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EUROPEAN GETAWAY


From USD 2250*

per person sharing

Highlights of your holiday

  • Enjoy a Ride on London Eye
  • Enjoy an overnight Ferry from Harwich to Hook of Holland
  • Visit Disneyland in Paris
  • Grand Evening in Paris - Paradis Latin Show with Champagne, Indian Dinner at the Show and an Illumination Tour
  • Visit to Mt.Titlis with Cliff Walk and Lucerne
  • Visit to St.Peter’s Basilica
  • Guided Walking
  • Tour of Salzburg
Day 1: Arrive into London
 
Welcome to London. On arrival check into your hotel on your own anytime after 1500 hrs.
 
Overnight at the hotel in London.
(Dinner)
 
Day 2: London Tour
 
After a continental breakfast, we check-out and proceed to visit the London Eye by the river Thames. Hold your breath as you take a thrilling ride on one of the world’s tallest Ferris wheel. Enjoy magnificent views of the city of London.
 
Next, we proceed for a guided panoramic city tour of London. See the Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Nelson’s Column at Trafalgar Square, the statue of Eros at Piccadilly Circus, St. Paul’s Cathedral, the symbolic Tower Bridge and Buckingham Palace with Changing of the Guards (If Operational).
 
Later, we take you to Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, the world’s largest exhibition of wax works. The celebrity list includes over 400 stunning, life-like figures that never fail to entice the visitors.
 
We, then proceed to the Ferry Port of Harwich and board our overnight Ferry to Hook of Holland.
 
Overnight in the comforts of your cabin.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
 
Day 3: Netherlands
 
After a continental breakfast, on board, we disembark at Hook of Holland and drive to The Hague - political capital of Netherlands and residence of the Queen. Here we visit Madurodam - Holland in miniature.
 
Next, stop at one of the windmills - a symbol of the Netherlands, a splendid backdrop for a family photograph. Later, enjoy a demonstration on the art of making wooden shoes and cheese at a wooden shoe factory. Discover Amsterdam in a novel manner as we take you on a cruise along its canals, the best way to see this captivating city.
 
Overnight at the hotel in Belgium.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 4: Belgium and Paris
 
After a continental breakfast, we check-out and proceed for an orientation tour of Brussels. See the adorable Manneken Pis Statue, a charming fountain of a little boy, today the symbol of Brussels, the beautiful Grand Place and the Town Hall. 
 
Next, we drive to Paris. On arrival, we proceed for a guided panoramic city tour of Paris. See Place de la Concorde, the majestic Arc de Triomphe, the fashionable Champs Elysees and the magnificent Opera House. 
 
We, then proceed to visit the Eiffel Tower, the symbol of Paris, where a bird’s eye view from the 2nd level will leave you breathless!!
 
Overnight at the hotel in Paris.
(Breakfast, Dinner).
 
Day 5: Disneyland, Paris
 
After a continental breakfast, we proceed to Disneyland, Paris. Get charmed by Cinderella’s castle. Take an exciting roller coaster ride down the Thunder Mountain. Visit Fantasyland and meet Alice in Wonderland, Pinocchio, Peter Pan and Snow White. Get thrilled by the legends of Aladdin and Indiana Jones at Adventureland. Ride a space shuttle to the moon at Discoveryland. Encounter Ghost Ships, Steam trains and Western scenes in the Wild West town of Frontierland.
 
This evening is free OR we suggest a ‘Evening in Paris’ that includes Champagne and great entertainment at the Paradis Latin show. See the finest combination of beauty, rhythm and gaiety. Experience the charm of striking ballets, shimmering costumes and talented dance troupes.
 
After the show, we take you on an Illumination tour of Paris. See the famous landmarks of Paris - the city of lights, magically lit up. A perfect end to this beautiful evening!!!
 
Overnight at the hotel in Paris.
(Breakfast, Dinner)
 
Day 6: Onto Switzerland
 
After a continental breakfast, we check-out and drive to Switzerland, a fascinating country known for its spectacular mountain scenery, sparkling lakes and folklore traditions. On arrival, we checkin to the hotel.
 
Overnight at the hotel in Central Switzerland.
(Breakfast, Packed Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 7: Day Free
Suggested Excursion: Jungfraujoch with Lunch and Interlaken
 
After a continental breakfast, the day is free to relax in the hotel OR we suggest a visit to Jungfraujoch and picturesque Interlaken. Our scenic drive to Lauterbrunnen, from where we board a train to Jungfraujoch the highest altitude railway station in Europe at 11,333 ft. takes us along lovely lakes and mountain passes. On top of Jungfraujoch, you have free time to explore the modern complex. Experience the magic of the mountains at the Sphinx Terrace. See the breathtaking Jungfrau Peak and the awesome Aletsch Glacier. Also, visit the Ice Palace, where
you see a beautiful display of sculptures made of ice, while being encased in ice yourself. Enjoy an Indian lunch on top.
 
Later, proceed to Interlaken, one of Switzerland’s best known health and pleasure resorts. There’s time to relax at the many cafes or shop for Swiss watches, chocolates, Swiss memorabilia, etc.
 
Overnight at the hotel in Central Switzerland.
(Breakfast, Dinner)
 
Day 8: Visit to Mount Titlis with Cliff Walk and Lucerne
 
After a continental breakfast, we check out and proceed to Mt. Titlis which at 10,000 ft is the highest peak in central Switzerland. As you journey to Mt. Titlis in two different cable cars, you will be amazed as the scenery changes from green meadows, scenic lakes to snow clad mountains The last leg of the ascent will be in the world’s first rotating able car called the ‘Titlis Rotair’. At the Terrace on top of the Mt. Titlis summit station, weather permitting, you could take a stroll on the latest attraction at Mt.Titlis - The Cliff Walk.
 
Next, we proceed for an orientation tour of Lucerne, one of the six most frequently visited cities in the World. See the Lion Monument, ‘Lowendenkmal’ hewn from a limestone cliff to commemorate the bravery and loyalty of Swiss Guards. You may take a stroll across the Kappelbrucke- the world’s oldest covered wooden bridge, originally built in 1333 over the Reuss river. You have free time at Schwanenplatz to shop for Swiss army knives, chocolates, watches, souvenirs, etc.
 
Overnight at the hotel in Chiasso, Switzerland.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
 
Day 9: Florence
 
After a continental breakfast, we check-out and drive to Pisa. On arrival, we visit the ‘Field of Miracles’, wherein stands the grand Romanesque Pisan styled marble Cathedral. See the Baptistery and the bell tower, known throughout the world as the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Remember to take a photograph of your family against this wonder of the world.
 
We, then journey towards enchanting Florence, the art capital of Italy. Take a breathtaking panorama view of Florence from Piazalle Michelangelo. See the impressive Duomo, the imposing 14th century Palazzo Vecchio Tower and Ponte Vecchio, Florence’s most distinctive bridge on the Arno River.
 
Overnight at the hotel in Florence/Arezzo.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
 
Day 10: Day trip to Rome
 
After a continental breakfast, we proceed on a day trip to Rome, the capital of Italy. On arrival, visit St. Peter’s Basilica, the world’s largest Cathedral, which will amaze you with its size, beauty and splendour. Later, on your panoramic guided city tour of Rome see Piazza Venezia and the colossal Victor Emmanuel II Monument, built to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Italian reunification. Relive the thrills of historic Rome as you view the ancient Roman & Imperial Forums. See the gigantic Colosseum -symbol of Rome. It is said that when the Colosseum falls, Rome will fall and the world will follow.
 
Overnight at the hotel in Florence/Arezzo.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 11: Venice
 
After a continental breakfast, we check-out and drive to Venice, the romantic Italian city, known for its unique architecture. We arrive in Venice, an archipelago of 118 islands, 170 canals & 400 bridges. We drive over Mussolini’s Bridge of Liberty and then take a boat ride over the Guidecca canal to St. Mark’s Square, the very heart of Venice. Here, see the historic Ducal Palace, the infamous prison, the Bridge of Sighs, the exquisite Clock Tower and the splendour of St. Mark’s Basilica. Soak in the unique atmosphere of this charming city at St. Mark’s Square, the most photographed Square in the world. We, then visit the Murano Glass factory where a master craftsman will demonstrate the art of creating the famous Venetian blown glass. Do not miss this opportunity to buy souvenirs at discounted prices.
 
Overnight at the hotel in Verona.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 12: Onto Salzburg
 
After a continental breakfast, we check-out and drive to Innsbruck. On arrival, we take you on an orientation tour. See the ‘Goldenes Dachl’ - the Golden roof, an ornate Gothic balcony and a symbol of the city. Also see the Heiblinghaus, a building resembling a wedding cake. Next, we drive to Wattens to visit the amazing Swarovski Crystal World. Here you have an opportunity to shop for the famous Swarovski Crystals. We, then continue our journey to Salzburg.
 
Overnight at the hotel in Salzburg.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 13: Departure
 
After a continental breakfast, we check-out and proceed on a guided walking tour of Salzburg. Salzburg is full of green hills, romantic gardens and breathtaking valleys. See the birthplace of the legendary Mozart, the Mirabell Palace with its landscaped gardens and the Cathedral in the old town. Stroll along the Aldstadt, which was recently granted World Heritage Status by UNESCO.
 
Next, we drive to the Vienna/Munich airport for your flight back home. (Return flight to be booked after 20:00 hrs) 
holiday.
 
(Breakfast)
 

Includes:

  • Accommodation at the hotels mentioned or similar.
  • Services of a Tour Manager.
  • Meals, coach tours, entrance fees, sightseeing & surface transportation as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • One water bottle (500ml) per person per day.

 


Excludes:

  • Passport, Visa Charges, Airport & Port Taxes.
  • Cost of your air tickets required to participate in this tour.
  • Porterage, tips, insurance, laundry, wines, mineral water, telephone charges and all items of personal nature and also food and drinks not forming part of the group menus.
  • Cost of the Suggested Excursions.
  • Any increase in the rate of exchange leading to an increase in all land arrangement which may come in to effect prior to departure.
  • Mandatory tips of Euro 3 per person per day for Coach drivers, Guides etc.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in ‘What your Tour Price includes’ box.
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