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Austria

Austria is located in Central Europe. Austria is a predominantly mountainous country with a total area of 83,855 km2. Its border is formed by eight other European countries, namely Italy, Switzerland, the Principality of Liechtenstein, Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Slovenia. Vienna is the capital of Austria and lies on the Danube River and is partly surrounded by the hills of the Vienna Woods (Wienerwald).

Fast Facts-

Capital city

: Vienna

Time zone :

India is 3 hours and 30 minutes ahead of Austria

Languages :

Austrian German

Currency :

Euro

Temperature Chart – 

  Annual JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC YEARS CITIES
Average Temperature (C) 7 -2.6 -1.3 2.5 6.4 11.6 14.6 16.6 16.1 12.3 7.4 1.8 -1.5 35 214
Average High Temperature (C) 12.3 1.4 3.6 8.1 12.3 17.7 20.4 22.7 22.4 18.4 13 5.9 2.2 30 205
Average Low Temperature (C) 3 -5.6 -4.7 -1.3 1.9 6.5 9.6 11.5 11.4 8.2 3.8 -1 -4.2 30 205
Average Precipitation (mm) 997.1 54.4 48.3 65 70.2 91.9 121.6 132.2 114.1 88.5 71.5 73.3 64.4 35 214

Getting there-

Flying is the best way to cover large distances in a short time. You’ll spend less time travelling and more time on the ground savouring Austria can’t-miss landscapes and laid-back lifestyle. . Major Airlines that fly from India to Austria are Turkish Airlines, Finnair, Air France, Austrian Airlines, Jet Airways, Lufthansa, Emirates, Swiss.

Getting Around-

Drive: Autobahn are marked ‘A’, some are pan-European ‘E’ roads. You can only drive on them with a Vignitte (motorway tax). Bundesstrassen or ‘B’ roads are major roads, while Landstrassen (L) are places to enjoy the ride rather than get quickly from one place to another.

Buses & Trams: Bus services operate in most cities and are complemented by a few night-bus lines. Tram and bus services in most places run from about 5am to 11pm or midnight. You usually need to press the stop-request button, even in trams.

Train: While the country bemoans the state of its ‘run-down’ rail system, travellers praise it to

the heavens. It’s good by any standard, and if you use a discount card it’s inexpensive. The ÖBB is the main operator, supplemented by a handful of private lines. You can call 24 hours to book a ticket or get information.

Metro: In Vienna, the metro runs all night on Friday and Saturday nights. From Sunday night to Thursday night it stops around midnight or 12.30am. No other towns have metro systems.

Taxis: Austrians mostly call ahead or use taxi ranks. Flagging down a taxi usually works, though. Drivers always expect a 10% tip.

Boat: The Danube serves as a thoroughfare between Vienna and Lower and Upper Austria. Services are generally slow, scenic excursions rather than functional means of transport. Some of the country’s larger lakes, such as Bodensee and Wörthersee, have boat services.

Public Transport: Austria’s local transport infrastructure is excellent, inexpensive and safe.The cities are served by a wide variety of public transport including trains, buses & trams,metro,taxis.

Climate- Austria is located within a temperate climatic zone. The southeastern areas of Austria have longer and warmer, almost Mediterranean-like summers. In the western part of the country the influence of the temperate Atlantic climate is felt more strongly. Consequently, this part is subject to less extreme weather conditions; winters are usually mild and summers rather warm.

Cuisine- - In Austria  there are Indian restaurant where one can eat. Some of them are Indian Restaurant Taj Mahal, tulsi Indian Cuisine, Taste of India Restaurant, Bollyfood, Indian Palace Restaurant, Indus, Thali - Fresh Indian Food.

Accomodation - It has boutique hotels and backpackers, luxury resorts. You can expect friendly service and the best standards in whichever budget range you choose.

Beautiful Austria
Amazing Austria
Beautiful Village

1.Vienna

 Vienna is widely considered to be a cultural heaven for music, fine art, and architecture lovers from all over the world. Known for the many diverse architectural styles peppered throughout the city, travelers can expect to find numerous well-preserved examples of Romanesque, Baroque, Classicist, and Art Nouveau styled structures.

2.Salzburg

Situated near Germany's southern border with Austria, the city of Salzburg,is famous for its long-standing musical traditions. Salzburg is surrounded by the breathtakingly epic Alps mountain range, affording visitors and residents alike the ability to explore the experiential contrast of rich history and stunning natural beauty simultaneously.

3. Salzkammergut

Salzkammergut - a UNESCO World Heritage Site - is an Austrian resort area surrounded by serene blue lakes, verdant hills, and snow-peaked mountain ranges, that for over a century has served as one of the countries prime tourist destinations. Outdoor recreational activities are prominent in the area, including mountaineering, horseback riding, swimming and cycling. The Salzkammergut region is also famous for the many luxury spas and hotel resorts inhabiting the area, making it an idyllic destination for groups of travelers looking for both relaxation and adventure.

4.Innsbruck

Famous for hosting the Winter Olympics twice, in 1964 and 1976, the city of Innsbruck is widely considered to be one of the best winter sports destinations in the world. Those visiting during the summer months can find plenty to do in the historic city as well, Innsbruck is nestled in the heart of the Alps. Innsbruck’s famous Swarovski Crystal World. It is located about 20-minutes out of the city and you can get there on a shuttle bus from the Central Station. The Swarovski Crystal World entrance takes you underground into a magical series of rooms, which all creatively feature Swarovski Crystals.

5.Zell Am See

For travelers who are looking for the ultimate in natural scenery, and wilderness adventures, the town of Zell am See is a 'must-visit' destination in Austria. Surrounded by majestic alpine mountains, world-class ski slopes, and tranquil blue lakes, Zell am See hosts numerous outdoor recreation events throughout the year, including a number ski and snowboard competitions. The driving here is also out-of-this-world, be sure to take the Grossglockner Alpine Road from here for some of the most awe-inspiring scenery in the country.

 

DAY 01: Arrive Vienna-Innsbruck

Welcome to Vienna – Austria! Upon arrival at the Vienna international airport, take the train to Innsbruck directly from the Vienna airport. The train journey from Vienna Airport train station (Wien Flughafen) to Innsbruck train station will take approximately 4 hours and 50 minutes. Use your Vienna pass for this journey.

On arrival at the Innsbruck train station, transfer to your hotel on your own. Arrive and check into the hotel.Overnight  stay in Innsbruck.

DAY 02 | In Innsbruck

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel; later proceed for a tour of Swarovski Crystal World. Take the shuttle bus to reach the Swarovski Crystal World. The Swarovski Kristallwelten Shuttle travels four times per day from Innsbruck to Swarovski Crystal Worlds and back. Once you reach Swarovski Crystal World, situated in Wattens, explore the fantastic and sparkling world of Swarovski. Overnight  stay in Innsbruck

The timings for shuttle bus from Innsbruck, Hauptbahnhof are as follows:-

08:40 10:20 12:40 14:40 16:40

The timings for shuttle bus from Swarovski Crystal world are as follows:-

11:35 13:35 15:35 17:35 19:05

DAY 03: Innsbruck – Salzburg

After breakfast at the hotel, Check out and proceed to Innsbruck train station. Catch the train departing for Salzburg. Use your Austria Pass for this journey. Arrive Salzburg and proceed to hotel and check in. Remaining day is free for leisure in Salzburg.Overnight stay in Salzburg.

DAY 04 | In Salzburg

After breakfast at the hotel. Get to know the city in 1 hour through the city tour. Places you will see during the city tour will be: Mirabell Palace, Mozart’s Residence, Trinity Church, Horse Pond, Festival Halls, Nonnberg Abbey and Mozart Square. The tour will depart at 10.45 am and the duration will be 1hour. After the city tour you can roam around exploring this beautiful town on your own or return to hotel.Overmight stay in Salzburg.

DAY 05: Salzburg – Vienna

In morning, check out from the hotel and proceed to Salzburg train station on your own. Depart from Salzburg to Vienna by train, Arrive Vienna and proceed to hotel.Check in and relax at the hotel. Remaining day is for leisure on your own.

DAY 06 | In Vienna

After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for morning sightseeing tour of Vienna. Enjoy a city tour

 along the famous Ringstrasse and see the most important tourist attractions which Vienna has to offer. Afterwards follow in the footsteps of Empress Sissi and Emperor Franz Josef at Schönbrunn Palace. The sightseeing tour starts at Südtiroler Platz and takes you along the Ringstrasse Boulevard, where you will see many of the popular tourist attractions. First take a look at the impressive Vienna State Opera, one of the most acclaimed opera houses in the world and home to the famous "Opera Ball" which takes place every year. Next you will see the monumental buildings of the Museums of Fine Art and Natural History, the neo-classical Parliament, the acclaimed Burgtheater and the striking City Hall, where the legendary Life Ball takes place. The former imperial summer residence is a listed World Heritage Site and attracts millions of people from all over the world every year.

This tour operates daily and starts at 09:45 AM // Duration is 3 Hrs. 30 Mins

DAY 07: Depart Vienna

Good times need never end!! As you get ready for the airport and your flight back home.

 

Inclusions:-

  • Return airfare with applicable taxes
  • Visa cost
  • Intercity transfers
  • Medical Insurance
  • Tips to the coach driver , the same is not mandatory you can pay directly if they want.

Exclusions:-

  • Any meals not specified above
  • Events, surcharges will be applicable on specific departure dates
  • Portages at hotels, airport
  • Anything not mentioned in the price inclusions column such as currency fluctuation .
  • All confirmation subject to availability at the time of booking.
  • Any other expenses of personal nature.
  • GST

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  • The International Check-in time: - 1400 hrs & check-out time is 1200 hrs.
  • Package price and all extras are as on Booking dates. Hence, if there is any increase in the price, the same will be applicable & passenger will have to pay the same directly to Rainbow prior to the departure.
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  • All meals shall be served at Dinning Area at designated time only. 
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  • For complimentary sightseeing visits, the cost of entry ticket, if any, will be borne by the Guest.
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