Michigan Alumni Association in partnership with BSchool Travel

Trip Overview

Experience one of the largest festivals in the world on a bucket-list worthy 7 day adventure – including stays in Munich, and Berlin. Stein’s of beer, Bavarian food, beautiful castle’s, and more beer! You will start your exploration in the Bavarian city of Munich on a city tour, followed by a welcome dinner at a traditional German Beer Garden. You will get the chance to visit the beautiful Neuschwanstein Castle, and have 2 reservations to the world famous Oktoberfest tents with Stein’s of beer included!! You will get to experience the amazing rail system in Europe with a train ride to the capital city of Berlin. You will explore the city’s highlights and history on a bike tour, eat at trendy restaurants in hip parts of the city, and visit the World Heritage Sanssouci palace. If you enjoy beer, food, and history, this is the perfect trip for you!

  • 7 Days – 2 Cities, 1 Country
  • Munich, Berlin

  • Price: $2,475

  • Dates: 09/27/2021 – 10/03/2021

  • Theme: Adventure, Food/Wine

Itinerary map of germany

What’s Included


  • Hotel 6 nights


  • 6 Breakfasts
  • 1 Lunch
  • 4 Dinners


  • A/C Private Bus
  • Train

Trip Highlights

  • English speaking guide throughout
  • Munich City Tour
  • Neuschwanstein Castle
  • Oktoberfest – 2 days
  • Alternative tour in a VW Bulli
  • Berlin bicycle tour
  • Palace Sanssouci


  • International flights
  • International airport departure tax
  • Arrival and Departure transfers
  • Any visas required
  • Services not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Late check out at hotels
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Drinks with included lunches and dinners
  • Tips for tour leader
  • Expenditure of personal nature
  • Personal Insurance
  • Optional activities

Additional Experiences

Food and Art in Funky Kreuzberg

Trabi Safari Cars in Germany

Trabi-Safari in Berlin

Berlin Tower

Trip Gallery

Itinerary Overview

Arrival in Munich and check-in at the hotel. Start your adventure with a tour showcasing some of Munich’s highlights including the former artists’ quarter Schwabing, centre of Old Town, and some of the magnificent buildings that are a must see. Now that you’ve built up an appetite, head to one of the oldest beer gardens in the city to enjoy a welcome dinner and get to know your fellow travelers!

Included Activities: Munich City Tour

Included Meals: Welcome Dinner

After breakfast, you will take a half day visit to Neuschwanstein Castle, the inspiration for the Disney Castle. Upon your return to Munich, freshen up for your first evening at Oktoberfest! This is one of the highlights of the trip and why you all are here!! A reservation guarantees a spot at a tent and includes a meal as well as 2 Stein’s of beer.

Included Activities: Neuschwanstein Castle, Oktoberfest

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Explore Munich inside a nice VW Bulli and get to know the city and background information about Oktoberfest. Have a nice cold German beer and some good snacks while you are on the road and get ready for your second day at Oktoberfest. You already experienced Oktoberfest at night, and now it’s time to experience it during the day. You will enjoy reservation at a tent that will include a meal and 2 Stein’s of beer. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Included Activities: VW Bulli Tour, Oktoberfest

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Take an ICE train to Berlin, the capital of Germany. After getting settled into your hotel, get ready for an active evening exploring the highlights of the city on a bike tour.

Included Activities: Berlin Bike Tour

Included Meals: Breakfast

Today is yours to explore at leisure. Walk around the different neighborhood’s, revisit some of your favorite sites from the bike tour, or go shopping. Your guide can also book one of many optional activities for you at an additional cost.  In the evening, come together for a group dinner at Katz Orange. The restaurant is located in the West City Center, in Mitte district, and consists of a gallery and library making for a unique dining setting.

Included Activities: None

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Today you will visit Sanssouci Park and its famous palace is one of the most significant park complexes in Europe – belonging to the Unesco World Heritage. Get to know everything about the castle’s history and enjoy a guided tour of the Castle and its beautiful gardens. You will have the afternoon at leisure before enjoying a farewell dinner to reminisce about an amazing experience and all the new friendships you have made on this incredible journey!

Included Activities: Palace Sanssouci

Included Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Your trip ends today after check-out from the hotel.

Included Activities: None

Included Meals: Breakfast