Your holiday would begin with arrival in Vienna - the capital and largest city of Austria as well as a melting pot of culture, architecture, history and beauty. It is one of the most beautiful cities in Eastern Europe. You would be greeted by a MakeMyTrip Holiday Manager at the airport and thereafter, head towards Bratislava.
The capital of Slovakia, Bratislava is set along the Danube River and shares border with both Austria and Hungary. Surrounded by vineyards and the Little Carpathian Mountains, crisscrossed with forested hiking and cycling trails, gives Bratislava its strongest flavouring. After a delicious breakfast at the hotel, you would proceed for an orientation excursion of this scenic city. The sightseeing would include places such as: Bratislava Castle - the landmark overlooking the capital built in the 9th century, Franciscan Square - dotted by shady plane trees and lined with pastel-colored Baroque townhouses, the main square, Michalska Street, Michael’s Gate - the only city gate that has been preserved of the medieval fortifications and ranks among the oldest town buildings, Old Town and Venturska Street. After sightseeing, you would have some time at your discretion to enjoy and explore more of this city, after which, you would head towards the other city, Budapest - Hungary’s capital and a city known for its wondrous landscape, architectural beauty and world-famous parties. Later, relish a delicious Indian meal and enjoy a comfortable stay at the hotel.
Today, after a hearty breakfast, you would set out for a city excursion of Budapest. You could opt for lunch and choose to dig into some authentic local delicacies. Post lunch, you would proceed for the famous Danube River Cruise - the second longest river in Europe which is also referred to as ‘The Queen of European Rivers’. There is really no better way to explore Budapest in its full glory, than from the deck of this wonderful river cruise on the majestic Danube. The river is quite scenic, featuring the Iron Gate and the picturesque Wachau wine valley. The river is one of the most spectacular wetlands. Later in the evening, you would be taken for an Indian dinner and then dropped off to the hotel. For those who wish to spend the night dancing and clubbing until dawn, or who yearn for cultural entertainment, could head out to experience the nightlife in Budapest. Please note that if you wish to go out after dinner, you would be required to arrange your transport from and back to the hotel.
Enjoy a hearty breakfast at the hotel, as today you would head to Prague - the capital city of the Czech Republic, also nicknamed as the ‘City of a Hundred Spires’. It is perhaps the most happening party destinations emerging destination in Eastern Europe. Evening at leisure to explore this charming city that is romantic and successful, ancient yet modern, thus offering something for every traveller. Dinner at an Indian restaurant and then will be transferred to the hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.
On this day, you would undertake an orientation excursion of Prague, post breakfast at the hotel. The sightseeing would include views such as: Astronomical Clock – the oldest astronomical clock which has been surprising people with its procession of Apostles, moving statues and visualization of time for 600 years, Charles Bridge - a famous historic bridge that crosses the Vltava river, St. Vitus Cathedral - the largest and the most important temple in Prague, Wenceslas Square - one of the main city squares and the center of the business and cultural communities in the New Town of Prague, Jewish Quarter, Mala Strana and Old Town Square. You would then have some free time in the centre to explore and enjoy. Post sightseeing, you would visit the famous Prague Castle - a historic monument built in the 9th century and the largest medieval castle in the world. It is now the official residence of the President of the Czech Republic. After an exciting day, relish a scrumptious Indian dinner and then enjoy a comfortable stay at the hotel.
Post breakfast, you would head to Český Krumlov - Unesco World Heritage Site with a stunning castle above the Vltava River, an old town square, Renaissance and baroque architecture, and hordes of tourists milling through the streets – but all on a smaller scale; you can walk from one side of town to the other in 20 minutes. There are plenty of lively bars and riverside picnic spots – in summer it’s a popular hang-out for backpackers. After spending some time in the fairy tale town of Czech Republik you will be heading to Austria. A warm and delicious Indian dinner would mark the end of this thrilling day, as you settle in for a comfortable overnight stay in the country side (Piding/Linz/similar area).
After a scrumptious breakfast, you would set out to a scenic drive to Salzburg an UNESCO World Heritage-listed city and the birthplace of one of the greatest composers of the classical era - Wolfgang Mozart . Upon reaching Salzburg you would embark on an orientation excursion to visit some of the most popular sites in the city: Mirabell Gardens - a listed, cultural heritage monument, the birthplace of Mozart & Residenz Fountain. You would surely be tempted to spend the rest of the day drifting from one baroque church and monumental square to the next in a daze of grandeur. After half day city tour of Salzburg in morning, you will be now heading to Vienna - the capital and largest city of Austria as well as a melting pot of culture, architecture, history and beauty. It is one of the most beautiful cities in Eastern Europe. Later, at the city center, you could spend some time shopping and discovering new sides of this large city by simply walking around as the evevning will be at leisure for you. After soaking in the myriad sights of the city, relish a delicious Indian dinner and then enjoy a comfortable stay at the hotel in Vienna.
After a delicious breakfast, you would proceed for a guided sightseeing of Vienna, which would be the last leg of this exciting holiday trip. On this sightseeing activity, you would visit prominent places of interest such as: the City Hall, Hofburg Palace - which was the residence and the seat of power for the Habsburg Empire, Ring Boulevard - where the most important imperial and historic buildings stand tall and St. Stephens Cathedral - the 12th century structure is the mother church of the Archdiocese of Vienna and the seat of the Archbishop of Vienna. This UNESCO World Heritage site was the former summer residence of various Habsburg rulers. You would also visit the famous Schönbrunn Palace - a 1,441 room Baroque palace that’s one of the most important architectural structures in the city and definitely a visual treat. After sightseeing, you would head to the airport for your return flight, with valuable memories from your visit to the Jewels of Eastern Europe.