|Travel Date(s)||Return Date(s)||Price||Single Supplement|
|25.APR.2019||05.MAY.2019||$1,790 per person||$550|
Visit the historic, well-preserved and beautiful highlights of Europe's Golden Triangle. Be sure to enhance your trip with a Vitava dinner cruise, our special meals package or a full day excursion to Salzburg.
Day one - Leave United States for your flight to Prague
This will be your day to travel from your US home airport to Prague.
Day two: Prague
Welcome to Prague! Meet & Greet Assist with your Farsi Speaking Tour Assistant. Transfer to your Hotel.
Overnight at 987 Hotel Prague.
Day three: Full Day Prague Sightseeing
The tour starts with a walk in the Wenceslas Square in the NEW TOWN, continues along the Royal Route to the OLD TOWN Square with Astronomical Clock and through the JEWISH QUARTER.
Continue by bus through the LESSER TOWN (Malá Strana) to the Infant Jesus of Prague statue. You'll ride the popular funicular up to the top of Petřín hill to the Petřín Lookout Tower, a smaller copy of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. After a stroll through Petřín Park, you will arrive at the Strahov Monastery where you can enjoy gorgeous views of the Prague Castle and the city center.
Our walk takes you further to the Loretto Cloisters and the PRAGUE CASTLE, where you can admire St. Wenceslas' vineyard and unforgettable panoramic views. Finally, you will descend through the Lesser Town and Kampa Island. Your tour ends at the historic Charles Bridge, dating back to 1357.
Day four: Visit Karlovy Vary incl. Carl Moser Glass Blowing Factory
Meet Karlovy Vary, an ideal day trip destination from Prague for lovers of spas, mineral springs, architecture, and relaxation.
Karlovy Vary is probably the best-known spa town in the Czech Republic. Its history begins in the 14th century, at the time of the reign of Charles IV. The healing powers of the local springs have been tested by such greats as by the Russian Tsar Peter the Great and German poet Goethe. Karlovy Vary also became famous thanks to the local manufacturing of world-renowned Moser crystal, Carlsbad porcelain or the herb liqueur Becherovka. After arriving at Karlovy Vary your group will visit the Moser factory and then be taken on a tour of the town center by our guide to see the most famous geyser Vřídlo (Sprudel) – gushing its mineral water to a height of almost 12 meters. You will have some free time for shopping.
Drive back to Prague. Rest of the Day for Leisure.
Day five: Prague – Bratislava – Parndorf – Vienna
Pick up at your Hotel. Drive to Vienna. On the way, you will make one Stop in Bratislava.
See all of beautiful Bratislava’s highlights on a private tour with a professional local guide. During your private tour of Bratislava, you’ll visit places such as the Slovak National Theater, the Old Town, St. Michael’s Tower and St. Martin’s Cathedral. After exploring the Old Town, you’ll move on to Bratislava Castle and the Slovak Parliament where you’ll enjoy stunning views of the city from above. You’ll then return to the Old Town where you’ll have more time to explore and shop for souvenirs.
Continue to Parndorf outlet center.
Enjoy exclusive shopping in our designer stores always at up to 30 to 70% less. Our beautiful setting is inspired by traditional Austrian architecture with cafes and restaurants as well as a children's play area.
Continue to Vienna with your driver.
Overnight at Best Western Amedia Hotel Vienna****
Day six: Vienna City Tour & Schönbrunn Palace
Vienna sightseeing tour & Schoenbrunn Palace
First of all, you drive along the famous Ring Boulevard. Marvel at the impressive buildings in the style of Historicism constructed under Emperor Franz Josef, like the State Opera House, the Museum of Fine Art, the Parliament, the City Hall, the Court Theatre and the University. On Heroes' Square, you can take pictures of the vast complex of the Imperial Palace. The former residence of the Habsburgs boasts over 2.600 rooms!
The visit to Schoenbrunn Palace and grounds (Unesco World Heritage) is another highlight of this tour. The former summer residence of the Habsburgs is Austria's number one tourist attraction. Take your time to marvel at the impressive palace and visit the amazing gardens.
Afterward, you will enjoy a Panoramic drive through the Vienna woods and stop for a Unique view of the city. Later on, you will be driven to the Amusement Park of Vienne “the Prater”, where you will have the rest of the day for leisure.
Overnight at Best Western Amedia Hotel Vienna.
Day seven: Day at leisure
Spend this day at leisure and explore beautiful Vienna on your own.
OPTIONAL: Visit Salzburg to follow in the footsteps of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & the film "The Sound of Music". Relax on our comfortable bus while we drive to Salzburg. On the journey, you will get the first impression of the beauty of the Salzkammergut countryside with its clear lakes and majestic mountains.
"The Sound of Music" fans will recognize the landscape from the opening scenes of the film. On a guided walk through the historical center of Salzburg, we show you the most popular tourist attractions. One of the famous scenes of "The Sound of Music" was filmed in the gardens of the Mirabell Palace. It was here that Maria sang, together with the children, the song “Do-Re-Mi-Fa-So” at the fountain and on the steps. Aswell you will see the horse pond and the riding school where Baron Trapp sang the “Edelweiß song” as a farewell. A real highlight of our city trip to Salzburg is the Getreidegasse, the street where the birthplace of Mozart is located. This narrow street still reminds us of the 18th century. Other tourist attractions on our sightseeing tour: University Church, St. Peter’s Abbey, the Salzburg Cathedral and the Festival Hall. (Minimum Tour Starts with 10 participants – EUR 35, - p. Person).
Drive back to Vienna from Salzburg.
Overnight at Best Western Amedia Hotel Vienna.
Day eight: Drive to Budapest via Danube Bend
On today’s way to Budapest, we will make stops at some Beautiful places on the Danube Bend.
The first stop on your way is Esztergom. This picturesque city was once the capital of Hungary, from the tenth to the thirteenth century, and is the country’s seat of the Roman Catholic Church. It is home to the largest Cathedral in Hungary, Esztergom Basilica. You’ll step inside the splendid neoclassical temple and admire the breath-taking views of the Danube River and the south of Slovakia from Castle Hill.
The second stop is Visegrád, best known for its medieval citadel, perched on a steep hill, and King Matthias Corvinus of Hungary’s summer palace. You’ll visit the impressive ruins of Visegrád Castle and enjoy the beautiful views of the Danube Bend. Hop back on the coach and head to Szentendre, known as the Artists’ Village. Follow your guide on a guided walking tour of the Old Town.
Continue to Budapest. Rest of the Day at Leisure, Check in at your Hotel.
Overnight at Hotel Marmara.
Day nine: Budapest sightseeing tour & Folklore Dinner cruise
Enjoy a private guided tour of the stunning city of Budapest, and get to know the city’s secular history as you visit both the Buda and Pest sides.
Begin the day in the city downtown, and cross the Széchenyi Chain Bridge to visit the hilly Buda side. Walk through the beautiful Castle District the Gothic-style Matthias Church and the Fisherman’s Bastion. Continue the tour with a drive up the next hill to the lush Gellért Hill, and admire the Citadel on the top before continuing the tour to the Pest quarter on the east side of the river.
Visit the Central Market Hall to discover the freshest Hungarian food, and then continue on to the National Museum and the Jewish Quarter. Next, take the Andrássy Avenue pass by the fascinating State Opera House, stopping for a visit at the impressive Heroes' Square. Continue on with a walk through City Park, pass Vajdahunyad Castle, and visit St. Stephen’s Basilica. Visit Kossuth Square and the Hungarian Parliament.
Budapest Dinner Cruise with Folklore Show
On this Budapest dinner cruise in addition to our enthusiastic band of musicians, folklore dancers dressed in traditional Hungarian costumes guarantee your absolute comfort and diversion. Wine and dine with utter elegance and do not be surprised that as the evening nears its end, you will start to feel like a local more and more. Our mission is not only to give you a simple sightseeing programme but also we would like to give you a life experience that you can share with your friends after 20 years.
One and half hour long cruise
- Live gypsy music on the cruises at 07:00 pm
- Buffet lunch or dinner (soups, warm main courses, side dishes, salads, desserts)
- 1 glass of welcome champagne, 1 glass of wine, 1 bottle of mineral water
Overnight at Hotel Marmara.
Day ten: Budapest
Or relax at a hot spring spa before Departure.
Optional: Szechenyi thermal bath admission
Szechenyi thermal bath in Budapest is one of the largest bath complexes in Europe with 21 pools. Besides the health and wellness services, the entrance ticket includes the use of saunas, gymnastics, and aqua-fitness.
Overnight at Hotel Marmara.
Day eleven: Departure
After Breakfast, Check Out & Transfer to BUD airport for your flight home.
Optional: Vltava River Cruise with Dinner $55 per person
Optional: Full day excursion to Salzburg $48 per person (minimum 10 Participants)
Optional: Admission to Szechenyi thermal bath in Budapest from $35 per person
Optional: Lunch and Dinner at local Restaurants Day 1 - 9 Package $590 per person
What’s Included in the Price of Your Vacation
- Accommodation at the mentioned 4* Hotels or similar
- Daily Breakfast
- Transport with an airconditioned Minibus / Bus incl. qualified driver
- Licensed English-speaking guide during the tours
- Persian translator during all tours
- Admission to Schönbrunn Castle, Carl Moser glass factory
- Folklore Dinner cruise in Budapest
- Schönbrunn Palace Imperial Tour
What’s not Included in the Price of Your Vacation
- Airfare from the United States to Europe and back
- Tips in hotels and guides
- Luggage porterage tips
- Any kind of drinks with your meals during your day trips
- Personal expenses such as phone calls, laundry, etc.
- Visa fee