10 Night/11 Days
Destination Covered: Paris, Zurich, Lucerne, Interlaken, Vaduz, Innsbruck, Wattens, Venice, Pisa, Florence, Milan
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.
This morning enjoy a guided Orientation day introductory tour of Paris. As the The capital of France, you will be treated to a superb panoramic view of the most famous monuments. The city can also be more intimate, revealing the charm of its medieval districts and its former villages to the casual stroller. 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. A glimpse of the Eiffel Tower, outlined romantically against the Paris skyline — that's what you remember after visiting France. Later enjoy a cruise on River Seine. You’ll be able to see the best of Paris, the city of love. After the tour, having the dinner at Indian restaurant.
Check out and board your coach to drive to Switzerland. On your way you will make a stop at Scha hausen which is prevalently known as Rhine Falls - Mini Niagara falls of Europe. This is a record - there is no other waterfall in Europe bigger than the Rheinfall. This is experienced in a most impressive way on a boat trip through the Rheinfall . Later proceed to Zurich. On arrival in Zurich, enjoy dinner at Indian restaurant.
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. 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.
After breakfast choose an optional excursion to Mt. Jungfrau - Top of Europe. Those who don’t want to go Jungfrau, 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. Later back to Zurich Hotel after having a dinner.
After breakfast. Check out and board your coach to drive to Innsbruck. You will pass through Vaduz, the capital city of the princely country of Liechtenstein. Take a quick stop in Vaduz and some time to explore the city. Later, drive to Innsbruck. 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. On Arrival Innsbruck, Orientation tour of Innsbruck capital of Tyrol Province, you will cover the Golden Dachl –Maria Theresa square, Imperial Palace, the Golden Roof, Imperial Palace, River Inns, Royal Church etc. Later we will have dinner at Indian restaurant and proceed for Check-into the hotel.
After breakfast. Today we travel to Salzburg, the ‘Sound of Music’ city. Explore the city of Salzburg on this panoramic coach tour. See some of the city’s greatest landmarks and gain an insight into the history of the city. No visit to Salzburg can be complete without finding out more about the life of Mozart,the legendary composer whose works have made Salzburg the cultural capital of Austria. Your coach will travel past many places of interest associated with Salzburg. Your unforgettable tour continues to Zell am See, a picturesque little city nestled between the exceptional alpine scenery along the crystal clear sparkling lake Zell. Stroll through the historic town center or walk along the lake side promenade with amazing views of the lake and the surrounding mountains and deep valleys filled with emerald forests. Back to Innsbruck in the evening.
After Breakfast. Check out and board your coach for Continue journey to Venice/Padova. On Arrival Venice You will have guided panoramic tour of Venice, you will enjoy Vaparetto ride which will descend you to the Venice Island . Discern the "real Venice" by inflowing a knot of slender passages and lanes where this enchanted city of mean daring seaways dispersed by subtle bonds which expects you. Here at San Mark's square you will observe and learn the history that lies behinds the walls of its most famous landmarks; the Basilica and its Byzantine heritage, the Doge's Palace and its contiguous prisons, Venetion, St. Mark Cathedral, Bell Tower with Bridge of Sighs, etc. Later we will have dinner at Indian restaurant and proceed for Check-into the hotel.
After Breakfast. Check out and proceed to Pisa to visit the Field of Miracles. Witness the flawless Baptistery & Leaning Tower of Pisa (photo stop), which had been able to made its way in the seven wonders of world. Later continue your journey to Florence, a home to many masterpieces of Renaissance art and architecture. On Arrival Florence we will do Orientation tour of Florence. We will see the Duomo of Florence the largest brick dome ever created, along with photo sops at Basilica of Santa Croce, the final burial place of Michelangelo, statue of David replica famous Ponte Vecchio Bridge on the Arno River and the Piazelle Michealangelo. Later we will have dinner at Indian restaurant and proceed for Check-into the hotel.
After Breakfast. Board your coach to Later depart for Eternal city of Rome . On Arrival Rome guided orientation tour of Rome with the stopover at Vatican City, St. Peter's Basilica tracked by a photo stop at the grand remnants of the Forum & other monuments of ancient Roman rulers and the Colosseum. Visit Trevi Fountain- The Trevi Fountain is a fountain in the Trevi district in Rome, Italy, designed by Italian architect Nicola Salvi and completed by Pietro Bracci. Pantheon- The Pantheon is a former Roman temple, now a church, in Rome. Piazza Navona- Piazza Navona is a piazza in Rome, Italy. It is built on the site of the Stadium of Domitian, built in the 1st century AD, and follows the form of the open space of the stadium., Spanish Steps- The Spanish Steps are a set of steps in Rome, Italy, climbing a steep slope between the Piazza di Spagna at the base and Piazza Trinità dei Monti, dominated by the Trinità dei Monti church at the top. Piazza di Spagna- Piazza di Spagna, at the bottom of the Spanish Steps, is one of the most famous squares in Rome. After the tour back to Florence/Arezzo.
After breakfast today, we proceed to Milan, the second largest city in Italy and famed as the design and fashion capital. Milan is Italy’s city of the future, a fast-paced metropolis where creativity is big business, looking good is compulsory and after-work drinks are an art form. We proceed on an orientation tour seeing sights such as the breathtaking Duomo and its magnificent square, the Scala Museum and Theatre and then to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele. The structure is formed by two glass-vaulted arcades intersecting in an octagon covering the street connecting Piazza del Duomo to Piazza della Scala. This Galleria connects two of Milan’s most famous landmarks. After completing the tour our coach will drop the guest to the Airport.
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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