After breakfast, we visit the Prague Castle, the UNESCO-listed fortified complex that gazes across the Vltava River to Prague Old Town. Stroll through the courtyards past palaces and monuments and visit the castle showing, St Vitus Cathedral, the seat of the Archbishop of Prague. Continue to Golden Lane tucked under the walls.
Later proceed for a guided city tour of Prague. See the State Opera and circle bustling Wenceslas Square, dominated by the National Museum and statue of St Wenceslas, Bohemia’s patron saint. Continue around Charles Square to the Vltava River and admire the statue-topped Charles Bridge, the 14th-century stone edifice that spans the water.
Enjoy a night out on the town Czech-style at a Prague folklore party with a fast-paced show of live music, dancing and singing. Clap along to the cheerful tunes, tap your feet and perhaps join in the fun on the dance floor!
Overnight in Prague
After breakfast, checkout of the hotel and proceed to Budapest. Enroute do a guided tour of Bratislava.
Later experience the beautiful sights of Budapest on a cruise along the Danube River. You’ll see famous landmarks such as the Chain Bridge, which connects the eastern and western sides of the city, as well as Buda Castle.
Overnight in Budapest
After breakfast, proceed for a guided city tour of Budapest. Buda Castle dominates the twin cities of Buda and Pest, separated by the broad ribbon of the Danube. See the Fishermen’s Bastion and Mathias Church. The views from the Fisherman’s Bastion well deserve their own special tower atop the Buda Castle Hill, as not only the Buda Castle but also the river views plus the Danube riverfront sights are now part of the UNESCO World Heritage.
We then continue our journey to Zagreb, the capital city of Croatia.
Overnight in Zagreb
After breakfast, we drive to the Plitvice Lakes National Park – a UNESCO World Heritage Centre.
Plitvice Lakes National Park is a 295 sq. km forest reserve in central Croatia, known for a chain of 16 terraced lakes and joined by waterfalls that extend into a limestone canyon. Walkways and hiking trails wind around and across the water, and a Lake Kozjak ferry links the upper and lower lakes.
Overnight in Zagreb
After breakfast, we proceed to visit the Postojna Caves. The jaw-dropping Postojna Cave system, a series of caverns, halls and passages some 24km long and two million years old, was hollowed out by the Pivka River, which enters a subterranean tunnel near the cave’s entrance.
Later we continue our journey to the region of Lake Bled in Slovenia. Take the “pletnas” traditional wooden boats which will take you across the Bled Lake to the island situated in the centre.
We later take you to the Bled Castle. The Bled Castle offers the finest view of the Bled Island, the town of Bled and of the wider countryside of the Gorenjska region.
Overnight in Bled
After a continental breakfast, we proceed to Salzburg. On arrival, proceed for a guided tour of Salzburg – a musical town that was Mozart’s home. Soak up the scenery of Austria’s Lake District on a half day Austrian Lakes and Mountains tour from Salzburg.
Overnight in Salzburg
After breakfast, checkout of the hotel and proceed to the airport for your flight back home.