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CZECH REPUBLIC / SLOVAKIA / HUNGARY

Central Europe Discovered: Prague, Bratislava and Budapest

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Program #15596RJ
16 Days | 15 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy (Variable by Program Date)
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Start of Program
Oct 9, 2014
Prague, Czech Republic. 5:00 PM in hotel lobby.
You will be staying at the Ibis Praha Mala Strana that night.
Location: Prague
Nearest highway: D1 (Bratislava)
Nearest airport: Ruzyne
Transportation to site: Take a taxi from the airport to the hotel. It costs approx. 600-650 CZK.

End of Program
Oct 23, 2014
Budapest, Hungary. Following breakfast on the last day.
You will be staying at the Danubius Hotel Astoria the night before.
Location: Budapest
Nearest city or town: In city center
Nearest highway: Multiple highways in all directions.
Nearest airport: Budapest Liszt Ferenc
Transportation to site: Take the airport shuttle bus. It costs 3200 HUF/person (approx. 15 USD). Or take a taxi, which costs approx. 7500-8000 HUF/cab for 3 people (approx. 35 USD). It takes about 30-45 minutes to get from the hotel to the airport, depending on traffic.
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: The Ibis Praha Mala Strana is just a few minutes from the heart of the city, where you can find the Charles Bridge, the Old Town Square, cozy restaurants and bars. It is also conveniently located next to one of the biggest shopping centers in Prague.

Contact info:
Plzenska 14
Praha 5, 150 00 Czech Republic
phone: +420 222865777
web: www.hotelibis.cz

Room amenities: Each room has a flat screen television, telephone, WIFI Internet access, air conditioning and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, lobby bar with free WIFI Internet access and computer corner, laundry services (for a fee), and air conditioning.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The newly renovated Danubius Hotel Astoria was built on the site of Budapest's medieval town walls and is one of the most charming old-style hotels of Hungary's capital. It was opened in 1914 after the world famous Waldorf Astoria in New York City. The hotel is centrally located and is home to the popular Mirror Cafe & Restaurant.

Contact info:
Kossuth Lajos utca 19-21
Budapest, H-1053 Hungary
phone: +36 18896000
web: www.danubiushotels.com/astoria

Room amenities: Each room has a telephone, television, soundproof windows, minibar, room safe, wireless Internet access (for a fee), and a hairdryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, cafe, air conditioning, Internet access (for a fee), business services (for a fee), porterage, souvenir shop, room service, laundry services (for a fee), and an airport shuttle (for a fee).

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. 1-800-241-1404

Check out time: 10:00 AM

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Included
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14 nights of accommodations
41 meals: 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 14 dinners
10 Expert-led lectures
17 Field trips
3 Performances

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4.9
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