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16 Nights - 17 Days

Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive London

Welcome to London. Your “European Extravaganza” Tour begins! Upon arrival you will be greeted by friendly WORLD WIDE HOLIDAYS tour manager / representative out side the baggage hall. Proceed to your hotel in the city. Check in first (Check in after 1400hrs), freshen up & relax in the comforts of your Hotel room. Afternoon is free on your own to explore this vibrant capital of BRITISH EMPIRE. (Dinner)

Day 2

London *City Tour * Madam Tussads * Swami Narayan Temple

Today, after breakfast, proceed for Panoramic City Tour of London – see Buckingham palace, Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben & Tower of London, Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, Tower Bridge & Hyde Park. After Lunch Visit Madam Tussad’s Wax Museum – Mingle with actors & sports stars. Later Visit Swami Narayan temple – the first Hindu Temple in Europe. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 3

London * Dover * Calais * Brussels

Drive to Dover, board the ferry to take cross channel sailing to Calais. Whilst on the ferry You can choose to do French tax paid shopping. From Calais, start the journey towards Brussels: where enjoy an orientation tour of Brussels featuring the Atomium Structure(Photo Stop), Grand Square, and Mannekin Pis Statue. Approx traveling distance 350 Kms. Later we check into your hotel for overnight stay. (Breakfast, Pkd. Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4

Netherlands: Amsterdam * Madurodam * City Tour

After breakfast, we drive to visit the Madurodam Model village to see Miniature Holland (or Keukenhof Gardens for arrival in Holland between March 20th and 18th May). We then drive north through the flat landscape of Holland passing windmills from a bygone era, to visit clog & Cheese factory & the picturesque village of Volendam. We proceed on city tour to the cosmopolitan city of Amsterdam for a canal cruise and a visit to a diamond house to see the cutters at work. Late evening return to our hotel. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 5

The Netherlands, Cologne, Mannheim / Frankfurt Area

Proceed east across the Netherlands and into Germany. Joining the Autobahn, we arrive at the city of Cologne, Europe’s largest Gothic twin spire cathedral. Continuing our drive into the Rhine valley we board a cruise ship for an unforgettable Cruise along the River Rhine. Admire the majestic views, mountain top fairy tale castles and fortresses from a bygone era. Late evening check into our hotel for an overnight stay. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 6

Mannheim / Frankfurt Area, Innsbruck * Wattens

Joining the autobahn we Continue our drive & pass through small idyllic villages before entering Austria where we visit Swarovski Crystal Worlds in Wattens, for a tour through the Kaleidoscope of senses and to see sparkling crystal artworks by famous artists. Visit the Crystal Worlds shop displaying a unique selection of products. Drive to Innsbruck, the capital of the Tyrol region. Enjoy this charming town of green domes and red roofs – see the Hofburg and the Goldenes Dachi. Later we check into our hotel for an overnight stay. (Breakfast, Pkd. Lunch, Dinner)

Day 7

Innsbruck, Venice * Padova / Mestre Area

This morning, we continuing our journey, we enjoy spectacular scenery as we drive across Europabrucke, one of Europe’s highest bridges, winding our way through the Brenner pass to cross the Italian border. We leave behind the mountains for sunny Italy, to visit Venice, the city of unparalleled beauty and romantic gondolas. Our tour starts with a boat ride to St.Mark’s Square – the most elegant square in the world, to see the Bridge of Sighs, the Doges Palace and the Basilica di San Marco, Murano Glass blowing factory. Late evening check into our hotel. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 8

Venice / Mestre area, Florence, Rome

Today we depart for Florence. Watch the amazing scenery change as we cross the Appennines and the gentle hilly countryside of Tuscany to reach Florence. On arrival in the city of the Medicis, we meet our local guide who will introduce us to the main sights in the city, where traffic is banned from the historic city centre. Next we visit Piazzale Michelangelo to enjoy one of the best views of this renaissance city across the River Arno. Later we continue our journey to the ‘Eternal City’, where we check into our hotel for a two-night stay. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 9

Rome * Vatican City * City Tour

This morning, we meet our expert local guide who will show us the Splendours of Vatican City - St. Peter’s Basilica, a renaissance masterpiece, The Vatican Museums, The Sistine Chapel( Vatican Tour is by walking only). After lunch, we take you on the Guided city tour of Rome covering ancient sights – Piazza Venezia, the Roman Forum, which was the political centre of the Roman Empire, Circus Maximus, and the spectacular Trevi Fountain where you may make a wish. Evening is at leisure to explore other sights, or join the additional Excursion to visit the The Roman colosseum the largest amphitheatre ever built in the Roman Empire and one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and engineering.(Major part of the sightseeing tour is done through walking, as the Buses are restricted to enter in many part's of Rome, approx 2/3 km walking). Later we visit the Time Elevator, a unique experience, with the projection on three wide panoramic screens, a 3D film journey through the history of the Eternal City(Optional). (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 10

Rome, Pisa, Florence

This morning,  we depart for Pisa where we visit the Field of Miracles. Here you can marvel at the marble Cathedral in the Pisan Romanesque style, the Baptistery, and one of the wonders of the world, the legendary Leaning Tower of Pisa. Late we drive to Florence for an overnight stay. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 11

Florence, Lake Lugano Area, Switzerland

Today we depart for Switzerland & cross into Swiss border, passing spectacular scenery around the lake regions of Como and Lugano. Late in the evening , we arrive at our hotel in the beautiful city of Lucerne and check in for an overnight stay. (Breakfast, Pkd. Lunch, Dinner)

Day 12

Switzerland * Lucerne * Mount Titlis

This morning after breakfast, we drive up the winding mountain roads to the valley of Engelberg, here you will be going up the magnificent Mount Titlis to take a ride in one of the worlds first revolving cable car, which reaches the highest viewpoint in central Switzerland at 10,000 feet (weather permitting). At 10,000 feet you will have breathtaking view of all the surrounding snow capped mountains. Visit the Glacier Grotto or enjoy a breathtaking panorama from the sun terrace. Also experience the amazing Ice flyer, this is an open - air chairlift. Later, we begin our decent, passing the glaciers and thawing ice, which create majestic waterfalls. Later we visit the town of Lucerne, to see the chapel Bridge and the Lion Monument & for shopping of world famous - Swiss watches. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 13

Switzerland * Interlaken * Jungfraujoch

After breakfast, we first drive to the town of Interlaken, the scene of many “Bollywood” films. From there a short drive brings us to Trummelbach Falls. The ten cascades of the Trummelbach falls, which lie behind a wall of stone. Once inside, one can admire the melting snow waters of the Eiger, Monch and Jungfru that come crashing down thunderously. Later proceed to Lauterbrunnen railway station, to take the cog wheel train to the the scenic journey to "Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe", the highest altitude railway station in Europe at 3,454 metres above sea level. Visit the Ice Palace, which is 30 meters under the surface of the Glacier, to see life size ice sculptures of Animals, birds & mountains. Then proceed to stand on the Sphinx Tower - Europe's highest altitude vantage point at 3571 meters for a spectacular view of Aletsch Glacier. Early evening we begin our descent and drive for a short orientation tour  through Interlaken, a beautiful & picturesque town that lies between Lake Thun & Lake Brienz. In the evening return to our hotel.  (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 14

Switzerland, Paris

Early morning, we leave the Swiss Alps behind us. Once into France, we join the super fast highways, driving past vineyards and mustard fields. Continue onto Paris, one of the most exciting and popular cities of Europe, renowned for it’s fashion, perfumes, and of course the most talked about French champagne and wines. Early evening we check into our hotel. This evening you may either rest in your hotel or join the Additional Excursion – Paris by night tour. On our tour we will see the main sights illuminated & admire the spectacular facades from your a/c Bus. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 15

Paris * Orientation City Tour of Paris

This morning, on our orientation tour of Paris, you will be introduced to the main sights of this beautiful City: Arc de Triomphe, Champs Elysees, Place de la Concorde, and the Opera. Afetr lunch, we visit the top floor of the Eiffel Tower to witness a spectacular panoramic view of the city. Finally join us for an exciting optional Lido cabaret show. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 16

Paris * Disneyland Paris Theme Park

A short drive to the famous Disneyland Paris Theme Park where a full day of excitement for the entire family awaits you. Meet all your favourite Disney characters, see the amazing show “Honey, I shrunk the audience”, ride the hair-raising “Space Mountain” roller coaster, and don’t miss the fabulous main street parade. We then proceed to The Louvre museum &  see the famous Mona Lisa painting by Leonard Da Vinci. Free time for shopping at Benlux for French Perfumes & Cosmetics. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 17

Paris* India

After breakfast, you are free till departure. In the afternoon, check out of your hotel, bid farewell to Paris & your new family as our Worldwide Holidays Europe Tour comes to an end. Transfer to airport for your flight to India. We value & welcome any suggestions you may wish to share with us. (Breakfast, Lunch)

Return Home With Happy Memories

 
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