9 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

9 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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9 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Mumbai, India

3
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, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, and don't miss a visit to Halaszbastya.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Budapest route planner .

Mumbai, India to Budapest is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Mumbai to Budapest due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in May, things will get colder in Budapest: highs are around 25°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, then admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to StaromEstske namEsti, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Prague trip itinerary app .

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Budapest, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Prague, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Fun & Games
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I, then examine the collection at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Savior on the Spilled Blood, and finally examine the collection at Russian Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read St. Petersburg visit planner.

You can fly from Prague to St. Petersburg in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Moscow Standard Time is 2 hours. May in St. Petersburg sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Savior on the Spilled Blood ©
Savior on the Spilled Blood
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

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