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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 3, 2013
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 the AAA taxi service from the airport directly to the hotel. There is an information desk in the arrival hall of the airport. Price is according to the taxi meter, so make sure that the driver has it turned on (approx. 600-650 CZK).

End of Program
Oct 17, 2013
Budapest, Hungary. Following breakfast on the last day.
You will be staying at the Hotel Carat Budapest 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 (approx. 15 USD/person), or taxis (about 45 USD/cab for 3 people) are available. It takes about 30-45 minutes to get from the hotel to the airport, depending on traffic.
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: The Ibis 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 and air conditioning.

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: Boutique Hotel

Description: Hotel Carat Budapest is located in the middle of the city center, close to the St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the Synagogue and the Danube River. It is a new hotel in an old historic building, combining turn-of-the-century ambiance with modern facilities. It is a 2-minute walk to the subway.

Contact info:
Király u.6.
Budapest, 1061 Hungary
phone: +36 1 235 46 00
web: www.hotelcarat.hu

Room amenities: Each room has a hair dryer, mini bar, safe, telephone, television, air conditioning, and free WIFI Internet access.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, bar, fitness room with sauna and jacuzzi, lounge, air conditioning, laundry service, fax and copy service, pay phones, laptop with Internet access in the lobby, free WIFI in the rooms, disabled access, and many shops within walking distance.

Smoking policy: Yes
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. (800) 241-1404

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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

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4.9
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