European Experience

Visit : Germany , France and England, Spend 4 days in Scenic Switzerland.

DAY 1 Arrive into Frankfurt Onto Heidelberg Visit Heidelberg.

Welcome to Germany - a country rich in history, culture and variety of architecture. On arrival, you will be met by the Tour Manager outside the customs area. We begin our 'European Experience' as we board our coach and proceed for Heidelberg. On arrival we take you for an orientation of Heidelberg, surrounded by mountains and forests and spread on both sides of river Neckar. Stroll through 'Altstadt', the old town, full of narrow alleys, cobble-stoned streets and lined with old ornate buildings, which include the Town Hall, the church of the Holy Spirit and the Jesuit Church.

Experience the laid back atmosphere at the Market Square with its fountain of Hercules and many sidewalk cafes. Take a picture of the famed ruins of the Heidelberg Castle, high up on the Konigstuhl Mountains. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY 2 Drive through the Black Forest Visit the Rhine Falls Onto Switzerland.

After a continental breakfast, we journey through the spectacular scenery of the Black Forest, home of the Cuckoo Clock and Black Forest cakes. We stop at the Drubba Centre in the very heart of the Forest. We now journey to Switzerland - a fascinating country, known for its spectacular mountain scenery, sparkling lakes and folklore traditions. We drive to Schaffhausen, to visit the mighty Rhine Falls. Admire the thundering beauty of Europe's most powerful waterfalls. We then proceed to Zurich, Switzerland's largest city and financial centre, located on the wooded slopes of mountain ranges, at the confluence of two rivers. On your orientation tour of Zurich, see the elegant Bahnhofstrasse, the busiest street of Zurich, lined with Banks, shopping arcades and exclusive boutiques.

See the Swiss National Museum, St. Peter's Church with the largest clock face in Europe and the famous churches of Fraumunster, known for its beautiful stained glass windows created by Marc Chagall and Grossmunster with its twin Romanesque towers. Spend time by the fountains at the enchanting Lake of Zurich. Later, we drive to Lucerne. Overnight at Hotel in Lucerne.

DAY 3 Day Free An option to visit Mount Titlis and Cruise on Lake Lucerne.

After a continental breakfast, the day is free for you to explore this quaint Swiss town on your own. Or take this opportunity to go on an exciting full day excursion. We begin the day with a visit to Mt. Titlis, which at 10,000 ft is the highest peak in central Switzerland. As you journey to Mt. Titlis through a series of three different cable car rides, you will be amazed as the scenery changes from green meadows, scenic lakes to snow clad mountains. Lookout for cable car number 73 that carries the Indian flag! The last leg of the ascent will be in the world's first rotating cable car called the "Titlis Rotair".

As you arrive at Mount Titlis, the 3600 view of snow-clad mountains and the breath-taking scenery will leave you astounded. At Mt. Titlis you have free time to play and enjoy in the snow, visit the Ice Cave. Also, weather permitting, you could take an unforgettable ride on the "Ice Flyer" an enclosed ski lift that travels only a few meters over the Titlis Glacier. On an orientation of enchanting Lucerne, one of the six most frequently visited cities, see the Lion Monument, 'Lowendenkmal', hewn from a limestone cliff to commemorate the bravery and loyalty of Swiss Guards.

Later, you have free time at Schwanenplatz to shop for Swiss army knives, chocolates, watches, etc. Stroll across the Kappelbrucke, the world's oldest covered wooden bridge originally built in 1333, which leads you to the beautiful 17th century Jesuit Church. This evening, enjoy a relaxing cruise on Lake Lucerne. Marvel at the attractive backdrop of the snow-clad Central Alps. Tonight Overnight at Hotel in Lucerne.

DAY 4 Day free. An option to visit Jungfraujoch with Interlaken.

After a continental breakfast, the day is free. Or take this opportunity to visit Jungfraujoch & Interlaken. Our scenic drive to Jungfraujoch takes us along lovely lakes and mountain passes. Marvel at the changes in alpine scenery as your charming cog - wheel train takes you on a unique journey to Jungfrau, the very Top of Europe. From the Sphinx Terrace, you can view the Jungfrau Peak and the awesome Aletsch Glacier. Also visit the Ice Palace, where you see a beautiful display of sculptures made of ice, while being encased in ice yourself. Have a memorable encounter with eternal snow and ice at the Plateau. Send a postcard to your friends from Europe's highest altitude Post Office with it's own special postmark.

We proceed to Interlaken, one of Switzerland's best-known health and pleasure resorts, nestled between lakes and splendid mountains. There's time to relax at the many cafes or shop for souvenirs, Swiss watches, etc. Overnight at Hotel Lucerne.

DAY 5 Onto Paris, the city of Romance Optional 'Grand Evening in Paris'

After a continental breakfast, we begin our journey to Paris, fashion capital of the world. On arrival, we check into the hotel. The evening is free for you to relax and explore this glamorous city on your own. Or, you have the option of treating yourself to a 'Grand Evening in Paris', an exciting Optional package that combines fun and entertainment. The Grand Evening includes a romantic cruise on the River Seine. You will be enchanted as you pass by many of the famous Parisian monuments.

See famous landmarks magically lit-up on a fabulous illumination tour of Paris - the the best way to enjoy this magnificent City of Lights. For the grand finale of the day, we have in store for you the finest and most dazzling combination of beauty, rhythm and gaiety at Paradis Latin. Built in 1889 and partially designed by Gustave Eiffel, the Paradis Latin is perhaps the most Parisian of the great cabarets, both exciting and romantic.

Experience the magic and charm of its elegant surroundings, striking ballets, shimmering costumes and talented dance troupes. Share a complimentary bottle of champagne with your spouse and also Overnight at Forest Hill Meudon similar in Paris.

DAY 6 City tour of Paris.

After a continental breakfast, proceed on a city tour, conducted by a local guide. Experience Paris in all its charm, glamour and glory. See the Eiffel Tower, the Symbol of Paris, where a bird's eye view from the 1st level will leave you breathless.

See Place de la Concorde, the majestic Arc de Triomphe, the fashionable Champs Elysees, the magnificent Opera, the famous Notre Dame Cathedral and of course, the incomparable Eiffel Tower. Then we take you shopping at the famous Benlux duty free shop. Overnight at Hotel in Paris.

DAY 7 Onto Vibrant London Travel by Eurostar City tour of London

After a continental breakfast, we proceed to Gare du Nord Station to board the superfast Eurostar. Relax in the comfort and luxury of the ultra modern Eurostar as one of the world's fastest trains takes you under the English Channel, onto London. On arrival in London, our local guide will take you on a panoramic city tour. See Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and the Tower of London, home to the British Crown Jewels. Also see Nelson's Column at Trafalgar Square, the statue of Eros at Piccadilly Circus, St. Paul's Cathedral, the symbolic Tower Bridge, Hyde Park and London Eye, the world's tallest ferris wheel. Later check into your hotel. Your hotel has been especially chosen, making it ideal for shopping and for your friends and relatives to visit you.

The evening is free for you to explore the city on your own. London offers some of the best shopping in Europe at famous shopping malls at High Street right next to your hotel. You may go shopping in the many shopping malls like Marks and Spencers, etc. on the famous Oxford Street. Tonight you have the opportunity to explore London's numerous restaurants and dine on your own. Overnight at Hotel in London.

DAY 8 Return home with wonderful memories.

Enjoy a continental breakfast. Later we check out of the hotel and drive to the airport. Your tour ends at London airport as you board your flight back home. Its time to say goodbye to all the new friends you have made. We hope you take back happy memories of your tour. We would like you to spare a few minutes of your time to write and tell us how you enjoyed your tour and any suggestions you may have for the future.