Glimpses of Europe 2024

3N Paris , 1N Amsterdam , 1N Cologne and 3N Zurich
9 days

From

US$ 2,277

per person

Operated by Nexus DMC

About the tour

A Bestseller Tour, it offers a short experience in Europe at an affordable budget. The tour is medium paced (days usually start at 9 am in the morning and ends by 8 pm). It involves stay in comfortable 3 star hotels (typically in the outskirts of cities between 25-30 km from city center). There are delicious Indian meals provided on tour and also a full time experienced tour manager (who speaks Hindi and English) accompanies the group to take care of their needs.

Highlights

  • To and Fro Economy Class Flights
  • Stay in good 3/4 star hotels in Europe
  • Unique offering - Stay in Amsterdam, Zurich City Tour and option to enjoy train experience in Switzerland
  • Daily Continental Breakfast
  • Covers the best sightseeing in Frankfurt, Switzerland. Netherlands and Paris
  • 8 Indian Jain/Vegetarian/Non-Vegetarian Dinners
  • All Transfers and Tours by Luxury AC Coach
  • Schengen Visa Charges and Travel Insurance Included
  • Guaranteed Schengen Visa Appointments
  • Services of a English/Hindi Experienced Tour Manager

Meals

08 Continental Breakfast and 08 Indian Dinners

Flights

To and Fro Flights Included (into Paris out of Frankfurt)

Accommodation

Holiday Inn Express Paris - CDG Airport, an IHG Hotel or Similar

3 night(s) in Paris

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Hotel ibis Schiphol Amsterdam Airport or Similar

1 night(s) in Amsterdam

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Holiday Inn Express Köln-Troisdorf, an IHG Hotel or Similar

1 night(s) in Cologne

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

ibis Baden Neuenhof or Similar

3 night(s) in Zurich

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Included in the price

Paris

  • Multiple Entry Schengen Visa (with Guaranteed Visa Appointments)
  • Standard Travel Insurance (coverage of USD 50,000 per traveler)
  • Visit to Eiffel Tower. (2nd Level)
  • Romantic Cruise on the Seine River
  • Paris City Tour with Local Guide
  • Daily Indian Dinners

Amsterdam

  • Enjoy sights of Amsterdam on a Canal Cruise
  • Photo stop at the Atomium in Brussels
  • The Magnificent Grand Place and Manneken Pis Statue
  • Walk through the world’s largest and the most beautiful floral display at Keukenhof (till 12th May)
  • Visit Zaanse Schaans (countryside in Netherlands with Windmills) post 13th May
  • Amsterdam Orientation Tour with Dam Square Visit
  • Daily Indian Dinners

Cologne

  • Visit Cologne Cathedral and Black Forest
  • Visit Drubba Cuckoo Clock outlet; Enjoy the scenic drive
  • Visit the Gothic-Masterpiece Cologne Cathedral
  • Daily Indian Dinners

Zurich

  • View the magnification Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen
  • Ride in the world’s first revolving cable car
  • Orientation tour of Interlaken with Optional Jungfraujoch
  • Full Orientation tour of Lucerne
  • Witness breath-taking Mountain Peaks and glaciers at Mt.Titlis(Lunch Included)
  • Daily Indian Dinners

Day-wise Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrival In Paris, The City Of Romance, Lights And Glamour

  • We can’t wait to welcome your arrival in Paris, the city of romance and glamour. After going through the immigration process, your guide will be waiting to escort you to the hotel and help with check-in. After check-in, spend your day at your own pace before your overnight in Paris.
  • (Dinner)

Day 2: Paris City Tour – Eiffel Tower 2nd Tower And Romantic River Seine Cruise

  • Today we proceed for a guided city tour of Paris. Marvel at the finest Parisian tourist attractions, Place Vendôme, Place de l’Opéra Garnier, Musée d’Orsay, Place de la Concorde, Champs Elysées, one of the most recognised fashionable avenues in the world, Arc de Triomphe, Alexander Bridge, Les Invalides and several others. Next we visit the iconic Eiffel Tower – 2nd Level, and get a stunning view of the city from the top. With its famous tapering cast iron tip, the Eiffel Tower is not just the symbol of Paris but of all of France. Next we take a romantic cruise down the river Seine, one of the world’s most scenic cruise, flanked by exquisite monuments like Notre Dame, Eiffel Tower, Louvre, Orsay Museum and many more. Gliding under one bridge to one another with a view of the finest monuments in the heart of bustling Paris.
  • (Breakfast and Dinner)

Day 3: Full-day Disneyland® Paris (Optional At Extra Cost)

  • This day experience a day full of excitement at the world famous Disneyland Paris (available at extra cost). The destination to relax and enjoy different kind of thrill rides and studio movies with your loved ones. You may choose between Disney Parks, where fairy tales take flight across five incredible lands filled with classic attractions, shows and street parades with Disney Characters OR you may visit the Walt Disney Studios Park and be astounded by the outstanding stunt shows, watch a film being made and see real-life sets used for creating blockbuster movies.
  • Overnight in Paris.
  • (Breakfast and Dinner)

Day 4: Transfer To Brussels And Visit Grand Place, Manneken Pis Statue, And Atomium Photostop

  • Enjoy your breakfast today before we head out. We are going to Brussels today, the capital of Belgium best known for the waffles and French Fries! We’re going to visit one of Europe’s most beautiful squares, the Grand Place which is where you can find the historic medieval Town Hall, the Hôtel de Ville designed in Brabant Gothic style with the iconic bell tower. Not far is where you can find the Manneken Pis statue which is another iconic landmark in the form of a bronze sculpture fountain. It is supposedly of a boy who saved Brussels from a fire disaster.
  • We continue driving and past by St. Michael’s Church before temporarily stopping at the Atomium for pictures. And then continue to Amsterdam where we can reach the hotel in the evening for check-in and overnight stay.
  • If you want you will have free time to go into the Amsterdam city (on your own) and enjoy the nightlife.
  • (Breakfast and Dinner)

Day 5: Explore Amsterdam With Canal Cruise – Visit Keukenhof Gardens (Until 12th May) Or The Zaanse Schans (From 13th May) - Amsterdam Orientation Tour With Dam Square

  • Enjoy your breakfast today before we check-out to explore Netherlands. Before 13th May, we’ll go check out the Keukenhof Gardens which is where you can see gorgeous blooming tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths. You can feel that it’s truly Spring now as you walk through the field of flowers that were established 1949. From 13th May onwards we will venture out of the city to take a half-day tour to the famous little village of Zaanse Schans. Explore this unique historical town on a guided tour with its majestic windmills and wooden houses and traditional crafts. Visit a clog maker and observe how the famous Dutch wooden shoe is made and proceed to visit a cheese farm afterward.
  • Board a glass-topped boat where you will experience the best of this historical city. Thrive on the city’s vibrant past with its 1,000 bridges and quaint old houses. In the afternoon we will do a short orientation tour of Amsterdam where we will spend time at Dam Square. Along the way, marvel at the monuments of Dam Square, including the Royal Palace and Nieuwe Kirk.
  • We then drive towards Cologne, a 2000 years old city spanning the Rhine river and famous for Eau de Cologne. Overnight in Germany.
  • (Breakfast and Dinner)

Day 6: Visit Cologne Cathedral, Travel To The Heart Of The Black Forest And Visit Switzerland’s Largest Waterfall - The Rhine Falls

  • After a delightful breakfast at the hotel, we’re going to check-out and leave for a visit to the Cologne Cathedral. This Gothic structure has 515-feet twin towers and is a World Heritage site as Northern Europe’s largest cathedral. We’ll leave the cathedral to head into the Black Forest, a truly breathtaking forest of pines and firs. The sight of the small villages nestled amidst the heart of the Black Forest will be something out of this world that’ll have you feel breathless.
  • Watch the local craftsmen working on their cuckoo clocks. Sit and relax with a warm cup of drink as we enjoy the scenery before us. We’ll continue driving to Switzerland with a stop at Schaffhausen that’s best known as where you can see Europe’s biggest falls, the Rhine Falls. The sheer size and powerful current will make this an unforgettable sight as you make your way to the hotel for check-in. Overnight stay in Switzerland.
  • (Breakfast and Dinner)

Day 7: Zurich Orientation Tour – World’s First Rotating Cable Car Rotair Up Mt. Titlis Peak At 3,020m

  • Today our day starts by exploring Zurich. See the highlights of Zürich, such as the castle-like National Museum, the shopping avenue of Bahnhofstrasse, and the famous financial district. Stop at the picturesque harbor of Enge and enjoy the beautiful vistas of the crystal-clear Lake Zürich. See the patriarchal guild houses, Zürich Town Hall, and Europe's largest clock face on the Romanesque church of St. Peter. See the imposing cathedral of Grossmünster, and look at the Fraumünster church, whose stained-glass windows are by Marc Chagall.
  • We continue our journey to the small and beautiful town of Engelberg. Enjoy amazing scenery, a once in a lifetime experience with an exhilarating trip to the top of Mt Titlis at 3020 meters on various cable cars including Rotair, the world’s first revolving cable car. Get a breath taking unrestricted 360 degrees stunning view of the dazzling snow caped peak, deep crevasses and pristine white snow fields, dotted with massive ice boulders from every angle. Do not forget to visit the “Cliff Walk” the highest suspension bridge in Europe along the cliff of Mt.Titlis. Later proceed on an orientation tour of Lucerne one of most beautiful cities in Switzerland. Visit the Lion Monument, Kapell Brucke (Chapel Bridge) with some free time to shop for famous Swiss watches, knives and chocolates. Overnight in Zurich.
  • (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 8: Magical Alpine Excursion To The Top Of Europe – The Amazing Jungfraujoch And Scenic Interlaken (Extra Cost)

  • Get set for a memorable magical alpine excursion to Jungfraujoch – The Top of Europe, a high–point of your tour. This tour is not included and can be added at extra cost. First we proceed to Grindelwald Terminal. The new 3S-Bahn Eiger Express takes you from the Grindelwald Terminal to the Eigergletscher station in just 15 minutes. There you board a cogwheel train to reach the highest railway station in Europe at 11,333 feet – a world of eternal ice and snow. Visit the Ice Palace where artists create their work of art in ice. Visit the Sphinx observatory deck to experience a breath-taking panoramic view of the longest glacier in the Alps - Aletsch Glacier. Overnight in Central Switzerland.
  • (Breakfast and Dinner)

Day 9: Departure From Frankfurt

  • Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel before we check-out. We’re going to leave Zurich for Frankfurt in the early morning. The drive will take about 6 hours from Zurich and here, you get to explore Old Town on your free time. Then we’ll drop you at the airport for your scheduled departure back home.
  • (Breakfast)

Exclusions

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  • Tipping is expected from anyone providing your service e.g. Coach Driver, Local Guides, etc. It is mandatory to tip a nominal amount of EUR 3 per person/per day. For the entire duration of this tour which is 9 Days, the total Tips amount is Euro 27 per person to be paid to the Tour Manager on Day 01 of the tour.
  • The tour cost does not include POE charges
  • No porterage included
  • Private airport transfers, Cost of Suggested/Optional Excursions
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as porterage, laundry expenses, wines, mineral water, food and drink not in the regular menu provided by us, minibar, telephone calls, etc.
  • Meals other than that what is mentioned in your itinerary.

Terms and Conditions

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  • Booking amount is minimum Rs.30,000 per person if booking is done 45 days before travel.
  • Within 21-45 days of travel minimum 25% booking deposit is required to confirm the booking.
  • Within 21 days of travel 100% of the amount is required to confirm the booking.
  • Passport should be valid for 6 months from the date of departure
  • The tour includes Flights, Visa and Insurance.
  • The Tour can be cancelled 30 days before travel by paying 10% of the tour value as cancellation charges.
  • Within 15 days - 30 days of travel the tour can be cancelled by paying 50% of the cancellation charge.
  • Within 15 days the tour is completely non-refundable.
  • Please note the tour cost is a combination of EUR component and INR price. The EUR component for the tour is 1200 EUR (currently taken at a ROE of 87 per INR). If there are any changes in EUR and ROE (Rate of Exchange) of EUR to INR increases beyond 90 at the time of travel, the difference will be payable extra and collected at the time of balance payment.
  • In case of any visa rejection, the cancellation charges will be Rs. 15,000 + actual visa fees paid per person will be charged and the balance will be refunded.

Starting from

US$ 2,277

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