16 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

16 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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16 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Moscow, Russia
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
2
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Mumbai, India

2
nights
Moscow, Russia

Moscow ©
Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
On the 26th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at State Tretyakov Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Basil's Cathedral, and then contemplate the long history of Red Square. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll the grounds of Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre and then examine the collection at Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml).

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Moscow trip itinerary planner.

Mumbai, India to Moscow is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Mumbai to Moscow. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in April; daily highs in Moscow reach 11°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites
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State Tretyakov Gallery ©
State Tretyakov Gallery
Red Square ©
Red Square
St. Basil's Cathedral ©
St. Basil's Cathedral

3
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Vitebskiy Railway Station, examine the collection at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, and pause for some serene contemplation at Savior on the Spilled Blood.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg online tour itinerary maker .

Getting from Moscow to St. Petersburg by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Savior on the Spilled Blood ©
Savior on the Spilled Blood
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and take a stroll through StaromEstske namEsti.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Prague online vacation planner .

Fly from St. Petersburg to Prague in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from St. Petersburg in April, things will get a bit warmer in Prague: highs are around 17°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

3
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Step out of Krakow with an excursion to Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim--about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Wawel Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and take a stroll through Stare Miasto.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Krakow trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Prague to Krakow takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In May, daytime highs in Krakow are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©

4
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, contemplate the long history of Halaszbastya, and admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Budapest online holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Budapest takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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