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FLIGHT DETAILS

BY QATAR AIRWAYS |   DREAMLINER 787 or 788 AIRCRAFT FROM KOLKATA

FROM

TO

DATE

FLT  NUMBER

DPP  TIME

ARR  TIME

KOLKATA

DOHA

23 SEPTEMBER

QR 541

03.40 AM

06.15 AM

DOHA

LONDON

23 SEPTEMBER

QR 003

07.45 AM

13.15 PM

ROME

DOHA

07 OCTOBER

QR 114

23.15 PM

05.35 AM#

DOHA

KOLKATA

08 OCTOBER

QR 540

18.50 PM

01.50 AM#

 
 

 *denotes Next Day

ITINERARY

DAY ZERO   |   ASSEMBLE & READY TO BOARD   

Welcome to the world of avianaholidays – the leisure unit of IATA accredited Aviana Travels Pvt. Ltd, approaching “24th Year of Excellence Service” in the space of Travel & Tourism segment. Our experienced and pleasant Tour-Director, who will be with you throughout, will meet & greet you at Kolkata International Airport before journey. She / He will assist you with immigration & custom formalities before boarding flight scheduled to leave Kolkata for London. Your luggage will need to be tagged directly to London from Kolkata itself.

DAY ONE   |   LONDON

HIGHLIGHTS|   Take Selfie with Amitabh, Priyanka, Salman, Shahrukh, Madhuri or Sachin Tendulkar !

The flight is scheduled to leave Kolkata as per designated airline’s time schedule. Either you will be connected the onward flight at Doha with Qatar.

Welcome to England! Arrive in London Airport and complete all immigration & customs formalities and pick up your bag and baggage and proceed for Air Conditioned Luxury Coach to visit the Madame Tussaud’s Museum – the HQ of the world famous Wax sculptures with world’s celebrities all around.

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Later while transferring to our scheduled hotel for check in look around Baker Street or Oxford Street.

Have an early dinner in the restaurant. Stay overnight at the hotel in London.

[MEAL ON BOARD, DINNER]

DAY TWO  |   LONDON CITY TOUR WITH OPTIONAL THAMES RIVER CRUISE

HIGHLIGHTS | Sightseeing with Change of Guard, Optional London Eye & River Thames Cruise

After breakfast we’ll check out to proceed for the traditional orientation sightseeing of London’s main attractions…including The Big Ben, Trafalgar Square where you can see the hustle & bustle of the visitors from all over the world and the landmark of London – the Tower Bridge. We will walk down at the outside of the Buckingham Palace where we will try to see the Change-of-Guards.  Driving through the famous Piccadilly Circus we pass River Thames, which is known as the heart of London and St. Paul's Cathedral, another landmark of London.

Now, get ready to be transferred to the London Eye & the pier of the Thames River Cruise for opting the Optional tour: London Eye & River Thames Cruise Combo.

The London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames in London. Also known as the Millennium Wheel, it has also been called by its owners the British Airways London Eye, the Merlin Entertainments London Eye, the EDF Energy London Eye and, as of mid-January 2015, the Coca-Cola London Eye.

The structure is 443 feet (135 m) tall and the wheel has a diameter of 394 feet (120 m). When erected in 1999 it was the world's tallest Ferris wheel. Its height was surpassed by the 520 feet (158 m) tall Star of Nanchang in 2006 and the 550 feet (168 m) High Roller (Las Vegas) in 2014. London Eye is described by its operators as "the world's tallest cantilevered observation wheel".

After that you will experience a unique award-winning sightseeing cruise on the River Thames. Cruise down the River Thames and learn about London's top landmarks from our expert guides.

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Some passing-by highlights of the 45-minute approximate Cruise sailing include:

  •                 Houses of Parliament and Big Ben (Palace of Westminster)
  •                 St Paul's Cathedral
  •                 Tate Modern
  •                 Tower of London
  •                 Shakespeare’s Globe
  •                 Tower Bridge….and much more!

After that, we will transfer you to have dinner in an Indian restaurant. Transfer you back then to the hotel for overnight stay in London.

[BREAKFAST, DINNER]

DAY THREE  |  STRATFORD UPON AVON, LUXURY CRUISE ON NORTH SEA

HIGHLIGHTS |   Explore Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Oxford Orientation, Memorable Night in Stena Line

After breakfast and check out the hotel, we will drive down to Stratford, a beautiful town situated on the bank of river Avon and visit the birthplace of the great poet William Shakespeare. Spend some memorable moments in this charming place and later drive back to the Oxford City. You will have free time to explore on your own style the various paths of the legendary Oxford University. We suggest you to follow the map here and allow yourself to self-guide from [F] to [L] as you need to cover the Oxford in 75 minutes stipulated time.

The coach will then transfer you to Harwich – the port of England to board the world famous cruise Stena Line for an overnight thrilling journey to Holland coast. The 2,200 people capacity ship will welcome you with a lot of dazzling activities while it sails throughout the evening &night. Enjoy the international cuisine at dinner time as per the time slot of our group.

[BREAKFAST, DINNER ON CRUISE]

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--MAP LINE OF OXFORD. SUGGESTION: TO COVER HOUR WALK FROM [F] TO [L] IN [GREEN COLOUR]--

DAY FOUR  |  MADURODAM – AMSTERDAM – ANTWERP/BRUSSELS

HIGHLIGHTS  |   Miniature of Holland, Dutch Splendors Canal Cruise in Amsterdam, Charming Amsterdam

After your continental breakfast on cruise & after disembarkation, arrive at Hook – the North Sea coast port of Holland (or Netherlands). After immigration and custom formalities we try to visit the Cheese and Clog factories. Then drive down to Madurodam, also called Miniature of Holland.

Next, we proceed for Amsterdam city tour and later the Canal Cruise which will give you the traditional glimpses and characteristics of the Dutch splendors & people. You will be delighted while you go through the waterways of this Netherlands city.

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Amsterdam canal cruise is a great way to get to know one of Europe’s most popular tourist destinations. Some of the most famous attractions include the Anne Frank House Museum, the Red-Light District etc. Here you will find the lovely canals, historic bridges and picturesque merchant houses that give the town its charming and iconic character. Don’t forget to bring your camera as you sit back and relax during this amazing canal boat cruise, Amsterdam.

Transfer to Hotel after having a delicious Indian dishes at the Dinner. Stay overnight in a hotel, either in Amsterdam or the Brussels/Antwerp region.

[BREAKFAST, DINNER]

DAY FIVE  |  BRUSSELS – PARIS

HIGHLIGHTS  |   Orientation City Tour of Brussels, Capture Picture of Atomium, Visit Manneken Piz

After enjoying breakfast weexplore the beauty of Brussels – which is not only the Capital of Belgium but also the Capital of the European Union. With the orientation tour you will see the Grand Palace, Royal Park Garden and a photo stop at the Atomium.

Get down from the coach and visit the Manneken Pis– the landmark bronze sculpture. 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 Hiëronymus Duquesnoy the Elder and put in place in 1618 or 1619.

Later we drive towards the Capital of Art and Fashion… yes…PARIS – the City of Love.  In Paris, transfer to Indian restaurant to have dinner and check in to the hotel.

[BREAKFAST, DINNER]

DAY SIX  |  PARIS: EIFFEL TOWER 3rd LEVEL, LOUVRE MUSEUM, SEINE CRUISE

HIGHLIGHTS   |   Guided Tour of Paris, Eiffel Tower 3rd Level, Louvre Museum Inside, Illuminated Paris by Seine River Cruise

After breakfast proceed for the city tour and visit one of the main landmarks of Europe – “Eiffel Tower”. We will take you at the 3rd Level – the Top Most Level. The sight of Paris from the Eiffel Tower is really marvelous & worth capturing in the camera with zoom…in some corner. Later, proceed for a Guided tour, which includes Concorde square, Champ Elysees, Arc De Triomphe, Treco de ro, Notre Dame Cathedral, Invalides and Opera Garnier…with short photo stops.

We’ll take a stop at the Louvre Museum to enter & experience this world famous museum.

The Louvre, originally a palace but now one of the largest and most visited museums in the world, is a must-visit for anyone with a slight interest in art. Some of the most famous works of art in the museum are the Venus of Milo, the Nike of Samothrake, the Dying Slave by Michelangelo and of course Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa. There are about 35.000 objects on display, spread out over three wings of the former palace. A large part of the collection consists of European paintings and sculptures. Other rooms contain Roman, Egyptian, Greek and Oriental art works.

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In the evening we will see Illuminated Paris by cruise on the river Seine, passing the famous arches, bridges and historic monuments of this majestic city of art & culture. Later transfer to Indian Restaurant followed by transfer to your Hotel for 2nd night stay in Paris.

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A mythical establishment on the Champs-Elysées, The Lido de Paris has been the incarnation of Parisian nights since 1946. Now, the Lido presents its new revue "Paris Merveilles", designed and directed by Franco Dragone, an international figure in live events, whose work has already enthralled over 85 million people all around the world.

Inspired by the magic of Paris, this new show keeps the core of the Lido revues and adds the daring of new designers: Dazzling Bluebell Girls and amazing stage design. With a series of breathtaking sets including one on the famous real ice rink, sumptuous costumes and a deluge of strass, feathers and sequins, enchanting colours...

The spectators leave for an awe-inspiring voyage, with a sparkle in their eyes like never before.

L... as in Luminous, I... as in Innovative, D... as in Delicious, O... as in Oh What A Magic !!

[BREAKFAST, DINNER]

DAY SEVEN |  SWITZARLAND

HIGHLIGHTS |    Amazing Scenic Path Crossing Swiss Border. WOW…it’s Switzerland !

After breakfast, we embark on a long drive and pass by the outskirts of Dijon, Lyon & other important cities of France and cross the Swiss Border to arrive at Switzerland for staying 3 awesome nights. Transfer to Indian restaurant for dinner and check in to the hotel in either Engelberg or Interlaken area or in Zug, within the lap of the Alps.

[BREAKFAST, DINNER]

DAY EIGHT   |   INTERLAKEN IN SWISS

HIGHLIGHTS  |   Lifetime Experience: Optional Jungfraujoch – The Top of Europe

Today after breakfast the day is free to explore on your own OR you can opt for an Optional Tour of Europe's highest altitude railway station (11,333 ft). The highlight of every visit to Switzerland is a trip to both Jungfraujoch “Top of Europe” and “Mt Titlis”. For those who do not take this picturesque optional tour of Jungfraujoch, will be taken to Interlaken to spend the day on their own.

The Jungfraujoch trip takes you via Kleine Scheidegg & through the Eigar North wall up to the scenic splendors of the Jungfraujoch in the heart of the wonder world of Glaciers & Eternal Ice. Experience some of the world's most recognized and splendid scenic beauty and waterfalls during the train journey to Jungfraujoch. Views from this unique vantage point extend as far as summits of the Vosges Range in France, the Black Forest in Germany and also directly at the Jungfraujoch, the Aletsch Glacier- the longest ice stream in Alps.

Drive back to your hotel for night stay after having delicious Indian Cuisine.

[BREAKFAST, DINNER]

DAY NINE  |  SWITZERLAND

HIGHLIGHTS  |  Mt Titlis with RotAir® & Ice Flyer®, Lucerne City,  Experience the Scenic Swiss Train  Ride, Optional: Spectacular Lake Luzern Cruise,

After breakfast, we visit one of the most attractive & awe inspiring places on earth - Mount Titlis on the Alps. Ride the World’s First Revolving Cable Car – RoTAIR® to arrive on the top of the mountain and visit Ice Cave. Later we visit Glacier Park by Ice Flyer® Chair Lift – a unique rollick on snow tubes (inner tubes for the snow) or a variety of fun & unusual sledges designed to whisk you down, the snow covered slopes – In true sense an unforgettable experience in a lifetime.

Later we will take a Scenic Train Journey through the Swiss mountains to Lucerne or vv. If we take from Luzern, then you will be taken to Mt Titlis…the Glacier Paradise. The other direction will be to Lucerne or Luzern…after descending from the Glacier Capped Mt Titlis.

In Lucerne, we will visit the Lion Monument, Chapel Bridge on Lake Lucerne and the old town of Lucerne on foot. You can shop around for world famous Swiss Watches and Swiss Chocolates or you can sit and enjoy the serenity of Lucerne – a small town besides the Alps surrounded Lake Lucerne.

We will have an Spectacular Optional Cruise at Lake Lucerne…Come aboard and will give you a breathtaking splendor of Swiss Scenery for almost an hour.

Later drive to Zurich, the largest city in Switzerland, enjoy a photo stop at Zurich Lake and will have an orientation tour of such a beautiful city. We will transfer you to the hotel in Zurich after having dinner on time. Stay the night in Zurich.

[BREAKFAST, DINNER]

DAY TEN     |   RHINEFALLS – VADUZ – INNSBRUCK

HIGHLIGHTS |   Gigantic Rhine Falls – Europe’s Largest Waterfalls, Alps Surrounded Liechtenstein’s Vaduz

After breakfast check out from the hotel drive down to the Rhine Falls – the largest waterfalls in the European Union…

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Later we proceed to one of the most scenic drives in Europe towards Vaduz, the capital of 6th tiniest nation in the world – Liechtenstein. Liechtenstein is the smallest yet the richest (by measure of GDP per capita) German-speaking country. Liechtenstein is the only country lying entirely within the Alps Mountains. Upon arrival in Vaduz, proceed for a walking orientation tour or optional tram ride. Vaduz is very popular with tourists from all over the world for its view of the majestic Castle of Vaduz and cozy street cafes within the majestic Alps.

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An alpine country, Liechtenstein is mainly mountainous, making it a winter sport destination. Liechtenstein is a doubly landlocked German-speaking microstate in Central Europe. It is a constitutional monarchy with the rank of principality, headed by the Prince of Liechtenstein. Liechtenstein is bordered by Switzerland to the west and south and Austria to the east and north. Its capital is Vaduz.

Later cross the border to Austria. Check in to the hotel in Innsbruck which is considered one of the 10 most Scenic Spots in the world. Upon arrival at Innsbruck (if time permits, otherwise next morning), we start local sightseeing on foot & visit the famous Golden Roof. See the Maria Theresien Strasse, Imperial palace, cathedral and other tourist attractions of this city of beauty… surrounded by the majestic Alps. Have Dinner and stay overnight in Innsbruck or little far away to another spectacular place, Seefeld.

[BREAKFAST, DINNER]

DAY ELEVEN |   WATTENS – MUNICH – INNSBRUCK

HIGHLIGHTS   |   World’s Crystal Paradise, Bavarian Munich

Optional: Goldola

After having a relaxed breakfast in breathtaking surroundings, we will drive through the scenic path to Germany’s Munich. Upon arrival in Munich, the capital and largest city of the German state of Bavaria, situated on the River Isar… north of the Bavarian Alps…we will have a city tour of Munich, the third largest city in Germany, after Berlin and Hamburg.

Afterwards, proceed to Wattens to explore the amazing Swarovski Crystal Museum. A water-spouting Giant that magically lures visitors into its interior, where Chambers of Wonder ignite beacons of imagination, has managed to become a globally-recognized work of art attracting more than 9 million visitors to date. Whether delicate crystal dust or a majestic solitaire; the versatility of crystal is unparalleled. As brightly as they shine, so vividly are they presented in their mystical home: The Crystal world of Swarovski.

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DAY TWELVE |   VENICE – THE ROMANTIC CAPITAL

HIGHLIGHTS   |   Saint Mark’s Square in the Romantic City-Venice,

Optional: Goldola

After breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed to the Romantic City, Venice. Upon arrival at Venice transfer to St. Mark's Square, the heart of the traditional city of Venice, by private boat, Vaporetto. Once we reach the Square, see the famous St. Mark’s Cathedral with Bell Tower. You will be given some time to stroll around or experience the Gondola ride on your own in this romantic city before we leave this island. As the largest square in the city and the only one given the designation of "piazza", St. Mark's Square has always been the location of important government buildings.

The centerpiece of the piazza is, of course, magnificent St. Mark's Basilica.

The basilica has a separate campanile – Bell Tower – that stands 98.6 meters tall and is one of the city's most recognizable landmarks.

The other dominants building around St. Mark's Square are the Doge's Palace, Procuratie Vecchie, National Library of St. Mark's; the Museum of Archaeology which can be seen from outside.

Between the Palace of the Doge and the Library is the Piazzetta San Marco. It is known for the two columns located there that pay homage to two of Venice's patrons - St. Mark and St. Teodoro of Amasea. The columns have long served as the official gateway to the city. Besides being filled with people and great specimens of architecture, Piazza San Marco is also full of pigeons.

Late evening, transfer to Indian Restaurant to enjoy a delicious Indian dinner followed by transfer to hotel.

[BREAKFAST, DINNER]

DAY THIRTEEN | PISA

HIGHLIGHTS     |    Leaning Tower of Pisa

After breakfast we will check out from the hotel and drive down through the scenic path towards Pisa– the Italian marvel from decades. Upon arrival in Pisa, see the Square of Miracles. On a vast lawn, the Piazza del Duomo in Pisa houses, four masterpieces of medieval architecture, which influenced monumental art in Italy. This site comprise of the famous Bell Tower known as the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

Later drive to have dinner in a restaurant. We will try to have authentic Italian Dinner with Piza which will be followed by transfer to check in the hotel in Pisa area. Stay overnight in near to Pisa area or Florence area.

DAY FOURTEEN |   FLORENCE – TOWARDS ROMA

HIGHLIGHTS       |   Leaning Tower of Pisa

Have your breakfast and check out. After that, you will be transferred to Florence – the birthplace of Italian Renaissance. Florence is famous for its history and has been called "the Athens of the Middle Ages". From 1865 to 1871 Florence was the capital of the recently established Kingdom of Italy.

We take a walking tour at the world famous Michelangelo Square (Piazzale Michelangelo) which is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Florence, Italy. Perched high on a hillside overlooking the renaissance city, visitors can enjoy a breathtaking view of Florence's skyline. A replica of Michelangelo's Statue of David stands in the centre of the plaza. Stroll down the roads at the square…if you want to buy authentic souvenirs.

After such a memorable sighting, you will be transferred to restaurant for Indian dinner. Check in to the hotel near Rome for overnight stay.

[BREAKFAST, DINNER]

DAY FIFTEEN   |  ROME WITH VATICAN + BOARD LATE NIGHT FLIGHT

HIGHLIGHTS       |   Trevi Fountain, Saint Peter’s Basilica, Visit Inside of Colosseum of Gladiators

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After breakfast, check out and drive to the Political Capital of Italy, Rome and start guided city tour by visiting the inside of the world famous & historical Colosseum – the venue of grand contests in the ancient times of Gladiators. The Colosseum or Coliseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, is an oval amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy. Built of concrete and sand, it is the largest amphitheatre ever built.

We will then visit the Trevi Fountain, where you can make a wish by tossing a coin over your shoulders into the 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. Standing 26.3 metres (86 ft) high and 49.15 metres (161.3 ft) wide, it is the largest Baroque fountain in the city and one of the most famous fountains in the world. The fountain has appeared in several notable films, including Federico Fellini's La Dolce Vita.

Thereafter we drive through the Temples of Saturn and Concorde, the Arch of Augustus & other important Roman monuments.

We then proceed to visit the last important place of your tour in Europe, Vatican City – the smallest country in the world which itself is a city as well a country.  The world's smallest country, Vatican City occupies 0.44 sq km (about 0.2 square miles) and is completely encircled by the city of Rome. Vatican City is also a tourist magnet thanks to the presence of some of Rome's most popular attractions, including the St. Peter's Basilica. Vatican City is home to about 800 residents.

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St. Peter's Basilica, the crowning glory of Vatican City, is the most important church in the world and you will find inside this amazing basilica, including more works by the renowned sculptor/architect Gian Lorenzo Bernini and also Michelangelo's Pietà.

After spending some free time, transfer to the International airport of Rome for boarding your return flight. Your luggage will need to be tagged till your final destination in India. Dinner will be served on board.

[BREAKFAST, DINNER ON BOARD]

DAY SIXTEEN | DOHA FULL DAY WITH HOTEL & BRUNCH

HIGHLIGHTS | Optional Doha Tour: Amphitheatre, Museum, Getting Ready for World Cup Football

Up on arrival in Doha at around 5.30 in the morning, the airline officials will take care of your Transit Visa & transfer to the respective hotel. Have breakfast in the hotel. Take rest and then you can go for the optional tour of the Desert Odyssey – Doha for 4 hours.  After that back to hotel for freshen up followed by the tour coordinator will guide you to transfer to airport for final boarding to Kolkata. You don’t need to check in with luggage…as you are carrying only cabin luggage. Board the flight. Dinner will be served on board, per your choice.

[BREAKFAST-cum-LUNCH, MEAL ON BOARD]

DAY SEVENTEEN  |  BACK TO KOLKATA

HIGHLIGHT  | Home Sweet Home

Arrive in Kolkata early in the morning. After immigration, take your luggage. Bid good bye to all your friends, met during the tour and also the Tour Coordinator of Aviana Holidays. Tour Ends here.

Please do not forget to write your feedback/suggestions of your experience to: aviana.alka@gmail.com which is the confidential email ID of our Management.


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