Berlin & Munich Explorer

7 days from $1,974 per person*
  • Immerse yourself in Berlin’s iconic history & hip modern culture.
  • Pay homage to the past with visits to the Berlin Wall, Checkpoint Charlie, and Hitler’s bunker.
  • Tour the onetime Prussian ruler’s magnificent Sanssouci Palace.
  • Bask in 850 years of history with a Munich walking tour and a visit to Neuschwanstein Castle.
  • Enjoy a mix of private & shared tours, and premium hotels throughout.
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Berlin is a cosmopolitan capital full of grit and glamour, and this singular city holds more history and culture within its storied borders than do most countries. Explore the rich history and culture of this iconic place before traveling south to the Bavarian capital of Munich. Discover a vivacious, romantic city nestled in the Alps and visit the magnificent towers of Neuschwanstein Castle.

The remnants of Berlin’s turbulent history are scattered across the city, paying homage to an iconic era past. On an insightful private walking tour with an expert guide, you will get a better understanding of how this once troubled place grew to become one of the world’s most exciting and multi-cultural cities. Stroll through streets steeped in history and visit Checkpoint Charlie, The Berlin Wall, and the site of Hitler’s bunker. Journey outside of Berlin to the stunning Sanssouci Palace on a guided tour to the one time home of Prussian rulers. Travel like a local on a direct train from Berlin to Munich, then walk through the heart of Munich’s old town as you take in 850 years of history with a local insider. In the foothills of the German Alps you will see the magnificent Neuschwanstein Castle overlooking the 700 year old villa of Füssen. This is the German vacation you've been dreaming of.

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Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Berlin
    Berlin
    • Transfer - Private - Tegel Airport - Vehicle/Driver(3)
    • Meet & Greet - Assistant(12)
    • Germany - Welcome Package(2)
  • Day 2 Berlin
    Berlin
    • Private - Walking Tour (4 hrs) - Guide(12)
  • Day 3 Berlin
    Berlin
    • Tour - Shared - Sanssouci Palace and Park in Potsdam - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
  • Day 4 Berlin to Munich
    Berlin to Munich
    • Transfer - Private - Train Station - Vehicle/Driver(3)
    • Berlin - Munich [7 hrs] - 2nd Class Train Ticket
  • Day 5 Munich
    Munich
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day Walking Tour (2.5 hrs) - Guide(12)
  • Day 6 Munich
    Munich
    • Shared - Neuschwanstein and Linderhof Tour (10hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
  • Day 7 Munich
    Munich
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver(3)
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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Day 1: Berlin

Enjoy an airport transfer with private vehicle and driver.

For your added comfort, we will have an English speaking assistant waiting for you at the hotel lobby. Your representative will help you to check in and walk you through the welcome package documents.

A welcome package with  a city map, train tickets (if relevant), and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel on your trip.

Accommodation: Ivbergs Premium (4*)

Ivbergs Premium is located at the hub of Berlin’s exclusive centre. The luxury of the Kurfürstendamm and the world-famous KaDeWe store are just a five-minute walk away. Also within walking distance, the flamboyant Nollendorfplatz that is a frequent setting for film and TV productions. The West Berlin city, with its Convention and Trade Fair Center and numerous cultural institutions, is just as accessible as is the East Berlin city center with the seat of the German Government and the Potsdamer Platz, the glittering symbol of new Berlin. Begin the evening in one of the countless bars and restaurants in the Nollendorfplatz district, before plunging into Berlin’s illustrious nightlife.  Hotel has 150 modern and stylishly appointed comfort rooms and provides the perfect setting for business travel, a city break, weekend trip or family holiday. All rooms are equipped with all the conveniences of a modern city hotel: high quality fitted carpets, separate shower and WC with a small anteroom, natural stone-tiled walls and floors.

Berlin City
Berlin City
Lobby
Lobby

Day 2: Berlin

Stretch your legs today on an inside walking tour of Berlin which includes an English-speaking guide. Dig deep into Berlin's turbulent history. From the Prussian kings to the center of Hitlers 3rd Reich and its Cold War aftermath. You will see the Berlin Wall and the former Death Strip, the site of Hitler's Bunker and the new bunker Excavations, Checkpoint Charlie, the Reichstag with its glass dome, Victory Column, Brandenburg Gate, Potsdamer Platz with Sony Centre, the twin cathedrals on Gendarmenplatz, Museum Island, Palast der Republik, TV-Tower, Berliner Dom, Unter den Linden, Jewish Synagogue and many more. Entrance fees are not included and need to be paid on the spot.

Accommodation: Ivbergs Premium (4*)
Berlin Wall
Berlin Wall

Day 3: Berlin

On this beautiful tour of Sanssouci, you will take a stroll past the grand buildings that were once the center point of Prussia's imperial grandeur. Take in the stunning gardens of Friedrich II's legendary Sanssouci Palace, and experience a true piece of history. After meeting at Kurfürstendamm, take a short bus ride and arrive in Potsdam for a guided tour of the city. Your guide will show you all of the city's best sights, and they're sure to tell you a fascinating story or two. Stroll through the Dutch Quarter to admire its magnificent buildings and admire the Russian colony of Alexandrovka along the way. The highlight of this tour is, of course, the visit to Sanssouci Palace. A walk through its beautiful park grounds, passing by a magnificent Chinese teahouse or the New Palace, are sure to inspire. 

Accommodation: Ivbergs Premium (4*)
Sanssouci Palace
Sanssouci Palace

Day 4: Berlin - Munich

Avail of a private train station transfer with private vehicle and driver.

Enjoy the direct train journey from Berlin to Munich. The ride takes approximately 7 hours.

Accommodation: NH Munchen Deutscher Kaiser (4*)

The NH München Deutscher Kaiser hotel is located in the heart of the city, a few minutes’ walk from the old town. The building itself was the first skyscraper in Munich and remains one of the tallest buildings downtown. Being located right in the center of the city makes it perfect for going out as there are lots of bars, restaurants and attractions close by. Each of the comfortable guest rooms provides all the amenities needed for a great vacation. The hotel breakfast room servers a selection of delicious items to kick start your day. There is also a snack bar where guests can grab a snack and drink while watching a sporting event on TV.

Munich
Munich
NH Deutscher Kaiser
NH Deutscher Kaiser

Day 5: Munich

Enjoy an informative and entertaining walk through the heart of Munich’s beautiful old town with a private guide. Along the way your guide will take you on a journey through the city’s colourful 850 year old history, stopping at various attractions, which have over the years witnessed events that created not just regional, but worldwide interest. From royal scandals over great international celebrations to the rise as one of Europe’s most influential and affluent cities, Munich has experienced it all. Let your guide explain the known and reveal the secrets of this beautiful Alpine city. Use your lunch hour to discover and explore the bustling cafes or world famous beer halls of Munich. Ask your guide for local favourites. Entrance fees and lunch are not included. Should you find yourself in Munich during Oktoberfest, we would be more than happy to customize your walking tour to show you the festivities.

Accommodation: NH Munchen Deutscher Kaiser (4*)
Town Hall on Marienplatz
Town Hall on Marienplatz

Day 6: Munich

In the midst of the German Alps, the magnificent towers of Neuschwanstein Castle rise in all their majestic splendour – it is simply breathtaking. Set in one of the world’s most beautiful locations, the castle overlooks the idyllic 700 year old, medieval village of Füssen. The panoramic view from the Marienbruecke (the bridge high above the castle and gorge) is spectacular with unspoiled natural lakes and valleys stretching far into the distant horizon. Linderhof Palace, located near Oberammergau in southwest Bavaria near Ettal Abbey, is the smallest of the three castles built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria and the only one of which he lived to see its completion. The Palace and its surrounding park is one of the most artistic and stylistically complex ensembles of the 19th century. Entrance fees are to be paid locally.

Accommodation: NH Munchen Deutscher Kaiser (4*)
Neuschwanstein Castle
Neuschwanstein Castle

Day 7: Munich

Meet your driver for a private airport transfer in Munich. 

Accommodation:
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Ivbergs Premium (4*): Berlin

Ivbergs Premium is located at the hub of Berlin’s exclusive centre. The luxury of the Kurfürstendamm and the world-famous KaDeWe store are just a five-minute walk away. Also within walking distance, the flamboyant Nollendorfplatz that is a frequent setting for film and TV productions. The West Berlin city, with its Convention and Trade Fair Center and numerous cultural institutions, is just as accessible as is the East Berlin city center with the seat of the German Government and the Potsdamer Platz, the glittering symbol of new Berlin. Begin the evening in one of the countless bars and restaurants in the Nollendorfplatz district, before plunging into Berlin’s illustrious nightlife.  Hotel has 150 modern and stylishly appointed comfort rooms and provides the perfect setting for business travel, a city break, weekend trip or family holiday. All rooms are equipped with all the conveniences of a modern city hotel: high quality fitted carpets, separate shower and WC with a small anteroom, natural stone-tiled walls and floors.

Lobby
Lobby
Breakfast Room
Breakfast Room

NH Munchen Deutscher Kaiser (4*): Munich

The NH München Deutscher Kaiser hotel is located in the heart of the city, a few minutes’ walk from the old town. The building itself was the first skyscraper in Munich and remains one of the tallest buildings downtown. Being located right in the center of the city makes it perfect for going out as there are lots of bars, restaurants and attractions close by. Each of the comfortable guest rooms provides all the amenities needed for a great vacation. The hotel breakfast room servers a selection of delicious items to kick start your day. There is also a snack bar where guests can grab a snack and drink while watching a sporting event on TV.

NH Deutscher Kaiser
NH Deutscher Kaiser
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

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