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10Days 8Nights Europe Spotlight – Oman Air

(Switzerland / Germany / The Netherlands / Belgium / France / England)

Day 1 Kuala Lumpur ~ Muscat ~ Zurich      WY 822 ( 0940 / 1250 ) – 7h10m + WY 153 ( 1430 / 1905 ) – 7h05m           

Depart to Zurich, the financial city in Switzerland!
Dinner: Hotel
Hotel: Radisson Blu or SML

Day 2 Zurich (86km) ~ Engelberg (36km) Lake Lucerne (52km) Zurich    

City Hall

The city and canton parliaments meet in Zurich’s Rathaus (city hall) – forming a unique style-mix in Switzerland. Already over 700 years ago a city hall stood on the right-hand bank of the River Limmat – in the same spot as that of today. The third and present building replaced its old wooden predecessor in the late 17th century. The Rathaus (city hall) is largely in its original condition. Although it has Baroque elements, its basic features are of Renaissance style. A mix of styles is also viewed on the inside of the building – where exhibited historical objects and works of art tell the story of Zurich’s political life.

St Peter’s Church + Fraumunster

Is one of the four main churches of the old town of Zurich, besides Grossmünster, Fraumünster and Predigerkirche. Fraumunster In Zurich is built on the remains of a former abbey for aristocratic women which was founded in 853 by Louis the German for his daughter Hildegard. He endowed the Benedictine convent with the lands of Zurich, Uri, and the Albis forest, and granted the convent immunity, placing it under his direct authority.

Lake Zurich

Is a lake in Switzerland, extending southeast of the city of Zürich. Depending on the context, Lake Zürich or Zürichsee can be used to describe the lake as a whole, or just that part of the lake downstream of the Seedamm at Rapperswil, whilst the part upstream of Rapperswil may be called the Obersee or Upper Lake.

Grossmunster

Is a Romanesque-style Protestant church in Zurich, Switzerland. It is one of the four major churches in the city .Its congregation forms part of the Evangelical Reformed Church of the Canton of Zürich. The core of the present building near the banks of the Limmat was constructed on the site of a Carolingian church, which was, according to legend, originally commissioned by Charlemagne. Construction of the present structure commenced around 1100 and it was inaugurated around 1220.

Ascend by cable car ride (subject to weather condition) to the Top of Mount Titlis

(Include Ice Flyer experience/if unable due to weather or operation, you will receive a Mount Titlis special edition CAP as replacement).

Glacier Grotto

A miracle blue glacier with 150meters long corridor. Also experience the Titlis Cliff Walk, the highest suspension bridge in Europe! (The Ice Flyer & Titlis Cliff Walk is subject to weather condition. Mt Titlis closure for maintenance work from 06-17 November 2017, Mount Titlis will be replaced by other mountain)

Lucerne

Chapel Bridge + Water Tower

The Kapellbrücke (literally, Chapel Bridge) is a covered wooden footbridge spanning diagonally across the Reuss in the city of Lucerne in central Switzerland. Named after the nearby St. Peter’s Chapel, the bridge is unique because it contains a number of interior paintings dating back to the 17th century, although many of them were destroyed along with a larger part of the centuries-old bridge in a 1993 fire. 

Old Town Hall
Photo Stop at The Lion Monument

Is a rock relief in Lucerne, Switzerland, designed by Bertel Thorvaldsen and hewn in 1820–21 by Lukas Ahorn. It commemorates the Swiss Guards who were massacred in 1792 during the French Revolution, when revolutionaries stormed the Tuileries Palace in Paris.

Breakfast: Hotel      //   Lunch: Chinese Cuisine + Cheese fondue tasting //   Dinner: Hotel
Hotel: Radisson Blu or SML

Day 3 Zurich (52km) ~  Schaffhausen (66km) ~  Lake Titi, Germany (305km) ~  Rhineland

Schaffhausen

Photo stop at Schaffhausen to admire the awe-inspiring roar of the Rhine Falls.

Lake Titi

Is a lake in the southern Black Forest in Baden-Württemberg. It covers an area of 1.3 km2 and is an average of 20 m deep. It owes its formation to the Feldberg glacier, the moraines of which were formed in the Pleistocene epoch and nowadays form the shores of the lake. The lake’s outflow, at 840 m above sea level, is the River Gutach, which merges with the Haslach stream below Kappel to form the Wutach).

Drubba Cuckoo Clock

For a short demo on how to produce the famous cuckoo clock and enjoy shopping for some local souvenirs.

Drive through the fairy-tale Black Forest to Rhineland.

Breakfast: Hotel     //    Lunch: German knuckle Cuisine       //   Dinner: Chinese Cuisine   
Hotel: Rhineland. NH Chain   or SML

Day 4 Rhineland (506km) ~ Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Rhineland: one of Germany’s wine region. Enjoy wine tasting experience and you will have an opportunity to taste some of the region best wines.
Drive to Amsterdam, the capital city of Netherlands.
Breakfast: Hotel         //    Lunch: Own Arrangement      //     Dinner: Chinese Cuisine     
Hotel: Amsterdam. Hyatt Place or SML

Day 5 Amsterdam

Zaanse Schans

A town famous for its many windmills and see how wooden clogs and Dutch cheese are made in the traditional way.

Compliments you with the famous caramel Stroopwafel!

Volendam

The old fishing village and a land reclamation from a harbour is a popular tourist attraction, well-known for its old fishing boats and the traditional clothing still worn by some residents. It also features a small museum about its history and clothing style.

(During Tulips season will be replaced by Keukenhof Garden).

Cannel tour :

 Skinny Bridge

The Magere Brug (“Skinny Bridge”) is a bridge over the river Amstel in the city centre of Amsterdam.

 

 

The Stoppera

The Stopera is a building complex in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, housing both the city hall of Amsterdam and the Dutch National Opera & Ballet, the principal opera house in Amsterdam that is home of Dutch National Opera, Dutch National Ballet and Holland Symfonia.

 

The Science Museum

NEMO Science Museum is a science center in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It is located at the Oosterdok in Amsterdam-Centrum, situated between the Oosterdokseiland and Kattenburg. The museum has its origins in 1923, and is housed in a building designed by Renzo Piano since 1997. It contains five floors of hands-on science exhibitions and is the largest science center in the Netherlands. It attracts annually over 500,000 visitors, which makes it the fifth most visited museum in the Netherlands.

Harbour

The port of Amsterdam is a seaport in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. It is the 4th busiest port in Europe by metric tonnes of cargo. The port is located on the bank of a former bay named the IJ and the North Sea Canal, with which it is connected to the North Sea. The port was first used in the 13th century and was one of the main ports of the Dutch East India Company in the 17th century. Today, the port of Amsterdam is the second largest port in the Netherlands, the largest being the Port of Rotterdam. In 2014, the port of Amsterdam had a cargo throughput of 97.4 million tons, most of which was bulk cargo.

The Railway Station

Amsterdam Central is the largest railway station of Amsterdam, Netherlands, and a major national railway hub. Used by 162,000 passengers a day, it is the second-busiest railway station in the country after Utrecht Centraal and the most visited national heritage site of the Netherlands.

The Tears Tower

The Schreierstoren, originally part of the medieval city wall of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, was built in the 15th century. It was the location from which Henry Hudson set sail on his journey to Northern America. This expedition would lead to the discovery of the island of Manhattan among others. It was built as a defense tower in 1481. It is currently a café and nautical bookstore.

Gentleman’s Canal + Prince Canal + Emperor Canal
Renowned Diamond-cutting Factory

Gassan Diamonds and appreciate the process of turning the rough diamonds into dazzling, exquisitely polished stones.

Dam Square + The National Monument

Is a town square in Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands. Its notable buildings and frequent events make it one of the most well-known and important locations in the city and the country. The National Monument is on Dam Square, Amsterdam, is a 1956 world war II monument in the Netherland. A national Remembrance of the Dead ceremony is held at the monument every year on 4 May to commemorate the casualties of World War II and subsequent armed conflicts.

 The Royal Palace

Is one of three palaces in the Netherlands which are at the disposal of the monarch by Act of Parliament. The palace was built as a city hall during the Dutch Golden Age in the 17th century. The building became the royal palace of King Louis Napoleon and later of the Dutch Royal House. It is situated on the west side of Dam Square in the centre of Amsterdam, opposite the War Memorial and next to the Nieuwe Kerk.

 RED-light District
The largest and best known red-light district in Amsterdam. It consists of a network of alleys containing approximately three hundred one-room cabins rented by prostitutes who offer their sexual services from behind a window or glass door, typically illuminated with red lights.
Breakfast: Hotel      //    Lunch: Dutch Cuisine      //  Dinner: Chinese Cuisine   
Hotel: Amsterdam. Hyatt Place   or SML

Day 6 Amsterdam (211km) Brussels, Belgium (308km) Paris, France

Futuristic Atomium

Is a building in Brussels originally constructed for Expo 58, the 1958 Brussels World’s Fair. Designed by the engineer André Waterkeyn and architects André and Jean Polak, it stands 102 m tall. Its nine 18 m diameter stainless steel clad spheres are connected so that the whole forms the shape of a unit cell of an iron crystal magnified 165 billion times. It is now a museum.

The Statue of Mannekin Pis

Is a landmark small bronze sculpture in Brussels, depicting a naked little boy urinating into a fountain’s basin. It was designed by Hiëronymus Duquesnoy the Elder and put in place in 1618 or 1619.

The Grand Place

Is the central square of Brussels. It is surrounded by opulent guildhalls and two larger edifices, the city’s Town Hall, and the Breadhouse building containing the Museum of the City of Brussels. The square is the most important tourist destination and most memorable landmark in Brussels. The building measures 68 by 110 metres, and it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Belgium homemade chocolate shop
Proceed to Paris: The most romantic city in Europe!
Breakfast: Hotel      //  Lunch: Belgian Cuisine + Mussels and Waffle     //   Dinner: Hotel  
Hotel: Paris. Novotel Vaugirard or SML

Day 7 Paris

Notre Dame Cathedral

Is a medieval Catholic cathedral on the Île de la Cité in the fourth arrondissement of Paris, France. The cathedral is widely considered to be one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture, and it is among the largest and most well-known church buildings in the world. The naturalism of its sculptures and stained glass are in contrast with earlier Romanesque architecture.

Les Invalides

Is a complex of buildings in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, France, containing museums and monuments, all relating to the military history of France, as well as a hospital and a retirement home for war veterans, the building’s original purpose.

St Louis Church

Is a church on rue Saint-Antoine in the Marais quarter of Paris. The present building was constructed from 1627 to 1641 by the Jesuit architects Étienne Martellange and François Derand, on the orders of Louis XIII of France.

Military Academy + Champ de Mars

Military Academy also known as École Militaire is a vast complex of buildings housing various military training facilities located in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, France, southeast of the Champ de Mars. The Champ de Mars is a large public greenspace in Paris, France, located in the seventh arrondissement, between the Eiffel Tower to the northwest and the École Militaire to the southeast.

Trocadero

Is an area of Paris, France, in the 16th arrondissement, across the Seine from the Eiffel Tower. The hill of the Trocadéro is the hill of Chaillot, a former village.

Arc de Triomphe + Champs Elysees

Arc de Triomphe is one of the most famous monuments in Paris, standing at the western end of the Champs-Élysées at the center of Place Charles de Gaulle, formerly named Place the étoile or “star” of the juncture formed by its twelve radiating avenues. The Arc de Triomphe honours those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, with the names of all French victories and generals inscribed on its inner and outer surfaces. The Avenue des Champs-Élysées is an avenue in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, 1.9 kilometres long and 70 metres wide, running between the Place de la Concorde and the Place Charles de Gaulle, where the Arc de Triomphe is located.

Grand Palace

The Grand Palais des Champs-Élysées, commonly known as the Grand Palace, is a large historic site, exhibition hall and museum complex located at the Champs-Élysées in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, France. Construction of the Grand Palais began in 1897 following the demolition of the  Palace of Industry as part of the preparation works for the Universal Exposition of 1900.

Petit Palace

Is an art museum in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, France. .Built for the 1900 Exposition Universelle , it now houses the City of Paris Museum of Fine Arts. The Petit Palais is located across from the Grand Palais on Avenue Nicolas II, today Avenue Winston-Churchill. The other façades of the building face the Seine and Avenue des Champs-Elysees.

Place de la Concorde

Is one of the major public squares in Paris, France. It is the largest square in the French capital. It is located in the city’s eighth arrondissement, at the eastern end of the Champs-Élysées.

Parliament House

The French Parliament is the bicameral legislature of the French Republic, consisting of the Senate and the National Assembly . Each assembly conducts legislative sessions at a separate location in Paris: the Palais du Luxembourg

Tuilleries Garden

It is a public garden located between the Louvre Museum and the Place de la Concorde in the 1st arrondissement of Paris.

Orsay Museum

Is a museum in Paris, France, on the left bank of the Seine. It is housed in the former Gare d’Orsay, a Beaux-Arts railway station built between 1898 and 1900. The museum holds mainly French art dating from 1848 to 1914, including paintings, sculptures, furniture, and photography. It houses the largest collection of impressionist and post-Impressionist masterpieces in the world.

Eiffel Tower (admission to level 2)

Is a wrought iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France. It is named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower. The tower is 324 metres tall, about the same height as an 81-storey building, and the tallest structure in Paris.

Seine River Cruise (include ticket)

A 45 minutes ride will show you most of the Parisian attractions from a different angle.

 

Galeries Lafayette Departmental Store

Enjoy your shopping.

Breakfast: Hotel   //   Lunch: Thai Cuisine   //    Dinner: French Cuisine + Escargot 
Hotel: Paris. Novotel Vaugirard or SML

Day 8 Paris (2:30hours) ~  London, England

Louvre Museum (Include Entrance)

One of the world’s largest museums with the famous Leonardo Da Vince painting “The Mona Lisa” is seen on display in the Grande Galerie of the Louvre Museum. You can’t miss it!

Eurostar

An experience on the high-speed train to London by crossing the English Channels.

Buckingham Palace

Is the London residence and administrative headquarters of the reigning monarch of the United Kingdom. Located in the City of Westminster, the palace is often at the centre of state occasions and royal hospitality.

Elizabeth Tower

Big Ben is the nickname for the Great Bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London and is usually extended to refer to both the clock and the clock tower as well. The tower is officially known as Elizabeth Tower,

Piccadilly Circus

Piccadilly Circus is a road junction and public space of London’s West End in the City of Westminster.

London Eye

The London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames in London. As of mid-January 2015, it has been known as the Coca-Cola London Eye.

Houses of Parliament
Trafalgar Square

Is a public square in the City of Westminster, Central London, built around the area formerly known as Charing Cross. Its name commemorates the Battle of Trafalgar.

Parliament Square
Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster, is a large, mainly Gothic abbey church in the City of Westminster, London

St Paul Cathedral

Is an Anglican cathedral, the seat of the Bishop of London and the mother church of the Diocese of London. It sits on Ludgate Hill at the highest point of the City of London and is a Grade 1 listed building. The cathedral is one of the most famous and most recognizable sights of London. Its dome, framed by the spires of Wren’s City churches, has dominated the skyline for over 300 years.

Tower of London

The Tower of London, officially Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London, is a historic castle located on the north bank of the River Thames in central London. It lies within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, separated from the eastern edge of the square mile of the City of London by the open space known as Tower Hill. The Tower of London has played a prominent role in English history. It was besieged several times, and controlling it has been important to controlling the country.

Tower Bridge

Is a combined bascule and suspension bridge in London built between 1886 and 1894. The bridge crosses the River Thames close to the Tower of London and has become an iconic symbol of London, resulting in it sometimes being confused with London Bridge, situated some 0.5 mi (0.80 km) upstream. Tower Bridge is one of five London bridges now owned and maintained by the Bridge House Estates, a charitable trust overseen by the City of London Corporation.

Enjoy your shopping at Harrods or Oxford Street.
Breakfast: Hotel  //    Lunch: Own Arrangement       //  Dinner: English Fish & Chips Cuisine
Hotel: London. Copthorne Millennium or SML

Day 9 London Muscat    WY 102 ( 2005 / 0720+1 ) – 7h30m           

Christchurch College
Radcliffe Camera

Radcliffe Square is a square in central Oxford, England. It is surrounded by historic Oxford University and college buildings.

Bridge of Sighs
Martyrs Memorial
New Theatre
Oxford Castle
Carfax Tower
Town Hall
Bicester Village

One of Europe’s many shopping outlet with many designer brand stores, where shopping turns into something much more than just “buying”, it turns into an emotion.

Breakfast: Hotel

Day 10 Muscat ~ Kuala Lumpur                    WY 823 ( 0855 / 1940 ) – 6h45m

A warm welcome home!

 

Special Cuisine: Swiss Fondue, German Knuckle & Black Forest Cake, Dutch Stroopwafels, Belgian Mussels & Waffle, French Escargot, Chinese Lobster Noodle, London Fish & Chips

Local meals include 1 drink (choices: coffee or tea)   

Tour Fare Included Airport Taxes (Subject to change), Tips and CHUBB Travel Insurance:

RM 11518 /Person – 12 Nov 2017 & 21 Jan & 11 Feb & 11 Mar 2018

RM 12018 /Person – 26 Nov & 17, 24 Dec 2017

RM 11718 /Person – 18 Feb 2018

RM 12118 /Person – 18 Mar 2018

RM 12318 /Person – 08, 22, 29 Apr & 27 May 2018

RM 12218 /Person – 13, 20 May 2018

RM 12718 /Person – 10, 17 Jun 2018

 

** The above itinerary is for reference only, and is subject to any necessary changes in accordance to local requirement. **

**Terms & Conditions Apply**        (10EZL-WY)

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