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Europe and UK Packages
Places to Visit
Paris: Whatever you might have heard about the ‘City of Lights’ is absolutely true. If this is your first time, you will instantly fall in love with Paris. Catch a glimpse of Da Vinci’s artwork, and its crown jewel, the Mona Lisa, at the Louvre or visit the Place Charles de Gaulle to take a selfie at the Arc de Triomphe. And of course, visit the Eiffel Tower by night; it’s one of the most visited monuments in Paris.
Amsterdam: Amsterdam is famous for being a party destination, but there’s more to the city than meets the eye. The city is beautiful—brick and cobblestone streets weave around beautiful canals and friendly locals can be seen enjoying music and art at almost every corner.
London: London should definitely be on your list if you want to soak up in English culture. The museums in London are considered to be some of the best in the world. At Madame Tussauds, see the wax statues of the most popular celebrities in the world. Take a ride on the London Eye for a 360-degree view of the city. The London Bridge, the Big Ben and the Tower Bridge are some other places worth visiting.
Rome: The Roman Empire left a long-lasting heritage, and this historical city aims to preserve it for many centuries to come. Amazing nightlife and food will ensure that you enjoy the city even if you’re not a history buff.
The Swiss Alps: Whether you plan to hike in the summer or ski in the winter, the Swiss Alps offer breathtaking views throughout the year. Located between the Northern Canton of Valais and the Southern Canton of Bern, Jungfrau is one of the primary summits in the Alps and a major tourist attraction.
Jungfraujoch and Interlaken: get to the high point of your holiday in Jungfraujoch. Interlaken is the place you will start your journey up to Jungfrau, Make your way up on a steep rail journey to the highest railway station in Europe to get some amazing views. The Sphinx Observatory allows a 360 degree view of the mountains as well as the green valleys below.
Best Time To Visit
June - September: This period is the peak season in Europe. Weather throughout Europe, from Aegean and Mediterranean countries to Northern Europe, is favourable.
September - May: Even though winter is the least busy period, it’s considered to be peak season in Alpine regions. Fall and spring can be quite pleasant due to fewer crowds, lower airfare and days with good amount of sunlight.
How To Reach
By Plane: Europe is well connected to the rest of the world by air. Some of the largest air travel hubs include London, Frankfurt, Paris, Madrid, Brussels and Amsterdam.
By Train: The famous Trans-Siberian Railway runs from Vladivostok to Moscow and is still being expanded. The railway link between Kazakhstan and China has been reconstructed. Since then, it has become extremely popular with tourists.
By Ship: Many major cruise ships ply the waters around Europe from June to September. A lot of ships travel from Southeast Asia to Europe throughout the year. Several cruise lines cross the Mediterranean, with main ports at Morocco and Tunisia. A little-known route takes you to Europe via Cyprus...[+] More