From (AUD)$13,495
Days20
Airfares included
Explore the stunning European Alps across five uniquely beautiful countries. Take in the leafy forests of Lake Bled and the imposing Italian Dolomites. Experience the charm of Munich, immerse yourself in ‘The Sound of Music’ in Salzburg, ride the famous Glacier Express and take in the views from the ‘Top of Europe’.
Group Size — Max 20
Tips — Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, from $210pp pre-paid
Transport — Boat, Bus, Cable Car, Chair lift, Cogwheel train, Funicular railway & Train
No Hidden Extras

Admire the lush, natural beauty of Lake Bled, situated in the heart of the Julian Alps. You’ll be surrounded by stunning mountain peaks, brimming with forests, waterfalls and streams.

Discover the sights of Salzburg, including those made famous by ‘The Sound of Music’, and the nearby Hallein Salt Mine.

Visit the fairytale castle of Neuschwanstein, built as a retreat for Ludwig II in the 19th century. It also served as the inspiration for Walt Disney’s Magic Kingdom!

Take in the views from the slopes of the Matterhorn. From the top you’ll be able to see as far as Italy’s Gran Paradiso and France’s Mont Blanc.

Special Experiences

We’ll make our way up the mountains to the open-air Museum of the 5 Torri, which bears the scars of WWI battles fought between the Italians and Austro-Hungarians.
Board the famous Glacier Express to Andermatt, winding around mountain landscapes, across deep gorges, through beautiful valleys and tunnels, and over hundreds of bridges.
Ride a cable car up the slopes of the imposing Matterhorn to Glacier Paradise, the highest cable car station in Europe, for breathtaking views over the Italian, French and Swiss Alps.
At the top of Jungfraujoch we’ll admire the incredible 360-degree views, visit Lindt’s Swiss Chocolate Heaven, and see the incredible ice palace which was hand-carved into the glacier ice.

Itinerary Alpine Discovery

Itinerary

Day

Inclusions Alpine Discovery

Inclusions

Sightseeing

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A Bavarian welcome

  • Admire some of Munich’s most iconic buildings
  • Visit the Viktualienmarkt, Munich’s famous food market
  • Enjoy a traditional bavarian-style dinner
  • Visit Neuschwanstein Castle
  • Tour beautiful Schloss Linderhof 
  • Stop in the quaint German town of Oberammergau
  • Enjoy Alpine Scenery
  • Visit the Eagle’s Nest, Hitler's mountain retreat

The hills are alive...

  • Discover the sights made famous by The Sound of Music
  • Tour Hallein Salt Mines
  • Travel along the scenic Grossglockner High Alpine Road
  • Visit Hochosterwitz Castle

Slovenia, the land of pristine landscape and friendly faces 

  • Be mesmerised by the mountain resort of Bled
  • Visit the Alpine Dairy Farming Museum
  • Enjoy a guided walk through Vintgar Gorge

Italian Alps

  • Explore the 5 Torri Open-Air War Museum
  • Discover stunning Lake Misurina

Scenery & Summits

  • See St Moritz's very own leaning tower
  • Ride the funicular railway to Corviglia summit
  • Take a trip aboard the famous Glacier Express
  • Ride a cable car to the Matterhorn glacier paradise
  • Learn about the beautiful St Bernard dogs of Martigny
  • Taste delicious Swiss cheese at Maison de l’Etivaz
  • Admire the traditional timber houses of Rougemont
  • Board the train to Jungfraujoch
  • Visit Lindt's Swiss Chocolate Heaven
  • Enjoy a scenic cruise on Lake Brienz 
  • Wander through picturesque Lucerne
  • Enjoy an orientation tour of Zurich

 

Travel

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  • Return economy-class flights from Australia to Europe. Taxes included
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of tour
  • All touring in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Glacier Express from St Moritz to Andermatt
  • Tipping Made Easy, $210pp (2022) / $285pp (2023) pre-paid

Accommodation

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  • 17 nights in 3-4 star hotels

Properties include:

  • Eurostars Book Hotel, Munich
  • Austria Trend Hotel Europa, Salzburg
  • Hotel Lovec, Lake Bled
  • Hotel Columbia Cortina, Cortina d’Ampezzo
  • Hotel San Gian, St Moritz
  • Hotel Antika, Zermatt
  • Hotel Seiler au Lac, Bonigen
  • Hotel Krone, Zurich

Hotels listed are an indication, and are subject to change without notice.

For single travellers - A note on our single supplement:
The single supplement you pay on our tours will provide you with sole use of a double room. We book the use of a double room on our European small group tours as typically the single rooms in this region are a lot smaller and in less favourable positions within the hotel themselves.

Meals

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  • 17 breakfasts and 2 dinners, including group welcome and farewell dinners
  • Meal highlight:
    • Munich, indulge in a 3 course, traditional Bavarian dinner

Tour Guides

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  • English-speaking locally based tour director 
  • English-speaking locally based guides

Porterage

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  • Porterage included where available 

Some things to note

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Please note:

  • Munich offers a lot of great shopping, but on Sundays most stores - including supermarkets, pharmacies and banks - shut for the day, so make sure that you do any shopping on Friday or Saturday.
  • Due to fluctuating weather conditions, our sightseeing on day 9 is subject to change. 

 

Information Alpine Discovery

Information

Let's Talk Fitness

 In the itinerary, this symbol indicates 2+ hours of walking, often across uneven ground and in areas of high altitude or heat and humidity.

At Bunnik Tours we don’t put specific age limits on our tours, but we also recognise some travellers may find our itineraries challenging. 

We have a duty of care to all tour participants and the tour guides, so we do impose a firm policy on the level of fitness required by all our clients to attempt to ensure your safety and the safety of other travellers on our tours.

At Bunnik Tours our goal is for all our travellers to enjoy their tour, not struggle through it! Which is why we want to work with you to ensure you are on the best possible trip for your fitness level. We do reserve the right to refuse bookings if we feel that the requirements of the tour are too demanding. 

Bunnik Tours are for independently minded travellers with good levels of mobility.

Our tours include:

  1. Generous amounts of free time
  2. Lots of walking, minimum of 2-3 hours on uneven surfaces without the use of any walking aid, on any given day
  3. Local and authentic experiences including various modes of transport and accommodation 

In some regions travellers can also expect:

  1. Long days of travelling, at times on dirt and gravel roads in Africa
  2. Extended periods at high altitude (3,000-4,000 metres) in South America & Africa
  3. Extended periods of walking/hiking through humid forest areas in Africa & Central America
  4. Limited medical facilities in remote areas

Bunnik Tours travellers are required to at least:

  1. Be able to walk for a minimum of 2-3 hours on uneven surfaces without the use of any walking aid, on any given day
  2. Walk up multiple flights of stairs and short, steep hills
  3. Stand for a minimum of 20 minutes without needing to sit down, often in hot/humid climates
  4. Carry their own luggage
  5. Get on and off various modes of transport without assistance, including small boats 

Passengers 75 years or over must provide a signed Fitness to Travel declaration form (Part 2) from their doctor within one month of making their booking.

While we will still confirm your place on your tour, flight tickets cannot be issued until both completed forms have been received. Additional costs may be incurred if completed forms are not received by Bunnik Tours within these time frames.

Bunnik Tours generally does not accept bookings for single travellers 80 years of age and over without a travelling companion. Neither our Tour Director nor your fellow travellers are equipped to act as a carer. 

Passengers must inform us and the service provider of any medical conditions which may affect your ability to participate in the tour. 

At our discretion we, including the service provider, can exclude you from a tour or in any activity if we consider that you are unable to safely participate in that tour or activity or if we consider your participation may place the safety of other guests at risk. 

We reserve the right to cancel your booking if any changed or non-disclosed medical conditions mean that you will require special assistance from our personnel which we cannot reasonably provide. We strongly suggest that your travel insurance policy includes comprehensive cancellation coverage.

We will not be liable for any damage, injury, death or loss of any kind arising from your failure to fully disclose relevant medical information or resulting from any pre-existing medical condition.


Do you want to Travel with Confidence and be extra fit and healthy for your upcoming adventure? If so, check out our blog here, where we introduce you to Linda from Embracing Fitness, Food & Life and hear how she can get you feeling like you can take on the world!


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Dates & Prices Alpine Discovery

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*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

Start Date End Date Tour Price
Per person
twin share
Status    
14 Jul 22
02 Aug 22
$13,795
On Request
25 Aug 22
13 Sep 22
$13,495
On Request
08 Jun 23
27 Jun 23
$13,495
Guaranteed Departure
13 Jul 23
01 Aug 23
$13,595
Guaranteed Departure
17 Aug 23
05 Sep 23
$13,795
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Additional Information

Valid from
Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane & Perth
Other departure cities
Please contact our office for applicable pricing
Booking Deposit
$750 per person
Tipping
Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, from $210pp pre-paid
Single Supplement
From $2,175
Visa Information

You may need to obtain visas for this tour. Please check with your travel agent for further details. For Australian passport holders you may wish to visit our Passports and Visas page here for indicative information on what may be required.

Terms & Conditions

All prices shown are per person based on twin share. Prices and itineraries correct at current time but are subject to change. Please call for more details. View our full terms & conditions here.

Taxes
Total cost includes air taxes

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