THE WONDERS OF PARIS & SWISS (7N /8D).            
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The grandeur of Paris and the splendour of Switzerland invite you to spend an exciting time during this 7-day exotic holiday. Paris, the capital city of France, is blessed with elegant boutiques, classy cafes, artistic galleries and world-famous monuments. Feel the joy as you witness the glory of Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum and explore the beauty around River Seine. Just like Paris, Switzerland is an equally fascinating destination to explore. The glistening peaks of the Alps, calm blue lakes, lush green villages, cosy cafes and silvery glaciers offer a mesmerising sight. Before leaving Switzerland, do not forget to carry along some famous Swiss chocolates, watches, and souvenirs.snow-covered

Highlights

  •  Centre Georges-Pompidou - 20th-century modern art museum, hosting the Paris Museum of Modern Art.
  •  The Louvre - one of the worlds largest museums and a historic monument.
  •  Musee des Arts et Metiers - Museum of Arts and Crafts that houses the collection of the Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers .
  • National Conservatory of Arts and  Industry, which was founded in 1794 as a repository for the preservation of scientific instruments and inventions.
  • The Grand Palais  a large glass exhibition hall built for the 1900 Paris Exhibition.
     The Palais Garnier Pariss central opera house, built in the later Second Empire period.
  •  Museum national dhistoire naturelle - National Museum of Natural History.
  •  Parc de la Villette - hosting the Cite des Sciences et de lIndustrie, a science museum, and the Cite de la Musique, which houses various musical institutes and museum.
  •  Skip-the-line Eiffel Tower ticket with a host and commentary.
  •  Enjoy hassle-free entry to one of the museum. 
       
 

Daily Activity

DAY1:
Morning: Airport Pickup & Orientation:

 After a long flight, we will meet you, guide you and start you off with a friendly face. Your personal concierge will be outside baggage claim with croissants and take you to your hotel via private car or via train/taxi through Gare du Nord. Have sights explained along the way or learn the metro system if going by train. Once at your destination, your Concierge will also give you information about the neighborhood. 
Afternoon: Take the afternoon to settle into your hotel and rest before activities. 
Late Afternoon: Montmartre Walking Tour :
Your personal concierge will meet you at your apartment and take you to the top of the Sacrè-Coeur for its breath-taking views of Paris. On this private guided tour, you will see the artists who still gather to sell their wares in the Place Du Tertre and stroll through the cobblestone streets where Van Gogh, Toulouse Lautrec and Picasso painted their famous works. Dont miss La Maison Rose, the Cabaret Lapin Agile, the famous Moulin Rouge and the only working vineyard in Paris. Drop off at Le Coq Rico.

       
 

DAY 2:
Morning-Afternoon: Classic Paris Highlights

 Take in the beautiful sites of Paris in just a few hours… This four-hour private walking tour brings you to the heart and birthplace of the city. You will get a real feeling for the life and history of Paris, and enjoy the mosaic of neighborhoods for which it is so well-loved. Youll see the lively Latin Quarter, Notre Dame Cathedral, the charming Ile St Louis, the Marais, and time permitting, well walk through the beautiful Tuileries Garden, visiting the elegant Place Vendome along the way to the Place De La Concorde.


Evening: Moulin Rouge
 The fabulous Le Bal du Moulin Rouge,home of the French Can-Can, will delight you with its shimmering feathery costumes, unique music and dance from international musicians as well as a world famous revue. This is Paris at its finest, and the amazing high-energy show will leave you breathless and entertained. [Price includes meal and ticket, drinks additional].

       
 

DAY 3:

Morning: Musee du Louvre, Privately Guided Tour 
Your concierge will meet you at Angelina (after you indulge in their world famous hot chocolate, served with deliciously unsinkable whipped cream) to begin your tour promptly at 10am. Then, skip the line at the Louvre for a privately guided tour of the museum highlights - the mysterious Mona Lisa, the unforgettable Venus De Milo, and the stunning Winged Victory. Afterwards, stroll through the Tuileries Gardens, crossing the Seine to visit the DOrsay for highlights of Impressionist Art. 


Afternoon: Paris Street Art: An Expression of The Peoples Politics:
 Banksy – world famous for his frescoes mixing politics and poetics. Invader – with his popular Rubikcubism mosaics of Pac-man and other video game icons. Shepard Fairey – you may know not know him but do know his Barack Obama Hope campaign poster. These are just some of the artists who have memorialized Paris everyday culture using its city streets as their canvas… their gift to the people. In this private tour two- hour tour with your concierge, you will learn about the symbols and the artists who create them… locate their graphic identity and better understand their message. 


Evening: Concert at Sainte-Chapelle :
Experience one of the most breathtaking sights in Paris while enjoying a superb performance of classical music. Enjoy Johann Strauss performed by Les Solistes Français chamber orchestra directed by by Paul Rouger, also an acclaimed violin soloist. We recommend indulging in a delicious meal before or after the concert at the brasserie Les Deux Palais, just steps away from the Sainte-Chapelle.

     
 

DAY 4:
Morning & Early Afternoon: Privately Guided Versailles TourLet your concierge show you the meaning of royal elegance at Louis XIV and Marie Antoinettes magnificent UNESCO World Heritage listed palace. After the Hall of Mirrors, Grands Appartements and Le Notres superb Baroque-style Gardens, enjoy a restaurant lunch by the Grand Canal.


Evening: The Paris Jazz Scene: Night Owls :
Experience the Paris jazz scene  with a Paris jazz singer  beginning with a conversation between you and your personal concierge and jazz expert to get an understanding of what type of jazz that you did like to hear. Learn about the history of jazz over a round of drinks and then be enthralled by jazz at a live music venue.

 

DAY 5:
Morning: Let There be Cheese, a Private Tasting:

 Debbi knows a lot about cheese. A self  proclaimed foodie, she is  been living in Paris for 20 years and offers a unique opportunity to go with her to her favorite Paris cheese mongers. Together, you will  select 6 (or so) cheeses for a tasting lunch, which she will host in her apartment in the 16eme arrondisment. In addition to cheese, lunch includes fabulous breads from Desgranges, local charcuterie, a balancing salad, fruit and paired wines… and lively conversation all about the history of French cheeses from the various regions.


Evening: Le Calife, VIP Dinner Cruise:
 Dine on Le Calife, a 5-star cruising restaurant, through the heart of historical Paris. In a warm and unique setting, view some of the most famous monuments of Paris from the Seine: Notre Dame, The Louvre, Musee d Orsay, Grand Palais, Les Invalides, and the Eiffel Tower. At sunset, the cruise (which lasts 2 hours) starts at the sound of the Kromhout, the original twin engine from 1939. The welcoming crew offers a wide range of cocktails to start the party. Then, enjoy either a traditional French menu worthy of the gastronomic reputation of the capital or menus inspired by India, South Africa, Greece, and the Middle East.

   
 
DAY 6:
Morning: Return to Airport for flight home.

 

     
 

Accomodations

Adagio Access Nice Magnan :
 
Mercure Paris Arc de Triomphe is a mid-size, modern hotel located in Paris  8th arrondissement.
 Guest rooms boast colourful decor. Free Wi-Fi, flat screen TV, minibar, desk, radio, air conditioning, safe deposit box, hairdryer and tea/coffee facilities are standard.
 Mercure Paris Arc de Triomphe features a multilingual staff. Room service, dry cleaning/laundry services, and business center are a plus.
 M Shop-Boutique Gourmand is open 24-hours, features terrace seating and offers health food and seasonal dishes. There is no Bar on property but you can have a drink in the restaurant or the dozens of bars that are located just outside your door. If youre in the mood for an upscale meal, try Graindorge, which features European cuisine.

 

Hotel Mercure Paris Arc de Triomphe Etoile : 

Located a stones throw from the famous Champs Elysées and Arc de Triomphe, the recently renovated Mercure Paris Arc de Triomphe Etoile hotel offers rooms with a contemporary design for a perfect relaxing stay in the heart of the City of Light. For your business trips, the hotel is located close to the Porte Maillot conference center. Renovation work on the elevator until the end of February. For your convenience, a porter will be available from 7am to 11am and 4pm to 9pm.

 

 

 

 

 

Airlines Information

 

Etihad Airways : EY - 237 ( Airbus A321 )         

Etihad Airways : EY-31 (Airbus A380 )                                                                      

King Fisher Airways : IT - 204 ( Airbus K2288)       

 

Inclusions

  • Return group Airfare with taxes (Ex Bangalore) including domestic flights in France And Swiss.
  • Cost of Visa including documentation and processing fee.
  • Accommodation - Four star and Three star Category hotels on twin share basis.
  • All Meal as per the itinerary.   All transfers, sightseeing by an A/C Vehicle.
  • Sightseeing as per the itinerary including Entrance Fee.
  • Services of a Professional Tour Manager (For the Tour Conducted).
  • Insurance up to the age of 60 years.
 

Exclusions

  •   Any other expenses which are not included in the Package Cost Includes.
 

Climate

This is the season where Paris seems to reawaken, with its avenues fringed with new green shoots and its trees in flower. The days are getting longer, as are the opening times of museums, and the high season is just around the corner. There is a holiday feeling in the air and the sweet smell of candy floss pervades the pathways of the Foire du Trone funfair. People venture out and about in the parks and gardens and along the river banks, strolling, cycling or skating.

Average temperatures and rainfall:  Minimum Maximum Rain in mm
March 4°C 12°C 35
April 6°C 16°C 42
May 10°C 20°C 57
 

Payment Policy

  • Payment can be made in advance by credit card, by bank transfer, cash or by Paypal.
  • Check-in time is 02:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00.
  • Early check-in or late check-out is possible, on request, at the time of booking with extra charge.
  • A first night guarantee debit on your credit card will be made within 20 days prior to your arrival day in order to check your credit card. 
  • The amount of the guarantee deposit will be then refunded after arrival.
 

Cancellation Policy

> Cancellation more than 7 calendar days before the service begins:

You will be charged a 5% cancellation fee.

> Cancellation between 7 and 3 calendar days before the service begins:

You will be charged a 10% cancellation fee.

> NO REFUND if cancelled within 72 HOURS of A TOUR

You will be charged a 100% cancellation fee.

> NO REFUND if cancelled on the day of the service once it has started or in case of a No Show.

You will be charged a 100% cancellation fee.

 

Visa Requirements

  • You can apply for the France Visa since 1997 when France, as a Member of the European Union, also became a member state of the Schengen Area. Monaco – a European microstate/city-state located within France – is considered part of the Schengen Area although it did not officially sign the particular documents of the agreement. Besides, no border control is performed for the Schengen countries surrounding it!
 
 

Valid Till Date : 01 Jun 2019