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- 5 nights
- From $2195.00 USD
- Departing 16 June 2012
- Prague, Berlin
- Gay Men, Lesbians, and their Friends
Eastern Europe Gems - Prague & Berlin
Join us on an exciting and fun tour through Prague, Dresden and Berlin. We’ll discover these cities with all the must-see sites. But we’ll go even further that that: we’ll embark on a rip-roaring tour by Trabi through the streets of Berlin, which will give you a taste of the city before 1989. We end our exciting week celebrating the Christopher Street Parade in Berlin.
•Fully hosted and guided by a Tour director
•Guided Tour of Prague, Old Town, Jewish Quarter,
•Guided tour Dresden's Old Town
•Guided tour of Berlin
•Berlin's Christpher Street Parade
•Trabi tour through the streets of Berlin
•5/4 star centrally located hotels
•Welcome & Farewell dinner
•$100 per person savings if you reserve 5 months before departure!
$750 USD. Single Supplements are not required. We can match you with another traveller should you wish at no cost.
Yasmin Hotel 4* Experience the new atmosphere of one of the best rated design hotels in Prague. The four star Design Hotel Yasmin offers high standard hospitality services ready to pamper our guests and the staff will make your stay as comfortable and convenient as possible. Thanks to the hotel's location expose yourself to a Prague's history and glamour right outside the door.
Radisson SAS 5* In the baroque heart of Dresden lies the jewel of a five star hotel, the Radisson SAS Gewandhaus Hotel.
NH Hotel Berlin-Mitte 4* NH Berlin-Mitte is a superior four-star hotel located right in the heart of Germany's capital city and near historical sites such as Potsdamer Platz, Friedrichstrasse and Checkpoint Charlie. The hotel was partially renovated in 2008.
The hotel offers 392 spacious rooms, including 32 Superior rooms and a large Junior suite. Rooms are decorated with dark wood furnishings, natural colours and warm tones, offering everything you need for a comfortable stay: large bed, desk, armchairs, air-conditioning, mini-bar, Satellite TV, safe, free coffee/tea machines, wireless Internet access and bathtub.
Services of professional gay tour guide throughout the trip. Accommodations as listed, rooms with private bath or shower, hotel taxes, porterage, tips and service charges. All meals as per itinerary, Transportation in luxury air-conditioned mini coach. Entrance fees to all sites on itinerary.
Round-trip air transportation to Prague, Czech Republic and returning from Berlin, Germany, transfers to/from the airport;; meals and activities not specifically included in the itinerary; insurance; alcohol; soft drinks; bottled water; laundry; telephone calls; faxes and any other expenses of a personal nature. Usual tips to drivers and guides are not included.
|Day 1||Arrival to Prague||Upon arrival, clear customs and make your way to our hotel. Prior to the departure of our tour we will give you a few options on various ways to get to the hotel from the airport. Our hotel is the lavishly quaint hotel Leonardo, located in the heart of Old Prague very close to Charles Bridge. The remainder of the day is free to explore Prague on your own and get familiar with your surroundings. This evening we host a welcome dinner where we can get acquainted with new travel partners. Afterwards we get acquainted with the rest of Prague on our Gay treasure hunt! Here you take part in an adventurous treasure hunt where we are guaranteed to have lots of fun! While visiting several gay cafes and bars you and your team will be collecting points, fulfilling several tasks and of course meeting the local gay community. The final stop will be one of the trendiest gay clubs of Prague.|
|Day 2||City tour of Prague||Following breakfast we begin our city tour of Prague. Visit Prague Castle, including a guided visit of St. Vitus’ Cathedral, St. Wenceslas and St. Vojtech’s chapels to name a few. We continue as we walk along the picturesque Charles Bridge and continue our tour of Old Prague including the famous Old Town square which is home to the Astronomical Clock , Vysehrad fortress, Charles Square and the largest Baroque church, St. Nicolas. We also will walk through the Jewish town and then complete our tour at the Astronomical Clock. This afternoon and evening are free to do as you wish.|
|Day 3||Free day||Today is completely free for you to enjoy Prague at your own pace|
|Day 4||Dresden||After breakfast we are off to Dresden, Saxony’s capital where the city sits in baroque splendour and a wide sweep of the Elbe river. The city had the old reputation of being the “Florence of the River Elbe”. Upon arrival we familiarise ourselves with a short orientation tour. Dresden offers a great variety of attractions including the Dresden Zwinger, the Frauenkirche Church, Semper Opera house and the Royal Palace. The rest of the afternoon and evening are free for you to explore Dresden on your own.|
|Day 5||Dresden||Today is a free day for you to explore Dresden at your own pace. Your guide will have optional activities planned.|
|Day 6||To Berlin||After breakfast we depart for Berlin, the capital of Germany with and infamous history and home to some of the most talked about architecture. Upon arrival we enjoy a half day sightseeing tour of Berlin. We visit the Brandenburg Gate, a view of the Reichstag with its new glass dome, a view of the Victory Column with its golden statue of Victory.|
|Day 7||Berlin||Sure to be a highlight of your trip, we jump into some relicts from the past – Trabants! These trabis as they are commonly known were the primary car of the Eastern block and become our means of transportation as we travel through Berlin fulfilling specific tasks. Go back in time as you cross a “Police border station” on the boarder from East Germany to West Germany. We will divide up into smaller groups where you will have the opportunity to drive one of the trabis yourself. All of our cars will be connected with a walkie-talkie system as we help each other through the adventure. Return to our hotel where the rest of the afternoon is free for you to explore Berlin on your own.|
|Day 8||Berlin Pride / Free Day||Please note: This is the tentative day for the Parade. The organisers have not officially announced this but from historic reference we are fairly confident it will be so. Berlin has always been known for their openness and love of all. Today marks the Christopher street parade also known as the gay pride parade. Today is completely free for you to enjoy the parade and all the festivities that will be taking place today. For those who would prefer a more quieter day we will have a list of various options that you will enjoy. This evening we hosts a farewell dinner at a local restaurant where we get a last chance to say farewell to our new treasure hunt, trabi pro, travel companions. Afterwards we are sure to head to one of the local gay clubs to keep the celebrations going.|
|Day 9||End of Tour||Our tour officially ends after breakfast today. You are free to schedule your return flight for anytime today. Due to the fact that Berlin has 3 separate airports we have not arranged a group airport transfer but will assist you with choosing the best method to get to the airport.|