European Extravaganza with Grande Italia - 16 days
DAY 1 Welcome to London
Bon voyage! Arrive in London and proceed to your hotel on your own. Check in post 1400 hrs. (Please reconfirm with your travel agent for exact timings and details about your tour and contact details of Tour Manager. We advise you to contact Tour Manager at the time of check in). Rest of the day is at Leisure. Tonight, enjoy dinner at an Indian restaurant before you return to your hotel. Overnight in London. (D)
DAY 2 Guided city tour – Tower of London – London Eye
After continental buffet breakfast, we proceed for a guided city tour with an English speaking local guide to see the highlights of London: Changing of Guards at the Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament, Trafalgar Square, Tower Bridge, River Thames and many more. Enjoy lunch at an Indian restaurant. We next visit the Tower of London housing Britain’s crown jewels including the Kohinoor Diamond. Later, we take you on the famous London Eye – one of the world’s largest observation wheels where you witness the panorama of some of London’s most famous monuments. Tonight, enjoy dinner at an Indian restaurant before you return to your hotel. Overnight in London. (B,L,D)
DAY 3 Madame Tussauds wax museum – Lord’s Cricket ground – Oxford Street
After continental buffet breakfast, we proceed for a visit the famous Madame Tussauds wax museum. This museum houses a unique collection of world’s largest wax works of famous personalities, including India’s top leaders and film stars. After lunch at an Indian restaurant enjoy guided tour of the world famous Lord’s Cricket ground, a dream for every cricket lover. Later drop off and pick up will be provided at Oxford Street – the shopper’s paradise of London or you can take time off to visit friends and relatives in London and return to the hotel on your own. Tonight enjoy dinner at Indian Restaurant. Overnight in London. (B,L,D)
DAY 4 London to Paris by Eurostar – Guided city tour – Eiffel Tower (3rd level)
This morning, after continental buffet breakfast, check-out and drive to Saint Pancras Station. Here, you will board the ultra– modern Eurostar, one of the world’s fastest trains. Travelling under the English Channel, reach Gare Du Nord in approximately two hours and fifteen minutes. Packed Indian lunch will be provided. On arrival in Paris, we take you on an exhilarating city tour with an English speaking local guide, who will show you many of the best – loved Parisian sights – Alexander Bridge, Arc de Triomphe, Concorde Square, Opera House, Invalides, Champs Elysees and much more. We shall then proceed to visit the top of the Eiffel Tower (3rd level), from where you will have a splendid view of this beautiful city. Later in the evening enjoy dinner at an Indian restaurant and check-into the hotel. Overnight in Paris. (B,PL,D)
DAY 5 Guided tour of Versailles Palace – Louvre Museum – Seine River cruise – Optional Lido show
After continental buffet breakfast, we take you on guided tour of Versailles Palace with its vast chambers and private apartments of unimaginable luxury, opera hall, a chapel, and the famous Hall of Mirrors. After enjoying lunch at an Indian restaurant, visit the world–renowned Louvre Museum to see the incomparable and the most prestigious painting of ‘Mona Lisa’– Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece and many more. Later enjoy Seine River cruise as we sail past some of the historical monuments along the river Seine. Enjoy dinner at an Indian restaurant. Tonight you have a chance to experience the glamour of the famous Lido Show – an unforgettable experience on your tour. Overnight in Paris. (B,L,D) NOTE: Please check departure dates for Versailles and Louvre Museum OR
DAY 5 Disney Park / Disney Studios – Seine River cruise – Optional Lido show
After continental buffet breakfast , join us for some fun, adventure and entertainment on our tour to Disney Park and enjoy the many rides (all included) OR you can visit the Disney Studios and be amazed by the stunning stunt shows, watch a film being made and see real–life sets where famous movies were created. Packed Indian lunch will be provided. Later enjoy a romantic Seine cruise as we sail past some of the historical monuments on the river Seine. Enjoy dinner at an Indian restaurant. Tonight you have a chance to experience the glamour of the famous Lido Show – an unforgettable experience on your tour. Overnight in Paris. (B,PL,D) NOTE: Please check departure dates for Disneyland Paris
DAY 6 Mini Europe – Orientation tour of Brussels – Photostop at the Atomium
After continental buffet breakfast, we proceed to Brussels. On arrival visit Mini Europe – a miniature park showcasing Europe’s famous monuments in a 1:25 scale. Enjoy an Indian Lunch in Mini Europe itself. Later a photostop at the Atomium. We next, proceed for orientation tour of Brussels where we visit the world renowned Grand Place and the legendary Manneken Pis statue. Enroute we drive past St. Michaels Church and proceed to the restaurant for Indian dinner. Drive to your hotel and check–in. Overnight in Helmond / Eindhoven (B,L,D)
DAY 7 Until 13th May Keukenhof – Heineken Brewery – Amsterdam canal cruise – Dam Square
After continental buffet breakfast, we proceed to Keukenhof – the largest spring garden in the world. Be enchanted by the indoor floral displays. Later, Proceed to Amsterdam for lunch at an Indian restaurant. Next, proceed to visit one of the oldest and largest Breweries – Heineken Brewery for the Heineken experience. It offers 4 floors of multimedia exhibits, historical brewing, artifacts and a tasting bar. Later board your glass–topped boat for an exciting canal cruise. Later, visit the famous Dam Square – the real heart of Amsterdam, where the Royal Palace, the Nieuwe Kerk and the War Memorial overlooks this vast and bustling open space. After dinner at an Indian restaurant, drive back to your hotel. Overnight in Helmond / Eindhoven. (B,L,D)
DAY 7 From 14th May Volendam – Cheese farm and a wooden shoe factory – Heineken Brewery – Amsterdam canal cruise – Dam Square
After continental buffet breakfast, proceed to Volendam a picturesque town, with its little wooden houses, the quaint harbor and its people in graceful traditional costumes. Later visit a cheese farm and a wooden shoe factory. See a demonstration of how cheese is made and wooden shoes are carved out of wooden blocks. You also have a chance to savour some cheese. Later drive to Amsterdam for lunch at an Indian restaurant. Next, proceed to visit one of the oldest and largest Breweries – Heineken Brewery for the Heineken experience. It offers 4 floors of multimedia exhibits, historical brewing, artefacts and a tasting bar. Later board your glass–topped boat for an exciting canal cruise followed by the visit to the famous Dam Square – the real heart of Amsterdam, where the Royal Palace, the Nieuwe Kerk and the War Memorial overlooks this vast and bustling open space. After dinner at an Indian restaurant, drive back to your hotel. Overnight in Helmond / Eindhoven. (B,L,D)
DAY 8 Cologne Cathedral – Rhine River cruise
After continental buffet breakfast, check-out and proceed to Cologne. Visit the impressive Cologne Cathedral, a fine example of amazing Gothic architecture. This afternoon enjoy lunch at an Indian restaurant. Later we proceed to board your scenic cruise on the River Rhine, one of Europe’s major navigable rivers. Cruising down the Rhine, you will pass steep slopes covered with vineyards. Later this evening, enjoy dinner at an Indian restaurant, before you drive to your hotel. Overnight in Rhineland. (B,L,D)
DAY 9 Black Forest – Thomas Cook Swiss experience at Rhine Falls
After continental buffet breakfast, check-out and drive to Titisee. This is the heart of the Black Forest, surrounded by dark fir forests, fairy tale woods and flowering meadows where we also enjoy lunch at an Indian restaurant with an authentic black forest cake. Here is ‘Drubba’, the home of the world–famous cuckoo clock, get invited for a free demonstration and buy one for your home – a prized possession. Later, cross over into Switzerland and arrive into Schaffhausen. Here we have arranged a Thomas Cook Swiss experience for our valued guests, you enjoy the beautiful view of Rhine falls, while the boat rides you in front of the falls and later a mini toy train takes you through the old town and upon arrival at the restaurant enjoy interesting activities. We have arranged a traditional Swiss Welcome party with some music & some traditional Swiss cheese fondue, chocolates and black apple vodka followed by Indian dinner. You will cherish this true Swiss experience for a lifetime. Later check-into your hotel. Overnight in Zurich / Central Switzerland. (B,L,D)
DAY 10 Jungfraujoch – Interlaken
After continental buffet breakfast, join us on an adventurous ride to visit Jungfraujoch – The Top of Europe, for a memorable encounter with snow and ice – a high–point of your tour! Proceed to Lauterbrunnen / Grindelwald Grund where the excitement begins. You will be amazed at the scenic splendour that you see from aboard the cogwheel train, which takes you to a height of 3,454 metres to reach Jungfraujoch – Europe’s highest railway station! This is a trip to another world – a wonderful world of eternal ice and snow. Experience the magic of the mountains and visit the Ice Palace on top of the longest glacier in the Alps. Take a high speed elevator to the Sphinx observatory deck. Today enjoy Indian lunch with a glass of champagne specially arranged for you on top of Jungfraujoch. Later take a photo stop at Interlaken, a charming city nestled between two lakes and surrounded by the splendid Bernese Oberland Mountains. Treasure these wonderful moments as you drive back to your hotel after dinner at an Indian restaurant. Overnight in Zurich / Central Switzerland. (B,L,D)
DAY 11 Mt. Titlis – Orientation tour of Lucerne – Dinner Cruise on Lake Lucerne
After continental buffet breakfast at your hotel, we take you on one of the most memorable experiences of your Europe tour – visiting Mt. Titlis and Lucerne. Adventure awaits you in an all new Rotair –the world’s first rotating cable car ride, a truly once in a life time experience as you ascend the snow–clad mountains as you arrive at Mount Titlis. Experience the snow and ice at 3,020 metres as breathtaking panorama unfolds. Do not forget to visit the new attraction “Cliff Walk”. Enjoy an Indian lunch. Later, we proceed to scenic Lucerne. Enjoy orientation tour where you will see Lion Monument and the Kapell Brucke (a wooden bridge). Here you will also have some free time to shop for famous Swiss watches, knives and chocolates. Enjoy Dinner Cruise on Scenic Lake Lucerne – dance your heart out to some pulsating Bollywood music and dine in style. Overnight in Zurich / Central Switzerland. (B,L,D)
DAY 12 Bergisel Ski Jump Stadium – Swarovski Crystal headquarters and Museum – Orientation tour of Innsbruck
This morning, after continental buffet breakfast, check-out and drive to scenic Austria. Visit Bergisel Ski Jump Stadium in Innsbruck which hosted the 1964 and 1976 winter Olympics. On arrival take a funicular ride to the top for a spectacular view of Austrian Alps. Later enjoy local lunch specially organized for you at Bergisel restaurant. Next proceed to the world–famous Swarovski Crystal headquarters and Museum. Enjoy a fascinating experience in to the ‘world of crystals’. An experience that leaves you amazed at the dazzling glitter as you walk through this museum. A great opportunity to buy a souvenir for your family. Later, proceed to Innsbruck, capital of Tyrol. On arrival, see the Golden Roof and the Maria Theresien Strasse during the orientation tour. Stroll on cobblestone pathways and get a feel of old–world European charm. Later enjoy dinner at the restaurant and check-in at your hotel. Overnight in Innsbruck or similar. (B,L,D)
DAY 13 Venice – Gondola ride – Murano glass demonstration
After continental buffet breakfast, check-out and drive to Italy. On arrival at the pier, board a private boat to the heart of Venice – St. Mark’s Square. Today, we have specially arranged an Indian lunch and Italian musician on board the boat for our valued guests. This astonishingly wonderful lagoon city is a special delight to visitors. On arrival, admire St. Mark’s square with the Basilica, Doge’s Palace, Campanile and Bridge of Sighs. Later, you will be taken on an unforgettable gondola ride through the smaller canals for a true depiction of this lagoon city. Also visit the Murano Glass showroom where you see the glass making demonstration. Return to the pier and continue on your journey towards Padova. Tonight, after dinner at an Indian restaurant check-in at your hotel. Overnight in Padova or similar. (B,L,D)
DAY 14 Guided city tour of Florence – See Leaning Tower of Pisa
After continental buffet breakfast check-out and proceed to Florence. Meet your English speaking local guide for a walking city tour of Florence, including the Duomo, the Campanile, the Baptistry with its Gates to Paradise, Piazza Della Signoria – an open air museum of sculptures. Later drive to Piazzale Michelangelo, a square on top of a hill with a replica of the impressive statue of David and also get a bird’s eye view of the city of Florence. After an Indian lunch drive to Pisa. Visit the Square of Miracles. Photograph your family with the Leaning Tower in the backdrop. You also have some free time to shop. Enjoy an Indian dinner at a restaurant check-in at your hotel. Overnight in Prato / Florence / Montecatini or similar. (B,L,D)
DAY 15 Guided tour of Vatican museum and Sistine Chapel – Guided city tour of Rome with entrance to Colosseum
After continental buffet breakfast check-out of your hotel and proceed to Rome. Today, enjoy lunch at an Indian restaurant. Next proceed for a city tour of Rome with an English speaking guide. Enter the Vatican City – the smallest country in the world (shorts or sleeveless vests not allowed) including a visit to the Vatican Museum and the world famous Sistine Chapel. Furthermore visit the holy Basilica of St. Peter’s – the incomparable home of architectural and artistic masterpieces by Michelangelo and Bernini, which will leave you spellbound. Also see the Victor Emmanuel Monument, the Roman Forum and many more sights of this historic city. Next, visit the imposing Colosseum, from inside, a vast amphitheatre, known for its gladiator fights. Tonight, we have arranged a special farewell dinner for all our guests. Overnight in Rome. (B,L,D)
DAY 16 Fly back with pleasant memories
After continental buffet / boxed breakfast, check-out and proceed to the airport for your flight back home on your own. Do spare a few minutes to share your feedback with your Tour Manager. Your valued suggestions will be most appreciated. Arrive home with pleasant memories of your European tour, which we are sure you will treasure for a lifetime. (B)
 
Package Includes
  • 03 nights at Dorsett / Copthorne Kensington or similar in London
  • 02 nights at Hotel Marriott CDG / Pullman CDG or similar in Paris
  • 02 nights at Hotel Van Del Valk / Golden Tulip / Holiday Inn or similar in Helmond /Eindhoven
  • 01 night at the Hotel Maritim / NH or similar in Rhineland
  • 03 nights at Hotel Swissotel / Kameha Grand / Four Points by Sheraton or similar in Zurich / Central Switzerland
  • 01 night at Hotel Grauer Baer or similar in Innsbruck
  • 01 night at Four points by Sheraton / Crown Plaza in Padova or similar
  • 01 night at Hotel Wallart / Grand Hotel Tamarici or similar in Prato / Florence / Montecatini or similar
  • 01 night at Holiday Inn Parco De Medici / BW President / Marriott Rome Park or similar in Rome
  • Daily buffet breakfast. (Breakfast includes bread, butter, jam, cereals, fruit juice, milk, tea, coffee, hot eggs and cut fruits).
  • 13 Indian Jain / vegetarian / non vegetarian lunches
  • Daily buffet breakfast. (Breakfast includes bread, butter, jam, cereals, fruit juice, milk, tea, coffee, hot eggs and cut fruits). 10
  • 1 Local Lunch
  • 15 Indian Jain /vegetarian / non–vegetarian dinners including a farewell dinner in Rome and dinner Cruise in Switzerland. Note: Packed lunches, if applicable, will be Jain / vegetarian
  • Sightseeing and Accommodation as mentioned above in the itinerary
 
USD 3,900*
USD 3,400*
Per person in double room
*Price starting from.
Departure Dates:
 
EURO DISNEY April: 07, 14, 28 May: 03, 05, 10, 15, 17, 19, 22, 26, 31 June: 02, 07, 09, 23, 30 July: 07, 21, 28 August: 11, 18 September: 15
 
VERSAILLES PALACE & LOUVRE April: 24 May: 01, 08, 12, 16, 23, 29, 30 June: 04, 06, 11, 14 July: 17 August: 07, 21 September: 04, 18
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