8 DAYS - EASTERN EUROPE TOUR

8 DAYS - EASTERN EUROPE TOUR

8 DAYS - EASTERN EUROPE TOUR
(Prague / Vienna / Bratislava / Budapest)

Dates of Travel

  1. 27 May - 03 June 2017
  2. 09 - 16 June 2017
  3. 20 - 27 June 2017
  4. 05-12 Aug 2017

Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights

Package Inclusion

Hotels to Stay

  • Prague: Hotel Duo Prague or similar (4 star)
  • Vienna: Austria Trend Eventhotel Pyramid or similar (4 star)
  • Bratislava: Apollo Hotels Bratislava or similar (4 star)
  • Budapest: Leonardo Hotel Budapest or similar (4 star)

The above pricing includes the following:

  • 2 nights accommodation in Prague
  • 2 nights accommodation in Vienna
  • 1 night accommodation in Bratislava
  • 2 nights accommodation in Budapest
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Lunch and Dinner at Restaurants, as per itinerary
  • Vltava River Cruise
  • Guided Tour of Prague
  • Entrance to Prague Castle
  • Visit to Prague's Krizik's Fountain
  • Guided Tour of Cesky Krumlov
  • Drive through Vienna's Ringstrasse
  • Guided Tour of Vienna
  • Danube River Cruise
  • Entrance to Schonbrunn Palace
  • Guided Tour of Bratislava
  • Shopping at Factory Outlet
  • Night Tour of Budapest
  • Guided Tour of Budapest and Szentendre
  • Services of Tour Manager included

Day 1 PRAGUE - ARRIVAL

Arrival in the medieval city of Prague with its colorful baroque buildings, Gothic churches and picturesque river bridges.

Arrival transfer from Prague Airport to Hotel by private car. Check in.

5 PM - The group gathers in the hotel's lobby as we proceed to enjoy the Vltava river cruise. Onboard this relaxing river cruise, you can enjoy the beautiful views of most of the unique sights of Prague including Prague and National Theatre.

7:30PM - Dinner. Enjoy a great variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. Afterwards, transfer back to your hotel. Overnight.

Day 2 PRAGUE

Breakfast at the hotel.

10:30 AM - After enjoying breakfast at the hotel, we proceed to a guided city tour of Prague, a magic place where medieval cathedrals, picturesque church domes and gold-plated towers meet the modern sights of a European metropolis. Immerse yourself with the rich, opulent beauty of Prague, see the State Opera, the National Museum and the Wenceslas Square. Wander around the Prague Castle courtyards and cross the River Vltava to explore the Old Town Square, with its baroque buildings and cobblestone streets.

1:30 PM - Lunch. Enjoy a great variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes.

2:30 PM - Entrance to Prague Castle. The castle, founded around 880 AD, is the largest medieval castle in Europe and was once the seat of the Kings of Bohemia. Today, the President of the Czech Republic rules from the castle, and it is Prague's premier tourist attraction. The entire castle grounds are dominated by the monumental St. Vitus Cathedral, one of the most beautiful church buildings in Europe. Discover the secret of this symbol of the Czech Republic and explore the sites that make the Prague of today, one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

4PM - Time at leisure. Walk around the Old Town, pick up some lovely souvenirs, explore and enjoy the local culture of the beautiful metropolis.

7PM - Dinner. Enjoy a great variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes.

8:30PM - Post Dinner, proceed towards Krizik's Fountain. It is referred to as the Dancing Fountain or Musical Fountain. It is a spectacular show of water, light, music, and dance. The Krizik's Fountain is equipped with incredible 3,000 nozzles managed by fifty water pumps, and with 1,200 underwater floodlights of various colors. The music and light arrangements match up with the water creations to create a sight and sought spectacle resembling a fairy tale.

After Krizik's Fountain Show, we return back to your hotel. Overnight.

Day 3 Prague - Vienna

Breakfast at your hotel. Check out.

9AM - Today, we travel towards Austria's capital city - Vienna. En route, we stop and visit the town of Cesky Krumlov.

11:30 AM - At Cesky Krumlov, we meet up with our local guide who would guide you around this picturesque town which is situated in the South Bohemia region of the Czech Republic, bisected by the Vltava River, and dominated by its 13th century castle. Cesky Krumlov is a pearl of Renaissance architecture and a place where the sumptuousness of the local castle, maze-like alleyways, richly decorated coats of arms of burgher's houses, and wonderful floral gardens are harmoniously interwoven; at the same time, the town features medieval pubs, ale-houses, galleries and graphite mines. Thanks to its unique preserved medieval core, Cesky Krumlov is inclued on the UNESCO list.

1:30PM - Lunch. Enjoy a great variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes.

2:30 PM - We continue our journey towards Vienna.

6PM - Upon arrival into Vienna, transfer to your hotel and check in.

7PM - Pick up from your hotel. Dinner. Enjoy a great variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes.

8:30PM - After dinner, we explore by coach the impressive Ringstrasse, an amazing Vienna city attraction. When one thinks of ring roads, you probably think of fly-overs and traffic junctions, but not in Vienna. Here, the "Ring" is four miles of sheer extravagance built at the end of the 19th century along the route of the former city fortifications that were demolished according to the wishes of Emperor Franz Josef.

When your tour is concluded, we drop you off at your hotel. Overnight.

Day 4 VIENNA

Breakfast at the hotel.

9AM - Pick up from your hotel and enjoy a very informative guided city tour of Vienna, where you would see some magnificent sites such as the Schonbrunn Palace, St. Stephen's Cathedral, the Imperial Palace, Museums Quarter, the Art History Museum, the MAK-Museum for applied Art and St. Charles Church. (No Entrance fees are included.)

11:30 AM - We continue our morning tour and drive towards Melk to enjoy a scenic Danube cruise.

1:45 PM - Board your cruise and enjoy a wonderful scenic waterway journey towards Krems. (Packed lunch included.)

3:30PM - After leaving Krems, we travel back towards Vienna, where you can have plenty of time at leisure.

7PM - Dinner. Enjoy a great variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. Drop off at your hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 5 Vienna - Bratislava

9:30 AM - After enjoying breakfast at your hotel in Vienna, check out and proceed to visit Schonbrunn Palace. The Palace, with its surrounding buildings and huge park, is one of most significant cultural monuments in Austria. The castle was built to rival French Versailles in Baroque beauty and importance but House Habsburg lacked funds to outdo its rivalling nation, France. In earlier times, it served as the summer residence to various Habsburg rulers. From that time onwards, it played host to the leading statesmen of Europe. In 1996, Schonbrunn Palace and its park were put on the list of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage sites. The cultural and picturesque Schonbrunn Palace is one of Vienna's most popular historical attractions, waiting to be discovered.

11:30 AM- After exploring the Schonbrunn Palace, we drive towards the city of Bratislava.

2:00PM - Lunch. Enjoy a great variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes.

3PM - After lunch, we proceed for the guided city tour of Bratislava. We start our first part of the tour by seeing the most important places and historic sights of the city such as the Presidential Palace, Eurovea near the Apollo Bridge, the modern city center, the National Theatre and a unique Art Nouveau church. We then stop at Bratislava castle, and the Slavin memorial to enjoy some fantastic panoramic veiws of the city.

5:30PM - Check in at your hotel and time at leisure to explore the city.

8:00 PM - Dinner. Enjoy a great variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. Drop off at your hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 6 Bratislava - Budapest

10:00 AM - Breakfast at your hotel and check out. Today, we drive towards the Hungary's capital city of Budapest.

11:00 AM - Short stop en route for shopping at the Factory Outlest, where you can get your hands on some of the best brands at their lowest prices. (Lunch not included but is easily available at the many cafe and restaurants.)

3:00PM - We continue our trip towards Budapest.

6:00PM - Hotel Check in.

7:30PM - Dinner. Enjoy a great variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes.

9:00 PM - After dinner, we proceed for a night panoramic city tour that takes you along the Danube river to the most beautiful sights of Buda and Pest. Submerse yourself in the shining lights of the city enchant and admire Budapest's most beautiful sights covering the glimpse of the National Theatre and Arts Palace, the centenary building of the Central Market Hall and the Gellert Baths. After crossing over the brilliantly illuminated Chain Bridge, we ascend to the unique Matthias Church and enjoy the view of the Fisherman's Bastion on the imposing Parliament building.

Day 7 Budapest

10AM - After enjoying breakfast at the hotel, we proceed for the panoramic guided tour of Budapest. A city that has been hailed as the most beautiful city in Central Europe. With its abundance of Baroque, Neo-Classical and Art Nouveau buildings, and its enviable position on the shores of the scenic Danube, it's easy to see why. Starting the tour from the Chain Bridge, and then taking the Margaret Bridge and drive over to Buda. We stop in the Castle District for a short walk where you see the main attractions of the area. We then move on to Matthias Church and to the Fishermens' Bastion from where you will enjoy the beautiful panorama of the city. Next, we drive to the Gellert Hill (Citadel) and show you the most spectacular view of Budapest. Driving onwards to Pest, seeing the famous Central Market Hall, followed by the largest Synagogue of Europe and the City Park. We then take the Andrassy Avenue to downtown Pest, pass by the Opera House and the St Stephen's Basilica. During the tour, you would enjoy a brief overview of the last 1000 years of Hungarian history. (No entrance fees included)

1PM - Lunch. Enjoy a great variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes.

2PM - After lunch, we proceed towards the riverside town of Szentendre for a guided tour, a town that has a rich heritage of 18th century monuments lining its cobbled streets. This charming, colorful town, home to painters and sculptors, owes its Mediterranean atmosphere to the Dalmatian, Serbs and Greeks who moved here in the 14th century. The town is known for its seven churches, including the Orthodox Church (known as Transfiguration Church), its rich museums, its contemporary art exhibitions, and its art galleries. After the tour, we spend some quality time strolling at a relaxed pace through the town, perhaps picking up a few lovely souvenirs as we go.

7PM - Dinner. Enjoy a great variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. Drop off at your hotel and overnight stay.

Day 8 BUDAPEST - DEPARTURE

Breakfast at the hotel.

According to your flight, transfer to airport for your return flight back home.

PRICES

  • Per person in Twin/Double Room @ AED 5, 350.00 per person
  • Per person in Triple Sharing Room @ AED 5, 100.00 per person
  • Per person in Single Room @ AED 6, 900.00 per person

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