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SPLENDORS OF EUROPE
Visit to major European countries: ITALY, SWITZERLAND, FRANCE & LONDON
Departure Date
November 23 - December 8, 2018
Tour Cost

Based on twin/trpl sharing

  • USD$ 3,988.00- for minimum 20 paxs
  • USD$ 1180.00- Single supplement (add’l cost for those taking single room)
  • USD$ 289.00- approximate airline taxes (subject to change until final ticket issuance)
  • USD$ 140.00- mandatory tips
  • USD$ 120.00- Travel Insurance (59 y/o blw)
  • PHP 8, 900.00 – Schengen Visa fee & assistance (subject to change)
  • PHP9, 800.00- London visa with assistance
  • PHP 1620.00-Phil.Travel Tax
Tour Inclusions
  • Roundtrip airfare on Economy class
  • Roundtrip transfers
  • Hotel accommodations on first class hotels
  • Half board meals (breakfast and dinner)
  • Tours as specified in the itinerary
  • Motorcoach by a deluxe air-conditioned bus
  • English speaking local guide
  • Services of a Filipino tour escort
  • Pre departure briefing w/ Ephesus travel bag and travel kit
Payment and Cancellation
A non-refundable deposit of USD$500.00 per person upon reservation must be given at least 6 months prior departure date. Full payment due upon release of visa or STRICTLY ONE MONTH prior departure date; Cancellation charge of fifty percent (50%) of tour cost will be imposed if cancellation is done two months before departure date *Full tour cost will be forfeited if cancellation is done 1 month before departure *Unused portion of the tour is non-refundable. Consideration on death and medical reasons will be subject to suppliers’ cancellation policies and upon submission of official certificates. ALL VISA REQUIREMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED LATEST JUNE 15, 2018. Remember we are applying for 2 visas in this itinerary and each embassy has at least minimum 15 WORKING DAYS to process depending on the bulk of applications received their end.

Conditions and Responsibilities

TOUR COST DOES NOT INCLUDE documentation expenses, insurance, medical and hospitalization expenses, tours and transportation expenses during free periods, porterage of extra luggage, drinks and meals not specified in the itinerary and such other personal nature like telephone calls, fax, laundry, room service and expenses not mentioned in the itinerary terms and conditions.

Itinerary

Day 1: MANILA-DOHA-ROMEDeparture Manila in the late evening and enjoy thein flight services of one of the best 5 star carrier in the world. Arrive in the Eternal City of Rome. After airport formalities, have city orientation and check in at our hotel. Dinner and overnight. (D)

Day 2: ROMEThis morning you will discover Imperial Rome. Paul wrote to the Christians of Rome and he eventually went there where his ministry continued, although he was technically a prisoner. You will experience the glory of Imperial Rome when you visit the Coliseum, famous as a place of spectacle and death. Gladiators died here as thousands looked on. See the Circus Maximus, built during the reign of Nero. This huge stadium was able to seat 250,000 spectators for chariot races and other spectacles. See the Roman Forum, an ancient meeting place, market place, religious and political centre. View the Arch of Titus that commemorates Titus' conquest of Judea. You'll visit the Mamertina Prison, where it is believed that both Peter and Paul were imprisoned. Dinner and overnight in Rome. (B, D)

Day 3: ROMEYou'll discover the Vatican Museum, home to many of the world's masterpieces. Enter the Sistine Chapel and view Michelangelo's frescoes, which have been restored to their full, colorful glory. Tour St. Peter's Basilica where Michelangelo's "Pieta" -- the only work signed by the master -- will be just one of many highlights. Travel along the famous Apian Way. Walk through the Catacombs of San Sebastiano. Visit Tre Fontane, where Apostle Paul was beheaded. Walk through Via Del Corso, Piazza de Spagnia, and enjoy the Trevi Fountain, Pantheon and Piazza Navona. Dinner and overnight in Rome. (B, D)

Day 4: ROME-FLORENCEDepart the Eternal city and drive to Florence. We begin the day with a visit to the Galleria dell' Accademia. This gallery houses painting by Florentine artists spanning 13th to 16th centuries, but its main draw is Michelangelo's David, carved from a single block of marble when the artist was only 29. After our visit here, we see the Duomo, with its pink, white and green marble facade, and Brunelleschi's famous dome. We will have some time to stop at the Ponte Vecchio (Old Bridge) the famous 14th-century bridge, lined with gold and silversmiths. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Florence. (B, D)

Day 5: FLORENCE-VENICEToday we enjoy a full day excursion to Venice, known as "The Queen of the Adriatic". "A unique position, the grace of her buildings, the changing colors, and not least the total absence of wheeled transport, make Venice the most charming and poetic city in the world." Our visit begins at the Basilica of St. Mark; visit the Piazza di San Marco and see the Palazzo Ducale (the palace of the Doge, the political leader of the Republic of Venice). Dinner & overnight. (B, D)

Day 6: VENICE-VERONA-MILANDepart Venice and have a romantic stop at Verona, home of Romeo and Julliet. Continue to Milan and see the Great Duomo and enjoy the Shops at Galleria. Dinner and Overnight in Milan (B, D)

Day 7: MILAN-LUGANODepart Milan and continue drive to Lugano. Surrounded by mountains and a splendid lake, Lugano brings together all the characteristics of a metropolis of great style, despite maintaining the traits of a small city. Most particular and striking is the large pedestrian area, which contains the historic centre, full of splendid buildings. Take a beautiful boat ride (optional) in the lake and enjoy picturesque views. Dinner and overnight in Lugano. (B, D)

Day 8: LUGANO-ZURICH-BERNE-GENEVABerne is a wonderfully preserved Medieval town and one of the earliest cantons to embrace the Protestant Reformation due mainly to the influence of Zwingli. Short tour through the beautifully preserved medieval Old Town. Zurich with its modern cosmopolitan district and the Auld Stadt (old city). It was in Zurich where the Reformed branch of the Reformation got its start. Drive to Geneva for dinner and overnight.

Day 9: GENEVA-BURGUNDY-PARISAfter breakfast, depart and tour Geneva. Short stop at Burgundy. Burgundy opens as a fairytale while we are driving through the beautiful area to reach Switzerland, Geneva the historic city known to Protestants as the "Town of Calvin". We begin sightseeing at St. Peter's Cathedral, where JohnCalvin taught the doctrine that made him famous throughout the Protestant faith. See the Headquarters of United Nations and walk around Lake Geneva. Continue to Paris for dinner and overnight.

Day 10: PARIS - VERSAILLES - CITY TOURThis morning we tour the Palace and Gardens of Versailles. This retreat of French royalty offers sumptuous reception rooms, intriguing Hall of Mirrors and famous fountains and formal gardens. The afternoon is at leisure and dinner is at the hotel. B/D

Day 11: PARISAn day of sightseeing in Paris is planned including a tour of Notre Dame Cathedral. Views of all the important sights and of course elevation to the top of the Eiffel Tower. Afterwards we enjoy a panoramic sightseeing tour of some of the sites of Paris, including Invalides, the Champs Elysees, and Eiffel Tower. The afternoon is at leisure and dinner is at the hotel. B/D

Day 12: PARIS-LONDONAfter breakfast, prepare for check out and transferto train station where group shall take the Euro star bound for London. Arrive London, meet our local guide and enjoy a half day guided city tour of London. Here you will see the main highlights, such as Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Piccadilly Circus and Downingstreet 10. Also included on your tour are visits of St. Paul's Cathedral. Off course there will be time to take pictures of the picturesque Tower Bridge. End of the tour attend the Thames River Cruise. Dinner and overnight at your hotel in London.

Day 13: LONDON – STONEHENGE – BATH – LONDONAfter breakfast board your coach for a transfer to Stonehenge. You will visit the mysterious Stonehenge and see the collection of stones dragged 500 years ago to this lonely plain near Salisbury. End of the morning board your coach to drive to Bath. Bath is the city where both Romans and Georgians have left their mark. Formerly known as Aquae Sulis, Bath is home to the only hot thermal springs in Britain, which was a draw for early Roman invaders. Upon arrival meet your local guide for guided city tour of Bath including a visit of Bath Abbey and the Roman Baths. Lunch on own arrangements in Bath. End of the afternoon transfer back to London. Dinner and overnight at your hotel in London.

Day 14: LONDON-DOHA-MANILAWhole morning free until transfer to the airport for return flight to Manila via Doha.

Day 15: DOHA-MANILAArrive Doha early morning and take connecting flight to Manila. HOME SWEET HOME!!!

Ephesus Travel & Tours

EPHESUS TRAVEL AND TOURS has arranged for the various tour services to be performed under the responsibility of various operators. Our company or its subagents therefore only acts as agents for the operators providing the various services described in this tour and assume no responsibility or liability that may occur out of or in connection with losses or unexpected expenses due to delays, overbooking, and defaults. The tour itineraries and prices are subject to change without prior notice. Should the number of participants fall below the Required number, we reserve the right to increase the tour cost or cancel/reschedule the tour. The payment for a reservation fee on the tour shall constitute acceptance and consent to all provisions in the tour conditions/responsibility published in this tour.

Contact Details

For details and reservations, please visit or call:EPHESUS TRAVEL & TOURSManila OfficeUnit 201 Puso ng Maynil Bldg. 1046 A. Mabini St. U.N. Avenue Ermita Manila, PhilippinesTelephone: (02) 526 5211; 527 1251Mobile: 09228830764 or 09228830766Email: [email protected] [email protected]

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