Tour - Group Tour
Days - 15 Days
Country - Italy, Croatia, Bosnia, Herzegovina, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic, Germany
City - Rome, Vatican, Ancona, Split, Medjugorje, Zagreb, Marija Bistrica, Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest, Krakow, Kalwaria, Wadowice, Auschwitz, Czestochowa, Prague-
Assemble at Mumbai International Airport. Arrive Rome (Leonardo Da Vinci Airport). Transfer to Hotel. Proceed on a city tour. Then we proceed for Dinner at Restaurant Overnight stay at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel Transfer to Vatican City the smallest state in the world. Visit the St. Peter Basilica. Proceed to St. Peter's Square for Papal Audience Proceed to the Port city of Ancona– Arrive & Check-in our Overnight Cruise to Split (Croatia) – Dinner & Overnight onboard Cruise.
Breakfast on Board Cruise. Check-out and meet & assist our local Coach Captain and our guide and proceed to Sightseeing of Split with the old city core that has developed within and around spacious Diocletian's Palace (part of UNESCO' world heritage), the most famous and best-preserved monument of Antiquity in Croatia. A walk through the small picturesque streets paved with stone to the Cathedral of St Domnius, originally the mausoleum of Diocletian. We continue with the visit to the well-preserved Diocletian's Cellars and finish the tour on the beautiful waterfront, the symbol of this Mediterranean city, full of charming cafés. Post lunch we proceed to Medjugorje (142 Kms – 2 Hrs) - a small village in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Our Lady has appeared in Medjugorje every day since June 24, 1981. The Blessed Mother reportedly tells us that God has sent her to our world and, these years she is spending with us are a time of Grace granted by God. In her own words she tells us, “I have come to tell the world that God exists. He is the fullness of life, and to enjoy this fullness and peace, you must return to God.”Our Lady continues to give messages to six young people, now adults: Ivan, Jakov, Marija, Mirjana, Vicka, and Ivanka. Beginning on March 1, 1984, Our Lady began giving Weekly Messages to St. James parish in Medjugorje and to the world. Then, on January 25, 1987, Our Lady began giving these Messages on the 25th of each Month. After 21 years, Our Lady still appears to 3 of the visionaries daily (Marija, Vicka, and Ivan). The 25th of the month message is always given by Our Lady to the visionary Marija. Arrive & Check-in to your hotel in Medjugorje. Dinner and Overnight at the Hotel.
This morning, after breakfast, we’ll attend the Holy Mass at 9 a.m. in St James Church. We visit the Community of Cenacolo & also visit the Oasis of Peace. Later, we make the climb to MT. PODBRDO (Hill of the Apparitions), where Our Lady first appeared. We see MT. KRIZEVAC (Cross Mountain). The balance of the afternoon is free for our private meditations. In the evening we’ll take part in the evening Rosary with pilgrims from all over the world. Dinner is at our Hotel.
Today after breakfast, check out and proceed towards to Zagreb is the largest and the capital city of Croatia. It is in the northwest of the country, along the Sava river. upon arrival city tour of Zagreb to Gothic Cathedral, St. Catherine's Church The church is designed in the Baroque architecture of the 16th century. Medieval Stone Gate Stone Gate - the eastern gate to medieval Gradec Town (Gornji Gradec), now a shrinecheck-in at the hotel, stay overnight. On arrival check into your hotel. Later in the evening enjoy dinner and return to your room for an overnight stay.
After Breakfast transfer to Budapest we will Visit Obuda, Obuda was a historical city in Hungary. United with Buda and Pest in 1873 it now forms part of District III- of Budapest. The name means Old Buda in Hungarian the local Croat minority calls it Obuda (the name "Budim" they use for the fortress in Buda). The historic Castle Hill, Buda Castle. Buda Castle is the historical castle and palace complex of the Hungarian kings in Budapest. Today the castle, often referred to as the Royal Palace (Budavari palota), is home to a number of cultural institutions, including two museums: the National Gallery and the Budapest History Museum check-in at the hotel. stay overnight.
After Breakfast transfer to Krakow. Arrive Krakow. Relax & overnight at Hotel.
After Breakfast we proceed to Wadowice House to Saint Pope John Paul II. St. Pope John Paul's house the church of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary located next to the Popes house (the Basilica),the UNESCO listed world heritage site of the Kalwaria Zebrzydowska Sanctuary and a place of pilgrimage for many Catholics. We proceed to Auschwitz (35 Kms – 45 Min) Auschwitz, the Nazi Concentration Camp. We will view an audio visual presentation and tour the grounds, with a special prayer at the cell of the martyred St. Maximilian Kolbe, who voluntarily surrendered his life so that another prisoner might live.. We proceed back to Krakow check-in and overnight at hotel.
After Breakfast. We visit Wawel Castle from outside and The Cathedral, The Church of St. Mary, Church of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven (also known as St. Mary's Church; is a Brick Gothic On every hour, a trumpet signal - called the Hejnal mariacki - is played from the top of the taller of St. Mary's two towers. The plaintive tune breaks off in mid-stream, to commemorate the famous 13th century trumpeter, who was shot in the throat while sounding the alarm before the Mongol attack on the city. The noon-time hejnal is heard across Poland and abroad broadcast live by the Polish national Radio 1 Station. Afternoon we visit Shrine of the Divine Mercy The Divine Mercy Sanctuary in Krakow, Poland is a Roman Catholic basilica dedicated to the Divine Mercy devotion, as the resting place of Saint Faustina Kowalska, canonized on April 30, 2000. In March 1981, while praying at the tomb of St. Faustina at the church, Maureen Digan of Massachusetts reported a healing. Digan had suffered from lymphedema for decades, and had undergone 10 operations, including a leg amputation. Digan reported that while praying at Faustina's tomb she heard a voice saying "ask for my help and I will help you" and her constant pain stopped. Later visit to Salt mine of Wielizka located in the town of Wieliczka in southern Poland, lies within the Krakow metropolitan area. The mine, built in the 13th century, produced table salt continuously until 2007, as one of the world's oldest salt mines still in operation. The mine's attractions include dozens of statues, three chapels and an entire cathedral that has been carved out of the rock salt by the miners. The oldest sculptures are augmented by the new carvings by contemporary artists, the mine is one of Poland's official national Historic Monuments, back to hotel stay overnight.
After Breakfast Departure to Czestochowa. Jasna Gora Sanctuary It is the holiest place of Poland and one of the world's most important destinations for pilgrims. The Jasna Gora (Bright Mount in Polish) sanctuary in Czestochowa. Every year several million pilgrims - commoners as well as celebrities - come here to pray before the miraculous picture of Our Lady of Czestochowa. The faithful has believed for ages that St. Luke the Evangelist himself painted the divine icon on a table top from the Holy Family's house. Anyway, over the last half-millennium great number of them have had their prayers heard and, grateful, left innumerable votive offerings displayed in the sanctuary. Chapel with Miraculous Painting of the Black Madonna, Basilica, Bell Tower, A bell tower is a tower that contains one or more bells, or that is designed to hold bells, even if it has none. In the European tradition, such a tower most commonly serves as part of a church and contains church bells. Modern bell towers often contain carillons. The bell is rung to signify the time, to call people to worship, for special events such as weddings and funerals, or historically to sound a civil defense or fire alarm. Knight's hall back to hotel, stay overnight.
After Breakfast we transfer to Prague upon arrival Followed by the visit to The Infant Jesus Shrine, the charming statue of the Child Jesus, displayed for people to venerate in the church of Our Lady of Victory in the Lesser Town district of Prague, receives visitors from all over the world every day. People come here to pray for help, healing, or peace; some come in trust expecting the birth of a child; and many returns to give thanks. The sweet face of the Child Jesus attracts visitors through its beauty. The right hand of the child is raised in blessing, while his left hand holds a sphere surmounted by a cross - the whole of our universe rests in his hands and then were continue the city tour of Prague, check-in at the hotel stay overnight.
After Breakfast we transfer Vienna. We proceed for a City tour of Vienna check-in at the hotel, stay overnight.
After Breakfast proceed to Munich. Then we proceed to Munich for orientation city tour and check-in at the hotel stay overnight.
Breakfast at the Hotel. Morning free to pack your bags and Check-out, transfer to airport for your return flight back to India.
Arrive back home with wonderful memories of the tour and all the new friends and families that you met, we are sure you will relive the memories over and over again. We thank you for choosing to tour with us.
AIRFARE - Return economy class group airfare as per the itinerary.
ACCOMMODATION in 3* Hotel in Twin Sharing basis.
Continental Breakfasts, Indian & Local Lunches, Indian & Local Dinners.
SIGHTSEEING & ENTRANCE fees, transfers, surface transportation as mentioned by a deluxe.
Air conditioned / Air cool coach.
VISA - Cost of Schengen Visa fees are included.(One time visa fee).
INSURANCE - Travel insurance up to 69 years of age.
Services of Tour Manager and Local Guides in select cities.
EURO calculated @ 78 to INR
Any increase in Airfare, Visa Fees, Airport & Govt Taxes and the rate of exchange leading to an increase in surface transportation and land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
The tour price is subject to increase, without notice, if this rate of exchanges (ROE) changes prior to departure.
Any expenses such as Tourist Tax and of personal nature such as porterage, laundry expenses, wines, mineral water, food and drinks which is not included regular menus provided by us, mini-bar, telephone calls, etc. are to be borne by the passengers.
Cost of Basic Travel Quota equivalent to USD 10,000 or equivalent granted by the Reserve Bank of India under the Basic Travel Quota (BTQ). Anything not mentioned in “What your Tour Price Includes box."
The above cost is based on minimum 40 passengers travelling together. Tour Itinerary/Hotel / Airlines/ Flights/Route is subject to change with/without prior information.
Subject to RBI/ GOI approval for BTQ passengers.