Wonders of Europe 2024

3N Paris , 1N Amsterdam , 1N Cologne , 3N Zurich , 1N Innsbruck , 1N Padova and 2N Arezzo
13 days

From

US$ 3,085

per person

Operated by Nexus DMC

About the tour

A Bestseller Tour, it offers a complete European experience for first time travelers who wish to see the most important sights in Europe in 13 days at an affordable budget. The tour is medium paced (days usually start at 9 am in the morning and ends by 8 pm). It involves stay in comfortable 4 star hotels (typically in the outskirts of cities 20 km from city center). There are delicious Indian meals provided on tour and also a full time experienced tour manager (who speaks Hindi and English) accompanies the group to take care of their needs.

Tour Manager
Included
Meals
12 Continental Breakfast, 11 Indian Lunches and 12 Indian Dinners (Choice of Veg/Non Veg/Jain Food)
Max. Group Size
45
Guide Languages
English, Hindi

Highlights

  • Stay in good 4 star hotels in Europe
  • Stay in Amsterdam, Zurich City Tour and option to enjoy train experience in Switzerland
  • Savour Authentic Waffles in Belgium
  • Try the original Black Forest Cake in Germany
  • Have a Pizza and Pasta Dinner in Italy
  • Try the authentic Gelato in Italy
  • Daily Continental Breakfast in Hotel
  • 11 Indian Jain/Vegetarian/Non-Vegetarian Lunches
  • 12 Indian Jain/Vegetarian/Non-Vegetarian Dinners
  • All Transfers and Tours by Luxury AC Coach
  • Services of a English/Hindi Experienced Tour Manager

Meals

12 Continental Breakfast, 11 Indian Lunches and 12 Indian Dinners (Choice of Veg/Non Veg/Jain Food)

Flights

To and Fro Flights Included (into Paris out of Milan)

Accommodation

The Atrium Hotel & Conference Centre Paris CDG Airport, by Penta or Similar

3 night(s) in Paris

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Park Plaza Amsterdam Airport or Similar

1 night(s) in Amsterdam

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Leonardo Hotel Köln Bonn Airport or Similar

1 night(s) in Cologne

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Radisson Hotel & Suites Zurich or Similar

3 night(s) in Zurich

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Hotel Alpenkonig Tirol or Similar

1 night(s) in Innsbruck

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

SHG Hotel De La Ville or Similar

1 night(s) in Padova

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Hotel Forum or Similar

2 night(s) in Arezzo

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Included in the price

Paris

  • Paris city tour with a local guide
  • Standard Travel Insurance
  • Visit to the 2nd level of the Eiffel Tower
  • Enjoy a fun-filled day at Disneyland Paris
  • Daily Indian Lunches and Dinners

Amsterdam

  • Photo stop at the Atomium
  • The magnificent Grand Place and Manneken Pis Statue
  • Enjoy sights of Amsterdam on a Canal Cruise
  • Walk through the world’s largest and the most beautiful floral display at Keukenhof (till 12th May)
  • Visit Zaanse Schaans (countryside in Netherlands with Windmills) post 13th May
  • Amsterdam Orientation Tour with Dam Square Visit
  • Daily Indian Lunches and Dinners

Cologne

  • Visit the heart of beautiful Black Forest
  • Demonstration of cuckoo clock making
  • Visit the Gothic-Masterpiece Cologne Cathedral
  • Daily Indian Lunches and Dinners

Zurich

  • Orientation Tour of Interlaken with optional Jungfrau (at extra cost)
  • Orientation tour of Lucerne
  • Ride in the world’s first revolving cable car
  • View the magnification Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen
  • Witness breath-taking mountain peaks and glaciers at Mt. Titlis
  • Zurich Orientation Tour covering Bahnofstrasse, Zurich Lake, Grossmunster and Fraumunster
  • Daily Indian Lunches and Dinners

Innsbruck

  • Visit the Swarovski Crystal Museum and shop
  • See the Maria Theresien Strasse and the Golden Roof
  • Experience the toy train ride at Vaduz
  • Daily Indian Lunches and Dinners

Padova

  • Daily Indian lunches and dinners
  • Enjoy a classic Venetian Gondola ride
  • St. Mark’s square by Private boat

Arezzo

  • Visit Square of Miracles
  • Visit the Vatican City (smallest country in the world)
  • Photo-stop at the Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Visit the beautiful Trevi Fountains
  • Visit the magnificent St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Daily Indian lunches and dinners

Day-wise Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrival In Paris - The City Of Romance, Lights And Glamour

  • We can’t wait to welcome your arrival in Paris, the city of romance and glamour. After going through the immigration process, your guide will be waiting to escort you to the hotel and help with check-in. After check-in, spend your day at your own pace before your overnight in Paris.
  • (Dinner)

Day 2: Paris City Tour – Eiffel Tower 2nd Level And Romantic River Seine Cruise

  • Today we proceed for a guided city tour of Paris. Marvel at the finest Parisian tourist attractions, Place Vendôme, Place de l’Opéra Garnier, Musée d’Orsay, Place de la Concorde, Champs Elysées, one of the most recognised fashionable avenues in the world, Arc de Triomphe, Alexander Bridge, Les Invalides and several others. Next we visit the iconic Eiffel Tower – 2nd Level, and get a stunning view of the city from the top. With its famous tapering cast iron tip, the Eiffel Tower is not just the symbol of Paris but of all of France. Next we take a romantic cruise down the river Seine, one of the world’s most scenic cruise, flanked by exquisite monuments like Notre Dame, Eiffel Tower, Louvre, Orsay Museum and many more. Gliding under one bridge to one another with a view of the finest monuments in the heart of bustling Paris.
  • (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Day 3: Enjoy Your Fun Filled Day At Disneyland Paris

  • This day experience a day full of excitement at this popular amusement park. The destination to relax and enjoy different kind of thrill rides and studio movies with your loved ones. You may choose between Disney Parks, where fairy tales take flight across five incredible lands filled with classic attractions, shows and street parades with Disney Characters OR you may visit the Walt Disney Studios Park and be astounded by the outstanding stunt shows, watch a film being made and see real-life sets used for creating blockbuster movies. Overnight in Paris.
  • (Breakfast, Packed Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4: Transfer To Brussels And Visit Grand Place, Manneken Pis Statue And Atomium Photostop

  • Today we proceed to Brussels, Headquarters of the European Union and capital of Belgium. On arrival in Brussels we visit one of Europe’s most beautiful squares, the Grand Place, home to the medieval Town Hall and the fabled Manneken Pis statue. Drive past St. Michael’s Church and stop for a photograph at the Atomium. Later we moved to the Netherlands where we will reach our hotel in Amsterdam (near Schipol) by evening and check-in. You will have free time to go into the city (on your own) and enjoy the Amsterdam night life. Overnight in Amsterdam.
  • (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Day 5: Explore Amsterdam With Canal Cruise – Visit Keukenhof Gardens (Until 12th May) Or The Zaanse Schans (From 13th May) - Amsterdam Orientation Tour With Dam Square

  • Enjoy your breakfast today before we check-out to explore Netherlands. Before 13th May, we’ll go check out the Keukenhof Gardens which is where you can see gorgeous blooming tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths. You can feel that it’s truly Spring now as you walk through the field of flowers that were established 1949. From 13th May onwards we will venture out of the city to take a half-day tour to the famous little village of Zaanse Schans. Explore this unique historical town on a guided tour with its majestic windmills and wooden houses and traditional crafts. Visit a clog maker and observe how the famous Dutch wooden shoe is made and proceed to visit a cheese farm afterward.
  • Board a glass-topped boat where you will experience the best of this historical city. Thrive on the city’s vibrant past with its 1,000 bridges and quaint old houses. In the afternoon we will do a short orientation tour of Amsterdam where we will spend time at Dam Square. Along the way, marvel at the monuments of Dam Square, including the Royal Palace and Nieuwe Kirk.
  • We then drive towards Cologne, a 2000 years old city spanning the Rhine river and famous for Eau de Cologne. Overnight in Germany.
  • (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Day 6: Visit Cologne Cathedral, Travel To The Heart Of The Black Forest And Visit Switzerland’s Largest Waterfall - The Rhine Falls

  • After a delightful breakfast at the hotel, we’re going to check-out and leave for a visit to the Cologne Cathedral. This Gothic structure has 515-feet twin towers and is a World Heritage site as Northern Europe’s largest cathedral. We’ll leave the cathedral to head into the Black Forest, a truly breathtaking forest of pines and firs. The sight of the small villages nestled amidst the heart of the Black Forest will be something out of this world that’ll have you feel breathless.
  • Watch the local craftsmen working on their cuckoo clocks. Sit and relax with a warm cup of drink as we enjoy the scenery before us. We’ll continue driving to Switzerland with a stop at Schaffhausen that’s best known as where you can see Europe’s biggest falls, the Rhine Falls. The sheer size and powerful current will make this an unforgettable sight as you make your way to the hotel for check-in. Overnight stay in Switzerland.
  • (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Day 7: Magical Alpine Excursion To The Top Of Europe – The Amazing Jungfraujoch And Scenic Interlaken (Extra Cost)

  • Get set for a memorable magical alpine excursion to Jungfraujoch – The Top of Europe, a high–point of your tour. This tour is not included and can be added at extra cost. First we proceed to Grindelwald Terminal. The new 3S-Bahn Eiger Express takes you from the Grindelwald Terminal to the Eigergletscher station in just 15 minutes. There you board a cogwheel train to reach the highest railway station in Europe at 11,333 feet – a world of eternal ice and snow. Visit the Ice Palace where artists create their work of art in ice. Visit the Sphinx observatory deck to experience a breath-taking panoramic view of the longest glacier in the Alps - Aletsch Glacier. Overnight in Central Switzerland.
  • (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Day 8: Zurich City Tour – World’s First Rotating Cable Car Rotair Up Mt. Titlis Peak At 3,020m

  • Today our day starts by exploring Zurich. See the highlights of Zürich, such as the castle-like National Museum, the shopping avenue of Bahnhofstrasse, and the famous financial district. Stop at the picturesque harbor of Enge and enjoy the beautiful vistas of the crystal-clear Lake Zürich. See the patriarchal guild houses, Zürich Town Hall, and Europe's largest clock face on the Romanesque church of St. Peter. See the imposing cathedral of Grossmünster, and look at the Fraumünster church, whose stained-glass windows are by Marc Chagall.
  • We continue our journey to the small and beautiful town of Engelberg. Enjoy amazing scenery, a once in a lifetime experience with an exhilarating trip to the top of Mt Titlis at 3020 meters on various cable cars including Rotair, the world’s first revolving cable car. Get a breath taking unrestricted 360 degrees stunning view of the dazzling snow caped peak, deep crevasses and pristine white snow fields, dotted with massive ice boulders from every angle. Do not forget to visit the “Cliff Walk” the highest suspension bridge in Europe along the cliff of Mt.Titlis. Later proceed on an orientation tour of Lucerne one of most beautiful cities in Switzerland. Visit the Lion Monument, Kapell Brucke (Chapel Bridge) with some free time to shop for famous Swiss watches, knives and chocolates. Overnight in Zurich.
  • (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 9: Train Ride At The Capital Of Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Visit Swarovski Crystal Museum And The Tyrolean Capital Of Austria, Innsbruck

  • Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel today before we check-out and leave for our next destination. We’re going to hop on a comfortable ride with Innsbruck as today’s goal. But before that, we’ll make a stop at Vaduz, a cozy town nestled between Switzerland and Austria. This is where we’ll go on a scenic train ride for 30 minutes and see all the beautiful and unique landmarks of this place.
  • After the train ride, we continue to Wattens where we can check out the Swarovski World of Crystals. Check out the beautiful, shimmering works of art in the form of colourful Swarovski crystals.
  • Then continue to Innsbruck where we’ll go on an orientation tour, starting with the iconic landmark, Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl). It was completed in 1500 and made of over 2,500 fire gilded copper tiles. The balcony was made to mark Emperor Maximilian I’s wedding to Bianca Maria Sforza and they often watched festivals and tournaments from there. Then take a walk on Maria Theresien Strasse where one can find cafes and amazing baroque architecture.
  • We’ll finally head over to the hotel for check-in and spend the night in Austria.
  • (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Day 10: Transfer To Venice – The Floating City Of Italy With Gondola Ride

  • Check out of your hotel and proceed towards Venice – Italy. City of Beautiful Monuments, Serpentine Canals, city that inspired poetry and passion through the ages. Arrive at the pier in Venice, where we board a private boat. Enjoy your ride while you sail over the Giudecca Canal, to arrive at St. Mark’s Square – the main square of Venice. View St Mark’s Basilica - one of the best examples of Byzantine architecture. Witness the famed Bell Tower and Clock Tower with the dominant sign of the Zodiac and current phase of the moon. See the Bridge of Sighs, made of white lime stone, that passes over the Rio di Palazzo, connecting the old prisons with interrogations rooms at the Doge’s Palace. Treasure a romantic Gondola ride in a flat bottomed Venetian rowing boat, amidst the stunning backdrop of baroque buildings. This truly is the best way to enjoy this enchanting city. We return to the pier and later check in to your hotel.
  • (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Day 11: Visit Leaning Tower Of Pisa - Florence With City Tour – Piazzale Michelangelo

  • After breakfast, we will check-out from the hotel and leave Padova to see the Leaning Tower of Pisa. This world wonder is a typical sight when you’re at the Square of Miracles or Piazza dei Miracoli. The square is also where you can see the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption, the Monumental Cemetery, the Baptistry, and the Sinopie Museum. Many may not know that the construction of the Duomo here began in the 11th century!
  • Later we move to Florence. It is the city of Renaissance, known for the rich art and culture of works that were influenced by classical style throughout the 14th to 16th centuries. View the Duomo – the city’s most iconic landmark, the Campanile and the Baptistery with its Gates to Paradise. Also see the Piazza Della Signoria – an open-air museum crammed with Renaissance sculptures, edged by historic cafes and presided over by the magnificent Palazzo Vecchio and the famed Ponte Vecchio (bridge) across the River Arno. Next, drive to Piazzale Michelangelo to get a spectacular panoramic view of the city. We also have some free time for shopping in Florence before driving to the Tuscany region where we spend our night. Overnight in the Tuscany region.
  • (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Day 12: Visit Rome - The Eternal City With The World’s Smallest Country - Vatican & St. Peter’s Basilica

  • Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel today before we check-out and leave for Rome. An English-speaking tour will accompany you today with the Vatican City as our first destination of the day. Vatican is the world’s smallest country around only 100 acres wide. Do note that you’re not allowed shorts or sleeveless vests to visit the country.
  • In Vatican, we’ll visit the gorgeous Basilica of St. Peter’s which is filled with the masterpiece of the legendary Michelangelo and Bernini. And then visit the Colosseum in Rome, a historical masterpiece which is very well-preserved. Then to the Trevi Fountains, an 18th century water source which was in operation in ancient Rome. Its name is derived from Latin that meant the intersection of three streets. You can indeed find the fountain in the middle of three streets: Via De'Crocicchi, Via Poli and Via Delle Muratte.
  • There will be dinner served before we drive back to the hotel for your overnight stay in Rome.
  • (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Day 13: Departure From Italy

  • We will check-out after breakfast. We take a ride taking you to the airport for your scheduled departure. Please note if your flight is from Milan it will take about 6 hours to reach airport from Arezzo.
  • You’ll be back home with the best memories from your trip!
  • (Breakfast)

What to Expect

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  • Please note hotels provided shall be located in outskirts of cities (usually 18 - 25 km from city center).
  • All transfers and extensive sightseeing with entrance fees (as specified in the itinerary) will be done in an air-conditioned coach.
  • Maximum room occupancy in Europe is 3 persons in a room.
  • As a 3rd person in a triple room, most hotels use rollaway beds and room size may be the same as the double room.
  • Room sizes of hotels you can expect 4 stars (190 sq ft - 230 sq ft) and if 3 stars then it will be (120 - 180 sq ft).
  • Please note hotels in Europe don't provide free water bottles. Tap water is usually drinkable across Europe.
  • Please note we provide one stop airlines to Europe (into Paris out of Milan) from DEL, BOM and BLR.
  • Please note we may provide up to 2 stop airlines to Europe (into Paris out of Milan) from AMD, CCU, HYD and MAA.
  • All airlines provided will include 30 Kg of check-in baggage and in-flight meals.
  • Please note we do guarantee Visa appointments, however we don't have any control over the decision of Visa being granted or not.
  • There will be group arrival transfer organized from Paris in the evening on day of arrival (which is included) based on flights landing between 6 pm - 7:30 pm. Passengers may have to wait accordingly.
  • There will be group departure transfer organized on the day of departure from Milan (which is included). Please make sure the flight departure is after 8:30 pm.

Exclusions

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  • Tipping is expected from anyone providing your service e.g. Coach Driver, Local Guides, etc. It is mandatory to tip a nominal amount of EUR 3 per person/per day. For the entire duration of this tour which is 13 Days, the total Tips amount is Euro 39 per person to be paid to the Tour Manager on Day 01 of the tour.
  • Any increase in Airfare, Visa fees, Airport taxes, Govt Taxes, Fuel Surcharges and any applicability of new taxes from Govt.
  • Any up gradation in Airline class or hotel room category Cost of Air ticket deviation charges.
  • Any Increase in the rate of exchange leading to an increase in all land arrangements which may come in to effect prior to departure.
  • Cost of pre or post tour hotel accommodation.
  • Any extra expense such as route change, Airline change, Date change, Accommodation facilities, etc incurred due to the unforeseen, unavoidable forced majeuere circumstances during the tour.
  • Porterage, laundry, telephone charges, shopping, wines & alcoholic beverages, items of personal nature and food or drink which is not part of a set group menu.
  • Any extra cost incurred on behalf of an individual due to illness, accident, hospitalization, or any personal emergency.
  • Any services or activity charges other than those included in the group tour itinerary.
  • In case a passenger is opting for direct joining, the cost for airport transfers shall be borne directly by the passenger and will join the group at the hotel.

Terms and Conditions

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  • Booking amount or initial deposit is minimum Rs. 30,000 per person if booking is done 45 days before travel.
  • Post Booking within 1 week an additional deposit of Rs. 45,000 per person needs to be paid.
  • For travel within 45 days of travel minimum deposit of Rs. 75,000 per person needs to be paid at time of booking.
  • Full 100% balance payment is required to be done 21 days prior to travel.
  • Full payment must be made in accordance with the policy stated above.
  • In case of non-compliance thereto by the client, the company reserves a right to cancel the tour /booking of the client and forfeit the amount already deposited with the Company.
  • In case of any visa rejection, the cancellation charges will be Rs. 15,000 plus any Visa Fees Paid (if selected).
  • Passport should be valid for 6 months from the date of departure.
  • The tour includes Flights, Visa and Insurance.
  • The Tour can be cancelled 30 days before travel by paying 10% of the tour value as cancellation charges.
  • Within 15 days - 30 days of travel the tour can be cancelled by paying 50% of the cancellation charge.
  • Within 15 days the tour is completely non-refundable.
  • International Check in time is 1500 hours / Check out time is 1100 hours, early check in and check-out is subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed.
  • For guaranteed check-in; charges equivalent to 1 night stay will be applicable.
  • Tours will operate subject to all Government regulations
  • It is suggested to carry one check in bag and one hand bag per person only, due to limited boot space in the coach
  • In case of any increase in any taxes in Europe, there would be a change in price which will be justified
  • No refunds for unutilized services.
  • Minimum passengers required to operate the tour is 20. In case the group strength falls below 20, the group may be merged with a similar tour. However you will not miss any sightseeings as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • On some occasions, you may have to join another group in case your group does not have adequate members.
  • If certain sightseeing/excursions are closed, then alternate sight-seeing will be arranged.
  • In case of inordinate delays and strict driving laws, packed dinner may be provided on that day.
  • In case the passenger is joining directly, the arrival transfers have to be arranged by them or booked separately.
  • In case the passenger is departing by their own flight (from Milan) or Rome, arrangements of transfers have to be done by them directly or paid on tour to the tour manager based on the cost advised by them.

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US$ 3,085

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