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Berlin to Budapest by Train with Contiki

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8 days
31 May 24 to 14 Sep 24
Book by 30 Apr 24
Experience Europe's coolest cities by train from Berlin to Budapest, with stops in Prague and Vienna. Indulge in classic German cuisine, stroll cobblestone streets, and savor strudel and schnapps in Vienna. Enjoy scenic train rides between destinations, immersing yourself in the timeless charm of Europe along the way.

Includes

  • 9 Day Contiki Guided Holiday
  • 6 nights in Hotels, 2 nights in Hostel
  • 8 Breakfasts, 2 Dinners
  • Transport by train
  • Experienced Trip Manager and Local Guides
  • Optional free time add on experiences (additional costs apply)
  • Included Experiences
  • Tour Prague on foot: Walk through the winding cobbled streets and head up into the fairytale-like Castle District for panoramic city views.
  • Feast on a traditional Czech dinner: Hang out with your Contiki fam and sample some classic Czech food, drink and much more!

Excludes

  • Flights
  • Arrival/ departure transfers
  • Visas
  • Travel Insurance
  • Spending money and items of a personal nature

Extras

  • You have to be between the age of 18 and 35 years old to travel with Contiki
  • Additional costs apply for optional free time add on experiences
  • Secure your spot today with a deposit from as low as R1000* and pay the rest 60 days before departure

Highlights

  • 8 Nights accommodation
  • 10 Breakfasts
  • Included experiences and sightseeing

Itinerary

Day 1: Berlin

Hallo Berlin! This eclectic, richly historical and culturally charming city will blow us away as soon as we arrive. We'll waste no time in checking out the cutting-edge culinary scene. Berlin is considered the vegan capital of Europe... and there is plenty for the carnivores too! Then the evening is yours to explore the city's world-famous nightlife. The buzzing scene here is a joyous tribute to German reunification, and since the fall of the Berlin Wall the city has staked its claim as the techno capital of the world. Stay: Ibis Ostbahnhof (or similar) Included Meals: Dinner

Day 2: Berlin

2 walking tours today. This morning, take a historical walking tour, including a visit to the site of Hitler's bunker. This evening, you’ll have the chance to explore Berlin's oh-so-historical (and oh-so-hipster) Kreuzberg district and finish off with dinner. Stay: B&B Berlin City Ost (or similar) Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Berlin to Prague

Berlin Berlin you've been a blast, but we're making tracks for new adventures today, jumping on the train to Prague. Prague Arriving in Prague, we'll explore the cobblestones, cathedrals and castles on a walking tour, before refuelling with a traditional Czech dinner. Believe us when we say that the beer here is the best in Europe. Stay: Ibis Praha Old Town (or similar) Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4: Prague

Time to explore more of Prague - catch the tram to one of Prague's outer neighborhoods like hipster Vršovice, boasting art nouveau buildings, offbeat coffee haunts and streets lined with communal pianos. Prague is a paradise for beer lovers too, so don't forget to check out some of the city's coolest bars (of which there are many to choose from!). Or better yet, join a food tour where you'll be shown some of the very best spots to eat. Stay: Ibis Praha Old Town (or similar) Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: Prague to Vienna

Prague We're jumping on another train today and making our way to Austria. Vienna Ah Vienna! We'll kick things off in this grand capital with a walking tour and explore the opulent classical architecture and wide streets. Evenings can be spent like a local, watching the sun set over the Donaukanal at a gorgeous beach bar or a classic Viennese coffee house or choose to end the day at Habibi & Hawara for a wholesome Make Travel Matter® dinner. Stay: A&O Vienna Hauptbahnhof (or similar) Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 6: Vienna

Waking up in the stunning capital of Vienna, a city known for its coffee culture and baroque architecture, we'll have plenty of adventures to pursue today before ending the day at one of the world's most historic theme parks: Prater, and eating schnitzel in the leafy surrounding park. Stay: A&O Vienna Hauptbahnhof (or similar) Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Vienna to Budapest

Vienna Today we're making our way to Hungary! Budapest Another scenic train ride will take us into the grandeur of Budapest. Tonight, something a bit different, as we have the option to escape the masses and cook dinner with the locals. This immersive, fully interactive experience will bring us closer than ever before to Hungary’s rich history and culinary culture. Stay: Ibis Styles Budapest City West (or similar) Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 8: Budapest

This morning choose to learn about the past & present of Hungarian history and culture culminating at Budapest's most famous thermal baths - Széchenyi - enjoying the most traditional spa experience in the world. The water here is supplied by 2 thermal springs to make up the largest medicinal baths in Europe. Tonight we'll enjoy the best way to experience the city's flamboyant architecture, as we take a dreamy night time cruise down the Danube, getting to see all of Budapest's historical buildings from the water as we enjoy a drink. Stay: Ibis Styles Budapest City West (or similar) Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 9: Budapest

Today we say farewell to our Contiki family and our European adventure, but we'll stay in touch, and we'll no doubt be back soon enough. Included Meals: Breakfast

Terms & conditions

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8 days
Dates
31 May 24 to 14 Sep 24
Book by
30 April 24
Experience ID
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