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Itinerary Highlights

 Day 1: Welcome to Berlin – Capital of Germany.

Welcome to Berlin – capital and largest city of Germany. Meet your friendly Travel Professional outside the baggage hall and proceed to our hotel. (Check-in after 1500 hrs.). Overnight in Berlin. (Dinner)

Meals
Dinner

 Day 2: Familiarize with Berlin on a guided city tour as you visit the Berlin Wall.

Embark on a guided city tour of Berlin. The city is an immaculate blend of deep history, modern flair, and multi-cultural influences. Visit “Check Point Charlie” and the remnants of the infamous Berlin Wall which today stands as the East Side Gallery. Drive on the Unter den Linden, a boulevard named after the linden i.e. lime trees and arrive at the majestic Brandenburg Gate. Visit Alexanderplatz, one of the most famous squares in Berlin to observe the World time clock. See the imposing Reichstag with its dome. Reichstag is the seat of the German parliament and one of Berlin’s most historic landmarks. Overnight in Berlin. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

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Breakfast Lunch Dinner

 Day 3: Visit Prague – Capital of the Czech Republic. Enjoy a guided city tour of Dresden.

Today we drive to the Capital city of The Czech Republic – Prague. The city of a Hundred Spires, a UNESCO monument and is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Prague is said to be as beautiful as the city of Paris. Enroute, enjoy a guided tour of Dresden, situated on the banks of The Elba river and dubbed as “Florence of the East”. See the Semper Opera House, The Royal Courtyard of Zwinger Palace & the 18th Century Cathedral. Continue your journey to Prague. Overnight in Prague. (Breakfast/Dinner)

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Breakfast Dinner

  Day 4 :Enjoy a guided tour of Prague Castle.

Proceed on a walking tour with our guide of this Fairy Tale city – Prague. Visit the remarkable Hradcany Castle, which is said to be the biggest castle in the world at about 570 meters long and about 130 meters wide. See the St. Vitus Cathedral, the seat of the Archbishop of Prague. View the magnificent Charles bridge decorated by a continuous alley of statues, in the Baroque-style. Arrive in the Old town square to witness the unique walk of the apostles at the Astronomical Clock. See Wenceslas Square – center of the business and cultural communities, and the Jewish Quarter, the smallest cadastral area of Prague. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon exploring the city on your own.
Overnight in Prague. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Meals
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  Day 5 : Drive to Krakow – Excursion to the camps of Auschwitz.

Absorb yourself in the picturesque route to Poland. On arrival in Poland embark on a poignant journey through history as you travel to witness the camps of Auschwitz, where a local guide will take you through the former concentration camps. Experience the melancholy as you learn about the account of the resilience of the human spirit that occurred within those walls.
Overnight in Krakow. (Breakfast/Dinner)

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Breakfast Dinner

  Day 6 : Guided city tour of Krakow – Wieliczka Salt Mines

Meet a local guide to discover Krakow’s Old town on a city tour featuring Market square, St. Mary’s church, and Wawel Castel – a former place of residence of the Polish kings and a UNESCO World Heritage Site today. Later take a fascinating guided tour of the “Wieliczka Salt Mines” one of the most valuable monuments of material and spiritual culture in Poland. Wieliczka Salt Mine is visited by tourists every day, showing the most amazing works of art sculpted throughout the many centuries of laborious miners’ work.
Overnight in Krakow. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Meals
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  Day 7 : Onto Hungary – Budapest. Enroute enjoy an orientation tour of Bratislava.

Drive to Budapest – the Capital of Hungary. Enroute, enjoy an orientation tour of Bratislava. Walk down the Old Town, St. Martin’s Cathedral, Michael´s Gate, Churches, Palaces of famous families, Slovak National Theatre and more. Proceed to Budapest.
Overnight in Budapest. (Breakfast/Dinner)

Meals
Breakfast Dinner

  Day 8 : Guided city tour of Budapest. Enjoy cruising down the River Danube. Enjoy the folklore show.

With your local guide enjoy a guided city tour. Visit the Fisherman’s Bastion, Szechenyi Chain Bridge, and Buda Castle. Drive on the Andrassy Boulevard and arrive at the majestic Hero’s Square featuring the Magyars Chieftains and diverse leaders of Hungary. Take a tour of the Hungarian Parliament Building which has nearly 700 rooms with its ceremonial staircase, ceiling frescoes & 16- sided hall below the dome. In the evening take a memorable cruise on the River Danube enjoying the impressive views of the city. Tonight enjoy a varied folklore show with century-old movements, dances, events and life stories that emerge from the Hungarian folk dance shows.
Overnight in Budapest. (Breakfast/Lunch/Local Dinner)

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Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  Day 9 : Drive to the scenic Lake Bled. Enjoy a beautiful boat ride.

Proceed to Lake Bled – a lake in the Julian Alps of the Upper Carniolan region of northwestern Slovenia. It is 2120 m long, up to 1380 m wide. It is also termed as the “Paradise on Earth”. Enjoy an orientation tour of the Lake Bled. Take a pleasurable ride in a traditional, flat-bottom wooden boat with a pointed bow and the stern widened. Rest of the day is free to explore the lakefront.
Overnight in Lake Bled. (Breakfast/Local Dinner)

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Breakfast Dinner

  Day 10 : Day trip to Ljubljana with a guided city tour.

Today drive to Ljubljana the capital of Slovenia. Embark on a guided walking tour to see the Old town. See the baroque cathedral of St. Nicholas, an easily recognizable landmark of the city with its green dome and twin towers. Cross the Cobblers Bridge, one of the oldest bridges crossing the river in Ljubljana and Triple Bridge, which is also probably the city’s most unusual and the most frequently crossed bridge. It connects the main square and a newer part of the town with the Old Town. Later return to Lake Bled.
Overnight at Lake Bled. (Breakfast/Lunch/Local Dinner)

Meals
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  Day 11 :Drive to Otocac – Plitvice Lake National Park.

Proceed to Otocac, a town in Croatia, located in the northwestern part of the Lika region, in the Gacka river valley. Visit the lower level of the Plitvice Lake National Park – a 295 sq. km. forest reserve in central Croatia. It’s known for a chain of 16 terraced lakes, joined by waterfalls that extend into a limestone canyon, renowned for their distinctive colors, ranging from azure to green, grey or blue. The colors change constantly depending on the number of minerals or organisms in the water and the angle of sunlight. It is the largest national park in Croatia and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Overnight in Otočac. (Breakfast/Local Dinner)

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Breakfast Dinner

  Day 12 :Drive to Zagreb. Enjoy a guided city tour of Zagreb.

Proceed to Zagreb – the capital and the largest city of Croatia. Meet the local guide and get introduced to the thousand years old history of Zagreb. Visit the Gornji Grad (Upper Town), location of the Croatian Parliament, and the St. Mark’s Church – the parish church of old Zagreb. With its artistic composition and the number of statues, this portal is the richest and the most valuable Gothic portal in southern Central Europe. The Donji Grand – Lower town is located in the central part of the city. Rest of the day is free to explore the city on your own.
Overnight in Zagreb. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Meals
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  Day 13 : Depart and fly back home.

Your Holiday ends, today it’s time to fly back home. Check out and depart for the Airport for the flight home. (Breakfast)

Meals
Breakfast

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ACCOMMODATION

  • 02 nights Hotel Holiday Inn or City hotel or similar in Berlin.
  • 02 nights Hotel Barcelo Praha or Clarion Congress or similar in Prague.
  • 02 nights Hotel Novotel or similar in Krakow.
  • 02 nights Hotel Mercure or Budapest or similar in Budapest.
  • 02 nights Hotel Park or Krim or similar in Lake Bled.
  • 01 night Hotel Park Exclusive or Frankopan or similar in Otočac.
  • 01 night Hotel Sheraton or Phoenix or similar in Zagreb.

MEALS

  • Daily Buffet Breakfast.
  • 06 Jain / Vegetarian / Non-Vegetarian Lunches.
  • 12 Jain / Vegetarian / Non-Vegetarian Dinners.

DEPARTURE DATES

  • April 2019: 25
  • May 2019: 09, 16, 23, 30
  • June 2019: 06, 13, 20, 27
  • July 2019: 11, 25
  • August 2019: 15
  • October 2019: 03
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Itinerary Highlights

 Day 1: Madrid – The Spain’s cultural capital city.

Welcome to Madrid – the Spanish Capital! Meet your friendly Travel Professional outside the baggage hall and proceed to your conveniently located hotel. (Check-in after 1500 hrs.).
Overnight in Madrid. (Dinner)

Meals
Dinner

 Day 2: Enjoy a guided city tour of Madrid – Take an orientation tour of the historic city of Toledo and visit the Sword factory.

Today proceed on a guided city tour of Madrid. See Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa – two of the town’s main squares. Visit the Royal Palace – the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family, but it is now only used for state ceremonies. See the Las Ventas Bullring. Relive the nostalgia of the 1982 FIFA World Cup final live on your visual screens as you view the world’s most famous football venue the Santiago Bernabeu stadium. Later proceed to Toledo for an orientation tour of this imperial city. Toledo was the former capital of Spain. Toledo’s Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its historical heritage is unparalleled. Later visit the Sword factory known for its bladed weapons. Drive back to Madrid.
Overnight in Madrid. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

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Breakfast Lunch Dinner

 Day 3: Enjoy a Scenic drive to Lisbon – Portugal’s hilly, coastal capital city.

Sit back and relax in your comfortable coach as we proceed to Lisbon – Capital of Portugal. The roads that connect these memorable cities are filled with historic places, striking landscapes, and ancient towns. Rest of the day is free on your own.
Overnight in Lisbon. (Breakfast/Dinner)

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Breakfast Dinner

  Day 4 :Enjoy a guided city tour of Lisbon. Visit the beautiful city of Cascais.

Today morning proceed on a guided city tour of Lisbon where you will experience Lisbon’s two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: The Jeronimos Monastery, a superb example of Gothic architecture, and the Torre de Belem, a stunning 16th century monument that was commissioned to honor Portugal’s remarkable feats of exploration during the Age of Discovery. Later explore the beautiful town of Cascais. See the cliffs of Roca Cape, the westernmost point of continental Europe. Enjoy a scenic drive along the Atlantic coast. Spend some free time unwinding at the Cascais Beach. Overnight in Lisbon. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

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Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  Day 5 :Visit Seville the Capital of Andalusia. Experience a cruise on River Guadalquivir.

Drive to Seville – Spain’s fourth largest city and the capital of Andalusia. Proceed on a city tour of Seville conducted by a local guide. Visit the largest and highest cathedral in Spain. Also see the Giralda, adjacent to the cathedral, a splendid example of Moorish art and now a symbol of Seville. Enjoy some time to stroll along the busy Santa Cruz quarter. The wonderful exploration journey of Seville ends with a boat cruise on the mystic waters of River Guadalquivir. As you cruise along the mystic river, watch and admire the mesmerizing panoramic view of the city.
Overnight in Seville. (Breakfast/Dinner)

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Breakfast Dinner

  Day 6 : Day trip to Cordoba. Guided city tour of Cordoba. Enjoy the Flamenco Show.

Enjoy a scenic drive to Cordoba, an important Roman city and a major Islamic center of the Middle Ages. Proceed on a guided city tour of Cordoba, including a visit to the Mosque-Cathedral. Admire the amazing architecture of the Mosque-Cathedral. Continue the tour to the Jewish Quarter. Later return to Seville and have some leisurely time on your own before proceeding for the famous Flamenco Show of Spain. Flamenco is a Spanish art form made up of three parts: guitar playing, song, and dance. This Spanish dance has been declared as the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.
Overnight in Seville. (Breakfast/Local Lunch/Dinner)

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Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  Day 7 : Proceed to Granada. Enroute visit the beautiful town of Costa del Sol.

Today proceed for the coastal town – Malaga in the sunny Costa del Sol. Malaga is the seaside birthplace of Pablo Picasso. Enjoy an orientation tour of this city, formerly made up only of a series of small fishing settlements; today the region is a tourist destination. Later continue to drive to Granada located on the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. It is a city of intriguing history and admirable beauty.
Overnight in Granada. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

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Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  Day 8 : Orientation tour of Granada with entrance to Alhambra Palace.

Today morning proceed on an orientation tour of the enchanting city of Granada, home to Spain’s greatest Moorish monuments. Also, visit the Alhambra Palace, Spain’s outstanding symbol of Moorish heritage. It is one of the country’s most visited tourist attractions. There is also time to amble through the magnificent Water gardens of Generalife, the royal summer residence. These gardens are indisputably the most beautiful gardens in the world.
Overnight in Granada. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

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Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  Day 9 :Guided city tour of Valencia. Visit the Lladro Museum.

Proceed to Valencia – the third largest city of Spain situated on the bank of river Turia. Valencia is a flawless amalgamation of trade and culture, cinema and theatre, museums and business, tourism and magic. Enjoy a guided city tour of Valencia. See attractions like the San Pio V Palace or Cathedral of Valencia, the Silk Exchange, a beautifully preserved example of late Gothic architecture and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the Quart Towers and see the Serrano Towers, Valencia’s old city gates. See the popular football stadium Nou Mestalla. Also visit the Lladro Museum, the Historical Museum of Porcelain and its painting collection, one of the most important private artistic sets in Spain.
Overnight in in Valencia. (Breakfast/Dinner)

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Breakfast Dinner

  Day 10 : Visit the Torres Vineyard and proceed to Barcelona.

Today proceed to Barcelona, enroute visit Torres Vineyard. The Torres family has been cultivating their vineyards in the beautiful, Mediterranean region of Penedes for the last 300 years. Jaime Torres, the patriarch, established the family bodega in Vilafranca del Penedes more than 130 years ago. Proceed on your journey to Barcelona.
Overnight in in Barcelona. (Breakfast/Dinner)

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Breakfast Dinner

  Day 11 :Guided city tour of Barcelona.

Today proceed on a guided city tour of Barcelona. Revel in the awe-inspiring façade of the Sagrada Familia Cathedral which has become Barcelona’s most universal symbol. Visit the Olympic Village, Columbus monument and Montjuïc Mountain where you will be able to see the Olympic Stadium. Visit the Camp Nou Stadium, home of Leo Messi. Later proceed to visit the Park Guell, a designed and composed park to bring the peace and tranquil that one would expect from a park.
Overnight in in Barcelona. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Meals
Breakfast LunchDinner

  Day 12 :Depart and fly back home.

Your Holiday ends, today it’s time to fly back home. Check out and depart for the airport for the flight home.

Meals
Breakfast

DEPARTURE DATES

  • April 2019 : 28
  • May 2019 : 12, 26
  • June 2019: 09, 23
  • July 2019: 21
  • August 2019: 18
  • October 2019: 06
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Itinerary Highlights

 Day 1: Arrive into Paris – the City of Lights and Glamour.

Welcome to the fashionable and elegant city known for its haute couture, renowned museums, breath-taking beautiful monuments – Paris. Meet your friendly Travel Professional outside the baggage hall and proceed to our hotel. (Check-in after 1500 hrs.).

Overnight in Paris. (Dinner)

 Day 2: An exciting and adventurous trip to Euro Disney, (choice of Disney Park or Disney Studios). Enjoy a romantic cruise on the River Seine.

Today, experience an exciting day at the amusement park. You may choose Disney Park – Fairytale lands filled with classic attractions, shows, and street parades. Rub shoulders with swashbuckling pirates, zoom through time and space and look on in awe at the unforgettable firework OR visit the Disney Studios and be astounded by the outstanding stunt shows, watch a film being made and see real-life sets used for creating blockbuster movies. Later enjoy the evening on a romantic cruise down the River Seine.

Overnight in Paris. (Breakfast/Packed Lunch/Dinner)

 Day 3: Guided tour of the Versailles Palace. Visit the world-renowned Louvre Museum. Enjoy the bird’s eye view of Paris from the Eiffel Tower’s level 3.

Today, proceed on a guided tour of the opulent Versailles Palace of Louis XIV that served as the royal residence for France’s kings and queens for more than a century. See the Chateau, the Grande Apartments, the Chapel, the Hall of Mirrors and much more. Visit the world-renowned Louvre Museum, known for its collection of artifacts and paintings and see the enigmatic smile of ‘Mona Lisa’ – Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece. Visit the iconic Eiffel Tower to get a stunning view of the city from the 3rd level (subject to operation).

Overnight in Paris. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

  Day 4 :Enjoy a guided city tour of Paris. Onto Brussels for an orientation tour. Visit Keukenhof Gardens (till 19th May) OR Visit the miniature park – Mini Europe (after 20th May).

Today proceed on a fascinating city tour of Paris. Marvel at the finest Parisian sights – the Champs Elysees, Alexander Bridge, Invalides, Arc de Triomphe, Concorde Square, Opera House, and several others. Proceed to Brussels, Headquarters of the European Union and the capital city of Belgium. Visit one of Europe’s most beautiful squares, the Grand Place, the medieval Town Hall, and the fabled Mannekin Pis statue. Drive past St. Michael’s Church and stop for a photograph at the Atomium. Proceed to the city of Lisse to visit the legendary Keukenhof Gardens (till 19th May), where tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths create dazzling patches of color. The park is said to be the greatest flower show on earth. Visit Mini-Europe (after 20th May) a miniature park located at the foot of the Atomium in Brussels. Mini-Europe is the only park where you can virtually travel across Europe in a few hours. Mini-Europe has reproductions of monuments in the European Union on show, at a scale of 1:25. Stroll through the typical atmospheres of the most beautiful cities of the Old Continent.

Overnight in Belgium / The Netherlands. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

  Day 5 : Explore Amsterdam with Canal Cruise. Visit Volendam, Holland’s best-known fishing village.

Today morning proceed to Amsterdam – Netherlands’ capital, known for its artistic heritage, elaborate canal system, and narrow houses. Originating as a small fishing village in the late 12th century, Amsterdam became one of the most important ports in the world. Board a cruise to explore the city of Amsterdam in a glass-topped boat, drifting through the canals. Thrive in the city’s vibrant past with its 1,000 bridges and quaint old houses. Later, proceed to Volendam, a Dutch town on Lake Markermeer. It’s known for its colorful wooden houses and the old fishing boats in its harbor, which is lined with seafood vendors. Volendam is a village of fishermen, music, and cheese. Visit the Cheese factory for an interactive experience that will introduce you to the wonders of Dutch cheese. Next visit Wooden Shoe Factory, to know how wooden shoes were being made the old-fashioned way.

Overnight in The Netherlands. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

  Day 6 : View the Cologne Cathedral – the largest Gothic Cathedral in Rhineland. Enjoy a river cruise on the Rhine

Today, enjoy a scenic drive to Germany as you proceed to Cologne – A landmark of High Gothic architecture set amid a reconstructed old town. The twin-spired Cologne Cathedral is known for its gilded medieval reliquary and sweeping river views. View the imposing Gothic masterpiece with its 515 feet twin towers, a World Heritage site and the largest cathedral in Northern Europe. Later, enjoy one of the world’s most popular river cruise on the mighty River Rhine. Witness the splendor of medieval times and some fine tributes to German history, along the cruise with your boat moving at a comfortable pace. Take time to grab some awesome clicks of the magnificent views of the breathtaking landscape and fine architecture of the Middle Ages.

Overnight in Germany. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

  Day 7 : Drive to the Heart of the Black Forest. Be awestruck at Europe’s most stunning site – The Rhine Falls.

Today, drive to the heart of the Black Forest, known for its picturesque woods, consisting of pines and firs. Be charmed by the scenic beauty of the quaint villages in this region. Witness a demonstration of how cuckoo clocks are made. Sit back and enjoy the scenic drive towards Switzerland. Halt at Schaffhausen, where you see the Rhine Falls – Europe’s biggest and most splendid falls.

Overnight in Switzerland. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

  Day 8 : Visit Mt. Titlis and take an exciting ride up the snow-clad Swiss Alps in Rotair – the world’s first rotating cable car. Enjoy an orientation tour of Lucerne

Today, view the massive mountain peaks and glacier crevasses on Mt. Titlis from the world’s first revolving cable car – Rotair. Mt. Titlis is central Switzerland’s loftiest peak, covered with snow and ice and a visual treat. At 10,000 feet, get an unrestricted 360-degree view of the Alpine landscape. Experience the TITLIS Cliff Walk – the highest suspension bridge in Europe. Later, drive on to one of the most beautiful cities in Switzerland – Lucerne. View the Lion Monument and the KapellBrucke (wooden bridge). Enjoy some free time to shop for famous Swiss watches, knives, souvenirs, and chocolates.

Overnight in Switzerland. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

  Day 9 : Magical Alpine excursion of amazing Jungfraujoch with a visit to scenic Interlaken.

Today’s magical Alpine excursion is to Jungfraujoch – the Top of Europe. Board a cogwheel train to reach the highest railway station in Europe at 11,333 feet, to an Alpine wonderland of ice and snow. Visit Ice Palace, experience a breath-taking panoramic view from the Sphinx Observation Terrace and view the longest glacier in the Alps – the Aletsch Glacier. Later drive to Interlaken, a unique and fascinating city situated between two lakes of Thun and Brienz.

Overnight in Switzerland. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

  Day 10 : Visit Swarovski Crystal Museum – the dazzling world of crystals. Visit the beautiful city of Innsbruck.

Today morning proceed to Wattens, to visit the Swarovski World of Crystals and marvel at the crystalline works of art. Drive to Innsbruck for an orientation tour of this beautiful city. See the Golden Roof with its gold-plated copper tiles, a characteristic landmark of Innsbruck, walk down cobblestone pathways of Maria Theresien Strasse and relive medieval European culture. The splendid Alps in the background provide a perfect picture-postcard setting.

Overnight in Austria. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

  Day 11 :Overnight in Austria. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Today proceed towards Italy. Arrive at the pier in Venice, and board a private boat. Enjoy Indian lunch on board while you sail over the Giudecca Canal, past the Adriatic Sea to arrive at St. Mark’s Square. St. Mark’s Square is the main square of Venice, where the only traffic is that of humans and pigeons! The famed Bell Tower and the Clock Tower, display not only the time of day but also the dominant sign of the Zodiac and the current phase of the moon. Continue on to the Bridge of Sighs, made of white limestone, that passes over the Rio di Palazzo, connecting the old prisons with interrogation rooms at the Doge’s Palace. Treasure a romantic Gondola ride, in a flat-bottomed Venetian rowing boat, amidst the stunning backdrop of baroque buildings. This truly is one of the best ways to enjoy this enchanting city. Also witness a Murano Glass demonstration and marvel at the intricate and colorful glass artifacts, hand-crafted by master craftsmen. Return to the pier and later proceed to the hotel.

Overnight in Padova or Occhiobello. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

  Day 12 :Guided city tour of Florence. View the remarkable and famous Leaning Tower of Pisa.

Today drive to Florence – the cradle of the Renaissance. Along with your English speaking, local guide experience the culture with a tour of the historic city. View the Duomo – the city’s most iconic landmark, the Campanile, the Baptistery with its Gates to Paradise. See Piazza Della Signoria – an open-air museum crammed with Renaissance sculptures, edged by historic cafes and presided over by the magnificent Palazzo Vecchio. Also, see the famed Ponte Vecchio bridge across the river Arno. Next, drive to Piazzale Michelangelo to get a spectacular panoramic view of the city. Later proceed onwards to Pisa – the Square of Miracles and see the remarkable Leaning Tower of Pisa.

Overnight in Tuscany Region. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

  Day 13 : All roads lead to Rome – the eternal city. Visit the world’s smallest country – the Vatican City.

Proceed towards the eternal city of Rome. Enjoy a guided city tour of Rome with an expert English-speaking local guide. Next visit the Vatican City – the smallest country in the world (note: shorts or sleeveless vests not allowed). Enter the Vatican Museum, where you see the renowned classical sculptures and masterpieces of Renaissance Art. Visit the eminent Sistine Chapel – a source of inspiration for art lovers and tourists alike and known for its masterpiece – the Last Judgement. This is also where the Pope gets elected. Visit the divinely beautiful basilica of St. Peter’s. Get mesmerized by the works of Michelangelo and Bernini. We then move to see the magnificent Colosseum, a vast amphitheater that is still well preserved. Later visit the beautiful Trevi Fountains. The legend goes that tossing a coin over your shoulder gets you back to Rome. We continue and drive past the Victor Emmanuel Monument, the Roman Forum, and several more sights of this remarkable city.

Overnight in Rome. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

  Day 14 : Depart and fly back home..

Your Holiday ends, today it’s time to fly back home. Check out and depart for the Airport for the flight home. (Breakfast)


INCLUSIONS

ACCOMMODATION

  • 03 nights at Hotel Novotel / Residhome / Best Western / Mercure or similar in Paris.
  • 01 night at Hotel NH / Novotel / Movenpick or similar in Belgium or The Netherlands.
  • 01 night at Hotel NH / Novotel / Movenpick or similar in The Netherlands.
  • 01 night at Hotel Leonardo / NH / Best Western or similar in Germany.
  • 03 nights at Hotel Radisson / Seedamm Plaza / Swissotel / Thessoni Classic or similar in Switzerland.
  • 01 night at Hotel Alp Hotel / Alpenkönig Tirol / Seelos or similar in Austria.
  • 01 night at Hotel Four Point by Sheraton / Crown Plaza / Point Piove / Unaway or similar in Padova or Occhiobello or similar.
  • 01 night at Hotel A Point / Da Vinci / West Florence or similar in Tuscany or similar.
  • 01 night at Hotel Mercure / Selene / Antonella / Midas or similar in Rome.

MEALS

  • Daily Continental Buffet Breakfast.
  • 12 Jain / Vegetarian / Non-Vegetarian Lunches.
  • 13 Indian Jain / Vegetarian / Non-Vegetarian Dinners.
  • Choice of Local Meals in some cities.

DEPARTURE DATES

  • April 2019: 12, 26
  • May 2019: 13, 20, 27
  • June 2019: 10, 24
  • July 2019: 11, 25
  • August 2019: 16
  • October 2019: 04, 07, 10, 25
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Itinerary Highlights

 Day 1: Arrive London – the financial, political and cultural heart of Britain.

Welcome to one of the world’s most visited cities – London. Meet your friendly Travel Professional outside the baggage hall and proceed to the hotel. (Check-in after 1500 hrs.).
Overnight in London. (Dinner)

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Dinner

 Day 2: Guided city tour of London. Witness the Changing of Guard ceremony and ride the London Eye.

This morning, proceed on a city tour of London with our local guide. View the must-see landmarks of the city like The Hyde Park, The Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, The Buckingham Palace, Tower Bridge, River Thames, and many more. Witness the disciplined and coordinated event of the Changing of the Guards at Buckingham Palace (subject to operation). Spend the afternoon exploring the city’s most famous shopping street – Oxford street, for an exclusive shopping experience. Later proceed to London Eye, for a 30-minute ride, to get a panoramic view of the City. Standing 135 meters tall overlooking the river Thames, the London Eye gives you the most splendid and eye-catching visuals of the city.
Overnight in London. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Meals
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

 Day 3: Visit the famous Madame Tussauds wax museum. Onwards to Paris, the City of Lights and Glamour.

Today, meet the who’s who of the world as you visit Madame Tussauds, with more than 250 life-sized wax figures of the most famous celebrities from over the world! Get enthralled at the World’s biggest collection of wax statues and pose with them for some exciting pictures. Continue by, Le shuttle / Ferry to Paris, the fashionable and elegant city known for its haute couture, renowned museums, breathtakingly beautiful monuments and more. Experience why it is one of the most romantic cities in the world.
Overnight in Paris. (Breakfast/Packed Lunch/Dinner)

Meals
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  Day 4 :An exciting and adventurous trip to Euro Disney, (choice of Disney Park or Disney Studios). Enjoy a romantic cruise on the River Seine.

Today, experience an exciting day at the amusement park. You may choose Disney Park – Fairytale lands filled with classic attractions, shows and street parades. Rub shoulders with swashbuckling pirates, zoom through time and space and look on in awe at the unforgettable fireworks OR visit the Disney Studios and be astounded by the outstanding stunt shows, watch a film being made and see real-life sets used for creating blockbuster movies. Later enjoy the evening on a romantic boat cruise down the River Seine to experience the exhilarating illuminated city of lights.
Overnight in Paris. (Breakfast/Packed Lunch/Dinner)

Meals
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  Day 5 :Guided tour of the Versailles Palace. Visit the world-famous Louvre Museum. Enjoy a bird’s eye view of Paris from the Eiffel Tower’s Level 3.

Today, proceed on a guided tour of the opulent Versailles Palace of Louis XIV that served as the royal residence for France’s kings and queens for more than a century. See the Chateau, the Grande Apartments, the Chapel, the Hall of Mirrors and much more. Visit the world-renowned Louvre Museum, known for its collection of artifacts and paintings. See the enigmatic and mysterious smile of ‘Mona Lisa’, as you awe at Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece. Visit the iconic Eiffel Tower to get a spectacular view of the city from the 3rd level.
Overnight in Paris. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Meals
Breakfast Dinner

  Day 6 : Enjoy a guided city tour of Paris. Onto Brussels for an orientation tour. Visit Keukenhof Gardens (till 19th May) OR Visit the miniature park – Mini Europe (after 20th May).

Today, proceed on a fascinating city tour of Paris. Marvel at the finest Parisian sights – the Champs Elysees, Alexander Bridge, Invalides, Arc de Triomphe, Concorde Square, Opera House, and several others. Proceed to Brussels, the capital of Belgium and Headquarters of the European Union. Visit one of Europe’s most beautiful squares, the Grand Place, the medieval Town Hall, and the fabled Mannekin Pis statue. Drive past St. Michael’s Church and stop for a photograph at the Atomium. Proceed to the city of Lisse to visit the legendary Keukenhof Gardens (till 19th May), where tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths create dazzling patches of color. The park is said to be the greatest flower show on earth. Visit Mini-Europe (after 20th May) a miniature park located at the foot of the Atomium in Brussels. Mini-Europe is the only park where, in a few hours, you can virtually travel across Europe. Mini-Europe has reproductions of monuments in the European Union on show, at a true scale of 1:25. Stroll through the typical atmospheres of the most beautiful cities of the Old Continent.
Overnight in Belgium / The Netherlands. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Meals
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  Day 7 :Explore Amsterdam with Canal Cruise. Visit Volendam, Holland’s best-known fishing village.

Today morning proceed to Amsterdam – Netherlands’ capital, known for its artistic heritage, elaborate canal system and narrow houses. Originating as a small fishing village in the late 12th century, Amsterdam became one of the most important ports in the world. Board a cruise to explore the city of Amsterdam in a glass-topped boat, drifting through the canals, thrive on the city’s vibrant past with its 1,000 bridges and quaint old houses. Later proceed to Volendam, a Dutch town on Lake Markermeer that is known for its colorful wooden houses and the old fishing boats in its harbor, lined with seafood vendors. Volendam is a village of fishermen, music, and cheese. Visit the Cheese factory for an interactive experience that will introduce you to the wonders of Dutch cheese. Next, visit the Wooden Shoe Factory, to know how wooden shoes were being made the old-fashioned way.
Overnight in The Netherlands. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Meals
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  Day 8 : View the Cologne Cathedral – the largest Gothic Cathedral in Rhineland. Enjoy a cruise on the River Rhine.

Today, enjoy a scenic drive to Germany as you proceed to Cologne – A landmark of High Gothic architecture set amid a reconstructed old town. The twin-spired Cologne Cathedral is known for its gilded medieval reliquary and sweeping river views. View the imposing Gothic masterpiece with its 515 feet twin towers, a World Heritage site and the largest cathedral in Northern Europe. Later, enjoy one of the world’s most popular river cruise on the mighty River Rhine. Witness the splendor of medieval times and some fine tributes to German history, along the cruise with your boat moving at a comfortable pace. Take time to grab some awesome clicks of the magnificent views of the breathtaking landscape and fine architecture of the Middle Ages.
Overnight in Germany. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Meals
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  Day 9 : Drive to the Heart of the Black Forest. Be awestruck at Europe’s most stunning site – The Rhine Falls.

Today, drive to the heart of the Black Forest, known for its picturesque woods, consisting of pines and firs. Get charmed at the scenic beauty of the quaint villages in the region. Witness a demonstration of how cuckoo clocks are made. Sit back and enjoy the picturesque drive towards Switzerland. Halt at Schaffhausen, where you see the magnificent Rhine Falls – Europe’s biggest and most magnificent falls. Overnight in Switzerland. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Meals
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  Day 10 : Visit Mt. Titlis, take an exciting ride up the snow-clad Swiss Alps in Rotair – the world’s first rotating cable car.

Today, view the massive mountain peaks and glacier crevasses on Mt. Titlis from the world’s first revolving cable car – Rotair. Mt. Titlis is central Switzerland’s loftiest peak, covered with snow and ice and a visual treat. At 10,000 feet, get an unrestricted 360-degree view of the Alpine landscape. Experience the TITLIS Cliff Walk – the highest suspension bridge in Europe. Later, drive on to one of the most beautiful cities in Switzerland – Lucerne. View the Lion Monument and the Kapellbrücke (wooden bridge). Enjoy some free time to shop for famous Swiss watches, knives, souvenirs, and chocolates. Overnight in Switzerland. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Meals
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  Day 11 :Magical Alpine excursion of amazing Jungfraujoch with a visit to scenic Interlaken.

Today’s magical Alpine excursion is to Jungfraujoch – the Top of Europe. Board a cogwheel train to reach the highest railway station in Europe at 11,333 feet, to an Alpine wonderland of ice and snow. Visit Ice Palace, experience a breath-taking panoramic view from the Sphinx Observation Terrace and view the longest glacier in the Alps – the Aletsch Glacier. Later drive to Interlaken, a unique and fascinating city situated between two lakes of Thun and Brienz.
Overnight in Switzerland. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Meals
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  Day 12 :Visit Swarovski Crystal Museum – the dazzling world of crystals. Visit the beautiful city of Innsbruck.

Today morning proceed to Wattens, to visit the Swarovski World of Crystals and marvel at the crystalline works of art. Drive to Innsbruck for an orientation tour of this beautiful city. See the Golden Roof with its gold-plated copper tiles, a characteristic landmark of Innsbruck, walk down cobblestone pathways of Maria Theresien Strasse and relive the medieval European culture. The splendid Alps in the background provide a perfect picture-postcard setting.
Overnight in Austria. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Meals
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  Day 13 :Visit Venice – a lagoon city that inspired poetry and passion. Treasure a romantic Gondola ride too!

Today, proceed towards Italy. Arrive at the pier in Venice and board a private boat. Enjoy Indian lunch on board while you sail over the Giudecca Canal and pass the Adriatic Sea to arrive at St. Mark’s Square. St. Mark’s Square is the main square of Venice, where the only traffic is that of humans and pigeons! The famed Bell Tower and the Clock Tower, display not only the time of day but also the dominant sign of the Zodiac and the current phase of the moon. Continue on to the Bridge of Sighs, made of white limestone, that passes over the Rio di Palazzo, connecting the old prisons with interrogation rooms at the Doge’s Palace. Treasure a romantic Gondola ride, in a flat-bottomed Venetian rowing boat, amidst the stunning backdrop of baroque buildings. This truly is one of the best ways to enjoy this enchanting city. Also witness a Murano Glass demonstration and marvel at the intricate and colorful glass artifacts, hand-crafted by master craftsmen. Return to the pier and later proceed to the hotel.
Overnight in Padova or Occhiobello. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Meals
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  Day 14 :Guided city tour of Florence. View the remarkable and famous Leaning Tower of Pisa.

Today, drive to Florence – the cradle of the Renaissance. Along with your English speaking local guide, absorb into the culture with a tour of this historic city. View the Duomo – the city’s most iconic landmark, the Campanile, and the Baptistery with its Gates to Paradise. Also see the Piazza Della Signoria – an open-air museum crammed with Renaissance sculptures, edged by historic cafes and presided over by the magnificent Palazzo Vecchio and the famed Ponte Vecchio (bridge) across the River Arno. Next, drive to Piazzale Michelangelo to get a spectacular panoramic view of the city. Later proceed onwards to Pisa – the Square of Miracles and see the stupendous Leaning Tower of Pisa. Overnight in Tuscany Region. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Meals
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  Day 15 :Guided city tour of Florence. View the remarkable and famous Leaning Tower of Pisa.

Proceed towards the eternal city of Rome. Enjoy a guided city tour of Rome with an expert English-speaking local guide. Next visit the Vatican City – the smallest country in the world (note: shorts or sleeveless vests not allowed). Enter the Vatican Museum, where you see the renowned classical sculptures and masterpieces of the Renaissance Art. Visit the famed Sistine Chapel – a source of inspiration for art lovers and tourists alike and known for its masterpiece – the Last Judgement. This is also where the Pope gets elected. Visit the divinely beautiful basilica of St. Peter’s. Get mesmerized by the works of Michelangelo and Bernini. Move forward to see the magnificent Colosseum, a vast amphitheater that is still well preserved. Later visit the beautiful Trevi Fountains. The Legend goes that tossing a coin over your shoulder gets you back to Rome. We continue and drive past the Victor Emmanuel Monument, the Roman Forum, and take several more sights of this remarkable city.
Overnight in Rome. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Meals
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  Day 16 :Fly back home.

Your Holiday ends, today it’s time to fly back home. Check out and depart for the Airport for the flight home. (Breakfast)


INCLUSIONS

ACCOMMODATION

  • 02 nights at Hotel Crown Plaza / Heston Hyde / Radisson Edwardian or similar in London.
  • 03 nights at Hotel Novotel / Residhome / Best Western / Mercure or similar in Paris.
  • 01 night at Hotel NH / Novotel / Movenpick or similar in Belgium or The Netherlands.
  • 01 night at Hotel NH / Novotel / Movenpick or similar in The Netherlands.
  • 01 night at Hotel Leonardo / NH / Best Western or similar in Germany.
  • 03 nights at Hotel Radisson / Seedamm Plaza / Swissotel / Thessoni Classic or similar in Switzerland.
  • 01 night at Hotel Alp Hotel / Alpenkönig Tirol / Seelos or similar in Austria.
  • 01 night at Hotel Four Point by Sheraton / Crown Plaza / Point Piove / Unaway or similar in Padova or Occhiobello or similar.
  • 01 night at Hotel A Point / Da Vinci / West Florence or similar in Tuscany or similar.
  • 01 night at Hotel Mercure / Selene / Antonella / Midas or similar in Rome.

MEALS

  • Daily Continental Buffet Breakfast.
  • 14 Jain / Vegetarian / Non-Vegetarian Lunches.
  • 15 Indian Jain / Vegetarian / Non-Vegetarian Dinners.
  • Choice of Local Meals in some cities.

DEPARTURE DATES

  • April 2019: 10, 16, 24
  • May 2019: 01, 07, 11, 15, 18, 21, 25, 29
  • June 2019: 04, 08, 12, 22, 26
  • July 2019: 03, 09, 17, 23
  • August 2019: 06, 14, 20, 28
  • September 2019: 04, 18
  • October 2019: 02, 05, 08, 23
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