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Prague, Vienna & Budapest: Group Tour - 8 Days


*Solo Travelers: You're in luck! Free roommate matching provided - unless you'd prefer to purchase a single room.



The group will travel:
- October 12 - 19, 2019 -- SOLD OUT
- May 16 - 23, 2020

Join us on this locally guided group tour as we explore the best of Eastern Europe. This multi-city trip visits the picturesque and charming historic cities of Prague, Czech Republic, Vienna, Austria, and Budapest, Hungary. A must do for anyone visiting Eastern Europe.

This classic tour has all the makings of a great trip. It has the fun, exploration, adventure and the opportunity to make life-long friends! But that is, after all, what GEC is all about. Make Friends. Travel the World!

NOTE: This trip starts in Prague, Czech Republic and ends in Budapest, Hungary.

NOTE: Immediately before this trip, why not join the group for a trip to Croatia (October 6 -12) and explore several additional European cities on 2 back-to-back GEC tours! Click Here for the Croatia Group Trip details.


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Group Tour of Prague, Vienna and Budapest

Trip Itinerary:
B: Breakfast | L: Lunch | D: Dinner

Brief Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive Prague. PM Group Orientation.
Day 2: Full Day Tour of Prague (B)
Day 3: Leisure Day to Explore Prague (B)
Day 4: Prague to Vienna (B)
Day 5: Full Day Tour of Vienna (B)
Day 6: Vienna to Budapest (B)
Day 7: Full Day Tour of Budapest (B)
Day 8: Trip ends. (B)

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1:
Arrive Prague. PM Group Orientation

Arrive into Prague, Czech Republic at the assigned group hotel. Hotel details and airport arrival instructions will be emailed to you as part of the comprehensive Pre-Departure Dossier we will send you about 3 weeks in advance of the trip.

The trip officially begins with an early evening Group Orientation Meeting held at the hotel (details provided before departure). Here you will get a chance to meet your Trip Leader, as well as all of your fellow travel companions for what is sure to be the beginning of many great friendships!

Overnight in Prague

Day 2:
Full Day Tour of Prague (B)

We start this tour off right with a visit of the incredibly beautiful city of Prague. Sights seen today might include the charming Old Town Square, Prague Castle, St. Vitus' Cathedral, the renowned Astronomical Clock, and the 14th century Charles Bridge.

Overnight in Prague

Day 3:
Leisure Day to Explore Prague (B)

Today is a leisure day to explore the wonderful city of Prague with your fellow travel mates. Relax at one of the famous coffee shops, visit a museum, stroll the parks and visit other sites that suit your particular interest. Your Trip Leader will have plenty of ideas for you.

Overnight in Prague

Day 4:
Prague to Vienna (B)

In the morning after breakfast, we leave this charming city for a city of equal importance and beauty. We travel 5-6 hours through the lush countryside, passing quaint villages and ancient towns, and arriving in Vienna located at the foot of the mighty Alps Mountain range. Steeped in a fascinating history of music and culture, Vienna will be your home for the next two nights.

Overnight in Vienna

Day 5
Full Day Tour of Vienna (B)

Today your guide will take you on a full day tour of Vienna. Home to one of Europe’s most powerful historical dynasties, the Habsburg royal family ruled much of Eastern Europe from Vienna. Places you may see include Hofburg Palace, the home of the Austrian President and former royal home of the Habsburg Dynasty, Parliament Building, the stunning Opera House and historical St. Stephen's Cathedral. You’ll even catch a glimpse of the places where Mozart became famous.

Overnight in Vienna

Day 6
Vienna to Budapest (B)

In the morning at the appointed time, we’ll leave Vienna and head east 3 hours or so to the historic city of Budapest. Arriving in Budapest we’ll get a glimpse of this romantic city that straddles the east (Buda) and west (Pest) banks of the Danube River. This evening, be sure to enjoy a glass of wine from one of Hungary’s famous vineyards.

Overnight in Budapest

Day 7
Full Day Tour of Budapest (B)

Today your guide will take you on a full day guided tour of Budapest. You’ll witness medieval castles, grand architecture buildings, stunning churches, the charming Jewish quarter, and up Gellert Hill for an iconic view of the Budapest skyline. This evening, why not join your fellow travel mates out for one last night of fun!

Overnight in Budapest

Day 8
Trip Ends (B)

Today your GEC group trip officially ends after breakfast. There are a variety of ways to get to the airport (buses, taxis, etc.) and the hotel desk can easily help you arrange this. You can also have your Local Guide help you arrange transfers with the hotel desk when you arrive in Budapest.

Important Information

This is a locally guided GEC small group trip that is open for anyone to join. You can sign up as a solo traveler* OR join with a spouse, friends or other family members. All are welcome!
*Solo Travelers: You're in luck! No mandatory single supplements. We provide free roommate matching - unless, of course, you'd prefer a single room which you can purchase during checkout.

This tour requires a total minimum group size to run. Please DO NOT purchase your airfare or any personal travel requirements until you receive a written confirmation of guaranteed departure.

This trip starts in Prague, Czech Republic and ends in Budapest, Hungary, so be sure to book your flights or transportation accordingly.

Prices are based on double occupancy in twin rooms. If you would like your own room (where available), please choose the optional single room supplement at check out. If you do not mind being paired up with a roommate of the same gender, then the single supplement does not apply.

Visas are not required for citizens of most western countries including the US and Canada (be sure to reconfirm directly with the embassies in the country of your citizenship before departure).

A passport is always required. Your passport should be valid for at least 6 month following the last day of the tour.

Trip ID: EU1230
Departure Dates:

Local Fee
Optional Add-Ons
OPTIONAL: Single Room (choose only if you want your own hotel room)

Price Includes
  • Small group tour of Prague, Vienna & Budapest
  • Expert English-speaking local guide
  • Guided tour of Prague
  • Guided tour of Vienna
  • Guided tour of Budapest
  • Private transportation between cities
  • 7 nights European 3-4 star hotels
  • Breakfast daily
Price Does Not Include
  • International airfare
  • Airport transfers
  • Admission fees during tours
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Travel medical insurance (details)
  • Passport and Visas (no Visa needed for US & Canadian citizens)
  • Local fee
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips for guides
  • Optional activities
Accomodation Included
  • 7 nights European 3-4 star hotels
Seasonal Info
  • The weather in Europe is typically warm and comfortable in the summer, with temperatures averaging about 70's or 80’s during the day and mid 60's at night. Spring (April – June) and Fall (September - November) are a similarly nice time to visit, but a little bit cooler.