10 Night/ 11 Days
Destination Covered: Paris, Switzerland, Lucerne, Interlaken, Engelberg, Black Forest, Tittse Lake, Innsbruck, Salzburg, Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest.
Arrive at Airport & transfer to hotel by your own arrangement. The rest of day is at leisure so that you can relax after your long haul flight. Paris, France's capital, is a major European city and a global center for art, fashion, gastronomy and culture. Its 19th-century cityscape is crisscrossed by wide boulevards and the River Seine. Beyond such landmarks as the Eiffel Tower and the 12th-century, Gothic Notre-Dame cathedral, the city is known for its cafe culture and designer boutiques along the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré.
This morning start you day with Guided Orientation tour to see popular sites like place de la concorde, Arc de Triomphe. Notre Dame de Paris, Louvre Pyramid, Musée d'Orsay, Palais Garnier Opera, Champs Elysees Street, Alexander Bridge, Montmatre, Concords Square, a journey to the 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower for breathtaking view and many other historic buildings. Later enjoy a cruise on River Seine.
Check out and board your coach to drive to Switzerland. Switzerland is a mountainous Central European country, home to numerous lakes, villages and the high peaks of the Alps. Its cities contain medieval quarters, with landmarks like capital Bern’s Zytglogge clock tower and Lucerne’s wooden chapel bridge. The country is also known for its ski resorts and hiking trails. Banking and finance are key industries, and Swiss watches and chocolate are world renowned. Upon arrival Zurich, we will have dinner at Indian restaurant and later proceed to hotel. Check-in to the hotel.
After breakfast, proceed to Engelberg town- a base cable car station of Mt.Titlis. The TITLIS ROTAIR revolving gondola transports you easily to the mountain station. Take your time and visit the Swiss Lion shop, the world's highest watch shop. You can even have your photo taken in traditional Swiss costume in our photo studio. The glacier cave is only a snowball's throw from the mountain station. The glistening, blue ice tunnel leads deep down into the fascinating world inside the glacier. In the summer months, the Ice Flyer chair lift will take you to the glacier park where all kinds of fun snow activities await. Grab a snowtube or a speedy sled and whiz down the piste, whipping up plenty of snow as you go. You may also do the Titlis Cliff Walk is a pedestrian bridge along the cliff of Mount Titlis in the Swiss Alps. Later, in the afternoon, proceed to the city of Lucerne for Orientation tour and see the Chapel Bridge-The Chapel Bridge is a covered wooden footbridge spanning diagonally across the Reuss River in the city of Lucerne. Named after the nearby St. Peter's Chapel, the bridge is unique since it contains a number of interior paintings dating back to the 17th century, Jesuit Church- This beautiful church is considered to be the first large baroque style church ever built in Switzerland.Lion Monument-The Lion Monument, or the Lion of Lucerne, is a rock relief in Lucerne, Switzerland, designed by Bertel Thorvaldsen and hewn in 1820–21 by Lukas Ahorn. We will proceed back to Zurich.
This day is at leisure. You can spend your day relaxing at your Hotel or choose an optional excursion to Mt. Jungfrau - Top of Europe. Those who don’t want to go Disneyland, have free time to explore the Interlaken by own. Our Coach will drop at Interlaken. The Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe is the highlight of any Swiss holiday. The highest railway station in Europe is located 3,454 metres above sea level. You have access to a high-alpine wonderland of ice, snow and rock, which can be admired from the viewing platforms, on the Aletsch Glacier or in the Ice Palace - experience the magic. Visit the Sohinx observation tower. After the tour we will proceed for orientation tour of Interlaken. We will start from Höheweg is the main street in Interlaken, which stretches from the city’s central square to the east. Roman Catholic church- Situated on Schlossstrasse, this Swiss religious building houses a Roman Catholic parish church, which offers worship masses, religious education, and other. Group members not opting for Mt. Jungfrau will have an opportunity to proceed to the city of Interlaken for an orientation tour.
Check out and board your coach to drive to Innsbruck. On your way you will make a stop at Schaffhausen which is prevalently known as Rhine Falls - Mini Niagara falls of Europe. You may Enjoy the boat ride at Rhine Falls (Ticket not included) and continue journey to Black Forest region in South Germany; home to the well-known Black Forest gateau and the most famous cuckoo clocks. Arrival at Titisee and proceed to Cuckoo Clock factory. Titisee lake is the largest natural lake in Germany’s Black Forest. It is a natural reservoir dammed by glacial moraine during the last ice age. Titisee is in the ”Hochschwartzwald” or southern Black Forest. Long known as the land of childhood fairytales, the Black Forest stretches 120 miles long by 40 miles wide. Enjoy a demonstration on how the cuckoo clocks are made. Later, drive to Innsbruck. Check-in to the hotel.
Check out and board your coach to Orientation tour of Innsbruck, where on entrance you will enjoy direction tour which will cover the Golden Dachl –Maria Theresa square, Imperial Palace, Trasmopolino Olympic ski jump, the Golden Roof, Imperial Palace, River Inns, Royal Church etc. After this we will go to Wattens to take the vision of the noteworthy collection of world famous Crystals in Swarovski museum. You will also get surprised to see 'Chetak' the favorite horse of Maharaja Rana Pratap of Rajasthan- ornamented with Swarovski's Gemstone Jewels. You will be provided with your time to shop for jewelry and other souvenirs for your friends and relatives as a symbol of love and remembrance of this exotic place. Later proceed to Vienna via Salzburg. Orientation Salzburg city tour to view St.Peter’s Abbey- St Peter's Abbey, or St Peter's Arch abbey, is a Benedictine monastery and former cathedral in the Austrian city of Salzburg. and Red Bull Arena. Visit Salzburg Cathedral- Salzburg Cathedral is the seventeenth-century Baroque cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Salzburg in the city of Salzburg, Austria, dedicated to Saint Rupert and Saint Vergilius. and enjoy free time at Residenzplatz- Residenzplatz is a large, stately square in the historic centre of Salzburg in Austria.Mozartplatz- This large courtyard is best known for its memorial statue of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Later, proceed for Vienna. Check-in to the hotel.
After Breakfast, we will proceed to guided panoramic City tour of Vienna. We drive on the Ring Boulevard and see the State Opera House, the Parliament, the City Hall and the Burgtheater. We also make a phostop at Hofburg-former winter residence of the Habsbrg family and the Belvedere Palace-former summer residence of Prince Eugene. Our last visit to Schonbrunn Palace (ticket not included). After completing the Schonbrunn tour wWe will drop you at Vienna Boulevard and most famous shopping street Ringstrasse where you may spend free time and explore on your own.
Check out and board your coach to Budapest via Bratislava. The bus tour passes by the most important places., historical and cultural sights outside of the Old Town. It photo stops at Bratislava Castle and memorial Slavin with their splendid panoramic views. During the walk through the pedestrianised Old Town we tale a look at St.Michael’s Gate, the Old Toen Hall,Reduta and The Opera House. Later proceed to HUNGRARY’S capital, bisected by the River Danube. Evening at leisure for shopping or a visit to a ocal spa, with outdoor thermal waters, art nouveau architecture and treatments. Later, proceed to Budapest.
After Breakfast, proceed for a guided city tour of Budapest including view of Buda Castle, Hungarian Paliament Building and Liberty Bridge. Visit the Hosok Tere-H?sök tere is one of the major squares in Budapest and Andrassy Avenue-Andrássy Avenue is the Hungarian Champs-Élysées, St. Stephen's Basilica-St. Stephen's Basilica is a Roman Catholic basilica in Budapest, Váci Street - Váci utca is one of the main pedestrian thoroughfares and perhaps the most famous street of central Budapest. Danube Promenade - The Danube Promenade is located on the Pest side of Budapest, Hungary. On the bank of the Danube, this promenade extends from the Széchenyi Chain Bridge to the Erzsébet Bridge.
Check out from hotel. Transfer to Airport by your own arrangement.
Q: What is the most appropriate type of luggage to bring?
We strongly recommend bringing a backpack or duffel bag, as suitcases can be cumbersome and difficult to store in buses, under seats, etc.. Keep in mind that you will normally have to carry your own luggage on and off buses and trains and up and down hotel staircases. Suitcases with wheels may not work well on dirt or cobblestone roads.
Q: What Travel Documents Do I Need?
One must have his/her passport, IDs and visa stamped (if required for that particular country). Any specific documents required will be informed you earlier.
Q: Can you help arrange my travel visas?
Requirements for travel visas vary widely depending on your nationality and your destination. Although we are unable to arrange visas on your behalf but there are several visa immigration service providers who can help you in this process.
Q: I'm a single traveller, will I be charged a single supplement?
TMost of our trips do not have a single supplement. This means that the accommodation is on a twin share basis and, if you are travelling on your own, you will be sharing a room with another fliptrip traveller of the same sex. Some tours have an optional single supplement or rarely a mandatory single supplement. An optional service that may be available is called "My Own Room". This service allows solo travellers to request their own private room while on tour. The cost and the details vary by trip, so please refer to each trip summary page for details.
Q: Can I join a tour late or leave it early?
It's extremely difficult if not impossible to join a tour after it has begun. It is possible to leave a tour early however you will be responsible for your own arrangements from the moment you decide to leave the tour. You would also be responsible for all costs associated with joining a tour late or leaving one early. If you feel this may be necessary please consult a fliptrip Specialist before you book your adventure.
Q: What type of ground transportation is used on your tours?
Trip specific information on transportation can be found on the trip summary page however in most cases we use public transportation. We've found that how you get there significantly influences the tone of your journey and public transportation allows face-to-face interaction with the local people. Some of our adventures, including our “Superior”, "Comfort Class" and most adventures in Africa, use private transportation.
Q: Can I book extra nights of hotel accommodation before or after my tour?
Yes, in most cases we can arrange additional accommodation at our starting or ending hotels, excluding European tours. Please contact a fliptrip Specialist for price information or check under “Hotels, Transfers & City Breaks” on the tour page of our website for prices. If we are unable to provide you with the extra nights we will give you the name of a hotel you can contact directly. Please also note that extra accommodations must be booked outside of 30 days of departure.
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