Eagles Nest, Berchtesgaden, Salt Mine & King's Lake - full day private tour from Salzburg
The Eagle's Nest or Rossfeld summit in winter, the Salt Mine, the King's Lake, Ramsau Church and Lake and Berchtesgaden. Bavarian Alps Full Day Private Tour. With so much to do and see at the Bavarian Mountains, let me make it easy for you!
This private 8-hour Best of the Bavarian Mountains tour will get you to those "must-see" spots and bring you to some local gems that only locals know about. A drive to the historical Eagle's Nest or Rossfeld summit in winter? You bet. Strolling along to a lake view point? Obviously! Visit a Salt Mine from the 12th century? Absolutely. Drive on off the beaten track-roads through the Bavarian Mountains? But of course! I'll take care of getting you there, getting you in, and getting you tapped into the secrets and insider's knowledge that make this one of the world's most fascinating destinations.
The Rossfeld Summit, neigbour summit of the Eagle's Nest, is a perfect option for the time the Eagle's Nest is closed, this is usually Nov-May, depends on the snow conditions.
Meet your local guide at your Salzburg hotel and hop on board of your luxury minivan. Afterward, your journey starts with a scenic drive from Salzburg past the Sound of Music meadow to Obersalzberg Eagle's Nest bus terminal, from there you will access the Eagle's Nest with bus and elevator. Take a stroll to the very close summit Kehlstein to overlook the picturesque Bavarian and Austrian Alps. During the winter months, the tour might visit Rossfeld summit instead to get a view of the Eagle's Nest from there, the view from the Rossfeld is also stunning!
Returning at the Obersalzberg the tour continues to the King's Lake (photo stop) and further on to Berchtesgaden for visiting the 490 years old mines. You will enter by train, use the miners slides and finally cross a salt-lake with a ferry boat before you will be driven out with the train again.
After the Salt Mine you will have the opportunity to explore the little quaint town of Berchtesgaden. Return to your Salzburg hotel at the end of the day.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Hotel in Salzburg, otherwise please state your pick up location f.e. train station or airport.
End location: Your hotel in Salzburg or any other place in the city of Salzburg.
Duration: 8 hours
Choose between Minivan (up to 7 passengers) and BMW-X1 4-wheel drive (up to 3 passengers).
Private local guide, transport by luxury private vehicle, Hotel pickup and drop-off.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 EURO - Entrance Fees (to receive a skip the line ticket for Eagles Nest we'll need some cash)
Bus and elevator to Eagle's Nest and entrance to the Salt Mines: each is EUR 15,50 per person
Lunch - food & drinks
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We highy recommend Manfred if you want to see both the usual tourist sights and some out of the less touristy sights. We spent 2 full days sight seeing with him in and around Salzburg and had a wonderful time. He incorporated the Sound of Music tour with the lake region where we also took a short boat ride on a beautiful green lake. Next day went to Eagles Nest and the Bavarian Mts and Ramsau. Touring with Manfred is definitely 5 stars.