Austria

Vienna – Salzburg – Hallstatt – Innsbruck
6 Nights/7 Days

  • Best Time To Visit

    The climate condition of Austria is moderate and offering perfect weather condition throughout the year. For those looking for light rainfall and sunshine June to September is a perfect time to plan a trip to the country. The adrenaline junkies who want to enjoy the thrill of winter sports should visit Austria between November and March. Otherwise, April to November is the best time to visit is one is seeking perfect weather condition with many festivals being held at the time. Make sure to carry clothing according to the weather condition.

Austria is a German-speaking country in Central Europe, characterized by mountain villages, baroque architecture, Imperial history and rugged Alpine terrain. Vienna, its Danube River capital, is home to the Schönbrunn and Hofburg palaces. It has counted Mozart, Strauss and Freud among its residents. The country’s other notable regions include the northern Bohemian Forest, Traunsee Lake and eastern hillside vineyards.

Currency

Euro (EUR)

Language

German, English, Hungarian, Slovenian

Time Difference

India is 4 hours and 30 minutes ahead of Austria

ARRIVAL INTO VIENNA

Day 1

Arrive Vienna and transfer to hotel.Afternoon,you can take a short cruise on the Danube.You’ll have an unique opportunity to experience the most impressive sights of Vienna, while enjoying a relaxing cruise on board the MS Vindobona.In the first half of this cruise, you will pass some of Vienna’s most significant buildings like the Urania observatory, the “Kunsthaus Wien” and the Gasometer building. After passing the modern Hydro Electric power plant Freudenau you will continue to the Reichsbruecke. On the second half of this cruise you will get an unforgettable view of Vienna’s tallest buildings – the UNO City, the Danube Tower (252m) and the Millenium Tower (202m). Afterwards you get to appreciate the lock Nussdorf and the Thermal Waste Treatment Plant Spittelau, which has been designed by Friedensreich Hundertwasser. On the way back you will see the Rossau Barracks, the Vienna Ring Tower and the St. Rupert’s Church, which is the oldest religious edifice of the city. You then return to Schwedenplatz.

VIENNA WOODS & MAYERLING – CITY TOUR & SCHONBRUNN PALACE

Day 2

After breakfast we take a tour to the Vienna Woods and Mayerling .Enjoy the beautiful scenery of southern Vienna Woods and visit the subterranean ‘Seegrotte’.A half-day excursion which shows you the most beautiful sights of the southern part of the Vienna Woods. Passing the Roman City of Baden which is famous for its thermal springs, we drive through the romantic valley Helenental to the former Mayerling hunting lodge.In the Cistercian Abbey of Heiligenkreuz (1133) you visit the medieval cloister which houses the remains of the last Babenberger. We then pass the Holdrichsmuhle and arrive at the Seegrotte. After a boat ride on the largest subterranean lake in Europe you leave the Vienna Woods and return to Vienna.In the afternoon we take a tour of the city and visit  the famous palace.

VIENNA – SALZBURG

Day 3

Transfer to train station to proceed to Salzburg, the city of Mozart.Arrive Salzburg and transfer to hotel.See the Best of Salzburg with your Hop On Hop Off pass!Discover Salzburg in a completely new and relaxing way with the Hop On Hop Off bus tour.Get on and off as often as you want at the different Hop On Hop Off stops through the city. See sights, go shopping, have fun and create your own tour. Enjoy the full Circle Tour and have a look at every major attraction Salzburg has to offer. See the Best of Salzburg with your Hop On Hop Off pass.

THE ORIGINAL SOUND OF MUSIC TOUR

Day 4

This popular tour guides you around the locations made famous by the film ‘Sound of Music’.Relive the true story of the Von Trapp family which was filmed as the ‘Sound of Music’ in the Salzburg area. The tour, which has been Salzburg’s most popular tour since 1967 when it was offered for the first time, is a combination of sightseeing in this historical city itself and in the beautiful lakes and mountains area known as the Salzkammergut, which is also a famous musical and cultural centre. The highlights and film locations of the ‘Sound of Music’, such as the beautiful gardens in Hellbrunn (where Liesl and Rolf sang ‘I am 16 going on 17’), and the wedding church in Mondsee are a treat for all fans of the film.After the sound of Music Tour, proceed to Bavarian Alps .A fascinating opportunity to visit the picturesque area of Berchtesgaden in the neighbouring German province of Bavaria.

HALLSTATT

Day 5

The village Hallstatt is such a spectacular indescribable place that there even exists a copy of the whole ancient salt mine village in China. Visit the original and enjoy the breath-taking mountain setting in the scenic Salzkammergut Lake District.Travelling directly from Salzburg to Hallstatt, our route will take us past Gosau, Russbach and Abtenau. As we pass by Gosau, enjoy great views of Dachstein.Take this opportunity to visit the famous Beinhaus (Charnel House) with its painted skulls. pend a relaxing moment or two walking around the town centre, passing the Spa Centre, Lehar Theatre, local museum or perhaps enjoying one of the famous coffee houses, for example Cafe Zauner. On the return journey we travel back through the lake area on route to Salzburg.

SALZBURG – INNSBRUCK – SALZBURG

Day 6

After breakfast, leave early by train to the beautiful town of Innsbruck.Arrive Innsbruck.  Suggest a cable car ride to Hungerburg.Enjoy a wonderful view of the landscape on this cable car journey.After the cable car journey, Take a short walking tour that gives you the opportunity to see the highlights of the city of Innsbruck.By taking this walking tour you will get a first impression about history, art and the city’s main attractions, such as the old town, the Golden Roof, St.Jacobs Cathedral, Hofburg Palace and Hofkirche or you have the option to visit the Swarovski Crystal World.

Departure

Day 7

Day free till departure back home.

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