ESSENCE  OF EUROPE

Duration 14 Days & 12 Nights
Departure Dates  14 May 2019
Countries Visited Italy, Vatican, Switzerland, Portugal & Spain, France & Germany

Day 01 :: HOMETOWN – ROME

On arrival at airport, “an assistant (English speaking) will welcome you at the immigration area and will help them to go through the immigrations/customs then to exit the arrival hall to find the coach driver.” Dinner and Overnight stay in Rome

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 02 :: ROME

After Continental breakfast Entrance to Vatican City with Papal Audience. Later proceed for City Tour. Vatican Musuems,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).  Visit Colosseum. Dinner and Overnight stay in Rome.

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 03 :: ROME – ASSISI – PISA

After breakfast proceed for the religious city tour of Assisi. 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. Visit the church of St Calre.Then transfer you to Pisa by Coach. Dinner and Overnight stay in Pisa.

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 04 :: PISA  – PADUA – VENICE

 

After  breakfast in Hotel. View of Leaning tower (outside view only). Proceed for long distance vehicle to transfer you 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). Overnight in Padua /Mestre Area.

 

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 05 ::  VENICE — ENGELBERG

After breakfast at hotel. Then proceed to Venice Island, now you will experience a 2 hour guided walking tour of the Island where you will see the St Mark Basilica (Outside view only) and a beautiful glass Blowing display. Then proceed to Engelberg. You will cross the Italian border  watching the amazing Lake Como in Lugano.  Overnight stay in Engelberg.

 

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 06 :: ENGELBERG – MT. TITLIS 

 

After the breakfast you will  proceed for the exciting  Cable Car Ride to the top of  Mt Titlis climbing 10,000 ft above sea level. You will have your  Lunch on the. Dinner and Overnight stay in Engelberg.

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 07 :: ENGELBERG – TITISEE – PARIS

 

After Breakfast, long distance vehicle to proceed to Titisee by coach.  View the Cuckoo and Drubba clocks. The clocks available at our Black Forest Clock Center offers a wide selection of cuckoo clocks, wall clocks, grandfather clocks etc. Drubba was founded around 1955 in the Black Forest- Germany’s most popular holiday destination. You can also view the beautiful Lake Titisee. Then long distance vehicle to transfer you from Titisee to Paris by coach. Dinner and Overnight stay in Paris.

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 08 :: PARIS

After breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing tour with an English speaking guide . (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. Visit the church in silence). And proceed for One hour Bateaux Parisians cruise on the river seine together with 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.

 

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 09 :: PARIS– LOURDES

 

After the breakfast proceed in a long distance coach to 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.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 10 :: PARIS – VALLADOLID

 

After breakfast, proceed for tour in 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) Then long distance vehicle to transfer you from Lourdes – Valladolid. Dinner and Overnight stay in Valladolid.

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Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 11 :: VALLADOLID – FATIMA

After breakfast, long distance vehicle to transfer you to Fatima. (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). Visit the Basilica of Our Lady (is one of most famous Marian shrines in the world). Also visit the Shepherd’s Village, the House of Francesco.Lucio and Jacinta . In the evening proceed for Candle light procession.Dinner and Overnight stay in Fatima.

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 12 :: FATIMA – LISBON

 

After Breakfast free for shopping and religious activities. Later proceed to Lisbon. Visit The Santo Jeronimos Monastery where the remains of the famous traveller Vasco da Gama is kept together with a Lisbon city tour. Dinner and Overnight stay in Lisbon

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 13 :: LISBON – RETURN

 

After breakfast, proceed to the airport for departure flight. Return back with sweet memories.

Meals

  • Breakfast

Day 14 ::HOMETOWN

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.
  • 12 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.