THE BEST OF 13 Days, 7 Countries
w/OBERRAMERGAU PASSION PLAY & OCTOBERFEST in GERMANY
Tour of Switzerland – Germany – Austria – Italy – Slovania – Croatia – Bosnia and Herzegovina
TRAVEL DATE: SEP 28 – OCT 10, 2020
I T I N E R A R Y
D1 / SEP 28 MANILA / ZURICH
Depart Manila on board a prestigious airline to Zurich. Enjoy in-flight meals and entertainment.
D2 / SEP 29 / ZURICH (D)
Welcome to Zurich! After immigration clearance at the airport, meet and greet then proceed to a half day sightseeing tour and see the view of Bahnhofstrasse, Limmatquai, Rathaus (city hall), Zurich lake and the old guildhalls. Check-in and dinner at hotel.
D3 / SEP 30 ZURICH – MT. TITLIS – LUCERNE – ZURICH (BD)
In the morning, travel to Engelberg and experience a mind-blowing day in the Snow at one of the lovely mountain resort of Mount Titlis in Switzerland with 10,623ft high above sea level. Take the world’s first rotating cable car and be amazed to the spectacular view up to the summit of Mt. Titlis and enjoy the illuminated Glacier Cave, experience the Titlis Cliff Walk – the highest elevation suspension bridge in Europe. Continue travel to Lucerne and see the emotive Lion Monument carved into a limestone cliff, walk to the symbolic Kapellbrucke or Chapel Bridge a covered wooden footbridge across the Reuss, and explore the beautiful Old Town on your own free time, there you can have your way to shop the famous Swiss products like Swiss chocolates, Swiss knives, Bally shoes and watches. Dinner at local restaurant. After-wards, travel to Zurich for overnight.
D4 / OCT 01 ZURICH – APPENZELL – ST. GALLEN (BD)
After breakfast, travel from Zurich to the small town of Appenzell, which is well known as the most traditional region of Switzerland. This is the perfect place for an unhurried walk through the streets full of chalets with aesthetically pleasing decorated facades and shops that sell local products. Proceed to your guided tour and see the Appenzell Museum and other highlights which is located in the Townhall - strongly reflecting cultural and religious traditions. Afterwards, continue to St. Gallen and experience the panoramic beauty of Saint Gallen. Reaching Saint Gallen, first, you will see the main landmark of this charming city – the Abbey Library that has been acknowledged as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will be impressed by the elegant architecture together with the brightly painted oriel windows and sophisticated Rococo design. Wan-der around the lovely Old Town free of traffic, where numerous cozy tea shops, shoe stores, perfumeries and petite coffee houses. Transfer to your hotel for check-in and dinner.
D5 / OCT0 2 ST. GALLEN – NEUSCHWANSTE IN CASTLE–MUNICH (BD)
After breakfast, travel and cross the border between Switzerland and Germany on your way to Hohenschwangau for your Entrance to Neuschwanstein Castle a 19th-century Romanesque Revival palace on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau. Afterwards, travel to Munich for your half day guided sightseeing tour and see the panoramic views of New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus), Olympic Tower, Old Town Hall (Altes Rathaus), Glockenspiel am Rathausturm, Allianz Arena, Bavaria-Statue and Bavarian National Museum. You will also experience the Munich Oktoberfest (Munich Beerfest) it is one of the most famous events and the world's largest fair. Afterwards, transfer to your hotel for check-in and dinner.
D6 / OCT 03 MUNICH–OBERAMMERGAU–BAD KOHLGRUB (BD)
After breakfast, travel to Oberammergau and have some free time to explore. In the afternoon, attend a moving performance of the world-famous Passion Play that dates back to 1634. This epic play is held every 10 years and performed by the inhabitants of Oberammergau.
D7 / OCT 04 BAD KOHLGRUB–INNSBRUCK–BRIXEN–GEMONA (BD)
This day, travel to Innsbruck for your orientation tour of Innsbruck and see the Golden Roof other highlights with a stop at the Swarovski Shop. Afterwards, cross the Italian border on your way to Brixen a town in northern Italy. Proceed to a guided sightseeing tour and see the the baroque-style Cathedral of Brixen and other highlights. Continue to Gemona for your dinner and hotel check-in.
D8 / OCT05 GEMONA – BLED - LJUBLJANA (BD)
Breakfast then travel to cross the Slovenian border on your way to Bled and have your medieval experience by having a guided visit at the infamous 1000-year-old Bled Castle. On your visit there, you may enjoy a magnificent view over the lake from the terrace and then tour the museum. Afterwards, go down the castle and have walk around the Lake Bled, and have a sight to the beautiful Bled Island, the centerpiece of Lake Bled. Lastly, have a sight at the Church of St. Martin, a Neo-Gothic church built in 1905. Afterwards, travel to Ljubljana and have a sight at the City Hall, then explore through the Baroque streets over the picturesque Triple and Dragon Bridges, St. Nicholas Cathedral the beautiful churches, and the Robba Fountain. Check-in and dinner at hotel.
D9 / OCT 06 LJUBLJANA–POSTOJNA–ZAGREB (BD)
After breakfast, transfer to Postojna a town in the traditional region of Inner Carniola for your half day guided city tour and visit the Postojna Cave. Experience an unforgettable Underground train ride to the heart of the cave system a 24,340 meters long karst cave system also the second-longest cave system in the country as well as one of its top tourism sites. Afterwards, continue to travel across the Croatian border for your guided sightseeing tour of Zagreb which includes the sacred Zagreb Cathedral, then pass by the Bloody Bridge St. which connects Gradec and Kaptol, two of the infamous towns of Zagreb. Later, explore and feel the medieval Zagreb at St. Mark’s Square, located in the old part of Zagreb. See the Croatian Parliament, Lotrscak Tower, and Tkalciceva Street. Transfer to hotel for check-in and dinner at hotel.
D10 / OCT07 ZAGREB – PLITVICE – SPLIT - MEDJUGORJE (BD)
After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy a scenic drive from Zagreb to Plitvice National Park and enjoy your guided tour on a boat ride to the magnificent Plitvice National Park, a UNESCO’s World Natural Heritage list and one of the most beautiful natural phenomena in the world with 16 lakes connected by 92 waterfalls cascade through its picturesque surroundings, then return path is done by riding their panoramic train. Afterwards, continue to historic Split inner city which shows off the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World cultural Heritage site. Then continue to travel across the Bosnia and Herzegovina border on your way to Medjugorje for your hotel check-in.
D11 / OCT08 MEDJUGORJE – MOSTAR – DUBROVNIK (BD)
Enjoy your hotel breakfast then proceed to a guided tour for a visit to the Apparition Hall and St. James Church. Afterwards, travel to Mostar, a UNESCO World Heritage site for your sightseeing tour and have the chance to admire its beautiful landmarks. Upon Arrival visit the graceful Old Bridge with a single span, the colorful Bazaar with the traditional handicrafts and see the Mosque and Turkish house. Then continue to Dubrovnik for your hotel check-in and dinner.
D12 / OCT09 DUBROVNIK / MANILA (B)
After breakfast, enjoy a guided tour and visit to the City Walls of Dubrovnik, considered to be amongst the great fortification systems of the Middle Ages. Explore the “Pearl of the Adriatic“, famous for being the setting of “Game of Thrones” _film location: Pile Gate, Fort Lovrijenac, City Walls, The Jesuit Staircase, The Rector’s Palace, The Stradun, St Dominic Street, Ploce Gate. Afterwards, transfer to airport for your flight back to Manila.
D13 / OCT10 / MANILA | Home Sweet Home!
ZURICH Bahnhofstrasse, Limmatquai, Rathaus (city hall), Zurich lake, Old Guildhalls
LUCERNE Lion Monument, Chapel Bridge, Old Swiss House
ENGELBERG Mt. Titlis, Glacier Cave, the Cliff Walk
APPENZELL Appenzell Museum, Townhall
ST. GALLEN Abbey Library, Old Town
BAVARIA Neuschwanstein Castle
MUNICH New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus), Olympic Tower, Old Town Hall (Altes Rathaus), Glockenspiel am Rathausturm, Allianz Arena, Bavaria-Statue, Bavarian National Muse-um, Munich Oktoberfest
OBERAMMERGAU Oberammergau Passion Play
INNSBRUCK Golden Roof, Swarovski Shop
BRIXEN Cathedral of Brixen
POSTOJNA Postojna Caves
LJUBLJANA City Hall, Triple Bridge, Dragon Bridge,
St. Nicholas Cathedral, Ljubljana Castle, Robba BLED
Bled Castle, Lake Bled, Bled Island, Church of St. Martin
ZAGREB Zagreb Cathedral, Bloody Bridge Street, St. Mark’s Square, Croatian Parliament, Lotrscak Tower, Tkalciceva Street
PLITVICE Plitvice National Park
SPLIT Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, Jupiter’s Temple, Peristyle, The Cathedral
MOSTAR Old Bridge, Mosque and Turkish House
MEDJUGORJE Apparition Hall, St. James Church
DUBROVNIK Old Town, City Walls, Bell Tower Clock, Orlando’s Column, Sponza Palace, Franciscan Monastery,
TWN/TRPL: USD 3880.00
SINGLE: USD 4780.00
*Minimum 30 passenger to operate this tour*
USD 500 PER PERSON UPON BOOKING (NON-REFUNDABLE)
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- One piece of luggage (standard size) per payable passenger.
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