Central & East Europe

Design Your Own Trip to Belarus

Photo credit: Bill Adams

Plot Your Own Path

Overview

Traveling privately on a custom itinerary means flexibility – flexibility to immerse yourself in your own exclusive experience, to craft an itinerary around your interests, and to travel when it’s right for you.

Want to trace your roots and pay a visit to the village your ancestors once called home? How about visiting a local family’s dacha or the home of a local artist to chat over tea and cakes? Need suggestions?

To get started planning a Belarus itinerary, read more about how to design your own trip. Also keep in mind that you can customize any of our small group tours to match your preferred dates of travel. Get in touch, we’re here to help.

Signature Experiences

Discover the heart of Belarus through our signature experiences. Use the below as a source of inspiration, then get in touch with a MIR Private Journey Specialist to craft an itinerary uniquely suited to your travel goals, budget, and style.

  • Bird watching in the ancient primeval forests and marshes of Belovezhskaya Pushcha Nature Reserve, where over 250 different species of birds reside in warmer months.
  • Meet and converse with a Belarusian Jew who survived the Nazi atrocities and is working to revive the Jewish community in Minsk.
  • Experience Belarusian hospitality at a working farmstead, owned by a family that has lived and worked on their farm for generations, preserving and continuing their ancestors’ traditions and crafts.
  • Tour the BelAz factory (short for Belaruski Autamabilny Zavod, or “Belarusian Automobile Plant”), the world’s biggest manufacturer of large trucks and construction equipment; their impressive 7547 model truck was declared the world’s largest dump truck by Guinness Book of World Records.

Map

Belarus Map

Traveler Reviews

  • "The meeting with our relatives and trip to the Belarus village (where my mother was born) was a once in a lifetime experience."

    V. Sharp

    Houston, TX