FROM WARSAW TO BUDAPEST

Cultural tour of Poland, Czech Republic, Austria & Hungary

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Tour Information
Tour Duration : 11 days
Min. Tour Size : 02 persons
Avg. Tour Size : 25 persons
Includes international air
Tour Price (from) : US$
Day 01: Arrive Warsaw (POLAND)
(D)
Day 02: Warsaw
(B)
Day 03: Warsaw/Krakow (Drive)
(B, D)
Day 04: Krakow
(B)
Day 05: Krakow/Prague (Drive) (CZECH REPUBLIC)
(B, D)
Day 06: Prague
(B)
Day 07: Prague/Vienna (Drive) (AUSTRIA)
(B)
Day 08: Vienna
(B, D)
Day 09: Vienna/Budapest (Drive) (HUNGARY)
(B)
Day 10: Budapest
(B, D)
Day 11: Depart Budapest
(B)
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Day 01: Arrive Warsaw (POLAND)

You will be met and transferred to your 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): Radisson BLU Centrum Hotel or Mercure Centrum Hotel, Warsaw (2 nights) (D)

Overnight (2020): Mercure Grand Hotel, Warsaw (2 nights) (D)

Day 02: Warsaw

This 700 years old capital of Poland is a symbol of nationhood and the will to survive against great odds. A sightseeing tour here includes a drive along the famous Royal Route from magnificent Castle Square to Lazienki Park and Palace, summer residence of the last king of Poland. Pass by the Palace of Science and Culture (known as a “wedding cake”), the Saxon Gardens, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Monument to the Heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto and the Barbican. Continue with the walking tour of the Old Town, Old Market Square and St. John’s Cathedral. Time free to rest or stroll through the city or attend late afternoon Chopin concert. (B)

Day 03: Warsaw/Krakow (Drive)

This morning, journey to Czestochowa, famous for the blackened picture of St. Mary in the Yasna Gora Monastery, popularly called the “Black Madonna”.  In the afternoon, tour the solemn Auschwitz-Birkenau, the notorious concentration camp from World War II.   It is now on the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites.   Then on to Krakow.

Overnight: Mercure Old Town, Krakow (2 nights) (B, D)

Day 04: Krakow

Our exploration of Krakow starts with a visit to the Wawel Hill, viewing the Royal Castle and the Royal Cathedral. Enjoy a walking tour of the Old Town where we visit the Main Market Square, Renaissance Cloth Hall and St. Mary's Church. (B)

Day 05: Krakow/Prague (Drive) (CZECH REPUBLIC)

After an interesting and scenic drive through the Polish countryside, we cross the borders to Slovakia and then to the Czech Republic. Then, on to Zlata Praha (Golden Prague) with its Baroque churches, promenades, parks and ancient city walls.

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

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

Day 06: 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 07: Prague/Vienna (Drive) (AUSTRIA)

Today's destination is Vienna, the "City of Waltz", and one of Europe's loveliest cities.

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

Day 08: Vienna

Our morning tour includes visit of the Hofburg Palace, once the seat of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and we view the Belvedere Palace, Prater amusement park, the UN buildings, St. Stephen's Cathedral and other vivid reminders of the city's imperial history. Afternoon is at leisure. Farwell dinner at a local restaurant. (B, D)

Day 09: Vienna/Budapest (Drive) (HUNGARY)

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

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

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

Day 10: 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 farewell dinner with entertainment in a typical Csarda restaurant. (B, D)

Day 11: Depart Budapest

After breakfast we are transferred to the airport for our departure flight. 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 07, 21 & 28; Jun 04 & 25; Jul 09 & 30; Aug 27; Sep 10, 17 & 24; Oct 08

2020

May 26; Jun 02; Jul 07; Sep 08, 15 & 22; Oct 06

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$ 2300 • CA$ 3105 US$ 950 • CA$ 1283
2020 US$ 2390 • CA$ 3227 US$ 990 • CA$ 1337


Notes

This tour is not part of our small group journeys.



Inclusions


Tour Price Includes
  • Accommodation as mentioned or similar, including hotel taxes
  • 15 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$ 1300

USA(West Coast)
US$ 1100

CANADA(East Coast)
US$ 1100

USA(East Coast)
US$ 900

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.