Capitals of Habsburg Empire: Prague to Budapest

8 Days: Prague, Vienna, Budapest

Sightseeing Tours:

  • PRAGUE: City tour includes the Charles Bridge and St. George’s Basilica
  • VIENNA: Explore the “City of Waltz” followed by a concert of Strauss & Mozart
  • BUDAPEST: Morning sightseeing tours includes a views of main attractions

Included Features:

  • Arrival transfer from Prague airport to the hotel
  • Departure transfer to Budapest airport
  • 8 day/7 night guided tours
  • Centrally located first class hotels
  • Breakfast daily
  • Welcome dinner in Prague (glass of wine, beer or soft drink)
  • 2 dinners (coffee or tea included)
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Professional English-Speaking Tour Director throughout
  • Licensed Local Guides
  • Baggage handling at hotels
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring
  • Admission included where indicated in bold letters
  • Hotel taxes and service taxes


  • PRAGUE: Hotel Mamaison or similar
  • VIENNA: Hotel Imperial Riding School Renaissance or similar
  • BUDAPEST: Radisson Blu or similar

Not Included:

  • International airfare (can be priced separately)
  • Any travel and document fees including Visa requirements
  • Optional tours as outlined in itinerary (minimum number of people required to operate)
  • Costs of a personal nature such as laundry, telephone, liquor, souvenirs, etc.
  • Tips to local guides and other staff along the route (suggested Tipping amounts will be advised)
  • Any increases in costs due to unforeseen circumstances such as: additional fuel surcharges, exchange rates or Government imposed taxes and fees not known at this time
  • Travel Insurance (strongly recommended)

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Day 1, arrive Prague, Saturday (WR)

Upon arrival in Prague, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Then your time is free to begin exploring. Tonight, your tour director is hosting a welcome reception and will introduce you to your fellow travelers and to the fascinating tour that awaits you.

Day 2, in Prague, Sunday (B)

This morning, we tour the old part of the city to view the Old Town Square, the famous Astronomical Clock, the Jewish Quarter, St. Nicholas Church, the Charles Bridge, and more. The afternoon is at leisure.

Optional Tour: Visit the Strahov Monastery and Brewery 

Day 3, in Prague, Monday (B)

We cross the Vltava River to see the Royal Castle of Hradcany and visit the Cathedral of St. Vitus, the Old Royal Palace, St. George’s Basilica, and the Golden Lane with the Daliborka Tower. The balance of the day is at leisure.

Optional Tour: Prague River Cruise

Day 4, to Vienna, Tuesday (B)

We travel by motor coach to Vienna, the “City of Waltz.” There is free time to start discovering the city’s delights, from shopping to architecture to pastries. After a free afternoon, enjoy an evening Concert of Strauss’s & Mozart’s music

Day 5, in Vienna, Wednesday (B)

We start the day with a visit of St. Stephen’s Cathedral and the Hofburg Palace; then on to view Belvedere Palace, Prater Amusement Park, and the UN Buildings.

Optional Tour: Visit the Schönbrunn castle

Day 6, to Budapest, Thursday (B, D)

Today, we depart for Budapest. The afternoon is free to explore the “Paris of the East”, shop along the Vaci Utca, nibble a delicious slice of apple strudel, sip some Hungarian wine, or perhaps join one of the optional excursions available. 

Optional Tour: Market Tour with Food Tasting

Day 7, in Budapest, Friday (B, D)

Our morning sightseeing tour includes views of all the main attractions: The Parliament, the Royal Palace, the Castle Hill area, Fisherman’s Bastion, the Matthias Church, Heroes’ Square, and Gellert Hill with its Citadel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore this exciting city. Tonight, enjoy dinner with entertainment in a typical Csarda restaurant with your fellow travelers and your tour director for our farewell dinner.

Day 8, depart Budapest, Saturday (B)

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport.