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East Meets West

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Starts
Budapest
Destinations
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Ends
London
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Highlights

  • Enjoy the stunning architecture of Budapest
  • Taste delicious traditional Czech Trdelník pastries in Prague
  • Soak up the history of Berlin
  • Explore the city of Amsterdam like a local on a bike tour
Age range
18 to 39 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Ferry
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus
Start in Budapest and end in London! With the discovery tour East Meets West, you have a 15 day tour package taking you from Budapest to London and through Budapest, Hungary and 10 other destinations in Europe. East Meets West includes accommodation in a hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • East Meets West reviewer 1
    Written on September 26, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Noddy was fantastic! She's an amazing, incredibly prepared and educated guide. I felt very comfortable in her hands.

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  • S
    Written on October 24, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    PIOTR WAS THE BEST TOUR LEADER I HAD ON MY EUROPEAN SUMMER TRIP! Piotr was so knowledgeable and passionate when we went to a new town or country and gave us all something to really appreciate other than getting drunk! He was incredibly funny and caring for... Read more

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  • HB
    Written on October 24, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    "Good morning everybody" - the soothing sound of Piotr's voice through the bus microphone in the morning. I can't think of anyone more fun, knowledgeable and charasmatic. Piotr largely contributed to everyone having the best topdeck trip they could've and I... Read more

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  • MS
    Written on December 16, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    Johnny went above and beyond for his travellers. He forms genuine bonds with people and creates an environment that you can truely relax and enjoy a trip of a life in. Our driver BoBo was first class and genuinely great person, and awesome driver as well.... Read more

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  • EO
    Written on December 10, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    Anthony (Ant) was the best tour guide I girl could ask for. He always offered up great ideas for things to do and places to eat in every city. All the add-ons he organised were very fun and ran smoothly. He was always willing to have a good time with us. I... Read more

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  • B
    Written on August 21, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    Amazing trip, highly recommend! Went through some amazing places, inclusions were fantastic, recommendations were great and a very knowledgeable tour leader. Would definitely travel through topdeck again.

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  • JH
    Written on July 8, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    My top deck tour was called east meets west. It was the best tour I have ever been on! Had such a great time and all the activities we did in each place were perfect and exactly what I was wanting to see and do. Our tour guide Anthony was AMAZING!! I could... Read more

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  • East Meets West reviewer 8
    Written on September 18, 2015
    4.5 - Excellent

    Piotr lisikiewicz is easily the best your guide I've ever had.

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  • R
    Written on September 18, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    Piotr was an amazing tour guide and made the experience so much better! He had awesome knowledge about all the places we went to and was heaps of fun!

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  • East Meets West reviewer 10
    Written on August 20, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    This trip was amazing, I had previously done a Grand European in 2014 and joined this tour after doing a Adriatic Sunsets, and although every trip was extremely enjoyable, Monika was the most knowledgeable leader I have come across, and although this trip... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Budapest, Hungary
  2. Day 2: Budapest
  3. Day 3: Budapest to Vienna, Austria via Bratislava, Slovakia
  4. Day 4: Vienna to Kraków, Poland
  5. Day 5: Kraków
  6. Day 6: Kraków to Prague, Czech Republic
  7. Day 7: Prague
  8. Day 8: Prague to Berlin, Germany
  9. Day 9: Berlin
  10. Day 10: Berlin to Copenhagen, Denmark
  11. Day 11: Copenhagen
  12. Day 12: Copenhagen to Hamburg, Germany
  13. Day 13: Hamburg to Amsterdam, Netherlands
  14. Day 14: Amsterdam
  15. Day 15: Amsterdam to London, England

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Questions & Answers

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

    • What sort of accommodation will I stay in during this trip?

      You will stay in same sex multi share accommodation. A combination of modern hostels situated close to the action, cabins at European campsites and bungalows.

    • Where and when does the tour group meet?

      Usually this trip starts in:

      Wombats Budapest (BB) Pre/Post
      Király U.20
      Budapest

      Pick Up: Budapest - 6pm

    • What does the food fund cover?

      Food fund for East Meets West covers all included group meals while you are on the trip. This tour includes all breakfasts and some fresh lunches lunches while travelling - which means you can save on expensive lunches from motorway service stations and enjoy higher quality food. Meals at local restaurants are also included giving you the opportunity to try local cuisines. The food fund needs to be paid upfront before the departure.

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    • Edith, 72 years old29th September 2018
      Communication has been excellent. All queries have been answered promptly. Further information about the proposed tour has been readily available. I feel confident booking through TourRadar.

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    About the countries

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    Currencies

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    Slovakia , Austria , Germany , Netherlands and Belgium
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    Visa

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    Vaccinations

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

    Policies

    Location
    Budapest is the starting point and London is the endpoint.
    Max group size
    48 is the maximum group size for East Meets West.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Topdeck to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this Topdeck booking. The remaining balance is then payable 47 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 4 January 2019 the full payment of $1,619 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 47 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1619 for East Meets West, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for Topdeck tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 2,210 km.
    • Budapest (Hungary)
    • 161 km
    • Bratislava (Slovakia)
    • 55 km
    • Vienna (Austria)
    • 332 km
    • Krakow (Poland)
    • 53 km
    • Auschwitz (Poland)
    • 342 km
    • Prague (Czech Republic)
    • 118 km
    • Dresden (Germany)
    • 165 km
    • Berlin (Germany)
    • 577 km
    • Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    • 173 km
    • Brugge (Belgium)
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