Length: 9 Days
Countries Included: Germany, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary
Roots & Wings Involvement Level: Low
Included: Transportation, Hostel Style Accommodation, 1 Roots & Wings Guide, Recommended Daily Activities (no entrance included), 1 meal per day
Optional: Classroom style sessions for curriculum
We will greet you at Berlin Airport, check into the hotel, and welcome you with a dinner of traditional German food.
In the morning we will do a city tour of Berlin, finishing at the famous Check Point Charlie. Next, we will visit the Berlin Spy Museum and enjoy sunset from the top of the German Parliament building, the Reichstag
After a short drive to the city of Dresden, we will enjoy a walking tour to see its famous buildings such as the Semperoper, the opera house, and the Frauenkirche (Dresden’s Cathedral). Another short drive will bring us to Czech’s capital Prague, where we can retire for the evening.
A walking tour of Prague will introduce you to the highlights this eastern European jewel has to offer. We will visit the Prague Castle, the old town square, and the famous Charles Bridge which has been featured in many movies like Mission Impossible. During the leisure afternoon everyone has the opportunity to visit one of Prague’s countless museums or pay a visit to the national theater.
On the way to Krakow, Poland we will stop at the Wieliczka Salt Mines, a huge underground system of cathedrals and other rooms and part of the UNESCO World Heritage List. We will finish the day trying out different traditional Polish dishes.
We will tour Krakow and its sights in the morning before we drive to the Auschwitz Concentration Camp. There we tour Auschwitz and Birkenau, and pay witness to the atrocities committed by the Nazis.
Today’s drive to Budapest will take us through Slovakia and its wild and beautiful Tatra Mountains. Once we arrive in Budapest we will enjoy a relaxing evening in one of Budapest world famous natural hot baths.
After exploring Budapest’s highlights and enjoying the view from the Buda Castle we will spend the afternoon underground and explore one of the many caves in the area. We will finish the day and the tour with an evening dinner cruise on the Danube River.
After a last breakfast as a group in the hotel, it is time to say goodbye at the Budapest airport.