Budapest to London on a Shoestring

18-to-Thirtysomethings, Budapest to London

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

Ever wanted to see both sides of Europe in one fell swoop? This combo trip is hearing your wishes and boldly answering the call. Start in the storied dual city of Budapest before heading northwest. Tons of free time means you’ll be swooned by the old world architectural charms of Kraków and Prague like you really want to. Glide through the streets of Berlin on a bicycle tour. Catch your breath from it all as you sip a pint of Belgian beer, while wishing it would never end.

What’s included

  • Your Discover Moment: Budapest Your Big Night Out Moment: Berlin Your Discover Moment: Berlin
  • Visit to a genuine Pilsner beer hall (Prague)
  • Bicycle tour around Berlin
  • Orientation walks in Kraków, Prague, Berlin, and Bruges
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Marvel at historic budapest
  • Take in the famed architecture of krakow and prague
  • See berlin’s iconic sites during a bike tour
  • Enjoy a drink in one of amsterdam’s cozy bruin cafés

Itinerary

Day 1 Budapest Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Budapest/Kraków With the Danube River dividing old town, Buda, from the newer area, Pest, there is plenty to see and do. Transport: Overnight train (beds)
Day 3 Kraków Opt to visit Rynek Główny - Europe’s largest medieval market square; savour a traditional Polish breakfast (kielbasa, yum), or sit back with a coffee and a slice of Poland's famous cheesecake (sernik babci) at one of the many cafes in the area. Then, walk it off with a stroll uphill to marvel at the impressive Wawel Royal Castle. Included Activities: Orientation Walk
Day 4 Kraków/Prague Imagine a city lined with Bohemian art, beer halls offering the finest brews in the region, tranquil gardens, and ornate chapels - it's no wonder why visitors fall in love with this place. Take the afternoon and get lost. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Train (8.00 hour(s))
Day 5 Prague Enjoy all Prague has to offer. Opt to visit the famous Charles Bridge, the clock tower in the main square or a traditional Czech beer hall with serious helpings of meat and potatoes.
Day 6 Prague/Berlin Berlin is an amazing city with tangible historical importance and a melting pot of different cultures and flavours. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Big Night Out Transport: Train (5.00 hour(s))
Day 7 Berlin Today, new travellers may join you for the rest of the adventure. You are welcome to join them at a group meeting this evening, followed by an optional dinner.
Day 8 Berlin Take an included bike tour around Berlin. Enjoy free time to explore historic monuments, such as the Berlin Wall, Brandenburg Gate and the Checkpoint Charlie Museum. Experience Berlin's famous nightlife. Included Activities: Bike Tour
Day 9 Berlin/Amsterdam Hop on a train and cross into the Netherlands. Transport: Train (6.50-7.00 hours)
Day 10 Amsterdam Head into a cozy bruin café or “eetcafé” (to the Dutch what pubs are to the British and Irish), local spots where friends gather to catch up over a beer or glass of house wine.
Day 11 Amsterdam/Bruges Jump on a bus from Amsterdam and head into Belgium, for a visit to the small medieval trading town of Bruges. Bruges is one of the best-preserved medieval cities in Europe and has remained practically unchanged since its heyday. Once inside the city walls, the town closes in around you with street after street of historic houses and a canal always nearby. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Local bus (5.00 hour(s))
Day 12 Bruges/London Hop on a bus to London. Tour ends on arrival. Additional Notes: This tour is expected to end at 6:30pm upon arrival in London. Please note that suggested arrival times might be impacted by traffic and unforeseen delays. Passengers should plan any onward travel after 10pm on this day. Please speak to a G Adventures representative about booking post-tour accommodation in London. Please note that you may be booked in a multi-share, same sex-dorm room for this night. Included Activities: Departure Day Transport: Local bus (5.00 hour(s))
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