Ein Deutsches Erlebnis

 

Ein Deutsches Erlebnis - 14 days

Countries

  • Austria
  • Germany

Day 1 - Depart

  • Depart Minneapolis on Iceland Air flight to Frankfurt, connecting in Reykjavik, Iceland

Day 2 - Erfurt, Germany

  • Arrive in Frankfurt
  • Meet bus and transfer to Erfurt
  • Time permitting, explore city center
  • Dinner at youth hostel

Day 3 - Berlin, Germany

  • Breakfast at youth hostel
  • Drive to Berlin
  • Visit the DDR Museum
  • Explore Alexanderplatz area
  • Dinner at youth hostel

Day 4 - Berlin, Germany

  • Breakfast at youth hostel
  • Locally guided panoramic tour of Berlin
  • Afternoon free to explore individual interests in Berlin (Tiergarten, KaDeWe, KuDamm)
  • Dinner at youth hostel

Day 5 - Leipzig, Germany

  • Breakfast at youth hostel
  • Drive to Leipzig
  • Locally guided tour of Leipzig, including Nikolaikirche and Thomaskirche
  • Völkerschachtdenkmal
  • Free time in Leipzig
  • Dinner at youth hostel

Day 6 - Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany

  • Breakfast at youth hostel
  • Drive to Rothenburg ob der Tauber
  • Free time in Rothenburg ob der Tauber
  • Dinner at youth hostel

Day 7 - Munich, Germany

  • Breakfast at youth hostel
  • Drive to Dachau
  • Visit Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial with personal audio guides in afternoon
  • Drive to Munich
  • Dinner at youth hostel

Day 8 - Munich, Germany

  • Breakfast at youth hostel
  • Private bike tour of Munich with Mike's Bikes
  • Free time in afternoon for individual pursuits
  • Dinner at youth hostel

Day 9 - Salzburg, Austria

  • Breakfast at youth hostel
  • Drive to Salzburg
  • Scavenger hunt through the streets of Salzburg in the afternoon
  • Dinner at youth hostel

Day 10 - Salzburg, Austria

  • Breakfast at youth hostel
  • Salt mine tour in Berchtesgaden
  • Cable car ride to top of Jenner mountain
  • Scenic hike from middle station of Jenner cable car to valley
  • Return to Salzburg in late afternoon
  • Dinner at youth hostel

Day 11 - Reutte, Austria

  • Breakfast at youth hostel
  • Drive to Prien am Chiemsee
  • Take ferry to Herreninsel
  • Tour Herrenchiemsee Palace
  • Dinner at youth hostel

Day 12 - Reutte, Austria

  • Breakfast at youth hostel
  • Tour Linderhof Palace, including Venus Grotto and time to visit gardens
  • Visit Oberammergau
  • Alpine slide at Tegelberg
  • Photo-stop at Neuschwanstein Castle
  • Dinner at youth hostel

Day 13 - Heidelberg, Germany

  • Breakfast at youth hostel
  • Drive to Heidelberg
  • Take Bergbahn to ruins of Heidelberg Castle and see Weinfass
  • Free time to explore Heidleberg
  • Dinner at youth hostel

Day 14 - Return Flight

  • Breakfast at youth hostel
  • Drive to Frankfurt/Main International Airport
  • Return flights to United States

Includes

  • Round-trip airfare from Minneapolis on Iceland Air, including current depature & security taxes
  • Land transportation in Europe via private motor coach, 2nd class rail and public transit, as indicated on itinerary 
  • Multi-bedded accommodations in youth hostels and student hotels
  • Breakfast and dinner daily
  • Admission costs to all activities listed in itinerary
  • Services of a full-time tour leader

Excludes

  • Meals, other than indicated
  • Beverages, other than at breakfast 
  • Items of a personal nature, such as passport fees and personal spending money
  • Airline baggage fees
  • Luggage handling 
  • End-of-tour gratuity to tour leader 
  • End-of-tour gratuity to bus driver 
  • Travel insurance