Paris has a history dating back to the 3rd century. Its landscape is dotted with several monuments and museums filled with articles chronicling its growth in time. The Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, the Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Louvre Museum, Moulin Rouge, and Lido, and the River Seine itself have all been declared UNESCO World Heritage site because of this historical importance.
The Art and the Food of Paris have an identity of their own. It is considered the embodiment of finesse in terms of the theatre and music. French cuisine is considered the purest form of food art and Paris holds the distinction of having the maximum number of Michelin star restaurants in the world.
|City||Three Star||Four Star||Five Star|
|Paris||Prince Albert Louvre / Best Western Opera Grands Boulevards||Windsor Opera / Novotel Gare Montparnasse/ Lumen Louvre||
Victoria Palace/ Grand Hotel Du Palais Royal Paris
|Interlaken||Chalet Swiss / Central Continental||Krebs / Interlaken||Lindner Grand Beau Rivage|
|Lucerne||Drei Konige / De La Paix||Cascada Swiss Quality Hotel / Ameron Hotel Flora / Monopol||Palace Luzern / Schweizerhof Lucerne|
|Zurich||Xtra / Best Western Hotel Montana / Bristol Zurich||Leonardo Hotel Rigihof Zurich / Senator Zurich||Marriott|
Upon your arrival in Paris, check into your hotel. Spend the rest of the day exploring the delights that the streets of Paris have to offer.
After a taste of French Cuisine at your breakfast, join your fellow tourist for a half day guided tour of this beautiful city. We will take you around the city’s most iconic monuments: Champs Elysées, Arc de Triumph, Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral, Louvre Museum, Saint Germain des Prés and Invalides. We will also take you on a one hour cruise on the River Seine. You can take in the sights of the city from your boat. We will end the tour at either the Eiffel Tower or the Montparnasse tower, from whose atop you can gather the panoramic views of Paris. Return to a well-deserved overnight rest.
A hearty breakfast and you are set to explore the rest of the city on your own. Do a culinary tour of the street food of Paris. Take a stroll down the Fashion district. Or visit a few of the museums. Or just visit some of the remaining sights such as Euro Disney, Palace of Versailles or Louvre Museum, etc. Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
A Buffet breakfast at the hotel will ensure that you have the tummy full for the next part of the journey to Interlaken. Check out of your hotel. Onwards to the station, you will board the TGV to Basel. At Basel you will change trains and board the connecting train to Interlaken, the gateway to the Top of Europe.
Nestled in the Bernese Highlands of the Swiss Alps, Interlaken forms the base camp for all the hikes and treks taken to the top of the swiss part of the Alps. Set between two lakes, Brienz to the east and Thun to the west, on the banks of the river Aare, this town is as picturesque as it gets. Rolling mountain sides of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau along with their snow capped peaks form a perfect backdrop to your holiday pictures.
Spend your evening here exploring the lodges of old which still boast of the painting and mosaics and the crystal chandeliers. There are many cafes where one can enjoy the coffee and chocolate, fashion boutiques, and watch and jewelry stores of the famed Swiss artisans.
After a hearty breakfast at the hotel, start your excursion to Jungfraujoch also known as the ‘Top of Europe’. The train ride will take you across some of the most panoramic views via Lauterbrunnen and Wengen to the Kleine Scheidegg, at the foot of the famous Eiger North Wall. Catch the connecting train to Jungfraujoch.
Mt. Jungfraujoch as the saddle (connecting town) between the peaks of Jungfrau and Monch. The Jungfrau Railway line, connecting the town to the lower parts, was built in 1912. It run underground in parts and the Jangfrau Railway station is the highest in Europe.
The Sphinx Observatory is one of the world’s highest astronomical observation centres. The viewing deck of the observatory can be reached through an elevator and is one of the highest viewing platforms of the region. Visit the Ice Palace, where you see a beautiful display of sculptures made of ice and Sphinx Terraces offering breathtaking views of the Aletsch Glacier, the longest glacier in the Alps. Return to your hotel for a cozy night’s rest.
Take in the taste of the cuisine of Interlaken. Check out of your hotel and onward to the station to board a train to Lucerne. Explore the city on your own.
Set on the banks of the Lake Lucerne, the little town Lucerne is blessed with some of the best views of the peaks of Pilatus and Rigi in the Swiss Alps. Its history has made sure that the town has retained its quaint atmosphere with the log houses and wooden bridges.
This town is also the gateway to Central Switzerland and plays host to tourists and visitors all year through. Visit the Chapel Bridge, The Lion Monument, Swiss Transport Museum, the IMAX Theatre, Old City Squares or take a boat trip on Lake Lucerne.Stay the night at a warm hotel and rest well for the next part of the tour.
After a scrumptious breakfast, arrive at the station to board to the Engelberg station. This is the arrival poit to the beautiful glacier of Mount Titlis. It takes not one or two but three cable car rides to reach the mountain top. This is home to the world’s first ever 360-degree revolving ROTAIR aerial gondola, set at the height of 10,000 feet. Remember to take a ride in the Ice Flyer, an enclosed sky lift that travels few meters over the Titlis glacier. Romp in the snow and play on the mountain side. Take a million pictures to capture the memories of this paradise. Return to Lucerne and snuggle up for a cozy night rest.
Check out of your hotel after a hearty breakfast. Go to the station to catch the train to Zurich. After your arrival there, check into the hotel. Explore the city on your own.
Zurich is the largest city of Switzerland and its economic capital. As with other town in the Alps, this city is set on the banks of the Lake Zurich in the Alps mountains. It is home to some of the headquarters of the world most famous financial institutions and banking companies. The relaxed tax norms of the country have attracted the world’s largest companies to set up base here. It is also the headquarters of the World Football Federation.
With over hundred art galleries and museums, Zurich is a tourist delight. Visit one of them or the financial district. You can stroll down the old district, visit Bahnhofstrasse, Fraumunster Church with its famous Chagall windows, historical Limmatquai, the University district, residential areas, beautiful hillside villas on the Zurichberg, as well as recreation areas and views of the Alps from Zurich's vantage points.
A hearty breakfast and later on you are ready to board the train to return home to India. We hope that this journey helped you amass a million memories for a lifetime.
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