4.5 star rating: Recommended 47 Reviews

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  • Location: Munich, Germany
  • Duration:  8 hours (approx.)

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2014

The bus ride was great. You get to see the countryside of Bavaria.The only bad part was the top of the mountain was fogged over. it's the chance you take when up on top. The views going up were the best you will ever see. Very Beautiful. The lunch was fantastic and the train ride down was just as good as the ride up.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

We were very lucky that the weather was very good. At the summit, the visibility was up to 140km.
Everything was good, from the bus ride, to the cable car ride up, to the time spent on the top, and the cog railway down. I took lots and lots of pictures until my camera ran out of battery.
At the summit, there was a short climbing trip holding on to steel cables and bars anchored to the rock. It led you to the cross at the actual summit. It is certainly for those who are more adventurous. It was outside the usual tourist fence, done at your own risk, but certainly added another dimension of fun to the mostly arranged tour.
Because of the good weather, the traffic back to Munich took a little longer. The tour leader was very attentive. Overall it was a very good trip.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2014

Gorgeous! Both the monastery and mountain are breathtaking. The visibility wasn't great but we still have a wonderful trip and played in snow in early July!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2014

What a great day. Gunter our travel guide was very knowledgeable and fun. The trip was well coordinated and ran very smoothly. We lucked out on weather and had a clear day at the summit.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2014

You must do this. Its breathtaking. Tour quality is top notch. Guides excellent. Very well organized.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2014

Ettal Monastery was a very pleasant surprise. Had not heard of this before booking the tour, but a service was being held in the church while we were there, and it was soooooo beautiful.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2013

The trip to Zugspitze was the highlight of our trip. Even though it was raining and foggy, the entire experience was breathtaking. Our guide was pleasant, knowledgeable, and friendly.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2013

We were lucky to have good weather to see this beautiful Ettal Monastery and especially Zugspitze mountain and it was breath-taking!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2013

Love this trip!!! Great destinations!!! Great transportation!!! Very sweet and knowledgeable guide. We highly recommend this tour!!! Unfortunately very little time (20-30 min) at the Ettal Monastery.. :(

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2013

Its was an excellent tour. The Tour Guide was amazing and provided us with detailed history of Munich and the places we visited. This was our first tour with Viator and we are already planning to book the next tour this week. Infact I also recommended one of my friend to book a trip from here in Amsterdam. Definitely a 5 star for the tour.....and if possible more than 5 :)

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2013

A very nice and interesting tour conducted by an excellent guide.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2013

On this trip we had a very nice tourguide. Ettal is very beautiful monastery. The Zugspitze was beautiful to. Very cloudy, so did not see much of the panoramics but still a trip worth taking.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2013

Cold and rainy this day but our guide Gunter made the trip worthwhile. He was very upbeat, informative, and there to help us with any question or concern.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
November 2012

Fabulous trio and awesome tour guide!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2012

I would highly recommend this tour. Guide was great and the bus ride was comfortable.

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