9 days in Lithuania Itinerary

9 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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9 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + train:  16​h 15​min
1
Kaunas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Klaipeda
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Vilnius
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Mumbai

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): stroll around Kaunas Lagoon Regional Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pazaislis Monastery, contemplate the long history of Ninth Fort, then wander the streets of Old Town Kaunas, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kaunas Castle. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, examine the collection at National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum, examine the collection at Museum of History of Lithuanian Medicine and Pharmacy, then take in nature's colorful creations at Kaunas Botanical Garden, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally wander the streets of Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard).

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kaunas day trip planning tool .

Mumbai, India to Kaunas is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Mumbai to Kaunas. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in May; daily highs in Kaunas reach 22°C and lows reach 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Klaipeda.

Things to do in Kaunas

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Kaunas Castle ©
Kaunas Castle
Ninth Fort ©
Ninth Fort
Old Town Kaunas ©
Old Town Kaunas

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): head outdoors with Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches), then look for all kinds of wild species at Curonian Spit National Park, and then examine the collection at Lithuanian Sea Museum. On your second day here, appreciate the history behind Sculpture The Black Ghost, make a trip to Klaipeda Old City, appreciate the history behind Laukinis Vyras, then appreciate the history behind Sculpture The Kiss (Bucinys), then pause for some photo ops at Monument in Honor of the Millennium of Lithuania, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Jacob Apostle.

Before you visit Klaipeda, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Kaunas to Klaipeda in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Kaunas in May, you will find days in Klaipeda are slightly colder (18°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Vilnius.

Things to do in Klaipeda

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Vente Cape, St. Jacob Apostle, Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches)
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
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.
Explore Vilnius' surroundings by going to Trakai (Chapel of St. John Nepomuk & Trakai Island Castle Museum). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gate of Dawn, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hill of Three Crosses, and wander the streets of Vilnius Old Town.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Vilnius trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Klaipeda to Vilnius by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Klaipeda in May, you will find days in Vilnius are somewhat warmer (22°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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