Day 1 : Vienna
When you arrive at Vienna airport, your included private transfer will take you to your centrally located Vienna hotel. After checking in, the rest of the day is free to explore Vienna on your own. Vienna, the capital of Austria, is a city of culture, music and classical architecture, and is known for being the home of infamous psycho-analyst Sigmund Freud. Overnight in Vienna.
Day 2 : Vienna
After your buffet breakfast (included), you'll go on a 3.5-hour guided tour of Vienna, which will give you a thorough overview of the city-s most significant historical sights. You'll see the State Opera House, Parliament, City Hall, the Burgtheater, Votive Church and a few museums, including the Museum of Fine Arts. Schonbrunn Palace is another highlight of your sightseeing tour; it was the residence of Empress Elizabeth, affectionately known as -Sisi- to the Austrians. Overnight in Vienna.
Day 3: Budapest
After breakfast, make your way to the train station (own expense) to depart Vienna for Budapest by train (departures every hour). During the 2.5-hour train ride to Budapest, enjoy the beautiful Austrian and Hungarian landscape. When you arrive in Budapest, check in to your centrally located hotel, and then enjoy free time for the rest of the day to explore the city on your own. Full of World Heritage Sites like Buda Castle, Andrassy Avenue and Heroes' Square , Budapest is an enchanting city, known as The Pearl of the Danube. Overnight in Budapest.
Day 4: Budapest
After a delicious buffet breakfast (included), you'll be picked up at your hotel to embark on a panoramic and informative 1.5-hour guided tour of Budapest. See the main sights in both Buda and Pest, the two districts of the city. Pass by examples of some of Budapest's finest architectural achievements, such as the magnificent neo-Gothic Parliament building, home of the Holy Hungarian Crown. Be impressed by the old Jewish -Golden Triangle- quarter, and then visit Matthew-s Church and the Fisherman-s Bastion, from where you-ll enjoy a spectacular view over the whole city! After your tour, have free time for the rest of the day to see more of Budapest at your own pace. Overnight in Budapest.
Day 5 : Vienna - Departure
After your included breakfast, head back to Vienna by train. From the train station, your included private transfer will take you to the airport for your flight back home or elsewhere.