France and Swiss Alps

10 Nights / 11 Days | 3 Countries / 7 Cities

France and Swiss Alps

10 Nights / 11 Days - 3 Countries / 7 Cities

Paris (3N)/Lyon (1N)/Gstaad (1N)/Chiasso (1N)/Lucerne (1N)/Feldkirch (1N)/Zurich (2N)

  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Coach Tour

Starting Price Per Adult

₹ 1,45,600

Paris (3N)/Lyon (1N)/Gstaad (1N)/Chiasso (1N)/Lucerne (1N)/Feldkirch (1N)/Zurich (2N)

  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Coach Tour
  • From City

  • Price Category

  • Rooms & Guests 02 Adults

  • Tour Date

  • day 1

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Arrival

  • EVENING

    Transfer to the Montmartre quarter and ride in the funicular railway

  • day 2

  • MORNING

    City tour in PARIS and admission to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower in the lift.

  • NOON

    Enjoying Cruise on the river Seine

  • EVENING

    Evening transfer to “Quartier Latin”

  • day 3

  • MORNING

    We go to the center of Paris, the area of the Louvre Museum.

  • FULL DAY

    Free time to stroll in the city. It will be offered for travelers who are interested, an optional excursion to enjoy in Eurodisney.

  • day 4

  • MORNING

    Arrive to Semur and A walk and a coffee in this small medieval village.

  • NOON

    Drive from Semur to Beaune Time to walk and have lunch in Charming small village in the middle of the wine region of Bourgogne;

  • EVENING

    Drive from Beaune to lyon funicular climb to Notre Dame de Fourvière

  • day 5

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Traveling from Lyon to Geneva

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Visit to Chillon Castle and Cailler chocolate factory.

  • day 6

  • MORNING

    Drive from gstaad to Gindelwald and visit Cable Car to Grindelwald.

  • NOON

    Lunch in Grindelwald.

  • EVENING

    Visit Aareslucht gorges in MEIRINGEN

  • day 7

  • FULL DAY

    Travelling Lugano to Burglen to Altdorf to Lucerne

  • day 8

  • FULL DAY

    Enroute sightseeing

  • day 9

  • MORNING

    Visit to St Gallen

  • NOON

    Enjoying botanical garden.

  • EVENING

    Visit to Rhein Waterfalls

  • day 10

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Cruise on Lake Zurich.

  • day 11

  • MORNING

    After breakfast, end of our services.

  • NOON

    Departure transfer to Airport

Day 1

| Paris

HIGHLIGHTS: Night-time transfer to the Montmartre neighbourhood. Funicular ride (included). Welcome to Paris! On arrival at the airport we shall be waiting to transfer you to the hotel. You can enjoy your free time until the tour starts, information about the meeting place and start time can be found on the information boards in the hotel reception area. At the end of the evening, we provide transfers to the Montmartre dis­trict. This neighbourhood is known for its painters, artists, and cab­arets… . We will also take the cable car to the top of the hill from where we can admire the spectacular views of Paris You can choose from one of the many restaurants offering different types of cuisine and enjoy a relaxing dinner. Afer this we will return to the hotel.

Day 2

| Paris

HIGHLIGHTS: Paris City tour. Climb to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower. Boat ride along the Seine. Evening transfer. Today we will take you on a guided tour in which you will discover the history, main boulevards and the breathtaking monuments of the city of Paris. We will stop at the Eiffel Tower where you will have the opportunity to climb up to the second floor of this remarkable wrought-iron monument (ticket admission included). The tour will end with a boat cruise along the River Seine, which divides north and south Paris. Enjoy an afternoon at your own leisure to explore and relax! At sunset you can grab dinner in the Latin Quarter, a very picturesque and historic area where a wide variety of international cuisines await you. We will then return to hotel. Note: There might be very long lines to climb the Eiffel Tower. For operational reasons, if deemed appropriate, the climb can be made at a different time of the day (or on Monday).

Day 3

| Paris

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Time at leisure. We will start the day by going to the centre of Paris, to the area of the Louvre Museum. Enjoy some leisure time to explore. If you wish, we can accompany you to Benlux, one of the most complete and best-known perfumeries in Paris. Note: For those who are interested, an optional excursion to Disneyland Paris is available.

Day 4

| Lyon

HIGHLIGHTS: Vineyards in Beaune and Bourgogne region. Funicular climb in Lyon.Today we travel to the centre of France, to the Bourgogne region, famous for its wines. Making a stop in SEMUR EN AUXOIS, a small medieval town listed surronded by impressive walls. After this we will visit BEAUNE, located in the centre of the Bourgogne region, with its streets full of flowers, hospice and wine museum all points of interest. Time for lunch. Continuing on, we will arrive to LYON in the mid-afternoon, the capital of Roman Gallia on the banks of the Rhône (its historic centre has been declared a World Heritage site). We include a funicular climb to Notre Dame de Fourviere where we have a great view of the city. Enjoy some leisure time to walk around. Note: Sometimes, for events or congresses, accommodation may be providad in a city near Lyon (normally Chambery).

Day 5

| Gstaad

HIGHLIGHTS: Geneva, Vineyards Landscapes, entrance to Chillon Castle, Visit to Cailler chocolate factory. We have a beautiful stage. We travel to Switzerland. GENEVA, arrival. City located by the Lake Leman which hosts the European headquarters of the United Nations. You can stroll through the old city or know any of its museums. Then we will go on to CHILLON CASTLE, built in the waters of the lake. Entrance included to this fantastic medieval castle. We continue to the picturesque walled town of GRUYERE, known worldwide for its cheese. Very nearby are some of the main Swiss chocolate factories (NESTLE amongst them), we visit the Cailler Chocolate Factory, with a chance to try some too! Continuing along small roads amidst beautiful mountains and picturesque wooden villages. Arrival in the pretty GSTAAD with its wooden houses.

Day 6

| Chiasso

HIGHLIGHTS: Mountain scenery, Cable car in Grindelwald and walk along a path in the Alps. Lunch included. Entrance to Aareschlucht Gorge. Today´s journey has fascinating mountain scenery. We passed Interlaken and we outline its beautiful lake. Arrival to GRINDELWALD where we will have time for a coffee before taking the cable car (ticket included) up to Grindelwald. We will walk along the path (30 minutes) in which we shall be able to take the "footbridge over the empty" among the fantastic scenery enjoying glaciers around us. Lunch included (vegetarian option available). After that we continue to MERINGEN and the spectacular AARESSCHLUCHT Gorge (entrance included). Then we enter the region of Switzerland where the official language is Italian. Accommodation in CHIASSO, a Swiss city on the Italian border.

Day 7

| Lucerne

HIGHLIGHTS: Beautiful landscapes with mountains and lakes. Knowing Lugano and Lucerne. Visit the village that was made famous through William Tell. We will know LUGANO the cosmopolitan capital of the Italian Switzerland with its beautiful lake. Time to stroll. We continue on the highway, we crossed St. Gotthard Pass. We stop in BURGLEN, the tiny village where William Tell was born, we shall see the chapel of the XVI century with paintings illustrating his life. If you want, you can also visit the museum of William Tell. In the neighbouring city of ALTDORF we can also find traces of his history. Continue to LUCERNE, free time to explore this beautiful city by the lake that bears its name.

Day 8

| Feldkirch

HIGHLIGHTS: Baroque Abbey. Heidi’s Village. Journey through beautiful landscapes. We leave Lucerne driving along the Four Cantons Lake towards EINSIEDELN, its immense baroque abbey is the most important pilgrimage centre in Switzerland. After that we continue towards the East of Switzerland. MAIENFELD is the village which inspired Heidi’s story. A walk in its historic center after which we will be visiting Heidi’s House (ticket not included. Entry to the facility is free), a picturesque place with beautiful landscapes that we will reach through a pedestrian path. Then we enter into the independent country of Liechtenstein, and its capital city VADUZ with its impressive castle. Time to stroll and have lunch. Subsequently, we go to the neighbour city of FELDKIRCH, in Austria, located next to the borders of Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Germany: charming walled city with a genuine historic city center and a castle. Free time.

Day 9

| Zurich

HIGHLIGHTS: Constanza Lake. Botanic Gardens. Rhein Waterfalls. Fantastic scenery. We start our day heading to ST. GALLEN, whose center is part of the World Heritage List by UNESCO with a wonderful cathedral and its historic center. Afterwards we will continue by Constance Lake, between Germany and Switzerland. We will have time for a walk at Constance’s center before visiting MAINAU Island (access by pedestrian bridge) with its stunning botanic garden (entry included). Then, again in Switzerland, we will take a stroll in STEIN AM RHEIN, a typical village on the Rhine River with precious houses with painted walls. We will also visit Rhine Waterfalls (entry included), the waterfalls with the most abundant flow in Europe. Arrival in ZURICH at the end of the day.

Day 10

| Zurich

TODAY’S HIGHTLIGHT: Zurich. Cruise on the Lake Zurich. Train.With our guide, we will make a tour of ZURICH, the most populated city of Switzerland, and the country’s financial and cultural capital. The city of the banks has twice been declared the city with the best quality of life in the world. After this, we will include a cruise of almost two hours on Lake Zürich. The boat makes brief stops to allow us to see the villages on the way. We get off in RAPPERSWILL, a picturesque little village overlooked by its mediaeval castle. We go back to Zurich by train and appreciate the efficiency and punctuality of the Swiss railways. Note: Depending on the number of travellers, on this stage, the transfers to the centre and from the station may be made on public transport.

Day 11

| Zurich

After breakfast, end of our services.

Deluxe :

  • Paris - Novotel Saint Denis

    Lyon - Appart'City Lyon City Internationale or Similar

    Gstaad - Huus Hotel or Similar

    Chiasso - Movenpick Albergo Touring or Similar

    Lucerne - Ibis Styles Luzern or Similar

    Feldkirch - Hotel Central Lowen or Similar

    Zurich - Novotel Zurich City West or Similar

Inclusions

  • Return Economy Class Airfare (estimated around INR 58,000) is included in the package cost and is subject to availability at the time of confirmation.

  • Visa

  • 11 Nights Stay at the above mentioned Hotel or similar.

  • Breakfast at Hotel 

  • Includes arrival transfer

  • Includes departure transfer

  • Boat: River Seine in Paris in PARIS, Zurich Lake in ZURICH

  • Train: Rapperswill- Zurich in ZURICH

  • Funicular: Lyon in LYON, Cable Car to Grindelwald First in GRINDELWALD

  • City tour in: PARIS

  • Evening transfer: Montmartre district in Paris in PARIS, Quartier Latin in Paris in PARIS

  • Ticket admission: Funicular in Montmartre in Paris in PARIS, 2nd Floor Eiffel Tower in Paris in PARIS, Chillon castle in Chillon Castle, Cailler chocolate factory in GRUYERE, Aareslucht gorges in MEIRINGEN, botanic garden in Mainau in St. Gallen, Rhine Waterfalls in RHINE FALLS

  • 1 Lunch Included in: GRINDELWALD

  • All transfers, sightseeing, meals according to above mentioned itinerary

  • Note - Child No Bed is offered to children upto 8 years only and children above 8 years should take child with bed cost.

Exclusions

  • GST of 5% payable to Govt of India.

  •  Insurance 

  • Optional sightseeing & meals

  • Meals other than specified in the itinerary.

  • Porterages, Tips, Laundry, telephone, optional excursions and other items of a personal nature. 

  • Early check-in and Late check out

  • Cost of foreign exchange for personal use. 

  • Any items or services not specified in the itinerary ‘HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES’ head.

Inclusions

  • Visa

  • 11 Nights Stay at the above mentioned Hotel or similar.

  • Breakfast at Hotel 

  • Includes arrival transfer

  • Includes departure transfer

  • Boat: River Seine in Paris in PARIS, Zurich Lake in ZURICH

  • Train: Rapperswill- Zurich in ZURICH

  • Funicular: Lyon in LYON, Cable Car to Grindelwald First in GRINDELWALD

  • City tour in: PARIS

  • Evening transfer: Montmartre district in Paris in PARIS, Quartier Latin in Paris in PARIS

  • Ticket admission: Funicular in Montmartre in Paris in PARIS, 2nd Floor Eiffel Tower in Paris in PARIS, Chillon castle in Chillon Castle, Cailler chocolate factory in GRUYERE, Aareslucht gorges in MEIRINGEN, botanic garden in Mainau in St. Gallen, Rhine Waterfalls in RHINE FALLS

  • 1 Lunch Included in: GRINDELWALD

  • All transfers, sightseeing, meals according to above mentioned itinerary

  • Note - Child No Bed is offered to children upto 8 years only and children above 8 years should take child with bed cost.

Exclusions

  • GST of 5% payable to Govt of India.

  •  Insurance 

  • AIR Fare

  • Optional sightseeing & meals

  • Meals other than specified in the itinerary.

  • Porterages, Tips, Laundry, telephone, optional excursions and other items of a personal nature. 

  • Early check-in and Late check out

  • Cost of foreign exchange for personal use. 

  • Any items or services not specified in the itinerary ‘HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES’ head.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy (Per Person)
Days before departure:Cancellation Charge:
10 days100%
10 to 15 days75% + Non Refundable Component
15 to 30 days30% + Non Refundable Component
Hotel / Air 100% in case of non-refundable ticket / Hotel Room
Cruise / Visa On Actuals

Payment Policy

Payment PolicyOnline Advance as per Website
Within 45 to 30 days prior to the departure of the tour 75% of total tour cost or Non Refundable component whichever is higher
Within 30 days prior to the departure of the tour100% of total tour cost
  • All Prices are in Indian Rupees and subject to change without prior notice.

  • In case FIT flight inclusive package, full amount of flight will be payable at the time of booking.

  • **For Air tickets being issued / blocked on time limit: Full INR component to be collected before issuance,else price will be subject to change.

  • Tour prices are valid for Indian Nationals & Foreigners holding Indian Resident Permit.

  • Booking confirmations are subject to availability.

  • Child below 02 years are Free

  • All Hotels Rooms are subject to availability

  • We are not holding any reservations of air seats, hotel rooms, conference rooms etc. Final availability status will only be known when we request for bookings.

  • Holiday Surcharge will be additional if applicable

  • Any overstay expenses due to delay or change or cancellation in flight will be on the guests own & Akbar Holidays will not be held liable for such expenses however we will provide best possible assistance.

  • Price on website //quoted are subject to availability at time of confirmation, we are currently not holding any blocking against the sent quotation.

Terms & Conditions

  • All Prices are in Indian Rupees and subject to change without prior notice.

  • Price quoted are subject to availablity at time of confirmation, we are currently not holding any blocking against the sent quotation.

  • Tour prices are valid for Indian Nationals & Foreigners holding Indian Resident Permit.

  • Booking confirmations are subject to availability.

  • Child below 02 years are Free

  • All Hotels Rooms are subject to availability

  • We are not holding any reservations of air seats, hotel rooms, conference rooms etc. Final availability status will only be known when we request for bookings.

  • Holiday Surcharge will be additional if applicable

  • Any overstay expenses due to delay or change or cancellation in flight will be on the guests own & Akbar Holidays will not be held liable for such expenses however we will provide best possible assistance.

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