Eastern Europe Explorer

Over 12 days, experience the history, culture and cuisine of Eastern Europe at its best. From Prague to Budapest, visit Berlin, Warsaw and Krakow.

12 Days
Prague to Budapest
From (USD)
$ 4,995
Dates & Pricing

2020 Prague > Budapest

Tour Map
Tour Code:
EEE
Duration:
12 days
Departure City:
Prague
Return City:
Budapest

Selected Itinerary

12 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Prague

    Your journey into wonder begins in the glorious city of Prague. Upon arrival, you’ll be transferred to a centrally located hotel for your two night stay. This evening, join your fellow travellers and Tour Director for a welcome drink.

  2. Day 2 - Prague

    Discover one of Europe’s truly magical cities on a walking tour with a local guide.

    Freechoice

    Enjoy a walking tour of Prague’s communist era history. Alternatively, learn about the 900 year history of Strahov Monastery and delight in its many wonders such as the Treasury and art gallery, showcasing a vast array of important works from both Czech and international artists.

    This evening, enjoy a delicious Czech dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Prague > Berlin

    This morning, you’ll depart for Dresden, perhaps the greenest city in Germany. Enjoy an orientation tour of this charming city before continuing on to Germany’s capital, Berlin, where you’ll be treated to a three night Special Stay in one of the city’s most opulent hotels.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Berlin

    Your introduction to Berlin begins with a guided tour. See the Brandenburg Gate and the State Opera House, then drive along the famous ‘Unter den Linden’ and visit the former Checkpoint Charlie area. Then, enjoy a true highlight with coffee and cake under the glass dome of the renovated Reichstag Building that was set on fire in 1933.

    This afternoon, enjoy time at leisure to explore this magnificent city further. You may wish to imbibe the city’s thriving art scene or soak up its cafe culture.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  5. Day 5 - Berlin

    Freechoice

    Visit the moving Berlin Wall memorial and the Hackesche Höfe, then ride Berlin’s subway and learn about the city’s Cold War period. Alternatively, journey to Potsdam, where a local guide will share their insights on the town and its history, and visit Cecilienhof Palace where the Potsdam Treaty was signed in 1945.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  6. Day 6 - Berlin > Warsaw

    Take a first class rail journey through Poland’s beautiful countryside to Warsaw, Poland’s cultural, entertainment and financial capital. Check into your hotel, your home for the next two nights.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Warsaw

    Largely destroyed during World War II, Warsaw’s historic centre has been rebuilt and has attained World Heritage-listed status.

    Your local guide will take you through the key sites including the Jewish Ghetto and monument to the Ghetto heroes, the Palace of Culture and the Chopin Memorial.

    Freechoice

    You have two vastly different but equally interesting options to choose from this afternoon. Tour the opulent Royal Castle, or learn more about the plight of the Jewish community on a visit to the Museum of the History of Polish Jews.

    Enrich

    This evening, enjoy an exclusive piano concert of Chopin music in a manor house, followed by dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Warsaw > Krakow

    Journey through Poland to Auschwitz and visit the former concentration camp and its museum for chilling reminders of the Holocaust in World War II. Early this evening, arrive in Krakow where your hotel for the next two nights is on the banks of the Wisla River.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Krakow

    Today’s sightseeing in this World Heritage-listed city includes a guided walking tour of the Old Town and a visit to the cathedral and the castle on Wawel Hill.

    Enrich

    This afternoon you’ll visit the nearby 800-year-old Wieliczka Salt Mines and see statues of historic and mythical figures, sculpted by miners out of rock salt.

    Tonight, enjoy delicious Polish cuisine at a local restaurant.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Krakow > Budapest

    Cross the border into Slovakia en route to the Hungarian capital, Budapest where you will enjoy a two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  11. Day 11 - Budapest

    This morning explore Budapest, often regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  12. Day 12 - Budapest

    Depart after breakfast. Budapest may be the end of your journey but it will be the start of a lifetime of wonderful memories.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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