Day 1 Arrival at Vienna Airport
Welcome to Austria
On arrival at Vienna International Airport you will be met by our local representative and you will be transferred to the hotel.
Day is free, for you to explore the city at your own pace.
Vienna, Austria’s capital, lies in the country’s east on the Danube River. Its artistic and intellectual legacy was shaped by residents including Mozart, Beethoven and Sigmund Freud. The city is also known for its Imperial palaces, including Schönbrunn, the Habsburgs’ summer residence. In the Museums Quartier district, historic and contemporary buildings display works by Egon Schiele, Gustav Klimt and other artists.
Later in the afternoon if time permits you can go for an optional tour to the Grand Danube River Cruise
You'll have a unique opportunity to experience the most impressive sights of Vienna, while enjoying a relaxing cruise on board the MS Vindobona. In the first half of this cruise, you will pass some of Vienna's most significant buildings like the Urania observatory, the "Kunsthaus Wien" (which has been re-designed by Friedensreich Hundertwasser) and the Gasometer building. After passing the modern Hydro Electric power plant Freudenau you will continue to the Reichsbruecke. On the second half of this cruise you will get an unforgettable view of Vienna's tallest buildings - the UNO City, the Danube Tower (252m) and the Millenium Tower (202m). Afterwards you get to appreciate the lock Nussdorf and the Thermal Waste Treatment Plant Spittelau, which has been designed by Friedensreich Hundertwasser. On the way back you will see the Rossau Barracks, the Vienna Ring Tower and the St. Rupert's Church, which is the oldest religious edifice of the city. You then return to Schwedenplatz.
Cost per person AED 150.00
Overnights in Vienna
Day 2 Vienna
Breakfast at the hotel. The best thing to discover the great cities of the world is through the Big Bus Tours - Explore the Imperial City of Vienna. This Ticket allows you to see all of Vienna'stop sights and attractions in 1 Day. Ride the double decker bus for 1 Day, hopping on and off at over 20 stops around the city. Learn about, residence of the Habsburg dynasty at the Hofburg Palace or discover the Baroque buildings of imperial Vienna along the famous Ring street. Recorded commentary in 12 languages on the bus as also a personal tour guide takes you on a City Walk through the city center where the busses are not allowed to drive. RED ROUTE (Red Tour) Our Big Bus Red Tour leads you to the most important buildings along the Ring Street followed by Prater with its famous ferry wheel, the Augarten where you find the residence of the Vienna's boys choir, the Blue Danube where you can start the River Cruise and the famous Danube tower with it rotating cafe. Duration: 1.40 hour / Operates: 9:30am, 06:00pm / Frequency: 15-20 minutes. BLUE ROUTE (Blue Tour) Our second route, blue route guides you the Schonbrunn Palace which is not located in the city center of Vienna. Passing by the Aqua terra Zoo, Arsenal and Belvedere Palace you finally reach the Schonbrunn Palace with its beautiful gardens and the Gloriette. Duration: 1.25 hour / Operates: 10:00am, 05:00pm / Frequency: 20-30 minutes.
Later in the evening experience the world class concert on this OPTIONAL Strauss and Mozart Concert
Enjoy the magic of the famous master in one of the most enchanting settings.
This Concert takes place in the Wiener Kursalon, which is located in the beautiful Stadtpark where the famous statue of Johann Strauss is. The famous master works of Strauss and Mozart are performed by the very professional Salon Orchestra, opera singers, and ballet dancers.
Includes: Concert in booked category and a glass of sparkling wine, either straight or mixed with orange juice, during the interval
Cost per person AED 225.00
Day 3 Vienna
After your breakfast, Day is free to explore more of the city of Vienna and its surroundings. We have variety of OPTIONAL TOURS that you can choose from.
Optional tours you can book with us
Bratislava by Bus and Boat
Bratislava and Vienna are among the closest capitals in the world - Take the opportunity to escape Vienna and explore the beauty of the Slovakian Capital for a day!The excursion to Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, by modern public transit bus begins at 8:30 am. The city walk , your guide will be waiting for you upon arrival in Bratislava , takes you to the picturesque old town. At 4 pm you return by speedboat TWIN CITY LINER. Experience travelling at a high speed, but at the same time, in supreme comfort. The catamaran is fully air-conditioned. After passing through the untouched and protected Danube River wetlands and National Park Donauauen, the tour ends at Schwedenplatz at 5.30 pm.
Includes: Bus trip by modern public transit bus, Guided city walk through Bratislava and Boat trip back to Vienna by catamaran "Twin City Liner".
Cost per person AED 400.00
Salzburg and Mozart
Pass through the beautiful Salzkammergut area en route to Mozart's historical city of Salzburg.
This full day trip takes you to the beautiful 'Salzkammergut', lake district and to Salzburg, the capital of music festivals. On the highway, towards the West of Austria, we reach Gmunden and pass by the impressive mountain region of the Lake District with its small picturesque towns. After arrival in Salzburg, there is some free time to enjoy lunch (not included). In the early afternoon, there will be a guided walking tour of Salzburg where you will see the Fortress Hohensalzburg, the Dome, the Festival Halls, the Mozarteum, the well known little street 'Getreidegasse' with Mozart's birthplace and the Mirabell garden.
Includes: Transportation by coach and guided tour of Salzburg.
Cost per person AED 600.00
This tour takes us along the Danube Valley and includes a visit to the impressive Baroque Benedictine Abbey at Melk.This is a full day excursion to the magnificent Danube Valley, the 'Wachau' (listed Unesco World Cultural Heritage). We reach Melk for a visit of the impressive Baroque Benedictine Abbey, located high above the Danube. We then return to Vienna passing by the medieval village of Durnstein and the charming town of Krems. Tour ends at the Opera House.
Includes: Transportation by coach, entrance and a guided tour of Melk Abbey. During winter months (27th October to 15th April) lunch is inclusive and during summer months (16th April to 26th October) a boat trip is included.
Cost per person AED 400.00
Day 4 Vienna-Prague
After your breakfast, check out and proceed to Vienna train station for your onward journey to Prague. On arrival make your way to the hotel and check in.
Prague, capital city of the Czech Republic, is bisected by the Vltava River. Nicknamed “the City of a Hundred Spires,” it's known for its Old Town Square, the heart of its historic core, with colorful baroque buildings, Gothic churches and the medieval Astronomical Clock, which gives an animated hourly show. Completed in 1402, pedestrian Charles Bridge is lined with statues of Catholic saints.
In the evening an OPTIONAL river cruise can be arrange upon your request.
Cruise on the river Vltava with Dinner and Music
Enjoy the illuminated sights of Prague while enjoying dinner with music on board the Vltava river.
Our private minibus will take you to the Vltava river, where you will then enjoy a cruise on an air conditioned boat while being surrounded by the amazing sights of the heart of Prague. Some of the views that you will never forget include the Prague Castle, the St. Vitus Cathedral, the Charles Bridge, the National Theatre, Petrin hill and the green cupola (dome) of the St. Nicolas Church. Dinner on the boat is served buffet-style and you can admire the illuminated sights of Prague while passing under the Charles Bridge, through the Castle district (HradCany), past the National Theatre and the Vysehrad Castle, etc. The cruise itself lasts three hours. The minibus will then take you back to your hotel after the end of the cruise. Boat ticket, transports and dinner are included in the price.
Includes: Transportation to and from the boat, cruise ticket and buffet dinner onboard the boat included.
Cost per person AED 275.00
Overnights in Prague
Day 5 Prague
Breakfast at the hotel. Today see the best of Prague by bus boat and walking. See the most of Prague during a six and a half hour bus, boat and walking tour. We begin at the Wenceslas Square where we board on an air-conditioned bus with tour guide and drive around the most significant places in Prague (such as the National Museum and the Dancing House), eventually reaching the dominant of the city, the Prague Castle. From there, we will continue on foot down to the Lesser Town, Kampa Island, Charles Bridge, Old Town with the Astronomical Clock and the Jewish Quarter. Finally, we will enjoy the view of Hradcany, the National Theatre and other Prague gems during a boat cruise through the Vltava river. This tour ends at the Dvorak Riverside in the vicinity of the Czech Bridge.
Includes: Transportation to the Castle, lunch with 1 drink and one hour long cruise with coffee and cake.
Day 6 Prague
Breakfast at the hotel. Today explore more of Czech Republic, a country that's known for its ornate castles, native beers and long history. Prague, the capital, is home to grand 9th-century Prague Castle, a preserved medieval old town and statue-lined Charles Bridge. Český Krumlov, a small town in the South Bohemia region, is notable for its wealth of Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque buildings, many of which house restaurants and shops.
We have variety of OPTIONAL TOURS that you can choose from. Optional tours you can book with us
Karlovy Vary day trip
Visit the spa town of Karlovy vary and taste the medicinal waters!
Our minibus will take you through the picturesque West Bohemian countryside to the city Karlovy Vary. Walk during this day trip along the world-famous spa and have lunch at the Colonnade. Karlovy Vary is the most famous spa town in the Czech Republic, the history of the city dates back to the 14th century, the time of Charles IV. The curative effects of the local mineral springs were used as treatments on greats such a Tsar Peter the Great and the writer Goethe. One of the most famous attraction is the Hot Spring that spews boiling healing water up to a height of 12 m. In the city you can look forward to a wide range of historical and modern colonnades and tasting water from 12 natural mineral springs. After 3 course lunch in a local restaurant we recommended to also taste delicious wafers and traditional liqueur Becherovka, made from a unique blend of herbs and spices.
Includes: Hotel Pick up and Drop off, Local guide, Lunch.
Cost per person AED 350.00
Cesky Krumlov and Ceske Budejovice city of Budweiser beer
Take a chance to Visits two picturesque Czech towns for an unforgettable experience. The picturesque town of Cesky Krumlov is situated above the meandering valley along the upper Vltava river in Southern Bohemia. It has won an international reputation thanks to its historical riches. More than three hundred historic buildings dominated by a huge castle and the church of St. Vitus bear witness to their rich past. Cesky Krumlov has enormous appeal as an urban unity and has been included among the monuments on the UNESCO World Cultural an Natural Heritage list. You will visit the castle and the old centre of the town. Traveling through Southern Bohemia you may admire its beautiful landscape with many forests and ponds. We then continue to the south Bohemian city of Ceske Budejovice with its unique historic square, lined with Renaissance and Baroque houses and dominated by the Black Tower.
Includes: Transportation, Lunch, Admission into the castle (during summer season), Transfer, Guide
Cost per person AED 325.00
Don't miss this short excursion to see one of the most famous historical castles in the Czech Republic!
During your visit to Prague you should not miss a visit to this large Gothic castle. Karlstejn was founded by Charles IV in the 14th century and served as a place for safekeeping the Empire coronation jewels, holy relics and other royal treasures. Nowadays is one of the most visited castles in the world. We promise that after climbing the hill on which it stands, this Gothic gem will impress you with its monumental architecture. The tour includes an hour of interior sightseeing with a local guide and lunch in local restaurant.
Includes: Hotel Pick up, Local guide, Entrance fee to Karlstejn Castle, Lunch
Day 7 Prague-Budapest
After your breakfast, check out and proceed to Prague train station for your onward journey to Budapest. On arrival make your way to the hotel and check in.
Budapest, Hungary’s capital, is bisected by the River Danube. Its 19th-century Chain Bridge connects the hilly Buda district with flat Pest. A funicular runs up Castle Hill to Buda’s Old Town, where the Budapest History Museum traces city life from Roman times onward. Trinity Square is home to 13th-century Matthias Church and the turrets of the Fishermen’s Bastion, which offer sweeping views.
In the evening an OPTIONAL dinner cruise can be arrange upon request.
Dinner & Cruise, Live Music @ 19.00 incl. Transfers
Budapest is one of the most beautiful cities of the world, according to a New York Times article and millions of tourists from all around the globe. What makes it so special and different from the rest of the big European cities, is its various architecture and the oppositions in the city itself. The contrast between the two parts of the city divided by the river Danube is extraordinary and unmatched throughout the world. The perfect way to enjoy this must have experience is with a high class boat cruise under all 6 of the main bridges in the city. With the river cruise at 19:00 you will have the chance to try out all of the greatest dishes the Hungarian kitchen can offer, while enjoying traditional gypsy and folk music performed by three members of the world famous Hungaria Folk Ensemble and Orchestra, featuring an extremely talented player of the most famous Hungarian instrument, the "cimbalom". During the performance, guests will also have a chance to ask for their favourite popular songs from the musicians to play. The wide variety of Hungarian and international dishes are prepared by world champion food sculptor Peter Molnarka who ensured that they will meet all your expectations, whether you're a vegetarian, a gourmet or a real sweet-tooth. What makes this cruise really special is its timing. With this 120 minutes cruise you will have a chance to see the city with all of its illuminated glory. All ships are air conditioned and have open air balconies where you can freely admire the exquisite night panorama. After dinner you can also admire the panorama from the open upper deck of the ship.
Includes: Return hotel transfer, Warm Buffet Dinner, welcome Drink, Live Music, Glass of red or white wine/ or Beer/or Soft drink, Mineral water. Please note the product does not include guiding.
Cost per person AED 300.00
Overnights in Budapest
Day 8 Budapest
Breakfast at the hotel. The best time to explore the city of Budapest is through a hop on hop off tour. This package allows you to see all of Budapest's top sights and attractions in a day. Ride the open top double decker bus for one day, hopping on and off at over 28 stops around the city. Learn about Budapest's rich cultural history and reveals the city's hidden gems. Enjoy daily free walking tours on both sides of the city, where you will discover the historical buildings in Pest and the Castle District. Our Budapest bus tour immerses you in one of Europe's most entrancing cities. Enjoy 2 routes around the main sites of Budapest, hop on for panoramic views of spectacular Heroes' Square, elegant Andrassy Avenue and the magnificent Parliament building. Hop off to explore Margaret Island, the old Castle District, and discover Budapest's hidden gems. Booking this package visit Budapest on board of your Big Bus double decker for a day and enjoy two free walking tours around the major sites of the Pest side to see the beautiful Basilica and Opera House, and on Buda side to discover the Castle District area.
Includes: One Day Hop-on Hop-off Big Bus Ticket, Two English Guided Walking Tours, Pest side and Buda sid
Day 9 Budapest
Breakfast at the hotel. Today will be a free day to relax and unwind in your hotel or you can explore more of Budapest and its neighboring cities. We have variety of OPTIONAL TOURS that you can choose from.
Puszta Tour including traditional Lunch
Spend an unforgettable day in the Puszta which includes a typical Hungarian meal and entertainment.
You will be driven to Kecskemet where you will be taken for a guided walk, then further on to Lajosmizsa, where you are welcomed with a traditional Hungarian drink after the great performance of the famous horsemen and a carriage ride through the Puszta, a typical hungarian meal (3 course menu with wine) is served in the 'csarda' accompanied by gipsy music. The tour ends in Budapest at your hotel.
Includes: Transportation and services of a local guide, welcome drink, guided walk of Kecskemet, performance of horsemen and carriage ride through the Puszta, 3 course lunch with a glass of wine and mineral water, gipsy music.
A tour to the artists' village of Szentendre, On the way to this picturesque town, Szentendre which is also known as the Artists' Village you'll be able to see the breath taking Danube Bend from the top of the Visegrad Hill (photostop). The city is the ultimate escape for those who want to travel back in time, simply feel happy and be surrounded by presence of the good old days. At the end of your journey enjoy a boat cruise back to Budapest. Live guiding through the whole tour is guaranteed. The tour ends at the pier in Budapest city center.
Includes: Transportation by coach and boat when applicable, cake and soft drinks and services of a local guide.
Wine Day Tour to Eger OR Villany OR Tokaj
Spending a day touring the vineyards, meeting the region's wine personalities, and tasting amazing wines is the best way to travel. Our wine tours are full-day experiences which include visits and tastings at three carefully-chosen wineries, where we will often meet the winemakers. We like to show a mix of the traditional, the experimental, and the modern to give you a complete picture of the state of the region's wine. The trips depart from Budapest (after pick-up at your hotel in the morning). While the itineraries vary from day to day, they do always include visits and generous tastings at three wineries, a fabulous lunch (either homemade at a winery or at a winery-owned restaurant) which will introduce you to the local food of the region, and an all-around educational and fun day spent with like-minded wine lovers. By the day's end, you will have gained a good understanding of the state of Hungarian winemaking, and you should feel like a specialist in the region you have visited. Join us for a fun day, full of wine, food, Hungarian culture, and great company.
Cost per person AED 1,100.00
Day 10 Budapest / End of trip
After breakfast. The day is free until checkout time. The driver will pick you up and drop you to the airport for your onward flight.
AED 6690/- Per person, Prices are based on twin sharing.
Duration: 10 Days / 9 Nights.
Destinations: Vienna, Prague, Budapest.
The rates are subject to availability at the time of booking request. In the event if there are rate changes due to increase in Govt taxes, or hotel charges a surcharge, or BAR rates (Best available rates), we reserve the right to amend the rates without notice. The exchange rate is subject to change. Please ensure that you have secured the relevant visa / entry permits & valid passport. The best source of visa information is the embassy of the country itself.
If you are interested in going ahead with this booking, we would require deposits or payments as follows either in the form of cash or cheque:
Please ensure that the names given to us for reservations match the names in your passport, as hotels, sightseeing tour companies are very particular about name changes. Mismatched names may result in heavy amendment penalties. We strongly recommend travel insurance as part of your package – we have excellent rates with the world’s best companies – please let us know if you wish us to add this to your package.
Economy class airfare from Dubai / Vienna-Budapest / Dubai.
3 nights / 4 days accommodation in Vienna Prague & Budapest based on double room occupancy.
Arrival transfer in Vienna & departure transfer in Budapest on private car.
2nd class train ticket from Vienna-Prague-Budapest.
City sightseeing tours in Vienna Prague & Budapest on seat in coach.
Complimentary travel insurance.
All airline and hotel taxes.
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