military tours

Khatyn - Glory Mound tour

updated on 17.01.2017

This Minsk tour will take you to the monuments of the Great Patriotic War (WWII). The first one, Hatyn (Chatyn, Khatyn) Village Memorial, is located in the area where a village with the same name stood decades ago. According to the formidable strategy of the Nazi, 75 per cent of Belarusians… Read full article

The Jerusalem partisan camp

updated on 16.01.2017

Have you ever heard of the Bielski Brothers’ partisan detachment? It is in fact one of the most... Read full article

Katyn Massacre Memorial Tour (Russia)

updated on 20.07.2014

It turned out after some research that the most logistically convenient way to visit Katyn Massacre Memorial in Smolensk, Russia, is actually by driving... Read full article

Stalin Line tour

updated on 19.01.2017

This Minsk tour will take you 34 kilometers away from the capital city into typical Belarusian countryside where an open-air museum of the military gear was established... Read full article

Minsk Jewish ghetto tour

updated on 18.01.2017

In the course of the tour we are going to hear about the life of Minsk Jews under the Nazi occupation, about the way they lived and died in Minsk Jewish ghetto... Read full article

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Can I get insurance for Belarus online?
updated on 06.02.2017

Well, yes you can! To apply for a Belarus tourist visa you must supply an insurance policy that stipulates it covers Belarus. Your global insurance does so but...

How do I apply for a Belarus tourist visa?
updated on 13.02.2017

Applying at their local Belarus Consulate, the citizens of migration-secure states (e.g. the USA, Canada, Japan and others) can obtain a short-term...

Filling in Belarus visa application
updated on 02.01.2017

The form of application for a visa to Belarus has become digital and you can save and send it as a PDF file. It is only a 2-page document that is available...

Anything I should know about landing in MSQ Minsk Airport?
updated on 08.02.2017

Quite a number of things, as a matter of fact. Let’s examine a typical case from my travel agent’s past with a traveler landing in Minsk Airport (MSQ) and applying for a visa...

How do I apply for a Belarus private/guest visa?
updated on 01.02.2017

People, who want to travel to Belarus to see a friend, take care of the grave of a relative, take part in the court hearings, etc. need to apply for a private visa... 

Tour Belarus for family research
updated on 16.05.2013

This article covers field family research in Belarus that in most cases comes after dealing with the State archives of Belarus and genealogical research.

Using a plastic card in Belarus?
updated on 14.10.2016

A plastic card is a fine thing, no doubt, but there have been a number of cases when the ATM displayed ERROR, or required a PIN code...

Traditional souvenirs from Belarus?
updated on 18.10.2016

While most tourists agree that Belarus is not the country for grand shopping, there are still some things that can be brought back as souvenirs...