Essential Europe Tour

Honeymoon Packages
2 People Breakfast Swiss Pass Excursions

Den Haag, Cologne, Innsbruck, Venice, Florence, Rome, Pisa, Mount Titlis, Lucerne, Interlaken, Jungfraujoch, Paris

4 Nights / 5 Days Tour
01 Day One: London – Dover - Ferry – Calais – The Netherlands

Early morning, at the check-in point, you will meet your Tour Manager and join the coach for a leisurely drive from London to Dover port, to board the ferry for the short channel crossing to Calais. Upon arrival, we proceed through Belgium and The Netherlands to visit Madurodam Model Village to see miniature Holland (or Keukenhof Gardens for arrivals in Holland between March 20th and May 18th). En route you will see the Dutch countryside and pass the iconic windmills of Holland. Later we drive to our hotel and check in for an overnight stay. (Dinner)

02 Day Two: The Netherlands - Cologne – Rhine Cruise - Mannheim / Frankfurt area

Driving east across The Netherlands and into Germany, we join the autobahn and arrive at the famous city of Cologne where you can marvel Europe’s largest Gothic twin spire cathedral. Continuing our drive into the Rhine valley we board a cruise ship for an unforgettable trip along the River Rhine. Admire the majestic views, mountain top fairy tale castles and ancient fortresses. Late evening check into our hotel. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

03 Day Three: Mannheim / Frankfurt area – Innsbruck

Depart this morning for Austria. Our journey takes us through the spectacular region of the Bavarian Alps, arriving at Wattens, where we visit the famous Swarovski Crystal Worlds Shop displaying a unique selection of products. We then proceed to Innsbruck, the capital of the Tyrol region. Enjoy this charming town of green domes and red roofs - see the Hofburg and the Golden roof. Late evening check into our hotel. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

04Day Four: Innsbruck - Venice / Padova area

This morning we drive across Europabrucke, one of Europe’s highest bridges, admire the amazing views, winding our way through the Brenner pass we cross the Italian border. Welcome to Italy! We drive to Venice, the city of unparalleled beauty and romantic gondolas. Our tour starts with a boat ride to St. Mark’s Square – the most elegant square in the world, to see the Bridge of Sighs, the Doges Palace and the Basilica di San Marco. Late evening check into our hotel. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

05 Day Five: Venice / Padova area – Pisa - Arezzo

Today we depart for Pisa. On route we cross the Appennines and the gentle hilly countryside of Tuscany to reach Pisa, where we visit the Field of Miracles. Marvel at the marble Cathedral in the Pisan Romanesque style, the Baptistery, and one of the wonders of the world, the legendary Leaning Tower and where you have some time to browse through the shops. Later we check into our hotel for a two night stay. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

06 Day Six: Arezzo – Rome – Arezzo

Passing sunlit valleys of the Chianti wine region and ancient fortresses perched high on the hills, we reach the ‘Eternal City’. On arrival, we meet our local guide who will show us the splendours of St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Museums, including the Sistine Chapel, a renaissance masterpiece. In the afternoon, we take in other ancient sights - Piazza Venezia, the Roman Forum, which was the political centre of the Roman Empire, Colosseum, Circus Maximus, and the spectacular Trevi Fountain, where you may make a wish. Late evening return to our hotel. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

07 Day Seven: Arezzo – Florence - Lugano – Switzerland

Joining the autostrada, we proceed to Florence. On arrival, we visit Piazzale Michelangelo to enjoy one of the best views of this renaissance city across the River Arno. Later, driving north through Italy, we cross the Swiss border, passing spectacular scenery around the lake regions of Como and Lugano. We make a brief photo stop near Lake Lugano, before driving through the Gotthard tunnel. We arrive at our hotel late evening, and check in for a two-night stay. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

08 Day Nine: Switzerland: Mount Titlis - Lucerne

Driving through the Swiss alpine region and the winding mountain roads to the valley of Engelberg, we start our ascent to board the world’s first revolving cable car, reaching the peak of 10,000 feet and the highest viewpoint in central Switzerland – Mount Titlis (weather permitting). Visit the Glacier Grotto or enjoy a breathtaking panorama from the sun terrace. . In the afternoon, we begin our descent, passing melting glaciers and majestic waterfalls. Later we visit the town of Lucerne, to see the Chapel Bridge and the Lion Monument. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

09 Day Ten: Switzerland: Interlaken – Jungfraujoch – Lausanne/ Lake Geneva area

Today, we first drive to the town of Interlaken, the scene of many “Bollywood” films, where you have some time to browse through the shops. From Interlaken a short drive brings us to Lauterbrunnen, where we board the train for the scenic journey to Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe, the highest railway station in Europe at 3,454 metres (weather permitting). Visit the Ice Palace with ice sculptures or enjoy the panoramic views from the Sphinx Terrace. Early evening we begin our descent. Later we drive to our hotel and check-in for an overnight stay. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

10 Day Eight: Switzerland: Geneva – Paris

Early morning, we depart for Geneva, Switzerland’s truly international city and home to many international organizations. On our panoramic tour, we will see the main sights: UN buildings, English gardens, the Flower Clock and the Jet d’eau. Continue onto Paris, one of the most exciting and popular cities of Europe, renowned for it’s fashion, perfumes, and of course - French champagne and wines. On arrival, we check into our hotel for a two nights stay. After dinner join us for a River Seine Cruise & Paris by Night Tour (*). Admire the spectacular facades from your covered boat. Later on our night Tour we will see the main sights illuminated. (Breakfast, Dinner)

11 Day Eleven: Paris

Today you have the choice of two exciting day tours;
Paris City Tour
This morning, on our orientation tour of Paris, we will be introduced to the main sights of this beautiful city: Hotel des Invalides, Arc de Triomphe, Champs Elysees, Place de la Concorde, and the Opera. Later we proceed to Versailles, to visit the magnificent Gardens at the Palace of Versailles, the former residence of the famous “Sun King”. Evening at leisure. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Disneyland Paris Theme Park
This morning we drive to the famous Disneyland Paris Theme Park where a day of excitement awaits the entire family. Meet your favourite Disney characters, watch amazing shows, ride the hair-raising “Space Mountain: Mission 2” roller coaster, enter Indiana Jones and the Temple of Peril and find yourself in a runaway wagon speeding through the ancient ruins. Early evening we depart for dinner. Evening at leisure. (Breakfast, Dinner)

12 Day Twelve: Paris – Calais - Ferry – Dover – London

Today we visit the third floor (**) of the Eiffel Tower to witness a spectacular panoramic view of the city. Next we visit a French perfumery for some last minute shopping. Early afternoon we depart and journey north for Calais to board the ferry for the return channel crossing. On arrival at Dover port, we proceed to London, where your tour ends and its time to say farewell to all your new friends you have made on tour. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Note (*): Please note that the River Seine Cruise & Paris by Night Tour may be operated on either Day 10 or Day 11 as per convenience. Note (**): The reservation to visit the Eiffel Tower is subject to availability, and could be to the 2nd / 3rd Floor.

  • THE NETHERLANDS: : Visit Madurodam Model Village (or Keukenhof Gardens between March 20th and May 18th)
  • COLOGNE: Visit the Gothic Cathedral
  • RHINE VALLEY:Scenic drive and River Rhine Cruise
  • WATTENS:Visit to Swarovski Crystal Worlds Shop
  • INNSBRUCK: Orientation Tour including the Hofburg and Golden Roof
  • VENICE: Boat ride to St. Mark’s Square, visit St. Mark’s Square - see the Bridge of Sighs, Doges Palace and the Basilica di San Marco
  • PISA: Visit Field of Miracles – see Cathedral, Baptistry and Leaning Tower
  • ROME:Guided City Tour including a visit to St. Peter’s Basilica & Vatican museum, see Piazza Venezia and the Roman Forum and Circus Maximus, Time Elevator show and Trevi Fountain
  • FLORENCE: View of the city from Piazzale Michelangelo
  • PARIS: Paris City Tour:Orientation Tour of Paris, visit to the Gardens at the Palace of Versailles, third floor (**) of the Eiffel Tower, French Perfumery OR Disneyland Paris Theme Park:Visit to Disneyland Paris – one day unlimited pass, third floor (**) of the Eiffel Tower, French Perfumery
Our Price Includes
  • 11 nights in a First Class Hotel with private facilities
  • 11 Vegetarian Buffet Breakfasts, 9 Indian Vegetarian Lunches (Hot / Packed) (1 additional Lunch on Day 11 for Paris City Tour passengers) and 11 Indian Vegetarian / Non Vegetarian Dinners
  • Meal Plan is indicated at the bottom of your daily Itinerary: Breakfast, Indian Vegetarian / Non Vegetarian Dinner, Indian Vegetarian Lunch (Hot / Packed)
  • Return channel crossings by Ferry
  • All coach transportation by executive cruise liners from departure to tour termination points
  • All sightseeing, entrances and excursions as mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Services of Bi-lingual Tour Manager throughout the Tour
Price does not include
  • Meals other than those indicated above, drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls & expenses of personal nature.
  • Airfare, airport tax, visa, travel and health insurance.
  • Local Transfers from Airport/Railway Station to Hotel and Exucursion Sites or vice-versa at places mentioned above.
  • The Tour Cost is subject to change without prior notice.
  • Hotels : Subject to Availability at the time of making Reservation
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