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Rhine & Moselle River Cruise
October 31 - November 8, 2017         $3995

Trip # 1765
Deposit:  $600
Final Payment:  5/25/17
Single Sup. +$1649 on all Cabin Categories
Optional Insurance:  $300*

*Additional insurance cost allpies if trip cost is more than $4000
Insurance must be purchased with Deposit

Package Includes:
*Air from Dulles, Transfers & Porterage
*7 Nights Cruising
*2 Gourmet meals:  Buffet Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
*Private 5* Butler Service for all cabins
*Complimentary Wi-Fi
*Interactive Riverview on board Commentaries
*Daily Shore Excursions (As per the Itinerary)
*English Speaking Guides & Guide system headsets

 Day 1: Tuesday October 31, 2017 - Depart the USA: Depart from Washington, Dulles, IAD for Basel, Switzerland.

Day 2: Wednesday November 01, 2017 – Zurich - Basel (D): Welcome to Switzerland.  You will be met at Zurich or Basel Airport by your Jet Vacations Representative who will personally greet you and arrange your transfer to your luxury Scenic 'Space-Ship' in the Swiss town of Basel. Tonight enjoy a welcome reception with your fellow travellers. (Dinner)

Day 3: Thursday November 02, 2017 – Bresach (FB, L, D): This morning, visit Colmar in the stunning Alsace Wine Region of France, including a tasting in a local winery.

Day 4: Friday November 03, 2017 – Mannheim (FB,L,D): This morning take a guided tour of the romantic and picturesque cityscape of Heidelberg including a visit to the historic Heidelberg Castle and baroque style Old Town. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 5: Saturday November 04, 2017 – Rüdesheim (FB,L,D): All aboard the 'Winzerexpress' this morning bound for Siegfrieds Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum where we'll enjoy an Included tour of the many rooms of this fabulous museum before a cable car ride to the Niederwald Monument (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 6: Sunday November 05, 2017 - Koblenz (FB, L, D): Today, enter the spectacular lower Moselle Valley to discover the treasures of this beautiful region including a visit to Cochem and its superb medieval castle. In the afternoon, relax with a cool drink this afternoon on your Scenic 'Space-Ship' as we sail through the famous Rhine Gorge, with its stunning vistas of castles sitting high above steep vine covered slopes, headed for Cologne.  (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 7: Monday November 06, 2017 – Cologne (FB, L, D): Today, go on a guided walking tour of historic Cologne seeing such sights as the magnificent Cologne Cathedral. This evening relax on board your Scenic 'Space-Ship' as you sail this picturesque pocket of Germany on the tranquil Rhine River (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 8: Tuesday November 07, 2017 – Amsterdam (FB, L, D): After breakfast, enjoy a ½ day orientation tour of Amsterdam including a sightseeing canal cruise through the waterways of Amsterdam. This afternoon, why not explore the city at your own pace with Scenic Tailor-made using your personal GPS device, with a selection of self paced tours including the Jewish history of Amsterdam; a past and present tour; or a tour of Amsterdam from Rembrandt's perspective. Back on board, relax and enjoy the Captain's Farewell Dinner (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 9: Wednesday November 08, 2017 - Basel (FB): This Morning you will be transferred* by your Jet Vacations Representative to Amsterdam Airport for your onward or homebound flight or to your post extension to Amsterdam.

3 NIGHT OPTIONAL PRE SWITZERLAND EXTENSION  (October 28 to November 01, 2017)
 $899 per person in double occupancy I $449 single supplement including a full-day tour of Alpine region.

Day 1: Saturday October 28, 2017 Depart the USA:  

Depart from Washington DC, IAD for Switzerland. 

Day 2:  Sunday October 29, 2017 – Lucerne – Swiss Alpine region (FB) Welcome to Zurich.  You will be met at Zurich Airport by your Jet Vacations Representative who will personally greet you and arrange your transfer to Lucerne, for a city visit. Check into your Hotel for your 3 night pre stay in a 4 star first class hotel.

Day 3: Monday October 30, 2017 - Lucerne (FB, D) After breakfast enjoy a full-day guided tour to the Swiss Alps from Lucerne. Venture over several mountain passes, look down at the dizzying depths of the Aare Gorge, see the mesmerizing ice tunnels of the Rhone Glacier and explore the wild landscapes of the Bernese Oberland

Day 4: Tuesday October 31, 2017 - Lucerne (FB) After breakfast enjoy Lucerne at leisure.

Day 5: Wednesday November 1, 2017 – transfer to the ship for your cruise After breakfast, transfer from your hotel to Zurich for a city orientation tour and lunch on your own.  Then afternoon transfer to your cruise ship docked in Basel, Switzerland

2 NIGHT OPTIONAL POST AMSTERDAM EXTENSION    (November 08 to November 10, 2017)
 $629 per person in double occupancy I $449 single supplement including a full-day tour of Delph and Rotterdam.

Day 9: Wednesday November 08, 2017 – Amsterdam –Bruges (FB)   After breakfast on the ship, enjoy a guided city tour of Rotterdam, the 2nd largest city in the Netherlands and one of the largest ports in the world.  Lunch at leisure followed by a walking tour of Delft to discover its typical canals and bridges.  In the afternoon, transfer by deluxe coach to your Hotel in Amsterdam for your 2-night post stay in a 4 Star first class hotel.

Day 10: Thursday November 09, 2017 - Amsterdam (FB) After breakfast enjoy a full day in Amsterdam at leisure to explore the city and to visit the famous Rijk Museum or the Anne Frank Museum.

Day 11: Friday November 10, 2017 - Amsterdam (FB, D)  Transfer from your hotel to AMS airport for your homebound flight

Pricing: The pricing below is double occupancy per person, based on the cabin of your choice per person. Cat E - D $3,995 per person; Cat C - BA $4,395 per person; Cat BB - BD $4,495 per person; Cat A - PA $4,595 per person; Cat PP - PD $4695 per person; Cat BJ-B1J $4,695 per person; Cat RJ $4,895 per person; Cat RR $5,395 per person; Cat RP $5,395 per person. Single Supplement - $1649 on ALL cabin categories. All taxes and fuel surcharges are included and correct at the time of printing but subject to change. The price does not include beverages except of the ones mentioned above, shore excursions-that might be offered in addition to our daily included shore excursion program, tips for guides/drivers and onboard SCENIC staff such as maid, waiter, and maitre D', Wellness - spa center, airline luggage overage fees, passports fees, visas as well as items of a personal nature.

This itinerary is approximate.  The exact times, days and destinations may vary due to unforeseen circumstances.

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