Day 01: Begin Your Tour | Arrive London! Welcome aboard “BolBom.com” “Splendid Europe Tour” in London–capital of England.
Welcome to your “Splendid 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. Get acquainted with some of London's iconic landmarks like the Tower Bridge, River Thames, London Eye, Tower of London, Hyde Park, Big Ben, Westminster Palace, Westminster Abbey, St. Paul's Cathedral, the famous Piccadilly Circus, Nelson's column at Trafalgar Square followed by the Majesty of Buckingham Palace which is the Queen's official residence. Don't waste a minute, as the rest of the evening is free to explore this city on your own! Give in to some great bargains from the many malls around and then allow London's varied restaurants to further weaken your resistance! Tonight enjoy a delicious dinner at an ethnic restaurant. Overnight at Hotel Holiday Inn in London.
Day 02: Onto Belgium |Dover to Calais | Orientation Tour of Brussels
On to Dover, cross the English Channel and arrive in Calais. Then drive on to Brussels - the Elegant Capital City, also the seat of the European Union, with an air of bustling efficiency! An orientation tour takes you through picturesque medieval streets to the magnificent Gothic St. Michael's Cathedral. Walk via Galleries Saint Hubert, the world's first shopping mall, opened in 1847, to the Grand Place, its gilded buildings making it one of the most beautiful town squares in Europe. This exquisite market square is the main tourist attraction of the city. In your free time you must sample a Belgian waffle dusted with caramelized sugar mmmm!! Time permitting, shop here for world famous Belgian lace and chocolate. No visit is complete without seeing the Mannekin Pis, which will steal your heart - this cheeky statue of a little boy, representing the "irreverent spirit" of Brussels, has drawn sightseers for centuries (photo stop). Continue your drive and Overnight at Hotel Holiday Inn.
Day 03: In Netherlands- Amsterdam- a city full of surprises! Explore Amsterdam on an exciting canal cruise.Visit Madurodam-Holland in miniature. Then proceed to Brussels, the capital of the European Union.
After a continental breakfast. 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 1:25 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.This evening after a delicious dinner, drive to your hotel and check-in. Overnight at Hotel NH Den Haag in Netherland.
Day 04: Onto Germany-Visit the biggest the Cologne Cathedral. A romantic cruise on the River Rhine. Next, visit Alstadt in Heidelberg – with its old time appeal.
This morning proceed to Cologne, the metropolis on the Rhine where on arrival you will visit the Cathedral - the first Gothic church in the Rhineland with its characteristic spires. Later drive to Boppard through the Rhine valley, along this stretch of river, there are more castles than in any other river valley in the world. Enjoy a cruise today along the 'Romantic River Rhine’. The stretch of river where you can see castles, villages, and vineyards, and the Loreley where the river valley runs through dramatically elevated hillsides. You can see a statue of the Loreley near the cliff. The scenery is actually stunning. Continue your scenic drive to Heidelberg, situated in the Valley of the River Neckar and world famous for its romantic castle and picturesque Old Town with awe inspiring surroundings. Enjoy some free time at the "Altstadt" - old section of the town. This evening, enjoy a sumptuous dinner at a restaurant. Overnight at the Ramada Hotel in Germany.
This morning, after breakfast, check out and continue a scenic drive to Innsbruck. Located on the Inn River, Innsbruck is one of Europe's most beautiful and lively cities. An international centre for winter sports, it has hosted the Winter Olympics twice! Our orientation tour introduces you to its world famous sights. Next walk to the Imperial Church followed by the 'Homburg' or Imperial Palace. This Capital of the Alps, has a history of 800 years. This evening, enjoy a delicious meals for dinner. Overnight at Hotel Olympia in Innsbruck Austria.
Day 06: Italy-Romantic Venice – Visit Swarovski Museum Crystal Worlds –the headquarters of crystals and City Tour of Venice.
Proceed to Wattens, where you will visit the world famous Swarovski Crystal Museum. And prepare to be dazzled at the 'Chambers of Wonder’! In a wondrous blue hall dominated by a Unicom – a wall of crystal, you see the world's biggest crystal and it's smallest! Over 7 million people formal corners of the globe, have already been thrilled by the Swarovski experience - now you are one of them! View the Golden Roof or 'Goldenness Dachl', an ornate Gothic balcony erected by the Emperor Maximilian I in the 15th century, decorated with gold painted copper shingles.
Day 07: Italy-City tour of Florence – 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. Onto Umbria
After breakfast at your hotel, check out and proceed to Florence, the capital of Tuscany. Drive across the Apennine Mountains, along the Brenta River past Bologna, onto Pisa, the Hometown of Galileo and a city, which makes the most of its claim to fame - its Leaning Tower! It has leaned almost since construction first started, due to the swampy soil beneath it. At a photo stop here, note its striking beauty along with its characteristic tilt. It is the Duomo's (Cathedral) Bell Tower. Together with the Baptistery, these are all a part of the ‘Field of Miracles’. Continue to Florence, a shrine to the wonders of the Renaissance, with more artistic treasures per square meter than any other city in the world! Included in your walking tour of the city of Florence is a visit to the remarkable Duomo (when open for visitors).Besides it is the 'Gates of Paradise' - the heavenly gilded bronze doors of the Baptistery, originally a pagan temple and the open air gallery in Signoria Square. Walk on the famous Ponte Vecchio, the oldest surviving bridge in the city.
Day 08: Italy-Vatican City/Rome, Re-live the history of Rome in this ancient city’s great landmarks. Marvel at the Coliseum.
After breakfast in your hotel, sit back and relax in your coach as we drive to Rome. The Vatican City– the smallest country in the world. Rome was not built in a day'- the truth of this oft quoted adage hits you with full force, as we pack in all the 'must see' agenda into our guided panoramic highlight city tour! According to legend, Rome was founded by Romulus and Remus in 753 BC. Start your introduction to Rome with a journey on the Time Elevator and enjoy a 4 dimensional view of Roman Glory. Then onto The Vatican, the smallest nation in the world! The most famous square of The Vatican is St. Peter's Square with St. Peter's Basilica, one of the largest churches in the world.
Day 09: Chamonix - Onto the Mont Blanc In Chamonix
After breakfast enjoy a comfortable 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 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. Overnight at Hotel Prieure in Chamonix.
Day 10: Mont Blanc In Chamonix-Today you have a chance to join us on an all inclusive excursion tour to the wonderful world of optional Mont Blanc,–Cable Car Ride To Aiguille Du Midi And A Visit To The Mer De Glace the Top of Europe – at 3,842 meters. Get set for a memorable experience.
Awaken to the spectacular delights of the glacier around you. A view of the facing peaks and of optional 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 Aiguilles du Midi, which lifts you to 3842 m for an unforgettable view of the Alps. The Aiguilles 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 !
Day 11: Today you have a chance to join us on an all inclusive Alpine excursion tour to the wonderful world of optional Jungfraujoch – the top of Europe – at 3,454 meters. Also visit scenic Interlaken
The day is free, but do take advantage of our optional excursion to Jungfraujoch, the 'Top of Europe', Stop at the Trummelbach falls. This is the only glacier waterfalls in Europe, cascading through the mountain. Onto Jungfrau. Reach the highest altitude railway station in Europe by a charming, red cogwheel train, amid stunning and dramatic mountain scenery! What could be more tempting in this icy cold scenario? Walk on the great Aletsch Glacier. Visit the Sphinx Observation Terrace, at 3571. Experience the new Cinema Experience and the new Alpine sensation attraction, as part of the centenary celebration, and the glistening Ice Palace. Descend to visit the popular holiday resort of Interlaken, cradled cozily between the beautiful Lakes of Brienz and Thun, where even today you see horse-drawn carriages. Treasure these wonderful moments as you drive back to your hotel. This evening enjoy a sumptuous dinner. Overnight at Hotel Bänklialp in Switzerland.
Day 12: France-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 Optional 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 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. It's magic! Sparkle over a glass of champagne at the Lido. Here at the most famous nightclub in the world, enjoy the 'Bonheur Show', a cabaret with extraordinary sets and extravagant costumes. Overnight at Hotel only Suites in Paris.
Day 13: France-Enjoy the sights of Paris on a city tour. In Paris | Shop at Fragonard| City Tour of Paris |Enjoy a breathtaking view of Paris from the top of Eiffel Tower (3rd Level
After breakfast proceed on an exhilarating city tour .Visit and shop at Fragonard - The Perfumer. Displayed are perfumery collections retracing 3000 years of history. Discover Fragonard's original perfumery creations on sale at factory prices.
Enjoy a panoramic highlight city tour of famous monuments like the Grevin with the Glass Pyramid, Garner’s Opera, the largest opera theatre in the world, the Place de la Concorde - the site of the infamous guillotine, the Champs Elysees - one of the most fashionable streets in the world, River Seine, the Napoleonic Arc de Triomphe and the Hotel des Invalids.
Good times need never end! After a buffet/boxed breakfast, check out and proceed to the airport for your flight back home .Your tour ends with guests departing on individual Schedules for the airport or return by coach to Airport. Arrive home with pleasant memories of your European Tour, which we re 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.