Sensational Europe

Introduction

Highlights

VATICAN CITY
  • Visit the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel. Visit the magnificent St. Peter’s Basilica and Square
ITALY
ROME
  • Guided city tour
PISA
  • Leaning Tower of Pisa
FLORENCE
  • Guided city tour
VENICE
  • Visit St. Mark’s square on a private boat
  • Enjoy the famous Gondola ride
  • Visit Murano Glass showroom along with glass making demonstration
AUSTRIA
  • Orientation tour of Innsbruck
  • Visit the Swarovski Crystal Museum and shop
SWITZERLAND
  • Visit Mt. Titlis in world’s first rotating cable car
  • Orientation tour of Lucerne
  • Photo stop at Rhine Falls
  • Chance to visit to Jungfraujoch and Interlaken (Optional)
GERMANY
  • Cuckoo clock demonstration at Black Forest
  • River Rhine cruise
  • Historic Cologne Cathedral
BELGIUM
  • Orientation tour with Grand Place and Manneken Pis Statue in Brussels
NETHERLANDS
  • Free time at Dam Square in Amsterdam
  • Till 15th May visit Keukenhof - Largest Spring Garden in the world
  • From 16th May Visit Madurodam – Holland in Miniature
  • Visit cheese farm & wooden shoe factory
FRANCE
  • Guided city tour of Paris
  • Visit 2nd level of Eiffel Tower
  • Chance to visit the famous Lido show (Optional)
  • Chance to visit Disneyland Paris

 

Tour Itinerary

The Tour Manager / Station Manager will meet you outside the airport. Proceed for dinner and then to the hotel and check–in.
Overnight in Rome
(D)
Note: Joining direct passenger / NRI can check-in on your own at the hotel. The standard check-in time is 1500 hrs. Packed dinner will be provided in case of late arrivals of flight or long queue at the immigration.

Guided city tour of Vatican city and Rome: Enter the Vatican City – the smallest country in the world (shorts or sleeveless vests not allowed) including a visit to the Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel and visit St. Peter’s Basilica. Later continue with the guided city tour of Rome.
Overnight in Arezzo
(B, L, D)

Drive to Florence for a guided walking city tour of Florence; see the Duomo, Campanile, Baptistery with its Gates to Paradise, Piazza Della Signoria – an open air museum of sculptures. Later proceed to Pisa, visit Square of Miracles to see the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
Overnight in Padova / Occhiobello / Ferrara
(B, L, D)

Drive to the pier to board a private boat to Venice. Arrive at the heart of Venice – St. Mark’s Square. On arrival, admire St. Mark’s square with Basilica, Doge’s Palace, Campanile and Bridge of Sighs. Later visit Murano Glass showroom. Enjoy a Gondola ride. Drive to scenic Austria.
Overnight in Seefeld
(B, L, D)

Drive to Wattens, visit the famous Swarovski Crystal Museum and shop. Orientation tour of Innsbruck, see the Golden Roof and Maria Theresien Strrase. Proceed on a scenic drive to Switzerland.
Overnight in Zurich / Central Switzerland
(B, D)

Today is at leisure OR you can join us on an adventurous ride to visit Jungfraujoch - The Top of Europe, for a memorable encounter with snow and ice, a high–point of your tour! Take a cogwheel train from Lauterbrunnen / Grindelwald Grund to a height of 3,454 meters to Europe’s highest railway station – a world of eternal ice and snow. Visit the Ice Palace. Visit the Sphinx observatory deck to view longest glacier in the Alps. Later take a photo stop at Interlaken.
Overnight in Zurich / Central Switzerland
(B, D)
Note: Guests who do not opt for this optional excursion will get packed dinner delivered at the hotel when the group arrives.

Proceed to Mt Titlis. Cable car rides including the world’s first rotating cable car, the Rotair – to the top of Mt. Titlis at 3,020 metres. Do not forget to visit the “Cliff Walk” a suspension bridge along the cliff of Mt. Titlis. Later proceed for an orientation tour of Lucerne: Lion Monument, Kapell Brucke with some free time to shop for famous Swiss watches, knives and chocolates.
Overnight in Zurich / Central Switzerland
(B, L, D)

Drive to Schaffhausen to view the magnificent Rhine falls. Drive to Black Forest region for a demonstration of the cuckoo clocks.
Overnight in Rhineland
(B, L, D)

Proceed to board your scenic cruise on the River Rhine. Drive to Cologne to visit the Cologne Cathedral. Drive to Brussels. See the Grand Place and the legendary Manneken Pis statue on your orientation tour. Overnight in Eindhoven / Antwerp / Beveren
(B, L, D)

Proceed to Keukenhof – the largest spring garden in the world. Next visit a cheese farm and wooden shoe factory. Later, visit the famous Dam Square see the Royal Palace, Nieuwe Kerk and War Memorial.
Overnight in Eindhoven / Antwerp / Beveren
(B, D)
OR
From 16th May: Madurodam – Cheese Farm & Wooden Shoe Workshop – Dam Square
Proceed to Madurodam –Holland in Miniature Park. Next visit a cheese farm and wooden shoe factory. Later, visit the famous Dam Square: Royal Palace, Nieuwe Kerk and War Memorial.
Overnight in Eindhoven / Antwerp
(B, L, D)

Drive to Paris and enjoy famous Parisian sights on a guided city tour: See the Alexander Bridge, Arc de Triomphe, Concorde Square, Opera House, Invalides, Champs Elysees and more. Next visit the top of the Eiffel Tower (2nd level). Tonight, you have a chance to experience the glamour of the famous Lido Show.
Overnight in Paris
(B, L, D)
Note: Due to stringent security checks at the Eiffel tower it may take up to 3-4 hours in the queue.

Today you have a choice to join us for Disneyland Park OR Disneyland Studios and enjoy rides.
Overnight in Paris
(B, D)
Note: Guests who do not opt for this optional excursion will get packed dinner delivered at the hotel when the group arrives.

Proceed to the airport for your flight back home. 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 share your feedback with your Tour Manager. Your valued suggestions will be most appreciated.
(B)

Arrival / Departure Transfers will be provided subject to minimum 4 passengers travelling together.


Pricing

Sensational Europe (Value Tour - 13 Days)
Start City: Rome | End City: Paris
Rooming Brochure Price Early Bird Discount Offer Price (AED)
SINGLE 12250 740 11510
DOUBLE 9735 740 8995
TRIPLE 9735 740 8995
CHILD NO BED 6885 370 6515
CHILD WITH BED 7810 370 7440
INFANT 4 0 4

*As a 3rd in a triple, a roll away cot may be provided.
*As a 3rd in a double, no bed or cot will be provided to the child. Person below 12 years will be considered as a Child.


Departure Dates - 2022

APRIL : 10,24
MAY : 01.08,15,18,22,25
JUNE : 01,08,12,15,22,29
JULY : 10,17,24,31
AUGUST : 14,28
SEPTEMBER : 11,25

ACCOMMODATION

  • 01 night at Hotel Hampton Inn or similar in Rome
  • 01 night at Hotel Planet / Park or similar in Arezzo
  • 01 night at Hotel B & B / Unaway / Astra / Best Western or similar in Padova / Occhiobello / Ferrara
  • 01 night at Hotel Alpenkoning or similar in Seefeld
  • 03 nights at Hotel Novotel / Radisson / Terrace or similar in Zurich / Central Switzerland
  • 01 night at Hotel NH / Intercity or similar in Rhineland
  • 02 nights at Hotel NH / Best Western / Van del Valk or similar in Eindhoven / Antwerp / Beveren
  • 02 nights at Hotel Novotel / Best Western / Mercure or similar in Paris

MEALS

  • Daily continental breakfast (Breakfast includes bread with butter, jam, cereals, juice, milk, tea and coffee)
  • 07 Indian Jain / vegetarian / non-vegetarian lunches
  • 12 Indian Jain / vegetarian / non-vegetarian dinners

Note: Packed lunches, if applicable, will be Jain / vegetarian.


WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Accommodations at the hotels specified above or similar.
  • Meals, transfers, entrances, sightseeing and surface transport as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Sightseeing and extensive excursions with entrances (as specified in the itinerary) by a deluxe air conditioned coach.
  • Services of a professional, friendly and multilingual Tour Manager or a local Representative. (Subject to minimum 15 customers).

WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • Cost of your Air tickets required to participate in this tour.
  • Passport, Visa charges, Insurance, Airport & Port taxes.
  • 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 10 Days, the total Tips amount is Euro 30 per person to be paid to the Tour Manager on Day 01 of the tour.
  • No porterage included.
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as porterage, laundry expenses, wines, mineral water, food and drink not in the regular menu provided by us, minibar, telephone calls, etc.
  • Meals other than that what is mentioned in your itinerary.
  • Cost of excursions, city sightseeing, entrance fees and local guides availed of by the passengers, other than that mentioned in your itinerary.
  • Airport transfers, Cost of Suggested / Optional Excursions.
  • RT PCR – COVID test if required by the airline or Government bodies.

VISA REQUIREMENTS

You must be in possession of a valid multiple entry Schengen visa. The cost of this visa is not included in your package tour price. It would be best to check with your travel agent and the consulates nearest to you for advice and information. Please ensure that your travel documents are ready in time for departure.


IMPORTANT NOTES:

HOTELS

  • All hotels will be either around the airport area or in the outskirts.
  • Most hotels in Europe have only Twin beds. Double bed will be Queen size and not King size.
  • As a 3rd person in a triple room, most hotels use rollaway beds and room size may be the same as the double room.
  • For Child with bed: At times hotel don’t have enough roll away beds, in that case they might give a double and a separate single room.
  • A person 12 years and below is considered a child and above 12 years, an adult.
  • Hotel rooms may not be air conditioned / air cooled nor will fans be provided. Air conditioning / cooling in hotels are set as per European weather conditions.
  • Functioning of Air cooling / Air conditioning in hotels is subject to official declaration of summer by the local authority.
  • During heat wave in Europe air conditioning of the hotels and coaches may cease to function as they are not built for such high temperatures.
  • Most hotels in Europe do not provide tea kettles in the rooms.
  • Due to international events and trade fairs all throughout Europe such as Air Show, music festivals, ice skating championships etc., you may have to stay in hotels further away from the city.
  • In Switzerland the stay may be split in two hotels
  • Any damages caused to the hotel rooms / Coach during your stay, shall be payable by the passengers.
  • We also reserve the right to substitute a hotel of similar class if it is deemed advisable or necessary.
  • In certain cities hotels have not started the buffet breakfasts yet and if the same does not change by the time the tours begin, we will either provide breakfast or the groups will be taken to an Indian / local restaurant for breakfast.

COACHES

  • Most of your journey in Europe is by coach and hence you are requested to keep the coach clean.
  • Due to hygienic reasons, it is not permitted to use toilets in the coach. However, the tour manager will make comfort stops during long drives.
  • Eating & drinking is not permitted in the coach.
  • One check in bag and one hand bag per person only, due to limited boot space in the coach.
  • In major European cities, there are parking restrictions for coaches and it may not be possible to stop at all the places during the city tour. Tour Manager will try his/her best to stop coach wherever possible for a photo stop.
  • Coaches are non-wheelchair compliant. There are steps to board / alight from the coach.
  • Due to private coaches being forbidden inside most of the European cities; as per EU norms to preserve them and to avoid getting them polluted and overcrowded, most of your sightseeing will be done by local buses and by foot.

MEALS

  • Meals are pre–set and a–la carte is not possible.
  • On certain Days packed lunch will be provided.

SIGHTSEEING

  • On certain departures, we may sometimes amend / reverse the itinerary. However, all the services / inclusions will remain the same.
  • Generally, you will have to walk at sightseeing places, amusement parks and at the airports sometimes for a long distance; however, the same will be timely instructed by the Tour Manager. It is advisable to carry good pair of comfortable sports shoes. The tour manager and the driver will do their best to get you as close to the monuments as possible.
  • The Eiffel Tower on certain Days due to strong wind conditions or being overcrowded or for security reasons may be closed.
  • The lifts at the Eifel tower are currently closed due to safety. Hence the visit to the tower is only allowed by climbing the staircase. In case there is no change in the same on tour customers will be refunded the amount for the same if they chose not to climb the stairs.
  • Due to stringent security checks at the Eiffel tower, it may take up to 3-4 hours in the queue.
  • There are a few attractions and entrances that are currently closed due to COVID and in case the same remain closed at the time of the groups visiting, a refund will be provided.

GENERAL

  • In case any member of the group tests positive for COVID-19, customers will need to unconditionally abide, adhere and comply solely at your costs and expenses to all laws, rules, notifications, Travel advisories, guidelines, directives and communications issued from time to time by all or any Governments, Authorities, Ministries, Departments, Local Bodies in India or Abroad, related to your tour to the foreign destination and/or on your return from the tour to your home destination in India or Abroad including but not limited to Covid-19 Protocols on quarantine, vaccinations etc. or in connection with any other Pandemic, epidemic, disease, condition etc., which may be communicated by all or any Governments, Authorities, Ministries, Departments, Local Bodies in India or Abroad with or without notice at any point of time whether at the commencement of the tour, during the tour and/or on the completion of the tour, as the case may be”.
  • On some occasions you may have to join another group in case the group does not have adequate members.
  • A local representative or a driver may only be there to assist you during your initial part of the tour.
  • Security alerts and random closures might affect the itinerary.
  • Please take extra care of your personal belongings while on the tour, every country you travel to is prone to thefts and bag snatching. TCIL will not be liable for any loss of belongings / baggage.
  • Disabled clients should carry their own wheelchair and should be accompanied by a qualified companion who is able to provide assistance to the disabled client.
  • TCIL shall not accept any liability or responsibility for any damages, loss, baggage loss, theft, injury, accident, death, breakdown or irregularity, which may occur in carrying out the tour arrangement, weather conditions, strikes, war, quarantine and any other cause whatsoever and all such loss or expense must be borne by the passengers. Insurance policies must be carried while on tour.
  • The management reserves the right to claim any additional expenses incurred due to delay or changes in schedules of train, airplane, bus, ship or other services.
  • The Tour Manager and the company reserves the right to amend the itinerary, alter, vary or withdraw any particular departure, excursion advertised. For the convenience of our passengers, we will sometimes amend the itinerary. However, all the services will remain the same.
  • There are no refunds for any services i.e. meals, sightseeing etc. not utilized on your tour
  • All optional activities will have to be booked and paid to the Tour Manager on Day 01 of the tour. Payment to be made by cash in EURO only. (Credit or Debit cards not accepted).
  • Optional tours are booked & paid on 100% non-refundable & non cancellation policy.
  • The images used in this brochure are for representation purpose only.
  • Please refer to the Booking Form for detailed “Terms and Conditions”.



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