IZUDDIN  visit to Switzerland,  Italy,  Austria and Prague
   
November 27  Arrival Zurich airport.  
 short tour of Zurich before transfer to Lucerne  
   
 

 Luzern  3 * hotel  Hotel  Waldstätterhof  very close to station 

The hotel is close to Lake Lucerne and the wooden bridge

 
November 27

  Seat  in coach  tour from Lucerne to Engelberg and then cable car  to  Mount Titlis architecture and the charm of the modern life blend with a royalty touch in the air.

An adventure excursion to the highest vantage point in Central Switzerland. A pleasant ride with our 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 into the Alps. During the 2 hours stay on the mountain visit the Ice Grotto, experience the new 'Ice Flyer' - 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 for return to Lucerne,  

Mount Titlis
 November 27  overnight in Lucerne  
 November 28  breakfast in the hotel  
 November 28  Travel by train from Lucerne to Chiasso, on the border of Switzerland and Italy..
from to depart arrive
Lucerne Chiasso 0806 1118
 
 November 28  The journey is through the Gotthard Pass, one of Europe's  most scenic railways. Driver met the guests and took them to Foxtown. Luggage was kept in Chiasso Hotel, close to the station  
 November 28  Fox Town is a huge shopping outlet in Mendrisio offering a huge variety of shopping facilities. Also Fox Town offer great restaurants and snack bars. 

Driver met the guests at Chiasso Station , took them to Foxtown and returned to Chiasso for the train to Milan.

 November 28  Evening  .. Chiasso to Milan and then to Florence
from to depart arrive
Chiasso Milan 1805  1850
change trains and continue  
Milan Florence 1920 2105

driver met guests at station and transferred them to the hotel

Hotel    Palazzo Ognissanti, 
Via Maso Finiguerra, 12, 
Firenze  - Florence

 

 
November 28 overnight Florence  
   There is so much to see in Florence, the cradle of the Renaissance. Visit the beautiful Piazza del Duomo, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Giotto's Bell Tower, the Baptistery of St. John, the Academy of Fine Arts Gallery housing the "David" by Michelangelo, and Santa Croce, the 13th century Franciscan church with Cimabue's famous crucifix.

Ponte Vecchio    Florence

November 29  

we arranged 1 day Hop on Hop Off ticket which allows guests to see all the places in Florence..

 

time to explore the area round the Duomo and visit some of the world class museums

overnight in Florence Hotel  
December 1
  • private transfer from hotel to Florence station

  • rail tickets issued by us for Florence to Rome.

from to depart arrive
Florence Rome 0948 1149

guests met on arrival and transferred to 5* Savoy Hotel.

There is a halal restaurant close to the hotel. 

overnight Rome Hotel

December 2 Full day Hop on Hop Off ticket.

With this ticket, guests can see most of the interesting places in Rome. There are two routes and the ticket covers all the city.

 
December 2 There will be time to visit St Peter's Square  
December 3 Rome to Vienna  
  private transfer to Rome FCO airport
1645 arrival in Vienna Airport on OS502
  Guests were met and transferred to the hotel

 

 
  Hotel Kaiserin Elisabeth
Weihburggasse 3, A - 1010 Wien 
Tel.: 0043 - 1 - 51526 - 0 
Fax: 0043 - 1 - 51526 - 7 
December 4 Full day Hop On Hop Off bus in Vienna

A tour of Vienna includes the historical area and a visit to Schonbrunn Palace. This tour will give you an overall impression of the most significant sights of Vienna. Along the Ringstrasse we show you numerous magnificant buildings, such as the MAK, the State Opera House, the Museum of Fine Arts and the Natural History Museum, the cultural district, the former Habsburg winter residence, the Hofburg, the Parliament, the City Hall and the Burgtheater. The highlight of this tour will be a visit to the rooms of Schönbrunn Palace. In this former summer residence of the Habsburg family lived Maria Theresia. On the way back to the opera we pass by the Belvedere Palace, the former summer residence of Prince Eugen.

 Spend time in the city center close to Stefans Dom. A city walk offers you an initial overview of the history and the structure of the city. You will see the most beautiful and most elegant streets to the most famous sights in Vienna. Get closer to the Hofburg and St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the landmark of Vienna.     Stop at one of the many superb coffee houses and enjoy  Sachertorte.

Schonbrunn Palace

Hofburg with horse-drawn carriage

December 4 overnight in Vienna Hotel

we have an extensive list of Halal Restaurants in Vienna

 
December 5 Day tour to Salzburg by Private minibus
 

From Vienna to Salzburg pass through beautiful Salzkammergut landscape with its mountains and its numerous lakes, where the Emperor Franz Joseph and his family used to spend their holidays. Skirting the Lake Fuschl and Lake Wolfgang you reach Salzburg, where you will have time for lunch.

The  afternoon will be dedicated to a stroll through the old city, showing you the most important sights of the old Bishops Seat. These are the Cathedral, the Festivall Hall, St.Peters Abbey Church and its graveyard (tomb of Mozart"s sister Nannerl). Of course we will show you Mozart´s birth place in the Getreidegasse. The Edelweiss-Song from the movie Sound of Music will come to your memory, while passing the horse-pond and from the gardens of Mirabell-Palace you will have a marvellous view of the Hohensalzburg Fortress.

Return to Vienna in the late evening

NB  This tour can also be done on seat in coach basis and guests can be collected from the Vienna Hotel

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December 5 Overnight Vienna Hotel
December 6 Private transfer by minibus from Vienna to Prague. A short tour of the city before checking in to the hotel. The 4* Yasmin Hotel is a short walk from Wenceslas Square

Hotel Yasmin
Politickych veznu 913/12

110 00, PRAGUE 1,
Czech Republic

Afternoon and evening free.  Enjoy a walk round the interesting city centre. We have good information on Halal Restaurants in Prague

December 7

Grand City tour  in the morning 

During this excursion you will get to know more about the rich artistic and historical background of the development of Prague, and its highlights. Your impressions will be enhanced by a walk through the Old Town Square where you will admire the Astronomical Clock and the gothic Church of Our Lady before Teyn. We shall also show you around Prague Castle, the Old Royal Palace and St. Vitus Cathedral. This trip includes  all the historical districts of the city with their famous monuments.

overnight Prague Yasmin Hotel

December 8 Transfer to Prague Airport for the flight to Dubai and on to Kuala Lumpur.  
 
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