What’s Included in a Guided Tour?

Here at Black Forest Tours, we offer high-quality experiences that are custom-tailored, worry-free, hassle-free and (if desired) non-touristy. The focus is not touring at the lowest cost. Instead, we try to create a once-in-a-lifetime experience for you.

You are in good hands with us : we are a licensed and fully insured (Genehmigung nach §49 PBEFG mit Mietwagen für die gewerbliche Personenbeförderung). Driver guides and transport services of any kind are required by law in Germany to have a commercial passenger transportation license and insurance coverage for cars and passengers.

Included when booking a Private Tour:

  • Private tour, customized to your specific needs and wants and fitting your particular travel style
    • You choose start & end points of your tour
    • Duration of your tour (6-8 hours)
    • Themes you are interested in
    • Activities you would love to do
    • Sights you would like to see
  • Private Guide
  • Safe and Clean Vehicles
    • all vehicles pass strict mechanical inspection by the German TÜV (Technical Security Association).
    • special passenger transport insurance.
    • drivers are passenger transportation licensed.
    • vehicle we use: Volvo, Mercedes and Ford.
    • ( some of our vehicles may have a logo – inquire about upgrading to unmarked or luxury vehicles)
    • air-conditioning
    • non-smoking
    • mobile phone charger on board
    • umbrella on board
    • bottled water on board
    • maps on board
    • child safety seats
    • parking fees included
    • tolls and other road fees included
    • distance & fuel costs included

Not included 

  • meals
  • entrance fees for attractions
  • accommodation
  • airport pick-up/drop-off
  • transfers/transportation to your chosen starting point outside of our regular area (Freiburg)
  • luxury vehicle upgrade
  • additional hours by request ( if additional hours are possible, the first 30 minutes are free, then we charge in 30-minute increments. these additional charges are to be paid in cash to the driver or guide at the end of the tour )

What about tipping?

Our prices are all inclusive. Guides and drivers are paid by the hour, but if you enjoyed the tour, certainly everyone appreciates a tip.