Escorted Tours 2024

38 MRIOGASTAR BUDAPEST TALLINN Day 1, Friday, arrive in Budapest You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Take some time to relax before meeting your fellow travelers and Tour Director for a Welcome Dinner. (D) Day 2, Saturday, explore Budapest After breakfast, embark on a sightseeing tour that showcases the main attractions of Budapest. Enjoy panoramic views of iconic landmarks such as the Parliament, the Royal Palace, the Castle Hill area, Fisherman's Bastion, the Matthias Church, Heroes' Square, and Gellert Hill with its Citadel. The rest of the day is free for you to explore this exciting city at your own pace. (B) Day 3, Sunday, to Krakow Our journey takes us through the hills and countryside of Slovakia, passing the Tatras Mountains, and into the rolling plains of Poland as we make our way to Krakow, Poland. Arrive in time for a relaxing dinner. (B, D) Day 4, Monday, explore Krakow Start your day with a morning sightseeing tour that begins with a visit to Wawel Hill, where you will view the Royal Castle and the Royal Cathedral. Take a leisurely walking tour of the Old Town and discover the Main Market Square, Renaissance Cloth Hall, and St. Mary's Church. The afternoon is yours to enjoy, whether you prefer to take a stroll, browse through shops, sample local delicacies (such as sernik or szarlotka), or simply relax. (B) Day 5, Tuesday, to Warsaw In the morning, join a tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the infamous concentration camp from World War II and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Later, continue to Czestochowa and visit the Yasna Gora Monastery, renowned for the revered Black Madonna painting. In the late afternoon, arrive in Warsaw - the capital city of Poland. (B, D) Day 6, Wednesday, explore Warsaw As a symbol of Polish nationhood and resilience, Warsaw's 700-year-old history holds great significance. The sightseeing tour in Warsaw begins with a drive along the famous Royal Route - starting from magnificent Castle Square and leading to Lazienki Park and Palace, the former summer residence of Poland's last king. Along the way, you will pass notable landmarks such as the Palace of Science and Culture - known as the wedding cake, Saxon Gardens, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Monument to the Heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto, and the Barbican. Afterward, enjoy a walking tour of the charming Old Town, including the Old Market Square and St. John's Cathedral. The rest of the day is free for shopping, exploring the city, relaxing in parks or gardens, or optionally attending a late afternoon Chopin concert. (B) Treasures of eastern Europe 13 DAYS IN BUDAPEST, KRAKOW, WARSAW, VILNIUS, RIGA, AND TALLINN. 13DBUDTLL