Oktoberfest, the Germanic Experience

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  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 11 days
  • tour type Group Request as private
  • age requirement 5-99 yrs
  • max group size 40
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-43215
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Berlin, Germany
  • Ends Vienna, Austria
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Visit the world famous Oktoberfest in Munich • BMW Museum in Munich • The imposing Hohensalzburg Fortress with Funicular ride in Salzburg • Hitler’s notorious “Eagle’s Nest” in Berchtesgaden • River Cruise along the stunning Wachau Valley • Wachau style wine tasting • Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna.
  • Berlin: You Local Expert provides a tour of this vibrant city. Drive along the Ku'Damm, passing the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church and through Tiergarten to the Reichstag building. See the Brandenburg Gate, State Opera House and visit Alexanderplatz.
  • Dresden: Your guided tour with a Local Expert shows you the Frauenkirche, the colossal 'Procession of the Dukes' mosaic, the cathedral, Semper Opera House and Zwinger Palace. You'll also learn about the traditional German Christmas Pyramids.
  • Nuremberg:
  • Nuremburg is steeped in history and famous for its magnificent landmarks including the imperial castle and the old walled town. Although much of the city was destroyed in WWII, the medieval parts of the old town have been faithfully reconstructed. The City is also famous for the Nuremburg Trials, carried out between 1945 and 1949.
  • Munich: Join this giant and unforgettable celebration of great local beers – in fact over seven million liters of beer get consumed each year at Oktoberfest. Revelers also munch their way through thousands of giant sausages and pretzels! Lose yourself in the colorful parades, enjoy fairground rides and admire those in traditional Bavarian costume.
  • Munich: This elegant museum serves as an architectural landmark of both Bayerische Motoren Werke and Munich’s cultural life. Its centrepiece is a permanent exhibition of some 110 exhibits, complemented by temporary exhibitions dedicated to special themes.
  • Salzburg: This impressive fortress sits high above the rooftops of Salzburg’s Baroque historical district, offering stunning 360° views of the city. The largest fully preserved castle in Central Europe, roam the magnificent halls and walls, and admire intricate artworks.
  • Salzburg: Join your Local Expert to visit the formal gardens of Mirabell Palace and Residence Square - both locations used in 'The Sound of Music.' You will also see the imposing fortress, the immense cathedral and Mozart's birthplace on the lively Getreidegasse.
  • Admire breathtaking views on a scenic drive through the stunning Berchtesgaden countryside, alongside snow capped peaks and lush green meadows. Visit the picturesque Pilgrimage church, Maria Gern Chapel, a pristine white architectural gem, perched on the hillside.
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Start in Berlin and end in Vienna, the trip "Oktoberfest, The Germanic Experience" is a guided explorer trip that takes 11 days. You will be traveling through Vienna, Berchtesgaden, Dresden and 3 other destinations in Germany and Austria. "Oktoberfest, The Germanic Experience" is a group trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others. Please see the package includes section for further details.

Discover the Germanic awe of the world’s longest running beer festival at Oktoberfest in Munich, with exclusive seating in the Ochsenbraterei Tent—your very own VIP beer hall among a sea of six million festival goers. Meet Patrick von Ritchthofen, a direct descendant of the Red Baron, before journeying across the Austrian border for a Danube River Cruise, sailing past the mountainside vineyards and lush green surrounds of the Wachau Valley. After touring Berlin’s iconic sights, everything sparkles at a once-in-a-lifetime Dresden dinner, hosted at the King of Saxony’s former summer residence. Enjoy a meal of delicious abundance at the Schloss Hotel Dresden-Pillnitz, a baroque castle complex originally built for the King Augustus II in 1720.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Welcome to Berlin
  • Day 2: The Spirit of Berlin
  • Day 3: Dresden, a Baroque Phoenix on the Elbe
  • Day 4: Journey to Munich
  • Day 5: Munich and Oktoberfest
  • Day 6: Explore Munich Relaxed Start
  • Day 7: Journey to Salzburg
  • Day 8: Explore Berchtesgaden
  • Day 9: Journey to Vienna
  • Day 10: Discover Vienna
  • Day 11: Auf Wiedersehen Vienna
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Moevenpick Hotel, Berlin. hotel
  • Bilderberg Bellevue Hotel, Dresden. hotel
  • Hilton Munich Park Hotel, Munich. hotel
  • ARCOTEL Castellani, Salzburg. hotel
  • Andaz am Belvedere Hotel Vienna, Vienna. hotel
Meals
  • Dinner with Wine (x4)
  • Breakfast (x10)
Transport
  • Travel by coach
Guide
  • Experienced Driver Guide
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Berlin and from Vienna are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Oktoberfest, the Germanic Experience tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Oktoberfest, the Germanic Experience tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 21 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 21 August 2024, a deposit of 200 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Oktoberfest, the Germanic Experience tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this Oktoberfest, the Germanic Experience 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 travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will furthermore be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • A multitude of COVID-19 distancing measures have been implemented on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day. Children below 16 who are unable to be vaccinated, will need to provide proof of a verifiable negative test result for COVID-19 taken within 72 hours of this trip departure.
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