16 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

16 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Saint Basil's Cathedral, and then contemplate the long history of Red Square. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre and then steep yourself in history at Moscow Kremlin.

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

Mumbai, India to Moscow is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time is minus 2.5 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in April: high temperatures in Moscow hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites Museums
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Red Square ©
Red Square
State Tretyakov Gallery ©
State Tretyakov Gallery
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint 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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, examine the collection at Russian Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, and admire the striking features of Vitebskiy Railway Station.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our St. Petersburg road trip planning app.

You can take a train from Moscow to St. Petersburg in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on 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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Charles Bridge, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, get great views at Petřín, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Prague itinerary planner.

Getting from St. Petersburg to Prague by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from St. Petersburg to Prague. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from St. Petersburg in April; daily highs in Prague reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim (about 1h 20 min away). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Wawel Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Wawel Royal Castle, don't miss a visit to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, and examine the collection at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Krakow sightseeing planner.

Fly from Prague to Krakow in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In May in Krakow, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. 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 ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building, take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Budapest day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

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