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The trip duration is 11-13 hours
Nida – Uostadvaris – Mingė village – the river Minija – King Wilhelm Channel – Dreverna – the Dead Dunes – Nida.
While sailing, we will visit seamen‘s settlement Uostadvaris, historical lighthouse of rafters. Halt duration is about 30 minutes. Sailing along the river Minija, we will take a look at the Mingė village called the “Lithuanian Venice,” the monument of architecture, the main street of which is the river and the means of transport is a boat.
Further our trip will continue along the river Minija, stop for lunch by “Žvejų užeiga” cafe, located by the river Minija. Passing the standing canal locks, we will get to the King Wilhelm Channel (or, Klaipeda Channel). This is the channel hand-dug in 1863-1873 by prisoners of the French War. The beginning of the channel is next to Lankupiai. Currently, the channel is not used any more as the access trunk-line, but rather is a kingdom of fishermen and poachers. After reaching a Dreverna bunder of small boats, we will stop for a 30 minutes rest.
After crossing the Curonian Bay, we will continue the trip across the Grey (Dead) Dunes and sail towards Nida through towns of the Curonian Spit – Juodkrantė, Pervalka, and Preila.
By the Curonian Bay, we will return back to Nida, and you will experience a unique and impressive journey. During the trip, you will be able to enjoy the landscape of the Curonian Spit, wild flora of the Nemunas delta, views of the river Minija.
A trip is possible only at a high water level. In case of low water level, we cannot be responsible for the possibility to pass through the locks at Lankupiai.
The ship price is 360 EUR. The trip price is per person 90 EUR.
During the voyage, each passenger shall be served exotic Indian delicacies made by monks. We will perform a short meditation using Tibetan singing bowls on the King Wilhelm Channel.
We have been organizing recreational trips in the Curonian Lagoon and the Neman river for more than eight years.