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Essence of Germany

Tour rating: 4.87 / 5, Based on 12 Reviews
Private tour to Germany

Take as much time as you need for your in-depth exploration of Germany. This tour is a perfect balance of included private guided sightseeing with plenty of free time to spend on your own. Discover the main attractions of Munich, Stuttgart, Heidelberg, Cologne, and Berlin. Best central hotels and 1st class connections included.

Essence of Germany

12 days5 cities
Germany1 country
Private tour to Germany
From
$3,898
Tour rating: 4.87 / 5, Based on 12 Reviews

Take as much time as you need for your in-depth exploration of Germany. This tour is a perfect balance of included private guided sightseeing with plenty of free time to spend on your own. Discover the main attractions of Munich, Stuttgart, Heidelberg, Cologne, and Berlin. Best central hotels and 1st class connections included.

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Day-By-Day

Munich

first destination
2 days in the city
2 nights at a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival to Munich
Transfer
Transfer

Welcome to Munich! Upon arrival you meet your driver at the arrivals hall and head for your centrally-located hotel for check-in. The rest of the evening is free for you to enjoy Munich on your own.

Day 2
Munich City Tour
City tour
City tour

After breakfast, you meet your private guide and go on a fascinating 3-hour tour of Munich's beautiful old town to get an insight into the city's turbulent 850-year history.

Eurostars Book Hotel, Munich
4

The Eurostars Book is contemporary-styled and situated within a walking distance from the Munich Central Station. It boasts excellent service and great modern facilities. An on-site fitness center, sauna, and a restaurant, serving international cuisine, are at your service.

train
Munich
Stuttgart
2 hrs 20 min

Enjoy a scenic journey from the Bavarian capital to the lovely city of Stuttgart on a Deutsche Bahn bullet train and take advantage of quality service and all necessary amenities needed for a comfortable ride.

Stuttgart

second destination
2 days in the city
2 nights at a centrally located hotel
Day 3
Day at Leisure & Departure to Stuttgart
Free day
Free day
Transfer
Transfer

Today after breakfast and check-out, you have the day at leisure to continue exploring the capital of Bavaria on your own. In the afternoon, you head for the train station for your train to Stuttgart.

Day 4
Stuttgart City Tour
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast you meet your private guide and embark an entertaining and informative city walk through the historic heart of Stuttgart. In 3 hours your guide shows you all the main attractions such as the Old Castle, Neues Schloss.

4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

train
Stuttgart
Heidelberg
40 min

Spend a nice time during your journey between Stuttgart and Heidelberg. First, you enjoy a quick ride to Mannheim onboard a modern Deutsche Bahn train. Afterward, your private driver transfers you to Heidelberg. 

Heidelberg

third destination
2 days in the city
2 nights at a centrally located hotel
Day 5
Day at Leisure & Train to Heidelberg
Free day
Free day
Transfer
Transfer

Today after breakfast and check-out, you have the day at leisure to continue exploring Stuttgart on your own. Alternatively, you can choose one of our carefully planned optional tours.

Day 6
Old Town Walking Tour & Heidelberg Castle
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast at your hotel, meet your private guide in the lobby and enjoy a wonderful 4-hour walking old town or Altstadt tour and explore the university town of Heidelberg, with its historic and romantic appeal.

Bergheim 41 Hotel, Heidelberg
4

The modern-looking Bergheim 41 Hotel is located within a walking distance from the old town and the Heidelberg Castle. The hotel promises comfortable well-fitted guestrooms with flat-screen TVs and private bathrooms.

train
Heidelberg
Cologne
1 hr 30 min

A fast Deutsche Bahn train is, indeed, the easiest way to travel between German cities. First, your private driver transfers you to the station of Mannheim, where you board a comfortable train and continue your journey to Cologne.

Cologne

fourth destination
2 days in the city
2 nights at a centrally located hotel
Day 7
Departure to Cologne
Transfer
Transfer

After breakfast and check-out you are met by your private driver and transferred to Mannheim train station for departure to Cologne. In about 1,5 hours your arrive in Cologne, the largest city of the North Rhine-Westphalia.

Day 8
Cologne City Tour
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast, you meet your private guide and together you discover the must-see sights of Cologne. Your exploration starts with the outstanding gothic Cathedral of Cologne included in UNESCO World Heritage list.

4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

train
Cologne
Berlin
4 hrs 40 min

Cross Germany from western Cologne to the gorgeous capital, Berlin, onboard a comfortable high-speed train operated by Deutsche Bahn. Enjoy diverse panoramas of Germany's cities and countryside together with excellent amenities and top-notch service provided onboard. 

Berlin

fifth destination
4 days in the city
3 nights at a centrally located hotel
Day 9
Day at Leisure & Departure to Berlin
Free day
Free day
Transfer
Transfer

Today after breakfast and check-out, you have the day at leisure to continue exploring Cologne on your own. Alternatively, you can choose one of our carefully planned optional tours.

Day 10
Berlin City Tour
City tour
City tour

After breakfast at your hotel, meet your private guide in the lobby and explore the capital of Germany on a 3-hour walking city tour and see the main Berlin highlights from the Berlin Wall to the Brandenburg Gate.

Day 11
Day at Leisure & Optional Tours
Free day
Free day

Today after breakfast you have the day at leisure to continue exploring the capital of Germany on your own. Alternatively, you can choose one of our carefully planned optional tours.

Day 12
Departure from Berlin
Transfer
Transfer

This is the final day of your tour. Following breakfast you check out from the hotel and your driver takes you to the airport for your flight back home. Ee hope you are leaving with ultimate experience and bright memories and wish you a safe flight.

Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz, Berlin
4

The stylish Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz is an eco-friendly zone, set in the entertainment district of unforgettable Berlin. Guests are invited to stay in spacious Scandinavian-styled rooms with great amenities.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable centrally located 4-star or 5-star hotels in Munich, Stuttgart, Heidelberg, Cologne and Berlin;
  • Delicious breakfasts at your hotels;
  • Airport transfers with private drivers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Sightseeing tours with private professional English-speaking guides in Munich, Stuttgart, Heidelberg, Cologne and Berlin;
  • Entrance tickets to Heidelberg Castle, Cologne Cathedral combined ticket;
  • 1st class train tickets: Munich - Stuttgart, Stuttgart - Mannheim, Mannheim - Cologne, Cologne - Berlin;
  • All tourist fees & taxes, including tourist city taxes;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Fully tailor-made program according to your interest
  • Your own professional local guides
  • Full flexibility of hotel options
  • Touring the exciting Munich old town
  • Walking tour of the highlights of Stuttgart
  • Exploring the ruins of the famous Heidelberg Castle
  • Visit of the Gothic Cathedral of Cologne
  • Seeing the Berlin Wall and the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin

What To Know

  • It's always best to bring some cash in local currency for your trip. You will need Euros for your time in Germany
  • You will be walking quite a bit during your sightseeing tours, so make sure to bring comfortable shoes
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