GLORY OF EUROPE

Duration 15 Days & 14 Nights
Departure Dates  30 Apr 2018, 12 May 2018, 12 Oct 2018
Countries Visited Italy, Vatican, Switzerland, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium,France, Portugal & Spain

Day 01 :: HOMETOWN – ROME

Assemble at International Airport. Fly to Rome. Overnight and dinner at Rome.

Accomodation :: Grand Hotel Duca D’Este or similar

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 02 :: ROME

After Continental breakfast in Hotel proceed for full day sightseeing with Guide. Overnight stay in Rome.

Visit ::Major Mary Basilica, St. Paul outside the walls, St. John Lateran, Holy Steps, Colosseum (Outside View only) & Trevi Fountain.

The Colosseum or Coliseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre is an elliptical amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy.

Accomodation :: Grand Hotel Duca D’Este or similar

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 01 :: ROME – VATICAN – ASSISI

After breakfast, proceed to Vatican City with Papal Audience. Entrance to Vatican Museum (The greatest museums in the world, since they display works from the immense collection built up by the Roman Catholic Church throughout the centuries including some of the most renowned classical sculptures and most important masterpieces of Renaissance art in the world) and proceed to Assisi.
Dinner and Overnight stay in Assisi.

Accomodation :: Hotel Domus Tacis or similar

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 04 :: ASSISI – PADUA

Continental breakfast in Hotel proceed to visit the the Papal Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi (lower & upper basilica) is the mother church of the Roman Catholic. This basilica is one of the most important places of Christian pilgrimage in Italy.Then transfer from Assisi to Padua by coach.

Visit :: St. Anthony of Padua. The Pontifical Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua is a Roman church and minor basilica in Padua, northern Italy.

Then transfer you from Assisi – Padua. Dinner and Overnight stay in Padua.

Accomodation :: Hotel LE Sorgenti or similar

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 05 :: PADUA – VENIC – ENGELBERG

After breakfast proceed to Venice. Transfer to Venice Island, guide (English speaking) for half day sightseeing tour.Proceed for Venice Island walking tour. Visit Glass blowing display in Murano Glass Showroom. Visit to San Marco Basilica. (The Patriarchal Cathedral Basilica of Saint Mark (officially known in Italian as the Basilica Cattedrale Patriarcale di San Marco and commonly known as Saint Mark’s Basilica) is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Venice, northern Italy).

Proceed to Engelberg.

Engelberg is the leading mountain resort (Urner Alps) in central Switzerland. In the middle Ages, Engelberg was known for the educational accomplishments of its Benedictine monastery, the Engelberg Abbey, whose school was well-known and regarded throughout the country. From the 19th Century, Engelberg became internationally known as a resort and spa, but is today visited as much for skiing as for its clean air. With its combination of modern sports facilities and alpine location, Engelberg is a magnet for both summer and winter tourism. The closest large cities are Lucerne and Zurich.
Dinner and Overnight stay in Engelberg.

Accomodation :: Hotel Hoheneck or similar

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 06 :: ENGELBERG – MT. TITLIS – LUCERNE – ENGELBERG

After the breakfast proceed to Cable Car Ride at Engelberg, Mt Titlis with Lunch on the Top & return. Voucher is not required for this service long distance vehicle to transfer you to Lucerne 36kms 00:30hrs and View of Lion Monument (loewendenkmal),View of Spreuerbrucke.(spreuer bridge),view of Kapellbruecke (chapel bridge), Orientation tour. Overnight stay in Engelberg.

Accomodation :: Hotel Hoheneck or similar

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 07 :: ENGELBERG – COLOGNE

After breakfast, proceed to Cologne.On the way, visit Rhine falls. Dinner & overnight in Cologne.

Accomodation :: Hotel Azimut or similar

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 08 :: COLOGNE – AMSTERDAM

After breakfast, visit Cologne Cathedral on your own.

Visit :: Keukenhof Tulip Gardens

Keukenhof also known as the Garden of Europe is the world’s largest flower garden. It is situated near Lisse, the Netherlands. Keukenhof is open annually from mid-March to mid-May. The best time to view the tulips is around mid-April, depending on the weather

Then Visit to Madurodam.

Madurodam is a miniature park and tourist attraction in the Scheveningen district of The Hague, Netherlands, The park was opened in 1952 and has been visited by tens of millions of visitors since that date. In 2012 Madurodam celebrated its 60th anniversary.

Dinner and Overnight stay in Amsterdam.

Accomodation :: Hotel Radisson Park Inn Airport or similar

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 09 :: BRUSSELS – PARIS

After breakfast, proceed to Brussels, the capital city of Belgium..

Proceed to visit Manneken Pis

Manneken Pis is a landmark small bronze sculpture in Brussels, depicting a naked little boy urinating into a fountain’s basin. It was designed by Hiëronymus Duquesnoy the Elder and put in place in 1618.

Transfer to Paris.

Paris is the capital and largest city of France. It is situated on the river Seine, in northern France, at the heart of the Île-de-France region its region are the world’s leading tourism destination. They house four UNESCO World Heritage Sites and many international organizations.

Dinner and Overnight stay in Paris.

Accomodation :: Hotel Novotel or similar

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 10 :: PARIS

After breakfast, proceed for City tour of Paris.

Entrance to Eiffel tower level 2 included.The tower has become the most prominent symbol of both Paris and France, often in the establishing shot of films set in the city. The tower is the most-visited paid monument in the world.

Visit the Notre Dame Cathedral, Notre Dame Cathedral or simply Notre Dame, is a historic Roman Catholic Marian cathedral on the eastern half of the Île de la Cite in the fourth arrondissement of Paris No guiding inside the Cathedral. Visit the church in silence

And proceed for Seine River Cruise on the river Seine.

Dinner and Overnight stay in Paris.

Accomodation :: Hotel Novotel or similar

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 11 :: PARIS – LOURDES

After breakfast, proceed to Lourdes.

Visit Lourdes (famous for the Marian apparitions of Our Lady of Lourdes said to have occurred in 1858 to Bernadette Soubirous. At that time, the most prominent feature of the town was the fortified castle that rises up from a rocky escarpment at its centre).

Evening attend Candle light procession (01 hr duration) starting from the grotto.

Dinner and Overnight stay in Lourdes.

Accomodation :: Hotel Alba or similar

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 12 :: LOURDES – VALLADOLID

After Breakfast proceed to City tour of Lourdes. Visit to grottes de l’apparition (also called grotte massabielle is the site of St. Bernadette’s visions of the Virgin Mary in 1858) . Visit to the baths (or healing waters).

Later proceed to Valladolid.

Dinner and Overnight stay in Valladolid.

Accomodation :: Hotel Olid or similar

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 13 :: VALLADOLID – FATIMA

After breakfast, proceed to Fatima. Guided tour of Fatima.

Proceed to visit Basilica of Our Lady (is one of most famous Marian shrines in the world). Then visit to chapel of apparitions.

According to the Catholic Church, the Virgin Mary appeared at Fatima, Portugal numerous times in 1917 to three little shepherds named Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta.

Evening Candle light procession.

Dinner and Overnight stay in Fatima.

Accomodation :: Hotel Cinquentenario or similar
Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 14 :: FATIMA – LISBON

After the breakfast, proceed to Lisbon.

Proceed for Lisbon City Tour. Entrance to the Santo Jeronimos Monastery (Belem) including view of the Tomb of Vasco Da Gama and the cloisters.

Dinner and Overnight stay in Fatima.

Accomodation :: Hotel Cinquentenario or similar

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 15 :: LISBON – MADRID

After the breakfast at hotel, proceed to Madrid.

Madrid is the capital of Spain and its largest city. It is the European city with the highest number of trees and green surface per inhabitant and it has the second highest number of aligned trees in the world.

Guided tour of Madrid.

View of Plaza Espana

Plaza Espana is a large square, and popular tourist destination, located in central Madrid.

Drop at Madrid International Airport to depart to Hometown.

Day 16 :: HOMETOWN

Arrive Hometown.

  • Travel Insurance is mandatory.
  • Best Insurance rates for ages upto 80 years.
  • Coverage Included medical expenses including Transportation, Evacuation and Repatriation, Loss of Passport, etc.
  • COMMON DOCUMENTS:
    • ORIGINAL PASSPORT WITH ATLEAST 6 MONTHS VALIDITY AND 4 BLANK PAGES.
    • PHOTOGRAPH S 4 NOS (3.5 CM X 4.5 CM, WHITE BACKGROUND, 80% FACE).
    • 6 MONTHS LATEST SAVINGS ACCOUNT BANK STATEMENT WITH SUFFICIENT BALANCE OF 01 LAKH PE PERSON ( WITH BANK SEAL & SIGNATURE ).
  • IF EMPLOYED:
    • 6 MONTHS SALARY SLIPS.
    • LEAVE SANCTION LETTER ON COMPANY LETTER HEAD FROM THE EMPLOYER MENTIONING THE TOUR.
    • TAX PAYMENT RECIEPTS FOR 3 YEARS IF ANY.
    • FIXED DEPOSIT RECIEPTS IF ANY
    • COPIES OF ANY OTHER FINANCIAL INVESTMENTS.
  • IF BUSINESS MEN:
    • 6 MONTHS BANK STATEMENT OF THE COMPANY AND PERSONAL.
    • INCOME TAX RETURNS FOR 3 YEARS (BOTH COMPANY & PERSONAL).
    • COPY OF REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE OF THE FIRM.
    • COVERING LETTER ON COMPANY LETTER HEAD.
  • FOR PARTNERSHIP FIRMS:
    • CONSENT LETTER FROM PARTNERS ON COMPANY LETTER HEAD.
    • COPY OF THE PARTNERSHIP DEED.
    • COVERING LETTER ON THE COMPANY LETTER HEAD.
  • IF RETIRED PERSON:
    • PENSION PAYEMENT ORDER COPY.
    • RETIREMENT DOCUMENTS COPY.
  • IF FOR STUDENTS:
    • LEAVE SANCTION LETTER FROM THE SCHOOL PERMITTING HIM/ HER FOR THE TOUR. ( BONAFIDE CERTIFICATE FROM SCHOOL ).
    • COPY OF THE IDENTITY CARD OF THE STUDENT.
  • IF PRIEST:
    • BISHOP’S LEAVE SANCTIONED.
    • PERSONAL COVERING LETTER ON CHURCH LETTER HEAD.
  • 14 nights hotel accommodation.
  • Return air-tickets.
  • Visa charges.
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
  • Sightseeing and entry fee as per Itinerary.
  • All transfers as per the itinerary.
  • English speaking guide as per the itinerary.
  • All prevailing Taxes.
  • Tips to the Guides and drivers.
  • Insurance up to 70 years.
  • Additional meals other than specified in the itinerary and also food & drinks not forming part of group menus.
  • Fluctuation in exchange rate that may come into force prior to the operation of the tour and anything which are not mentioned in the inclusions.
  • Expense of personal nature such as Laundry, beverages, telephone charges.
  • Any item which is not included in the list of Inclusions.
  • Mineral water in Coach.
  • Porterage at Airport and Hotels.