Europe welcomes 480 million international visitors per year, and given its well-preserved cultural heritage, hassle-free open borders and efficient infrastructure, it is not hard to see why tourists from across the world consider a European trip as one of the things they have to do at least once in their lifetime.
Among the top 10 visited sites in the world, Paris enjoys a high ranking because of its reputation as a centre for arts, food and culture. Amsterdam, the city of canals also prominently features on most visitors lists of holiday destinations, while Brussels gives you a chance to explore beautiful museums, sculptures and quaint architecture while experiencing the hustle and bustle of a busy city.
Born Voyager’s 6 Nights/7 Days European package gives you a chance to explore the capital cities of France, the Netherlands and Belgium and experience the best of Europe in one trip.
Fly into CDG International airport, Paris. Post disembarkation formalities and immigration procedures, our representative will meet you and transfer you to your hotel and assist you with the check-in formalities. Once you are checked in, spend some time relaxing, freshening up and getting used to the time difference. Once you have relaxed for a bit, head out and begin your exploration of Paris, the city of l’amour (love). Grab a cup of authentic French café au lait at one of the roadside cafes or start of with a chocolat drink to energise you and then head to the beautiful Musee d’Orsay, a museum located in a restored railway station, or visit the Mona Lisa, housed at the World Famous Louvre Museum. Spend some time reverently admiring the Notre Dame cathedral, or head to the Montmartre district to visit the Dali Museum and the Church of the Sacred Heart. In the evening, grab a drink at one of the neighborhood bars or pubs and sample the local French cuisine before returning to your hotel room to relax. Overnight stay in Paris.
After breakfast at the hotel, take a walk along some charming roads and visit small shops in around your hotel. In the afternoon, board the coach for the Paris city tour. The tour takes you to all the popular city tourist sites including the Champs Elysees, the Arc de Triomphe, Place de la Concorde, Les Invalides (Napoleon’s Tomb), the Tulleries Garden among others. The tour also takes you to the 2nd floor on the Eiffel Tower and a cruise on the river Seine. In the evening, visit the Latin Quarter, known for its lively nightlife and vibrant culture. Head back to your hotel and relax. Overnight stay in Paris.
On Day 3, after breakfast, catch the train at Gare Du Nord and head to Amsterdam. The trip takes 3 hours and 19 minutes and takes you through some beautiful scenic routes along the way. Upon disembarking in Amsterdam, head to the hotel and check in. After depositing your bags, the afternoon is yours to explore the ‘City of Canals’. Amsterdam is known as ‘The Venice of the North’ because of the canals which crisscross the city, its beautiful architecture and its 1,500 bridges over the canals. Take a walking tour in the city center or visit one of the famous museums, including the Van Gough museum, showcasing the painters most famous works. At night, head to one of the many waterfront restaurants and bars and soak in the vibrant nightlife Amsterdam is known for. Overnight stay in Amsterdam.
After breakfast, get set for your city tour. The tour includes a canal ride through the old city districts, where you get a glimpse of some amazing old-style Dutch architecture in the form of canal houses, bridges and waterfront buildings. The tour also allows you to explore the network of canals connecting one end of the city to another. In the afternoon, on your own, explore the city some more. Visit the Anne Frank Museum, where Anne Frank spent her days hiding and wrote her famous diary. You can also visit the central shopping district in a line from the Central station to the Leidseplein. While the emphasis is on clothes/fashion, you will get good deals on other souvenir items as well. Spend the night sampling some famous Dutch wine and Dutch cuisine and head back to your hotel to relax. Overnight stay in Amsterdam.
After breakfast at the hotel, head to the train station and catch your train to Brussels. The 2 hour long journey takes you through the beautiful Dutch and Flemish countryside before dropping you off in Brussels. After disembarking from the train, proceed to your hotel and check in. Once you are done checking in, you have the rest of the day at leisure to explore the city of Brussels. Brussels is a cultural melting pot, home to a population with French, Dutch and Germanic roots, and this influence clearly shows in the architecture, food and local culture. Brussels is considered the capital of the European Union, and as such, houses the headquarters of many European Institutions. A walk around Brussels will give you a glimpse into the various European nations and cultures as well as cultural nuances from around the world, brought in by the large immigrant populace. Brussels houses many culturally significant museums and galleries and a walking tour through the old city districts throws up a fascinating glimpse of its Flemish past. While exploring the city, make sure you do the most of it on foot as there are several smaller sights which might get missed unless you were looking for them. Walking around also allows you to experience Flemish life, cuisine and culture through interactions with friendly locals and meals at local restaurants and cafes. After exploring the city, head back to your hotel and relax. Overnight stay in Brussels.
After breakfast at the hotel, get ready for a hop on/hop off city tour. The tour takes you to 13 different tourism spots across Brussels including but not limited to the Headquarters of the European Union, the Grand Place Grote-Markt, the contrasting statues of the Manneken Pis and the Jeanneke Pis, the Parc du Cinquantenaire-Jubelpark, the Royal Palace and the former Stock Exchange building, now converted to a rendezvous point for the locals. The trip also includes stops at several famous museums including the Royal Museum of Art and History, the Natural Sciences museum of Belgium and the Belgian Comic Strip center. In the evening, head to one of the happening bars and restaurants around the Central Business district and grab a drink and a meal with the friendly locals. Post that, head back to your hotel and relax. Overnight stay in Brussels.
AAfter breakfast at the hotel, transfer to Brussels airport to catch your flight home or to your next destination.