K618 - Picturesque Alps and Oberammergau Passion Play

11 days from Zurich, Zermatt, St. Moritz, Innsbruck, Salzburg, and Oberammergau

K618 - Picturesque Alps and Oberammergau Passion Play

11 days from Zurich, Zermatt, St. Moritz, Innsbruck, Salzburg, and Oberammergau

Highlights

  • First class hotels*, rooms with private facilities
  • Breakfast daily and 5 dinners
  • Passion Play tickets in Oberammergau
  • Airport arrival and departure transfers
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Professional Tour Director throughout
  • Luggage handling
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring
  • Service charges and hotel taxes
 

Special Features Included - Passion Play in Oberammergau (2-Night Package):     

  •  Two nights stay, including breakfast in a 3* hotel or 4* Guest House
  • 2 dinners (3-course dinner during the break on the day of the Passion Play)
  • Shuttle service in Oberammergau and the nearby villages
  • Admission ticket to the Passion Play in the respective category
  • Program textbook of the 2020 Passion Play
  • Local tourist tax

Sightseeing Tours Include:

  • Zurich
  • Lucerne
  • Zermatt
  • St. Moritz
  • Innsbruck
  • Salzburg
  • Altotting
  • Oberammergau: Passion Play with ticktes

*PLEASE NOTE*

Due to the limited housing possibilities in Oberammergau, hotels and B&B's can also be located in surrounding villages. Transport to and from the theater are complimentary.

DEPOSIT REQUIREMENTS:

This tour requires a $700 per person deposit to book and hold your seat. This is a non-refundable deposit. This tour is on a request basis.

 

Itinerary

Day 1, arrive Zurich, Tuesday

You will be met and transferred toyour hotel.The day is at leisure to begin exploring. Later, gather for a Welcome Dinner. (D)

Day 2, Zurich – Lucerne, Wednesday

Breakfast at your hotel. Morning panoramic city tour of Zurich, featuring the Grossmunster Cathedral, and the Fine Lake shore district. In the afternoon, we journey to Lucerne, set in an indescribably beautiful mountain and lake setting. Dinner and overnight at your hotel. (B, D)

Day 3, in Lucerne, Thursday

Morning sightseeing tour of Lucerne shows us the beautiful Lion Monument, the Kapell Bridge, the Spreuer Bridge and the elegant flower covered promenades. The rest of the day is at your own pace. (B)

Day 4, Lucerne – Zermatt, Friday

After breakfast, we’ll head for Zermatt, with a stop in Interlaken along the way. After some free time, in lovely town beneath the towering Jungfrau, continue to the home of the majestic Matterhorn, Zermatt. Dinner at hotel. (B, D)

Day 5, in Zermatt, Saturday

Breakfast at your hotel. Take in a phenomenal panoramas, as you spend the day relaxing on your own. (B)

Day 6, Zermatt – St. Moritz, Sunday

Breakfast at your hotel. Today, you can choose an adventurous optional voyage on The Glacier Express (not included; optional), a train ride over 291 bridges, through 91 tunnels, and over the Oberlap Pass through the Nikolaital, the deepest valley in Switzerland. Drive to St. Moritz, and join at dinner. (B, D)

Day 7, in St. Moritz, Monday

Today, bask in what may be the most beautiful area in the world. Enjoy deep blue lakes, beautiful forests, quaint villages and mountain peaks over 12,000 feet tall. (B)

Day 8, St. Moritz – Innsbruck – Salzburg, Tuesday

After breakfast, we leave Switzerland behind as we enter into Austria. Once in Innsbruck, enjoy short city tour, featuring the old town with the Golden Roof, Hofkirche, Old Federal State Parliament and other remnant buildings. After some free time, we continue to Salzburg, home of The Sound of Music and birthplace of Mozart. Enjoy a sightseeing tour, featuring the Cathedral, Getreidegasse pedestrian shopping street, views of the Mozart’s birth house. Dinner and overnight. (B, D)

Day 9, Salzburg, Altötting, Oberammergau, Wednesday

After breakfast, depart to Altötting. Upon arrival, visit the Chapel of Grace, one of the most visited religious shrines in Germany, with the sacred icon of the Black Madonna. Conclude the day in Oberammergau. Check into your hotel, before joining your fellow travelers for dinner. (B, D)

Day 10, in Oberammergau, Thursday

Breakfast at your hotel. Attend morning mass (optional), followed by a walking tour of the village. In the afternoon take your seat for the world famous Passion Play. The play has a running time of approximately 5 hours. Dinner is served during intermission. Overnight. (B, D)

Day 11, depart Munich, Friday

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Munich airport for your departure flight. (B)

Rates & Hotels

2020 Dates Available

2020 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
May 19  (Sold Out) $4095
May 26  (Sold Out) $4095
Jun 16  (Sold Out) $4095
Jul 14  (Sold Out) $4095
Aug 18  (Sold Out) $4095
$4095
Sep 15  (Sold Out) $4095

Featured Hotels

Tour Details

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Flight Details


Accommodation Details

Novotel Zurich

Zurich -

With its proximity to Zurich airport and city centre, the 4-star Novotel Zurich City West is ideal for city breaks or business meetings. It has spacious and fully air-conditioned rooms, comfortable furniture and Wi-Fi is provided. Explore the cafes in the surrounding fashionable quarter, attend concerts or visit museums or beautiful Lake Zurich. A children play area, a restaurant, a pool and a fitness room are part of the attractive amenities available at your Novotel. [more]

Radisson Blu Hotel, Lucerne

Luzern -

Enviably located overlooking the banks of Lake Lucerne, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Lucerne is the perfect base from which to explore the pristine natural beauty of Switzerland. [more]

Alpen Resort Hotel

Zermatt -

The Alpen Resort Hotel in Zermatt is located at the foot of the world famous Matterhorn Mountain, 350 metres from Zermatt’s train station. The ski lift Sunegga, as well as the Gornergrat Railway are reachable within a few minutes and bring you directly up to the ski resort. The Alpen Resort welcomes single travellers, couples, as well as families. [more]

Crystal Hotel

St. Moritz -

What makes the Crystal Hotel a real gem? Its hospitality, its service? Its ideal location in the heart of St. Moritz? Or its cozy atmosphere? There is no doubt: all these things together! [more]

Holiday Inn - Salzburg City

Salzburg -

Situated just north of the city centre, the Holiday Inn® Salzburg City hotel puts guests within easy reach of Salzburg's atmospheric Old Town, just two kilometres away. You can walk to Salzburg HBF train station in 15 minutes. [more]

Oberammergau & Local Area: 3* hotel or 4* Guest House

Oberammergau -

This tour uses 3* Hotels and 4* Guest Houses in the Oberammergau area and areas outside of Oberammergau. [more]

Pricing

Your tour land price is per person based on two (2) people sharing a twin or double room. When a single room is booked, a single supplement will apply.

This tour does not include:

  • Items not noted on itinerary
  • Lunches
  • Tips to driver/guide

DEPOSIT REQUIREMENTS:

This tour requires a $700 per person deposit to book and hold your seat. This is a non-refundable deposit.

Airfare

Airfare is additional. Once you select your date, you will be given the opportunity to search our system for the best available airfare from your home city. The dates shown will be the start/end date of your tour. However, you can alter these dates to arrive earlier or extend your stay as needed.

Our system will search for the best possible airfare during your booking process. Note: airfare cannot be booked sooner than eleven (11) month from the date of departure.

Tour Date & Transfers

Tour dates are the date you would arrive in Zurich. Please plan your air accordingly, as most flights overseas are overnight flights and you would depart the US one day earlier. The transfer will be waiting on arrival in Zurich.