Germany - Czech Republic
Welcome to Equino's "Powerhouse Germany" extravaganza. On arrival at Stuttgart International Airport, a powerhouse city & proceed and check in to your hotel. Rest of the day is on your own. Overnight at hotel in Stuttgart.
This tour offers an ideal way to visit the main tourist highlights of Stuttgart during one day - on two different routes. Discover famous sights such as Chinese Garden, Mercedes-Benz-World, Wilhelma (red route), Fernsehturm (blue route) and many more. Make as many stops as you like and continue your trip on the next available bus. With the included Stuttgart card you will receive great value discounts for many services and attractions, such as free entrance to several museums, discounts on Stuttgart souvenirs and lots of further offers. Your ticket for the Tour is valid for a full day during the hours of operation for both routes. Make your stay an unforgettable experience!
Enjoy a tour to the romantic city, Heidelberg. Located on the River Neckar, Heidelberg is regarded as one of Germany's most beautiful cities. Visit the world's famous Castle, showpiece of German Romanticism, a complex of partially destroyed buildings in Gothic and Renaissance styles surrounded by beautiful gardens and containing the world's largest wine barrel. See the medieval town centre with the mighty Old Bridge and Germany's oldest University, the church of the Holy Spirit and the Knights House with its precious renaissance façade. Return to your hotel. Overnight stay in Stuttgart.
Baden-Baden, an international and exclusive thermal spa resort is located at the foothills of the Black Forest in the south-western part of Germany. With its elegant flair and stylish way of life, Baden-Baden is a paradise for those who cherish life’s pleasures and wish to recharge their batteries. The two town’s thermal baths, the modern Caracalla Spa and the historic Roman-Irish “Friedrichsbad” as well as many exquisite spa-hotels are conducive to relaxation, unique wellness and various spa treatments – a perfect invitation for taking a break from the routines of daily life in “the green town of short distances”. The Museum Frieder Burda, built by New York star architect Richard Meier, is an outstanding jewel in “Lichtentaler Allee” – the park and gardens of our city. Not only unique is its fascinating architecture but the private collection disposes moreover of many magic moments of art with selected masterpieces of Classical Modernism. Overnight stay in Stuttgart.
In the picturesque streets and the small lanes of the neo-baroque old town of Baden-Baden numerous exclusive boutiques invite you to first-class shopping. Everyone who searches for brand products, international labels and individual antiques, jewellery and presents will find himself in the right spot.
After an early breakfast, transfer by train at 0951 to arrive Cologne at 1205. Arrive Cologne and check in to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Enjoy an all inclusive evening tour on the Rhine and watch the skyline of Cologne from the river, with buffet, drinks, music and dancing aboard. This cruise will take you to the south of Cologne, to the town of Mondorf before turning around and heading north again up to the suburb of Cologne-Muelheim and then returning to the old city centre of Cologne where you started. During this all inclusive 3-hour cruise you will get wonderful views of Cologne illuminated, including it's famous landmark, the cathedral.
Overnight stay in Cologne
Optional - Enjoy an excursion to Bonn! During a 3-hour cruise along the Rhine, you can watch the beautiful countryside along the banks of the river while a taped commentary will give you information about the main sights, as you pass, along the way. Refreshments are available on board at your own expense. On arrival in Bonn you will have free time to explore at your leisure and then board a KD line boat for your return cruise which will take you back to Cologne in approx 1 hour and 40 minutes.
Take a day excursion to Dusseldorf and explore this wonderful city on your own.
Enjoy breakfast in the morning. Later proceed to cologne train station for train to the historic city, Munich.
Arrive at Munich train station and proceed to the hotel. Check - in and spend the rest of the day at leisure OR Enjoy a tour of this wealthy city of city of art by the famous open top buses. The highlights of the tour include a visit to Neue Pinakothek. See, renowned art gallery Lenbachhaus, Odeonsplatz, the former artists' quarter Schwabing, the impressive Ludwig and Prinzregenten Streets and the Angel of Freedom. In the town centre there are views of Bavarian Parliament, Deutsches Museum, Royal Palace and Opera House. In the ancient part of town the well-known Hofbraeuhaus, the medieval town gates and the colorful open air market (Viktualienmarkt) will be pointed out. Overnight at hotel in Munich
Enjoy a delicious Buffet Breakfast in the morning. Today, enjoy a visit to King Ludwig II's dream castles at Neuschwanstein and Linderhof, in the heart of the Bavarian Alps. Containing dramatic mountains, lakes and fairy tale castle, the Bavarian alpine region constitutes two of Germany's most extraordinary castles, both testifying to the vision of Bavaria's fairytale King. Visit the most photographed structure in Germany, Neuschwanstein Castle. Also visit the unique Linderhof Palace. Built to resemble Versailles, the sumptuous palace houses many oddities and innovations such as the Hall of Mirror and Moorish Kiosk in the ground. After a visit to the golden pages of German history, return back to Munich. Overnight at hotel in Munich.
Enjoy breakfast in the morning. Transfer to railway station for a train to Day free till departure time. Arrive and check-in to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure OR Enjoy a beer walk n the evening. Beer, or Pivo as the Czech call it, has been part of life in the Czech nation ever since we can remember. Czech people are the invincible world champions, not only in the production of beer, but also in the consumption of this delicious golden drink. To convince you of this, we will take you to some old Prague pubs, where you can taste various kinds of beer and some real Czech specialities. Listen, in hidden pubs, to our special beer-guide, about many interesting stories about life in Prague and its inhabitants and how Czechs set the world record in beer drinking.Overnight stay in Prague.
Let us acquaint you with the historical district of Prague city!! First we will show you the new town and point out the National Museum and National Theatre, then our air conditioned coach will take you to the other side of the river Vltava to the Lesser Town. From here we will continue to the Castle District where you will have more than an hour walking tour in the Prague Castle area. Finally our coach will take you to the Jewish quarter and through the Old Town Square to Wenceslas Square where the tour ends.
Ghostly Prague Walking Tour - Prague is full of old legends, mysteries and ghost stories. In the night beware, for a surprise awaits you around every corner. As we walk quietly through the dark streets you will hear the myths surrounding the skeleton on the Astronomical Clock, the elves in the Burgrave House, why the dishonest shopkeeper was drowned, enchanted policeman, and maybe, if you are not so lucky you could get a glimpse of the bloody Headman's sword. However do not be afraid, we will give you advice, in a pub at the end of the tour, on how to protect yourself against them.
Prague Castle Walking Tour
From Charles Bridge you will walk into the historical atmosphere of Lasser Quarter from where you will take a short picturesque tram ride to Prague Castle, the symbol of Czech culture and history. It has a life of its own, as it has withheld its grandeur throughout a turbulent history. It has shared the fortunes of the Czech Country, as a seat of the Czech rulers and now as a seat of the Presidents. During the whole of its existence Prague Castle has seen the rise and fall of generations. You will also see St. Vitus Cathedral, the Old Royal Palace, St. Georges Basilica, the Royal Garden and other great sights.
Skoda Car Company - World known car factory Skoda belongs to the most modern enterprises in the world. It was founded in 1895 in Mlada Boleslav, a town located 55 km from Prague. Being open to the public Skoda is one of few car companies enabling its visitors a unique and rare opportunity to visit its premises and follow its operation. First we will visit the Skoda museum located in the company's historical buildings. A film and exhibition on the history and development of car production, including displayed cars are presented here, followed by a visit to the factory itself.
Enjoy your breakfast in the morning. Time free till departure before you proceed to the International airport for your flight to Mumbai