Europe Group Tour Package
EUROPE GROUP TOUR
17 DAYS/ 16 NIGHTS TOUR PACKAGE
(UK, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Italy and Vatican City, Liechtenstein , France)
Day 01: Your Holiday begins today. Fly into London
Welcome! Today we board our flight to London and stay in Colombo
Day 02: Welcome! to London.
You will be greeted by your friendly Travel Professional outside the baggage hall. Next we proceed straight to our hotel, where you check-in and relax in the comfort of the hotel.( In the evening try to visit Swaminarayana temple) Tonight enjoy a sumptuous Indian dinner.
Day 03: Guided city tour of London.Visit Tower of London. Visit the famous Madame Tussauds wax museum. Ride the London Eye.
This morning we proceed on a city tour with our expert local guide covering important landmarks like; Hyde Park, The Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, Buckingham Palace, Tower Bridge, River Thames, and many more sights.Savour a hot Indian lunch and later visit the renowned Madame Tussauds wax museum. Be enthralled by the world's largest wax collection of famous personalities. Later get splendid views of the city while you ride the London eye at a slow speed for 30 minutes. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the United Kingdom, which stands at 135 meters tall overlooking the river Thames. In the evening proceed to the restaurant where you will have Indian dinner.
Day 04: On to Brussels. Visit to Grand Place
Check out of your hotel at London and then travel by Le Shuttle or Ferry to the fashionable and elegant city of Brussels - the capital of European Union. Lunch will be provided. On arrival proceed for an orientation tour of Brussels. Visit the world famous Grand Place and the legendary Mannekin Pis statue. Drive past St. Michael's Church. A photo-stop at the Atomium is also included. Later, a hot delicious Indian dinner awaits you. Transfer to your hotel and check-in.
Day 05: Keukenhof Garden.Orientation tour of Amsterdam. Visit to Volendam.
Today relax in your coach as we proceed to Keukenhof in Netherlands - the largest spectacular floral display in the world. Colorful tulips bloom till the Marvel at the beautiful floral displays and colorful flower beds set amongst ancient trees. Visit the old fashioned cheese making farm. Witness a demonstration of how cheese is made. Watch a shoemaker make clogs and wooden shoes carved out of wooden blocks. You also have a chance to taste some authentic Dutch cheese.We now proceed to Amsterdam. This afternoon, enjoy a delicious hot Indian or local meal for lunch. Experience an exhilarating canal tour in your glass-topped boat as we drift through the canals. Thrive on the city's vibrant past with its 1,000 bridges and quaint old houses on your tour of Amsterdam. Later, visit Vole dam, a charming traditional town of Holland. Drive through idyllic landscapes, crisscrossed canals, see authentic wooden houses. Tonight relish an Indian dinner.
Day 06: Proceed to Cologne. Enjoy a breathtaking cruise on the River Rhine. Next, visit Heidelberg Alstadt.
Check out and proceed to the city of Cologne, famous for its Eau de Cologne. Here you will visit the imposing Cologne Cathedral, a Gothic masterpiece with its 515 feet twin towers. Indian lunch will be provided. Later take a breathtaking cruise on one of Europe's most legendary rivers, the River Rhine, famous for its steep and scenic slopes covered with vineyards and imposing medieval castles. Further, board your coach and drive to Heidelberg. On arrival, walk down Alstadt, get familiar with the real, medieval European culture. Tonight after enjoying an Indian dinner, check into your hotel.
Day 07: Today drive to the Heart of Black Forest.On to Munich
After you check out, relax in your coach as we drive to the heart of Black Forest known for its picturesque woods mostly consisting of pines and firs. You will be enthralled at the scenic beauty of the quaint villages in the heart of Black Forest. Witness a demonstration of how cuckoo clocks are made. Today, add an authentic black forest pastry to a choice of either an Indian lunch or a local meal. Next, sit back and relax in your coach while we drive towardscapital of the Bavarian region of Germany - Munich for an orientation tour. Here we will see the lively Marienplatz - Our Lady's Square, The Olympic stadium from outside and the Television tower and many other sights.This evening, enjoy a delicious Indian Dinner.
Day 08: Drive to Vaduz, Visit Swarovski Crystal Museum Visit Innsbruck Tyrolean capital of picturesque Austria.
This morning, proceed to Vaduz, the capital of Liechtenstein, a tiny principality nestled between Switzerland and Austria, lying entirely within the Alps and covering an area of just sixty-two square miles. Liechtenstein is the sixth-smallest independent nation in the world.It follows a policy of neutrality and is one of the few countries in the world that maintains no military. After an Indian lunch we will proceed to Wattens, where you will visit Swarovski - the world of crystals. Marvel at the crystalline works of art and have a great opportunity to buy a souvenir for your family. Later arrive into Innsbruck and proceed for an orientation tour of this beautiful city. See the Golden Roof with its gold plated copper tiles, a characteristic landmark of Innsbruck. Walk down cobblestone pathways of Maria Theresien Strasse and live though the medieval European culture. The splendid Alps in the background provides a perfect picture-postcard setting. Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner
Day 09: Romantic Venice. Treasure a romantic Gondola ride too!
This morning, check out of your hotel and proceed towards Italy. Indian lunch will be provided. Arrive at the pier where we board a private boat. Sail over the Giudecca Canal, past the Adriatic Sea to arrive at St. Mark's Square - the main square of Venice. This astonishingly wonderful lagoon city is renowned for the beauty of its setting, architecture and artworks.You have free time at St. Mark's Square to explore the Basilica, Dodge's Palace, Campanile and the Bridge of Sighs. Treasure a romantic gondola ride, a flat bottomed Venetian rowing boat, amidst the stunning backdrop of Baroque buildings. This, truly is one of the best ways to enjoy the enchanting city. Also witness a Murano Glass demonstration and marvel at the intricate and colorful glass artifacts hand-crafted by master craftsmen. We return to the pier and later, enjoy an Indian dinner.
Day 10: Guided city tour of Florence. All Roads leads to Rome.
This morning check out and drive to Florence - cradle of the Renaissance. Along with your English speaking local guide, proceed for a city tour of historic Florence. This includes the Duomo, 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 and Santa Croce where some of the famous Italian personalities like Michelangelo, Galileo, Dante Alighieri, father of the Italian language, are buried.Next drive to Rome - the eternal city built on seven hills situated on the banks of the river Tiber. On arrival visit the beautiful Trevi Fountains, where the legend goes that tossing a coin over your shoulder gets you back to Rome. Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner.
Day 11: Guided city tour of Rome and Vatican.Leaning tower of Pisa.
Today we proceed to Rome, a city built on seven hills situated on the banks of the river Tiber. Proceed for a guided city tour of Rome with an expert English-speaking local guide.Arrive at the Vatican City - the smallest country in the world (shorts or sleeveless vests not allowed). Enter the Vatican Museum, where you will see the renowned classical sculptures and masterpieces of the Renaissance art. Visit the famed Sistine Chapel - a pure source of inspiration for art lovers and tourists alike and known for its masterpiece - the Last Judgement. This is also where the Pope gets elected. Later visit the divinely beautiful basilica of St. Peter's - the unparalleled home of architectural and artistic masterpieces. Get mesmerized by the works of Michelangelo and Bernini. Now a delicious Indian or a choice of local meal awaits you.Later continue your journey to Pisa - to visit the Square of Miracles and see the remarkable Leaning Tower of Pisa. Enjoy an Indian dinner.
Day 12: Mesmerizing Switzerland.Lake Lugano.
Today after buffet breakfast we checkout sit back relax in your coach as we drive to one of the most beautiful destination Switzerland. Known for its pristine beauty, Switzerland is always the destination of many tourists from all over the world. Apart from being a hotspot location due to the natural beauty of the place, this country is also a major center for international business. The Swiss Alps beckon everybody for the sheer breath taking beauty. Lunch will be provided. On arrival Stop at Schaffhausen where you will see the magnificent Rhine Falls - Europe's biggest and most spectacular falls. This evening, enjoy an Indian dinner.
Day 13: Experience the magical Alpine excursion of Jungfraujoch. Visit to scenic Interlaken.
This morning, 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 11,333 feet. Here you gain access to a high Alpine wonderland of ice and snow. Visit the Ice palace and experience the breathtaking panoramic view from the Sphinx Observation Terrace overlooking the longest glacier in the Alps - the Altesch Glacier. Enjoy a Local or an Indian lunch in the scenic surroundings. Later drive to Interlaken, a unique and fascinating city situated between two lakes Thun and Brienz. Capture these pleasing moments as you drive back to enjoy a sumptuous Indian dinner.
Day 14: Visit Mt. Titlis with its stunning scenery and an exciting ride up the snow-clad Swiss Alps in Rotair - the world's first rotating cable car.
Today, we visit Mt. Titlis. View the magnificent mountain peaks and glacier crevasses on your trip to Mt. Titlis in the world's first revolving cable car. Fun and frolic awaits, as you ride the astounding Rotair to Mt. Titlis, central Switzerland's loftiest peak, covered with snow and ice which is a visual treat. At 10,000 feet get an unrestricted 360 degree view of the Alpine landscape. Later we proceed to one of the most beautiful cities of Switzerland - Lucerne. Enjoy a delicious Indian lunch on arrival. Visit the Lion Monument and the Kapell Brucke (wooden bridge). Free time to shop for famous Swiss watches, knives, souvenirs and chocolates.. End the day with a delicious Indian dinner.
Day 15: Drive to Paris, Romantic River Seine Cruise.
After a continental breakfast check out and relax in the coach as we proceed to elegant city of Paris known for its haute couture, renowned museums, breath-taking beautiful monuments and sensational cabarets. En-route Indian Lunch will be provided. On arrival cruise along the romantic Seine river, and view some of the historical monuments. Enjoy an Indian dinner. Tonight, you will enjoy the world renowned musical and dance spectacle - The Lido Show.
Day 16: Magnificient Versailles palace.Impressive Louvre Museum. Eiffel Tower
Today proceed for a Versailles Palace - set on impressive grounds and steeped in memories of major historic events. See the prestigious monuments of the world's artistic heritage. Vast chambers and private apartments of unimaginable luxury include an opera hall, a chapel, and the famous Hall of Mirrors. After the Lunch proceed to the world-renowned Louvre Museum to see the incomparable and prestigious painting of 'Mona Lisa'- Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece and many others. Later we will make our way to the landmark of the city - Eiffel Tower to get a splendid view of Paris from the Top level. (we take you to the 3rd level). Enjoy an Indian Farewell dinner.
Day 17: Departure
After breakfast on way to airport to board the flight in the evening visit Parisian sights - Champs Elysees, Alexander Bridge, Invalides, Arc de Triomphe, Concorde Square, Opera House, and several others