BELARUSIAN "SMAK"

HOTEL ACCOMODATION

ROBINSON CLUB 4*

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PROPERTY DESCRIPTION & LOCATION: Robinson Club is a unique hotel & entertainment complex in Belarus. It is located in Ratomka Village, 7 kilometers from the Minsk Ring Road (MKAD) in Molodechno Direction. The area extends over 5 hectares of Minsk Sea coast.
ACCOMMODATION & CATEGORIES: 55 guest rooms (1 president, 8 lux & 46 standard).
F&B OUTLETS: 2 restaurants: The Port and The White Hall (european and slavic menu) & lobby bar.
CONFERENCE & MEETING FACILITIES: Conference hall, a meeting room, exclusive office rooms.
OTHER FACILITIES: SPA Centre (aqua zone, baths, gym, fitness, massage, etc.).
Free parking (120 parking spaces).
  Persons Nights Quantity Price, EUR Total, EUR
Standard Single 30 3 0 68.46 0.00
Standard Double 30 3 15 79.41 3,573.45

SLAVYANSKAYA‎ 3*

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PROPERTY DESCRIPTION & LOCATION: Narochanskaya Str., 6, Minsk.
The hotel is situated in a prestigious district on the opposite side ofthe multifunctional cultural and sport complex «Minsk-Arena» which holds the Ice Hockey World Championship 2014.
ACCOMMODATION & CATEGORIES: The hotel comprises of 126 rooms (204 beds) including 78 Twin, 40 Double and 6 De Luxe rooms. Two rooms are fully equipped for comfort and convenience of disabled guests. Modern furnished roomsare equipped with beds with orthopedic mattresses and soft bedclothes, LED TVs and lights. Each room has large bathroom.
F&B OUTLETS: Restaurant and bar with 100 seats available is situated on the ground floor. Here you can try excellent dishes of Belarusian national and European cuisine. Beer restaurant is situated on the underground floor of the hotel and it is perfect for those who appreciate draught beer.
CONFERENCE & MEETING FACILITIES: Certainly, our conference hall which has all the necessary equipment is the best place to carry out business meetings, negotiations and presentations up to 50 attendees.
OTHER FACILITIES: Beauty salon, indoor/outdoor parking (102 parking spaces).
  Persons Nights Quantity Price, EUR Total, EUR
Standard Single 30 3 0 58.34 0.00
Standard Double 30 3 15 80.50 3,622.50

VICTORIA OLIMP HOTEL 4*

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION & LOCATION: Minsk City, 103 Pobediteley Avenue.
Hotel complex "Victoria Olimp Hotel» is located in the ecologically clean and calm area of the city of Minsk with the magnificent views of the park area and the main thoroughfare of the city - Pobediteley Avenue. It gives you an opportunity to enjoy your pleasant staying in our hotel.
ACCOMMODATION & CATEGORIES: 238 hotel rooms: 102 single rooms (Single, Single Refined), 38 doubles (Double), 38 doubles (TWIN), 18 doubles (Double Refined), 4 family rooms , 18 suites , 8 studios, 2 apartments and 6 rooms for people with disabilities.
F&B OUTLETS: "Olympia" restaurant, cafe-pizzeria, lobby bar and a banquet hall offer you European and Belarusian cuisine.
CONFERENCE & MEETING FACILITIES: Congress hall «Barcelona» (260 seats), conference hall «Calgary» (70 seats), a meeting room «London» (12 seats) and 2 VIP rooms «Sydney» и «Tokyo» (8 seats). All halls and rooms are with free WI-FI, the most up-to-date office and presentation equipment, equipment for simultaneous interpreting.
OTHER FACILITIES: Health and beauty centre (hamam and Finnish Sauna, gym, hairdressing salon and SPA- salon).
  Persons Nights Quantity Price, EUR Total, EUR
Standard Single 30 3 0 84.93 0.00
Standard Double 30 3 15 101.91 4,585.95
DAY 1

• MINSK GENERAL DESCRIPTION •

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Minsk - is really an ancient Russian city,city hero.The first mention of the city concerns to 1067. During World War II Minsk was totally destroyed and rebuilt according to a symmetrical pattern.
Minsk is the capital and largest city in Belarus, situated on the Svislach and Niamiha rivers. Minsk is also a headquarters of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). As the national capital, Minsk has a special administrative status in Belarus and is also the administrative centre of Minsk voblast (province) and Minsk raion (district). It has a population of 1,830,000 inhabitants (2008).
Distance from Minsk to European capitals:
Warsaw (Poland) - 500 km
Vilnus (Lithuania) - 185 km
Kiev (Ukrain) - 565 km
Moscow (Russia) - 720 km
Riga (Latvia) - 470 km
Berlin (Germany) - 1050 km
London (England) - 2100 km
Paris (France) - 2150 km
Minsk is the city-residence of President and Goverment of the country.
Time: European + 2 hours Grinvich.
Airports:
Minsk International Airport is located 42 km to the east of the city. It opened in 1982 (passenger terminal - in 1987.) It is an international airport undergoing modernisation with flights to Austria, Cyprus, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Iran, Latvia, Poland, Russia, Turkey, United Kingdom, and other countries, operated by the national carrier Belavia and the German airline Lufthansa, AirBaltic of Latvia, LOT Polish Airlines, as well as Austrian airline Austrian Airlines Group.
Airport Minsk-1Minsk-1 opened in 1933 a few kilometres to the south of the historical centre. In 1955 it became an international airport and by 1970 served over 1 million passengers a year. From 1982 it mainly served domestic routes in Belarus and short-haul routes to Moscow, Kiev and Kaliningrad. Minsk-1 is expected to be closed in 2008 because of the noise pollution in the surrounding residential areas. The land of the airport will be re-developed for residential and commercial real estate, currently branded as Minsk-City.

10:00 11:00 Arrival to Minsk National Airport

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• LOCATION & DESCRIPTION: Minsk National Airport is the main air gateway to the Republic of Belarus and occupies an advantageous geographical location as it is situated at the intersection of the biggest main lines connecting the Western Europe with the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). The airport is a member of Airports Council International and the Airport Association of CIS Civil Aviation. There is 1 operative runway, the length is 3641 m (CAT II) that allows accepting all types of aircrafts for 24 hours and one Terminal with a capacity of 3,6 million passengers per year in Minsk National Airport.
In December 2011 RUE «National Airport Minsk» was reorganized by the affiliation of UE «Airport Minsk-1» as the organizational and legal form, namely the subsidiary. Airport Minsk-1 is located in the southern part of the capital in 4.5 kilometers from the historical city center. This airport is an important and convenient handling center for air traffic flows in the Republic of Belarus.
The Airport Minsk-1 runway has the length of 2000 m, its width is 60 m. The airdrome is usable for handling An-12, Tu-134, Yak-42, other aircraft the maximum take-off weight of which does not exceed 61 tones and helicopters of all types as well.
In 2013 RUE «National Airport Minsk» jointly with UE «Airport Minsk-1»:
- served 2 182 177 passengers (in comparison with 2012 the growth amounted to 18,7%);
- handled 16 585 flights (in comparison with 2012 the growth amounted to 11,0%);
- provided the flights at more than 42 international destinations to the Western Europe, the Near East and other regions.
In 2013 National Airport Minsk mobilized 229,240 mln. BYR of the investment to the basic capital that made it possible to increase the passengers and airlines service quality thanks to renewal of following items:
• NOTE: The obligatory medical insurance for foreign citizens and persons without citizenship who are temporary in Belarus is in force. This includes the first medical aid by the state medical establishments in case of unexpected illness or accident.
Only the insurance policies of the Belarusian insurance companies are valid in Belarus. You can purchase the obligatory medical insurance policy at the insurance companies’ representatives in the arrival halls of the airport.
USUALLY CHECK-IN FOR A FLIGHT FINISHES 40 MINUTES BEFORE THE TAKING-OFF TIME INDICATED IN YOUR TICKET.

Transfer to the hotel

12:30 13:00 Check in at the hotel

• DESCRIPTION: Regular Check-in: Please ensure that every passenger has the passport and Immigration card in their hand upon arrival as these will be handed in at the reception desk. Every room has to be assigned for a respective guest and usually a print of a Credit Card is taken for extra charges. Or the master bill is approved by the organizer or ground manager in advance. The immigration document must be officially registered and passport kept at the reception until the evening or the following morning which is more convenient. Please note that the Immigration card will be delivered upon departure and if there is no registration at the hotel or at Ovir, it will cause problems at the airport - at the Passport / Border Point and fine will usually apply and will need to be paid at the consular desk of the airport.
• Hospitality Check in (Preordered): Registered rooms and private check-in for Incentive groups at the separate hospitality desk if confirmed and requested in advance. Please ensure that every passenger has the passport and Immigration card in their hand upon arrival. Keys from the rooms will be sorted in alphabetical order of the clients and displayed on a dedicated desk/ area. Every passenger needs to sign for the rooms; passports with visas will be taken by the hotel and should be recollected by Tour leader or by the client when available (usually in the evening / or the following morning).
• Special Welcoming reception can be organized upon guests’ arrival at the hotel with a short folkloric performance and Bread & Sault welcoming ceremony.

13:30 Departure from the hotel for a City tour

14:00 17:00 QUEST CITY TOUR

Participants will be divided in 6 groups. They will search an information and process it. Participants will work with some photo puzzles, different characters, ect.
This Quest-tour will be an unordinary introduction tour of the city.

18:00 18:30 Estimated Arrival back to the hotel

DAY 2

10:00 Departure from the hotel

11:00 14:00 DUDUTKI MUSEUM

• DESCRIPTION: Dudutki is the first Belarusian outdoor museum with the aim to show the history of the people in this country, its traditions and special features to discover and identify. Dudutki is remarkable in several aspects - not only as a tourist attraction - but also as a place of selffinding of identity of an entire country, wich is in search of new an own identity.
The Museum was founded in 1993 and now covers the territory of 160 hectares.
It is located on the picturesque banks of the river Ptich (once it was one of the waterways «from the Vikings to the Greeks»).
The atmosphere of the 19th century Belarus, get to know the ways of country life and discover the secrets of ancient handicrafts.
Dudutkis Car Collection:The Collection of old cars in Dudutki is the one of the most interesting part of museum’s exposition.
Eugene Dominikovich Budinas - The man who created Dudutki. For the Belarusian tourism Eugene Budinas was some sort of Columbus. He first showed what and how can be offered in Belarus for a foreign traveler.
Samogon in Dudutki - In Dudutki there are several distinctive attractions that have glorified this museum throughout Belarus. One of them is a hooch still. This is one of the few in Belarus licensed devices for production of samogon – strong alcoholic drink made of grain and potato starch.
Participants can see how to forge horseshoes and armor. They also can watch the work of the potter, taste the cheese, prepared expressly for the local creamery, and other dishes of ethnic cuisine.
• NOTE: Working gours: 11:00 - 18:00. Every day.

14:00 15:00 Lunch at Dudutki restaurant

16:00 19:00 KUPALLE

• DESCRIPTION: When summer is in full swing, Belarus celebrates Kupala Night (or Kupalle), one of the oldest folk holidays dedicated to the sun and efflorescence. Kupala Night is associated with numerous legends and myths. This night witches, sorcerers and ghosts roamed the earth trying to do harm to people; plants and animals started speaking and the sun "played" at dawn. However, to see these miracles and to understand the language of plants and animals was only possible with the help of a fern flower that bloomed only once a year. The fern flower gave a supranational ability to see the future and find all the world’s hidden treasures. However, only a very bold person could get this elusive flower.
Our interactive program include master class in production of wreaths, searching for a fern flower, round dancing and ritual of purification by fire (when people jump over Kupala bonfires).

20:00 20:30 Estimated arrival back to the hotel

DAY 3

11:00 Departure from the hotel

12:00 14:00 QUEST "THE BEWITCHED VILLAGE"

• DESCRIPTION: Participants will be divided into groups. Each team will have a map of the complex, a legend and a plan of the action. Not only correctly solved riddles and rebuses are considered, but also each mistake.
The idea of the quest based on the Belarusian folklore.

14:00 15:00 Lunch at the Village

16:00 19:00 BELARUSIAN SMAK

• DESCRIPTION: Participants will be involved in the process of the old Belarusian ceremonies. They will put on a national Belarusian suit. Participants will have a chance to become a guest at the traditional Belarusian Wedding, to taste country food , to sing some folk songs .
Our interactive program will include master class in potter's art, straw weaving, stampings of coins.

20:00 20:30 Estimated arrival back to the hotel

DAY 4

Check out of the hotel

• Please remember to instruct the reception about wake-up calls. Make sure that you take your passports and immigration forms from the hotel reception. Ensure correct and coordinated breakfast, luggage pull and bell service. Also provide time for individual payment at the reception for extra room charge. A questionnaire will be given which we kindly ask you to fill in during transfer and hand over to our representative at the airport prior to departure.

Transfer to the Airport

Departure from Minsk National Airport

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• LOCATION & DESCRIPTION: Minsk National Airport is the main air gateway to the Republic of Belarus and occupies an advantageous geographical location as it is situated at the intersection of the biggest main lines connecting the Western Europe with the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). The airport is a member of Airports Council International and the Airport Association of CIS Civil Aviation. There is 1 operative runway, the length is 3641 m (CAT II) that allows accepting all types of aircrafts for 24 hours and one Terminal with a capacity of 3,6 million passengers per year in Minsk National Airport.
In December 2011 RUE «National Airport Minsk» was reorganized by the affiliation of UE «Airport Minsk-1» as the organizational and legal form, namely the subsidiary. Airport Minsk-1 is located in the southern part of the capital in 4.5 kilometers from the historical city center. This airport is an important and convenient handling center for air traffic flows in the Republic of Belarus.
The Airport Minsk-1 runway has the length of 2000 m, its width is 60 m. The airdrome is usable for handling An-12, Tu-134, Yak-42, other aircraft the maximum take-off weight of which does not exceed 61 tones and helicopters of all types as well.
In 2013 RUE «National Airport Minsk» jointly with UE «Airport Minsk-1»:
- served 2 182 177 passengers (in comparison with 2012 the growth amounted to 18,7%);
- handled 16 585 flights (in comparison with 2012 the growth amounted to 11,0%);
- provided the flights at more than 42 international destinations to the Western Europe, the Near East and other regions.
In 2013 National Airport Minsk mobilized 229,240 mln. BYR of the investment to the basic capital that made it possible to increase the passengers and airlines service quality thanks to renewal of following items:
• NOTE: The obligatory medical insurance for foreign citizens and persons without citizenship who are temporary in Belarus is in force. This includes the first medical aid by the state medical establishments in case of unexpected illness or accident.
Only the insurance policies of the Belarusian insurance companies are valid in Belarus. You can purchase the obligatory medical insurance policy at the insurance companies’ representatives in the arrival halls of the airport.
USUALLY CHECK-IN FOR A FLIGHT FINISHES 40 MINUTES BEFORE THE TAKING-OFF TIME INDICATED IN YOUR TICKET.

Program Cost (excluding Accommodation)

INCLUDING: Transfers, Meals, Excursions, Entertainment, Gala-dinner on the last day.
  Persons Quantity Price, EUR Total, EUR
PRICE PER PERSON from 30 30 1,095.93 32,877.90
PROGRAM TOTALS
  Price PP, EUR Total, EUR
TOTAL PRICE HOTEL ACCOMMODATION 119.12 3,573.45
TOTAL PER PERSON PRICE - LAND ARRANGEMENT PER PERSON 1,095.93 32,877.90
TOTAL LOT PERSON PRICE - LAND ARRANGEMENT 0.00 0.00
ESTIMATED TOTAL PROGRAM COST 1,215.05 36,451.35
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