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Grand Europe

12 Nights - 13 Days, May - Aug (0)
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Grand Europe

Embark on the most unique European holiday and experience the best of Europe with this package. Energetic and immersive, Europe in all its glory takes you through its rapids with warm hospitality. It is a continent of diversity, each country with its own unique culture and characteristics, and each of them offering you the time of your life. Explore Europe’s cultural dynamism and skim through the eclectic landscapes

 

*Canal Cruise - Enjoy breathtaking views of Amsterdam city
*Madurodam - The beautiful miniature city of Holland
*Wooden Shoe and Cheese Factory
*Orientation tour of Brussels
*Panoramic city tour of Paris
*Eiffel Tower - Enjoy breathtaking views of Paris
*River Seine Cruise - Enjoy a unique view of Paris on-board the cruise
*Orientation tour of Geneva
*Excursion to Mt Titlis - With Ice flyer and Snow Park
*Orientation tour of Lucerne
*Visit to Vaduz
*Swarovski Crystal Showroom
*Orientation tour of Innsbruck - The Golden Roof
*Orientation tour of Venice
*Walking Tour of Florence

Day 1: London-Harwich
After meeting your Tour Director at the designated departure point, we proceed to Harwich to board the overnight ferry to Holland.
Meals: Dinner

Day 2: Netherlands
Welcome to Amsterdam, from canals to world-famous museums and historical sights, Amsterdam is one of the most romantic and beautiful cities in Europe. Rich culture, lively nightlife, international restaurants, good transport – and largely thanks to its extensive canals, and the extensive cycle routes, traffic seems to flow quite freely.
Enjoy an overview of Amsterdam and its beautiful architecture on the canal cruise. Soak in the quaint, relaxing atmosphere of the vibrant Dutch capital while cruising along the UNESCO World Heritage-listed canals. Learn interesting information about Amsterdam’s highlights and uncover secrets behind each historical building. You’ll have plenty of time to take some great photos of some of Amsterdam’s iconic sites such as the Royal Palace, the National Monument, St Nicholas Church, Munt Tower, the famous Golden Bend, the Skinny Bridge and much more!
We also visit a wooden shoe factory of Holland and witness a free demonstration of the history, traditions and the making of authentic Dutch wooden shoes along with a visit to a Cheese Farm. After the demonstration don’t forget to take a photo of the windmill, one of the most distinctive sights of the Netherlands.
Continuing to Madurodam, home to a range of famous Dutch landmarks, historical cities and large developments downsized to a range of 1:25 scale model replicas including the Rijksmuseum, Binnenhof, the Port of Rotterdam and typical Dutch houses, windmills and tulip fields. See Holland’s most famous attractions in one fun, interactive place!
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Holland – Belgium: Brussels Orientation Tour – Paris
Today, we proceed to the Belgian capital, Brussels and the administrative capital of the EU. Brussels is historic yet hip, bureaucratic yet bizarre, and multicultural to its roots. We begin the orientation tour with the Grand Place along with the guild houses which is the central square of Brussels – leading to the world renowned Manneken Pis. We also take a photo-stop at the Atomium, which was built for the 1968 World expo. Later, we proceed to the capital of France, Paris, famous for its museums, bridges, parks, cathedrals, fashion, shopping and its luxurious boulevards.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Panoramic Tour of Paris, Eiffel Tower 2nd Level and River Seine Cruise
Paris has a timeless familiarity for first-time and frequent visitors, with instantly recognisable architectural icons, along with exquisite cuisine, chic boutiques and priceless artistic treasures. embark on a panoramic tour where you see many popular landmarks as Champs Elysees, Opera Garnier, Arc De Triomphe, Louvre Palace and the Notre Dame Cathedral to mention a few. We visit the most famous attraction in Paris, the Eiffel Tower. Built in 1889, and designed by the young engineer Gustav Eiffel, the tower stands 324 metres (1,063 feet) tall. Enjoy spectacular views of the city from the second level. Your day also includes the opportunity to experience a panoramic boat cruise along the River Seine. With entirely glass topped vessels, these exquisite boats are constructed to explore the breathtaking views of the Parisian monuments such as the Eiffel Tower, the Orsay Museum, the Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris’ own Statue of Liberty as well as many other landmarks.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Full day Disneyland® Park Optional Tour
After a delectable breakfast, enjoy the day at leisure OR join us for an exciting and fun-filled time full of thrills and attractions as you relive your childhood at Disneyland Paris. Your one day one park pass allows entry to the intriguing Disneyland Paris. Disneyland® Park has big thrills and kid-friendly adventures for the whole family. Experience the storybook world of Disney® as you discover the five magical themed lands where enchantment lives. Disneyland Paris, provides an exciting vacation for the family with its famous shows and rides such as Peter Pan’s Flight, Space Mountain: Mission 2, Buzz Lightyear Laser Blast, Big Thunder Mountain and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Peril among many more.
Meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Switzerland: Geneva Orientation tour
After breakfast today, we proceed to Switzerland. A landlocked country in the cultural and geographical centre of Europe, renowned for its snowbound Alps, lush green meadows and fresh water lakes. This prosperous country is blessed with a distinct character and dynamism – along with the gorgeous hills, cascading waterfalls, fruit loaded orchards and green blossoming gardens, the beauty of the nature in Switzerland is simply remarkable. Arriving at the lake side city of Geneva, we embark on an orientation tour taking a stop at the English Gardens “Jardin Des Anglais” for a stroll past the lakefront to witness the famous “Jet D’ Eau”, which is a 130 metre high jet of water on the lake. Thereafter, enjoy a drive past the Brunswick Monument and see the Palais De Nations, the European Headquarters of the UNO.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 7: Mt. Titlis with Ice Flyer and snow park and Lucerne Orientation Tour
Today, we proceed to Mt. Titlis, the most favourite tourist mountain in Swtizerland. You’ll witness the scenery change from green meadows and scenic lakes to snow clad mountains. The last leg of the ride is on the famous Rotair, which is the world’s first revolving cable car that offers an awesome 360-degree panoramic view of the snow-covered valleys, glaciers, lakes, forests, and mountains in Switzerland.
Later, we proceed to Lucerne which is a beautiful city located at the northern tip of Lake Lucerne, where you’ll see the Lion Monument called Lowendenkmal. Thereafter, stroll along the banks of Lake Lucerne to witness attractions like the Kapellbrucke (The Chapel Bridge) and the Spreuerbrucke, two traditional wooden bridges of Lucerne. Enjoy your free time shopping, the Old Town is pedestrianised, and the lively new part of town also boasts a good selection of shops with artisan produce, plants and handicrafts.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 8: Jungfraujoch excursion and Interlaken Optional Tour
After breakfast, enjoy the day at leisure OR join us to visit Jungfraujoch, also known as the “Top of Europe”. At a height of 3,466 meters (11,371 ft) above sea level in the Bernese Alps, it is one of the UNESCO natural world heritage sites. The Jungfrau region is the most glaciated part of the European Alps, containing Europe’s largest glacier with a range of classic glacial features – it provides an outstanding record of the geological processes that formed the High Alps. Tourists are often amazed at the scenic splendour they witness from the Cog-Wheel train that climbs up to a height of 11,333 feet to reach Jungfraujoch, the highest railway station in the world. The Cog-Wheel train is one of the best, most incredible train journeys in the world. The views of Switzerland from atop the mountain are amazingly panoramic and breathtaking.
Later, we drive to Interlaken, which lies in the Bernese Oberland on an alluvial plain, between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. It is surrounded by sparkling streams, fantastic waterfalls and extraordinary mountain scenery – including the famous peaks of the Eiger, the Moench and the Jungfrau.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 9: Visit to Vaduz, Innsbruck Orientation tour and Swarovski Museum
This mornnig we visit the beautiful city of Vaduz in the landlocked alpine country of Liechtenstein – the 6th smallest country in the world and the richest German speaking country. Vaduz, the capital city, gives tourists an opportunity to appreciate some of the many surviving medieval, Gothic, and Baroque structures. Later, we proceed to the Tyrol capital and picturesque Innsbruck, nestled in the gorgeous deep valley of the River Inn. On arrival, proceed on an Orientation of Innsbruck seeing sights such as Goldenes Dachl, Helblinghaus, and
Bridge of Sighs, the Ducale Palace, St. Mark’s Basilica and the Clock tower. We also visit the Murano Glass factory for an opportunity to see how the Murano glass is made.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 10: Venice Orientation tour and Murano Glass Factory
Today we head to the most romantic city in Italy, known for its famous gondola rides and its amazing architecture. That’s correct, Venice! Known as the Queen of the Adriatic, Venice is built on 180 islands that are connected by over 400 bridges, with hundreds of canals criss-crossing the town. We take a boat ride to reach Venice Island. Enjoying the scenic view as we pass the famous Bridge of Sighs and the Basilica di San Marco. We then head to St Mark’s Square where we witness sights such as the Bridge of Sighs, the Ducale Palace, St. Mark’s Basilica and the Clock tower. We also visit the Murano Glass factory for an opportunity to see how the Murano glass is made.
Meals: Breakfast Lunch and Dinner

Day 11: Walking tour of Florence and Leaning Tower of Pisa
After a delectable breakfast, we proceed to Florence, a stunning medieval city divided into two parts by the River Arno. Considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world with its overflow of palaces, churches and museums filled with masterful paintings and sculptures. Cradle of the Renaissance, romantic, enchanting and utterly irresistible, Florence (Firenze) is a place to feast on world-class art. Our walking tour of Florence includes sights such as Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Campanile and Baptistery along with Loggia Dei Lanzi and the Fountain of Neptune and Ponte Vecchio which is the oldest and the most famous bridge in Florence.
Later, we proceed to Pisa, where we see the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa, known to be the bell tower of the Duomo Cathedral. One of Italy’s signature sights, the Torre Pendente truly lives up to its name, leaning a startling 3.9 degrees off the vertical. The 56m-high tower, officially the Duomo’s campanile (bell tower), took almost 200 years to build.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 12: Rome: Guided city tour, Vatican City: St. Peter’s Basilica and St. Peter’s Square
We proceed to the eternal city of Rome with history spanning over two and a half thousand years. As one of the founding cities of Western Civilization it has been a site of major historic events and the cultural centre of Europe. Rome is filled with Christian art and architecture, wonderful sights, cultural exhibits and so much more that the city will astound you. We begin our city tour of Rome which includes sights such as Colosseum, Arc of Constantine, Roman Forum and Caesar’s Forum. We also discover many of the renowned attractions of Rome the Trevi Fountain, the Victor Emmanuel monument on Piazza Venezia under which lies the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier with eternal flame. Onto the Vatican City, the smallest republic in the world, we visit the St. Peter’s Basilica which is the largest church in the world and the centre of Christianity. Take a walk among the massive Tuscan colonnades of the St. Peter’s square.
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 13: Departure
After breakfast, we bid goodbye to Europe as we transfer to the airport in time to board your flight back home. With an enriching experience of a lifetime, it’s time to take home happy memories of the beautiful places visited, which you will treasure for a lifetime.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

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*One way airfare from Rome to London
*Services of a Tour Manager.
*Accommodation in double/twin bedded rooms in hotels stated in the itinerary (or similar).
*Meals, coach tours, transfers, entrance fee, sightseeing tours and surface transportation as indicated in the itinerary.
*Gratuities included.
*12 nights accommodation in a 3/4 star hotels with breakfast.
*12 Breakfasts, 12 Lunches and 12 Indian Dinners

*Porter fees at hotels, airports and seaports.
*Cost of items of personal nature such as laundry, telephone calls, room service, alcoholic beverages, mini bar, etc.
*Any other items not mentioned in the Holiday Package Cost Includes list.

*The third person sharing the room is provided with an additional mattress or a roll away bed.
*A surcharge may be applicable on certain departures.
*Due to operational reasons, the routing of this tour may be amended. However, all mentioned services will remain unchanged.