This has got to be at the top of everyone’s bucket list. It’s not just a European must-do; it ranks up there as one of the world’s biggest parties! Where else can you drink from steins the size of your head, burp loudly to oompah music and get away with wearing lederhosen?
- Your fantastic Busabout festival team
- 3 nights accommodation
- 3 cooked breakfasts
- Orientation walk of Munich
- Busabout Oktoberfest t-shirt
Take time out with one of our optional extras. Full details from your Busabout Guide.
- Munich Bike tour
- Dachau Concentration Camp Tour
- Day trip to Neuschwanstein Castle and Swan Lake
H: Included Highlights
F: Free Time Option
Day 1: Check-in to our Campsite
Meet your Busabout festivals team and check-in to your tent share accommodation at Camping Thalkirchen! Get comfortable and acquainted with the campsite and then it’s our social hour to meet and greet your fellow fest-mates. Take the shuttle into Munich centre for an orientation walk and dinner in a local beer hall or beer garden. Return shuttle after dinner back to the campsite to get some rest for tomorrow or continue partying at the campsite bar.
Day 2: Oktoberfest
Let the fun begin! Your Guide will take you all down to the Oktoberfest grounds by early morning shuttle, we'll make sure you will be in the right place at the right time.
The Opening Parade* starts at 11am. The festival begins with a colorful parade through the streets of Munich to the Oktoberfest grounds. Horse and carts in traditional dress carry in the very beer kegs we will soon be drinking from! Watch the landlords make their festive entry to the Theresienwiese. (B)
H:The atmosphere of the world’s biggest beer festival
H:The Opening Parade *
F:Great beer and heaps of Bavarian grub
F:Munich Bike tour
F:Dachau Concentration Camp Tour
Day 3: Oktoberfest
Head down to The Oktoberfest grounds for another day! Soak up the Bavarian culture, take a bike tour, enjoy some of the festival rides...the choice is yours.
You also have the option to join our day trip to one of the most stunning parts of Bavaria to visit King Ludwig's famous Neuschwanstein Castle. This region is absolutely breathtaking and the castle itself was used as a model for Walt Disney's Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty.
Don't miss the Riflemen's Parade*. This is one of the best and most colourful displays of Bavarian history, culture, and tradition. Watch regional costume groups, marching bands, 'troops' in historical uniforms, riflemen, thoroughbred horses, and even oxen, cows, and goats pass by in a 3-mile long procession. (B)
H:Riflemen’s Parade *
F:Beer tents filled with over 10,000 revellers!
F:Day trip to Neuschwanstein Castle and Swan Lake
Day 4: Oktoberfest
Time to leave! Check-out is at 10am. (For those hopping on the Busabout Hop-on Hop-off coach, check-out is at 7am).There will also be a Busabout coach transfer into central Munich. (B)
(*Opening Ceremony only)
A total blast from start to finish, with tight shorts added to the mix"