2021 & 2022 Globus Guided Tours - Globus® Vacation Packages

Imperial Escape (KCA)

7 Day Tour from Budapest to Prague

2022 Tour Details

On this guided vacation of Central Europe, experience the rich history and most popular destinations without the crowds—and even better—without the high-season prices. This Central Europe escorted tour is a magnificent journey through the former Habsburg Empire offering romantic castles, churches, villas and modern architecture, vineyards, breweries, first-class shopping, art, and culinary delights. Both vibrant and relaxing, your adventure begins in magical Budapest, and combines another two of Central Europe’s most popular cities: Vienna and Prague.

Enjoy sightseeing of the must-see sights with a Local Guide in all cities: in Budapest, enjoy the treasures of the city with a panoramic view from Fishermen’s Bastion and admire the 13th-century Matthias Coronation Church, the coronation spot of several Hungarian monarchs; in Vienna, among the many sights you will see, visit St. Stephen’s Cathedral, a symbol of Vienna; and in Prague, visit the 1000-year-old Hradčany Castle grounds, the largest castle complex in the world. Marvel at the Astronomical Clock, built in 1410, and once the envy of all Europe. From the exciting cities and historical sights to the special experiences, this Central Europe escorted vacation has something for everyone, including a low-season price that you won’t want to miss! Let Globus handle the details while you sit back, relax, and enjoy this amazing Imperial Escape!

Headsets throughout the tour.
Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.

Imperial Escape map
Escapes by Globus

 Photo Highlights

 Meals

 Meals & Itinerary

Full Buffet breakfast daily; 2 three-course dinners

 Itinerary

Day 1 ARRIVE IN BUDAPEST, HUNGARY

Welcome to Budapest! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at the hotel.

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Day 2 BUDAPEST

BUDAPEST Guided sightseeing includes a panoramic view from Fishermen’s Bastion and Heroes Square. Free afternoon and evening.

ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Budapest with a dinner cruise on the Danube River. This and more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 3 BUDAPEST–VIENNA, AUSTRIA

VIENNA Guided sightseeing, visit Heldenplatz and St. Stephen’s Cathedral. 174 mi / 280 km

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Day 4 VIENNA

VIENNA Free day

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Day 5 VIENNA–PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC

Scenic drive en route to Prague.
PRAGUE Free time late afternoon and evening. 193 mi / 310 km

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Day 6 PRAGUE

PRAGUE Guided sightseeing includes Hradčany Castle grounds and the Astronomical Clock. Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Farewell dinner at a local restaurant.

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Day 7 PRAGUE

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Breakfast Breakfast


Transportation:

Motorcoach

 Tour Director

With GLOBUS, there’s no better way to get to know your destination than through the eyes of a Tour Director. We’d like you to meet one of our Tour Directors, who average over a decade of experience and are representative of the type of expert that will be with you on your vacation.

TUNDE DALOS

Escorting tours for more than 20 years

Many people have ancestors from Central Europe. Maybe you do as well! Come discover this unique part of the world. I love showing travelers the spirit of these countries through history, culture, and lifestyle. Born in Hungary, I know this region well, and am sure you'll enjoy each moment. You'll return home with the greatest memories and a little piece of my heart! Don't call it a dream, call it a plan!

Tour Director - TUNDE DALOS

 Accommodations

 Optional Excursions

No matter what you’re into: food, wine, history, art, music or anything else, we give you the freedom to personalize your vacation with optional excursions that speak to your interests.

When you book your excursions with us, you can be assured that every optional excursion that we offer coordinates with the free time that you'll have in your destination, so you'll never have conflicts between included and optional activities. Our team of travel experts carefully selects each optional excursion that we offer to ensure that you receive the highest quality at a great value. Our tried-and-true partners have a finger on the pulse of the city in which they operate so they deliver the very best experiences. We offer experiences you cannot create on your own and because you’re booking with us, we coordinate all your transportation and timing needs.

The following optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These may or may not be offered, and availability is subject to days of operation and seasonality. Please select a departure date to view optional excursions and pricing for a specific date (due to currency fluctuation, pricing shown is subject to change until purchased). Optional excursions are available for purchase on our MyGlobus site 90 days prior to the tour start date.

Price Ranges

$ ($50 CAD and under)
$$ ($51 - $100 CAD)
$$$ ($101 - $150 CAD)
$$$$ (Over $150)


Budapest
Vienna
Prague

Budapest

Danube Cruise

Danube Cruise

Discover the magic of Budapest on this enchanting Danube River cruise past the city's most famous landmarks!

Price Range: $$$

Vienna

Traditional Austrian Dinner

Traditional Austrian Dinner

Travel to the outskirts of Vienna to a local restaurant or Viennese Heurigen (wine tavern) for a traditional dinner complete with music, entertainment, and wine from the latest harvest!

Price Range: $$

Schönbrunn Palace, Cultural Gem of Austria

Schönbrunn Palace, Cultural Gem of Austria

Visit magnificent Schönbrunn Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and former summer residence of the Habsburg imperial family.

Price Range: $$

Prague

Illuminated Prague with Tavern Visit

Illuminated Prague with Tavern Visit

Discover the magic of Prague on this guided walking tour featuring the city's illuminated icons, Czech beer and music at a local tavern, and a stroll across the world-famous Charles Bridge!

Price Range: $$

Vltava River Lunch Cruise

Vltava River Lunch Cruise

Take a break from traditional sightseeing without sacrificing a moment of your time in the Golden City on this incredible 1.5-hour lunch cruise along the magnificent Vltava River.

Price Range: $$



The “Starting at” or listed price is based on the lowest price available to book. Price is per person based on twin occupancy and any applicable port charges, non-commissionable taxes and fees and intra-vacation flight are included in the price shown. Any included overnight stay in Canada, applicable GST/HST is also included in the price shown. International airfare, however, is not included. If price is crossed out, the new price shown includes a limited time promotional offer(s). Please review current promotions or deals for additional information.