Budapest to Berlin on a Shoestring

If youre looking for culture, charm, and history in equal measure, Eastern Europe is the region of your dreams. Youll hit up four countries in eight days, but dont fret about missing anything therell be loads of free time to explore local attractions and really get a feel for Krakow, Prague, Berlin, and Budapest. Cobblestone streets, thermal baths, and castles await, and with transport by trains and buses and a load of adventuresome new friends by your side, youll come away with memories of exciting days and epic nights.

Duration: 8 Days Guaranteed Departure: Yes
For lovers of: Physical rating: Light
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Your Guide: English speaking Tour code: 145206
Starts: Budapest, Hungary Finishes: Berlin, Germany
You will visit
  • Budapest
  • Berlin



Day 1: Budapest

Arrive at any time.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting


Day 2: Budapest/Kraków

Free time to explore Hungary's capital. Opt to check out the beautiful Parliament building, stroll the streets or check out the thermal baths. Overnight train to Krakow.

Overnight train (beds)


Day 3: Kraków

Orientation walk upon arrival, then walk up Kosciuszko's Mound for the best panoramic views over Krakow. Free time to visit Auschwitz, travel to see old salt mines, or stay in the city to explore the Jewish Quarter.

Included Activities:
Orientation Walk


Day 4: Kraków

Enjoy free time to visit Auschwitz, travel to see old salt mines or stay in the city to explore the Jewish Quarter.


Day 5: Kraków/Prague

Day train to Prague, then enjoy an orientation walk around town including a visit to a genuine beer hall.

Included Activities:
Orientation Walk

Train (8.00 hour(s))


Day 6: Prague

Free day for independent exploration—check out the Prague castle complex or walk the cobblestone streets through the old town and Jewish ghetto.


Day 7: Prague/Berlin (1B)

Take a train to Germany and enjoy an orientation walk in Berlin. Check out the city's vibrant nightlife.

Included Activities:
Orientation Walk

Train (5.00 hour(s))


Day 8: Berlin (1B)

Depart at any time.

    • Visit to Kosciuszko's Mound (Krakow)
    • Visit to genuine Pilsner beer hall (Prague)
    • Orientation walks in Krakow, Prague, and Berlin
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    • Hostels (6 nts), overnight train (1 nt)
    Meals Included
    • 2 breakfasts, 0 lunches, 0 dinners
    • Train, bus, metro, walking
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officers (CEO) throughout
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Tour Highlights:
  • Experience the charm of Eastern Europe
  • Sip on Czech and German pilsners
  • Stroll historic cobblestone streets and bridges
  • Soak up vibrant nightlife across multiple cities.