Frequently Asked Questions
Germany may look far away on the map but it is really just a flight away from several of the world’s major cities. It is a technologically and socially advanced nation – in a landscape that’s out of this world!
Q1. When is the best time to visit Germany?
Germany is a great from May to November. Temperatures range around 22 degrees Celsius. Be sure to include an evening to enjoy beer at Octoberfest if you are travelling at that time. Germany is home to some of the best Christmas Markets and whether it is a river cruise or a Christmas market, Germany is worth a visit even in November or December.
Q2. Does it require a long visit to experience Germany?
Although it would take several weeks to cover all of Germany, there are many ways to experience the variety of the country in a brief visit. Nine days is a good starting point for shorter visits to Germany, but even those visiting for a shorter period (or adding a few days of vacation to a business trip) can experience a taste of what the country has to offer.
Q3. Is there much to do in Germany?
Germany offers a wealth of activities- from action packed adventures and indulgent relaxation to family-friendly activities. Travellers can hike through forests, experience the local culture, sample boutique wines & beers, visit exceptional car museums and more…….
Q4. Is Germany expensive?
Travellers from many parts of the world will find Germany to be less expensive compared to France, Italy & Switzerland in Europe.
Q5. What type of food can travellers expect?
German food and beer are world-class. Fresh produce ensures high quality and the nation is renowned as a producer of premium beers. For those wanting Indian cuisine, there are Indian restaurants galore all across Germany and ample vegetarian options too.
Q6. Can travellers drive in Germany?
Cars are readily available for hire. Minimum hire ages vary from 21 to 25 and hirers will need to produce an International Driver’s Permit or a valid driver’s licence (in English) from their home country. In Germany driving is on the right side of the road which is not the same as in India. Empty roads with turning landscapes and scenery, no parking hassles and road signs all along make it extremely impossible for you to lose your way.
Q7. Where can you experience Adventure Sports in Germany?
Adventure activities are found all over Germany. The most famous sport is Football. There are other ativities like Skiing, Ice Hockey, Cycling, Fishing, Hiking, Canoeing etc.
Q8. Where can you find the largest Theme Park in Europe?
Europa-Park is the largest theme park in Germany and the second most popular theme park resort in Europe, following Disneyland Paris. It is very close to the Black Forest Region & a must visit for theme park enthusiasts.
NAMASTE TOURISM – FAQ’S
Q1. Why is a customized holiday better than travelling in a group?
a) You can set your own pace of travel and include the sights that you are seeing and exclude those that you wish to avoid.
b) Whilst travelling in a group , you are with strangers who you may meet for the first time and you are compelled to see all sights included and cannot increase or reduce the time at any location as you have to follow a fixed schedule.
Q2. What is the difference between SIC and private transfers?
a) SIC – Seat in Coach basis, where on arrival at your destination, you will be transferred to your hotel by a coach i.e. along with several other people in a group. There could be delays due to flight arrivals in your transfers.
b) Private Transfers, where you will be transferred to your hotel in your own vehicle without sharing the transport with anyone.
Q3. After reservation what type of confirmed documents will the customer receive?
a) You will receive a confirmed Travel Program which includes the itinerary with hotel details and our office/guide contact information along with the hotel vouchers.
b) You will also receive e-tickets if you are booking flights with us.
c) Any other tickets will be waiting at the hotel reception or will be given by our partners at the destination.
Q4. Is there any minimum number of days before travel to book with Namaste Tourism?
There should be a minimum 4 to 6 weeks before actual date of travel if you wish to book with us. For special events and peak seasons, it is recommended that you book atleast 3 to 6 months in advance to get the best deals on flights as well as accommodation. Last minute bookings are subject to availability and may also work out relatively expensive.
Q5. Does the company provide Visa and Airfare services?
Yes, we do help in Visa processing and airline ticket bookings as part of the tour programme.
Q6. Is there any amount of deposit that needs to be paid in order to book with Namaste Tourism?
A minimum of 30% deposit needs to be paid to initiate the booking process and once confirmed, the balance has to be paid immediately or as per our standard terms and conditions of booking. In case of events or peak season bookings,100% payment may be necessary at the time of booking.
Q7. Is there a possibility to customize my travel plan?
Yes, Namaste Tourism specializes in customized holidays and that is our USP.