Mighty Europe

Duration  16 Days & 15 Nights
Departure Dates 02 Sep 2016, 06 Sep 2016, 20 Sep 2016
Countries Visited Italy, Vatican, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Switzerland,
Germany, France & Spain

Day 01 :: ROME

On arrival at Airport, “an assistant (English speaking) will welcome you at the arrival. Proceed for Rome City Tour with Guide (English speaking).

Visit Colosseum (Outside View only).

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

Accomodation :: Hotel Best Western Tor Vergata or similar

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 02 :: ROME – VATICAN

After Continental breakfast in Hotel proceed for full day sightseeing with Guide (English speaking). Visit Basilica of Rome, the St. Peter’s Basilica (famous as a place of pilgrimage, the basilica is the burial site of its namesake Saint Peter, one of the twelve apostles of Jesus). Then Entrance 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).

Dinner and Overnight stay in Rome.

Accomodation :: Hotel Best Western Tor Vergata or similar

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 03 :: ROME – SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO

After breakfast, transfer to San Giovanni Rotondo.

San Giovanni Rotondo is the name of a city and commune in the province of Foggia, Puglia region, southern Italy.

Visit San Giovanni Rotondo (with guide). Visit St. Padre Pio. (“Faith guides even us and we follow its sure light on the way which conducts us to God and His homeland”- Padre Pio).

Dinner and Overnight stay in San Giovanni Rotondo.

Accomodation :: Hotel Bace or similar

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 04 :: LANCIANO – ANCONA – SPLIT

After breakfast, proceed for Lanciano City tour (with guide for 1 hr).

Lanciano is a town and commune in the province of Chieti, part of the Abruzzo region of central Italy. It has 36,304 inhabitants as of 2011. The city is also known for the first recorded alleged Catholic Eucharistic Miracle.

Continue to Ancona. Ancona is a city and a seaport in the Marche region, in central Italy.

Later proceed to take ferry to split. Overnight stay in ferry.

Accomodation :: Blue Line Ferry or Jardolinja

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 05 :: SPLIT – MEDJUGORJE

Proceed to Medjogorje by coach.

Visit Our Lady of Medjugorje also called Queen of Peace.

Is the title given to the Blessed Virgin Mary by those who believe that she appeared to six Herzegovinian children in Medjugorje, Bosnia and Herzegovina (at the time in SFR Yugoslavia). The visionaries often refer to the apparition as the “Gospa” which is Croatian for “Lady”).

Overnight stay in Medjugorje.

Accomodation :: Hotel Bronjto or similar

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 06 :: MEDJUGORJE – SPLIT – ANCONA

After Breakfast free time for religious activities; after lunch proceed to Split.

Split is a city in Croatia, on the eastern shore of the Adriatic Sea, centred on the Roman Palace of the Emperor Diocletian. It is the second-largest city of Croatia, and the largest of the Dalmatian cities.

Later take a ferry from Split – Ancona.

Overnight stay in Ferry.

Accomodation :: Blue Line Ferry or Jardolinja

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 07 :: ANCONA – ASSISI – PISA

After breakfast, transfer to Assisi.

Visit the the Papal Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi (lower & upper basilica) the mother church of the Roman Catholic.

Visit the the Papal Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi (lower & upper basilica this basilica is one of the most important places of Christian pilgrimage in Italy). Visit the Santa Maria Degli Angeli, is a church situated in the plain at the foot of the hill of Assisi, Italy and St Clare Basilica. (The Basilica of Saint Clare is a church in Assisi, central Italy).

Proceed to Pisa. View of Leaning tower (outside view only).

The Leaning Tower of Pisa or simply the Tower of Pisa is the campanile, or freestanding bell tower, of the cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa, known worldwide for its unintended tilt to one side.

Proceed to Padua. Dinner and Overnight stay in Pisa.

Accomodation :: Meditur Hotel Pisa or similar

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 08 :: PISA – PADUA – VENICE

After breakfast, proceed to Padua.

Visit St. Anthony of Padua (The Pontifical Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua is a Roman church and minor basilica in Padua, northern Italy. Although the Basilica is visited as a place of pilgrimage by people from all over the world, it is not the titular cathedral of the city, a title belonging to the Cathedral-Basilica of St. Mary of Padua. The basilica is known locally as “il Santo”. It is one of the eight international shrines recognized by the Holy See).

Then proceed to Venice- Piazza San Marco by private boat (no luggage). Walking tour Venice Island guide (English speaking) Visit Glass blowing display.Visit to San Marco Basilica, View of bridge of sighs.

Dinner & Overnight in Mestre.

Accomodation :: Hotel LE Sorgenti or similar

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 09 :: VENICE – LUCERNE – ENGELBERG

After Continental breakfast, proceed for local long distance vehicle to transfer to Lucerne.

View of Lion Monument (loewendenkmal),View of Spreuerbrucke.(spreuer bridge),view of Kapellbruecke (chapel bridge) on own.

Dinner and Overnight stay at Engelberg.

Accomodation :: Hotel Hoheneck or similar

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 10 :: ENGELBERG – MT. TITTLIS

After the breakfast you will be proceed to Cable Car Ride to Mt Titlis and Lunch on the Top.

Overnight in Engelberg.

Accomodation :: Hotel Hoheneck or similar
Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 11 :: ENGELBERG – PARIS

Paris is the capital and most populous city of France. Situated on the Seine River, in the north of the country, it is at the heart of the Île-de-France region, also known as the région parisienne (“Paris Region” in English). The city of Paris has a population of 2,249,975 inhabitants (January 2011), but its metropolitan area is one of the largest population centres in Europe, with 12,292,895 inhabitants at the January 2011 census.

Paris was founded in the 3rd century BC by a Celtic people called the Parisii, who gave the city its name. By the 12th century, Paris was the largest city in the western world, a prosperous trading centre, the home of the University of Paris, and one of the most influential centres of learning in Europe. In the eighteenth century, it was the centre stage for the Enlightenment, the French Revolution, and an important centre of commerce, fashion, science, and the arts.

Dinner and Overnight stay in Paris.

Accomodation :: Hotel Novotel or similar

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 12 :: PARIS

After breakfast, proceed for full day sightseeing tour with guide (English Speaking). (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 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 Cité in the fourth arrondissement of Paris No guiding inside the Cathedral. Visit the church in silence. And proceed for One hour Bateaux Parisians cruise on the river seine 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.

Dinner and Overnight stay in Paris.

Accomodation :: Hotel Novotel or similar
Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 13 :: PARIS – LOURDES (by Eurail)

After Breakfast proceed to Lourdes by Eurail.

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).

Visit Visit to grottes de l’apparition (also called grotte massabielle is the site of St. Bernadette’s visions of the Virgin Mary in 1858).

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 14 :: LOURDES – BARCELONA

After Breakfast proceed to Barcelona.

Barcelona, the cosmopolitan capital of Spain’s Catalonia region, is defined by quirky art and architecture, imaginative food and vibrant street life. It has medieval roots, seen in the mazelike Gothic Quarter, but a modernist personality represented by architect Antoni Gaudí’s fantastical Sagrada Família church.

Dinner and Overnight stay in Barcelona.

Accomodation :: Hotel H2 or similar

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 15 :: BARCELONA

After the breakfast proceed to Full day City Tour of Barcelona.

Visit Sagrada Familia..

The Basílica I Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família is a large Roman Catholic church in Barcelona, Catalonia, designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaud.

Dinner and Overnight stay in Barcelona.

Accomodation :: Hotel H2 or similar

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 16 :: BARCELONA – HOMETOWN

After Continental breakfast in Hotel, proceed to Airport.

Day 17 :: HOME TOWN

Arrive at your 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.
  • 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.