EUROPEAN HOLIDAY APR 25 – MAY 8, 2014

APR 25   Day 01     Mnl – Paris

Depart Manila on board a prestigious airline.  Enjoy in-flight entertainment and meals.

APR 26  Day 02     Paris                                                                       (D)

Arrival in CDG airport.  Upon arrival you will have a romantic Seine River cruise.  Dinner at local restaurant then proceed to our hotel then check-in.  Rest of the evening free time to explore Paris at night.

APR 27   Day 03    Paris                                                                    (B/D)

After breakfast, guided city tour of Paris visting the Eiffe l Tower where a bird’s eye view will leave you breathless.  See Paris in all her charm, glamour and glory.  See the Obelisk at Place de la Concorde, Arc de Triopmhe, Champs Elysees, famous Notre Dame Cathedral, Invalides and the famous Ritz Hotel at Vendome Square.  Afternoon shopping, dinner before going back to the hotel

APR 28   Day 04    Paris – Amsterdam                                             (B/D)

After breakfast, departure to Amsterdam via Brussels for a short Panoramic stop, See the Grand Palace and the Atomium before we head to Amsterdam.  Dinner before check-in tat our hotel.  Overnight.

APR 29   Day 05    Amsterdam                                                           (B/D)

After breakfast, Amsterdam walking tour gives you a real taste of the city’s heritage and lifestyle all in the company of an expert local guide.  Half way through the tour you will leave the touristy center and head off to a more picturesque side of the city.  Experience a more day-to-day lifestyle amongst the 16th and 17th century canal homes.  Take canal cruise.  Visit a diamond polishing house and cheese and clog factory.  Dinner, hotel check-in then overnight.

APR 30   Day 06    Amsterdam – Boppard – Heidelberg                         (B/D)

After breakfast we say goodbye to Amsterdam.  We pass by the “Bridge Too Far” at Arnhem before crossing the German border and heading to the scenic Gorge.  Explore the wine village of Boppard before joining a relaxingRhine River Cruise past half-timbered villages turreted castles perched high above terraced vineyards.  Proceed to Heidelberg then dinner and overnight.

MAY 01Day 07    Heidelberg – Lucerne                                            (B/D)

After breakfast, depart for Lucerne.  Drive past the Black Forest region as we cross the German border of Titisee, renowned for its Cuckoo clock industry.  Continue to Schaffhausen for viewing of Europe’s Largest Fall, the Mighty Rhine Falls.  Dinner then Overnight in Lucerne

MAY 02Day 08    Lucerne                                                                       (B/D)

After Breakfast enjoy Mt. Titlis Excursions, an adventure excursion to the highest vantage point in central Switzerland. Board the aerial cableway for a 45-minute journey from the green valley to the high alpine glacier region at 3020m/10000 ft which guarantees snow the whole year round.  Enjoy a magnificent ride in the world’s first ever revolving ‘ROTAIR’ gondola, which offers a 360° panoramic view of the Alps. Visit the Ice Grotto and experience the new ‘Ice Flyer’ – chair lift ride over the glacier with fantastic views into crevasses and ice falls. Transfer back to Lucerne and you have free time at Schwanenplatz to shop for Swiss army knives, chocolates, watches, souvenirs, etc. .

MAY 03Day 09    Lucerne – Innsbruck                                               (B/D)

After breakfast we tour Lucerne and see the Lion Monument, ‘Lowendenkmal’ hewn from a limestone cliff to commemorate the bravery and loyalty of Swiss Guards. Take a stroll across the Kappelbrucke – the World’s oldest covered wooden bridge, leading you to the 17th Century Jesuit Church then we depart for Innsbruck via Vaduz, Liechtenstein.  Visit A Swarovsky Crystal gallery before having dinner.  Check-in then overnight

MAY 04Day 10    Innsbruck – Venice                                                    (B/D)

Hotel breakfast then orientation tour of Innsbruck seeing the Historical landmarks such as the Golden Roof, the Court Church with its stunning bronze statues, the Imperial Palace and Ambras Castle evoke the grandeur of the Habsburg Empire’s bygone greatness.  Proceed to Venice then then start of guided boating & walking tour of Venice.  We drive over Mussolini’s Bridge of Liberty and then a boat ride over the Giudecca Canal to St. Mark’s Square, the very heart of Venice. See the historic Ducal Palace, the infamous prison, the Bridge of Sighs, the exquisite Clock Tower and the baroque splendor of St. Mark’s Basilica. Then a Boat ride back to the Coach parking then dinner and overnight

MAY 05Day 11    Venice – Rome                                                             (B/D)

Hotel breakfast before we proceed to Rome.  Cross the Apennine Mountains into the Tuscan Hills.  En route, hear an informative tutorial about the famous Chianti wines that make this region so famous.  Continue along the course of the Tiber to the ‘Eternal City’ of Rome.  Dinner then overnight

MAY 06Day 12    Rome                                                                                                         (B/D)

Hotel breakfast then whole day tour of Rome.  Visit Vatican, the world’s smallest nation and seat of Christianity. The St.Peter’s Basilica, world’s largest cathedral, will amaze you with its size, beauty and splendor.  View the ancient Roman & Imperial Forums and relive historic Rome.  See the gigantic Colosseum, symbol of Rome.  Visit the famous Trevi Fountain, a Roman legend assures your return to Rome if you throw a coin over your left shoulder into the fountain.  See and appreciate the Spanish steps.  Free time for shopping

MAY 07Day 13    Rome – Manila                                                             (B)

After breakfast, rest of the day is free for some last minute shopping.  Transfers to the airport for our flight

MAY 08 Day 14    Manila

Arrive in Manila safely.  Back from a memorable European Holiday Experience     Home Sweet Home!

Package Price per person on twn/triple      $3,380

Free Travel Insurance

Tour Inclusions

  • Roundtrip Airfare via Emirates or THAI Airways
  • 4-Star Hotel Accommodations
  • Daily Breakfast & Dinner (Local & Chinese Meals)
  • Vatican City and Museum, St Peter’s Basilica, Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps
  • Piazalle Michaelangelo
  • St Mark’s Square
  • Mt. Titlis Tour, Kappelbrucke & Lion Monument
  • Swarovski Crystal, Imperial Palace & Ambras Castle
  • Cologne Cathedral
  • Entrance to the 2nd level of Eiffel Tower
  • Champs Elysees, Notre Dame Cathedral, Arc de Triomphe, Invalides, place de la Concorde & more
  • Pre departure Merienda briefing
  • Local Guide During city tour
  • Tour Coordinator
  • Souvenir Travel Bag / Travel Kit / Personalized Luggage tags
  • Travel Insurance for up to 60   years old

Exclusions

  • Schengen Visa fee (5,000) subject to change
  • Phil. Travel Tax (P1620)
  • Airport terminal fee (P550)
  • Airline Taxes –  TBA (subject to change)
  • Lunch and beverages during meals
  • Tips to Guide / Driver $10/ person/day

Visa Requirements

  • Signed visa Application Form
  • Passport Valid for 6 Months (Old & New)
  • 4 passport size pictures
  • Bank Certificate & bank statement
  • Income Tax Return (orig. /Photocopies)
  • Certificate of Employment with Leave of Absence & Salary Declaration
  • NSO copy of Marriage Contract / Birth Certificate
  • Affidavit of Consent if not traveling with Spouse  

Add’l requirements if Self- Employed

  • Business Registration
  • Income Tax Return of Business
  • Annual Declaration of Income

Terms & Conditions

  • $500 non-refundable booking deposit
  • Full Cancellation charges if made 2 weeks before departure.
  • Full payment upon approval of the visa
  • Single Supplement: USD700
  • Travel Insurance for 61-69 y.o. – P500.00