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Oberammergau and Oktoberfest Bavarian Celebration - Summer 2022

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Itinerary

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Tour Itinerary

Including The Passion Play 2022 and Ocktoberfest celebrations

Countries Visited

Austria , Czech Republic , Germany

Cities Visited

Innsbruck , Munich , Prague , Zurich

  1. Day 1
    Welcome to Prague
    On arrival into Prague, enjoy a complimentary transfer to your hotel at 10:00, 13:00 or 15:30. Meet your Travel Director and travel companions tonight for a welcome drink and dinner in the Old Town.(Dinner with wine)Accommodation: Le Palais Art Hotel, Prague
    Meals:   Dinner
  2. Day 2
    Prague Sightseeing
    Join a Local Expert for a guided visit to one of Europe’s most beautiful and historic cities. Start with the 1000 year old Prague Castle, where you can admire the stained glass of the St Vitus Cathedral and spectacular views over the city. Finish in the Old Town Square where the mechanical antics of the Astronomical Clock’s glockenspiel delight onlookers each hour. The city is then yours to explore. Czechs are passionate about their beer, so be sure to try the local lagers, alongside the Czech cuisine.(Breakfast)
    Meals:   Breakfast
  3. Day 3
    Prague - Rothenburg
    Our first stop is Plzeň’s most popular attraction the Pilsner Urquell Brewery, in operation since 1842 and arguably home to the world’s best beer. Our guided excursion includes a trip to the old cellars and a glass of unpasteurized nectar at the end. We then continue across the border in Germany and to the true medieval gem, Rothenburg ob der Tauber (meaning ‘above the Tauber River’) located along the Romantic Road. Tonight we enjoy dinner the Old Town, when the lamplight casts its spell on the quiet streets.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)Accommodation: Tilman Riemenschneider, Rothenburgob- der-Tauber
    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  4. Day 4
    Rothenburg – Munich
    Plunge back into the 16th century during your orientation with your Travel Director as you walk through narrow cobbled streets lined with high-gabled houses to the market square, dominated by its Renaissance town hall. With an artisan baker, enjoy a demonstration and learn about the history of the traditional pastry Schneeballen (snowball), followed by a tasting. Later, journey along the romantic heart of Germany to Neuschwanstein, a fairytale castle spectacularly perched on an Alpine mountainside. Visit King Ludwig II’s favourite castle, which was supposedly the inspiration for many of Walt Disney’s castles. Admire the exuberantly decorated apartments, including the Throne Room and Lohengrin Grotto. Reach fun-loving Munich where our hotel is located for the next two nights.(Breakfast)Accommodation: Roomers Hotel, Munich or similar
    Meals:   Breakfast
  5. Day 5
    Munich Sightseeing & Oktoberfest
    Be welcomed into fun loving Munich for an orientation tour which shows you the Feldernhalle on the Odeonsplatz, the Palace of the Dukes of Wittelsbach, English Garden, Hofbrauhaus, St Peters Church and the famous Marienplatz. Munich hosts the most famous beer festival in the world – Oktoberfest! The beer festival has been running since 1810 and now sees over 6 million visitors each year. This afternoon enjoy the festival atmosphere, amusement rides, entertainment, beer and local Bavarian specialities for dinner! With tables reserved, your dedicated host will ensure a memorable time is had by all.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine )
    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  6. Day 6
    Munich – Innsbruck
    Journey across the Austrian border and to Tyrol, traveling to the charming Alpine city of Innsbruck, set in a valley of snow-capped mountain peaks. Your Travel Director provides an orientation of the city to see its 14th century houses of the Old Town, the impressive Imperial Palace and the delightful Golden Roof.(Breakfast)Accommodation: Hotel Grauer Bär, Innsbruck
    Meals:   Breakfast
  7. Day 7
    Innsbruck – Oberammergau (Passion Play)
    Pass the magnificent Dolomites as your journey continues north to Oberammergau, situated in the heart of the Bavarian Alps and home of the Passion Play since 1634. Take your reserved seats to witness the world famous Passion Play, re-enacting the last days of Christ on earth. After a break for dinner in a local restaurant, the captivating performance continues into the evening.(Breakfast / Dinner)Accommodation: Oberammergau Package
    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  8. Day 8
    Oberammergau – St Moritz
    Take in the stunning views of the beautiful Engadine Valley, as you enter Switzerland headed for the chic Alpine resort of St. Moritz. Enjoy St. Moritz’s marvellous scenery, fresh air and perhaps visit its many luxury boutiques.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  9. Day 9
    Leisure Time in St Moritz
    Enjoy a day at leisure to jostle with the jetset in the elegant boutiques. You may even choose to step aboard the Bernina Express to experience one of Europe’s most outstanding train journeys.(Breakfast)
    Meals:   Breakfast
  10. Day 10
    St Moritz – Interlaken
    Step aboard the world-famous Glacier Express for a spectacular ride through the heart of the Swiss Alps. Descend through the spiral tunnels of the Albula Pass and over the lofty Landwasser Viaduct. Picturesque landscapes of ice-capped mountains and stone-built villages, with chalet-style houses, will be in sight as you ascend to the highest point of the route, 2,033 metres to the icy Oberalp Pass. The modern panorama viewing car means you won’t miss a thing on your descent to Andermatt. Then continue to Interlaken, a beautiful traditional resort town in the mountainous region of central Switzerland. Built on a narrow stretch of valley, between the emerald-coloured waters of Lake Thun and Lake Brienz.(Breakfast)Accommodation: Lindner Grand Hotel Beau Rivage, Interlaken or similar
    Meals:   Breakfast
  11. Day 11
    Interlaken – Lucerne - Zurich
    Continue on to beautiful Lucerne where your sightseeing will show you its many highlights. See the stirring Lion Monument, Old Town Hall, the covered bridges and the quaint square of Weinmarkt with its Renaissance fountain. In the afternoon continue to Zurich where this evening join your travelling companions at a local restaurant. Your Celebration Dinner is accompanied with wine – raise your glass to toast to your adventure.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)Accommodation: Mövenpick Hotel Zürich Regensdorf
    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  12. Day 12
    Depart Zurich
    After breakfast, bid farewell to your travel companions. Your departure transfer to Zürich will arrive at 08:00 am.(Breakfast)
    Meals:   Breakfast

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Inclusions

Top Rated Highlights

  • Package to the world famous Passion Play in Oberammergau, including one night’s accommodation and category 1 tickets
  • Enjoy a demonstration of traditional pastry baking followed by a tasting in Rothenburg
  • Reserved seats at the famous Oktoberfest with dinner, a dedicated host and of course Bavarian beer
  • Experience a spectacular journey on the Glacier Express from St Moritz to Andermatt
  • A guided visit to the historic Pilsner Urquell Brewery including the old cellars and a tasting.
  • Explore King Ludwig’s favourite castle, Neuschwanstein

PRICING INCLUDES

  • Accommodation in hand picked hotels in the best locations
  • Escorted by an expert Travel Director throughout
  • Business class legroom onboard your 40 seater luxury air conditioned coach
  • Included airport transfer service on first and last day of the trip (selected times)
  • Hotels and restaurant tips included
  • Concierge service and luggage handling throughout

Health and Safety Protocols for Insight Vacations Tours

Insight Vacations has introduced these enhanced hygiene protocols – for you and team members.

You can travel with Insight Vacations and be assured that their team has put numerous new measures in place to elevate their hygiene standards and protocols. The well-being of guests and team has always been, and always will be, their primary concern.

In this new, fast changing Covid-19 era, Insight Vacations is doing all they can to adapt to new requirements and expectations. Here are some important new steps and procedures that they have implemented to enhance hygiene protocols, to comply with physical distancing requirements by relevant government authorities and to give you the peace of mind when you are traveling during these new times.

Expertly Trained Travel Directors

Travel Director training equips them with enhanced hygiene and physical distancing procedures. During your trip, they will operate with a duty of care and monitor the hygiene etiquette of the guests, reacting and advising as needed, to ensure high standards are maintained. Before you travel, Insight Vacations will also keep you well informed about new protocols required in these areas, and ask that you cooperate with and heed the advice and direction of Travel Directors while on your trip. The Travel Directors have preventative measures in place to try and ensure your well-being and in the event that any unexpected issues arise on trip, they will activate additional protocols.

Stringent On-the-Road Protocols

The customized luxury coaches are sanitised before the start of your trip and have always been kept to very high standards. Following the outbreak of COVID-19, Insight Vacations have taken additional measures to elevate hygiene and sanitary practices in accordance with guidance from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and as required, applicable government regulations. The Driver training provides them with the latest hygiene protocols. They will clean and disinfect all surfaces including handrails, door handles, tables, seats, air-conditioning filters and overhead lockers on a daily basis. All the guests are asked to follow hygiene practices recommended by the World Health Organisation including the thorough and regular washing of hands and sanitising when required. Hand sanitiser is freely available on board for your use throughout the day. Please bring your own washable face mask and gloves with you, and additional hand sanitiser to make you feel comfortable, as these will be required to be worn in public in some countries. Should an unexpected situation arise, additional face masks, rubber gloves, antiviral sprays and wipes will be available for guest distribution on all trips.

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It’s not just your Travel Director and Driver who will be taking care of you. Behind the scenes, the operations and guest support teams are in contact with them and on call 24/7, so you can rest assured that you’re in good hands.

Physical Distancing

Adapting to the right size groups, based on government distancing requirements, you can rest assured that you will travel with the comfort of your own personal space. Have peace of mind that all of the experiences, hotels and restaurants you’ll enjoy on your trip have been vetted to ensure they adhere to physical distancing and hygiene guidelines.

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Insight Vacations is very selective in who they work with and choose to only use hotels, restaurants, ground handlers and venues that take the well-being of the guests as seriously as Insight Vacations does and agrees to meet expected guidelines and specifications. Insight Vacations only works with establishments that they are confident will consistently adhere to their high standards.

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As part of The Travel Corporation (TTC) , Insight Vacations is kept up to date with all government advisories and travel alerts on a daily basis and is continually in touch with all of the partners on the ground in each destination. Also, rest assured that during your trip, the teams work to ensure the supplier partners (hotels, restaurants, museums and other venues) are also applying the same standard to these new hygiene and distancing protocols, to the extent possible.

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Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.

Insight Vacations Tours Customer Reviews

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Accommodations
3.9
Itinerary
4.3
Professional Staff
4.5
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Value for Money
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Our Insight tour was excellent in every way. The accommodations, meals, bus, were all very high quality. The tour director and bus driver were experienced and friendly. The tour itself was fascinating as were many of the optionals.

Everything about this Insight tour was excellent. Great hotels/locations, wonderful choices for the included dinners and the included excursions were all great. Little or no options needed for this trip. Best of all was the Tour Manager, Keith McKenzie. His time management, knowledge of the areas where the hotels were located and the sites we visited were above and beyond our expectations. He was very knowledgeable and especially entertaining and his love for his job was evident at all times.

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