Eastern and Imperial Capitals / 11 Days
10 Nights / 11 Days
Destination Covered : Vienna, Budapest
Vienna and Budapest Tour Overview
SMI General Services : Travel by bus with English speaking guide , basic travel insurance, and breakfast buffet.
Includes arrival transfer
Boat: Along the Danube River in Budapest, Along the river in Prague.
City tour in : , Budapest, Krakow, Prague.
Evening Transfer:: To Grinzing in Vienna, To The Old Town Square in Prague.
Ticket admission: Salt Mine in Krakow, To Auschwitz-Birkenau in Auschwitz, Prague Castle, Swaroski Crystal Museum , Tramway in Trubsee.
Funicular: To ascend the Gubalówka and Butorowy Wierch Mountains in Zakopane.
: PARKHOTEL KLOSTERNEUBURG (****); Budapest: DANUBIUS ARENA (****); Krakow: EFFECT EXPRESS CRACOVIA (***); Prague: DUO (****), HOTEL PYRAMIDA (****); Innsbruck: HOTEL PENZ WEST (****), HOTEL BONALPINA (***); Zurich: HOTEL IBIS ZURICH MESSE AIRPORT (**);
Vienna and Budapest Tour Itinerary
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Transfer in. Evening transfer to Grinzing.
Welcome to Vienna! On arrival at the airport, we will be waiting to transfer you to the hotel. Our guide will be ready at the hotel and will give an overview of the tour. We include transfers to Grinzing, a neighbourhood on the outskirts of the city, where vineyards are the site of many typical restaurants, which are full of life. Return to hotel.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Vienna city tour. Gardens of the immense Schönbrunn Palace.
We start with a scenic visit around Vienna with a local expert. (Note: If the group has fewer than fifteen people, it can be conducted in both English and Spanish). Here we experience its majestic avenues, its palaces and the vibrant city centre. Directly afterwards, we head the Schönbrunn Palace where visitors can stroll around and enjoy its beautiful gardens. In the afternoon we depart for Hungary. Arrival in BUDAPEST. We have time for relaxation by the Danube River. Pick your favourite restaurant and enjoy a pleasant dinner.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour with our local expert. Boat tour on the Danube River.
Discover the “Queen of the Danube” on a scenic tour of highlight. This city is divided by the Danube, with historic Buda on one side and cosmopolitan “Pest” on the opposite bank. Conclude your visit with a boat tour along the Danube River; the views of the city and parliament are impressive. Leisure time after the tour. At the end of the afternoon, there will be time to enjoy dinner in the city and travellers can select their preferred restaurant.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS. Beautiful landscapes in Karpate. Ascend the mountain in the funicular. Picturesque towns.
Our route today is extremely beautiful. We cross into the beautiful country of Slovakia. Rocky landscapes and picturesque towns dot the route. Crossing into Poland, we arrive in CHOCHOLOW, a beautiful town where visitors can admire its wooden houses. Later on, we head to ZAKOPANE, considered to be Poland’s winter capital. We take the funicular to ascend the Gubałówka and Butorowy Wierch mountains (which are under snow for most of the year). From these peaks, there are fabulous views of the city. Afterwards, there is time to enjoy the historic centre. In KRAKOW, you will be able to dine at your chosen restaurant and pick from a great variety of cuisines.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour hosted by a local expert. Visit to Salt Mine.
We begin the day by visiting the beautiful city of Krakow. We get to know its mediaeval streets and its Royal Palace. Directly afterwards, we head to the nearby village of Wielizca and visit the Salt Mine there (entry ticket included). We visit an underground world of 300 km of astounding underground galleries, lakes and hundreds of caverns decorated by sculptures and mythic figures. Free time after in the historic centre where you will be able to dine at your preferred restaurant and choose from a great variety of cuisines.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Visit to Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz. Evening transfer to the Old Town Square in Prague.
We will be travelling to AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU. We will look round this former Nazi concentration camp that reminds us about one of the most dramatic moments in European history. Leaving Auschwitz, we travel to the Czech Republic. At OLOMOUC there will be time for lunch an to look round this UNESCO World Heritage City and the Czech Republic’s second city of art. Continue onwards to Prague. At the end of the afternoon, we provide transport to take you to the Old Town Square. This central location is full of energy and touristic activities. It´s a marvellous place to acquaint ourselves with Prague. Several restaurants offering cuisines from around the world will be waiting to delight your taste buds, including Czech, Chinese, Indian and Italian. Return to hotel.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour of Prague.
Visit to Castle. Boat tour along the river. Today we are visiting the capital, which is the Baroque jewel of Europe. Our local expert will provide an informative city tour, which will include the outstanding monuments. During the visit we walk through Prague Castle (admission included). Subsequently, we shall take a magnificent boat tour on the river. Free time in the afternoon to explore Prague. In the evening, we enjoy time in the historic city centre and there will be an opportunity for you to enjoy cuisines from around the world (including Czech, Chinese to Indian and Italian). Return to hotel.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Drive through Bavaria.
Beautiful scenery. Leaving Prague, we arrive in MUNICH, the capital of Bavaria and the third largest city in Germany. There will be time to stroll in its historic centre, which combines tradition and modernity. Continue toward Austria. At Innsbruck there will be free time to enjoy the historic centre: this is a chance to relax, stroll around or sip a coffee. Enjoy your evening in one of Austria’s most outstanding areas, the Inn River district. This area offers a variety of different cuisines (including Indian, Oriental, Italian, Austrian, and so on).
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Glass Museum visit. Visit to Heidi’s village. Journey through beautiful landscapes.
We begin our day with a visit to the Swarovski Museum, the so-called home of crystals. Enjoy the scenery of the Austrian Tyrol en route to the tiny country of LICHTENSTEIN. We enjoy some free time in Vaduz, the capital. After that we travel to Maienfeld, the place that inspired one author to write the Heidi novel. After a stroll through the compact historic centre, we visit Heidi’s house (site admission price not included, free reception area), situated in a highly picturesque setting in the countryside, which we access via a footpath. We continue to Zurich. Enjoy an evening in the historic centre, next to the lake, where you can dine at your favourite restaurant (Indian, Oriental, Italian, International, Swiss, etc.).
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Ascend via cable car up to Trubsee and admire the fantastic landscapes.
Take a stroll through the pretty village of Engelberg. Ride by cable car up to Trübsee, a ski resort covered by snow all year round. You can hike along the trails by the lake, or if you wish, you can continue by cable car to the top of TITLIS (with its glaciers and snow all year round) . After that we continue to Lucerna, one of the most beautiful cities in Switzerland. Returning to the heart of Zurich, enjoy an evening at the city’s most popular restaurants (Indian, Oriental, Middle Eastern, Swi, etc.).
After breakfast, end of our services.
Apr.16 : 20
May.16 : 04, 18
Jun.16 : 01, 15, 29
Jul.16 : 13, 27
Aug.16 : 10, 24
Sep.16 : 07, 21
Oct.16 : 05, 19
Dec.16 : 28
Jan.17 : 11
Feb.17 : 15
Mar.17 : 08, 22
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Cancellation & Refund Policy
- * Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount.
* Retention Amount varies as per the number of days left before your package start date.