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Helsinki and Baltic Natural Wonders



FROM £$ 10951

Private/Group Tour Highlights

  • Explore Helsinki's vibrant streets & landmarks, then journey to Seurasaari for a glimpse into Finland's past.
  • Visit Suomenlinna fortress island & charming Porvoo with well-preserved wooden houses.
  • Discover Tallinn's medieval charm, Nevsky Cathedral, & Kadriorg Park's natural beauty.
  • Journey from Tallinn to Riga via Parnu, exploring its sandy beaches & picturesque streets.
  • Explore Riga's historical landmarks, Turaida Castle, Gutman's Cave, & medieval charm.
  • Visit Rundale Palace's architectural beauty, the Hill of Crosses, & enjoy Klaipeda's coastal beauty.
  • Discover Nida's Curonian Spit & its natural wonders, including the Hill of Witches & High Dunes.
  • Explore Kaunas' historical landmarks & Trakai Castle's majesty before concluding in Vilnius's UNESCO-listed Old Town.
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Tour Overview

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the Baltic region with our Helsinki and Natural Wonders Tour. From the vibrant capital cities of Helsinki, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius to charming towns and breathtaking natural landscapes, this tour offers a comprehensive exploration of the region’s rich history, cultural heritage, and natural beauty. 

- 10 nights at well-appointed 4* hotels
- 10 breakfasts
- Private first-class transport service with a dedicated driver
- English-speaking Tour Guide/s
- Individual private transfer service to/from the airport
- Domestic/regional flights
- Entrance fees to castles mentioned in the program (Seurasaari, Suomenlinna Sea Fortress, Turaida Castle, Rundale Palace, Trakai Castle)
- Ferry ticket Helsinki - Tallinn
- Return ferry ticket to Nida, including the ecology fee
- Bottled water during the entire tour

Optional dinners and lunches

Travel Insurance

The cost of international flights to and from the destinations

Optional activities (information available upon request)

Best Time to Travel

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Package Price: From £$ 10951

Prices shown above are per person. Hotel categories do not adhere strictly to international ratings; Yampu has evaluated the hotels according to destination and availability. Prices include local airfare (where applicable), hotel accommodation including daily breakfast; all transfers with baggage handling, all guided tours in English and all entrance fees.

Please note that prices are subject to change based on availability and seasonality, especially during the holiday season from December 20th through January 5th each year. Please contact a Yampu Travel Specialist for more information on best times to travel.

Trip Type:

All our trips are operated on a private basis unless specified otherwise. This is only a sample itinerary; your Yampu Tour Consultant will personalize this trip for you according to your available dates, interests and type of hotels. This is your trip and we will work on making it perfect!

Tour Itinerary


Welcome to Helsinki

Upon arriving at Helsinki airport, you'll be escorted to your hotel via a private transfer. After checking in, we'll have a brief welcome meeting. Overnight in Helsinki.

Upon arriving at Helsinki airport, you'll be escorted to your hotel via a private transfer. After checking in, we'll have a brief welcome meeting. Overnight in Helsinki.


Helsinki – Seurasaari - Helsinki

Today, proceed with a guided city tour to explore the vibrant streets of Helsinki.

Immerse yourself in the local culture and discover the city's notable landmarks. After the tour, journey to the open-air museum Seurasaari. This enchanting museum provides a glimpse into Finland's past, with its collection of well-preserved historic buildings and traditional Finnish houses. As you explore the museum, you'll be transported back in time, gaining insights into the daily lives and customs of the people who once inhabited these structures.

Upon concluding the visit to Seurasaari, find yourself in the midst of a tranquil park, offering an ideal setting for relaxation and reflection. Enjoy ample free time to meander through the park's scenic trails, breathe in the fresh air, and perhaps find a quiet spot to sit and unwind. As the day draws to a close, arrange for a convenient transfer back to the hotel, ensuring a comfortable journey for all. Once you arrive, the evening will be yours to enjoy at your own pace. Overnight in Helsinki. less


Helsinki - Suomenlinna – Porvoo - Helsinki

We'll begin our sightseeing adventure by visiting Kauppatori, a popular market square in Helsinki known for its vibrant atmosphere and variety of stalls.

From Kauppatori, proceed to the main pier to catch a ferry to Suomenlinna, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore the historic fortress island and enjoy its scenic views and cultural attractions. After some free time for lunch, it's time to transfer to Porvoo, a charming town renowned for its well-preserved wooden houses and picturesque Old Town.

Enjoy the scenic journey as you travel to this idyllic destination. Upon arrival in Porvoo, we'll embark on a guided sightseeing tour of the town. Stroll along the narrow cobblestone streets, admire the colorful buildings, and visit the iconic Porvoo Cathedral. Explore the local boutiques and art galleries, and immerse yourself in the serene ambiance of this historical town.

Bid farewell to Porvoo and make your way back to Helsinki. Enjoy some free time in the evening to explore Helsinki at your own pace.

Whether you choose to relax or further explore the city's offerings, Helsinki invites you to unwind and savor the memories of the day.

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Helsinki – Tallinn

Today, you will transfer to the Tallink ferry.

Embark on a comfortable journey across the sea to Tallinn, the enchanting capital of Estonia. Upon arrival in Tallinn, check-in to your hotel and get ready to immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Tallinn's culture and history with a guided tour.

Explore the medieval charm of Tallinn, starting with the city walls that provide a window into its storied past. Discover landmarks like the Parliament building and City Hall, marveling at their impressive architecture. Visit the A. Nevsky Cathedral, a stunning Russian Orthodox masterpiece renowned for its ornate design. Wander through the lively Old City Square, home to charming cafes, shops, and historical sites.

Continue your exploration at the iconic St. Olaf Cathedral, where the Three Sisters' Lodge and the Old Clock stand as unique symbols of Tallinn's history. To bask in the city's natural beauty, head to Kadriorg Park. After your exploration, the evening is yours to enjoy at your own pace—perhaps a serene walk through Tallinn's illuminated streets or a visit to a local establishment to absorb the vibrant atmosphere.

Overnight in Tallinn.

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Tallinn - Riga

You will start your day to a journey from Tallinn to Parnu, a charming town along the coast.

Enjoy the scenic drive as you make your way to this delightful destination. Upon arriving in Parnu, embark on a guided sightseeing tour. Explore the town, taking in the picturesque streets, beautiful architecture, and the relaxing atmosphere. Stroll along the sandy beaches and enjoy the refreshing coastal breeze. Visit notable landmarks and soak up the unique charm of Parnu. After free time for lunch, continue the journey towards Riga. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the scenic transfer to Latvia's capital city. Upon arrival in Riga, check-in to your hotel, where you'll have some free time to unwind. Overnight in Riga.

Note: There's an option to take a direct domestic flight from Tallinn Airport (TLL) to Riga Airport (RIX). less


Riga – Turaida – Sigulda - Riga

Today, prepare yourself for a day full of exploration and discovery.

Embark on a guided sightseeing tour of Riga. Explore the charming streets, starting with Mashapisi Street, and soak in the vibrant atmosphere of the city.

Visit the Doma Baznica (Riga Cathedral), admire its magnificent architecture, and learn about its rich history.

Next, discover the Switzerland Gate, a historical landmark with its own fascinating story. Marvel at its architectural details and consider the tales that have unfolded within its walls.

Continue your journey to the Gunpowder Tower, another notable site in Riga. Uncover its historical significance and appreciate the architectural elements that make it a distinctive part of the city's heritage.

After free time for lunch, set off on an enchanting journey to Sigulda, acclaimed as one of Latvia's most beautiful towns. Explore the Turaida Medieval Castle. This historic fortress, dating back to 1214, stands as a testament to Latvia's medieval heritage. Set amidst picturesque landscapes, the castle offers not only a glimpse into the past but also breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding area. Exploration continues as we discover a hidden gem from 1750—an exquisite wooden church that adds a touch of charm to the Latvian countryside. One of the highlights of our day is the visit to Gutman's Cave, a natural wonder and the largest cave in the Baltic region.

Transfer back to Riga. Evening at your leisure. Overnight in Riga. less


Riga - Rundale – Hill of Crosses - Klaipeda

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Private transfer to Rundale, a place steeped in history and architectural beauty.

Visit the impressive Rundale Palace, where you will explore its stunning architecture and meticulously landscaped gardens. Marvel at the intricate details and learn about the rich heritage of this grand palace.

Afterward, continue your journey with a transfer to Bauska, heading to the Hill of Crosses in Lithuania, a unique and poignant site adorned with countless crosses, representing faith, remembrance, and hope.

Continue your journey with a transfer to Klaipeda, where you will settle into your hotel and check-in for a comfortable stay. Free time. Overnight in Klaipeda. less


Klaipeda - Nida - Klaipeda

Take a ferry to reach the Curonian Spit, a narrow strip of land renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty. Explore the wonders of the National Park, discovering its scenic landscapes and notable sights.

Our first stop is the Hill of Witches, a place filled with mystical sculptures and enchanting folklore. Immerse yourself in the whimsical atmosphere and embrace the allure of this unique location. Continuing our journey, we venture into the charming town of Nida. Take in the sight of the vibrantly painted houses that add a splash of color to the surroundings. Explore the quaint streets, capturing the essence of this delightful destination, visit the High Dunes, a natural wonder that offers breathtaking panoramic views, and discover the summerhouse of Thomas Mann, gaining insight into the renowned writer's connection to this picturesque resort.

For lunch, indulge in a delightful meal in the charming town of Nida, savoring the flavors of the region. After lunch, enjoy some free time in Nida. In the late afternoon, we will take the ferry back to Klaipeda. Enjoy some free time. Overnight in Klaipeda. less


Klaipeda - Kaunas – Trakai – Vilnius

Get ready for a day filled with exploration and adventure.

Set off on a journey to the dynamic city of Kaunas, celebrated for its captivating history and abundance of cultural landmarks. Upon arrival in Kaunas, indulge in a guided sightseeing tour, delving into the city's vibrant past and present. Visit notable attractions such as the Kaunas Cathedral, City Government Hall, Vytautas the Great Statue, and Independence Square. Let the stories of Kaunas unfold as you explore its historical and architectural gems.

Take some free time for a delicious lunch, savoring the local flavors and perhaps discovering a charming spot in Kaunas to relax. After lunch, continue your journey with a transfer to Trakai, a picturesque town renowned for its beautiful lakeside setting and the majestic Trakai Castle. Embark on a guided walking tour of Trakai Castle, immersing yourself in the history and beauty of this iconic landmark. Discover the castle's significance and marvel at its architectural splendor against the backdrop of the serene lakeside surroundings.

Conclude the day's adventures with a transfer to Vilnius, where you'll check in at your hotel. Overnight in Vilnius. less



Start your journey to Vilnius, renowned for its historical charm, with its UNESCO-listed Old Town taking center stage. Our guided sightseeing walk will lead you through the historic streets of the Old Town, where you'll encounter the treasures of Lithuanian history and culture.

Highlights include the iconic Vilnius Cathedral, the exquisite St. Anna’s Church - throughout its history, St. Anna's Church has been a place of worship and has played a significant role in the religious life of Vilnius, the venerable Old University, and the world-renowned Gates of Dawn, which is the only remaining gate of the city's original ten gates that once pierced the defensive walls that surrounded Vilnius. It was part of the defensive fortifications of the city.

After the tour, enjoy some leisure time to relax and immerse yourself in the unique ambiance of this historic city. Overnight in Vilnius. less


International Flight Home

After check-out, you will be picked up at your hotel and will be privately transferred to the airport for your International Flight Home.

After check-out, you will be picked up at your hotel and will be privately transferred to the airport for your International Flight Home.

Helsinki, Finland

Seurasaari, Helsinki, Finland

Porvoo, Finland

Tallinn, Estonia

Pärnu, Pärnu County, Estonia

Riga, Latvia

Sigulda, Latvia

Rundāle Municipality, Bauska Municipality, Latvia

Hill of Crosses, Jurgaičiai, Šiauliai District Municipality, Lithuania

Klaipėda, Klaipeda City Municipality, Lithuania

Curonian Spit National Park, Naglių gatvė, Nida, Lithuania

Nida, Neringa Municipality, Lithuania

Kaunas, Kaunas City Municipality, Lithuania

Trakai, Trakai District Municipality, Lithuania

Vilnius, Vilnius City Municipality, Lithuania

Places You'll See

  • Helsinki, Finland

    Helsinki, the sustainable capital of Finland, is a vibrant seaside city of beautiful islands and great green urban areas. Helsinki marches to a wonderful and unique beat of its own with dynamic food, design, architecture – and sauna! – scenes. The rhythm of Helsinki is laid-back and the city is easily approachable, literally. The public transportation system is one of the best in the world and it is also easy to walk and bike everywhere. Travelers can venture out to the forest, enjoy a concert, flow to a festival, enjoy a Nordic dinner or try one of those iconic public saunas.

  • Tallinn

    The capital and largest city of Estonia, Tallinn is a captivating blend of medieval charm and modern vitality. The UNESCO-listed Old Town boasts well-preserved medieval structures, including Toompea Castle and Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. Tallinn is also recognized for its innovative technology sector, bustling markets like Balti Jaama Turg, and a thriving arts and culinary scene. 


  • Pärnu

    Located on the southwestern coast of Estonia, Pärnu is a popular summer resort known for its sandy beaches, historic architecture, and vibrant cultural scene. The town’s highlights include the Pärnu Beach Promenade, the Pärnu Museum, and the impressive Red Tower. Pärnu is a haven for spa enthusiasts, offering a range of wellness facilities.

  • Riga

    Latvia’s capital and the largest city, Riga is a vibrant metropolis known for its well-preserved medieval Old Town and Art Nouveau architecture. The city’s landmarks include the iconic Riga Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church, and the Freedom Monument. Riga is celebrated for its cultural events, lively nightlife, and a rich culinary scene, making it a popular destination for both history enthusiasts and modern urbanites.

  • Sigulda

    Nestled in the picturesque Gauja River valley, Sigulda is often referred to as the “Switzerland of Latvia” due to its stunning landscapes and outdoor recreational opportunities. The town is a gateway to Gauja National Park and is dotted with medieval castles, including Turaida Castle and the ruins of Sigulda Castle, providing a glimpse into Latvia’s historical heritage.

  • Klaipeda

    Lithuania’s only seaport, Klaipeda is a picturesque coastal city on the Baltic Sea. The city boasts a blend of German and Scandinavian architectural influences due to its history as a Hanseatic League member. Klaipeda is known for its maritime heritage, exemplified by the Old Town’s charming architecture and the Meridianas sailing ship. The Curonian Spit, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is easily accessible from Klaipeda.

  • Nida

    Located on the Curonian Spit, Nida is a serene resort town surrounded by sand dunes and the Baltic Sea. Known for its natural beauty, Nida is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and artists alike. Thomas Mann’s summer house, now a museum, pays homage to the town’s cultural significance. The landscape is dominated by the serene Curonian Lagoon on one side and the dynamic dunes on the other.

  • Kaunas

    Situated at the confluence of the Nemunas and Neris rivers, Kaunas is Lithuania’s second-largest city. It is celebrated for its well-preserved Old Town, featuring landmarks such as Kaunas Castle and the Town Hall. With a youthful energy stemming from its student population, Kaunas is also recognized for its burgeoning arts scene, including the Devils’ Museum and the Maironis Lithuanian Literature Museum. 

  • Vilnius

    The capital and largest city of Lithuania, Vilnius is known for its charming Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, adorned with narrow cobblestone streets, historic churches, and Baroque architecture. The city boasts a rich cultural heritage, with landmarks like Gediminas Castle and the Cathedral of St. Stanislaus and St. Vladislav. Vilnius is a vibrant mix of medieval and modern influences, offering a diverse culinary scene and a lively arts community. 

Hotel Options

4 Star Properties

Helsinki : Radisson Blu Royal Helsinki

Tallinn : Hilton Tallinn Park

Riga : Radisson Blu Elizabete Hotel

Klaipeda : National Hotel

Vilnius : Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva


Alina M.

Traveled July 2019

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