By land & river: Basel to Amsterdam
Discover the many beautiful facets of ‘Father Rhine’ during this seven-night luxury cruise along one of the most scenic rivers in Europe. Along the way you will pass the Dutch Ijsselmeer and take a detour along the winding Moselle River. Delight in the panorama of the Middle Rhine Valley with its winelands, the prominent Lorelei Rock, and enjoy gazing at castles and fortresses as you cruise. Visit the picturesque cities of Basel, Amsterdam, Cologne and Strasbourg.
Aboard the Premium ship, Amadeus Silver II, enjoy free flowing beer and wines from Europe’s famous wine regions, and special onboard entertainment including cooking demonstrations, music and performances! Indulge in a stress-free travel experience as you cruise by the beautiful river-scapes of the Rhine.
Basel – Strasbourg – Speyer – Mannheim – Rudesheim – Koblenz – Cochem – Cologne – Hoorn – Amsterdam
- Roundtrip airfare
- Plaza Premium airport lounge pass
- Basel: one night 4-star hotel accommodation with breakfast
- Half-day city tour
- Amadeus River Cruises: seven nights sailing onboard MS Amadeus Silver II with meals (onboard the cruise only)
- Select shore excursions and beverage package included with onboard lunches and dinners with free-flowing quality red & white wines from Europe’s famous regions, beer, coffee and tea
- Complimentary WiFi and bicycles onboard, cocktail reception, welcome dinner and Captain’s gala dinner
- Amsterdam: two nights 4-star hotel accommodation with breakfast
- Full-day city tour with Anne Frank House and the Rijksmuseum
- Merit Travel tour host**
- All transfers, taxes and gratuities***
Group size: 30 maximum
10 night cruise & tour onboard MS Amadeus Silver II
Departs Toronto/Vancouver: Oct. 29, 2019
Operated by Merit Travel.
CDN$ p.p. dbl. occ. Taxes included. Based on an outside stateroom with window cat. C1 Haydn Deck. Upgrade to a balcony stateroom cat. B1 Strauss Deck: $700. Upgrade to a balcony stateroom cat. A1 Mozart Deck: $995. Upgrade to a suite stateroom Mozart Deck: $1,500. Airfare available from most Canadian airports, please enquire. **Minimum 16 passengers required for a Merit Travel tour host. ***Gratuities are included onboard the cruise. Amadeus River Cruises T&C’s: A non-refundable deposit of 10% of the package price, is required at time of booking. Final payment is due 121 days before departure. Cancellation penalties: 121 days and more, 10% of the total tour cost. 120-90 days, 50% of the total tour cost. 89-60 days, 80% of the total tour cost. Less then 60 days 100% of the total tour cost. Full terms and conditions are available.