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COUNTRIES
United Kingdom | France | Belgium | Netherlands | Germany | Switzerland | Austria | Italy | Vatican

KEY HIGHLIGHTS OF YOUR HOLIDAY
• Guaranteed Hotels• Guided Tour of Lord’s Cricket Ground in London
• High Speed Eurostar Train from London to Paris
• Guided Tour of Versailles Palace in Paris
• Visit to Eiffel Tower Level 3 in Paris
• Cruise on the River Seine in Paris
• Grand Evening in Paris - Paradis Latin Show with Champagne, Indian Dinner at the Show and an Illumination Tour
• Amsterdam by Night - Canal Cruise with free time at Damrak
• Visit to Mercedes Benz Museum in Stuttgart
• Visit Titisee in the Black Forest
• Stay in the Black Forest
• Stay in Zermatt and visit the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise
• Enjoy a Swiss Fondue Lunch atop Harder Kulm in Interlaken
• Visit to Aare Gorge in Meiringen
• Enjoy a cruise on Lake Lucerne with a Gala Dinner
• Enjoy a Tyrolean Folklore Show in Innsbruck
• Private Water Taxi to St.Marks Square in Venice
• Visit to St.Peter’s Basilica and Vatican Museum with Sistine Chapel
• Enjoy Rome by night with a visit to Trevi Fountain and a Gala Farewell Dinner.

HOTELS
2 nights at Novotel Wembley / Holiday Inn Wembley in London.
2 nights at Novotel Wellness CDG / Marriott CDG in Paris.
1 night at Radisson Blu / Crowne Plaza in Schipol Amsterdam.
1 night at Mövenpick Oberursel in Germany.
1 night at Best Western Hofgut Sternen / Maritim Titisee
in the Black Forest.
2 nights at Alpenhof in Zermatt.
3 nights at Ramada Regina Titlis in Engelberg.
1 night at Grauer Bär in Innsbruck.
1 night at Crowne Plaza in Padova.
1 night at Starhotels Vespucci in Florence.
1 night at Holiday Inn Pisana in Rome.

MEALS
Enjoy a hot buffet breakfast Everyday
Bread, Butter, Jam, Cereal, Fruit, Yoghurt, Scrambled Eggs,
Milk, Tea, Coffee and Juice.

Enjoy Indian Meals in Europe
A Choice of Jain / Vegetarian / Non-Vegetarian Menus

Enjoy Indian dinners in the comfort of your hotel in select cities
Enjoy 1 Indian breakfast dish with Masala Chai in select cities
SIGHTSEEING
Enjoy the services of a Friend, Philosopher and Guide (Your Tour Manager).

United Kingdom
• A Ride on the London Eye.
• Visit to Tower of London.
• Guided City Tour in London.
• Witness the Changing of the Guards in London (If operational).
• Visit to Lord’s Cricket Ground in London.
• Visit to Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in London.
• High Speed Eurostar Train from London to Paris.

France
• Guided City Tour in Paris.
• Visit to Eiffel Tower Level 3 in Paris.
• Visit Disneyland, Paris OR Versailles Palace (Guided) and Louvre Museum in Paris.
• Cruise on the River Seine in Paris.
• Grand Evening in Paris - Paradis Latin Show with Champagne, Indian Dinner at the Show and an Illumination Tour.

Belgium
• Orientation Tour in Brussels.

Netherlands
• Visit to Madurodam in Den Haag.
• Amsterdam by Night - Canal Cruise with free time at Damrak.
• Visit to Keukenhof Tulip Gardens in Lisse (Until 21st May).
• Photo-stop at a Windmill.
• Visit to Wooden Shoe Factory and Cheese Farm.

Germany
• See the Cologne Cathedral.
• Visit to Mercedes Benz Museum in Stuttgart.
• Visit Titisee and Stay in the Black Forest.

Switzerland
• See the Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen.
• Visit to Matterhorn Glacier Paradise in Zermatt.
• Orientation Tour in Interlaken.
• Enjoy a Swiss Fondue Lunch atop Harder Kulm.
• Visit to Aare Gorge in Meiringen.
• A Chance to visit Jungfraujoch with Lunch.
• Visit to Mt. Titlis with Cliff Walk and Lucerne.
• Cruise on Lake Lucerne with Gala Dinner.

Austria
• Visit to Swarovski Crystal World in Wattens.
• Orientation Tour in Innsbruck.
• Enjoy a Tyrolean Folklore Show in Innsbruck.

Italy
• Private Water Taxi to St.Marks Square in Venice.
• Orientation Tour in Venice.
• Visit the Murano Glass Showroom in Venice.
• Orientation Tour in Pisa.
• Guided Walking Tour in Florence.
• Guided City Tour in Rome.
• Enjoy Rome by night with a visit to Trevi Fountain and a Gala Farewell Dinner.

Vatican
• Visit to St.Peter’s Basilica.
• Visit Vatican Museum with Sistine Chapel.

 

Day 1
Arrive into London
Begin your ‘Grand Tour of Europe with Zermatt’ Tour
Visit the London Eye
Welcome to London - capital of England and United Kingdom. On arrival check into your hotel on your own anytime after 1500 hrs.
Later, we visit the London Eye by the river Thames. Hold your breath as you take a thrilling ride on one of the world’s tallest Ferris wheel. Enjoy magnificent views of the city of London.
Overnight at the hotel in London.
(Dinner)

Day 2
Guided City Tour of London
Visit the Tower of London
Witness Changing of the Guards (If operational)
Visit to Lord’s Cricket Ground
Visit to Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
After a hot buffet breakfast, we proceed for a guided panoramic city tour of London. See the Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Nelson’s Column at Trafalgar Square, the statue of Eros at Piccadilly Circus and the
symbolic Tower Bridge.
Later, we visit the Tower of London, where we will see the ‘Kohinoor Diamond’. You can also photograph yourself with the ‘Yeomen Warders’, the ceremonial guardians of the Tower of London.
We, then proceed to the Buckingham Palace to witness the Changing of the Guards (If Operational).
Next, we proceed on a guided tour of one of the most famous sporting venues in the world - Lord’s. (Tours are subject to cancellation at very short notice. Restrictions apply surrounding match and event days).
Then, we take you to Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, the world’s largest exhibition of wax works. The celebrity list includes over 400 stunning, life-like figures that never fail to entice the visitors.
Overnight at the hotel in London.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 3
Onto Paris via the High-Speed Eurostar Train
Guided City Tour of Paris
Visit the Eiffel Tower Level 3
After a hot buffet breakfast, we check out and proceed to St. Pancras International station to board the high speed Eurostar Train, which will take you to Gare du Nord station in Paris in a short time of about 2 ½ hrs. On arrival, we proceed for a guided panoramic city tour. See Place de la Concorde, the majestic Arc de Triomphe, the fashionable Champs Elysees and the magnificent Opera House.
Next, we visit the Eiffel Tower, the symbol of Paris, where a bird’s eye view from the 3rd level will leave you breathless.!!
Overnight at the hotel in Paris.
(Breakfast, Packed Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4
Visit to Disneyland, Paris OR Versailles Palace
(Guided Tour) and Louvre Museum
Cruise on the River Seine
Grand Evening in Paris - Paradis Latin Show with
Champagne, Indian Dinner at the Show and an
Illumination Tour
After a hot buffet breakfast, we proceed to Disneyland, Paris OR Versailles Palace and Louvre Museum. For the fun-loving and adventurous, we take you for an exciting trip to Disneyland, Paris. Get charmed by Cinderella’s castle. Take an exciting roller coaster ride down the Thunder Mountain. Visit Fantasyland and meet Alice in Wonderland, Pinocchio, Peter Pan and Snow White. Get thrilled by the legends of Aladdin and Indiana Jones at Adventureland. Ride a space
shuttle to the moon at Discoveryland. Encounter Ghost Ships, Steam trains and Western scenes in the Wild West town of Frontierland.

OR

For the history lovers, we take you on a guided visit of the magnificent Palace of Versailles. Vast chambers and private apartments of unimaginable luxury including the famous Hall of mirrors. We then, visit the renowned Louvre museum, world’s most visited art museum. See the world famouspainting of Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci which has fascinated the world with her smile. It’s time now for a romantic cruise on the river Seine from where you will see all the important monuments of Paris.
Then, its time for a romantic cruise on the river Seine. See all the important monuments of Paris on the banks of the river Seine.
In the evening we take you for a ‘Grand Evening in Paris’ that includes Champagne with Indian dinner and great entertainment at the Paradis Latin show. Experience the charm of striking ballets, shimmering costumes and talented dance troupes.
After the show, we take you on an Illumination tour of Paris. See the famous landmarks of Paris - the city of lights, magically lit up. A perfect end to this beautiful evening!!!
Overnight at the hotel in Paris.
(Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 5
Orientation Tour of Brussels
Visit to Madurodam
Amsterdam by Night - Canal Cruise with free time
at Damrak
After a hot buffet breakfast, we check-out and drive towards Brussels. On arrival, we proceed for an orientation tour. See the adorable Manneken Pis Statue, a charming fountain of a little boy, today the symbol of Brussels, the beautiful Grand Place and Town Hall.
Next, we drive to The Hague - political capital of Netherlands and residence of the Queen. Here we visit Madurodam - Holland in miniature. Feel like a giant amidst models of palaces, canals, windmills, harbours, airports.
Next, we check into the hotel.
After dinner we take you for an ‘Amsterdam by Night’ excursion. Discover Amsterdam in a novel manner as we take you on a cruise along its canals, the best way to see this captivating city. After the cruise, you have some free time at Damrak.
Overnight at the hotel in Schipol Amsterdam.
(Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 6
Visit to Keukenhof Tulip Gardens
Photostop at a Windmill
Visit to Wooden Shoe Factory and Cheese Farm
See the Cologne Cathedral
After a hot buffet breakfast, we check out and drive to Lisse to visit the Keukenhof Tulip Gardens (until 21st May), the famed National Flower Exhibition. Like the million visitors that journey here annually, you will be spellbound at the sight of beautiful displays of over seven million Tulips, Daffodils, Narcissi and other flowers, spread over 80 acres of stunning landscape and thematic gardens.
Later, after a photo-stop at a windmill, enjoy a demonstration on the art of making wooden shoes and cheese. Avail of the opportunity to shop for wooden shoes and other Dutch souvenirs.
Then, we drive to Cologne, famous for Eau de Cologne, where we see the magnificent Cologne Cathedral. This 515 feet tall gothic Cathedral took six centuries to build.
Later, we proceed to Frankfurt.
Overnight at the hotel in Frankfurt.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 7
Visit the Mercedes Benz Museum in Stuttgart
Visit Titisee in the Black Forest
After a hot buffet breakfast, we check out and drive to Stuttgart. On arrival we visit the Mercedes Benz Museum, which will captivate you by the unique past, present and future of mobility. Next, we journey to the famous Black
Forest region of Germany. We stop at the Titisee in the heart of the forest, a small picturesque town with a beautiful lake and surrounded by the mountains of the Black Forest. Here see a demonstration of how Cuckoo clocks are made.
You also have an opportunity to buy Cuckoo clocks & other souvenirs.
Overnight at the hotel in Black Forest.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 8
See Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen
Onto Zermatt
After a hot buffet breakfast, we check-out and journey to Switzerland known for its spectacular mountain scenery, sparkling lakes and folklore traditions. At Schaffhausen, see the mighty Rhine Falls, Europe’s most powerful waterfalls. You have free time to admire the thundering beauty of the falls.
Later, we proceed to Zermatt, one of the most visited mountain resort in Switzerland. It is completely surrounded by the over 13123 ft high mountains of the Pennine Alps, among which is Monte Rosa (specifically its tallest peak, named Dufourspitze), Switzerland’s highest peak at 4,634 metres (15,203 ft). Further, to prevent air pollution, and guarantee the original Swiss-alpine-village feeling, the entire town is a combustion-engine car-free zone. Almost all vehicles in Zermatt are battery driven and almost completely silent.
Overnight at the hotel in Zermatt.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 9
Visit to Matterhorn Glacier Paradise
After a hot buffet breakfast, we go on an excursion to Matterhorn glacier paradise. The Matterhorn Express, a cable car with 8-seater gondolas, brings you straight up to Trockener Steg during high season. From there, the highest cableway in Europe then transports visitors up past giant crevasses to the Matterhorn glacier paradise and into a
breathtaking mountain landscape of glaciers and permanent snow. The exciting tour from Zermatt to the Matterhorn glacier paradise takes about 45 minutes. A lift, built into the rock, transports visitors to the highest sightseeing platform in Europe, offering a breathtaking 360 degree panoramic view of the Swiss, Italian and French Alps. You can’t
get any higher! An unforgettable experience for anyone!
Further included attractions on the top you shouldn’t miss - Snow Tubing, Cinema Lounge and Europe’s highest ice palace.
Later, you have free time to explore this wonderful pollution free village on your own.
Overnight at the hotel in Zermatt.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 10
Orientation Tour of Interlaken
Visit Harder Kulm with Swiss Fondue Lunch
Visit to Aare Gorge in Meiringen
After a hot buffet breakfast, we check-out and drive to Interlaken. On arrival in Interlaken, one of Switzerland’s best known health and pleasure resorts you have some free time on your own.
Later, we proceed to Harder Kulm. At 1322 m above sea level Interlaken’s local mountain, the Harder Kulm offers the best views of Interlaken as well as the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. The short journey from Interlaken to the Harder Kulm, Interlaken’s local mountain, takes only ten minutes by cable car and is well worth the trip. Awaiting you is the
Two-lake Footbridge inaugurated in October 2011, with panoramic views of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau as well as Lakes Thun and Brienz. Enjoy a Swiss Fondue lunch with breathtaking views atop Harder Kulm.
Next, we take you to visit the Aare Gorge. The Aare Gorge is nearly 200 meter deep and hardly more than a meter wide at its narrowest point. The fascinating, narrow gorge is the result of a limestone rocks, the “Kirchet”, which hindered
the flow of the Aare from the Grimsel region.
Overnight at the hotel in Engelberg.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 11
Day Free
Suggested Excursion: Visit to Jungfraujoch with
Lunch
After a hot buffet breakfast, the day is free OR we suggest a visit to Jungfraujoch. Our scenic drive to Lauterbrunnen, from where we board a train to Jungfraujoch the highest altitude railway station in Europe at 11,333 ft. takes us along lovely lakes and mountain passes. On top of Jungfraujoch, you have free time to explore the modern complex. Experience the magic of the mountains at the Sphinx Terrace. See the breathtaking Jungfrau Peak and the awesome
Aletsch Glacier. Also, visit the Ice Palace, where you see a beautiful display of sculptures made of ice, while being encased in ice yourself. Enjoy an Indian lunch on top.
Later, return to Engelberg.
Overnight at the hotel in Engelberg.
(Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 12
Visit to Mount Titlis with Cliff Walk and Lucerne
Enjoy Cruise on Lake Lucerne with Gala Dinner
After a hot buffet breakfast, we proceed to Mt. Titlis which at 10,000 ft is the highest peak in central Switzerland. As you journey to Mt. Titlis in two different cable cars, you will be amazed as the scenery changes from green meadows, scenic lakes to snow clad mountains. The last leg of the ascent will be in the world’s first rotating cable car called the ‘Titlis Rotair’. At the Terrace on top of the Mt. Titlis summit station, weather permitting, you could take a stroll on the latest attraction at Mt.Titlis - The Cliff Walk.
Next, we proceed for an orientation tour of Lucerne. See the Lion Monument, ‘Lowendenkmal’ hewn from a limestone cliff to commemorate the bravery and loyalty of Swiss Guards. You have free time at Schwanenplatz to shop for Swiss army knives, chocolates, watches, souvenirs, etc.
Then, we proceed for a cruise on Lake Lucerne. Enjoy a sumptuous gala indian dinner with free flow of wine, beer and soft drinks, while you enjoy the picturesque scenery surrounding the Lake.
Overnight at the hotel in Engelberg.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 13
Visit to Swarovski Crystal World
Orientation Tour of Innsbruck
Enjoy a Tyrolean Folklore Show
After a hot buffet breakfast, we check-out and drive towards Austria and proceed to Wattens to visit the amazing Swarovski Crystal World. Here you have an opportunity to shop for the famous Swarovski Crystals. We then continue our journey towards Innsbruck. On arrival, we take you on an orientation tour. See the ‘Goldenes Dachl’ - the Golden roof, an ornate Gothic balcony and a symbol of the city. Also see the Heiblinghaus, a building resembling a wedding cake.
In the evening, we take you for a Tyrolean Folklore Show. Catch the spirit of Tyrol during an evening of traditional dance and local entertainment.
You’ll enjoy everything from authentic folk music and accompanying instruments to Tyrolean dancing, “shoe slapping,” songs and yodeling all in traditional dress.
Overnight at the hotel in Innsbruck.
(Breakfast, Local Lunch, Dinner)

Day 14
Private Water Taxi to St.Marks Square
Orientation Tour of Venice
Visit the Murano Glass Showroom
After a hot buffet breakfast, we check-out and proceed to Venice, the romantic Italian city, known for its unique architecture. We arrive in Venice, an archipelago of 118 islands, 170 canals & 400 bridges. We drive over Mussolini’s Bridge of Liberty and then take a Private Water Taxi to St. Mark’s Square, the very heart of Venice. Here see the historic Ducal Palace, the infamous prison, the Bridge of Sighs, the exquisite Clock Tower and the splendour of St. Mark’s Basilica.
Visit the Murano Glass factory where a master craftsman will demonstrate the art of creating the famous Venetian blown glass. Do not miss this opportunity to buy souvenirs at discounted prices.
Overnight at the hotel in Padova.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 15
Orientation Tour of Pisa
Guided Walking Tour of Florence
After a hot buffet breakfast, we check-out and drive to Pisa. We visit the “Field of Miracles”, wherein stands the grand Romanesque Pisan styled marble Cathedral. See the Baptistery and the bell tower, known throughout the world as
the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
We then journey towards enchanting Florence, the art capital of Italy. On arrival, proceed on a guided walking tour of Florence. See the Magnificent Duomo, the Baptistery and Giotto’s Bell Tower. Walk towards Piazza Signoria to
see the Palazzo Vecchio, The Logia and the Equesterian statue of Cosimo the 1st.
Overnight at the hotel in Florence.
(Breakfast, Local Lunch, Dinner)

Day 16
Visit Vatican Museum with Sistine Chapel and
St. Peter’s Basilica
Guided City Tour of Rome
Rome by Night with Visit to Trevi Fountain and a
Gala Farewell Dinner
After a hot buffet breakfast, we check-out and journey to Rome, the capital of Italy. On arrival, we take you to the world-renowned Vatican museum with Sistine Chapel, built between 1475 and 1483, in the time of Pope Sixtus IV. Do not miss the beautiful ceiling and also “The Last Judgement” painted on the altar by the renowned artist Michelangelo. Visit St. Peter’s Basilica, the world’s largest Cathedral, which will amaze you with its size, beauty and splendor.
Later, on your guided city tour of Rome see Piazza Venezia, the colossal Victor Emmanuel II Monument, built to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Italian reunification. Relive the thrills of historic Rome as you view the ancient
Roman & Imperial Forums. See the gigantic Colosseum -symbol of Rome.
After a gala farewell dinner we take you on a panoramic tour of Rome by night. As you visit the city’s famous monuments and squares, you’ll be dazzled by how beautiful they look illuminated at night. You’ll also make a stop at the Trevi Fountain. Legend says if you throw in a coin, you’ll have good luck and will return to Rome one day, so make sure you have some change.
Overnight at the hotel in Rome.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 17
Return Home with Wonderful Memories
Today, after a continental breakfast your ‘Grand Tour of Europe with Zermatt’ ends as you check out of the hotel. It’s time to say goodbye to all the new friends you have made. We hope you take back many happy memories of your holiday. We would like you to spare a few minutes of your time to write and tell us how you enjoyed your holiday
and any suggestions you may have for the future.
(Breakfast)

Due to operational reasons, the routing of this tour may be changed. However all the sightseeing will remain the same.

Adult in Twin

Child with Bed*

Child without Bed**

USD 4,000

USD 2,900

USD 2,600

Single room supplement USD 850 per person.
• *As a 3rd in a triple, a roll away cot may be provided.
• **As a 3rd in a double, no bed or cot will be provided to the child. Person below 12 years will be considered as a Child.
• Maximum 3 persons are allowed per room.
• Peak season supplement may be applicable. Kindly check with your Sales Officer for details.

What your Tour Price includes
1. Accommodation at the hotels mentioned or similar.
2. Services of an SOTC Tour Manager.
3. Meals, coach tours, entrance fees, sightseeing & surface transportation as mentioned in the itinerary.
4. One water bottle (500ml) per person per day. (Not applicable on cruise).

What your Tour Price does not include
1. Passport, Visa Charges, Airport & Port Taxes.
2. Cost of your air tickets required to participate in this tour.
3. Porterage, tips, insurance, laundry, wines, mineral water, telephone charges and all items of personal nature and also food and drinks not forming part of the group menus.
4. Cost of the Suggested Excursions.
5. Any increase in the rate of exchange leading to an increase in all land arrangement which may come in to effect prior to departure.
6. Mandatory tips of Euro 3 per person per day for Coach drivers, Guides etc.
7. Anything not specifically mentioned in ‘What your Tour Price includes’ box.

Surcharges applicable during Peak and Event periods

Visa Requirements
You must be in possession of a valid Single Entry UK and Schengenstatin Visa. The cost of these visas are not included in your package tour price. It would be best to check with your travel agent and the consulates nearest to you for advice and information. Please ensure that your travel documents are ready in time for departure.

Ticketing Requirements
For this tour you would require confirmed air tickets to arrive into London and depart from Rome. It would be advisable to check with your SOTC sales officer or local travel agent for ticketing.

Suggested Excursions Price in USD

Name of Suggested Excursions

   Adult  

   Child

Visit to Jungfraujoch with Lunch

    175   

   130

Reservation and payment for the suggested excursions can be made upon arrival on the 1st day of your tour with the tour manager in USD only. Suggested excursions will be operated subject to minimum 20 passengers.

Departure Dates*

                           Month

                             Departure dates

April 2017

19

May 2017               

1, 8, 11, 17, 22, 24, 31

June 2017

7, 12, 21

July 20

17, 19

August 2017

16, 30

September 2017

13

*Day 1 as mentioned in your day to day itinerary.

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Hotel / Flights / Itinerary / Route subject to change without notice.

Due to major international events and trade fairs throughout Europe such as Paris Air show, the Motor show, etc the hotels may be blocked out more than 1 year in advance. In view of this, you may have to stay in hotels further away from the cities and the itineraries may have to be altered / amended.