GERMANY/SWITZERLAND/AUSTRIA 10N/11D

Germany / Switzerland / Austria 10N/11D

Max-Ernst

Day 1:
Pick up at Düsseldorf airport and drive to Bonn for dinner.
Overnight Rech

Day 2:
Explore the towns along the Ahr valley and continue on to Cologne to visit the Cathedral, Eau de Cologne and Chocolate museums. In the afternoon optional visit to a theme park called Phantasialand.
Overnight Rech

Day 3:
Drive to Drachenfels or Dragon mountain. Continue along the right bank of the Rhine through Linz and stop for a coffee at Johnny´s to have a wonderful view of the Rhine from his hilltop castle. We drive on to Koblenz passing through some small riverside towns and villages. In Koblenz we visit the Deutsches Eck which is the spot where the river Moselle flows into the Rhine. You may choose to have your lunch at Weinhaus Schwab which is a traditional family owned Restaurant cum Winehouse. We proceed to Burg Eltz and a picturesque town called Cochem on the banks of the Moselle river.
Overnight Rech

Day 4:
Water castle tour of the Eifel hills which has the highest concentration of moated castles in Europe. We may visit one such castle in the accompaniment of the baroness who would gladly take you around for a fee. We drive on to Trier via Bernkastel-Kues.
Overnight Trier

Day 5:
After breakfast we visit Luxemburg city. In the afternoon we head for Bad Rippoldsau which is a tiny hamlet located in the Black Forest. Here you have the possibility of taking walks through the forest and over the fields.
Overnight Bad Rippoldsau

Day 6:
We drive on to Triberg where you have the chance to purchase a cuckoo clock and walk up to the highest waterfalls in Germany. We then proceed south to Titisee where you may go boating or take a walk around the lake. En route we stop at Wolfach to visit a traditional glas blowing factory.
Overnight Bad Rippoldsau

Day 7:
After breakfast we head for Schaffhausen to see the Rheinfalls. You make take a boat up to the raging waters or view the falls from a distance.
We continue on to Bregenz in Austria which is located on Lake Constance.
Overnight Bregenz.

Day 8:
Early departure for Fuessen to visit the fairy tale castle of Neuschwanstein.
After visiting the castle we drive to the Monastery of Andechs where you may try some potent beer originally brewed by Benedictine monks. We continue on to Munich.
Overnight Munich.

Day 9:
City tour of Munich with all the main sights. Evening at the Hobrauhaus.
Overnight Munich.

Day 10:
After breakfast we head north for Rothenburg on Tauber. This very quaint medieval town takes you back into the middle ages. In the evening we join the night watchman on his rounds around the city.
Overnight Rothenburg.

Day 11:
Depart for Frankfurt airport and your flight back to India.


END OF TOUR

Above itinerary includes:
Airport transfers
Chauffeur services from day of arrival to day of departure
Welcome dinner and drinks
Mineral water (1 liter per person per day)
Swiss and Austrian road tax
All matters relating to vehicle i.e. vehicle hire, fuel, parking charges etc.

Tour does not include:
Board and Lodging for the guests
Alcoholic drinks except on Day 1 (welcome drinks)
Telephone
Laundry
Medical costs

Total costs for group comprising:
2-3 Persons € 4260 (VW Touran or similar)
4-8 Persons € 4570 (VW Transporter, Mercedes Vito or similar)      

HOTEL ACCOMODATION  CAN BE BOOKED AS PER THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE CLIENTS. THEY MAY RANGE FROM COMFORTABLE BED & BREAKFAST UP TO 5 STAR CATEGORY.

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