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

HOTELS
2 nights at Holiday Inn Wembley or similar in London.
2 nights at Ibis Alesia/Campanile Cergy saint or similar in Paris.
1 nights at Hotel Schiphol A4 / Ibis Airport / Park Inn Airport or similar in Netherlands.
1 night at NH Weinheim / NH Hirschberg / Achat Hockenheim or similar in Germany.
3 nights at Hotel Terrace or similar in Switzerland.
1 night at Alpenkoiening or similar in Austria.
1 night at Galzignano Terme Splendid/ Point Consleve or similar in Padova.
1 night at Idea Z3 Hotel, Green Park Pamphili / NH Midas or similar in Rome.
1 night at Il Gentiluomo / Park Arezzo / Etrusco/Minerva or similar in Arezzo.
1 night at IBIS Malpensa / IBIS Milano Fiera/ Mirage or similar in Milan.

MEALS

Enjoy a continental breakfast Everyday
Bread, Butter, Jam, Cereal, Milk, Tea, Coffee and Juice.

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

SIGHTSEEING
Enjoy the services of a Friend, Philosopher and Guide (Your Tour Manager).

United Kingdom
• Guided City Tour in London with Changing of the Guards.
• Visit to Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in London.
• A Ride on the London Eye.

France
• Visit Euro disney.
• Guided City Tour in Paris.
• Visit the Eiffel Tower Level 3 in Paris.
• A Chance to have an Evening in Paris - Paradis Latin Show with Champagne and an Illumination Tour.

Belgium
• Orientation Tour in Brussels.

Netherlands
• Visit to Keukenhof Tulip Gardens in Lisse (Until 21st May).
• Visit to Madurodam in Den Haag (From 22nd May).
• A Photo-stop at a Windmill.
• Visit to Wooden Shoe Factory and Cheese Farm.
• A Canal Cruise in Amsterdam.

Germany
• See the Cologne Cathedral.
• Visit to Drubba in the Black Forest.

Switzerland
• See the Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen.
• Visit to Mt.Titlis with Cliff Walk and Lucerne.
• A Chance to visit to Jungfraujoch with lunch and Interlaken.

Austria
• Visit to Swarovski Crystal World in Wattens.
• Orientation Tour in Innsbruck.

Italy
• Orientation Tour in Venice.
• Visit the Murano Glass Showroom in Venice.
• Guided City Tour in Florence.
• Guided City Tour in Rome.
• Visit the Trevi Fountain in Rome.
• Orientation Tour in Pisa.
• Orientation Tour in Milan.

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

Day 1
Arrive into London
Begin your ‘Splendid Europe’ Tour
Welcome to London - capital of England and United Kingdom. On arrival check into your hotel on your own anytime after 1500 hrs.
Overnight at the hotel in London.
(Dinner)

Day 2
Guided City Tour of London
Witness the Changing of the Guards
Visit to Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
Ride on the London Eye
After a continental breakfast, we proceed for a guided panoramic 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, the symbolic
Tower Bridge and Buckingham Palace with Changing of the Guards (If Operational).
Later, 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. Then, we proceed to 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.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 3
Onto Paris via the Eurotunnel OR Ferry
Suggested Excursion: Evening in Paris - Paradis
Latin Show with Champagne and an Illumination
Tour of Paris
After a continental breakfast, we check out and drive to Folkestone to board the Eurotunnel train to Calais OR to Dover to take the Ferry to Calais. On reaching Calais, we drive to Paris and check into the hotel. This evening is free OR we suggest you for an ‘Evening in Paris’ that includes Champagne with great entertainment at the Paradis Latin show. See the finest combination of beauty, rhythm and gaiety. 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, Packed Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4
Visit to Disneyland, Paris
Guided City Tour of Paris
Eiffel Tower - Level 3
After a continental breakfast, you have a choice to visit 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 Adventure land.
Ride a space shuttle to the moon at Discovery land. Encounter Ghost Ships, Steam trains and Western scenes in the Wild West town of Frontier land.
Next, 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.
Later, 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, Dinner)

Day 5
Onto Netherlands
Orientation Tour of Brussels
Canal Cruise of Amsterdam
After a continental breakfast, we check-out and drive to 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, the Town Hall and Municipal Museum.
Next, we drive to Amsterdam for a Canal Cruise. Discover Amsterdam in a novel manner as we take you on a cruise along its canals, the best way to see this captivating city.
Overnight at the hotel in Netherlands.
(Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 6
Visit to Keukenhof Tulip Gardens OR Madurodam
Photostop at a Windmill
Visit to Wooden Shoe Factory and Cheese Farm
See the Cologne Cathedral
After a continental breakfast, we check out an 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.
From 22nd May, 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.
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 and is Germany’s most visited monument.
Enjoy dinner in the comfort of your hotel.
Overnight at the hotel in Germany.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 7
Onto Switzerland
Visit Drubba in the Black Forest
See Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen
After a continental breakfast, we check out and drive to Switzerland through the famous Black Forest region of Germany. We stop at the Drubba Centre in the heart of the forest. Here see a demonstration of how Cuckoo clocks are made. You also have an opportunity to buy Cuckoo clocks & other souvenirs.
We, now journey to Switzerland. At Schaffhausen, see the mighty Rhine Falls, Europe’s most powerful waterfalls. You have free time to admire the thundering beauty of the falls.
Overnight at the hotel in Central Switzerland.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 8
Day Free
Suggested Excursion: Visit to Jungfraujoch with
Lunch and Interlaken
After a continental breakfast, the day is free OR we suggest a visit to Jungfraujoch and picturesque Interlaken. 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. Marvel at the changes in alpine scenery as your charming cogwheel train takes you on a unique journey to Jungfraujoch, the very Top of Europe. 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. Send a postcard to your friends and relatives from Europe’s highest altitude Post office with its own special postmark. Enjoy an Indian lunch on top.
Thereafter, we proceed to Interlaken, one of Switzerland’s best known health and pleasure resorts. There’s time to relax at the many cafes or shop for Swiss watches, chocolates, Swiss memorabilia, etc. Enjoy dinner in the comfort of
your hotel.
Overnight at the hotel in Switzerland.
(Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 9
Visit to Mount Titlis with Cliff Walk and Lucerne
After a continental 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.
Overnight at the hotel in Central Switzerland.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 10
Onto Austria
Visit to Swarovski Crystal World
Orientation Tour of Innsbruck
After a continental 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.
Overnight at the hotel in Austria.
(Breakfast, Local Lunch, Dinner)

Day 11
Onto Venice
Orientation Tour of Venice
Visit to Murano Glass Shwroom
After a continental breakfast, we check-out and drive 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 boat ride 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. We return to St. Mark’s Square, the most photographed Square in the world and soak in the unique atmosphere of this charming city.
Overnight at the hotel in Venice/Padova.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 12
Onto Rome
Guided Walking Tour of Florence
After a continental breakfast, we check-out and drive to Florence.
On arrival, we 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 Equestrian statue of Cosimo the 1st. Later, we drive to Rome.
Enjoy dinner in the comfort of your hotel.
Overnight at the hotel in Rome.
(Breakfast, Packed Lunch, Dinner)

Day 13
Visit Vatican Museum with Sistine Chapel and St.
Peter’s Cathedral
Guided City Tour of Rome
Visit to Trevi Fountain
After a continental breakfast, we check-out and take you to the world-renowned Vatican museum with Sistine Chapel, built between 1475 and 1483, in the time of Pope Sixtus IV. It has many beautiful frescoes, which depict the history of
the universe, God and humanity. Do not miss the beautiful ceiling and also “The Last Judgment” 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 splendour.
Next, on our guided city tour of Rome, we 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. We also visit the Trevi Fountain.
Next, we drive to our hotel in Tuscany. Enjoy dinner in the comfort of your hotel.
Overnight at the hotel in Tuscany.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 14
Onto Milan
Orientation Tour of Pisa
Orientation Tour of Milan
After a continental breakfast, we check-out and journey to Pisa. On arrival, 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. Remember to take a photograph of your family against this wonder of the world.
Later, we drive to Milan. On arrival, we proceed for an orientation tour of Milan. Visit the glamorous Galleria Vittorio Emanuele shopping gallery. See the breathtaking Duomo, one of the world’s largest, most striking Gothic cathedrals.
Some 135 spires and 3,200 statues are crammed onto the roof and into the facade. Enjoy dinner in the comfort of your hotel.
Overnight at the hotel in Milan.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 15
Return Home with Wonderful Memories
Today, after a continental breakfast your ‘Splendid Europe’ 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 2,600

USD 1,830

USD 1,300

Single room supplement USD 675 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.

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 Milan. 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 and Interlaken

175

130

Evening in Paris - Paradis Latin Show with Champagne and an Illumination Tour

135                      

135

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              

26

May 2017

 9, 14, 17, 25

June 2017

 7, 21, 28

July 2017                

5, 12, 19, 26

August 2017

2, 9, 16, 23, 30

September 2017

6, 13, 20

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

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Booking Fee Protection: USD 69 refer page 90 for details
Tour cost Protection: USD 179 refer page 90 for details

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.