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Budapest to London on a Shoestring
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Ever wanted to see both sides of Europe in one fell swoop? This combo trip is hearing your wishes and boldly answering the call. Start in the storied dual city of Budapest before heading northwest. Tons of free time means youll be swooned by the old world architectural charms of Krakow and Prague like you really want to. Glide through the streets of Berlin on a bicycle tour. Snap breathtaking shots from atop Kosciuszko's Mound in Krakow. Catch your breath from it all in the shadow of Buckingham Palace while wishing it would never end.


Duration: 14 Days Guaranteed Departure: Yes
For lovers of: Local Culture & Cuisine, History Physical rating: Light
Accommodation standard:   Not Rated% Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
Your Guide: English speaking Tour code: 146087
Starts: Budapest, Hungary Finishes: London, UK
You will visit
  • Budapest
  • London

Itinerary

01

Day 1: Budapest

Arrive at any time.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

02

Day 2: Budapest/Kraków

Free time to explore Hungary's capital. Opt to check out the beautiful Parliament building, stroll the streets or check out the thermal baths. Overnight train to Krakow.

Transport:
Overnight train (beds)

03

Day 3: Kraków

Orientation walk upon arrival, then walk up Kosciuszko's Mound for the best panoramic views over Krakow. Free time to visit Auschwitz, travel to see old salt mines, or stay in the city to explore the Jewish Quarter.

Included Activities:
Orientation Walk

04

Day 4: Kraków

Enjoy free time to visit Auschwitz, travel to see old salt mines or stay in the city to explore the Jewish Quarter.

05

Day 5: Kraków/Prague

Day train to Prague, then enjoy an orientation walk around town including a visit to a genuine beer hall.

Included Activities:
Orientation Walk

Transport:
Train (8.00 hour(s))

06

Day 6: Prague

Free day for independent exploration—check out the Prague castle complex or walk the cobblestone streets through the old town and Jewish ghetto.

07

Day 7: Prague/Berlin (1B)

Take a train to Germany and enjoy an orientation walk in Berlin. Check out the city's vibrant nightlife.

Included Activities:
Orientation Walk

Transport:
Train (5.00 hour(s))

08

Day 8: Berlin

Today, new travellers may join you for the rest of the adventure. You are welcome to join them at a group meeting this evening, followed by an optional dinner.

09

Day 9: Berlin (1B)

Take an included bike tour around Berlin. Enjoy free time to explore historic monuments, such as the Berlin Wall, Brandenburg Gate and the Checkpoint Charlie Museum. Experience Berlin's famous nightlife.

Included Activities:
Bike Tour

10

Day 10: Berlin/Amsterdam (1B)

Hop on a train and cross into the Netherlands.

Transport:
Train (6.50-7.00 hours)

11

Day 11: Amsterdam (1B)

Head into a cozy bruin café or “eetcafé” (to the Dutch what pubs are to the British and Irish), local spots where friends gather to catch up over a beer or glass of house wine.

12

Day 12: Amsterdam/Bruges (1B)

Jump on a bus from Amsterdam and head into Belgium, for a visit to the small medieval trading town of Bruges. Bruges is one of the best-preserved medieval cities in Europe and has remained practically unchanged since its heyday. Once inside the city walls, the town closes in around you with street after street of historic houses and a canal always nearby.

Included Activities:
Orientation Walk

Transport:
Local bus (5.00 hour(s))

13

Day 13: Bruges/London

Hop on a bus to London and enjoy a final night out with the group.

Transport:
Local bus (5.00 hour(s))

14

Day 14: London (1B)

Depart at any time.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Orientation walks in Prague and Bruges
    • Visit to Kosciuszko's Mound (Krakow)
    • Visit to a genuine Pilsner beer hall (Prague)
    • Bicycle tour around Berlin
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Simple hotels/hostels (12 nts, multi-share), sleeper train (1 nt)
    Meals Included
    • 6 breakfasts, 0 lunches, 0 dinners
    Transport
    • Train, public bus, metro, walking
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
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Tour Highlights:
  • Pound the pavement in cities teeming with history
  • Visit seven countries in two weeks
  • Explore galleries and museums
  • Discover medieval towns straight from fairytales
  • Sample regional wines and cuisine
  • Take in the nightlife across Europe.