IMPERIAL CAPITALS: PRAGUE, VIENNA & BUDAPEST

Cultural tour of Czech Republic, Austria & Hungary

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Central Europe offers a distinct and varied picture of Europe - one of magnificent castles, majestic palaces, beautiful mountains, rivers, lakes, gardens in addition to the unique variety of friendly people and distinct cultures. This tour provides one with an enriched understanding of the varying cultures, delicious cuisines, rich medieval and post medieval history on offer in Central Europe.

Tour Information
Tour Duration : 07 days
Min. Tour Size : 02 persons
Avg. Tour Size : 25 persons
Includes international air
Tour Price (from) : US$
Day 01: Arrive Prague (CZECH REPUBLIC)
(D)
Day 02: Prague
(B)
Day 03: Prague/Vienna (Drive) (AUSTRIA)
(B)
Day 04: Vienna
(B, D)
Day 05: Vienna/Budapest (Drive) (HUNGARY)
(B)
Day 06: Budapest
(B, D)
Day 07: Depart Budapest
(B)
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Day 01: Arrive Prague (CZECH REPUBLIC)

Welcome to Zlata Praha (Golden Prague). We are warmly received and transferred to our hotel. Check in time starts from 1500 hrs. There’s time to relax before meeting your fellow travelers and Tour Director for a Welcome Dinner.

Overnight (2019): Hotel Angelo by Vienna House, Prague (2 nights) (D)

Overnight (2020): Hotel Angelo by Vienna House or Vienna House Andel’s Hotel, Prague (2 nights) (D)

Day 02: Prague

Built on seven hills and both banks of the Vltava River, Prague is one of the most alluring cities in Europe. Your city tour starts with panoramic drive to see famous Wenceslas Square, Strahov Stadium and Castle Square. On a walking tour, visit the Royal Castle of Hradcany with the Cathedral of St. Vitus, the Old Royal Palace, St. George's Basilica and the Golden Lane with the Daliborka Tower. Cross the Charles Bridge and walk through the old quarter of Prague, viewing the Jewish Ghetto, the Town Hall and the world-famous Astronomical Clock. The rest of the day is free. Perhaps attend an optional cultural performance, shop, or just relax. (B)

Day 03: Prague/Vienna (Drive) (AUSTRIA)

Travel by motor coach to Vienna, the “City of Waltz”.    The rest of the day is free at leisure.

Overnight: Hilton Stadtpark, Vienna (2 nights) (B)

Day 04: Vienna

Our morning sightseeing tour includes visit to the incredible Hofburg Palace, once the seat of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and view the Belvedere Palace, Prater amusement park, the UN buildings, St. Stephen's Cathedral and other vivid reminders of the city's imperial history.  The afternoon is at leisure.  Tonight, gather for a dinner in a favorite restaurant. (B, D)

Day 05: Vienna/Budapest (Drive) (HUNGARY)

We journey to Budapest. The afternoon is free to explore the “Paris of the East”, shop along the Vaci Utca, nibble a delicious slice of apple strudel, sip an excellent Hungarian wine, or perhaps join one of the optional excursions available.

Overnight (2019): Radisson BLU Beke, Budapest (2 nights) (B)

Overnight (2020): Museum Hotel, Budapest (2 nights) (B)

Day 06: Budapest

In 1873, the twin cities of Buda and Pest joined with ancient Obuda to form a new, unified city, Budapest. Charming and beautiful, the city was declared a World Heritage site in 1987. Your morning sightseeing tour includes views of all the main attractions: The Parliament, Royal Palace and the Castle Hill area, Fisherman's Bastion, Matthias Church, Heroes' Square, and Gellert Hill with its Citadel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore this exciting city on your own. Tonight, enjoy dinner with entertainment in a typical Csarda restaurant. (B, D)

Day 07: Depart Budapest

After breakfast, we bid farewell to the Imperial capitals of Europe as we are transferred to the airport for our departure flight. Opportunity to join one of Bestway’s other tours. Check out time is by 1100 hrs. (B)

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Departure Dates
English Speaking Departures (Please contact us for information on French, German, Italian and Spanish speaking departures).

2019

May 11 & 25; Jun 01, 08 & 29; Jul 13; Aug 03 & 31; Sep 14, 21 & 28; Oct 12

2020

May 30; Jun 06; Jul 11; Sep 12, 19 & 26; Oct 10

Tour Price

We accept payments in US$, CA$ as well as in other convertible currencies like EUR, AUD and GBP. Tour prices have been costed in US$. CA$ price shown below is an indicative amount reached at by using the conversion rate at the time of web posting and will be applicable if there is no change in the conversion rate. Should the currency conversion rate change, the US$ pricing will prevail. Bestway Tours & Safaris offers a conversion rate protection. Once full payment has been received and no modification has been made to the tour itinerary, we will honour that rate. For complete payment procedures, please click here

Departure(s) Per Person on Twin Sharing Single Room Supplement
2019 US$ 1275 • CA$ 1722 US$ 510 • CA$ 689
2020 US$ 1325 • CA$ 1789 US$ 530 • CA$ 716


Notes

This tour is not part of our small group journeys. Please contact us for other tours within the same region.



Inclusions


Tour Price Includes
  • Accommodation as mentioned or similar, including hotel taxes
  • 9 meals as mentioned (B=Breakfast, D=Dinner)       
  • All sightseeing and transfers by private transportation
  • Entrance fees to museums and sites included in the itinerary
  • Professional Tour Director
  • Headsets will be provided during included sightseeing tours
Not Included
  • Any airfares
  • Insurance/visas
  • Tips/gratuities

Estimated International Airfare
(International airfare is NOT included in this tour)

CANADA(West Coast)
US$ 1600

USA(West Coast)
US$ 1600

CANADA(East Coast)
US$ 1400

USA(East Coast)
US$ 1400

Participants

This tour operates on a minimum of 02 and average tour size of 25 participants.
Also please note that this tour is NOT part of our small group journeys.

Customised Itinerary

If you would like to have a tour on dates other than the above ones or with a customised itinerary, please contact us and we will be happy to work out an exclusive program for you.

Contact Info
You may e-mail us at bestway@bestway.com or call 1-604-264-7378. Residents of U.S.A./Canada may call us toll free at 1-800-663-0844.