THEMATIC ROUTES AND ORIENTEERING GAMES

Please let us introduce our new thematic routes that will appeal to the likes of young as well as elder visitors. Wait no more and try them out!

The Gastronomic Route in Birštonas by Čiulba Ulba
Birštonas is famous not only for its minerals, meanders of the Neman river, inspiring nature and clean air – this resort is equally famous for its culinary traditions. Čiulba Ulba greets the spring season with delicious novelties and invites town’s guests to try the Gastronomic Route in Birštonas by going into the journey full of flavours, tastes, discoveries, culinary tales and funny stories. Explore and find a different side of Birštonas! Based on their taste and price, the visitors will be allowed to choose between the following routes: A delicious bite, The taste of new discoveries in Birštonas, The gourmets of Birštonas.
The participants in every route will be introduced with the Culinary history of Birštonas, will drink an afternoon tea the way the nobility drank it in the interwar period, and, of course, will be amazed by many interesting facts, tasks and surprises.
The participants will have to use their heads to solve various puzzles related with the culinary history of Birštonas. They will find out what sort of dishes famous people loved to cook in the interwar period and what dietary and cooking rules were popular among housewives.
You will participate in an orienteering race and will find the most significant and culinary related objects of Birštonas history, tourism and culture. All participants will have a pleasure of tasting various foods in cozy restaurants around Birštonas – they will surely enjoy Italian cuisine, our pride – catfish, and, of course, vegetarian and dietary dishes. Are you ready for a journey full of gastronomic discoveries?

ORIENTEERING GAMES IDEAS:

Orienteering game (with QR codes) The Detective of Birštonas (either on foot or by bicycles)
This interactive orienteering game includes audio and visual references in QR codes, intriguing mystery story, unexpected tasks and visiting the most beautiful spots of Birštonas resort. We guarantee you an intriguing atmosphere, excitement and a surprise ending… Let us reveal you a secret – the main character of this story will be one of the most famous symbols of Birštonas. Wait no more – become a detective and help to unravel the mystery of Birštonas!

History-themed orienteering game (on foot)
Guided by the old pictures of buildings and places in Birštonas, you will have to find out the location of those buildings or places in contemporary Birštonas. You will get two or three hints. However, if you manage to find a correct location without hints, you will get more points. For every used hint you will loose one point. Your goal will be to find the exact location (depicted in the photo) and take a selfie of the whole team at the object. After the game, you will be asked to show every team selfie, taken at the object with your phone, as a proof.

An active orienteering game including logic puzzles (by bicycles or on foot)
This orienteering game takes place in Birštonas resort. Following the hints, all teams will have to find a particular object or place in Birštonas. For example, if participants get a task: “As Katie would say, there are nine million … in Beijing. Find at least two of them in Birštonas and take selfies near them” will have to find out what kind of object or symbol the hint refers to and discover it. Every task will reveal how to get to the next task. During the whole game, teams have to take selfies at every object so that the whole team and the object itself would be clearly visible. The first team to find all the objects and take all the selfies wins the game. This game will introduce you to Birštonas resort in a funny and interesting way!

Night orienteering (on foot or by bicycles; with flashlights)
At your choice, one of the games – The Detective of Birštonas(with QR codes), history-themed orienteering or an active orienteering game including logic puzzles – may be played at night-time. The participants will be provided with flashlights or torches in order to accomplish all the tasks. Moreover, participants will be surprised with additional mysterious and romantic tasks that will reveal the beauty of Birštonas resort at night.

Duration of entertainment activities: 1-2 hours, depending on the chosen orienteering game.