European Splendour (Tour Code: (ATES)

14 Nights / 15 Days

Itinerary

01-Welcome to Rome!!!

Today begin your memorable journey through Europe. On arrival at Rome airport, take your transfer to the hotel and check in. Visit the Trevi fountain. Enjoy the Time Elevator Show.

Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner. 
Overnight at Hotel in Rome. (LL,D)

A Guided City Tour of Rome. Visit the Vatican – home to the Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica.

Join an experienced English speaking local guide for a city tour of Rome. Your city tour will also expose you to beautiful sights like the opulent Colosseum, the Victor Emmanuel Monument, Roman Forum, Circus Maximus and ancient temples and many more sights. After lunch visit the Holy See - The Vatican (Shorts / Mini Skirts or Sleeveless vests NOT allowed). Marvel at the masterpieces of the Vatican Museum as your expert local English speaking guide leads you through. Visit the Pope’s personal chapel - The Sistine Chapel. Get artistically inspired by its decoration, frescoed throughout by great artists including Michelangelo. Later, visit the holy church of St. Peter’s and be amazed by its artistic and architectural grandeur.

Tonight enjoy an Indian Dinner.
Overnight at Hotel in Arezzo / Perugia (B, LL, D)

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

After a Continental Buffet Breakfast, check out and drive to Pisa.

En route, enjoy lunch. Hold your breath as you enter the “Square of Miracles” and see the precariously Leaning Tower of Pisa (photo stop). 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 and 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 bird’s eye view of Florence from Piazzale Michelangelo where you can also see the statue of David, one of Michelangelo’s masterpieces.

Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner
Overnight at Hotel in Padova / Bologna. (B,LL,D)

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

After a buffet breakfast, check out and drive to the romantic city of Venice. Enjoy lunch on board your 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. Mark’s Basilica, Bridge of Sighs, the Doges Palace, the Campanile and many more sights. Experience the romance of this magical city on a Gondola ride – included on your tour. Visit the Murano Glass Showroom and see the skills of these master craftsmen.

Later drive to Innsbruck. Enjoy an orientation tour of the Tyrolean capital and experience the charm of this city as you see some intriguing sights like the Golden Roof and St. Anne’s Column on Maria Theresien Strasse, for spectacular views of the Alps.

Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner. 
Overnight at Hotel in Innsbruck / Seefeld (B,LL, D)

Visit the Swarovski Crystal Museum in Wattens.Onto Vaduz – The capital of the tiny Principality of Liechtenstein. Enjoy a mini train ride

After a buffet breakfast, check out and feast your eyes on some spectacular scenery as you drive to Wattens in Austria. Get set for a glittering experience as you visit the Swarovski Crystal Museum in Wattens. This museum is a blend of art, technology and pure magic..After a delicious local lunch proceed to Vaduz. Enjoy a mini train ride that takes you around this quaint town. Drive to Engelberg.

Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner.
Overnight at Hotel in Zurich / Engelberg. (B,LL,D)

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

After a Continental Buffet Breakfast, proceed for an excursion that will surely leave you spellbound. Enjoy stunning views from the world’s first revolving cable car – Rotair on your way up to Mt. Titlis (3020 mts.). Here, visit the Ice Grotto and indulge yourself in the 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 KapellBrucke as you soak in the beauty of this city. You also have some free time for shopping of the world renowned Swiss watches, Swiss knives, chocolates, souvenirs, etc.

Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner.
Overnight at Hotel in Zurich / Engelberg (B,LL,D)

Optional excursion to Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe (3454 metres).A Champagne lunch on top. Visit Trummelbach Falls and Interlaken or enjoy a day at leisure to explore on your own.

After a Continental Buffet Breakfast, get set for an excursion to Jungfraujoch – an experience of your lifetime. Drive to Lauterbrunnen to board the cog wheel train to Jungfraujoch (3454 metres.) - a world of eternal ice and snow. Enjoy a delicious lunch with champagne on ‘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 is made accessible to man. Later, proceed to the picture perfect town of Interlaken – nestled 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 in Zurich / Engelberg. (B,LL,D)

Visit the beautiful Rhine Falls and the Black Forest.

After a Continental Buffet Breakfast, check out and continue your journey into Switzerland as you drive to the largest city and Financial Capital in Switzerland – Zurich. Free time at the Zurich Lake.
After lunch, drive to Schaffhausen to view one of Europe’s natural wonders – the spectacular Rhine Falls. 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.

Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner.
Overnight at Hotel in Heppenheim / Mannheim / Hirschberg. (B, LL, D)

Visit Heidelberg and Cologne. Enjoy a romantic cruise down the Rhine

After a Continental Buffet Breakfast, checkout. Later, drive to the beautiful city of Heidelberg - situated on the banks of River Neckar. Visit the Altstadt - Old Town and continue on an orientation tour of this historic city. View the mighty ruins of the Heidelberg castle.

After lunch, proceed to St. Goar, located in the central Rhine valley and board your Rhine cruise. This cruise will expose you to some of Germany’s most stunning landscapes. Cruise through the wine region and enjoy views of old castles as you arrive into Boppard. Drive to the city of Cologne - home to the famous Eau de Cologne. Get fascinated by the sight of the massive Cologne Cathedral – a fine example of Gothic architecture.

Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner.
Overnight at Hotel in Antwerp / Breda / Eindhoven. (B,LL, D)

Explore the sights of Netherlands

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. Also, visit a wooden shoe factory and see how clogs are made. Also see the making of the famous Dutch cheese on your visit to the cheese farm. After lunch enjoy the city’s richness and cultural heritage on your canal cruise aboard a glass topped boat.

Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner.
Overnight at Hotel in Antwerp / Breda / Eindhoven. (B,LL, D)

Brussels-Grand Place, Mannequin Pis and lots more on the city tour, before you drive onto the Fashion Capital – Paris!

After a Continental Buffet Breakfast, check out and drive to Brussels, capital city of Belgium. Visit the Grand Place – rated as one of the prettiest squares in the world. This is also a perfect place for you to try the delicious and world-famous Belgian waffles. See the unique Statue of MannekenPis – symbolic to this city. Later, enjoy a photo stop at the Atomium. Drive to Paris

Enjoy dinner before you check into your hotel.
Overnight at Hotel in Paris. (B,LL, D)

Guided city tour of the Fashion Capital – Paris!! Enjoy spectacular views of the city from the 3rd level of Eiffel Tower. Cruise down the River Seine.

After a Continental Buffet Breakfast and visit the 3rd level of the Eiffel Tower - an unparalleled experience. Later, proceed on a guided city tour with an experienced local English speaking guide. Enjoy many sights like the Arc De Triomphe, Concorde Square, Opera House, Champs Elysees, Invalides and many more landmarks. Visit the Versailles Palace. Experience a guided tour of this opulent mansion of the Bourbon Kings, walk through various rooms of the palace, the Chapel and the famous Hall of Mirrors where the Treaty of Versailles was signed. Also stroll along the Gardens of Versailles which are renowned for its size and awe inspiring landscaping. After an Indian lunch the afternoon is free at leisure for you to explore the various shopping opportunities on your own. Today, enjoy a cruise on the River Seine and admire the beautiful monuments of this spectacular city.

Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner.
Overnight at Hotel in Paris. (B,LL, D)

Experience the Eurostar. Onto London

After a Continental buffet breakfast checkout. Proceed to St. Pancras station to board the ultramodern train - Eurostar to London. Welcome to London!!!

After lunch, ride the world’s largest observation wheel - The London Eye. Proceed to get the best ever view of this English capital as you get on board the London Eye - one of the world’s largest observation wheel that takes you 450 ft. above the River Thames. Visit the Tower of London to admire the Crown Jewels - including the Kohinoor Diamond.

Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner.
Overnight at Hotel in London. (B,LL, D)

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

After a Continental Buffet Breakfast, get set to soak in the sights and sounds of this vibrant English city on a guided tour with an experienced local guide. See the Changing of the Guards outside the Buckingham Palace (weather permitting), the Hyde Park, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament, Trafalgar Square, Tower Bridge and many more important landmarks. After lunch, visit the Madam Tussauds Wax Museum and meet wax replicas of the world’s most famous personalities. This unparalleled experience is sure to delight the entire family.

Enjoy time at leisure on the world famous Oxford Street

Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner.
Overnight at Hotel in London. (B,LL, D)

Farewell !!!

After a Continental 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)

Tour Cost & Date

Land Cost

Per Person on Twin Sharing $3100
Single Supplement $500

NOTE

  • As a 3rd person in a triple room, most hotels use rollaway beds and room size may be the same as the double bed. There will be no reduction for triple sharing.
  • Single Room Supplement charges will be applicable in case of any one member sharing room with other cancel their reservations.

  • DEPARTURE DATES 2019

    April
    28
    May
    5, 19
    June
    2, 23
    July
    7, 21
    August
    4, 18
    September
    1

    NOTE

    • Tour starts in Rome on the above mentioned dates. There could be possibility of flight departure on the previous evening.
    • On certain departure dates the itinerary may be operated in reverse order. However, all services and inclusions will remain the same.

    PRE/POST TOUR ACCOMMODATION

    Cost of Pre/Post Tour accommodation in Rome/London, will be available on request.
    OPTIONAL
    Per Adult
    Jungfrau With Champagne Lunch
    Trummelbach Falls & Interlaken
    USD 250

    Tour info

    WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES

    SIGHTSEEING TOURS AND EXCURSIONS
    ITALY
    Rome 
    • See the majestic Trevi fountain
    • Guided city tour with an English speaking local guide
    • Time Elevator Show
    Venice
    • Guided city tour with an English speaking local guide
    • Visit the famous St. Mark’s Square
    • Romantic Gondola Ride in Venice
    • Visit the Murano Glass Factory and Showroom
    Pisa 
    • See the Leaning Tower of Pisa
    Florence
    • Guided city tour with an English speaking local guide
    • Photo stop at Piazalle Michelangelo
    THE VATICAN
    Vatican City
    • Visit the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel
    • Visit the St. Peter’s Cathedral
    AUSTRIA
    Wattens
    • Visit the Swarovski Crystal Museum
    Innsbruck 
    • Tour of Innsbruck
    LIECHTENSTEIN
    Vaduz
    • Tour of Vaduz on board a Mini-Train
    SWITZERLAND
    Schaffhausen
    • See the magnificent Rhine Falls
    Zurich
    • Free time at Lake Zurich
    LUCERNE
    • Tour of the city
    • See the Lion Monument and the KapellBrucke
    Engelberg
    • Excursion to Mt. Titlis included with Cliff Walk (weather permitting)
    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
    NETHERLANDS
    ZaanseSchans
    • Visit the traditional village of Windmills, Museums and Traditional Dutch Craft
    • Shops Wooden shoe factory and Cheese farm
    Amsterdam
    • Enjoy a canal cruise
    • Photo stop at a traditional windmill
    BELGIUM
    Brussels
    • Tour of the city
    • A visit to the Grand Place and MannekinPis Statue
    • Photo stop at the Atomium
    • Visit Bruparck – Europe in Miniature with Local Lunch
    FRANCE
    Paris
    • Guided city tour with an English speaking local guide
    • Entrance to the 3rd level of the Eiffel Tower
    • Cruise on the River Seine
    • Visit Versailles Palace
    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 Tower of London
    • Visit the Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

    ACCOMMODATION

    • 01 Night at Hotel DomusPacis Torre Rossa / Idea Z3 /OccidentalAran Park or similar, in Rome
    • 01 Night at Hotel Planet / Etrusco / Gio / Best Western or similar, in Arezzo / Perugia
    • 01 Night at Hotel Cosmopolitan / Tulip Inn / Point / Alfa Fiera or similar in Padova / Bologna.
    • 01 Night at Hotel Alp / Bon Alpina / Kepeller / Seelos or similar, in Innsbruck / Seefeld.
    • 03 Nights Hotel Central / Dorint or similar in Zurich / Engelberg.
    • 01 Night at Hotel Acardia / NH / Mercure / Park Inn / Ramada or similar, in Heppenheim / Mannheim / Hirschberg.
    • 02 Nights at Hotel NH / Novotel / Van Der Valk or similar, in Antwerp / Breda / Eindhoven.
    • 02 Nights at Hotel Mercure / Novotel / Ibis or similar, in Paris.
    • 02 Nights at Hotel Heston Hyde / Park Inn / Jury’s Inn / Ibis or similar, in London.

    MEALS (Abbrev - B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, LL : Local Lunch, PL: Packed Lunch, D: Dinner)

    • Daily continental buffet breakfast with hot eggs and fruits
    • Daily Jain / Vegetarian / Local lunches
    • 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 and air-cool coach in London
    • Eurostar from Paris to London

    TOUR MANAGER

    • Services of a professional and experienced Tour Manager or a local representative throughout your tour.

    VISAS REQUIRED TO TRAVEL ON YOUR TOUR

    USA Citizens No Visa required as on date
    Green Card Holders Single Entry Schengen (Swiss) Visa
    Single Entry UK Visa
    Indian Nationals Single Entry Schengen (Swiss) Visa
    Single Entry UK Visa
    Cost of above mentioned Visas is not included in your Tour Price.
    The Schengen visa is valid for travel into Europe.

    WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

    • Cost of Airfare, Visas and Travel Insurance
    • To and Fro Airport Transfers
    • Any expenses of personal nature such as laundry, wines, mineral water, food and drink not in the regular menu provided by us pay TV, mini-bar, telephone calls, etc.
    • Meals other than what is mentioned in your Itinerary
    • Medical / Travel Insurance.
    • Cost of excursions, city sightseeing, entrance fees and local guides other than that mentioned in “What your Tour Price Included”
    • Tips of any nature i.e. drivers, guides, tour managers, etc. Approx. USD 10 Per Person Per Day.
    • Any additional taxes / surcharges levied by the airlines / cruise company

    IMPORTANT

    • All tours will be operated subject to a minimum of 25 full paying passengers traveling together. In case there are less than 25 full paying passengers the clients will be given an option of travelling on another departure date.
    • Check for detail cancellation rules in our booking form.
    • Updating of Mileage is subject to Airlines terms & conditions in group fare.
    • We request the airlines for your preferred seats however this is as per their policy and at their discretion to confirm the same.
    • Keeping in view of Luggage compartment of coach & Internal Flight regulations, we strongly recommend you to carry only medium size Bag of 20kg and 1 carryon bag of 5 kg per person.
    • The dates and granting of Visas is at the sole discretion of the concerned consulate. Air Tours Holidays are not responsible for granting of visas and are only a facilitator in the visa application process and any situations arises out of delay in granting visa by the consulate/embassy.

    Points to be noted

    • Any damages caused to the hotel rooms/coach during your stay, shall be payable by the passengers. Air Tours will not be liable for the same.
    • The Company shall not accept any liability or responsibility for any damages, loss, injury, accident, death, delay, breakdown or irregularity which may occur in carrying out of the tour arrangement.
    • Management reserves the right to claim any additional expenses due to delay or changes in train, plane, bus, ship or other services, weather conditions, strikes, war, quarantine and any other cause whatsoever and all such loss or expenses must be borne by the passengers.
    • We reserve the right to amend, alter, vary or withdraw any particular departure, excursion advertised or substitute a hotel of similar class if deemed advisable or necessary.
    • For the convenience of our passengers, we will sometimes amend the itinerary, however all the other services will remain the same.
    • The Tour Cost is combination of all the arrangement and hence cannot be calculated on individual service basis. Tour cost is one component and not calculated on individually.
    • Single Room Supplement charges will be applicable in case any of the guest cancel the reservations sharing room together.
    • Air Tours will not be liable in any loss of baggage by the Airline.
    • Please refer to the booking form for detailed ‘Terms and Conditions’.

    Points to be noted

      Please refer to our brochure for further details, terms & conditions.

    MEDICAL INSURANCE:

    • It’s very important to find out BEFORE you leave whether or not your medical insurance will cover you overseas. Your regular U.S. health insurance may not cover doctors’ and hospital visits in other countries. ALWAYS LOOK INTO THE ASPECTS OF COVERING YOUR TRIP FOR UNFORSEEN EVENTS.

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