National Geographic Journeys: Explore Central Europe (EDENG)
Countries Visited: Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary All the adventure you want, with a softer landing Handpicked, character-rich accommodations with upgraded amenities services Upgraded and private transport, including flights to maximize time More included meals, activities and transfers
Trip Style: Information Not available
Service Level: Upgraded
Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Group Size: Max 16, Avg 12.
Meals Included: 8 breakfasts
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Explore sections of the Berlin Wall, Explore Pragues old town, Taste the world-famous Sacher Torte in Vienna, Visit the bustling market with a foodie-guide.
Home to some of the world's most celebrated cultural touchstones, Central Europe was built for exploration. This nine-day adventure crosses four countries and makes stops in four of Europes most fascinating cities - Berlin, Vienna, Prague, and Budapest. From the Brandenburg Gate to Prague's Charles Bridge, from a 16th-century market in Vienna to a walking tour of the Berlin Wall with a local historian, step into the past - and enjoy every minute in the present.
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|Day 1||Berlin||Day 1 Berlin|
Please make your own way to the joining hotel. We recommend arriving a day or two early to fully explore this world-renowned city. Additional Notes: Check-in time at hotel is approximately 3:00pm. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Berlin||Day 2 Berlin (1B)|
Berlin is an amazing city with tangible historical importance and is a melting pot of different cultures and flavours. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Walk the Berlin Wall with a Historian
|Day 3||Prague||Day 3 Berlin/Prague (1B)|
A great way to spend the evening is watching the sunset from the heights of the Letna Beer Garden, where you can sample Czech beer, world-famous for its superb quality and low cost. Included Activities: Prague Guided City Tour Transport: Train
|Day 4||Prague||Day 4 Prague (1B)|
Charles Bridge by day is packed with vendors and street musicians. At night, it is less crowded, and its much easier to appreciate the scenery as well as the ever-so-slightly sinister quality of the statues looming overhead. Cross the bridge and youll find yourself in Mala Strana, a far less crowded district that offers the perfect atmosphere for some introspective wandering. If youre in the area and want to experience traditional Czech pubs which are guaranteed to be loud, lively, and packed with locals on any night of the week, this is the place for it. Youll find restaurants serving traditional Czech cuisine like fried pork cutlets, goulash, and dumplings.
|Day 5||Cesky Krumlov||Day 5 Prague/Cesky Krumlov (1B)|
The inclusion of Cesky Krumlov on UNESCOs List of Natural and Cultural Heritage was undoubtedly a turning point in the modern history of the town. It sent a clear signal to the rest of the cultural world that South Bohemia has something unique to offer. Transport: Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s))
|Day 6||Vienna||Day 6 Cesky Krumlov/Vienna (1B)|
Drive across the border into Austria, where we take an orientation walk with the CEO. Visit the historic Hotel Sacher and taste the world-famous Sacher Torte. Enjoy free time this evening to visit the opera house or simply enjoy a walk around the city. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Hotel Sacher Visit and dessert Transport: Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s))
|Day 7||Vienna||Day 7 Vienna (1B)|
This morning, visit the famed Naschmarkt with a culinary expert, exploring the stalls and lanes and sampling some of Viennas finest culinary treats. This afternoon is free to wander the elegant streets, take in some of Europes most distinguished art galleries, visit the stunning Lipizzaner horses of the renowned Vienna Riding School, experience mass with the Vienna Boys Choir, or settle into a cafe and order a slice of mouthwatering Viennese cake. Included Activities: Naschmarkt Walk
|Day 8||Budapest||Day 8 Vienna/Budapest (1B)|
You might like to have an optional dinner at a local restaurant on VAci Utca, which is the bustling main street of Budapest. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Train (3.00 hour(s))
|Day 9||Budapest||Day 9 Budapest (1B)|
We recommend staying a few extra days to experience all this city has to offer. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: N/A
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