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7 Nights, 8 Days
Availability : May - September
Switzerland's snow-capped mountains surrounded by lush meadows, Paris' flair for fashion and its affinity to everything that glitters, this tour isn't just about getting acquainted with Europe. It's about moving deeper, closer to it's soul's core. Popularly known as the world's "living art gallery", Italy is an exotic place of both art and architectural masterpieces created throughout history, attracting hundreds of thousands of travellers each year.This tour takes you through 3 contrasting countries in 8 days
Tour Highlights

*Rhine Falls - view largest waterfalls in Europe
*Zurich & Lucerne - Orientation tour
*Excursion to Mt Titlis - With Ice flyer and Snow Park
*Vaduz – Drive through 6th smallest country in the world
*Swarovski Crystal Showroom
*Innsbruck - Orientation tour & view of The Golden Roof
*Venice - Private water taxi & orientation tour
*Florence - Walking Tour to See Cathedral of Santa Maria Del Fiore, Photo stop at Ponte Vecchio
*Pisa view of the Leaning Tower of Pisa
*Rome - Tour of with Views of Colosseum, Arc of Constantine, Roman Forum & The Vatican City

Price Includes

*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.
*9 nights accommodation in 3 or 4 star hotels with breakfast.
*9 Breakfasts and 9 Indian Dinners.

Price Excludes

*Flights
*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.

Please Note

*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.

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Day 1: Arrival to Swizerland
We welcome you to the magnificent continent of Europe. Welcome to the city of Zurich.
Please note that the arrival transfer is not included on this day & you will need to make your own from the airport to hotel.
Switzerland is a landlocked country in the cultural and geographical centre of Europe. Renowned for its snowbound Alps, lush green meadows and fresh water lakes, the prosperous country of Switzerland 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. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel in Switzerland

Meals: Dinner

Day 2: Mt. Titlis with Ice flyer and Snow Park and Lucerne orientation tour
After breakfast, we proceed to Mt. Titlis. The 45-minute ride across 2 cable cars is truly awe-inspiring. 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 – the world’s first revolving cable car that offers an awesome 360-degree panoramic view of the snow-covered Swiss valleys, glaciers, lakes, forests, and mountains. Weather permitting you can also enjoy an exciting ride on the ‘Ice Flyer’, where you can witness crisp, virgin snowfields and icy depths – a truly amazing glacier experience. Later, we proceed to Lucerne, a beautiful city located at the northern tip of Lake Lucerne, where you’ll see the Lion Monument called Lowendenkmal. Followed by a stroll along the banks of Lake Lucerne to attractions like the Kapellbrucke (The Chapel Bridge) and the Spreuerbrucke, two traditional wooden bridges of Lucerne. Dinner & Overnight in Switzerland
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 3: (Optional tour:) Jungfraujoch with Interlaken
After breakfast, enjoy a day of leisure or join us to visit Jungfraujoch, also known as the ‘Top of Europe’. It is a UNESCO natural world heritage site and stands at a height of 3,466 metres (11,371 ft) above sea level in the Bernese Alps. The Jungfrau region is the most glaciated part of the European Alps containing Europe’s largest glacier and 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 most incredible train journeys in the world. The views of Switzerland from the top are simply breathtaking. Later we drive to one of the loveliest Alpine regions of Switzerland, Interlaken in the Bernese Oberland, in a unique setting between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. Then back to the hotel to enjoy a comfortable overnight stay in Switzerland.
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 4: Vaduz & Innsbruck Orientation tour and Swarovski Showroom
This morning 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. We continue 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, Stadtturm, Triumphforte, Hofkirsche and Hofburg. Later, we proceed to Swarovski Showroom, which is known for its amazing collection of precision-cut lead crystal glass where a glittering world of crystals awaits you. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel in Austria
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 5: 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 right 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 before reaching St Mark’s Square, to look in awe at 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. Enjoy dinner before a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 6: Walking tour of Florence and Leaning Tower of Pisa
After breakfast, we travel 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, 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. Over time, the tilt, caused by a layer of weak subsoil, steadily worsened until it was finally halted by a major stabilisation project in the 1990s. Enjoy some
spare time for a stroll before your overnight stay at the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 7: Rome: Guided city tour, Vatican City: St. Peter’s Basilica and St. Peter’s Square
We proceed to the eternal city of Rome. Rome has a history over two and a half thousand years, as one of the founding cities of Western Civilization and has been a site of major historic events and has also been the cultural centre of Europe. Rome is so filled with Christian art and architecture, wonderful sights, cultural exhibits and so much more that the city will astound you. we begin the guided 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. Later, we visit 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 center of Christianity. Take a walk among the massive Tuscan colonnades of the St. Peter’s square. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel in Italy.
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 8: Departure*
After breakfast, we bid farewell to Europe as we transfer to the airport in time to board the flight home. With what we hope was a truly enriching experience coming to an end, it’s time to take home happy memories to treasure for a lifetime.

*departure transfer will be provided at 0830hrs

Meals: Breakfast

Switzerland’s snow-capped mountains surrounded by lush meadows, Paris’ flair for fashion and its affinity to everything that glitters, this tour isn’t just about getting acquainted with Europe. It’s about moving deeper, closer to it’s soul’s core. Popularly known as the world’s “living art gallery”, Italy is an exotic place of both art and architectural masterpieces created throughout history, attracting hundreds of thousands of travellers each year.This tour takes you through 3 contrasting countries in 8 days
Rhine Falls – view largest waterfalls in Europe
*Zurich & Lucerne – Orientation tour
*Excursion to Mt Titlis – With Ice flyer and Snow Park
*Vaduz – Drive through 6th smallest country in the world
*Swarovski Crystal Showroom
*Innsbruck – Orientation tour & view of The Golden Roof
*Venice – Private water taxi & orientation tour
*Florence – Walking Tour to See Cathedral of Santa Maria Del Fiore, Photo stop at Ponte Vecchio
*Pisa view of the Leaning Tower of Pisa
*Rome – Tour of with Views of Colosseum, Arc of Constantine, Roman Forum & The Vatican City