Best of Bohemia

Prague, Cesky Krumlov, Plzen, Karlovy Vary, Teplice (10 day tour)

This tour represents a balanced mixture of historical towns, ancient castles, national parks with unpolluted environment, traditional architecture and spa towns – a bit of everything you can find in our country.

  • Pravcicka gate is a sandstone natural arch – a semi-finalist in the competition for the Natural Wonder of the World
  • Discover the golden Romanesque reliquary - the 2nd most precious relic after the Czech imperial crown
  • Unique atmosphere of spa cities Karlovy Vary and Teplice

Rates quoted in high season (April to October – except Top Terms)

Accommodation in quality 3* hotels or 4* hotels

Significant discounts during low season

Top terms – During National holidays or regional and Christian feasts prices may vary.

 

Day 1: Arrival to Prague

As soon as you will arrive in Prague and you will be welcomed by your tourist guide. Proceeding to the centre and break for individual lunch. Then transfer to the hotel and check-in. Time for leisure until the dinner at hotel.

Day 2: Prague 

During the morning hours sightseeing tour by bus and a walk through the city. You will visit a lot of worldwide famous sights in Prague, such as the Prague Castle, the gorgeous St. Vitus Cathedral, Little Quarter and the Old-Town Square with the Astronomical Clock etc. Optional: Afternoon can be also dedicated to the walking tour through Stromovka city park to Troja quarter (botanical garden and St. Claire winery with lookout). Dinner and accommodation in Prague. Optional: dinner on the boat.

Day 3: Prague – Czech Paradise natural reserve – Prague

You`ll discover Czech Paradise natural reserve (walking tour approx.. 2 hrs). And will visit Trosky – a unique castle ruins with a fascinating lookout. Former castle Trosky was built on a lava rock. After a full day trip you`ll get back to Prague.

Optional: this day can be dedicated to the visit of Kutna Hora (historical Unesco town)

Day 4: Prague – Tabor - Holasovice (UNESCO) – Cesky Krumlov (UNESCO)  (or Ceske Budejovice)

From Prague you get to Tabor (historical town), short stop. Then we proceed to the most beautiful Bohemian village – Holasovice. It became part of the UNESCO heritage in the year 1997 due to its unique and untouched folk architecture. In the afternoon you`ll shortly visit Ceske Budejovice and then get to Cesky Krumlov. Dinner and accommodation. (Depending on availability and budget, accommodation can result more suitable also in the near Ceske Budejovice, ½ hour from Cesky Krumlov)

Day 5: Cesky Krumlov – Hluboka castle - Pilsen

Morning dedicated to Cesky Krumlov town, then excursion at Hluboka romantic chateau with nice surrounding parks. In the late afternoon the group will get to Pilsen (European capital of culture 2015).

Day 6: Pilsen – Karlovy Vary

Visit to the Pilsner Urquell brewery and the city centre, transfer to Karlovy Vary, free time. Dinner and overnight.

Day 7: Karlovy Vary

Excursion to the world famous Moser glass factory (hand production), museum of glass, walking tour through the centre of Karlovy Vary, free time. Highly recommended walking tour around the town centre, and a ride with funicular to Diana lookout tower. Dinner and overnight.

Day 8: Karlovy Vary – Loket – Becov castle – Teplice (or Decin)

Visit to the near Loket historical town with nice lookouts above the river Ohre, possible stop at local mini-brewery. Then excursion to Becov castle with the exposition of unique St. Maurice reliquary (golden Romanesque reliquary considered to be the 2nd most important treasure after the Czech imperial crown). Time allowing short stop at Chomutov Safari where you can observe hundreds of typical European animals almost extinct in free nature (bisons, looses, wolverines etc). In the late afternoon we`ll get to Teplice spa town or to very near Decin town.

Day 9: Teplice - Pravcicka gate at Czech Switzerland National Park - Prague

Transfer to the Czech Switzerland National Park, half day walking tour to sandstone arch called „Pravcicka gate“ (photos, lookouts etc.). Return to Prague. Time for individual visit of the historical centre or time for buying souvenirs etc. Dinner and overnight.

Day 10: Teplice – Prague, departure

Czech-out after the breakfast. Transfer to the airport of Prague in accordance to your flight schedule. Departure.