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pilgrimage to Marian Shrines on 17 Sep 2018

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pilgrimage to Marian Shrines on 17 Sep 2018

Assemble at Cochin airport 1200am, Depart from Cochin to Dubai at 0430am on EK 533 and reach in Dubai at 0650, then connect EK 97 at 0910 and reach in Rome at 1325hrs        (Lunch on board)On arrival meet our driver and proceed for eternal city tour visiting all major Basilica such as Holy Steps, Holy cross of Jerusalem, Lerana Basilica & Mary Major Basilica.Dinner and overnight in Rome.

After the breakfast proceed to Vatican for Papel Audience,Post Lunch in Vatican, we proceed our journey to visit Vatican Museum & St Peters Basilica and thereafter to Visit St. Sebastian Catacombs, orientation Tour in Vatican, Dinner in Rome and overnight stay in Rome.

After the breakfast at the hotelVisit Tre Fontana Visit, St Paul at the Three Fountains is a church dedicated to St Paul the Apostle, at the presumed site of his martyrdom in Rome. In Latin it is known as Sancti Pauli ad Aquas Salvias (St Paul at AquaeSalviae). Legend relates that, when St Paul was decapitated, his head bounced three times and fountains miraculously sprang up at each place where it touched the ground. However, the springs, called the AquaeSalviae. Lunch on arrival in Assisi. After Lunch proceed to visit Assisi. Sightseeing tour by English speaking guide in Assisi. Visit inside San Francesco Basilicavisit to Cathedral of San Ruffino included 15 minutes walking distance from coach drop off point and then visit to Santa Maria DegliAngeli Church, including the Thorn less Rose bush and Porziuncola chapel which are inside the church. Entrance to San Damiano monastery is included if time permit. Later proceed to Pisa keeping our spiritual solitude in or heart. Dinner and Overnight in Pisa.

After the breakfast proceeds to Padua, then Onto Florence & Pisa - See the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Padua, the patron saint of Padua is St. Antony where you can see various relics of saints and you have the opportunity to buy them. Rendering petition at Tomb of the saint, which be answered from the almighty by the intercession of the saint? Hold your breath as you enter the “Square of Miracles” and see the precariously Leaning Tower of Pisa (photo stop). Lunch in Pisa and set your journey off to Venice,- the Queen of the Adriatic Sea. Guided city tour of Venice. Visit the famous Murano Glass Factory, the romantic city of Venice. Board your chartered boat to the traditional center of the city - Piazza San Marco. This city of 117 islands in the Venetian Lagoon is sure to leave you mystified. On your guided tour, see the St. Mark’s Basilica, Bridge of Sighs, the Doges Palace, the Campanile and many more sights. Visit a Murano Glass Factory and see the skills of these master craftsmen. Tonight, enjoy dinner. Overnight at hotel in Padua.

After the breakfast, proceeds to Padua visit the Basilica of St. Antony of Padua to venerate the incorrupt body of St. Antony of Padua, known as even matchmaker of young couple, after Holy Mass, proceed to Milan. Lunch in Milan and then we visit Milan Cathedral. Milan Cathedral is the cathedral church of Milan, Lombardy, Italy. Dedicated to St Mary of the Nativity, it is the seat of the Archbishop of Milan, This church is the biggest church in Italy and after we proceed to Switzerland, the Land of Snow, Chocolates, cheese and high altitude peaks of Alps. Dinner and Overnight in Engelberg.

After the breakfast proceed for an unforgettable journey in our lifetime to explore the natural beauty, glaciers, green meadow, and mountains covered with snow, Chocolates, Cheese and much more journey of cable car ride at Engel berg - Titlis, which is 13500 feet high. Lunch on top and then proceed to visit the spectacular Rhine Falls in Schaffhausen. Mighty waterfall of Europe. Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner. Overnight at hotel in Zurich.

After the breakfast proceeds to Cologne, a 2,000-year-old city spanning the Rhine River in western Germany is the region’s cultural hub. A landmark of High Gothic architecture set amid reconstructed old town, the twin-spired Cologne Cathedral is also known for its gilded medieval reliquary and sweeping river views. The adjacent Museum Ludwig showcases 20th-century art, including many masterpieces by Picasso, and the Romano-Germanic Museum houses Roman antiquities. If time permits, proceed for Cologne Sightseeing cruise for 1 hour.Admire beautiful Cologne from the water on a 1-hour sightseeing cruise along the Rhine River. Choose from a range of departure times and watch top Cologne attractions

Including twin-spired Cologne Cathedral, the Old Town and the Hohenzollern Bridge unfold as you cruise along the world-famous river. Buy drinks such as the much-loved local Koelsch beer from the bar, and hear about Cologne’s long and illustrious history while you sail.Highlights 1-hour Cologne sightseeing cruise on the Rhine River Admire views of Cologne's top attractions, like Cologne Cathedral Take in panoramic views of beautiful riverbanks and park areas Learn about the city's interesting history from the informative audio commentary in English. Dinner and Dinner & Overnight in Cologne

After the  hotelHot After a buffet breakfast proceed to Amsterdam. Holland in miniature where you see all of Holland’s important sights built on a 1:25 scale. After lunch, visit a wooden shoe factory and see how clogs, which are unique to the Dutch, are made. Also, see the making of the famous Dutch cheese on your visit to a cheese farm. Last but not the least photograph yourself with the most popular symbol of this country – a Traditional Windmill. Next after lunch, depart forproceed to Brussels for an orientation tour of Brussels. See the unique Statue of MannekinPis - symbolic to this city. Later, make a photostop at the Atomium - symbol of Brussels. Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner.

After the breakfast, proceed to Paris, the city of fashion hub. Lunch in visit Notre Dame Cathedral (here kept original crown of throne of Jesus Christ), Miraculous Medal Church and Tomb of St. Vincent de Paul’s incorrupt Body, Lunch, then One Hour Seine Cruise.Dinner and overnight stay in Paris.

 

After the breakfast at the hotel, proceed for remaining sightseeing in Paris and later Entrance to Eiffel tower level 2 included, lunches in Paris and proceed toBordeaux, dinner and overnight stay.

After the breakfast at the hotel, proceed for remaining sightseeing in Paris and later Entrance to Eiffel tower level 2 included, lunches in Paris and proceed toBordeaux, dinner and overnight stay.

After Breakfast proceeds to Lourdes.On arrival lunch at Hotel.Visit to grottes de l'apparition (also called grottemassabielle) included; Visit to the baths (or healing waters).Attend mass, view of Eucharistic Procession and blessing of the sick included. Evening attend Candle light procession (01 hr duration) starting from the grotto. Dinner at hotel menu: 4 course menu.

After the breakfast at the hotel, free time in Lourdes for prayers and after lunch at the hotel proceed to Zaragoza and visit the basilica of Our Lady of Pillar. Our Lady of the Pillar is the name given to the Blessed Virgin Mary in connection with an ancient Spanish tradition that she appeared to the Apostle James the Greater as he was praying by the banks of the Ebro at Zaragoza. Mary is often depicted carrying the Christ Child on her arms resting above a pillar, sometimes carried by angelic cherubs. Dinner and overnight at Zaragoza.

After the breakfast, proceed then proceed to Madrid and view of Plaza Espana. And view of Royal Palace and then transfer to Avila. Visit to Santa Theresa convent (museum not included).Entrance to Santo Tomas Monastery, and Dinner and Overnight inFatima.

After breakfast Proceed to Fatima.According to the Catholic Church, the Virgin Mary appeared at Fatima, Portugal numerous times in 1917 to three little shepherds named Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta. Since the Roman Catholic Church has endorsed and fully accepted these visions as being from God and they have in turn affected hundreds of millions of people over the years by their messages these are very important Marian apparitions. The Bible commands Christians to test all things, which includes visions: Visit to Basilica of Our Lady, visit to house of Francisco and Jacinta. Then visit to chapel of apparitions. After Lunch proceed to Lisbon Dinner and overnight stay in Lisbon

After the breakfast the hotels check-out the room and proceed for our last stage of our Pilgrimage to visit JeronimosMonastry(Belem) including view of the Tomb of Vasco Da Gama and the cloisters. Visit St. Antony’s Cathedral (Santo Antonio birth place) (better known as Saint Anthony of Padua), revered as a matchmaker, protector of young brides, and patron of the lost and found, and was actually born in Lisbon, on the site of this church, later proceed to airport to catch our onward flight to Dubai on EK 100 at 1130 and which reach in Dubai at 19:20hrs.Connect EK 532 at 2130hr and

Connect reach in Cochin at 0305hrs with beautiful memories.

 

  • Guide
  • Site Seeing
  • Hotel
  • Travel
  • Food

Tour Cost: K189,500/-
(Based on Minimum 48 payingpax travel together)
Cost Includes:
•    Accommodation as per Itinerary in 3/4star hotel on twin sharing basis for 13 nights 16 days.
•    7countries included
•    Return confirmed Air ticket on Emirates on economy class from Cochin.
•    Multiple entries Schengen Visa fees.
•    Overseas Mediclaim insurance with the budjet of Rs.1000/-
•    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
•    Cap / Tag /  Ticket Jacket
•    Tips to the guides and drivers
•    Italian hotel taxes.
•    Convenient Cap
•    3 free place for the church including tour escort if required.
•    Service of Malayalam & European Language Tour director service from India if required

TERMS & CONDITIONS:
•    The above cost is based on minimum 45pax travelling together (Including free place). Surcharges may apply for less no. of pax.
•    The tour will be operated subject to min. 45paying passengers (including free place). In the event that group size is less, you will be given an option of travelling another departure date.
•    Booking Deposit Fees: Rs.50000.00 per person
•    Cancellation Policy- 30days & above- Full refund
                                    29-15 days- 50% Refund
                                    14-0 days- 0% Refund
•    Surcharges apply for any trade fair/special event in city.
•    Child age  2-9 years. Above 9 years is considered as an adult.
•    We reserve the right to use alternative accommodation, sightseeing tours and transfer of equal or higher standard.
•    No refunds either in part or full will be made for any unused services in above package like ground transportation, meals, accommodation, sightseeing tours.
•    Visa Fees not refundable at any circumstance.
•    Visa granting is the sole discretion of the Visa officer at the respective consulate.Applicants should go for the personal interview at Italian consulate at their own cost, if they are called for the personal interview.
•    Payment for the tour must be made as per the invoice, payment terms & conditions.
•    No deviation is not permitted from the group, whatsoever.

Cancellation Policy.
•    45- 22 days prior to commencement of services: 20% of the total price.
•    21- 15 days prior to commencement of service: 50 % of the total tour price.
•    14 – On departure day and later: 100% of total tour price.

VISA PROCESSING:
Visa Processing Requires 15 working days, how ever since this is a group departure we would require all documents one month prior to departure.
Documents Required
•    Valid Passport with a minimum validity of 6 months
•    3 Photographs ( As per the specification from Italian Consulate )
        (35x45mm, White Background, Up to Neck)
•    Last 3 yrs Income tax certificates
•    Last 6 months bank statement with sufficient balance
•    Fixed Deposit if any
•    Company leave letter, if Employed
•    Salary Slips if employed
•    Request letter for the visa.
•    NOC from parents if kids participates the tour with their parents.
•    NOC from husband with passport copy if wife travel along.

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