Snowshoe Hike in Trakai from Vilnius

Snowshoe Hike in Trakai from Vilnius

From US$ 53.63 per person

Take a scenic winter walk through the woods and idyllic villages to reach the medieval Trakai castle on the island. Enjoy snow on the back country trails, walk the frozen lake and warm up yourself with the hot tea and traditional Karaim pie.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 5.5 hours
Starting time 10:00 AM
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Lithuanian, Russian
Pickup included
Hotel pick-up within Vilnius.


  • Walk in the snowy woods
  • Enjoy the views of snow-covered Castle of Trakai
  • Warm up with a cup of hot tea and piece of warm pie
Full description
After hotel pick-up and meeting your guide, you will head towards Trakai, a small town with about 5000 residents. Once a significant and powerful town, Trakai nowadays enjoys tranquility. The town is located next to Vilnius,  which is 15-miles (about 25-kilometers) surrounded by several beautiful lakes, woods and hilly landscapes. The main attraction is the island castle finished in the early 15th Century by Lithuanian Grand Duke Vytautas. The snowshoe hike starts in Varnikai forest and you can explore a true winter wonderland while walking on the natural trails. Pass idyllic village of Varnikai before you will reach the lakes. Walk on ice to the castle (walking on ice – subject to change if the ice is not thick enough) where you will learn some medieval history. Enjoy hot tea during the tour and traditional Karaim pie at the end to complete your impressions of Trakai before going back to Vilnius.
  • Professional guide
  • Snowshoes, poles and gaiters rental
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Transportation from/to Vilnius
  • Hot tea and traditional pie
  • Photos (sent afterwards)
  • Gratuities

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Important information

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  • Please dress accordingly to the weather conditions (warm jacket, gloves). Wear appropriate winter footwear (winter boots or waterproof hiking boots and warm socks).
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 / 5

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Very nice and nice.

Actually bad news: The snow was gone and the castle is closed on Mondays. Nevertheless, our guide made an unforgettable day. Gladly again!

February 28, 2017


We really enjoyed the snowshoe hike in the park and the visit to the moated castle. Simas is fluent in German and knows very well about the history of the region. Thank you for the nice day!

January 31, 2017

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