Day 1 : Heritage Europe Tour in London – capital of England
Visit the world renowned Madame Tussaud’s wax museum. Welcome to your " Heritage Europe Tour". The Group will be picked up from the airport as per flight time and transferred to the hotel (check-in after 1400 hrs).This afternoon assemble in the lobby at 15.30 hrs. And live history through a guided panoramic highlight tour of London city. Check in and leave for a guided city tour with an expert English-speaking local guide who will explain to you all the highlights of London’s landmarks the Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park, the Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament, Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, Tower Bridge, the River Thames and more. After lunch, you have some free time on your own to shop at many London’s famous shopping stores like Marks & Spencer, Selfridges and many more on Oxford Street before we drive to the hotel. This evening you will visit the world renowned Madame Tussaud’s wax museum which houses a unique collection of the world’s largest wax works of famous personalities, including top leaders and movie stars. Tonight enjoy a delicious dinner at an ethnic restaurant. Overnight at Hotel Quality Wembley /or similar, in London.
A city full of surprises! Explore Amsterdam on an exciting canal cruise. Visit Keukenhof, visit Madurodam-Holland in miniature. Then proceed to Brussels, the capital of the European Union. After a continental breakfast on board, disembark the ferry. Then sit back and relax in your coach as we proceed to Amsterdam. On arrival, board your glass -topped boat as we sail through the canals for an exciting canal cruise. The city’s colorful past comes alive with its 1,000 bridges and fine old houses. Next, proceed to Lisse village to visit Keukenhof - the largest spring garden in the world. Bulbs of colorful tulips bloom only till May 20th. Be enchanted by the indoor floral display and colorful flower beds amongst ancient trees. Later we take you to visit Madurodam, where you can see most of Holland in miniature, replicated in minute detail on a 125 scale. Visit a cheese farm and wooden shoe factory. See a demonstration of how cheese is made and wooden shoes are carved out of wooden blocks. You also have a chance to savour some cheese. Enroute, stop at a windmill-the most common sight in Holland for a photograph. Next proceed to Brussels to visit the world renowned Grand Place and the legendary Mannekin Pis status. A photo stop at the Atomium is also included. This evening after a delicious hot dinner, drive to your hotel and check in. Overnight at Hotel Best Western or similar in Brussels/Antwerp.
Visit the biggest Gothic Cathedral in Europe – the Cologne Cathedral. A romantic cruise on the River Rhine. Next, visit Alstadt in Heidelberg – with its old time appeal. After breakfast, check out and proceed to Cologne. Visit the impressive Cologne Cathedral, a fine example of amazing Gothic architecture. Next we proceed to board your scenic cruise on the River Rhine. Cruising down the Rhine, you will pass steep slopes covered with vineyards. Next, proceed to Heidelberg, situated on the banks of the river Neckar. On arrival stroll down Alstadt to get a feel of real European experience of the past. This evening, enjoy a sumptuous dinner at a restaurant. Overnight at the Hotel Park Inn / Best Western or similar in Heppenheim / Mannheim / Ludwigshafen or similar in Germany.
Swarovski Museum –the headquarters of crystals, in picturesque Austria at the crossroads of Europe. Next, proceed to scenic Innsbruck This morning, after breakfast, check out and proceed to Wattens, where you will visit the world famous Swarovski Crystal Museum. Enjoy a fascinating experience into the ‘world of crystals’. An experience that leaves you amazed at the dazzling glitter as you walk through this museum. A great opportunity to buy a souvenir for your family. Later, continue on your journey towards picturesque Innsbruck. On arrival, see the Golden Roof and the Maria Theresien Strasse. Stroll on cobblestone pathways and get a feel of old-world European charm. The splendid scenes of the Alps in the background are a perfect picture postcard setting. This evening, enjoy a hot delicious meal for dinner. Overnight at Hotel Olympia or similar, in Innsbruck, Austria.
Crossed by canals and beautiful monuments. World famous gondola ride included too! After breakfast at the hotel, check-out and board the coach as we drive you to Venice. On arrival at the pier, aboard a boat to proceed to the heart of the traditional city of Venice – The St. Mark’s Square. On arrival, admire the St. Mark’s square with the Basilica, the Doge’s Palace, the Campanile and the Bridge of Sighs. Also visit the Murano Glass showroom. You will be taken on an unforgettable gondola ride through the smaller canals for a true picture of this lagoon city. Return to the pier and continue your drive to Padova. Tonight, enjoy hot dinner. Overnight at Hotel Campanile or similar in Venice.
Re-live the history of Rome in this ancient city’s great landmarks. Marvel at the Colosseum. Visit the world’s smallest country – the Vatican City which includes the Vatican Museum, the Sistine Chapel and the magnificent St. Peter’s Church! After breakfast in your hotel, sit back and relax in your coach as we drive to Rome. On arrival proceed with an English - speaking guide to the Vatican City– the smallest country in the world. (Shorts or sleeveless vests not allowed.) First stop at the Vatican Museum, with a visit to the world -famous Sistine Chapel – a pure source of inspiration for art lovers and tourists alike, specially included on your tour. This will be followed by a visit to the holy Church of St. Peter’s – the incomparable home of architectural and artistic masterpieces by Michelangelo and Bernini, which will leave you awestruck. Next, see the Coliseum known for its gladiator fights. Later, discover many of the renowned attractions of Rome – the Trevi Fountain, the Victor Emmanuel monument on Piazza Venezia under which lies the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Circus Maximus known for its chariot races, the ancient ruins of Roman Forum and many more. Tonight, enjoy a delicious dinner at a restaurant. After a memorable day we drive back to your hotel. Overnight at Hotel Planet in Rome or Similar.
The cradle of the Renaissance, former home of the Medicis. Pisa – Marvel at one of the wonders of the world – The Leaning Tower of Pisa. After breakfast at your hotel, check out and proceed to Florence, the capital of Tuscany. On arrival, meet your English-speaking local guide for a city tour of Florence, including the Duomo, the Campanile, the Baptistry with its Gates to Paradise, Piazza Della Signoria – an open – air museum of sculptures, the famous Ponte Vecchio – bridge across the river Arno and Santa Croce where Michelangelo, Galileo and many famous Italian personalities are buried. Drive to Piazzale Michelangelo, a square on top of a hill with its replica of the impressive statue of David and also get a bird’s eye view of the city of Florence. Next proceed to Pisa to visit the Square of Miracles. Remain spellbound as you approach this precariously leaning tower. Photograph your family with the Leaning Tower in the backdrop. You also have some free time to shop. After a sumptuous hot dinner at a restaurant check into your hotel. Overnight at Hotel Delta or similar in Pisa or similar.
world’s design capital. Next, visit Switzerland in miniature in Lugano, Onto the Mont Blanc in Chamonix After breakfast, sit back and relax in your coach as we drive to Milan, known as the stylish city and world’s design capital. Milan is the country’s economic engine room, home to Italy’s stock market and business center. On arrival, we take you on a guided tour of Milan where you will see Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, Arcodella Pace, Victor Emmanuelle mall, duomo and many such interesting sights. Later, we drive to Scenic Lugano, city full of culture, historic buildings, art and music. Next, step into the fascinating world of Swiss miniature where you will see peaks of the majestic Swiss Alps within the reach of your hands, famous Swiss buildings in miniature, lakes which will inspire romantic thoughts, models of trains, funiculars and cableways to make you dream of future trips. Later, we continue your drive to Chamonix Mont Blanc. Its 'Love at first sight' as you enter the beautiful Chamonix Valley and the majestic mountains of the Mont Blanc. Whilst all the Hindi movies have launched the Swiss Alps, BolBom.com! Is the first to introduce the French Alps to India and the home of Mont Blanc, famous for its pens and accessories? Check into your hotel and after dinner visit the casino on your own. Try your winning streak. Good Luck! Raise a toast to your tour with BolBom.com! And Chamonix Mont Blanc. Check into your hotel after dinner. Overnight at Hotel Alpine or similar in Chamonix.
Today you have a chance to join us on an all inclusive Alpine excursion tour to the wonderful world of Mont Blanc,– the top of Europe – at 3,842 meters. Also visit scenic Interlaken. Get set for a memorable experience. Awaken to the spectacular delights of the glacier around you. A view of the facing peaks and of Mont Blanc, awaits you at breakfast. Enjoy a morning walk past picturesque hamlets and along alpine lakes, the spectacular scenery and surroundings. Stroll along the valley paths. Relax and feast your eyes on the wonderful views. Don't miss our excursion tour (weather permitting)-a ride on the highest and most impressive cable car, the Aiguille du Midi, which lifts you to 3842 m for an unforgettable view of the Alps. The Aiguille du Midi has its own postage stamp and a letterbox! Continue your excursion with a ride on the nostalgic red cog railway to Montenvers. The train climbs a steep track, through scenic Alpine scenery, to a stunning vantage point above the 'Mer de Glace' (sea of ice) Glacier. You know you've really arrived when you stand at 1913 m, at the 'Mer de Glace', which is 7 kms long and 200 m thick, with a surface dimension of 40 kms !A crystal gallery, a wildlife exhibition, an ice garden and the famous ice grotto 100 m long, carved each year into the heart of the glacier, awaits you ! Drive to Switzerland making a brief stop at Geneva, one of Switzerland's most privileged cities, said to have the second highest quality of living in the world! We begin the orientation tour with a drive to the Palais des Nations - the European Headquarters of the United Nations, and one of the most active conference centers in the world and the Musee Ariana. Be awestruck by the great white plume of the tallest fountain in Europe - the magnificent Jet d'Eau and pause for a photograph here and at the beautiful floral clock in the Jardin Anglia’s! Later, we continue your drive into Central Switzerland. On arrival, check-in to your hotel that is situated amidst the majestic Swiss Alps. This location has been specially chosen for you to get a real feel of Switzerland. Tonight, enjoy a delicious local dinner. Overnight at Hotel Viktoria /Central or similar in Central Switzerland.
Today, get set for a day full of fun and excitement as we take you to visit Mt. Titlis with its beautiful scenery and an adventurous ride up the snow-clad Swiss Alps in Rotair – the world’s first revolving cable-car. Enjoy a scenic crusie on Lake Lucerne. After a continental breakfast at your hotel, we take you on one of the most memorable experiences of your Europe tour – visiting Mt. Titlis and Lucerne. Adventure awaits you in a sensational cable-car ride up to Mt. Titlis. Marvel at the world’s first revolving cable-car ride, a truly once-in-a lifetime experience. Remain spellbound as you ascend the snow-clad mountains. Experience the snow and ice on top of Mt. Titlis. At 3,020 metres a breathtaking panorama unfolds. Next we proceed to scenic Lucerne. Next, you will visit the Lion Monument and the Kapell Brucke (wooden bridge). Later, you have some free time to shop for famous Swiss watches, knives and chocolates. Enjoy a scenic cruise on the serene waters of Lake Lucerne. Tonight enjoy a sumptuous dinner. Overnight at Hotel Viktoria / Bellevue or similar in Central Switzerland.
Bien Venue! Welcome to the glamour capital of the world – Paris known for fashion houses, art museums, elegant avenues, beautiful monuments and exciting cabarets. Tonight chance to see the world-famous music and dance extravaganza – The Lido Show. Check out of your hotel after breakfast and proceed to the glamorous city of Paris. On arrival, check-in and relax in the comfort of your hotel. Later in the evening, a hot dinner awaits you at a local restaurant. Tonight, you have a chance to experience the glamour of the famous Lido Show – an unforgettable experience on your tour. Overnight at Hotel Novotel / Mercure or similar, in Paris.
Enjoy the sights of Paris on a guided city tour. Also, visit the world-renowned Louvre Museum famous for its artifacts, paintings and sculptures. Enjoy a breathtaking view of Paris from the top of Eiffel Tower (3rd Level). Enjoy a romantic Seine cruise in Paris After breakfast proceed on an exhilarating city tour with an English-speaking guide, who will show you many of the best - loved Parisian sights – Alexander Bridge, Arc de Triomphe, Concorde Square, Opera House, Invalids, Champs Elysees and many more. We shall then proceed to visit the top of the Eiffel Tower (3rd level), from where you will have a splendid view of this beautiful city. After we take you to visit the world renowned Louvre Museum to see the incomparable and the most prestigious painting of ‘Mona Lisa’-Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece and many more. You also have some free time to shop for perfumes and souvenirs. Later, enjoy a romantic cruise in Paris. Tonight, enjoy a delicious dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight at Hotel Novotel / Mercure or similar, in Paris.
This morning, after a continental breakfast at your hotel, check out and proceed by shuttle to the city of London. On arrival into London, we will proceed to your conveniently located hotel and check-in. Rest of the day is free for you to explore the city on your own. Tonight, enjoy a delicious dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight at Hotel Park Inn / Quality Wembley or similar, in London.
After a buffet/boxed breakfast, check out and proceed to the airport for your flight back home (on your own). Arrive home with pleasant memories of your European tour, which we are sure you will treasure for a lifetime. Do spare a few minutes to fill in the feedback form and hand it to your Tour Manager. Your valued suggestions will be most appreciated.