Family-friendly tour – Poland and Belarus – individual bike tour
BIKE TRIPS, POLAND, BELARUS, 7 Days
Discover the most beautiful corners of the Bialowieżą Primeval Forest in both Poland and Belarus. Get to know the hospitality of the local people. Fresh, clean air, green forests, pristine nature, wonderful tranquility and a beautiful landscape are a paradise for nature lovers and cyclists. A stay in the Wellness & SPA area of the *** Hotel “Białowieski” is a source of health for body and soul.
~220 km by bike
Each Sunday from 2nd May
Your trip begins in Białowieża. In your hotel you will receive maps of the area and detailed, constantly updated descriptions of the daily sections, as well as your bikes.
Day 1.: bicycle free
Welcome to the Białowieża National Park
Arrival in Białowieża and check-in at “Białowieski”*** Conference, Wellness & SPA hotel (www.hotel.bialowieza.pl). The hotel is situated at the border of the primeval forest of Białowieża and offers an exquisite cuisine and wellness. You will receive your bikes, maps and section descriptions..
Day 2.: ca. 33 km by bike
The unique Białowieża
In the morning you can visit the forest museum and then take a guided walking tour through the UNESCO’s strictest primeval forest reserve (optional). In the afternoon you may have a bike tour of Białowieża and it’s surroundings. Interesting landmarks include two churches in the village: an Orthodox one with the unique, porcelain iconostasis and the Catholic one with an interesting, wooden altar.
Day 3.: ca. 22 km by bike
A paddling tour
Today you can go paddling on the Narewka river (near the hotel, ca. 3 km). The river is calm and shallow and therefore no additional skill is required. In the afternoon you will have time for leisure. You may also enjoy the wellness offer in your hotel..
Day 4.: ca. 45-65 km by bike, ca. 80 km by bus
Exploring the wildlife
A bus will bring you to Cisówka area, a perfect place to watch many interesting and rare bird species. Through Narewka you will return by bike to Białowieża.
Day 5.: ca. 58 km by bike
A lake in the forest
Today you can cycle through the Białowieża National Park to Topiło, take a rest at a small lake there and then cycle back to your hotel. Your senses will be delighted by the unspoiled nature.
Day 6.: ca. 53 km by bike
Visit to Belarus
Right after breakfast you will cycle to Białowieża/Piererov and cross the border. The Belorussian part of the forest is well preserved, it’s nature is impressive and the locals are very friendly. There is a good chance to encounter some rare animal species on the way. Cycling mostly on asphalt roads you will reach Kamyeniuki where you can visit an interesting forest museum. In the late afternoon you will ride back to Białowieża.
In the situation when it will not be possible to travel to Belarus (e.g. closed border), we offer our guests an alternative bike route and free treatment in the SPA of Hotel Białowieski.
*Please note that for the Belorussian part of our trip a valid passport is required. You will receive detailed information from us with confirmation of the trip
Farewell to Białowieża
Individual departure after breakfast..
Condition of roads:
Mostly flat, local roads, partially forest and field roads.
Services and prices:
- Accommodation in double or single rooms with shower and WC in “Białowieski*** Conference, Wellness & SPA hotel
- Half board: breakfast and warm dinner; vegetarian meals can also be arranged upon earlier notice (please let us know if you eat fish)
- First meal on arrival: dinner
- Last meal: breakfast on the day of departure
- Canoeing trip on Narewka river
- Transfer to Cisówka
- Excursion to Belarus
- Assistance hotline
- Maps of the area and detailed section descriptions with GPS tracks
Minimum number of participants: 2 people
- Transfer from Warsaw to Białowieża by local bus, about 20 Euro/per person
- Transfer to Warsaw station (bus and train), about 20 Euro/per person
- Guided tour in Białowieża at day 2., 70 EUR/per person (for a group of 2.); 40 EUR/per person (for a group of 4. or more)
- Guided tour in Warsaw, 80 Euro/per person
- Transfer by car on former request
1 person in double room/BB/all services: 490 Euro
Single room surcharge: 140 Euro
Bicycle rental: 70 Euro
Unisex bikes are equipped with 7 Shimano gears and chain derailleur from Shimano, with pedal-brake
Each bike is equipped with two bags and a tool set (one set pro room).
Electric bike (on former request): 150 Euro
Since in the route descriptions we give the distance in kilometers, we recommend to bring your own cyclometer. It allows to cycle without any problems. It is also possible to rent a cyclometer from us, which costs 10 Euro per bike (incl. installation). Please let us know upon booking your trip, if you wish to rent our cyclometer.
Each Sunday from 2nd May.
A valid ID is required for EU citizens to travel to Poland. People under the age of 16 need a child ID with photo or a passport.
Please note that for the Belorussian part of our trip a valid passport (at least 3 months) is required. You will receive detailed information from us with confirmation of the trip.
Additional nights before and after the trip can be booked on request.