- duration 7 days
- tour type Independent
- age requirement 1-95 yrs
- max group size 22
- guiding method
- Tour Code BM-39145
- Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
- Bask in the beauty of the German countryside while riding in comfortable and efficient highspeed trains
- Make your way through Fressgass Alley and discover the city’s many museums as you explore Frankfurt
- Visit the Cologne Cathedral, Germany’s most famous Gothic Cathedral and a UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Explore Hamburg, known for its evergreen parks, beautiful canals, fascinating architecture, and lively events
- Learn about German history with a trip to Berlin, where you will see the Berlin Wall and the Brandenburg Gate
- Travel to Dresden, situated on the banks of the Elbe River, to see its beautiful city center and unique art pieces
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Explore the ins and outs of one of Western Europe’s finest countries with this 8-day tour of Germany! Your journey will begin in Frankfurt, known for its spectacular skyline and futuristic buildings. Visit the Romerberg, a wonderfully restored market square with historic buildings dating back to the 15th century. From there you will travel to Cologne, known for its rich range of Romanesque churches, and gorgeous gothic cathedral. Next, you will take the train to Hamburg, Germany’s second-largest city, home to plenty of picturesque canals, shimmering lakes, and fascinating architecture. Your next stop will be in Berlin, the national capital, where you can see the Berlin Wall, visit the Brandenburg Gate, and discover many famous attractions and historic sites. This is the perfect place to learn about German history and see how the country was once split into two. Next, you will make your way over to Dresden, considered to be the most beautiful city in Germany with its stunning Baroque architecture and historic city center. Finally, take the train back to Frankfurt, where your tour of Germany will come to an end!
Day 1: Frankfurt Arrival
Day 2: Frankfurt Cologne
Day 3: Cologne Hamburg
Day 4: Hamburg Berlin
Day 5: Berlin
Day 6: Berlin Dresden
Day 7: Dresden Frankfurt
- 06 nights’ accommodation on a twin sharing basis at listed hotels or similar
- Daily breakfast
- Services of English-speaking guides
- Train tickets in economy class (reserved seating) as per the itinerary
- Sightseeing as per the itinerary
- All currently applicable local taxes
- Entrance fees as per the itinerary
- Items of personal nature, tips, and gratuities
- Airport arrival and departure transfers
- Visa fees, if applicable
- Any item not mentioned as being included
- Earn US$ 59+ in travel credits.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Best of North and East Germany tour. You can cancel the tour up to 75 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 74 days of departure.Payment
For any tour departures within 13 December 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 13 December 2022, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 74 days before trip departure.Travel Insurance
Best of North and East Germany tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.Visa
For this Best of North and East Germany tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.COVID-19 Safety Measures
This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:
- This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travelers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
- Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed throughout the tour.
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