Cēsis, Līgatne, Sigulda & Turaida Tour: All The Must See Highlights In One Day

Cēsis, Līgatne, Sigulda & Turaida Tour: All The Must See Highlights In One Day

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From € 100/ adult
10 Hours 1 - 8 People Transfer

Gauja National Park: Explore All The Most Beautiful History & Natural Highlights In One Full-Day Trip To Cēsis, Līgatne, Sigulda & Turaida

  • Discover the most beautiful places of the famous Gauja National Park on one day trip
  • Enjoy all the most interesting historic and natural highlights of Gauja National Park in one trip
  • Explore Cēsis Old Town and its famous best-preserved medieval castle
  • Immerse yourself in the ancient Latvians’ llifestyle by visiting unique historic Āraiši Lake Dwelling
  • Discover the famous man-made caves in the sandstone cliffs and have a taste of local wine in Līgatne Town
  • Visit Turaida Museum Castle and have a “must” look at the gorgeous Gauja River valley from Turaida castle
  • Have a healthy walk in Gauja National Park forests and discover some of the most impressive sandstone cliffs in Europe
  • Get to know more about Latvian history, traditions, and nature
  • Get engaged with a special improv-travel approach
Landmarks

Gauja National Park, Cēsis Town, Cēsis Medieval Castle, Āraiši Arecheological Museum, Gauja River, Līgatne Town, Sigulda Town, Turaida Museum Reserve

Professional Eco-tour Leader & Top Quality Service

Guided fun adventure with professional Eco-tour leader will help you the get the utmost from your trip in Latvia

Improv-Travel Tour

Special Improv-travel approach for a group of 2 or more

Hotel Pickup & Drop-off

Free local transfer from/to Riga

We Have Top Rated Local Guides

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Personal new experiences

Individual approach and true engagement is our golden rule. No big buses. No crowds. Just personal tours, very small groups or custom made individual travel plans.

Professional nature guides

We're fluent (not just good) in English. Our guests love to say our nature guides are like "easy going encyclopedias". Do you value open, friendly and natural communication? Here it is!

Feel safe & welcomed!

Did you know that Latvia is one of the safest places in the world? Latvians are also probably some of the least pushy people you will ever meet. We combine Northern peace with Southern warmth here. So you are always welcomed.

See a lot in just 1 day!

Join our local guided trips and we'll take care of your transfers. Or just ask us for the must convenient travel plan! By the way, you can get almost anywhere from Riga and back within 1 day only. Yet, we certainly recommend staying longer!

Weather resistant tours

There is no bad weather. There is only inappropriate clothing. We'll make you nature adventure unforgettable no matter what the weather is.

What's improv-travel?

We use some exciting improvisation elements to make your travel experience very special (it's optional). Try it with us!

Trip Itinerary

Pick-up
Meet your guide at your hotel in Riga in the morning. You will have about one and a half-hour drive to Gauja National Park
Cēsis: Explore The Historic Old Town
Stroll down the historic Old Cēsis Town, see its beautiful squares, St. John’s Church (built in 13th century), The House of Harmony, House of Princesses and other sigh-seeings. Feel the special charm and atmosphere of this town that is very different from more cosmopolitan Rīga. Cēsis is both the historic and modern heart of Latvian culture. Stroll down the historic Old Cēsis Town and feel the charm and atmosphere of a real Latvian town that is very different from more cosmopolitan Rīga. Cēsis is both the historic and modern heart of Latvian culture. Have a look at St. John’s Church – one of the oldest churches in Latvia built in the 13th century.
Discover Cēsis Medieval Castle
Visit to the famous Cēsis Medieval Castle. The castle was first built in 1218 and is still the best-preserved medieval castle in Latvia. Explore its beautiful park, dark medieval rooms and corridors ,and get to know more about its hard history turns.
Have A Walk In Pristine Forests Near Gauja River
Walk along the beautiful riverbanks of the longest river in Latvia – Gauja. Visit some of the most impressive sandstone cliffs in Latvia and Europe, and admire the stunning natural landscapes of Gauja National Park. Soak up the fresh air of Northern pine forests – Western Taiga and maybe pick up some yummy blueberries on your way
Discover Historic Āraiši Lake Dwelling (limited availability from 1 September till 30 April)
Find out about how ancient Latvians lived before their land was invaded. Āraisi Archaeological Museum is an authentic replica of an 8th-10th century fortified dwelling site of the Latgallians – the biggest Latvian tribe. This is the only such reconstruction of fortified settlement in Europe. The unique place excels with its archaeological findings, the placement of reconstruction in its original environment (on a lake), and the well-preserved cultural and historical landscape of Vidzeme (central part of Latvia).
Explore Natural Beauty & Unique Man-Made Caves In Līgatne Town
Just half an hour drive from Cēsis there is a small charming town hidden in the beautiful forests of Gauja National Park. It’s Līgatne. Have a look at the beautiful scenery and some of the (more than 300) unique man-made caves made in the awesome sandstone cliffs. Get to know more about the history of this place and have a taste of some local wines in the local winery.
Sigulda Town & Turaida Museum Reserve
Another half and hour drive and you’ll get to the famous Sigulda Town and cultural heritage site Turaida Museum Reserve. Take some pictures of one of the most spectacular Latvian nature viewpoints here from the top of the famous Turaida castle (this one sells on postcards). Turaida Museum Reserve is a beautiful place to get condensed knowledge about Latvian history, culture, and traditions. Find out more about ancient Latvian poetry (UNESCO heritage), medieval history, Livonian cultural heritage and historic Latvian lifestyle here.
Goodman's Cave
Before heading back to your hotel have a stop at the famous Gūtmaņala (Goodman’s Cave) grotto. Formed over the course of 10,000 the grotto is the biggest cave in Latvia and in Baltics, also being a protected geological site and the oldest tourist attraction in Latvia.
Transfer back to Riga
Filled with a pack of new impressions and emotions get back to your hotel in Riga (or stay in Sigulda or Cēsis for more adventures in Gauja national park).
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Pricing Chart

We can’t wait to show you around!

One Person
€330/adult
  • Transfer from/to Riga
  • Sightseeing
  • Professional guide/team leader
  • Entry fee in Cēsis Medieval Castle
  • Entry fee in Āraiši Archeological Park
  • Entry fee in Turaida Museum Reserve
  • Local snacks
2 People
€165/adult
  • Transfer from/to Riga
  • Sightseeing
  • Professional guide/team leader
  • Entry fee in Cēsis Medieval Castle
  • Entry fee in Āraiši Archeological Park
  • Entry fee in Turaida Museum Reserve
  • Local snacks
3 - 4 People
€140/adult
  • Transfer from/to Riga
  • Sightseeing
  • Professional guide/team leader
  • Entry fee in Cēsis Medieval Castle
  • Entry fee in Āraiši Archeological Park
  • Entry fee in Turaida Museum Reserve
  • Local snacks
5 - 6 People
€125/adult
  • Transfer from/to Riga
  • Sightseeing
  • Professional guide/team leader
  • Entry fee in Cēsis Medieval Castle
  • Entry fee in Āraiši Archeological Park
  • Entry fee in Turaida Museum Reserve
  • Local snacks
7 - 8 People
€100/child
  • Transfer from/to Riga
  • Sightseeing
  • Professional guide/team leader
  • Entry fee in Cēsis Medieval Castle
  • Entry fee in Āraiši Archeological Park
  • Entry fee in Turaida Museum Reserve
  • Local snacks
Children
Max 7 plus at least 1 adult
€100/child
  • Transfer from/to Riga
  • Sightseeing
  • Professional guide/team leader
  • Entry fee in Cēsis Medieval Castle
  • Entry fee in Āraiši Archeological Park
  • Entry fee in Turaida Museum Reserve
  • Local snacks

What's Included

What's Included: - Transfer from/to your hotel in Riga - Professional guide/tour leader - Improv-travel tour (for 2 people and more) - Entry fee in Cesis Castle - Entry fee in Āraiši Archeological Park - Entry fee in Turaida Museum Castle - Local snacks

What's Not Included

What's not included: - Insurance - Any other items not mentioned as included above

Important Before You Go!

  • By booking this tour you agree with our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy. Please read them carefully before booking
  • Because of the shorter daylight hours and weather conditions during the winter months from 1 November till 31 January, this tour lasts approximately 8 hours;
  • From 1 September till 30 April  Cēsis Medieval Castle & Āraiši Archeological Park is NOT AVAILABLE on Mondays and Tuesdays
  • Wear comfortable shoes and be prepared for different weather conditions
  • All our tours are small like-minded group adventures
  • All tours are narrated in English, Russian and Latvian.
  • Adult is 14 years and older
  • There are max. 8 people and max. 7 children in the group. All the children must be accompanied with at least 1 adult
  • For the groups with small children (under 7 years) please contact us for individual arrangement
  • If the group size exceeds the one you have paid for, the price difference will be reimbursed

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DISCLAIMER: Hiking and walking trails to be visited and actions to be taken may vary from tour to tour depending on the season, weather conditions, the availability of the attractions, and our expanding creativity. We try to provide our guests with original experiences that may differ from the previous ones. We will inform you about the availability of the standard attractions before and during your trip. If necessary, we always substitute actions with the same kind or similar actions, taking into account our guests’ wishes. We try to avoid mass tourism sports and peak timings as much as possible to provide our guests with the most authentic experiences possible.

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