Warsaw, Krakow, Budapest and Prague
Day 1Monday – ARRIVE WARSAW
Arrive in Warsaw, the capital of Poland.
MEET YOUR TRANSFER DRIVER AT THE AIRPORT ARRIVAL HALL AFTER CUSTOMS. LOOK FOR THE SIGN WITH YOUR NAME ON IT.
Transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure to explore Warsaw on your own. This evening enjoy a Welcome Dinner together. (D)
Untitled 111 Warsaw, Krakow, Budapest and Prague
Day 2Tuesday – WARSAW
Today the story of Warsaw’s once thriving Jewish Community unfolds. This morning, drive to the former Jewish Ghetto. Walk along Memory Lane to see the Warsaw Ghetto Heroes monument and the marble plaque commemorating Mila 18. Stop at Umschlag Platz-the rail station where Jews were transported to Treblinka. Visit the Old Cemetery, which dates back to 1806. Also visit the Nozyk Synagogue and the Jewish Historiacl Institute. After this emotional experience, continue on a walking tour to the charming old town and lively Market Square, with its delightful outdoor cafes and displays of local crafts. View the reconstructed Barbican and enjoy an inside visit to the magnificent Royal Castle. (B) Untitled 112 Warsaw, Krakow, Budapest and Prague
Day 3Wednesday – WARSAW-KRAKOW
Depart Warsaw this morning on a pilgrimage to Auschwitz-Birkenau. Visit Block 27, dedicated to the martyred ‘kedoshim.’ The fortified walls, the barbed wire, the platforms, the barracks, the gallows, the gas chambers and the cremation ovens all bear witness to the conditions within which Hitler’s genocide took place in the former concentration and extermination camp. A box lunch will be provided. Arrive in Krakow in the early evening and check into your hotel. (B,LL) Untitled 4 Warsaw, Krakow, Budapest and Prague
Day 4Thursday – KRAKOW
Morning drive to visit the magnificent Royal Castle and the Coronation Cathedral, perched high atop Wawel Hill. Continue to Kazimierz, the former Jewish section, where the original buildings still remain intact. Visit the ancient Remuh Synagogue, where Jews still worship today, and the nearby Old Cemetery. Stop at the 14th century Alt Synagogue, recently restored, which houses the Museum of Jewish History and Culture. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant before entrance to Oskar Schindler’s former factory, now a museum. Drive via other sights highlighted in the movie Schindler’s List . such as the Podgorze former Ghetto area, the Ghetto Heroes’ Square, the Ghetto Wall, and Under the Eagle Pharmacy. The tour ends in the Old Town area. Spend the rest of the day on your own at Market Square with its Renaissance-style Cloth Hall – the arcades lead to numerous shops. Enjoy free time for shopping. Return to the hotel on your own. (B.L) Untitled 3 Warsaw, Krakow, Budapest and Prague
Day 5Friday – KRAKOW-BUDAPEST
Depart from Krakow. Cross the Slovak border and drive through the scenic countryside of Slovakia, which is dotted with charming villages and farms. Enjoy a box lunch before arriving into Budapest, the sophisticated capital of Hungary. Check into your hotel. Later, meet your guide for for a walk to attend evening services at the impressive Dohany Street Synagogue built in 1859, which has been beautifully restored. Following services, continue walking with your guide to enjoy a wonderful Shabbat dinner at a deluxe restaurant in the Kempinski Hotel. (B, LL, D) Untitled 21 Warsaw, Krakow, Budapest and Prague
Day 6Saturday – BUDAPEST
This morning, you will enjoy an orientation walking tour of the majestic capital of Hungary. Discover the “Belvaros,” one of the oldest districts of the city and the heart of Budapest, with ever expanding pedestrian zones, shopping streets, fountains and parks. Afternoon at leisure. Stop in the local shops for some souvenirs. Relax in any of the numerous Budapest Spas. Don’t miss the famous Gerbeaud Café located on Pest’s pedestrian-only Vorosmarty Square, a few minutes walk from the Chain Bridge. This most classy, historical and traditional coffee house was established in 1858 during the high times of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. (B) Untitled 17 Warsaw, Krakow, Budapest and Prague
Day 7Sunday – BUDAPEST
Morning walking tour to the Jewish Museum with its wealth of artifacts and documents relating to Jewish life in Hungary. Stop at the unique ‘Weeping Willow’ Holocaust Memorial, dedicated to the 500,000 Jews who perished during the Nazi reign of terror. Inside visit to the magnificent Dohany Street Synagogue, the largest in Europe and second largest worldwide. It is a genuine landmark of the architectural landscape of the capital of Hungary. During your afternoon bus tour, you will explore Buda and Pest in this elegant city with its wealth of historic monuments linked by eight graceful bridges. Drive via Heroes’ Square, the Castle District and Fishermen’s Bastion with its glorious view of the Danube. Tonight enjoy a boat cruise on the Danube River; see Budapest’s most beautiful monuments aglow at night. (B)
Day 8Monday – BUDAPEST-PRAGUE
Depart on your short morning flight to Prague. Arrive in golden Prague, resting on the banks of the Vltava River, the main artery of the Bohemian waterways; meeting, assistance, and transfer to your hotel. Time to rest, relax and unpack before your sightseeing program. Your afternoon panoramic city tour includes views of the State Opera, Wenceslas Square, the National Museum, and Charles Bridge. Continue to Prague Castle and walk across the castle courtyards to see St. Vitus Cathedral. Continue by bus across the Vltava River to be dropped off at the Old Town, where you will continue on a walking tour of this pedestrian area. See the Old Town Hall and the amazing astronomical clock. Evening at leisure. (B) Untitled 18 Warsaw, Krakow, Budapest and Prague
Day 9Tuesday – PRAGUE
Morning guided Jewish interest walking tour features a visit to the Jewish Museum complex, home of the Precious Legacy, including the 13th century Alt-Neu Synagogue and the Pinkas, Klaus and Maisel synagogues. Then, walk to the Jewish Cemetery, which dates back to the 15th century. Continue to the 16th century Jewish Town Hall with its distinctive tower and clock with Hebrew letters. Afternoon at leisure. (B)
Day 10Wednesday – PRAGUE
Full day at leisure to enjoy this beautiful city, or depart this morning on an optional (not included in the price) pilgrimage to Terezin, former ‘model’ concentration camp. Visit Museum, and the Jewish Cemetery with its impressive Menorah Sculpture surrounded by symbolic, nameless graves. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Evening farewell dinner. (B.D) Untitled 19 Warsaw, Krakow, Budapest and Prague
Day 11Thursday – En Route
Morning transfer to the airport for your return flight. (B)
Informations…
(B) Breakfast (L) Lunch (LL) Light Lunch (D) DinnerThe exact order of sightseeing each day is subject to change due to weather and operational conditions.

Meals on this tour are NOT KOSHER.

2013 LAND ONLY PRICES PER PERSON

Monday
Arrivals

Thursday
Arrivals

Gold Plan

Silver Plan

Twin

Single

Twin

Single

Apr 29

May 09

$3979

$5296

$3424

$4271

Jun 3

Jun13

4158

5644

3574

4519

Jul 1

Jul 11

3879

5119

3368

4097

Aug 12

Aug 22

3751

4841

3316

4044

Sep 30

Oct 10

4158

5644

3574

4519

With less than 6 participants we use standard motor coach tour schedules. Prices include: arrival transfers in Warsaw and departure transfers from Prague; also flight Budapest to Prague including $34 airport taxes & $20 fuel surcharges subject to change.

Your Hotels
Plan WARSAW KRAKOW BUDAPEST PRAGUE
Gold Plan Bristol Radisson Blu Kempinski Intercontinental
Silver Plan Polonia Palace Kossak Astoria Grand Majestic Plaza

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