Check into the hotel. (Official hotel check-in is from 3:00 p.m., if your room isn't ready upon arrival you can leave your luggage with the concierge.)
Remainder of the day at leisure to get acclimated and explore on your own.
We recommend taking a walk towards Prague's Old Town Square to enjoy the architecture and atmosphere of Prague's busiest square. Make sure to take a look at the Astronomical Clock on the southern wall of the Old Town City Hall building. The medieval astronomical clock was first installed in 1410, making it the third-oldest astronomical clock in the world and the oldest one still working.
Day Two: THE GLORY OF PRAGUE | walking tour
Breakfast at the hotel.
Meet your tour guide in the hotel lobby and depart.
Ascend to the Prague Castle for a guided tour of the Castle, an overview of the City of 100 Spires and a walk along the Golden Lane.
Walk through the Lesser Town and over the Charles Bridge, a famous historic bridge crossing the Vltava River that was once the most important connection between Prague Castle and the city's Old Town and adjacent areas. Stroll across the bridge, decorated by a continuous alley of 30 statues and statuaries, most of them baroque-style, originally erected around 1700 but now all replaced by replicas.
Lunch on your own, en route.
Guided visit through Jewish Prague, including the Old Ghetto and the Precious Legacy Exhibit at the Jewish Museum, which encompasses the Altneu Shul, the Maisel Synagogue, the Pincus Synagogue, the Old Cemetery and the Spanish Synagogue.
Dinner on your own and evening at leisure.
Day Three: EXCURSION TO CESKY KRUMLOV
Breakfast at the hotel.
Meet your tour guide in the hotel lobby and depart.
Visit Cesky Krumlov, a fairytale town with a maze of narrow cobbled streets. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992. Explore the town and view the houses built in Gothic, Baroque and Renaissance styles.
Lunch on your own in Cesky Krumlov.
Return to Prague.
Dinner on your own and evening at leisure, with the possibility to see a performance of Black Light Theatre, cruise on the Vltava River, or see a concert on your own (cost not included).
Day Four: RETURN HOME | no guide
Breakfast at the hotel and check out.
Transfer to Vaclav Havel Airport.
Departure flight to the U.S.A., arriving the same day.
Landmark Cultural Expeditions itineraries may contain suggestions for activities for your leisure time; these suggestions do not constitute a recommendation nor an endorsement of any specific service provider and the decision to participate in any such activities should be made independently.
To book this package, please contact one of our reservation agents at 888-811-2812.
Century Old Town
The Century Old Town hotel is located right in the centre of Prague, next
to the old town square and the famous astronomical clock.
Rates are per person based on double occupancy and a minimum of 4 full paying participants per vehicle. Should the number of participants drop below the minimum listed above, we will adjust the cost of the trip to reflect the additional expense of operating the program.
Tour prices are per person in U.S. dollars. All hotel accommodations, motor coach transportation, special dinners, sightseeing, admissions, luggage handling and the services of local guides, drivers, and the Expedition Educator are included.
Hotel Accommodations: The tour price includes all hotel accommodations, in hotel rooms with private baths. Our standard is to provide the best available hotels while considering value. Although the level of the accommodations may differ slightly from hotel to hotel, we are committed to your comfort. Two-bed rooms are reserved in most hotels. Triples are two-bed rooms with a rollaway cot where available and are not recommended when considering the comfort of those in the room. King-size beds are not available in most hotels; what is considered king-size usually consists of two single beds pushed together and made up separately, but with one headboard. Some two-bed rooms may have two twin - not full- or queen-size - beds.
Meals are included as specified in the itinerary.
Expedition Educator: All trips are conducted by our Expedition Educators or local guides who remain with the group throughout the tour.
Luggage Responsibility: All tour packages allow one piece of luggage per person and one carry-on bag. Excess luggage will be subject to charge of up to $100 per piece. The Travel Agent and/or Tour Operator shall not be held responsible for any damage to or loss of luggage/personal items. All damage/loss must be reported at time of incident and documented in writing by local authorities for submission to your insurance company.
Escorted tour packages are based upon a minimum number of participants. Cancellation of any tour for lack of participation will be advised at least 30 days prior to the tour's departure, and all money will be refunded. Landmark Cultural Expeditions will not be held responsible for any costs relating to the issuance and/or cancellation of airline tickets or visa fees. Voluntary cancellations due to political instability, acts of terrorism, government intervention or US State Department warning will be subject to the above fees, provided the program is deemed (by Landmark Cultural Expeditions) able to continue. Should Landmark Cultural Expeditions elect to cancel a departure for any of these reasons, every effort will be made to obtain refunds from suppliers, however no guarantees can be provided on their behalf.
Airfare to the tour departure point and from the tour ending point is not included.
Personal Expenses: All personal expenses such as: laundry, valet service, cables, telephone calls and postage are not included.
Tips to the tour educator and driver (recommended guidelines vary based on number of participants)
For a group of 4-9 passengers in a mini-van with a separate driver:
$100 per day for the tour guide & $50 per day for the driver
For a group of 10 – 19 passengers:
$10 per participant per day for the tour guide & $5 per participant per day for the driver
Airline Security Measures: In the U.S., you must provide identification in the form of a passport at the time of airport check-in for travel to international destinations. Your passport name must match the name on your tour reservation and airline ticket or you may be denied boarding.
If you are traveling from an airport outside the jurisdiction of the U.S, you will need to determine what travel documentation and identification is required for that particular airport.
Due to heightened security regulations, certain items such as a metal nail file, pocketknife, cigarette lighter or tweezers, and some liquid, gel, or aerosol items may not be permitted in your carry-on luggage. Please call your airline prior to departure to obtain current information on non-permissible carry-on items and recommended airport check-in times. You may also wish to visit the Transportation Security Administration website at www.tsa.gov to obtain more information on acceptable identity documentation and prohibited luggage items.
Holidays and Museum Closures - Museum visits and personal shopping time may be disrupted due to unforeseen circumstances or the many religious, state and local holidays locally observed in the destinations being visited.
Photography During Tours: We will occasionally use photographs taken by fellow guests or your trip director for promotional purposes. If you prefer that your photo not be used in any marketing activities, please notify us at the start of your tour.