GERMAN ON GLOBUS COACH TOUR
10 NIGHTS / 11 DAYS
Day 01 :Bhubaneswar - Frankfurt
Welcome to Frankfurt this morning. Upon arrival transfer yourself to the hotel and check in. You could relax or start exploring the bustling metropolis on the River Main. At 1800 hrs its time for you to meet with your Tour Director and fellow companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. Overnight in Frankfurt.
Day 02 : Frankfurt - Cologne - Düsseldorf
A special treat at the very start of your journey through Germany is a romantic RHINE CRUISE along the most scenic section of the Rhine River, with castle-crested hills, terraced vineyards, pretty wine towns, and the Lorelei rock. Disembark and drive to Cologne to visit the awesome gothic CATHEDRAL. Its twin 515-foot towers, five naves, splendid stained-glass windows, and the shrine of the Three Holy Kings are eloquent testimony to the quality of medieval engineering and craftsmanship. Afterwards, enjoy a beer in the Cölner Hofbräu Früh, one of Cologne's famous breweries. Continue to charming Düsseldorf, the capital of North Rhine-Westphalia, for your overnight stay. Overnight in Düsseldorf.
Day 03 :Düsseldorf - Berlin
Following breakfast ride the EUROCITY TRAIN to Berlin, capital of reunited Germany, where sightseeing with a Local Guide in the once-divided metropolis includes the elegant Ku'damm, the restored Reichstag, Charlottenburg Palace, a picture stop at monumental Brandenburg Gate and the Holocaust Memorial, and the 210-foot Victory Column in the vast Tiergarten Park. Visit the KAISER WILHELM MEMORIAL CHURCH with its bomb-damaged tower, drive along Unter den Linden boulevard, and pass the State Opera House and Checkpoint Charlie. Overnight in Berlin
The day is free for you in Berlin today or you may wish to join an optional excursion to Potsdam, later tonight is your chance to sample Berlin's fine restaurants and nightlife! Overnight in Berlin.
Day 05:Berlin - Leipzig - Nuremberg
On your way south through what used to be the "other" Germany, visit Leipzig, an important center since the Middle Ages. Visit the THOMASKIRCHE, where J.S. Bach worked, and the Market Square with its fine renaissance buildings. Continue to Nuremberg, the town of children's toys and gingerbread. Admire the impressive medieval ramparts and walk through the pedestrian area of the charming Old Town to St. Sebald Church, painstakingly reconstructed as a monument to peace from the rubble of near-total wartime destruction, and admire the Schöner Brunnen, a 14th-century fountain dedicated to the Holy Roman Empire. It is said that it brings good luck to spin the two brass rings. Of course you will also taste the traditional Nürnberger Bratwürste. Overnight in Nuremberg
Day 06:Nuremberg - Rothenburg - Munich
Join the Romantic Road and arrive in medieval Rothenburg with its ramparts and towers, cobblestone lanes, and 16th-century houses. Hear how the town survived the Thirty Year's War, and shop for Christmas ornaments, for which this pretty town is famous. Next is the Bavarian capital, Munich. Tonight, why not join an optional outing to the Hofbräuhaus. Overnight in Munich
Day 07:Munich - Oberammergau
Sightseeing with a Local Guide of Germany's "Secret Capital" features the Olympic Stadium, built for the 1972 Olympics; the 1,000-foot-high Television Tower; Königsplatz, used for Nazi Party rallies during World War II; and the HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL. Drive along the Ludwigstrasse, and see the Bavarian Arch of Triumph and Field Marshall Hall. Also visit lively MARIENPLATZ with the Old and the New Town Halls and the gothic Frauenkirche. In the late afternoon, drive to the romantic Passion Play town of Oberammergau, where you will stay for the next two nights. Overnight in Oberammergau.
Day 08:Oberammergau - Neuschwanstein - Oberammergau
Highlight today is a visit to King Ludwig's magnficent NEUSCHWANSTEIN CASTLE, one of the most famous German castles and copied by Walt Disney at his theme parks. Follow your Local Guide through this fairytale castle on its craggy outcrop high above a sparkling lake. Choose from our optional excursions to make the most of your stay in this romantic area. Overnight in Oberammergau.
Day 09:Oberammergau - Lindau - Black Forest
A leisurely drive along the panoramic German Alpine Road to the sunny northern shore of Lake Constance, Europe's largest freshwater reservoir. Visit the charming island of Lindau, then continue west and visit the baroque CHURCH at Birnau. Enter the lush Black Forest and enjoy a special welcome by the Drubba family at their hotel, Hofgut Sternen, and learn all about the cuckoo clock, for which the area is famous, accompanied by a special welcome drink. Overnight in the Black Forest.
Day 10: Black Forest - Heidelberg - Frankfurt
This morning, drive deeper into the Black Forest, then stop for a WOODCARVING DEMONSTRATION, followed by a delicious piece of Black Forest Cake. Arrive in Heidelberg, Germany's oldest university town, of Student Prince fame. Time to stroll around in the Old Town, then ride the FUNICULAR up the hill and visit the red-walled CASTLE where the GREAT VAT, a 58,000-gallon 18th-century wine cask, attracts particular attention. Return to Frankfurt, where a special farewell dinner with wine awaits you at a local restaurant to say, "Auf Wiedersehen!" Overnight in Frankfurt
Day 11: Depart Frankfurt
Its time to bid farewell this morning as you make your way to the airport for your flight back home.
What We Include:
• Return airfare Delhi – Frankfurt in economy class
• 2 Night accommodation in Frankfurt
• 1 Night accommodation in Düsseldorf
• 2 Nights accommodation in Berlin
• 1 Night accommodation in Nuremberg
• 1 Night accommodation in Munich
• 2 Night accommodation in Oberammergau.
• 1 Night accommodation in Black Forest
• Daily Breakfast
• All services mentioned in the itinerary
• Tourist visa of Germany with medical insurance
Extra charges apply:
• Peak Season Surcharge – If applicable.
• Any items of personal nature like telephone, beverages, laundry etc.
• Porterage,Tips and gratuities