Header option 1.jpg

Germany’s Bavaria and the Lakes of Austria

Tours / Germany’s Bavaria and the Lakes of Austria

Spectacular scenery, stunning architecture and engaging history combine in this active tour of southern Germany and western Austria. Hike, bike and paddle your way through gorgeous Bavaria.

DATE

June 29-July 9, 2023

TRANSPORT

Cars, Boat

GROUP SIZE

8 People

ACTIVITY

Adventure

BOARD

3-star hotels

DURATION

11 Days

from

$2,400.00 pp

Based on Double Occupancy

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1: TRAVEL DAY

Day 1 Travel Day.jpg

International flights should be arranged to depart from the US on or before June 29th in order to arrive in Munich prior to the tour start date of June 30th.

DAY 2: ARRIVAL IN GERMANY

Day 2 Arrival in Munich.JPG

Time for settling into rooms will precede an afternoon of local sightseeing and authentic Bavarian fare in downtown Munich. Stroll through the Marienplatz and view the Neues Rathaus (town hall), with its chiming glockenspiel that reenacts 16th century stories. Overnight in Munich

DAY 3: MUNICH

Day 3 Munich.JPG

Marvel at the opulent Munich Residenz, the largest city palace in Germany, and enjoy its architecture, room decorations, and displays from the former royal collections. After lunch, stroll the English gardens or hop on a bike or horse-drawn carriage ride through the park. Overnight in Munich

DAY 4: BAVARIA

Day 4 Partnach Gorge.png

We will leave behind Munich and travel to the Alps region on Germany. Spend the afternoon strolling through the Partnach Gorge, sculpted by the Partnach River eroding a deep crevasse into pure rock and creating one of the most beautiful gorges in the alpine region. Overnight in Innsbruck

DAY 5: INNSBRUCK

Day 5 Innsbruck.JPG

Stroll the colorful streets of Innsbruck, an Austrian town surrounded by enormous, snow-capped mountains. Wander through the market stalls and shops, take the funicular high into the mountains, climb the city tower and visit the Hofkirche, with its imposing royal statues. Overnight in Innsbruck

DAY 6: EXPLORING THE ALPS

Day 6 Exploring the Alps.jpg

Traverse lush green valleys and mountain pastures to arrive at the Krimml waterfalls. Remarkable as the highest waterfall in Europe, Krimml Falls provides great vantage points and gently sloping walking paths up most of its height. Overnight in Zell am See

DAY 7: ZELL AM SEE

Day 7 Zell am See.JPG

Bike, hike, paddle, or slide in scenic Zell am See. The options for activities to fill this day of leisure are varied and plentiful. Zip down the mountain on an alpine slide, bike on the surrounding mountain paths, or paddleboard on the lake. This day is yours to fill as you choose. Overnight in Zell am See

DAY 8: BERCHTESGADEN

Day 8 Berchtesgaden.jpg

Take in the picturesque Parish Church of St. Sebastian and cruise the Konigsee before visiting the Salzbergwerk, the oldest active salt mine in Germany. Enjoy a train ride, miner’s slide, 3D animations and boat tour on an underground salt lake. Overnight near Salzburg

DAY 9: SALZBURG

Day 9 Salzburg.jpg

Relish the beauty of old town Salzburg with its impressive mountaintop castle, imposing cathedral and ties to Mozart. Ride the funicular through the castle walls to Hohensalzburg to enjoy marvelous views of the city and get an immersive look at the castle’s history. Overnight near Salzburg

DAY 10: HELLBRUNN AND HERRENCHIEMSEE PALACES

Day 10 Palaces.JPG

Enjoy the laughter-inducing trick fountains and waterworks found throughout the grounds of Hellbrunn Palace. After lunch, travel by ferry to an island set within lake Chiemsee to tour the dazzling Herrenchiemsee Palace. Overnight at Munich airport

DAY 11: RETURN HOME

Day 11 Return Flight.jpg

The tour concludes with hotel check-out by 11 a.m. Arrangements to the airport will be made for those leaving prior to 9 a.m. Early departures or later departures should plan their own transportation to the airport.

 

Tour Pricing and Payment Schedule

The Bavaria and Lakes of Austria tour scheduled for July 2022 will be $2,400 per person, based on double occupancy. A $50 discount is given for payment in full at initial deposit; otherwise, the following payment schedule applies, per person:

Non-refundable deposit of $300 reserves spot
Payment of $300 due on Dec 1st, 2022  
Payment of $300 due on Jan 1st, 2023
Payment of $300 due on Feb 1st, 2023
Payment of $300 due on Mar 1st, 2023
Payment of $300 due on Apr 1st, 2023
Payment of $300 due on May 1st, 2023
Final payment of $300 due on June 1st, 2023

If signing up after any deposit deadline, payment for any previous deposits will be due upon sign-up. Prompt payment is appreciated. Late payments are assessed a $25 late fee.

Tour Inclusions and Exclusions

Included in the tour cost:

Pre-tour information, such as what to pack and how to exchange currency

Expertise of a tour guide throughout the tour

All sight-seeing and visits, as noted in the itinerary (unless otherwise specified)

All on-tour transportation, including trains, local flights, rental vehicles, and buses

One carry-on suitcase and one personal item due to car size restraints

All accommodations, based on double occupancy; typically, 3-star hotels and bed & breakfasts

Not included in the tour cost:

Travel insurance

International airfare, including any taxes and fees

Expenses due to flight delays, strikes, inclement weather or other irregularities

Passport fees, visas and visa photos as required

Personal items such as souvenirs, laundry services, beverages, snacks, and healthcare

Optional excursions as indicated in the itinerary

Meals as indicated in the tour itinerary

Checked baggage fees and excess baggage charges

Seat requests and seat upgrades

Single traveler supplement

Refunds for tour services not utilized

Other items not specifically mentioned as included

Tour Information

Terms and Conditions

Please thoroughly review the Terms and Conditions on our website. Submitting a deposit for services constitutes a contractual agreement with Aticus Travel and represents your acceptance of the Aticus Travel, LLC Terms & Conditions.

View Terms and Conditions >

Liability Waiver and Release Form

Please sign and return the Liability Waiver and Release Form for each tour participant. A parent or guardian must sign the form for any minor participants. A tour request is officially submitted when both the tour deposit and the Waiver and Release form are received by Aticus Travel, LLC for each tour participant.

View  / Download >

Travel Insurance

Due to the strict cancellation policy, in order to protect your investment, and to provide you with peace of mind, we strongly recommend you purchase travel insurance. Many reputable companies exist and you can look into any of them, but here are a few recommendations to consider: Allianz Global Assistance, TravelEx, World Nomads and Travel Guard.

Packing Checklist and Tips

Please review the packing list for suggestions and tips on what to pack, how much you can take and what to leave at home.

View / Download Packing Checklist and Tips >