Duration : 12 Nights / 13 Days 

   
Day 01 :
 
Upon arrival in Vienna, you will be transferred to your hotel. To the traveler, the city has a very convenient layout: The ‘old town’, or city center, is the first district, with the Stephansdomand Stephansplatz at the centre of a bull’s eye. It is encircled by the Ringstrasse (Ring Road), a grand boulevard constructed along the old city walls, which were torn down at the end ofthe 19th century. Along the Ringstrasse are many famous and grand buildings, including the Rathaus [City Hall], the Austrian Parliament, the Hofburg Palace, the Natural History Museum, the Museum of Art History (Kunsthistorisches Museum) and the State Opera House. Later in the

 
afternoon, proceed for a city tour of Vienna – visit the most significant museums, monuments and buildings along the Ringstrasse as well as gorgeous castles and typical Vienna sights such as the “Heuriger” in Grinzing, the Vienna Prater and the Cobenzl from where you have a beautiful overview of Vienna. Your final stop will be at the world famous Schonbrunn Palace. Overnight stay at the hotel.
 
Day 02 :
 
This morning after Finish breakfast, transfer to the station (on your own) to board train to Salzburg. Upon arrival in Salzburg, transfer to your hotel on your own. Salzburg is the 4th largest city in Austria and the capital of the federal state of Salzburg. Salzburg’s “Old Town” with its world famous baroque architecture is one of the best-preserved city centres north of the Alps, and was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. The city is noted for its Alpine setting. It is the birthplace of Mozart and the setting for parts of the musical and film “Sound of Music”. Salzburg is on the banks of the Salzach River, at the northern boundary of the Alps. The mountains located in south of Salzburg contrast with the rolling plains towards the north. The closest alpine peak – the 1972m Untersberg – is only a few kilometers from the city center. The Altstadt, or “old town”, is dominated by its baroque towers and churches and the massive Festung Hohensalzburg. This area is surrounded by two smaller mountains, the Monchsberg and Kapuzinerberg as the green lung of the city. Day at leisure. Overnight will be in the hotel.

   
Day 03 :
 
After Finish breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a tour of “Sound of Music”. Relive the true story of the Von Trapp family which was filmed as the ‘Sound of Music’ in the Salzburg area. The tour, which has been Salzburg’s most popular tour for over 20 years, is a combination of sightseeing in this historical city itself and in the beautiful lakes and mountains area known as the Salzkammergut, which is also a famous musical and cultural centre. The highlights and film locations of the ‘Sound of Music’, such as the beautiful gardens in Hellbrunn (where Liesl and Rolf sang ‘I am 16 going on 17’), and the wedding church in Mondsee are a treat for all fans of the film. Evening free to explore the city of Salzburg on your own. Overnight stay at the hotel.

   
Day 04 :
 
This morning transfer to the station (on your own) to board train to Innsbruck. Day at leisure. If there was ever a city with nature and its mountain environment it is Innsbruck and there are countless reasons for staying in the Tyrolean capital or one of its 25 nearby Village Resorts. Innsbruck is the only major city in the European Alps which offers a combination of culture, history and nature unequaled anywhere else. Timeless beauty in the mountains – Innsbruck’s 25 Village Resorts blend in perfectly with the natural environment Overnight stay at the hotel.

 
 
Day 05 :
 
After Finish breakfast at the hotel, enjoy a visit to the Swarovski Crystal World. You will explore the fantastic and sparkling world of Swarovski situated in Wattens. The water spouting Giant (a remarkable huge face sculptured on top of a rock) will amaze you with his sparkling eyes! Inside the Giant, a whole crystal world awaits you: the Chambers of Wonders containing the Planet of Crystals, the Crystal Dome, the Crystal Theatre, the Ice Passage and the Floating Poem. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.

   
Day 06 :
 
This morning transfer to the station (on your own) to board train to Vienna. On arrival in Vienna, transfer to hotel on your own. Rest of the day is free to explore Vienna on your own. Overnight will be in the hotel.

 
Day 07 :
 
After Finish breakfast at the hotel, transfer on your own to the station to board a train to Prague. On arrival in Prague, you will be transferred to your hotel. Situated on the River Vltava in central Bohemia, Prague has been the political, cultural, and economic centre of the Czech state for more than 1100 years. The city proper is home to more than 1.2 million people, while its metropolitan area is estimated to have a population of over 1.9 million. Since 1992, the extensive historic centre of Prague has been included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. According to Guinness World Records, Prague Castle is the largest ancient castle in the world. Overnight stay at the hotel.

 
Day 08 :
 
After Finish breakfast at the hotel, enjoy a panoramic tour of Prague. You will be taken along the Moldava River to Prague Castle which has retained churches, chapels, halls and towers from every period of its history, followed by a visit to the St. Vitus Cathedral. Continue with a walk down the hill to Charles Bridge which is one of the most famous cultural monuments in Prague. This bridge is 520m long with 30 statues and connects the Old Town with the Little Quarter. You can see a picturesque view of Prague Castle from the bridge. Your walk then takes you through the Old Town where you will be able to find many unique shops on the both sides of street. The tour finishes in the Old Town Square at the Old Town Hall with its famous Astronomical clock. Here, you can also admire the beauty of the gothic Tyn Church and the baroque St. Nicholas’s Church. Overnight stay at the hotel.

   
Day 09 :
 
After Finish breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a tour Karlstejn Castle. Visit Karlstejn Castle, the most outstanding medieval castle founded and built by Emperor Charles IV between 1348 and 1355 A.D. as a place for safekeeping of the royal treasures, especially Charles’s collection of holy relics and the coronation jewels of the Roman Empire. The first stay of Charles IV in the castle is documented in 1355 when he came to supervise the building works as well as the decoration of interiors, especially the castle chapels. The construction of the castle was finished in 1365 when the Chapel of the Holy Cross situated in the Great tower was consecrated. At the Castle you will do an hour sightseeing tour of Karlstein Castle interiors. The guide will introduce you to both the history of this castle and life of Charles IV, his time and culture. This huge gothic castle is situated about 38 km southwest of Prague. Overnight stay at the hotel.

 
Day 10 :
 
After Finish breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the station (on your own) to board train to Budapest. On arrival in Budapest, you will be transferred to your hotel. Evening at leisure. Widely regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe its World Heritage Sites include the banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter, Andrássy Avenue, and the Millennium Underground Railway, the first on the European continent. In addition, the largest thermal water cave system in the world was discovered under Budapest in 2008. Overnight stay at the hotel.

 
 
Day 11 :
 
This morning after Finish breakfast, proceed for a Royal tour. Visit the former summer residence of Queen Elizabeth (Sisi) in Godollo, the second largest baroque chateau in the world. During your visit you will also walk through the gardens. At the Palace Cafe you can enjoy coffee and cake before your return to Budapest, where the tour ends in the city centre. Overnight stay at the hotel.

   
Day 12 :
 
This morning after Finish breakfast, proceed for a full day Danube Bend tour. This tour will include 3 course menu, coffee and soft drinks. The Danube Bend Tour is an excursion into Hungary’s history; you will be taken to Visegrad, the former Royal Residence and to Esztergom, centre of the Catholic Church. After a visit to the Cathedral and lunch we carry on to Szentendre where you will have a guided walk. Enjoy a visit to the magnificent Caprice Hungarian Jewellery Museum, followed by coffee and soft drinks before returning to Budapest on the Danube by boat. The tour ends at the pier in Budapest. Overnight stay at the hotel.

 
Day 13 :
 
This morning after Finish breakfast, transfer on your own to the airport for your flight back home or onward destination.

 
Includes:

 
02 nights accommodation in Vienna
02 nights accommodation in Salzburgh
02 nights accommodation in Innsbruck
03 nights accommodation in Pargue
03 nights accommodation in Budapest
12 breakfast at the hotel
Swarovski Crystal World
Sound of Music Tour
Vienna City tour
Prague Panoramic City Tour
Karlstejn Castle Tour
Royal Tour of Budapest
Danube Bend Tour
Arrival transfer from Airport - Hotel in Vienna - Private Basis
Arrival transfer from Station - Hotel in Pargue - Private Basis
Arrival transfer from Station - Hotel in Budapest - Private Basis
European East Rail Pass - 6 days in 01 month (02nd Class)