TASTE OF THE EAST Featured Images 2019 May Packages

TASTE OF THE EAST: SEPT 11 – 26, 2019

ITINERARY

ITINERARY: DAY 08 SEPT 18/OCT 18/NOV 18
DAY 01 SEPT 11/OCT 11/NOV 11 MANILA–BERLIN LJUBLJANA–POSTOJNA CAVE
Depart Manila. Board on your flight to Berlin. Enjoy in-flight Prepare for a full day excursion in one of the most meals and entertainment. magnificent caves in the world – the Postojna

DAY 02 SEPT 12/OCT 12/NOV 12 BERLIN (D) Cave! Venture through the only stalactite paradise Upon arrival in Berlin, proceed for a city tour of Germany’swith a double track railway. Watch out for the capital and cultural center which dates back to the 13th offspring of the dragon – the human fish or the olm. century. Divided during the Cold War, today it’s known for Transfer back to Ljubljana and have some free time its art scene, nightlife and modern architecture. Here we before your dinner.
enter to Cecilienhof Palace built by the House of

DAY 09 SEPT 19/OCT 19/NOV 19 LJUBLJANA Hohenzollern that ruled the Kingdom of Prussia and the–VIENNA GermanEmpireuntiltheendofWorldWarI.WeshallbeAfterbreakfast,wesetofftoVienna,thecapital able to visit Sanssouci Park and Castle, the naturalistic and largest city of Austria! Upon arrival you will have areas and formally laid-out gardens planted with flowers, a sightseeing tour of Vienna with local guide. Visit trees & notable buildings. Check into your hotel. Dinner the Schonbrunn Palace, view of St. Peter’s

DAY 03 SEPT 13/OCT 13/NOV 13 BERLIN (BD) Basilica and drive along the Ringstrasse. Dinner After breakfast, meet your guide and continue your tour of

DAY10 SEPT20/OCT 20/NOV 20 VIENNA – Berlin. We shall see the historic center, Museum Island,BRATISLAVA –BUDAPEST (BD)
the Reichstag, Holocaust Memorial and the city’sAfter breakfast, we begin the day by visiting the magnificent park. We shall have a photo opportunity to beautiful city of Bratislava with a visit to Bratislava Checkpoint Charlie, it was the name given by the Western Castle Gardens and the Courtyard, looking over Allies to the best-known Berlin Wall crossing point between the historic core of the capital of the Slovak Republic East Berlin and West Berlin during the Cold War. Wea landmark of this town and a National Cultural will be given free time to explore the city. Monument. In the afternoon we depart for Hungary.

DAY 04 SEPT14/OCT14/NOV14 BERLIN–DRESDEN-Arrival in Budapest, dinner and check into hotel. PRAGUE (BD)

DAY 11 SEPT 21/OCT 21/NOV 21 BUDAPEST After breakfast, we will journey through forests towardsYour tour for today starts at the Chain Bridge. Dresden, a city which, due to its exceptional architecturalFirst, we take the Margaret Bridge and drive over to and artistic heritage, has become one of the main touristBuda. We walk to Matthias Church and to the destinations in Germany. Upon arrival, you will have aFishermen’s Bastion. Next, we drive to the sightseeing tour on foot with guide to explore some of the Gellért Hill (Citadel) and show you the most impressive palaces and sites and choose your favorite lunch spectacular view of Budapest. We then take you at one many restaurants and coffee shop in the area. Thenacross the Elisabeth Bridge to Pest and show you transfer to Prague the capital city of Czech Republic. Uponthe famous Central Market Hall. We then take the arrival, dinner and check into your hotel. Andrássy Avenue, pass by the Opera House and

DAY 05 SEPT 15/OCT 15/NOV15 PRAGUE (BD) St Stephen’s Basilica. Dinner and overnight.
After breakfast. Today we will be visiting the capital, which

DAY 12 SEPT 22/OCT 22/NOV 22 BUDAPEST– is the Baroque Jewel of Europe. Our local guide will provide KRAKOW (BD)
an informative city tour. We will walk through the PragueToday we will be travelling to Krakow. We will visit Castle, the Old Royal Palace, St. George Basilica (NOthe Sanctuary of Our Lord’s Mercy in Krakow’s ENTRANCE) There will be an opportunity to see the OldLagiewniki District. The Divine Mercy Sanctuary in and New Synagogue and view the Old Town Hall and Kraków is a Roman Catholic basilica dedicated to the the tower. (NO ENTRANCE) We will also visit Moser GlassDivine Mercy devotion, as the resting place of Saint factory, (NO ENTRANCE) the great place to visit in Faustina Kowalska. Check-in and dinner at hotel. Karlovy Vary. The Czech lands have a centuries-long

DAY 13 SEPT 23/OCT 23/NOV 23 KRAKOW tradition of glass and crystal making. Visit The Holy Infant Journey towards a totally different kind of Jesus of Prague, (NO ENTRANCE) a 16th-century Roman experience. Oswiecim, a small Silesian town, is Catholic wax-coated wooden statue of Child Jesus holding known worldwide as Auschwitz. At the edge of the a globus cruciger located in the Discalced Carmelite Churchtown there are these gruesome areas of the former ofOurLadyVictoriousinPragueCzechRepublic.WalkalongNazideathcampsthatnowmakeupanimpressive the Charles Bridge, the famous historic bridge that crossesHolocaust Memorial. We will visit Auschwitz then the Vltava River in Prague, Czech Republic. Its construction Birkenau, the second and less frequented

started in 1357 under the auspices of King Charles IV.

DAY 06 SEPT 16/OCT 16/NOV16 PRAGUE–SALZBURG
After breakfast, we will be heading to Salzburg,
hometown of W olfgang Amadeus Mozart. On a guided tour CZESTOCHOWA – WARSAW (BD)
to the City of Salzburg, named a UNESCO World HeritageAfter breakfast, continue to visit Jasna Gora, the Site, framed by the majestic backdrop of the snow-cappedmonastery near Czestochowa, and admire its Black Alps and famed for its old world glamor, we will visit Madonna, which is venerated as the “Queen of Mozart’s Birth Place. We will visit the Mirabell Gardens,Poland” and has become the country’s national and have an opportunity to see where the film ‘The Sound symbol. Then head to Warsaw, Dinner & check in. of Music’ was shot. Dinner and check-in to hotel overnight.

DAY 15 SEPT 25/OCT 25/NOV 25 WARSAW DAY 07 SEPT 17/OCT 17/NOV 17 SALZBURG–BLED–After breakfast, guided half day city tour of Warsaw LJUBLJANA (BD) with a photo stop at the Old Town and the Palace After breakfast, transfer to Bled, known for glacial Lake Bled, of Culture and Science. The rest of the day is free which makes it a major tourist attraction. Perched on a rock at your own leisure and shopping.
overlooking the lake is the iconic Bled Castle. The town is

DAY 16 SEPT 26/OCT 26/NOV 26 WARSAW – also known in Slovenia for its vanilla and cream pastry. UponMANILA
arrival you will have a half day sightseeing with local guide, then Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for transfer to Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana. Dinner. your flight back to Manila. Arrive in Manila at Jan 06

from a very memorable and enjoyable trip.

INCLUSIONS

  • RT AIRFARE via QATAR AIRWAYS
  • 4* hotel accom. on twin/triple
  • Daily Buffet Breakfast inside the hotel
  • Daily dinner (Local & Chinese Meals)
  • Entrance to Cecilienhof Palace
  • Entrance to Postojna Cave
  • Entrance to Sto Nino De Praha
  • Entrance to Prague Castle
  • Entrance to Schonbrunn Palace
  • Entrance to Auschwitz Memorial
  • Entrance to Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Private LDC / Motorcoach Services
  • Pre departure Merienda briefing
  • Local Guide During city tours
  • Filipino Tour Escort / Coordinator
  • Souvenir Bag and Travel Kit
  • Personalized Luggage tags
  • City Taxes
  • Free Travel Insurance up to 60 y/o
  • Fun and exciting experiences!

EXCLUSIONS

  • Phil. TravelTax$31.00/PERSON
  • XT / LI taxes: TBA
  • Schengen Visa: P6, 500 / PERSON
  • Lunches & drinks during meals
  • Tips for the Driver and Local Guide (US$10.00/day/person)

BOOKING CONDITIONS

  • $300 booking deposit is NON-refundable.
  • Full Cancellation charges will be applied to any cancellation made 25 days before departure.
  • 50% deposit upon approval of the visa will be applied.
  • Supplement will be applied for Extension and Deviation
  • Suppl. will be applied for Single: $700.00
  • Insurance: 61-70 years old – PhP500.00
    • Min. of 30 pax – $3,398.00
    • Min. of 25 pax – $3,498.00
    • Min. of 20 pax – $3,698.00
    • Min. of 15 pax – $3,999.00
    • Min. Of 10 pax – $4,298.00

VISA REQUIREMENTS

  • Application Form with Signature (A4) Passport Valid for 6 Months
  • 4 Copies of recent passport size pictures
  • Certificate of Employment with
  • Leave of Absence & Salary Declaration
  • Bank Certificate & Bank Statement
  • Income Tax Return(orig. /Photocopies)
  • Travel Insurance Valid for 45 Days
  • Marriage Contract /Affidavit of Consent if not traveling with Spouse
  • Additional If Self Employed
    • Business Registration
    • Income Tax Return of Business