2008 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship Pardubice and Liberec, Czech Republic

Dec 23 & 27, 2007 - Jan 6, 2008


Crez Republic

2008 World Juniors – Pardubice, Czech Republic.


Crez Republic

Description

Join us in the beautiful and historical Czech Republic for the 2008 IIHF World Junior U20 Hockey Championship. Be part of a group of up to 400 (or more) Canadians in the stands to cheer on Team Canada to what we hope will be another Gold Medal!
This will be our 8th tour to the World Juniors and probably our last until at least 2013 (as the event returns to North America for the next 4 years).
This year in addition to our main departure leaving December 27th we are offering a very special "Christmas in Vienna" departure leaving early on December 23rd.

PARTICIPATING TEAMS

Pool A
  • Canada
  • Czech Republic
  • Sweden
  • Slovakia
  • Denmark
Pool B
  • Russia
  • USA
  • Finland
  • Switzerland
  • Kazakhstan

Itinerary

Dates Early Deperture
Sunday December 23, 2007
Main Departure
Thursday December 27, 2007
Dec 23 Day 1: Early groups depart from gateways in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and Montreal for our overnight flight to Vienna, Austria.
Dec 24 Day 2: Arrive in Vienna and transfer to hotel. After getting settled enjoy the Christmas markets before joining us for an optional group dinner downtown. After dinner those interested can attend midnight mass at St Stephen's Cathedral .
Dec 25 Day 3: Merry Christmas! After breakfast we will treat you to a city tour of Vienna ending with a visit to one of the Christmas markets. Later this evening our group will enjoy and included Christmas dinner buffet at our hotel.
Dec 26 Day 4: This morning after breakfast we'll transfer to the Vienna train station to board our train (with 1st Class seats) and begin our journey to the Czech Republic. Those staying in Hradec Kralove will disembark in Pardubice with the rest continuing on to Prague. After checking into our hotels we will all meet back in Pardubice for the first two opening games of the 2008 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship. GAME ON!
Included games in Pardubice:
Sweden vs. Slovakia @ 4:00pm AND Czech Republic vs. Canada @ 8:00pm
Dec 27 Today our main groups will depart from Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto for their overnight flights to Prague. The early group will attend included games in Pardubice. Included games in Pardubice: Slovakia vs. Canada @ 4:00pm AND Czech Republic vs. Denmark @ 8:00pm
Dec 28 Our main departure groups arrive in Prague and transfer to our hotels in downtown Prague and Hradec Kralove. Optional excursion to attend a Czech Pro-League game tonight.
Dec 29 Optional excursions for early group staying in Hradec Kralove. Groups in Prague have a free morning and early afternoon to explore this enchanting medieval city. Included games in Pardubice: Slovakia vs. Czech Republic @ 4:00pm AND Canada vs. Sweden @ 8:00pm
Dec 30 After breakfast all groups will enjoy a city tour of Prague. Later this evening the entire group will converge on the beautifully restored Hybernia Palace Theatre in downtown Prague for Destiny's Official 2008 World Junior Welcome Reception.
Dec 31 After the games this afternoon, those staying in Hradec Kralove will be treated to a wonderful evening of Czech cuisine and entertainment at their hotel to ring-in the New Year. Fireworks in Hradec Kralove are scheduled for early evening on Jan 1st. Those staying in Prague will enjoy a New Year's Eve dinner cruise on the Vltava River with fireworks at midnight. Included games in Pardubice: Sweden vs. Czech Republic @ 2:00pm AND Canada vs. Denmark @ 6:00pm
Jan 1, 2008 Optional Excursions:
- Karlstejn Castle
- Medieval Dinner Show
Jan 2 Included Quarter Final games - Pardubice: 2A vs. 3B @ 4:00pm AND 2B vs. 3A @ 8:00pm
Jan 3 Optional Excursions:
- Overnight excursion to Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad)
- Overnight excursion to Vienna, Austria
- Hockey Night in Liberec to see 5B vs. 5A AND 4A vs. 4B
Jan 4 Included Semi Final games - Pardubice: 1A vs. Winner 2B/3A @ 4:00pm AND 1B vs. Winner 2A/3B @ 8:00pm
Jan 5 Included Championship games - Pardubice: 4:00PM Bronze Medal AND 8:00PM Gold Medal
Jan 6 -

What's Included

EARLY DEPARTURE

  • Return airfare from Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto or Montreal to Prague, Czech Republic.
  • 9 nights deluxe accommodations in downtown Prague or Hradec Kralove.
  • Breakfast every morning.
  • All required transfers between airport, hotels, hockey games, etc.
  • Premium game tickets with entire group to Team Canada round-robin games 3&4 plus quarter-finals, semi-finals, bronze and gold medal games.
  • Destiny welcome reception in downtown Prague.
  • Historical city tour of Prague.
  • New Year's Eve (Prague) Dinner Cruise & Celebration through Prague on the Vltava River with fireworks at midnight / (Hradec Kralove) Dinner & Entertainment at hotel.
  • Custom apparel item with event logo.
  • Farewell reception.
  • Optional group excursions.
  • Services of a Destiny group leader onsite during your stay.

Main DEPARTURE

  • Return airfare from Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto or Montreal to Vienna, Austria (returning from Prague or Vienna)
  • 2 nights deluxe accommodations in Vienna, Austria.
  • Historical city tour of Vienna.
  • Optional Christmas Eve dinner and midnight mass.
  • Christmas dinner with the group.
  • First Class train fare from Vienna to Prague or Pardubice.
  • 11 nights deluxe accommodations in downtown Prague or Hradec Kralove.
  • Breakfast every morning.
  • All required transfers between airports, hotels, train station, hockey games, etc.
  • Premium game tickets with entire group to all Team Canada round-robin games plus quarter-finals, semi-finals, bronze and gold medal games.
  • Destiny welcome reception in downtown Prague.
  • Historical city tour of Prague.
  • New Year's Eve: Prague - Dinner Cruise & Celebration through Prague on the Vltava River with fireworks at midnight / Hradec Kralove - Dinner & Entertainment at hotel.
  • Custom apparel item with event logo.
  • Farewell reception.
  • Optional group excursions.
  • Services of a Destiny group leader onsite during your stay.

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