Rome 2 Prague & Česky Krumlov - Bus2alps

Rome 2 Prague & Česky Krumlov

Step into the pages of a fairy tale in the enchanting city of Prague! Wander past pastel buildings in Old Town Square, along the winding river, and up to the hilltop castle. Stroll through bustling Wenceslas Square, leave your name on the colorfully graffitied John Lennon Wall, and dance the night away in Prague’s legendary nightlife.  This trip typically departs Rome Termini station at 17:00 Thursday night and arrives first thing Friday morning between 9:00 and 10:00.

*Please note that, although rare, departure times are subject to change.


Included:

  • Round trip luxury coach transport (with A/C, DVD player)
  • Accommodation with your friends at top rated hostels
  • Breakfast each morning
  • Private, locally guided walking tour of Prague
  • Metro pass to access the city center 
  • Transport to Česky Krumlov, a quaint town and UNESCO Heritage Site just outside Prague
  • Bus2alps trip leader
  • Bus2alps exclusive discounts

Optional Activities: 

  • Kutna Hora Day Trip *
  • Prague Castle Tour **
  • Prague Beer Tour **
  • Boat Cruise along the Vltava River
  • Clock Tower Bar Crawl Saturday Night 
  • Traditional Czech Group meal (includes a three course meal and a beer)

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Detailed Itinerary

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Day 1

The trip departs Rome from the Roma Termini train station. The meeting point is in front of the Nike store at the front of the train station. Please meet your trip leader 20 minutes prior to departure. Travel to Prague is by private coach with A/C, DVD, and bathroom. 

Day 2

Friday morning, after breakfast and time to freshen up, we hook up with the best private walking tour in the city. Our 3 hour tour will cover all the main sites of Prague’s fascinating history while we explore Old Town, New Town, and the Jewish Quarter. 
After immersing yourself in Czech culture on the walking tour, you have the option to head to the port where we will board our river cruise along Prague's Vltava River. You will cruise past Prague's iconic gothic architecture while sipping an ice-cold Pilsner Urquell or a glass of local wine.
From there, you will have the option of joining us for a traditional Czech dinner . Eat your fill of fluffy potato pancakes and hearty beef goulash washed down with a cold beer and a traditional flaky, apple pastry.
Friday night we take you out to Lucerna for an 80’s & 90’s pop video dance party. A great atmosphere and cheap drinks, Lucerna is the place to be every Friday night. The venue is packed with Czechs of all ages dancing on the huge dance floor and up on stage.

Day 3

Saturday morning your Bus2alps Trip Leader will take you on the Bus2alps customized walking tour of Prague. You will go across the river to Mala Strana and get up close and personal with Petrin Hill, Charles Bridge, Prague Castle, and the John Lennon Wall. Petrin Hill and Prague castle boast the best views of the city, and the metaphorical John Lennon Wall is a piece of art in itself, so don't forget your camera. 
Saturday night, join our group on the optional pub crawl to experience the best nightlife that Prague has to offer. If you choose not to attend the crawl you will have the night free to explore even more of the city.

Day 4

Sunday morning we depart Prague for Česky Krumlov. There you will have time to explore the medieval city at your own pace. Marvel at the towering Česky Krumlov Castle, meander through the streets of the Latran and sip a cold Pilsner Urquell along the Vltava. We will depart Česky Krumlov in the late morning/early afternoon for Rome and will make one stop en route for dinner.

Included Activities

Private Walking Tour: Our private, locally guided walking tour provides an excellent account of the progression of Czech and Bohemian history in an entertaining style.
Bus2alps Walking Tour: Our guides bring you to some of the hot spots that Prague has to offer. Get your cameras ready as they take you to the Charles Bridge, John Lennon Wall, Prague Castle and more!
Stop in Česky Krumlov: Take the morning to explore one of The Czech Republic's "hidden gems." Cesky Krumlov is a picturesque town and a UNESCO World Heritage Site located only a short drive from Prague.

Optional Activities

Clock Tower Pub Crawl: The top Pub Crawl in Prague, and one of the best in Europe, all Bus2alps group members get a Free T-Shirt, VIP and priority entrance for each bar. The Pub crawl starts in a venue strait out of Vin Deisel’s XXX.

Kutna Hora Tour: Take a guided tour out to the famous bone church of Kutna Hora. This church is believed to be constructed of 50,000 skeletons from old priests and residents of the town of Kutna Hora.

Prague Castle Tour: A three hour guided tour of the world’s largest medieval castle, and the districts that surround it.

Beer Challenge: Learn about the great history of Czech beer on a tasting tour of some of the most authentic Prague bars and restaurants - save room for dinner!
River Cruise: Take in all the beauty of Prague from the Vltava River on our included one hour river cruise. Cruise includes a drink of your choice and some light refreshments.

Highlights

  • Old Town Square
  • The Prague Castle
  • The John Lennon Wall
  • Views from Petrin Hill
  • Jewish Quarters
  • Česky Krumlov
  • Cruise along the Vltava River
  • 5 Story Night Club
  • and more!

Route

  1. Rome
  2. Prague