Day 1 - Vienna
Meet and greet upon arrival and transfer to your Hotel. Check into Hotel by 1400hrs. Rest of the day is free at leisure. Overnight at hotel
Day 2 - Vienna-Prague
Breakfast at Hotel. Take the Morning Guided City Tour of Vienna and Schönbrunn. This tour will give you an overall insight into the most significant historical sights of Vienna. Along the Ringstrasse we will show you numerous grand buildings, such as The MAK, The State Opera House, the magnificent Museum of Fine Arts with its world famous art treasures of The Habsburgs and The Natural History Museum. The cultural district the Museums Quartier, The Hofburg (the former Habsburg winter residence), The Parliament, the City Hall and The Burgtheater. The highlight of this tour will be a visit of the showrooms of Schönbrunn Palace, once the summer residence of the Habsburg Family and home of Maria Theresia. On the way back to the Opera we pass by the Belvedere Palace, the former summer residence of Prince Eugen, which houses the largest and the most precious Gustav Klimt collection in the world. Then we will proceed to Prague. Arrive and check into Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 3 - Prague
Breakfast at Hotel. Take a Half Day Guided City Tour of Prague. During this sightseeing tour you will get acquainted with the historical part of town. You will see Wenceslaus Square with the statue of Saint Wenceslaus and the patron of Bohemia. Also the National Theater from where you can experience the best-known panorama of Prague, Prague Castle, Charles Bridge and towers of Lesser Town. This tour also includes effortless walking excursions in the grounds of Prague Castle. Afternoon is free at your leisure to explore Prague. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 4 - Prague – Wroclaw
Breakfast at Hotel. This morning proceed for transfer to Wroclaw. Check into Hotel. In the afternoon take a Guided City Tour of Wroclaw. The tour starts at the oldest part of the city, Ostrów Tumski where we visit the Cathedral, which is the main landmark of Wrocław. We then continue to the University with its magnificent baroque Aula Leopoldina. The tour ends with a stroll around the Market Square where we are bound to be amazed at the beauty of the late Gothic City Hall. Later check into Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 5 - Wroclaw – Krakow
Breakfast at Hotel. Before leaving Wroclaw visit the enormous Raclawicka Panorama, a 120m long painting depicting the famous Polish victory over the Russians in 1794. Then cross the southern farmlands to reach the magnificent 14th Century Monastery at Czestochowa. This place of pilgrimage is the home of the world famous portrait of Our Lady, the 'Black Madonna', thought to be painted by St. Luke. Continue the transfer to medieval Krakow. Arrive and Check into Hotel. Rest of the day is free at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 6 - Krakow
Breakfast at Hotel. Here you will undertake a Full Day Tour of Krakow. We will start first with the Tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum. . Auschwitz-Birkenau is the most well known Cemetery in the world and place of genocide. Started in 1940 as a concentration camp for Polish political prisoners it became the center. for extermination of European Jews in 1942. From 1940-45 the Nazis killed about 1.5 million people there, mainly Jews as well as Polish, Gypsies, Russian POW's and members of other nationalities. Your tour begins with a 15 minute black and white documentary film screening aboard the bus about the liberation of the camp. Following that, a museum guide will show you the exhibitions in some of the surviving prison blocks, the gas chamber and the crematorium. After a short break, the tour continues to Birkenau, where you go up to the watchtower above the entrance gate to see the view of the biggest Nazi Concentration Camp. A Martyrdom Museum was set up here in 1947 and in 1979. UNESCO included Auschwitz-Birkenau in its list of World Heritage sites. In the afternoon, we will have a Tour of Wieliczka Salt Mine. Legend has it that the salt mines in Wieliczka were part of the dowry of the Hungarian Princess Kinga, when she wed Boleslaw the Shy over 700 years ago. Meaning the Wieliczka Salt Mine is one of the oldest in all of Europe. Over the centuries, devout and superstitious miners have carved fabulous figures, monuments and altarpieces out of its salt walls. These amazing works of art, in addition to the mine's historical importance, have earned the Wieliczka Salt Mine a place on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list. Your route through the mine leads you through galleries and chambers on three levels, from 64 to 135 meters below the ground, including the unique and richly ornamented Chapel of the Blessed Kinga. The guided walk through Wieliczka Salt Mine consists of 20 monumental chambers joined by 1.5 miles (2.5 kilometers) of pathways and an underground salt mining exhibition called Museum Zup Krakowskich located on Level 3. Visitors entering the Wieliczka Salt Mine descend a 380- step staircase to Level 1 (64 meters below ground level). This walk is not strenuous and can be undertaken in ordinary footwear, however we ask you consider the walk and 380-step staircase when booking this tour. The return to the surface will be by lift up the Danilowicz Shaft, from Level 3 (135 meters below ground level). The last stop in the mine is the souvenir shop and snack bar. From here, a lift carries you back to the surface. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 7 - Krakow – Budapest
Breakfast at Hotel. Today morning proceed to Budapest. Arrive in Budapest and some time to explore this wonderful city. Later proceed to your hotel and Check into Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 8 - Budapest – Vienna
Breakfast at Hotel. This morning proceed for Guided City Tour of Budapest. Visit the Paris of East through the Burgenland to the Border, Hegyeshalom, Gyro, seeing the Mathias Church, Fisherman's Bastion, House of Parliament, Heroes Square and many more sights. Evening transfer to Vienna. Check into Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 9 - Vienna Departure
Breakfast at Hotel. Day free at your leisure until departure transfer to Airport.