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Eastern Europe is a region that surrounded by many different people, cultures, traditions, languages and histories. The locals in Eastern Europe are friendly and accommodating in every tourist. Enjoy the experience you will have when you visit the beautiful counties and cities in this Eastern Europe Pilgrimage tour from Manila Philippines.

DAY 01      MANILA – BERLIN 

Depart Manila. Board on your favourite airline. Enjoy in-flight meals and entertainment.

DAY 02    BERLIN (D)  

Upon arrival in Berlin, Germany’s capital and cultural centre date to the 13th century. Divided during the Cold War, today it’s known for its art scene, nightlife and modern architecture. Here we enter to Cecilienhof palace built by the House of Hohenzollern that ruled the Kingdom of Prussia and the German Empire until the end of World War I. We shall be able to visit Sanssouci Park and Castle, the Naturalistic areas and formally laid-out gardens planted with flowers, trees & notable buildings.

DAY 03     BERLIN (B/D) 

After breakfast. Ease your way into the local culture with a guided visit of Germany’s incredible capital, Berlin! We shall see the historic centre, Museum Island, the Reichstag, and the city’s magnificent park. We shall have a photo opportunity to Checkpoint Charlie, it was the name given by the Western Allies to the best-known Berlin Wall crossing point between East Berlin and West Berlin, during the Cold War. We will be given free time to explore the city & dinner.

DAY 04     BERLIN – DRESDEN (B/D) 

After breakfast. We will journey through the forest toward Dresden, a city which due to its exceptional architectural and artistic heritage, has become one of the main tourist destinations in Germany. City tour on foot with a guide to explore some of the impressive palaces and sites and choose your favourite lunch at one many restaurants and coffee shop in the area. We have also a chance to visit the Hofkirche Dresden Cathedral or the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity. Dinner at a local restaurant then check-in to hotel for overnight.

DAY 05     DRESDEN – PRAGUE (B/D)  

Breakfast inside the hotel. We depart for Prague in the Czech Republic. Today we will be visiting the capital, which is the Baroque Jewel of Europe. Our local guide will provide an informative city tour. We will include the outstanding monument. We will walk through the Prague Castle, the Old Royal Palace, St. George Basilica. There will be an opportunity to enter the Old and New Synagogue and to the Old Town Hall and the Tower. Dinner.

DAY 06     PRAGUE (B/D) 

After breakfast. We will explore the important places and sights in Prague! Visit the Moser glass factory, the great place to visit in Karlovy Vary. The Czech lands have a centuries-long tradition of glass and crystal making, visit The Holy Infant Jesus of Prague/El Santo Niño de Praga , is a 16th-century Roman Catholic wax-coated wooden statue of Child Jesus holding a globus cruciger, located in the Discalced Carmelite Church of Our Lady Victorious in Prague, Czech Republic and The Charles Bridge, the famous historic bridge that crosses the Vltava river in Prague, Czech Republic. Its construction started in 1357 under the auspices of King Charles IV Dinner and return to the hotel.

DAY 07     PRAGUE – SALZBURG (B/D) 

After breakfast, they will be heading to Salzburg, the hometown of Wolfgang. Amadeus Mozart on a guided tour to the city of Salzburg named a UNESCO World Heritage Site, framed by the majestic backdrop of the snow-capped Alps and famed for its old-world glamour. Entrance to Mozart Birth Place, one of the most frequently visited museums in the world. We will visit Mirabell Garden, and have an opportunity to see where the film ‘The Sound of Music’ was shot. Dinner and check-in to hotel overnight.

DAY 08     SALZBURG – BLED (B/D)  

After breakfast, transfer to Bled is known for the glacial Lake Bled, which makes it a major tourist attraction. Perched on a rock overlooking the lake is the iconic Bled Castle. The town is also known in Slovenia for its vanilla and cream pastry. Upon arrival, you will have a half day sightseeing with a local guide. Dinner at a local restaurant.

DAY 09    BLED – VIENNA (B/D) 

After breakfast, we set off to Vienna, the capital and largest city of Austria! Upon arrival, you will have a sightseeing tour of Vienna with a local guide. Dinner at a local restaurant.

DAY 10    VIENNA – BRATISLAVA – BUDAPEST (B/D) 

After breakfast. We begin the day by visiting the beautiful city of Bratislava. Bratislava Castle Gardens and the Courtyard, looking over the historic core of the capital of the Slovak Republic a landmark of this town and a National Cultural Monument that attracts the looks of the visitors in the whole World. In the afternoon we depart for Hungary. Arrival in Budapest, dinner and check-in to the hotel.

DAY 11    BUDAPEST (B/D) 

Breakfast. Your tour for today starts at the Chain Bridge. First, we take the Margaret Bridge and drive over to Buda. We walk to Matthias Church and to the Fishermen’s Bastion Next, we drive to the Gellért Hill (Citadel) and show you the most spectacular view of Budapest. We then take you across the Elisabeth Bridge to Pest and show you the famous Central Market Hall. We then take the Andrássy Avenue to downtown Pest, pass by the Opera House and the St Stephen’s Basilica. Dinner in a local restaurant.

DAY 12    BUDAPEST – KRAKOW (B/D) 

Our route today is extremely beautiful. We will be travelling to Krakow. We will visit the Sanctuary of Our Lord’s Mercy in Krakow’s Lagiewniki District. The Divine Mercy Sanctuary in Kraków, Poland is a Roman Catholic basilica dedicated to the Divine Mercy devotion, as the resting place of Saint Faustina Kowalska. Check-in and dinner at the hotel.

DAY 13   KRAKOW (B/D) 

A journey towards a totally different kind of experience. Oswiecim, a small Silesian town, is known worldwide as Auschwitz. At the edge of the town, there are three gruesome areas of the former Nazi death camps that now make up an impressive Holocaust Memorial. We will visit Auschwitz then Birkenau, the second and less frequented extermination camp. Then after lunch transfer to Salt mine, picture taking. Dinner.

DAY 14       KRAKOW – CZESTOCHOWA – WARSAW (B/D) 

After breakfast, guided city sightseeing then continue to visit Jasna Gora, the monastery near Czestochowa, and admire its Black Madonna, which is venerated as the “Queen of Poland” and has become the country’s national symbol. Then head to Warsaw, Dinner then to your hotel.

DAY 15    WARSAW – MANILA (B) 

After breakfast, check out and be ready to be transferred to the airport for your flight back to Manila.

DAY 16   ARRIVED – MANILA 

Arrived Manila from a very memorable and enjoyable trip.

* END OF TOUR *

TOUR COST:

PER PERSON on Twin or Triple Sharing

US$     4,188.00        10 – 14 passengers

US$     3,838.00        15 – 19 passengers

US$     3,738.00        20 – 24  passengers

US$     3,688.00       25 – 29  passengers

US$     3,538.00       30 passengers & above

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT:       US$     950.00

TOUR COST INCLUDES:

  • Roundtrip Airfare via Turkish Airlines
  • Hotel Accommodation based on 4 Star Hotels
  • Daily buffet breakfast inside hotel
  • Daily dinner inside hotel
  • Entrance to sights as specified in the itinerary
  • Private Long Distance Coach
  • Local Guide during sightseeing

DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Airline taxes                          US$ 198.00
  • Airport Terminal Fee            US$ 11.00
  • Philippine Travel Tax            US$ 32.00 
  • Schengen Visa Fee              US$ 8,500.00
  • Travel Insurance                  US$ 85.00 (Schengen Compliant / 75 years old & below)
  • Tips to guides & drivers       US$ 140.00
  • Lunch & Beverages during meals
  • City Taxes where applicable
  • Tips to porters & restaurants
  • Items purely personal in nature (telephone calls, laundry service, minibar)

VISA REQUIREMENTS:

  • Application form with Signature (A4)
  • Passport valid for 6 months
  • 4 copies of recent passport size pictures
  • Certificate of Employment with Leave Declaration & Bank statement
  • Income Tax Return
  • Travel Insurance valid for 45 days
  • Marriage contract/Affidavit of consent if not traveling with Spouse
  • Birth Certificate

Additional if Self-Employed

  • Business Registration
  • Income tax Return of Business
  • Annual Declaration of Income

Booking Conditions:

  • US$ 300.00 booking deposit /NONREFUNDABLE
  • Full Cancellation charges will be applied to any cancellation made 1 month prior to departure
  • 50% deposit will be applied upon approval of visa
  • Ticket supplement will be applied to any extension of stay

Restrictions on group booking after ticketing:

  • Nonrebookable
  • Non refundable (before & after departure)
  • Nonendorsable
  • Nonreroutable
  • Name Change is not allowed

 

PIRKKO & TROYTOURS, INC., has arranged for the various tour services to be performed under the responsibility of various contractors. Pirkko & Troytours, Inc., its employees, or its sub-agents therefore only act as agents for the contractors providing the various services described in the tour and accept no responsibility or liability in connection with losses or accidental expenses due to delays of schedule, overbooking, defaults or “force majeure”. All tours and arrangements are subject to the general conditions specified by each contractor. Tour itineraries and prices are subject to change without prior notice. When making a tour booking, the passenger acknowledges and accepts the foregoing conditions.

For reservations or more information about this tour, please contact us on any of the following:

Telephone:
(02)  667 3445 * 687 5206 * 989 3861 * 899 1362

Mobile:
0918 921-8850 (Smart) * 0917 871 3861 (Globe)
0922 833-4405 / 0922 833-4404 (Sun Cellular)

E-mail:
travel@pirkkotroy.com

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