Take part in an adventurous short swimming escape in Lithuania, with the perfect combination of freshwater swimming and hiking
Swim through the stunning waters of the Aukštaitija National Park
Complete a challenging 5-kilometre swim along the length of beautiful Lake Dringis
Swim down river between the lakes of Asalnai and Lūšiai
Escape from your everyday and discover the open calm countryside of Lithuania on this freshwater swimming holiday in the country’s beautiful Aukštaitija National Park. With a combination of swims and walks amongst some of the area’s most spectacular scenery, this is the perfect way to discover these more secluded part of Lithuania.
One hundred and twenty six lakes and 200-year-old pine forests form the Aukštaitija National Park, (the oldest of Lithuania’s five national parks) which we call home for four days. Through a combination of swimming and hiking, we enjoy a 25-kilometre circular journey through the freshwater lakes and majestic pine-woodland landscape.
Our accommodation is the remotely located Tiki Inn, our charming and spacious lakeside guesthouse. The Inn also boasts its own sauna, hot tubs and a range of watersports equipment including kayaks and stand-up paddle boards, available for use throughout your stay. Situated just metres from the water’s edge, the Tiki Inn is run by our charismatic partner, Matthew, and his wonderful family who are sure to make your stay in Lithuania an unforgettable experience.
Who is this trip for?
This trip is designed for the curious explorer who loves to combine swims in stunning freshwater lakes with hikes through beautiful and remote woodlands. Swimmers should have a basic understanding of open water swimming and be capable of completing the average daily swim distance of around 5 km (split over a minimum of two swims) prior to the start of the trip.
- Fully guided swimming holiday in Lithuania
- Swim guides and full safety escort on all swims
- Technique advice
- Three nights accommodation
- All breakfasts
- All lunches
- All evening meals
What's not included?
- Travel to and from the start of the tour
Please note that the below daily itineraries are an example of the swims that may take place during the course of your trip, however, actual swim locations and distances will vary according to local weather and lake conditions. Your SwimTrek guides will determine the most suitable swim locations each day and will communicate the plan with all guests as soon as possible.
Option 1: Travel via Vilnius
Option 2: Travel via Kaunas
This trip surpassed all my expectations and gave me a huge sense of achievement. Thank you all so much.Stella S, UK - 2019
We had such an amazing time, we couldn’t find anything to critique about the experience... and I can be quite fussy. It was a glorious time of beautiful water, developing a love for long meditative swims & lots of laughs. We were looked after so well. The professionalism of the team & the care they took of us really was brilliant.Rachel G, UK -2019
Lakes of Lithuania is a wonderful opportunity to swim in beautiful fresh water knowing you are fully supported and safe in the hands of the SwimTrek team. The scenery will stay with me forever. A lot of great swims and a lot of laughs. I’ll definitely be back.Saskia B, UK - 2019
The most beautiful scenery one could wish for. Lakes which are clear and a countryside which is untouched. A must. Thank you SwimTrek, thank you Lithuania.Simon B, UK - 2018
This trip far exceeded my expectations by some considerable distance. Beautiful location, fantastic accommodation, stunning swims and great people - SwimTrek, you nailed this one.Paul E, UK - 2018
All 3 guides were really fantastic on this trip, very enthusiastic and encouraging in just the right way, particularly in the more challenging swims. They really went out of their way to ensure we had a great trip.Julia D, UK - 2018
Like a reboot to the system - my first trip with SwimTrek in Lithuania cleared my mind, stretched my capacity, and introduced me to new people, and a deep green, multi-dimensional world!Amanda K, USA - 2018
The intoxicating beauty of the Lithuanian national park filled with invitingly crystal clear lakes was enough to gladden the heart of this Swimtrek sea-loving veteranJenny M, UK - 2017
The Lithuanian Lakes trip was fantastic - great company, great food and, of course, great swimming!Alex G, UK - 2017
Amazing holiday in Lithuania with good swims, friendly people and amazing hospitality at the Tiki Inn.Elizabeth R, UK - 2017
I can't recommend Lithuania Lakes trip highly enough! Great swims and gentle walks in a really beautiful location. The well thought out itinerary meant minimal time in the minibus each day.Michelle G. UK - 2017
Beautiful low key, relaxing holiday with a sense of shared achievement.Georgina H. UK - 2017
A wonderful way to spend 4 days. Swimming, walking, talking and eating lots of great food. Great to meet new people who have a shared love of the water.Mari W. UK - 2017
Lithuania is a beautiful country with some great swimming. Our guides were amazing and the group got along so well we are likely to meet up on a swimtrek in 2017!James M. UK - 2017