Krakow is very historic and picturesque city in south Poland, on the Vistula River.
The Imperial Capitals / 6 Days (Option 1)
Eastern Capitals with Krakow / 8 Days (Option 2)
Detailed Day Wise Itinerary
Day 01 MON. PRAGUE Arrival
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Transfers in. Transfer to the Old Town.
Welcome to Prague! At your airport of arrival, we shall be waiting with transport to take you to your hotel. Our local guide will wait in the hotel and will provide you will all the necessary information.
At the end of the afternoon, we provide transport to take you to the Old Town Square. This central location is full of energy and touristic activities. It’s a marvellous place to acquaint ourselves with Prague. Several restaurants offering cuisines from around the world will be waiting to delight your taste buds, including Czech, Chinese, Indian and Italian. Return to hotel.
Day 02 TUE. Prague
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour of Prague.
Visit to Castle. Boat tour along the river. Today we are visiting the capital, which is the Baroque jewel of Europe. Our local expert will provide an informative city tour, which will include the outstanding monuments. During the visit we walk through Prague Castle (admission included). Subsequently, we shall take a magnificent boat tour on the river. Free time in the afternoon to explore Prague. In the evening, we enjoy time in the historic city centre and there will be an opportunity for you to enjoy cuisines from around the world (including Czech, Chinese to Indian and Italian). Return to hotel.
Day 03 WED. Prague - Ceski Krumlov- Vienna
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: We visit Cesky Krumlov. Evening transfer To Grinzing
In the morning, we head towards Prague. We stop at Cesky Krumlov, a beautiful small medieval town on a hill surrounded by walls. Time for lunch and a walk around. Next, we depart for Austria: the Austrian capital of Vienna. Arrival at 17.00. We include transfers to Grinzing, a neighbourhood on the outskirts of the city, where vineyards are the site of many typical restaurants, which are full of life. Return to hotel.
Day 04 THU. Vienna- Budapest
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Vienna city tour. Gardens of the immense Schönbrunn Palace.
We start with a scenic visit around Vienna with a local expert. (Note: If the group has fewer than fifteen people, it can be conducted in both English and Spanish). Here we experience its majestic avenues, its palaces and the vibrant city centre. Directly afterwards, we head the Schönbrunn Palace where visitors can stroll around and enjoy its beautiful gardens. In the afternoon we depart for Hungary. Arrival in BUDAPEST. We have time for relaxation by the Danube River. Pick your favourite restaurant and enjoy a pleasant dinner.
Day 05 FRI. Budapest
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour with our local expert. Boat tour on the Danube River.
Discover the “Queen of the Danube” on a scenic tour of highlight. This city is divided by the Danube, with historic Buda on one side and cosmopolitan “Pest” on the opposite bank. Conclude your visit with a boat tour along the Danube River; the views of the city and parliament are impressive. Leisure time after the tour. At the end of the afternoon, there will be time to enjoy dinner in the city and travellers can select their preferred restaurant.
Day 06 SAT. Budapest
After breakfast, end of the tour.
Eastern Capitals with Krakow
DAYS 1 TO 5 AS IN THE PREVIOUS ITINERARY
Day 06 SAT. Budapest- Chocholow- Zakopane- Krakow
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS. Beautiful landscapes in Karpate. Ascend the mountain in the funicular. Picturesque towns.
Our route today is extremely beautiful. We cross into the beautiful country of Slovakia. Rocky landscapes and picturesque towns dot the route. Crossing into Poland, we arrive in CHOCHOLOW, a beautiful town where visitors can admire its wooden houses. Later on, we head to ZAKOPANE, considered to be Polands winter capital. We take the funicular to ascend the Gubałówka and Butorowy Wierch mountains (which are under snow for most of the year). From these peaks, there are fabulous views of the city. Afterwards, there is time to enjoy the historic centre. In KRAKOW, you will be able to dine at your chosen restaurant and pick from a great variety of cuisines.
Day 07 SUN. Krakow
TODAYS HIGHLIGHTS: City tour hosted by a local expert. Visit to Salt Mine.
We begin the day by visiting the beautiful city of Krakow. We get to know its mediaeval streets and its Royal Palace. Directly afterwards, we head to the nearby village of Wielizca and visit the Salt Mine there (entry ticket included). We visit an underground world of 300 km of astounding underground galleries, lakes and hundreds of caverns decorated by sculptures and mythic figures. Free time after in the historic centre where you will be able to dine at your preferred restaurant and choose from a great variety of cuisines.
Day 08 MON. Krakow- Auschwitz- Olomouc- Prague
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Visit to Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz. We will be travelling to AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU. We will look round this former Nazi concentration camp that reminds us about one of the most dramatic moments in European history. Leaving Auschwitz, we travel to the Czech Republic. At OLOMOUC there will be time for lunch an to look round this UNESCO World Heritage City and the Czech Republic’s second city of art. Continue onwards to Prague.
End of the tour.
Prague: Duo (4*)
Vienna: Parkhotel Klosterneuburg (4*)
Budapest: Danubius Arena (4*)
Additional In Option 2:
Krakow: Effect Express Cracovia (3*)
Europamundo General Services : Travel by bus with English speaking guide , basic travel insurance, and breakfast buffet.
Includes arrival transfer
Boat: Along the river in Prague, Along the Danube River in Budapest.
City tour in : Prague, , Budapest.
Evening Transfer: To The Old Town Square in Prague, To Grinzing in Vienna.
Ticket admission: Prague Castle.
Additional in Option 2:
City tour in : Krakow.
Ticket admission: Salt Mine in Krakow, To Auschwitz-Birkenau in Auschwitz.
Funicular: To ascend the Gubalówka and Butorowy Wierch Mountains in Zakopane.