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Volkswagen Prague Marathon - 6 May 2018

Country Visited: Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary
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₹ 85179 Value
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Experience

The Volkswagen Prague Marathon considered one of the most beautiful marathons in the world, starts and finishes in historical Old Town Square, and takes runners through all the different neighborhoods of the wonderful city of Prague. 
The Prague Marathon is an IAAF Gold Label event and is exceptionally managed. It has become an essential race on the world running circuit and is considered the world’s most international marathon, with two-thirds of runners coming from 55 different countries. Prague’s marathon course is also the seventh fastest and has been voted one of the most beautiful in the world. 
This trip combines one of the world’s most beautiful marathons with unique experiences and free time to make this a prefect running vacation. 

Itinerary

Day 1
Fri, May 4: Arrive- Prague Open or Close

On arrival in Prague, make your way from the airport to the hotel. Later in the evening unwind in the traditional Czech style with a guided walking tour and Vltava River cruise. Discover some of the Old Town’s highlights and tucked-away treasures, all sparkling with lights. See where Mozart once lived; explore the sights of medieval Old Town Square; and more. Revel in colorful Czech folklore and feasting, perfect way to bring Day1 to a close.
Should you arrive early, feel free to visit the expo as well.

Meals: Dinner

Day 2
Sat, May 5: Prague Open or Close

Start today early by visiting the race venue for a warm up run.
Return to the hotel in time for breakfast. Please make time today to visit the expo and collect your bib.
You now have the rest of day free to spend the day at as you please. Prague is nicknamed “the City of a Hundred Spires,” it's known for its Old Town Square, the heart of its historic core, with colorful baroque buildings, Gothic churches and the medieval Astronomical Clock, which gives an animated hourly show.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 3
Sun, May 6: Race Day! Open or Close

Race Day is finally here!
After an early breakfast, soak in the energy as you run this iconic marathon. Start your journey in the Old Town Square, leaving behind the world famous Astronomical Clock and wander through the ancient streets down to the Vltava River, where you’ll enjoy a splendid view of the Prague Castle while crossing the Charles Bridge – one of the most magnificent gothic bridges in the world.
Celebrate your race win by hitting one of Prague's famous pubs!

Meals: Breakfast

Day 4
Mon, May 7: Prague - Vienna Open or Close

Check out of your hotel in Prague today, to make your way to the main rail terminal for your train to Vienna.
This evening, stroll the streets of the Old Town on a guided walking tour of Vienna. Learn the rich history behind Austria's vibrant capital and take in the old-world charm of the alleys and squares, as you follow your expert guide past the city’s top attractions, including Heroes’ Square, the Ringstrasse, Vienna Opera House, and St Stephen’s Cathedral.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 5
Tue, May 8: Vienna Open or Close

Today, unwind with a guided bike tour and wine tasting along the UNESCO-listed Wachau Valley on a full-day tour from Vienna. Stop at wineries along your route to taste local blends, while admiring the valley's stunning scenery.
If you choose to do so, top off your trip with a brief cruise along the Danube before returning to Vienna by train.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6
Wed, May 9: Vienna - Budapest Open or Close

Today, you depart for Budapest.
Once in Budapest, you have the rest of the day free, to spend as you please.
Budapest is paradise for explorers. Keep your senses primed and you'll discover something wonderful at every turn.
Architecturally, the city is a treasure trove, with enough baroque, neoclassical, eclectic and art nouveau buildings to satisfy everyone. The city has also been blessed with an abundance of hot springs. As a result, ‘taking the waters’ has been a Budapest experience since the time of the Romans. The choice of bathhouses is generous – you can choose among Turkish-era, art nouveau and modern establishments.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 7
Thu, May 10: Budapest Open or Close

Experience more of quintessential Budapest today by stretching your legs and seeing the sights on a guided walking tour of the city. Your local guide will lead to the jewels of the Budapest, including UNESCO World Heritage sites like Heroes’ Square, where iconic statues of the Seven Chieftains of the Magyars sit, as well as the beautiful Buda Castle.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 8
Fri, May 11: Depart – Budapest Open or Close

Your trip ends after today and you’ll need to find your way to the airport.

Meals: Breakfast

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Accommodation

  • Prague - Parkhotel / similar
  • Vienna - Hotel City Central / similar
  • Budapest - Hotel Museum / similar

Dates & Prices

04th May - 11th May 2018
 
 Event
 Per person on Twin share
(Runner)
 Single Supplement
 Per person on Twin
(Non-Runner) 
 Marathon   INR 85,179  INR 30,850
 INR 75,819
  • Non-runner prices on sharing basis
  •  Extra nights for pre and post stay are available on request
  • A complete registration form with a non-refundable deposit of INR 20,000 per person (for race participants) and INR 15,000 per companion is needed to confirm your race participation and accommodation.
  • Travel Insurance covering medical and evacuation is mandatory for all travellers
  • This cost exclude GST 5%
  • Flights and visa are not included 
  • Includes Guaranteed Race entry 

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions

  • 7 nights accommodation on twin share basis including hotel taxes as per the itinerary
  • Meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 dinner, 1 lunch; as per itinerary
  • Guaranteed Race Entry
  • Guided Prague city walking tour and Vltava River Cruise
  • Guided Vienna city walking tour
  • Guided day excursion to Wachau Valley Winery, bike Tour from Vienna
  • Guided Budapest city walking tour
  • Train travel in seond class (reserved) from Prague – Vienna and from Vienna - Budapest

Exclusions

  • The exact inclusions on your trip are detailed on every trip page.
  • Typically, the cost of flights, visas, passport, insurance is not included in the tour price unless stated otherwise.
  • Any meals not mentioned as included are at your own expense.
  • Single rooms, optional tours and extra nights cost extra.
  • Tips for drivers, guides and tour managers is not included in your tour price.
  • Arrival and departure transfers may or may not be included in your tour price – this is clearly stated on the trip page.
  • Excess baggage, porterage, laundry, phone calls, alcoholic beverages are considered personal expenses and not included in your tour price.
  • GST, VAT and other taxes as applicable in your country are additional to the tour price.

Terms & Conditions

A complete registration form with a non-refundable deposit of INR 20000 per person (for race participants) and INR 15000 per companion is needed to confirm your race participation and accommodation. Full payment is due before 30th March 2018.
 
Cancellation on or before the 30th March 2018 is subject to 100% cancellation.

Trip Specialist

Cynthia Mathews

Cynthia Mathews

If you are interested in running a race with us around the world, chances are that the first person you will come in contact with is Cynthia! Cynthia is a powerhouse when it comes to curating travel experiences that wow our runners. Her expertise is backed with both education and experience as she holds a degree in Travel Management and she has honed her skill over eight solid years, working in travel operations. Challenge her and she will dig out that place that churns out the best pasta (or beer) or that family run B&B that you didn’t know existed. She’s the star link between our travellers and the fabulous testimonials they return with and you will be surprised at how shy and giggly she can be at the same time.

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