National park Gauya and Sigulda

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Tour Number

Activity Level

88409


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Museums / Culture, Nature and Wildlife, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
Not possible for a wheelchair to get to the Donjon Tower

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

Russian (fluent), English (fluent)

National park Gauya and Sigulda, Turaida


We start from the port and drive directly to the national park in which you'll be able to see the ruins of medieval castles, the museum of Turaida estate, the biggest in the Baltics bob-sleigh track and the biggest in Latvia caves

Itinerary

We start from the port and drive directly to the national park Gauya where we see the ruins of medieval castles and the biggest in Latvia caves, the museum of Turaida estate, and from the observation ground in Donjon Tower you'll enjoy the best panoramic view of the park; upon your wish (and if possible) we'll visit the biggest in the Baltics bob-sleigh track

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Riga passenger port or your hotel

End location: Riga passenger port

Duration: 6 hours

Traffic may affect the duration, so better to start the tour as early as possible

Transportation

Chrysler TC minivan for 5 (6) passengers or a bus for a bigger group (please let me know and we'll agree the cost of the tour in this case)

What’s Included

Other: Meeting in the port or the hotel, transfer to Sigulda, fuel, parking, guidance on the route

Estimated Local Cash Needed

15 EUR - Entrance fee to museum and bob-sleigh track, some donation to Lutheran church (if you wish to see) and you'll need some money for lunch or coffee-break

What’s Extra

Other: Important! If the docking port is Krievu Sala then transfers to/from the centre and a pass to the port are needed. It takes about 20-40 min extra time (depending on roads) and costs 50-65 USD one way in my minivan or you can use shuttle buses and then we meet in the centre.

Restrictions

no restrictions

A Recent Review of this tour

This was a very nice tour. We saw so much in a short time. Although the ride to some of the places was long she really showed us a lot. During the ride it was nice to hear her life story and cultural differences. Overall very pleased with the tour.
Connie Goins

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