EUROPEAN GOLD'S - A TIME TO REMEMBER (9 Nights / 10 Days)
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EUROPEAN GOLD'S - A TIME TO REMEMBER

9 Nights / 10 Days

Overview

Europe is made up of many political and economic alliances. The most important of these is the European Union. The EuropeanUnion (EU) is a political and economic alliance between 28 of the countries of Europe. In this package we visit the best of the best places in europe.

Good to know

  • Currency : Euro
  • Population :  738 million
  • Religion : Islam, Christianity, Catholic, Judaism
  • Time Difference : GMT +2
  • Best Time to Visit : March-December
  • Languages : Dutch, English, Greek, Spanish, Italian, German, 
  • Dialing Code : +33, +44, +32, +31
  • Best Connectivity : DEL, BOM, MAA, CCU, BLR

Did you know?

  • To start things off with a bang, Europe is technically not a continent. It's separation from Asia was actually a Greek idea.
  • There are more Doner Kebab restaurants in Berlin than in Istanbul
  • The Sagrada Familia church in Barcelona is taking longer to build than the pyramids (it was started in 1882 and no, it is not done yet
  • The most visited place in Europe is Disneyland, Paris

Highlights

  • TrastevereDistrict.
  • CityTourOfRome
  • Coliseum
  • VaticanCity
  • Florence
  • Venice
  • Basilica
  • Verona
  • Zurich.
  • Interlaken
  • Grindelwald
  • Interlaken
  • Grindelwald
  • Lucerne
  • Bern
  • Paris

Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Rome Arrival

    Welcome to Rome! Upon airport arrival, we shall be waiting to transport you to your hotel. Our guide will greet you at the hotel and will provide all the necessary information. At the end of the evening we arrange a transfer to Trastevere area. This neighbourhood will be a great introduction to Rome, a stroll in the narrow cobbled streets of the Trastevere district reveals hidden treasures to us, such as some modest medieval churches, small shops with the most peculiar of objects or scenes of daily life.  Many trattorias (informal Italian eating establishments) and osterias (inns) imbued with the Italian spirit will be ready to serve you local dishes. Other restaurants serving Indian, Chinese and international food can be found in this area. Return to hotel. 

  • Day 2 : Rome

    In the morning, we have a scenic tour of the city, which will be a great introduction to “The Eternal city”. We visit the tiny state of the Vatican. The Vatican City is a principal centre of Christianity in the world. You will be able to visit St. Peter’s Basilica. And we have also included admission to the Roman Coliseum, the principal symbol of Rome. This impressive construction dates back 2,000 years and will transport us in time so that we can learn about ancient society in the Roman Empire. In the evening we provide transport to the Via Cavour area, were you will find restaurants serving Italian, Indian, Chinese and international food. Return to hotel.

  • Day 3 : Rome - Florence

    We will leave Rome, heading north. This route is graced with beautiful landscapes. Upon arrival in FLORENCE, we head straight to Piazzale Michelangelo, an impressive site in the city. In the evening we provide a tour with a local expert, and walk through the historic centre, taking in places such as the Ponte Vecchio, the Duomo, and Piaza della Signoria. This city is truly an outdoor museum. Free time to explore. In the evening, you can dine at your favourite restaurant. In this district you can find restaurants serving Italian, Indian, Chinese and international food. 

  • Day 4 : Florence - Venice

    Today we enjoy stunning mountain landscapes while crossing the Apennine Mountains. Arriving in VENICE, we will board a Vapporetto to travel around on the canals in the historic centre. With a local guide, we will visit the marvellous Plaza de San Marcos and enter the marvellous basilica (entry cost included). Afterwards, we shall be able to visit the Murano glass factory city. It is marvellous to see the technique of crystal blowing. Free time.    At the end of the afternoon, you will have the chance to eat dinner in the Mestre area, where you can choose the type of restaurant that you prefer (Indian, Oriental, Italian, etc.). 

  • Day 5 : Venice - Verona - Zurich

    We will depart from Venice, travelling to VERONA. Our guide will instruct us on the places where you will be able to walk in Romeo and Juliet’s city - the city of lovers! Afterwards we continue the journey to Switzerland. Very beautiful lakes and mountains with snow-capped peaks line our route.    Arrival in ZURICH. Free time in the historic centre next to the lake, where you will be able to dine in your chosen restaurant serving Italian, Indian, Chinese, international or Swiss food.

  • Day 6 : Zurich - Interlaken - Grindelwald - Lucerne - Zurich

    Today´s stage has beautiful landscapes with high mountains and lakes. Take a stroll through INTERLAKEN and follow to GRINDELWALD where we will have time for a coffee before taking the cable car (ticket included) up to Grindelwald first. We will walk along the path (30 minutes) in which we shall be able to take the ¨footbridge over the empty¨ among the fantastic scenery enjoying glaciers around us. Lunch included (vegetarian option available). After that we continue to LUCERNE, one of the most beautiful cities in Switzerland. Returning to the heart of Zurich, enjoy an evening at the city’s most popular restaurants (Indian, Oriental, Middle Eastern, Swiss, etc.).

  • Day 7 : Zurich - Bern - Paris

    Embark on a scenic trip to BERN, capital city of the confederation built around a bend in the Aare River, with its medieval architecture preserved in the Old Town. Time to take a stroll and breathe in the fresh air. Next, we journey to France. Enjoy beautiful lake views on our trip to Paris. We arrive in the evening.

  • Day 8 : Paris

    A scenic guided tour to discover the history, main boulevards and the breath-taking monuments of Paris. We end the visit at the Eiffel Tower area. You will have the opportunity to climb up to the second floor of this remarkable metal monument. End your visit with a boat cruise along the River Seine, which divides the north of Paris from the south. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore as you choose. At sunset enjoy dinner in “Quartier Latin”, a very picturesque area of the historic centre where a wide variety of international cuisines await you. Return to hotel. 

  • Day 9 : Paris

    We go to the centre of Paris, to the area of the Louvre Museum.  Free time. If you wish we can accompany you to Benlux, one of the most complete and best-known perfumeries in Paris.  Rest of the day free.  

  • Day 10 : Paris

    After breakfast, After breakfast time is free till departure. Check out from the hotel. Transfer you to the airport to connect your flight to your onward journey.

Inclusions

  • All Transfers & sightseeing on SIC Basis
  • 09 Nights accommodation with Daily Breakfast
  • GST

Exclusions

  • Anything else not mentioned in inclusions.
  • Air fare / Train fare / Visa Fees / Monument fare.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
  • Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing or any other item not specified in 'cost inclusions'
  • Any increase in taxes or fuel, leading to increase in surface transportation and land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.

Accommodation

3 STAR

COMFORT

Hotel Raffaello Rome

Hotel Perseo  Florence

Antico Doge Venice 

Hotel Olympia Zurich

Hotel Saint Germain Paris

or similar

4 STAR

QUALITY

American Palace Rome

Florence: Delta Florence

Albatros Venice

Hotel Ibis Zurich

Courtyard Marriot Paris St Denis Paris

or similar

5 STAR

LUXURY

Rome: American Palace 

The Westin Excelsior Florence

Hilton Molino Stucky Venice

Renaissance Zurich

Paris Marriott Champs Elysees Hotel

or similar

Terms

  • All Prices are in Indian Rupees and subject to change without prior notice.
  • Tour prices are valid for Indian Nationals & Foreigners holding Indian Resident Permit.
  • Cost based on standard / superior room basis.
  • Booking confirmations are subject to availability.
  • Child below 02 years are Free
  • All Hotels Rooms are subject to availability
  • We are not holding any reservations of air seats, hotel rooms, conference rooms etc. Final availability status will only be known when we request for bookings.
  • Holiday Surcharge will be additional if applicable
  • Any overstay expenses due to delay or change or cancellation in flight will be on the guests own & Akbar Holidays will not be held liable for such expenses however we will provide best possible assistance.
  • All rates are valid till Mar 2017