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Two Gems: Paris & Switzerland (10 nights/11 days)

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The tour extensively covers Paris and its surroundings and also 5 key attractions in the mesmerising Switzerland. See the established as well as some off-the-beaten track spots in and around Paris and Switzerland.




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DAY 1 PARIS Arrival in Paris from Mumbai. Transfer from airport to hotel [Mister Bed City Bagnolet]

Cruise + Illuminations - You will start your evening with a cruise on the River Seine which will introduce you to the main monuments of Paris. This will be followed by a magical and magnificent drive through Paris by night with its beautiful illuminated buildings where you will be delighted by the views of the Champs-Elysees, Arch of triumph, Eiffel Tower, Louvre Pyramid and many more. [Duration - 3 hrs. ; Start time - 20:00]

Includes - Transportation by coach, cruise on the River Seine, recorded commentary & personal earphone sets

DAY 2 PARIS Day free at will or OPTIONAL TOURS AS BELOW can be booked before departure

OPTION 1 : Day Tour to Bruges (Belgium) - 146 Eur PP, Duration 14 hrs, 07:15 Dep

OPTION 2 : Day Tour of Champagne/Reims - 111 Eur PP, Duration 10.5 hrs, 08:00 Dep

OPTION 3 : Day Tour to Mont-Saint-Michel - 165 Eur PP, Duration 14 hrs, 07:15 Dep

OPTION 4 : Full Day at Disneyland - 83 Eur PP, 12 hrs, 08:00 Dep

OPTION 5 : Full Day at Asterix Park - 67 Eur PP, 11 hrs, 08:00 Dep

DAY 3 PARIS Paris L'Opentour -

Enjoy the main sights of the French capital with this fantastic hop on hop off open top bus tour, valid for one day! Eiffel and all other attractions tickets at actuals – you pay only for the attractions you want to visit. Eiffer – 8 Eur adult, 6.4 Eur child (we can pre-book this here to avoid queuing). Louvre 9.5 Eur (kids under 18 free)

Includes - Hop on hop off tour, valid for one day on the 4 tour routes, transportation by open top-decker coach and recorded commentary by individual earphones.

DAY 4 MONTREUX Train to Montreux [07:58 - 12:04]. Hotel : Eden Palace Au Lac (breakfast not included). Change of train at Geneva.

There is a option of visiting Chateau de Chillon late afternoon, your Swiss Rail pass includes the boat journey from Montreux railway station to Chillon castle and return.

DAY 5 MONTREUX Today the day can be enjoyed at will or customers can opt for one of the following optional excursions

OPTION 1: Swiss Chocolate Train-a first-class-only excursion train operating from Montreux. It runs every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from May to October and every day in July and August. It leaves Montreux at 9:35 a.m. and returns at 5:52 p.m. Coffee and croissants are served on the train on its way to the medieval cheesemaking town of Gruyères. In Gruyères, the train pauses for an excursion by bus to a cheese factory and the local castle. Continue to Broc, home of the Cailler-Nestlé chocolate factory, where you can watch a multilingual video, observe chocolate production, sample the finished product, and buy the same factory prices. The train then returns to Montreux. This train has only first class service. Reservations are compulsory. Cost: 49 CHF adult or child

OPTION 2: Glacier 3000 (featured in recent bollywood hit – Bachna Ae Hasino

This glacier offers a breathtaking view that sweeps over the famous Matterhorn, Jungfrau and Mont Blanc which makes this trip well worth it. You can do this excursion from Montreux, Interlaken or Gstaad as it is easily accessible by train from any of these Swiss cities. From Gstaad you can take a post bus to the cable car valley station of Col du Pillon and from there on, by cable car to the Glacier 3000.

Once on top, there are various activities for young and old. The 1 kilometre Alpine Coaster, the worlds highest bobsleigh track, is a must. There are also husky dog sled rides, the snow bus and skiing galore.

Cost: 39 CHF. Children below 16 free

DAY 6 ZERMATT In the morning train to Zermatt [08:05 - 10:52]. Hotel – Antares/Astoria

A Excursion to Mount Matterhorn

Europe’s highest mountain cable way : The mountain cableway to Matterhorn glacier paradise is the highest in Europe. The cableway was recently extended, making the trip to Trockener Steg non-stop. From here, Europe's highest aerial cableway carries guests to Matterhorn glacier paradise amidst a breathtaking mountain world with glaciers and permanent snow cover.

DAY 7 INTERLAKEN In the morning train to Interlaken [09:39 - 11:57]. Hotel : Merkur

OPTIONAL Trip to Schilthorn (Murren)

Travel on the cable car from Murren to the Schilthorn and back down. Cost : 28 Euros per pax above 16 years with Swiss/Eurail pass. From Interlaken to Murren : To take a train & a furnicular (cost included in Swiss Pass)

DAY 8 INTERLAKEN Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe from Interlaken –

A tour to the highest railway station in Europe 'Top of Europe' and a view of Europe's longest glacier. An unforgettable alpine tour to the majestic world of the Jungfraujoch - the Top of Europe at 3'454 m /11'333 ft. From Kleine Scheidegg, at the foot of the famous Eiger North Face to Jungfraujoch - Europe's highest railway station. Enjoy the incredible world of eternal snow and ice. Visit the Ice Palace, experience the breathtaking panorama view from the Sphinx Observation Terrace overlooking the Aletsch Glacier (Europe's longest glacier) and the snow-capped peaks of the neighbouring countries.

DAY 9 LUCERNE In the morning train to Lucerne [07:04 - 09:04]. Hotel - Jail Hotel

Mount Titlis - Glacier Paradise : This tour to the highest viewpoint in Central Switzerland includes a trip on the Rotair gondola. An adventure excursion to the highest vantage point in Central Switzerland. A pleasant ride onboard a deluxe motor coach takes you to the mountain resort of Engelberg in Central Switzerland, where you will board the aerial cableway for a 45 minute journey from the green valley bottom to the high alpine glacier region at 3020 m/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', a chair lift ride over the glacier with fantastic views into crevasses and ice falls and enjoy a snow slide on the 'Fun lift' (these activities are included in our tour). After the descent to Engelberg we board our coach and return to Lucerne - tour ends in Lucerne at approx. 4 pm. [Duration - 5 hrs. 30 mins. ; Start time - 11:15]

Includes - Transportation by coach, services of a local guide, round trip with aerial cableway to Mount Titlis, Ice grotto visit, Ice Flyer chair lift and Fun Lift.

[OPTIONAL- EVENING] Stadtkeller Dinner/Drinks + Swiss Folklore Show – various packages from 48 CHF to 79 CHF

DAY 10 ZURICH In the morning train to Zurich [06:35 - 07:25]. Hotel – Neufeld

Getaway To The Rhine Falls -

Do not miss Europe's largest water fall (150 metres wide, 23 metres high)! Your coach will start from Zurich city centre and will head towards the fantastic nature spectacle Rhine Falls, Europe's largest waterfall. It is only 23 metres high but has an impressive width of 150 metres and an average of 25'000 cubic feet of water per second (700m3/sec). You will be dropped off on the north bank of the river Rhine where you can admire the turreted castle called Schloss Laufen on a cliff directly above the falls. The tour also takes you to Northern Switzerland close to the German border where you will drive through Schaffhausen, the capital of the canton with its famous Munot Fortress, dating from the 16th century. Return to Zurich with an alternative stop at the Airport, where departing guests can end their tour if they wish. [Duration - 3 hrs. ; Start time - 09:15]

Includes - Transportation by coach and services of a local guide.

Other sightseeing in Zurich on own using bus/tram at will: Design Museum, shopping on Bahnhofstrasse, Fraumunster Cathedral, St. Peters Church

DAY 11 ON FLIGHT Transfer from hotel to Zurich airport.

Flight back to India.