East & Central Europe

199000

12 Nights / 13 Days

Departures April: 25th May: 12th ,25th

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DAY 1:MUMBAI - DUBROVNIK
  • Arrive Dubrovnik airport, after clearing customs proceed towards Hotel, Check in at the hotel.

Croatia is an Eastern European country with a long coastline on the Adriatic Sea. Encompassing more than a thousand islands, it's also crossed by the Dinaric Alps. Its inland capital, Zagreb, is distinguished by its medieval Gornji Grad (Upper Town) and diverse museums. The major coastal city Dubrovnik has massive 16th-century walls encircling an Old Town with Gothic and Renaissance buildings.

  • Free time for leisure or shopping 
  • Overnight at the hotel in Dubrovnik area.
DAY 2: DUBROVNIK CITY TOUR
  • After breakfast, you can visit the Louvrijenac (famous for Game of Thrones series) having the bird eye view of the city. Sponza palace, Tvrdava Bokar, Dubrovnik cathedral, Minceta Tower. 

Dubrovnik is a city in southern Croatia fronting the Adriatic Sea. It's known for its distinctive Old Town, encircled with massive stone walls completed in the 16th century. Its well-preserved buildings range from baroque St. Blaise Church to Renaissance Sponza Palace and Gothic Rector’s Palace, now a history museum. Paved with limestone, the pedestrianized Stradun (or Placa) is lined with shops and restaurants.

  • Evening visit the Walls of the City (Glavni Ulaz) (Steps to climb & steep walk but worth the visit). Enjoy the breathtaking view of the city
  • Overnight at the hotel in Dubrovnik area.
DAY 3: DUBROVNIK - SPLIT CITY TOUR
  • After breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed towards Split. Arrive Split check in at the hotel

Croatia's second-largest city, Split (Spalato in Italian) is a great place to see Dalmatian life as it’s really lived. Always buzzing, this exuberant city has just the right balance of tradition and modernity. Step inside Diocletian’s Palace (a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the world’s most impressive Roman monuments) and you’ll see dozens of bars, restaurants and shops thriving amid the atmospheric old walls where Split life has been humming along for thousands of years.

  • Later proceed for the City tour of Split with a Local Specialist featuring the historic inner city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian's Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site.
  • See the remnants of Split's Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter's Temple, the Peristyle and the Cathedral. Island Republic Square is one of the most beautiful squares in Split. This beautiful Neo Renaissance square decorated by three sides columns while the fourth side is open to the sea, later free time for shopping and leisure.
  • Overnight at the hotel in Split area.
DAY 4: SPLIT – HVAR – SPLIT (Optional 3 CAVE TOUR)
  • After breakfast proceed towards the island of Hvar

Hvar is the queen of the Croatian Dalmatian islands. It has been famous since the antique because of its important strategic and nautical position, the rich of the various historical periods, the culture and natural monuments and the literature, Hvar, a Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea, is best known as a summer resort. Highlights of the port town Hvar include its 13th-century walls, a hilltop fortress and a main square anchored by the Renaissance-era Hvar Cathedral. The island also features beaches like Dubovica and inland lavender fields. Boat excursions serve the nearby Pakleni Islands, which have secluded beaches and coves.

  • Continue the city tour covering the Fortress, Hvar cathedral, Hvar theatre & Arsenal, Franciscan monastery etc. optional you can also visit a full day of expedition and exploration During the day, you’ll visit two of the most naturally alluring caves: The Blue Cave, Green Cave. You’ll discover the hidden Stiniva Cove and it’s thirty-meter wide pebbled beach
  • Overnight at the hotel in Split area
DAY 5:SPLIT – ZADAR – PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK – LJUBLJANA
  • After breakfast proceed check out from the hotel and proceed towards Capital of Slovenia - Ljubljana
  • En-route we do Zadar

Zadar, a city on Croatia’s Dalmatian coast, is known for the Roman and Venetian ruins of its peninsular Old Town. There are several Venetian gates in the city walls. Surrounding the Roman-era Forum is 11th-century St. Mary’s Convent, with religious art dating to the 8th century. There’s also the grand, 12th-century St. Anastasia’s Cathedral and the round, 9th-century pre-Romanesque Church of St. Donatus.

  • Covering the famous sights like Sun Salutation, 22m-wide circle set into the pavement is filled with 300 multi-layered glass plates that collect the sun’s energy during the day. Together with the wave energy that makes the Sea Organ’s sound, it produces a trippy light show from sunset to sunrise that’s meant to simulate the solar system. It also collects enough energy to power the entire harbor-front lighting system.
  • Later we continue the journey towards Plitvice

Plitviče Lakes National Park is a 295-sq.-km forest reserve in central Croatia. It's known for a chain of 16 terraced lakes, joined by waterfalls, that extend into a limestone canyon. Walkways and hiking trails wind around and across the water, and a Lake Kozjak ferry links the upper and lower lakes. The latter are the site of Veliki Slap, a 78m-high waterfall.

  • Lakes National Park within the boundaries of this heavily forested national park, 16 crystalline lakes tumble into each other via a series of waterfalls and cascades. The mineral-rich waters carve through the rock, depositing tufa in continually changing formations, the park has belonged to UNESCO Cultural Heritage since 1979, later Continue the journey towards Slovenia, arrive Ljubljana and check in at the hotel.
  • Overnight in Ljubljana area.
DAY 6: LJUBLJANA – LAKE BLED – POSTOJNA CAVES – LJUBLJANA
  • After breakfast, we proceed to Bled also called as 'Alpine Pearl'

 Lake Bled is a lake in the Julian Alps of the Upper Carniolan region of northwestern Slovenia, where it adjoins the town of Bled. The area is a tourist destination.Yes, it's every bit as lovely in real life. With its emerald-green lake, picture-postcard church on an islet, a medieval castle clinging to a rocky cliff and some of the highest peaks of the Julian Alps and the Karavanke as backdrops, Bled is Slovenia's most popular resort, drawing everyone from honeymooners lured by the over-the-top romantic setting to backpackers, who come for the hiking, biking, watersports.

  • We visit the Bled Castle; take 'Pletna' boat ride to visit the island and St. Mary's church in the middle of Bled Lake. Later we proceed towards Postojna Caves

Postojna Cave is a 24,120 m long karst cave system near Postojna, southwestern Slovenia. It is the second-longest cave system in the country as well as one of its top tourism sites. The caves were created by the Pivka River.

  • Most popular karst cave in the world. Guided tour will consist of a ride by electrical train and followed by a walk through beautiful passages and chambers with spectacular drop stones, pillars, limestone curtains and other unforgettable forms, evening return to the same hotel.
  • Overnight in Ljubljana area.
DAY 7: LJUBLJANA – BUDAPEST
  • After breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed for the orientation city tour of Ljubljana

Ljubljana is Slovenia's capital and largest city. It's known for its university population and green spaces, including expansive Tivoli Park. The curving Ljubljanica River, lined in outdoor cafes, divides the city's old town from its commercial hub. Ljubljana has many museums, including the National Museum of Slovenia, displaying historic exhibitions, and the Museum of Modern Art, home to 20th-century Slovene paintings and sculptures.

  •  It includes the University, Preseren square, Triple Bridge, Open market, the Baroque Town hall, Cathedral of St. Nicholas and the Dragon Bridge. Later continue the Journey towards Budapest
  • Arrive Budapest

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.

  • Later proceed for Danube River Cruise will let you see the most fascinating sights of the historical city of Budapest, which is often called the Pearl of the Danube. River cruise is one of the highlights of many Budapest holidays without a doubt, later check in at the hotel.
  • Overnight in Budapest area.
DAY 8: BUDAPEST CITY TOUR (THERMAL BATH optional)
  • Today morning free time for shopping and leisure or optional you can visit the Lucas Thermal Bath where you enjoy bath in Natural Hot water springs. Later afternoon we enjoy the orientation tour of Budapest During this tour you are going to see all the most interesting historical sights of Budapest starting from Buda Castle, Chain Bridge, Royal Palace, St. Stephen’s Basilica, Opera House, the Fishermen's Bastion over the Danube and Parliament later we proceed for Roman Catholic Matthias Church (from outside) and visit Heroes' Square, afterwards continue the Budapest By Night tour.
  • Overnight in Budapest area.
DAY 9: BUDAPEST – BRATISLAVA - VIENNA
  • After breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed towards Vienna, en-route drive towards Capital of Hungary – BUDAPEST.
  • On the way, we take a photo stop in Bratislava (Capital of Slovakia)

Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, is set along the Danube River by the border with Austria and Hungary. It’s surrounded by vineyards and the Little Carpathian mountains, crisscrossed with forested hiking and cycling trails. The pedestrian-only, 18th-century old town is known for its lively bars and cafes. Perched atop a hill, the reconstructed Bratislava Castle overlooks old town and the Danube.

  •  Where we visit the Bratislava castle to get bird eye view of the city, UFO bridge, Valtava River etc. Later we continue our journey towards Vienna. Evening enjoy Stephan’s Dome – the most famous church in Austria which is also the seat of Pope of Austria, St. Peter’s Cathedral, Plague Monument, etc.
  • Overnight in Vienna
DAY 10: BUDAPEST – BRATISLAVA - VIENNA.

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 MuseumsQuartier district, historic and contemporary buildings display works by Egon Schiele, Gustav Klimt and other artists.

  • Today we visit the Schonbrunn Palace (summer palace) & enjoy the grand tour of the palace including the 40 rooms visit with Audio guide. Expect waiting time of approx. 30 mins to 1 hour before entering the palace for the grand tour. [Total duration of the excursion – up to 3 hours including the waiting time]. You could also visit the Gardens with maze but that would require another 1 hour time. Later Evening enjoy the walking tour of old town covering Hofburg Palace, Spanish Horse Training School, National Library, Volks garden, Museums Quartier, Parliament House, Rathaus (Town Hall), Landestheater (City’s theater), Opera House from outside.
  • Overnight in Vienna.
DAY 11: VIENNA - PRAGUE.
  • After breakfast, we check out of Vienna and proceed towards Capital of Czech Republic – Prague (Praha).

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.

  • Enjoy the orientation tour of old town Wenceslas square famous for Tynn Church, Town hall clock tower with Astronomical clock, Hard rock café, old walking streets filled with Souvenir shops, ending with most famous Pedestrian bridge called Charles bridge. Later Free time for shopping.
  • Overnight in Prague.
DAY 12: PRAGUE.
  • After breakfast proceed towards Prague Castle, enjoy the St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague Castle, Oldest Basilica, old village street inside the castle. Watch the change of guards that happens every-day @ noon. (It is not so exciting – if you have already seen it in London)
  • From Prague castle, you get an extra ordinary bird eye view of the city of 1000 Spires with red roofs.
  • Late afternoon we continue the orientation tour visiting, the Municipal House, Palledium mall, the central train station, Powder tower, etc.
  • Overnight in Prague
DAY 13: PRAGUE.
  • After breakfast, we check out from the hotel and proceed towards airport for onwards journey. Tour ends with ever-lasting sweet and beautiful memories.

  • Meals (12 lunch & 12 dinner in restaurant )
  • A private coach throughout the journey as per the itinerary
  • Dubrovnik city walls
  • Diocletian palace
  • Plitvice lakes national park
  • Lake bled castle
  • Lake Bled Boat
  • Postojna  caves
  • Ljubljana castle
  • Danube River Cruise Night
  • Budapest By Night tour
  • Bratislava Castle
  • Schonbrunn Palace
  • Prague Castle

Local Guide

  • 3 Hrs Dubrovnik
  • 3 Hrs Split
  • 5 Hrs Plitvice Park
  • 2 Hrs Ljubljana
  • 2 Hrs Lake Bled
  • 4 Hrs Budapest
  • 3 Hrs Vienna
  • 4 Hrs Prague

  • GST 9 % on land package
  • Any drinks or meals other than specified
  • Porterage& Laundry
  • Any personal expense

  • Hotel Dubrovnik 2N / Similar with breakfast
  • Bellevue, Split 2N / Similar with breakfast
  • M Hotel Ljubljana 2N / Similar with breakfast
  • Hotel Budapest Danubis 2N / similar with breakfast
  • Hotel Arion City Vienna 2N / Similar with breakfast
  • Hotel Nh Prague 2N / Similar with breakfast

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