Berlin & Potsdam
5 DAYS, 4 NIGHTS | Discover Berlin — A city of incredible beauty and intrigue — and Potsdam
PRIVATE TOUR ITINERARY
Experience Berlin—a city of incredible beauty and intrigue—with your very own private guide. You’ll visit all of Berlin's important sites including Checkpoint Charlie, the name given by the Western allies for the best known Berlin Wall crossing point. Admire Berlin's fine classical 18th century architecture, witness where Churchill, Truman and Stalin met in 1945, and tour Frederick the Great’s exquisite Sanssouci Palace at Potsdam. You'll enjoy dinner at the roof-top restaurant of the Reichstag, visit the Pergamon and Altes Museums of Classical Antiquities and the Gemäldegalerie of world-famous art, not to mention a visit to the famous Rausch Schokoladenhaus Café for delicious, handmade mini tortes, truffles and desserts, prepared daily since 1918.
Day 1: Berlin
Arrive Berlin Airport where you will be met by your private chauffeur-guide who will assist with your luggage. Continue by car to to the elegant 5-star Hotel Regent, situated on Gendarmenmarkt, a square of fine classical 18th century architecture in downtown Berlin. After some time to settle into your accommodation, enjoy a visit with your private guide to the Rausch Schokoladenhaus Café for an introduction to the tour. The Rausch family first started making chocolate in the city in 1918 and the beautiful café is synonymous with Berlin.
Day 2: Berlin
Today, enjoy a walking tour of Berlin with your private guide (the tour includes an occasional use of public transport; your guide will be with you). Visit Checkpoint Charlie, the name given by the Western allies for the best known Berlin Wall crossing point, and the narrow cobbled streets of Nicholas’ Quarter. Admire the Greek Revival architecture of German architect, Schinkel, the elegant Unter den Linden boulevard conceived by Frederick William, the iconic Brandenburg Gate, and the Holocaust Memorial, a memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust, designed by architect Peter Eisenman.
Day 3: Potsdam
Today, enjoy a whole-day excursion to Germany’s “Versailles” at Potsdam, where master builders and artists created an astounding ensemble of palaces, parks and gardens over the course of three centuries. Admire Frederick the Great’s exquisite Sanssouci Palace and visit the newly renovated New Palace. Visit Cecilienhof, where Churchill, Truman and Stalin gathered in 1945 to decide how to administer Germany. Return to Berlin by the Glienicke Bridge, scene of Cold War spy exchanges, and the Allied Museum in the former Outpost Cinema of the former American sector of postwar Berlin.
Day 4: Berlin
Continue your walking tour of Berlin with your private guide. Visit the Jewish (Holocaust) Museum by American architect Daniel Libeskind. This afternoon, explore Berlin’s world-famous museums, such as the Old National Gallery (French Impressionists), Pergamon and Altes Museums (Classical antiquities), Bode Museum (sculpture, Byzantine art) and the Gemäldegalerie (Botticelli, Titian, Vermeer, Rembrandt, Dürer).
Day 5: Transfer to the airport or extend your stay
Transfer to the airport for your return flight home, or extend your stay with more of fascinating Germany such as Dresden and Leipzig, or a tour of Eastern or Western Europe. Contact Wanderlust Private Tours for more exciting itineraries.
Included with this tour:
4 nights at the luxurious Hotel Regent
Transfers and excursions in a private car
Professional Private Guide each day
Gourmet dinner at the roof-top restaurant of the Reichstag
All entrance fees
Airport meet and greet
Tolls & local taxes
Each day customizable & flexible
The Regent Hotel is a five-star hotel with a great central location, consistently given high reviews, and one of Berlin’s most highly-regarded hotels. The hotel is situated on the picturesque Gendarmenmarkt, a square of fine classical 18th-century architecture in downtown Berlin. Generally considered to be the most beautiful square in the city, it is home to French and German Churches, and the Concert Hall. You'll discover Berlin's major sights such as Friedrichstrasse, Unter den Linden, the Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag and the UNESCO-heritage Museum Island—all within a 10-minute walk. In the center of the square stands a statue of Germany's renowned poet Friedrich Schiller. All rooms are air conditioned, generous in size and our prices are based on superior rooms.
Just a few tour highlights:
Gemäldegalerie of world-famous art
Sanssouci Palace, Potsdam
Rausch Schokoladenhaus Café
Museums of Spree Island
2020 Prices & Dates
Choose any dates. Prices below are a guideline only as cost is determined by your choice of dates (season), the number of people in your group, and price may change in accordance with your individual preferences.
Prices are in USD, per person, based on double occupancy.
$2190 per person (for a group of 6 people)
$2390 per person (for a group of 4-5 people)
$3390 per person (for a group of 2-3 people)
This tour can be customized to your wishes. Simply call, or email us with your specifics and we'll devise a program that's right for you. Berlin is a good starting point for more of fascinating Germany or a tour of Eastern Europe.
Berlin & Potsdam
We all had a wonderful time in Berlin. We were thrilled with the hotel, it had everything we needed. Your guide and driver were perfect. Mikael the driver, was kind, thoughtful and made himself available to drive whenever needed.
McAllister family- Utah