Strating Form INR 1,80,000.00 Per Person
Welcome onboard a grand Europe tour with Citius Holidays. Upon arrival at Amsterdam airport, complete your immigration and customs formalities. Upon check out from the airport and after an Indian dinner, check into the hotel to relax and unwind.
DAY 02: PARIS (BF, D)
After enjoying a leisurely breakfast, proceed for a guided city tour of Paris and see the best-loved Parisian sights – Alexander Bridge, Arc de Triomphe, Concorde Square, Opera House, Invalides, Champs Elysees and much more. Later, enjoy the wonderful artistry of European artists at a guided tour of the Louvre Museum.
We shall then proceed to visit the 2nd level of the celebrated Eiffel Tower. Next, enjoy an hour’s cruising on the river Seine past some famous landmarks for a lasting impression of Europe’s most exciting city. Seine is centrally situated in Paris, a boat tour covers a great deal of the city. Both the Left Bank and the Right Bank are visible from the boat. Enjoy some free time for shopping. Later, in the evening enjoy a delicious dinner at an Indian restaurant before heading back to the hotel.
DAY 03: PARIS-EINDHOVEN(BF, D)
After breakfast, check out and drive to Brussels. This afternoon, enjoy an orientation tour of Brussels where we visit the world renowned Grand Place and the legendary MannekenPis statue. Enroute see the St. Michaels Church and take a photo stop at the Atomium. After dinner at an Indian restaurant, drive to your hotel and check–in.
DAY 04: EINDHOVEN – AMSTERDAM - EINDHOVEN (BF, D)
After breakfast, drive for an
Optionalvisit to Madurodam – Holland in miniature, replicated in
minute detail on a 1:25 scale. Later we visit a cheese farm and a wooden shoe
factory. See a demonstration of how cheese is made and wooden shoes are carved
out of wooden blocks. You also have a chance to savour some cheese. Next stop
is the famous Dam Square – the real heart of Amsterdam, where the Royal Palace,
the NieuweKerk and the War Memorial overlooks this vast and bustling open
space. Enjoy some free time here before proceeding to board your glass–topped
boat for an exciting canal cruise. After a dinner at Indian restaurant, return
to your hotel.
DAY 05: EINDHOVEN – FRANKFURT (BF, D)
After breakfast, check out and proceed to check out and proceed toCologne. Visit the impressive Cologne Cathedral, a fine example of amazing Gothic architecture. Later we proceed to board your scenic cruise on the River Rhine. Cruising down the Rhine, you will pass steep slopes covered with vineyards. The River Rhine is one of Europe’s major navigable rivers. Next proceed for a Frankfurt orientation tour. This evening, enjoy dinner at an Indian restaurant, before you check in to your hotel.
DAY 06: FRANKFURT- BLACK FOREST AREA – ZURICH (BF, D)
After breakfast at the hotel, check out and proceed for a tour of the Black Forest, surrounded by dark fir trees, fairy tale woods and flowering meadows. Here is the home of the world–famous cuckoo clock, get invited for a demonstration and buy one for your home – a prized possession.
Later, Sit back and relax in your coach while we drive towards scenic Switzerland and upon arrival at Schaffhausen, visit the Rhine Falls – one of the largest waterfalls in Europe. This evening, enjoy dinner at an Indian restaurant and check in to the hotel.
DAY 07: ZURICH (BF, D)
After breakfast, you may relax in the comforts of your hotel.
OR OPTIONAL: Join us for a magical Alpine excursion to the Top of Europe – Jungfraujoch. Board a cogwheel train to reach the highest railway station in Europe at 11,375 feet. Here you gain access to a high Alpine wonderland of ice and snow. Enjoy a Local or an Indian lunch in the scenic surroundings. Visit the Ice Palace and experience the breathtaking panoramic view from the Sphinx Observation Terrace overlooking the longest glacier in the AlpstheAltesch Glacier. Later drive to Interlaken, a unique and fascinating city situated between two lakes Thun and Brienz to experience some free shopping time. Drive back to enjoy a sumptuous Indian dinner. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 08: ZURICH - INNSBRUCK (BF, D)
After breakfast, proceed to Engelberg to embark on your trip to Mt. Titlis. Ascend to the top in the world’s first revolving cable car – The TitlisRotair Gondola that gives you a 360 degree view of the magnificent mountain peaks and glacier crevasses around. At 10,000 feet, feel humbled with unrestricted scenery of the Alpine landscape. Later, proceed for an orientation tour of Lucerne, one of the largest cities in Switzerland. Here, you will also enjoy free time for shopping. Checkout some Swiss watches and chocolates or the world-class Swiss knives. Next, we drive on to Innsbruck in picturesque Austria. On arrival see the famous Golden Roof as you stroll on cobblestone pathways and get a feel of old European charm during your orientation tour of Innsbruck.
Later, check into the hotel after a hearty Indian Dinner.
DAY 09: INNSBRUCK- VENICE (BF, D)
Today, after an early breakfast, drive to Wattens, where you will visit the world–famous Swarovski Crystal Museum. Enjoy a mesmerizing experience in the "world of crystals". An experience that leaves you amazed at the dazzling glitter as you walk through this museum. A great opportunity to buy a souvenir for your family.
Later we drive onto Venice through the Dolomites. Relish the magnificent scenery all around. We arrive at the Tronchetto Pier in the late afternoon. Here, you board your private boat (Vaperettos) for transfer to St. Marks Square, Venice.
Feel the magic of this unique city in a brief guided tour. Its Canals are its roads and vaperettos are its buses, gently gliding along its canals with brilliant mansions on both sides. Next pay a visit to the famous Murano Glass factory to marvel at the colourful pieces of art and also a demonstration of how blow-glass masterpieces are made. Later, we return to Padova and proceed for dinner before returning to the hotel.
DAY 10: VENICE–PISA-FLORENCE (BF, D)
Post breakfast, check out and proceed to Pisa. On arrival, visit the Leaning Tower at the Square of Miracles. Some free time here.
Afterwards, we visit the historic city of Florence –the cradle of Renaissance. Along with your English speaking local guide, proceed for a city tour. See the Duomo, the city’s most iconic landmark, the Campanile, the Baptistery with its Gates to Paradise, Piazza Della Signoria – an open air museum crammed with Renaissance sculptures, edged by historic cafes and presided over by the magnificent Palazzo Vechio, the famed Ponte Vecchio Bridge across the river Arno. End the day with a sumptuous Indian dinner and then check in at the hotel.
DAY 11: FLORENCE –ROME (BF, D)
After breakfast in the morning, we check out and depart for the eternal city of Rome passing through the scenic Tuscany district. Post lunch meet our guide and head for Vatican. Enter the Vatican City – the smallest country in the world (shorts or sleeveless vests not allowed). Here, visit the holy Basilica of St. Peter’s – the incomparable home of architectural and artistic masterpieces by Michelangelo and Bernini, which will leave you spellbound. Next proceed for a guided city tour of Rome. See the Victor Emmanuel Monument, Spanish Steps, the Roman Forum, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Colosseum and many more sights of this historic city. Later proceed for Indian Dinner then check into the hotel.
DAY 12: DEPART ROME (BF)
Today enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the hotel. After we check out, and transfer to airport for your flight back to India with wonderful memories of the European holiday with ITDH Holidays..!
Package Cost Includes
· Return airfare on Economy Class ex-Kolkata
· Schengen Visa Charge
· Services of an Indian Tour Manager from India
· Daily breakfast except on the day of arrival
· Daily dinners
· Sightseeing as per above
· Travel Insurance (upto 59 years)
· Driver & Guide Tips
· City Taxes payable locally in European cities (as on 1st October, 2018; any increase in the taxes has to be borne seperately)
ACCOMMODATION : as per below or similar
Paris : Ibis Styles CDG
Eindhoven : NH Eindhoven
Frankfurt : Hotel NH Frankfurt
Zurich : Holiday Inn Express
Innsbruck : Olympia
Padova : Al Pino Verde
Florence : West Florence
Rome : Aran Park
OPTIONAL – subject to minimum 20 passengers agreeing for the tour
Illumination tour of Paris : EUR 45 per adult; EUR 30 per child
Visit to Madurodam : EUR 25 per adult; EUR 20 per child
Excursion to Mt. Jungfraujoch : EUR 199; EUR 166 per child