Touring Vienna & Budapest
- 8 Days / 7 Nights
NAD 14880per person sharing
8 Days / 7 Nights
Package is no longer valid
Visit 2 countries in 8 days
from N$14880 pp sharing – land only (tour)
Depart 22 Sep'19
- Daily Breakfast
- Touring by private, air-conditioned motorcoach. Free Wi-Fi (where available)
- Accommodation Rooms with private bath or shower. Includes hotel taxes.
The Blue Danube is both the inspiration and the guide for your escorted European tour from Vienna to Budapest. As you follow the river’s path, you’ll discover the elegant beauty of imperial cities along with charming hidden gems of Austria, Slovakia, and Hungary. Your Cosmos Lite independent escorted tour is the perfect way to holiday your way—with optional excursions and loads of free time. Choose the optional excursions that interest you on MyAccount, get pointers from your Tour Director, and never lose your way with the CosmosGO app. Step back into the time of imperial splendour in Vienna and the “Pearl of the Danube”—Budapest. We make it easy to see it all with complimentary 24-hour public transport cards in both Vienna and Budapest.
DAY 1: ARRIVE IN VIENNA, AUSTRIA.
Start your adventure in Vienna, discovering the combination of new and old that makes the "City of Music" such a fascinating place. The entire city centre is an immersion into Hapsburg imperial splendour, with its palaces, residences, elegant streets, and charming coffee shops. If you arrive early, start exploring with the help of your CosmosGO app. In the evening, your Tour Director will meet you, providing insights on your tour and how best to personalise your travels.
DAY 2: VIENNA.
The City of Music Beckons Explore Vienna by bus, tram, bicycle, or on foot. Your 24-hour public transportation pass makes it easy to discover the city on your own and at your own pace. If you prefer, select an optional excursion for purchase on MyACCOUNT. (B)
DAY 3: VIENNA.
Another day, another adventure! There is so much to do in this beautiful city. Linger in one of the countless museums, visit the royal stables, explore the famous Schönbrunn Palace or spend some time at the nearby Prater amusement park. Customise your day with activities, or spend leisure time in a Viennese café. Tap your CosmosGO app for endless possibilities in wonderful Vienna. (B)
DAY 4: VIENNA - BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA - GYÖR, HUNGARY.
The capital city of Slovakia, medieval Bratislava is compact and easy to navigate. Choose to explore the castle or visit the UFO tower on the banks of the Danube for a drink and fantastic view of the area. You may also be interested in an optional excursion by bike to the Iron Curtain. In the late afternoon, we'll cross into Hungary and arrive in Györ, a charming town where baroque heritage meets modern life. (B)
DAY 5: GYÖR.
Today is a great day for adventure! We offer an optional trip to the Tapolka Lake Cave, a protected natural limestone cave that we'll explore on small boats. Alternatively, spend some time discovering Györ or relaxing in the main gothic-style square. (B)
DAY 6: GYÖR - ESZTERGOM - SZENTENDRE - BUDAPEST.
Today, we'll venture from Györ to Esztergom, the former royal and Roman Catholic seat. Esztergom's notable attractions are the Basilica and the Castle ruins, both located in a strategic position dominating the Danube. Next, it's on to Szentendre (St. Andrews), a lively village where talented artists have established countless workshops and art galleries. Choose to visit the marzipan museum, or Blagovestenska Greek-Orthodox Church with its stunning interior. You may prefer to just linger in town, soaking up the energetic atmosphere of this artists' haven. Later, it's onto Budapest. (B)
DAY 7: BUDAPEST.
Today, take advantage of your complimentary 24-hour public transport pass for easy exploration of this fantastic city; just check your CosmosGO app for lots of ideas on exploring the city your way. Budapest is a city built on many thermal hot springs, so you may choose to relax at one of the many traditional spas, or take a stroll on Margaret Island, or just enjoy the main historical sites of the city centre. (B)
DAY 8: BUDAPEST.
Your adventure ends in Budapest this morning. (B)
- Travel Insurance
- Meals not mentioned above
- Expenses of personal nature
- World Currency Card
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