Things to Experience in Eastern Europe:
Ways to reach Eastern Europe:
Day 01: Prague - Arrival Day
Arrival. Meet your driver with your sign at Prague Airport and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure, Overnight in Hotel.
Day 02: Full-Day Prague Tour with Vltava River Cruise, Prague Castle and Lunch
See Prague’s top attractions on this full-day introduction to the city with a guide. Combining a bus tour and walking tour plus a 1-hour Vltava River cruise, this sightseeing exploration provides many perspectives on the city, from Wenceslas Square to Prague Castle. Lunch and coffee with cake are included.
Day 03: Prague Beer and Czech Tapas Evening Walking Tour
Morning free to explore Prague on your own including shopping, old town, Prague Beer and Czech Tapas Evening Walking Tour. Take your taste buds on a journey around some of Prague’s best drinking haunts on this evening Prague beer tour. With a local guide, visit iconic bars and pubs, including a microbrewery, as you learn about Prague’s long-held passion for beer. Head into the trendy Žižkov district and Prague Old Town and team your tastings with classic Czech ‘tapas’ such as hearty pork chili and pickled sausage. Get insider tips on the top brews to try, and hear fascinating stories about Czech culture from your knowledgeable guide. Prague evening beer tour Enjoy Prague’s thriving bar scene as you explore the city by foot and metro. Taste different beer styles from highly acclaimed Czech microbreweries. Try a variety of favorite local brews paired with typical Czech beer snacks. Hear stories about Prague’s culture and history from your guide.
Day 04: Prague to Budapest by Euro-rail
Budapest, Hungary’s capital, is bisected by the River Danube. Its 19th-century Chain Bridge connects the hilly Buda district with flat Pest. A funicular runs up Castle Hill to Buda’s Old Town, where the Budapest History Museum traces city life from Roman times onward. Trinity Square is home to 13th-century Matthias Church and the turrets of the Fisherman’s Bastion, which offer sweeping views. Transfer from Prague to Budapest by euro-rail.
Day 05: Budapest
Budapest highlights a thousand years of Hungarian history, visit the Castle District, enjoy the views from Gellért Hill, see the famous Central Market Hall, Heroes’ Square and much more! Enjoy a walk in the Castle District during the Grand City Tour. Experience Budapest at your own speed on a hop-on hop-off bus tour and boat route through the Danube. This ticket is valid for 24, 48, or 72 hours and allows you hop on and off as often as you like while traveling by double-decker bus to see the city’s famous sites, including the Parliament Building, Andrassy Avenue, and the Castle District. On the boat ride along the Danube River, you’ll enjoy stops at Margaret Island and St. Anne Church. This tour includes 28 stops and audio commentary on board, and a walking tour. See the city by both open-top double-decker bus and boat. Explore Budapest at your own pace with 28 stops to choose from. Visit top attractions like Heroes’ Square, the Buda Castle District, the Hungarian State Opera House, and World Heritage-listed Andrássy Avenue.
Day 06: Budapest
Continue your Budapest discovery using the hop on hop off big bus pass. Visit the Hungarian parliament, Fisherman’s Bastion, Széchenyi Chain Bridge. You can also try the beer bath or the famous Spa visit.
Day 07: Budapest to Vienna by Euro-Rail
Vienna, Austria’s capital, lies in the country’s east on the Danube River. Its artistic and intellectual legacy was shaped by residents including Mozart, Beethoven and Sigmund Freud. The city is also known for its Imperial palaces, including Schönbrunn, the Habsburgs’ summer residence. In the Museums Quartier district, historic and contemporary buildings display works by Egon Schiele, Gustav Klimt and other artists. The famous Ringstrasse, follow in the footsteps of Empress Sissi and Emperor Franz Josef at Schönbrunn Palace. Start at Südtiroler Platz and proceed along the Ringstrasse boulevard, where you will see many of the popular tourist attractions. First take a look at the impressive Vienna State Opera, one of the most acclaimed opera houses in the world and home to the famous “Opera Ball” which takes place every year. Next you will see the monumental buildings of the Museums of Fine Art and Natural History, the neo-classical Parliament, the acclaimed Burgtheater and the striking City Hall, where the legendary Life Ball takes place. On arrival at Schönbrunn Palace our guided tour starts at once. The former imperial summer residence is a listed World Heritage Site and attracts millions of people from all over the world every year.
Day 08: Fairytale Hallstatt and The Alpine Peaks, Incl. Skywalk Visit
Fascinating Alpine peaks, mirror lakes and original towns lost in the mountains – all that is Salzkammergut! Our tour will grant you bright pictures and lots of pleasant emotions. You will follow one of the very picturesque roads of Austria with unforgettable views of magnificent Alpine nature. You will admire landscapes and colours of fabulous Hallstatt and definitely will be charmed by the spectacular village of Traunkirchen. Get beautiful photos on the wedding bridge of a white-snow Ort castle. These must-to-see places will help you discover a delicate soul, a rich story and a natural beauty of the Austrian lake region.
Day 09: Vienna Super Saver: City Walking Tour plus Highlights Bike Tour
See the highlights of Vienna on a full day of sightseeing. See top Vienna attractions such as Heldenplatz, St Stephen’s Cathedral and Hofburg Palace. Hear tales of Vienna’s history and culture from your guide and then spend your afternoon seeing the city sights by bike! Pedal around at a steady pace for 3 hours, discovering places like Prater Park with its iconic Riesenrad Ferris Wheel. Walking Tour: 10.30am – 01.00pm Bike Tour: 02.30pm – 05.30pm.
Day 10: Vienna to Salzburg by Euro-Rail
Salzburg is an Austrian city on the border of Germany, with views of the Eastern Alps. The city is divided by the Salzach River, with medieval and baroque buildings of the pedestrian Altstadt (Old City) on its left bank, facing the 19th-century Neustadt (New City) on its right. The Altstadt birthplace of famed composer Mozart is preserved as a museum displaying his childhood instruments. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its world famous excellently preserved Baroque architecture, this lovely area is best explored by foot. The Hohnsalzburg Fortress located on top of a hill offers lovely city views in addition to hosting concerts occasionally. Stroll into the Mirabell Palace and Gardens, famous for featuring in the movie `The Sound of Music. Located next to the Salzach River, the palace is surrounded by charming gardens and houses the beautiful wedding venue, Marble Hall. Schloss Hellbrunn is another place that also boasts of vast gardens and pretty fountains in addition to children parks and a zoo, providing entertainment for one and all. If you’re up for more walking, the narrow street of Getreidegasse along the river provides an array of shops with old world charm.
Day 11: Salzburg - Original Sound of Music and Historical Walking Tour Combo
Begin your sightseeing with a 2-hour historical walking tour of the city’s Old Town. Then take the Original Sound of Music Tour in the afternoon and relive your favorite scenes from the classic film, shot around Salzburg. See top attractions including the Mirabell Gardens, the Salzburg Cathedral and more as you explore this vibrant Austrian city with an expert guide. 2-hour historical walking tour of Salzburg. See Salzburg must-see attractions like Mirabell Gardens, Salzburg Cathedral and St Peter’s Monastery. Spend the afternoon on the Original Sound of Music Tour. See the beautiful locations where scenes from the movie were filmed. Listen to the soundtrack and sing along to famous songs from the musical.
Day 12: Grand Salzburg City Tour Including 24-Hour Salzburg Card
Explore Salzburg and save money on top sights with a guided tour of the city plus the 24-hour Salzburg Card. With use of Salzburg’s public transit, getting around the city’s a breeze, and the card includes admission to more than 30 attractions and museums. See the remarkable Hellbrunn Palace, the landmarks in the UNESCO-listed historic center, and Mozart’s former home, enjoying bonus discounts at a wide range of destinations along the way. Guided tour of Salzburg. 24-hour Salzburg Card with access to Salzburg highlights. Includes Hellbrunn Palace and Mozart’s House. Card offers admission to destinations around the city. Save money with access to public transport and discounts. Great overview and orientation of the city.
Day 13: Prague Boats 3-hours Crystal Dinner Cruise
Glide past nighttime Prague’s illuminated castles and cathedrals on a dinner cruise along the Vltava River. Pick your favorites from a hearty buffet lineup, and dine under a glass dome roof that allows panoramic views of Prague Castle, the National Theater, and the underside of Charles Bridge as the boat passes beneath it. A welcome glass of sparkling prosecco and live music set the scene for an elegant evening on the water. Savor a memorable meal in Prague on a Vltava River dinner cruise. Choose from among a wide selection of Czech appetizers and entrees at a buffet. Soak up the glowing evening ambience through a retractable glass roof. Romantic restaurant alternative for couples and groups of friends.
Day 14: Departure
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and get transferred to the prague airport for your return journey as per your flight schedule.