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10 Days • 21 Meals
March 26 - April 4, 2025 - Guaranteed Departure
March 26 - April 4, 2025 Guaranteed Departure
Activity Level
Activity Level 3: Moderately Active Pace - Active walking daily, some hiking, uneven terrain, hills, and steps. Less rest options available. Active sightseeing, early starts, evening activities, and significant travel times possible.
Activity Level
Activity Level 3: Moderately Active Pace - Active walking daily, some hiking, uneven terrain, hills, and steps. Less rest options available. Active sightseeing, early starts, evening activities, and significant travel times possible.
Tour Highlights & Inclusions
  • Round Trip Home Pick-up* 
  • Round Trip Airfare 
  • 21 Meals:  8-Breakfasts, 6-Lunches, 7-Dinners
  • 7 Night Cruise / 1 Night Amsterdam
  • Amsterdam City Tour & Canal Cruise
  • Keukenhof Flower Gardens
  • Zaanse Schans Windmills Visit
  • Cologne Walking Tour & Beer Tasting
  • Cochem Walking Tour, Wine Tasting & Castle Visit
  • Koblenz Walking Tour
  • Rhine River Gorge
  • Speyer Walking Tour
  • Strasbourg City Tour
  • Wine / Beer with Dinners Onboard
  • Included WiFi / English Speaking Ship Staff
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Ship Transfers & Baggage at Ship
  • ADD 2 Nights Lucerne Extension +$725 pp Double / + $1,075 Single
  • Shipboard (7 nights) - Amadeus Cara
  • Amsterdam  (1 night) - NH Leidseplein or nhow RAI
Alternate hotel may be used

*Please see Terms & Conditions
Departures & Prices
From $5299 per person, double occupancy

Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy
Round Trip Air included from LAX / SAN / SFO / DFW / IAH / DEN / SLC / IND / CVG

Cash Early Booking Discount
SAVE $200 - 1-20 Clients
SAVE $150 - 21-40 Clients
Single Supplement Savings
The first TWO Singles to book a C or B Cabin, take 50% off the Single Supplement
Cabin Upgrade Offer - Book by June 30, 2024
Upgrade ONE Cabin Category
Excludes Suites

Cat E Haydn Deck $5,299
Cat D Haydn Deck    $5,599 
Cat C Strauss Deck  $6,099
Cat B Struass Deck  $6,299
Cat A Mozart Deck $6,499
Suite Mozart Deck    $6,999
Upgrade Offer excludes Suites

Single +$1,500 Cat E / D     +$1,900 Cat C / B
           +$2,300 Cat A      +$2,800 Suite

$700 Air & Port Taxes / Fees / Transfers included
Air Incl   LAX / SAN / SFO / DFW / IAH
Air Incl  DEN / SLC / IND / CVG
+$100  SAT / AUS / ABQ / PHX / LAS  / SEA / PDX
+$200  SNA / SJC / OAK / SMF
+$300  ONT / PSP

Contact us for prices from other airports.

Daily Itinerary
Day 1 - Wednesday, 3/26/2025 - Fly to Europe
Home Pick-up to the airport. Overnight flight to Zurich.
Day 2 - Thursday, 3/27/2025 - Arrive in Europe
Arrive in Zurich, Switzerland and meet your Tour Manager. Travel to Basel via motocoach and baord the Amadeus Cara for your seven night cruise. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner onboard tonight.
- Dinner
Day 3 - Friday, 3/28/2025 - Strasbourg                                    
Capital city of the Alsace region in northeastern France, Strasbourg is situated on the Rhine at the German border. Enjoy a Strasbourg City Tour with Canal Boat Cruise. Start with a walk through the lovely, historic old town and see the famous cathedral. During your boat cruise discover the famous quarter, “Petite France”. This former mill and tanner district still maintains its medieval charm with its famous half-timbered houses. The afternoon is at leisure in Strasbourg.
- Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 4 - Saturday, 3/29/2025 - Speyer / Mannheim                                 
Arrive in Speyer, one of Germany’s oldest cities, known for its cathedral, numerous churches and the 13th c. Altpörtel (“Old Gate”). Explore the city during your Speyer Walking Tour. Then, your vessel docks in the bustling town of Mannheim. Consider an optional excursion to nearby Heidelberg to visit the red-walled castle with beautiful views of the Neckar Valley.
- Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 5 - Sunday, 3/30/2025 - Rüdesheim / Koblenz
Enjoy a stroll through Rüdesheim and explore the Drosselgasse, a narrow alley lined with wine taverns and restaurants on your own or maybe take an optional Rüdesheim Wine Tasting Tour. Today your ship cruises through the Rhine River Gorge, a UNESCO Heritage Site and the most stunningly beautiful stretch of the river with hillsides dotted with fairy-tale castles, historic towns and vineyards. Arrive in Koblenz and enjoy a Koblenz Walking Tour of this charming town situated at the confluence of the Rhine & Moselle Rivers.
- Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 6 - Monday, 3/31/2025 - Cochem
Cochem is a charming town on the Moselle River, surrounded by vineyards. Enjoy a Cochem Walking Tour featuring the picturesque old town with half-timbered houses, a historic market square, and a baroque town hall. Enjoy a Wine Tasting at a local winery including the region’s famous Riesling. Then visit either the Reichsburg or the Eltz Castle, both majestic castles offer stunning views.
- Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 7 - Tuesday, 4/1/2025 - Cologne               
Cologne is Germany’s 4th largest city and located on both sides of the Rhine. Enjoy a Cologne Walking Tour of the Old Town (Altstadt) and see the massive iconic 13th c. Gothic cathedral. Explore the dock side taverns, cafes, and shops and a Kolsch Beer Tasting. Your afternoon is at leisure in Cologne.
- Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 8 - Wednesday, 4/2/2025 - Amsterdam    
Enjoy an Amsterdam City Tour & Canal Cruise featuring views of beautiful homes through the intricate canal system. The afternoon is at leisure or embark on the optional, where you will stop in the charming fishing village of Volendam and the equally picturesque town of Edam. Renowned for its cheeses, this is the perfect spot for a cheese tasting.
- Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 9 - Thursday, 4/3/2025 - Zaanse Schans / Keukenhof
Disembark and visit the famous village of Zaanse Schans featuring windmills, wooden shoes, and historic buildings. Then, outside of Amsterdam, visit the famous Keukenhof Gardens, the world’s 2nd largest flower garden with 7 million bulbs planted annually. This showplace for the tulip growers of the Netherlands features numerous sculptures between the flower beds to create harmony between art and nature. Check into your Amsterdam hotel.  - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 10 - Friday, 4/4/2025 - Fly Home
Transfer to the airport and fly home.

If you chose the optional Pre-cruise extension, here are the details beginning with your departure on March 24.
Overnight flight to Zurich and transfer to Lucerne. March 26 includes a Lucerne Walking Tour with the Chapel Bridge and Old Town. On March 27, transfer to Basel and enjoy a City Tour. That afternoon, board the Amadeus Cara. 

Note: Excursions require moderate walking with some stair climbing possible.

The Ship - MS Amadeus Cara
The innovative and custom designed 162 passenger Amadeus Cara, launched in 2022, offers all the amenities of a floating 5-star hotel.  This Premium cruise ship features the most modern furnishings that blend masterfully with the architecture of the ship and a luxurious design that is the hallmark of the Amadeus fleet. The extensive Restaurant and the Panorama Bar offer divine views of the passing riverscapes, and the glass-shielded River Terrace allows you to relax in the open air. The attentive English-speaking onboard service staff will see to your comfort with typical European hospitality.  The cabin design plans are forward-thinking, bright & modern, all part of a premium focus with 71 large Staterooms & 10 Suites. The beauty of river cruising is that the most interesting destinations come to you.  This Cara charter features English-only onboard commentary with inclusive shore excursions balanced with choice to simply relax onboard, get a spa treatment or add sightseeing with optional excursions.

All Meals included Onboard
Three meals daily are served graciously in the exquisite restaurant and feature local & international specialties.  All dinners are four courses and served with included regional wines, beer & soft drinks.  While dining, you have splendid views of the passing scenic landscapes through large picture windows.  Enjoy afternoon and/or late evening snacks in the lounge based on the daily schedule.

Comfortable & Innovative Staterooms
After boarding, unpack once.  All staterooms are larger than traditional river cruise cabins & offer excellent river views.  The Mozart Deck features 10 Suites with Walk Out Balconies.  The other 20 Staterooms on the Mozart Deck & 35 Staterooms on the Strauss Deck feature innovative  panoramic Drop-Down Windows.  The 16 Staterooms on the Haydn Deck have a fixed window.  All staterooms are fully equipped with comfortable & modern furnishings including flat screen TV & large private bathrooms with shower.
Staterooms - 172 or 188 sq ft
Staterooms feature 2 twin beds that can be separated or put together, flat screen TV, private bath with shower, hair dryer, closet, phone, desk, chair, & safe. Mozart & Strauss Decks feature Drop Down Panoramic Window with 188 sq. ft. of floor space. Haydn Deck Staterooms have a fixed window with 172 sq ft floor space.

Suite - 284 sq ft with Balcony
Suites are on the Mozart Deck and have panoramic windows with exterior Walk Out Balcony, two twin beds that can be separated or put together, private sitting area, flat screen TV, mini-bar, private bath with shower, hair dryer, phone, closet, desk, chair, safe & offer 284 square feet of floor space.

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