17 days in Lithuania Itinerary

17 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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17 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Start: Karachi
Fly + Drive:  19​h 15​min
1
Utena
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Siauliai
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h
3
Klaipeda
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Kaunas
— 3 nights
Bus:  2​h
5
Druskininkai
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Vilnius
— 5 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Karachi

1
night
Utena

Utena ©
Utena is a city in north-east Lithuania. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from The observation deck on the lake Zarasas, take a stroll through Utenio Square, and then stroll around Dauniskio Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Ladakalnis, don't miss a visit to Rubikiai Observation Tower, then don't miss a visit to Laimes ziburys, and finally see the interesting displays at Narrow-Gauge Railway Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Utena road trip planner .

Karachi, Pakistan to Utena is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Karachi to Utena, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Siauliai.

Things to do in Utena

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Anyksciai, The observation deck on the lake Zarasas, Ladakalnis
Highlights from your plan
Narrow-Gauge Railway Museum ©
Narrow-Gauge Railway Museum
Dauniskio Park ©
Dauniskio Park
Ladakalnis ©
Ladakalnis

2
nights
Siauliai

Siauliai
Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 133,900. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): look for gifts at Akropolis, then don't miss a visit to Chaimas Frenkelis Vila, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Siauliai Saint Disciple Peter and Paul Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George's Church, see the interesting displays at Siauliai Ausros Museum, then examine the collection at Photography Museum, and finally examine the collection at Joniskis Basketball Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Siauliai travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Utena to Siauliai in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Siauliai sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Klaipeda.

Things to do in Siauliai

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Joniskis Basketball Museum
Highlights from your plan
Joniskis Basketball Museum
Joniskis Basketball Museum
Chaimas Frenkelis Vila ©
Chaimas Frenkelis Vila
Akropolis ©
Akropolis

2
nights
Klaipeda

Klaipeda ©
Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Lithuanian Sea Museum and then explore the striking landscape of Curonian Spit National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Jacob Apostle, pause for some photo ops at Monument in Honor of the Millennium of Lithuania, appreciate the history behind Sculpture The Kiss (Bucinys), don't miss a visit to Klaipeda Old City, then appreciate the history behind Laukinis Vyras, and finally explore the world behind art at Pranas Domsaitis Gallery.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Klaipeda online tour planner .

You can take a train from Siauliai to Klaipeda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Klaipeda can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to drive to Kaunas.

Things to do in Klaipeda

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

St. Jacob Apostle
Highlights from your plan
Curonian Spit National Park ©
Curonian Spit National Park
Lithuanian Sea Museum ©
Lithuanian Sea Museum
Klaipeda Old City ©
Klaipeda Old City

3
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.
Kaunas is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Kaunas Castle, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take a stroll through Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard), and brush up on your military savvy at Old car museum.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kaunas online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Klaipeda to Kaunas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December in Kaunas, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Druskininkai.

Things to do in Kaunas

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Kaunas Castle ©
Kaunas Castle
Ninth Fort ©
Ninth Fort
Old Town Kaunas ©
Old Town Kaunas

2
nights
Druskininkai

Druskininkai ©
Near the borders of Belarus and Poland, Druskininkai serves as Lithuania's premiere spa town.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Merkine Observation Tower, then stroll around Grutas Park, and then make a splash at Druskininkai Aquapark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Church of Saint Mary's Scapular, don't miss a visit to Musical Fountain, get your game on at Illusion Rooms, then take in the views from White Rose Bridge, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sv. Angelu sargu baznycia.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Druskininkai online journey maker .

Getting from Kaunas to Druskininkai by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kaunas to Druskininkai. In January, daily temperatures in Druskininkai can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Vilnius.

Things to do in Druskininkai

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Alytus, Merkine Observation Tower
Highlights from your plan
Church of Saint Mary's Scapular ©
Church of Saint Mary's Scapular
Grutas Park ©
Grutas Park
Musical Fountain ©
Musical Fountain

5
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Trakai Island Castle Museum in Trakai (about 36 minutes away). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), wander the streets of Uzupis, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gate of Dawn, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Vilnius travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Druskininkai to Vilnius in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 1 hour. In January, daytime highs in Vilnius are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Trakai Island Castle Museum
Highlights from your plan
Trakai Island Castle Museum ©
Trakai Island Castle Museum
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) ©
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower

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