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Best of Central Europe

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Best of Central Europe - Intrepid Travel
Best of Central Europe - Intrepid Travel
Petra "I though the Intrepid tour was fantastic. The group leader did a great job in looking after us and providing us with good orientation in all the countries we visited. The only point that could be improved, was in relation to accommodation. In Prague, five people were placed in the one hotel with one bathroom and toilet. This is not really ideal, however, when we raised this issue, our group le..."
Excellent
7 reviews
Starts
Vienna
Destinations
+5
Ends
Budapest
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Highlights

  • Learn about Prague's history
  • Experience Polish traditions
  • Get active in Slovakia’s Tatra Mountains
  • Admire Budapest's architecture
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Guesthouse, Apartment
Max Group Size
15
Transportation
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Local Transport, Private Vehicle
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Adventure
Start in Vienna and end in Budapest! With the in-depth cultural tour Best of Central Europe, you have a 15 day tour package taking you from Vienna to Budapest and through Vienna, Austria and 6 other destinations in Europe. Best of Central Europe is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

7 Reviews

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  • AL
    Written on October 25, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    To be honest, part of what made the trip fantastic was our group of 12- could not have had a better group to travel with- which is clearly luck, but a piece of our group being so cohesive was Nejca, our guide. She was perfect! Available but not pushy. Laid... Read more

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  • A
    Written on May 1, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Great tour... cesky krumlov the best!, great suggestions by guide, great travellers!

    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi, thanks for sharing your experience with us, we are delighted to hear you had a great time in Central Europe! We agree - Cesky Krumlov is gorgeous! Hope to see you on another trip with us again soon! Kind regards, Intrepid
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  • J
    Written on November 19, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    The Central Europe tour I was on with my daughter went beyond my expectations. I was nervous about having all that free time in new places but Eliza our amazing tour guide, gave us the best orientations and knowledge of all the places we visited. Sharing... Read more

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  • Best of Central Europe reviewer 4
    Written on July 13, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    It was my very first Intrepid trip and I enjoyed every moment of it. It was more than I expected! I loved the chemistry of the group (I miss them dearly), the accommodation location as well as the included activities. Being in a small group also has a lot... Read more

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  • Best of Central Europe reviewer 5
    Written on July 7, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    This tour had everything I was looking for! Great Eastern European food, great local beer, and a variety of things to do for any type of interest. The hikes were fantastic, and the transportation between stops was well organized. This tour offers a good... Read more

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  • PG
    Written on July 3, 2015
    4.5 - Excellent

    I though the Intrepid tour was fantastic. The group leader did a great job in looking after us and providing us with good orientation in all the countries we visited. The only point that could be improved, was in relation to accommodation. In Prague,... Read more

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  • A
    Written on October 6, 2007

    This trip is an excellent choice for those wanting a taster of Eastern Europe at its best. The biggest advantage of doing a trip like this is that you don't have to worry about figuring out how to get from one destination to the next and can spend all your... Read more

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Vienna
  2. Day 2: Vienna
  3. Day 3: Cesky Krumlov
  4. Day 4: Cesky Krumlov
  5. Day 5: Prague
  6. Day 6: Prague
  7. Day 7: Prague
  8. Day 8: Gory Sowie
  9. Day 9: Krakow
  10. Day 10: Krakow
  11. Day 11: Tatra Mountains
  12. Day 12: Tatra Mountains
  13. Day 13: Budapest
  14. Day 14: Budapest
  15. Day 15: Budapest

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

Videos

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • Do all rooms have private bathrooms?

      Generally, all accommodation on this trip will have an ensuite bathroom where possible, however, there may be times where facilities will be shared rather than private. If the facilities are shared you will always share with another person of the same sex.

    • How many people per tour?

      Intrepid is a small group operator so you will be travelling in a group of 16 passengers maximum.

    • What is the activity level required for this trip?

      This tour is rated as 2 out of 5 for its activity level and can be enjoyed by just about anyone with a reasonable level of fitness.

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    About the countries

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    Currencies

    Euro
    Austria
    Kč
    Koruna
    Czech Republic
    Zloty
    Poland
    Ft
    Forint
    Hungary

    Plugs & Adapters

    Austria, Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary

    Visa

    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

    Vaccinations

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Tick-borne encephalitis
    Recommended for Austria, Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary. Ideally 6 months before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary. Ideally 2 months before travel.

    Policies

    Location
    Vienna is the starting point and Budapest is the endpoint.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Intrepid Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 14 February 2019 the full payment of $2,433 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2433 for Best of Central Europe, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for Intrepid Travel tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 1,116 km.
    • Vienna (Austria)
    • 166 km
    • Cesky Krumlov (Czech Republic)
    • 142 km
    • Prague (Czech Republic)
    • 75 km
    • Teplice (Czech Republic)
    • 438 km
    • Krakow (Poland)
    • 93 km
    • Tatra National Park (Poland)
    • 203 km
    • Budapest (Hungary)

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