Discover the remote and tranquil region of land and water Nemunas River Delta on this 5-hour private tour from Klaipeda. Meet the local culture of tough fishermen and farmers living in the rough but romantic environment. Learn about the migration of the birds at VentÄ Bird Ringing Station and enjoy the views over Curonian Lagoon. Walk the trail on the world famous bog in AukÅ¡tumala and visit one of the bizarre swamp colonies. Explore cozy town of RusnÄ on Lithuaniaâs only inhabited island and take a selfie at the Russian border. This is a half day trip with a full range of impressions.
Start your trip at your hotel in KlaipÄda. Your local guide will pick you up from the hotel, port or any other convenient location. After about 45 minutes drive you will reach Nemunas River Delta and its Nature Park. Lithuaniaâs major river Nemunas meets Curonian Lagoon here and splits into multiple branches creating a paradise for fishermen, birds and romantic seekers.
Visit one of Europeâs largest bird ringing stations in VentÄ and learn more about migration of the birds and local species. Enjoy breathtaking views over Curonian Lagoon from the top of the old lighthouse dated back to 19th century. Next stop is at the AukÅ¡tumala Bog, which became famous as the worldâs first scientifically studied and described raised bog thanks to German scientist C.A. Weber (1902).
Take a walk on the trail right to the middle of the swamp and get an impression of the pristine natural landscape. Marshy wetlands of the Nemunas River Delta is also a home of some bizarre swamp colonies and you will visit one of them on the way to RusnÄ. Lithuaniaâs only inhabited island RusnÄ is yet to be discovered and you can still enjoy its tranquil atmosphere while walking on the cozy river promenade and discovering traditional wooden houses until you reach the border - Russian Federation is just over the river here. Make sure to find out why the statue of Mahatma Gandhi is standing here on the bank of Nemunas River before heading back to KlaipÄda.
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