Netherlands, Germany, France, Switzerland

Discover Europe's Legendary Rhine River with BlueSky

9 Day Romantic Rhine River Cruise from Amsterdam to Basel

PRICE

AS FROM: Rs 260,000

Per person sharing

DURATION

9 Days / 8 Nights

VALIDITY

Fixed Travel Date: 26th October-2nd November 2024

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A Voyage of Scenic Beauty and Rich History from Amsterdam to Basel with BlueSky

Buy One Get One free offer
Price for first person: MUR 260,000
Price for second person: MUR 64,500

Embark on an enchanting journey along one of Europe’s most iconic rivers, spanning the diverse landscapes and rich histories of Holland, Germany, France, and Switzerland. Your Romantic Rhine River cruise begins in the vibrant and modern city of Amsterdam, Holland. Glide through the famous canals along the elegant grachten, where you’ll witness the treasures of this 700-year-old city that dates to the “Golden Age.” 

As you sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, take in the breathtaking views of ancient castles perched on cliffs 400 feet above the river. Your next stop is the charming wine town of Rüdesheim. Explore the unique Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, home to an extraordinary collection of self-playing instruments. 

Join us for an unforgettable voyage along the Romantic Rhine, where every bend in the river brings a new adventure and a new story to tell. Book now with BlueSky Mauritius.  

LANGUAGE SPOKEN

English

CURRENCY USED

EURO/USD

Day 1

Arrive Amsterdam, Meet & Greet and proceed to your hotel for check in. Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight in Amsterdam

Day 2

Amsterdam, holland (embarkation) Welcome to Holland. Your suite ship® is ready for boarding. Flights into Amsterdam must arrive by 3:30 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm. Your day in Amsterdam is free to explore at your leisure. During tulip season, you may take a guided optional excursion to Keukenhof gardens—with More than seven million tulips, daffodils and hyacinths, as well as other bulbs, planted each year. Outside of tulip season, join a guided optional excursion to zaanse schans to see historic Windmills and charming Dutch houses. Overnight docking in Amsterdam Dinner

Day 3

Amsterdam - Canals of Colorful Amsterdam Join your Adventure Host for today’s special activities. CLASSIC Explore the iconic waterways of Amsterdam on a Guided Canal Cruise past stately Homes of Amsterdam’s “Golden Age." This afternoon choose among the Guided Optional Excursions available or take some free time To explore Amsterdam’s colorful streets and canal houses, galleries, and shops. AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO COLOGNE Breakfast /Lunch/ Dinner

Day 4

Cologne, Germany - Prost! Celebrate in the Rhineland ACTIVE Enjoy a bike ride like the locals in Cologne with your Adventure Host, OR: DISCOVERY Choose a Guided Walking Tour of Cologne’s important Jewish heritage sites*, OR: CLASSIC Take a Guided City Walk of Cologne—with its soaring twin-steepled gothic cathedral. Spend free time over a glass of Kölsch pale lager—locally brewed for over 100 years! Later, local musicians will join us on board for live entertainment. OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO RÜDESHEIM Breakfast /Lunch/ Dinner

Day 5

Rüdesheim - Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Wine Country En route to Rüdesheim, sail through the Rhine Gorge (a UNESCO World Heritage site). Take in The breathtaking views of ancient castles perched on cliffs 400 feet above the water, and pass The legendary Rock of the Lorelei—where the mythological siren’s songs lured ill-fated sailors. ACTIVE Enjoy a hike with your Avalon Adventure Host through the picturesque vineyards of Rüdesheim, OR: DISCOVERY Take a Guided Tour of the incredible Mechanical Music Museum for a one-of-a kind instrumental experience; enjoy a tasting of the authentic Rüdesheimer coffee. Enjoy live entertainment on board your ship this evening. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN RÜDESHEIM Breakfast /Lunch/ Dinner

Day 6

Mainz. Excursion to Heidelberg - Printing Halls, Castle Walls, and the World’s Biggest Wine Barrel ACTIVE Join your Avalon Adventure Host for an inspiring walk in Heidelberg, the Philosophers' Way, OR: CLASSIC Enjoy a Guided City Walk, including a visit to the Gutenberg Museum to see the Captivating history of printing, OR: CLASSIC Enjoy a Guided Tour to Heidelberg Castle to see the ruins of the magnificent Renaissance treasure towering above the city, and its famed Great Vat, the “World’s Largest Wine Barrel.” EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO STRASBOURG Breakfast /Lunch/ Dinner

Day 7

Strasbourg, France - A Grand Cathedral and La Petite France Ask about today’s energizing or relaxing Adventure Host activities. ACTIVE Discover Strasbourg by bike with your Adventure Host, OR: CLASSIC Join a City Sightseeing Tour, including Strasbourg’s Gothic, stained-glass cathedral With its celebrated ancient murals and astronomical clock, as well as the magical La Petite France District. Choose a Guided Optional Excursion to the historic Maginot Line—the pre-WWII fortifications Designed to protect the eastern border of France, or visit Alsace’s wine country today. Alternatively, take some free time in Strasbourg to visit a museum, or stroll across the city center. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BREISACH Breakfast /Lunch/ Dinner

Day 8

Breisach, Germany. Excursion to black forest - German Winemaking and the Beautiful Black Forest DISCOVERY Join a full-day Guided Tour to the magical Black Forest to experience the Vogtsbauernohf open-air-museum, visit an authentic water mill, and see a traditional butter making demonstration, OR: DISCOVERY Visit to a local winery in Breisach, where you will learn about German winemaking And enjoy a wine tasting, OR: CLASSIC Join A Guided Tour to explore Freiburg’s medieval city center, sheltered by the Black Forest amid vineyards and gardens of the Upper Rhine Valley. You may choose to join a Guided Optional Excursion to visit the charming village of Colmar in The morning, with half-timbered medieval and early renaissance buildings. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BASEL Breakfast /Lunch/ Dinner

Day 9

Basel, Switzerland (disembarkation) - Meet our driver and proceed to Basel International Airport for your return flight to Mauritius on Turkish Airlines

A Sneak Peek

Map
Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive Amsterdam, Meet & Greet and proceed to your hotel for check in. Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight in Amsterdam

Day 2

Amsterdam, holland (embarkation) Welcome to Holland. Your suite ship® is ready for boarding. Flights into Amsterdam must arrive by 3:30 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm. Your day in Amsterdam is free to explore at your leisure. During tulip season, you may take a guided optional excursion to Keukenhof gardens—with More than seven million tulips, daffodils and hyacinths, as well as other bulbs, planted each year. Outside of tulip season, join a guided optional excursion to zaanse schans to see historic Windmills and charming Dutch houses. Overnight docking in Amsterdam Dinner

Day 3

Amsterdam - Canals of Colorful Amsterdam Join your Adventure Host for today’s special activities. CLASSIC Explore the iconic waterways of Amsterdam on a Guided Canal Cruise past stately Homes of Amsterdam’s “Golden Age." This afternoon choose among the Guided Optional Excursions available or take some free time To explore Amsterdam’s colorful streets and canal houses, galleries, and shops. AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO COLOGNE Breakfast /Lunch/ Dinner

Day 4

Cologne, Germany - Prost! Celebrate in the Rhineland ACTIVE Enjoy a bike ride like the locals in Cologne with your Adventure Host, OR: DISCOVERY Choose a Guided Walking Tour of Cologne’s important Jewish heritage sites*, OR: CLASSIC Take a Guided City Walk of Cologne—with its soaring twin-steepled gothic cathedral. Spend free time over a glass of Kölsch pale lager—locally brewed for over 100 years! Later, local musicians will join us on board for live entertainment. OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO RÜDESHEIM Breakfast /Lunch/ Dinner

Day 5

Rüdesheim - Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Wine Country En route to Rüdesheim, sail through the Rhine Gorge (a UNESCO World Heritage site). Take in The breathtaking views of ancient castles perched on cliffs 400 feet above the water, and pass The legendary Rock of the Lorelei—where the mythological siren’s songs lured ill-fated sailors. ACTIVE Enjoy a hike with your Avalon Adventure Host through the picturesque vineyards of Rüdesheim, OR: DISCOVERY Take a Guided Tour of the incredible Mechanical Music Museum for a one-of-a kind instrumental experience; enjoy a tasting of the authentic Rüdesheimer coffee. Enjoy live entertainment on board your ship this evening. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN RÜDESHEIM Breakfast /Lunch/ Dinner

Day 6

Mainz. Excursion to Heidelberg - Printing Halls, Castle Walls, and the World’s Biggest Wine Barrel ACTIVE Join your Avalon Adventure Host for an inspiring walk in Heidelberg, the Philosophers' Way, OR: CLASSIC Enjoy a Guided City Walk, including a visit to the Gutenberg Museum to see the Captivating history of printing, OR: CLASSIC Enjoy a Guided Tour to Heidelberg Castle to see the ruins of the magnificent Renaissance treasure towering above the city, and its famed Great Vat, the “World’s Largest Wine Barrel.” EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO STRASBOURG Breakfast /Lunch/ Dinner

Day 7

Strasbourg, France - A Grand Cathedral and La Petite France Ask about today’s energizing or relaxing Adventure Host activities. ACTIVE Discover Strasbourg by bike with your Adventure Host, OR: CLASSIC Join a City Sightseeing Tour, including Strasbourg’s Gothic, stained-glass cathedral With its celebrated ancient murals and astronomical clock, as well as the magical La Petite France District. Choose a Guided Optional Excursion to the historic Maginot Line—the pre-WWII fortifications Designed to protect the eastern border of France, or visit Alsace’s wine country today. Alternatively, take some free time in Strasbourg to visit a museum, or stroll across the city center. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BREISACH Breakfast /Lunch/ Dinner

Day 8

Breisach, Germany. Excursion to black forest - German Winemaking and the Beautiful Black Forest DISCOVERY Join a full-day Guided Tour to the magical Black Forest to experience the Vogtsbauernohf open-air-museum, visit an authentic water mill, and see a traditional butter making demonstration, OR: DISCOVERY Visit to a local winery in Breisach, where you will learn about German winemaking And enjoy a wine tasting, OR: CLASSIC Join A Guided Tour to explore Freiburg’s medieval city center, sheltered by the Black Forest amid vineyards and gardens of the Upper Rhine Valley. You may choose to join a Guided Optional Excursion to visit the charming village of Colmar in The morning, with half-timbered medieval and early renaissance buildings. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BASEL Breakfast /Lunch/ Dinner

Day 9

Basel, Switzerland (disembarkation) - Meet our driver and proceed to Basel International Airport for your return flight to Mauritius on Turkish Airlines

What is Included
  • Air ticket with Turkish Airlines  
  • Pre accommodation in Amsterdam @ Xo Hotels Couture or Similar  
  • Breakfast at hotel  
  • Category E Guaranteed Cabin  
  • Cruise taxes/fees/fares/port charges 
  • Transfer from Amsterdam Airport to hotel   
  • Transfer from Hotel in Amsterdam to Cruise Docking location  
  • Transfer from Cruise Docking location to Basel Airport  
What’s not Included
  • Travel insurance  
  • Optional tours  
  • Post accommodation in Amsterdam 
Terms and Conditions
  • Rates are “As From” in Mauritian Rupees per person sharing double/triple room based on individual basis. 
  • Package rate is on a “first come, first serve basis”  
  • Rates are subject to modification based on availability & due to fluctuation in rate of exchange at time of firm booking & payment.  
  • Air ticket with Turkish Airlines  
  • Pre accommodation in Amsterdam @ Xo Hotels Couture or Similar  
  • Breakfast at hotel  
  • Category E Guaranteed Cabin  
  • Cruise taxes/fees/fares/port charges 
  • Transfer from Amsterdam Airport to hotel   
  • Transfer from Hotel in Amsterdam to Cruise Docking location  
  • Transfer from Cruise Docking location to Basel Airport  
  • Travel insurance  
  • Optional tours  
  • Post accommodation in Amsterdam 
  • Rates are “As From” in Mauritian Rupees per person sharing double/triple room based on individual basis. 
  • Package rate is on a “first come, first serve basis”  
  • Rates are subject to modification based on availability & due to fluctuation in rate of exchange at time of firm booking & payment.  

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