Europe

12 nights/13 days

Day 1, London

Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel to check-in. Enjoy a late afternoon ride on one of London’s most popular attractions, the London Eye, followed by dinner and overnight in London (D)

Day 2, London

Today, your local guide will take you for a half day tour of London, which will include Buckingham Palace, the Changing of the Guards, Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Tower Bridge and many more well-known attractions. After lunch, visit Madame Tussauds – the world famous Wax Museum and enjoy some free time shopping on Oxford Street, before dinner and transfer back to your hotel. Overnight in London (B/L/D)

Day 3, London – Paris

After breakfast, you will leave for Dover where you will board the ferry/Eurotunnel to Calais. Upon arrival in Calais, drive through the French countryside to Paris – Europe’s capital of fashion, culture, cuisine and style. Enjoy a cruise on The Seine before dinner. Overnight in Paris (B/D)

Day 4, Paris

Your introduction to this amazing city begins with a half day guided tour, which includes views of The Seine, The Avenue des Champs-Elysées, the Arc de Triomphe, the famous Palais Garnier, Notre Dame Cathedral and The Louvre. After lunch, visit the top (third level) of the Eiffel Tower and take in the breathtaking beauty of the Paris cityscape from the viewing platform. You will have some free time for shopping before dinner. Overnight in Paris (B/L/D)

Day 5, Paris – Lucerne

After breakfast, leave your hotel and drive to Switzerland. You will arrive in the early evening, in time for dinner. Overnight in Lucerne or the surrounding area (B/D)

Day 6, Lucerne – Mt Titlis – Lucerne

Today, enjoy an excursion to Mt Titlis. The excursion starts with a drive to Engelberg, from where an aerial cable car will take you to the summit of Mt. Titlis including the Rotair (revolving cable car). Highlights include eternal snow and glacier, ice flyer/fun park/ice grotto and suspension bridge, all included weather permitting! Early afternoon return to Lucerne for an orientation tour of this lovely town with its beautiful lakeside setting. See the famous Chapel Bridge and Water Tower, the Lion Monument and Jesuite church. Overnight in Lucerne or the surrounding area (B/L/D)

Day 7, Lucerne – Interlaken – Lucerne

Today, either opt for a full day excursion to Interlaken or why not visit Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe: the highest railway station in Europe. At 3454 metres above sea level, it offers visitors a high-Alpine wonderworld of ice, snow and rock, which can be marvelled at from vantage terraces, the Aletsch Glacier or in the Ice Palace. At the top of Jungfrau, you will find plenty of restaurants. Early evening return to Interlaken. Spend some time at leisure before dinner. Overnight in Lucerne or the surrounding area (B/D)

Day 8, Lucerne – Innsbruck

This morning, leave Switzerland behind and head to Austria. Stop in Vaduz, the capital of the Principality of Liechtenstein, along the way, before continuing to the Swarovski Crystal World. Upon arrival in Innsbruck, you will be given a brief orientation tour of the Tyrolean capital, which will include some of the town’s most significant monuments. Dinner. Overnight in Innsbruck (B/L/D)

Day 9, Innsbruck – Venice

After breakfast, leave for Venice. Have lunch, then take the vaporetto (water taxi) from Mestre to Venice Island, where you will meet your local guide for a two hour tour of the city. St. Mark’s basilica, Doge’s Palace and The Bridge of Sighs are just some of the famous sights that you will see along the way. Complete your tour with a glass blowing demonstration at Murano Glass Blowing Factory. Return to Padova/Mestre for dinner. Overnight in Padova/Mestre (B/L/D)

Day 10, Venice – Florence – Pisa

This morning, leave behind the Venetian lagoon and its surrounding islands and head to Florence. After lunch, you will have a two hour guided walking tour of the city. Florence is home to some of Italy’s finest museums, cathedrals and churches. Continue to Pisa for dinner. Overnight in Pisa (B/L/D)

Day 11, Pisa – Rome

After breakfast, you will have a chance to see the famous Tuscan monument, the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Have lunch at a pizzeria before heading to Rome. Dinner. Overnight in Rome (B/L/D)

Day 12, Rome

This morning, meet your guide who will take you on a tour through the eternal city of Rome. Marvel at the amazing sights such as the Colosseum, the Roman Forum and the Spanish Steps. After a short break in the afternoon, you will continue your discovery of Rome with a visit to the Vatican City and St Peters Basilica. Dinner. Overnight in Rome (B/L/D)

Day 13, Rome – India

After breakfast, check out of your hotel and transfer to Rome Airport (B) Swarovski Crystal World. Upon arrival in Innsbruck, you will be given a brief orientation tour of the Tyrolean capital, which will include some of the town’s most significant monuments. Dinner. Overnight in Innsbruck (B/L/D)