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Wachau Walking Adventure - (7N/8D)

Pax
Starts With Rs 68855 /-
Per Person

Description

Experience

The mild climate and steep hills of the Wachau Valley make the Danube look even more beautiful than its usual self. This walking excursion takes you through soft hills, little hamlets, and the beautiful wine and fruit growing regions of Wachau.
Minimum Child Age: 9 years
 
WHY YOU'LL LOVE THIS TRIP
  • Three days easy hiking on the Wachau World Heritage Trail through through villages, woods, orchards & vineyards
  • Visit one of the many vineyards and enjoy a glass of Wachauer wine at a wine tavern
  • Cruise along the Danube to Krems
  • Hike to the ancient ruins of Aggsbach, Burgruine Aggstein and Dürnstein
  • Small group tour with like-minded travellers
  • Detailed documentation and elaborate route information

 

Itineary

Day 1 
Arrive in Krems

Arrive in Krems and check into your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Meals: None.

Day 2 
Krems - Dürnstein; Walk (Approx. 4.5 hrs, 12 kms)

Walk along the vineyards up to the tower offering views of blue Danube, the city of Krems, and the Göttweig monastery. Cross the hills to see the ruins of Dürnstein or take the trail along Talgrabensteig via Talweg to Dürnstein.

Meals: Breakfast.

Day 3 
Dürnstein - Weissenkirchen; Walk (Approx. 3.5-5 hrs, 11.7 kms)

Take the ferry from Dürnstein to Rossatz. Continue along the largest apricot growing area of Austria through old tracks up to Seekopf. Alternatively, you may take a walk along the Danube to the ferry.

Meals: Breakfast.

Day 4 
Weissenkirchen - Spitz; Walk (Approx. 4-5 hrs, 11.7 kms)

Today you walk through the forest and climb up to Buschandlwand, from where you can enjoy panoramic views. An alternative route passes through vineyards to the famous wine growing community of Spitz an der Donau.

Meals: Breakfast.

Day 5 
Rest day Spitz

Give your feet some rest at Spitz! Take a stroll in the vast park that surrounds your hotel, visit the nearby Hinterhaus Castle or walk through the ancient ruins of Burgruine Aggstein. Alternatively, you may visit one of the many vineyards and enjoy a glass of Wachauer wine at a wine tavern.

Meals: Breakfast.

Day 6 
Spitz - Melk; Walk (Approx. 4.5-5.5 hrs, 14.6 kms)

Cross the Danube by ferry to Maria Langegg and walk along St. Jacob’s trail to reach the ruins of Aggsbach. Visit the fortress with scenic views across the Danube valley and stop for a snack. Catch the coach to Melk from Aggsbach.

Meals: Breakfast.

Day 7 
Melk - Krems; Walk

Today you visit the famous monastery with beautiful grounds before you take the cruise along the Danube to Krems. You are sure to enjoy this leisurely stroll along the vineyards and the river after a week of trekking! 

Meals: Breakfast.

Day 8 
Departure from Krems

Your walking trip ends today but your vacation doesn't have to. Extend your stay in Krems or further customise your trip.

Meals: Breakfast.

Package Includes

  • All accommodation as per itinerary based on twin sharing basis.
  • All meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Detailed documentation and elaborate route information including important telephone numbers.
  • Luggage transfer between hotels.
  • Local service hotline in Europe.
  • Wine tasting.
  • Boat cruise between Melk and Krems.

Package Excludes

  • Airfare, Visa, Travel Insurance, Excess Baggage, Porterage, taxes
  • Alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages,
  • Meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Single Room and hotel upgrade supplement
  • Optional arrival and departure transfers or transfer costs to the starting point of the vacation
  • Optional half board supplement for a minimum 3 course menu
  • Entrance fees to attractions not specified in the itinerary
  • Extra nights at the beginning or the end of the trip
  • Any compulsory dinner or peak season surcharge
  • GST 5% applicable for Indian tours and Indian Residents
  • Optional tours
  • Any item not specified in the itinerary
  • Any expenses of a personal nature such as telephone calls, laundry, aerated drinks etc.
  • Two ferry crossings at Danube and bus fare from  Aggsdorf to Melk, approximately Euro 6 per person

Information

Dates & Prices

 Start Date  End Date  Price per person
 01st Jan 2018  14th Oct 2018  EUR 902

The above prices are per person on twin share basis 

Daily Arrivals.

Season & event surcharges may apply.

Travel Insurance covering medical and evacuation expenses is mandatory for all travellers

This price exclude 5% GST.

 

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