Italy, Switzerland, Paris / 9 Days Tour
Package Duration : 8 Nights / 9 Days
Pacakge Validity : N.A.
Destination Covered : Rome - Florence - Venice - Verona - Zurich - Lucerne - Bern - Paris
Package Cost : On Request
SMI General Services : Travel by bus with English speaking guide , basic travel insurance, and breakfast buffet.
Includes arrival transfer
Boat: Board the Vaporetto along the canals in Venice, Cruise along the River Seine in Paris.
City tour in : Rome, Florence, Paris.
Evening Transfer:: To Esquilino area in Rome, To Via Cavour area in Rome, To Gare du Nord in Paris.
Ticket admission: St. Peter´s Basilica ; Roman Coliseum in Rome, Basílica of St. Marcos; Murano Glass factory in Venice, Tranway in Trubsee, To second floor of Eiffel Tower in Paris.
Rome: IH Z3 (****); Florence: DELTA FLORENCE (****); Venice: ALBATROS (****); Zurich: HOTEL IBIS ZURICH MESSE AIRPORT (**); Paris: COURTYARD MARRIOT PARIS ST DENIS (***), IBIS PORTE D´ITALIE GENTILLY (***);
Day 1: Rome Arrival
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Evening transfer to the Esquilino district.
Welcome to Rome! Upon airport arrival, we shall be waiting to transport you to your hotel. Our guide will greet you at the hotel and will provide all the necessary information. At the end of the evening we arrange a transfer to the Esquilino area. This neighborhood will be a great introduction to Rome. Situated between marvellous basilicas and the Coliseum, many trattorias (informal Italian eating establishments) and osterias (inns) imbued with the Italian spirit will be ready to serve you local dishes. Other restaurants serving Indian, Chinese and international food can be found in this area. Return to hotel.
Day 2: Rome
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour of Rome. Roman Coliseum (admission price included) and visit to the Vatican City.
In the morning, we have a scenic tour of the city, which will be a great introduction to “The Eternal city”. We visit the tiny state of the Vatican. The Vatican City is a principal centre of Christianity in the world. You will be able to visit St. Peter’s Basilica. And we have also included admission to the Roman Coliseum, the principal symbol of Rome. This impressive construction dates back 2,000 years and will transport us in time so that we can learn about ancient society in the Roman Empire. In the evening we provide transport to the Via Cavour area, were you will find restaurants serving Italian, Indian, Chinese and international food. Return to hotel.
Day 3: Rome- Florence
TODAY’S HIGLIGHTS: Tour with a local expert from Florence. View from Piazzale Michelangelo.
We will leave Rome, heading north. This route is graced with beautiful landscapes. Upon arrival in Florence, we head straight to Piazzale Michelangelo, an impressive site in the city. In the evening we provide a tour with a local expert, and walk through the historic centre, taking in places such as the Ponte Vecchio, the Duomo, and Plaza della Signoria. This city is truly an outdoor museum. Free time to explore. In the evening, you can dine at your favourite restaurant. In this district you can find restaurants serving Italian, Indian, Chinese and international food.
Day 4: Florence- Venice
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Vaporetto boat on Venice’s Grand Canal. Visit and admission to the San Marcos Basilica, where we can admire the technique of crafting Murano Glass.
Today we enjoy stunning mountain landscapes while crossing the Apennine Mountains. Arriving in Venice, we will board a Vapporetto to travel around on the canals in the historic centre. With a local guide, we will visit the marvellous Plaza de San Marcos and enter the marvellous basilica (entry cost included). Afterwards, we shall be able to visit the Murano glass factory city. It is marvellous to see the technique of crystal blowing. Free time. At the end of the afternoon, you will have the chance to eat dinner in the Mestre area, where you can choose the type of restaurant that you prefer (Indian, Oriental, Italian, etc.).
Day 5: Venice- Verona Zurich
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: We visit the city of Romeo y Juliet. Beautiful countryside while crossing the Alps (lakes and snowy mountains).
We will depart from Venice, travelling to VERONA. Our guide will instruct us on the places where you will be able to walk in Romeo and Juliet’s city - the city of lovers! Afterwards we continue the journey to Switzerland. Very beautiful lakes and mountains with snow-capped peaks line our route. Arrival in ZURICH. Free time in the historic centre next to the lake, where you will be able to dine in your chosen restaurant serving Italian, Indian, Chinese, international or Swiss food.
Day 6: Zurich Eingelberger Trubsee Lucerne Zurich
TODAY’S HIGLIGHTS: Tramway tour to Trubsee with its lake and beautiful landscapes.
We will head into the high mountains to take a walk through the beautiful town of EINGELBERGER. We include the ticket to board the TRUSBEE tramway, a ski station covered by snow for many months of the year (from October to May). You will be able to walk along the pathways next to the lake. Or if you may continue by tram to the top of TITLIS, a spectacular mountain located at the Uri Alps (its glaciers and snow cover the mountain all year round). Subsequently, we head to Lucerne, one of the most beautiful cities in Switzerland, and located next to its large lake. Returning to Zurich, you will be able to enjoy free time to dine at your selected restaurant serving Swiss, Italian, Oriental and international food.
Day 7: Zurich - Bern - Paris
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Explore Bern, the capital city of Switzerland.
Embark on a scenic trip to Bern, capital city of the confederation built around a bend in the Aare River, with its medieval architecture preserved in the Old Town. Time to take a stroll and breathe in the fresh air. Next, we journey to France. Enjoy beautiful lake views on our trip to Paris. We arrive in the evening.
Day 8: Paris
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour of Paris. Boat ride along the Seine. Climb to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower. Evening transfers.
A scenic guided tour to discover the history, main boulevards and the breathtaking monuments of Paris. We end the visit at the Eiffel Tower area. You will have the opportunity to climb up to the second floor of this remarkable metal monument. End your visit with a boat cruise along the River Seine, which divides the north of Paris from the south. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore as you choose. At sunset enjoy dinner (not incluided) at Gare du Nord, the neighbourhood that is home to Paris’s Indian community. A wide variety of international cuisines await you. Return to hotel.
Day 9: Paris
After breakfast, end of our services.
Specific Departure Dates :
Apr.16 : 17, 24
May.16 : 01, 08, 15, 22, 29
Jun.16 : 05, 12, 19, 26
Jul.16 : 03, 10, 17, 24, 31
Aug.16 : 07, 14, 21, 28
Sep.16 : 04, 11, 18, 25
Oct.16 : 02, 09, 16, 23, 30
Nov.16 : 06, 13, 20, 27
Dec.16 : 04, 11, 18, 25
Jan.17 : 01, 08, 15, 22, 29
Feb.17 : 05, 12, 19, 26
Mar.17 : 05, 12, 19, 26