DETAILED DAY WISE ITINERARY
Day 1 - Arrival in Netherlands
Welcome to Amsterdam. This is the city of golden-age art and picturesque canals, legal reefers and red lights, grand merchant houses and a million bicycle bells. Just remember to always stop and smell the roses like the locals. Upon your arrival, meet our experienced Tour Manager at the arrival hall.
Later enjoy a hot and sumptuous Indian dinner and spend overnight at your hotel in the Netherlands.
Day 2 - Kuekenhof or Madurodam & Canal Cruise in Amsterdam
Enjoy Continental breakfast in the hotel. Proceed to visit the famous Keukenhof Tulip Gardens (until May 19, 2019) or the miniature city of Madurodam (post May 19, 2019) - a world famous miniature city. It is a must-see place to get familiarized with all the surprising features Netherlands has to offer.
Also visit Rembrandt wooden shoe and cheese factory. Photo Stop at Windmill.
Afterwards head for a canal cruise in Amsterdam. Whether you go for storybook canals or laid-back coffee houses, the Flower Market's springtime blooms or the Van Gogh Museum's sunflowers, Amsterdam will captivate you in its inimitable style. Friendly, open-minded and easygoing, the Amsterdammers flaunt their quirky creativity in Jordan’s boutiques and welcome all like long-lost friends in canal side cafés.
Later enjoy a hot and sumptuous Indian dinner and spend overnight at your hotel in Netherlands.
Day 3 - Orientation Tour of Brussels. Onto Paris
After a Continental breakfast, depart on your onward journey to Brussels, capital of Belgium.
Upon arrival in Brussels, take a photo-stop at Manneken Pis Statue. This is followed by an orientation tour of Brussels city where you visit the world renowned Grand Place, Town Hall, Guild Houses, Serclaes Monument and thereafter, photo-stop at the Atomium at 335 feet tall structure representing the concept of an iron molecule enlarged 165 billion times.
Continue on your journey to reach Paris. Proceed for your Indian dinner and then check-in at the hotel, for an overnight stay in Paris.
Day 4 - Guided City Tour of Paris
After a Continental breakfast, proceed for a guided city tour of Paris which includes a visit to Arc De Triomphe, Concorde Square, The Invalids, The Opera Garnier and the Champs Elysees.
Proceed to the Eiffel Tower and come face to face with Paris’ biggest landmark, the Eiffel Tower. This is without doubt one of the most recognizable structures in the world. Weighing 7,000 tons, but exerting about the same pressure on the ground as an average-size person sitting in a chair, the wrought iron tower wasn’t meant to be permanent.
Gustave - Alexandre, the French Engineer whose fame rested mainly on his iron bridges, built it for the 1889 Universal Exhibition. (Eiffel also designed the frame work for the Statue of Liberty).
You can climb up to the 2nd level of the tower which offers a stunning view of the city. In the evening, you take the cruise on River Seine. Later enjoy a hot and sumptuous Indian dinner.
Day 5 - Day Free at Leisure (Optional : Day entrance to 1 Park in Disneyland)
Enjoy Continental breakfast in the hotel. You can spend the day at Leisure.
We recommend to spend an unforgettable time of your life meeting all the well-known and loved Disney characters to experience the thrill of the rides at Disneyland Paris.
Embark on a truly magical adventure, where all classic attractions and colourful shows bring limitless imagination to life. The streets are filled with wonder as beloved Disney characters glide past whist singing and dancing in the parade. Passengers not availing the Optional Tour need to reach the restaurant on own.
After an eventful day, proceed for dinner & then back to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 6 - Paris to Switzerland
After enjoying sumptuous breakfast, transfer towards Switzerland. In the evening enjoy dinner and overnight stay would be at a hotel in Zurich / Central Swiss area.
Day 7 - Day Free at Leisure (Optional Tour - Excursion to Jungfraujoch with Indian Lunch & Orientation tour of Interlaken)
After a Continental breakfast, the rest of the day is at leisure. You can spend the day in the comforts of the hotel or explore the area with our optional excursion to Jungfraujoch. Located at an altitude of 3,453m, it is the highest railway station in Europe and is commonly referred to as the ‘Top of Europe’.
Here Switzerland’s most breathtaking scenery awaits you, which can only be reached through a 7.3 km long cog railway tunnel.
Capture some memorable experiences in Ice Palace, the Ice Plateau. One of the highlights of the day is the Indian lunch at the famous Bollywood Restaurant after which you shall proceed to Interlaken. This resort town is situated between the lakes of Thun and Brienz in the heart of the Swiss Alps and is a very popular shooting spot for Bollywood movies.
Enjoy an Indian dinner and return to your hotel in Zurich / Central Swiss area for overnight stay.
Day 8 - Mt. Titlis, Ride the Ice Flyer & Orientation Tour of Lucerne. Visit Rhine Falls
After a Continental breakfast at the hotel, an excursion to Mt. Titlis, the highest glacier destination and the biggest ski and snowboard paradise in central Switzerland, awaits you. To get to Mt. Titlis, you need to pass through a series of two different cable cars. The last leg of the journey involves a ride in the world’s first rotating cable car called the Titlis Rotair.
At Mt. Titlis, you have free time to play and enjoy in the snow, visit the Ice Grotto or just relax at the restaurant. On the terrace on top of Mt. Titlis summit station, if weather permits, you could take an unforgettable ride on the Ice-Flyer, an enclosed ski lift that travels a few meters down the Titlis glacier.
The visit is complimented by a delicious Indian lunch at the summit. Next comes the best part of your holiday - a visit to the 100-metre long, highest suspension bridge in Europe situated at more than 3,000 meters above sea level.
After this proceed for an orientation tour of Lucerne. You will see the Lion Monument, Lowendenkmal, hewn from a limestone cliff to commemorate the bravery and loyalty of Swiss Guards. You may also take a stroll across Kappelbruke, the world’s oldest covered wooden bridge originally built in 1333 over the River Reuss.
From Lucerne head towards Schaffhausen. Here capture memories of Europe’s biggest fresh water falls, the Rhine Falls.
Enjoy an Indian dinner and return to your hotel in Zurich / Central Swiss area for overnight stay.
Day 9 - Switzerland to Vaduz. Onto Innsbruck Entrance to Swarovski Crystal Worlds
You will end your stay in Switzerland with a hearty breakfast, checking-out of the hotel and proceeding for Zurich Orientation tour.
From here, we go to Vaduz, the capital of Liechtenstein, located on the banks of the River Rhine. Most of the buildings in this small town are built in modern style, owing to the region's prosperity after WWII. The town is famous for its street cafes and the historical castle.
Later, embark on a journey to Wattens. Here, you visit the splendid Swarovski Crystal Worlds, a museum housing exhibitions of crystal objects.
After this proceed to Innsbruck in Austria. The town has many historical buildings and monuments, parks, churches and museums that make it popular among visitors. Among the attractions you see here is the Goldenes Dachl. Completed in 1500, 2738 gilded copper-tiles were placed on its roof to mark the wedding of Emperor Maximilian I to Bianca Maria Sforza.
The sculptures and reliefs of this building depict various instances from the king's life and the society of that time. After this, you will see the 17th-century fountain, with a statue on the pedestal, depicting King Leopold V, seated on the horse. From here you will be taken to Saint Anne's Column in the heart of the city and then to Triumph Forte, also known as Innsbruck Arch of Celebration.
The final attraction that you will visit here is the Heiblinghaus, a building that combines the Gothic and Baroque architectural styles. Later, proceed for an Indian dinner and then check-in to your hotel to spend the night.
Day 10 - Onto Padova. Venice Orientation Tour
You start your day with a delicious breakfast and then check-out of the hotel.
You then proceed towards Venice. Venice, in northeast Italy, is one of the most romantic cities in the world. About 118 small islands are separated by canals and are linked together by bridges. The architectural style of most buildings here is a combination of Gothic, Byzantine and Ottoman styles. It is a famous location for motion pictures from around the world.
Upon arrival you will go on a tour of the city, first driving over the Bridge of Liberty connecting the Italian mainland with the city. Then, you reach Saint Mark's Square via a water taxi on the Giudecca Canal.
After your Venetian experience proceed to Padova for an Indian dinner. After the dinner, you will check-in to your hotel and retire for the night.
Day 11 - Orientation Tour of Pisa Onto Florence & Guided city tour of Florence
After enjoying continental breakfast in the Hotel begin your journey to Pisa on the mouth of River Arno. This Tuscany city has many museums, town squares and churches, built in the Romanesque style.
On arrival, you proceed to the walled enclosure of Piazza dei Miracoli. The most prominent building in this area is the Duomo Cathedral, built with grey marble and white coloured stone. On the four galleries, above the bronze door, are statues of Madonna and the Four Evangelists.
Right next to the cathedral is the iconic Leaning Tower, making an angle of 3.97 degrees from the ground.
Later proceed to Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance. It has Roman origins going back to BC 80 and was originally designed as an army camp. Its innumerable historical buildings, museums and churches, with their architectural styles from the Romanesque to the modern age, attract a large number of visitors. Upon arrival enjoy a walking tour of the city.
After having an Indian dinner, you will be taken to your hotel in Florence and after check-in, you will culminate your day.
Day 12 - Onto Rome Guided tour of Rome
After a Continental breakfast, proceed to Rome. Rome, the Italian capital was, according to legends, founded on April 21st, 731 BC on the banks of the Tiber River by Romulus, who killed his brother Remus, after an argument.
In the 3rd Millennium BC, Rome was ruled by various dynasties and in the 1st Millennium, power shifted to senators. Its golden period came during the rule of the 1st and the 2nd Triumvirates. Now, it is the political, culture and aesthetic centre of Italy and a centre of world fashion.
Upon arrival proceed for an orientation tour at Vatican City. Vatican City, though within Rome, is an independent country, which is the smallest in the world. Here, you will visit the enormous St. Peter's Basilica, a late Renaissance church. It is built in a combination of Renaissance and Baroque styles and was designed by numerous well-known artists including Michaelangelo, the legendary artist.
From here, you will be taken to the Sistine Chapel, inside the Apostolic Palace. The latter serves as the official residence of the Pope, the head of the Roman Catholic Church. Its outer walls and interiors are decorated with frescos, depicting various scenes from the Bible.
Then you return to Rome to visit the famous open space of Piazza Venezia. Between Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill is the gigantic Altare della Patria or the Victor Emmanuel II Monument. It has a tomb, dedicated to the unknown soldiers of WWI.
Afterwards, you would take a trip through the history of Rome, as you walk past the Roman and Imperial Forums that are squares surrounded by ruins of historical buildings.
From here, you visit the famous Trevi Fountain, built in 1762. The statues on its facade depict the finding of a water-source by Roman technicians, led by a virgin girl in BC 19.
Hordes of coins are thrown into it by visitors who believe that by doing so their wishes will come true.
Enjoy Indian dinner. You will then be taken to your hotel in Rome for comfortable overnight stay.
Day 13 - Departure
After a Continental breakfast, you will check-out of the hotel and proceed to board your flight back home from the Flumicino airport. Carry back happy memories and souvenirs that you’ve shopped on this tour.