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The Best of Eastern Europe

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The Best of Eastern Europe - G Adventures
The Best of Eastern Europe - G Adventures
Kevin "The tour was exactly what we wanted. Our wonderful tour guide took us safely from city to city (the most difficult part) and taught us how to get around in those cities. We had time to explore the cities and then catch up with the group each night over dinner. The only thing to improve it would be another day in Budapest. Overall it was exactly what we had hoped for. Accommodation was really good...."
Excellent
19 reviews
Starts
Berlin
Destinations
+4
Ends
Budapest
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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
Age range
12 to 70 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Local Transport
Travel style
In-depth Cultural
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 from Berlin to Budapest and 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.

19 Reviews

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58%
Good
32%
Average
11%
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  • PS
    Written on September 11, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Amazing trip.. loved it. Will book with GA Adventure again in future. Will recommend to my friends.. thanks!!
    G Adventures commented on this review
    We look forward to seeing you again soon also! Thanks for the review, and thanks for choosing to see the world with us.
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  • The Best of Eastern Europe reviewer 2
    Written on August 20, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    A great tour of Eastern Europe with G Adventures. A good itinerary in each country visited. Nice comfortable accommodations close to area attractions and transportation hubs. A very experienced ceo guiding us along making sure we experienced a great travel adventure. Would travel with G Adventures again in the future.
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thank you for the review here - so happy you enjoyed it. Love your photos attached...makes me wanna go!
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  • WP
    Written on July 19, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Great trip. Learned a lot.
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for reviewing. This is one of my favorite regions glad you liked it too!
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  • RM
    Written on April 28, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    The very knowledgeable guide
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  • The Best of Eastern Europe reviewer 5
    Written on December 7, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    I've been on several tours, all of them very good. This was the best, easily. Great itinerary - very interesting stops, excellent balance of scheduled activities and free time. The standard of accommodation was higher than I expected - no complaints whatsoever. All topped off with the best CEO ever - knowledgeable, well organised, patient and witty.
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  • KO
    Written on September 24, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    The tour was exactly what we wanted. Our wonderful tour guide took us safely from city to city (the most difficult part) and taught us how to get around in those cities. We had time to explore the cities and then catch up with the group each night over dinner. The only thing to improve it would be another day in Budapest. Overall it was exactly what we had hoped for. Accommodation was really good. In particular the place in Krakow was brilliant, we loved being in an old guest house in the old city!
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  • JF
    Written on September 23, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    It was great. Nothing comes to mind that could have been improved. Our CEO(ester) could not have been more helpful, particularly with medical help when needed! THANKS
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  • M
    Written on August 20, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    Loved the adven! Umut, the guide for this tour was very professional, organized, and very helpful in making sure everyone received the information needed. Two of the hotels didn't have air conditioning and it was hot!
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  • CD
    Written on August 14, 2017
    3.0 - Average

    This tour tends to cater to people in their 20s and 30s. The hotels are just above Hostels and there are at times periods of 15 to 20 minutes of walking your luggage between modes of public transportation to and from hotels. Travelers who tend to prefer hotels with A/C during summer months and additional trip support should not travel using G Adventures. I joined the tour based on the itinerary, but should have planned this trip independently to book more comfortable hotels in better neighborhoods.
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  • KA
    Written on August 5, 2017
    3.5 - Good

    My tour was good. I didn't know what to expect because this was my first tour with G Adventures. I enjoyed every city we visited on the tour and the free time to be able to book my own tours based on what I wanted to see. I was not fond of the hotel selections made by G Adventures; they seemed to be more budget hotels. I'd prefer to pay a little more & stay in nicer rooms. At bare minimum I would like to have a safe in my room to secure valuables. My guide, Nick, was very helpful throughout the tour. He made lots of calls to confirm all the tours my friend & I booked through online websites (Viator & City-Discovery).
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1 Berlin
  2. Day 2 Berlin (1B)
  3. Day 3 Berlin/Krakow (1B)
  4. Days 4-5 Krakow
  5. Day 5 Krakow (1B)
  6. Day 6 Krakow/Prague (1B)
  7. Days 7-8 Prague
  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)

What's included

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  • Accommodation

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  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
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  • Flights

  • Insurance

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Questions & Answers

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

    • 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.

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    • Lynette12th April 2018
      I haven't travelled yet but from what I've seen so far I'm extremely happy I have chosen to travel with TourRadar. From my very first enquiry I was impressed. I had been researching a number of companies to find the right tour for us but all the others took their time in replying and I had to ask a number of times for information. The team at TourRadar were always prompt with answering me and very forthcoming with information. The website was easy to use and I was very impressed that it had so much information. What information I couldn't find on the website was quickly given to me once I asked. Would I refer TourRadar to my friends.....I already have! Now I can't wait to travel

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    About the countries

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    Currencies

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

    Plugs & Adapters

    Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, Austria and Hungary

    Visa

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    Vaccinations

    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.

    Policies

    Location
    Berlin is the starting point and Budapest is the endpoint.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request G Adventures to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm this G Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 25 November 2018 the full payment of $1,765 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1765 for The Best of Eastern Europe, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable. But, the deposit is fully transferable to future bookings with G Adventures.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 1,446 km.
    • Berlin (Germany)
    • 530 km
    • Krakow (Poland)
    • 394 km
    • Prague (Czech Republic)
    • 142 km
    • Cesky Krumlov (Czech Republic)
    • 166 km
    • Vienna (Austria)
    • 214 km
    • Budapest (Hungary)

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