trip air transportation
• English speaking tour director throughout
• Accommodations in First Class and select hotels in twin bedded rooms
with private bath
• Breakfast and dinner daily
• All transfers and sightseeing per itinerary by private, deluxe motor
• Entrance fees for included features
• Taxes, tips and service charges for all included features except tour
escort and driver
• Baggage handling included throughout the tour for one suitcase per
person, irrespective of air carrier
• Items not specifically mentioned in itinerary
• Items of a person nature such as passport fees
• Tips to tour escort and driver
• Beverages with dinner
• Additional baggage other than one piece allowed as mentioned in the
• Airport departure taxes
• Airport taxes, fees, Fuel & security surcharges, and
September 11th Security Fee
• Travel insurance
• Visas, etc.
| DAY 1 / DEPARTURE
Depart USA to Hungary. Your flight includes meals, drinks, and
in-flight entertainment for your journey.
DAY 2 / BUDAPEST
Arrive and transfer to your hotel. Budapest, situated on both banks of
the Danube, unites the colorful hills of Buda and the flat boulevards
of Pest. The balance of the day is at leisure. This evening, a welcome
drink and orientation at your hotel.
3 / BUDAPEST
This morning, a tour of Budapest begins in Pest and includes the
Parliament, Royal Palace, Heroes' Square and Market Hall. Cross the
Danube over the Elizabeth Bridge to the Buda Hills. Visit the Citadel
on Mount Gellert, then continue to the 13th Century Matthias Coronation
Church on Castle
Hill. From Fisherman's Bastion, enjoy a magnificent panoramic view of
city. Afternoon at leisure.
4 / BUDAPEST / VIENNA
Travel through the Austrian countryside to Vienna, former center of the
Hapsburg Empire. Tonight, enjoy a traditional Heurigen dinner at
typical restaurant in the suburb of Neustift, featuring local cuisine,
homemade wines and entertainment.
5 / VIENNA
This morning's sightseeing tour features the Hofburg, the former
Imperial Palace, and a drive along the famous Ring. View the State
Opera House, Empress Maria Theresia Monument, Votive Church, City Hall,
Belvedere Palace, Prater amusement park and St. Stephen's Cathedral
along with other landmarks of the city's imperial history. Balance of
the day at leisure or choose an optional tour to visit Schonbrunn
Palace and Gardens, the former summer residence of the Habsburg family
($39). This evening, if you wish, attend an optional Mozart and Strauss
concert (includes transportation) ($45).
6 / VIENNA / PRAGUE
Travel via Durnstein into Southern Bohemia to the charming 14th Century
town of Telč. A brief orientation tour includes the Renaissance Town
Square, medieval city gates and hilltop Telč Castle. Continue to
of a hundred spires." Balance of the day at leisure.
DAY 7 /
A morning sightseeing tour of Prague includes a visit to the Royal
Castle at Hradcany, former residence of the Bohemian kings. Enjoy
magnificent views of the city and Charles Bridge below. View St. Vitus
Cathedral and St. George's Basilica and walk the Golden Lane. Continue
to Charles Bridge, the Jewish Ghetto and the Old Town Square with its
Clock. Afternoon at leisure or enjoy an optional cruise on the Vltava
8 / HOME
Transfer to airport for your departure flight.