Grand Tour of Europe with All Meals (Summer 2023)

3N London , 3N Paris , 1N Eindhoven , 1N Cologne , 3N Zurich , 1N Innsbruck , 1N Padova , 1N Arezzo and 1N Rome
16 days

From

US$ 3,942

per person

Operated by TripFactory

Highlights

  • To and Fro Economy Class Airfare Included
  • Stay in good 4 star hotels in Europe
  • Daily Continental Breakfast
  • 13 Indian Jain/Vegetarian/Non-Vegetarian Lunches
  • 15 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

Daily Breakfast, 13 Indian Lunches and 15 Indian Dinners (Choice of Veg/Non Veg/Jain Food)

Flights

To and Fro Economy Class Flights (into Rome and out of London)

Accommodation

Novotel London Heathrow Airport - M4 Jct 4 or Similar

3 night(s) in London

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Hôtel Forest Hill Paris Meudon-Vélizy or Similar

3 night(s) in Paris

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Tulip Inn Eindhoven Airport or Similar

1 night(s) in Eindhoven

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Leonardo Hotel Köln Bonn Airport or Similar

1 night(s) in Cologne

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Movenpick Hotel Zuerich-Airport or Similar

3 night(s) in Zurich

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Alphotel or Similar

1 night(s) in Innsbruck

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

AC Hotel Padova by Marriott or Similar

1 night(s) in Padova

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Hotel Planet or Similar

1 night(s) in Arezzo

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Mercure Roma West or Similar

1 night(s) in Rome

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Included in the price

London

  • Visit Madame Tussauds London
  • London City Tour with Changing of the Guards
  • Ride the London Eye
  • UK Visa Fees Included (with Guaranteed Appointments)
  • Daily Indian Lunch and Dinner
  • Visit the Windsor Castle and Oxford
  • Visit the Cotswalds UNESCO World Heritage Site

Paris

  • Visit to the 2nd level of the Eiffel Tower
  • Enjoy romantic cruise on River Seine
  • Multiple Entry Schengen Visa (with Guaranteed Visa Appointments)
  • Travel from London to Paris by High Speed Eurostar Train
  • Standard Travel Insurance (coverage of USD 50,000 per traveler)
  • City tour with a local guide

Eindhoven

  • Photo stop at the Atomium
  • The magnificent Grand Place and Manneken Pis Statue
  • Enjoy sights of Amsterdam on a Canal Cruise
  • Daily Indian Lunches and Dinners
  • Free time for Amsterdam Nightlife
  • Walk through the world’s largest and the most beautiful floral display at Keukenhof (till 15th May)

Cologne

  • Visit the Cologne Cathedral
  • Visit Cuckoo Clock Making at Drubba
  • Transfer through the Black Forest Region

Zurich

  • View the magnification Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen
  • Daily Indian Lunches and Dinners
  • Witness breath-taking mountain peaks and glaciers at Mt. Titlis
  • Full Orientation tour of Lucerne
  • Ride in the world’s first revolving cable car

Innsbruck

  • See the Maria Theresien Strasse and the Golden Roof
  • Orientation of Vaduz, the Capital of the principality of Lichtenstein
  • Visit the Swarovski Crystal Museum and shop
  • Daily Indian Lunches and Dinners

Padova

  • St. Mark’s square by Private boat
  • Daily Indian lunches and dinners
  • Enjoy a classic Venetian Gondola ride

Arezzo

  • Visit Square of Miracles
  • Daily Indian lunches and dinners
  • Photo-stop at the Leaning Tower of Pisa

Rome

  • Daily Indian lunches and dinners
  • Guided City tour with a local English speaking guide
  • Visit to the awe-inspiring Sistine Chapel
  • Visit the magnificent St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Visit the Vatican Museum – see sculptures and masterpieces of Renaissance art
  • Visit to Trevi Fountain

Day-wise Itinerary

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Day 1: Fly Into London, The Financial, Political And Cultural Heart Of Britain. Orientation Tour Of London & Ride The London Eye

  • Welcome! Today we board our flight to one of the most beautiful cities - London. On arrival check into the hotel and relax in the comfort of the hotel. London is the capital & largest city of England & The United Kingdom. In the evening we proceed for familiarization orientation tour of London.
  • Later we will proceed for London eye. Get splendid views of the city while you ride the London eye at a slow speed for 30 minutes. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the United Kingdom, which stands at 135 meters tall overlooking the river Thames. Overnight stay in London
  • (Dinner)

Day 2: Guided City Tour Of London With Changing Of Guards At Bucking Palace. Visit The Famous Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. Visit To Oxford Street.

  • This morning we proceed on a city tour with our expert local guide covering important landmarks like, Hyde Park, the Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, Buckingham Palace, Tower Bridge, River Thames, The Tower of London and many more sights. Witness the changing of guards (subject to operational) Next, we proceed to visit the renowned Madame Tussauds wax museum. Be enthralled by the world’s largest wax collection of famous personalities. Later we visit to Oxford street for shopping. Overnight stay in London.
  • (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Day 3: Guided Windsor Castle, Oxford - Visit The Cotswalds Countryside

  • Today, drive to Windsor and enjoy a guided tour of the Windsor Castle – the Royal Residence and the venue of the wedding of Prince Harry. Visit the Cotswalds Countryside. The Cotswolds, a range of rolling hills in the west of England, are home to traditional villages, stately homes, and UNESCO–listed treasures. Explore historic towns and villages such as Bibury, Burford, and Stow-on-the-Wold. Later, drive to Oxford and proceed on a Guided tour of Oxford . It is a beautiful city of stunning architecture, history and culture. You’ll find ancient and modern colleges, fascinating museums and galleries, and plenty of parks, gardens and green spaces in which to relax. Overnight in London.
  • (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4: Transfer From London To Paris

  • Today after breakfast, we proceed to Folkstone to take the Le Shuttle to Calais. Upon reaching Calais we drive to Paris (approx. 4 hours) and check- at our hotel. In the evening we visit the heart of Paris city center where you are free to spend time on your own.
  • (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Day 5: Guided City Tour Of Paris. Visit To Eiffel Tower 2nd Level. Enjoy A Romantic Cruise On The River Seine.

  • 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. Later in the day, visit Montmartre known for its artist’s history. 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, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Enjoy Your Fun Filled Day At Disneyland Paris (Optional Tour)

  • This day you can opt (at extra cost) to experience a day full of excitement at this popular amusement park. 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, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 7: Onto Brussels. Visit Grand Place And Manneken Pis Statue Photo Stop At Atomium.

  • Today we proceed to Brussels, Headquarters of the European Union and capital of Belgium. On arrival in Brussels we visit one of Europe’s most beautiful squares, the Grand Place, home to the medieval Town Hall and the fabled Manneken Pis statue. Drive past St. Michael’s Church and stop for a photograph at the Atomium. Later we move to Netherlands where we reach our hotel by evening and check-in.
  • Overnight in Netherlands. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 8: Explore Amsterdam With Canal Cruise. Visit Keukenhof Gardens (Till 15th May) Or Visit The Miniature Park – Madurodam. (From 16th May)

  • Today morning after breakfast we proceed to the city of Lisse to tour the legendary Keukenhof Gardens (till 15th May). Be astounded by the vast numbers of tulips, daffodils and hyacinths, that create dazzling ranges of colour. From 16th May we visit Madurodam a miniature park to see a range of perfect 1:25 scale model replicas of famous Dutch landmarks, historical cities and large developments. Feel like a giant amidst models of palaces, canals, windmills, harbours, airport and other Holland attractions.
  • 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. We then drive towards Cologne, a 2000 years old city spanning the Rhine river and famous for Eau de Cologne. On arrival see the imposing Cologne Cathedral, a Gothic masterpiece with its 515 feet twin towers, a World Heritage site and the largest cathedral in Northern Europe.
  • Overnight in Germany. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 9: See The Largest Gothic Cathedral In Rhineland – The Cologne Cathedral.travel To The Heart Of The Black Forest. See The Largest Waterfall In Switzerland - The Rhine Falls.

  • Check out, relax in your coach as we drive to the heart of the Black Forest, known for its dense, evergreen forests and picturesque villages. You will be enthralled at the scenic beauty of the quaint villages in the heart of Black Forest region. Witness a demonstration of how cuckoo clocks are made. Sit back and enjoy the scenic drive towards Switzerland. Visit Schaffhausen, where you see the magnificent Rhine Falls – Europe’s biggest and most spectacular falls.
  • Overnight in Central Switzerland. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 10: A Magical Alpine Excursion To The Top Of Europe - The Amazing Jungfraujoch And Scenic Interlaken. (Optional Tour At 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 artistes 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, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 11: Visit Mt. Titlis- Enjoy Cable Car Rides Including The World’s Firstrotating Cable Car, The Rotair – To The Top Of Mt. Titlis At 3,020 Metres

  • Today enjoy amazing scenery, a once in a lifetime experience with an exhilarating tip to the top of Mt Titlis at 3020 metres 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 with some free time to shop for famous Swiss watches, knives and chocolates.
  • Overnight in Central Switzerland. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 12: Drive To Vaduz, The Capital At The Principality Of Liechtenstein. Visit Swarovski Crystal Museum – The Dazzling World Of Crystals. Visit Innsbruck – The Tyrolean Capital Of Picturesque Austria.

  • Relax in your coach as you take a scenic drive to Innsbruck. En route arrive in Vaduz, the capital of Liechtenstein, a tiny principality nestled between Switzerland and Austria. It lies entirely within the Alps and covering an area of just sixty-two square miles. Liechtenstein is the sixth smallest independent nation in the world. It follows a policy of neutrality and is one of the few countries in the world that maintains no military. Next proceed to Wattens, to visit the Swarovski World of Crystals and marvel at the crystalline works of art. Later enjoy an orientation tour of the beautiful city, Innsbruck. See the Golden Roof with its fire gilded copper tiles, a characteristic landmark of Innsbruck, walk down cobblestone pathways of Maria Theresien Strasse. You can sit at one of the many outdoor cafes, admire the magnificent baroque architecture and relive medieval European culture. The splendid Alps in the background provide a perfect picture-postcard setting.
  • Overnight in Austria. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 13: Welcome To Venice - The Floating City Of Italy. Enjoy Gondola Ride.

  • Check out of your hotel and proceed towards Venice – Italy. City of Beautiful Monuments, Serpentine Canals, city that inspired poetry and passion through the ages. Arrive at the pier in Venice, where we board a private boat. Enjoy your Indian lunch on board while you sail over the Giudecca Canal, to arrive at St. Mark’s Square – the main square of Venice. View St Mark’s Basilica - one of the best examples of Byzantine architecture,
  • Witness the famed Bell Tower and Clock Tower with the dominant sign of the Zodiac and current phase of the moon. See the Bridge of Sighs, made of white lime stone, that passes over the Rio di Palazzo, connecting the old prisons with interrogations rooms at the Doge’s Palace. Witness a Murano Glass demonstration and marvel at the intricate and colourful glass artefacts, hand-crafted by master craftsmen. Treasure a romantic Gondola ride in a flat bottomed Venetian rowing boat, amidst the stunning backdrop of baroque buildings. This truly is the best way to enjoy this enchanting city. We return to the pier and later check in to your hotel.
  • Overnight in Padova. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 14: View The Remarkable And Famous Leaning Tower Of Pisa.

  • This morning check out and drive to Florence – the cradle of the Renaissance. View the Duomo – the city’s most iconic landmark, the Campanile and the Baptistery with its Gates to Paradise. Also see the Piazza Della Signoria – an open-air museum crammed with Renaissance sculptures, edged by historic cafes and presided over by the magnificent Palazzo Vecchio and the famed Ponte Vecchio (bridge) across the River Arno. Next, drive to Piazzale Michelangelo to get a spectacular panoramic view of the city. Later proceed towards Pisa. On arrival see the Square of Miracles with the stupendous Leaning Tower of Pisa.
  • Overnight in Tuscany region. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 15: All Roads Lead To Rome – The Eternal City. Visit The World’s Smallest Country – The Vatican City. (Which Includes Vatican Museum, Sisitne Chapel & St. Peter’s Basilica)

  • Today check-out and proceed towards the eternal city of Rome. Enjoy a guided city tour of Rome with an expert English-speaking local guide. Next visit the Vatican City – the smallest country in the world (Please note shorts or sleeveless vests are not allowed). Enter the Vatican Museum, where you see the renowned classical sculptures and masterpieces of the Renaissance Art. Visit Sistine Chapel – a source of inspiration for art lovers and tourists alike and known for its masterpiece – the Last Judgement. This is also where the Pope gets elected. Visit the divinely beautiful basilica of St. Peter’s. Get mesmerized by the works of Michelangelo and Bernini. We continue and then drive to view the magnificent Colosseum, a vast amphitheatre that is still well preserved. Next, Visit the beautiful Trevi Fountains. The Legend says that tossing a coin over your shoulder gets you back to Rome.
  • Overnight in Rome. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 16: Fly Back Home

  • Your memorable holiday ends, today it’s time to fly back home. Say goodbye to the wonderful new friends you have made on the tour. Check out and depart for the Airport with pleasant memories of your European trip which you will cherish for a lifetime.
  • (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 10 Days, the total Tips amount is Euro 30 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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  • Passport should be valid for 6 months from the date of departure
  • The tour includes Flights, Visa and Insurance.
  • The actual airlines will be disclosed 90 days before your travel date.
  • 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 2,500 EUR (currently taken at a ROE of 81 per INR). If there are any changes in EUR and ROE (Rate of Exchange) of EUR to INR increases beyond 82.5 at the time of travel, the difference will be payable extra and collected at the time of balance payment.

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US$ 3,942

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