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Warsaw: Treblinka and Tykocin Day Tour

1. Warsaw: Treblinka and Tykocin Day Tour

You will be picked up by your guide from the hotel, and following a 1.5-hour ride you will arrive to Treblinka. Visit the site with a beautiful memorial commemorating hundreds of thousands of victims that passed through the camp, as your guide provides you with historic context to help you understand the events that took place there between 1942 and 1943. The next stop will be in Tykocin, where you will have free time to enjoy lunch in one of traditional restaurants recommended by the guide, and to stroll through this picturesque place. The must-see attractions in Tykocin are its beautiful synagogue and castle. The synagogue was built in the 17th century, before being decorated iinside in the 18th century. You can admire the inscriptions on the walls in Hebrew and Aramaic, and can also admire its beautifully decorated bima. It's a perfect place to discover the rich heritage of the Jewish community that lived for centuries in the east of Poland, which used to be a religious and ethnic melting pot. Another interesting place in Tykocin is its modest museum organized by its people in one of the oldest wooden houses. It exhibits a typical interior of a Polish house in the countryside until the mid 1990s. On the other bank of the Narew River you will discover the castle. The version of the castle you are able to visit today is a faithful reconstruction of Tykocin's castle, which in the 16th century was the main residence of one of the Polish kings. During the visit you will discover different weapons and armor used by Polish knights, and can discover the king's secrets. Following your visit to the castle, the guide will bring you back to Warsaw.

6 Hour Private Car Tour to Treblinka With Hotel Pickup

2. 6 Hour Private Car Tour to Treblinka With Hotel Pickup

Experience an informative tour of the Treblinka extermination camp. Jews from occupied Poland, France, Austria, Belgium, Germany, Greece, Yugoslavia, Slovakia, and the Soviet Union were transported daily to Treblinka and, upon arrival, exterminated in specially built gas chambers. In August 1943 an armed uprising broke out and only about 100 prisoners survived. After the uprising, the camp was completely demolished and abandoned by the Germans. After World War II, one of the most impressive memorial sites of the Holocaust was built on the site of the former extermination camp. Although nowadays there are no buildings or barracks there, the experience of being at this moving historical site is unforgettable. During this 6-hour tour to Treblinka you will see real places and hear authentic stories. You will find out how the plan of the Final Solution was put into action. You will visit the Museum of Fight and Martyrdom in Treblinka and see the exhibition devoted to the extermination camp. You will explore the area around the former camp and the memorials with a licensed English or German speaking guide. You will walk through the symbolic entrance gate and along the road leading to the camp. You will stop at a breathtaking memorial and you will hear about the history of Janusz Korczak and children from his orphanage.

Warsaw: 5-Hour Guided Tour of Treblinka with Tickets

3. Warsaw: 5-Hour Guided Tour of Treblinka with Tickets

Learn more about the Treblinka concentration camps on this 5-hour guided tour from Warsaw with round-trip transportation. You’ll hear the history of the camps and how they fitted into the Nazi’s Regime plans during the Second World War. Your tour will begin when you're picked up from your accommodation in Warsaw and driven to Treblinka. You'll then visit both Treblinka I and II as well as a memorial devoted to all the prisoners who lived, worked, and died there. Treblinka II, right next to Auschwitz-Birkenau, was the second largest extermination camp in Europe. Your expert guide will escort you through the remains of the camp, explaining the living conditions of its former prisoners and enriching your knowledge of history.

From Warsaw: Treblinka Camp 6-Hour Private Tour

4. From Warsaw: Treblinka Camp 6-Hour Private Tour

Treblinka was the second largest death camp in Europe after Birkenau. Today it serves as an important reminder of atrocities committed during World War II and the significance of humanity.  Your guided tour begins with a pickup from your hotel where you will then drive 1.5-hours from Warsaw to Treblinka. Once arriving in Treblinka your guide will take you around the grounds and explain the history of the camp.  You will see the symbolic railway ramp, the museum building which hosts an exhibition with a model of Treblinka I and II camps, personal items found around the camp, and a short film with testimonies from a few of the survivors.

Treblinka: Half Day Tour from Warsaw by Private Car

5. Treblinka: Half Day Tour from Warsaw by Private Car

A private driver will pick you up from your accommodations in Warsaw in a Mercedes vehicle, comfortable for 1 up to 6 passengers. They will then take you to Treblinka for a half-day tour. During this 3-hour tour, the local English-speaking guide will introduce you to the atmosphere of this dramatic place. The Treblinka extermination camp was created on the order of Reichsführer SS Heinrich Himmler in 1942. However, from 1940 there was a penal camp for the Polish population (‘Treblinka I’) in the northern part of the Warsaw District, which in 1941 was transformed into a labor camp. In the vicinity of ‘Treblinka I’, the death camp called ‘Treblinka II’ was established to perform mass extermination of Jewish men, women, and children. The camp in Treblinka was second after the Auschwitz-Birkenau in terms of the number of victims killed in stationary gas chambers using flue gases and during mass executions. Among the victims, are Jews, Poles, and many other nationalities. The Germans directed transports from ghettos in occupied Poland to the camp, including the Warsaw Ghetto. Currently, in the area of the camp, the Museum of Struggle and Martyrdom was built. While visiting the camp in Treblinka, you can visit the exhibition dedicated to the extermination camp. A monument built in 1964 commemorates Treblinka and its victims. After sightseeing and lunch, the driver will take you back to Warsaw and drop you off at your chosen location.

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What people are saying about Treblinka II

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 3 reviews

Great contact in advance. Very detailed and tailored to our wishes/needs. Questions and topics were dealt with in detail. The interpersonal chemistry was also right. Greetings and a big thank you again to our guide Marlena!

The guide was not only well-prepared, very kind, advising me many things to see and curiosities. Treblinka is also a very suggestive place that in my opinion must be seen