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The Best of Eastern Europe - G Adventures
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14 days

The Best of Eastern Europe

From Berlin to Budapest
Tour Operator:
G Adventures
Max group size:
16
Age range:
12 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
5586
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US $2,175
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Highlights

  • Experience the Eastern European culture and history
  • Visit Prague, savour local food and taste Czech beer
  • Stroll the streets of Vienna and visit famous museums
  • See Rynek Główny, Europe’s largest medieval square

Itinerary

Start in Berlin and end in Budapest! With the in-depth cultural tour The Best of Eastern Europe, you have a 14 day tour package taking you through Berlin, Germany and 5 other destinations in Europe. The Best of Eastern Europe includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Berlin
  2. Day 2: Berlin (1B)
  3. Day 3: Berlin/Kraków (1B)
  4. Day 4: Kraków (1B)
  5. Day 5: Kraków (1B)
  6. Day 6: Kraków/Prague (1B)
  7. Days 7-8: Prague (2B)
  8. Day 9: Prague/Český Krumlov (1B)
  9. Day 10: Český Krumlov/Vienna (1B)
  10. Day 11: Vienna (1B)
  11. Day 12: Vienna/Budapest (1B)
  12. Day 13: Budapest (1B)
  13. Day 14: Budapest (1B)
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.2
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.4
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Transport
    Good
    4.0
  • Accommodation
    Good
    4.0
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.1
  • 4.6
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  • LG
    · October 03, 2019
    You advertise your tour for 18 to 99 yr old, that's not true, there is way too much physical things e.g moving your cases in and out hotels/ trains/ trams, taxi, stairs the CEO walks and guides walk way too fast for the O.W walks, for the money you pay... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the comments here Lena - we will see what we can do to make the carriage of baggage a little more clear.
    Trip date: September 2019
  • BL
    · September 08, 2019
    Excellent trip covering many capitals and other cities in Central and Eastern Europe. There is a lot of free time included in the itinerary to explore on your own, so be prepared to make your own daily plans and venture out on your own or with fellow... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Wow! Appreciate the detailed review here Boris, thank you!
    Trip date: August 2019
  • The Best of Eastern Europe reviewer 3
    · September 05, 2019
    Our tour group of 16 people are all easy-going and team players. Our CEO, Ismar Hadzic, did a great job navigating the group from one country to the next via train, coach and public transport. Overall, I am satisfied with G Adv Best of Eastern Europe... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thank you Jona!
    Trip date: August 2019
  • The Best of Eastern Europe reviewer 4
    · July 19, 2019
    The tour was great, with Errina being attentive and helpful throughout the tour. Only negative comments would be that it is hard to get from stations to hotels dragging luggage over cobblestone roads or in public transport during busy periods of the... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the review Aris - our apologies about being in Cesky Krumlov on a Tuesday and the castle being closed. We will look to adjust this moving forward. Thanks for helping us to get better at what we do.
    Trip date: June 2019
  • LD
    · June 22, 2019
    Overall the tour was good, however there were occasions when the tour guide walked so quickly some of the group struggled to keep up, particularly those with minor walking troubles. Didn't always tell us as a group where we were headed risking... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the review and the suggestions Lynette.
    Trip date: May 2019
  • ML
    · May 13, 2019
    Guide was great will recommend and would luv to do it again
    G Adventures commented on this review
    And we would love to see you again soon Michelle. Thank you.
    Trip date: April 2019
  • The Best of Eastern Europe reviewer 7
    · December 21, 2018
    This was my first tour and I thought it was a fantastic experience. Our Ceo, Summer, made everyone feel welcome and really made the trip that much better for everybody. The travel day to Poland was very long and might benefit from a midpoint stop off... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    And we look forward to having you travel with us again Christopher! Thanks for your review!
    Trip date: November 2018
  • TL
    · October 24, 2018
    It is a good tour to Eastern Eunrope
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thank you!
    Trip date: September 2018
  • The Best of Eastern Europe reviewer 9
    · October 11, 2018
    It was a great way to see the highlights of eastern Europe in a very stress free manner!
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Amazing to hear - thanks for the review Carla.
    Trip date: September 2018
  • G
    · October 09, 2018
    Best tour guide ever, very thoughtful. He made us feel like family
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the review Gary, we appreciate it!
    Trip date: September 2018

Dates & Availability

14 days
The Best of Eastern Europe
From Berlin to Budapest
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FAQs

    • When and where does the tour end?

      This tour ends after breakfast at Star Inn Hotel Budapest Centrum (or similar) in Budapest. There are no activities planned on the last day of the tour, so you are free to depart at any time, however, G Adventures recommends booking post-accommodation to experience all this city has to offer. Please be aware that the hotel is subject to change until your final documents are released.

    • When and where does the tour start?

      Day 1 of this tour is an arrivals day, which means that you can arrive at Hotel Ibis Berlin Ostbahnhof (or similar) in Berlin anytime during the day. Feel free to explore before your welcome meeting, but make sure you’re back in time to meet the group at 6 pm. Please be aware that the joining point is subject to change until your final documents are released.

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      Airport transfers are not available for this tour, which means that you will have to make your own way from and to the airports. If you arrive at Tegel Airport, you can take the TXL airport bus to Hauptbahnhof or Alexanderplatz and then take the tram 27 or 7 from there to Ostbahnhof. If you arrive at Schönefeld Airport, you can buy an ABC ticket and take a train to Ostbahnhof. For your departure, there are several taxi companies that offer flat-rate fares to the airport.

    • What are the optional excursions?

      The optional excursions for this tour are:

      East Side Gallery Visit Along Berlin Wall. Price: Free
      Berlin Wall Memorial. Price: Free
      Checkpoint Charlie Museum Visit. Price: 13EUR per person
      Brandenburg Gate Visi. Price: Free
      Judisches Museum Visit. Price: 8EUR per person
      Reichstag Visit. Price: Not advised
      Television Tower (Fernsehturm) Visit. Price: 13-23EUR per person
      German Historical Museum. Price: 8EUR per person
      Pergamon Museum. Price: 12EUR per person
      Schloss Charlottenburg Palace. Price: 10EUR per person
      Wieliczka Salt Mines Visit. Price: 79PLN per person
      Old Jewish Quarter (Kazimierz). Price: Not advised
      Horse and Carriage Ride. Price: Not advised
      Wawel Royal Castle. Price: 3PLN per person
      Bar Mleczny (Milk Bar) Meal. Price: Not advised
      Rynek Underground Museum. Price: 19PLN per person
      Prague Castle (Hradčany) Visit. Price: 250-350CZK per person
      Kafka Museum. Price: 200CZK per person
      Mucha Museum. Price: 240CZK per person
      Charles Bridge Visit. Price: Free
      Museum of Communism. Price: 150CZK per person
      Old Town Visit. Price: Not advised
      Prague Ghetto (Josefov/Jewish Quarter) Visit. Price: 10-20EUR per person
      Petřín Hill Hike. Price: Free-30CZK per person
      Letná Beer Garden Visit. Price: Free-3EUR per person
      Old Town Hall and Clock Tower. Price: 110-440CZK per person
      Jewish Synagogue Český Krumlov Visit. Price: Free
      Rafting Cesky Krumlov. Price: Not advised
      Guided Ghost Story Walk. Price: 250CZK per person
      BikingČeský Krumlov. Price: 5-10EUR per person
      Belvedere Gallery Visit. Price: 19EUR per person
      Hotel Sacher Visit and dessert. Price: 30-50EUR per person
      Saint Stephen's Cathedral Visit. Price: Free
      Vienna Boys' Choir Visit. Price: 35EUR per person
      Vienna State Opera House Visit. Price: 8EUR per person
      View Lipizzaner Horses at Spanish Riding School of Vienna. Price: 14EUR per person
      Buda Castle Visit. Price: 1500HUF per person
      Thermal Baths Visit. Price: 4200-5000HUF per person
      Hungarian State Opera House. Price: 2900HUF per person
      Chain Bridge Budapest. Price: Free
      Great Market Hall Visit. Price: Free
      Parliament Building Visit. Price: 5200HUF per person
      Hungarian National Museum. Price: 1600HUF per person
      Budapest Bike Tour. Price: 28EUR per person
      Danube River Cruise. Price: Not advised

      Please note that this list is a guideline only and all prices are subject to change.

    • What is the age range?

      This tour has an age range of 12-70 years old. This means that children under the age of 12 are unable to participate in this tour. There is no upper age limit on this tour, however, those above a certain age will be required to fill out a G-Adventures self-assessment form.

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    Good to Know

    • About the countries

      Currencies

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

      Plugs & Adapters

      Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, Austria 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.

      Vaccines

      These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, Austria and Hungary. Ideally 6 months before travel.
      • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Poland, Czech Republic and Hungary. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Poland, Czech Republic and Hungary. Ideally 2 months before travel.
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      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and G Adventures will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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