GIRLFRIEND GETAWAY: PARIS, BARCELONA, LISBON

Unravel. Unwind. Most importantly, no boys allowed.

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, where you’ll indulge in some exotic tapas and witness emotive Flamenco! Beachside siestas & Balmy nights with a little pub crawl will make your stay in Barcelona nothing short of extra-ordinary. Tucked away in a quiet corner or Europe lies the beautiful Portugal. Your last leg Lisbon- is home to 7 hills, pure sunshine, trams and some wild parties!

 


Highlights

One of the seven wonders!

   Eiffel Tower

Park Guell- One of the many Gaudi creations.

   Park Guell

Hola Barcelona!

   Barcelona fun with a local

Take a day trip to Sintra

   Sintra

Itinerary

DAY 1: ARRIVE IN 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 artistic streets of Montmartre! Keep your cameras ready as this beauty will give you loads of images 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 by flight

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 cycle around the city wherein you’ll get to explore this city with a local fun guide. Enjoy Barcelona like a real local! Combined with main attractions of Barcelona with a few places known only by locals to give you the perfect Catalonian experience! Also visit, Gaudi’s popular site, 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 Montjuďc as well as gardens and Olympic stadiums. Pheww… there is so much to do!

DAY 7: BARCELONA-LISBON by flight

Today you fly out of Barcelona to the beautiful city of surprises of Portugal -Lisbon. Reach Lisbon and grab some Portuguese lunch at a café close by. Stuffed squids, suckling pigs, a lot of sea food, curries with some wine, etc. !

DAY 8: LISBON

Time to find out more about what being a Portuguese means, find out what Lisbon is all about and what makes it an amazing place to be in from your local guide while you walk around the streets in Lisbon! This is just to warn you that your guide here is a little off-beat. Well, that’s what you’re here for. Do keep your camera handy to capture some fun moments.

DAY 9: LISBON

Want to feel like a royal ? Wander through the lush green surrounding hills, incredibly beautiful mansions, fairytale like castles and narrow cobbled lane’s. Visit this mysterious and unreal Town of Sintra which is a day trip from Lisbon.Alternatively, you can spend the rest of the day at leisure. You can spend your evening saying goodbye to the beautiful city. Why not experience a live Fado show than the birth place itself?

DAY 10: DEPART LISBON

what?!!!! It’s already been 10 days!!


Should you book this trip 90 days prior the cost will be Rs.64,000; 60 days prior will be Rs.69,000 and 30 days prior will be Rs. 74,000  (subject to service tax @ 9%)


Includes / Excludes

Includes:

  • Daily continental breakfasts at your hostels.
  • Accommodation in centrally located, highly recommended & rated hostels.
  • A shared arrival transfer from the airport to your hostel in Paris.
  • A walk around the artistic district of Montmartre with a Parisian lcoal who knows the city inside out!
  • Cycle around the Spanish capital with a great fun guide.
  • A local walk through the city of Lisbon with a guide who is going to give you insiders Portuguese tips!
  • Last but not the least, a teammate from the Backpacker co on this trip so a great time is assured. ;)
  • All inter-city travel cost, either by high speed trains, air or by road.
  • A complete travel dossier with must dos, restaurant recommendations, exciting and off beat things to do, shopping areas…phew!! You got so much to choose from.
  • Any assistance that you’d require to make your trip fun. We also assist you with pre/post trip planning.
  • ** Please note the included activities are subject to change based on availability on date.

Excludes:

  • International airfare and visa charges- We recommend agents who will help you throughout your visa application process. However, approval of your visa is at the sole discretion of the embassy.
  • Lunches and dinners- We would like to you to sample local delicacies and drinks and not restrict you to boring meals! If you’re a vegetarian, don’t worry.. Let us know, and we will swing in some options for you in your dossier.
  • Local city tourist taxes of around 1-3 Euros per person per night which are to be paid on arrival by you at the hostel reception desk.

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 by road are included.


Optional Activities

  • Catch the Moulin Rouge show in Paris.
  • Don't hesitate to take a cruise around river Seine.
  • Take a cooking lesson with a local in Barcelona.
  • Catch a football match in Barcelona!
  • Head on to Sintra from Lisbon for a day trip.
  • Go around the city of Lisbon on a tuk-tuk.
  • Take an extremely fun GoCar challenge in Lisbon
   

Enquire/ Ask Your Question

 

Make a sweet escape!

  
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