"Moslem Places in Belarus"

 

5 days/4 nights.

Day 1.

Arrival at "Minsk-2" International Airport, transfer to the chosen hotel, check-in at the hotel.

Free time. Dinner.

 

Day 2.

Breakfast.

Travel to Ivye (130 km) - one of the places in Belarus, where Moslems first settled in the 14th century. Visit to the Mosque in Ivye, meeting with local Moslem community.

Travel to Novogrudok (60 km), once the first capital of the Great Duchy of Lithuania - the powerful state (13th - 18th centuries) including Belarusian territory. Novogrudok sightseeing tour, including the Moslem, meeting with Moslem community.

Travel to Slonim (85 km) - the city which was founded in the 11th century, rich in architectural ensembles of the 17th - 18th centuries of different confessions. Slonim sightseeing tour, visiting the Mosque. Transfer to Minsk.

Check-in at the hotel. Dinner.

 

Day 3.

Breakfast.

Travel to Smilovichi (130 km). Visit to the Mosque, meeting with local Moslem community. Travel to the Berezinsky Biosphere Nature Reserve (110 km) - one of the most beautiful places of nature in Belarus under UNESCO protection.

Lunch at the local restaurant.

Nature reserve sightseeing tour, including the Museum of nature, open-air cages with animals, the ecological path, acquaintance with surrounding beautiful nature. Transfer to Minsk (founded in 1067)

Dinner. A cultural program in the evening.

 

Day 4.

Breakfast.

Minsk sightseeing tour with accent on Catholic churches and place, visiting the place, where the city was born (11th century), the Upper town (16th – 18th centuries), the Trinity suburb (19th century); Isle of Tears, Independence Square (20 century) and others. Visit to the place where Mosque of Minsk will be erected (the total number of Mosques in Belarus will be 5)

Lunch

Meeting with Moslem Religious Community of Belarus. Free time.

Dinner with folk show.

 

Day 5.

Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out from the hotel. Transfer to the “Minsk-2” International  Airport for your departure flight