EUROPEAN SPLENDOURS
15 DAYS 14 NIGHTS
United Kingdom, France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Principality of Liechtenstein, Austria, Italy and The Vatican

Highlights

EUROPEAN SPLENDOURS
15 DAYS 14 NIGHTS
United Kingdom, France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Principality of Liechtenstein, Austria, Italy and The Vatican
Highlights
Highlights of the Tour
  • A complete value for money tour with maximum, quality sightseeing
  • Stay in convenient & comfortable hotels throughout your holiday
  • Daily Continental buffet breakfast with Hot Eggs & Fruits included
  • Daily Indian Jain / Vegetarian / Non-vegetarian lunches included
  • Daily Indian Jain / Vegetarian / Non-vegetarian dinners included
  • Guided city tour of London, Paris, Venice, Rome, Florence
  • Ride the famous London Eye
  • Visit the famous Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
  • A unique experience of travelling under the English Channel, aboard the worlds fastest channel train, the Eurostar included
  • Cruise on the River Seine
  • Visit the 3rd level of the Eiffel Tower
  • Visit Fragonard Perfume Museum
  • Full day visit to Disneyland in Paris
  • Chance to see the Lido Show
  • Visit Bruparck - Mini Europe in Brussels
  • Tour of Brussels - Grand Place and Photo stop at the Atomium
  • See the world famous Keukenhof Tulip Gardens (till 13th May)
  • Visit Zaanse Schans (from 14th May) A working museum with a collection of well-preserved historic windmills and houses, cheese farm and a wooden shoe factory
  • Free time at Scheveningen beach
  • Breathtaking view of Amsterdam city on a Canal Cruise
  • Photo-op at a traditional windmill in Amsterdam
  • See the beautiful Cologne Cathedral
  • Enjoy a Romantic cruise on River Rhine
  • Free time at the Altstadt, Old Town in Heidelberg
  • Visit the Black Forest and see a Cuckoo clock demonstration
  • View the magnificent Rhine Falls in Schaffhausen
  • Visit Zurich, the financial Capital of Switzerland
  • Chance to see Jungfraujoch, Top of Europe with champagne lunch at the top.
  • Chance to see Trummelbach Falls
  • Chance to visit Interlaken
  • Visit Mt. Titlis in the Worlds first revolving cable car and enjoy the Cliff walk.
  • See the Lion Monument and the Kapell Brucke in Lucerne
  • Tour of Vaduz, Capital of Liechtenstein in a Mini Train
  • See the Golden Roof and the Maria Theresien Strasse in Innsbruck
  • Visit the Swarovski Crystal Museum in Wattens, Austria
  • Visit the St. Marks Square in Venice with lunch your chartered boat
  • Visit the Murano glass showroom in Venice
  • See the Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Guided City Tour of Florence
  • Photo-op at Piazzale Michelangelo
  • Visit The Vatican the Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel and the St. Peters Cathedral
  • Guided City Tour Rome
  • See the Trevi Fountain in Rome
  • Visit 10 countries in 15 days at a relaxed and leisurely pace covering United Kingdom, France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, Italy & The Vatican
  • Services of a professional, friendly, multilingual and experienced Tour Manager travelling with you throughout your tour.
Itinerary
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Day 01

Welcome to London! Ride the worlds largest observation wheel, The London Eye.

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Day 01

Today, enter the world of Vacations Exotica as you begin your beautiful journey through Europe. On arrival at the airport, meet your professional and experienced Tour Manager in the arrival area, outside the customs hall. Drive directly to your hotel and check in. Later, proceed to get the best view of the English capital as you take a ride on the London Eye. One of the worlds largest observation wheels that takes you 450 ft. above the River Thames. Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Hotel Heston Hyde / Thistle Heathrow or similar, in London. (D)

Day 02

Guided City tour of London. Visit Madam Tussauds Wax Museum.

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Day 02

After a continental breakfast buffet, get ready to soak in the sights and sounds of this vibrant English city, on a tour with an experienced local guide. See the Changing of the Guards outside the Buckingham Palace (weather permitting), Hyde Park, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament, Trafalgar Square, Tower Bridge and many more important landmarks. After lunch, visit Madam Tussauds Wax Museum and meet wax replicas of the worlds most famous personalities. This is an unparalleled experience for one and all. Enjoy time at leisure on the world famous Oxford Street. Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Hotel Heston Hyde / Thistle Heathrow or similar, in London. (B, L, D)

Day 03

Ride the Eurostar to Paris. Visit the Fragonard Perfume Museum. Guided City Tour of Paris. Visit the 3rd level of the Eiffel Tower. Opt to see the Lido Show.

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Day 03

After a continental breakfast buffet, check out. Then proceed to St. Pancras station and board the ultramodern Eurostar train to Paris, the capital city of France. On arrival, enjoy lunch and then visit the 3rd level of the Eiffel Tower for an unparalleled experience. Later, proceed on a city tour with an experienced local English-speaking guide. Enjoy sights like the Arc De Triomphe, Concorde Square, Opera House, Champs Elysees, Invalides and many more landmarks. Later, visit the famous Fragonard perfume museum. Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner. Later, do not miss an opportunity to see a light, sound and dance extravaganza at The Lido Show. Overnight at Hotel Residhome Roissy Park / Novotel or similar, in Paris. (B, L, D)

Day 04

A full day at Disneyland Paris. Cruise on River Seine.

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Day 04

After a continental breakfast buffet, get ready to experience Disney Magic at Disneyland Paris. Experience a super-fun, stress-free adventure that will fill your day with enough magic to last a lifetime. Enjoy the many rides on offer at the park (all included) OR visit the amazing Walt Disney Studio - the magical world of cinema and television, featuring thrilling attractions and spectacular shows. Go behind the magic on the Studio Tram Tour and discover the secret of how movies and television shows are actually made. Also get ready to be amazed by the daredevils in the thrilling Stunt Show. Packed lunch will be provided. Later in the evening, enjoy a cruise on the River Seine and admire the beautiful monuments of this spectacular city. Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Hotel Residhome Roissy Park / Novotel or similar, in Paris. (B, PL, D)

Day 05

Orientation tour of Brussels, Visit Grand Place Photo-op at Atomium - Visit Bruparck (Mini Europe).

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Day 05

After a continental breakfast buffet, check out and drive to Brussels, capital city of Belgium. On arrival, visit Bruparck or Mini Europe; where you will see all the important sights of Europe in miniature. It exhibits approximately 80 cities and 350 buildings - reproductions of monuments in the European Union at a scale of 1:25. Enjoy Lunch at Bruparck. Later, enjoy a photo-op at the Atomium. Then visit the Grand Place, which has been rated as one of the prettiest squares in the world. This is also a perfect place for you to try out the delicious and world-famous Belgian waffles. See the unique Statue of Manneken Pis, which is symbolic to this city. Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Hotel Novotel / NH Hotel or similar, in Breda / Antwerp. (B, L, D)

Day 06

Onto the Netherlands - Visit Keukenhof (till 13th May). Visit Zaanse Schans (after 14th May). Enjoy a canal cruise in Amsterdam.

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Day 06

TILL 13th MAY: After a continental breakfast buffet, proceed to Lisse to experience the ultimate Tulip Extravaganza at Keukenhof. Later, you have a photo-op at a traditional Windmill. After lunch experience Amsterdams rich cultural heritage on a canal cruise aboard a glass topped boat. Enjoy free time at the famous Dams Square; see the Royal Palace and Nieuwe Kerk. Later spend some free time at Scheveningen beach. Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Hotel Novotel / NH Hotel or similar, in Breda / Antwerp. (B, L, D) 14th MAY ONWARDS; After a continental buffet breakfast, proceed to Zaanse Schans - a working museum with a collection of well-preserved historic windmills, characteristic green wooden houses, museums and traditional Dutch crafts and shops. Later, visit a wooden shoe factory and see how clogs are made. Also see the making of the famous Dutch cheese on your visit to a cheese farm. After lunch, experience Amsterdams rich cultural heritage on a canal cruise aboard a glass-topped boat. Enjoy free time at the famous Dams Square; see the Royal Palace and Nieuwe Kerk. Later spend some free time at Scheveningen beach. Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Hotel Novotel / NH Hotel or similar, in Breda / Antwerp. (B, L, D)

Day 07

Onto Cologne - the dramatic German city. Romantic Rhine Cruise. Heidelberg Visit the Altstadt (Old Town).

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Day 07

After a continental breakfast buffet, check out and drive to the city of Cologne, home to the famous Eau de Cologne. Get fascinated by the sight of the massive Cologne Cathedral, which is a fine example of Gothic architecture. After lunch, proceed to the quaint village of Boppard, located in the central Rhine valley and board your Rhine cruise. This cruise will expose you to some of Germanys most stunning landscapes. Cruise through the wine region and enjoy views of old castles as you arrive into St. Goar. Later, drive to the beautiful city of Heidelberg - situated on the banks of the River Neckar. Visit Altstadt, the Old Town; continue on an orientation tour of this historic city and view the mighty ruins of the Heidelberg castle. Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Hotel Mercure / Michel or similar, in Heppenheim / Heidelberg. (B, L, D)

Day 08

Visit the heart of the Black Forest. See a Cuckoo Clock demonstration. View the Rhine falls in Schaffhausen. Visit Zurich - the commercial capital.

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Day 08

After a continental breakfast buffet, check out. Then experience a natural wonder as you drive through the mystical Black Forest in Germany, synonymous with the Black Forest Cake and home to the Cuckoo Clocks. Experience the world of Cuckoo Clocks during an interesting demonstration. After lunch, drive to Schaffhausen to view one of Europes natural wonders - the spectacular Rhine Falls. Continue your journey into Switzerland as you drive to the largest city and financial Capital in Switzerland, Zurich. Spend some free time at the Zurich Lake. Later check into the hotel at Engelberg. Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Hotel Terrace / Central or similar in Engelberg. (B, L, D)

Day 09

Day is at leisure (No lunch) OR Chance to visit Excursion to Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe (3454 metres). A Champagne lunch on top. Visit Trummelbach Falls and Interlaken.

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Day 09

After a continental breakfast buffet, spend your day at leisure OR get ready for an excursion to Jungfraujoch, an experience of a lifetime. Drive to Lauterbrunnen to board the cogwheel train to Jungfraujoch (3454mts) - a world of eternal ice and snow. Enjoy a delicious lunch with champagne on the Top of Europe. Visit the Ice Palace, the highest-altitude ice palace in the world and the Sphinx Terrace; the views from here are considered the best in Switzerland. Next, visit the Trummelbach Falls, the only waterfall in Europe inside a mountain, which has been made accessible to man. Later, proceed to the picture perfect town of Interlaken nestled perfectly between two lakes. Be enthralled by the beauty of this town before driving back to your hotel. Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Hotel Terrace / Central or similar in Engelberg. (B, D)

Day 10

Mt Titlis - A landscape close to heaven with a Cliff Walk. Lucerne Orientation Tour.

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Day 10

After a continental breakfast buffet, proceed on an excursion that will surely leave you spellbound. Enjoy stunning views from the worlds first revolving cable car, Rotair on your way up to Mt. Titlis (3020mts.). Here, visit the Ice Grotto to indulge yourself in a world of snow and enjoy a cliff walk (weather permitting). After lunch, drive to the beautiful lakeside town of Lucerne. See the dramatic Lion Monument and the Kapell Brucke as you soak in the beauty of this city. You also have some free time for shopping the world-renowned Swiss watches, Swiss knives, chocolates, souvenirs, etc. Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Hotel Terrace / Central or similar in Engelberg. (B, L, D)

Day 11

Visit Vaduz The capital of the tiny Principality of Liechtenstein. Enjoy a Mini Train ride. Visit the Swarovski Crystal Museum in Wattens. Onto Innsbruck.

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Day 11

After a continental breakfast buffet, check out and drive to the charming Principality of Liechtenstein. On arrival in Vaduz, enjoy a mini train ride that takes you around this quaint town. After lunch, proceed to Innsbruck in picturesque Austria. Feast your eyes on some spectacular scenery as you drive to Wattens - Austria. Get ready for a glittering experience as you visit the Swarovski Crystal Museum in Wattens, a blend of art, technology and pure magic. Later, drive to the Tyrolean capital, Innsbruck. Here, experience the charm of this city as you see some intriguing sights; the Golden Roof and St. Annes Column on Maria Theresien Strasse, for spectacular views of the Alps. Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Hotel Alp / Alpenkoening or similar in Innsbruck / Seefeld. (B, L, D)

Day 12

Venice - the Queen of the Adriatic Sea. Guided City Tour of Venice. Visit the famous Murano Glass Showroom.

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Day 12

After a continental breakfast buffet, check out and drive to the romantic city of Venice. Enjoy lunch on board a chartered boat to the traditional centre of the city - Piazza San Marco. This city of 117 islands in the Venetian Lagoon is sure to leave you mystified. On your guided tour, see the St. Marks Basilica, Bridge of Sighs, the Doges Palace, the Campanile and many more sights. Visit the Murano Glass Showroom and see the skills of these master craftsmen. Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Hotel Cosmopolitan / Da Porto or similar in Bologna / Vicenza. (B, L, D)

Day 13

Onto Pisa - See the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Guided City Tour of Florence.

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Day 13

After a continental breakfast buffet, check out and drive to the city of Pisa. En route, enjoy lunch. Hold your breath as you enter the Square of Miracles and see the precariously Leaning Tower of Pisa (photo-op). Later drive to Florence. On arrival proceed on a guided tour of this beautiful city. See the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore - The Duomo. See the Gates of Paradise - the east doors of the Baptistery, the Campanile, marvel at the open-air sculpture museum in Piazza Della Signoria and many more sights. Also, see the Ponte Vecchio - a medieval bridge over the River Arno. Get a birds eye view of Florence from Piazzale Michelangelo where you can also see the statue of David, one of Michelangelos masterpieces. Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Hotel Planet / Best Western or similar, in Arezzo / Perugia. (B, L, D)

Day 14

A Guided City Tour of Rome. Visit the Vatican home to the Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel and St. Peters Basilica

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Day 14

After a continental breakfast buffet, check out and drive to Rome. Join an experienced English speaking local guide for a city tour of Rome. Your tour will expose you to beautiful sights like the opulent Colosseum, the Victor Emmanuel Monument, Roman Forum, Circus Maximus, ancient temples and many more sights. Then, visit the Trevi fountain. After lunch visit the Holy See - The Vatican (Shorts/Mini Skirts or Sleeveless vests are NOT allowed here). Marvel at the masterpieces of the Vatican Museum as your expert guide leads you through. Visit the Popes personal chapel, The Sistine Chapel. Get artistically inspired by its interiors, frescoed throughout by the greatest artists including Michelangelo. Later, visit the holy Church of St. Peters and be amazed by its artistic and architectural grandeur. Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at Hotel Barcelo Aran Park / Idea Z3 or similar, in Rome. (B, L, D)

Day 15

Farewell!

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Day 15

After a continental breakfast buffet/boxed breakfast, check out and proceed to the airport for your flight back home. Arrive home with pleasant memories of your European tour, which you will treasure for a lifetime. (B)

Inclusions
WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES
  • SIGHTSEEING AND EXCURSIONS
    • UNITED KINGDOM
      • London
        • Guided city tour with an English speaking local guide
        • See the famous Changing of the Guards (weather permitting)
        • Ride on the famous ?London Eye?
        • Visit the Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
    • FRANCE
      • Paris
        • Guided city tour with an English speaking local guide
        • Entrance to the 3rd level of the Eiffel Tower
        • Full day excursion to Disneyland Paris
        • Cruise on the River Seine
        • Visit the Fragonard museum
    • BELGIUM
      • Brussels
        • Tour of the city
        • A visit to the Grand Place and Mannekin Pis Statue
        • Photo-op at the Atomium
        • Visit Bruparck ? Miniature Europe with lunch
    • NETHERLANDS
      • Lisse
        • TILL 13th MAY - Visit Keukenhof Tulip Gardens
      • Zaanse Schans
        • FROM 14th MAY - Visit the traditional village of Windmills,Museums & Traditional Dutch Craft Shops
        • Visit to the Wooden shoe factory
        • Visit to a Cheese farm
      • Amsterdam
        • Enjoy a canal cruise
        • Photo-op at a traditional windmill
    • GERMANY
      • Cologne
        • See the Gothic Cologne Cathedral
      • Boppard
        • Rhine River Cruise
      • St.Goar
        • Visit this storybook town
      • Heidelberg
        • Free time at the Altstadt - Old Town
      • Black Forest
        • Visit the heart of Black Forest
        • See a demonstration of Cuckoo clock making
    • SWITZERLAND
      • Schaffhausen
        • See the magnificent Rhine Falls
      • Zurich
        • Orientation tour & Free time at Lake Zurich
      • Lucerne
        • Tour of the city
        • See the Lion Monument and the Kapell Brucke
      • Engelberg
        • Excursion to Mt. Titlis and enjoy a Cliff Walk (weather permitting)
    • LIECHTENSTEIN
      • Vaduz
        • Tour of Vaduz on board a Mini-Train
    • AUSTRIA
      • Wattens
        • Visit the Swarovski Crystal Museum
      • Innsbruck
        • Tour of Innsbruck
    • ITALY
      • Venice
        • Guided city tour with an English speaking local guide
        • Visit the famous St. Mark?s Square
        • Visit the Murano Glass Showroom
      • Pisa
        • See the Leaning Tower of Pisa
      • Florence
        • Guided city tour with an English speaking local guide
        • Photo-op at Piazalle Michelangelo
      • Rome
        • See the majestic Trevi fountain
        • Guided city tour with an English speaking local guide
    • THE VATICAN
      • Vatican City
        • Visit the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel
        • Visit the St. Peter?s Cathedral
  • HOTELS
    • 02 Nights at Hoc vtel Heston Hyde / Thistle Heathrow or similar, in London
    • 02 Nights at Hotel Residhome Roissy Park / Novotel or similar, in Paris
    • 02 Nights at Hotel Novotel / NH Hotel or similar, in Breda / Antwerp
    • 01 night at Hotel Mercure / Michel or similar, in Heppenheim / Heidelberg
    • 03 Nights at Hotel Terrace / Central or similar in Engelberg
    • 01 Night at Hotel Alp / Alpenkoening or similar in Innsbruck / Seefeld
    • 01 Night at Hotel Cosmopolitan / Da Porto or similar in Bologna/Vicenza
    • 01 Night at Hotel Planet / Best Western or similar, in Arezzo / Perugia
    • 01 Night at Hotel Barcelo Aran Park / Idea Z3 or similar in Rome
  • MEALS
    • Daily Continental breakfast buffet with hot eggs and fresh fruits
    • Daily Indian Jain/ Vegetarian/ Non-Vegetarian lunches (Except on Day 09)
    • Daily Indian Jain/ Vegetarian/ Non-Vegetarian dinners
  • TRANSFERS
    • All transfers and extensive excursions with entrance fees (as specified in the itinerary) by deluxe air conditioned coach in the Continent of Europe
    • Eurostar from London to Paris
  • AIRFARE & VISAS
    • Return economy class group airfare as per the itinerary
    • Cost of ticket taxes
    • Cost of Multiple Entry UK visa & Multiple Entry Schengen visa
    • All local taxes as of 01st October 2017
  • OVERSEAS TRAVEL INSURANCE
    • It is extremely important to possess an Overseas Travel Insurance policy before you travel on your tour. We have included the cost of overseas travel insurance for the duration of the tour. For any passengers above 60 years of age and those who wish to extend their holiday, additional charges would apply
  • TOUR MANAGER
    • Services of a professional and experienced Tour Manager or a local representative throughout your tour in Europe
Exclusions
WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

EUROPEAN SPLENDOURS

  • Cost of deviation - In case you wish to deviate from the group departure dates mentioned in the brochure i.e. either travel before the departure date of your tour or would like to come back on a later date after the tour ends, there will be an additional charge that will be applicable which will be advised to you by our sales team / partner agent. The same subject to availability of seats for the given dates & ticket validity. Kindly also note, the deviation request is to be made at th
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