TOUR TO EUROPE – ‘EUROPEAN PANORAMAS’
Tour Code: EP01
Tour Cost includes:
- International flight ticket
- Airport taxes
- Baggage allowances
- 10 nights hotel accommodation on twin share basis
- 13 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 7 dinners
- Entrance fees
- Rome : St. Peter Basilica including Rental of Whisper
- Pisa : Public shuttle bus to Pisa city centre
- Venice : Private Boat from Tronchetto Pier to San Marco Pier (Return)
- Amsterdam : Kuekenhof Garden Ticket
- Brussels : Chocolateris Mannekin Pis + Tasting handmade Belgium Chocolate
- Paris : Eiffel Tower (2nd floor) + Seine River Cruise (1 hour)
- All transfers and transportation as stated in the itinerary by PRIVATE TOUR BASIS
- Sightseeing as per stated in the itinerary
- Tipping (Local Guide/ Driver)
NOT INCLUDED: Visa Fee, Travel Insurance, Tips, Excess luggage charges and all personal expenses.
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TOUR TO EUROPE
DAY 1 – 18 APRIL 2020
KUALA LUMPUR → ROME, ITALY
- Assemble at KLIA and proceed to check in, later board the flight to Italy. Your journey to Rome, Italy begins with the in-flight entertainment on-board the flight.
DAY 2 – 19 APRIL 2020
- Rome, Italy capital, is one of oldest continuously occupied cities in Europe. Within it is the Vatican city – an independent state – with numerous cultural treasures.
- In Vatican City, enter St Peter’s Square and St Peter’s Basilica (Entrance ticket & Rental of Whisper) – regarded as the most renowned work of Renaissance architecture.
- In Rome, drive past the Vittorio Emanuela II Monument and Piazza Venezia
- Photo Stop at the Colosseum and Palatine Hill.
- Walking Tour around Trevi Fountain, and the Spanish Step, free time to relax or browse the nearby shops on Via Condotti
DAY 3 – 20 APRIL 2020
ROME → PISA (365km) → GENOA (158kms)
- Breakfast in the hotel
- Coach proceed to Pisa – is a city located in Tuscany, Central Italy.
- Walking tour of Pisa included the Square of Miracles, an important center of European medieval, the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the Romanesque style circular baptistery.
- Inclusive public shuttle bus to Pisa city centre
- Coach continue journey to Genoa for overnight.
DAY 4 – 21 APRIL 2020
GENOA → VENICE ISLAND (333km) → VENICE MESTRE (10km)
- Venice is a beautiful city located in the marshy Venetian Lagoon in the marshy Venetian Lagoon in northeastern Italy. It’s sited on a group of 119 small islands separated by canals and linked by bridges.
- Take a private boat from Tronchetto to St Mark’s Square (Return)
- Visit a glass factory to witness Venetian glass-blowing and glass-making
- Walking tour of Venetian to see St Mark’s Square; the magnificent Byzantine Basilica (St Mark Basilica); the Bridge of Sigh; and the Doge’s Palace.
- If time and weather permitted, do not miss the gondola ride (at own cost)
- Return to Venice mainland, transfer to Venice Mestre for overnight.
DAY 5 – 22 APRIL 2020
VENICE → MILAN (264km) → LUGANO (79km)
- This morning overland transfer to Lugano en route visit to Milan.
- Walking Tour of Milan – the main industrial, commercial, and financial centre of Italy. Admire the Duomo di Milano – one of worlds’ largest cathedrals.
- View the La Scala Opera House and the glass domed Galleria Vittorio Emanuela II – one of the world’s oldest shopping mall.
- Scenic coach ride to Lugano, a city in Southern Switzerland
- Head towards beautiful Lake Lugano and the stylish city that bears its name.
DAY 6 – 23 APRIL 2020
LUGANO → MT TITLIS (175km) → LUCERNE (36km)
- Today proceed to the picturesque lakeside city of Lucerne, nestled at the foot of the snow-capped Swiss Alps.
- Round Trip cable car from Engelberg to Mt Titlis
- Coach continue journey to Lucerne town.
- Here you’ll get to see Lucerne’s famous landmarks, including Chapel Bridge, the Water Tower, and some wonderfully preserved Baroque and Gothic architecture, followed by some free time for shopping at Bucherer Shop.
DAY 7 – 24 APRIL 2020
LUCERNE → RHINE FALL (110km) → TITISEE (69km) → HEIDELBERG (215km) → FRANKFURT (89km)
- Rhine Fall (Photo stop)– The Rhine Falls are Europe’s mightiest waterfall. The falls are located at the northernmost edge of Switzerland.
- Lake Titisee (walking tour) – A lake in the southern Black Forest in Baden-Wurttemberg. It is said it got its name from Roman Emperor Titus. It covers an area of 1.07 km and has an average depth of 20 m. It owes its creation to the Feldberg glacier, the moraine ploughed up by which in the Pleistocene epoch nowadays forms the lake’s shores. The lake’s outflow, at 840 m above sea level, is the river Gutach (or as it is called farther downstream, the Wutach). On the north shore lies the spa town of the same name, today a part of the municipality of Titisee-Neustadt.
- Cuckoo Clock Factories (visit)– A cuckoo clock is a typically pendulum-regulated clock traditionally manufactured in the Black Forest in Germany that strikes the hours with a sound like a common cuckoo’s call and often has a mechanical cuckoo that emerges with each note. The mechanism to produce the cuckoo call was installed in almost every kind of cuckoo clock since the middle of the 18th century and has remained almost without variation, until the present.
- Heidelberg – view of Heidelberg Palace, Martplatz, Kornmarkt Base station, Church of the Holy Ghost, Synagogue Square and Old Bridge.
- Overnight in Frankfurt
DAY 8 – 25 APRIL 2020
FRANKFURT → COLOGNE (191km) → AMSTERDAM (268km)
- Morning coach proceed to Cologne.
- Cologne Cathedral (walking tour)– One of the oldest cities in Germany. Within the most spectacular Gothic cathedral of Cologne has the world’s largest church facade, 1996 has been designated as World Heritage Site. It is the main symbol of Cologne, unofficial symbol.
- Oldest University (drive pass), Massive Ruins Castle (walking tour), Medieval Town (walking tour)– The “old town” on the south bank of the Neckar, is long and narrow. The Main Street (Hauptstrasse), a mile-long pedestrian street, running the length of the old town. The town itself is a maze of historic, baroque and gabled buildings lining the river with its romantic old-town behind.
- Coach continue to Amsterdam for overnight.
DAY 9 – 26 APRIL 2020
AMSTERDAM → KEUKENHOF GARDEN VISIT → AMSTERDAM
- Keukenhof Garden Ticket – After a short ride from Amsterdam to the bulb flower area around Lisse, start your tour by making a scenic ride in this area. Depending upon the season you may see a landscape with colorful bulb flower carpets in almost any color you can imagine. Stop to take some pictures. Then continue to the true highlight of this tour, the park Keukenhof. Once a mere kitchen garden filled with vegetables and herbs, the Keukenhof – smack dab in the middle of South Holland’s tulip region – now has the distinction of being the world’s largest flower garden, hosting some 800,000 visitors per year. This guided tour will take you through the 15 kilometers of footpaths and 32 hectares of gardens, where millions of bulbs are planted each year. Tulips, hyacinths, daffodils, and other spring bulbs of a variety of vibrant colors carpet the grounds. Stroll through the English landscape garden, the Japanese country garden, and the historical garden. Take in the flower sculpture, based on an annual theme. Just don’t forget to bring your camera – this is an experience you won’t want to forget!
- Canal Cruise (Ticket included)
- Dam Square (walking tour) – Dam Square, or simply the Dam is a town square in Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands. Its notable buildings and frequent events make it one of the most well-known and important locations in the city.
- Diamond Factory (visit)
DAY 10 – 27 APRIL 2020
AMSTERDAM → BRUSSELS → PARIS
- Brussels sightseeing inclusive the following
- Atomium (Photo Stop) –The Atomium is a building in Brussels originally constructed for Expo 58, the 1958 Brussels World’s Fair. Designed by the engineer Andre Waterkeyn and architects Andre and Jean Polak.
- Grand Place (Drive pass)– The Grand Place or Grote Market is the central square of Brussels. The square is the most important tourist destination. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Old Palace (Walking tour)
- City Hall (walking tour)– The City Hall of Brussels is a masterpiece of the Gothic civil architecture of the 15th century. The wealth inside also makes it one of the most luxurious city halls of the country. It possesses an important artistic and historic heritage (paintings, sculptures, tapestries).
- Manneken Pis (walking tour) – Manneken Pis is a landmark small bronze sculpture in Brussels, depicting a naked little boy urinating into a fountain’s basin. It was designed by Hieronymus Duquesnoy the Elder and put in place in 1618 or 1619
DAY 11 – 28 APRIL 2020
PARIS → EIFFEL TOWER & SEINE RIVER VISIT → PARIS
- Visit 2nd level Eiffel Tower (visit with entrance)– The Eiffel Tower is an iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris. It was named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower. Erected in 1.889 as the entrance arch to the 1889 World’s Fair, it was initially criticised by some of France’s leading artists and intellectuals for its design, but has become both a global cultural icon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world. Once the tallest structure in the world, the Eiffel Tower is probably Europe’s best known landmark and Paris’s most famous symbol.
- Visit Seine River Cruise (ticket included)
- Arch of Triumph (photo stop) – is one of the most famous monuments in Paris. The Arc de Triomphe (in English: ‘Triumphal Arch”) honors those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and the Napoleonic Wars, with the names of all French victories and generals inscribed on its inner and outer surfaces. Beneath its vault lies the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from World War I.
- Champs Elysees (Drive Pass)– Is a boulevard in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, which runs between the Place de la Concorde and the Place Charles de Gaulle, where the Arc de Triomphe is located. It is famous for its theaters, cafes and luxury shops, and for the military parade that takes place each year on the avenue on 14 July to celebrate Bastille Day.
- Grand & Petit Palais (Drive pass)
- Palace de la Concorde (drive pass)– Is one of the major public squares in Paris, France. Measuring 8.64 hectares (21.3 acres) in area, it is the largest square in the French capital. It is located in the city’s eighth arrondissement, at the eastern end of the Champs-Elysées.
- Les Invalides (drive pass) –Is one of the major public squares in Paris, France. Measuring 8.64 hectares (21.3 acres) in area, it is the largest square in the French capital. It is located in the city’s eighth arrondissement, at the eastern end of the Champs-Elysées.
- Opera (Drive pass)
- Enjoy shopping at Galerie Lafayette
DAY 12 – 29 APRIL 2020
PARIS → LONDON (BY EURO-STAR BULLET TRAIN)
After breakfast, private transfer to Gare Du Nord Station. Hop onto the famed high-speed Euro-star train (Standard Class-One way) after you’ve gotten your train tickets, and be whisked beneath the Channel Tunnel as you travel to the City of Lights – London. The journey is only a little over 2.5 hours away. Upon your arrival in St Pancras Station, private transfer to your London hotel for check in. The rest of the day is free for you to explore.
DAY 13 – 30 APRIL 2020
LONDON CITY TOUR
- The tour begins with a panoramic drive around parliament Square, to see Westminster Abbey, where many of our Kings, Queens, Statesmen, poets and writers are buried.
- See Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Then its onto London’s West End.
- Enjoy a fascinating panoramic tour, seeing Trafalgar Square, Downing Street, London’s Theater District and Piccadilly Circus.
- After that, head to Buckingham Palace to see the colorful ceremony of the Changing of the Guard
DAY 14 – 1 MAY 2020
LONDON → KUALA LUMPUR
- After breakfast, free at leisure till time for your transfer.
- Private transfer to LHR airport for your departure flight back to Kuala Lumpur