusive inside information of the town’s history. The visit to the National Library is followed by the Pirita River where the Olympic Yachting Regatta was hosted in 1980. Take a few minutes to admire the Olympic Centre on the opposite side of the river before your guide takes you to the ruins of St. Bridget’s Convent. On the way back to the city, you pass the Song Festival Grounds where every 5 years a 120-year-old Estonian song festival takes place. The tour continues with the Parliament building and the 100 year old Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, famous for its onion domes. With its interesting collection of coat-of-arms and tombstones, the Dome Cathedral, built the13th-14th centuries is well worth a visit. Two viewing platforms provide you with breathtaking panoramic views of this charming town and are followed by a visit to the Long Leg and Short Leg Streets. Back in the Lower Old Town you will learn about St. Nicholas Church before concluding your city exploration at the Town Hall Square. Entrance fees are not included.

Accommodation: Nordic Hotel Forum (4*)
Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

Day 3: Tallinn - Riga

Enjoy a transfer with a private vehicle and driver from Tallinn to Riga with a stop in Parnu. 

Accommodation: Neiburgs (4*)

The Neiburgs Hotel is located in the very heart of the Old Town of Riga. It is housed in a listed Art Nouveau building on a quiet little street just off the Dome Cathedral and is only a five-minute walk from the Riga Opera, concert halls, and museums. The hotel combines architectural heritage with contemporary comfort and design. Guests can expect spacious and light rooms with comfortable bathrooms and splendid views of the Old Town and the city skyline across the River Daugava. The on-site restaurant is one of the city’s most popular dining venues.

Riga
Riga
Neiburgs Hotel
Neiburgs Hotel

Day 4: Riga

The guided walking tour of Old Riga takes you down the streets through the centre of this medieval Hanseatic old town. Marvel at the splendors of the Dome Cathedral, the Old Guild house, Riga Castle, and the architectural wonders of the Jugendstil district. The walking tour continues to the Monument of Freedom then proceeds to the newly renovated Opera House. From there the tour takes you into Old Riga with stops at Konveta Seta, the colourful 13th century buildings that formerly housed the Convent of the Holy Spirit. Your private guide will also show you St. Peters Church, House of the Blackheads, Dome Cathedral, Riga Castle, which is now the residence of the President of Latvia, and the houses of the Latvian parliament building, the Saeima. The tour also includes visits to many other sites of historical and architectural interest such as Jackob’s Barracks and the Powder Tower.

Accommodation: Neiburgs (4*)
Old Riga
Old Riga

Day 5: Riga - Vilnius

A private driver and vehicle will bring you from Riga to Vilnius. The journey will take you to the Rundale Palace, which is located 66 kilometers outside of Riga. As one of the most beautiful baroque palaces in Latvia, it was built in 1736-1740 as a summer residence for the Duke of Courland, Ernst Johann Biron. The palace was designed by an outstanding Italian architect Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli, the creator of the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg. The Rundale Palace is one of the few remaining places where the very essence of the 18th century may still be experienced. Continue your tour with the Hill of Crosses. During this tour you will have a museum guide at your disposal. Entrance fees to Rundale Palace and French formal garden are included.

Accommodation: Grotthuss (4*)

The luxurious Grotthuss Hotel is a boutique hotel situated in the heart of Vilnius old town within a three-minute walk to Town Hall, museums, and a vibrant fashion district. The estate dates back to the 18th century and it is surrounded by a 16th century city. This exclusive little gem is renowned for its exceptional value, caring service, and generous hospitality. The property offers bright spacious rooms with individual elegant décor. Each room benefits from original features such as ceiling decorations, private bathrooms, original Lithuanian artist paintings, and sumptuous linens.The aristocratic atmosphere and elegant service, along with all conveniences of modern life, including internet access throughout, makes this an ideal hotel for the discerning traveller. The restaurant La Pergola with its beautiful terrace is a great spot for having lunch or dinner.

Vilnius
Vilnius
Grotthuss Hotel
Grotthuss Hotel

Day 6: Vilnius

The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, is one of the oldest cities in Europe. In the 14th century, at the foot of the hill, the town started to develop and was surrounded by a defensive city wall in 1503. The Old Town is not only one of the most beautiful, but one of the biggest in Europe. The over one thousand archaeological, historical, architectural, and cultural monuments in the Old Town make this city a true treasure. For this reason Vilnius was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994.  Your guide will provide you with inside information about Vilnius' history and  take you to the city’s Cathedral and Town Hall Square, the University, St Anne's and Bernardine Churches and the Gates of Dawn. Entrance fees are not included.

Accommodation: Grotthuss (4*)
Gates of Dawn
Gates of Dawn

Day 7: Vilnius

A private transfer between the airport and the city or your accommodation is provided.

Accommodation:
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Nordic Hotel Forum (4*): Tallinn

The new, modern Nordic Hotel Forum awaits you in the heart of Tallinn on Viru Square, just a short stroll from business, shopping and entertainment venues. Tallinn’s picturesque Old Town is just 150 meters from the hotel's front door, making the hotel the perfect lodging for recreational stays. All guest rooms are spacious and elegantly furnished, with every detail carefully considered to ensure your vacation is truly fantastic. The Monaco restaurant and its enticing menu await you on the first floor of the hotel. Guests can also relax with a refreshing cocktail in the hotel’s lobby bar. Guests can unwind and refresh the body and mind in the relaxation center. 

Nordic Hotel Forum
Nordic Hotel Forum

Neiburgs (4*): Riga

The Neiburgs Hotel is located in the very heart of the Old Town of Riga. It is housed in a listed Art Nouveau building on a quiet little street just off the Dome Cathedral and is only a five-minute walk from the Riga Opera, concert halls, and museums. The hotel combines architectural heritage with contemporary comfort and design. Guests can expect spacious and light rooms with comfortable bathrooms and splendid views of the Old Town and the city skyline across the River Daugava. The on-site restaurant is one of the city’s most popular dining venues.

Neiburgs Hotel
Neiburgs Hotel

Grotthuss (4*): Vilnius

The luxurious Grotthuss Hotel is a boutique hotel situated in the heart of Vilnius old town within a three-minute walk to Town Hall, museums, and a vibrant fashion district. The estate dates back to the 18th century and it is surrounded by a 16th century city. This exclusive little gem is renowned for its exceptional value, caring service, and generous hospitality. The property offers bright spacious rooms with individual elegant décor. Each room benefits from original features such as ceiling decorations, private bathrooms, original Lithuanian artist paintings, and sumptuous linens.The aristocratic atmosphere and elegant service, along with all conveniences of modern life, including internet access throughout, makes this an ideal hotel for the discerning traveller. The restaurant La Pergola with its beautiful terrace is a great spot for having lunch or dinner.

Grotthuss Hotel
Grotthuss Hotel
Grotthus Hotel
Grotthus Hotel
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

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