Grand Europe 2019

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  • Covering Most Beautiful Countries:
  • Italy, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium & Netherlands
  • Rome: panoramic views, and the majesty of its magnificent "villas" (parks), many museums – (Musei
  • Capitoline, the Vatican Museums, Galleria Borghese, Vatican City: St. Peter’s Basilica: where the pop
  • stays, Coliseum (from outside), the roman forum, the Vittorio Emmanuelle.
  • Florence: Piazzale Michelangelo.
  • Pisa: Leaning tower of Pisa.
  • Venice: a boat rides on a Vaperreto to St Mark’s Square; we also visit marvelous city with its arched
  • bridges, palaces, & quite piazzas.
  • Innsbruck: Swarovski Krystal tour, orientation tour of Innsbruck where we will see Basilica & the
  • Golden Roof from outside.
  • Enjoy all beautiful towns, cities and places of Swiss: Bern, Zurich, Vaduz, Mt.Titlis, Lucerne,
  • Interlaken.
  • Explore city of Zurich – located in the heart of Europe.
  • Enjoy 2 cable cars to Mt. Titlis with world’s first rotating gondola.
  • Visit to Lake Lucerne – the gateway to central Switzerland. Enjoy Chapel Bridge, Lion Monument &
  • Lake Lucerne
  • Visit Bern – Capital of Switzerland. Enjoy the old town, flag-street, Bear Pit, Swiss National Bank,
  • Federation Palace and enjoy the shopping whatever is the weather.
  • Visit Interlaken – Center for numerous adventure activities.
  • Paris 3 nights: City tour, Seine River Cruise, Eiffel Tower, Disney Land
  • Antwerp 1 Night. Antwerp City Tour
  • Amsterdam: 1 Night stay covers Orientation Tour of Amsterdam City, Entrance to Madurodam

Itinerary

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Destination – Rome( DAY 1)
Assemble at your nearest international airport to board flight for Rome. Rome is the capital of Italy. Rome today is one of the most important tourist destinations of the world, due to the incalculable immensity of its archaeological and artistic treasures, as well as for the charm of its unique traditions, the beauty of its panoramic views, and the majesty of its magnificent "villas" (parks). Among the most significant resources are the many museums – (Musei Capitolini, the Vatican Museums, Galleria Borghese, including those dedicated to modern and contemporary art and great many others). Rome is referred to as "The Eternal City", a notion expressed by ancient Roman poets and writers. Rome airport pick up time for all passengers will be 13:30 Hours. Then after check in at Hotel. Dinner and Overnight at Rome.  [Meals: Dinner]
Rome( DAY 2)
After breakfast at the hotel proceed to the orientation city tour of Rome where we see the Colosseum (from outside), the roman forum, the vittorio Emmanuelle monument, After visit to Trevi Fountain. Later proceed to Vatican City – a country inside a city. It is Catholic Capital of the world and house of pope. Visit the Christianity’s Pilgrimage place – St. Peter’s Basilica, the place where Pope Stays. Overnight at Rome. [Meals: Breakfast & Dinner]
Rome – Florence – Pisa (337 Kms – 4.5Hrs)( DAY 3)
After breakfast at the hotel proceed to Florence where we see the Piazzale Michelangelo the famous square with a magnificent panoramic view of FlorenceItaly, and is a popular tourist destination in the Oltrarno district of the city. The famous view from this observation point overlooking the city has been reproduced on countless postcards and snapshots over the years. The panorama embraces the heart of Florence from Forte Belvedere to Santa Croce, across the lungarni and the bridges crossing the Arno, including the Ponte Vecchio, the Duomo, Palazzo Vecchio, the Bargello and the octagonal bell tower of the Badia Fiorentina. Beyond the view of the city itself are the hills of Settignano and Fiesole.Then after proceed to Pisa. Pisa is famous for its “Fields Miracle” wherein stands the enormous marble cathedral, the baptistery & the bell tower, known throughout the world as the leaning tower of Pisa. Arrive and check in at Hotel. Overnight in Pisa. [Meals: Breakfast & Dinner]
Pisa – Venice – Padova (330 Kms – 5 Hrs approx) ( DAY 4)
After breakfast proceed for Venice. We join the superfast auto-strada for Venice. We drive north through the Chianti wine country & the amazing scenery of the Apennines through the provinces of Umbria & the Tuscany, we arrive in one of the world's most romantic cities - Venice. Your tour starts with a boat ride on a Vaperreto to St Marks Square; later our escort will take us around this marvelous city with its arched bridges, palaces, & quite piazzas. Evening proceed to padova and check in at Hotel. Overnight at Padova. [Meals: Breakfast & Dinner]
Padova – Innsbruck (400 Kms - 5hrs) ( DAY 5)
After breakfast at the hotel proceed to Innsbruck. Innsbruck is the capital city of the federal state of Tyrol (Tirol) in western Austria. It is located in the Inn Valley at the junction with the Wipptal (Sill River). Tourism is the most important source of income for the city authority, largely because of Innsbruck's beautiful town centre with its historic buildings, the friendly ambience and the extensive sport facilities both in winter and in summer. Arrive and proceed to Swarovski AG, an Austrian producer of luxury lead glass. The Swarovski Krystal business unit that primarily work with luxury items and fashion design crystal. Then after proceed for the orientation tour of Innsbruck where we will see Basilica & the Golden Roof from outside. Overnight at Innsbruck. [Meals: Breakfast & Dinner]
Innsbruck –Vaduz –Zurich – Obwalden ( DAY 6)
After breakfast we check out and proceed to Vaduz. Arrive and visit the famous walking street of Vaduz. Later proceed to Switzerland is a mountainous Central European country, home to numerous lakes, villages and the high peaks of the Alps. Its cities contain medieval quarters, with landmarks like capital Bern’s Zytglogge clock tower and Lucerne’s wooden chapel bridge. The country is also known for its ski resorts and hiking trails. Banking and finance are key industries, and Swiss watches and chocolate are world renowned. Arrive and proceed to orientation tour of Zurich including St. Peter’s Church with Europe’s largest clock face and Lake Zürich (photo opportunity). Also visit the world-famous Bahnhofstrasse for shopping. Check in at Hotel. Overnight at Hotel. [Meals: Breakfast & Dinner]
Hotel - Mt. Titlis – Lucerne – Hotel( DAY 7)
After Breakfast we proceed for Engleberg, the base of Central Switzerland’s highest mountain. Enjoy 2 cable car rides on the way up to Titlis with Iceflyer. Later proceed to Lucerne & visit the famous Lion Monument, Chapel Bridge and beautiful Lake of Lucerne. Free time is given for shopping near the Lake. Later proceed back to Hotel, overnight at Hotel. [Meals: Breakfast & Dinner]
Hotel – Bern – Interlaken – Hotel ( DAY 8)
After breakfast proceed to Swiss capital: Bern, travel over the old stone bridges past Bear Pit and straight through the medieval Old Town. We’ll follow the 6 kilometers of arcades and the historical fountains dotting the streets and passing by the Clock Tower (Zytglogge). The Parliament building with “its” Parliament Square (Bundesplatz) is another landmark that can’t be missed on this tour. After completing orientation tour, enjoy the walk on the walking flag street in Bern. Later Proceed to Interlaken. Visit small town of Interlaken where you can enjoy various Optional adventure sports like Bungee Jumping, Sky Dive, Paragliding, and Helicopter Ride, Rafting etc. We will do an orientation tour of the small town.[Meals: Breakfast & Dinner]
Hotel ( Day at Leisure OR Jungfrau – Optional)( DAY 9)
After Breakfast enjoy free day at Leisure at Hotel OR Proceed for the Optional Tour of Jungfrau ,Mt. Jungfrau A beautiful scenic drive takes you to Grindelwald. Ascend to Jungfrau. We board the rack rail (the only rail to reach the height of 11000 feet!) to ascend at Jungfrau - the top of Europe. Here you will be visiting the ice palace, the sphinx, and all the activities at the top. Later Return back to Hotel, overnight at Hotel. (Meals: Breakfast & Dinner) Clients who will not do Jungfrau will be provided Pack Dinner
Swiss – Basel – Paris (7hrs. 35 min – 700 Kms) ( DAY 10)
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Paris via Basel. Paris is considered as one of the most advanced and yet cultured city in France. On arrival after a scenic drive, check in to your hotel. And at night you can go to world famous Lido Show at 1130PM (Optional). Overnight at Paris. (Meals: Breakfast & Dinner)
Paris (City Tour) ( DAY 11)
After Breakfast Proceed to panoramic tour of Paris. You will see the famous landmarks – Notre dame cathedral, arch de Triomphe, champs Elysées, place de Concorde, the opera house, & visit the Eiffel Tower. Later In the Afternoon you will ride the Seine River Cruise. See the beautiful city from the water and take memory of the city in mind, heart and camera. After dinner we will be doing optional tour of Evening in Paris where you will see this romantic city in the evening. overnight at Paris. (Meals: Breakfast & Dinner)
Paris – Disney Land (Optional)( DAY 12)
After breakfast at the hotel we will enjoy full day at the Europe’s first Disney Theme Park: Disney Park OR Disney Studio. Return to the hotel after the long day visit to the memorable theme park. In the evening return back to hotel, overnight at Paris (Meals: Breakfast & Dinner) (Optional) Clients who will not do Disney will be provided Pack Dinner.
Paris – Antwerp (350 Kms) ( DAY 13)
After breakfast at the hotel proceed to Brussels. Where we see the famous Small bronze Sculpture known as Manneken Pis & visit the central square of Brussels overlooking Grand Place. Thereafter proceed to Antwerp. Antwerp is a port city on Belgium’s River Scheldt, with history dating to the middle Ages. In its center, the centuries-old Diamond District houses thousands of diamond traders, cutters and polishers. Arrive and Check in Hotel, Overnight in Antwerp (Meals: Breakfast & Dinner)
Antwerp – Amsterdam( DAY 14)
After breakfast proceed to Amsterdam the capital city of city of Netherland, known for its artistic heritage, elaborate canal system and narrow houses with gabled facades, legacies of the city’s 17th-century Golden Age. Arrive and proceed to Orientation Tour of Amsterdam.  Including cheese & clog factory, Also Visit Madurodam a miniature park and tourist attraction point. Later Check in Hotel, Overnight in Amsterdam. Return back to Hotel. Overnight at Amsterdam. (Meals: Breakfast & Dinner)
Amsterdam – Home Bound Destination( DAY 15)
After morning breakfast we proceed by coach towards the Airport to board flight for Homebound Destination. (Meals: Breakfast )

Group Tours

passport & visa information

  • 4 recent photographs ( 35mm*45 mm white background matte finishing; 80% face focus)
  • Original passport with minimum validity of six months. ( please provide all old passports if any) (Validity of Passport should be 10 year from the date of issue)
  • Last three years income tax Saral form (photocopies) Company & Personal.
  • Recent 6 months personal bank statements of all the passengers travelling. (photocopies) Company & Personal.
  • 3 Letterheads individual / company.
  • Pan card copy
  • Insurance copy
  • Student id proof
  • Business Proof (Partnership Deed / MOU of Proprietor / MOU of shop & establishment)
  • If salaried person, we need leave letter on company letter head and 3 months salary slip

FAQ's and other information

FAQ'S
  • PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY 1 BAG OF 20 KG PER PERSON AS CHECK IN LUGGAGE AND 1 HAND BAG UP TO 7 KG PER PERSON IS ALLOWED IN EUROPE, NO EXTRA BAGS WOULD BE ALLOWED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.  
  • WEATHER IN EUROPE WOULD BE MIX OF SHORT RAIN, COLD AND SUMMER
  • ADVISE TO CARRY THERMAL, HEAVY WOOLEN & A SMALL UMBRELLA / WINDCHEATER IN CASE OF SHORT RAINS
  • SPORTS SHOES RECOMMENDED FOR THE JOURNEY                                            
  • SUN GLASSES RECOMMENDED FOR SNOW ENCOUNTER IN SWISS                                                
  • EURO IS COMMON CURRENCY RECOMMENDED TO CARRY FOR THE WHOLE TOUR
  • YOU CAN BUY A EURO CURRENCY DEBIT CARD INSTEAD OF CARRYING CASH - FOR SAFETY
  • UNIVERSAL ADAPTER IS ADVISABLE TO CARRY FOR CHARGING OF MOBILES & CAMERAS
  • EUROPE IS KNOWN FOR THEFT, SO PLEASE CARRY LEAST POSSIBLE VALUABLES
  • EIFFEL TOWER, JUNGFRAU, GLACIER 3000 ARE THE PLACES IN TOUR WHICH WOULD BE EXTREMELY COLD
  • TAP-WATER IS SAFE AND HYGENIC IN ENTIRE EUROPE, WE ADVISE TO CARRY EMPTY WATER BOTTLE FROM INDIA
  • SHOPPING CAN BE DONE AS BELOW:
  • CHOCOLATES & WATCHES IN SWISS,  CRYSTALS IN SWARWOSKI IN INSSBRUCK, PERFUMES IN PARIS PURSES / BAGS IN ITALY (ROAD SIDE)

Sockets & plugs

Italy uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type F and Type L
Switzerland uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type J.
France uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type E.

TYPE C
TYPE E
TYPE F
TYPE J
TYPE L