BACKPACK IN ITALY FRANCE & SPAIN

A slice of pizza, an eyeful of Eiffel & some Spanish sun!

Description

Begin your journey in the fashion capital of the world, Paris. This iconic city - home of the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower and the Notre Dame - will keep you on your toes while you try to pack in as much as possible.

Enter Espana! Get pulled into the madness of Barcelona with beaches, a superb nightlife not to mention the amazing works of Gaudi. Just kick back and unwind..soak in the sun and fun!

Whether for its magnificent history, architectural wonders or its ancient legacy, this Italian city is not to be given a miss. Dive headfirst into one of the most written-about cities in Italy charismatic Rome, the jewel of Italy!


Highlights

Champs Elysees by night!

 Champselyesees

 

Piazza Navona

 Piazza

 

Yum Yum Gelato!

 Gelato

 

Park Guell

 Park Guell

 


Itinerary

Day 1: Land into Paris

A shared arrival transfer drops you to your cool, fun and well located hostel. Freshen up and head out to get into the Parisian vibe! You could choose to visit the Notre Dame –a masterpiece of French Gothic architecture, then head to The Louvre, which will really astonish you with its overwhelming richness. The iconic Eiffel Tower is of course a must do. Ask our experts to help you book the entrance ticket so you don’t have to stand in the never ending line! A day spent walking around historical monuments calls for a night of excitement! Do not miss the Moulin Rouge, a cabaret in Paris that still has an atmosphere of total euphoria. Ask our experts to help you with booking tickets for the show.

Day 2: Paris

Today you will join your local Parisian guide who will take you around the streets of Montmartre! Keep your cameras ready as this beauty will give you loads of imagery you’ll want to save forever! Learn about Paris from someone that lives in the city-what a great way to discover this city! In the evening, head to a local restaurant for dinner to experience what a Parisian’s local food tastes like

Day 3: Paris

Today, discover everyday Paris in sidewalk cafés or in the bookstalls lining the Seine. Find out what real macaroons taste like and gorge on patisseries and crepes at a local cafe. Forget that diet!! Buy some local wine from the near-by supermarket Enjoy a free day in Paris at your own pace. You could also opt for an optional activity to add to your list of adventures. Our experts will be happy to help with suggestions! Just let us know where your interests lie.

Day 4: Paris - Barcelona

Enter Espana! You can freshen up in the hostel’s common washroom (since your dorm will be ready at 2pm) and head out to grab some yummy Spanish food. Post this, you can choose to visit the unfinished but amazing La Sagrada familia. Stroll through La Boqueria –one of the oldest markets in Barcelona. Head to Las Ramblas and Placa Catalunya for great food, music, street artists, shops and more. And don’t miss the madness of Nova Icaria beach and Barceloneta beach!!

Day 5: Barcelona

Wake up early this morning, savor your healthy breakfast. Today you have an amazing trip around the city wherein you’ll get to explore the hidden gems of this city with a local. Take in the beautiful sights and some of the city’s unique sites! Combined with main attractions of Barcelona with a few places known only by locals to give you the perfect Catalonian experience! Also visit, the two of Gaudi’s popular sites, Palau Guell and Placa Reial, as you learn more about his life, work and death. Stop at a small local family place to taste the delicious, warm and fresh Churros of Barcelona. They’re to die for!

Day 6: Barcelona

Start your day with breakfast at your hostel. The rest of your day is free to explore the city. Head to Park Guell today where you will be admiring Gaudi’s spectacular works.We also highly recommend you to visit Montjuďc Hill by a cable car to enjoy a good view of the city, post which you can also visit the Castell de Montjuďcas well as gardens and Olympic stadiums.Pheww… there is so much to do!

Day 7: Barcelona - Rome

Make your way in excitement for your flight to Rome. Get to your hostel, check-in or leave your bags in the luggage room and head out for Italian wine and carbora in classic Italian style… In the evening, chill by the Pantheon too see magic happening! Locals and tourists singing, playing local instruments and some grooving to it.

Day 8: Rome

Today you go for something off the beaten path. You will discover many iconic sights that Rome has to offer -the Colosseum, Trevi fountain, St.Peter’s Basilica, buzzing Trastevere among so many others!! Enjoy the non-touristy Rome -away from the crowds and the chaos, as breathtaking as the Colosseum, but less known, more on the off-the-beaten track!

Day 9: Rome

Today, we have a delicious treat planned for you! Get ready to drink some amazing Italian espresso along with ice creams and Gelato. You cant come all the way to Italy without diving into the tastes of the city!

Day 10: Depart Rome

What!!!?? It's been 10 days already!! Say hello to 'Holiday Hangover'!

Note: *Should you book this trip 90 days prior to the departure date the cost of the trip will be Rs. 69,000/- per person, 60 days prior will be Rs. 74,000/- per person and 30 days prior will be Rs. 79,000/- per person (plus applicable 9% service tax per person)


*Block your spot before 31st December 2016, and get an additional night in Rome FREE OF COST!!

 


Includes / Excludes

Includes:

  • Daily Continental breakfasts.
  • Accommodation in centrally located, highly recommended & rated hostels.
  • Your awesome fun escort from The Backpacker co.
  • WiFi at your hostels so you can share the fun with your friends and family back home.
  • All inter-city travel cost, either by high speed trains, air or by road.
  • A pick up from the airport in Paris and drop to your hostel, so that the first step to your holiday is hassle-free.
  • A walk through the artistic Montmartre with a local Parisian!
  • An insider's view of the Spanish capital with a local. Walk through the hidden gems and discover the unique spots which make this city all so unique!
  • An off the beaten path walk through the city of Rome with an Italian!
  • A delicious Italian Gelato tasting.
  • Free consultation with planning pre or post trip extended days
  • Should you wish to book an optional activity,do shoot us a call for discounted rates.
  • ** Please note the included activities are subject to change based on availability on date.

Excludes:

  • Airfare and visa. We can however recommend agents to help you with this. Approval of visas is at the sole discretion of the concerned embassy.
  • Food. We want you to sample local food and therefore not restrict you to any one restaurant.
  • Local city tourist taxes.

Accomodation / Transport

Accomodation:

Accommodation in centrally located, highly recommended hostels is included in your cost. These hostels are neat, clean and a great place to meet fellow travelers. Most have full service kitchens, laundromats, apart from internet facilities and safe deposit lockers.

 

Accommodation will be in 6-8 bed dorms and en suite facilities will be available wherever possible. Some hostels also have women-only floors

Transportation:

All intercity travel cost, either by high speed trains, flights or road are included.


Optional Activities

    • There is no better way to see Rome than on a double-decker, hop-on hop-off bus! See top Rome attractions such as the Vatican City, the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, Tiber Island and much more.
 
    • Cycle around the city ducking and weaving between narrow streets along the way as you discover the hidden secrets in the streets of Florence.
 
    • Combine wine-tasting and a country drive through magnificent Tuscan landscapes on an afternoon excursion to Chianti. This popular Tuscan region is universally acclaimed for its classic wines and natural beauty.
     

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