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Kaleidoscope of the Habsburg Empire 2024

Prague - Vienna - Budapest - Krakow - Warsaw

Code: K3 K505-11DPRGWAW

Day by day Itinerary

Day 1
Prague

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
Prague

After breakfast we cross the Vltava River to see the Royal Castle of Hradcany and visit the Cathedral of St Vitus, the Old Royal Palace, St George's Basilica, and the Golden Lane with the Daliborka Tower. On to view the Old Town Square, the famous Astronomical Clock, the Jewish Quarter, St Nicholas Church, the Charles Bridge, and more. The balance of the day is at leisure. (B)

Day 3
Prague - Vienna

We travel by motorcoach to Vienna, the “City of Waltz”. There is free time to start discovering the city’s delights, from shopping to architecture to pastries. Dinner, overnight. (B, D)

Day 4
Vienna

We start the day with a visit to St Stephen's Cathedral and the Hofburg Palace; then on to view Belvedere Palace, Prater Amusement Park, and the UN Buildings. Afternoon free. In the evening enjoy the classical Concert of Strauss’s & Mozart’s music. (B)

Day 5
Vienna - Budapest

Today we depart for Budapest. The sightseeing tour upon arrival includes 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 6
Budapest

The entire day is free to explore the “Paris of the East”. Shop along the Vaci Utca, nibble a delicious slice of apple strudel, sip some Hungarian wine, or perhaps join the optional excursion. Farewell dinner, overnight. (B, D)

Day 7
Budapest - Krakow

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

Day 8
Krakow

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 9
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 10
Warsaw

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 11
Warsaw

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

Inclusions

  • Airport Transfers Day 1 & 11
  • 10 Nights in 4* hotels
  • 10 Breakfasts, 5 Dinners (B, D)
  • Tour Director
  • A/C motor coach
  • Service charges & hotel taxes
  • Porterage (1 piece)
  • Headsets

Sightseeing

  • Prague
  • Vienna
  • Budapest
  • Krakow
  • Warsaw

Entrance

  • Prague - Castle, St Vitus Cathedral, Old Royal Palace, St George's Basilica
  • Vienna - St Stephen's Cathedral, Hofburg Palace, Strauss' & Mozart’s Music Concert
  • Krakow - Wawel Cathedral, St Mary's Basilica
  • Warsaw - Auschwitz-Birkenau, Yasna Gora Monastery

Exclusions

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

Pricing and Accommodation

Start DateEnd Date
TwinSingle
Mon 29 Apr 24Thu 09 May 24
$5,275$7,035
Mon 20 May 24Thu 30 May 24
$5,440$7,200
Mon 10 Jun 24Thu 20 Jun 24
$5,440$7,200
Mon 01 Jul 24Thu 11 Jul 24
$5,085$6,845
Mon 22 Jul 24Thu 01 Aug 24
$5,085$6,845
Mon 12 Aug 24Thu 22 Aug 24
$5,085$6,845
Mon 02 Sep 24Thu 12 Sep 24
$5,440$7,200
Mon 23 Sep 24Thu 03 Oct 24
$5,440$7,200
Mon 07 Oct 24Thu 17 Oct 24
$5,440$7,200
Mon 21 Oct 24Thu 31 Oct 24
$5,275$7,035
Mon 04 Nov 24Thu 14 Nov 24
$5,085$6,845
Mon 25 Nov 24Thu 05 Dec 24
$4,730$6,490
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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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