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Prague Vienna Budapest  Bucharest
Escorted Tour

From the Golden city of Prague to the imperial city of Vienna we travel to easygoing Budapest, the spa capital of the world. We continue by flight to Bucharest of Romania once hidden deep behind the "Iron Curtain". Excursion to Transylvania, the former land of Count Dracula

Guaranteed Departures 25 Apr - 24 Oct for 13days/12nights

Eastern Europe tour to Prague Vienna Budapest Bucharest

Departure dates on request bases

Day 1, Prague, Friday
Upon your arrival you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel for overnight. Rest of the day at leisure followed by dinner with folklore performance in a local restaurant. (D)

Day 2, in Prague, Saturday
Today after breakfast we will embark on a city tour of lower Prague to view the Old Town Square with the famous Astronomical Clock performing every hour; the Jewish Quarter, St. Nicholas Church, Charles Bridge. Rest of the day free to discover the city on your own. In the evening we will take you to a concert or opera performance. (B)

Day 3, in Prague, Sunday
We dedicate this day to the Castle district of Prague on the opposite side of the Vltava River. We will visit the Hradcany Royal castle with Cathedral of St. Vitus, the Old Royal Palace, the St. George's Basilica and Golden Lane with Daliborka Tower. Your afternoon and evening are at leisure. (B)

Day 4, to Vienna, Monday
This morning we will drive to Vienna, the former Imperial capital, the city of music. Upon arrival, check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free. Tonight we will have a group dinner in a typical Viennese tavern, a Heurigen restaurant at Grinizing, a former wine village at Vienna’s outskirts. (B, D) Accommodation in Vienna.

Day 5, in Vienna, Tuesday
Breakfast, then city tour of Vienna to see the main, Hofburg Palace, once the seat of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the Belvedere Palace, Prater amusement park, the UN buildings, St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the gothic city hall and other important major buildings dating back to Vienna's Golden ages. Afternoon at leisure. In the evening we will enjoy Strauss’ and Mozart’s music at one of the local palaces or concert halls. (B)

Day 6, in Vienna, Wednesday
Morning guided visit to the Museum of Fine Art famous for its superb collection of Spanish and Flemish great masters and Italian masterpieces. The rest of the day is at leisure.(B)

Day 7, to Budapest, Thursday
This morning after breakfast we depart for Budapest, often called "The Queen of the Danube" for its elegant location on both sides of the river with many graceful bridges connecting East and West. It is also called Budapest, the Spa Capital of the World as the only capital city with real hot springs and elegant spa resorts built on top of them. Arrival in Budapest, check into the hotel. rest of the day is free for your own activities or optional excursions. (B)

Day 8, in Budapest, Friday
Morning city tour of Budapest including  views of the Neo-Gothic Parliament building with it many turrets;  the busy commercial center with Vaci street, a bustling pedestrian street lined with shops and restaurants. We will also see the Heroes’ Square with the Millennium Memorial, elegant Andrassy street with its many palaces, etc. The rest of the day is at leisure or time for optional tours. (B)

Day 9, in Budapest, Saturday
Today we cross the Danube and visit the Buda side. We'll drive up to Castle Hill, where we will see the  13th century Matthias Church, picturesque Fisherman’s Bastion and the Royal Palace. Afternoon is free for shopping or discovering the city on your own. We will have a farewell dinner with entertainment at a typical Csarda restaurant. (B, D)

Day 10, Budapest -  Bucharest Sunday
Breakfast at the hotel, then we embark on a short Danube river cruise to marvel the beautiful landscape on both side of the river, Buda and Pest. Lunch will be served on board. Afternoon transfer to Budapest Ferihegy airport for an evening flight to Bucharest. (B, L)

Day 11. Bucharest, Monday
Get acquainted with the Romanian capital, once called "Little Paris". We will see the monumental
Parliament Palace, a testament to a megalomaniac dictator's vision of the country. Listen how the Romanian people succeeded to topple the last communist dictator in eastern Europe at the Revolution Square. We will also see the Romanian Athenaeum, the Opera House, the National Military Club, the Military Academy, Triumphal Arch and The Village Museum. Dinner in a local restaurant. Overnight in Bucharest (B, D)

Day 12 Sunday Sinaia, Bran and Brasov, Tuesday
Your sightseeing tour starts with a visit to the 17th century Sinaia Monastery, a little jewel among mountains.. Then stop in Peles Castle built as the summer residence of the first Romanian King, King Carol I. built in romantic style in 1878.  Continue the tour with a visit to the Bran Castle, made famous by Bram Stoker’s novel as the fictitious residence of the vampire count, Dracula. Walking tour of Brasov a charming Germanic town where we will the First Romanian School with an impressive collection of rare books. Return to Bucharest. Farewell dinner with folklore show. (B, D)

Day 13 - Wednesday - Bucharest - Departure
After breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight home. (B) For additional tours within Romania check out the following additional options, or check out the privately escorted Transylvania tour with Dracula.


Tour includes:

  • First class hotels with daily breakfasts
  • Service charges and hotel taxes
  • Dinner with folklore program in Prague and Budapest and Bucharest
  • Dinner with entertainment in Grinzing suburb of Vienna
  • Opera performance in Prague, concert in Vienna
  • Dinner in Bucharest
  • Transfers by modern motor coach with AC
  • Airport transfers
  • Professional English speaking tour director
  • Luggage handling
  • Flight ticket Budapest - Bucharest
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary above with headsets

Tour Price in US$ per person:

US$ 2905 per person based on double occupancy

US$ 1013 single room supplement

prague

Hotels used for the tour: (First Class 4star)

Prague - Majestic Plaza
Vienna: Intercontinental
Budapest: Hotel Intercontinental
Bucharest: Intercontinental Hotel

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