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GRAND EUROPE PILGRIMAGE 7TH MAY 2019

holiday trip Package

Vatican, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, France, Portugal, Spain
Arrival : Rome (Italy) Departure : Madrid (Spain)


Vatican
Attend Papal Audience - See Pope Francis and Get his Blessings

Guided Tour with Line Skip Entry in Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel, St. Peters Basilica & St. Peters Square.


Italy-Rome

Guided City Tour
Visit Colloseum (Outer)

Visit Basilica of St John Lateran. Visit Holy Steps (Scala Santa).

Visit Basilica of the Holy Cross in Jerusalem. Visit Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore.

Visit Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls. Visit Trevi Fountain.

Visit Arch of Constantine


Assisi

Visit Papal Basilica of Saint Mary of the Angels. Visit Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi and his Tomb. Visit the Porziuncula (The first Franciscan Church)


Pisa

Visit Field of Miracles.
Enjoy Leaning Tower of Pisa (Outside).


Padua

Visit Basilica of Saint Anthony Shrine of Padua


Venice
Sail over Guidecca Canal

St. Mark’s Square



Lucerne

Walking and Shopping Tour in Lucerne.


Engelberg

Excursion to Mt. Titlis - Cable car ride

France-Paris

Guided City Tour.
Visit Notre Dame Cathedral.

Visit Chapel of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal. Visit The Church of Saint-Vincent-de-Paul

River Seine Cruise.
Optional - Eiffel Tower Entry. (*tickets are subject to availability)


Lourdes

Attend the Candle Light Procession Visit Spring (Holy Dip)

Attend Holy Bath
Guided Tour with Professional English Speaking Guide.

Portugal

Fatima Guided Tour.
Possible religious activities

Spain
Salamanca

Visit Old Cathedral Visit New Cathedral

Avila Guided Tour.
Visit Carmelite Monastery


Benvenuti a Roma! Today you are off on your exciting Grand European tour with Aarlan Holidays, as you board to Rome. On arrival, you will be greeted by your friendly Tour Manager at Meeting Point. Transfer to Hotel, Check in and Fresh Up, Proceed to Visit Basilica of St John Lateran, Holy Steps (Scala Santa), The Basilica of the Holy Cross in Jerusalem, Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls. Transfer for dinner. Later Transfer to Hotel, Stay overnight at the hotel in Rome.
Meals - Dinner.


After Continental Breakfast, Transfer to Vatican City - The smallest country in the world (shorts, sleeveless, low vests not allowed). Attend the 'Papal Audience'. Proceed for a Lunch at Indian Restaurant. Then Line skip entry & Guided Tour in Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel, St. Peters Basilica - the world's largest Cathedral, which will amaze you with its size, beauty and splendour & St. Peters Square, which will leave you spellbound. Proceed for a Guided City Tour, Our first stop for Visit Trevi Fountain. Proceed to visit Colosseum - Outer - a vast amphitheatre, known for its gladiator fights, And Arch of Constantine - is a triumphal arch in Rome, situated between the Colosseum and the Palatine Hill. Transfer for dinner. Later Transfer to Hotel, Stay overnight at the hotel in Rome.
Meals - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


After Continental Breakfast & Hotel Check Out, Say “Arrivederci Roma” and board your coach and travel through scenic Umbria to the ancient walled hillside village of Assisi. After breakfast we proceed to Assisi with packed lunch our first stop at the Papal Basilica of Saint Mary of the Angels in Assisi, after visit the first Franciscan Church "Porziuncola" and Papal Basilica of Saint Mary of the Angels we will go to the top of the hill to visit the Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi and his Tomb, the Basilica was built upon the Saint’s tomb. Transfer to Pisa. We visit the “Field of Miracles”, Enjoy Leaning Tower of Pisa (Outer). Remember to take photograph of your family against this wonder of the world. Transfer for dinner. Later Transfer to Hotel, Stay overnight at the hotel in Pisa.
Meals - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Proceed to Visit Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua. Proceed to Venice - St. Mark’s Square. This astonishingly wonderful lagoon city is a special delight to visitors. Sail over Guidecca Canal, as you catch a glimpse of the serene waters of Adriatic Sea. On arrival, admire a Guided Tour. You will get a free time for enjoy the experience of Gondola Ride. Transfer for dinner. Later Transfer to Hotel, Stay overnight at the hotel in Padua.
Meals - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


After Continental Breakfast & Hotel Check Out, Proceed to Milan, Photo stop at Milan Cathedral. Enjoy Milan Cathedral from Outer. Proceed to Lucerne for an Orientation Tour where you will see Lion Monument, Kapell Brucke wooden bridge, Musegg-wall, the Jesuit Church and much more. Here you will also have some free time to shop famous Swiss watches, knives. Transfer for dinner. Later Transfer to Hotel. Stay overnight at the hotel in Engelberg.
Meals - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


After Continental Breakfast, Proceed for the most memorable experiences of your Europe tour, a photo stop in Engelberg, visit Mt. Titlis. Adventure awaits you in an all new Rotair –the world’s first rotating cable-car ride which takes you to Mount Titlis, a truly once-in-a Life time experience. Remain spellbound as you ascend the snow-clad mountains. Experience the snow and ice on top of Mt. Titlis. At 3,020 metres a breathtaking panorama unfolds. Do not forget to visit the new attraction “Cliff Walk”. Proceed to Dijon, Transfer for dinner. Later transfer to hotel, Stay overnight at the hotel in Dijon.
Meals - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


After Continental Breakfast & Hotel Check Out, Transfer to Paris. Proceed to explore *Eiffel Tower from 3rd Level (*Optional - tickets are subject to availability) from where you will have a splendid view of this beautiful city. Then enjoy Seine river cruise as we sail past some of the historical monuments along the river Seine. Transfer for dinner. Later transfer to Hotel, Stay overnight at the hotel in Paris.
Meals - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


After Continental Breakfast, Proceed for a Guided City tour in Paris you can see many of the best loved Parisian sights, Alexander Bridge, Arc de Triomphe, Concorde Square, Opera House, Invalides, Champs Elysees and much more. Visit 3 of the most representative churches in Paris –Notre Dame Cathedral, Chapel of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal & The Church of Saint-Vincent-de-Paul. Transfer for dinner.
Later transfer to Hotel, Stay overnight at the hotel in Paris.
Meals - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


After Continental Breakfast & Hotel Check Out, Transfer to Lourdes. Arrive Lourdes after a long Drive. Transfer for dinner. Then Attend the Candle Light Procession. The Marian Procession is the most popular celebration in Lourdes. Later transfer to Hotel, Stay overnight at the hotel in Lourdes.
Meals - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


After Continental Breakfast & Hotel Check Out, Early Morning Visit the Spring (Holy dip) & Attend Holy Bath. Then Enjoy a Guided Tour through the main attractions. After Lunch Proceed to Valladolid. Transfer for dinner. Stay overnight at the hotel in Valladolid.
Meals - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


After Continental Breakfast & Hotel Check Out, Proceed to Salamanca, a city in north-western Spain. Arrive and enjoy local sightseeing. Not many cities have two cathedrals, but Salamanca has. They’re interconnected and the Old Cathedral is accessed from the inside of the New Cathedral. Although the
Old Cathedral is not as imposing, the medieval atmosphere and tranquillity of this Romanesque temple captivates everyone who steps inside. These walls have witnessed banquets, examinations (students who passed their exams were awarded their degree in the cloister of the Cathedral itself), religious councils, inquisition courts. Proceed to Fatima. a title referring to the Virgin Mary.Guided Tour through main attractions in Fatima. Transfer for dinner. Attend religious activities. Later transfer to Hotel, Stay
overnight at the hotel in Fatima.
Meals - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


After Continental Breakfast & Hotel Check Out, Transfer to Avila. Visit Carmelite Monastery. Enjoy a Guided tour of Avila. Transfer to Madrid. Transfer for dinner. Later transfer to Hotel, Stay overnight at the hotel in Madrid.
Meals - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


After Continental Breakfast & Hotel Check Out, Transfer to Madrid Airport to catch your flight to Home. Arrive home with pleasant memories of your European tour, which we are sure you will treasure for a lifetime.
Meals - Breakfast.
- Tour Ends -


Arrive at Cochin International Airport, Arrive home with pleasant memories of your European tour, which we are sure you will treasure for a lifetime.

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TOUR COST AS FOLLOWES


Adult Fare INR ` 65,000 + € 1590 (EURO).
Child Fare INR ` 55,000 + € 1400 (EURO) Age 02- 12 Years.

For Booking please furnish the following details:-

1) Booking Amount- INR ` 65,000 per person (Interest free and non-refundable of     Rs.25,000) adjusted against tour cost.
2) Original passport.
3) Passport size photographs 5 copies. (as per schengen visa norms).

Cost Includes:

•    Accommodation as per Itinerary in 3/4star hotel on twin sharing basis for 12 nights 13 days.

•    Confirmed economy class flight ticket from cochin

•    7 European countries included.

•    Multiple entries Schengen Visa.

•    Overseas Medi-claim Insurance.

•    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

•    Sightseeing and monument entry fee as per Itinerary.

•    All transfers as per the itinerary.

•    English speaking guide as per the itinerary.

•    All prevailing Taxes.

•    Tips to the guides and drivers.

•    Italian City tax.

•    Tour Escort from Cochin with English, French, Spanish & Italian speaking.


Cost DOES NOT Include:

•    Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls etc.


Terms and conditions. Please read carefully.

Cost valid for a minimum of 48 Adult Paying Pax travel together. If there is any reduction, the final group members liable to pay according to the final group strength.
Visa granting is a sole discretion of the concern Embassy or Consulate. Visa fees and other expenses such as hotel booking advance, ticket advance are not refundable if visa rejected. Personal interview at the concern consulate if required, candidate has to appear for the interview at their own cost.


Cancellation Policy.

* Cancellation before 45 days of travel: 90% of the tour cost shall be refunded.
* Cancellation before 30 days of travel: 50% of the tour cost shall be refunded.
* No refund after this period.

Documents Required.

• Valid Passport with a minimum validity of 6 months
• 3 Photographs ( As per the specification from Italian consulate )( 35 x45 mm, White Background, Up to Neck)
• Last 3 yrs Income tax certificates.
• Last  6  months  bank  statement  with  sufficient  balance,  minimum  tour  cost should  be  there  with  seal and signature of the bank manager.
• Fixed Deposit if any, with seal and signature of the bank manager.
• Company leave letter, if Employed.
• Salary Slips i f employed.
• Request letter for the visa.
• NOC from  parents  if  kids  participates  the  tour  with  their  parents  and  NOC and  leave  letter  from school.
• NOC  from  husband  with  passport  copy  if  wife  travel  along  &  death  certificate copy  if  husband expired.

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