Danube Discovery

7 Days Vienna to Budapest from $1,579.00

Highlights: Vienna, Budapest

From Vienna, the “City of Waltz” to Budapest, the “Paris of the East,” balance sightseeing and leisure time to discover the joys in these two Central European cities on the celebrated Danube River.

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Danube Discovery Itinerary

DAY 1 ARRIVE IN VIENNA, AUSTRIA: You will be transferred to your hotel. There is time to relax or explore the city’s parks and shopping before meeting your fellow travelers to enjoy dinner in a typical heurigen, or wine tavern, in Grinzig, just outside of Vienna.
Hotel Name: Hotel Vienna. (D)

DAY 2 VIENNA SIGHTSEEING & CULTURAL PERFORMANCE: On a morning sightseeing tour, visit the Hofburg Palace, and view Belvedere Palace, Prater Amusement Park, the UN Buildings, St. Stephen’s Cathedral and other sights from the city’s Imperial pedigree. After an afternoon on your own, enjoy an evening concert of Strauss & Mozart music.
Hotel Name: Hotel Vienna. (B)

DAY 3 VIENNA SIGHTSEEING & FREE TIME: This morning, take a guided tour of the Kunsthistorische Museum, housing outstanding collections of art, sculpture, coins, armor and musical instruments. The balance of the day you are free to spend your time in Vienna as you wish.
Hotel Name: Hotel Vienna. (B)

DAY 4 VIENNA / BUDAPEST, HUNGARY: Travel to Budapest, where you have time to wander and explore. Perhaps find a cafe for some coffee and cherry strudel, shop, taste local wines, or join an optional excursion.
Hotel Name: Intercontinental. (B)

DAY 5 BUDAPEST SIGHTSEEING & FREE TIME: Set on opposite banks of the Danube River, the former cities of Buda and Pest are linked by a series of graceful bridges. Your morning sightseeing tour includes views of the Parliament building, the seat of the National Assembly; Vaci Utca, a pedestrian street lined with shops and restaurants; Heroes’ Square with the Millennium Column, a 118-foot-high Corinthian column topped with a statue of the archangel Gabriel, and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The remainder of the day is at leisure.
Hotel Name: Intercontinental. (B)

DAY 6 BUDAPEST SIGHTSEEING & CULTURAL ENTERTAINMENT: Your sightseeing tour this morning focuses on the Castle Hill area where you will visit the 13th-century Matthias Church and the Fisherman’s Bastion, then see the Royal Palace. Your afternoon is free to do some last-minute shopping, explore more of the city or just relax. Tonight, relish dinner and entertainment in a typical Csarda, or tavern, restaurant.
Hotel Name: Intercontinental. (B/D)

DAY 7 DEPART BUDAPEST: After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight. (B)

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  • Monday May 7 & 21 – $1,579.00
  • Monday June 4 & 25 – $1,579.00
  • Monday July 2& 23 – $1,579.00
  • Monday August 13 – $1,579.00
  • Monday September 3 & 10 – $1,579.00
  • Monday October 1 & 15 – $1,579.00

Additional Information: * Above are Land Start Dates in Vienna. Per person prices are land only and based on two people sharing a room. Above dates represent “land start” date.  Air: Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. Journeys Connect can quote you the lowest possible GROUP airfare available on the day that you book. Minimum of 10 seats. Single Room Supplement: $684.

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Inclusions

  • Airport transfers in Vienna on Day 1 and Budapest on day 7
  • Twin-bedded rooms in hotels listed or similar; hotel taxes, service charges and tips for baggage handling
  • 6 hot breakfasts; 2 dinners
  • Services of a professional Travel Director
  • Luxury motorcoach with air conditioning, reclining seats and onboard restroom
  • Sightseeing with a Local Guide in Vienna and Budapest
  • Headsets for sightseeing so you can easily hear your guide’s commentary.
  • Special features and scenic highlights as indicated in the itinerary, including admission charges
  • Portfolio of travel documents
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Group Discounts
One traveler qualifies for a 100% discount * off the land portion of the vacation price for every 20 travelers paying in full.  

Per person prices are land only and based on two people sharing a room. Above dates represent “land start” date. Air: Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. Journeys Connect can quote you the lowest possible GROUP airfare available on the day that you book. Minimum of 10 seats from same gateway. Less than 10 air seats will require full payment at time of booking. Single Room Supplement: $684. Group discounts cannot be combined with our Triple Room discounts. Not valid on Specialty, Customized Vacations or River Cruises, optional extensions, extra nights, airfares, taxes and fees, flight supplements, or airport transfers. Other restrictions may apply. All passengers’ names must be advised before the discount is applied. *Group discount is on a twin-share basis only.