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Berlin Self-Drive Trabi Tour with Guide

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Berlin, Germany
Berlin Self-Drive Trabi Tour with Guide

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icon1 hour 15 minutes  (approx.)
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Get behind the wheel of an adorable, undersized Trabi for a self-drive tour of Berlin. Enjoy a fun, unique way of seeing the sights; all eyes will be glued to your 'Trabi Convoy' as you putter through the heart of the German capital. Listen to live commentary throughout the trip from an experienced guide, and finish the day with an official Trabant drivers license souvenir.
  • Self-drive Trabi tour of Berlin
  • Drive a classic East German car
  • See the sights in a Trabi convoy
  • Choose a morning or afternoon departure
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Driving your own Trabant with standard gearbox (automatic gearbox only after prior consultation)
Live Guide in person
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off
TrabiWorld Berlin , Zimmerstraße 97-100, 10117 Berlin, Germany

Black and yellow entrance

11:30 AM
This activity will end right where it started.
Meet your ‘Trabi Safari’ guide at a location that’s convenient to public transport, and walking distance to local sights—come early or stay late to explore Checkpoint Charlie, scenic squares and an important art museum. Get a brief orientation to operating the manual gearbox and four-stroke engine, then slip behind the wheel of a pint-sized Trabi for an unforgettable trip through the city.

Join a colorful line of Trabi cars led by an experienced guide on a route that takes in Berlin’s most iconic destinations, from Potsdamer Platz to the Brandenburg Gate, Unter den Linden, the Berlin Cathedral, Rotes Rathaus, the Berlin TV Tower, East Side Gallery, Oberbaum Bridge and Checkpoint Charlie.

Hear about what you’re seeing as you bump your way over Berlin’s historic cobblestones. Learn why Germans love the sweet, slow-moving Trabi, and enjoy a classic East German experience while getting a great overview and orientation of the town.
Stop At:  
Trabi-Safari - TrabiWorld Berlin
Welcome & briefing
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Potsdamer Platz
important public square and traffic intersection in the center of Berlin
Pass By:  
Brandenburg Gate
Famous 18th-century neoclassical monument
Pass By:  
Unter den Linden
Grand boulevard
Pass By:  
Oberbaum Bridge
A double-deck bridge crossing Berlin's River Spree
Pass By:  
Rotes Rathaus
Red Town Hall from 1870
Stop At:  
East Side Gallery
Open-air gallery with a series of murals painted directly on a 1,316 m (4,318 ft) long remnant of the Berlin Wall
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Checkpoint Charlie
Former border cross point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Children up to 17 years accompanied by at least one adult are free of charge
  • Evidence of a driver's license for non-automatic cars is required from all drivers
  • Maximum weight per vehicle is 770 lbs (350 kg)
  • Maximum people per vehicle is 4
  • Any child seats, if necessary, must be provided by the customer
  • In the case of an accident, the local tour operator will require a co-payment of EUR 650
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY East Car Tours GmbH & Co. KG
This experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel or ask for an amendment, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

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    The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
    What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Berlin Self-Drive Trabi Tour with Guide?
    A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    See all safety measures taken by Berlin Self-Drive Trabi Tour with Guide.
    What is the policy on sanitization during Berlin Self-Drive Trabi Tour with Guide?
    A:The policies on sanitization are:

    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    See all safety measures taken by Berlin Self-Drive Trabi Tour with Guide.
    What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Berlin Self-Drive Trabi Tour with Guide?
    A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    See all safety measures taken by Berlin Self-Drive Trabi Tour with Guide.

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    Worthwhile tour
    , May 2022
    If you can drive a stick shift, by all means, give it a try. We actually got to see a fair amount of Berlin. Our (company) leader was great but a little hard to understand through the static on the radio. The cars are loud and vibrate a lot. However, this just adds to the authenticity.
    Trabi Berlin Tour
    , Feb 2022
    The guide was brilliant providing information on the major sites of Berlin. The tour was well organised and good fun.
    Must do in Berlin
    , Mar 2020
    It was outstanding and our guide was extremely knowledgeable on the car; was the highlight of our stay in Berlin!
    Trabbie in Berlin
    , Jan 2020
    Really fun, lots of info, very friendly and welcoming hosts. Worth the money - a good hour and 15 mins spent - Danke!
    Excellent fun!
    , Sep 2019
    This was the most fun tour in Berlin. A must do! The old cars were a fantastic experience and the guide was very helpful
    A fun driving challenge
    , Jul 2019
    The activity was very fun and the guide was interesting and had a good sense of humor. The only downside was that the car we were given was a bit hard to keep the engine running at the traffic lights.
    Fun, different experience
    Lyndsey P
    , Mar 2019
    This was a very fun attraction, if a little stressful due to the Berlin traffic and getting used to driving the Trabi. The only slight downside is that it's difficult to understand the tour guide on the radio and hard to concentrate on the tour itself as the driver. It was an unforgettable experience though and we'd recommend it.
    It was a fun way to see Berlin. It was...
    , Oct 2017
    It was a fun way to see Berlin. It was difficult at times to hear the lead car.
    The tour was not a brilliant way to...
    Nick W
    , Jun 2017
    The tour was not a brilliant way to see Berlin. You seemed to spend more time concentrating driving the car and pulling over to wait for others in the convoy, than actually looking at the sights. I'd recommend a cycle tour over this any day, as they offer more freedom and are slightly less stressful
    Loved the tour. Mostly loved the...
    Simon L
    , May 2017
    Loved the tour. Mostly loved the experience of driving the car as it is special. Actually surprisingly peppy for such a little engine. Quiet and comfort may not be its outstanding characteristics however. The tour is thorough and takes you to all the highlights in Berlin. The commentary over the radio is well informed and good sometimes a little hard to hear over the engine, however but we loved every minute. Highly recommended but knowing how to drive standard is a definite plus !.
    Super cool. And scary driving at...
    Janine S
    , Mar 2017
    Super cool. And scary driving at first. But a cool way to get around and do a quick drive around to familiarise yourself in Berlin. Definitely recommend it.
    For anyone who is visiting Berlin...
    Guy M
    , Feb 2017
    For anyone who is visiting Berlin this tour is a must. Driving through the streets of Berlin listening to the tour guide and having a ball driving a Trabi it just doesn't get any better. The staff are fantastic and the cars are a brilliant.
    This is amazing! Really nice...
    Leonardo F
    , Feb 2017
    This is amazing! Really nice experience driving a Trabi. Our guide Martin was very nice too. I really liked to know a bit of Berlin's history that way. Can't wait to do it again!!!!
    Excellent tour, brilliant guide...
    Brett O
    , Jan 2017
    Excellent tour, brilliant guide, really had so much fun. A bit scary at first and the gearbox takes some getting used to so if you are a novice driver this might not be for you. You are out and about on the main streets of Berlin so it's not for the feint hearted but the experience was hilarious and amazing. Would highly recommend but be prepared for the 'East German' driving experience hahahahahah
    Well executed sightseeing in real...
    , Nov 2016
    Well executed sightseeing in real two-stroke Trabis. Have never been photographed so many times by general public.
    Ich wollte schon lang mal...
    , Aug 2022
    Ich wollte schon lang mal ein Trabi fahren denn ich bin wirklich fasziniert von diesen Autos. Diese Fahrt mache ich aufjedenfall mal wieder!
    , Feb 2020
    Es war ein super Erlebnis und die Erklärung waren sehr ausführlich Ich kann dieses Erlebnis nur empfehlen daaanke

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