Amsterdam to Basel Luxury River Cruise: 7 Nights


Amsterdam to Basel Luxury River

OperatorVesselPorts of CallSailing DatesAmsterdam to Basel Luxury River, 7 Nights
Mystery River Cruises   River Cruise Ship
Stay in Port, Amsterdam, Cologne, Rudesheim, Ludwigshafen, Strasbourg, Breisach, Basel,
Departs: Fri, Mar 29 2019
Arrives: Fri, Apr 5 2019
Cruise code: EUMC07-29MAR19
Twin Cabin from
AUD $2398.00
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Cruise Itinerary

DayPorts of callArrivalDeparture
1Stay in Port  
2Amsterdam Sat, Mar 30 2019 17:00
3CologneSun, Mar 31 2019 08:00Sun, Mar 31 2019 17:00
4RudesheimMon, Apr 1 2019 08:00Mon, Apr 1 2019 17:00
5LudwigshafenTue, Apr 2 2019 08:00Tue, Apr 2 2019 17:00
6StrasbourgWed, Apr 3 2019 08:00Wed, Apr 3 2019 17:00
7BreisachThu, Apr 4 2019 08:00Thu, Apr 4 2019 17:00
8BaselFri, Apr 5 2019 08:00 
Total length of cruise: 7 Nights


Day 1. Arrive Amsterdam, Embark Ship
Arrive in Amsterdam and board your luxurious ship. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner.

Day 2. Amsterdam
Begin with a scenic canal cruise, then walk to Begijnhof. Later, enjoy a panoramic city tour. This afternoon depart for Germany.

Day 3. Cologne
Enjoy a wonderful guided tour of Cologne, savour a Kolsch beer tasting or join a more active bike tour.

Day 4. Rüdesheim
Cruise through the stunning Rhine Gorge. In the afternoon, dock in Rüdesheim and choose between a wine tasting, a scenic gondola ride, or a guided bike tour to Schloss Johannisberg. This evening, perhaps visit Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Museum, or sample some Rüdesheimer Coffee.

Day 5. Ludwigshafen
Arrive in Ludwigshafen and perhaps visit Heidelberg, or enjoy a hike up the Philosopher's Path to panoramic views of Heidelberg, or take a city tour of Speyer.

Day 6. Strasbourg
In Strasbourg, enjoy either a panoramic tour or guided bike ride.

Day 7. Breisach
Perhaps enjoy a walking tour of Riquewihr, tour the town of Freiburg, take a guided bike tour through Breisach's wine country setting, or discover the Black Forest region.

Day 8. Disembark Ship, Depart Basel
Disembark in Basel and transfer to the airport.


Amsterdam to Basel Luxury River


  • Complimentary beverages served at your discretion throughout your cruise*
  • Freedom of Choice Sightseeing Inclusions are available in selected locations.
  • Unique cultural experiences
  • Gold or Silver Butler Service, room service & champagne on arrival
  • Europe’s finest onboard dining – La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs member 
  • Expert services of a Cruise Director
  • Designed for Australians & New Zealanders



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On selected departures we will offer you onboard credits & these may not be combinable with all cabin categories and promotions. We will send you through a confirmation which will confirm if the onboard credit is available against your booking. Making changes to your reservation could result in any onboard credits being removed. Once you have embarked the ship, the onboard credit will be applied to your onboard account to use towards any onboard purchases. Any unused portion of the Onboard Credit will expire at midnight on the last night of your cruise and is not redeemable for cash at any time.

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If travelling with Family and Friends where you require cabins to be near one another we strongly recommend for you not to book on a Guarantee.
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Complimentary Upgrades

Depending on any last minute availability the cruise lines will automatically upgrade cabins to higher categories. The upgrades can place you towards the front of the ship, midships or at the back of the ship and not necessarily on a higher deck level (i.e.: Insides Deck 10 may be upgraded to Ocean view Deck 5). As the cruise lines cannot upgrade every booking, you should book a category in which you are happy to sail. Once the upgrade has been assigned, should you dislike the cabin location we are unable to accept any changes or requests and cannot be reversed.
If travelling with family and friends where you require cabins to be near one another we strongly recommend for you to decline the upgrades. The cruise line do not guarantee all of the cabins will be upgraded, or that they will be upgraded near one another.

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Please note the terms and conditions listed below is a shortened version. To view the full version (which you are bound by) please contact our reservations team.

Prices are per person (pp) and are twin share for all offers.

Offers and prices are correct as at 1 May 2015 but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. All offers are valid for bookings made by 31 May 2015, unless sold out prior.

Where multiple dates are listed on a particular itinerary, the lowest lead in price is featured – prices may vary slightly on each departure date. Available on new bookings only and subject to availability. Valid only on the first itinerary if multiple itineraries are booked.

A limited number of offers are valid on set departures.

Some departures listed have less than 3 cabins remaining.

Offers are strictly limited and may be withdrawn at any time.

A non-refundable deposit of $1,050pp required at time of booking.
A final non-refundable payment is required within 3 business days from booking date in order to receive these savings.  Some sailings require full same day payment.

Offers are only available on the departure dates listed above and are not combinable with any information session offers or market place offers.

Europe Prices: based on Category E suites, excluding the 15 Day Budapest to Amsterdam (17 October departure) prices which are based on a Category D suite. Only available when 2 people book together on the same booking.

Asia Deals: based on Category C suites.

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All passengers must have a valid passport that is valid for at least 6 months after the holiday package return date. Passengers must consult with the appropriate consulates to ensure that they have any applicable visas for countries included in the holiday package prior to departure. Passengers solely responsible for meeting necessary passport and visa entry requirements and paying all associated costs. The cruise line cannot obtain group visas on your behalf. The cruise line is not responsible for delays of missed portions of the holiday package resulting from incorrect travel documents or visas.

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is not included in your holiday package. For your protection we strongly recommend that you purchase comprehensive travel insurance at the time of booking that includes (without limitation) coverage for medical expenses, loss of luggage, cruise and land content and airfare charges that may occur due to cancellation, disruption, loss of deposit or strikes.

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The cruise line does not employ medical staff on our ships. If you require medical attention, local medical services can be contacted immediately. You are responsible for all charges that result from visiting a medical facility, or for a medical practitioner visiting you. The cruise line is not responsible for the type of quality of the medical services you may receive.

Cabin/Suite/Stateroom Selection

The cruise line will make every effort to assign specific cabin numbers or locations on the ship if requested. If this is not possible, the cruise line reserves the right to make changes to cabin assignment, within the category booked without prior notice.

Noise and Vibration

The cruise line take reasonable steps to minimise noise and vibrations on its river cruise ships. You acknowledge and accept that some noise and vibration may be experienced on vessels and that the cruise line is not liable to you for any such noise of vibration.

Docking Position

During port stops river cruise ships may dock side by side, obstructing views and requiring you to pass through other ships to embark or disembark.


Have been included for all services as indicated in the itinerary on all Tours and Cruises and cannot be redeemed for a cash refund.

Shore Excursions
The timing of the shore excursions on all river cruises ship holiday packages may differ slightly for each package. The published times are a guide only and are subject to change without notice. For river cruising, clients must be able to climb ramps to embark or disembark river cruise ships. Depending on river levels, these may have a number of steep steps.

Minimum and maximum group numbers apply.

Public Holidays/Festivals

Virtually, all countries have public holidays, religious or otherwise. The festivities may temporarily disrupt your holiday and some religious holidays may result in a reduction of facilities and entertainment.

Special Requests

Where a special request (eg. Diet, room location, twin or double bedded room, a particular facility at a hotel, flight seat requests and/or particular meals) is an important factor in your choice of holiday, you must advise us when your booking is made. The cruise line will pass your request onto the hotel, airline or other supplier but cannot guarantee that it will be accommodated. The cruise line will also pass on any dietary requests to the airline but we strongly recommend that you check directly with the airline once the tickets have been issued. The provision of any special request does not constitute a term of your contract with us. Confirmation that a special request has been noted or passed on to the supplier or the inclusion of the special request on your confirmation invoice or any other documentation is not confirmation that the request will, or can, be met. Unless and until specifically confirmed, all special requests are subject to availability.

Disruption to Cruising & Itinerary Amendments

Itineraries are intended as a guide only and are subject to alteration without notice. Alternations may be necessary for various reasons inclusions, without limitation, road, river or weather conditions, strikes or other reasons beyond the cruise lines reasonable control. If conditions render any routes unsafe for navigation, the cruise line reserves the right to provide alternative services including, but not limited to, accommodation on the docked ship or substitute land arrangements. Under normal river conditions, itineraries will operate as far as possible as detailed in this brochure. However, sometimes for reasons beyond our control, it may be necessary to make alternations to your itinerary. For example, without limitation, if there is a water level problem on a river or canal, it may be necessary to operate part of the itinerary by coach and alternative sightseeing may be included. The cruise line will not liable for any direct or indirect costs that you incur as a result of any event or other factor beyond our control which necessitates a change in your itinerary. Additionally, you are not entitled to any refund for any alterations in your itinerary that are caused or contributed to by any flood or water level events or such other events which are beyond our control. Where disembarkation is necessary, services such as Wi-Fi and complimentary all day beverages cannot be provided. The cruise line cannot guarantee exact arrival and departure times for carriers and operators used by the cruise line and the cruise line will not be liable for failure to make connections with any other services or attractions beyond its control.

Cancellation Fees

These promotional Mystery River Cruise deals are fully non-refundable and non-transferable.

We strongly suggest taking out Comprehensive Travel Insurance to cover you for any unforeseen cancellations.



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