Chelm - Hrubieszow - Medium Program

November 29th - December 3th, 2019

The program organized for the 80th anniversary of Death March from Chelm​ to Hrubieszow.

Please note that you can choose between Full (7 days), Medium (5 days)  or Short (3 days) programs

Itinerary Highlights

1 Day, Wednesday, November 29th

Please note that the tour starts in Lublin. If you are interested in a ride from Warsaw please mention it in the registration form.  Please note it might be with additional cost.

12.30-14.30 check-in, Lublin. Optional - tour at Majdanek State Museum

14.30-16.00 Tour in Grodzka Gate  - NN Theatre Center

16.00-17.30 “Tales from the Gate”: NN Theatre performance by Witold Dąbrowski

19.00 Shabbat dinner in Mandragora Restaurant with a concert of Shalom Chelm

Night in Lublin

2 Day, Saturday, November 30th


9:00-12.30  tour of the old town and the former Jewish District

12.30-14.00 Lunch break in the old town

14.00-17.00 Tour: Yeshivah and the Jewish cemeteries

Free time

19:00 - Dinner

Night in Lublin

3 Day, Sunday, December 1st


11:00 Tour in the city center of Chelm

13:00 Jewish cemetery

14:00 Drive to Sobibor

14:00 -16:00 Tour in Sobibor

18:00 Ceremony in Chelm + Dinner

Night in Chelm

4 Day, Monday, December 2nd

9:00 - meeting in the Rynek + symbolic short march

9:30 - Leaving with the buses - Death March Route

11:30 - arrival at Hrubieszow

11:30-13:30 - tour in Hrubieszow + short break

13:30-15:30 - Death March Route

Back to Hrubieszow

16:00 - Ceremony in Hrubieszow. Drive to Chelm

19:00 - Dinner in Chelm

5 Day, Tuesday, December 3th

Breakfast, check out

9:00-11:00 Transfer to Kazimierz Dolny

11.00-14.00 Tour and break in Kazimierz Dolny

14.00-17.00 Transfer to Warsaw

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Participation fee (obligatory):        300 PLN

Kosher supplement (optional):                  450 PLN 


  • Transport with comfortable 48 seat coach (or similar), starting from Lublin

  • Accommodation: twin rooms with breakfasts: Hotels from the list or similar:

Lublin: Europa Hotel

Chelm: depending on the number of participants they will be located in a few: Hotel Edels, Hotel Kozak, Hotel Duet, Hotel Kamena

  • Hebrew speaking guide

  • Meals: 4x breakfast, 5 dinners or lunches. Depending on day program an organized meal will be either lunch on dinner, it will be a 3-course meal with hot and cold drinks. First meal - dinner on November 29th, last meal - lunch on the day of departure.

  • Entrance tickets (Lublin: Grodzka Gate, Yeshiva)


A medium offer for kosher meals includes (+450 PLN)

  • 5 lunch boxes (2 sandwiches fruit, drink)

  • 5 dinners (bread, soup or other starters, salad, main dish + side dishes, desert)

  • Shipping of meals to hotels/restaurants and service in hotels/restaurants

  • Meals are served on plastic plates and with plastic cutlery

  • Meals are provided by Kosher Delight Poland:

    NOT Included in Medium Program

  • the single supplement is extra 350 PLN

  • Kosher supplement (only lunches and dinners) is extra 450 PLN


To sign up for the tour, each traveler must fill in a reservation form and make a deposit no later than June 1th, 2019.  The second payment has to be paid no later than two months before the tour


The Participant shall bear the following costs in case of cancellation of his/her participation:

  1. a) 10% of the value of the reservation – for 60 or more days before the group’s arrival,

  2. b) 30% of the value of the canceled reservation – for 46-59 days before the group‘s arrival,

  3. c) 50% of the value of the canceled reservation – for 31-45 days before the group’s arrival,

  4. d) 80% of the value of the canceled reservation – for 14-30 days before the group’s arrival,

  5. e) 100% of the value of the canceled reservation  – for less than 14 days before the group’s arrival.


By signing up for the tour, you accept the ROOTKA Tours Participation Conditions.




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Participation FEE

If you wish to join the even but do not want to take any services like hotels, meals, tours, transfers with buses, etc. you can register through this form and pay a participation fee of 300 PLN. The participation fee is charged by ROOTKA Tours on behalf of The Organization of Jews from Chelm and Hrubieszow to cover the expense of the event.

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