Day 01 :
Leave JFK for London by Delta Air DL-01 at 7:30am. Arrive in London by 10am the following day.
Day 02 : United Kingdom | Arrive London! – Capital of England.
Welcome to your “Incredible Europe Tour “.The Group will be picked up from the airport as per flight time and transferred to the hotel (check in after 2pm). This afternoon assemble in the lobby at 3:30pm. And live history through a guided panoramic highlight tour of London city. Get acquainted with some of London's iconic landmarks like the Tower Bridge, River Thames, London Eye, Tower of London, Hyde Park, Big Ben, Westminster Palace, Westminster Abbey, St. Paul's Cathedral, the famous Piccadilly Circus, Nelson's column at Trafalgar Square followed by the Majesty of Buckingham Palace which is the Queen's official residence.
Day 03 : France - Bien Venue! Dover - English Channel via Ferry - Calais - Paris.
Check out of your hotel after breakfast and On to Dover, cross the English Channel and arrive in Calais. Proceed to the glamorous city of Paris. On arrival, check-in and relax in the comfort of your hotel. Later Enjoy a panoramic highlight city tour of famous monuments like the Louvre with the Glass Pyramid, Garner’s Opera, the largest opera theatre in the world, the Place de la Concorde - the site of the infamous guillotine, the Champs Elysees - one of the most fashionable streets in the world, River Seine, the Napoleonic Arc de Triomphe and the Hotel des Invalided. Later in the evening, a dinner awaits you at a local restaurant. Tonight, you have a chance to experience the glamour of the famous Lido Show– an unforgettable experience on your tour. It's magic! Sparkle over a glass of champagne at the Lido. Here at the most famous nightclub in the world, enjoy the 'Bonheur Show', a cabaret with extraordinary sets and extravagant costumes.
Day 04 : France - Enjoy the sights of Paris on a city tour.
After breakfast proceed on an exhilarating city tour. Visit and shop at Fragonard - The Perfumer. Displayed are perfumery collections retracing 3000 years of history. Discover Fragonard's original perfumery creations on sale at factory prices. Our next stop is the Grevin Wax Museum, a legendary site of entertainment since 1882, was created by Alfred Graven, to produce and showcase life size wax models of celebrities. At the end of the 19th Century, Arthur Meyer, founder of the famous daily newspaper 'Le Galois', conceived the notion of showing his readers the people in the headlines of his paper, but in 3-D. He came up with the idea of creating a site where the public could see people in the news. To implement this original plan, he called on Alfred Graven, who was a cartoonist, designer and famous sculptor. The Grevin opened its doors on June 5th, 1882. It was an immediate success. At Grevin, relive glorious French history, meet celebrities and experience the Spirit of Paris, with over 300 wax figures in a setting of gold and marble !The latest addition 'Shah Rukh Khan'. Commemorate your visit to Grevin with a small memento. End the day taking in the dazzling overview of the glittering city as you ascend to the 3rd level of the Eiffel Tower the symbol of Paris! After Dinner return to your hotel. Later this evening, don’t miss optional our night illumination Tour in Paris and experience the joie de vivre of 'Gaie Paris’. This enchanted evening unfolds with a cruise on the River Seine, sailing under old and beautiful bridges, admiring illuminated monuments as you glide by. True bliss! We stretch the night for you with an Illumination Tour, driving past spectacularly lit landmarks of Paris. Take away a small remembrance of your visit. Return to your hotel.
Day 05 : Belgium - Brussels
The Elegant Capital City, also the seat of the European Union, with an air of bustling efficiency! An orientation tour takes you through picturesque medieval streets to the magnificent gothic St. Michael's Cathedral. Walk via Galleries Saint Hubert, the world's first shopping mall, opened in 1847, to the Grand Place, its gilded buildings making it one of the most beautiful town squares in Europe. This exquisite market square is the main tourist attraction of the city. In your free time you must sample a Belgian waffle dusted with caramelized sugar mmmm!! Time permitting, shop here for world famous Belgian lace and chocolate. No visit is complete without seeing the Mannequin Pis, which will steal your heart - this cheeky statue of a little boy, representing the "irreverent spirit" of Brussels, has drawn sightseers for centuries (photo stop).
Day 06: The Netherlands/Holland - Amsterdam
After a continental breakfast, sit back and relax in your coach as we proceed to Amsterdam. On arrival, board your glass - topped boat as we sail through the canals for an exciting canal cruise. The city’s colorful past comes alive with its 1,000 bridges and fine old houses. Later we take you to visit Madurodam, where you can see most of Holland in miniature, replicated in minute detail on a 1:25 scale. Visit a cheese farm and wooden shoe factory. See a demonstration of how cheese is made and wooden shoes are carved out of wooden blocks. You also have a chance to savour some cheese. Enroute, stop at a windmill - the most common sight in Holland for a photograph. Next, proceed to Lises village to visit Keukenhof - the largest spring garden in the world. Bulbs of colorful tulips bloom only till May 20th.
Day 07: Germany - Cologne - Rhine - Alstadt
This morning, after breakfast, check out and continue your drive to Cologne, the metropolis on the Rhine where on arrival you will visit the Cathedral - the first Gothic church in the Rhineland with its characteristic spires. Later drive to Bopped through the Rhine valley, along this stretch of river, there are more castles than in any other river valley in the world. Enjoy a cruise today along the 'Romantic River Rhine’. The stretch of river where you can see castles, villages, and vineyards, and the Loreley where the river valley runs through dramatically elevated hillsides. You can see a statue of the Loreley near the cliff. The scenery is actually stunning. Continue your scenic drive to Heidelberg, situated in the Valley of the River Neckar and world famous for its romantic castle and picturesque old towns with awe inspiring surroundings. Enjoy some free time at the "Altstadt" - old section of the town.
Day 08: Switzerland - Black Forest - Schaffhausen
After a continental breakfast, we check out and Journey to Switzerland through the famous Black Forest region of Germany for a demonstration of Cuckoo clock. We stop at the Drubba Centre in the heart of the forest. Here you have an opportunity to buy Cuckoo clocks & other souvenirs. We now 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.
Day 09 : Switzerland - Lucerne
Today you have a chance to join us on an all-inclusive Alpine excursion tour to the wonderful world of optional Jungfraujoch – the top of Europe – at 3,454 meters. Also visit scenic Interlaken. Get set for a memorable experience.
The day is for rest/leisure or you can take advantage of our optional excursion to Jungfraujoch, the 'Top of Europe', and stop at the Trummelbach Falls. This is the only glacier waterfalls in Europe, cascading through the mountain. Onto Jungfrau! Reach the highest altitude railway station in Europe by a charming, red cogwheel train, amid stunning and dramatic mountain scenery! What could be more tempting in this icy cold scenario? Walk on the great Aletsch Glacier. Visit the Sphinx Observation Terrace, at 3571. Experience the new Cinema Experience and the new Alpine sensation attraction, as part of the centenary celebration, and the glistening Ice Palace. Descend to visit the popular holiday resort of Interlaken, cradled cozily between the beautiful Lakes of Brienz and Thun, where even today you see horse-drawn carriages.
Later return back to the Engelberg station and continue your journey to Luzerne. You will visit the Lion Monument and the Kapell Bruck (wooden bridge). Later, you have some free time to shop for famous Swiss watches, knives and chocolates.
Day 10: Austria - Innsbruck - Vaduz, Liechtenstein - Innsbruck
This morning, after breakfast, check out and Drive to Vaduz Liechtenstein. Later drive to Innsbruck for a visit to Swarovski in Wattens and proceed to Witten’s, where you will visit the world famous Swarovski Crystal Museum. And prepare to be dazzled at the 'Chambers of Wonder’! In a wondrous blue hall dominated by a Unicom – a wall of crystal, you see the world's biggest crystal and it’s smallest! Over 7 million people formal corners of the globe have already been thrilled by the Swarovski experience - now you are one of them! Continue a scenic drive to Innsbruck. Located on the Inn River, Innsbruck is one of Europe's most beautiful and lively cities. An international centre for winter sports, it has hosted the Winter Olympics twice! Our orientation tour introduces you to its world famous sights. View the Golden Roof or 'Golden’s Dachl', an ornate Gothic balcony erected by the Emperor Maximilian I in the 15th century, dec orated with gold painted copper shingles. Next walk to the Imperial Church followed by the 'Hofburg' or Imperial Palace. This Capital of the Alps, has a history of 800 years .
Day 11: Italy - Venice - Padova
Today your journey takes you on a fascinating drive past quaint villages, medieval castles and fruit orchards, cutting across the fertile Adriatic Plains, to the magical lagoon city of Venice. The captivating canals and palaces of Venice are simply unique! Built on 117 small islands, it is a pedestrian's city, so get set for a walking tour. Cruise from Tronchetto Pier and glide romantically past fairytale palaces. Disembark and walk to the Piazza San Marco (St. Mark’s Square). Pass the Doge's Palace, connected by the 'Bridge of Sighs’ to its prisons. It was from here that the legendary lover Casanova made his famous escape! Witness the bronze Moors striking the hour, as they have been doing for the past 500 years! End this exciting tour with a brief visit to a Moreno Glass Factory where you will see a demonstration of hand blown world famous Venetian glass. Return by cruise to Tronchetto Pier and continue your drive to Padova.
Day 12: Italy - Rome - Vatican City - Tuscany
After breakfast in your hotel, sit back and relax in your coach as we drive to Rome. Rome was not built in a day'- the truth of this oft quoted adage hits you with full force, as we pack in all the 'must see' agenda into our guided panoramic highlight city tour! According to legend, Rome was founded by Romulus and Remus in 753 BC. Start your introduction to Rome with a journey on the Time Elevator and enjoy a 4 dimensional view of Roman Glory. Then onto The Vatican, the smallest nation in the world! The most famous square of The Vatican is St. Peter's Square with St. Peter's Basilica, one of the largest churches in the world. Gaze in awe at Michelangelo's Pieta. See the triumphal Arch of Constantine, one of the most important commemorative monuments of antiquity and then drive through Piazza Venezia, where the Grandiose monument to the reunification of Italy is often referred to as the Marble wedding Cake! Pass the Circus Maximus - known for its ancient chariot races, which was reconstructed by Hollywood for the well-known movie 'Ben Hurl’! Tribute is paid to the brave Gladiators, with a photo stop at the mighty Colosseum. At this amphitheatre, the notorious and gory gladiatorial games were held, where they fought one another and wild animals while the crowd roared! Pass the ruins of the Roman Forum and end the tour at the famous Trevi Fountain. Legend has it, that if you make a wish and toss a coin over your left shoulder into the fountain, you are sure to return to Rome!
Day 13: Italy - Florence – Pisa - Umbria
After breakfast at your hotel, check out and proceed to Florence, the capital of Tuscany. Drive across the Apennine Mountains, along the Brent River past Bologna, onto Pisa, the Hometown of Galileo and a city, which makes the most of its claim to fame - its Leaning Tower! It has leaned almost since construction first started, due to the swampy soil beneath it. At a photo stop here, note its striking beauty along with its characteristic tilt. It is the Dome’s (Cathedral) Bell Tower. Together with the Baptistry, these are all a part of the ‘Field of Miracles’. Continue to Florence, a shrine to the wonders of the Renaissance, with more artistic treasures per square meter than any other city in the world! Included in your walking tour of the city of Florence is a visit to the remarkable Duomo (when open for visitors). Besides it is the 'Gates of Paradise' - the heavenly gilded bronze doors of the Baptistry, originally a pagan temple and the open air gallery in Signoria Square. Walk on the famous Ponte Vecchio, the oldest surviving bridge in the city. Time permitting; indulge in some more famous works of art – genuine Florentine leather bags and souvenirs! Happy shopping! After an exciting tour, drive through a stretch of olive groves and vineyards to your hotel where on arrival you will be checked in after dinner.
Day 14: France - Monaco - Nice
This morning after a buffet breakfast, check out and proceed to Monaco and then Nice, the uncontested queen of the French Riviera. Nice with its sun-kissed beaches, crystal clear blue Mediterranean waters and romantic French atmosphere is perfectly situated on the sweeping Bay of Angels. On arrival you have free time to stroll along the world famous palm lined English Promenade above the white crescent beach and savor the atmosphere of this Mediterranean Resort Area. Day 15: France - Spain - Barcelona
This morning after a buffet breakfast, check out and proceed to Barcelona, 665KM, one of the greatest monumental towns of Spain. The city walls, churches, basilicas, palaces, stately houses and squares of the historic center reflect the different civilizations that settled in the city leaving the cultural legacy behind, waiting to be admired to this day.
Day 16: Spain - Barcelona - New York
This morning after a buffet breakfast, check out and proceed for the guided tour of Barcelona. Here you will have some free time before we proceed to Barcelona. You will meet your English-speaking local guide to explore this cosmopolitan Mediterranean city. See the Gothic Quarter with narrow streets, Olympic Village, ant Jordi Palace, Sagrada Familia-a unique creation that is Barcelona's universal symbol and many more beautiful sights.
Good times need never end! After a buffet/boxed lunch and proceed to the Airport for your flight back home. Your tour ends with guests departing on individual schedules for the airport. Arrive home with pleasant memories of your Incredible Europe Tour, which we are sure you will treasure for a lifetime. Do spare a few minutes to fill in the feedback form and hand it to your Tour Manager. Your valued suggestions will be most appreciated.
Leave Barcelona for New York, JFK Airport, by Delta DL245 at 9:50pm. Arrive at 8:05pm.
Visit 12 countries in 16 days:
United Kingdom| France | Belgium | The Netherlands | Germany | Switzerland | Liechtenstein Austria | Italy | Monaco | Spain | Vatican
A beautifully crafted itinerary designed for pleasure. This is an absolutely fabulous tour allowing time for gazing and sightseeing via coach with stops for refreshments and photographs.
The Netherlands/Holland: Amsterdam, The Hague
Germany: Cologne, Heidelberg, Rhine Area
Austria: Innsbruck, Witten’s
Italy: Pisa, Florence, Venice, Rome
Switzerland: Central Switzerland, Engelberg, Lucerne
France: Paris, Nice
WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES:
International Round Trip to/from JFK Airport, New York
Buffet Breakfasts & Dinners at Local Restaurants/Hotels. (vegetarian/non-vegetarian meals)
All transfers and excursions
Entrance fees to tourist sites (as specified in the itinerary)
Deluxe air conditioned video coach
Services of a professional, multilingual and friendly Tour Manager will be provided
A complete tour at an affordable price with maximum quality sightseeing
OPTIONAL TOUR COST Adult Child
Lido Show 150 50
Full day excursion to Jungfraujoch and scenic Interlaken 190 125
NOTE: The Lido Show will be done only if a minimum of 15 fully paying Passengers opt for the same
WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Visas and Medical/Travel Insurance.
No porterage included.
Any expenses of personal nature such as porterage, laundry expenses, mineral water, tea, coffee, soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, food and drink not in the regular menu provided by us, mini-bar, telephone calls etc.
Meals other than that what is mentioned in your itinerary.
Cost of excursions, city sightseeing, entrance fees and local guides availed of by the passengers, other than that mentioned in ‘What your tour price includes’.
Cost of Optional Lido show and Jungfraujoch
Tips for the Coach Driver and Tour Manager are mandatory (Driver Tips of 2 Euro/Per Day and Tour Managers Tips of 2 Euro/per day)
POINTS TO BE NOTED
No visas and overseas medical insurance.
You need to be in possession of valid visas and overseas travel insurance if you are not a US Citizen.
Passengers joining this tour must travel to / from the hub city at their own expense.
Dinners are preset and a-la carte is not possible.
Breakfast will be continental which includes tea, coffee, cereal, juice, bread, butter.
Any damages caused to the hotel rooms / Coach during your stay, shall be payable by the passengers. “Tiwari Tours” will not be liable for the same.
The company shall not accept any liability or responsibility for any damages, loss, baggage loss, theft, injury, accident, death, breakdown or irregularity, which may occur in carrying out the tour arrangement, weather conditions, strikes, war, quarantine and any other cause whatsoever and all such loss or expense must be borne by the passengers. Insurance policies must be carried while on tour.
The management reserves the right to claim any additional expenses incurred due to delay or changes in schedules of train, airplane, bus, ship or other services.
Due to private coaches being forbidden inside the cities of Florence, Venice, Amsterdam etc., most of your sightseeing will be done by local buses and/or on foot. The tour manager and the driver will do their best to get you as close to the monuments as possible.
Due to major international events and trade fairs throughout Europe etc, the hotels may be blocked out more than two years 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.
We also reserve the right to substitute a hotel of similar class if it is deemed advisable or necessary.
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is an 8 storey structure with no lift and 294 slippery marble steps, hence we do not visit from inside
The Eiffel Tower on certain days due to strong wind conditions or being overcrowded may close the third level.
On certain days, due to closure of the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s basilica, The Louvre Museum etc. the Tour Manager reserves the right to amend the itinerary.
We reserve the right to amend, alter, vary or withdraw any particular departure, excursion advertised.
For the convenience of our passengers, we will sometimes amend the itinerary. However all the services will remain the same?
There are no refunds for any services i.e. meals, sightseeing etc. not utilized on your tour.
Making note of the varied interests of our past clients, we have not deemed the Lido Show essential to be a part of the tour cost.
The list of hotels this tour will be provided at a later date. Please note that no services are reserved at the time of quotation, so the hotel list is not available. Accommodations will be provided in superior tourist-class hotels, or best available tourist-class; twin-bedded rooms with private bath or shower, based on double occupancy. Hotel taxes, service charges, state and local taxes, tips to baggage porters and hotel staffs are all included in the tour prices. Please note hotels are usually located in residential areas, outside of city centers.
Tour Price: Rates are per person, Double occupancy –Twin rooms.
16 Day Incredible Europe Tour With Monaco
Adult in Twin $4,200.00
Child(2-11yrs) with no bed $1,500.00
Child(2-11yrs) with bed $2,600.00
Single Occupancy $5,000.00