Crossing The Iron Curtain 2024

Budapest - Krakow - Warsaw

Code: K3 K505-7DBUDWAW

Day by day Itinerary

Day 1

You will be met and transferred to your hotel. There’s time to relax before meeting your fellow travellers and Tour Director for a welcome dinner. (D)

Day 2

Today, the sightseeing tour views of all the main attractions: The Parliament, the Royal Palace, the Castle Hill area, Fisherman's Bastion, the Matthias Church, Heroes' Square, and Gellert Hill with its Citadel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore this exciting city. (B)

Day 3
Budapest - Krakow

The road to Krakow winds through the hills and countryside of Slovakia, past the Tatras Mountains, into the rolling plains of Poland. You’ll arrive in time for a relaxing dinner. (B, D)

Day 4

A morning sightseeing tour starts with a visit to Wawel Hill, a viewing of the Royal Castle and visiting the Royal Cathedral. Next, take a walking tour of the Old Town where you will see the Main Market Square and Renaissance Cloth Hall, and visit St Mary's Church. The afternoon is free to go for a stroll, browse through the shops, sample some ‘sernik’ or ‘szarlotka’, or simply relax. (B)

Day 5
Krakow - Warsaw

This morning join on a tour to Auschwitz-Birkenau, the notorious concentration camp from World War II and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Later, journey to Czestochowa and visit the Yasna Gora Monastery, known for the blackened picture of the Virgin Mary, popularly called the "Black Madonna". In the late afternoon, arrive in Poland's capital city, Warsaw. (B, D)

Day 6

This 700-year-old capital is a symbol of Polish nationhood and the will to survive against great odds. Your sightseeing tour here includes a drive along the famous Royal Route from magnificent Castle Square to Lazienki Park and Palace, the summer residence of the last king of Poland. Pass by the Palace of Science and Culture (known as the “wedding cake”), the Saxon Gardens, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Monument to the Heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto, and Barbican. Continue with a walking tour of the Old Town, Old Market Square and St John’s Cathedral. The rest of the day is free for shopping, a stroll through the city, relaxing in one of the many parks or gardens, or perhaps attending an optional late afternoon Chopin concert. (B)

Day 7

Check out from your hotel. Departure transfer to Warsaw Airport. (B)


  • Airport Transfers Day 1 & 7
  • 6 Nights in 4* hotels
  • 6 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners (B, D)
  • Tour Director
  • A/C motor coach
  • Service charges & hotel taxes
  • Porterage (1 piece)
  • Headsets


  • Budapest
  • Krakow
  • Warsaw


  • Krakow - Wawel Cathedral, St Mary's Basilica
  • Warsaw - Auschwitz-Birkenau, Yasna Gora Monastery


  • Tipping
  • Drinks with meals
  • Anything not specified in Inclusions

Pricing and Accommodation

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Included Accommodation (or similar)
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Budapest - Mercure Budapest Korona Hotel

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Warsaw - Hotel Mercure Warszawa Grand

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Important Notes

Because of the narrow and cobbled streets, walking is the primary way of getting around. Please make sure you pack comfortable walking shoes.

It is highly recommended that clients take comprehensive travel insurance including against cancellation of reserved services.

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