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Summer Value Tour European Experience 2024

Holiday Destination, Holiday Type, Escorted Group Holidays, Holiday Themes, Adventure, Family, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Netherlands

Visit:

France | Belgium | Netherlands | Germany | Switzerland | Austria | Italy | Vatican

Includes:

  • 3 nights at Hotel Mercure CDG / Novotel CDG /Zenitude or similar in Paris, France
  • 2 nights at Hotel NH / Best Western or similar in Belgium / Netherlands
  • 1 night at Hotel NH / Mercure / Holiday Inn / Intercity or similar in Germany
  • 2 nights at Hotel Novotel / Radisson Zurich or similar in Switzerland
  • 2 nights at Hotel Reine Victoria / Laudinella or similar in St.Moritz, Switzerland
  • 1 night at Hotel Alpenkoning / Seelos or similar in Innsbruck / Seefeld, Austria
  • 1 night at Hotel Best Western / Astra / Unaway or similar in Ferrara / Padova, Italy
  • 2 nights at Hotel Grand Fonti/ Excelsior/ Fortuna or similar in Chianciano Terme, Italy
  • Accommodation, Meals, Sightseeing and Excursions as per above mentioned itinerary.
  • Services of a professional, friendly and multilingual Tour Manager or a local Representative. (Subject to minimum 15 customers).

Characteristics

Escorted Group Holidays Adventure Family

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Adults1 - 3
Children0 - 3
Total People1 - 4
Room 1

Available Dates are Tentative, please wait for the final confirmation from SOTC Team before issuing the flight tickets. For Payment Details as well, SOTC Team will get in touch with you.

Day 1
Welcome to Paris!

On arrival, our Tour Manager / Local Representative will meet and welcome you outside the airport. Later, we proceed to the hotel and check–in. Overnight in Paris, France. (D)

Note: The standard check-in time is 1500 hrs. We may have to proceed directly for dinner or Packed dinner will be provided in case of late arrivals of flight or long queue at the immigration.

Day 2
Guided city tour – Eiffel Tower (2nd level) – Fragonard Museum – Illumination tour of Paris – Seine river cruise

Today, we proceed for a guided city tour of Paris: see the Alexander Bridge, Arc de Triumph, Concorde Square, Opera House, Invalides, Champs Elysees and much more. Later, we visit the Eiffel Tower (2nd level). Then visit the famous Fragonard perfume museum. In the evening enjoy a cruise on the Seine river along with an “Illumination Tour of Paris” and see Paris by night, with some of the city’s famous monuments / sights lit up. Overnight in Paris, France. (B, L, D)

Day 3
Disneyland® Paris (01 Day 01 Park)

Today, we proceed to Disneyland® Paris where you can visit Disneyland® Park OR Walt Disney Studios® Park (Up to 5 Hours visit). Get charmed by Sleeping Beauty Castle, enjoy exciting rollercoaster rides, meet Alice in Wonderland, Pinocchio and others in Fantasyland as well as travelling to the four corners of the globe in Adventureland. Overnight in Paris, France. (B, D)

Note:
Due to stringent security checks at the Eiffel Tower, it may take up to 4 – 5 hours in the queue.
Due to 2024 Summer Olympics held in Paris, city tours may not take place for several groups in case of road closures for rehearsals / events that would be taking place from 11th July, 2024 to 23rd September, 2024. Seine River, France

Day 4
Orientation tour of Brussels – Photo stop at Atomium

Today, we drive to Brussels. On arrival, enjoy an orientation tour. See the Grand Place and the legendary Manneken Pis statue. Later, we have a photo stop at the Atomium. Overnight in Belgium / Netherlands. (B, L, D) Day 5 Till 12th May, 2023: Keukenhof – Cheese Farm & Wooden Shoe Workshop – Dam Square Today, we proceed to Keukenhof – the largest spring garden in the world. Next, we visit a cheese farm and wooden shoe factory. Later, we visit the famous Dam Square: see the Royal Palace, Nieuwe Kerk and War Memorial. Overnight in Belgium / Netherlands. (B, L, D) OR

Day 05
From 13th May,2023: Madurodam – Cheese Farm & Wooden Shoe Workshop – Dam Square

Today, we proceed to Madurodam – Holland in Miniature Park. Next, we visit a cheese farm and wooden shoe factory. Later, we visit the famous Dam Square: see the Royal Palace, Nieuwe Kerk and War Memorial. Overnight in Belgium / Netherlands. (B, L, D)

Day 6
Cologne Cathedral – Rhine river cruise

Today, we drive to Cologne to visit the Cologne Cathedral. Later, we enjoy a scenic cruise on the River Rhine. Overnight in Germany. (B, D)

Day 7
Visit Black Forest – View the Rhine Falls

Today, we drive to Titisee and visit the heart of Black Forest, its dense, evergreen forests & picturesque villages. Next, we drive to Schaffhausen to see the Rhine Falls. Overnight in Zurich, Switzerland. (B, L, D)

Day 8
Day at leisure OR Excursion to Jungfraujoch with Lunch and Interlaken (Optional)

Today, the day is at leisure OR you can join us for a visit to Jungfraujoch - The Top of Europe. We take the cable car followed by a cogwheel train up to a height of 3,454 meters to Europe’s highest railway station. Visit the Ice Palace and the Sphinx observatory deck to view the longest glacier in the Alps. Later, we visit Interlaken. Overnight in Zurich, Switzerland. (B, D) Note: Guests who do not opt for this Optional excursion will get packed dinner delivered at the hotel when the group arrives.

Day 9
Visit Mt. Titlis – Orientation tour of Lucerne – Onto St. Moritz

Today, we visit Mt Titlis. Our cable car ride includes the world’s first rotating cable car, the Rotair – to the top of Mt. Titlis at 3,020 metres. Do visit the “Cliff Walk” a suspension bridge along the cliff of Mt. Titlis. Next, we proceed for an orientation tour of Lucerne: See the Lion Monument, and Kapellbrucke with some free time to shop for famous Swiss watches, knives and chocolates. Later, drive to St Moritz, a luxurious alpine holiday resort of the world’s rich and famous, situated at an elevation of 1856 meters above sea level. Overnight in St Moritz, Switzerland. (B, L, D)

Day 10
St. Moritz – Mt. Diavolezza – Horse Carriage ride

Today, we proceed to the train station to board the train. Travel on the famous Bernina route to Diavolezza. Proceed by cable car to scintillating Mt. Diavolezza summit of 2973 meters / 9754 feet above sea level. Enjoy a breathtaking view of the Engadine range of the Swiss Alps and the highest peak of the Eastern Alps – Piz Bernina. Later proceed back to your hotel where you have some free time to explore the beautiful and rich town of Mt. Moritz Later, we take you for a fascinating horse carriage ride. Overnight in St. Moritz, Switzerland. (B, L, D)

Day 11
Orientation tour of Innsbruck – Swarovski Crystal Museum and shop

Today, we drive to Innsbruck. On arrival, we enjoy an orientation tour: see the Golden Roof and the Maria Theresien Strasse. Later we visit the Swarovski Crystal Museum and shop in Wattens. Overnight in Innsbruck / Seefeld, Austria. (B, L, D)

Day 12
Orientation tour of Venice

Today, we drive to Italy and proceed to the pier to take a private boat to Venice. On arrival, we visit St. Mark’s square to see the Basilica, Doge’s Palace, Campanile and Bridge of Sighs. Overnight in Padova / Ferrara, Italy. (B, L, D)

Day 13
Guided city tour of Florence

Today, we proceed to Florence for a guided walking tour: see the Duomo, the Campanile, the Baptistery with its Gates of Paradise and Piazza Della Signoria. Overnight in Chianciano Terme, Italy. (B, LL, D)

Day 14
Day trip to Rome - Guided tour of Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel Guided city tour of Rome

Today, we go on a day trip to Rome. On arrival, we proceed for a guided city tour of Vatican & Rome: Enter the Vatican City – the smallest country in the world (shorts or sleeveless vests not allowed) including a visit to the Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica and St. Peter’s Square. Next, we continue with the guided city tour of Rome: See Circus Maximus and photo-stop at Colosseum & Arc of Constantine. Overnight in Chianciano Terme, Italy. (B, L, D)

Day 15
See Leaning Tower of Pisa – Return back home with pleasant memories!

Today, we proceed to Pisa to see the world-famous leaning tower of Pisa. Later, we drive to Milan airport for your flight back home. Kindly spare a few minutes to share your feedback with your Tour Manager. Your valued suggestions will be most appreciated. Arrive home with pleasant memories of your Europe tour, which we are sure you will treasure for a lifetime. (B)

Note:
Due to flight connectivity, few groups may depart out of Rome instead of Milan. Kindly check with your sales staff for your exact flight details.
In major European cities, there are parking restrictions for coaches and it is not possible to stop at all the places during the city tour. Your Tour Manager will try his/her best to stop coach wherever possible for a photo stop.
Arrival / Departure Transfers will be provided subject to minimum 4 passengers travelling together.
Due to 2024 Summer Olympics held in Paris, the hotel in Paris may be at the outskirts of the city and may attract extra surcharge. (1st July 2024 – 31st September 2024)

FRANCE:
• Guided city tour of Paris
• Visit 2nd level of Eiffel Tower
• Visit Disneyland® Paris (01 Day 01 Park)
• Visit Fragonard Museum
• Illumination tour of Paris
• Seine river cruise

BELGIUM:
• Orientation tour of Brussels
• Photo Stop at Atomium

NETHERLANDS:
• Visit Keukenhof (Till 12th May, 2023)
• Visit Madurodam – Holland in Miniature (From 13th May, 2023)
• Visit a Cheese Farm & Wooden shoe factory

GERMANY:
• Enjoy River Rhine cruise
• Visit the Cologne Cathedral
• Visit Black Forest

SWITZERLAND:
• Photo stop at Rhine Falls
• Chance to visit Jungfraujoch with Lunch and Interlaken (Optional)
• Visit Mt. Titlis
• Orientation tour of Lucerne
• Visit to Mt. Diavolezza via train and cable car in St Moritz
• Horse carriage ride in St Moritz

AUSTRIA:
• Visit the Swarovski Crystal Museum and shop
• Orientation tour of Innsbruck

ITALY VENICE:
• Visit St. Mark’s square on a private boat

FLORENCE:
• Guided Walking tour

ROME:
• Guided city tour

VATICAN CITY:
• Visit the St. Peter’s Basilica and Square
• Visit the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel.

PISA:
• Visit Square of Miracles - See the Leaning Tower of Pisa


MEALS:
• Daily continental breakfast (Breakfast includes bread with butter, jam, cereals, juice, milk and coffee)
• 9 Indian Jain / vegetarian / non-vegetarian lunches
• 1 Local Lunch
• 14 Indian Jain / vegetarian / non-vegetarian dinners

Note: Packed lunches, if applicable, will be Jain / vegetarian.
  • 3 nights at Hotel Mercure CDG / Novotel CDG /Zenitude or similar in Paris, France
  • 2 nights at Hotel NH / Best Western or similar in Belgium / Netherlands
  • 1 night at Hotel NH / Mercure / Holiday Inn / Intercity or similar in Germany
  • 2 nights at Hotel Novotel / Radisson Zurich or similar in Switzerland
  • 2 nights at Hotel Reine Victoria / Laudinella or similar in St.Moritz, Switzerland
  • 1 night at Hotel Alpenkoning / Seelos or similar in Innsbruck / Seefeld, Austria
  • 1 night at Hotel Best Western / Astra / Unaway or similar in Ferrara / Padova, Italy
  • 2 nights at Hotel Grand Fonti/ Excelsior/ Fortuna or similar in Chianciano Terme, Italy

  • Accommodation, Meals, Sightseeing and Excursions as per above mentioned itinerary.
  • Services of a professional, friendly and multilingual Tour Manager or a local Representative. (Subject to minimum 15 customers).
  • Passport, Visa charges, Airport & Port taxes.
  • Cost of your Air tickets required to participate in this tour.
  • Tipping is expected from anyone providing your service e.g. Coach Driver, Local Guides etc. It is mandatory to tip a nominal amount of Euro 3 per person/per day. For the entire duration of this tour. Which is 14 Days, the total Tips amount is Euros 42 per person to be paid to the Tour Manager on Day 01 of the tour.
  • Porterage, tips, Insurance, laundry, telephone charges, airport transfers, transfers all items of personal nature and also food and drinks not forming part of the group menus.
  • Cost of the Cost of Suggested Excursions. (Suggested Excursions will be operated subject to minimum 20 passengers)
  • Any increase in the rate of exchange leading to an increase in all land arrangement which may come in to effect prior to departure.
  • Arrival or Departure PCR – COVID test if required by the airline or Government bodies
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in ‘What your Tour Price includes’ box..

OPTIONAL TOUR COST

OPTIONAL TOUR ADULT (USD 200), CHILD (USD 145)

Visit Jungfraujoch with Champagne Lunch & Interlaken

Note: Optional will be operated subject to minimum strength of 20 passengers.

  • 3 nights at Hotel Mercure CDG / Novotel CDG /Zenitude or similar in Paris, France
  • 2 nights at Hotel NH / Best Western or similar in Belgium / Netherlands
  • 1 night at Hotel NH / Mercure / Holiday Inn / Intercity or similar in Germany
  • 2 nights at Hotel Novotel / Radisson Zurich or similar in Switzerland
  • 2 nights at Hotel Reine Victoria / Laudinella or similar in St.Moritz, Switzerland
  • 1 night at Hotel Alpenkoning / Seelos or similar in Innsbruck / Seefeld, Austria
  • 1 night at Hotel Best Western / Astra / Unaway or similar in Ferrara / Padova, Italy
  • 2 nights at Hotel Grand Fonti/ Excelsior/ Fortuna or similar in Chianciano Terme, Italy

Single room supplement USD 770 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.



VISA REQUIREMENTS:
You must be in possession of a Multiple Entry Schengen visa. The cost of this visa is 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 Paris and depart from Rome / Milan. It would be advisable to check with your sales officer or local travel agent for ticketing.
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