9 Day East To West Trail 2018 – Ultimate
Day 01- Arrive In Budapest
Arrive in your hotel and meet your Tour Leader and your other fellow travelers on this remarkable journey. Get to know each other a bit before getting in our private coach and exploring the wonderful streets and sights of Budapest for our first introduction to the city on our driving tour.
Traveling from Buda to Pest is a treat as you drive over the beautifully built bridges stretching across the mighty Danube. Maybe a surprise stop or two will lead to some of the most amazing visions you've ever seen, captured forever on your quickly filling camera space.
The evening is then ours to enjoy an included traditional Hungarian meal, and maybe even stay out after to discover what happens in Budapest after the sun goes down.
Day 02 Budapest Free Day
If you didn't get to see enough yesterday you are in luck! Today is your free day to explore the city at your leisure. So many sites to see and visit you'll be thankful you have another whole day!
The Szechenyi Baths are perfect to relax your weary bones or to replenish you for the day ahead. Spend a day in the park lands with a nice picnic near Hero's Square or maybe you wish to check out the markets that pop up in Deak Square close to the cities main shopping roads.
Some of you may be more interested in the darker side of communism and will want to make sure you head to the House of Terror, where you can learn all about the communist's many decades of influence. The evening is yours to explore as you wish.
Day 03 Budapest - Vienna
Today we say goodbye to the Danube city of Budapest and head to the home of one of Europe's largest family and dynasty of the Habsburgs. Their Baroque vision will en-capture and surprise you in its stature and beauty, as we visit this city sprawled either side of the mighty Danube River.
Today we meet a local guide who will take you on a walking tour of the baroque city. See St Stephens Church, Hofburg Complex, Opera House and more.... With free time calling in the afternoon, no visit in Vienna is complete without visiting Vienna's oldest amusement park called Prater Park.
Maybe stay in the city and hunt down some strudel after a great schnitzel dinner.
Day 04 Vienna Free Day
Today is your day to explore more of what the city has to offer and it definitely will surprise you how much you can do here. (Many tours only get one night and really do miss the charm that Vienna offers.)
Check out the Lipizzaner horses in dressage and training or maybe you are an art enthusiast and wish to head to Vienna's Museum Quarter, with 20 museum there is definitely something for everyone.
If you are a schnapps lover you can hunt down a schnapps museum for a taste and tour or maybe you just lounge your day away and get caught up in the cafe culture that the city is famous for. Perhaps palaces and opulence are your interest, so head out earlier in the day with you tour leader and visit the summer home and gardens of the Habsburgs. Home to the cities oldest zoo, massive gardens, hedge maze and palace itself, there is lots to explore at Schonbrunn Palace.
Day 05 Vienna - Prague
We say goodbye to capital of Austria and make our way to storybook city of Prague in the Czech Republic. After arrival we head straight into the city for an exciting walking and orientation tour of the city of 100 golden spires.
See the Tyne Church, Astronomical Clock, Old Town Square, Charles Bridge & more... Perhaps enjoy a nice Czech traditional meal of slow cooked meats and bread dumplings, or maybe a shot of Absinthe is more your cup of tea (or shot!)
You will never run out of things to do in this city in your afternoon free time!
Day 06 Prague Free Day
This is a day to go at your leisure. So much to do from discovering the castle district, eating in a traditional restaurant, discovering all about the Czech's love of Beer, learning about the marionettes from a local vendor, or taking advantage of the many museums and genuine 15th century buildings.
If you have time you can spend your day in the gorgeous city of Cesky Krumlov and see its famous brown bears, before heading back to the capital for your evening.
Don't forget to check out the FAMOUS nightlife in Prague, as it is known for its after dark happenings. So round up your fellow travelers and enjoy a group meal and a night out you won't forget...
Day 07 Prague - Berlin
Today we leave for the final city on our itinerary.. Berlin! After checking into our hotel, we get together to enjoy our private coach and go exploring the wonderful streets and sights of Berlin for our first introduction to the city on our driving tour.
Learn more about this famous city's activities as you orientate yourself for your free day in town, snapping lots of photos whilst being given the cities colourful history. See sights such as The Reichstag, Brandenburg Gate, Potsdamer Platz and Check Point Charlie....Free time to explore follows.
Day 08 Berlin Free Day
Enjoy a nice breakfast in the hotel before heading out on a day of discovery! Berlin has so much to offer from the neo-classic architecture, art, its real abundance of food choices, to the remains of the cities more modern colourful history.
Maybe lunch by the Spree River, shop till you drop, discover the museums, learn about Hitler's Third Reich or hunt down the cities underground graffiti hot spots. The possibilities are endless!
Perhaps the only perfect way to end this journey on your last night is to meet your fellow travelers and go out for an included farewell meal.
Day 09 Farewell in Berlin
Time to make sure you have finalised all your new friends in your phone and datebook. With the tour finishing after breakfast we hope we have made this the highlight of your travels and that you have met people you will now know forever.
The price includes
Accommodation in ALL 4 star hotels Hotels are centrally located to metros and sights Breakfast in all hotels included City Passes included -Free entry museums & attractions - Berlin, Prague & Vienna Hop on / Hop off pass included - 24hr Berlin, 24hr Vienna, 24hr Budapest Boat Cruise - Budapest, Prague & Vienna Public transport for walking tours Walking tour in Prague with TL Local guide in Vienna and Walking tour Driving tour of Berlin and Budapest Rail Transport & All Shuttles Farewell Dinner in Hofbrauhaus Berlin- Traditional German Menu Welcome dinner in Budapest Experienced professional guide for duration of tour
The price does not include
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