EUROPE EASTERN ROCKER 2017 (excluding flight)
Starting from Price: INR 71280.00
Tick off four of Europe's biggest & best capital cities in 8 days! Get amongst Amsterdam's legendary nightlife, the gritty street art & history of Berlin, spectacular Gothic spires in Prague and sumptuous elegance of Vienna. Each of these cities is unique, which make this the perfect tour for experiencing loads of cultures in a short amount of time.
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Meet up with your Contiki Team before we hit the road and take a ferry past the White Cliffs of Dover. Next stop: the buzzing, free-wheeling city of Amsterdam. Check out Amsterdam’s eye-opening Red Light District, where the creative and wacky come together on narrow cobbled streets. Day 1: Hotel Dinner
Cruise out into the countryside and bike around like the laid back locals, past working windmills, in the world-famous cheese village of Edam. In an intro into Dutch culture, see how clogs are made and try some of the famous Dutch Edam at a cheese farm. There’s free time this afternoon to experience Amsterdam’s coffee shops, museums and quirky, cool boutiques. Wander along the canals and past gabled houses or experience Amsterdam’s multi-ethnic cuisine. This cultural melting pot dishes up loads of affordable food. With an optional evening canal cruise, there’s a chance to get to know the group, unwind with a few drinks and uncover Amsterdam at water level as you drift past the city lights. Day 2: Hotel Breakfast
Motor down the autobahn and get ready for a dose of über-cool Berlin. With two nights in this historical hot spot, you’ve got time to find out what makes Germany’s capital one of the most cutting-edge cities in the world. It’s hard to believe that this funky town has had such a troubled past. On arrival your Trip Manager will peel back the layers of history and point out the lesser-known details of Berlin’s troubled past on an orientation tour of the city. Day 3: Hostel Breakfast, Dinner
Today why not join a local guide for a tour? Learn about the East/West split at the Berlin Wall and check out the controversial Reichstag (German Parliament) as well as Tiergarten (one the world’s biggest parks). You'll also visit Checkpoint Charlie, where many East Berliners tried to escape to the West, and be reminded of Germany’s darker past at the Brandenburg Gate. With free time, get inspired by Berlin’s creative scene and check out its galleries and street art. As a world forerunner in contemporary art, Berlin’s walls are covered in cutouts and graffiti. Shopping-wise, this town has it all and is right up there defining style. Berlin is great for small boutiques, funky fashions and one-of-a-kind buys. Your Trip Manager knows Berlin’s ins and outs, so get some pointers before you splurge. Do as the Berliners do and grab a currywurst (a local favourite) and kick back at a Bierkeller (German beer house). Experience the world of espionage in an optional evening Cold War & Cold Drinks tour with our Local Guide, and enjoy a fascinating look into the Stasi (what was once the East German Secret Police). Then top off your time in Berlin with some of your new friends and explore the city’s legendary nightlife. With cool cocktail bars and some of the best techno clubs in the world, there are heaps of fun choices. Day 4: Hostel Breakfast
Heading south, we roll on to the region of Dresden, often dubbed 'Florence of the North' because of its beauty. This town completely rebuilt itself after being flattened in World War II. Your Trip Manager will show you Dresden’s signature buildings, like the Opera house, the domed Frauenkirche, the Royal Residence – once home to the Saxon Kings – and the massive Zwinger Palace, where the royals went to party! Lunchtime! Go local and hang out in a river side beer garden, order some hearty German dishes with regional specialities like sour roast and potato soup. Then we head over the border and into the Czech Republic to Prague. Prague is a beautiful and atmospheric city. It’s also pretty compact, so it’s best explored on foot. Get straight into Prague’s historic heart with your Trip Manager. You’ll walk together over the landmark Charles Bridge, through Hradčany Castle, the home of the original Bohemian Kings and to the gothic St. Vitus Cathedral along the way. With a night off, spend some time in the picturesque Old Town Square, where historic buildings and churches surround cafés that spill out onto the pavement. With some world-famous Czech pilsner in hand, park yourself at a table, people-watch and try out some of the traditional local dumplings. Day 5: Hostel Breakfast, Dinner
More free time means you can get deeper into Prague’s Old Town in your own time. The city itself is a UNESCO World Heritage site, with a jumble of little lanes, alleys and courtyards. Slow the pace down and give yourself a chance to uncover its hidden treasures. This is also the spot to pick up some famous Bohemian glass, beads or garnet and amber jewellery. Choose a river cruise on the Vltava, which runs through the heart of Prague, and take in stunning views of the city from the water. The Czech capital has a really mixed past so look out for signs of the Holy Roman Empire, the Bohemian Empire, the Nazis and the Communists. By night, Prague is loaded with all types of music, from jazz bars and hip DJs to opera. There is something for everyone, so make the most of it with the group. Day 6: Hostel Breakfast
Southbound, we head across the boarder into Austria. Next stop is the cultural hub of Vienna. Tonight, there’s a chance to experience Vienna’s musical legacy with a Mozart and Strauss concert in one of the city’s imperial palaces. Tonight is your last night together - so take it up a notch & make it one to remember! Day 7: Hostel Breakfast
Spend the morning discovering the historical centre of Vienna. Then it\'s time to say goodbye to your Contiki buddies as your tour ends around lunchtime. Day 8: Breakfast
- An experienced & professional Trip Manager & Driver team
- Experienced Tour manager
- GST 5%
- Meals as per Itinerary
- Transportation, entrance fees , sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary.
- Return Airport Transfer on Private basis
- Anything not mentioned in 'INCLUDES' .
- Items of personal nature viz , drinks, laundry, calls, etc.
- Meals other than specified in the itinerary.
- Optional & Add-On tours unless mentioned otherwise
- Return economy Airfare
- Travel insurance
Canal cruise (1 hour) - Euro 24.00 Volendam Dinner - Euro 31.50 Berlin historical walking tour - Euro 9.50 Cold War & Cold Drinks - Euro 16.50 Prague bike tour - Euro 19.00 River cruise with buffet meal - Euro 29.00 Mozart & Strauss concert - Euro 30.00
Price will vary as per the date of departure. PACKAGE TERMS AND CONDITIONS The prices mentioned above is for one person on twin/triple/quad sharing for a particular date departure. kindly check prices before making bookings of any particular date in your mind. PLEASE NOTE THIS ITINERARY MAY CHANGE AT ANY TIME AS PER THE CONDITIONS. PAYMENTS All the rates are subject to change. All payments towards the tour cost must be made by the client to the company in accordance with the procedure and time frame mentioned herein below. Tour confirmation only on receipt of full payment.Payments made towards the foreign exchange component of your tour will be calculated as per the ROE (rate of exchange) of that given day. Initial non-refundable Booking Deposit – 200$ (approx 14000) /- per person Full payment has to be paid at least 45 days prior to departure For bookings less than 45 days prior to date of departure, full money is to be paid at the time of booking. Cancellation/Amendments: Please note cancellation requests will be accepted only in written format. The Cancellation policy is as follows: Cancellation / Amendment notice received Cancellation Charges per person More than 45 day Deposit 45-22 days 25% of tour fare 21-8 days 30% of tour fare 7-1 days 50% of tour fare Day of departure 100% of tour fare HOTELS- HOTEL BOOKINGS ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY. Please note, the names of hotels mentioned only indicate that our rates have been based on usage of these hotels. It is not to be construed that accommodation is confirmed at these hotels until and unless we convey the confirmations to you on receipt of your acceptance. However, in the event of any of the above mentioned hotels not becoming available at the time of initiating the reservations, we shall book alternate accommodation at a similar or next best available hotel and shall pass on the difference of rates (supplement/reduction whatever applicable) to you. Also note the check in time is usually 3 p.m or 2 p.m. and check out time is usually 11 a.m or 12 pm. Early check in and late checkout is subject to availability. We can’t not guarantee that. MEALS Please refer to the itinerary in the brochure / website for details of the meals which would be served to you on the tour.
7 nights accommodation: 5 nights in hostels, 2 nights in hotel upgrade
10 meals included in Food Fund: 7 breakfasts 3 dinners