Day 1 : Arrive into London
Welcome to London – capital of England and United Kingdom. On arrival, you will be met by your Tour Manager / Local Representative outside the customs area, who will welcome you and take you to your hotel (Check-in time is after 3.00 pm)
.Overnight at the hotel in London.
Day 2: City Tour of London
After a continental breakfast, we proceed on a guided tour of one of the most famous sporting venues in the world – Lord’s. (Tours are subject to cancellation at very short notice. Restrictions apply surrounding match and event days).
Next, we proceed for a guided panoramic 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, 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.
Then, we 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. Overnight at the hotel in London.
Day 3: Onto Paris via the Eurotunnel OR Ferry
After a continental breakfast, we check-out and drive to Folkestone to board the Eurotunnel train to Calais OR to Dover to take the Ferry to Calais. On reaching Calais, we drive to Paris and check into the hotel.
In the evening we take you for a ‘Grand Evening in Paris’ that includes Champagne with Indian dinner and great entertainment at the Paradis Latin show. 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.
Day 4: City Tour of Paris
After a continental breakfast, you have a choice to visit Disneyland, Paris OR visit the Versailles Palace & Louvre Museum. For the fun-loving and adventurous, we take you for an exciting trip to Disneyland, Paris. Get charmed by Cinderella’s castle. Take an exciting roller coaster ride downthe 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 Adventure land. Ride a space shuttle to the moon at Discovery land. Encounter Ghost Ships, Steam trains and Western scenes in the Wild West town of Frontier land.
For the history lovers, we take you on a guided visit of the magnificent Palace of Versailles. Vast chambers and private apartments of unimaginable luxury including the famous Hall of mirrors. We then visit the renowned Louvre museum, world’s most visited art museum. See the world famous painting of Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci which has fascinated the world with her smile.
Next, we proceed for a guided panoramic city tour. See Place de la Concorde, the majestic Arc de Triomphe, the fashionable Champs Elysees and the magnificent Opera House. Later, we visit the Eiffel Tower, the symbol of Paris, where a bird’s eye view from the 3rd level will leave you breathless. !!Overnight at the hotel in Paris.
Day 5: Onto Netherlands - Orientation Tour of Brussels
After a continental breakfast, we check-out and drive to Brussels. On arrival, we proceed for an orientation tour. See the adorable Manneken Pis Statue, a charming fountain of a little boy, today the symbol of Brussels, the beautiful Grand Place, the Town Hall and Municipal Museum.
Later, we continue our journey to Netherlands. Overnight at the hotel in Netherlands.
Day 6: Visit to Keukenhof Tulip Gardens OR Madurodam
After a continental breakfast, we drive to Lisse to visit the Keukenhof Gardens (until 21st May) the famed National Flower Exhibition. Like the million visitors that journey here annually, you will be spellbound at the sight of beautiful displays of over seven million Tulips, Daffodils, Narcissi and other flowers, spread over 80 acres of stunning landscape and thematic gardens.
From 22nd May, we drive to The Hague – political capital of Netherlands and residence of the Queen. Here we visit Madurodam – Holland in miniature. Feel like a giant amidst models of palaces, canals, windmills, harbours, airports.
We then, discover Amsterdam in a novel manner as we take you on a cruise along its canals, the best way to see this captivating city.
Next, we drive to Zaanse Schans – traditional Dutch village located on the banks of the River Zaan. This unique peat meadow landscape village is packed with wooden windmills, barns, houses and museums and built in the typically Dutch wooden architectural style. Dwell in the town’s lively atmosphere. Enjoy a demonstration on the art of making wooden shoes and Cheese. Avail of the opportunity to shop for wooden shoes and other Dutch souvenirs.Overnight at the hotel in Netherlands.
Day 7: Onto Germany
After a continental breakfast, we check out and drive to Cologne, famous for Eau de Cologne, where we visit the magnificent Cologne Cathedral. This 515 feet tall gothic Cathedral took six centuries to build and is Germany’s most visited monument. Later, drive to Heidelberg and stroll on the cobbled stone ‘Alstadt’.Overnight at the hotel in Germany.
Day 8: Onto Switzerland
After a continental breakfast, we check out and drive to Switzerland through the famous Black Forest region of Germany. We stop at the Drubba Centre in the heart of the forest. Here you have an opportunity to buy Cuckoo clocks & other souvenirs. We, now journey to Switzerland. At Schaffhausen, see the mighty Rhine Falls, Europe’s most powerful waterfalls. You have free time to admire the thundering beauty of the falls. Later, we drive to our hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Central Switzerland.
Day 9: Day Free OR Suggested Excursion: Visit to Jungfraujoch with Lunch and Interlaken
After a continental breakfast, the day is free OR we suggest a visit to Jungfraujoch. 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. Thereafter we proceed to Interlaken, one of Switzerland’s best known health and pleasure resorts. Overnight at the hotel in Central Switzerland.
Day 10: Visit to Mount Titlis with Cliff Walk and Lucerne
After a continental breakfast, we proceed to Mt. Titlis and Lucerne. We begin the tour with a visit to Mt. Titlis, which at 10,000 ft is the highest peak in central Switzerland. The last leg of the ascent will be in the world’s first rotating cable car called the ‘Titlis Rotair’. At the Terrace on top of the Mt. Titlis summit station, weather permitting, you could take a walk over ‘Titlis Cliff Walk’ which is the highest suspension bridge in Europe – at a stomach-turning 9,800 ft (3,000m) above sea level.We, later proceed for an orientation tour of Lucerne.SeetheLionMonument,‘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 Central Switzerland.
Day 11: Onto Innsbruck - Orientation Tour of Innsbruck
After a continental breakfast, we check-out and drive towards Austria and proceed 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 towards 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.Overnight at the hotel in Innsbruck.
Day 12: Onto Venice - Orientation Tour of 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 Private Water Taxi 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. Visit the Murano Glass factory where a master craftsman will demonstrate the art of creating the famous Venetian blown glass. We return to St. Mark’s Square, the most photographed Square in the world and soak in the unique atmosphere of this charming city.Overnight at the hotel in Venice/Padova.
Day 13: Onto Florence - Orientation Tour of Pisa Guided City
After a continental breakfast, we check out and drive to Maranello to visit the Ferrari Museum where, you will be greeted by the beautiful F1, GT and sport cars that made history which will relive the great competitions of the past. See the technological innovations, prizes, photographs and other historical objects relating to the Italian motor racing industry.
We, then 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.
Next, we drive to Florence. On arrival, we proceed on a guided walking tour of Florence. See the Magnificent Duomo, the Baptistery andGiotto’s Bell Tower. Walk towards Piazza Signoria to see the Palazzo Vecchio, The Logia and the Equestrian Statue of CosimoI. Overnight at the hotel in Florence.
Day 14: Onto Rome - City Tour of Rome
After a continental breakfast, we check-out and journey to Rome, the capital of Italy. On arrival, we take you to the world-renowned Vatican museum with Sistine Chapel, built between 1475 and 1483, in the time of Pope Sixtus IV. The Sistine Chapel is one of the most famous churches in the Western World. It has many beautiful frescoes, which depict the history of the universe, God and humanity. Do not miss the beautiful ceiling and also “The Last Judgement” painted on the altar by the renowned artist Michelangelo. Visit St. Peter’s Basilica, the world’s largest Cathedral, which will amaze you with its size, beauty and splendour.
Later on your guided city tour of Rome see Piazza Venezia, see 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 Rome.
Day 15: Return Home with Wonderful Memories
After a continental breakfast, we check out and drive to the airport for your flight back home. It’s time to say goodbye to all the new friends you have made. We hope you take back many happy memories of your holiday. We would like you to spare a few minutes of your time to write and tell us how you enjoyed your holiday and any suggestions you may have for the future.
Due to operational reasons, the routing of this tour may be changed. However all the sightseeing will remain the same.