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8 days Cologne-Amsterdam-Rüdesheim-Basel - Nicko Cruises
8 days

8 days Cologne-Amsterdam-Rüdesheim-Basel

From Cologne to Basel
Tour Operator:
Nicko Cruises
Ship capacity:
180
Age range:
3 to 90
Operated in:
English, German
Tour id:
125568
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Itinerary

Start in Cologne and end in Basel! With the River Cruise tour 8 days Cologne-Amsterdam-Rüdesheim-Basel, you have a 8 days tour package taking you through Cologne, Germany and 8 other destinations in Europe. 8 days Cologne-Amsterdam-Rüdesheim-Basel includes accommodation, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1 Cologne
  2. Day 2 Amsterdam
  3. Day 3 Nijmegen
  4. Day 4 Cologne - Koblenz
  5. Day 5 Koblenz - Ruedesheim
  6. Day 6 Ruedesheim - Mannheim
  7. Day 7 Strasbourg / Kehl
  8. Day 8 Basel
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Berth / Cabin
7 nights

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Nicko Cruises Ship

  • MS Rhein Melodie
    MS Rhein Melodie
    Modern meets comfort on board our MS RHEIN MELODIE. This luxurious riverboat with the highest demands in design extends over a length of 1… Read more
    Built
    2005 (refurbished in 2014)
    Guests
    198
    Crew
    40
    Length
    132 m / 433 ft
    Staterooms
    99
    Gross Tonnage
    4800 gt
    Electricity
    220v
    Beam
    12 m / 39 ft
    Cruising Speed
    12 kn / 22 kph / 14 mph
    Draft
    2m

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Good
    3.5
  • Itinerary
    Good
    3.5
  • Guide
    Rather poor
    2.0
  • Transport
    Good
    3.3
  • Accommodation
    Good
    3.3
  • Food
    Good
    4.0
  • 4.2
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  • SH
    · November 10th, 2019
    Cruise director was sick exposed all passengers to her illness, boat propellers damaged as boat was ran aground transported to location blocks from train station with no direction on how or where to go
    Nicko Cruises commented on this review
    Dear Scott Hastings, Thank you for your feedback. We're very sorry for the inconviniences you had during your cruise. We always try to improve our services and hope it won't happen again. Kind regards, your nicko cruises team
    8 days Cologne-Amsterdam-Rüdesheim-Basel customer review photo 1
    Trip date: October 2019
  • 8 days Cologne-Amsterdam-Rüdesheim-Basel reviewer 2
    · November 1st, 2019
    On the second day the ship went aground! Cound I believe that the propeller hit the base of the Rhine River!?!?
    Nicko Cruises commented on this review
    Dear Sau Hoe, Thank you for your review! We're really sorry about your inconviniences. The reason for the grounding was the very low water level. That is unfortunately beyond our control. Kind regards your nicko cruises team
    Trip date: October 2019
  • RR
    · October 18th, 2019
    The itinery was not all that good....could be better. Food very good. Travel was pleasant. pitty very litle English with little to no activities. On board recreration facilities could use big improvements and maybe some more english channels on the tv.... Show more
    Nicko Cruises commented on this review
    Dear Rodney Rutter, Thank you for your review! We're sorry for your inconviniences but we appreciate honest feedback so we can try to improve our services. Kind regards, your nicko cruises team
    Trip date: October 2019
  • LJ
    · October 11th, 2019
    Overall Experience: Tour Radar should have informed me before booking or at the time of initial booking that this Cruise is a German Cruise. As such majority of the passengers will be German (Not English speaking). The Excursions Package we paid for... Show more
    Nicko Cruises commented on this review
    Leena Joshi, Thank you for your review! We always appreciate honest feedback and try to improve our services. We're very sorry for the inconviniences you had during your cruise. Unfortunately we can't provide an internet connection all the time because... Show more
    Trip date: October 2019
  • 8 days Cologne-Amsterdam-Rüdesheim-Basel reviewer 5
    · June 13th, 2019
    Overall we had a very good holiday, with spectacular scenery, good food and attentive staff. However, we would have liked some of the announcements in German to be also made in English, as not all of them were. But I understand that we were in the... Show more
    Nicko Cruises commented on this review
    Dear Alex Boys, Thank you for your review! We're happy that you enjoyed your time on board even if the most guests were German speaking. We're very sorry for your inconviniences with the staff, we hope that won't happen again. Kind regards, your nicko... Show more
    Trip date: June 2019
  • C
    · May 29th, 2019
    We (a party of 4 guests Cabins 117 & 333) booked the cruise assuming the pre-booked and paid for excursions would be arranged in English. However, the CD advised us that some of these would not be offered due to there being insufficient English guests,... Show more
    Nicko Cruises commented on this review
    Dear CMartin, Thank your for your feedback! We're very sorry for your inconviniences and for the language barriers. We try to improve our services for English speaking guests. We hope you still had a good time on board. Kind regards, your nicko cruises... Show more
    Trip date: May 2019

Dates & Availability

8 days
8 days Cologne-Amsterdam-Rüdesheim-Basel
From Cologne to Basel
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  • Sunday
    30 May, 2021
    English, German
    Sunday
    6 Jun, 2021
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  • Sunday
    13 Jun, 2021
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    Sunday
    20 Jun, 2021
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    $1,281
  • Thursday
    8 Jul, 2021
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    Thursday
    15 Jul, 2021
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    22 Jul, 2021
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    Thursday
    29 Jul, 2021
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    Friday
    27 Aug, 2021
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    Friday
    3 Sep, 2021
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    10 Sep, 2021
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    17 Sep, 2021
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    24 Sep, 2021
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    1 Oct, 2021
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    13 Oct, 2021
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    Wednesday
    20 Oct, 2021
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    Wednesday
    27 Oct, 2021
    English, German
    Wednesday
    3 Nov, 2021
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    France, Germany and Netherlands
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  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, J.

    Type C
    France, Germany and Netherlands
    Type E
    France, Germany and Netherlands
    Type F
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    Type J
    Switzerland
  • Vaccines
    • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for Germany and Switzerland. Ideally 6 months before travel.
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
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    • For any tour departing before July 16th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after July 16th, 2021, a minimum payment of 30% is required to confirm your booking with Nicko Cruises. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 90 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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